The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 135 178 200
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +22
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2412 1853 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 1.76% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.67% 22.78% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 1372 1408
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10641 8135 5846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.45% 7.75% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8966 6593 4743
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +40 2218 £55,000 +10.00% 307
London +41 1102 £60,000 +7.14% 120
South East +38 560 £50,000 +5.26% 83
Berkshire +31 219 £50,000 -0.99% 32
City of London +63 179 £60,000 +4.34% 23
East of England +42 115 £48,750 +2.63% 19
Reading +25 104 £47,500 -7.31% 25
West Midlands +6 101 £47,500 +18.75% 18
East Sussex +27 92 £80,000 +81.81% 4
Brighton +25 92 £80,000 +72.97% 3
Hampshire +52 90 £42,500 -22.72% 14
South West +20 87 £50,000 +42.85% 11
Yorkshire -20 79 £45,000 +28.57% 18
North West +56 77 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Surrey +20 70 £47,500 - 17
Manchester +74 61 £50,000 -16.66% 9
East Midlands +13 58 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Scotland +17 56 £47,500 +5.55% 5
West Yorkshire +33 51 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Leeds +29 48 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Edinburgh +12 39 £47,500 +8.57% 3
North Yorkshire -4 38 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Cambridgeshire +6 37 £43,000 -11.34% 11
Cambridge +10 32 £43,000 +22.85% 10
North East +20 31 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Birmingham +10 31 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Slough +10 31 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Newbury +12 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Gloucestershire +23 29 £61,250 +82.83% 2
Tyne and Wear +22 29 £50,000 -4.76% 5

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1729 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1059 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 983 (21.22%) HTML
4 929 (20.06%) Java
5 881 (19.02%) SQL
6 871 (18.80%) .NET
7 830 (17.92%) Microsoft
8 806 (17.40%) Finance
9 800 (17.27%) Degree
10 796 (17.18%) C#
11 780 (16.84%) CSS
12 682 (14.72%) Linux
13 645 (13.92%) Web Services
14 631 (13.62%) SQL Server
15 612 (13.21%) Scrum
16 608 (13.13%) Windows
17 592 (12.78%) Project Management
18 589 (12.72%) CRM
19 581 (12.54%) Marketing
20 573 (12.37%) MVC
21 536 (11.57%) ASP.NET
22 523 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
23 516 (11.14%) TDD
24 474 (10.23%) OO
25 461 (9.95%) ERP
26 453 (9.78%) HTML5
27 448 (9.67%) XML
28 441 (9.52%) MS Excel
29 436 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
30 433 (9.35%) Oracle

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 182 (3.93%) Node.js
2 171 (3.69%) Apache
3 160 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 145 (3.13%) IIS
5 144 (3.11%) JBoss
6 110 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 93 (2.01%) SharePoint
8 87 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 81 (1.75%) CMS
10 78 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
11 71 (1.53%) Mule
12 55 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 48 (1.04%) WebLogic
14 42 (0.91%) OpenStack
15 38 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
16 30 (0.65%) Confluence
16 30 (0.65%) NetWeaver
17 29 (0.63%) Mule ESB
18 24 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 441 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 96 (2.07%) MS Office
3 58 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 50 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.37%) MS Project
7 15 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.086%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.086%) Mingle
10 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.043%) Windchill
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.022%) GIMP
11 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 98 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 83 (1.79%) SAP ERP
3 57 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 45 (0.97%) SAP Retail
5 32 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
6 23 (0.50%) SAP HCM
7 22 (0.47%) Workday HCM
8 18 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 17 (0.37%) Eloqua
9 17 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
11 12 (0.26%) SAP HR
12 11 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.22%) SAP GRC
14 9 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 8 (0.17%) Infor CRM
16 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
16 7 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
16 7 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 523 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (7.62%) PaaS
3 337 (7.28%) IaaS
4 325 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 211 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 73 (1.58%) Office 365
8 63 (1.36%) Heroku
9 53 (1.14%) GitHub
10 39 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 36 (0.78%) Force.com
12 30 (0.65%) OpenShift
13 27 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 27 (0.58%) iPaaS
