The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 181 211 246
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1750 1384 1264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.39% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.31% 35.71% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1185 1098
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
SaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5417 3876 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.06% 3.88% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4350 3363 2792
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SaaS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region.

SaaS Salary Trend in England

SaaS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in England

SaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 929 £55,000 +4.76% 98
South East +4 398 £45,000 +5.42% 65
East of England -27 102 £41,500 -17.00% 10
Yorkshire -7 91 £35,000 -22.22% 16
South West -5 61 £37,000 -12.94% 5
North West +17 54 £50,000 +8.69% 19
East Midlands +33 53 £40,000 -30.43% 5
West Midlands -16 44 £37,500 -14.77% 6
North East - 9 £27,500 - 11
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 1169 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (23.92%) SQL
3 868 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 771 (21.15%) .NET
5 767 (21.04%) HTML
6 705 (19.34%) Java
7 637 (17.48%) CSS
8 631 (17.31%) Linux
9 629 (17.26%) Degree
10 615 (16.87%) SQL Server
11 569 (15.61%) Microsoft
12 563 (15.45%) C#
13 546 (14.98%) MySQL
14 537 (14.73%) Windows
15 532 (14.60%) Finance
16 476 (13.06%) Web Services
17 470 (12.89%) Project Management
18 444 (12.18%) Marketing
19 441 (12.10%) CRM
20 429 (11.77%) Scrum
21 403 (11.06%) jQuery
22 398 (10.92%) XML
23 381 (10.45%) Oracle
24 357 (9.79%) E-Commerce
25 353 (9.68%) ASP.NET
26 349 (9.57%) MS Excel
27 342 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
27 342 (9.38%) Software Engineering
28 341 (9.36%) PHP
28 341 (9.36%) MVC

