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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 157 178 213
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2142 1974 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.65% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.83% 27.03% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1598 1273
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
8990 7304 4937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 6.09% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7262 5913 4221
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 July 2015 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 1 July 2015. 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 +23 2039 £50,000 +5.26% 300
London +22 950 £60,000 +14.28% 163
South East +23 547 £45,000 - 53
Berkshire +34 198 £50,000 +5.26% 18
City of London +29 189 £60,000 +9.09% 50
East of England +26 140 £40,000 -5.88% 14
South West +36 129 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Reading +42 116 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +3 84 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands +20 82 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Surrey +2 78 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East Sussex +18 68 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Brighton +20 67 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Hampshire +5 66 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Bristol +24 61 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 54 £38,750 +10.71% 7
West Yorkshire +22 53 £40,000 -9.09% 4
Cambridge +19 49 £37,500 +7.14% 5
North West -3 48 £45,000 +1.12% 17
Buckinghamshire -10 45 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kent +35 42 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Leeds +23 42 £40,000 -10.61% 2
East Midlands -11 37 £55,000 +22.22% 6
North Yorkshire -8 35 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Bedfordshire +11 34 £75,000 +87.50%
Slough +11 33 £50,000 -25.92% 3
Hertfordshire +8 33 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Oxfordshire +27 32 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Milton Keynes -15 32 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Coventry - 29 £35,000 - 3

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1477 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
2 990 (23.31%) SQL
3 859 (20.22%) JavaScript
4 834 (19.63%) Java
5 829 (19.52%) .NET
6 779 (18.34%) SQL Server
7 770 (18.13%) Microsoft
8 751 (17.68%) HTML
9 739 (17.40%) Degree
10 698 (16.43%) C#
11 680 (16.01%) Project Management
12 673 (15.84%) Linux
13 639 (15.04%) Finance
14 581 (13.68%) Windows
15 569 (13.39%) CRM
16 523 (12.31%) Oracle
17 516 (12.15%) CSS
18 498 (11.72%) Web Services
19 461 (10.85%) PaaS
20 447 (10.52%) Scrum
21 435 (10.24%) MS Excel
22 426 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
23 421 (9.91%) Marketing
24 418 (9.84%) MySQL
25 417 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
26 415 (9.77%) Retail
27 408 (9.60%) Software Engineering
28 394 (9.27%) MVC
29 390 (9.18%) ASP.NET
30 360 (8.47%) Computer Science

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 210 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 206 (4.85%) IIS
3 177 (4.17%) Apache
4 123 (2.90%) Node.js
5 111 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 100 (2.35%) CMS
7 92 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 62 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 60 (1.41%) JBoss
10 59 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
11 51 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 49 (1.15%) MS Exchange
13 42 (0.99%) Confluence
14 41 (0.97%) Lync
15 40 (0.94%) nginx
16 37 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
17 32 (0.75%) OpenEdge
18 29 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
19 26 (0.61%) Apache Solr
20 20 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 435 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 92 (2.17%) MS Office
3 38 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (0.59%) MS Project
5 21 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.24%) FrameMaker
7 10 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.071%) SPSS
10 2 (0.047%) Maya
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 43 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 21 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.42%) Workday HCM
7 17 (0.40%) Magento
8 15 (0.35%) SAP SD
9 13 (0.31%) SAP CRM
10 12 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.26%) SAP CO
11 11 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (0.26%) Agresso
11 11 (0.26%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
13 7 (0.16%) SAP MII
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 461 (10.85%) PaaS
2 342 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 288 (6.78%) IaaS
4 182 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 170 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (1.79%) Office 365