14 25 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
15 23 (0.50%) Taleo
16 20 (0.43%) Google App Engine
17 17 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 15 (0.32%) Google Apps
19 13 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 267 (5.76%) Firewall
2 145 (3.13%) Internet
3 133 (2.87%) DNS
4 123 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 115 (2.48%) HTTP
6 109 (2.35%) VPN
7 89 (1.92%) SSL
8 83 (1.79%) LAN
9 73 (1.58%) SAN
10 66 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 64 (1.38%) LDAP
12 61 (1.32%) WAN
13 57 (1.23%) Network Security
14 47 (1.01%) VoIP
15 43 (0.93%) SMTP
16 42 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
17 39 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
18 37 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
19 35 (0.76%) FTP
20 31 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 338 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 324 (6.99%) MySQL
4 261 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 245 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 195 (4.21%) Big Data
7 182 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 115 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 111 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 109 (2.35%) Hadoop
11 99 (2.14%) SAP HANA
12 85 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 79 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
14 75 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 72 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 69 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 65 (1.40%) Neo4j
18 59 (1.27%) Redis
19 55 (1.19%) Oracle Database
20 50 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 334 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 186 (4.02%) JIRA
3 164 (3.54%) Selenium
4 158 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 125 (2.70%) Subversion
6 122 (2.63%) Maven
7 117 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 104 (2.25%) JUnit
9 92 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 91 (1.96%) NUnit
11 66 (1.42%) Hudson
12 61 (1.32%) WebDriver
13 52 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 51 (1.10%) jMock
15 49 (1.06%) IntelliJ
16 47 (1.01%) MSTest
17 42 (0.91%) TeamCity
18 41 (0.89%) Grunt
18 41 (0.89%) Moq
19 40 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 806 (17.40%) Finance
2 581 (12.54%) Marketing
3 433 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 334 (7.21%) Manufacturing
5 313 (6.76%) Retail
6 173 (3.73%) Banking
7 165 (3.56%) Games
8 124 (2.68%) Legal
9 106 (2.29%) Front Office
10 102 (2.20%) Electronics
11 70 (1.51%) Advertising
11 70 (1.51%) Law
12 66 (1.42%) French Language
13 61 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 54 (1.17%) German Language
15 46 (0.99%) Publishing
16 39 (0.84%) Back Office
17 38 (0.82%) Billing
18 33 (0.71%) Aerospace
19 26 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1306 (28.20%) Developer
2 547 (11.81%) Architect
3 465 (10.04%) Consultant
4 393 (8.48%) .NET Developer
5 366 (7.90%) Java Developer
6 344 (7.43%) Analyst
7 326 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 307 (6.63%) C# Developer
9 245 (5.29%) Project Manager
10 242 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 220 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
12 185 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 143 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 142 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
15 135 (2.91%) Agile Developer
16 131 (2.83%) Development Manager
16 131 (2.83%) Software Developer
17 130 (2.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 125 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 123 (2.66%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 983 (21.22%) HTML
2 871 (18.80%) .NET
3 780 (16.84%) CSS
4 645 (13.92%) Web Services
5 536 (11.57%) ASP.NET
6 453 (9.78%) HTML5
7 448 (9.67%) XML
8 416 (8.98%) jQuery
9 391 (8.44%) AngularJS
10 302 (6.52%) REST
11 277 (5.98%) Spring
12 258 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 253 (5.46%) JSON
14 231 (4.99%) SOAP
15 223 (4.81%) CSS3
16 219 (4.73%) RESTful
17 209 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 205 (4.43%) .NET Framework
19 157 (3.39%) Ajax
20 147 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 436 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 383 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 319 (6.89%) Data Centre
4 274 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
5 253 (5.46%) User Experience
6 138 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 129 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 85 (1.84%) Mathematics
9 63 (1.36%) Fintech
10 48 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 48 (1.04%) N-Tier
11 44 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 44 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 42 (0.91%) PKI
12 42 (0.91%) Social Media
13 41 (0.89%) Data Integration
14 40 (0.86%) Private Cloud
15 35 (0.76%) Physics
15 35 (0.76%) Visualisation
16 31 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 682 (14.72%) Linux
2 608 (13.13%) Windows
3 281 (6.07%) Unix
4 200 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 121 (2.61%) Android
