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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 175 200 242
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +42
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1879 1480 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.39% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.90% 36.12% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1253 1129
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
5890 4098 3386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.85% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 3530 2928
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 £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 August 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 August 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 +33 1799 £50,000 +5.26% 187
London +36 973 £55,000 +10.00% 84
South East -12 387 £47,500 +11.76% 54
City of London +44 191 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Berkshire -29 109 £50,000 +21.95% 17
East of England -13 102 £44,000 -12.00% 12
Yorkshire -16 92 £35,000 -22.22% 11
East Sussex +25 74 £45,000 +87.50% 3
Brighton +28 73 £45,000 +87.50% 3
North Yorkshire +4 72 £34,000 -24.44% 6
Hampshire -16 63 £50,000 +28.20% 10
Reading -10 62 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +20 58 £40,000 -28.88% 3
South West +2 55 £37,000 -7.50% 7
North West +14 54 £48,000 +2.67% 6
Surrey -2 49 £43,750 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -14 48 £37,500 -15.73% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 43 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 42 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Cambridge -6 42 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Wales +27 35 £35,000 -37.50% 4
Harrogate +12 35 £35,000 -22.22%
Manchester +15 32 £42,500 -10.52% 3
South Wales +22 30 £35,000 -37.50% 2
Milton Keynes +5 30 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Cardiff - 30 £35,000 - 2
Birmingham +26 29 £37,500 -57.14%
Northamptonshire -4 29 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Hertfordshire -11 24 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -30 24 £40,000 -11.11% 4

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 891 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 871 (23.28%) SQL
3 806 (21.54%) HTML
4 780 (20.84%) .NET
5 715 (19.11%) Java
6 671 (17.93%) CSS
7 670 (17.90%) Linux
8 663 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
9 639 (17.08%) SQL Server
10 638 (17.05%) Degree
11 592 (15.82%) Microsoft
12 580 (15.50%) C#
13 575 (15.37%) Windows
14 568 (15.18%) Finance
15 555 (14.83%) MySQL
16 504 (13.47%) Web Services
17 481 (12.85%) Project Management
18 444 (11.87%) CRM
19 435 (11.62%) Marketing
20 432 (11.54%) Scrum
21 431 (11.52%) XML
21 431 (11.52%) jQuery
22 376 (10.05%) Oracle
23 371 (9.91%) ASP.NET
24 366 (9.78%) E-Commerce
25 361 (9.65%) Software Engineering
26 345 (9.22%) MVC
27 343 (9.17%) MS Excel
27 343 (9.17%) Salesforce.com
28 340 (9.09%) PHP

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 202 (5.40%) Apache
2 161 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 159 (4.25%) IIS
4 103 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 91 (2.43%) Node.js
6 72 (1.92%) Drupal
7 52 (1.39%) CMS
8 49 (1.31%) MS Exchange
9 40 (1.07%) Confluence
10 38 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 37 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 35 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 33 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (0.72%) Lync
15 25 (0.67%) Apache Solr
16 24 (0.64%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.61%) nginx
18 20 (0.53%) WordPress
19 17 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
20 15 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 343 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.21%) MS Office
3 27 (0.72%) MS Project
4 24 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.11%) Mingle
11 3 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.027%) Revit
12 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.027%) InDesign
12 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 63 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.61%) Magento
5 21 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.32%) Shopify
7 11 (0.29%) Workday HCM
8 8 (0.21%) Agresso
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.16%) Optimost
10 5 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (0.11%) SalesLogix
11 4 (0.11%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.080%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 285 (7.62%) PaaS
2 244 (6.52%) IaaS
3 160 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 121 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 97 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (1.42%) Google Apps
8 52 (1.39%) Force.com
9 43 (1.15%) Office 365
10 25 (0.67%) Heroku
11 23 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
12 14 (0.37%) Taleo
13 13 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
14 11 (0.29%) Google App Engine
14 11 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.29%) Route 53
15 8 (0.21%) GitHub
15 8 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.21%) Joyent
15 8 (0.21%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 200 (5.34%) Internet
2 184 (4.92%) Firewall
3 125 (3.34%) DNS
4 123 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 94 (2.51%) HTTP
6 93 (2.49%) SAN
7 71 (1.90%) SSL
8 68 (1.82%) SMTP
8 68 (1.82%) LDAP
9 66 (1.76%) WAN
10 61 (1.63%) VPN
11 59 (1.58%) LAN
12 36 (0.96%) Network Security
13 28 (0.75%) Wireless
13 28 (0.75%) DHCP
14 23 (0.61%) IPsec
15 22 (0.59%) NAS
16 21 (0.56%) VoIP
17 20 (0.53%) Wireshark
18 19 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 555 (14.83%) MySQL
3 188 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 155 (4.14%) Big Data
5 126 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 125 (3.34%) MongoDB
7 88 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 50 (1.34%) Data Mining
11 48 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 36 (0.96%) Hadoop
15 34 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 34 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 33 (0.88%) Redis
17 24 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (0.64%) DB2
18 19 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 194 (5.18%) Subversion
2 151 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 136 (3.63%) JIRA
4 105 (2.81%) Selenium
5 100 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 83 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 82 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 64 (1.71%) Maven
9 63 (1.68%) Eclipse
10 55 (1.47%) JUnit
11 46 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 40 (1.07%) NUnit
13 39 (1.04%) WebDriver
13 39 (1.04%) Hudson
14 32 (0.86%) JMeter
15 31 (0.83%) NetBeans
15 31 (0.83%) PHPUnit
16 28 (0.75%) TeamCity
17 27 (0.72%) Mercurial
18 23 (0.61%) RSpec
General
1 568 (15.18%) Finance
2 435 (11.62%) Marketing
3 232 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 218 (5.83%) Retail
5 146 (3.90%) Banking
6 116 (3.10%) Advertising
7 104 (2.78%) Front Office
8 72 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.71%) Games
10 53 (1.42%) German Language
11 49 (1.31%) Legal
12 47 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (1.18%) Electronics
13 44 (1.18%) Publishing
14 41 (1.10%) Billing
15 39 (1.04%) Law
16 37 (0.99%) French Language
17 28 (0.75%) Welsh Language
18 21 (0.56%) Automotive
19 19 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 939 (25.09%) Developer
2 413 (11.04%) Analyst
3 350 (9.35%) Consultant
4 292 (7.80%) Architect
5 221 (5.91%) Project Manager
6 197 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 167 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 166 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 149 (3.98%) Web Developer
10 142 (3.79%) Java Developer
11 141 (3.77%) Business Analyst
12 129 (3.45%) Software Developer
13 125 (3.34%) Administrator
14 116 (3.10%) Product Manager
15 115 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
16 114 (3.05%) Applications Support
17 113 (3.02%) Software Engineer
18 111 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
19 110 (2.94%) Support Analyst
20 95 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 806 (21.54%) HTML
2 780 (20.84%) .NET
3 671 (17.93%) CSS
4 504 (13.47%) Web Services
5 431 (11.52%) XML
5 431 (11.52%) jQuery
6 371 (9.91%) ASP.NET
7 240 (6.41%) HTML5
8 200 (5.34%) REST
8 200 (5.34%) SOAP
9 163 (4.36%) Ajax
10 156 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 155 (4.14%) LAMP
12 150 (4.01%) JSON
13 146 (3.90%) Spring
14 142 (3.79%) RESTful
15 130 (3.47%) CSS3
16 128 (3.42%) .NET Framework
17 125 (3.34%) AngularJS
18 119 (3.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 286 (7.64%) Enterprise Software
2 256 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 220 (5.88%) Open Source
4 141 (3.77%) Social Media
5 110 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 69 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 62 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 45 (1.20%) Replication
9 42 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 36 (0.96%) E-Learning
10 36 (0.96%) CMDB
11 35 (0.94%) DTV
12 33 (0.88%) Learning Management System
13 30 (0.80%) Data Integration
14 29 (0.77%) Taxonomies
15 25 (0.67%) Visualisation
16 22 (0.59%) iPhone
17 21 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
17 21 (0.56%) N-Tier
17 21 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 670 (17.90%) Linux
2 575 (15.37%) Windows
3 211 (5.64%) UNIX
4 111 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (2.32%) CentOS
6 82 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 80 (2.14%) Android
8 78 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 55 (1.47%) Debian
11 51 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (1.23%) Windows 7
13 37 (0.99%) Windows 8
14 30 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.53%) Windows Phone
16 18 (0.48%) Fedora
16 18 (0.48%) FreeBSD
17 14 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.35%) OpenBSD
19 10 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (12.85%) Project Management
3 444 (11.87%) CRM
4 432 (11.54%) Scrum
5 366 (9.78%) E-Commerce
6 361 (9.65%) Software Engineering
7 345 (9.22%) MVC
8 312 (8.34%) TDD
9 311 (8.31%) ITIL
10 297 (7.94%) OO
11 240 (6.41%) ERP
12 238 (6.36%) Web Development
13 219 (5.85%) Analytics
14 193 (5.16%) SOA
15 175 (4.68%) BDD
16 172 (4.60%) Product Management
17 164 (4.38%) Service Delivery
18 162 (4.33%) PRINCE2
19 154 (4.12%) Business Analysis
20 152 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 891 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 871 (23.28%) SQL
3 715 (19.11%) Java
4 580 (15.50%) C#
5 340 (9.09%) PHP
6 237 (6.33%) Python
7 192 (5.13%) Ruby
8 153 (4.09%) T-SQL
9 133 (3.55%) Perl
9 133 (3.55%) C++
10 102 (2.73%) C
11 77 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 52 (1.39%) PHP5
13 47 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 47 (1.26%) PowerShell
14 43 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 34 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 29 (0.77%) VB
17 26 (0.69%) Groovy
18 19 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 638 (17.05%) Degree
2 76 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 48 (1.28%) ISEB
5 42 (1.12%) MCSE
5 42 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 40 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (0.88%) CCNA
8 30 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 25 (0.67%) MCITP
10 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.64%) PMP
12 23 (0.61%) MBA
13 21 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (0.53%) MCSA
14 20 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 17 (0.45%) CEH
16 16 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (7.75%) QA
2 77 (2.06%) SLA
3 67 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.48%) COBIT
7 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
System Software
1 201 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.28%) vSphere
4 47 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.61%) Varnish
6 18 (0.48%) KVM
7 17 (0.45%) vCloud
8 14 (0.37%) XenServer
9 13 (0.35%) Nmap
10 11 (0.29%) Postfix
10 11 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.21%) XenApp
11 8 (0.21%) Squid
12 7 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.19%) Docker
13 6 (0.16%) IMail Server
13 6 (0.16%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 153 (4.09%) Puppet
2 125 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (2.83%) Nagios
4 32 (0.86%) Cacti
5 31 (0.83%) Opsview
6 26 (0.69%) SCCM
7 25 (0.67%) Vagrant
8 23 (0.61%) ZABBIX
9 21 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 16 (0.43%) Zenoss
11 14 (0.37%) Nessus
12 13 (0.35%) Capistrano
12 13 (0.35%) Salt
13 12 (0.32%) Ansible
14 10 (0.27%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.21%) logstash
16 7 (0.19%) Backup Exec
17 6 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
17 6 (0.16%) Ganglia
17 6 (0.16%) Munin
Vendors
1 592 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 376 (10.05%) Oracle
3 343 (9.17%) Salesforce.com
4 270 (7.22%) VMware
5 147 (3.93%) Cisco
6 123 (3.29%) SAP
7 116 (3.10%) Google
8 101 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 73 (1.95%) ServiceNow
10 66 (1.76%) Citrix
11 61 (1.63%) JBoss
12 56 (1.50%) IBM
13 49 (1.31%) Adobe
14 48 (1.28%) Zend
15 43 (1.15%) Rackspace
16 42 (1.12%) HP
17 40 (1.07%) Siebel
18 34 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
18 34 (0.91%) NetSuite
19 33 (0.88%) Atlassian
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits - great company
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens, share opts, remote working
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + options
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (£30-35,000 OTE Uncapped) + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + uncapped OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens parking, pension,Health
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday