Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 164 183
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 279 310 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.87% 1.85% 1.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.96% 15.93% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 254 290 276
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 2,546 1,946 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.05% 11.63% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 1,463 1,093
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £43,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.04% +9.59% -
10th Percentile £25,675 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +13 197 £42,500 -15.00% 38
East Midlands -6 76 £44,500 -1.11% 23
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 118 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (22.22%) Finance
3 57 (20.43%) .NET
4 56 (20.07%) C#
5 55 (19.71%) SQL
6 52 (18.64%) MVC
6 52 (18.64%) IaaS
7 51 (18.28%) PaaS
8 49 (17.56%) JavaScript
8 49 (17.56%) Microsoft
9 42 (15.05%) AngularJS
10 39 (13.98%) SQL Server
11 38 (13.62%) HTML
11 38 (13.62%) Java
11 38 (13.62%) CSS
11 38 (13.62%) ITIL
12 33 (11.83%) ASP.NET
12 33 (11.83%) SDLC
13 32 (11.47%) Degree
14 31 (11.11%) Line Management
15 29 (10.39%) Project Management
16 28 (10.04%) Office 365
16 28 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
17 27 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (9.68%) Git (software)
18 26 (9.32%) Business Analysis
18 26 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (9.32%) Scrum
18 26 (9.32%) Retail

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 16 (5.73%) Confluence
2 14 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.43%) Apache
4 4 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.08%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.72%) CMS
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (0.72%) IIS
6 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) InVision
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.08%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.72%) Magento
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.64%) IaaS
2 51 (18.28%) PaaS
3 28 (10.04%) Office 365
4 27 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.24%) Firewall
2 15 (5.38%) ATM
3 12 (4.30%) Internet
4 9 (3.23%) VPN
5 8 (2.87%) WAN
6 7 (2.51%) LAN
7 6 (2.15%) DNS
8 4 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.43%) MPLS
8 4 (1.43%) Skype
8 4 (1.43%) SSH
8 4 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.08%) BGP
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (1.08%) DHCP
9 3 (1.08%) SNMP
9 3 (1.08%) Wireless
10 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.38%) MySQL
3 12 (4.30%) Big Data
4 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.87%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.51%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.96%) JIRA
3 12 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.51%) Android Studio
5 7 (2.51%) Subversion
5 7 (2.51%) Xcode
6 6 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.43%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.72%) Protractor
10 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.36%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.36%) GDB
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
10 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.36%) Selenium
10 1 (0.36%) sqlmap
10 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (22.22%) Finance
2 26 (9.32%) Retail
3 24 (8.60%) Marketing
4 11 (3.94%) Banking
5 6 (2.15%) Local Government
6 4 (1.43%) Games
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (27.96%) Developer
2 40 (14.34%) Analyst
3 30 (10.75%) Architect
4 29 (10.39%) Project Manager
5 23 (8.24%) .NET Developer
5 23 (8.24%) C# Developer
6 22 (7.89%) Product Manager
7 21 (7.53%) Senior Manager
8 20 (7.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (6.81%) Senior Project Manager
9 19 (6.81%) Software Developer
10 17 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.73%) Consultant
12 15 (5.38%) Applications Developer
12 15 (5.38%) Senior Developer
13 14 (5.02%) Business Analyst
13 14 (5.02%) Software Manager
13 14 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.30%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.43%) .NET
2 42 (15.05%) AngularJS
3 38 (13.62%) CSS
3 38 (13.62%) HTML
4 33 (11.83%) ASP.NET
5 22 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (7.53%) JSON
6 21 (7.53%) Web Services
7 20 (7.17%) Angular 2
7 20 (7.17%) XML
8 19 (6.81%) REST
9 17 (6.09%) jQuery
9 17 (6.09%) Node.js
10 14 (5.02%) ASP.NET Core
10 14 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (4.66%) Entity Framework
12 12 (4.30%) .NET Framework
13 10 (3.58%) HTML5
13 10 (3.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (7.17%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.45%) User Experience
6 16 (5.73%) Social Media
7 12 (4.30%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.15%) W3C
9 4 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) Clustering
10 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.72%) iPad
11 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.72%) Replication
12 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.60%) Windows
2 23 (8.24%) Android
3 22 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.02%) Linux
4 14 (5.02%) Unix
4 14 (5.02%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.15%) Solaris
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.64%) MVC
3 38 (13.62%) ITIL
4 33 (11.83%) SDLC
5 31 (11.11%) Line Management
6 29 (10.39%) Project Management
7 26 (9.32%) Business Analysis
7 26 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (9.32%) Scrum
8 24 (8.60%) Mentoring
9 23 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (7.89%) Product Management
10 22 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.81%) Presales
12 18 (6.45%) OO
12 18 (6.45%) Web Development
13 17 (6.09%) DevOps
13 17 (6.09%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.07%) C#
2 55 (19.71%) SQL
3 49 (17.56%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.62%) Java
5 19 (6.81%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.73%) PHP
7 14 (5.02%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.02%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.58%) Python
9 8 (2.87%) Perl
9 8 (2.87%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.51%) Apple Swift
10 7 (2.51%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.51%) Ruby
11 6 (2.15%) C
12 4 (1.43%) C++
13 3 (1.08%) R
14 2 (0.72%) XAML
15 1 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 32 (11.47%) Degree
2 10 (3.58%) CISSP
3 7 (2.51%) CISM
4 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.08%) CCIE
5 3 (1.08%) CCNP
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.08%) JNCIE
5 3 (1.08%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.08%) JNCIS
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.17%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.43%) COBIT
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 22301
4 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) GCP
5 1 (0.36%) GPG13
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.36%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.15%) Docker
5 2 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.23%) Puppet
3 8 (2.87%) Ansible
4 3 (1.08%) SmoothWall
4 3 (1.08%) Terraform
5 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) Nmap
6 1 (0.36%) Salt
6 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.36%) systemd
Vendors
1 49 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.73%) Oracle
3 13 (4.66%) VMware
4 8 (2.87%) Cisco
5 7 (2.51%) Citrix
6 6 (2.15%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.43%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.43%) SAP
8 3 (1.08%) Juniper
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.08%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.08%) Workday
9 2 (0.72%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.72%) HP
9 2 (0.72%) Sencha
9 2 (0.72%) Tableau
9 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.36%) Google