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 188 (5.16%) Apache
2 152 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 148 (4.06%) IIS
4 98 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 95 (2.61%) Node.js
6 63 (1.73%) Drupal
7 48 (1.32%) CMS
8 39 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 39 (1.07%) Confluence
9 37 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 34 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 32 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 29 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 27 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 24 (0.66%) Lync
14 24 (0.66%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.55%) nginx
16 17 (0.47%) WordPress
17 15 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
18 14 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 349 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 125 (3.43%) MS Office
3 25 (0.69%) MS Project
4 24 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.027%) InDesign
9 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.027%) Revit
9 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 27 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.63%) Magento
5 15 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.36%) Workday HCM
7 12 (0.33%) Shopify
8 9 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 9 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.16%) Optimost
10 5 (0.14%) Agresso
10 5 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.11%) SalesLogix
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 293 (8.04%) PaaS
2 246 (6.75%) IaaS
3 159 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
4 142 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
5 111 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 87 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (1.56%) Google Apps
8 55 (1.51%) Force.com
9 42 (1.15%) Office 365
10 27 (0.74%) Heroku
10 27 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
11 13 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
11 13 (0.36%) Route 53
11 13 (0.36%) Taleo
12 12 (0.33%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.27%) GitHub
15 8 (0.22%) MailChimp
16 7 (0.19%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 187 (5.13%) Internet
2 172 (4.72%) Firewall
3 120 (3.29%) DNS
4 105 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 94 (2.58%) SAN
6 76 (2.09%) HTTP
7 75 (2.06%) WAN
8 69 (1.89%) LDAP
9 64 (1.76%) SMTP
10 63 (1.73%) SSL
11 62 (1.70%) LAN
12 57 (1.56%) VPN
13 31 (0.85%) Wireless
14 30 (0.82%) Network Security
15 25 (0.69%) DHCP
15 25 (0.69%) NAS
16 21 (0.58%) IPsec
16 21 (0.58%) BGP
17 19 (0.52%) FTP
18 18 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 546 (14.98%) MySQL
3 182 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 152 (4.17%) Big Data
5 114 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 104 (2.85%) NoSQL
7 78 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (1.45%) Data Mining
9 51 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 50 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 38 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 37 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 35 (0.96%) Oracle Database
15 33 (0.91%) Redis
16 22 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 191 (5.24%) Subversion
2 151 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 133 (3.65%) JIRA
4 109 (2.99%) Selenium
5 107 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 76 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 76 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 64 (1.76%) Eclipse
8 61 (1.67%) Maven
9 54 (1.48%) JUnit
10 53 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 45 (1.23%) Hudson
12 37 (1.02%) WebDriver
13 36 (0.99%) JMeter
13 36 (0.99%) NUnit
14 32 (0.88%) NetBeans
15 26 (0.71%) TeamCity
15 26 (0.71%) Mercurial
15 26 (0.71%) PHPUnit
16 21 (0.58%) RSpec
General
1 532 (14.60%) Finance
2 444 (12.18%) Marketing
3 234 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 211 (5.79%) Retail
5 150 (4.12%) Banking
6 111 (3.05%) Advertising
7 105 (2.88%) Front Office
8 72 (1.98%) Games
8 72 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 50 (1.37%) German Language
11 46 (1.26%) Billing
12 45 (1.23%) Legal
13 44 (1.21%) Publishing
14 40 (1.10%) Electronics
15 38 (1.04%) Law
16 34 (0.93%) French Language
17 20 (0.55%) Automotive
18 14 (0.38%) Back Office
19 10 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 900 (24.69%) Developer
2 387 (10.62%) Analyst
3 343 (9.41%) Consultant
4 294 (8.07%) Architect
5 219 (6.01%) Project Manager
6 194 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 171 (4.69%) .NET Developer
8 160 (4.39%) C# Developer
9 138 (3.79%) Web Developer
10 132 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 128 (3.51%) Applications Support
11 128 (3.51%) Java Developer
12 127 (3.48%) Software Developer
13 119 (3.26%) Administrator
14 111 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
15 110 (3.02%) Software Engineer
15 110 (3.02%) Product Manager
16 105 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
17 102 (2.80%) Support Analyst
18 98 (2.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 771 (21.15%) .NET
2 767 (21.04%) HTML
3 637 (17.48%) CSS
4 476 (13.06%) Web Services
5 403 (11.06%) jQuery
6 398 (10.92%) XML
7 353 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 226 (6.20%) HTML5
9 188 (5.16%) REST
10 186 (5.10%) SOAP
11 174 (4.77%) Ajax
12 155 (4.25%) LAMP
13 151 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 144 (3.95%) JSON
15 141 (3.87%) RESTful
16 133 (3.65%) Spring
17 126 (3.46%) .NET Framework
18 123 (3.37%) CSS3
19 120 (3.29%) AngularJS
20 118 (3.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 321 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 300 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
3 256 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 199 (5.46%) Open Source
5 183 (5.02%) User Experience
6 145 (3.98%) Social Media
7 120 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 63 (1.73%) Mathematics
9 55 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.18%) Replication
11 41 (1.12%) E-Learning
12 40 (1.10%) CMDB
13 35 (0.96%) Learning Management System
14 32 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.82%) DTV
16 25 (0.69%) Taxonomies
17 24 (0.66%) Life Science
17 24 (0.66%) Web 2.0
18 23 (0.63%) Data Integration
18 23 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 631 (17.31%) Linux
2 537 (14.73%) Windows
3 199 (5.46%) UNIX
4 94 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (2.19%) Android
6 79 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 74 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (1.89%) CentOS
9 67 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 58 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (1.02%) Debian
12 36 (0.99%) Windows 7
13 32 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 24 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.55%) Windows Phone
16 19 (0.52%) Fedora
17 18 (0.49%) FreeBSD
18 13 (0.36%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.36%) OpenBSD
19 12 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1169 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (12.89%) Project Management
3 441 (12.10%) CRM
4 429 (11.77%) Scrum
5 357 (9.79%) E-Commerce
6 342 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 341 (9.36%) MVC
8 326 (8.94%) ITIL
9 300 (8.23%) TDD
10 294 (8.07%) OO
11 234 (6.42%) ERP
12 231 (6.34%) Web Development
13 220 (6.04%) Analytics
14 183 (5.02%) SOA
15 179 (4.91%) BDD
16 164 (4.50%) PRINCE2
16 164 (4.50%) Service Delivery
17 155 (4.25%) Product Management
18 146 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
19 145 (3.98%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 872 (23.92%) SQL
2 868 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 705 (19.34%) Java
4 563 (15.45%) C#
5 341 (9.36%) PHP
6 204 (5.60%) Python
7 161 (4.42%) Ruby
8 153 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 121 (3.32%) C++
10 103 (2.83%) Perl
11 101 (2.77%) C
12 72 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 54 (1.48%) PHP5
14 50 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 47 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 47 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 34 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 33 (0.91%) VB
18 24 (0.66%) Groovy
19 18 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 629 (17.26%) Degree
2 69 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 47 (1.29%) ISEB
5 46 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 44 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (0.96%) MCSE
8 30 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 29 (0.80%) CCNA
10 27 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 25 (0.69%) PMP
12 24 (0.66%) MBA
12 24 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 23 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.58%) MCITP
15 19 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
17 16 (0.44%) CEH
18 15 (0.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (7.98%) QA
2 80 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 75 (2.06%) SLA
4 52 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.055%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.055%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
System Software
1 183 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 44 (1.21%) vSphere
5 21 (0.58%) Varnish
6 17 (0.47%) vCloud
7 16 (0.44%) KVM
8 14 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.25%) Postfix
9 9 (0.25%) XenServer
10 8 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 8 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.22%) XenApp
11 7 (0.19%) Docker
11 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.19%) Squid
12 6 (0.16%) NFS
12 6 (0.16%) IMail Server
13 5 (0.14%) qmail
Systems Management
1 139 (3.81%) Puppet
2 117 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (2.52%) Nagios
4 33 (0.91%) Opsview
5 28 (0.77%) Cacti
6 24 (0.66%) SCCM
6 24 (0.66%) Vagrant
7 23 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 21 (0.58%) ZABBIX
9 16 (0.44%) Zenoss
10 14 (0.38%) Ansible
11 13 (0.36%) Salt
12 12 (0.33%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.27%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.22%) logstash
15 6 (0.16%) Backup Exec
16 5 (0.14%) SCOM
16 5 (0.14%) Ganglia
16 5 (0.14%) Munin
16 5 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 569 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 381 (10.45%) Oracle
3 342 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 246 (6.75%) VMware
5 149 (4.09%) Cisco
6 137 (3.76%) SAP
7 125 (3.43%) Google
8 107 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 74 (2.03%) ServiceNow
10 62 (1.70%) Citrix
11 56 (1.54%) JBoss
12 52 (1.43%) IBM
12 52 (1.43%) Adobe
13 48 (1.32%) Zend
14 45 (1.23%) Siebel
15 42 (1.15%) HP
15 42 (1.15%) Rackspace
16 36 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
17 34 (0.93%) Atlassian
18 33 (0.91%) NetSuite
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holida
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Commission (OTE £30k+)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - bonus, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum share options
Posted: 18 hours ago