The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
Rank 128 138 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +39
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2043 2384 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.43% 2.36% 1.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.23% 21.72% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 1958 1435
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £31,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
11857 10974 8677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.10% 10.87% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9903 9209 6967
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 1943 £52,500 -4.54% 291
London 0 916 £61,500 +2.50% 135
South East 0 418 £45,000 -10.00% 69
South West +81 164 £46,250 +2.77% 15
City of London +16 148 £62,500 +4.16% 26
Berkshire +7 138 £57,500 +17.34% 27
North West +23 124 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Yorkshire +47 110 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Hampshire +19 105 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Reading +35 99 £57,500 +16.16% 16
East of England +20 94 £47,500 -5.00% 14
West Midlands +6 76 £43,750 -7.89% 16
Manchester -19 64 £47,500 - 8
Surrey +43 63 £45,000 -5.26% 9
North Yorkshire +21 62 £45,000 - 5
Gloucestershire +20 62 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Hertfordshire +36 47 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Cheshire +49 46 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland +8 43 £43,750 -12.50% 6
West Yorkshire +8 41 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands -25 37 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Oxfordshire +22 36 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Southampton +40 35 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Buckinghamshire +17 34 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Chiswick - 33 £57,500 - 2
Bristol +6 31 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Leeds +3 31 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bedfordshire +37 29 £47,500 -17.39% 4
York +27 29 £45,000 -47.05% 3
Wales +12 28 £42,500 +41.66% 2

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1512 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 940 (22.39%) Java
3 883 (21.03%) Finance
4 881 (20.99%) JavaScript
5 757 (18.03%) .NET
6 755 (17.98%) SQL
7 754 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
8 740 (17.63%) Degree
9 729 (17.37%) HTML
10 705 (16.79%) Microsoft
11 696 (16.58%) Linux
12 624 (14.86%) C#
13 611 (14.55%) CSS
14 579 (13.79%) Scrum
15 570 (13.58%) SQL Server
16 545 (12.98%) Python
17 526 (12.53%) PaaS
18 505 (12.03%) MVC
19 499 (11.89%) Web Services
20 493 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
21 488 (11.62%) Windows
22 476 (11.34%) ERP
23 444 (10.58%) Marketing
24 428 (10.20%) Telecoms
25 416 (9.91%) TDD
26 411 (9.79%) ITIL
27 409 (9.74%) Software Engineering
28 398 (9.48%) CRM
29 395 (9.41%) IaaS
30 393 (9.36%) MS Excel

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 197 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 145 (3.45%) Apache
3 134 (3.19%) IIS
4 133 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
5 109 (2.60%) CMS
6 105 (2.50%) JBoss
7 93 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 75 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 61 (1.45%) Confluence
10 56 (1.33%) Mule
10 56 (1.33%) Mule ESB
11 50 (1.19%) Apache Spark
12 48 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 46 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
14 43 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 41 (0.98%) MS Exchange
16 39 (0.93%) Apache Solr
17 31 (0.74%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 20 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 393 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 153 (3.64%) MS Office
3 118 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.64%) MS Project
7 12 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.14%) InVision
9 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.12%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.024%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.024%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 73 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 69 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 21 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 12 (0.29%) Sentinel
8 9 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.19%) Magento
9 8 (0.19%) SAP GRC
10 7 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.17%) Workday HCM
11 6 (0.14%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
12 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.12%) SAP MM
13 4 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 754 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
2 526 (12.53%) PaaS