6 118 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 79 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (1.14%) CentOS
11 36 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 33 (0.71%) Solaris
13 32 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 31 (0.67%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.39%) Debian
16 16 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.24%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.17%) Windows NT
20 7 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1729 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (13.21%) Scrum
3 592 (12.78%) Project Management
4 589 (12.72%) CRM
5 573 (12.37%) MVC
6 516 (11.14%) TDD
7 474 (10.23%) OO
8 461 (9.95%) ERP
9 427 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
10 418 (9.02%) Software Engineering
11 409 (8.83%) Presales
12 401 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
13 385 (8.31%) ITIL
14 367 (7.92%) SOA
15 343 (7.41%) Open Source
16 341 (7.36%) SDLC
17 327 (7.06%) E-Commerce
18 292 (6.30%) Business Development
19 268 (5.79%) DevOps
20 257 (5.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1059 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 929 (20.06%) Java
3 881 (19.02%) SQL
4 796 (17.18%) C#
5 342 (7.38%) Python
6 217 (4.68%) PHP
7 202 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 190 (4.10%) Ruby
9 173 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 147 (3.17%) Perl
11 124 (2.68%) C
12 119 (2.57%) C++
13 102 (2.20%) Scala
14 99 (2.14%) Groovy
15 97 (2.09%) VB.NET
16 85 (1.84%) Clojure
17 68 (1.47%) Bash Shell
18 46 (0.99%) VB
19 39 (0.84%) PL/SQL
20 35 (0.76%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 800 (17.27%) Degree
2 92 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 86 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (1.71%) SAP Certification
5 65 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 46 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 43 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (0.89%) CCIE
9 37 (0.80%) CCNA
10 34 (0.73%) CISSP
11 31 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 26 (0.56%) CCNP
12 26 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (0.50%) CISA
13 23 (0.50%) CISM
13 23 (0.50%) PMP
14 22 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
15 20 (0.43%) CIMA
15 20 (0.43%) ISEB
15 20 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (7.23%) QA
2 122 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (1.92%) SLA
4 61 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.54%) HIPAA
6 22 (0.47%) COBIT
7 18 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
10 11 (0.24%) ISO22301
11 9 (0.19%) GPG13
11 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.15%) COSO
13 6 (0.13%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.11%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.11%) SDET
15 4 (0.086%) SSAE 16
16 3 (0.065%) COSHH
16 3 (0.065%) GCP
17 2 (0.043%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 193 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 113 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 73 (1.58%) Docker
5 70 (1.51%) vSphere
6 55 (1.19%) Xen
7 23 (0.50%) KVM
8 22 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.37%) XenApp
11 14 (0.30%) IMail Server
11 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.24%) NFS
12 11 (0.24%) vCloud
12 11 (0.24%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.19%) LXC
13 9 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.13%) XenServer
15 5 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 125 (2.70%) Puppet
2 92 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (1.58%) SCCM
4 62 (1.34%) Ansible
5 30 (0.65%) Nagios
6 28 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 28 (0.60%) WSUS
7 18 (0.39%) OpenAM
8 17 (0.37%) SCOM
9 16 (0.35%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.30%) Salt
10 14 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 12 (0.26%) Jitterbit
12 11 (0.24%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.22%) QRadar
13 10 (0.22%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 830 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 433 (9.35%) Oracle
3 358 (7.73%) Salesforce.com
4 340 (7.34%) SAP
5 276 (5.96%) VMware
6 214 (4.62%) Cisco
7 152 (3.28%) IBM
8 120 (2.59%) Google
9 109 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 88 (1.90%) Twitter
11 79 (1.71%) MuleSoft
12 78 (1.68%) EMC
13 77 (1.66%) WSO2
14 76 (1.64%) ServiceNow
15 75 (1.62%) Citrix
15 75 (1.62%) HP
16 57 (1.23%) Apple
16 57 (1.23%) TIBCO
17 56 (1.21%) Facebook
17 56 (1.21%) NetSuite
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum £3K car allowance + Bonus (OTE £150K)
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000- 120,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000- 120,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% OTE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Big company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + great bens ...!!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + £180,000 OTE + excellent benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Infomedia Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Optimus Search
Salary: Depends Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EU-Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago