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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 165 202 237
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1798 1458 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.67% 1.43% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.77% 36.65% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1236 1110
Average salary £49,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
5486 3978 3156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.09% 3.90% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 3445 2754
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 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +36 972 £52,500 +5.00% 105
South East -2 380 £45,000 +5.88% 47
East of England -6 103 £42,000 -16.00% 4
Yorkshire -17 90 £35,000 -22.22% 11
East Midlands +19 59 £40,000 -30.43% 3
South West +8 57 £37,000 -4.51% 3
North West +15 55 £47,500 - 6
West Midlands -2 50 £37,500 -14.77% 4
North East - 14 £27,500 - 7
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 893 (24.47%) JavaScript
2 867 (23.76%) SQL
3 816 (22.36%) HTML
4 781 (21.40%) .NET
5 704 (19.29%) Java
6 674 (18.47%) CSS
7 634 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
8 632 (17.32%) SQL Server
9 627 (17.18%) Linux
10 625 (17.13%) Degree
11 594 (16.28%) C#
12 581 (15.92%) Microsoft
13 550 (15.07%) MySQL
13 550 (15.07%) Windows
14 526 (14.41%) Finance
15 500 (13.70%) Web Services
16 458 (12.55%) Project Management
17 446 (12.22%) Scrum
18 443 (12.14%) jQuery
19 436 (11.95%) Marketing
20 434 (11.89%) CRM
21 428 (11.73%) XML
22 389 (10.66%) Oracle
23 373 (10.22%) ASP.NET
24 371 (10.17%) E-Commerce
25 363 (9.95%) MVC
26 353 (9.67%) Software Engineering
27 338 (9.26%) PHP
28 337 (9.24%) MS Excel
29 335 (9.18%) TDD

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 194 (5.32%) Apache
2 159 (4.36%) IIS
3 157 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 104 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 81 (2.22%) Node.js
6 80 (2.19%) Drupal
7 60 (1.64%) CMS
8 52 (1.43%) MS Exchange
9 40 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 38 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.04%) Confluence
11 30 (0.82%) Lync
11 30 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 30 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 27 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.69%) WordPress
14 24 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.63%) nginx
16 17 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 337 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 116 (3.18%) MS Office
3 24 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (0.60%) MS Project
5 20 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.16%) Mingle
9 3 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.027%) Revit
10 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.027%) InDesign
10 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 65 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 24 (0.66%) Magento
5 19 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.33%) Shopify
7 11 (0.30%) Workday HCM
8 6 (0.16%) Optimost
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.14%) Agresso
9 5 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.14%) SalesLogix
9 5 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 273 (7.48%) PaaS
2 225 (6.17%) IaaS
3 160 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 137 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 115 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 97 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
7 51 (1.40%) Google Apps
8 50 (1.37%) Force.com
9 41 (1.12%) Office 365
10 27 (0.74%) Heroku
11 21 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
12 13 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
12 13 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.36%) Taleo
13 11 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.30%) Route 53
14 8 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.22%) Joyent
15 7 (0.19%) GitHub
15 7 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 193 (5.29%) Internet
2 163 (4.47%) Firewall
3 120 (3.29%) DNS
4 101 (2.77%) SAN
5 94 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 81 (2.22%) HTTP
7 67 (1.84%) SMTP
8 63 (1.73%) WAN
9 62 (1.70%) VPN
9 62 (1.70%) SSL
10 60 (1.64%) LAN
11 59 (1.62%) LDAP
12 33 (0.90%) Network Security
13 27 (0.74%) Wireless
14 26 (0.71%) VoIP
14 26 (0.71%) DHCP
15 25 (0.69%) NAS
16 22 (0.60%) IPsec
17 21 (0.58%) BGP
18 20 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 550 (15.07%) MySQL
3 170 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 146 (4.00%) Big Data
5 119 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 119 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 89 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 54 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (1.29%) Data Mining
10 46 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 43 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 36 (0.99%) Hadoop
14 34 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 33 (0.90%) Redis
16 31 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (0.77%) DB2
18 25 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
19 19 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 197 (5.40%) Subversion
2 153 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 130 (3.56%) JIRA
4 105 (2.88%) Selenium
5 94 (2.58%) Visual Studio
6 76 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 63 (1.73%) Maven
9 59 (1.62%) JUnit
9 59 (1.62%) Eclipse
10 44 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 44 (1.21%) Cucumber
11 41 (1.12%) NUnit
12 36 (0.99%) Hudson
13 33 (0.90%) PHPUnit
14 31 (0.85%) JMeter
15 29 (0.79%) NetBeans
16 28 (0.77%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.71%) Mercurial
18 22 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 526 (14.41%) Finance
2 436 (11.95%) Marketing
3 232 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 221 (6.06%) Retail
5 146 (4.00%) Banking
6 116 (3.18%) Advertising
7 97 (2.66%) Front Office
8 78 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.75%) Games
10 48 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 46 (1.26%) Legal
12 45 (1.23%) Electronics
13 41 (1.12%) Publishing
13 41 (1.12%) Billing
14 40 (1.10%) German Language
14 40 (1.10%) Law
15 29 (0.79%) French Language
16 20 (0.55%) Back Office
17 18 (0.49%) Automotive
18 12 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 987 (27.05%) Developer