3 493 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 395 (9.41%) IaaS
5 125 (2.98%) Office 365
6 91 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 65 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 39 (0.93%) GitHub
10 37 (0.88%) Force.com
11 34 (0.81%) Google Analytics
12 21 (0.50%) G Suite
12 21 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.48%) Heroku
13 20 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
14 18 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.40%) Yammer
16 15 (0.36%) Oracle CX
17 14 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 177 (4.22%) Firewall
2 123 (2.93%) HTTP
3 101 (2.41%) Internet
4 95 (2.26%) LAN
5 85 (2.02%) WAN
6 83 (1.98%) DNS
7 77 (1.83%) TCP/IP
8 62 (1.48%) SAN
9 59 (1.41%) VPN
10 52 (1.24%) Wireless
11 50 (1.19%) Network Security
12 35 (0.83%) DHCP
13 34 (0.81%) LDAP
14 33 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (0.69%) NAS
17 28 (0.67%) MPLS
18 27 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (0.62%) VoIP
20 22 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 343 (8.17%) MySQL
3 299 (7.12%) Big Data
4 278 (6.62%) NoSQL
5 218 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 200 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 127 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 117 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 85 (2.02%) Redis
10 80 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 71 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 68 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
13 67 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 67 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 60 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 47 (1.12%) HBase
16 46 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (0.79%) SAP HANA
18 31 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 30 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 275 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 232 (5.53%) JIRA
3 159 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 154 (3.67%) Selenium
5 151 (3.60%) JUnit
6 93 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 87 (2.07%) Visual Studio
8 81 (1.93%) Cucumber
9 66 (1.57%) Maven
10 59 (1.41%) Subversion
11 53 (1.26%) IntelliJ
12 52 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 50 (1.19%) Ant
13 50 (1.19%) gulp
14 45 (1.07%) JMeter
15 44 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 37 (0.88%) jMock
16 37 (0.88%) SoapUI
17 36 (0.86%) Grunt
17 36 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 883 (21.03%) Finance
2 444 (10.58%) Marketing
3 428 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 349 (8.31%) Manufacturing
5 337 (8.03%) Banking
6 332 (7.91%) Retail
7 92 (2.19%) Advertising
8 83 (1.98%) Electronics
8 83 (1.98%) Legal
9 81 (1.93%) Publishing
10 60 (1.43%) Back Office
11 49 (1.17%) Law
12 40 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.79%) Games
14 32 (0.76%) Automotive
15 25 (0.60%) German Language
16 23 (0.55%) French Language
17 19 (0.45%) Dutch Language
17 19 (0.45%) Multimedia
18 17 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1056 (25.15%) Developer
2 590 (14.05%) Architect
3 299 (7.12%) Solutions Architect
4 294 (7.00%) C# Developer
5 284 (6.77%) .NET Developer
6 277 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 252 (6.00%) Analyst
8 229 (5.45%) Java Developer
9 211 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 196 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
11 188 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
12 175 (4.17%) Consultant
13 171 (4.07%) Project Manager
14 153 (3.64%) Administrator
15 146 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
16 141 (3.36%) Software Developer
17 124 (2.95%) Applications Support
17 124 (2.95%) Software Engineer
18 121 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
19 117 (2.79%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 757 (18.03%) .NET
2 729 (17.37%) HTML
3 611 (14.55%) CSS
4 499 (11.89%) Web Services
5 388 (9.24%) AngularJS
6 361 (8.60%) REST
7 317 (7.55%) ASP.NET
8 288 (6.86%) jQuery
9 277 (6.60%) HTML5
10 257 (6.12%) Spring
11 254 (6.05%) XML
12 231 (5.50%) Node.js
13 207 (4.93%) RESTful
14 206 (4.91%) Hibernate
15 194 (4.62%) JSON
16 190 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 189 (4.50%) SOAP
18 160 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 143 (3.41%) .NET Framework
19 143 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 393 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 323 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 282 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 255 (6.07%) Data Centre
5 182 (4.34%) User Experience
6 138 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 108 (2.57%) Fintech
7 108 (2.57%) NHS
8 81 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 81 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 79 (1.88%) Social Media
10 54 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 50 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 42 (1.00%) iPad
13 37 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 35 (0.83%) Private Cloud
15 30 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
16 27 (0.64%) Driving Licence
17 26 (0.62%) Digital Media
18 20 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 696 (16.58%) Linux
2 488 (11.62%) Windows
3 195 (4.65%) Unix
4 172 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 136 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 113 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 99 (2.36%) CentOS
9 94 (2.24%) Android
10 77 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 39 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 29 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (0.64%) Windows 7
14 18 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.26%) Solaris
17 10 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.24%) VMS
18 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1512 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (13.79%) Scrum
3 505 (12.03%) MVC
4 476 (11.34%) ERP
5 416 (9.91%) TDD
6 411 (9.79%) ITIL
7 409 (9.74%) Software Engineering
8 398 (9.48%) CRM
9 379 (9.03%) Project Management
10 354 (8.43%) DevOps
11 301 (7.17%) E-Commerce
12 262 (6.24%) Analytics
13 257 (6.12%) Mentoring
14 251 (5.98%) SOA
15 246 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
15 246 (5.86%) PRINCE2
16 238 (5.67%) OO
17 237 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 230 (5.48%) TOGAF
19 227 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 940 (22.39%) Java
2 881 (20.99%) JavaScript
3 755 (17.98%) SQL
4 624 (14.86%) C#
5 545 (12.98%) Python
6 334 (7.96%) PHP
7 241 (5.74%) Bash Shell
8 190 (4.53%) Ruby
9 160 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 152 (3.62%) Perl
11 121 (2.88%) T-SQL
12 116 (2.76%) C
13 92 (2.19%) C++
14 82 (1.95%) Scala
15 56 (1.33%) ES6
16 41 (0.98%) TypeScript
17 38 (0.91%) Go
18 35 (0.83%) Apex Code
19 18 (0.43%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 740 (17.63%) Degree
2 113 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 89 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 68 (1.62%) CCNA
6 68 (1.62%) MCSE
7 52 (1.24%) CCNP
7 52 (1.24%) MCSA
8 44 (1.05%) CCIE
9 41 (0.98%) CISSP
10 39 (0.93%) ISEB
11 38 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 34 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (0.69%) PhD
14 28 (0.67%) CISM
15 27 (0.64%) CCIP
15 27 (0.64%) CCSP
16 25 (0.60%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (6.84%) QA
2 94 (2.24%) SLA
3 83 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.48%) PMO
7 15 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.24%) EMIR
9 10 (0.24%) MiFID
10 6 (0.14%) COBIT
10 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.12%) GDPR
12 4 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.071%) COSO
13 3 (0.071%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.071%) P3O
14 2 (0.048%) HL7
System Software
1 178 (4.24%) Docker
2 175 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 69 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.83%) vSphere
6 25 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.43%) IMail Server
8 18 (0.43%) KVM
8 18 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 16 (0.38%) XenServer
11 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.21%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.17%) Firmware
15 5 (0.12%) LXC
15 5 (0.12%) NFS
15 5 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 237 (5.65%) Puppet
2 182 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (3.31%) Ansible
4 36 (0.86%) SCCM
4 36 (0.86%) Terraform
5 30 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 28 (0.67%) Nagios
7 24 (0.57%) WSUS
8 22 (0.52%) Salt
9 18 (0.43%) OpenAM
10 17 (0.40%) Nessus
10 17 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (0.38%) SCOM
11 16 (0.38%) vRealize
12 13 (0.31%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.29%) AirWatch
13 12 (0.29%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.24%) SCOrch
15 9 (0.21%) SCVMM
16 7 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 705 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 341 (8.12%) Oracle
3 241 (5.74%) VMware
4 180 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 179 (4.26%) SAP
6 159 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
7 145 (3.45%) Google
8 143 (3.41%) Cisco
9 93 (2.22%) IBM
10 81 (1.93%) Apple
11 72 (1.72%) Sun
12 51 (1.21%) Dell
13 45 (1.07%) hybris
13 45 (1.07%) ServiceNow
14 43 (1.02%) Adobe
15 38 (0.91%) Citrix
16 37 (0.88%) SolarWinds
17 36 (0.86%) CheckPoint
17 36 (0.86%) Demandware
18 35 (0.83%) Atlassian
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