The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / North West
Rank 135 163 210
Rank change year-on-year +28 +47  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 119 72 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.96% 1.27% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.08% 13.07% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 113 63 41
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 789 551 414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 13.02% 9.69% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 669 447 345
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the North West

SaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SaaS in the North West

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the North West

SaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 67 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Cheshire +47 47 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Merseyside -9 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 90 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.36%) .NET
3 73 (30.93%) C#
4 72 (30.51%) Microsoft
5 70 (29.66%) MVC
6 67 (28.39%) SQL Server
7 66 (27.97%) ASP.NET
8 63 (26.69%) jQuery
9 62 (26.27%) TDD
10 58 (24.58%) ITIL
11 56 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
11 56 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (20.76%) JavaScript
13 48 (20.34%) SQL
14 38 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 37 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (13.14%) SOLID
16 31 (13.14%) HTML
16 31 (13.14%) CSS
17 30 (12.71%) AngularJS
17 30 (12.71%) DevOps
18 29 (12.29%) PaaS
18 29 (12.29%) Windows
18 29 (12.29%) Scrum
19 28 (11.86%) Finance
19 28 (11.86%) Java
19 28 (11.86%) IaaS
20 27 (11.44%) Oracle
21 26 (11.02%) Configuration Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (5.93%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.66%) IIS
3 10 (4.24%) Apache
3 10 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.54%) JBoss
6 4 (1.69%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.27%) CMS
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.85%) Confluence
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (12.29%) PaaS
4 28 (11.86%) IaaS
5 8 (3.39%) Office 365
6 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.42%) Boomi
8 1 (0.42%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.42%) G Suite
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) LAN
2 15 (6.36%) WAN
3 12 (5.08%) Firewall
4 7 (2.97%) DNS
4 7 (2.97%) HTTP
4 7 (2.97%) SAN
5 6 (2.54%) BGP
5 6 (2.54%) DHCP
5 6 (2.54%) VPN
6 5 (2.12%) Internet
6 5 (2.12%) MPLS
7 4 (1.69%) OSPF
7 4 (1.69%) Wireless
8 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.85%) IPsec
9 2 (0.85%) VLAN
10 1 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (28.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.93%) MySQL
4 12 (5.08%) Big Data
5 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.39%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.69%) Power BI
9 3 (1.27%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.36%) JUnit
3 13 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.39%) NUnit
4 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.97%) JIRA
6 6 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.12%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.12%) Maven
7 5 (2.12%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.69%) Grunt
8 4 (1.69%) Selenium
9 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.85%) Bower
10 2 (0.85%) gulp
10 2 (0.85%) MSTest
10 2 (0.85%) Subversion
11 1 (0.42%) Gatling
11 1 (0.42%) Phabricator
General
1 28 (11.86%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.93%) Banking
4 11 (4.66%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.66%) Retail
5 7 (2.97%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.69%) Legal
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (33.05%) Developer
2 55 (23.31%) C# Developer
3 46 (19.49%) .NET Developer
4 45 (19.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 37 (15.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 37 (15.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (11.02%) Software Developer
8 25 (10.59%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (10.59%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (9.75%) Architect
10 17 (7.20%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.78%) Java Developer
12 14 (5.93%) Environment Manager
13 12 (5.08%) Service Manager
14 11 (4.66%) Analyst
15 10 (4.24%) Software Architect
16 9 (3.81%) Consultant
16 9 (3.81%) IT Support
17 8 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (31.36%) .NET
2 66 (27.97%) ASP.NET
3 63 (26.69%) jQuery
4 56 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (13.14%) CSS
5 31 (13.14%) HTML
6 30 (12.71%) AngularJS
7 22 (9.32%) Node.js
8 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (8.90%) REST
8 21 (8.90%) WPF
9 19 (8.05%) Web Services
10 16 (6.78%) Spring
11 15 (6.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (5.51%) .NET Framework
13 12 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 11 (4.66%) Entity Framework
15 10 (4.24%) Hibernate
16 8 (3.39%) Middleware
17 7 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.02%) iPad
3 13 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.66%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (3.81%) Smart Meter
7 8 (3.39%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.97%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.54%) Clustering
9 6 (2.54%) Online Banking
9 6 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.27%) PMI
10 3 (1.27%) User Experience
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.85%) Wiki
12 1 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.29%) Windows
2 21 (8.90%) Linux
3 11 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.27%) Unix
6 2 (0.85%) CentOS
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.66%) MVC
3 62 (26.27%) TDD
4 58 (24.58%) ITIL
5 38 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (13.14%) SOLID
7 30 (12.71%) DevOps
8 29 (12.29%) Scrum
9 26 (11.02%) Configuration Management
10 23 (9.75%) Dependency Injection
11 19 (8.05%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.20%) SOA
14 16 (6.78%) ITIL V3
14 16 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (6.78%) Service Delivery
15 15 (6.36%) SDLC
16 14 (5.93%) ERP
16 14 (5.93%) Project Management
17 12 (5.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.93%) C#
2 49 (20.76%) JavaScript
3 48 (20.34%) SQL
4 28 (11.86%) Java
5 16 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.39%) PHP
6 8 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.54%) Scala
8 5 (2.12%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.12%) Haskell
8 5 (2.12%) Perl
8 5 (2.12%) VBScript
9 4 (1.69%) Python
9 4 (1.69%) Ruby
9 4 (1.69%) VBA
10 3 (1.27%) Go
11 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.42%) Erlang
12 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) Degree
2 17 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.24%) MCSE
5 7 (2.97%) CCNA
5 7 (2.97%) MCSA
5 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.54%) EMC Certification
7 5 (2.12%) CCNP
8 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.69%) ISEB
8 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.85%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.32%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.78%) SLA
3 12 (5.08%) QA
4 5 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.54%) Docker
5 5 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.85%) vCloud
7 1 (0.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (0.42%) oVirt
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.66%) Puppet
2 6 (2.54%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.12%) SCCM
3 5 (2.12%) WSUS
4 3 (1.27%) Terraform
5 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.44%) Oracle
3 20 (8.47%) VMware
4 13 (5.51%) Cisco
5 9 (3.81%) HP
5 9 (3.81%) IBM
6 8 (3.39%) Google
7 7 (2.97%) Citrix
8 6 (2.54%) Dell
8 6 (2.54%) EMC
8 6 (2.54%) Software AG
9 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.69%) Tableau
10 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.27%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.85%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.85%) PayPal
11 2 (0.85%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.85%) Twitter
11 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Pension Scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent HR
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
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