The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 165 156
Rank change year-on-year +51 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 117 76 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.28% 1.23% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.18% 14.26% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 153 59 94
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £66,250 £103,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 771 533 333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.01% 8.64% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 660 410
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the West Midlands

SaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SaaS in the West Midlands

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the West Midlands

SaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +15 41 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Worcestershire - 35 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 26 £37,500 -
Coventry +4 13 £30,000 - 2
Staffordshire +17 10 £46,250 +2.77% 3
Shropshire - 10 £62,500 - 2
Warwickshire +3 3 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Walsall +6 1 £47,500 +14.45%
Wolverhampton - 1 £39,500 - 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 114 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (44.29%) HTML
2 97 (44.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (42.92%) .NET
4 93 (42.47%) Microsoft
5 92 (42.01%) C#
6 87 (39.73%) JavaScript
7 85 (38.81%) CSS
8 73 (33.33%) SQL
9 72 (32.88%) ASP.NET
10 66 (30.14%) HTML5
11 62 (28.31%) MVC
12 56 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (25.11%) AngularJS
14 52 (23.74%) Greenfield Project
15 48 (21.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (20.09%) Continuous Delivery
18 43 (19.63%) Xamarin
19 42 (19.18%) Microservices
20 40 (18.26%) Mobile Development
21 39 (17.81%) PaaS
21 39 (17.81%) Visual Studio
22 38 (17.35%) Logistics
22 38 (17.35%) .NET Core
23 37 (16.89%) CSS3
24 34 (15.53%) Office 365
25 32 (14.61%) Unit Testing
26 31 (14.16%) Enterprise Architecture
27 30 (13.70%) Degree

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.28%) CMS
2 5 (2.28%) IIS
3 4 (1.83%) Documentum
3 4 (1.83%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.91%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.91%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 97 (44.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (17.81%) PaaS
3 34 (15.53%) Office 365
4 18 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (8.22%) IaaS
5 6 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.91%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.91%) Trello
8 1 (0.46%) Asana
8 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.94%) WAN
2 9 (4.11%) LAN
2 9 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.65%) VPN
4 7 (3.20%) SSL
5 6 (2.74%) DHCP
5 6 (2.74%) DNS
5 6 (2.74%) Firewall
6 5 (2.28%) BGP
6 5 (2.28%) ICMP
6 5 (2.28%) IPv4
6 5 (2.28%) IPv6
6 5 (2.28%) Multicast
6 5 (2.28%) OSPF
7 4 (1.83%) HTTP
8 3 (1.37%) SAN
9 2 (0.91%) IPsec
9 2 (0.91%) NaaS
9 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.91%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.42%) NoSQL
2 21 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.22%) MySQL
4 16 (7.31%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.85%) DocumentDB
6 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.65%) Power BI
7 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (17.81%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.87%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.50%) Selenium
4 20 (9.13%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (3.20%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.83%) JIRA
8 4 (1.83%) JUnit
8 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.91%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.91%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.46%) Concordion
11 1 (0.46%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.46%) Gradle
11 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (5.48%) Finance
2 6 (2.74%) Marketing
3 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.37%) Retail
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (43.84%) Developer
2 66 (30.14%) .NET Developer
3 55 (25.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 55 (25.11%) C# Developer
4 47 (21.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (19.18%) Architect
6 36 (16.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (14.16%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (13.70%) Senior Developer
9 29 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (12.79%) Senior C# Developer
11 23 (10.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 23 (10.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 21 (9.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 21 (9.59%) HTML Developer
13 20 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (9.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (9.13%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (8.22%) HTML CSS Developer
15 16 (7.31%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (44.29%) HTML
2 94 (42.92%) .NET
3 85 (38.81%) CSS
4 72 (32.88%) ASP.NET
5 66 (30.14%) HTML5
6 55 (25.11%) AngularJS
7 48 (21.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (17.35%) .NET Core
10 37 (16.89%) CSS3
11 24 (10.96%) Sass
12 22 (10.05%) LESS
13 20 (9.13%) ASP.NET Core
14 19 (8.68%) Apache Cordova
15 15 (6.85%) Angular 2
16 14 (6.39%) .NET Framework
16 14 (6.39%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (5.94%) JSON
18 10 (4.57%) React
18 10 (4.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.74%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (7.31%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.20%) iPad
7 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.74%) PKI
8 4 (1.83%) User Experience
9 3 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.46%) EPoS
11 1 (0.46%) Fintech
11 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.31%) Windows
2 13 (5.94%) Linux
3 10 (4.57%) Android
3 10 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.28%) CentOS
5 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.91%) Unix
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.31%) MVC
3 56 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (20.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 42 (19.18%) Microservices
6 40 (18.26%) Mobile Development
7 38 (17.35%) Logistics
8 32 (14.61%) Unit Testing
9 31 (14.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 28 (12.79%) SOLID
11 26 (11.87%) Software Engineering
12 24 (10.96%) TDD
13 22 (10.05%) TOGAF
13 22 (10.05%) Web Development
14 21 (9.59%) Domain-Driven Design
15 19 (8.68%) CQRS
15 19 (8.68%) SDLC
16 18 (8.22%) ITIL
17 17 (7.76%) DevOps
18 14 (6.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 92 (42.01%) C#
2 87 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 73 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (9.13%) TypeScript
5 16 (7.31%) PHP
6 15 (6.85%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.65%) Python
8 7 (3.20%) C++
9 6 (2.74%) Java
10 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.91%) VB
13 1 (0.46%) C
13 1 (0.46%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Degree
2 14 (6.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.28%) CCIE
3 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.37%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.91%) MCSA
6 2 (0.91%) MCSD
6 2 (0.91%) MCSE
6 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.46%) CSQA
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.94%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.57%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.83%) Docker
6 3 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.02%) Puppet
2 10 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.28%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.28%) Nagios
4 3 (1.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.63%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.94%) VMware
4 5 (2.28%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.28%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.83%) Google
5 4 (1.83%) Pega
6 3 (1.37%) SAP
6 3 (1.37%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.37%) Zend
7 2 (0.91%) Adobe
7 2 (0.91%) NetApp
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle
8 1 (0.46%) Casewise
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Laptop, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
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Telford
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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