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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 189 190 186
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1646 1535 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.50% 1.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.00% 34.52% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1311 1487
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
5879 4447 3767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.58% 4.34% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4879 3691 3312
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +10 741 £55,000 +10.00% 100
South East +30 429 £45,000 -5.26% 51
Yorkshire +16 97 £35,000 -22.22% 9
South West +16 78 £35,000 -12.50% 14
East of England -103 77 £39,500 -18.97% 4
West Midlands +40 76 £40,000 -15.78% 8
North West 0 65 £37,500 -16.66% 6
East Midlands +29 54 £35,750 -24.73% 3
Midlands - 15 - - 12
North East -10 9 £42,375 -37.22%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1097 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 768 (22.70%) SQL
3 737 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 700 (20.69%) .NET
5 666 (19.69%) Java
6 630 (18.62%) HTML
7 601 (17.77%) Finance
8 572 (16.91%) SQL Server
9 565 (16.70%) Linux
10 551 (16.29%) Degree
11 536 (15.84%) CSS
12 531 (15.70%) Windows
13 528 (15.61%) C#
14 500 (14.78%) Microsoft
15 481 (14.22%) Project Management
16 440 (13.01%) MySQL
17 421 (12.44%) Marketing
18 390 (11.53%) Web Services
19 375 (11.08%) CRM
20 343 (10.14%) MVC
21 336 (9.93%) Oracle
22 329 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
23 324 (9.58%) Scrum
24 323 (9.55%) MS Excel
25 317 (9.37%) ITIL
26 312 (9.22%) jQuery
27 308 (9.10%) PHP
28 296 (8.75%) ASP.NET
29 286 (8.45%) OO
29 286 (8.45%) PaaS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 169 (5.00%) Apache
2 138 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 132 (3.90%) IIS
4 102 (3.02%) Node.js
5 64 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 42 (1.24%) CMS
7 41 (1.21%) JBoss
8 40 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 38 (1.12%) Drupal
9 38 (1.12%) Confluence
10 33 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 30 (0.89%) MS Exchange
11 30 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 29 (0.86%) nginx
13 27 (0.80%) ColdFusion
14 25 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 23 (0.68%) Lync
16 17 (0.50%) WordPress
17 16 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 323 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 109 (3.22%) MS Office
3 20 (0.59%) MS Project
4 19 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
7 11 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.030%) Revit
10 1 (0.030%) FastStats
10 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 49 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 14 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
5 11 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.33%) Workday HCM
6 10 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.27%) Magento
8 8 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 8 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.24%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 5 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.12%) SalesLogix
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 286 (8.45%) PaaS
2 238 (7.04%) IaaS
3 173 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
5 126 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (1.42%) Force.com
8 43 (1.27%) Office 365
9 36 (1.06%) Google Apps
10 28 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
11 20 (0.59%) Route 53
12 19 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (0.53%) Heroku
14 16 (0.47%) GitHub
14 16 (0.47%) CloudBees
15 13 (0.38%) Taleo
16 11 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
17 10 (0.30%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.24%) MailChimp
18 8 (0.24%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 215 (6.36%) Firewall
2 162 (4.79%) Internet
3 98 (2.90%) DNS
4 95 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 95 (2.81%) SAN
5 89 (2.63%) WAN
6 67 (1.98%) VPN
7 61 (1.80%) HTTP
8 59 (1.74%) LDAP
9 55 (1.63%) LAN
10 54 (1.60%) SMTP
11 43 (1.27%) SSL
12 32 (0.95%) NAS
13 31 (0.92%) Network Security
14 28 (0.83%) MPLS
15 23 (0.68%) DHCP
16 22 (0.65%) VoIP
17 20 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (0.56%) Wireless
19 18 (0.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 440 (13.01%) MySQL
3 135 (3.99%) Big Data
4 120 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 92 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 84 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 72 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 47 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 36 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 28 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (0.83%) Redis
15 27 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (0.80%) DB2
15 27 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 142 (4.20%) Subversion
2 138 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 116 (3.43%) JIRA
4 112 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 106 (3.13%) Selenium
6 69 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (1.95%) Jenkins
8 59 (1.74%) Maven
9 48 (1.42%) JUnit
10 47 (1.39%) Eclipse
11 44 (1.30%) Cucumber
12 42 (1.24%) Hudson
13 38 (1.12%) WebDriver
14 31 (0.92%) JMeter
15 28 (0.83%) TeamCity
16 24 (0.71%) NUnit
17 21 (0.62%) Mercurial
18 19 (0.56%) Toad
19 16 (0.47%) NetBeans
20 15 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 601 (17.77%) Finance
2 421 (12.44%) Marketing
3 247 (7.30%) Retail
4 225 (6.65%) Telecoms
5 119 (3.52%) Banking
6 106 (3.13%) Games
7 95 (2.81%) Advertising
8 93 (2.75%) Front Office
9 91 (2.69%) Manufacturing
10 67 (1.98%) Legal
11 55 (1.63%) Billing
12 54 (1.60%) Law
13 44 (1.30%) Publishing
13 44 (1.30%) German Language
14 38 (1.12%) French Language
15 34 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.56%) Back Office
17 15 (0.44%) Electronics
18 10 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 864 (25.54%) Developer
2 349 (10.32%) Analyst
3 303 (8.96%) Consultant
4 295 (8.72%) Architect
5 259 (7.66%) Project Manager
6 177 (5.23%) .NET Developer
7 159 (4.70%) Java Developer
8 157 (4.64%) Senior Developer
9 155 (4.58%) C# Developer
10 130 (3.84%) Software Developer
11 121 (3.58%) Administrator
12 120 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 115 (3.40%) Web Developer
14 108 (3.19%) Applications Support
15 103 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
16 102 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
17 98 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
18 91 (2.69%) Junior
18 91 (2.69%) Product Manager
19 90 (2.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (20.69%) .NET
2 630 (18.62%) HTML
3 536 (15.84%) CSS
4 390 (11.53%) Web Services
5 312 (9.22%) jQuery
6 296 (8.75%) ASP.NET
7 277 (8.19%) XML
8 202 (5.97%) HTML5
9 176 (5.20%) Ajax
10 167 (4.94%) J2EE
11 151 (4.46%) JSON
12 142 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 137 (4.05%) .NET Framework
14 124 (3.67%) REST
14 124 (3.67%) AngularJS
15 121 (3.58%) LAMP
16 119 (3.52%) Spring
17 110 (3.25%) SOAP
18 103 (3.04%) RESTful
19 100 (2.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 329 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 242 (7.15%) Enterprise Software
4 175 (5.17%) Open Source
5 153 (4.52%) User Experience
6 115 (3.40%) Social Media
7 105 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 58 (1.71%) Replication
9 54 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 39 (1.15%) CMDB
12 33 (0.98%) E-Learning
13 30 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 29 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 28 (0.83%) Life Science
15 28 (0.83%) Blog
15 28 (0.83%) Learning Management System
16 27 (0.80%) Data Integration
16 27 (0.80%) N-Tier
17 25 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 565 (16.70%) Linux
2 531 (15.70%) Windows
3 207 (6.12%) UNIX
4 72 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 69 (2.04%) Android
7 68 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (1.51%) CentOS
10 50 (1.48%) Ubuntu
11 29 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.68%) Debian
13 21 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.59%) Windows Phone
15 19 (0.56%) Windows 8
16 17 (0.50%) Solaris
17 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
19 10 (0.30%) VMS
20 9 (0.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (14.22%) Project Management
3 375 (11.08%) CRM
4 343 (10.14%) MVC
5 324 (9.58%) Scrum
6 317 (9.37%) ITIL
7 286 (8.45%) OO
8 284 (8.39%) Software Engineering
9 282 (8.34%) E-Commerce
10 219 (6.47%) TDD
11 211 (6.24%) ERP
12 198 (5.85%) SOA
13 194 (5.73%) Web Development
14 176 (5.20%) Analytics
15 158 (4.67%) Migration
16 152 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
17 142 (4.20%) Service Management
18 130 (3.84%) OOP
19 129 (3.81%) PRINCE2
20 127 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 768 (22.70%) SQL
2 737 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 666 (19.69%) Java
4 528 (15.61%) C#
5 308 (9.10%) PHP
6 152 (4.49%) Python
7 115 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 111 (3.28%) Ruby
9 102 (3.02%) C++
10 98 (2.90%) C
11 79 (2.34%) Perl
12 60 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 56 (1.66%) PHP5
14 53 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 48 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 43 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 40 (1.18%) VB
18 26 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.65%) Scala
20 21 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 551 (16.29%) Degree
2 61 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 32 (0.95%) ISEB
6 31 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (0.89%) MCSE
8 26 (0.77%) CCNA
8 26 (0.77%) SAP Certification
9 25 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 25 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 24 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 22 (0.65%) CCNP
12 20 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (0.56%) PMP
14 17 (0.50%) MBA
14 17 (0.50%) CISSP
14 17 (0.50%) CEH
15 16 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (7.01%) QA
2 66 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 53 (1.57%) SLA
4 45 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.059%) MiFID
8 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
System Software
1 202 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.36%) vSphere
4 41 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.59%) vCloud
6 19 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (0.56%) Varnish
7 13 (0.38%) KVM
8 10 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.21%) Docker
10 7 (0.21%) NFS
11 6 (0.18%) XenApp
11 6 (0.18%) XenServer
12 5 (0.15%) Postfix
13 4 (0.12%) Nmap
14 3 (0.089%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 118 (3.49%) Puppet
2 100 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (2.04%) Nagios
4 29 (0.86%) SCCM
5 19 (0.56%) ZABBIX
6 18 (0.53%) Ansible
6 18 (0.53%) Opsview
7 15 (0.44%) Cacti
7 15 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.33%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.30%) logstash
10 9 (0.27%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.24%) Capistrano
12 7 (0.21%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.21%) Graphite
13 6 (0.18%) Salt
14 5 (0.15%) Icinga
14 5 (0.15%) Graylog2
14 5 (0.15%) collectd
14 5 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 500 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 336 (9.93%) Oracle
3 284 (8.39%) Salesforce.com
4 249 (7.36%) VMware
5 147 (4.35%) SAP
6 125 (3.69%) Cisco
7 97 (2.87%) Red Hat
8 83 (2.45%) Google
9 71 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 61 (1.80%) IBM
10 61 (1.80%) HP
11 60 (1.77%) Adobe
12 38 (1.12%) F5
13 35 (1.03%) Zend
14 34 (1.01%) Siebel
14 34 (1.01%) Dell
15 33 (0.98%) Rackspace
16 32 (0.95%) Citrix
17 28 (0.83%) Atlassian
18 26 (0.77%) CyberSource
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + 8% pension, 25 hols, health etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum + + Pension + Health
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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