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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 190 201
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2195 1808 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.51% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.02% 26.50% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1522 1312
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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
8772 6822 4601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 5.69% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7046 5637 3914
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +39 2083 £50,000 +5.26% 308
London +30 1004 £57,000 +3.63% 139
South East +17 533 £50,000 +11.11% 74
Berkshire +18 206 £52,500 +10.52% 29
City of London +32 185 £55,000 - 54
East of England +49 144 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Yorkshire +46 116 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Surrey +26 100 £50,000 - 12
South West +41 98 £42,500 +11.11% 23
Reading -12 94 £55,000 +18.91% 15
West Midlands +24 76 £40,000 -11.11% 14
North West +12 67 £45,000 - 20
East Sussex +17 62 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Brighton +3 55 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +37 53 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +26 52 £48,750 +2.63% 7
West Yorkshire +21 51 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cambridge +39 48 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North Yorkshire +14 46 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 45 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +14 43 £52,500 +50.00% 10
Hampshire -32 43 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Milton Keynes +11 40 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Leeds +8 40 £40,000 - 4
South Yorkshire +27 36 £40,000 -
East Midlands -8 36 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Sheffield +25 34 £40,000 -
Manchester +14 33 £55,000 +29.41% 15
Newbury +28 32 £52,500 -12.50% 3
South Wales +27 32 £33,750 -16.14% 2

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1321 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 892 (22.13%) SQL
3 752 (18.66%) JavaScript
4 742 (18.41%) .NET
5 728 (18.06%) Microsoft
6 717 (17.79%) Project Management
7 705 (17.49%) Finance
8 704 (17.46%) Java
9 690 (17.12%) SQL Server
10 680 (16.87%) Degree
11 659 (16.35%) HTML
12 619 (15.36%) C#
13 590 (14.64%) Linux
14 562 (13.94%) Windows
15 521 (12.92%) CRM
16 463 (11.49%) CSS
17 424 (10.52%) Oracle
18 423 (10.49%) MS Excel
19 415 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
20 411 (10.20%) Retail
21 409 (10.15%) Marketing
22 404 (10.02%) MySQL
23 391 (9.70%) Scrum
24 378 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
25 376 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
25 376 (9.33%) Web Services
26 369 (9.15%) MVC
27 365 (9.05%) Software Engineering
27 365 (9.05%) PaaS
28 347 (8.61%) ASP.NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 194 (4.81%) IIS
2 157 (3.89%) Tomcat
3 145 (3.60%) Apache
4 101 (2.51%) Node.js
5 84 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 72 (1.79%) CMS
7 61 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 56 (1.39%) JBoss
9 46 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 43 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
11 41 (1.02%) Lync
12 40 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 40 (0.99%) Confluence
13 39 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (0.65%) nginx
15 24 (0.60%) NetWeaver
16 22 (0.55%) GlassFish
17 21 (0.52%) OpenEdge
18 19 (0.47%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 423 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 91 (2.26%) MS Office
3 26 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.47%) MS Project
6 10 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 8 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.050%) SPSS
12 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.025%) Maya
12 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 67 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.09%) SAP ERP
3 32 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.50%) SAP CRM
5 18 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 18 (0.45%) SAP SD
5 18 (0.45%) SAP FI
6 14 (0.35%) Workday HCM
7 13 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.27%) Magento
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 8 (0.20%) Agresso
11 7 (0.17%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 365 (9.05%) PaaS
2 271 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 261 (6.47%) IaaS
4 160 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 146 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 88 (2.18%) Office 365
7 67 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (1.29%) Force.com
9 28 (0.69%) GitHub