7 56 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (1.01%) Force.com
9 38 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (0.80%) GitHub
11 30 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.56%) Google App Engine
12 24 (0.56%) Google Apps
13 20 (0.47%) Terremark
13 20 (0.47%) iPaaS
14 18 (0.42%) HP Helion
15 14 (0.33%) Heroku
16 12 (0.28%) Veeva
17 8 (0.19%) Dropbox
17 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 244 (5.74%) Firewall
2 173 (4.07%) Internet
3 117 (2.75%) SAN
4 87 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 84 (1.98%) HTTP
6 83 (1.95%) DNS
7 63 (1.48%) WAN
8 62 (1.46%) VPN
9 52 (1.22%) SSL
10 50 (1.18%) Network Security
11 47 (1.11%) LAN
12 43 (1.01%) Unified Communications
13 41 (0.97%) LDAP
14 38 (0.89%) VoIP
15 35 (0.82%) CTI
15 35 (0.82%) NAS
16 29 (0.68%) SMTP
17 25 (0.59%) MPLS
18 23 (0.54%) iSCSI
19 18 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 779 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 418 (9.84%) MySQL
3 191 (4.50%) NoSQL
4 172 (4.05%) Big Data
5 170 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 144 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 139 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 129 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 123 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 99 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 93 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 75 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 65 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 64 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (1.20%) RDBMS
16 49 (1.15%) Hadoop
16 49 (1.15%) SAP HANA
17 42 (0.99%) Redis
18 36 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
19 29 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 223 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 133 (3.13%) Selenium
3 122 (2.87%) Subversion
4 109 (2.57%) Maven
5 105 (2.47%) JIRA
6 78 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 66 (1.55%) Ant
7 66 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 54 (1.27%) WebDriver
9 51 (1.20%) JUnit
10 47 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 36 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 30 (0.71%) Hudson
14 27 (0.64%) Jasmine
15 25 (0.59%) SpecFlow
16 22 (0.52%) Gradle
17 21 (0.49%) NUnit
17 21 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
18 20 (0.47%) Artifactory
General
1 639 (15.04%) Finance
2 421 (9.91%) Marketing
3 415 (9.77%) Retail
4 222 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 215 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 144 (3.39%) Banking
7 143 (3.37%) Games
8 113 (2.66%) Advertising
9 105 (2.47%) Front Office
10 74 (1.74%) Law
11 64 (1.51%) Back Office
12 61 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 52 (1.22%) Billing
14 39 (0.92%) German Language
14 39 (0.92%) Aerospace
15 38 (0.89%) Electronics
16 34 (0.80%) Legal
17 27 (0.64%) French Language
18 18 (0.42%) Spanish Language
18 18 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1029 (24.22%) Developer
2 456 (10.73%) Analyst
3 446 (10.50%) Consultant
4 384 (9.04%) Architect
5 246 (5.79%) .NET Developer
6 216 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 207 (4.87%) Java Developer
8 205 (4.83%) Project Manager
9 186 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 179 (4.21%) Software Engineer
11 177 (4.17%) Business Analyst
12 160 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 154 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
14 128 (3.01%) Applications Support
15 114 (2.68%) Senior Manager
16 111 (2.61%) Software Developer
17 108 (2.54%) Lead Developer
18 100 (2.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 98 (2.31%) Support Analyst
20 96 (2.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (19.52%) .NET
2 751 (17.68%) HTML
3 516 (12.15%) CSS
4 498 (11.72%) Web Services
5 390 (9.18%) ASP.NET
6 331 (7.79%) jQuery
7 322 (7.58%) XML
8 257 (6.05%) AngularJS
9 242 (5.70%) HTML5
10 204 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 193 (4.54%) .NET Framework
12 182 (4.28%) Spring
13 167 (3.93%) REST
14 136 (3.20%) J2EE
15 132 (3.11%) SOAP
16 119 (2.80%) JSON
17 115 (2.71%) Ajax
18 109 (2.57%) RESTful
19 107 (2.52%) Hibernate
20 105 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 417 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 360 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 309 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 303 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
5 169 (3.98%) User Experience
6 125 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 105 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 83 (1.95%) Public Cloud
9 78 (1.84%) Social Media
10 57 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 54 (1.27%) Mathematics
12 50 (1.18%) Life Science
12 50 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 46 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 39 (0.92%) Replication
15 37 (0.87%) DTV
15 37 (0.87%) Private Cloud
16 34 (0.80%) Digital Media
17 31 (0.73%) EPoS
17 31 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 673 (15.84%) Linux
2 581 (13.68%) Windows
3 251 (5.91%) UNIX
4 129 (3.04%) Android
5 121 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 87 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (0.92%) CentOS
10 32 (0.75%) Solaris
11 21 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 20 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (0.40%) Debian
14 16 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.35%) VMS
16 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.26%) AIX
17 11 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1477 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (16.01%) Project Management
3 569 (13.39%) CRM
4 447 (10.52%) Scrum
5 426 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
6 408 (9.60%) Software Engineering
7 394 (9.27%) MVC
8 354 (8.33%) ITIL
9 312 (7.34%) E-Commerce
10 287 (6.76%) SOA
11 285 (6.71%) ERP
12 277 (6.52%) OO
13 275 (6.47%) TDD
14 264 (6.21%) SDLC
15 230 (5.41%) DevOps
16 223 (5.25%) Analytics
17 210 (4.94%) Open Source
18 206 (4.85%) Mentoring
19 200 (4.71%) Change Management
20 190 (4.47%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 990 (23.31%) SQL
2 859 (20.22%) JavaScript
3 834 (19.63%) Java
4 698 (16.43%) C#
5 290 (6.83%) PHP
6 244 (5.74%) Python
7 187 (4.40%) C++
8 185 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 166 (3.91%) C
10 152 (3.58%) Ruby
11 117 (2.75%) Perl
12 109 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 82 (1.93%) Scala
14 66 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 62 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 56 (1.32%) Apex Code
17 55 (1.29%) Bash Shell
18 38 (0.89%) Clojure
19 31 (0.73%) VB
20 26 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 739 (17.40%) Degree
2 89 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
4 78 (1.84%) SAP Certification
5 51 (1.20%) CISSP
6 49 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 41 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 39 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (0.89%) PMP
10 33 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (0.75%) MCSE
12 30 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 28 (0.66%) CCNA
14 25 (0.59%) CEH
15 22 (0.52%) ISEB
16 21 (0.49%) CISM
17 20 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
18 18 (0.42%) MCSA
19 17 (0.40%) SC Cleared
20 16 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (7.42%) QA
2 84 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.37%) SLA
4 35 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.24%) COBIT
8 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.14%) EMIR
9 6 (0.14%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) WCAG
9 6 (0.14%) GCP
10 3 (0.071%) Section 508
11 2 (0.047%) COSO
11 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 248 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 100 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 67 (1.58%) vSphere
5 29 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 27 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.61%) XenApp
8 24 (0.56%) KVM
9 23 (0.54%) Docker
10 22 (0.52%) Xen
11 21 (0.49%) VirtualBox
12 18 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 16 (0.38%) vCloud
14 16 (0.38%) LXC
15 13 (0.31%) IMail Server
16 6 (0.14%) Snort
17 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
17 5 (0.12%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 144 (3.39%) Puppet
2 137 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (1.48%) Nagios
4 57 (1.34%) SCCM
5 49 (1.15%) SCOM
6 36 (0.85%) SCVMM
7 25 (0.59%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.52%) HAProxy
9 19 (0.45%) Ansible
10 18 (0.42%) vMotion
11 16 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
11 16 (0.38%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.31%) Cacti
13 12 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (0.26%) OpenNMS
15 9 (0.21%) Ganglia
15 9 (0.21%) OpenView
15 9 (0.21%) Nmap
15 9 (0.21%) OpenAM
16 8 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 770 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 523 (12.31%) Oracle
3 337 (7.93%) VMware
4 334 (7.86%) Salesforce.com
5 236 (5.56%) SAP
6 108 (2.54%) Google
7 79 (1.86%) Cisco
8 67 (1.58%) HP
9 65 (1.53%) IBM
9 65 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 64 (1.51%) Citrix
11 61 (1.44%) Rackspace
12 36 (0.85%) Siebel
13 33 (0.78%) Adobe
13 33 (0.78%) ServiceNow
14 31 (0.73%) MuleSoft
15 28 (0.66%) hybris
16 27 (0.64%) Zend
16 27 (0.64%) EMC
17 26 (0.61%) CommVault
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum c£65 to 70k + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 8% Pension, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
J & C Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 dependant on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Zuora
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
HP
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago