Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 142 204
Rank change year-on-year +30 +62 +1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 394 303 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.70% 1.98% 1.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.93% 15.26% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 348 351 247
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £66,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 3,047 1,986 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.90% 12.95% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,446 1,652 1,390
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,750 £23,975
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SaaS in the Midlands

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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 17 June 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +49 299 £45,000 - 52
East Midlands +1 94 £45,000 +12.50% 25
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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.

1 153 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 102 (25.89%) PaaS
4 97 (24.62%) C#
5 89 (22.59%) .NET
6 80 (20.30%) Finance
7 76 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 74 (18.78%) SQL
9 71 (18.02%) Java
9 71 (18.02%) Degree
10 70 (17.77%) AngularJS
11 69 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
12 68 (17.26%) HTML
13 66 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
14 64 (16.24%) CRM
15 62 (15.74%) Microsoft
16 56 (14.21%) IaaS
17 52 (13.20%) CSS
18 50 (12.69%) Mentoring
19 49 (12.44%) ERP
20 46 (11.68%) ITIL
21 43 (10.91%) Software Engineering
22 42 (10.66%) MVC
23 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
24 39 (9.90%) Oracle
24 39 (9.90%) Windows
24 39 (9.90%) Marketing
25 38 (9.64%) SQL Server
25 38 (9.64%) SDLC
26 37 (9.39%) Computer Science

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 22 (5.58%) Apache
2 9 (2.28%) Confluence
3 8 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.78%) CMS
5 6 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.51%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) WordPress
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.02%) InVision
3 4 (1.02%) UXPin
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (6.85%) NetSuite
3 12 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (3.05%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.27%) Magento
4 5 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.76%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 102 (25.89%) PaaS
2 76 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (14.21%) IaaS
5 32 (8.12%) Office 365
6 30 (7.61%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.52%) Heroku
9 6 (1.52%) Serverless
10 5 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (1.27%) SoftLayer
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.76%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.51%) GitHub
13 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.60%) Firewall
2 14 (3.55%) Internet
3 9 (2.28%) ATM
4 7 (1.78%) HTTP
4 7 (1.78%) SMS
4 7 (1.78%) VPN
5 5 (1.27%) DNS
5 5 (1.27%) Network Security
5 5 (1.27%) WAN
6 4 (1.02%) LAN
6 4 (1.02%) SSH
6 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.76%) MPLS
7 3 (0.76%) VLAN
8 2 (0.51%) Skype
8 2 (0.51%) SNMP
8 2 (0.51%) Wireless
9 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.25%) MQTT
9 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.08%) Big Data
3 18 (4.57%) MySQL
4 14 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.78%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.52%) Blockchain
8 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.52%) Power BI
8 6 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (1.52%) QlikView
9 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.82%) JIRA
4 9 (2.28%) Selenium
4 9 (2.28%) Subversion
4 9 (2.28%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (1.02%) JUnit
9 3 (0.76%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.76%) Maven
9 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.51%) Codeship
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (20.30%) Finance
2 39 (9.90%) Marketing
3 35 (8.88%) Retail
4 18 (4.57%) Banking
5 15 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.03%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.27%) Advertising
9 4 (1.02%) Automotive
9 4 (1.02%) French Language
9 4 (1.02%) Law
9 4 (1.02%) Local Government
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 123 (31.22%) Developer
2 56 (14.21%) Architect
3 50 (12.69%) Analyst
4 49 (12.44%) Software Developer
5 32 (8.12%) C# Developer
6 30 (7.61%) .NET Developer
7 29 (7.36%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.60%) Angular Developer
9 23 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (4.82%) Administrator
11 19 (4.82%) Business Analyst
11 19 (4.82%) Graduate
11 19 (4.82%) Graduate Developer
12 18 (4.57%) Project Manager
13 17 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.06%) Graduate Software Developer
14 16 (4.06%) Security Analyst
14 16 (4.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.59%) .NET
2 70 (17.77%) AngularJS
3 68 (17.26%) HTML
4 52 (13.20%) CSS
5 33 (8.38%) Node.js
6 27 (6.85%) HTML5
7 26 (6.60%) React
8 24 (6.09%) .NET Framework
8 24 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (5.58%) ASP.NET
9 22 (5.58%) Web Services
10 20 (5.08%) JSON
11 19 (4.82%) jQuery
12 18 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (4.31%) Angular 2
13 17 (4.31%) REST
13 17 (4.31%) XML
14 16 (4.06%) CSS3
15 15 (3.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.39%) Computer Science
3 33 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (8.12%) Public Cloud
5 27 (6.85%) User Experience
6 26 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (4.82%) Mobile App
9 18 (4.57%) Social Media
10 9 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (2.28%) NHS
11 8 (2.03%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.27%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.02%) CMDB
15 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 2 (0.51%) Blog
16 2 (0.51%) Clustering
16 2 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.90%) Windows
2 34 (8.63%) Linux
3 20 (5.08%) Unix
4 18 (4.57%) Android
4 18 (4.57%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.28%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.03%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.52%) Solaris
9 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (16.24%) CRM
4 50 (12.69%) Mentoring
5 49 (12.44%) ERP
6 46 (11.68%) ITIL
7 43 (10.91%) Software Engineering
8 42 (10.66%) MVC
9 38 (9.64%) SDLC
10 33 (8.38%) Product Management
11 30 (7.61%) DevOps
11 30 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.61%) Scrum
12 29 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (7.36%) Line Management
13 26 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.60%) Web Development
14 25 (6.35%) Analytics
14 25 (6.35%) Microservices
15 24 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 107 (27.16%) JavaScript
2 97 (24.62%) C#
3 74 (18.78%) SQL
4 71 (18.02%) Java
5 35 (8.88%) PHP
6 26 (6.60%) Python
7 22 (5.58%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.31%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.30%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.54%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.28%) Perl
11 9 (2.28%) Scala
12 6 (1.52%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.52%) C
12 6 (1.52%) Ruby
13 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.76%) VB
15 2 (0.51%) C++
16 1 (0.25%) Delphi
16 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 71 (18.02%) Degree
2 23 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.82%) CISSP
4 14 (3.55%) TOGAF Certification
5 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.79%) MCSE
7 6 (1.52%) CISM
8 5 (1.27%) MCSA
9 3 (0.76%) CCNA
9 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.76%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.76%) SANS
9 3 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.51%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.51%) CISA
10 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CEH
11 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.84%) QA
2 10 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.78%) COBIT
3 7 (1.78%) ISO 22301
3 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) GCP
4 2 (0.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (5.84%) Docker
2 21 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.81%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.79%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.03%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.28%) Ansible
3 8 (2.03%) Puppet
4 7 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.76%) Nagios
5 3 (0.76%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.51%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.51%) SCCM
6 2 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.25%) Automic
7 1 (0.25%) CASB
7 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.25%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) Nmap
7 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.25%) Terraform
7 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.90%) Oracle
3 28 (7.11%) VMware
4 26 (6.60%) JD Edwards
5 18 (4.57%) SAP
6 17 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (4.06%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.79%) Citrix
8 11 (2.79%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.54%) Epicor
9 10 (2.54%) Google
10 7 (1.78%) Infor
11 6 (1.52%) Cisco
11 6 (1.52%) IBM
11 6 (1.52%) Informatica
11 6 (1.52%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.52%) Tableau
12 4 (1.02%) Capita
12 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.76%) Mitel