10 23 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (0.55%) iPaaS
12 21 (0.52%) Terremark
13 20 (0.50%) Google Apps
13 20 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.37%) Google Analytics
14 15 (0.37%) Veeva
15 10 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
15 10 (0.25%) Google App Engine
16 8 (0.20%) Heroku
16 8 (0.20%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 242 (6.00%) Firewall
2 184 (4.56%) Internet
3 114 (2.83%) SAN
4 84 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 83 (2.06%) WAN
6 80 (1.98%) HTTP
7 77 (1.91%) VPN
8 66 (1.64%) DNS
9 59 (1.46%) LAN
10 53 (1.31%) LDAP
11 47 (1.17%) MPLS
12 43 (1.07%) Unified Communications
13 42 (1.04%) Network Security
14 41 (1.02%) VoIP
15 35 (0.87%) SSL
16 33 (0.82%) NAS
17 28 (0.69%) SMTP
18 27 (0.67%) VLAN
19 24 (0.60%) CTI
20 18 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 404 (10.02%) MySQL
3 169 (4.19%) NoSQL
4 150 (3.72%) Big Data
5 129 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 129 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 126 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 101 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 90 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 68 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 58 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
13 48 (1.19%) SAP HANA
14 47 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (1.02%) DB2
16 37 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 34 (0.84%) Hadoop
18 31 (0.77%) Redis
19 26 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 162 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 108 (2.68%) Selenium
3 97 (2.41%) JIRA
4 90 (2.23%) Subversion
5 81 (2.01%) Visual Studio
6 79 (1.96%) Maven
7 51 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 50 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 41 (1.02%) JUnit
11 40 (0.99%) Ant
12 25 (0.62%) Cucumber
13 21 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
14 20 (0.50%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.47%) SpecFlow
16 18 (0.45%) Jasmine
16 18 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.42%) JMeter
18 14 (0.35%) TeamCity
18 14 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 705 (17.49%) Finance
2 411 (10.20%) Retail
3 409 (10.15%) Marketing
4 223 (5.53%) Manufacturing
5 220 (5.46%) Telecoms
6 172 (4.27%) Games
7 128 (3.18%) Banking
8 113 (2.80%) Advertising
9 109 (2.70%) Front Office
10 77 (1.91%) Law
11 67 (1.66%) Billing
12 51 (1.27%) Back Office
13 47 (1.17%) Legal
14 36 (0.89%) German Language
15 33 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.74%) Electronics
17 28 (0.69%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.65%) Financial Institution
19 25 (0.62%) General Ledger
20 24 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 956 (23.72%) Developer
2 427 (10.59%) Consultant
3 423 (10.49%) Analyst
4 395 (9.80%) Architect
5 288 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 220 (5.46%) Java Developer
7 218 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 205 (5.09%) Senior Developer
9 181 (4.49%) C# Developer
10 160 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 152 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 150 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 139 (3.45%) Software Engineer
14 116 (2.88%) Software Developer
15 98 (2.43%) Support Analyst
15 98 (2.43%) Applications Support
15 98 (2.43%) Administrator
16 92 (2.28%) Support Engineer
17 89 (2.21%) Senior Manager
18 87 (2.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (18.41%) .NET
2 659 (16.35%) HTML
3 463 (11.49%) CSS
4 376 (9.33%) Web Services
5 347 (8.61%) ASP.NET
6 313 (7.76%) jQuery
7 287 (7.12%) XML
8 211 (5.23%) AngularJS
9 202 (5.01%) HTML5
10 193 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 177 (4.39%) .NET Framework
12 170 (4.22%) J2EE
13 165 (4.09%) Spring
14 127 (3.15%) JSON
15 126 (3.13%) Ajax
16 114 (2.83%) RESTful
17 108 (2.68%) CSS3
18 99 (2.46%) REST
18 99 (2.46%) SOAP
19 97 (2.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 415 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 316 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 290 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
4 171 (4.24%) Open Source
5 135 (3.35%) User Experience
6 103 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 91 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 80 (1.98%) Social Media
9 60 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 59 (1.46%) Public Cloud
11 53 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 48 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 45 (1.12%) Replication
14 44 (1.09%) Algorithms
15 40 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 40 (0.99%) Life Science
16 32 (0.79%) EPoS
17 30 (0.74%) CMDB
18 29 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
18 29 (0.72%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 590 (14.64%) Linux
2 562 (13.94%) Windows
3 216 (5.36%) UNIX
4 107 (2.65%) Android
5 104 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 88 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (1.19%) CentOS
10 27 (0.67%) Solaris
11 22 (0.55%) VMS
12 20 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.35%) Debian
13 14 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.27%) AIX
16 10 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1321 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (17.79%) Project Management
3 521 (12.92%) CRM
4 391 (9.70%) Scrum
5 378 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 369 (9.15%) MVC
7 365 (9.05%) Software Engineering
8 335 (8.31%) ITIL
9 289 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 271 (6.72%) SOA
11 262 (6.50%) ERP
12 226 (5.61%) TDD
13 211 (5.23%) OO
14 209 (5.18%) Change Management
15 193 (4.79%) Analytics
16 189 (4.69%) DevOps
17 174 (4.32%) Business Development
18 170 (4.22%) Mentoring
19 160 (3.97%) Migration
20 158 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 892 (22.13%) SQL
2 752 (18.66%) JavaScript
3 704 (17.46%) Java
4 619 (15.36%) C#
5 268 (6.65%) PHP
6 193 (4.79%) Python
7 160 (3.97%) C++
8 159 (3.94%) C
9 152 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 149 (3.70%) Ruby
11 125 (3.10%) Perl
12 103 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 63 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 55 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 46 (1.14%) Apex Code
15 46 (1.14%) Bash Shell
16 41 (1.02%) ABAP
17 39 (0.97%) Scala
18 28 (0.69%) PL/SQL
19 24 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 680 (16.87%) Degree
2 107 (2.65%) SAP Certification
3 91 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 55 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 47 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (1.07%) CISSP
8 38 (0.94%) MCSE
9 37 (0.92%) CCNA
10 34 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 34 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (0.74%) PMP
12 27 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 25 (0.62%) ISEB
14 24 (0.60%) VTSP
15 20 (0.50%) CEH
16 17 (0.42%) SC Cleared
16 17 (0.42%) CISM
17 14 (0.35%) CCNP
18 11 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (6.55%) QA
2 73 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.51%) SLA
4 26 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.15%) MiFID
8 5 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.099%) EMIR
9 4 (0.099%) COBIT
10 3 (0.074%) WCAG
11 2 (0.050%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.050%) COSO
12 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 254 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 83 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.79%) vSphere
5 37 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (0.62%) XenApp
7 20 (0.50%) KVM
8 18 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 15 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.32%) vCloud
10 13 (0.32%) Docker
11 11 (0.27%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.22%) GlusterFS
12 9 (0.22%) Xen
13 8 (0.20%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.17%) IMail Server
15 6 (0.15%) LXC
15 6 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 139 (3.45%) Puppet
2 124 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (1.61%) Nagios
4 45 (1.12%) SCCM
5 31 (0.77%) SCOM
6 21 (0.52%) SCVMM
7 20 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 19 (0.47%) vMotion
9 14 (0.35%) OpenNMS
9 14 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 13 (0.32%) OpenAM
11 11 (0.27%) Cacti
12 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.17%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.17%) logstash
14 7 (0.17%) Nmap
15 6 (0.15%) Ganglia
15 6 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
15 6 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 728 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 424 (10.52%) Oracle
3 376 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
4 334 (8.29%) VMware
5 255 (6.33%) SAP
6 94 (2.33%) Google
7 87 (2.16%) Cisco
8 77 (1.91%) IBM
9 76 (1.89%) HP
10 67 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 56 (1.39%) Citrix
12 45 (1.12%) Rackspace
13 42 (1.04%) MuleSoft
14 41 (1.02%) ServiceNow
15 40 (0.99%) Siebel
16 35 (0.87%) Adobe
17 34 (0.84%) Dell
18 30 (0.74%) Avaya
19 24 (0.60%) Sybase
19 24 (0.60%) Business Objects
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Car
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per hour + Pension, Healthcare, 5k Bonus
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Salary: £70-80,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits package
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Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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