Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 147 151
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +82
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 226 221 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.22% 1.92% 1.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.96% 17.53% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 231 202 191
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £54,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.93% +50.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 1619 1261 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.92% 10.98% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 921 690
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,075 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -27 89 £50,000 -13.42% 7
Coventry +4 29 £38,750 -1.27% 3
Staffordshire +10 24 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Worcestershire +6 22 £37,500 +27.12%
Herefordshire - 15 £47,500 -
Wolverhampton +15 14 £39,500 +58.00%
Shropshire 0 12 £62,500 +150.00% 1
Warwickshire -10 11 £38,500 -4.94%
Solihull +3 10 £36,250 -27.50%
Walsall +4 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,000 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £37,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.09%) C#
3 67 (29.65%) .NET
4 63 (27.88%) JavaScript
5 58 (25.66%) HTML
6 54 (23.89%) Microsoft
7 53 (23.45%) MVC
8 51 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (22.12%) CSS
10 49 (21.68%) AngularJS
11 48 (21.24%) SQL
12 47 (20.80%) PaaS
13 46 (20.35%) ASP.NET
14 42 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (15.93%) SQL Server
16 34 (15.04%) Scrum
16 34 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (14.16%) Project Management
18 31 (13.72%) Degree
18 31 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (12.39%) Mentoring
20 28 (12.39%) Finance
20 28 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
21 27 (11.95%) SDLC
21 27 (11.95%) Office 365
22 26 (11.50%) Microservices
22 26 (11.50%) Unit Testing
22 26 (11.50%) Android
22 26 (11.50%) HTML5

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 15 (6.64%) Confluence
2 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.65%) Documentum
4 5 (2.21%) CMS
5 4 (1.77%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.33%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (20.80%) PaaS
3 27 (11.95%) Office 365
4 25 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (10.18%) IaaS
6 7 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.88%) G Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Asana
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.44%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.44%) npm
8 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.64%) ATM
2 11 (4.87%) WAN
3 8 (3.54%) DNS
4 7 (3.10%) DHCP
4 7 (3.10%) Firewall
4 7 (3.10%) SSL
5 6 (2.65%) Internet
5 6 (2.65%) VPN
6 5 (2.21%) BGP
6 5 (2.21%) ICMP
6 5 (2.21%) IPv4
6 5 (2.21%) IPv6
6 5 (2.21%) LAN
6 5 (2.21%) Multicast
6 5 (2.21%) OSPF
7 4 (1.77%) MPLS
8 3 (1.33%) HTTP
8 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.88%) SMS
9 2 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.19%) MySQL
3 11 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.54%) DocumentDB
5 8 (3.54%) Power BI
6 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.33%) Big Data
7 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.88%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (10.62%) JIRA
2 21 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.08%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.31%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.54%) Selenium
6 7 (3.10%) Android Studio
6 7 (3.10%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.10%) Xcode
7 3 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.33%) Maven
8 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.44%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.44%) GDB
9 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.44%) NUnit
9 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.44%) sqlmap
9 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (12.39%) Finance
2 26 (11.50%) Marketing
3 20 (8.85%) Retail
4 4 (1.77%) Games
5 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (36.73%) Developer
2 41 (18.14%) .NET Developer
3 40 (17.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 35 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 29 (12.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (12.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (11.50%) Software Developer
7 22 (9.73%) Architect
7 22 (9.73%) Product Manager
8 21 (9.29%) Analyst
9 20 (8.85%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (8.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (8.41%) Senior Developer
11 17 (7.52%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (7.52%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (7.52%) Consultant
11 17 (7.52%) Software Manager
12 16 (7.08%) Project Manager
13 15 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 13 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.65%) .NET
2 58 (25.66%) HTML
3 50 (22.12%) CSS
4 49 (21.68%) AngularJS
5 46 (20.35%) ASP.NET
6 34 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (11.50%) HTML5
9 24 (10.62%) Angular 2
10 21 (9.29%) JSON
11 17 (7.52%) Web Services
11 17 (7.52%) XML
12 16 (7.08%) .NET Core
13 15 (6.64%) ASP.NET Core
13 15 (6.64%) REST
14 12 (5.31%) Node.js
15 11 (4.87%) CSS3
16 10 (4.42%) SOAP
17 9 (3.98%) OAuth
17 9 (3.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (10.18%) Data Centre
4 18 (7.96%) Mobile App
5 16 (7.08%) Social Media
6 14 (6.19%) User Experience
7 8 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (3.10%) iPad
8 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.21%) PKI
9 5 (2.21%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.44%) Clustering
12 1 (0.44%) Fintech
12 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Android
2 25 (11.06%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.19%) Windows
4 9 (3.98%) Linux
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.45%) MVC
3 42 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (15.04%) Scrum
5 32 (14.16%) Project Management
6 28 (12.39%) Mentoring
7 27 (11.95%) SDLC
8 26 (11.50%) Microservices
8 26 (11.50%) TDD
8 26 (11.50%) Unit Testing
9 25 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (10.62%) Business Analysis
11 23 (10.18%) Test Automation
12 22 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (9.73%) Product Management
13 21 (9.29%) ITIL
13 21 (9.29%) Logistics
13 21 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (8.41%) Line Management
15 17 (7.52%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.09%) C#
2 63 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 48 (21.24%) SQL
4 23 (10.18%) Java
5 15 (6.64%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.19%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.54%) PHP
8 7 (3.10%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.10%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.21%) C++
10 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.88%) Python
11 2 (0.88%) R
12 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (13.72%) Degree
2 5 (2.21%) CCIE
2 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.88%) MCSA
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.88%) PhD
3 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) MCITP
4 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) GCP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.21%) Docker
3 5 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.98%) Puppet
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) Terraform
5 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Nmap
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) Xamarin
3 10 (4.42%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.54%) SolarWinds
5 7 (3.10%) Oracle
5 7 (3.10%) VMware
6 6 (2.65%) Pega
6 6 (2.65%) SAP
7 5 (2.21%) Google
8 4 (1.77%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco
10 2 (0.88%) Tableau
11 1 (0.44%) Cadence
11 1 (0.44%) Citrix
11 1 (0.44%) Cognos
11 1 (0.44%) EMC
11 1 (0.44%) NetApp
11 1 (0.44%) Sage
11 1 (0.44%) Teradata