Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +55 -5 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 87 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.90% 1.71% 2.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.03% 6.44% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 18 35
North East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £37,771 £31,825 £31,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,675 £56,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 395 357 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.35% 26.52% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 285 275 260
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £24,850 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £62,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.28%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in the North East.

Salary trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the North East over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear +63 81 £47,500 -0.29% 21
Durham -2 6 £65,000 +57.58% 5
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 North East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 64 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (63.22%) JavaScript
3 39 (44.83%) QA
3 39 (44.83%) Mobile App
4 37 (42.53%) Python
5 36 (41.38%) PHP
5 36 (41.38%) MySQL
5 36 (41.38%) Marketing
6 34 (39.08%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (39.08%) Redis
6 34 (39.08%) Redux
7 30 (34.48%) Scrum
8 25 (28.74%) Lua
8 25 (28.74%) Sage
9 24 (27.59%) Symfony
9 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
10 22 (25.29%) TDD
10 22 (25.29%) jQuery
10 22 (25.29%) C#
10 22 (25.29%) .NET
10 22 (25.29%) REST
11 21 (24.14%) Backbone.js
11 21 (24.14%) Web Application Development
11 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
11 21 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (24.14%) Architectural Design
11 21 (24.14%) Java
11 21 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (24.14%) Computer Science
11 21 (24.14%) Visualforce

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) PowerExchange
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.60%) NetSuite
1 4 (4.60%) Sage 200
1 4 (4.60%) Sage 500
1 4 (4.60%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) AWS
2 13 (14.94%) Azure
3 10 (11.49%) PaaS
4 6 (6.90%) Office 365
5 5 (5.75%) Serverless
6 3 (3.45%) IaaS
7 2 (2.30%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
1 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) MySQL
2 34 (39.08%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (39.08%) Redis
3 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.45%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.30%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) PHPUnit
2 9 (10.34%) Babel
2 9 (10.34%) webpack
3 3 (3.45%) Selenium
3 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (41.38%) Marketing
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Developer
2 30 (34.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 14 (16.09%) PHP Developer
5 9 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (10.34%) JavaScript Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Lead Software Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) PHP Software Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) React Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) IT Support
6 5 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) Redux
2 24 (27.59%) Symfony
3 22 (25.29%) .NET
3 22 (25.29%) jQuery
3 22 (25.29%) REST
4 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
4 21 (24.14%) Backbone.js
4 21 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 21 (24.14%) Visualforce
5 9 (10.34%) React
6 4 (4.60%) Laravel
6 4 (4.60%) Node.js
7 3 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.15%) CSS
8 1 (1.15%) HTML
8 1 (1.15%) LDAP
8 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (44.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Unix
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Scrum
3 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 22 (25.29%) TDD
5 21 (24.14%) Architectural Design
5 21 (24.14%) Computer Science
5 21 (24.14%) Web Application Development
6 15 (17.24%) Front End Development
7 12 (13.79%) Service Management
8 11 (12.64%) Decision-Making
9 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.90%) Coaching
10 6 (6.90%) DevOps
10 6 (6.90%) ITIL
10 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.75%) Behavioural Change
11 5 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (5.75%) Open Source
11 5 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (63.22%) JavaScript
2 37 (42.53%) Python
3 36 (41.38%) PHP
4 25 (28.74%) Lua
5 22 (25.29%) C#
6 21 (24.14%) Apex Code
6 21 (24.14%) Java
7 9 (10.34%) ES6
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.45%) Korn
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.75%) MCSA
3 5 (5.75%) MCSE
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (44.83%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Sage
2 21 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.60%) Capita
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) WorldPay
4 3 (3.45%) Informatica
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Zend