Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 146 193
Rank change year-on-year +16 +47 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 332 320 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.48% 2.14% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.80% 13.38% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 290 343 247
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +28.38%
10th Percentile £27,375 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +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 2,814 2,392 1,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.04% 15.98% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 1,997 1,476
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +26 235 £49,083 +15.49% 50
East Midlands +9 96 £42,500 +11.11% 20
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 124 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.53%) PaaS
3 105 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (28.01%) JavaScript
5 86 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
6 84 (25.30%) C#
7 78 (23.49%) .NET
8 70 (21.08%) Java
9 69 (20.78%) HTML
10 67 (20.18%) SQL
10 67 (20.18%) IaaS
11 64 (19.28%) Finance
12 59 (17.77%) Microsoft
13 51 (15.36%) CSS
13 51 (15.36%) DevOps
14 47 (14.16%) SQL Server
15 46 (13.86%) PHP
16 45 (13.55%) Python
16 45 (13.55%) Degree
17 44 (13.25%) AngularJS
18 41 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
19 39 (11.75%) Software Engineering
20 38 (11.45%) ERP
20 38 (11.45%) Docker
21 37 (11.14%) CRM
21 37 (11.14%) Linux
21 37 (11.14%) MVC
22 35 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (10.24%) Unix
23 34 (10.24%) Windows

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 17 (5.12%) Apache
2 6 (1.81%) Confluence
3 5 (1.51%) CMS
4 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.90%) WordPress
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.60%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.60%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.60%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.30%) Maya
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.92%) NetSuite
3 8 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.51%) INSURE/90
4 5 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 108 (32.53%) PaaS
2 105 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (20.18%) IaaS
5 21 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (4.52%) Office 365
7 12 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (3.01%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (2.11%) SoftLayer
10 7 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.81%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.81%) Heroku
11 6 (1.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.52%) DNS
2 14 (4.22%) Internet
3 13 (3.92%) Firewall
4 12 (3.61%) LAN
4 12 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.71%) WAN
6 8 (2.41%) HTTP
7 6 (1.81%) ATM
7 6 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.81%) Network Security
7 6 (1.81%) SMS
8 4 (1.20%) VPN
9 3 (0.90%) Skype
10 2 (0.60%) DHCP
10 2 (0.60%) SAN
10 2 (0.60%) SMTP
11 1 (0.30%) FTP
11 1 (0.30%) MPLS
11 1 (0.30%) SSH
11 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.02%) MySQL
4 18 (5.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 17 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.82%) Big Data
7 15 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.22%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.61%) DB2
10 8 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.11%) Blockchain
11 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.11%) Power BI
11 7 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (2.11%) QlikView
11 7 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 32 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.42%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.61%) JIRA
4 10 (3.01%) Selenium
5 8 (2.41%) CircleCI
6 7 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.81%) Codeship
7 6 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.81%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.51%) JUnit
8 5 (1.51%) Subversion
9 4 (1.20%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.90%) Maven
11 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.60%) Mocha
11 2 (0.60%) Moq
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (19.28%) Finance
2 24 (7.23%) Marketing
2 24 (7.23%) Retail
3 12 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.71%) Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Automotive
7 5 (1.51%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.20%) French Language
8 4 (1.20%) Local Government
9 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (29.52%) Developer
2 46 (13.86%) Architect
3 36 (10.84%) .NET Developer
4 30 (9.04%) Analyst
5 29 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.83%) Software Developer
8 22 (6.63%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (4.82%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.52%) Consultant
11 15 (4.52%) Java Engineer
11 15 (4.52%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (3.92%) Graduate
13 13 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.49%) .NET
2 69 (20.78%) HTML
3 51 (15.36%) CSS
4 44 (13.25%) AngularJS
5 29 (8.73%) HTML5
5 29 (8.73%) Web Services
6 26 (7.83%) ASP.NET
6 26 (7.83%) React
7 23 (6.93%) Node.js
8 22 (6.63%) jQuery
9 20 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (5.72%) .NET Framework
11 17 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (5.12%) JSON
12 15 (4.52%) Ajax
12 15 (4.52%) XML
13 13 (3.92%) REST
14 11 (3.31%) CSS3
14 11 (3.31%) Vue.js
15 9 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.24%) Public Cloud
2 23 (6.93%) User Experience
3 22 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.61%) NHS
5 12 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.81%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.20%) Fintech
8 4 (1.20%) Social Media
9 3 (0.90%) CMDB
9 3 (0.90%) Handset
9 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.60%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.14%) Linux
2 34 (10.24%) Unix
2 34 (10.24%) Windows
3 8 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.81%) Android
5 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.36%) DevOps
3 41 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (11.75%) Software Engineering
5 38 (11.45%) ERP
6 37 (11.14%) CRM
6 37 (11.14%) MVC
7 35 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (10.24%) Mentoring
9 30 (9.04%) ITIL
9 30 (9.04%) Open Source
10 28 (8.43%) Microservices
11 27 (8.13%) Scrum
12 26 (7.83%) Configuration Management
12 26 (7.83%) OO
13 25 (7.53%) User Stories
14 24 (7.23%) TOGAF
15 23 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (6.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.01%) JavaScript
2 84 (25.30%) C#
3 70 (21.08%) Java
4 67 (20.18%) SQL
5 46 (13.86%) PHP
6 45 (13.55%) Python
7 26 (7.83%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.61%) Perl
9 11 (3.31%) C
10 9 (2.71%) Scala
11 8 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.11%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.81%) Ruby
14 4 (1.20%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.60%) Go
15 2 (0.60%) XPath
16 1 (0.30%) Groovy
16 1 (0.30%) Java 8
16 1 (0.30%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 45 (13.55%) Degree
2 16 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.71%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (2.41%) CISSP
5 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.51%) ISEB
6 5 (1.51%) MCSE
7 4 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.90%) RHCE
8 3 (0.90%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) CEH
9 2 (0.60%) CISA
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.60%) GSEC
9 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.60%) SANS
9 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.12%) QA
2 16 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.52%) GDPR
4 8 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.41%) PMO
5 7 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (11.45%) Docker
2 23 (6.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.90%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (9.34%) Ansible
2 20 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.72%) Puppet
4 14 (4.22%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (3.31%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.41%) Terraform
7 6 (1.81%) CFEngine
7 6 (1.81%) Mesos
7 6 (1.81%) rkt
8 4 (1.20%) OpenVAS
9 3 (0.90%) cPanel
9 3 (0.90%) SCCM
10 2 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) Nagios
10 2 (0.60%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.60%) SCOM
10 2 (0.60%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.60%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 59 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.43%) Oracle
3 21 (6.33%) SAP
4 16 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.31%) Google
5 11 (3.31%) JD Edwards
5 11 (3.31%) VMware
6 9 (2.71%) Cisco
7 8 (2.41%) Citrix
7 8 (2.41%) IBM
7 8 (2.41%) Xamarin
8 7 (2.11%) Informatica
8 7 (2.11%) Tableau
9 6 (1.81%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.51%) Remedy
11 4 (1.20%) Adobe
11 4 (1.20%) AlienVault
11 4 (1.20%) CyberArk
12 3 (0.90%) ServiceNow