Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 144 139
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +66
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 206 194 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.90% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.72% 16.50% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 178 210 196
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.50% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £24,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +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 1,620 1,176 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.50% 11.53% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 890 734
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% +6.91% -6.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £66,025
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 -13 71 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Solihull +29 45 £35,000 +55.56% 2
Coventry +6 32 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Warwickshire +6 15 £35,000 -17.40% 3
Staffordshire -1 14 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Wolverhampton -8 9 £30,500 +22.00%
Dudley +10 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Brierley Hill - 3 £35,000 -
Walsall -7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Worcestershire -13 2 £32,500 -16.13% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,000 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 88 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.33%) C#
3 44 (21.36%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.36%) SQL
3 44 (21.36%) Degree
4 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
5 40 (19.42%) Line Management
6 39 (18.93%) AngularJS
7 38 (18.45%) .NET
8 37 (17.96%) MVC
8 37 (17.96%) PaaS
9 34 (16.50%) SDLC
10 32 (15.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (15.53%) Marketing
10 32 (15.53%) Finance
11 31 (15.05%) HTML
11 31 (15.05%) CSS
12 29 (14.08%) Mentoring
12 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET
13 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
14 25 (12.14%) Business Analysis
14 25 (12.14%) Project Management
14 25 (12.14%) Product Management
15 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (11.17%) Scrum
16 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (10.68%) Node.js
17 22 (10.68%) Social Media

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 9 (4.37%) Confluence
2 3 (1.46%) CMS
3 2 (0.97%) Apache
3 2 (0.97%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.97%) WordPress
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) Drupal
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.94%) InVision
2 4 (1.94%) UXPin
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.46%) Magento
3 3 (1.46%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.96%) PaaS
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (9.71%) IaaS
5 8 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.88%) Office 365
6 3 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.46%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.97%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.49%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) Firewall
2 9 (4.37%) ATM
3 5 (2.43%) VPN
4 4 (1.94%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) DHCP
5 3 (1.46%) SSH
6 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 2 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.97%) MPLS
6 2 (0.97%) SMS
6 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.97%) WAN
7 1 (0.49%) ICMP
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.49%) LAN
7 1 (0.49%) SNMP
7 1 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.49%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.88%) MySQL
4 7 (3.40%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.97%) Big Data
7 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) JIRA
2 10 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.46%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.46%) Xcode
7 2 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.97%) Protractor
7 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.49%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.49%) GDB
8 1 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (15.53%) Finance
1 32 (15.53%) Marketing
2 9 (4.37%) Retail
3 4 (1.94%) Advertising
3 4 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (28.64%) Developer
2 25 (12.14%) Project Manager
2 25 (12.14%) Software Developer
3 24 (11.65%) Analyst
4 23 (11.17%) Senior Manager
5 21 (10.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 19 (9.22%) Product Manager
7 16 (7.77%) Angular Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 12 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Architect
9 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Applications Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Consultant
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Software Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.93%) AngularJS
2 38 (18.45%) .NET
3 31 (15.05%) CSS
3 31 (15.05%) HTML
4 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET
5 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (10.68%) Angular 2
6 22 (10.68%) Node.js
7 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET Core
7 20 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (8.25%) .NET Framework
9 16 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (7.28%) Entity Framework
11 14 (6.80%) REST
12 12 (5.83%) Web Services
13 10 (4.85%) XML
14 8 (3.88%) HTML5
14 8 (3.88%) JSON
15 7 (3.40%) jQuery
16 6 (2.91%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.68%) Social Media
3 12 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.83%) User Experience
4 6 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.94%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Clustering
7 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.77%) Android
2 15 (7.28%) Windows
3 14 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.88%) Linux
6 3 (1.46%) Unix
6 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.97%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.42%) Line Management
3 37 (17.96%) MVC
4 34 (16.50%) SDLC
5 32 (15.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (14.08%) Mentoring
7 26 (12.62%) Software Engineering
8 25 (12.14%) Business Analysis
8 25 (12.14%) Product Management
8 25 (12.14%) Project Management
9 23 (11.17%) Scrum
10 19 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.74%) OOP
12 17 (8.25%) Web Development
13 16 (7.77%) Analytics
14 13 (6.31%) Kanban
14 13 (6.31%) Presales
15 12 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (5.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.33%) C#
2 44 (21.36%) JavaScript
2 44 (21.36%) SQL
3 20 (9.71%) TypeScript
4 17 (8.25%) Java
5 11 (5.34%) PHP
6 8 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.46%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.46%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.46%) R
8 2 (0.97%) C
8 2 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) Go
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (21.36%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.49%) CISM
3 1 (0.49%) CISSP
3 1 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) MCSA
3 1 (0.49%) MCSE
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) GPG13
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.37%) Docker
2 7 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (1.46%) Terraform
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Nmap
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.88%) VMware
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle
4 6 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.43%) Google
5 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.94%) Cisco
7 3 (1.46%) IBM
7 3 (1.46%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.97%) HP
8 2 (0.97%) SAP
8 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.97%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix
9 1 (0.49%) Cognos
9 1 (0.49%) EMC
9 1 (0.49%) Sage
9 1 (0.49%) Siebel
9 1 (0.49%) Zend