The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 48 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 12 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.81% 0.46% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.53% 6.12% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 6
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £40,000 £40,750
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 51 49 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.94% 7.54% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 12
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Staffordshire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Staffordshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stafford - 7 £41,250 -
Cannock - 4 £34,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £36,250 -
SaaS
West Midlands

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 15 (60.00%) MySQL
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) PHP
4 9 (36.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) ColdFusion
5 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) OOD
7 6 (24.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) Laravel
8 5 (20.00%) IaaS
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (16.00%) Microservices
9 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) SOLID
10 3 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 9 (36.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.00%) FogBugz
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Development Team Leader
1 7 (28.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Head of Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Head of Strategy
3 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Laravel
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) WPF
5 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) OOD
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (16.00%) Microservices
5 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) SOLID
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) Business Development
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PHP
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware