Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 122 158
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36 +45
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 286 375 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.41% 2.58% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.39% 12.08% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 228 328 329
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

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 3,045 3,105 2,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.67% 21.32% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,336 2,500 1,693
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,775 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 -17 199 £50,000 +12.99% 15
East Midlands +14 85 £47,500 +5.56% 15
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 (53.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (43.36%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 102 (35.66%) PaaS
6 93 (32.52%) IaaS
7 67 (23.43%) SQL
8 61 (21.33%) SQL Server
8 61 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (20.98%) C#
10 56 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (18.88%) .NET
12 52 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 51 (17.83%) HTML
14 48 (16.78%) Linux
15 47 (16.43%) CSS
15 47 (16.43%) Web Services
16 45 (15.73%) Finance
16 45 (15.73%) AngularJS
16 45 (15.73%) Public Cloud
17 39 (13.64%) Office 365
18 38 (13.29%) MVC
18 38 (13.29%) Project Management
19 37 (12.94%) Windows
19 37 (12.94%) TDD
19 37 (12.94%) DevOps
20 36 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
21 35 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 34 (11.89%) Docker

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 18 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.94%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.75%) IIS
3 5 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.05%) Apache
5 3 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.70%) nginx
6 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.15%) NetSuite
2 7 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.70%) Lawson
8 1 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.35%) Magento
8 1 (0.35%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 153 (53.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (43.36%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (35.66%) PaaS
4 93 (32.52%) IaaS
5 39 (13.64%) Office 365
6 20 (6.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (4.20%) Power Platform
8 10 (3.50%) OneDrive
8 10 (3.50%) PowerApps
9 9 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.80%) GitHub
11 7 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (2.10%) AWS CloudTrail
12 6 (2.10%) CloudFront
12 6 (2.10%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.90%) Skype
2 13 (4.55%) Firewall
3 9 (3.15%) Internet
4 8 (2.80%) Network Security
5 7 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.45%) SAN
6 6 (2.10%) SMS
6 6 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.75%) HTTP
7 5 (1.75%) WAN
8 4 (1.40%) DNS
8 4 (1.40%) LAN
9 3 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.05%) SSL
10 2 (0.70%) FTP
10 2 (0.70%) SMTP
10 2 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.70%) SSH
10 2 (0.70%) VLAN
10 2 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.20%) Power BI
5 11 (3.85%) MySQL
6 9 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.05%) Big Data
10 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.05%) SQLite
10 3 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (10.14%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.50%) CircleCI
4 10 (3.50%) Codeship
4 10 (3.50%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.80%) Selenium
6 6 (2.10%) JIRA
7 5 (1.75%) Subversion
8 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.05%) Grunt
8 3 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.05%) Moq
8 3 (1.05%) NUnit
8 3 (1.05%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.35%) JMeter
10 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (15.73%) Finance
2 28 (9.79%) Marketing
3 13 (4.55%) Retail
4 12 (4.20%) Back Office
5 10 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.10%) Banking
8 5 (1.75%) Billing
8 5 (1.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (26.57%) Developer
2 29 (10.14%) Architect
3 26 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 25 (8.74%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.39%) Analyst
6 23 (8.04%) .NET Developer
7 21 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (6.29%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (5.94%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.59%) Junior
10 16 (5.59%) Product Manager
11 15 (5.24%) Graduate
11 15 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
12 14 (4.90%) Consultant
12 14 (4.90%) Graduate Software Developer
13 13 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Junior Developer
13 13 (4.55%) Project Manager
14 12 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.88%) .NET
2 51 (17.83%) HTML
3 47 (16.43%) CSS
3 47 (16.43%) Web Services
4 45 (15.73%) AngularJS
5 35 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 32 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (10.14%) ASP.NET
8 26 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (9.09%) HTML5
9 25 (8.74%) WPF
10 24 (8.39%) Ajax
11 15 (5.24%) JSON
12 10 (3.50%) React
12 10 (3.50%) REST
13 9 (3.15%) Angular 2
13 9 (3.15%) jQuery
13 9 (3.15%) XML
14 8 (2.80%) Node.js
14 8 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.73%) Public Cloud
2 35 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (3.50%) User Experience
8 9 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (3.15%) Private Cloud
8 9 (3.15%) Social Media
9 6 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.10%) iPad
10 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.78%) Linux
2 37 (12.94%) Windows
3 13 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.20%) Unix
5 8 (2.80%) Android
6 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.05%) Debian
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (13.29%) MVC
4 38 (13.29%) Project Management
5 37 (12.94%) DevOps
5 37 (12.94%) TDD
6 36 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (11.54%) SOA
8 32 (11.19%) OO
9 26 (9.09%) Microservices
10 25 (8.74%) MVVM
11 24 (8.39%) Data Protection
11 24 (8.39%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.69%) OOP
13 21 (7.34%) Process Improvement
14 20 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (6.64%) IT Strategy
15 19 (6.64%) Presales
16 18 (6.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.43%) SQL
2 60 (20.98%) C#
3 52 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.39%) C
5 22 (7.69%) Python
6 21 (7.34%) PHP
7 19 (6.64%) PowerShell
8 18 (6.29%) Java
9 15 (5.24%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.90%) Perl
11 5 (1.75%) Go
11 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.40%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.40%) SOQL
12 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.05%) VBScript
14 2 (0.70%) VB
15 1 (0.35%) ABAP
15 1 (0.35%) C++
15 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (10.84%) Degree
2 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.50%) MCSE
4 8 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.75%) ISEB
7 5 (1.75%) MCSA
8 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.05%) PMP
8 3 (1.05%) VCP6
9 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.35%) AAT
10 1 (0.35%) ACCA
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.09%) GDPR
2 13 (4.55%) QA
3 12 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.15%) PMO
5 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (11.89%) Docker
2 21 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.99%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.05%) vSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
8 1 (0.35%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 26 (9.09%) Ansible
2 20 (6.99%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.85%) CFEngine
5 10 (3.50%) Puppet
6 6 (2.10%) SCCM
7 5 (1.75%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.75%) Terraform
8 4 (1.40%) SCOM
9 3 (1.05%) Mesos
9 3 (1.05%) Nagios
9 3 (1.05%) rkt
10 2 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 111 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.79%) VMware
3 20 (6.99%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (6.64%) Google
5 13 (4.55%) Cisco
6 12 (4.20%) Oracle
7 11 (3.85%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.15%) JD Edwards
8 9 (3.15%) Xamarin
9 8 (2.80%) NetApp
9 8 (2.80%) SAP
10 7 (2.45%) Dell
11 4 (1.40%) HP
11 4 (1.40%) IBM
12 3 (1.05%) Apple
12 3 (1.05%) Epicor
12 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.05%) Remedy
12 3 (1.05%) Sage
12 3 (1.05%) Talend