Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 35 57 89
Rank change year-on-year +22 +32 +54
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 624 261 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.02% 4.71% 3.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.18% 11.92% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 535 241 301
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.92% +14.74% -1.64%
75th Percentile £70,625 £72,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,750 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,112 2,189 3,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.66% 39.53% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,228 1,847 2,839
10th Percentile £28,175 £29,900 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,489
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands +2 377 £55,000 -4.35% 57
East Midlands +45 244 £52,500 +10.53% 47
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 258 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 192 (30.77%) AWS
4 180 (28.85%) Azure
5 157 (25.16%) C#
6 139 (22.28%) DevOps
7 133 (21.31%) Social Skills
8 128 (20.51%) HTML
8 128 (20.51%) CSS
9 126 (20.19%) .NET
10 117 (18.75%) SQL
11 109 (17.47%) Coaching
12 107 (17.15%) SQL Server
13 105 (16.83%) Microsoft
14 101 (16.19%) PaaS
15 96 (15.38%) Full Stack Development
16 92 (14.74%) QA
17 88 (14.10%) Greenfield Project
18 83 (13.30%) TypeScript
19 82 (13.14%) Mentoring
19 82 (13.14%) React
19 82 (13.14%) Scrum
20 81 (12.98%) Degree
20 81 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
21 74 (11.86%) Finance
21 74 (11.86%) Java
22 71 (11.38%) RESTful
22 71 (11.38%) Vue.js
23 70 (11.22%) Docker
23 70 (11.22%) AngularJS

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.28%) Confluence
3 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.16%) Mule
5 1 (0.16%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.16%) SAS
5 1 (0.16%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 18 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (1.92%) NetSuite
2 12 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 192 (30.77%) AWS
2 180 (28.85%) Azure
3 101 (16.19%) PaaS
4 54 (8.65%) IaaS
5 37 (5.93%) Microsoft 365
6 22 (3.53%) GCP
7 17 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (2.72%) Serverless
8 12 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.76%) Azure Monitor
9 11 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.44%) OneDrive
11 9 (1.44%) Power Platform
12 8 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.28%) Mavenlink
13 7 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.12%) AWS CloudTrail
14 6 (0.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.76%) SAN
2 10 (1.60%) Firewall
3 6 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (0.80%) HTTP
4 5 (0.80%) Network Security
5 3 (0.48%) DNS
5 3 (0.48%) LAN
5 3 (0.48%) VLAN
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) SMS
6 2 (0.32%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.16%) Modbus
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.85%) MySQL
3 36 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.28%) Power BI
8 7 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.80%) Redis
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.64%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.21%) Visual Studio Code
3 17 (2.72%) JIRA
4 12 (1.92%) GitLab
4 12 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.12%) Browser DevTools
7 6 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.80%) JUnit
9 4 (0.64%) CF BOSH
10 3 (0.48%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.48%) NUnit
10 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.32%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.32%) TestRail
12 1 (0.16%) gulp
12 1 (0.16%) Postman
General
1 133 (21.31%) Social Skills
2 74 (11.86%) Finance
3 45 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 41 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (6.57%) Law
5 36 (5.77%) Marketing
6 35 (5.61%) Public Sector
6 35 (5.61%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.53%) Billing
8 15 (2.40%) Games
9 14 (2.24%) Retail
10 12 (1.92%) Electronics
11 8 (1.28%) Automotive
12 6 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (0.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.96%) Publishing
13 5 (0.80%) Banking
14 4 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 261 (41.83%) Developer
2 66 (10.58%) Software Developer
3 65 (10.42%) Architect
4 57 (9.13%) Senior Developer
5 54 (8.65%) .NET Developer
6 43 (6.89%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (6.41%) Lead Developer
