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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 149 182 213
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +31
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2175 1934 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 1.60% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.04% 26.66% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1709 1597 1276
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -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
8687 7253 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.04% 5.98% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6981 5944 3998
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
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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 +41 2061 £50,000 +5.26% 309
London +21 985 £57,500 +9.52% 161
South East +10 543 £50,000 +11.11% 61
Berkshire +23 191 £50,000 +11.11% 30
City of London +38 186 £60,000 +9.09% 71
East of England +39 137 £42,500 - 17
South West +37 105 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Surrey +26 92 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire +23 90 £40,000 - 10
Reading +4 89 £52,500 +5.00% 18
West Midlands +31 80 £35,000 -17.64% 12
East Sussex +11 64 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North West +26 63 £45,000 - 14
Brighton +16 59 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 53 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +23 52 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire -20 52 £51,250 +13.88% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 50 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Milton Keynes +1 49 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridge +24 46 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Oxfordshire +28 41 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Leeds +14 41 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +4 39 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Hertfordshire +11 37 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Gloucestershire +11 34 £42,500 +23.18% 1
North Yorkshire +7 34 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Manchester +20 33 £55,000 +39.24% 11
Kent +30 32 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Bedfordshire +13 32 £72,500 +65.71% 4
Slough +15 30 £52,500 +10.52% 5

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1392 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 938 (22.58%) SQL
3 809 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 797 (19.19%) Microsoft
5 793 (19.09%) .NET
6 785 (18.90%) Project Management
7 740 (17.81%) SQL Server
8 732 (17.62%) Java
9 710 (17.09%) Finance
10 704 (16.95%) HTML
11 698 (16.80%) Degree
12 671 (16.15%) C#
13 585 (14.08%) Linux
14 579 (13.94%) CRM
15 574 (13.82%) Windows
16 491 (11.82%) CSS
17 452 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
18 448 (10.78%) Retail
19 444 (10.69%) Oracle
20 443 (10.66%) MS Excel
21 423 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
22 416 (10.01%) Scrum
23 414 (9.97%) Marketing
24 404 (9.73%) Web Services
25 400 (9.63%) MySQL
26 387 (9.32%) MVC
27 384 (9.24%) Salesforce.com
28 377 (9.08%) PaaS
29 375 (9.03%) Software Engineering
30 372 (8.96%) ASP.NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 216 (5.20%) IIS
2 173 (4.16%) Tomcat
3 149 (3.59%) Apache
4 107 (2.58%) Node.js
5 99 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 88 (2.12%) CMS
7 65 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 59 (1.42%) MS Exchange
9 54 (1.30%) JBoss
10 49 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (1.06%) Lync
12 43 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 42 (1.01%) Confluence
13 42 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
14 28 (0.67%) OpenEdge
15 27 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
16 26 (0.63%) nginx
17 22 (0.53%) NetWeaver
18 21 (0.51%) GlassFish
18 21 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 443 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 96 (2.31%) MS Office
3 31 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.51%) MS Project
6 13 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.24%) FrameMaker
7 10 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.072%) SPSS
11 2 (0.048%) Maya
12 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 69 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.37%) SAP ERP
3 37 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 22 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 18 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 18 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.36%) Workday HCM
7 14 (0.34%) Magento
8 12 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (0.22%) Agresso
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 377 (9.08%) PaaS
2 287 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
3 262 (6.31%) IaaS
4 173 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
5 165 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 89 (2.14%) Office 365
7 59 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (1.08%) Force.com
9 32 (0.77%) GitHub
10 25 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.58%) Google Apps
12 22 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 22 (0.53%) Terremark
13 19 (0.46%) iPaaS
14 15 (0.36%) Veeva
15 13 (0.31%) Heroku
16 12 (0.29%) Google Analytics
17 11 (0.26%) Google App Engine
18 8 (0.19%) Dropbox
18 8 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 246 (5.92%) Firewall
2 176 (4.24%) Internet
3 120 (2.89%) SAN
4 85 (2.05%) HTTP
5 83 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 78 (1.88%) WAN
7 73 (1.76%) VPN
8 69 (1.66%) DNS
9 52 (1.25%) LAN
10 51 (1.23%) LDAP
11 46 (1.11%) Network Security
12 45 (1.08%) Unified Communications
13 42 (1.01%) MPLS
14 41 (0.99%) SSL
15 40 (0.96%) VoIP
16 36 (0.87%) NAS
17 29 (0.70%) CTI
18 25 (0.60%) SMTP
19 22 (0.53%) VLAN
20 16 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 400 (9.63%) MySQL
3 186 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 161 (3.88%) Big Data
5 151 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 128 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 128 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 113 (2.72%) Relational Database
8 112 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 83 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 82 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 67 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 63 (1.52%) SAP HANA
13 55 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (0.89%) DB2
16 35 (0.84%) Oracle Database
17 34 (0.82%) Redis
17 34 (0.82%) RDBMS
18 33 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 176 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 123 (2.96%) Selenium
3 104 (2.50%) Subversion
4 101 (2.43%) JIRA
5 84 (2.02%) Maven
6 81 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 55 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 51 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 49 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (1.13%) Ant
10 47 (1.13%) JUnit
11 33 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 30 (0.72%) Cucumber
13 24 (0.58%) Jasmine
14 22 (0.53%) SpecFlow
15 19 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
15 19 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
16 18 (0.43%) NUnit
16 18 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
17 16 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 710 (17.09%) Finance
2 448 (10.78%) Retail
3 414 (9.97%) Marketing
4 250 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 216 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 189 (4.55%) Games
7 129 (3.11%) Banking
8 111 (2.67%) Advertising
9 103 (2.48%) Front Office
10 78 (1.88%) Law
11 69 (1.66%) Back Office
12 67 (1.61%) Billing
13 42 (1.01%) Legal
13 42 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (0.96%) Aerospace
15 38 (0.91%) German Language
16 36 (0.87%) Electronics
17 25 (0.60%) French Language
17 25 (0.60%) General Ledger
18 22 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1015 (24.43%) Developer
2 440 (10.59%) Consultant
3 433 (10.42%) Analyst
4 398 (9.58%) Architect
5 297 (7.15%) Project Manager
6 246 (5.92%) .NET Developer
7 214 (5.15%) Senior Developer
8 212 (5.10%) Java Developer
9 187 (4.50%) C# Developer
10 160 (3.85%) Business Analyst
11 158 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 154 (3.71%) Software Engineer
13 146 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 113 (2.72%) Software Developer
15 110 (2.65%) Applications Support
16 102 (2.46%) Senior Manager
17 100 (2.41%) Lead Developer
18 97 (2.34%) Support Analyst
19 95 (2.29%) Support Engineer
19 95 (2.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (19.09%) .NET
2 704 (16.95%) HTML
3 491 (11.82%) CSS
4 404 (9.73%) Web Services
5 372 (8.96%) ASP.NET
6 337 (8.11%) jQuery
7 300 (7.22%) XML
8 237 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 223 (5.37%) HTML5
10 205 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 187 (4.50%) .NET Framework
12 169 (4.07%) Spring
13 146 (3.51%) J2EE
14 127 (3.06%) REST
15 121 (2.91%) JSON
16 119 (2.86%) Ajax
17 116 (2.79%) SOAP
18 107 (2.58%) CSS3
19 106 (2.55%) RESTful
20 93 (2.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 452 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 343 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 309 (7.44%) Computer Science
4 286 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
5 156 (3.76%) User Experience
6 115 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 98 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 74 (1.78%) Social Media
9 59 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 55 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 53 (1.28%) Public Cloud
12 48 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 43 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 39 (0.94%) Life Science
14 39 (0.94%) Replication
15 38 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 34 (0.82%) EPoS
17 31 (0.75%) DTV
18 29 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
18 29 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 585 (14.08%) Linux
2 574 (13.82%) Windows
3 220 (5.30%) UNIX
4 115 (2.77%) Android
5 110 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 95 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (1.06%) CentOS
10 29 (0.70%) Solaris
11 23 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.46%) VMS
14 16 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.39%) Debian
14 16 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.26%) AIX
17 8 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1392 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (18.90%) Project Management
3 579 (13.94%) CRM
4 423 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
5 416 (10.01%) Scrum
6 387 (9.32%) MVC
7 375 (9.03%) Software Engineering
8 346 (8.33%) ITIL
9 295 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 287 (6.91%) ERP
11 264 (6.36%) SOA
12 251 (6.04%) TDD
13 235 (5.66%) OO
14 231 (5.56%) Change Management
15 218 (5.25%) SDLC
16 196 (4.72%) Analytics
17 186 (4.48%) DevOps
18 174 (4.19%) Business Development
19 168 (4.04%) Mentoring
20 166 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 938 (22.58%) SQL
2 809 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 732 (17.62%) Java
4 671 (16.15%) C#
5 278 (6.69%) PHP
6 196 (4.72%) Python
7 168 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 167 (4.02%) C++
9 160 (3.85%) C
10 146 (3.51%) Ruby
11 118 (2.84%) Perl
12 105 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 59 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 57 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 51 (1.23%) Apex Code
15 51 (1.23%) Scala
16 44 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 43 (1.04%) ABAP
18 28 (0.67%) VB
19 20 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 698 (16.80%) Degree
2 122 (2.94%) SAP Certification
3 95 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
5 57 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 47 (1.13%) CISSP
7 44 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 39 (0.94%) PMP
10 38 (0.91%) MCSE
11 36 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (0.77%) CCNA
13 31 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 25 (0.60%) ISEB
15 22 (0.53%) CEH
16 20 (0.48%) CISM
17 18 (0.43%) SC Cleared
17 18 (0.43%) VTSP
18 16 (0.39%) CCNP
18 16 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.64%) QA
2 82 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (1.52%) SLA
4 28 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.24%) COBIT
8 8 (0.19%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) WCAG
9 6 (0.14%) EMIR
10 3 (0.072%) Section 508
11 2 (0.048%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.048%) COSO
11 2 (0.048%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 254 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 93 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 77 (1.85%) vSphere
5 38 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (0.67%) XenApp
7 20 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 17 (0.41%) KVM
10 15 (0.36%) vCloud
11 14 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (0.31%) Docker
13 11 (0.26%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.24%) IMail Server
15 8 (0.19%) Xen
16 7 (0.17%) VMware ESX
17 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.14%) LXC
17 6 (0.14%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 129 (3.11%) Puppet
2 119 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (1.47%) Nagios
4 51 (1.23%) SCCM
5 39 (0.94%) SCOM
6 26 (0.63%) SCVMM
7 20 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 20 (0.48%) vMotion
8 14 (0.34%) OpenNMS
9 12 (0.29%) Cacti
9 12 (0.29%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.29%) OpenAM
10 11 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.22%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.22%) OpenView
12 8 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.19%) Nmap
12 8 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (0.17%) Ansible
14 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 797 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 444 (10.69%) Oracle
3 384 (9.24%) Salesforce.com
4 334 (8.04%) VMware
5 272 (6.55%) SAP
6 97 (2.34%) Google
7 80 (1.93%) Cisco
8 67 (1.61%) IBM
9 64 (1.54%) HP
10 63 (1.52%) Citrix
11 62 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 47 (1.13%) Rackspace
13 43 (1.04%) Adobe
14 38 (0.91%) MuleSoft
15 36 (0.87%) Siebel
16 30 (0.72%) ServiceNow
17 27 (0.65%) CommVault
17 27 (0.65%) Avaya
18 26 (0.63%) NetApp
19 25 (0.60%) Business Objects
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK
The People Network
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £470.00 - £485.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + 15% bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £77,000 per annum + Excellent package and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
GO Partnership Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Abatec Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + coms
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + DOTE + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago