Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 120 225
Rank change year-on-year -6 +105 -18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 336 367 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.41% 2.40% 1.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.52% 16.24% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 296 417 188
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 2,916 2,260 1,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.90% 14.78% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,369 1,899 1,403
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +8.97%
10th Percentile £25,700 £26,200 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +10 251 £46,750 +10.00% 39
East Midlands -23 84 £42,500 +6.25% 13
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 121 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 93 (27.68%) PaaS
4 92 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 87 (25.89%) C#
6 79 (23.51%) .NET
7 77 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
8 74 (22.02%) Java
9 64 (19.05%) Finance
10 63 (18.75%) HTML
10 63 (18.75%) SQL
11 54 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (15.77%) AngularJS
12 53 (15.77%) Degree
13 50 (14.88%) CRM
14 49 (14.58%) Microsoft
15 48 (14.29%) Mentoring
16 46 (13.69%) ERP
17 45 (13.39%) CSS
18 43 (12.80%) IaaS
19 41 (12.20%) PHP
20 40 (11.90%) SQL Server
21 39 (11.61%) DevOps
22 38 (11.31%) Computer Science
22 38 (11.31%) Software Engineering
23 37 (11.01%) Python
24 36 (10.71%) Windows
25 35 (10.42%) Public Cloud
26 34 (10.12%) Linux
27 32 (9.52%) Git (software)

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 (6.55%) Apache
2 7 (2.08%) CMS
2 7 (2.08%) Confluence
3 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.19%) WordPress
4 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (0.60%) Camtasia
3 2 (0.60%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.30%) Maya
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (7.44%) NetSuite
2 23 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (1.19%) Magento
7 2 (0.60%) INSURE/90
7 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 93 (27.68%) PaaS
2 92 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (12.80%) IaaS
5 23 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (6.25%) Office 365
7 13 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.68%) Amazon S3
8 9 (2.68%) Serverless
9 8 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.79%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.79%) Heroku
11 6 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (1.49%) SoftLayer
13 4 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.46%) Internet
2 11 (3.27%) Firewall
3 9 (2.68%) ATM
3 9 (2.68%) DNS
4 8 (2.38%) HTTP
5 7 (2.08%) SMS
5 7 (2.08%) WAN
6 6 (1.79%) LAN
6 6 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.79%) VPN
7 5 (1.49%) Network Security
8 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.89%) MPLS
9 2 (0.60%) DHCP
9 2 (0.60%) Skype
9 2 (0.60%) SMTP
9 2 (0.60%) SSH
9 2 (0.60%) VLAN
9 2 (0.60%) Wireless
10 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.95%) Big Data
3 19 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (4.76%) MySQL
5 12 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.38%) Blockchain
8 8 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.38%) Power BI
8 8 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
8 8 (2.38%) QlikView
9 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.19%) DB2
11 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.87%) JIRA
4 12 (3.57%) Selenium
5 10 (2.98%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.08%) Subversion
8 6 (1.79%) CircleCI
8 6 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.19%) Codeship
10 4 (1.19%) JUnit
10 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.89%) Maven
11 3 (0.89%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.60%) Mocha
General
1 64 (19.05%) Finance
2 28 (8.33%) Retail
3 24 (7.14%) Marketing
4 16 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.46%) Banking
6 14 (4.17%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.38%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.79%) French Language
9 4 (1.19%) Law
10 3 (0.89%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Advertising
11 2 (0.60%) German Language
11 2 (0.60%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 111 (33.04%) Developer
2 47 (13.99%) Architect
3 34 (10.12%) Analyst
4 32 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 30 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 27 (8.04%) Senior Developer
7 24 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (5.36%) Graduate
9 18 (5.36%) Graduate Developer
10 17 (5.06%) Angular Developer
11 16 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.46%) Administrator
12 15 (4.46%) Consultant
12 15 (4.46%) Software Engineer
13 14 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (23.51%) .NET
2 63 (18.75%) HTML
3 53 (15.77%) AngularJS
4 45 (13.39%) CSS
5 28 (8.33%) Node.js
5 28 (8.33%) React
6 26 (7.74%) HTML5
7 24 (7.14%) jQuery
8 20 (5.95%) Web Services
9 18 (5.36%) JSON
10 16 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 16 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (4.46%) CSS3
11 15 (4.46%) XML
12 13 (3.87%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.98%) Ajax
13 10 (2.98%) REST
13 10 (2.98%) Sass
14 7 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 35 (10.42%) Public Cloud
3 32 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (8.04%) User Experience
5 19 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (4.17%) Mobile App
9 11 (3.27%) NHS
10 8 (2.38%) Social Media
11 5 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.19%) CMDB
12 4 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.60%) Blog
14 2 (0.60%) Clustering
14 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.60%) EPoS
14 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.71%) Windows
2 34 (10.12%) Linux
3 20 (5.95%) Unix
4 10 (2.98%) Android
5 9 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (14.88%) CRM
4 48 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 46 (13.69%) ERP
6 39 (11.61%) DevOps
7 38 (11.31%) Software Engineering
8 30 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (8.33%) Microservices
10 26 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 26 (7.74%) MVC
10 26 (7.74%) Scrum
11 25 (7.44%) ITIL
11 25 (7.44%) OO
12 23 (6.85%) Open Source
12 23 (6.85%) User Stories
13 22 (6.55%) Analytics
13 22 (6.55%) SDLC
14 21 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (30.36%) JavaScript
2 87 (25.89%) C#
3 74 (22.02%) Java
4 63 (18.75%) SQL
5 41 (12.20%) PHP
6 37 (11.01%) Python
7 18 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.87%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.98%) Perl
9 10 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.68%) Scala
11 7 (2.08%) Apex Code
11 7 (2.08%) C
11 7 (2.08%) Ruby
12 5 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.89%) VB
15 2 (0.60%) C++
15 2 (0.60%) Go
16 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (15.77%) Degree
2 24 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.68%) MCSE
5 8 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (2.08%) CISSP
7 3 (0.89%) CCNA
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (0.89%) MCSA
7 3 (0.89%) RHCE
7 3 (0.89%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.89%) SANS
8 2 (0.60%) CEH
8 2 (0.60%) CISA
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
8 2 (0.60%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.95%) QA
2 11 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.38%) GDPR
4 7 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.19%) GCP
6 3 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.60%) PMO
8 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 29 (8.63%) Docker
2 12 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.38%) BitLocker
3 8 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (5.36%) Ansible
2 13 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.87%) Puppet
3 8 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.19%) CFEngine
4 4 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.19%) Nagios
4 4 (1.19%) Terraform
5 3 (0.89%) cPanel
5 3 (0.89%) Mesos
5 3 (0.89%) OpenVAS
5 3 (0.89%) rkt
5 3 (0.89%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) SCOM
6 2 (0.60%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.60%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 49 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.23%) Oracle
3 24 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 21 (6.25%) SAP
5 18 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.46%) VMware
7 14 (4.17%) Xamarin
8 10 (2.98%) Epicor
8 10 (2.98%) Google
9 9 (2.68%) Cisco
10 8 (2.38%) Informatica
10 8 (2.38%) Tableau
11 7 (2.08%) Infor
11 7 (2.08%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.79%) IBM
12 6 (1.79%) Rackspace
13 5 (1.49%) Citrix
13 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.19%) Adobe
14 4 (1.19%) Capita