8 38 (6.09%) C# Developer
8 38 (6.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (4.65%) SaaS Developer
10 26 (4.17%) Analyst
10 26 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
11 23 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 23 (3.69%) Junior
12 22 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (3.53%) Junior Developer
12 22 (3.53%) PHP Developer
13 20 (3.21%) Junior C# Developer
13 20 (3.21%) Salesforce Developer
13 20 (3.21%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (20.51%) CSS
1 128 (20.51%) HTML
2 126 (20.19%) .NET
3 82 (13.14%) React
4 71 (11.38%) RESTful
4 71 (11.38%) Vue.js
5 70 (11.22%) AngularJS
6 61 (9.78%) ASP.NET
7 44 (7.05%) .NET Core
8 39 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (5.93%) .NET Framework
9 37 (5.93%) JSON
10 36 (5.77%) Web Services
11 34 (5.45%) Node.js
12 31 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (4.97%) XML
13 28 (4.49%) jQuery
14 25 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 25 (4.01%) HTML5
15 24 (3.85%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.10%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (7.37%) Public Cloud
5 39 (6.25%) User Experience
6 32 (5.13%) e-Learning
7 28 (4.49%) e-Health
8 24 (3.85%) Management Information System
9 23 (3.69%) Virtual Team
10 18 (2.88%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.92%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.44%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.28%) Replication
14 6 (0.96%) AS400
14 6 (0.96%) iSeries
14 6 (0.96%) Legacy Applications
15 5 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.06%) Windows
2 47 (7.53%) Linux
3 21 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.76%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (1.60%) CentOS
5 10 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.60%) Unix
5 10 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (0.80%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (22.28%) DevOps
3 109 (17.47%) Coaching
4 96 (15.38%) Full Stack Development
5 82 (13.14%) Mentoring
5 82 (13.14%) Scrum
6 81 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (10.42%) Technical Leadership
8 64 (10.26%) Front End Development
9 63 (10.10%) Data Privacy
10 60 (9.62%) Decision-Making
11 55 (8.81%) Software Engineering
12 53 (8.49%) CI/CD
12 53 (8.49%) ERP
13 50 (8.01%) SDLC
14 48 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
15 46 (7.37%) Project Management
16 45 (7.21%) Test Automation
17 44 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 157 (25.16%) C#
3 117 (18.75%) SQL
4 83 (13.30%) TypeScript
5 74 (11.86%) Java
6 46 (7.37%) Python
7 37 (5.93%) PHP
8 29 (4.65%) VB.NET
9 27 (4.33%) Go
10 25 (4.01%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 22 (3.53%) XAML
13 20 (3.21%) Apex Code
14 19 (3.04%) Bash
15 18 (2.88%) C
16 16 (2.56%) Dart
17 7 (1.12%) Ruby
18 6 (0.96%) Groovy
18 6 (0.96%) Perl
18 6 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (12.98%) Degree
2 30 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.96%) MCSA
8 5 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.64%) VCAP
10 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.32%) CISA
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CISM
11 2 (0.32%) CISSP
11 2 (0.32%) HND
11 2 (0.32%) MCSE
12 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (14.74%) QA
2 19 (3.04%) SLA
3 18 (2.88%) Accessibility
4 12 (1.92%) PMO
5 11 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.48%) GDPR
9 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) IASME
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.16%) NIST
System Software
1 70 (11.22%) Docker
2 25 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.80%) NFS
6 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 65 (10.42%) Kubernetes
2 44 (7.05%) Terraform
3 31 (4.97%) Ansible
4 23 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.53%) Puppet
6 6 (0.96%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.48%) Opsgenie
8 2 (0.32%) Grafana
8 2 (0.32%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.16%) Nessus
9 1 (0.16%) Packer
9 1 (0.16%) SCOM
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 105 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.05%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (4.17%) VMware
4 22 (3.53%) Oracle
4 22 (3.53%) Xamarin
5 18 (2.88%) Cisco
6 17 (2.72%) SAP
7 14 (2.24%) Google
8 9 (1.44%) Citrix
8 9 (1.44%) JD Edwards
9 7 (1.12%) Adobe
9 7 (1.12%) New Relic
10 6 (0.96%) LANSA
11 4 (0.64%) Meraki
11 4 (0.64%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.48%) Dell
12 3 (0.48%) Dynatrace
12 3 (0.48%) Splunk