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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 141 150 217
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +67
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2051 2337 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.30% 2.18% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.53% 22.52% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1981 1358
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%

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
11697 10377 8040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.09% 9.67% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9844 8765 6566
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 1928 £55,000 - 276
London +26 908 £60,000 - 129
South East -16 430 £55,000 +10.00% 54
South West +27 130 £52,500 -8.69% 29
Surrey +61 119 £55,000 - 8
Berkshire -45 119 £57,500 +9.52% 24
West Midlands -19 110 £54,000 +27.05% 13
East of England +23 109 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North West +22 104 £45,000 +5.88% 23
City of London +4 99 £61,250 +2.08% 26
Hampshire +15 92 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Birmingham +27 75 £60,000 - 5
East Midlands +48 72 £46,500 +9.41% 9
Yorkshire -17 68 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Reading -21 68 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Scotland +48 55 £43,000 +14.66% 11
Manchester -7 54 £46,250 +8.82% 11
Hertfordshire +29 50 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Gloucestershire +19 50 £52,000 -13.33% 11
West Yorkshire +2 42 £48,750 +14.70% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 36 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Nottinghamshire +29 31 £75,000 +87.50% 3
Nottingham +22 29 £75,000 +97.36% 3
Milton Keynes +26 28 £55,000 +29.79% 1
Edinburgh +23 27 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Brighton -9 27 £25,000 -50.00% 1
East Sussex -15 27 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Bristol -18 26 £80,000 +33.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -7 25 £43,975 +2.26% 4
Leeds -8 25 £50,000 +14.28% 3

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 1510 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 935 (21.72%) Java
3 913 (21.21%) Finance
4 869 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
5 848 (19.70%) JavaScript
6 786 (18.26%) Degree
7 763 (17.72%) Linux
8 748 (17.38%) .NET
9 700 (16.26%) Microsoft
10 683 (15.87%) SQL
11 668 (15.52%) HTML
12 613 (14.24%) Windows
13 608 (14.12%) PaaS
14 589 (13.68%) SQL Server
15 579 (13.45%) C#
16 553 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 538 (12.50%) Scrum
18 534 (12.40%) CSS
19 531 (12.33%) Python
20 521 (12.10%) ERP
21 515 (11.96%) Web Services
22 504 (11.71%) Telecoms
23 473 (10.99%) CRM
24 468 (10.87%) MVC
25 459 (10.66%) ITIL
26 455 (10.57%) IaaS
27 446 (10.36%) Marketing
28 442 (10.27%) MS Excel
29 407 (9.45%) DevOps
30 396 (9.20%) AngularJS

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
1 250 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 202 (4.69%) Apache
3 198 (4.60%) IIS
4 167 (3.88%) JBoss
5 115 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 114 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 84 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 80 (1.86%) SharePoint
9 78 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
10 69 (1.60%) CMS
11 59 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 56 (1.30%) Mule
13 53 (1.23%) Apache Spark
14 49 (1.14%) MS Exchange
15 46 (1.07%) OpenStack
15 46 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 45 (1.05%) Mule ESB
17 32 (0.74%) Confluence
18 26 (0.60%) nginx
19 19 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 442 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 152 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 145 (3.37%) MS Office
4 36 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.63%) MS Project
6 26 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.070%) InDesign
9 3 (0.070%) InVision
9 3 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 66 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.56%) SAP GRC
4 22 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 21 (0.49%) Eloqua
6 19 (0.44%) Sentinel
7 18 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 16 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.21%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
13 7 (0.16%) Infor CRM
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.14%) Magento
14 6 (0.14%) Workday HCM
15 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
15 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 869 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
2 608 (14.12%) PaaS
3 553 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 455 (10.57%) IaaS
5 120 (2.79%) Office 365
6 91 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 84 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 38 (0.88%) GitHub
10 36 (0.84%) OpenShift
11 31 (0.72%) Heroku
12 29 (0.67%) Force.com
13 20 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.44%) G Suite
14 19 (0.44%) Google Analytics
14 19 (0.44%) Oracle CX
15 16 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 14 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 236 (5.48%) Firewall
2 140 (3.25%) Internet
3 136 (3.16%) HTTP
4 118 (2.74%) DNS
5 116 (2.69%) TCP/IP
6 104 (2.42%) SAN
7 78 (1.81%) VPN
8 74 (1.72%) Network Security
9 73 (1.70%) LAN
10 71 (1.65%) WAN
11 68 (1.58%) LDAP
12 61 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 60 (1.39%) DHCP
14 49 (1.14%) Wireless
15 48 (1.11%) NAS
16 43 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
16 43 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
17 38 (0.88%) SMTP
18 31 (0.72%) MPLS
19 27 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 330 (7.67%) MySQL
3 308 (7.15%) MongoDB
4 302 (7.02%) Big Data
5 271 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 210 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 111 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 101 (2.35%) Redis
9 94 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 88 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 84 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 70 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 62 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
14 51 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 50 (1.16%) HBase
15 50 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 47 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 46 (1.07%) SAP HANA
18 43 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 312 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 197 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 166 (3.86%) JIRA
4 147 (3.41%) Selenium
5 130 (3.02%) JUnit
6 97 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 89 (2.07%) Subversion
8 83 (1.93%) Visual Studio
9 74 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 72 (1.67%) Maven
11 63 (1.46%) gulp
12 56 (1.30%) Ant
12 56 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 56 (1.30%) Grunt
13 44 (1.02%) IntelliJ
14 41 (0.95%) TeamCity
15 38 (0.88%) Jasmine
15 38 (0.88%) JMeter
16 35 (0.81%) Bitbucket
17 33 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 913 (21.21%) Finance
2 504 (11.71%) Telecoms
3 446 (10.36%) Marketing
4 396 (9.20%) Retail
5 388 (9.01%) Manufacturing
6 337 (7.83%) Banking
7 132 (3.07%) Law
8 116 (2.69%) Legal
9 83 (1.93%) Advertising
10 80 (1.86%) Electronics
11 72 (1.67%) Games
12 63 (1.46%) Publishing
13 43 (1.00%) Aerospace
14 40 (0.93%) Back Office
15 38 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 37 (0.86%) Automotive
17 36 (0.84%) Dutch Language
18 28 (0.65%) Billing
19 27 (0.63%) French Language
20 26 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 939 (21.81%) Developer
2 703 (16.33%) Architect
3 355 (8.25%) Solutions Architect
4 255 (5.92%) Analyst
5 250 (5.81%) .NET Developer
6 230 (5.34%) C# Developer
7 222 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 207 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 206 (4.79%) Consultant
9 206 (4.79%) Project Manager
10 204 (4.74%) Java Developer
11 192 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
12 176 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 149 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
14 145 (3.37%) Administrator
15 143 (3.32%) Applications Support
16 121 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
17 117 (2.72%) Technical Architect
18 113 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 109 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (17.38%) .NET
2 668 (15.52%) HTML
3 534 (12.40%) CSS
4 515 (11.96%) Web Services
5 396 (9.20%) AngularJS
6 330 (7.67%) ASP.NET
7 299 (6.95%) REST
8 286 (6.64%) HTML5
9 264 (6.13%) jQuery
10 245 (5.69%) Spring
11 234 (5.44%) XML
12 220 (5.11%) RESTful
13 209 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 203 (4.72%) SOAP
15 198 (4.60%) Node.js
16 197 (4.58%) Hibernate
16 197 (4.58%) JSON
17 191 (4.44%) CSS3
18 161 (3.74%) Middleware
19 156 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 359 (8.34%) Enterprise Software
2 356 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 326 (7.57%) Data Centre
4 261 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 172 (4.00%) User Experience
6 136 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 133 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 122 (2.83%) Public Cloud
9 107 (2.49%) NHS
10 83 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 83 (1.93%) Private Cloud
11 72 (1.67%) Fintech
12 67 (1.56%) Virtual Team
13 64 (1.49%) Mathematics
13 64 (1.49%) Social Media
14 59 (1.37%) Data Integration
15 37 (0.86%) Digital Media
16 35 (0.81%) Life Science
17 33 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
18 32 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 763 (17.72%) Linux
2 613 (14.24%) Windows
3 242 (5.62%) Unix
4 195 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 183 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 118 (2.74%) Android
7 106 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (2.23%) Apple iOS
10 90 (2.09%) CentOS
11 38 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 32 (0.74%) Windows 10
14 31 (0.72%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.28%) Debian
15 12 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.21%) Solaris
18 9 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1510 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (12.50%) Scrum
3 521 (12.10%) ERP
4 473 (10.99%) CRM
5 468 (10.87%) MVC
6 459 (10.66%) ITIL
7 407 (9.45%) DevOps
8 388 (9.01%) TDD
9 382 (8.87%) Project Management
10 376 (8.73%) Software Engineering
11 299 (6.95%) E-Commerce
12 273 (6.34%) PRINCE2
13 265 (6.16%) Web Development
14 248 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
15 247 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 241 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
17 240 (5.57%) TOGAF
18 239 (5.55%) OO
19 233 (5.41%) Mentoring
20 227 (5.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 935 (21.72%) Java
2 848 (19.70%) JavaScript
3 683 (15.87%) SQL
4 579 (13.45%) C#
5 531 (12.33%) Python
6 242 (5.62%) Bash Shell
7 236 (5.48%) PHP
8 219 (5.09%) Perl
9 208 (4.83%) PowerShell
10 207 (4.81%) Ruby
11 134 (3.11%) C
12 115 (2.67%) C++
13 95 (2.21%) Scala
13 95 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 56 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 46 (1.07%) ES6
15 46 (1.07%) PL/SQL
16 31 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 27 (0.63%) Go
18 24 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 786 (18.26%) Degree
2 117 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 117 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 115 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (1.84%) CCNA
6 70 (1.63%) MCSE
7 58 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 51 (1.18%) DV Cleared
9 50 (1.16%) CISSP
10 48 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 45 (1.05%) CCNP
11 45 (1.05%) PMP
12 44 (1.02%) MCSA
13 42 (0.98%) CCIE
14 40 (0.93%) CISM
14 40 (0.93%) ISEB
15 38 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 31 (0.72%) AWS Certification
17 29 (0.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (6.11%) QA
2 96 (2.23%) SLA
3 85 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.46%) HIPAA
7 18 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.28%) COBIT
10 4 (0.093%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.070%) COSO
11 3 (0.070%) P3O
12 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.046%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.046%) SDET
13 1 (0.023%) GAAP
13 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.023%) MiFID
13 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 227 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 214 (4.97%) Docker
3 176 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 92 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 83 (1.93%) vSphere
6 59 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 44 (1.02%) vCloud
8 38 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (0.63%) IMail Server
10 26 (0.60%) VMware ESX
11 25 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 15 (0.35%) NFS
14 14 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.28%) Apache Flume
16 10 (0.23%) iptables
16 10 (0.23%) Xen
17 9 (0.21%) KVM
18 8 (0.19%) GlusterFS
18 8 (0.19%) LXC
Systems Management
1 299 (6.95%) Puppet
2 199 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (3.55%) Ansible
4 66 (1.53%) SCCM
5 51 (1.18%) OpenAM
6 50 (1.16%) WSUS
7 41 (0.95%) Terraform
8 37 (0.86%) vRealize
9 33 (0.77%) Nagios
10 31 (0.72%) SCVMM
11 30 (0.70%) Kubernetes
12 29 (0.67%) HAProxy
13 28 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 22 (0.51%) Nessus
14 22 (0.51%) SCOrch
15 21 (0.49%) AirWatch
16 19 (0.44%) Kibana
17 16 (0.37%) CFEngine
17 16 (0.37%) Packer
18 15 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 700 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 368 (8.55%) Oracle
3 313 (7.27%) VMware
4 221 (5.13%) Cisco
5 206 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
6 201 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 190 (4.41%) SAP
8 126 (2.93%) Google
9 90 (2.09%) IBM
10 79 (1.84%) ServiceNow
11 65 (1.51%) EMC
12 61 (1.42%) Apple
13 60 (1.39%) Citrix
14 58 (1.35%) Sun
15 53 (1.23%) Qualys
16 45 (1.05%) HP
17 42 (0.98%) Adobe
18 38 (0.88%) NetSuite
19 37 (0.86%) Dell
20 36 (0.84%) MuleSoft
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £66,582 to £82,434 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension,Private Health, Life Insurance+
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% + 2k training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and shares!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £90,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From 160000 to 165000 per annum, + package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £56000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 per annum + full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday