Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 114 95
Rank change year-on-year +52 -19 +53
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 164 193 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.74% 2.49% 3.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.48% 9.56% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 148 185 278
Median annual salary £59,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £67,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,429 2,019 1,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.61% 26.07% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,172 1,543 1,482
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,050 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SaaS in the West Midlands

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +45 71 £51,250 -6.82% 7
Warwickshire +53 30 £65,000 +30.00%
Coventry +20 13 £59,500 -8.46%
Solihull +6 13 £82,500 - 2
Worcestershire +8 11 £55,000 +66.67% 4
Walsall 0 8 £60,000 -14.29%
West Bromwich - 7 £65,000 -
Wednesbury 0 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Staffordshire -1 3 £62,500 +64.47% 1
Herefordshire +2 2 £30,000 -40.00%
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 80 (48.78%) AWS
2 72 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (41.46%) DevOps
4 60 (36.59%) Azure
5 45 (27.44%) PaaS
6 34 (20.73%) Microservices
7 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
8 30 (18.29%) Microsoft
8 30 (18.29%) Finance
8 30 (18.29%) Fintech
9 29 (17.68%) IaaS
10 27 (16.46%) Python
11 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
11 23 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (13.41%) MongoDB
13 21 (12.80%) Serverless
13 21 (12.80%) Windows
14 20 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (12.20%) Flask
15 18 (10.98%) REST
15 18 (10.98%) ITIL
16 17 (10.37%) SQL
16 17 (10.37%) Django
17 16 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (9.76%) Office 365
17 16 (9.76%) Docker
18 15 (9.15%) Windows Server
18 15 (9.15%) GraphQL
18 15 (9.15%) Kanban

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 6 (3.66%) Anypoint
2 3 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Magento
2 2 (1.22%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.22%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.22%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Lawson
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 80 (48.78%) AWS
2 60 (36.59%) Azure
3 45 (27.44%) PaaS
4 29 (17.68%) IaaS
5 21 (12.80%) Serverless
6 16 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (9.76%) Office 365
7 11 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (5.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 9 (5.49%) Amazon S3
8 9 (5.49%) CloudFront
9 6 (3.66%) GCP
10 5 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (3.05%) Firebase
10 5 (3.05%) GitHub
10 5 (3.05%) Power Platform
10 5 (3.05%) Route 53
11 4 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) Firewall
2 6 (3.66%) Network Security
3 4 (2.44%) LAN
3 4 (2.44%) WAN
4 3 (1.83%) HTTP
4 3 (1.83%) SAN
5 2 (1.22%) Internet
5 2 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) NaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.88%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.44%) Big Data
6 4 (2.44%) Power BI
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.22%) MySQL
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) JIRA
2 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.83%) GitLab
3 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.22%) Cypress.io
4 2 (1.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.61%) Mocha
5 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.61%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (18.29%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.66%) Billing
5 4 (2.44%) Law
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing
6 3 (1.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.22%) Automotive
7 2 (1.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.73%) Developer
2 32 (19.51%) Architect
3 17 (10.37%) Backend Developer
4 14 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (7.32%) Consultant
5 12 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 10 (6.10%) Head of IT
7 9 (5.49%) Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) IT Services Manager
8 8 (4.88%) Salesforce Consultant
8 8 (4.88%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Development Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.20%) Flask
2 18 (10.98%) REST
3 17 (10.37%) Django
4 15 (9.15%) GraphQL
5 11 (6.71%) Node.js
5 11 (6.71%) Web Services
6 8 (4.88%) .NET
6 8 (4.88%) Kafka
6 8 (4.88%) React
7 6 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.05%) CSS
8 5 (3.05%) HTML
8 5 (3.05%) Spring
9 4 (2.44%) .NET Core
9 4 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.83%) CSS3
10 3 (1.83%) JavaFX
10 3 (1.83%) Play Framework
10 3 (1.83%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Public Cloud
2 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.05%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.44%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.83%) Life Science
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Windows
2 15 (9.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.88%) Linux
4 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.46%) DevOps
3 34 (20.73%) Microservices
4 30 (18.29%) Fintech
5 23 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (14.02%) Software Engineering
5 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (10.98%) ITIL
8 15 (9.15%) Kanban
9 14 (8.54%) Presales
10 13 (7.93%) Project Delivery
11 12 (7.32%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (6.10%) B2B
12 10 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.10%) Project Management
12 10 (6.10%) Wealth Management
13 9 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (5.49%) ITSM
13 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.90%) JavaScript
2 27 (16.46%) Python
3 17 (10.37%) SQL
4 12 (7.32%) Java
5 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.66%) C#
7 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.83%) Rust
9 2 (1.22%) ABAP
9 2 (1.22%) C++
9 2 (1.22%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) R
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) AWS Certification
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.66%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.66%) PMP
3 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.83%) MCSE
4 2 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CISA
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) MCSA
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.49%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.83%) GDPR
3 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) NIST
5 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (9.76%) Docker
2 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.49%) Ansible
3 5 (3.05%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (3.05%) Terraform
4 3 (1.83%) Puppet
5 2 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.22%) WSUS
6 1 (0.61%) Mesos
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) rkt
6 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.93%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle
4 6 (3.66%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.66%) SAP
5 5 (3.05%) Dynatrace
6 4 (2.44%) VMware
7 3 (1.83%) Apple
7 3 (1.83%) Sage
7 3 (1.83%) Splunk
8 2 (1.22%) Adobe
8 2 (1.22%) Citrix
8 2 (1.22%) Google
8 2 (1.22%) hybris
8 2 (1.22%) IBM
8 2 (1.22%) McAfee
8 2 (1.22%) PagerDuty
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Concur
9 1 (0.61%) IFS