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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 145 155
Rank change year-on-year +31 +10  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 103 103 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 1.67% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.04% 19.62% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 97 90 54
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £61,750
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 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 541 525 313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.46% 8.53% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 447 405 258
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 27 March 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 27 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
Birmingham +22 39 £57,500 +27.77% 8
Worcestershire +15 26 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Solihull -11 12 £22,500 -60.86% 1
Staffordshire +19 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Herefordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Coventry +4 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Walsall - 4 £34,500 -
Warwickshire +8 2 £45,000 +9.75% 2
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 102 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.68%) .NET
3 59 (30.57%) Microsoft
4 57 (29.53%) C#
4 57 (29.53%) HTML
5 54 (27.98%) CSS
6 50 (25.91%) SQL
6 50 (25.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 44 (22.80%) JavaScript
8 43 (22.28%) HTML5
9 37 (19.17%) TOGAF
10 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET
11 33 (17.10%) PHP
12 32 (16.58%) MVC
13 30 (15.54%) MS Excel
14 28 (14.51%) CSS3
14 28 (14.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (14.51%) AngularJS
15 27 (13.99%) PRINCE2
15 27 (13.99%) Logistics
16 26 (13.47%) TDD
16 26 (13.47%) MS Office
17 25 (12.95%) ERP
18 23 (11.92%) MySQL
18 23 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web API
19 22 (11.40%) PaaS
19 22 (11.40%) Enterprise Architecture
20 21 (10.88%) Degree
20 21 (10.88%) Finance

SaaS
Top Related 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 9 (4.66%) ColdFusion
2 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (15.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.47%) MS Office
3 18 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.40%) PaaS
3 13 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.70%) IaaS
5 10 (5.18%) Office 365
6 6 (3.11%) Trello
7 3 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.59%) LAN
1 5 (2.59%) WAN
1 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.07%) VPN
3 3 (1.55%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) SAN
3 3 (1.55%) VoIP
4 2 (1.04%) Internet
4 2 (1.04%) IPsec
4 2 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.04%) SSL
4 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.04%) Wireless
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.92%) MySQL
2 20 (10.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.63%) Big Data
7 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.07%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.07%) DocumentDB
8 4 (2.07%) Redis
9 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (4.66%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.15%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.15%) Selenium
4 8 (4.15%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.11%) Axure RP
5 6 (3.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (2.07%) JUnit
7 3 (1.55%) Concordion
7 3 (1.55%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.55%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.04%) Ant
8 2 (1.04%) Gradle
8 2 (1.04%) Maven
8 2 (1.04%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.04%) Subversion
8 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Marketing
3 13 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.70%) Banking
5 11 (5.70%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (32.12%) Developer
2 52 (26.94%) Architect
3 39 (20.21%) .NET Developer
4 37 (19.17%) C# Developer
4 37 (19.17%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (16.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (10.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (8.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.77%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (6.22%) PHP Developer
9 12 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (6.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Angular Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Azure Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (5.18%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (4.66%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.68%) .NET
2 57 (29.53%) HTML
3 54 (27.98%) CSS
4 43 (22.28%) HTML5
5 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET
6 28 (14.51%) AngularJS
6 28 (14.51%) CSS3
7 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (6.74%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (6.74%) Web Services
11 9 (4.66%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.15%) .NET Core
12 8 (4.15%) Apache Cordova
12 8 (4.15%) JSON
12 8 (4.15%) LINQ
12 8 (4.15%) React
12 8 (4.15%) REST
12 8 (4.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) NHS
2 19 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.15%) iPad
5 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.11%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.07%) Fintech
7 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.77%) Linux
2 13 (6.74%) Windows
3 9 (4.66%) Unix
4 8 (4.15%) CentOS
5 5 (2.59%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.17%) TOGAF
3 32 (16.58%) MVC
4 28 (14.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (13.99%) Logistics
5 27 (13.99%) PRINCE2
6 26 (13.47%) TDD
7 25 (12.95%) ERP
8 23 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.40%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (10.88%) SOLID
11 18 (9.33%) Microservices
11 18 (9.33%) SDLC
11 18 (9.33%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.77%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.25%) ITIL
13 14 (7.25%) Web Development
14 13 (6.74%) Conceptual Models
14 13 (6.74%) Scrum
15 12 (6.22%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.53%) C#
2 50 (25.91%) SQL
3 44 (22.80%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.10%) PHP
5 18 (9.33%) Java
6 16 (8.29%) Python
7 7 (3.63%) C
8 5 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.07%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.55%) Perl
10 3 (1.55%) VB
10 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.04%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Degree
2 20 (10.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.55%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.55%) CSQA
5 2 (1.04%) MCSD
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CCDP
6 1 (0.52%) CCIE
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.81%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) GPG13
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.59%) Docker
2 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Nagios
1 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.07%) Puppet
2 3 (1.55%) SCCM
2 3 (1.55%) Terraform
3 2 (1.04%) WSUS
4 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.25%) Xamarin
3 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.07%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.07%) VMware
5 3 (1.55%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.04%) Adobe
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle
6 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Zend
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.52%) EMC
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.52%) Juniper
7 1 (0.52%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.52%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £67200 - £81600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidderminster
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Redditch
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: 26 days ago