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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 184 212 249
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1831 1446 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.60% 1.36% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.69% 35.50% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1234 1119
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,025 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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
5777 4073 3376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.05% 3.82% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4578 3519 2941
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +30 1750 £50,000 +5.26% 228
London +27 929 £55,000 +4.76% 101
South East +4 398 £45,000 +5.42% 58
City of London +27 172 £53,500 +12.63% 20
Berkshire -14 117 £47,750 +6.11% 20
East of England -27 102 £41,500 -17.00% 7
Yorkshire -7 91 £35,000 -22.22% 16
Hampshire +1 75 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Reading -2 73 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East Sussex +28 71 £45,000 +87.50% 5
North Yorkshire +2 69 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Brighton +23 66 £45,000 +87.50% 4
South West -5 61 £37,000 -12.94% 4
North West +17 54 £50,000 +8.69% 22
East Midlands +33 53 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Buckinghamshire +32 49 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Surrey +6 48 £52,500 +10.52% 6
West Midlands -16 44 £37,500 -14.77% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 40 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Cambridge -8 38 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Wales +20 33 £35,000 -34.27% 5
Milton Keynes +17 32 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Manchester +24 29 £45,000 +21.62% 11
Harrogate +12 28 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Bedfordshire -24 28 £40,500 -19.00% 1
South Wales +23 27 £35,000 -34.27% 1
Northamptonshire -1 27 £45,000 -5.26%
Birmingham +11 26 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Cardiff - 26 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire 0 23 £53,750 +16.84% 9

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1219 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 897 (23.62%) JavaScript
3 894 (23.54%) SQL
4 799 (21.04%) HTML
5 798 (21.01%) .NET
6 741 (19.51%) Java
7 686 (18.06%) Linux
8 664 (17.48%) CSS
9 655 (17.25%) Degree
10 643 (16.93%) SQL Server
11 586 (15.43%) Finance
12 585 (15.40%) Microsoft
13 573 (15.09%) C#
13 573 (15.09%) Windows
14 562 (14.80%) MySQL
15 496 (13.06%) Web Services
16 493 (12.98%) Project Management
17 449 (11.82%) CRM
17 449 (11.82%) Marketing
18 434 (11.43%) Scrum
19 422 (11.11%) XML
20 416 (10.95%) jQuery
21 388 (10.22%) Oracle
22 364 (9.58%) ASP.NET
23 362 (9.53%) E-Commerce
23 362 (9.53%) Software Engineering
24 356 (9.37%) MS Excel
25 355 (9.35%) PHP
26 347 (9.14%) MVC
26 347 (9.14%) Salesforce.com

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 201 (5.29%) Apache
2 158 (4.16%) Tomcat
3 155 (4.08%) IIS
4 102 (2.69%) Node.js
5 101 (2.66%) SharePoint
6 63 (1.66%) Drupal
7 48 (1.26%) CMS
8 41 (1.08%) Confluence
9 40 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 37 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 37 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 36 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 24 (0.63%) Lync
14 24 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.61%) nginx
16 17 (0.45%) WordPress
17 15 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
18 14 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 356 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 128 (3.37%) MS Office
3 28 (0.74%) MS Project
4 24 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.026%) InDesign
9 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.026%) Revit
9 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 27 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.61%) Magento
5 18 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.34%) Workday HCM
7 12 (0.32%) Shopify
8 9 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 9 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.21%) Agresso
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.16%) Optimost
11 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.11%) SalesLogix
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 307 (8.08%) PaaS
2 261 (6.87%) IaaS
3 163 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 146 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
5 124 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 94 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 57 (1.50%) Google Apps
8 56 (1.47%) Force.com
9 42 (1.11%) Office 365
10 28 (0.74%) Heroku
11 27 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
12 13 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
12 13 (0.34%) Route 53
12 13 (0.34%) GitHub
12 13 (0.34%) Taleo
13 12 (0.32%) Google App Engine
14 11 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.21%) MailChimp
16 7 (0.18%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 199 (5.24%) Internet
1 199 (5.24%) Firewall
2 133 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 126 (3.32%) DNS
4 95 (2.50%) SAN
5 91 (2.40%) HTTP
6 79 (2.08%) WAN
7 71 (1.87%) LDAP
8 67 (1.76%) SSL
9 65 (1.71%) LAN
10 64 (1.69%) SMTP
11 59 (1.55%) VPN
12 35 (0.92%) Network Security
13 31 (0.82%) Wireless
14 29 (0.76%) DHCP
15 25 (0.66%) NAS
16 22 (0.58%) IPsec
17 21 (0.55%) BGP
18 20 (0.53%) Wireshark
19 19 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 562 (14.80%) MySQL
3 193 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 163 (4.29%) Big Data
5 125 (3.29%) MongoDB
6 116 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 84 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (1.42%) Data Mining
9 53 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 51 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 38 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 38 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 35 (0.92%) Oracle Database
16 34 (0.90%) Redis
17 23 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
19 21 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 196 (5.16%) Subversion
2 154 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 137 (3.61%) JIRA
4 111 (2.92%) Selenium
4 111 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 87 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 80 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 65 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 64 (1.69%) Maven
9 54 (1.42%) JUnit
10 53 (1.40%) Cucumber
11 50 (1.32%) Hudson
12 37 (0.97%) WebDriver
13 36 (0.95%) JMeter
13 36 (0.95%) NUnit
14 32 (0.84%) NetBeans
15 29 (0.76%) TeamCity
16 26 (0.68%) Mercurial
16 26 (0.68%) PHPUnit
17 25 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 586 (15.43%) Finance
2 449 (11.82%) Marketing
3 239 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 214 (5.63%) Retail
5 150 (3.95%) Banking
6 111 (2.92%) Advertising
7 105 (2.76%) Front Office
8 72 (1.90%) Games
8 72 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.50%) German Language
10 52 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 51 (1.34%) Legal
12 46 (1.21%) Publishing
12 46 (1.21%) Billing
13 40 (1.05%) French Language
13 40 (1.05%) Electronics
14 39 (1.03%) Law
15 28 (0.74%) Welsh Language
16 20 (0.53%) Automotive
17 15 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 917 (24.14%) Developer
2 419 (11.03%) Analyst
3 354 (9.32%) Consultant
4 307 (8.08%) Architect
5 226 (5.95%) Project Manager
6 198 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 172 (4.53%) .NET Developer
8 161 (4.24%) C# Developer
9 144 (3.79%) Business Analyst
10 138 (3.63%) Web Developer
11 136 (3.58%) Java Developer
12 130 (3.42%) Software Developer
12 130 (3.42%) Applications Support
13 127 (3.34%) Administrator
14 119 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 119 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
15 113 (2.98%) Product Manager
16 106 (2.79%) Support Analyst
16 106 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
17 102 (2.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (21.04%) HTML
2 798 (21.01%) .NET
3 664 (17.48%) CSS
4 496 (13.06%) Web Services
5 422 (11.11%) XML
6 416 (10.95%) jQuery
7 364 (9.58%) ASP.NET
8 229 (6.03%) HTML5
9 190 (5.00%) SOAP
10 188 (4.95%) REST
11 179 (4.71%) Ajax
12 159 (4.19%) LAMP
13 157 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 146 (3.84%) JSON
15 143 (3.77%) Spring
16 141 (3.71%) RESTful
17 130 (3.42%) .NET Framework
18 129 (3.40%) AngularJS
19 125 (3.29%) J2EE
20 124 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 341 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 305 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
3 266 (7.00%) Computer Science
4 218 (5.74%) Open Source
5 194 (5.11%) User Experience
6 148 (3.90%) Social Media
7 122 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 69 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 64 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 46 (1.21%) Replication
11 42 (1.11%) CMDB
12 41 (1.08%) E-Learning
12 41 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 35 (0.92%) Learning Management System
14 30 (0.79%) Data Integration
14 30 (0.79%) DTV
15 25 (0.66%) Taxonomies
16 24 (0.63%) Life Science
16 24 (0.63%) Web 2.0
17 23 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 686 (18.06%) Linux
2 573 (15.09%) Windows
3 217 (5.71%) UNIX
4 100 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (2.26%) CentOS
6 81 (2.13%) Android
7 80 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 75 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 68 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 60 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 54 (1.42%) Debian
12 40 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 35 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 29 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.53%) Windows Phone
16 19 (0.50%) Fedora
17 18 (0.47%) FreeBSD
18 13 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.34%) OpenBSD
19 12 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1219 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (12.98%) Project Management
3 449 (11.82%) CRM
4 434 (11.43%) Scrum
5 362 (9.53%) E-Commerce
5 362 (9.53%) Software Engineering
6 347 (9.14%) MVC
7 342 (9.00%) ITIL
8 305 (8.03%) TDD
9 300 (7.90%) OO
10 240 (6.32%) ERP
11 234 (6.16%) Web Development
12 229 (6.03%) Analytics
13 201 (5.29%) SOA
14 180 (4.74%) BDD
15 168 (4.42%) Service Delivery
16 166 (4.37%) PRINCE2
17 164 (4.32%) Product Management
18 158 (4.16%) Business Analysis
19 155 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 897 (23.62%) JavaScript
2 894 (23.54%) SQL
3 741 (19.51%) Java
4 573 (15.09%) C#
5 355 (9.35%) PHP
6 232 (6.11%) Python
7 185 (4.87%) Ruby
8 155 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 131 (3.45%) Perl
10 127 (3.34%) C++
11 106 (2.79%) C
12 78 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 54 (1.42%) PHP5
14 51 (1.34%) VB.NET
15 50 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.26%) Shell Script
17 35 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 34 (0.90%) VB
19 26 (0.68%) Groovy
20 19 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 655 (17.25%) Degree
2 72 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.32%) ISEB
5 46 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 44 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (0.97%) MCSE
8 31 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 29 (0.76%) CCNA
11 27 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 26 (0.68%) ISTQB
13 25 (0.66%) PMP
13 25 (0.66%) MBA
14 24 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (0.61%) MCITP
16 20 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 18 (0.47%) CEH
18 17 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
19 16 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (7.82%) QA
2 80 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 78 (2.05%) SLA
4 52 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.42%) COBIT
7 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
System Software
1 207 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 49 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 44 (1.16%) vSphere
5 21 (0.55%) Varnish
6 18 (0.47%) KVM
7 17 (0.45%) vCloud
8 14 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.37%) Nmap
9 13 (0.34%) Docker
10 12 (0.32%) XenServer
11 10 (0.26%) Postfix
12 8 (0.21%) XenApp
12 8 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 8 (0.21%) Squid
12 8 (0.21%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.16%) Xen
14 6 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 158 (4.16%) Puppet
2 131 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (2.79%) Nagios
4 33 (0.87%) Opsview
5 30 (0.79%) Cacti
6 27 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 26 (0.68%) SCCM
8 23 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 21 (0.55%) ZABBIX
10 16 (0.42%) Zenoss
10 16 (0.42%) Ansible
11 15 (0.39%) Nessus
12 13 (0.34%) Salt
13 12 (0.32%) Capistrano
14 10 (0.26%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.21%) logstash
16 6 (0.16%) Munin
16 6 (0.16%) Backup Exec
17 5 (0.13%) SCOM
17 5 (0.13%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 585 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 388 (10.22%) Oracle
3 347 (9.14%) Salesforce.com
4 271 (7.14%) VMware
5 154 (4.05%) Cisco
6 137 (3.61%) SAP
7 130 (3.42%) Google
8 109 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 74 (1.95%) ServiceNow
10 62 (1.63%) JBoss
10 62 (1.63%) Citrix
11 55 (1.45%) IBM
11 55 (1.45%) Adobe
12 48 (1.26%) Zend
13 45 (1.18%) Siebel
14 43 (1.13%) HP
15 42 (1.11%) Rackspace
16 37 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
17 34 (0.90%) Atlassian
18 33 (0.87%) NetSuite
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + OTE 36, 000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens parking, pension,Health
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yorkshire
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EE
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexible Work
Posted: Yesterday
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary and great benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday