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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 153 185 210
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +25
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2131 1874 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.61% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.01% 25.90% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1532 1284
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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
8876 7236 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.26% 6.22% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7241 5683 4317
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +29 2050 £50,000 - 271
London +7 918 £60,000 +10.59% 122
South East +64 590 £45,000 - 50
Berkshire +64 206 £47,500 -5.00% 19
City of London +12 162 £62,500 +21.95% 23
South West +57 126 £55,000 +48.64% 14
Reading +39 123 £50,000 - 10
East of England +28 117 £46,250 +8.82% 12
East Sussex +23 111 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Brighton +29 104 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +19 103 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Hampshire +44 86 £55,000 +10.00% 8
West Midlands +30 86 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Bristol +46 77 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Surrey +27 63 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North Yorkshire -1 61 £42,500 +27.81% 7
West Yorkshire +45 56 £40,000 - 5
Leeds +46 53 £40,000 -3.03% 4
North West -6 53 £45,000 -2.70% 18
Kent +34 45 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 43 £65,000 +85.71% 6
Buckinghamshire -11 38 £45,000 +9.09% 6
Harrogate -4 35 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridge +9 34 £57,500 +64.28% 5
Hertfordshire +8 34 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Tunbridge Wells +1 34 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Wales -8 33 £27,500 -21.42%
Manchester +5 32 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Bedfordshire +12 30 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South Wales -12 28 £27,500 -21.42%

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1523 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 992 (22.83%) JavaScript
3 984 (22.65%) SQL
4 855 (19.68%) .NET
5 842 (19.38%) Java
6 831 (19.13%) HTML
7 786 (18.09%) Degree
8 782 (18.00%) SQL Server
9 747 (17.19%) Microsoft
10 711 (16.36%) C#
11 693 (15.95%) Linux
12 669 (15.40%) Finance
13 665 (15.30%) Project Management
14 604 (13.90%) CSS
15 576 (13.26%) CRM
16 559 (12.87%) Oracle
17 538 (12.38%) Web Services
18 522 (12.01%) Windows
19 458 (10.54%) PaaS
20 452 (10.40%) Scrum
21 450 (10.36%) ASP.NET
21 450 (10.36%) Software Engineering
22 430 (9.90%) Marketing
23 420 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
24 416 (9.57%) Computer Science
25 410 (9.44%) MS Excel
26 405 (9.32%) MVC
27 401 (9.23%) MySQL
28 396 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
29 388 (8.93%) Amazon AWS

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 203 (4.67%) Tomcat
2 176 (4.05%) Apache
3 163 (3.75%) IIS
4 145 (3.34%) Node.js
5 121 (2.78%) CMS
5 121 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 120 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 71 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 71 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 62 (1.43%) JBoss
9 61 (1.40%) OpenStack
10 52 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 41 (0.94%) nginx
12 37 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 34 (0.78%) OpenEdge
14 33 (0.76%) Confluence
15 32 (0.74%) Lync
15 32 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
16 31 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 410 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 87 (2.00%) MS Office
3 46 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.69%) MS Project
5 23 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.25%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.12%) SPSS
10 4 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.046%) Mingle
12 2 (0.046%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.046%) Maya
13 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 50 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 45 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 35 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 27 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.62%) Magento
6 17 (0.39%) Workday HCM
7 12 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
7 12 (0.28%) Agresso
8 11 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.23%) SAP SD
9 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.18%) SAP PP
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.16%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 458 (10.54%) PaaS
2 388 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 295 (6.79%) IaaS
4 213 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 185 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
6 69 (1.59%) Office 365
7 49 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 35 (0.81%) GitHub
10 30 (0.69%) Google App Engine
11 28 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.60%) Force.com
12 26 (0.60%) Heroku
13 22 (0.51%) HP Helion
14 17 (0.39%) iPaaS
15 16 (0.37%) Google Apps
16 15 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 11 (0.25%) Taleo
17 11 (0.25%) Route 53
18 9 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 227 (5.22%) Firewall
2 165 (3.80%) Internet
3 99 (2.28%) SAN
4 89 (2.05%) HTTP
5 88 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 82 (1.89%) DNS
7 62 (1.43%) VPN
8 61 (1.40%) WAN
9 58 (1.33%) Network Security
10 57 (1.31%) SSL
11 48 (1.10%) LAN
12 43 (0.99%) Unified Communications
13 41 (0.94%) VoIP
14 38 (0.87%) CTI
15 36 (0.83%) SMTP
15 36 (0.83%) NAS
16 25 (0.58%) LDAP
17 23 (0.53%) iSCSI
18 22 (0.51%) DHCP
19 18 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 401 (9.23%) MySQL
3 205 (4.72%) Big Data
4 195 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 184 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 175 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 147 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 147 (3.38%) MongoDB
8 117 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 99 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
10 85 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 83 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 74 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 69 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 68 (1.57%) RDBMS
15 65 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 50 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (1.06%) Redis
18 37 (0.85%) SAP HANA
19 32 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 272 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 161 (3.71%) Selenium
3 151 (3.48%) Subversion
4 118 (2.72%) Maven
5 112 (2.58%) JIRA
6 108 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 77 (1.77%) Ant
8 70 (1.61%) JUnit
9 64 (1.47%) Visual Studio
10 59 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 55 (1.27%) Hudson
12 52 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 42 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (0.94%) Jasmine
15 38 (0.87%) Cucumber
16 35 (0.81%) Gradle
17 32 (0.74%) NUnit
18 29 (0.67%) SpecFlow
19 23 (0.53%) Artifactory
20 22 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 669 (15.40%) Finance
2 430 (9.90%) Marketing
3 362 (8.33%) Retail
4 255 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 202 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 142 (3.27%) Banking
7 115 (2.65%) Front Office
8 102 (2.35%) Advertising
9 91 (2.09%) Games
10 67 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 64 (1.47%) Law
12 62 (1.43%) Back Office
13 53 (1.22%) Legal
14 51 (1.17%) Billing
15 45 (1.04%) Aerospace
16 43 (0.99%) Electronics
17 40 (0.92%) French Language
18 36 (0.83%) German Language
19 24 (0.55%) Publishing
20 22 (0.51%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1077 (24.79%) Developer
2 418 (9.62%) Analyst
3 406 (9.34%) Consultant
4 398 (9.16%) Architect
5 278 (6.40%) .NET Developer
6 228 (5.25%) Project Manager
7 218 (5.02%) Senior Developer
8 199 (4.58%) Software Engineer
9 195 (4.49%) C# Developer
10 184 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 176 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 173 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
13 158 (3.64%) Business Analyst
14 131 (3.01%) Applications Support
15 122 (2.81%) Software Developer
16 109 (2.51%) Senior Manager
17 104 (2.39%) Web Developer
18 103 (2.37%) Support Analyst
19 99 (2.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 98 (2.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 855 (19.68%) .NET
2 831 (19.13%) HTML
3 604 (13.90%) CSS
4 538 (12.38%) Web Services
5 450 (10.36%) ASP.NET
6 357 (8.22%) jQuery
7 346 (7.96%) XML
8 333 (7.66%) HTML5
9 287 (6.61%) AngularJS
10 221 (5.09%) REST
11 194 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 181 (4.17%) .NET Framework
13 179 (4.12%) Spring
14 169 (3.89%) SOAP
15 151 (3.48%) CSS3
16 130 (2.99%) Ajax
17 127 (2.92%) JSON
18 121 (2.78%) Hibernate
19 103 (2.37%) RESTful
20 101 (2.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 420 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 416 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 338 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 280 (6.44%) Data Centre
5 211 (4.86%) User Experience
6 128 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 105 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 88 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 79 (1.82%) Social Media
10 66 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 58 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 50 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 47 (1.08%) Life Science
14 43 (0.99%) Algorithms
15 42 (0.97%) Replication
16 41 (0.94%) DTV
17 38 (0.87%) Clustering
18 34 (0.78%) Data Integration
19 33 (0.76%) Digital Media
20 31 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 693 (15.95%) Linux
2 522 (12.01%) Windows
3 237 (5.45%) UNIX
4 147 (3.38%) Android
5 144 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 78 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.81%) CentOS
10 28 (0.64%) Solaris
11 18 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (0.39%) Debian
13 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.21%) VMS
15 9 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.18%) SUSE
17 7 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 665 (15.30%) Project Management
3 576 (13.26%) CRM
4 452 (10.40%) Scrum
5 450 (10.36%) Software Engineering
6 405 (9.32%) MVC
7 396 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
8 355 (8.17%) ERP
9 343 (7.89%) ITIL
10 342 (7.87%) OO
11 311 (7.16%) E-Commerce
12 309 (7.11%) TDD
13 283 (6.51%) SOA
14 272 (6.26%) SDLC
15 255 (5.87%) Analytics
16 240 (5.52%) Open Source
17 238 (5.48%) DevOps
18 195 (4.49%) Mentoring
18 195 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
19 189 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 992 (22.83%) JavaScript
2 984 (22.65%) SQL
3 842 (19.38%) Java
4 711 (16.36%) C#
5 302 (6.95%) Python
6 284 (6.54%) PHP
7 218 (5.02%) T-SQL
8 170 (3.91%) C++
9 158 (3.64%) Ruby
10 144 (3.31%) C
11 103 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 98 (2.26%) Perl
13 90 (2.07%) Scala
14 81 (1.86%) VB.NET
15 56 (1.29%) Apex Code
15 56 (1.29%) Clojure
16 54 (1.24%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.13%) Shell Script
18 36 (0.83%) Groovy
19 35 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 786 (18.09%) Degree
2 74 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 57 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 45 (1.04%) CISSP
6 44 (1.01%) SAP Certification
7 37 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 36 (0.83%) PMP
9 33 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (0.71%) SC Cleared
12 30 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
13 26 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 26 (0.60%) MCSE
14 23 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (0.51%) CCNA
15 22 (0.51%) CISM
16 21 (0.48%) ISEB
17 20 (0.46%) CIMA
17 20 (0.46%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (7.92%) QA
2 95 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.13%) SLA
4 41 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.44%) COBIT
7 16 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.14%) GCP
9 6 (0.14%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) EMIR
10 4 (0.092%) WCAG
10 4 (0.092%) COSO
11 3 (0.069%) Section 508
11 3 (0.069%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.023%) HL7
12 1 (0.023%) DICOM
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 222 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 87 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 55 (1.27%) vSphere
5 32 (0.74%) Xen
5 32 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (0.69%) KVM
6 30 (0.69%) Docker
7 22 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 21 (0.48%) XenApp
9 20 (0.46%) IMail Server
9 20 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 20 (0.46%) vCloud
9 20 (0.46%) LXC
10 19 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.23%) XenServer
14 8 (0.18%) Snort
15 6 (0.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 122 (2.81%) Puppet
1 122 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
2 59 (1.36%) SCCM
3 54 (1.24%) Nagios
4 45 (1.04%) SCOM
5 35 (0.81%) SCVMM
6 34 (0.78%) Ansible
7 28 (0.64%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.51%) HAProxy
9 21 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
11 15 (0.35%) vMotion
12 14 (0.32%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.32%) Cacti
13 13 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.25%) Salt
15 9 (0.21%) Opsview
15 9 (0.21%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.21%) Data Guard
15 9 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 747 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 559 (12.87%) Oracle
3 313 (7.20%) VMware
4 283 (6.51%) Salesforce.com
5 213 (4.90%) SAP
6 111 (2.55%) Google
7 71 (1.63%) Cisco
8 66 (1.52%) Citrix
9 64 (1.47%) HP
10 60 (1.38%) IBM
11 53 (1.22%) Rackspace
12 51 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 47 (1.08%) EMC
14 38 (0.87%) hybris
15 37 (0.85%) Siebel
16 35 (0.81%) Demandware
17 33 (0.76%) ATG
18 32 (0.74%) Adobe
19 31 (0.71%) Zend
20 30 (0.69%) ServiceNow
London
Mobile Talent
Salary: bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Kingfisher Recruitment Specialists Limited
Salary: Parking, Interesting Work, Flexi
Posted: 1 hour ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Negotiable Salary (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Training & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum £22,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum £35,000 to £38,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 13 hours ago