Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 158 175
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +27
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 259 310 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.08% 2.01% 1.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.77% 11.95% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 219 298 275
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +23.53%
10th Percentile £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +4.76%

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 2,651 2,594 1,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.29% 16.86% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,070 2,135 1,452
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.62% +6.91%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,100 £23,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -4 157 £50,000 +17.65% 62
East Midlands +42 101 £45,000 +12.50% 27
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 99 (38.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (36.68%) PaaS
2 95 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (28.57%) IaaS
4 69 (26.64%) Microsoft
5 60 (23.17%) JavaScript
6 53 (20.46%) DevOps
7 51 (19.69%) Finance
8 50 (19.31%) C#
8 50 (19.31%) .NET
9 49 (18.92%) SQL
10 42 (16.22%) HTML
10 42 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 40 (15.44%) Docker
12 38 (14.67%) Python
13 37 (14.29%) CSS
14 36 (13.90%) Ansible
15 35 (13.51%) Windows
16 34 (13.13%) Java
16 34 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
18 31 (11.97%) MVC
19 30 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
20 29 (11.20%) Web Services
20 29 (11.20%) Linux
21 28 (10.81%) Active Directory
21 28 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (10.42%) Configuration Management
22 27 (10.42%) Unix

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 12 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.25%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.93%) Apache
4 4 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.54%) CMS
4 4 (1.54%) Confluence
4 4 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.16%) WordPress
6 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.77%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.77%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.77%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.39%) Maya
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.93%) INSURE/90
3 5 (1.93%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.16%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 99 (38.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (36.68%) PaaS
3 74 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (28.57%) IaaS
4 24 (9.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (9.27%) Office 365
5 15 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (5.79%) Amazon S3
6 11 (4.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (4.25%) CloudFront
7 10 (3.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (3.86%) AWS CloudTrail
7 10 (3.86%) AWS CodePipeline
7 10 (3.86%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (3.86%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (3.86%) Serverless
7 10 (3.86%) SoftLayer
8 9 (3.47%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (2.32%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.95%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.18%) Firewall
3 13 (5.02%) DNS
3 13 (5.02%) LAN
4 9 (3.47%) WAN
5 8 (3.09%) SAN
5 8 (3.09%) Skype
6 7 (2.70%) Internet
7 6 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.54%) SMS
9 4 (1.54%) VPN
10 3 (1.16%) Network Security
11 2 (0.77%) DHCP
12 1 (0.39%) ATM
12 1 (0.39%) HTTP
12 1 (0.39%) SMTP
12 1 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 16 (6.18%) MySQL
4 15 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (5.02%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.63%) DB2
7 12 (4.63%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.86%) Power BI
9 9 (3.47%) Big Data
10 5 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.93%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.93%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.93%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.93%) QlikView
11 4 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 18 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.09%) CircleCI
4 8 (3.09%) JIRA
5 7 (2.70%) Codeship
5 7 (2.70%) Selenium
5 7 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.54%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.16%) Moq
7 3 (1.16%) NUnit
7 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.16%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.77%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.39%) Gradle
9 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.39%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (19.69%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Retail
3 19 (7.34%) Marketing
4 9 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.93%) Back Office
6 4 (1.54%) Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Legal
6 4 (1.54%) Local Government
7 3 (1.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.16%) Publishing
8 2 (0.77%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (23.17%) Developer
2 37 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (11.58%) Analyst
4 24 (9.27%) Architect
5 22 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.34%) Business Analyst
7 18 (6.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.95%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.25%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (4.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.25%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (4.25%) Product Manager
10 9 (3.47%) Lead DevOps
10 9 (3.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.09%) Consultant
11 8 (3.09%) Junior
11 8 (3.09%) Junior Developer
11 8 (3.09%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.31%) .NET
2 42 (16.22%) HTML
3 37 (14.29%) CSS
4 29 (11.20%) Web Services
5 26 (10.04%) ASP.NET
6 25 (9.65%) AngularJS
7 19 (7.34%) HTML5
7 19 (7.34%) Node.js
8 17 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (6.18%) jQuery
10 14 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 11 (4.25%) React
11 11 (4.25%) REST
12 9 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (3.47%) Middleware
12 9 (3.47%) SAML
13 8 (3.09%) JSON
13 8 (3.09%) Vue.js
14 7 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) Public Cloud
2 17 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.02%) User Experience
5 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.32%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.54%) Handset
8 4 (1.54%) NHS
8 4 (1.54%) Social Media
9 3 (1.16%) CMDB
9 3 (1.16%) Fintech
9 3 (1.16%) FMCG
9 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.77%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.51%) Windows
2 29 (11.20%) Linux
3 27 (10.42%) Unix
4 9 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.16%) Android
8 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.46%) DevOps
3 34 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
5 31 (11.97%) MVC
6 30 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 25 (9.65%) ITIL
10 24 (9.27%) ERP
10 24 (9.27%) Project Management
11 22 (8.49%) Analytics
11 22 (8.49%) Microservices
12 21 (8.11%) Waterfall
13 20 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (7.72%) Open Source
13 20 (7.72%) Scrum
14 18 (6.95%) SDLC
15 17 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.17%) JavaScript
2 50 (19.31%) C#
3 49 (18.92%) SQL
4 38 (14.67%) Python
5 34 (13.13%) Java
6 27 (10.42%) PHP
7 25 (9.65%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.63%) C
9 7 (2.70%) Perl
9 7 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.54%) Ruby
10 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.77%) XPath
12 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.39%) ES6
12 1 (0.39%) Go
12 1 (0.39%) Groovy
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (10.04%) Degree
2 9 (3.47%) ISEB
3 8 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.09%) MCSE
3 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.70%) CCNP
5 6 (2.32%) CISSP
5 6 (2.32%) VCP6
6 5 (1.93%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.77%) CCNA
9 2 (0.77%) CEH
9 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.77%) GSEC
9 2 (0.77%) RHCE
9 2 (0.77%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.39%) CCA
10 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.34%) GDPR
2 16 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.79%) PMO
4 11 (4.25%) QA
5 7 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.93%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.39%) COBIT
8 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 40 (15.44%) Docker
2 28 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.32%) vSphere
5 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (13.90%) Ansible
2 21 (8.11%) Kubernetes
3 20 (7.72%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.56%) Puppet
5 15 (5.79%) Terraform
6 14 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (3.86%) Mesos
7 10 (3.86%) rkt
8 7 (2.70%) CFEngine
8 7 (2.70%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.54%) OpenVAS
10 3 (1.16%) cPanel
10 3 (1.16%) SCCM
11 1 (0.39%) Nagios
11 1 (0.39%) Packer
11 1 (0.39%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.39%) SCOM
11 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.39%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.34%) SAP
3 16 (6.18%) VMware
4 12 (4.63%) Google
4 12 (4.63%) Oracle
5 11 (4.25%) IBM
6 9 (3.47%) Cisco
6 9 (3.47%) Remedy
6 9 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.32%) Adobe
7 6 (2.32%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.32%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.93%) Informatica
8 5 (1.93%) Tableau
9 4 (1.54%) AlienVault
9 4 (1.54%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.54%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.16%) Citrix
10 3 (1.16%) Civica
10 3 (1.16%) Zend