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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 158 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2069 1640 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.45% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.84% 33.02% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1412 1345
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
7173 4967 3769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.63% 4.40% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5729 4122 3219
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +42 1964 £50,000 +5.26% 295
London +41 972 £55,000 - 147
South East +21 508 £52,500 +10.52% 74
Berkshire +13 211 £52,500 - 26
City of London +30 179 £57,500 +4.54% 47
Yorkshire +58 133 £40,000 +14.28% 7
East of England +12 102 £50,000 +15.60% 20
Reading -17 97 £55,000 - 10
Surrey +41 85 £51,250 +2.50% 15
North Yorkshire +29 65 £35,000 - 4
South West +4 65 £40,500 +3.84% 9
West Midlands +9 62 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East Sussex +12 57 £42,750 +42.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +38 55 £40,000 +6.66% 7
North West +21 53 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire -33 48 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Brighton -2 47 £44,000 +46.66% 1
Hertfordshire +17 45 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Yorkshire -10 41 £40,000 +14.28% 2
South Yorkshire - 41 £32,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +38 40 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Sheffield - 40 £32,250 - 1
Leeds +6 38 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Newbury +37 37 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +7 37 £57,500 +64.28% 6
Scotland +26 35 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 35 £55,000 +57.14% 9
East Midlands -8 32 £45,000 +11.80% 5
Cambridge +19 30 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Slough +21 29 £50,000 - 2

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1240 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (21.84%) SQL
3 729 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 708 (18.70%) .NET
5 694 (18.33%) Finance
6 681 (17.98%) Java
7 648 (17.11%) Microsoft
8 643 (16.98%) HTML
9 636 (16.79%) SQL Server
10 634 (16.74%) Degree
11 629 (16.61%) Project Management
12 577 (15.24%) C#
13 568 (15.00%) Windows
14 541 (14.29%) Linux
15 474 (12.52%) CSS
16 454 (11.99%) CRM
17 416 (10.98%) Marketing
18 401 (10.59%) MS Excel
19 384 (10.14%) MySQL
20 382 (10.09%) Retail
21 376 (9.93%) Oracle
22 375 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
23 364 (9.61%) Scrum
24 359 (9.48%) MVC
24 359 (9.48%) Salesforce.com
25 344 (9.08%) PaaS
26 333 (8.79%) Web Services
27 325 (8.58%) ITIL
28 324 (8.56%) VMware
29 323 (8.53%) Business Intelligence

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 175 (4.62%) IIS
2 146 (3.86%) Apache
3 144 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 103 (2.72%) Node.js
5 59 (1.56%) JBoss
6 55 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 54 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 49 (1.29%) CMS
9 45 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 43 (1.14%) Confluence
11 39 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 36 (0.95%) Lync
13 30 (0.79%) nginx
14 26 (0.69%) NetWeaver
15 25 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (0.55%) GlassFish
17 20 (0.53%) ColdFusion
18 18 (0.48%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 401 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 91 (2.40%) MS Office
3 20 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.45%) MS Project
5 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (0.16%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.026%) FastStats
9 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.026%) SPSS
9 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 54 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 23 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 22 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.48%) SAP SD
6 17 (0.45%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.34%) Workday HCM
9 10 (0.26%) WebTrends
10 8 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
10 8 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (0.21%) Magento
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 344 (9.08%) PaaS
2 259 (6.84%) IaaS
3 137 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
3 137 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 134 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
5 72 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 66 (1.74%) Office 365
7 65 (1.72%) Force.com
8 24 (0.63%) GitHub
9 21 (0.55%) Terremark
9 21 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.50%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
13 9 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.24%) Taleo
13 9 (0.24%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.24%) Route 53
14 8 (0.21%) Heroku
14 8 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 233 (6.15%) Firewall
2 185 (4.89%) Internet
3 109 (2.88%) SAN
4 90 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 82 (2.17%) HTTP
6 76 (2.01%) WAN
7 74 (1.95%) VPN
7 74 (1.95%) DNS
8 51 (1.35%) LAN
9 50 (1.32%) LDAP
10 46 (1.21%) MPLS
11 38 (1.00%) SSL
11 38 (1.00%) NAS
12 35 (0.92%) Unified Communications
13 32 (0.84%) VoIP
14 31 (0.82%) SMTP
15 27 (0.71%) Network Security
16 26 (0.69%) VLAN
17 20 (0.53%) BGP
18 17 (0.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 384 (10.14%) MySQL
3 149 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 126 (3.33%) Big Data
5 114 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 109 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 92 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 85 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 56 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 54 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 52 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 44 (1.16%) DB2
16 43 (1.14%) SAP HANA
17 32 (0.84%) Oracle Database
18 30 (0.79%) Redis
19 29 (0.77%) Data Mining
20 27 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 157 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 102 (2.69%) JIRA
3 94 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 93 (2.46%) Selenium
5 87 (2.30%) Subversion
6 65 (1.72%) Maven
7 57 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 44 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 42 (1.11%) JUnit
11 28 (0.74%) Eclipse
12 27 (0.71%) Ant
13 22 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
13 22 (0.58%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.42%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.40%) JMeter
17 14 (0.37%) LSMW
17 14 (0.37%) RSpec
17 14 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 694 (18.33%) Finance
2 416 (10.98%) Marketing
3 382 (10.09%) Retail
4 233 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 215 (5.68%) Manufacturing
6 169 (4.46%) Games
7 116 (3.06%) Banking
8 100 (2.64%) Advertising
9 88 (2.32%) Front Office
10 72 (1.90%) Law
11 63 (1.66%) Billing
12 58 (1.53%) Legal
13 41 (1.08%) German Language
14 38 (1.00%) Back Office
15 34 (0.90%) French Language
16 25 (0.66%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.61%) Electronics
18 23 (0.61%) Publishing
19 22 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 926 (24.45%) Developer
2 400 (10.56%) Analyst
3 386 (10.19%) Consultant
4 379 (10.01%) Architect
5 272 (7.18%) Project Manager
6 220 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 214 (5.65%) .NET Developer
8 182 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 166 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 157 (4.15%) Business Analyst
11 144 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
12 131 (3.46%) Software Developer
13 127 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 124 (3.27%) Software Engineer
15 104 (2.75%) Administrator
16 95 (2.51%) Applications Support
17 88 (2.32%) Support Analyst
18 85 (2.24%) Support Engineer
19 84 (2.22%) Product Manager
20 78 (2.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (18.70%) .NET
2 643 (16.98%) HTML
3 474 (12.52%) CSS
4 333 (8.79%) Web Services
5 322 (8.50%) ASP.NET
6 307 (8.11%) jQuery
7 273 (7.21%) XML
8 193 (5.10%) J2EE
9 192 (5.07%) HTML5
10 174 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 168 (4.44%) .NET Framework
12 166 (4.38%) AngularJS
13 154 (4.07%) Spring
14 138 (3.64%) Ajax
15 137 (3.62%) JSON
16 105 (2.77%) CSS3
17 102 (2.69%) RESTful
18 96 (2.53%) REST
19 95 (2.51%) LAMP
20 84 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 375 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 290 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 282 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
4 154 (4.07%) Open Source
5 129 (3.41%) User Experience
6 95 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 92 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 81 (2.14%) Social Media
9 56 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 54 (1.43%) Public Cloud
11 50 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 46 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 41 (1.08%) Replication
14 33 (0.87%) Data Integration
15 32 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
17 30 (0.79%) Digital Media
18 28 (0.74%) Client/Server
18 28 (0.74%) EPoS
19 27 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 568 (15.00%) Windows
2 541 (14.29%) Linux
3 234 (6.18%) UNIX
4 80 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (2.09%) Android
6 77 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 52 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (1.19%) CentOS
10 23 (0.61%) Solaris
11 21 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.50%) VMS
12 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.32%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.29%) Debian
15 11 (0.29%) AIX
16 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1240 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (16.61%) Project Management
3 454 (11.99%) CRM
4 364 (9.61%) Scrum
5 359 (9.48%) MVC
6 325 (8.58%) ITIL
7 323 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
8 321 (8.48%) Software Engineering
9 289 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 256 (6.76%) ERP
11 253 (6.68%) SOA
12 246 (6.50%) OO
13 210 (5.55%) TDD
14 190 (5.02%) Change Management
15 186 (4.91%) Analytics
16 181 (4.78%) DevOps
17 157 (4.15%) Business Development
18 156 (4.12%) Mentoring
19 149 (3.93%) Migration
20 144 (3.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 827 (21.84%) SQL
2 729 (19.25%) JavaScript
3 681 (17.98%) Java
4 577 (15.24%) C#
5 265 (7.00%) PHP
6 175 (4.62%) Python
7 145 (3.83%) Ruby
8 133 (3.51%) C++
9 132 (3.49%) C
10 125 (3.30%) Perl
11 108 (2.85%) T-SQL
12 92 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 59 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 54 (1.43%) VB.NET
15 41 (1.08%) ABAP
15 41 (1.08%) Scala
15 41 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 40 (1.06%) Apex Code
17 37 (0.98%) PHP5
18 35 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 634 (16.74%) Degree
2 100 (2.64%) SAP Certification
3 69 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 47 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 44 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (0.92%) MCSE
8 34 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (0.82%) CCNA
10 30 (0.79%) CISSP
11 27 (0.71%) ISEB
12 26 (0.69%) PMI Certification
13 24 (0.63%) VTSP
14 23 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 22 (0.58%) PMP
16 20 (0.53%) SC Cleared
17 17 (0.45%) CEH
18 16 (0.42%) CCNP
19 11 (0.29%) MCITP
20 9 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (6.47%) QA
2 57 (1.51%) SLA
3 53 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) COBIT
9 3 (0.079%) WCAG
10 2 (0.053%) MiFID
10 2 (0.053%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.053%) COSO
11 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 252 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 68 (1.80%) vSphere
5 33 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (0.58%) KVM
7 16 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.42%) vCloud
7 16 (0.42%) XenApp
8 14 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 14 (0.37%) Docker
9 11 (0.29%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.24%) Xen
12 8 (0.21%) Varnish
13 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 144 (3.80%) Puppet
2 122 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (1.80%) Nagios
4 37 (0.98%) SCCM
5 24 (0.63%) SCOM
6 18 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 16 (0.42%) vMotion
8 14 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 14 (0.37%) OpenNMS
9 13 (0.34%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.34%) OpenAM
10 10 (0.26%) Cacti
11 9 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.24%) Opsview
12 7 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (0.16%) Nmap
13 6 (0.16%) logstash
14 5 (0.13%) Ansible
14 5 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 648 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 376 (9.93%) Oracle
3 359 (9.48%) Salesforce.com
4 324 (8.56%) VMware
5 232 (6.13%) SAP
6 102 (2.69%) Cisco
7 93 (2.46%) Google
8 85 (2.24%) IBM
9 77 (2.03%) HP
10 76 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 47 (1.24%) Rackspace
11 47 (1.24%) ServiceNow
12 41 (1.08%) Citrix
13 39 (1.03%) Adobe
14 38 (1.00%) Siebel
15 33 (0.87%) Business Objects
16 30 (0.79%) Dell
17 29 (0.77%) Twitter
18 27 (0.71%) EMC
18 27 (0.71%) Avaya
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE £200000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40K per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + parking,pen,health,life 26 hols
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent salary on offer
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Up to 20% bonus!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Great Package
Posted: 14 hours ago