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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 167 194 204
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1857 1563 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 1.50% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.76% 33.94% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1347 1270
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 £70,000 £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
6689 4605 3612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.47% 4.42% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5383 3808 3055
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

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 6 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 6 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 +28 1768 £50,000 +5.26% 319
London +45 877 £57,500 +9.52% 148
South East -2 435 £50,000 - 63
Berkshire 0 186 £52,500 - 28
City of London +40 163 £57,500 +9.52% 61
Yorkshire +52 127 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East of England -24 90 £50,000 +17.64% 30
Reading -20 88 £55,000 - 11
North Yorkshire +38 67 £35,000 - 9
Surrey +24 62 £51,250 - 13
West Midlands +3 55 £40,000 +3.89% 12
South West -10 55 £37,500 -3.84% 16
East Sussex +19 53 £44,000 +46.66% 2
Hampshire -24 46 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Midlands - 43 £57,500 -
Brighton +17 42 £46,250 +54.16% 2
Scotland +20 41 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Hertfordshire -1 39 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Buckinghamshire +35 38 £40,000 +3.22% 7
South Yorkshire +30 37 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Newbury +24 37 £50,000 -16.66% 6
North West -6 37 £45,000 +1.12% 19
Sheffield +29 36 £32,250 -52.22% 1
Oxfordshire +5 35 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 34 £55,000 +57.14% 13
West Yorkshire -14 33 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Edinburgh +14 31 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Midlands -24 31 £42,500 +4.93% 10
Leeds +1 30 £40,000 - 3
Cambridge 0 29 £49,250 +40.71% 12

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 1137 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 787 (22.28%) SQL
3 708 (20.04%) .NET
4 699 (19.78%) JavaScript
5 672 (19.02%) Java
6 655 (18.54%) Finance
7 612 (17.32%) HTML
8 590 (16.70%) Microsoft
9 589 (16.67%) Degree
10 587 (16.61%) SQL Server
11 565 (15.99%) Windows
12 561 (15.88%) C#
13 545 (15.43%) Project Management
14 524 (14.83%) Linux
15 474 (13.42%) CSS
16 402 (11.38%) Marketing
17 395 (11.18%) CRM
18 368 (10.42%) MVC
19 364 (10.30%) MySQL
20 351 (9.93%) MS Excel
21 349 (9.88%) Scrum
22 343 (9.71%) PaaS
23 338 (9.57%) Oracle
24 337 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
25 329 (9.31%) ITIL
26 324 (9.17%) ASP.NET
27 321 (9.09%) Retail
28 319 (9.03%) Web Services
29 314 (8.89%) VMware
30 311 (8.80%) Salesforce.com

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 166 (4.70%) IIS
2 140 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 137 (3.88%) Apache
4 103 (2.92%) Node.js
5 63 (1.78%) JBoss
6 47 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 45 (1.27%) Confluence
8 42 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 41 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
10 39 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 35 (0.99%) Lync
11 35 (0.99%) MS Exchange
12 34 (0.96%) CMS
13 24 (0.68%) ColdFusion
13 24 (0.68%) NetWeaver
13 24 (0.68%) nginx
14 20 (0.57%) Apache Solr
15 19 (0.54%) GlassFish
16 17 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 351 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.43%) MS Office
3 18 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.28%) MS Project
6 9 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.057%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.028%) FastStats
12 1 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 50 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 19 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 18 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 18 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 16 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 12 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.28%) Workday HCM
8 10 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.23%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.14%) Magento
13 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.11%) SalesLogix
14 3 (0.085%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 343 (9.71%) PaaS
2 264 (7.47%) IaaS
3 144 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
5 123 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 74 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
7 63 (1.78%) Force.com
8 59 (1.67%) Office 365
9 23 (0.65%) Google Apps
10 21 (0.59%) GitHub
10 21 (0.59%) Terremark
11 19 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
13 13 (0.37%) Route 53
13 13 (0.37%) Heroku
14 11 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.20%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.20%) Taleo
16 4 (0.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 231 (6.54%) Firewall
2 181 (5.12%) Internet
3 110 (3.11%) SAN
4 98 (2.77%) TCP/IP
5 85 (2.41%) HTTP
6 82 (2.32%) WAN
7 81 (2.29%) DNS
8 67 (1.90%) VPN
9 53 (1.50%) LAN
10 52 (1.47%) LDAP
11 43 (1.22%) MPLS
11 43 (1.22%) NAS
12 37 (1.05%) SSL
13 30 (0.85%) SMTP
14 27 (0.76%) VoIP
14 27 (0.76%) VLAN
14 27 (0.76%) Unified Communications
15 25 (0.71%) Network Security
16 23 (0.65%) BGP
17 18 (0.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 364 (10.30%) MySQL
3 127 (3.59%) NoSQL
4 110 (3.11%) Big Data
5 98 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 93 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 81 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 59 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 50 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 48 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 41 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (1.13%) DB2
16 34 (0.96%) Data Mining
17 30 (0.85%) Redis
17 30 (0.85%) SAP HANA
18 28 (0.79%) Hadoop
19 27 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 146 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 107 (3.03%) JIRA
3 102 (2.89%) Visual Studio
4 85 (2.41%) Selenium
5 74 (2.09%) Subversion
6 62 (1.75%) Maven
7 60 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (1.27%) JUnit
9 44 (1.25%) WebDriver
10 42 (1.19%) Jenkins
11 27 (0.76%) Cucumber
11 27 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
13 17 (0.48%) Ant
13 17 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (0.45%) RSpec
14 16 (0.45%) Hudson
15 14 (0.40%) LSMW
16 13 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 655 (18.54%) Finance
2 402 (11.38%) Marketing
3 321 (9.09%) Retail
4 221 (6.26%) Telecoms
5 177 (5.01%) Manufacturing
6 162 (4.59%) Games
7 99 (2.80%) Banking
8 82 (2.32%) Advertising
9 70 (1.98%) Front Office
10 66 (1.87%) Law
11 61 (1.73%) Billing
12 58 (1.64%) Legal
13 42 (1.19%) German Language
14 33 (0.93%) French Language
15 24 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.68%) Publishing
16 23 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.65%) Back Office
17 19 (0.54%) General Ledger
18 18 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 896 (25.36%) Developer
2 352 (9.96%) Architect
3 349 (9.88%) Analyst
4 348 (9.85%) Consultant
5 243 (6.88%) Project Manager
6 218 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 205 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 178 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 169 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 142 (4.02%) Business Analyst
11 138 (3.91%) Software Developer
12 131 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
13 122 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
14 108 (3.06%) Administrator
15 104 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 90 (2.55%) Applications Support
17 89 (2.52%) Product Manager
18 87 (2.46%) Junior
19 85 (2.41%) Support Engineer
20 80 (2.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (20.04%) .NET
2 612 (17.32%) HTML
3 474 (13.42%) CSS
4 324 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 319 (9.03%) Web Services
6 289 (8.18%) jQuery
7 255 (7.22%) XML
8 200 (5.66%) J2EE
9 187 (5.29%) HTML5
10 169 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 165 (4.67%) .NET Framework
12 150 (4.25%) Spring
13 146 (4.13%) AngularJS
14 144 (4.08%) Ajax
15 131 (3.71%) JSON
16 106 (3.00%) CSS3
17 99 (2.80%) RESTful
18 91 (2.58%) LAMP
19 85 (2.41%) Java EE
20 82 (2.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 337 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 257 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 144 (4.08%) Open Source
5 123 (3.48%) User Experience
6 97 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 84 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 83 (2.35%) Social Media
9 53 (1.50%) Mathematics
10 36 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 34 (0.96%) Replication
12 31 (0.88%) Data Integration
13 29 (0.82%) CMDB
14 27 (0.76%) E-Learning
14 27 (0.76%) Statistics
14 27 (0.76%) Digital Media
15 26 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 25 (0.71%) Visualisation
17 24 (0.68%) Blog
17 24 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 565 (15.99%) Windows
2 524 (14.83%) Linux
3 232 (6.57%) UNIX
4 83 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (2.09%) Android
6 68 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 45 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (1.19%) CentOS
10 28 (0.79%) Solaris
11 20 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.45%) VMS
15 14 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.34%) AIX
18 11 (0.31%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.28%) Debian
20 7 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1137 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (15.43%) Project Management
3 395 (11.18%) CRM
4 368 (10.42%) MVC
5 349 (9.88%) Scrum
6 329 (9.31%) ITIL
7 289 (8.18%) Software Engineering
8 266 (7.53%) E-Commerce
9 261 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
10 237 (6.71%) OO
11 235 (6.65%) SOA
12 223 (6.31%) ERP
13 211 (5.97%) TDD
14 158 (4.47%) Analytics
15 157 (4.44%) Change Management
16 155 (4.39%) DevOps
17 147 (4.16%) Migration
18 144 (4.08%) Service Management
19 143 (4.05%) Service Delivery
20 137 (3.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 787 (22.28%) SQL
2 699 (19.78%) JavaScript
3 672 (19.02%) Java
4 561 (15.88%) C#
5 258 (7.30%) PHP
6 162 (4.59%) Python
7 128 (3.62%) C++
8 126 (3.57%) Ruby
9 124 (3.51%) C
10 120 (3.40%) Perl
11 94 (2.66%) PowerShell
12 84 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 59 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 51 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.16%) PHP5
15 41 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 39 (1.10%) VB
17 36 (1.02%) Scala
18 35 (0.99%) ABAP
19 34 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 589 (16.67%) Degree
2 124 (3.51%) VCP4
3 82 (2.32%) SAP Certification
4 67 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 63 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (0.88%) MCSE
8 31 (0.88%) CCNA
9 30 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 27 (0.76%) ISEB
10 27 (0.76%) CISSP
11 26 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 24 (0.68%) VTSP
12 24 (0.68%) CCNP
12 24 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 20 (0.57%) PMP
14 16 (0.45%) CEH
15 11 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (6.28%) QA
2 57 (1.61%) SLA
3 44 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.085%) WCAG
9 2 (0.057%) COBIT
9 2 (0.057%) MiFID
9 2 (0.057%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.028%) COSO
System Software
1 248 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 65 (1.84%) vSphere
4 63 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (0.54%) vCloud
7 16 (0.45%) KVM
8 14 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.40%) XenApp
9 13 (0.37%) Docker
10 11 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.23%) Varnish
13 7 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.20%) Xen
13 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.14%) Nmap
14 5 (0.14%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 142 (4.02%) Puppet
2 114 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (1.81%) Nagios
4 36 (1.02%) SCCM
5 19 (0.54%) SCOM
6 17 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 14 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 12 (0.34%) OpenNMS
8 12 (0.34%) OpenAM
9 11 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.23%) Cacti
11 8 (0.23%) Opsview
12 7 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (0.17%) Ansible
13 6 (0.17%) logstash
14 5 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
15 4 (0.11%) Netcool
15 4 (0.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 590 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 338 (9.57%) Oracle
3 314 (8.89%) VMware
4 311 (8.80%) Salesforce.com
5 202 (5.72%) SAP
6 118 (3.34%) Cisco
7 85 (2.41%) Google
8 83 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 77 (2.18%) IBM
10 68 (1.92%) HP
11 51 (1.44%) ServiceNow
12 43 (1.22%) Adobe
13 40 (1.13%) Citrix
14 34 (0.96%) Business Objects
15 33 (0.93%) Rackspace
16 31 (0.88%) EMC
16 31 (0.88%) Siebel
17 30 (0.85%) Twitter
18 29 (0.82%) F5
19 27 (0.76%) Dell
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