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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 163 191 196
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1768 1500 1445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.54% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.65% 34.01% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1298 1235
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
6172 4411 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.40% 4.54% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4996 3661 2949
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +45 877 £57,500 +9.52% 148
South East -2 435 £50,000 - 63
Yorkshire +52 127 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East of England -24 90 £50,000 +17.64% 30
West Midlands +3 55 £40,000 +3.89% 12
South West -10 55 £37,500 -3.84% 16
Midlands - 43 £57,500 -
North West -6 37 £45,000 +1.12% 19
East Midlands -24 31 £42,500 +4.93% 10
North East -13 8 £42,750 -35.47% 2
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1085 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (22.70%) SQL
3 683 (20.24%) .NET
4 659 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 648 (19.21%) Java
6 615 (18.23%) Finance
7 595 (17.63%) HTML
8 577 (17.10%) SQL Server
8 577 (17.10%) Microsoft
9 573 (16.98%) Degree
10 551 (16.33%) Windows
11 542 (16.06%) C#
12 520 (15.41%) Project Management
13 494 (14.64%) Linux
14 459 (13.60%) CSS
15 397 (11.77%) Marketing
16 389 (11.53%) CRM
17 359 (10.64%) MySQL
18 351 (10.40%) MVC
19 340 (10.08%) Scrum
20 338 (10.02%) MS Excel
21 334 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
22 333 (9.87%) PaaS
23 329 (9.75%) Oracle
24 325 (9.63%) ITIL
25 316 (9.37%) Retail
26 309 (9.16%) ASP.NET
27 307 (9.10%) Web Services
28 306 (9.07%) Salesforce.com
29 304 (9.01%) VMware

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 159 (4.71%) IIS
2 136 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 133 (3.94%) Apache
4 91 (2.70%) Node.js
5 61 (1.81%) JBoss
6 45 (1.33%) Confluence
7 42 (1.24%) SharePoint
8 41 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 37 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 35 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 34 (1.01%) CMS
11 34 (1.01%) MS Exchange
11 34 (1.01%) Lync
12 24 (0.71%) ColdFusion
13 22 (0.65%) nginx
14 20 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.56%) GlassFish
16 18 (0.53%) NetWeaver
17 15 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
18 14 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 338 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 85 (2.52%) MS Office
3 18 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (0.24%) MS Project
7 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.030%) FastStats
11 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.030%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 48 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 19 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 18 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 18 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 16 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 12 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.24%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.24%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.15%) Magento
13 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.12%) SalesLogix
14 3 (0.089%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 333 (9.87%) PaaS
2 257 (7.62%) IaaS
3 138 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
5 109 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 65 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
7 62 (1.84%) Force.com
8 56 (1.66%) Office 365
9 23 (0.68%) Google Apps
10 21 (0.62%) Terremark
11 19 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.47%) GitHub
14 13 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
14 13 (0.39%) Route 53
14 13 (0.39%) Heroku
15 11 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.21%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.21%) Taleo
17 4 (0.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 209 (6.19%) Firewall
2 171 (5.07%) Internet
3 107 (3.17%) SAN
4 87 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 77 (2.28%) DNS
6 75 (2.22%) WAN
7 68 (2.02%) HTTP
8 64 (1.90%) VPN
9 50 (1.48%) LDAP
10 47 (1.39%) LAN
11 42 (1.24%) MPLS
12 41 (1.22%) NAS
13 32 (0.95%) SSL
14 30 (0.89%) SMTP
15 27 (0.80%) VoIP
15 27 (0.80%) Unified Communications
16 23 (0.68%) VLAN
16 23 (0.68%) Network Security
16 23 (0.68%) BGP
17 18 (0.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 359 (10.64%) MySQL
3 122 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 108 (3.20%) Big Data
5 91 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 90 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 79 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 59 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 41 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (1.19%) DB2
16 34 (1.01%) Data Mining
17 30 (0.89%) Redis
17 30 (0.89%) SAP HANA
18 28 (0.83%) Hadoop
19 27 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 138 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 107 (3.17%) JIRA
3 100 (2.96%) Visual Studio
4 85 (2.52%) Selenium
5 66 (1.96%) Subversion
6 61 (1.81%) Maven
7 56 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (1.30%) WebDriver
8 44 (1.30%) JUnit
9 38 (1.13%) Jenkins
10 27 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 27 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 17 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (0.47%) Ant
12 16 (0.47%) Hudson
13 14 (0.41%) LSMW
14 13 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (0.39%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.39%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.39%) NCrunch
General
1 615 (18.23%) Finance
2 397 (11.77%) Marketing
3 316 (9.37%) Retail
4 221 (6.55%) Telecoms
5 177 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 161 (4.77%) Games
7 96 (2.85%) Banking
8 82 (2.43%) Advertising
9 70 (2.07%) Front Office
10 66 (1.96%) Law
11 61 (1.81%) Billing
12 58 (1.72%) Legal
13 42 (1.24%) German Language
14 33 (0.98%) French Language
15 24 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.71%) Publishing
16 23 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.65%) Back Office
18 19 (0.56%) General Ledger
19 18 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 857 (25.40%) Developer
2 342 (10.14%) Analyst
3 338 (10.02%) Consultant
4 328 (9.72%) Architect
5 218 (6.46%) Project Manager
6 209 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 200 (5.93%) .NET Developer
8 171 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 167 (4.95%) C# Developer
10 142 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 124 (3.68%) Software Developer
11 124 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
12 120 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 105 (3.11%) Administrator
14 92 (2.73%) Software Engineer
15 90 (2.67%) Applications Support
16 89 (2.64%) Product Manager
17 86 (2.55%) Junior
18 84 (2.49%) Support Engineer
19 75 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 683 (20.24%) .NET
2 595 (17.63%) HTML
3 459 (13.60%) CSS
4 309 (9.16%) ASP.NET
5 307 (9.10%) Web Services
6 270 (8.00%) jQuery
7 246 (7.29%) XML
8 198 (5.87%) J2EE
9 176 (5.22%) HTML5
10 160 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 157 (4.65%) .NET Framework
12 147 (4.36%) Spring
13 137 (4.06%) Ajax
14 136 (4.03%) AngularJS
15 126 (3.73%) JSON
16 100 (2.96%) CSS3
17 99 (2.93%) RESTful
18 91 (2.70%) LAMP
19 84 (2.49%) Java EE
20 81 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 334 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 236 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
4 135 (4.00%) Open Source
5 110 (3.26%) User Experience
6 96 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 82 (2.43%) Management Information System
8 67 (1.99%) Social Media
9 53 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 34 (1.01%) Replication
10 34 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 29 (0.86%) Data Integration
12 27 (0.80%) Statistics
12 27 (0.80%) E-Learning
12 27 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 26 (0.77%) CMDB
14 25 (0.74%) Visualisation
15 24 (0.71%) Blog
15 24 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 24 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 551 (16.33%) Windows
2 494 (14.64%) Linux
3 227 (6.73%) UNIX
4 83 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (1.81%) Android
7 53 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 44 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (1.01%) CentOS
10 28 (0.83%) Solaris
11 19 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.47%) VMS
14 14 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.36%) AIX
17 11 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.21%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1085 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (15.41%) Project Management
3 389 (11.53%) CRM
4 351 (10.40%) MVC
5 340 (10.08%) Scrum
6 325 (9.63%) ITIL
7 265 (7.85%) Software Engineering
8 260 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
9 256 (7.59%) E-Commerce
10 232 (6.88%) OO
11 222 (6.58%) SOA
12 220 (6.52%) ERP
13 201 (5.96%) TDD
14 157 (4.65%) Change Management
15 156 (4.62%) Analytics
16 146 (4.33%) Migration
17 142 (4.21%) Service Delivery
17 142 (4.21%) Service Management
17 142 (4.21%) DevOps
18 132 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 766 (22.70%) SQL
2 659 (19.53%) JavaScript
3 648 (19.21%) Java
4 542 (16.06%) C#
5 244 (7.23%) PHP
6 144 (4.27%) Python
7 125 (3.70%) C++
8 118 (3.50%) C
9 113 (3.35%) Ruby
10 104 (3.08%) Perl
11 92 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 79 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 58 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 51 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.22%) PHP5
16 39 (1.16%) VB
17 36 (1.07%) Scala
17 36 (1.07%) Bash Shell
18 35 (1.04%) ABAP
19 34 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 573 (16.98%) Degree
2 114 (3.38%) VCP4
3 82 (2.43%) SAP Certification
4 67 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 62 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (0.92%) CCNA
9 30 (0.89%) MCSE
9 30 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 26 (0.77%) ISEB
11 26 (0.77%) SC Cleared
12 25 (0.74%) CISSP
13 24 (0.71%) CCNP
13 24 (0.71%) VTSP
14 20 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (0.59%) PMP
15 14 (0.41%) CEH
16 11 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (6.34%) QA
2 52 (1.54%) SLA
3 44 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.089%) WCAG
9 2 (0.059%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.059%) MiFID
10 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.030%) COBIT
10 1 (0.030%) COSO
System Software
1 241 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.90%) vSphere
4 63 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (0.56%) vCloud
7 15 (0.44%) KVM
8 14 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.41%) XenApp
9 11 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.27%) Docker
11 8 (0.24%) Varnish
12 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.21%) Xen
12 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.15%) SpamAssassin
13 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 126 (3.73%) Puppet
2 98 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (1.81%) Nagios
4 36 (1.07%) SCCM
5 19 (0.56%) SCOM
6 16 (0.47%) ZABBIX
7 14 (0.41%) Vagrant
8 12 (0.36%) OpenAM
8 12 (0.36%) OpenNMS
9 11 (0.33%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.24%) Cacti
11 8 (0.24%) Opsview
12 7 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.18%) Ansible
13 6 (0.18%) logstash
14 5 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
15 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 577 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 329 (9.75%) Oracle
3 306 (9.07%) Salesforce.com
4 304 (9.01%) VMware
5 196 (5.81%) SAP
6 114 (3.38%) Cisco
7 83 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 79 (2.34%) Google
9 70 (2.07%) IBM
10 68 (2.02%) HP
11 47 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 41 (1.22%) Adobe
13 40 (1.19%) Citrix
14 34 (1.01%) Business Objects
15 33 (0.98%) Rackspace
16 31 (0.92%) Siebel
17 29 (0.86%) EMC
17 29 (0.86%) F5
18 27 (0.80%) Twitter
19 26 (0.77%) Dell
London
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Stock
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £43,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Church International Ltd.
Salary: Corporate Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEg
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday