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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 194 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1715 1574 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.46% 1.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.83% 34.00% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1339 1517
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +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
6163 4630 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 4.30% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5073 3815 3411
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 1636 £47,500 - 208
London +5 739 £55,000 +10.00% 108
South East +22 416 £45,000 - 54
City of London +26 139 £56,250 +50.00% 34
Berkshire -23 101 £50,000 - 22
Yorkshire +19 100 £35,000 -20.45% 5
West Midlands +25 76 £40,000 -15.78% 3
South West +9 76 £32,500 -18.75% 6
East of England -94 75 £43,500 -8.42% 8
North Yorkshire +23 72 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Hampshire -9 71 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Sussex +43 67 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +1 62 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Brighton +36 57 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +25 54 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Surrey -13 54 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Reading -24 44 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +34 42 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Oxfordshire +15 38 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Nottinghamshire +30 35 £37,000 -17.77% 4
Scotland +27 33 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Harrogate +5 33 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 33 £35,000 - 4
Nottingham +26 30 £37,000 -17.77% 4
York +25 30 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Cheshire +24 29 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Wales +28 27 £33,500 -1.47% 1
Cambridge -17 27 £35,000 - 4
Manchester -2 26 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Milton Keynes +19 25 £38,750 -32.60% 2

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1123 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (22.36%) SQL
3 756 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 705 (20.16%) .NET
5 677 (19.36%) Java
6 650 (18.59%) Finance
7 641 (18.33%) HTML
8 595 (17.01%) Linux
9 582 (16.64%) SQL Server
10 557 (15.93%) Degree
11 546 (15.61%) Windows
12 541 (15.47%) CSS
13 539 (15.41%) C#
14 517 (14.78%) Microsoft
15 504 (14.41%) Project Management
16 434 (12.41%) MySQL
17 413 (11.81%) Marketing
18 401 (11.47%) Web Services
19 380 (10.87%) CRM
20 348 (9.95%) MVC
21 337 (9.64%) Oracle
22 336 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
23 334 (9.55%) MS Excel
24 329 (9.41%) ITIL
25 319 (9.12%) Scrum
26 310 (8.86%) jQuery
27 308 (8.81%) PHP
28 303 (8.66%) ASP.NET
29 301 (8.61%) PaaS
30 295 (8.44%) XML

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 169 (4.83%) Apache
2 137 (3.92%) IIS
3 134 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 109 (3.12%) Node.js
5 60 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 42 (1.20%) JBoss
7 41 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 39 (1.12%) CMS
8 39 (1.12%) Confluence
9 35 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 35 (1.00%) Drupal
10 32 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 31 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 30 (0.86%) nginx
13 27 (0.77%) ColdFusion
14 25 (0.71%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.69%) Lync
16 15 (0.43%) WordPress
17 14 (0.40%) NetWeaver
18 13 (0.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 334 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 109 (3.12%) MS Office
3 21 (0.60%) MS Project
4 18 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 12 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.029%) Revit
8 1 (0.029%) FastStats
8 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 51 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 17 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 14 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 12 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 10 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.29%) Workday HCM
7 8 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.20%) Magento
8 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.20%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.20%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.11%) SalesLogix
10 4 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 301 (8.61%) PaaS
2 252 (7.21%) IaaS
3 173 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 138 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 138 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (1.46%) Office 365
7 46 (1.32%) Force.com
8 35 (1.00%) Google Apps
9 26 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
10 21 (0.60%) GitHub
11 20 (0.57%) Route 53
11 20 (0.57%) Heroku
12 19 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
13 15 (0.43%) CloudBees
14 12 (0.34%) Taleo
15 10 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
16 8 (0.23%) Terremark
16 8 (0.23%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 242 (6.92%) Firewall
2 168 (4.80%) Internet
3 118 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 101 (2.89%) DNS
5 96 (2.75%) SAN
5 96 (2.75%) WAN
6 81 (2.32%) HTTP
7 72 (2.06%) VPN
8 61 (1.74%) LAN
9 60 (1.72%) LDAP
10 54 (1.54%) SMTP
11 48 (1.37%) SSL
12 34 (0.97%) NAS
13 31 (0.89%) Network Security
13 31 (0.89%) MPLS
14 25 (0.71%) DHCP
15 24 (0.69%) VoIP
16 22 (0.63%) VLAN
17 20 (0.57%) Wireless
18 19 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 434 (12.41%) MySQL
3 128 (3.66%) Big Data
4 126 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 105 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 91 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 70 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (1.43%) Data Mining
9 49 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 30 (0.86%) DB2
16 29 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
17 28 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
18 27 (0.77%) Redis
19 26 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 144 (4.12%) Subversion
2 141 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 119 (3.40%) JIRA
4 114 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 110 (3.15%) Selenium
6 74 (2.12%) Jenkins
7 72 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (1.72%) Maven
9 48 (1.37%) JUnit
10 46 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 45 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 42 (1.20%) Hudson
12 42 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 31 (0.89%) TeamCity
14 30 (0.86%) JMeter
15 25 (0.71%) NUnit
16 19 (0.54%) Toad
16 19 (0.54%) Mercurial
16 19 (0.54%) RSpec
17 15 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 650 (18.59%) Finance
2 413 (11.81%) Marketing
3 255 (7.29%) Retail
4 221 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 119 (3.40%) Banking
6 114 (3.26%) Games
7 101 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 91 (2.60%) Advertising
9 89 (2.55%) Front Office
10 69 (1.97%) Legal
11 56 (1.60%) Billing
12 53 (1.52%) Law
13 46 (1.32%) German Language
14 45 (1.29%) Publishing
15 39 (1.12%) French Language
16 32 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.57%) Back Office
17 20 (0.57%) Welsh Language
18 18 (0.51%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 868 (24.82%) Developer
2 361 (10.32%) Analyst
3 322 (9.21%) Architect
4 315 (9.01%) Consultant
5 270 (7.72%) Project Manager
6 176 (5.03%) .NET Developer
7 164 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 160 (4.58%) Senior Developer
9 154 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 135 (3.86%) Software Developer
11 124 (3.55%) Administrator
12 123 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 118 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
14 111 (3.17%) Web Developer
15 106 (3.03%) Applications Support
16 102 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
17 101 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
18 93 (2.66%) Software Engineer
19 91 (2.60%) Junior
19 91 (2.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 705 (20.16%) .NET
2 641 (18.33%) HTML
3 541 (15.47%) CSS
4 401 (11.47%) Web Services
5 310 (8.86%) jQuery
6 303 (8.66%) ASP.NET
7 295 (8.44%) XML
8 206 (5.89%) HTML5
9 175 (5.00%) Ajax
10 172 (4.92%) J2EE
11 155 (4.43%) JSON
12 149 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 138 (3.95%) .NET Framework
14 127 (3.63%) AngularJS
15 121 (3.46%) REST
16 118 (3.37%) Spring
17 117 (3.35%) LAMP
18 104 (2.97%) SOAP
19 103 (2.95%) RESTful
20 102 (2.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 336 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
2 254 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 174 (4.98%) Open Source
4 163 (4.66%) User Experience
5 118 (3.37%) Social Media
6 105 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 63 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 57 (1.63%) Replication
9 42 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 40 (1.14%) CMDB
11 35 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 33 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 32 (0.92%) E-Learning
14 30 (0.86%) Life Science
15 28 (0.80%) Data Integration
15 28 (0.80%) Learning Management System
16 27 (0.77%) Blog
16 27 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 24 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 595 (17.01%) Linux
2 546 (15.61%) Windows
3 221 (6.32%) UNIX
4 77 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 75 (2.14%) Android
6 73 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 62 (1.77%) CentOS
9 61 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 31 (0.89%) Debian
12 27 (0.77%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 18 (0.51%) Solaris
16 16 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.31%) VMS
19 8 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1123 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (14.41%) Project Management
3 380 (10.87%) CRM
4 348 (9.95%) MVC
5 329 (9.41%) ITIL
6 319 (9.12%) Scrum
7 289 (8.26%) Software Engineering
8 287 (8.21%) OO
9 280 (8.01%) E-Commerce
10 223 (6.38%) TDD
11 212 (6.06%) SOA
12 210 (6.01%) ERP
13 195 (5.58%) Web Development
14 173 (4.95%) Analytics
15 172 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
16 163 (4.66%) Migration
17 150 (4.29%) Service Management
18 134 (3.83%) DevOps
19 132 (3.77%) OOP
20 130 (3.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 782 (22.36%) SQL
2 756 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 677 (19.36%) Java
4 539 (15.41%) C#
5 308 (8.81%) PHP
6 172 (4.92%) Python
7 127 (3.63%) Ruby
8 116 (3.32%) T-SQL
9 107 (3.06%) Perl
10 106 (3.03%) C++
11 103 (2.95%) C
12 61 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 56 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 53 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.46%) PHP5
16 44 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 39 (1.12%) VB
18 33 (0.94%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.63%) Scala
19 22 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 557 (15.93%) Degree
2 61 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 48 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (1.06%) SAP Certification
6 36 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 34 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 34 (0.97%) ISEB
8 30 (0.86%) MCSE
9 25 (0.71%) CCNA
9 25 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 24 (0.69%) PMI Certification
11 22 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 21 (0.60%) CCNP
13 20 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (0.54%) CISSP
14 19 (0.54%) PMP
15 18 (0.51%) CEH
16 15 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (6.92%) QA
2 64 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 56 (1.60%) SLA
4 42 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.23%) COBIT
7 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.057%) MiFID
8 2 (0.057%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
System Software
1 226 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 49 (1.40%) vSphere
4 40 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.57%) vCloud
7 18 (0.51%) Varnish
8 17 (0.49%) KVM
9 13 (0.37%) Nmap
10 12 (0.34%) Docker
11 10 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.26%) XenServer
13 7 (0.20%) NFS
14 6 (0.17%) XenApp
15 5 (0.14%) Postfix
16 4 (0.11%) Snort
16 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
17 3 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 139 (3.97%) Puppet
2 121 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (2.23%) Nagios
4 33 (0.94%) SCCM
5 21 (0.60%) ZABBIX
6 20 (0.57%) Ansible
7 16 (0.46%) Opsview
7 16 (0.46%) Cacti
8 14 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 11 (0.31%) Nessus
11 10 (0.29%) logstash
12 9 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.26%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.20%) Zenoss
13 7 (0.20%) Graphite
14 6 (0.17%) Salt
14 6 (0.17%) CFEngine
14 6 (0.17%) SCOM
14 6 (0.17%) Munin
Vendors
1 517 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 337 (9.64%) Oracle
3 287 (8.21%) Salesforce.com
4 275 (7.86%) VMware
5 162 (4.63%) SAP
6 129 (3.69%) Cisco
7 93 (2.66%) Red Hat
8 88 (2.52%) Google
9 70 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 65 (1.86%) IBM
11 61 (1.74%) Adobe
11 61 (1.74%) HP
12 37 (1.06%) F5
13 36 (1.03%) Dell
14 35 (1.00%) Siebel
15 32 (0.92%) Zend
15 32 (0.92%) Rackspace
16 31 (0.89%) Citrix
17 28 (0.80%) EMC
18 27 (0.77%) Juniper
London
Media Math Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: very competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novo Search & Selection
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + benefits, equity
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + shares + bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago