The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 169 201 233
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +32
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1948 1521 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.40% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.66% 37.25% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1297 1171
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5787 4083 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.95% 3.76% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4647 3517 2904
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SaaS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK.

SaaS Salary Trend in the UK

SaaS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

SaaS Salary Histogram in the UK

SaaS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England +26 1854 £47,500 - 199
London +40 935 £52,500 +5.00% 82
South East +12 443 £45,000 - 52
City of London +67 188 £50,000 - 22
Berkshire -12 126 £47,500 +5.55% 22
East of England +2 123 £42,500 -12.37% 15
Yorkshire -21 87 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South West +15 74 £34,000 -9.33% 9
East Sussex +37 71 £43,750 +82.29% 4
Brighton +29 70 £42,500 +77.08% 4
Surrey +9 70 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Hampshire +6 67 £45,000 +17.64% 8
East Midlands +25 58 £41,480 -7.82% 8
North Yorkshire -2 57 £32,500 -27.77% 6
West Midlands -18 56 £37,500 -11.76% 4
North West +25 55 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Cambridgeshire +13 54 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Cambridge +8 53 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Reading -28 49 £50,000 +11.11% 20
South Wales +19 42 £35,000 -37.50% 2
Wales +16 42 £35,000 -37.50% 3
Cardiff - 42 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 41 £40,000 -9.09% 2
West Sussex - 34 £47,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -22 33 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Harrogate +17 32 £42,500 - 2
Leeds -24 31 £44,750 +17.76% 2
Birmingham +30 30 £46,500 -15.45% 3
Manchester +22 30 £39,500 -16.84% 6
Milton Keynes +13 30 £40,000 -27.27%

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 912 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 883 (23.71%) SQL
3 868 (23.31%) HTML
4 796 (21.37%) .NET
5 738 (19.82%) Java
6 699 (18.77%) CSS
7 663 (17.80%) Degree
8 656 (17.62%) SQL Server
9 654 (17.56%) Linux
10 646 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
11 608 (16.33%) C#
12 596 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 589 (15.82%) Windows
14 551 (14.80%) MySQL
15 550 (14.77%) Finance
16 491 (13.18%) Web Services
17 464 (12.46%) jQuery
18 462 (12.41%) XML
19 456 (12.24%) Scrum
20 455 (12.22%) Project Management
21 446 (11.98%) CRM
22 418 (11.22%) Marketing
23 398 (10.69%) Oracle
24 392 (10.53%) ASP.NET
25 370 (9.94%) MVC
26 357 (9.59%) E-Commerce
27 349 (9.37%) PHP
28 346 (9.29%) Software Engineering
29 344 (9.24%) TDD
30 334 (8.97%) Salesforce.com

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 207 (5.56%) Apache
2 178 (4.78%) IIS
3 158 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 116 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 87 (2.34%) Drupal
6 78 (2.09%) Node.js
7 61 (1.64%) CMS
8 47 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 44 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 39 (1.05%) Confluence
11 37 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 34 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 33 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 30 (0.81%) Lync
15 29 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.75%) Apache Solr
17 26 (0.70%) nginx
17 26 (0.70%) WordPress
18 18 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
19 15 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 331 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 109 (2.93%) MS Office
3 22 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.51%) MS Project
6 18 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
8 10 (0.27%) Mingle
9 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.054%) InDesign
12 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 66 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.67%) Magento
4 24 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 24 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.40%) Shopify
6 10 (0.27%) Workday HCM
7 7 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.19%) SalesLogix
7 7 (0.19%) Agresso
8 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.16%) Optimost
9 5 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.13%) Lawson
9 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 270 (7.25%) PaaS
2 220 (5.91%) IaaS
3 143 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
5 115 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 98 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 56 (1.50%) Force.com
8 46 (1.24%) Google Apps
9 39 (1.05%) Office 365
10 31 (0.83%) Heroku
11 22 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
12 16 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.40%) Taleo
14 10 (0.27%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.27%) Joyent
14 10 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
15 8 (0.21%) Route 53
16 6 (0.16%) GitHub
16 6 (0.16%) ElastiCache
17 5 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 214 (5.75%) Internet
2 190 (5.10%) Firewall
3 129 (3.46%) DNS
4 117 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 103 (2.77%) SAN
6 93 (2.50%) HTTP
7 81 (2.18%) VPN
8 71 (1.91%) LDAP
8 71 (1.91%) LAN
9 70 (1.88%) WAN
9 70 (1.88%) SSL
10 63 (1.69%) SMTP
11 38 (1.02%) Network Security
12 32 (0.86%) DHCP
12 32 (0.86%) VoIP
13 28 (0.75%) Wireless
14 27 (0.73%) IPsec
15 24 (0.64%) BGP
15 24 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (0.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 551 (14.80%) MySQL
3 180 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 147 (3.95%) Big Data
5 144 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 122 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 96 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 51 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (1.15%) Data Mining
14 41 (1.10%) Hadoop
15 40 (1.07%) Redis
15 40 (1.07%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (0.81%) DB2
17 30 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 185 (4.97%) Subversion
2 148 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 124 (3.33%) JIRA
4 101 (2.71%) Selenium
5 94 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 81 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 62 (1.66%) Maven
9 58 (1.56%) JUnit
10 53 (1.42%) Eclipse
11 46 (1.24%) WebDriver
12 43 (1.15%) NUnit
13 40 (1.07%) PHPUnit
14 33 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 29 (0.78%) Hudson
16 26 (0.70%) NetBeans
17 25 (0.67%) Ant
17 25 (0.67%) TeamCity
18 22 (0.59%) JMeter
18 22 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 550 (14.77%) Finance
2 418 (11.22%) Marketing
3 242 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 216 (5.80%) Retail
5 138 (3.71%) Banking
6 124 (3.33%) Advertising
7 93 (2.50%) Front Office
8 92 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.42%) Games
10 51 (1.37%) German Language
11 48 (1.29%) Legal
12 44 (1.18%) Electronics
13 43 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 42 (1.13%) Law
14 42 (1.13%) Billing
15 40 (1.07%) Publishing
16 39 (1.05%) French Language
17 24 (0.64%) Welsh Language
18 23 (0.62%) Automotive
19 19 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1037 (27.85%) Developer
2 393 (10.55%) Analyst
3 323 (8.67%) Consultant
4 273 (7.33%) Architect
5 211 (5.67%) Project Manager
6 201 (5.40%) Senior Developer
7 186 (4.99%) C# Developer
8 182 (4.89%) .NET Developer
9 177 (4.75%) Web Developer
10 157 (4.22%) Java Developer
11 155 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 142 (3.81%) Business Analyst
13 122 (3.28%) Administrator
14 121 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 117 (3.14%) Product Manager
16 111 (2.98%) Applications Support
17 109 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
18 108 (2.90%) Software Engineer
19 106 (2.85%) Support Analyst
20 98 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 868 (23.31%) HTML
2 796 (21.37%) .NET
3 699 (18.77%) CSS
4 491 (13.18%) Web Services
5 464 (12.46%) jQuery
6 462 (12.41%) XML
7 392 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 273 (7.33%) HTML5
9 218 (5.85%) SOAP
10 180 (4.83%) REST
11 169 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 169 (4.54%) Ajax
12 165 (4.43%) Spring
13 155 (4.16%) RESTful
14 150 (4.03%) CSS3
15 148 (3.97%) LAMP
16 144 (3.87%) JSON
17 142 (3.81%) .NET Framework
18 121 (3.25%) J2EE
19 119 (3.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 288 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 286 (7.68%) Enterprise Software
3 221 (5.93%) Open Source
4 138 (3.71%) Social Media
5 106 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 76 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 76 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 41 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 40 (1.07%) Replication
9 37 (0.99%) DTV
10 33 (0.89%) Taxonomies
11 30 (0.81%) E-Learning
12 29 (0.78%) CMDB
12 29 (0.78%) Visualisation
13 28 (0.75%) Clustering
14 27 (0.73%) Learning Management System
15 26 (0.70%) Data Integration
16 24 (0.64%) Statistics
17 23 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
17 23 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 654 (17.56%) Linux
2 589 (15.82%) Windows
3 225 (6.04%) UNIX
4 118 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (2.39%) CentOS
5 89 (2.39%) Android
6 79 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 77 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 74 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (1.32%) Debian
10 47 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 37 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 34 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.56%) Fedora
15 18 (0.48%) FreeBSD
16 17 (0.46%) Windows Phone
17 16 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.35%) OpenBSD
18 13 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (12.24%) Scrum
3 455 (12.22%) Project Management
4 446 (11.98%) CRM
5 370 (9.94%) MVC
6 357 (9.59%) E-Commerce
7 346 (9.29%) Software Engineering
8 344 (9.24%) TDD
9 292 (7.84%) OO
10 287 (7.71%) ITIL
11 266 (7.14%) ERP
12 235 (6.31%) Web Development
13 203 (5.45%) Analytics
14 185 (4.97%) SOA
15 177 (4.75%) Service Delivery
15 177 (4.75%) BDD
16 163 (4.38%) Product Management
17 152 (4.08%) DevOps
17 152 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
18 149 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 912 (24.49%) JavaScript
2 883 (23.71%) SQL
3 738 (19.82%) Java
4 608 (16.33%) C#
5 349 (9.37%) PHP
6 254 (6.82%) Python
7 209 (5.61%) Ruby
8 153 (4.11%) C++
9 145 (3.89%) T-SQL
10 130 (3.49%) Perl
11 110 (2.95%) C
12 84 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 56 (1.50%) PHP5
14 53 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.15%) VB.NET
16 42 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 30 (0.81%) Groovy
18 29 (0.78%) VB
19 28 (0.75%) PL/SQL
20 22 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 663 (17.80%) Degree
2 88 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (1.32%) CCNA
6 45 (1.21%) MCSE
6 45 (1.21%) ISEB
7 32 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 32 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (0.83%) MCITP
9 30 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (0.81%) PMP
10 25 (0.67%) MCSA
10 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 21 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 21 (0.56%) MBA
12 20 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 18 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (0.46%) CCNP
15 15 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (7.49%) QA
2 74 (1.99%) SLA
3 45 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.40%) COBIT
7 3 (0.081%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 191 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 52 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 48 (1.29%) vSphere
5 22 (0.59%) XenServer
5 22 (0.59%) Varnish
6 17 (0.46%) KVM
7 15 (0.40%) vCloud
8 12 (0.32%) Nmap
9 10 (0.27%) XenApp
9 10 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.19%) Squid
10 7 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.19%) Postfix
10 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.16%) IMail Server
11 6 (0.16%) Xen
11 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.16%) Docker
12 5 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 145 (3.89%) Puppet
2 114 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (2.87%) Nagios
4 35 (0.94%) Cacti
5 28 (0.75%) Opsview
6 26 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 23 (0.62%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.59%) Nessus
8 22 (0.59%) SCCM
9 21 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (0.40%) Capistrano
11 13 (0.35%) Zenoss
12 12 (0.32%) Salt
13 11 (0.30%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.21%) Ansible
14 8 (0.21%) logstash
14 8 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
15 7 (0.19%) Ganglia
15 7 (0.19%) Backup Exec
16 6 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 596 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 398 (10.69%) Oracle
3 334 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
4 257 (6.90%) VMware
5 173 (4.65%) Cisco
6 112 (3.01%) SAP
7 104 (2.79%) Google
8 92 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 82 (2.20%) Citrix
10 72 (1.93%) JBoss
11 68 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 57 (1.53%) IBM
13 48 (1.29%) Zend
14 47 (1.26%) Rackspace
15 45 (1.21%) NetSuite
15 45 (1.21%) HP
16 44 (1.18%) Juniper
17 39 (1.05%) Adobe
18 38 (1.02%) Twitter
19 36 (0.97%) Dell
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £90,000 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Mason Frank International
Salary: £38 - £43 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £110000 per annum - 110K Uncapped OTE basics to 60k Doe plu
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Stock, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Six-figure package +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday