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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 134 165 202
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2287 2173 1801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.40% 1.99% 1.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.15% 22.19% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1962 1772 1491
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -

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
11942 9791 7882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.53% 8.98% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10056 8087 6216
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +23 2151 £57,500 +15.00% 264
London +63 1075 £62,500 +4.16% 135
South East -3 505 £55,000 +22.22% 50
South West +26 147 £54,000 -1.81% 13
Berkshire -25 140 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Surrey +87 139 £60,000 +20.00% 12
East of England +44 128 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Hampshire +34 122 £52,500 +5.00% 10
City of London +30 117 £65,000 +8.33% 42
West Midlands -6 117 £54,000 +54.28% 7
Birmingham +28 82 £54,000 -4.00% 4
North West +20 81 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Reading -10 79 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Scotland +62 66 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +49 58 £54,000 -4.00% 7
Gloucestershire +22 49 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +32 47 £47,000 +10.58% 7
Bristol -8 47 £80,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -33 46 £39,000 -2.50% 17
Manchester -2 40 £55,000 +37.50% 12
Watford - 40 £54,000 -
Edinburgh +38 34 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Nottingham +28 33 £75,000 +76.47% 6
Nottinghamshire +24 33 £75,000 +76.47% 6
East Sussex -40 32 £37,250 -6.87% 2
Chiswick +17 31 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Brighton -33 31 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 29 £46,900 -27.84% 4
West Yorkshire -4 28 £40,000 - 7
Cheshire +42 27 £52,500 - 3

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1443 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (19.70%) Finance
3 867 (19.59%) Java
4 854 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
5 850 (19.20%) JavaScript
6 781 (17.65%) Degree
7 776 (17.53%) Linux
8 705 (15.93%) Microsoft
9 700 (15.82%) SQL
10 697 (15.75%) .NET
11 667 (15.07%) Windows
12 663 (14.98%) HTML
13 590 (13.33%) PaaS
14 576 (13.01%) Web Services
15 571 (12.90%) C#
16 552 (12.47%) Scrum
17 550 (12.43%) SQL Server
18 535 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 526 (11.88%) CSS
20 511 (11.55%) CRM
21 509 (11.50%) ERP
22 498 (11.25%) Marketing
23 492 (11.12%) IaaS
24 476 (10.75%) Telecoms
25 473 (10.69%) Python
26 437 (9.87%) DevOps
27 436 (9.85%) MS Excel
28 431 (9.74%) Oracle
29 422 (9.53%) MVC
30 415 (9.38%) ITIL

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
1 237 (5.35%) Tomcat
2 225 (5.08%) Apache
3 188 (4.25%) IIS
3 188 (4.25%) JBoss
4 160 (3.62%) WebSphere
5 111 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 106 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
7 100 (2.26%) SharePoint
8 82 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 79 (1.78%) CMS
10 70 (1.58%) Mule
11 67 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
12 54 (1.22%) MS Exchange
13 48 (1.08%) Apache Spark
13 48 (1.08%) Mule ESB
14 47 (1.06%) nginx
15 43 (0.97%) OpenStack
16 27 (0.61%) Confluence
17 23 (0.52%) Umbraco
18 21 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 436 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 137 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 132 (2.98%) MS Office
4 38 (0.86%) MS Project
5 28 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.068%) InDesign
10 3 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.023%) Mingle
11 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 56 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.70%) Eloqua
4 24 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 22 (0.50%) SAP GRC
6 20 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 18 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
8 17 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 17 (0.38%) Sentinel
9 16 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
11 11 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.20%) Magento
12 9 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
13 8 (0.18%) SAP HR
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
15 6 (0.14%) SAP HCM
16 5 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 854 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 590 (13.33%) PaaS
3 535 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 492 (11.12%) IaaS
5 122 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
6 103 (2.33%) Office 365
7 95 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (1.11%) GitHub
9 48 (1.08%) OpenShift
10 38 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 35 (0.79%) Heroku
12 34 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (0.66%) Force.com
14 25 (0.56%) Amazon S3
15 24 (0.54%) Google Apps
16 22 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 21 (0.47%) Google Analytics
18 19 (0.43%) Oracle CX
19 16 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
19 16 (0.36%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 277 (6.26%) Firewall
2 173 (3.91%) HTTP
3 155 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 146 (3.30%) Internet
5 141 (3.19%) DNS
6 138 (3.12%) SAN
7 113 (2.55%) LDAP
8 86 (1.94%) LAN
9 82 (1.85%) VPN
10 79 (1.78%) NAS
11 72 (1.63%) Network Security
12 66 (1.49%) WAN
13 63 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 58 (1.31%) DHCP
15 53 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
16 50 (1.13%) SMTP
17 47 (1.06%) SSL
18 44 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
18 44 (0.99%) Wireless
19 43 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 318 (7.18%) MySQL
3 283 (6.39%) MongoDB
4 241 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 221 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 206 (4.65%) Big Data
7 124 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 97 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 86 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 85 (1.92%) Redis
11 75 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 66 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 56 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
14 55 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (1.20%) Oracle Database
16 48 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 40 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 39 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
19 37 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
19 37 (0.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 320 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 194 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 147 (3.32%) JIRA
4 120 (2.71%) Selenium
5 100 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 97 (2.19%) JUnit
7 82 (1.85%) Maven
8 76 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 73 (1.65%) Subversion
10 63 (1.42%) gulp
11 62 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 51 (1.15%) Ant
12 51 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 48 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 46 (1.04%) Grunt
15 43 (0.97%) Bitbucket
16 39 (0.88%) IntelliJ
17 31 (0.70%) JMeter
17 31 (0.70%) Vagrant
18 29 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 872 (19.70%) Finance
2 498 (11.25%) Marketing
3 476 (10.75%) Telecoms
4 388 (8.77%) Manufacturing
5 361 (8.16%) Retail
6 237 (5.35%) Banking
7 191 (4.32%) Law
8 116 (2.62%) Legal
9 85 (1.92%) Advertising
10 83 (1.88%) Games
11 80 (1.81%) Electronics
12 48 (1.08%) Publishing
13 46 (1.04%) Aerospace
14 44 (0.99%) Dutch Language
15 43 (0.97%) Front Office
16 38 (0.86%) French Language
17 35 (0.79%) Automotive
17 35 (0.79%) Billing
18 33 (0.75%) Back Office
19 29 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 916 (20.70%) Developer
2 714 (16.13%) Architect
3 342 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
4 309 (6.98%) Consultant
5 295 (6.67%) Analyst
6 228 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 223 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 203 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 188 (4.25%) Senior Developer
10 183 (4.13%) Java Developer
11 177 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
12 176 (3.98%) Applications Support
13 165 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
14 160 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
15 154 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
16 134 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 129 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
18 125 (2.82%) Support Analyst
19 123 (2.78%) Technical Architect
20 122 (2.76%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 697 (15.75%) .NET
2 663 (14.98%) HTML
3 576 (13.01%) Web Services
4 526 (11.88%) CSS
5 357 (8.07%) AngularJS
6 324 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 300 (6.78%) HTML5
8 271 (6.12%) jQuery
9 256 (5.78%) REST
10 242 (5.47%) XML
11 214 (4.84%) RESTful
12 199 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 199 (4.50%) CSS3
13 194 (4.38%) Spring
14 177 (4.00%) SOAP
15 176 (3.98%) JSON
16 170 (3.84%) Node.js
17 168 (3.80%) Middleware
18 143 (3.23%) LAMP
19 140 (3.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 346 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
2 330 (7.46%) Data Centre
3 327 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 281 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 174 (3.93%) User Experience
6 124 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 124 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 113 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 95 (2.15%) NHS
9 94 (2.12%) Mobile App
10 78 (1.76%) Virtual Team
11 77 (1.74%) Fintech
12 71 (1.60%) Private Cloud
13 58 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 53 (1.20%) Data Integration
15 48 (1.08%) Social Media
16 42 (0.95%) Visualisation
17 33 (0.75%) Digital Media
17 33 (0.75%) Physics
18 32 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 776 (17.53%) Linux
2 667 (15.07%) Windows
3 258 (5.83%) Unix
4 207 (4.68%) Windows Server
5 192 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (1.99%) Android
9 79 (1.78%) CentOS
10 72 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 45 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 26 (0.59%) Windows 10
13 22 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 21 (0.47%) Solaris
14 21 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.38%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.20%) AIX
17 9 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1443 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (12.47%) Scrum
3 511 (11.55%) CRM
4 509 (11.50%) ERP
5 437 (9.87%) DevOps
6 422 (9.53%) MVC
7 415 (9.38%) ITIL
8 408 (9.22%) Project Management
9 406 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 364 (8.22%) TDD
11 315 (7.12%) E-Commerce
12 300 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 273 (6.17%) Presales
14 265 (5.99%) OO
15 258 (5.83%) PRINCE2
16 256 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
16 256 (5.78%) Mentoring
17 254 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
18 251 (5.67%) Analytics
19 238 (5.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 867 (19.59%) Java
2 850 (19.20%) JavaScript
3 700 (15.82%) SQL
4 571 (12.90%) C#
5 473 (10.69%) Python
6 257 (5.81%) PowerShell
7 254 (5.74%) Perl
8 231 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 227 (5.13%) Ruby
10 219 (4.95%) PHP
11 143 (3.23%) C++
12 132 (2.98%) C
13 109 (2.46%) Scala
14 89 (2.01%) T-SQL
15 47 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 44 (0.99%) Groovy
16 44 (0.99%) PL/SQL
17 41 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 40 (0.90%) VB.NET
19 35 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 781 (17.65%) Degree
2 131 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 101 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 96 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 76 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (1.56%) CCNA
8 61 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 57 (1.29%) PMP
10 53 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 51 (1.15%) DV Cleared
12 46 (1.04%) MCSE
13 40 (0.90%) ISEB
14 36 (0.81%) CCIE
14 36 (0.81%) CISSP
14 36 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 33 (0.75%) CCNP
16 21 (0.47%) AWS Certification
16 21 (0.47%) CISM
16 21 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (5.29%) QA
2 98 (2.21%) SLA
3 72 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.56%) HIPAA
5 23 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.34%) COBIT
9 8 (0.18%) SDET
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.068%) COSO
12 2 (0.045%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.045%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.023%) GAAP
13 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.023%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.023%) RMADS
13 1 (0.023%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.023%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 266 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 173 (3.91%) Docker
4 98 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 92 (2.08%) vSphere
6 81 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
7 49 (1.11%) vCloud
8 46 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 36 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 30 (0.68%) IMail Server
11 29 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (0.47%) NFS
13 17 (0.38%) Xen
14 15 (0.34%) GlusterFS
14 15 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
15 13 (0.29%) Corosync
16 10 (0.23%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.20%) iptables
17 9 (0.20%) XenApp
18 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 280 (6.33%) Puppet
2 157 (3.55%) Ansible
3 153 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (1.72%) OpenAM
5 73 (1.65%) SCCM
6 47 (1.06%) WSUS
7 41 (0.93%) vRealize
8 40 (0.90%) HAProxy
8 40 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 37 (0.84%) SCVMM
10 36 (0.81%) Nagios
10 36 (0.81%) Terraform
11 24 (0.54%) Kibana
12 23 (0.52%) Kubernetes
13 22 (0.50%) SCOrch
14 21 (0.47%) Packer
15 20 (0.45%) WMI
16 18 (0.41%) AirWatch
17 17 (0.38%) Grafana
17 17 (0.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 705 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 431 (9.74%) Oracle
3 376 (8.50%) VMware
4 262 (5.92%) Cisco
5 235 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
6 203 (4.59%) Red Hat
7 184 (4.16%) SAP
8 135 (3.05%) Google
9 112 (2.53%) ServiceNow
10 106 (2.39%) IBM
11 84 (1.90%) Citrix
11 84 (1.90%) EMC
12 79 (1.78%) Sun
13 70 (1.58%) MuleSoft
14 63 (1.42%) HP
15 45 (1.02%) Apple
16 42 (0.95%) F5
16 42 (0.95%) Qualys
17 36 (0.81%) Dell
18 33 (0.75%) NetSuite
York, North Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + unlimited holiday, bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page International
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexible depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ripon, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + up to 15% bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum company car and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago