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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 146 164 208
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +44
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2364 2206 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.29% 1.97% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.36% 23.81% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1736 1503
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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
11611 9264 7155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.24% 8.26% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9754 7413 5888
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 2016. 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 +17 2259 £55,000 +10.00% 266
London +37 1233 £60,000 +7.14% 126
South East +15 558 £50,000 - 66
City of London +53 197 £60,000 +4.34% 32
Berkshire +4 184 £53,000 +0.95% 25
South West -6 98 £57,500 +37.72% 14
Hampshire +53 92 £45,000 -18.18% 15
Surrey -11 90 £50,000 - 14
East of England -25 90 £55,000 +12.82% 11
Reading +8 86 £51,500 -6.36% 15
West Midlands -23 74 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Sussex +23 67 £70,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire -33 67 £41,250 +3.12% 13
Brighton +21 65 £70,000 +51.35%
North West +9 54 £47,500 +5.55% 19
East Midlands +25 49 £37,500 -31.81% 6
Oxfordshire +4 49 £42,500 -19.04% 5
West Yorkshire +6 45 £40,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +19 44 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Milton Keynes +23 38 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Manchester +17 38 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Scotland +8 37 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Bristol +3 37 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire +9 36 £65,000 +52.94% 8
Leicestershire +27 30 £35,000 +32.07%
Cambridgeshire -17 30 £45,250 -9.50% 3
Abingdon -2 29 £40,000 -31.91% 3
Newbury -7 25 £45,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire -15 24 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Glasgow +15 23 £50,000 -25.92% 3

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1603 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 987 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 929 (20.05%) Java
4 881 (19.01%) .NET
5 874 (18.86%) SQL
6 873 (18.84%) HTML
7 806 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 804 (17.35%) Degree
9 788 (17.00%) Finance
10 769 (16.59%) CSS
11 752 (16.23%) C#
12 727 (15.69%) Linux
13 704 (15.19%) Web Services
14 655 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
15 653 (14.09%) Windows
16 644 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 623 (13.44%) CRM
18 620 (13.38%) Marketing
19 558 (12.04%) Project Management
20 541 (11.67%) MVC
21 537 (11.59%) Scrum
22 520 (11.22%) ASP.NET
23 459 (9.91%) Telecoms
24 456 (9.84%) Oracle
25 453 (9.78%) MS Excel
25 453 (9.78%) Software Engineering
26 446 (9.62%) ERP
27 445 (9.60%) TDD
28 428 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
29 406 (8.76%) Presales

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 228 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 208 (4.49%) Apache
3 168 (3.63%) Node.js
4 155 (3.34%) IIS
4 155 (3.34%) JBoss
5 149 (3.22%) WebSphere
6 110 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 98 (2.11%) Mule
8 91 (1.96%) CMS
9 78 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
10 75 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
11 72 (1.55%) MS Exchange
12 62 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 53 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 47 (1.01%) OpenStack
15 38 (0.82%) Mule ESB
16 32 (0.69%) NetWeaver
17 30 (0.65%) nginx
18 26 (0.56%) Confluence
19 23 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 453 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.45%) MS Office
3 61 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 35 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (0.52%) MS Project
7 15 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.19%) Gliffy
10 7 (0.15%) Mingle
11 3 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.022%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 97 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 81 (1.75%) SAP ERP
3 78 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 45 (0.97%) SAP Retail
5 36 (0.78%) SAP HCM
6 31 (0.67%) Workday HCM
7 25 (0.54%) Eloqua
8 21 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 19 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
10 18 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
11 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (0.37%) SAP HR
12 15 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
13 13 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
14 12 (0.26%) SAP GRC
15 11 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
15 11 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HCM
16 10 (0.22%) Magento
17 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
18 7 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 655 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 354 (7.64%) PaaS
3 337 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 300 (6.47%) IaaS
5 200 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
7 67 (1.45%) Office 365
8 63 (1.36%) Heroku
9 53 (1.14%) GitHub
10 41 (0.88%) Force.com
11 32 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (0.63%) iPaaS
14 28 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
15 27 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 23 (0.50%) Taleo
17 17 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 17 (0.37%) OpenShift
18 13 (0.28%) Google Apps
19 12 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 253 (5.46%) Firewall
2 156 (3.37%) HTTP
3 146 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 135 (2.91%) Internet
5 114 (2.46%) DNS
6 97 (2.09%) LDAP
7 94 (2.03%) LAN
8 87 (1.88%) SAN
9 83 (1.79%) Network Security
10 78 (1.68%) SSL
11 74 (1.60%) VPN
12 69 (1.49%) VoIP
13 58 (1.25%) WAN
14 53 (1.14%) NAS
15 52 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
16 45 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
16 45 (0.97%) Unified Communications
17 37 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
18 35 (0.76%) Wireless
19 33 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 327 (7.06%) MySQL
3 274 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 273 (5.89%) NoSQL
5 230 (4.96%) MongoDB
6 164 (3.54%) Big Data
7 122 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 107 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 103 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 99 (2.14%) SAP HANA
11 98 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 85 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 84 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 72 (1.55%) Redis
15 68 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 53 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
18 44 (0.95%) Oracle Database
19 37 (0.80%) Data Mining
20 36 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 317 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 188 (4.06%) Jenkins
3 184 (3.97%) JIRA
4 120 (2.59%) Selenium
5 116 (2.50%) JUnit
6 114 (2.46%) Maven
7 104 (2.24%) Visual Studio
8 92 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 88 (1.90%) NUnit
10 81 (1.75%) Subversion
11 62 (1.34%) jMock
12 56 (1.21%) IntelliJ
13 54 (1.17%) gulp
14 53 (1.14%) Bitbucket
14 53 (1.14%) TeamCity
15 52 (1.12%) Eclipse
16 49 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
17 41 (0.88%) Hudson
18 39 (0.84%) Hamcrest
18 39 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 788 (17.00%) Finance
2 620 (13.38%) Marketing
3 459 (9.91%) Telecoms
4 351 (7.57%) Manufacturing
5 318 (6.86%) Retail
6 172 (3.71%) Games
7 154 (3.32%) Banking
8 104 (2.24%) Advertising
9 102 (2.20%) Legal
10 101 (2.18%) Electronics
11 96 (2.07%) Law
12 91 (1.96%) Front Office
13 71 (1.53%) French Language
14 70 (1.51%) German Language
15 51 (1.10%) Publishing
16 46 (0.99%) Billing
17 40 (0.86%) Back Office
18 34 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
19 30 (0.65%) Aerospace
20 25 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1152 (24.86%) Developer
2 603 (13.01%) Architect
3 525 (11.33%) Consultant
4 340 (7.34%) Analyst
5 313 (6.75%) Senior Developer
6 311 (6.71%) .NET Developer
7 297 (6.41%) Java Developer
8 275 (5.93%) C# Developer
9 250 (5.39%) Project Manager
10 242 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
11 206 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 150 (3.24%) Software Developer
13 149 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
14 146 (3.15%) ASP.NET Developer
15 142 (3.06%) Development Manager
16 133 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
17 128 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
18 123 (2.65%) Support Analyst
19 121 (2.61%) Applications Support
19 121 (2.61%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (19.01%) .NET
2 873 (18.84%) HTML
3 769 (16.59%) CSS
4 704 (15.19%) Web Services
5 520 (11.22%) ASP.NET
6 378 (8.16%) jQuery
7 374 (8.07%) XML
8 341 (7.36%) HTML5
9 333 (7.19%) AngularJS
10 255 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 254 (5.48%) Spring
12 252 (5.44%) REST
13 209 (4.51%) RESTful
14 200 (4.32%) SOAP
15 189 (4.08%) .NET Framework
16 181 (3.91%) JSON
17 180 (3.88%) CSS3
18 168 (3.63%) Hibernate
19 150 (3.24%) Ajax
20 133 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 428 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 308 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 308 (6.65%) Enterprise Software
4 240 (5.18%) User Experience
5 128 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 126 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 75 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 74 (1.60%) Fintech
9 45 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 43 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 43 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 43 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 38 (0.82%) Data Conversion
12 34 (0.73%) Physics
13 32 (0.69%) iPad
14 31 (0.67%) Data Integration
14 31 (0.67%) Social Media
15 29 (0.63%) PKI
16 27 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 727 (15.69%) Linux
2 653 (14.09%) Windows
3 271 (5.85%) Unix
4 186 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 118 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 82 (1.77%) Android
8 77 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (1.04%) CentOS
11 37 (0.80%) Solaris
12 33 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 32 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 27 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.43%) Debian
16 17 (0.37%) Windows Phone
17 14 (0.30%) AIX
18 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.22%) Windows 10
20 6 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1603 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (13.44%) CRM
3 558 (12.04%) Project Management
4 541 (11.67%) MVC
5 537 (11.59%) Scrum
6 453 (9.78%) Software Engineering
7 446 (9.62%) ERP
8 445 (9.60%) TDD
9 406 (8.76%) Presales
10 387 (8.35%) SOA
11 381 (8.22%) OO
12 363 (7.83%) ITIL
13 354 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
13 354 (7.64%) DevOps
14 343 (7.40%) E-Commerce
15 319 (6.88%) SDLC
16 306 (6.60%) Business Development
16 306 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
17 302 (6.52%) Mentoring
18 270 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 987 (21.30%) JavaScript
2 929 (20.05%) Java
3 874 (18.86%) SQL
4 752 (16.23%) C#
5 362 (7.81%) Python
6 227 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 217 (4.68%) PHP
8 203 (4.38%) Ruby
9 181 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 158 (3.41%) Perl
11 147 (3.17%) C++
12 131 (2.83%) C
13 96 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 96 (2.07%) VB.NET
14 83 (1.79%) Scala
15 69 (1.49%) Groovy
16 36 (0.78%) Clojure
17 35 (0.76%) Objective-C
18 33 (0.71%) VB
19 31 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 804 (17.35%) Degree
2 95 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.62%) SAP Certification
5 62 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 59 (1.27%) CCNA
7 51 (1.10%) CCNP
8 49 (1.06%) CCIE
9 42 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 37 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 32 (0.69%) CISSP
11 32 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.67%) PMP
13 27 (0.58%) CCSP
13 27 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (0.47%) CCIP
14 22 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
15 21 (0.45%) RHCSA
16 19 (0.41%) CEH
17 18 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (6.30%) QA
2 124 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (2.35%) SLA
4 36 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 19 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.30%) COBIT
9 8 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.13%) DICOM
11 6 (0.13%) HL7
12 5 (0.11%) SDET
13 4 (0.086%) COSO
13 4 (0.086%) GPG13
14 3 (0.065%) COSHH
14 3 (0.065%) GCP
14 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.065%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 179 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 101 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 84 (1.81%) Docker
5 57 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 48 (1.04%) Xen
7 40 (0.86%) vSphere
8 23 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (0.45%) XenApp
10 18 (0.39%) KVM
11 14 (0.30%) VMware ESX
12 13 (0.28%) IMail Server
12 13 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.24%) vCloud
14 10 (0.22%) NFS
15 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 169 (3.65%) Puppet
2 100 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (2.07%) Ansible
4 56 (1.21%) OpenAM
5 47 (1.01%) SCCM
6 35 (0.76%) Nagios
7 16 (0.35%) WSUS
8 15 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 15 (0.32%) SCOM
9 12 (0.26%) Jitterbit
9 12 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 11 (0.24%) CloudHub
10 11 (0.24%) Icinga
10 11 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.22%) RSA Archer
12 8 (0.17%) Amdocs OSS
12 8 (0.17%) Cacti
12 8 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.15%) Cobbler
13 7 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 806 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 456 (9.84%) Oracle
3 345 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
3 345 (7.44%) SAP
4 285 (6.15%) VMware
5 238 (5.14%) Cisco
6 153 (3.30%) IBM
7 133 (2.87%) Red Hat
8 103 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 90 (1.94%) MuleSoft
10 84 (1.81%) Google
11 83 (1.79%) Citrix
12 73 (1.58%) WSO2
13 62 (1.34%) TIBCO
14 61 (1.32%) Sun
15 59 (1.27%) Apple
15 59 (1.27%) EMC
16 58 (1.25%) Facebook
17 56 (1.21%) HP
18 54 (1.17%) Juniper
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance , pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% OTE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Meltwater UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Big Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday