Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 153 197
Rank change year-on-year +59 +44 -22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 275 185 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.91% 1.92% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.36% 15.30% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 240 237 143
West Midlands median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 1,790 1,209 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.91% 12.56% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,387 995 755
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,450 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +18 98 £47,500 -13.64% 22
Solihull +38 49 £42,000 +86.67% 2
Coventry +5 32 £50,000 +66.67% 9
Warwickshire +41 31 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Staffordshire +3 15 £36,500 -14.12% 6
Wolverhampton - 9 £44,500 - 3
Dudley - 4 £37,500 -
Worcestershire -21 3 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £35,000 -
Herefordshire -4 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Walsall -7 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 107 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 65 (23.64%) C#
4 59 (21.45%) Degree
5 58 (21.09%) AngularJS
5 58 (21.09%) Finance
6 54 (19.64%) SQL
7 53 (19.27%) .NET
8 50 (18.18%) PaaS
9 47 (17.09%) CRM
10 44 (16.00%) HTML
10 44 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (14.91%) Microsoft
12 39 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (13.45%) Java
14 36 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (12.73%) Line Management
15 35 (12.73%) ERP
16 34 (12.36%) Marketing
17 33 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (12.00%) SDLC
18 32 (11.64%) Product Management
18 32 (11.64%) CSS
19 30 (10.91%) Computer Science
20 28 (10.18%) Cloud Computing
20 28 (10.18%) MVC
20 28 (10.18%) Software Engineering
21 27 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
21 27 (9.82%) Mentoring
21 27 (9.82%) IaaS

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 11 (4.00%) Apache
2 6 (2.18%) Confluence
3 5 (1.82%) CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.73%) WordPress
6 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.45%) InVision
2 4 (1.45%) UXPin
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (9.45%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (9.09%) NetSuite
4 11 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (1.82%) Magento
6 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.18%) PaaS
2 39 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (10.18%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (9.82%) IaaS
6 9 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.91%) Office 365
8 5 (1.82%) Heroku
9 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) SoftLayer
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.09%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.09%) GitHub
10 3 (1.09%) Serverless
11 2 (0.73%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.45%) Firewall
2 8 (2.91%) ATM
3 6 (2.18%) HTTP
3 6 (2.18%) Internet
3 6 (2.18%) SMS
4 4 (1.45%) VPN
5 3 (1.09%) DNS
5 3 (1.09%) Network Security
5 3 (1.09%) SSH
6 2 (0.73%) DHCP
6 2 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.36%) FTP
7 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.36%) SMTP
7 1 (0.36%) SNMP
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) VoIP
7 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.64%) Big Data
4 9 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (2.18%) MySQL
7 5 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.45%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.45%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.45%) Power BI
8 4 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.45%) QlikView
9 3 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.45%) JIRA
2 13 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.82%) Selenium
5 5 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.73%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.73%) Mocha
8 2 (0.73%) Protractor
8 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.36%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.36%) Codeship
9 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (21.09%) Finance
2 34 (12.36%) Marketing
3 14 (5.09%) Retail
4 13 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.27%) Banking
7 7 (2.55%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.82%) Advertising
9 4 (1.45%) Law
10 3 (1.09%) French Language
11 2 (0.73%) Automotive
11 2 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (31.27%) Developer
2 43 (15.64%) Software Developer
3 34 (12.36%) Analyst
4 26 (9.45%) Angular Developer
5 24 (8.73%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.00%) Architect
6 22 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 20 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 20 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 20 (7.27%) Senior Manager
8 19 (6.91%) Senior Project Manager
9 17 (6.18%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (6.18%) Graduate
9 17 (6.18%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (5.82%) Administrator
10 16 (5.82%) Graduate Software Developer
11 15 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.09%) Product Manager
13 13 (4.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.09%) AngularJS
2 53 (19.27%) .NET
3 44 (16.00%) HTML
4 32 (11.64%) CSS
5 24 (8.73%) Node.js
6 22 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (7.64%) .NET Framework
7 21 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (6.55%) React
10 16 (5.82%) Entity Framework
10 16 (5.82%) HTML5
11 15 (5.45%) Angular 2
12 14 (5.09%) ASP.NET Core
12 14 (5.09%) REST
12 14 (5.09%) Web Services
13 12 (4.36%) CSS3
14 11 (4.00%) jQuery
14 11 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.91%) Social Media
4 16 (5.82%) User Experience
5 13 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) Clustering
11 2 (0.73%) Blog
11 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.73%) EPoS
12 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.36%) NHS
12 1 (0.36%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.00%) Windows
2 19 (6.91%) Linux
3 15 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.73%) Android
5 11 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.00%) Unix
5 11 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.09%) CRM
3 44 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (12.73%) ERP
4 35 (12.73%) Line Management
5 33 (12.00%) SDLC
6 32 (11.64%) Product Management
7 28 (10.18%) MVC
7 28 (10.18%) Software Engineering
8 27 (9.82%) Mentoring
9 26 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (8.36%) Microservices
11 22 (8.00%) Scrum
12 21 (7.64%) Analytics
12 21 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.27%) Project Management
14 19 (6.91%) Web Development
15 17 (6.18%) DevOps
15 17 (6.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 80 (29.09%) JavaScript
2 65 (23.64%) C#
3 54 (19.64%) SQL
4 37 (13.45%) Java
5 18 (6.55%) PHP
6 16 (5.82%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.36%) Python
8 11 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.55%) C
9 7 (2.55%) Perl
10 5 (1.82%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.09%) VB
13 2 (0.73%) C++
13 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.36%) Ruby
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (21.45%) Degree
2 21 (7.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.09%) CISSP
3 3 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.73%) MCSA
4 2 (0.73%) MCSE
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.73%) SANS
5 1 (0.36%) CEH
5 1 (0.36%) CISA
5 1 (0.36%) CISM
5 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.36%) OSCP
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.36%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) GCP
4 1 (0.36%) GPG13
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.09%) Docker
2 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.73%) Ansible
2 2 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.73%) SCOM
2 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.73%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) CASB
3 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.36%) Nmap
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.73%) Oracle
3 23 (8.36%) JD Edwards
4 16 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (5.09%) SAP
5 14 (5.09%) VMware
6 12 (4.36%) Xamarin
7 10 (3.64%) Epicor
7 10 (3.64%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.27%) Google
9 7 (2.55%) Infor
10 6 (2.18%) Cisco
11 5 (1.82%) IBM
11 5 (1.82%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.45%) Informatica
12 4 (1.45%) Tableau
13 3 (1.09%) Citrix
13 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.73%) Dell
15 1 (0.36%) NetApp