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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 208 216 201
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1541 1508 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.36% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.63% 34.07% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1274 1433
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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
5786 4426 3725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.15% 4.00% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 3691 3247
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%

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 26 November 2014 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 26 November 2014. 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
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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 0 1482 £47,500 - 266
London -6 669 £55,000 +10.00% 116
South East +39 435 £45,000 - 55
City of London +17 122 £60,000 +66.66% 39
Berkshire -3 111 £48,000 -4.00% 20
Yorkshire +7 100 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Hampshire +4 86 £40,000 -17.52% 9
East Sussex +50 77 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -109 74 £40,500 -19.00% 13
North Yorkshire +21 73 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Brighton +47 67 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +6 60 £45,000 - 17
Reading +3 59 £52,500 +16.66% 12
South West -2 59 £35,000 -16.66% 18
Surrey -17 53 £47,500 -1.04% 7
Buckinghamshire +31 52 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands 0 48 £38,750 -18.42% 13
Harrogate +11 36 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East Midlands +8 36 £35,000 -26.31% 11
Oxfordshire +17 33 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Manchester +3 31 £40,000 -5.88% 6
York +27 30 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Cheshire +26 29 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Nottinghamshire +22 28 £35,000 -22.22% 6
West Yorkshire -10 28 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire -12 28 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Milton Keynes +25 27 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Scotland +7 27 £52,500 +31.25% 13
Nottingham +35 26 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Cambridge -14 24 £35,000 -9.67% 7

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1155 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (24.19%) SQL
3 798 (23.37%) JavaScript
4 750 (21.96%) .NET
5 707 (20.70%) Java
6 704 (20.61%) HTML
7 608 (17.80%) SQL Server
8 606 (17.75%) Linux
9 595 (17.42%) CSS
9 595 (17.42%) Degree
10 544 (15.93%) Finance
11 540 (15.81%) Windows
12 537 (15.72%) C#
13 486 (14.23%) Microsoft
14 482 (14.11%) MySQL
15 435 (12.74%) Web Services
16 427 (12.50%) Marketing
17 391 (11.45%) Project Management
18 386 (11.30%) CRM
19 359 (10.51%) MVC
20 345 (10.10%) jQuery
21 338 (9.90%) Oracle
22 336 (9.84%) Scrum
23 328 (9.60%) PHP
23 328 (9.60%) MS Excel
24 323 (9.46%) ASP.NET
25 319 (9.34%) XML
26 318 (9.31%) OO
27 310 (9.08%) ITIL
28 305 (8.93%) Analytical Skills

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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
1 183 (5.36%) Apache
2 142 (4.16%) Tomcat
3 132 (3.87%) IIS
4 107 (3.13%) Node.js
5 81 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 49 (1.43%) JBoss
6 49 (1.43%) CMS
7 45 (1.32%) Drupal
8 42 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 37 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 37 (1.08%) Confluence
10 32 (0.94%) nginx
11 31 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 28 (0.82%) MS Exchange
13 27 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 26 (0.76%) ColdFusion
15 25 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (0.67%) Lync
17 19 (0.56%) WordPress
18 13 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 328 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.51%) MS Office
3 26 (0.76%) MS Project
4 19 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
6 14 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.029%) Revit
9 1 (0.029%) FastStats
9 1 (0.029%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 51 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 19 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.41%) Magento
4 14 (0.41%) Workday HCM
5 13 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 9 (0.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 8 (0.23%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.20%) Agresso
8 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.18%) Shopify
10 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.12%) SalesLogix
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 297 (8.70%) PaaS
2 242 (7.09%) IaaS
3 183 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 123 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
6 85 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
7 52 (1.52%) Force.com
8 41 (1.20%) Google Apps
9 40 (1.17%) Office 365
10 29 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
11 20 (0.59%) Heroku
11 20 (0.59%) Route 53
12 19 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
13 16 (0.47%) GitHub
14 13 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
14 13 (0.38%) Taleo
15 10 (0.29%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.23%) MailChimp
16 8 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.18%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 223 (6.53%) Firewall
2 178 (5.21%) Internet
3 111 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 109 (3.19%) DNS
5 91 (2.66%) SAN
6 83 (2.43%) WAN
7 76 (2.23%) HTTP
8 64 (1.87%) VPN
9 59 (1.73%) SMTP
10 58 (1.70%) LAN
11 57 (1.67%) LDAP
12 45 (1.32%) SSL
13 30 (0.88%) NAS
14 28 (0.82%) Network Security
15 25 (0.73%) DHCP
16 22 (0.64%) Wireless
17 19 (0.56%) VoIP
18 18 (0.53%) IPsec
18 18 (0.53%) VLAN
18 18 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 482 (14.11%) MySQL
3 148 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 143 (4.19%) Big Data
5 112 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 80 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 76 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (1.55%) Data Mining
9 47 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 42 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (0.91%) Hadoop
13 31 (0.91%) Redis
14 30 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (0.85%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
17 27 (0.79%) Oracle Database
18 25 (0.73%) DB2
19 22 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (4.74%) Subversion
2 148 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 115 (3.37%) JIRA
4 109 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 105 (3.07%) Selenium
6 79 (2.31%) Jenkins
7 66 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (1.73%) Maven
9 58 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 48 (1.41%) JUnit
11 43 (1.26%) Hudson
12 39 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 34 (1.00%) JMeter
14 31 (0.91%) WebDriver
15 30 (0.88%) TeamCity
16 24 (0.70%) NUnit
17 23 (0.67%) NetBeans
17 23 (0.67%) Mercurial
18 22 (0.64%) RSpec
19 16 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 544 (15.93%) Finance
2 427 (12.50%) Marketing
3 222 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 209 (6.12%) Retail
5 129 (3.78%) Banking
6 110 (3.22%) Front Office
7 102 (2.99%) Advertising
8 83 (2.43%) Games
9 61 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 60 (1.76%) Legal
11 50 (1.46%) Law
12 49 (1.43%) Billing
13 47 (1.38%) Publishing
14 46 (1.35%) German Language
15 38 (1.11%) French Language
16 36 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.59%) Electronics
18 19 (0.56%) Welsh Language
19 15 (0.44%) Financial Institution
20 12 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 894 (26.18%) Developer
2 380 (11.13%) Analyst
3 312 (9.14%) Consultant
4 296 (8.67%) Architect
5 182 (5.33%) Project Manager
5 182 (5.33%) .NET Developer
6 179 (5.24%) Senior Developer
7 154 (4.51%) C# Developer
8 152 (4.45%) Java Developer
9 137 (4.01%) Software Developer
10 134 (3.92%) Business Analyst
11 126 (3.69%) Web Developer
12 124 (3.63%) Administrator
13 116 (3.40%) Applications Support
14 108 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
15 106 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
16 101 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
17 98 (2.87%) Product Manager
18 94 (2.75%) Software Engineer
19 93 (2.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (21.96%) .NET
2 704 (20.61%) HTML
3 595 (17.42%) CSS
4 435 (12.74%) Web Services
5 345 (10.10%) jQuery
6 323 (9.46%) ASP.NET
7 319 (9.34%) XML
8 217 (6.35%) HTML5
9 192 (5.62%) Ajax
10 170 (4.98%) J2EE
11 158 (4.63%) JSON
12 150 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 142 (4.16%) SOAP
14 140 (4.10%) REST
15 135 (3.95%) .NET Framework
16 131 (3.84%) Spring
16 131 (3.84%) LAMP
17 130 (3.81%) AngularJS
18 119 (3.48%) RESTful
19 102 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 305 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 277 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 257 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
4 190 (5.56%) Open Source
5 173 (5.07%) User Experience
6 126 (3.69%) Social Media
7 113 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 61 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 58 (1.70%) Replication
10 52 (1.52%) Mathematics
11 44 (1.29%) CMDB
12 39 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 38 (1.11%) E-Learning
14 35 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 30 (0.88%) Statistics
16 29 (0.85%) Data Integration
17 28 (0.82%) Learning Management System
17 28 (0.82%) N-Tier
18 26 (0.76%) Life Science
19 25 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 606 (17.75%) Linux
2 540 (15.81%) Windows
3 215 (6.30%) UNIX
4 73 (2.14%) Android
4 73 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 71 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (1.96%) CentOS
8 60 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 40 (1.17%) Debian
11 31 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 26 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.61%) Windows Phone
15 16 (0.47%) Solaris
16 12 (0.35%) FreeBSD
16 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1155 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (11.45%) Project Management
3 386 (11.30%) CRM
4 359 (10.51%) MVC
5 336 (9.84%) Scrum
6 318 (9.31%) OO
7 310 (9.08%) ITIL
8 303 (8.87%) Software Engineering
9 293 (8.58%) E-Commerce
10 227 (6.65%) TDD
11 214 (6.27%) Web Development
12 211 (6.18%) SOA
13 210 (6.15%) ERP
14 200 (5.86%) Analytics
15 141 (4.13%) Service Management
15 141 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
15 141 (4.13%) Migration
16 135 (3.95%) OOP
16 135 (3.95%) Business Analysis
17 131 (3.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 826 (24.19%) SQL
2 798 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 707 (20.70%) Java
4 537 (15.72%) C#
5 328 (9.60%) PHP
6 184 (5.39%) Python
7 134 (3.92%) Ruby
8 121 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 110 (3.22%) C++
10 102 (2.99%) C
11 96 (2.81%) Perl
12 59 (1.73%) VB.NET
12 59 (1.73%) PHP5
13 48 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 47 (1.38%) PowerShell
15 42 (1.23%) VB
16 37 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 36 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.64%) Groovy
19 21 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 595 (17.42%) Degree
2 57 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 34 (1.00%) MCSE
7 33 (0.97%) ISEB
8 29 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 23 (0.67%) CCNA
12 22 (0.64%) CCNP
13 21 (0.61%) SC Cleared
14 20 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 20 (0.59%) PMP
15 19 (0.56%) CEH
16 18 (0.53%) MBA
17 17 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 15 (0.44%) CISSP
18 15 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (7.41%) QA
2 71 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 58 (1.70%) SLA
4 42 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 41 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.23%) COBIT
7 6 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
System Software
1 203 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.26%) vSphere
5 20 (0.59%) Varnish
6 18 (0.53%) vCloud
7 15 (0.44%) Nmap
8 14 (0.41%) KVM
9 11 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.32%) XenServer
9 11 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.29%) Docker
11 8 (0.23%) NFS
12 7 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.18%) Postfix
13 6 (0.18%) IMail Server
13 6 (0.18%) XenApp
14 5 (0.15%) Xen
15 4 (0.12%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 139 (4.07%) Puppet
2 113 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (2.46%) Nagios
4 27 (0.79%) SCCM
5 22 (0.64%) Cacti
6 20 (0.59%) Opsview
7 19 (0.56%) Ansible
7 19 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (0.38%) Nessus
8 13 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.32%) logstash
11 9 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.26%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.20%) Capistrano
12 7 (0.20%) Salt
13 6 (0.18%) CFEngine
13 6 (0.18%) Icinga
13 6 (0.18%) Munin
14 5 (0.15%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 486 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 338 (9.90%) Oracle
3 270 (7.91%) Salesforce.com
4 252 (7.38%) VMware
5 131 (3.84%) SAP
6 128 (3.75%) Cisco
7 103 (3.02%) Google
8 102 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 75 (2.20%) ServiceNow
10 64 (1.87%) IBM
11 56 (1.64%) HP
12 52 (1.52%) Adobe
13 42 (1.23%) Zend
14 38 (1.11%) Citrix
15 36 (1.05%) F5
16 34 (1.00%) Rackspace
17 32 (0.94%) Siebel
18 31 (0.91%) Atlassian
19 29 (0.85%) Juniper
20 28 (0.82%) Dell
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum share options + Equipment/conference
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 2k bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 80,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £57000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago