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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 179 209
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +30
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2187 1934 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 1.65% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.32% 27.02% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1566 1295
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
8994 7158 5055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 6.12% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7264 5714 4319
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 2090 £50,000 +5.26% 273
London +13 951 £60,000 +14.28% 105
South East +41 574 £45,000 - 71
Berkshire +40 205 £47,500 - 30
City of London +18 181 £62,500 +25.00% 24
East of England +19 144 £43,000 +1.17% 24
South West +28 131 £47,500 +39.70% 16
Reading +52 120 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Yorkshire +12 96 £40,000 +14.28% 15
East Sussex +24 87 £40,000 -11.11% 6
West Midlands +20 87 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Brighton +25 83 £40,000 -8.57% 6
Hampshire +17 78 £57,250 +27.22% 8
Bristol +30 71 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Surrey +13 65 £50,000 +17.64% 10
West Yorkshire +35 58 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cambridgeshire +13 53 £57,500 +64.28% 14
North Yorkshire -4 53 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Leeds +37 52 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Kent +41 46 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 46 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North West -13 46 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Cambridge -2 43 £55,750 +59.28% 13
Bedfordshire +3 38 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hertfordshire -3 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Wales -8 34 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Harrogate -9 34 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Farnborough -10 33 £60,000 +33.33%
Slough +10 32 £52,500 -22.22%
East Midlands -24 32 £35,000 -14.08% 10

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1533 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (22.95%) SQL
3 945 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 879 (20.01%) Java
5 855 (19.46%) .NET
6 796 (18.12%) HTML
7 792 (18.03%) SQL Server
8 779 (17.73%) Degree
9 759 (17.28%) Microsoft
10 709 (16.14%) C#
11 696 (15.84%) Linux
12 686 (15.62%) Finance
13 675 (15.37%) Project Management
14 581 (13.23%) CRM
15 562 (12.79%) Windows
16 561 (12.77%) CSS
17 552 (12.57%) Oracle
18 544 (12.38%) Web Services
19 465 (10.59%) Scrum
20 462 (10.52%) PaaS
21 437 (9.95%) Marketing
22 435 (9.90%) Software Engineering
23 425 (9.67%) ASP.NET
24 418 (9.52%) MS Excel
25 414 (9.42%) MySQL
26 412 (9.38%) MVC
27 407 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
28 399 (9.08%) Computer Science
29 398 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
30 381 (8.67%) Retail

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 214 (4.87%) Tomcat
2 180 (4.10%) IIS
2 180 (4.10%) Apache
3 132 (3.00%) Node.js
4 116 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 113 (2.57%) CMS
6 107 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 70 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 65 (1.48%) OpenStack
9 64 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 60 (1.37%) JBoss
11 54 (1.23%) MS Exchange
12 46 (1.05%) Confluence
13 45 (1.02%) nginx
14 39 (0.89%) Lync
15 35 (0.80%) Apache Solr
16 34 (0.77%) OpenEdge
17 32 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
18 31 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 23 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 418 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 88 (2.00%) MS Office
3 42 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.68%) MS Project
5 22 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.23%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.091%) SPSS
10 3 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.046%) Mingle
11 2 (0.046%) Maya
11 2 (0.046%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 58 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.02%) SAP ERP
2 45 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.57%) Magento
5 19 (0.43%) Workday HCM
6 12 (0.27%) Agresso
7 11 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 10 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.18%) SAP PP
9 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.16%) SAP MII
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 462 (10.52%) PaaS
2 358 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
3 292 (6.65%) IaaS
4 192 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 177 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (1.62%) Office 365
7 56 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 35 (0.80%) Amazon S3
10 34 (0.77%) Force.com
11 32 (0.73%) GitHub
12 28 (0.64%) Google App Engine
13 21 (0.48%) Google Apps
14 20 (0.46%) HP Helion
15 18 (0.41%) iPaaS
16 17 (0.39%) Heroku
17 12 (0.27%) Terremark
18 11 (0.25%) Route 53
19 9 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
19 9 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 243 (5.53%) Firewall
2 180 (4.10%) Internet
3 110 (2.50%) SAN
4 93 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 86 (1.96%) DNS
6 83 (1.89%) HTTP
7 67 (1.53%) WAN
8 66 (1.50%) VPN
9 61 (1.39%) Network Security
10 52 (1.18%) SSL
11 49 (1.12%) LAN
12 44 (1.00%) Unified Communications
13 42 (0.96%) VoIP
14 37 (0.84%) CTI
14 37 (0.84%) NAS
15 29 (0.66%) LDAP
16 28 (0.64%) SMTP
17 25 (0.57%) MPLS
17 25 (0.57%) iSCSI
18 24 (0.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 792 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 414 (9.42%) MySQL
3 197 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 192 (4.37%) Big Data
5 170 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 169 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 143 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 142 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 122 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 108 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
11 86 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 78 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 75 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 60 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 59 (1.34%) Hadoop
16 54 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
17 50 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
18 48 (1.09%) Redis
19 40 (0.91%) SAP HANA
20 32 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 254 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 151 (3.44%) Selenium
3 143 (3.26%) Subversion
4 125 (2.85%) Maven
5 113 (2.57%) JIRA
6 96 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 74 (1.68%) Ant
8 67 (1.53%) JUnit
9 61 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 58 (1.32%) WebDriver
11 55 (1.25%) Eclipse
12 45 (1.02%) Hudson
13 42 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 37 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (0.75%) Jasmine
16 31 (0.71%) SpecFlow
17 29 (0.66%) Gradle
18 26 (0.59%) NUnit
19 22 (0.50%) Artifactory
20 21 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
General
1 686 (15.62%) Finance
2 437 (9.95%) Marketing
3 381 (8.67%) Retail
4 237 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 192 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 150 (3.41%) Banking
7 112 (2.55%) Front Office
8 107 (2.44%) Advertising
9 106 (2.41%) Games
10 69 (1.57%) Law
11 68 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 67 (1.53%) Back Office
13 50 (1.14%) Billing
14 46 (1.05%) Legal
15 40 (0.91%) Aerospace
15 40 (0.91%) Electronics
16 36 (0.82%) German Language
17 31 (0.71%) French Language
18 23 (0.52%) Publishing
19 21 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1071 (24.38%) Developer
2 464 (10.56%) Analyst
3 417 (9.49%) Consultant
4 385 (8.76%) Architect
5 264 (6.01%) .NET Developer
6 225 (5.12%) Senior Developer
7 218 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 210 (4.78%) Java Developer
9 202 (4.60%) Software Engineer
10 198 (4.51%) C# Developer
11 180 (4.10%) Business Analyst
12 178 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 169 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
14 137 (3.12%) Applications Support
15 118 (2.69%) Software Developer
16 112 (2.55%) Support Analyst
17 111 (2.53%) Senior Manager
18 105 (2.39%) Lead Developer
18 105 (2.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 101 (2.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 855 (19.46%) .NET
2 796 (18.12%) HTML
3 561 (12.77%) CSS
4 544 (12.38%) Web Services
5 425 (9.67%) ASP.NET
6 350 (7.97%) XML
7 346 (7.88%) jQuery
8 289 (6.58%) HTML5
9 283 (6.44%) AngularJS
10 208 (4.73%) REST
10 208 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 197 (4.48%) .NET Framework
12 191 (4.35%) Spring
13 158 (3.60%) SOAP
14 132 (3.00%) JSON
15 128 (2.91%) CSS3
16 122 (2.78%) Ajax
16 122 (2.78%) Hibernate
17 121 (2.75%) J2EE
18 107 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 407 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 399 (9.08%) Computer Science
3 354 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 294 (6.69%) Data Centre
5 196 (4.46%) User Experience
6 132 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 118 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 88 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 85 (1.93%) Social Media
10 56 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 55 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 55 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 49 (1.12%) Life Science
13 48 (1.09%) Algorithms
14 42 (0.96%) Replication
15 41 (0.93%) Digital Media
16 39 (0.89%) DTV
17 38 (0.87%) Clustering
18 37 (0.84%) Private Cloud
19 30 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 696 (15.84%) Linux
2 562 (12.79%) Windows
3 243 (5.53%) UNIX
4 146 (3.32%) Android
5 137 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 88 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (0.91%) CentOS
10 32 (0.73%) Solaris
11 19 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.43%) Debian
11 19 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.27%) VMS
16 11 (0.25%) AIX
17 10 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1533 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (15.37%) Project Management
3 581 (13.23%) CRM
4 465 (10.59%) Scrum
5 435 (9.90%) Software Engineering
6 412 (9.38%) MVC
7 398 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
8 366 (8.33%) ITIL
9 317 (7.22%) E-Commerce
10 316 (7.19%) ERP
11 313 (7.12%) OO
12 295 (6.72%) SOA
13 292 (6.65%) TDD
14 270 (6.15%) SDLC
15 242 (5.51%) DevOps
16 238 (5.42%) Analytics
17 231 (5.26%) Open Source
18 202 (4.60%) Mentoring
19 196 (4.46%) Business Development
20 189 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1008 (22.95%) SQL
2 945 (21.51%) JavaScript
3 879 (20.01%) Java
4 709 (16.14%) C#
5 306 (6.97%) PHP
6 285 (6.49%) Python
7 192 (4.37%) T-SQL
8 182 (4.14%) C++
9 165 (3.76%) C
10 161 (3.66%) Ruby
11 114 (2.60%) Perl
12 99 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 94 (2.14%) Scala
14 70 (1.59%) VB.NET
15 62 (1.41%) Apex Code
16 60 (1.37%) Shell Script
17 56 (1.27%) Bash Shell
18 52 (1.18%) Clojure
19 35 (0.80%) Groovy
20 32 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 779 (17.73%) Degree
2 88 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
4 50 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 49 (1.12%) CISSP
6 44 (1.00%) SAP Certification
7 38 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 36 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (0.77%) PMP
10 32 (0.73%) MCSE
11 28 (0.64%) CCNA
12 26 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 25 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
14 24 (0.55%) ISEB
15 23 (0.52%) CEH
16 22 (0.50%) MCSA
17 21 (0.48%) CISM
17 21 (0.48%) SC Cleared
18 20 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (7.72%) QA
2 97 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.25%) SLA
4 44 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.32%) COBIT
8 8 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.14%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) WCAG
9 6 (0.14%) GCP
9 6 (0.14%) EMIR
10 3 (0.068%) Section 508
11 2 (0.046%) COSO
11 2 (0.046%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.023%) HL7
12 1 (0.023%) DICOM
System Software
1 242 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 99 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 63 (1.43%) vSphere
5 31 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (0.68%) Xen
7 27 (0.61%) KVM
8 26 (0.59%) Docker
9 25 (0.57%) XenApp
10 24 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.52%) VirtualBox
12 20 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 20 (0.46%) vCloud
13 18 (0.41%) LXC
14 17 (0.39%) IMail Server
15 15 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (0.32%) XenDesktop
17 7 (0.16%) Snort
18 6 (0.14%) XenServer
18 6 (0.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 143 (3.26%) Puppet
2 139 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (1.41%) Nagios
4 56 (1.27%) SCCM
5 46 (1.05%) SCOM
6 36 (0.82%) SCVMM
7 29 (0.66%) Vagrant
8 28 (0.64%) Ansible
9 24 (0.55%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
11 17 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (0.36%) vMotion
13 13 (0.30%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.30%) Cacti
14 11 (0.25%) Salt
15 10 (0.23%) OpenNMS
16 9 (0.20%) Ganglia
16 9 (0.20%) OpenView
16 9 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (0.20%) Nmap
Vendors
1 759 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 552 (12.57%) Oracle
3 332 (7.56%) VMware
4 292 (6.65%) Salesforce.com
5 209 (4.76%) SAP
6 101 (2.30%) Google
7 85 (1.93%) Cisco
8 73 (1.66%) Citrix
9 66 (1.50%) HP
10 60 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 57 (1.30%) IBM
12 54 (1.23%) Rackspace
13 37 (0.84%) Siebel
14 36 (0.82%) EMC
15 33 (0.75%) hybris
16 32 (0.73%) Twitter
16 32 (0.73%) Adobe
17 31 (0.71%) ServiceNow
17 31 (0.71%) Zend
18 29 (0.66%) Demandware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday