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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 176 206
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 132 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.92% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.89% 10.75% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 113 41 40
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 1024 558 468
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.88% 10.07% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 858 464 386
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 June 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 June 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 +6 84 £42,500 -8.10% 10
Cheshire -4 27 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Lancashire +20 19 £32,000 +16.36% 4
Merseyside -12 2 £33,750 - 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 97 (38.65%) .NET
2 96 (38.25%) C#
3 92 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (34.26%) MVC
5 83 (33.07%) ASP.NET
5 83 (33.07%) Microsoft
5 83 (33.07%) jQuery
6 79 (31.47%) TDD
7 70 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (26.29%) JavaScript
9 57 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
9 57 (22.71%) SOLID
10 51 (20.32%) SQL Server
11 49 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (18.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 44 (17.53%) AngularJS
14 37 (14.74%) ITIL
15 36 (14.34%) WPF
15 36 (14.34%) Dependency Injection
16 34 (13.55%) CSS
17 32 (12.75%) HTML
18 31 (12.35%) Web Services
19 30 (11.95%) Windows
19 30 (11.95%) SQL
19 30 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web API
20 29 (11.55%) iPad
21 28 (11.16%) SOA
21 28 (11.16%) Node.js
22 27 (10.76%) REST
23 24 (9.56%) Office 365

SaaS
Co-occurring 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 (5.58%) IIS
2 5 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (18.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.56%) Office 365
4 22 (8.76%) IaaS
5 20 (7.97%) PaaS
6 7 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.40%) Boomi
10 1 (0.40%) G Suite
10 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.40%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.56%) LAN
2 22 (8.76%) WAN
3 18 (7.17%) Firewall
4 9 (3.59%) HTTP
5 5 (1.99%) MPLS
5 5 (1.99%) Network Security
5 5 (1.99%) VLAN
5 5 (1.99%) Wireless
6 4 (1.59%) BGP
6 4 (1.59%) Internet
7 3 (1.20%) DNS
7 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.20%) FTP
7 3 (1.20%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.20%) IPsec
7 3 (1.20%) Skype
7 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.20%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.38%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.98%) MySQL
4 6 (2.39%) Big Data
4 6 (2.39%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.80%) Power BI
7 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.39%) Subversion
3 5 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.59%) JUnit
4 4 (1.59%) Selenium
5 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.20%) JIRA
6 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.40%) GoCD
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (9.56%) Finance
2 11 (4.38%) Marketing
3 10 (3.98%) Retail
4 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Advertising
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Automotive
7 2 (0.80%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (40.64%) Developer
2 65 (25.90%) C# Developer
3 61 (24.30%) .NET Developer
4 51 (20.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (18.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 47 (18.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 45 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 40 (15.94%) Software Developer
8 37 (14.74%) .NET Software Developer
8 37 (14.74%) C# Software Developer
9 29 (11.55%) Senior Developer
10 19 (7.57%) Analyst
11 18 (7.17%) Architect
12 15 (5.98%) IT Support
13 14 (5.58%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (4.38%) AWS Developer
15 11 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 10 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
16 10 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (38.65%) .NET
2 83 (33.07%) ASP.NET
2 83 (33.07%) jQuery
3 70 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (17.53%) AngularJS
5 36 (14.34%) WPF
6 34 (13.55%) CSS
7 32 (12.75%) HTML
8 31 (12.35%) Web Services
9 30 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (11.16%) Node.js
11 27 (10.76%) REST
12 20 (7.97%) Sass
13 11 (4.38%) HTML5
13 11 (4.38%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (3.98%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (2.79%) ASP.NET Core
15 7 (2.79%) LAMP
15 7 (2.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.55%) iPad
2 19 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.98%) N-Tier
4 13 (5.18%) User Experience
5 12 (4.78%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.98%) Clustering
6 10 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.79%) PMI
8 5 (1.99%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.59%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.20%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.80%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.95%) Windows
2 12 (4.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.19%) Android
4 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.99%) Linux
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.80%) Unix
7 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.26%) MVC
3 79 (31.47%) TDD
4 57 (22.71%) SOLID
5 49 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (14.74%) ITIL
7 36 (14.34%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (11.16%) SOA
9 21 (8.37%) Scrum
10 19 (7.57%) Service Delivery
11 17 (6.77%) Analytics
12 16 (6.37%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.98%) DevOps
14 14 (5.58%) Configuration Management
14 14 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (5.18%) Test Automation
16 12 (4.78%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.78%) OOP
17 11 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (4.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.25%) C#
2 66 (26.29%) JavaScript
3 30 (11.95%) SQL
4 19 (7.57%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.38%) Java
6 10 (3.98%) VBScript
7 8 (3.19%) PHP
8 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.59%) Perl
8 4 (1.59%) PHP 5
8 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.20%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (1.20%) Python
9 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) Erlang
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.59%) Degree
2 7 (2.79%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.99%) MCSE
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.20%) CISA
4 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) CCNP
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (0.80%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) CIPD
6 1 (0.40%) CISM
6 1 (0.40%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.98%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.98%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Docker
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (3.98%) SCCM
1 10 (3.98%) WSUS
2 2 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.97%) Oracle
3 15 (5.98%) HP
4 13 (5.18%) VMware
5 11 (4.38%) Dell
6 8 (3.19%) Google
7 5 (1.99%) Cisco
7 5 (1.99%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.99%) Zend
8 4 (1.59%) IBM
9 3 (1.20%) Juniper
9 3 (1.20%) PayPal
9 3 (1.20%) Telerik
9 3 (1.20%) Twitter
10 2 (0.80%) Brocade
10 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.40%) Apple
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) NetApp
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum up to £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ronald James Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
ERSG
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago