The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 200 196 256
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +60
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1773 1558 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.40% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.02% 40.66% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1329 1125
Average salary £48,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +1.12%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5370 3832 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.43% 3.45% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4486 3277 2609
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +13 1712 £48,250 +1.57% 258
London +34 914 £55,000 +4.76% 129
South East +4 454 £45,000 - 63
City of London +17 177 £55,000 +29.41% 59
Berkshire +20 176 £50,000 -9.09% 28
Reading +21 114 £50,000 +11.11% 16
East of England -18 96 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Hampshire +3 78 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire -1 76 £35,000 -33.33% 14
Surrey -9 68 £52,000 +15.55% 9
East Midlands -5 54 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Yorkshire +3 48 £36,250 -34.09% 7
North West -10 46 £45,000 - 7
Scotland +21 44 £37,500 -25.00%
East Sussex +15 38 £35,000 +16.66% 6
North Yorkshire -12 38 £24,000 -28.88% 7
South West -6 37 £39,000 -7.14% 11
Oxfordshire -12 37 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Brighton +14 36 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Leeds -2 35 £40,000 -25.58% 6
Bedfordshire -17 35 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Basingstoke -3 31 £55,000 +41.02% 1
West Midlands -45 31 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Harrogate +7 26 £24,000 -56.36% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 24 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Manchester +3 24 £42,500 -34.61% 3
Edinburgh -1 23 £33,750 +2.27%
Buckinghamshire -8 21 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Kent -14 21 £44,000 +25.71% 4
Hertfordshire +19 20 £47,500 +35.71% 5

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 808 (24.00%) SQL
2 807 (23.98%) HTML
3 779 (23.14%) .NET
4 767 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 710 (21.09%) Java
6 658 (19.55%) SQL Server
7 623 (18.51%) C#
8 622 (18.48%) CSS
9 609 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
10 604 (17.94%) Linux
11 577 (17.14%) Degree
12 541 (16.07%) Windows
13 536 (15.92%) Microsoft
14 459 (13.64%) Finance
15 448 (13.31%) Web Services
16 441 (13.10%) MySQL
17 420 (12.48%) Scrum
18 412 (12.24%) Marketing
19 408 (12.12%) MVC
19 408 (12.12%) jQuery
20 386 (11.47%) ASP.NET
21 377 (11.20%) XML
22 368 (10.93%) CRM
23 356 (10.58%) TDD
24 352 (10.46%) Project Management
25 350 (10.40%) PHP
26 327 (9.71%) Oracle
27 293 (8.70%) E-Commerce
28 280 (8.32%) Software Engineering
29 272 (8.08%) OO

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 212 (6.30%) Apache
2 183 (5.44%) IIS
3 146 (4.34%) Tomcat
4 96 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 89 (2.64%) Drupal
6 62 (1.84%) Node.js
7 53 (1.57%) CMS
8 45 (1.34%) MS Exchange
9 40 (1.19%) Confluence
10 38 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 34 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 30 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
13 27 (0.80%) nginx
14 23 (0.68%) OpenStack
15 21 (0.62%) Lync
16 20 (0.59%) WordPress
16 20 (0.59%) SAS
17 17 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (0.45%) WebLogic
19 12 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 265 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 68 (2.02%) MS Office
3 40 (1.19%) Mingle
4 27 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.51%) PaintShop Pro
7 17 (0.51%) MS Project
8 15 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
8 15 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.36%) RoboHelp
9 12 (0.36%) FrameMaker
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.030%) InDesign
12 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 59 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (0.42%) Magento
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (0.24%) Lawson
9 7 (0.21%) Shopify
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.18%) SalesLogix
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.12%) Workday HCM
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 227 (6.74%) PaaS
2 175 (5.20%) IaaS
3 143 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
4 120 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
5 93 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 60 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (1.40%) Force.com
8 27 (0.80%) Google Apps
9 26 (0.77%) Heroku
10 22 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
11 17 (0.51%) Joyent
12 16 (0.48%) GitHub
12 16 (0.48%) Taleo
13 13 (0.39%) Office 365
14 11 (0.33%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.12%) Route 53
16 3 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.059%) CloudFront
18 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (6.09%) Firewall
2 169 (5.02%) Internet
3 156 (4.63%) DNS
4 133 (3.95%) VPN
5 124 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 114 (3.39%) SAN
7 109 (3.24%) SSL
8 104 (3.09%) HTTP
9 89 (2.64%) LAN
10 87 (2.58%) LDAP
11 78 (2.32%) WAN
12 47 (1.40%) SMTP
13 42 (1.25%) DHCP
14 41 (1.22%) IPsec
15 38 (1.13%) Network Security
16 34 (1.01%) FTP
17 33 (0.98%) BGP
17 33 (0.98%) VoIP
18 28 (0.83%) iSCSI
19 27 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 441 (13.10%) MySQL
3 163 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 114 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 106 (3.15%) Big Data
7 96 (2.85%) MongoDB
8 78 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 60 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 53 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 49 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 48 (1.43%) Oracle Database
14 47 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 46 (1.37%) Redis
16 42 (1.25%) Hadoop
17 38 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 35 (1.04%) DB2
19 32 (0.95%) Couchbase
20 30 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 178 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 163 (4.84%) Subversion
3 131 (3.89%) Visual Studio
4 97 (2.88%) Selenium
5 80 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 75 (2.23%) NUnit
7 71 (2.11%) JUnit
7 71 (2.11%) Maven
8 70 (2.08%) JIRA
9 45 (1.34%) PHPUnit
10 35 (1.04%) MSTest
11 34 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 34 (1.01%) Ant
12 32 (0.95%) WebDriver
13 31 (0.92%) Jenkins
14 26 (0.77%) SpecFlow
15 25 (0.74%) FitNesse
15 25 (0.74%) Jasmine
16 24 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
17 23 (0.68%) Eclipse
General
1 459 (13.64%) Finance
2 412 (12.24%) Marketing
3 241 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 161 (4.78%) Retail
5 135 (4.01%) Advertising
6 95 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 95 (2.82%) Banking
7 66 (1.96%) Legal
8 46 (1.37%) Law
9 36 (1.07%) Billing
10 34 (1.01%) Publishing
10 34 (1.01%) German Language
11 31 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (0.89%) Front Office
13 29 (0.86%) French Language
13 29 (0.86%) Games
14 21 (0.62%) Back Office
15 17 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.51%) Electronics
16 12 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1120 (33.27%) Developer
2 275 (8.17%) Analyst
3 255 (7.58%) Architect
4 251 (7.46%) Consultant
5 215 (6.39%) Web Developer
6 204 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 201 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 190 (5.64%) C# Developer
9 187 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 170 (5.05%) Java Developer
11 165 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 127 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 119 (3.54%) Administrator
14 115 (3.42%) Business Analyst
15 102 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
16 99 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
17 89 (2.64%) Development Manager
18 78 (2.32%) Product Manager
19 71 (2.11%) Software Engineer
20 69 (2.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 807 (23.98%) HTML
2 779 (23.14%) .NET
3 622 (18.48%) CSS
4 448 (13.31%) Web Services
5 408 (12.12%) jQuery
6 386 (11.47%) ASP.NET
7 377 (11.20%) XML
8 258 (7.66%) HTML5
9 191 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 180 (5.35%) SOAP
11 174 (5.17%) RESTful
12 171 (5.08%) Ajax
13 155 (4.60%) CSS3
14 147 (4.37%) Spring
15 146 (4.34%) .NET Framework
16 130 (3.86%) LAMP
17 127 (3.77%) J2EE
18 116 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
19 112 (3.33%) WCF
20 109 (3.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 265 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 247 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
3 204 (6.06%) Open Source
4 99 (2.94%) Social Media
5 84 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 65 (1.93%) Mathematics
7 60 (1.78%) Clustering
8 55 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 37 (1.10%) Taxonomies
10 36 (1.07%) Statistics
11 29 (0.86%) Social Network
12 27 (0.80%) Replication
13 26 (0.77%) Blog
14 25 (0.74%) Web 2.0
15 24 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
15 24 (0.71%) E-Learning
16 22 (0.65%) Visualisation
16 22 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.65%) DTV
17 21 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 604 (17.94%) Linux
2 541 (16.07%) Windows
3 215 (6.39%) UNIX
4 144 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 113 (3.36%) Android
6 96 (2.85%) Apple iOS
7 87 (2.58%) CentOS
8 77 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 41 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 22 (0.65%) Solaris
14 21 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.45%) Windows 2000
16 14 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.42%) Debian
17 13 (0.39%) Windows Vista
18 11 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (12.48%) Scrum
3 408 (12.12%) MVC
4 368 (10.93%) CRM
5 356 (10.58%) TDD
6 352 (10.46%) Project Management
7 293 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 280 (8.32%) Software Engineering
9 272 (8.08%) OO
10 220 (6.54%) ITIL
11 207 (6.15%) ERP
12 182 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 179 (5.32%) BDD
14 169 (5.02%) Web Development
15 156 (4.63%) Analytics
16 152 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
17 151 (4.49%) Unit Testing
18 148 (4.40%) PRINCE2
19 147 (4.37%) OOP
20 146 (4.34%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 808 (24.00%) SQL
2 767 (22.79%) JavaScript
3 710 (21.09%) Java
4 623 (18.51%) C#
5 350 (10.40%) PHP
6 230 (6.83%) Python
7 199 (5.91%) Ruby
8 187 (5.56%) C++
9 132 (3.92%) Perl
10 124 (3.68%) C
11 118 (3.51%) T-SQL
12 92 (2.73%) PowerShell
13 84 (2.50%) Bash Shell
14 54 (1.60%) PHP5
15 43 (1.28%) VB.NET
16 32 (0.95%) VB
17 29 (0.86%) Shell Script
18 23 (0.68%) VB6
18 23 (0.68%) Apex Code
19 21 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 577 (17.14%) Degree
2 82 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.49%) CCNA
5 47 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 45 (1.34%) MCSE
7 38 (1.13%) ISEB
8 31 (0.92%) CCNP
9 30 (0.89%) CISSP
9 30 (0.89%) MCSA
9 30 (0.89%) PhD
9 30 (0.89%) MCTS
10 29 (0.86%) MCITP
11 28 (0.83%) PMP
12 26 (0.77%) SC Cleared
13 25 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 20 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
14 20 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (7.16%) QA
2 55 (1.63%) SLA
3 29 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.27%) COBIT
6 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.030%) WCAG
8 1 (0.030%) COSO
8 1 (0.030%) BS25999
System Software
1 174 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 147 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.57%) XenServer
5 34 (1.01%) Varnish
6 33 (0.98%) vSphere
7 25 (0.74%) XenApp
8 20 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.45%) pfSense
9 15 (0.45%) KVM
10 11 (0.33%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.24%) vCloud
13 7 (0.21%) Sendmail
13 7 (0.21%) qmail
14 5 (0.15%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.12%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.12%) NFS
16 3 (0.089%) Squid
Systems Management
1 153 (4.55%) Puppet
2 123 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (2.55%) Nagios
4 33 (0.98%) Cacti
5 22 (0.65%) Vagrant
6 20 (0.59%) Nessus
7 17 (0.51%) ZABBIX
8 16 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
9 13 (0.39%) WSUS
9 13 (0.39%) Zenoss
10 11 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 11 (0.33%) SmokePing
11 10 (0.30%) SCCM
11 10 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (0.30%) Ganglia
11 10 (0.30%) Capistrano
11 10 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 10 (0.30%) OpenView
12 7 (0.21%) YUM
12 7 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 536 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 327 (9.71%) Oracle
3 256 (7.61%) Salesforce.com
4 205 (6.09%) VMware
5 186 (5.53%) Cisco
6 103 (3.06%) SAP
7 93 (2.76%) Citrix
8 68 (2.02%) HP
9 65 (1.93%) Rackspace
10 63 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 59 (1.75%) Google
12 52 (1.54%) NetSuite
12 52 (1.54%) JBoss
13 51 (1.52%) Juniper
14 49 (1.46%) Twitter
15 46 (1.37%) IBM
16 42 (1.25%) CheckPoint
17 39 (1.16%) Atlassian
18 36 (1.07%) ServiceNow
19 34 (1.01%) Websense
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS AND FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Skye Group
Salary: £40,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Guru Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55 - £70 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
networx
Salary: Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday