Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 51 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 +71 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 569 188 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.44% 4.93% 2.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.98% 13.56% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 447 162 246
10th Percentile £37,000 £26,375 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £35,313 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.89%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £58,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £71,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 4,071 1,386 3,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.92% 36.38% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,199 1,105 2,799
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,050 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -3 327 £60,000 +14.29% 77
East Midlands +24 240 £50,000 - 50
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 260 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (37.61%) AWS
3 168 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 141 (24.78%) Azure
5 134 (23.55%) Social Skills
6 119 (20.91%) DevOps
7 113 (19.86%) QA
8 105 (18.45%) PaaS
9 100 (17.57%) .NET
10 99 (17.40%) ERP
11 93 (16.34%) Finance
12 91 (15.99%) C#
12 91 (15.99%) HTML
13 88 (15.47%) Microservices
14 87 (15.29%) Coaching
15 85 (14.94%) CSS
16 81 (14.24%) Decision-Making
17 79 (13.88%) Law
18 71 (12.48%) Oracle
18 71 (12.48%) SQL
19 70 (12.30%) Microsoft
19 70 (12.30%) IaaS
20 68 (11.95%) React
20 68 (11.95%) Java
21 66 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
22 65 (11.42%) Docker
23 64 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
24 63 (11.07%) Full Stack Development
24 63 (11.07%) AngularJS
25 61 (10.72%) Scrum

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 20 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.93%) Confluence
2 11 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.05%) ThingWorx
4 4 (0.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.53%) Apache
5 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.35%) WordPress
7 1 (0.18%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 44 (7.73%) Oracle ERP
2 38 (6.68%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (4.75%) NetSuite
4 8 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.35%) Maximo
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 214 (37.61%) AWS
2 141 (24.78%) Azure
3 105 (18.45%) PaaS
4 70 (12.30%) IaaS
5 40 (7.03%) Microsoft 365
6 24 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (4.04%) GCP
8 22 (3.87%) Serverless
9 20 (3.51%) Power Platform
10 18 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (2.64%) OneDrive
12 14 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (2.28%) GitHub
14 12 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (1.93%) OpenShift
16 10 (1.76%) Amazon EKS
17 8 (1.41%) Power Automate
17 8 (1.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.16%) SAN
2 14 (2.46%) Firewall
3 11 (1.93%) LAN
3 11 (1.93%) WAN
4 8 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (1.23%) DAB
5 7 (1.23%) IPv4
6 6 (1.05%) Network Security
7 5 (0.88%) DHCP
7 5 (0.88%) DNS
8 3 (0.53%) AMQP
8 3 (0.53%) ASN.1
8 3 (0.53%) MQTT
8 3 (0.53%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.53%) SMS
8 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.35%) Wireless
10 1 (0.18%) NAS
10 1 (0.18%) SMTP
10 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.19%) MySQL
2 56 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 28 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.57%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.93%) Power BI
9 10 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.23%) Big Data
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.53%) Power Query
12 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.35%) Looker
Development Applications
1 40 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.92%) GitLab
3 25 (4.39%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.34%) JIRA
5 10 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.23%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.23%) git-flow
7 7 (1.23%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (0.88%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.53%) Postman
10 2 (0.35%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.35%) gulp
10 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.18%) Moq
11 1 (0.18%) MSTest
11 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 134 (23.55%) Social Skills
2 93 (16.34%) Finance
3 79 (13.88%) Law
4 42 (7.38%) Public Sector
5 35 (6.15%) Marketing
6 25 (4.39%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.87%) Manufacturing
8 21 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.69%) Billing
9 20 (3.51%) Retail
10 16 (2.81%) Games
10 16 (2.81%) Publishing
11 15 (2.64%) Influencing Skills
12 12 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 11 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.23%) Banking
16 6 (1.05%) Automotive
17 5 (0.88%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (26.19%) Developer
2 68 (11.95%) Architect
3 42 (7.38%) Software Developer
4 40 (7.03%) .NET Developer
4 40 (7.03%) Analyst
5 38 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 28 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 27 (4.75%) Consultant
9 26 (4.57%) C# Developer
9 26 (4.57%) SaaS Developer
10 25 (4.39%) Business Analyst
10 25 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 25 (4.39%) Lead Developer
10 25 (4.39%) Team Leader
11 21 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (3.69%) ERP Manager
11 21 (3.69%) ERP Project Manager
11 21 (3.69%) Lead Software Developer
11 21 (3.69%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.57%) .NET
2 91 (15.99%) HTML
3 85 (14.94%) CSS
4 68 (11.95%) React
5 63 (11.07%) AngularJS
6 42 (7.38%) .NET Core
7 38 (6.68%) Node.js
7 38 (6.68%) Web Services
8 37 (6.50%) .NET Framework
9 35 (6.15%) RESTful
10 30 (5.27%) ASP.NET
10 30 (5.27%) Vue.js
11 29 (5.10%) REST
12 28 (4.92%) JSON
13 25 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (4.22%) GraphQL
15 23 (4.04%) HTML5
16 20 (3.51%) Apache Flex
17 19 (3.34%) Middleware
18 14 (2.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.96%) Public Cloud
2 42 (7.38%) Virtual Team
3 36 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (4.57%) Data Centre
6 25 (4.39%) User Experience
7 18 (3.16%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.81%) AS400
8 16 (2.81%) e-Learning
8 16 (2.81%) iSeries
9 14 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (2.46%) Legacy Applications
9 14 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.28%) Cloud Native
10 13 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.76%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.76%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.41%) Replication
12 8 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.14%) Windows
2 51 (8.96%) Linux
3 20 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.34%) Unix
5 10 (1.76%) Android
6 9 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.58%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.23%) CentOS
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (20.91%) DevOps
3 99 (17.40%) ERP
4 88 (15.47%) Microservices
5 87 (15.29%) Coaching
6 81 (14.24%) Decision-Making
7 66 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
8 64 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (11.07%) Full Stack Development
10 61 (10.72%) Scrum
11 60 (10.54%) Project Management
12 56 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 55 (9.67%) Product Roadmap
14 53 (9.31%) ITIL
15 51 (8.96%) Software Engineering
16 49 (8.61%) SDLC
17 48 (8.44%) Front End Development
17 48 (8.44%) Migration
18 47 (8.26%) TDD
19 45 (7.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 168 (29.53%) JavaScript
2 91 (15.99%) C#
3 71 (12.48%) SQL
4 68 (11.95%) Java
5 45 (7.91%) Python
6 41 (7.21%) PHP
7 37 (6.50%) PowerShell
8 30 (5.27%) TypeScript
9 20 (3.51%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.34%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.34%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.46%) Perl
12 13 (2.28%) C++
13 11 (1.93%) C
14 10 (1.76%) Ruby
15 8 (1.41%) Dart
15 8 (1.41%) XAML
16 7 (1.23%) Apex Code
16 7 (1.23%) ES6
16 7 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (7.21%) Oracle Certification
2 32 (5.62%) Degree
3 25 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.58%) MCSA
7 9 (1.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.05%) VCAP
9 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.70%) MCSE
10 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.53%) MCP
11 2 (0.35%) CISSP
11 2 (0.35%) HND
12 1 (0.18%) ACCA
12 1 (0.18%) CCNA
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (19.86%) QA
2 17 (2.99%) GDPR
2 17 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.23%) SLA
5 6 (1.05%) PMO
6 5 (0.88%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) IASME
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.18%) NCSC
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (11.42%) Docker
2 20 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.41%) vSphere
6 6 (1.05%) NFS
7 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 60 (10.54%) Kubernetes
2 55 (9.67%) Terraform
3 35 (6.15%) Ansible
4 22 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.87%) Puppet
5 12 (2.11%) SCCM
6 7 (1.23%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.88%) vRealize
8 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.35%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.35%) MIIS
10 2 (0.35%) Opsgenie
10 2 (0.35%) SCOM
11 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.18%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (12.48%) Oracle
2 70 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.75%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (4.22%) JD Edwards
5 23 (4.04%) VMware
6 20 (3.51%) Google
6 20 (3.51%) SAP
7 16 (2.81%) LANSA
8 15 (2.64%) Cisco
8 15 (2.64%) Citrix
9 12 (2.11%) Adobe
10 9 (1.58%) New Relic
11 8 (1.41%) IBM
12 7 (1.23%) Alibaba
12 7 (1.23%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.05%) HubSpot
13 6 (1.05%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.88%) Meraki
15 4 (0.70%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.53%) NetApp