Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > North East
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 77 83
Rank change year-on-year +40 +6 +25
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 68 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.04% 2.70% 1.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.89% 10.38% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 22
North East median annual salary £51,870 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.27% +28.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £36,816 £34,750 £24,775
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,700
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.37% -4.18%

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 380 366 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.78% 26.01% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 244 312 183
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,725 £23,188 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +2.97%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +49 63 £45,000 - 14
Durham +3 5 £65,000 - 5
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.65%) QA
4 24 (35.29%) Marketing
4 24 (35.29%) C#
4 24 (35.29%) .NET
5 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
6 21 (30.88%) Web Application Development
6 21 (30.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
6 21 (30.88%) Backbone.js
6 21 (30.88%) Architectural Design
6 21 (30.88%) Java
6 21 (30.88%) Sage
6 21 (30.88%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (30.88%) Degree
6 21 (30.88%) jQuery
6 21 (30.88%) Visualforce
6 21 (30.88%) Apex Code
6 21 (30.88%) Scrum
7 18 (26.47%) Mobile App
8 15 (22.06%) Python
9 14 (20.59%) Azure
9 14 (20.59%) REST
10 13 (19.12%) Redis
10 13 (19.12%) Redux
10 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
10 13 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (19.12%) PHP
10 13 (19.12%) MySQL

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 3 (4.41%) IIS
1 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) PowerExchange
2 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) WordPress
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Azure
2 11 (16.18%) AWS
2 11 (16.18%) PaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Serverless
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.94%) GCP
6 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) BGP
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
2 1 (1.47%) OSPF
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) MySQL
1 13 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (19.12%) Redis
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) DB2
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.94%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (35.29%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (22.06%) Senior Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 13 (19.12%) PHP Developer
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
5 8 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.88%) DBA
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.88%) Senior DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Business Development Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
3 21 (30.88%) Backbone.js
3 21 (30.88%) jQuery
3 21 (30.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 21 (30.88%) Visualforce
4 14 (20.59%) REST
5 13 (19.12%) Redux
6 5 (7.35%) Node.js
7 4 (5.88%) Laravel
7 4 (5.88%) LDAP
8 3 (4.41%) Web Services
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.47%) OAuth
10 1 (1.47%) OAuth2
10 1 (1.47%) React
10 1 (1.47%) Symfony
10 1 (1.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Unix
2 5 (7.35%) Android
2 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Architectural Design
2 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
2 21 (30.88%) Scrum
2 21 (30.88%) Web Application Development
3 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
4 11 (16.18%) DevOps
5 10 (14.71%) Open Source
6 9 (13.24%) Coaching
6 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
6 9 (13.24%) Service Management
7 8 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) ITIL
9 6 (8.82%) Analytics
9 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
10 5 (7.35%) Change Management
10 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.29%) C#
3 21 (30.88%) Apex Code
3 21 (30.88%) Java
4 15 (22.06%) Python
5 13 (19.12%) PHP
6 8 (11.76%) Ruby
7 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 5 (7.35%) Lua
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.94%) Korn
10 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCDP
4 1 (1.47%) CCIE
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (42.65%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Sage
1 21 (30.88%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) VMware