2 371 (10.17%) Analyst
3 339 (9.29%) Consultant
4 284 (7.78%) Architect
5 214 (5.86%) Project Manager
6 202 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 174 (4.77%) .NET Developer
7 174 (4.77%) C# Developer
8 166 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 146 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 139 (3.81%) Software Developer
11 127 (3.48%) Business Analyst
12 117 (3.21%) Administrator
12 117 (3.21%) Product Manager
13 116 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
14 107 (2.93%) Applications Support
15 105 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
16 104 (2.85%) Software Engineer
17 103 (2.82%) Support Analyst
18 96 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 816 (22.36%) HTML
2 781 (21.40%) .NET
3 674 (18.47%) CSS
4 500 (13.70%) Web Services
5 443 (12.14%) jQuery
6 428 (11.73%) XML
7 373 (10.22%) ASP.NET
8 264 (7.23%) HTML5
9 205 (5.62%) SOAP
10 201 (5.51%) REST
11 163 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 161 (4.41%) Ajax
13 154 (4.22%) LAMP
14 152 (4.17%) JSON
15 151 (4.14%) RESTful
16 147 (4.03%) Spring
17 146 (4.00%) CSS3
18 136 (3.73%) .NET Framework
19 114 (3.12%) AngularJS
20 110 (3.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 283 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
2 254 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 202 (5.54%) Open Source
4 141 (3.86%) Social Media
5 105 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 64 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 57 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 41 (1.12%) Replication
9 37 (1.01%) DTV
10 34 (0.93%) E-Learning
10 34 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 34 (0.93%) Learning Management System
11 33 (0.90%) CMDB
12 30 (0.82%) Taxonomies
13 25 (0.69%) Visualisation
14 23 (0.63%) N-Tier
15 22 (0.60%) Data Integration
15 22 (0.60%) iPhone
16 21 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
17 20 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 627 (17.18%) Linux
2 550 (15.07%) Windows
3 196 (5.37%) UNIX
4 108 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 82 (2.25%) Android
7 77 (2.11%) CentOS
8 76 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 51 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (1.07%) Windows 7
12 38 (1.04%) Debian
13 35 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 26 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.55%) Windows Phone
16 19 (0.52%) Fedora
16 19 (0.52%) FreeBSD
17 15 (0.41%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.36%) OpenBSD
19 10 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (12.55%) Project Management
3 446 (12.22%) Scrum
4 434 (11.89%) CRM
5 371 (10.17%) E-Commerce
6 363 (9.95%) MVC
7 353 (9.67%) Software Engineering
8 335 (9.18%) TDD
9 296 (8.11%) OO
10 289 (7.92%) ITIL
11 246 (6.74%) ERP
12 244 (6.69%) Web Development
13 206 (5.65%) Analytics
14 183 (5.02%) SOA
15 180 (4.93%) BDD
16 169 (4.63%) Service Delivery
17 163 (4.47%) Product Management
18 161 (4.41%) PRINCE2
19 143 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
19 143 (3.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 893 (24.47%) JavaScript
2 867 (23.76%) SQL
3 704 (19.29%) Java
4 594 (16.28%) C#
5 338 (9.26%) PHP
6 222 (6.08%) Python
7 182 (4.99%) Ruby
8 153 (4.19%) T-SQL
9 141 (3.86%) C++
10 108 (2.96%) Perl
11 102 (2.80%) C
12 79 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 54 (1.48%) PHP5
14 48 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 45 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 40 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 31 (0.85%) PL/SQL
18 28 (0.77%) VB
19 26 (0.71%) Groovy
20 18 (0.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 625 (17.13%) Degree
2 77 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.21%) ISEB
4 44 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (1.15%) MCSE
6 40 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (0.99%) CCNA
8 28 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.71%) PMP
9 26 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (0.69%) MCITP
10 25 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 23 (0.63%) ISTQB
12 21 (0.58%) MBA
12 21 (0.58%) MCSA
13 20 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
16 14 (0.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (7.87%) QA
2 72 (1.97%) SLA
3 58 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 49 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.055%) Data Quality
System Software
1 176 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 51 (1.40%) vSphere
4 44 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.63%) Varnish
6 17 (0.47%) vCloud
7 16 (0.44%) KVM
8 14 (0.38%) XenServer
9 11 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.27%) Postfix
11 9 (0.25%) XenApp
12 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.19%) Squid
13 6 (0.16%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.16%) IMail Server
14 5 (0.14%) Sendmail
14 5 (0.14%) qmail
14 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 140 (3.84%) Puppet
2 116 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (2.58%) Nagios
4 31 (0.85%) Cacti
4 31 (0.85%) Opsview
5 25 (0.69%) ZABBIX
6 24 (0.66%) SCCM
7 22 (0.60%) Vagrant
8 21 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (0.41%) Zenoss
10 13 (0.36%) Capistrano
10 13 (0.36%) Salt
11 10 (0.27%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.25%) Ansible
13 8 (0.22%) logstash
13 8 (0.22%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.16%) Ganglia
14 6 (0.16%) Icinga
Vendors
1 581 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 389 (10.66%) Oracle
3 334 (9.15%) Salesforce.com
4 246 (6.74%) VMware
5 148 (4.06%) Cisco
6 127 (3.48%) SAP
7 106 (2.90%) Google
8 99 (2.71%) Red Hat
9 71 (1.95%) Citrix
10 70 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 59 (1.62%) JBoss
12 55 (1.51%) IBM
13 48 (1.32%) Zend
14 45 (1.23%) Adobe
15 44 (1.21%) Rackspace
16 42 (1.15%) HP
17 41 (1.12%) Siebel
18 37 (1.01%) NetSuite
19 33 (0.90%) Atlassian
20 32 (0.88%) Dell
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum - generous benefits package
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: benefits
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Salary: Up to £35, 000
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum and company bonus.
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Double OTE + Benefits Package
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday