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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 155 161 188
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2128 2161 1979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.18% 1.95% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.47% 22.74% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 1689 1602
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
11520 9503 8007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.81% 8.58% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9793 7720 6525
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +11 1990 £55,000 +10.00% 243
London +39 1023 £60,000 - 110
South East +22 551 £50,000 +11.11% 59
Berkshire -1 183 £55,000 +10.00% 17
City of London +22 151 £62,500 +4.16% 28
South West -1 114 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Hampshire +39 112 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Reading +14 112 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Surrey +49 103 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands -13 76 £44,000 +25.71% 11
East of England -31 65 £55,000 +37.50% 18
North West +33 63 £45,000 - 20
Scotland +23 52 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Gloucestershire +16 50 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Yorkshire -25 48 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East Sussex -14 47 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Brighton -11 46 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Manchester +33 45 £46,250 -11.90% 8
Oxfordshire -1 45 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +11 39 £35,000 -36.36%
Birmingham +19 37 £53,750 +7.50% 5
West Yorkshire +3 32 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Bristol 0 32 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Edinburgh +30 30 £40,000 +122.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 29 £57,000 +26.66% 6
Southampton +15 23 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Cheltenham -12 23 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Milton Keynes +18 22 £57,000 +35.71% 4
Guildford +18 20 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Bedfordshire +2 20 £60,000 -20.00% 2

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1490 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (20.10%) JavaScript
3 913 (19.75%) Java
4 827 (17.89%) Finance
5 822 (17.78%) SQL
6 814 (17.61%) HTML
7 804 (17.40%) .NET
8 796 (17.22%) Degree
9 775 (16.77%) Microsoft
10 759 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
11 752 (16.27%) Linux
12 711 (15.38%) CSS
13 680 (14.71%) Web Services
14 668 (14.45%) Windows
15 656 (14.19%) C#
16 620 (13.41%) SQL Server
17 597 (12.92%) CRM
17 597 (12.92%) Marketing
18 564 (12.20%) Scrum
19 508 (10.99%) Project Management
20 486 (10.51%) MVC
20 486 (10.51%) Oracle
21 482 (10.43%) Telecoms
22 451 (9.76%) PaaS
23 445 (9.63%) Software Engineering
24 435 (9.41%) ASP.NET
24 435 (9.41%) ERP
25 423 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
26 414 (8.96%) MS Excel
26 414 (8.96%) TDD

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
1 244 (5.28%) Tomcat
2 217 (4.69%) Apache
3 171 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 162 (3.50%) JBoss
5 156 (3.38%) IIS
6 136 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 98 (2.12%) CMS
8 91 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
8 91 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 90 (1.95%) Mule
10 78 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 61 (1.32%) MS Exchange
12 52 (1.13%) nginx
13 49 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
13 49 (1.06%) OpenStack
14 43 (0.93%) Mule ESB
15 30 (0.65%) Confluence
16 29 (0.63%) Apache Spark
17 27 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 414 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 56 (1.21%) MS Office
4 38 (0.82%) MS Project
5 32 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.19%) Gliffy
10 7 (0.15%) Mingle
11 3 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 96 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 87 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 54 (1.17%) SAP ERP
4 31 (0.67%) SAP HCM
5 29 (0.63%) Eloqua
6 24 (0.52%) Workday HCM
7 23 (0.50%) SAP Retail
8 21 (0.45%) SAP HR
9 19 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 16 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
11 15 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
12 14 (0.30%) SAP GRC
13 13 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
14 12 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
15 11 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
16 10 (0.22%) Magento
17 8 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
17 8 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
18 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 759 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 451 (9.76%) PaaS
3 423 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 378 (8.18%) IaaS
5 178 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 87 (1.88%) Office 365
7 76 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 62 (1.34%) GitHub
9 50 (1.08%) Heroku
10 41 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 40 (0.87%) Force.com
12 28 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
13 25 (0.54%) Taleo
14 24 (0.52%) OpenShift
15 23 (0.50%) iPaaS
16 21 (0.45%) Amazon S3
16 21 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
17 20 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 16 (0.35%) Google Apps
19 14 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 264 (5.71%) Firewall
2 183 (3.96%) HTTP
3 176 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 163 (3.53%) Internet
5 149 (3.22%) DNS
6 121 (2.62%) LDAP
7 118 (2.55%) SAN
8 94 (2.03%) LAN
9 86 (1.86%) Network Security
10 78 (1.69%) NAS
11 76 (1.64%) VoIP
12 75 (1.62%) VPN
13 58 (1.25%) SSL
14 57 (1.23%) WAN
15 51 (1.10%) SMTP
16 50 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (1.04%) Unified Communications
18 45 (0.97%) DHCP
19 42 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
20 40 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 620 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 351 (7.59%) MySQL
3 262 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 251 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 242 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 143 (3.09%) Big Data
7 132 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 96 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 90 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 72 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 69 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (1.47%) SAP HANA
13 63 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 61 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 59 (1.28%) Redis
16 55 (1.19%) Oracle Database
17 49 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
18 45 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 35 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 333 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 203 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 173 (3.74%) JIRA
4 105 (2.27%) Maven
5 98 (2.12%) Visual Studio
6 97 (2.10%) JUnit
6 97 (2.10%) Selenium
7 88 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (1.45%) NUnit
9 65 (1.41%) gulp
10 60 (1.30%) Subversion
11 58 (1.25%) TeamCity
12 52 (1.13%) IntelliJ
13 50 (1.08%) Bitbucket
14 48 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 44 (0.95%) Eclipse
16 43 (0.93%) Grunt
17 42 (0.91%) Jasmine
18 37 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
19 34 (0.74%) jMock
General
1 827 (17.89%) Finance
2 597 (12.92%) Marketing
3 482 (10.43%) Telecoms
4 360 (7.79%) Manufacturing
5 293 (6.34%) Retail
6 151 (3.27%) Banking
7 134 (2.90%) Games
8 133 (2.88%) Law
9 106 (2.29%) Advertising
9 106 (2.29%) Electronics
10 84 (1.82%) Legal
11 63 (1.36%) French Language
12 62 (1.34%) Front Office
13 59 (1.28%) German Language
14 50 (1.08%) Billing
15 42 (0.91%) Publishing
16 36 (0.78%) Aerospace
17 31 (0.67%) Dutch Language
18 29 (0.63%) Back Office
19 26 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1065 (23.04%) Developer
2 613 (13.26%) Architect
3 482 (10.43%) Consultant
4 349 (7.55%) Analyst
5 259 (5.60%) .NET Developer
6 258 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 257 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 256 (5.54%) Java Developer
9 250 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 249 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
11 180 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 165 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 157 (3.40%) Applications Support
14 147 (3.18%) Support Analyst
15 144 (3.12%) DevOps Engineer
16 140 (3.03%) Development Manager
17 136 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
18 131 (2.83%) Software Developer
19 130 (2.81%) Sales Executive
20 128 (2.77%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (17.61%) HTML
2 804 (17.40%) .NET
3 711 (15.38%) CSS
4 680 (14.71%) Web Services
5 435 (9.41%) ASP.NET
6 358 (7.75%) AngularJS
7 356 (7.70%) jQuery
8 347 (7.51%) HTML5
9 322 (6.97%) XML
10 235 (5.08%) Spring
11 227 (4.91%) REST
12 215 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 195 (4.22%) RESTful
14 183 (3.96%) SOAP
15 181 (3.92%) CSS3
16 167 (3.61%) Node.js
17 161 (3.48%) JSON
17 161 (3.48%) LAMP
18 146 (3.16%) Hibernate
19 145 (3.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 393 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 337 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 327 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 305 (6.60%) Enterprise Software
5 223 (4.82%) User Experience
6 118 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 109 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 85 (1.84%) Fintech
9 77 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 73 (1.58%) Public Cloud
11 72 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 67 (1.45%) Mathematics
13 60 (1.30%) Private Cloud
14 35 (0.76%) iPad
15 32 (0.69%) Social Media
16 31 (0.67%) Digital Media
17 29 (0.63%) Data Conversion
18 27 (0.58%) Physics
18 27 (0.58%) PMI
19 24 (0.52%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 752 (16.27%) Linux
2 668 (14.45%) Windows
3 250 (5.41%) Unix
4 182 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 162 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (1.60%) CentOS
9 69 (1.49%) Android
10 68 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 43 (0.93%) Windows 7
12 31 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 27 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 27 (0.58%) Solaris
14 20 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 18 (0.39%) Debian
16 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.35%) AIX
18 14 (0.30%) Windows Phone
19 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1490 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (12.92%) CRM
3 564 (12.20%) Scrum
4 508 (10.99%) Project Management
5 486 (10.51%) MVC
6 445 (9.63%) Software Engineering
7 435 (9.41%) ERP
8 414 (8.96%) TDD
9 401 (8.68%) DevOps
10 384 (8.31%) Presales
11 376 (8.14%) ITIL
12 344 (7.44%) E-Commerce
13 343 (7.42%) SOA
14 334 (7.23%) OO
15 316 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
16 299 (6.47%) Business Development
16 299 (6.47%) Mentoring
17 281 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 275 (5.95%) SDLC
19 271 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 929 (20.10%) JavaScript
2 913 (19.75%) Java
3 822 (17.78%) SQL
4 656 (14.19%) C#
5 369 (7.98%) Python
6 261 (5.65%) PowerShell
7 245 (5.30%) PHP
8 219 (4.74%) Ruby
9 197 (4.26%) Perl
10 164 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 163 (3.53%) C++
12 136 (2.94%) C
13 121 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 95 (2.06%) Scala
15 89 (1.93%) VB.NET
16 69 (1.49%) Groovy
17 50 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 33 (0.71%) Clojure
19 30 (0.65%) VB
20 29 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 796 (17.22%) Degree
2 123 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 86 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 58 (1.25%) CCNA
7 51 (1.10%) PMP
8 44 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (0.91%) SAP Certification
10 41 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (0.87%) CCNP
12 38 (0.82%) DV Cleared
12 38 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 36 (0.78%) CCIE
14 33 (0.71%) CISSP
15 28 (0.61%) ISEB
16 21 (0.45%) CCSP
17 20 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
18 18 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 16 (0.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.24%) QA
2 114 (2.47%) SLA
3 71 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.32%) HIPAA
7 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.19%) COBIT
8 9 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.15%) SDET
10 6 (0.13%) DICOM
10 6 (0.13%) HL7
11 4 (0.087%) GPG13
12 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.043%) COSO
13 2 (0.043%) HMG Infosec
13 2 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.043%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.043%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.043%) TickIT
System Software
1 228 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 192 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 103 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 95 (2.06%) Docker
5 81 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 58 (1.25%) vSphere
7 31 (0.67%) Xen
8 25 (0.54%) vCloud
8 25 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 21 (0.45%) IMail Server
9 21 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (0.43%) KVM
11 18 (0.39%) XenApp
12 17 (0.37%) NFS
13 16 (0.35%) GlusterFS
13 16 (0.35%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.32%) XenDesktop
15 13 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.24%) Corosync
16 11 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 231 (5.00%) Puppet
2 126 (2.73%) Ansible
3 117 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (1.62%) OpenAM
5 48 (1.04%) SCCM
6 47 (1.02%) Nagios
7 26 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 21 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 21 (0.45%) WSUS
9 17 (0.37%) Icinga
10 15 (0.32%) logstash
10 15 (0.32%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.30%) Graphite
11 14 (0.30%) Packer
11 14 (0.30%) SCOM
12 13 (0.28%) vRealize
13 12 (0.26%) Grafana
13 12 (0.26%) Terraform
13 12 (0.26%) Uchiwa
14 11 (0.24%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 775 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 486 (10.51%) Oracle
3 358 (7.75%) VMware
4 300 (6.49%) SAP
5 276 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 232 (5.02%) Cisco
7 170 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 140 (3.03%) IBM
9 120 (2.60%) ServiceNow
10 89 (1.93%) Sun
11 88 (1.90%) Citrix
11 88 (1.90%) MuleSoft
12 84 (1.82%) Google
13 65 (1.41%) HP
14 63 (1.36%) EMC
15 60 (1.30%) TIBCO
16 58 (1.25%) WSO2
17 49 (1.06%) Apple
18 44 (0.95%) F5
19 42 (0.91%) NetSuite
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 70k + pension, remote working, bonus and more
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
The Virtual Forge
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Talent Spa
Salary: Min £38k;more based on matching our skill set
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xcede
Salary: £34000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday