The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
Rank 139 142 197
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +55
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1956 2237 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.33% 2.27% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.32% 22.18% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1670 1861 1283
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,100 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
11296 10087 7777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.44% 10.25% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9489 8582 6340
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 1848 £52,500 -4.54% 280
London +12 896 £60,000 - 126
South East -7 391 £50,000 -4.76% 68
South West +65 154 £52,500 -4.54% 20
Berkshire -22 128 £65,000 +18.18% 20
North West +37 124 £44,000 -7.36% 16
City of London +1 110 £55,500 -7.50% 25
Hampshire +24 90 £42,500 -10.52% 16
Surrey +43 87 £49,000 -2.00% 10
Reading +3 79 £62,500 +27.55% 10
Yorkshire +21 78 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East of England -28 77 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Midlands 0 75 £45,000 - 11
Gloucestershire +18 67 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Manchester -13 61 £47,500 - 8
East Midlands +29 56 £42,500 -12.82% 4
Scotland +5 47 £42,500 -10.52% 7
West Yorkshire +16 42 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Hertfordshire +15 38 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Cheshire +39 34 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Birmingham +15 33 £60,000 +26.31% 6
Wales +8 32 £39,500 +12.85%
Oxfordshire +31 31 £53,750 +7.50% 10
Somerset +32 30 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Northamptonshire +30 30 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Southampton +27 29 £45,000 -25.00% 11
Chiswick +7 29 £57,500 -4.16% 1
North Yorkshire -22 28 £45,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +24 27 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Edinburgh -14 27 £45,000 -5.26% 5

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1523 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 940 (22.24%) Java
3 905 (21.41%) Finance
4 848 (20.06%) JavaScript
5 784 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
6 762 (18.03%) Degree
7 760 (17.98%) Linux
8 733 (17.34%) .NET
9 683 (16.16%) SQL
10 675 (15.97%) HTML
11 671 (15.87%) Microsoft
12 574 (13.58%) C#
13 569 (13.46%) Scrum
13 569 (13.46%) PaaS
14 560 (13.25%) Python
15 551 (13.04%) Windows
16 544 (12.87%) CSS
17 540 (12.78%) SQL Server
18 526 (12.44%) Web Services
19 502 (11.88%) ERP
20 489 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
21 485 (11.47%) Telecoms
22 469 (11.10%) MVC
23 466 (11.02%) Marketing
24 432 (10.22%) MS Excel
24 432 (10.22%) IaaS
25 430 (10.17%) CRM
26 429 (10.15%) ITIL
27 405 (9.58%) TDD
28 403 (9.53%) Software Engineering

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 245 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 174 (4.12%) Apache
3 156 (3.69%) IIS
4 147 (3.48%) JBoss
5 124 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
6 87 (2.06%) CMS
7 86 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 75 (1.77%) SharePoint
9 72 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
10 63 (1.49%) Mule
11 59 (1.40%) WebLogic
12 58 (1.37%) Mule ESB
13 52 (1.23%) Confluence
14 48 (1.14%) Apache Spark
15 42 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 39 (0.92%) MS Exchange
16 39 (0.92%) OpenStack
17 36 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 22 (0.52%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 432 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 154 (3.64%) MS Office
3 139 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 32 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.50%) MS Project
7 13 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.14%) InVision
9 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.024%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.024%) InDesign
11 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 53 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
4 19 (0.45%) Sentinel
5 16 (0.38%) SAP GRC
6 14 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 13 (0.31%) Eloqua
7 13 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.21%) Magento
8 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.17%) Infor CRM
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
10 7 (0.17%) Workday HCM
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.12%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 784 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 569 (13.46%) PaaS
3 489 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 432 (10.22%) IaaS
5 102 (2.41%) Office 365
6 85 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 74 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (0.66%) GitHub
9 28 (0.66%) Google Analytics
10 27 (0.64%) Force.com
11 24 (0.57%) G Suite
12 23 (0.54%) Heroku
13 21 (0.50%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
15 19 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.40%) Oracle CX
16 17 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.35%) Amazon S3
17 15 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 209 (4.94%) Firewall
2 115 (2.72%) Internet
3 112 (2.65%) HTTP
4 94 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 82 (1.94%) DNS
6 80 (1.89%) LAN
6 80 (1.89%) SAN
7 73 (1.73%) WAN
8 66 (1.56%) Network Security
9 64 (1.51%) VPN
10 55 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (1.14%) Wireless
12 43 (1.02%) DHCP
13 41 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
14 40 (0.95%) LDAP
15 39 (0.92%) NAS
16 37 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.71%) MPLS
18 27 (0.64%) Wireshark
19 25 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 319 (7.55%) Big Data
3 304 (7.19%) MySQL
4 289 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 282 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 200 (4.73%) Relational Database
7 114 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 106 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 102 (2.41%) Redis
10 86 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 79 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
12 67 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 66 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 62 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
16 55 (1.30%) HBase
17 42 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (0.95%) SAP HANA
19 34 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
20 33 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 271 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 215 (5.09%) JIRA
3 175 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 150 (3.55%) Selenium
5 147 (3.48%) JUnit
6 88 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 76 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 72 (1.70%) Visual Studio
9 66 (1.56%) Maven
10 65 (1.54%) Subversion
11 59 (1.40%) IntelliJ
12 53 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 52 (1.23%) gulp
14 45 (1.06%) Ant
15 43 (1.02%) Grunt
15 43 (1.02%) TeamCity
16 41 (0.97%) JMeter
17 38 (0.90%) jMock
18 37 (0.88%) Jasmine
19 36 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 905 (21.41%) Finance
2 485 (11.47%) Telecoms
3 466 (11.02%) Marketing
4 402 (9.51%) Retail
5 390 (9.23%) Manufacturing
6 339 (8.02%) Banking
7 105 (2.48%) Law
8 98 (2.32%) Advertising
9 95 (2.25%) Legal
10 88 (2.08%) Electronics
11 68 (1.61%) Publishing
12 57 (1.35%) Games
13 50 (1.18%) Back Office
14 36 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.76%) Automotive
16 29 (0.69%) Aerospace
17 27 (0.64%) Dutch Language
18 26 (0.62%) Billing
18 26 (0.62%) French Language
19 24 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 965 (22.83%) Developer
2 652 (15.42%) Architect
3 332 (7.85%) Solutions Architect
4 254 (6.01%) .NET Developer
5 244 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 238 (5.63%) Analyst
6 238 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 216 (5.11%) Java Developer
8 206 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 205 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
10 189 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 178 (4.21%) Consultant
12 177 (4.19%) Project Manager
13 162 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 155 (3.67%) Administrator
15 125 (2.96%) Applications Support
16 117 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
17 116 (2.74%) Software Engineer
18 114 (2.70%) Technical Architect
19 109 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 733 (17.34%) .NET
2 675 (15.97%) HTML
3 544 (12.87%) CSS
4 526 (12.44%) Web Services
5 391 (9.25%) AngularJS
6 332 (7.85%) REST
7 299 (7.07%) ASP.NET
8 268 (6.34%) HTML5
8 268 (6.34%) XML
9 263 (6.22%) Spring
10 258 (6.10%) jQuery
11 224 (5.30%) Hibernate
12 213 (5.04%) JSON
13 210 (4.97%) Node.js
14 206 (4.87%) RESTful
15 204 (4.83%) SOAP
16 192 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 164 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
18 154 (3.64%) CSS3
19 147 (3.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 376 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 352 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 288 (6.81%) Data Centre
4 271 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 181 (4.28%) User Experience
6 137 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 116 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 110 (2.60%) NHS
9 92 (2.18%) Public Cloud
10 80 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 80 (1.89%) Social Media
11 78 (1.85%) Fintech
12 70 (1.66%) Mathematics
13 62 (1.47%) Data Integration
13 62 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 54 (1.28%) Private Cloud
15 41 (0.97%) Statistics
16 38 (0.90%) iPad
17 36 (0.85%) Life Science
18 28 (0.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 760 (17.98%) Linux
2 551 (13.04%) Windows
3 231 (5.46%) Unix
4 170 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 161 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 106 (2.51%) Android
7 103 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 91 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (2.08%) CentOS
10 36 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 27 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 20 (0.47%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.26%) Debian
16 10 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.19%) Solaris
17 8 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (13.46%) Scrum
3 502 (11.88%) ERP
4 469 (11.10%) MVC
5 430 (10.17%) CRM
6 429 (10.15%) ITIL
7 405 (9.58%) TDD
8 403 (9.53%) Software Engineering
9 381 (9.01%) DevOps
10 380 (8.99%) Project Management
11 310 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 251 (5.94%) Analytics
13 250 (5.91%) PRINCE2
14 246 (5.82%) OO
15 245 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
16 243 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 243 (5.75%) Mentoring
17 233 (5.51%) TOGAF
17 233 (5.51%) Web Development
18 232 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 940 (22.24%) Java
2 848 (20.06%) JavaScript
3 683 (16.16%) SQL
4 574 (13.58%) C#
5 560 (13.25%) Python
6 264 (6.25%) PHP
7 245 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 199 (4.71%) Ruby
9 192 (4.54%) Perl
10 188 (4.45%) PowerShell
11 118 (2.79%) C
12 99 (2.34%) T-SQL
13 94 (2.22%) C++
14 88 (2.08%) Scala
15 57 (1.35%) TypeScript
16 47 (1.11%) ES6
17 34 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 29 (0.69%) Apex Code
19 26 (0.62%) Go
20 21 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 762 (18.03%) Degree
2 114 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 102 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 81 (1.92%) CCNA
7 67 (1.59%) MCSE
8 53 (1.25%) CCNP
9 52 (1.23%) MCSA
10 51 (1.21%) CISSP
11 46 (1.09%) CCIE
12 45 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 44 (1.04%) SC Cleared
14 38 (0.90%) CISM
15 37 (0.88%) ISEB
16 31 (0.73%) CCIP
16 31 (0.73%) CCSP
17 29 (0.69%) AWS Certification
17 29 (0.69%) PhD
18 26 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (6.81%) QA
2 95 (2.25%) SLA
3 83 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.21%) COBIT
10 5 (0.12%) GDPR
11 4 (0.095%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.071%) COSO
12 3 (0.071%) EMIR
12 3 (0.071%) MiFID
12 3 (0.071%) P3O
13 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.047%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.047%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.047%) SDET
14 1 (0.024%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 214 (5.06%) Docker
2 194 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 82 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 55 (1.30%) vSphere
6 42 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (0.62%) vCloud
9 24 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 23 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.52%) IMail Server
12 21 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 16 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.31%) XenServer
15 12 (0.28%) KVM
16 11 (0.26%) Gluster
16 11 (0.26%) iptables
17 10 (0.24%) Apache Flume
17 10 (0.24%) NFS
18 7 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 271 (6.41%) Puppet
2 199 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (3.55%) Ansible
4 55 (1.30%) SCCM
5 43 (1.02%) WSUS
6 42 (0.99%) Terraform
7 37 (0.88%) OpenAM
8 34 (0.80%) Kubernetes
9 31 (0.73%) vRealize
10 28 (0.66%) Nagios
11 23 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 20 (0.47%) HAProxy
12 20 (0.47%) Nessus
13 19 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 19 (0.45%) SCOrch
14 17 (0.40%) AirWatch
15 14 (0.33%) Salt
16 12 (0.28%) Kibana
16 12 (0.28%) SCOM
16 12 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 671 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 341 (8.07%) Oracle
3 266 (6.29%) VMware
4 192 (4.54%) SAP
5 191 (4.52%) Red Hat
6 187 (4.42%) Cisco
7 184 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 145 (3.43%) Google
9 86 (2.03%) IBM
10 81 (1.92%) Apple
11 70 (1.66%) Sun
12 67 (1.59%) ServiceNow
13 49 (1.16%) Adobe
13 49 (1.16%) Citrix
14 46 (1.09%) EMC
15 45 (1.06%) Qualys
16 42 (0.99%) Dell
17 41 (0.97%) CheckPoint
18 34 (0.80%) HP
18 34 (0.80%) Rackspace
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Riding
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits and Bonus avail
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £66500 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50500.00 - £57500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 50,000, Pension Scheme, Plural Site Login
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday