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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 10
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 0 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 1.75% 17.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 20.00% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7 10 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 25.00% 8.77% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (100.00%) WAAS
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAAS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner