The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 171 201 234
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1957 1519 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.40% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.50% 36.99% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1298 1174
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5841 4106 3374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.98% 3.77% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4699 3541 2906
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +33 1864 £47,500 - 210
London +47 947 £52,500 +5.00% 86
South East +15 447 £45,000 - 59
City of London +65 191 £50,000 - 22
Berkshire -8 127 £48,750 +8.33% 25
East of England -5 125 £42,500 -12.37% 15
Yorkshire -13 88 £40,000 -11.11% 8
South West +15 73 £35,000 -6.66% 10
East Sussex +38 72 £45,000 +76.47% 5
Brighton +33 71 £43,750 +71.56% 5
Surrey +9 69 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Hampshire +5 67 £45,000 +18.42% 9
North Yorkshire -3 56 £32,500 -27.77% 6
North West +26 55 £45,000 -5.26% 9
West Midlands -31 55 £37,500 -14.77% 4
East Midlands +12 54 £45,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire +12 54 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Cambridge +7 53 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Reading -26 50 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Buckinghamshire -4 44 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Wales +15 41 £35,000 -37.50% 4
South Wales +13 41 £35,000 -37.50% 3
Cardiff - 41 £35,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -13 35 £43,500 +8.75% 1
West Sussex - 34 £45,000 - 2
Harrogate +15 32 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 32 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Leeds -16 32 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Birmingham +21 29 £46,500 +3.33% 3
Manchester +8 29 £39,500 -16.84% 6

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 903 (24.25%) JavaScript
2 883 (23.71%) SQL
3 862 (23.15%) HTML
4 794 (21.32%) .NET
5 738 (19.82%) Java
6 697 (18.72%) CSS
7 668 (17.94%) Degree
8 659 (17.70%) SQL Server
9 657 (17.64%) Linux
10 638 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
11 604 (16.22%) C#
12 598 (16.06%) Windows
13 597 (16.03%) Microsoft
14 552 (14.82%) MySQL
15 551 (14.80%) Finance
16 486 (13.05%) Web Services
17 461 (12.38%) jQuery
18 457 (12.27%) Project Management
19 456 (12.24%) XML
20 448 (12.03%) Scrum
21 447 (12.00%) CRM
22 417 (11.20%) Marketing
23 396 (10.63%) Oracle
24 392 (10.53%) ASP.NET
25 368 (9.88%) MVC
26 356 (9.56%) E-Commerce
27 352 (9.45%) PHP
28 343 (9.21%) Software Engineering
29 339 (9.10%) TDD
30 336 (9.02%) Salesforce.com

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 211 (5.67%) Apache
2 184 (4.94%) IIS
3 162 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 118 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 90 (2.42%) Drupal
6 77 (2.07%) Node.js
7 63 (1.69%) CMS
8 48 (1.29%) MS Exchange
9 45 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 39 (1.05%) Confluence
11 37 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 34 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
13 33 (0.89%) OpenStack
14 29 (0.78%) Lync
14 29 (0.78%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.70%) WordPress
15 26 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 26 (0.70%) nginx
16 18 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 334 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 109 (2.93%) MS Office
3 22 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
3 22 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.51%) MS Project
6 18 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.27%) Mingle
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.054%) InDesign
11 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 66 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 25 (0.67%) Magento
4 24 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.40%) Shopify
6 10 (0.27%) Workday HCM
7 7 (0.19%) SalesLogix
7 7 (0.19%) Agresso
8 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.16%) Optimost
9 5 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.13%) Lawson
9 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 274 (7.36%) PaaS
2 223 (5.99%) IaaS
3 147 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
5 118 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 101 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
7 56 (1.50%) Force.com
8 46 (1.24%) Google Apps
9 38 (1.02%) Office 365
10 31 (0.83%) Heroku
11 22 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
12 15 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.40%) Taleo
13 10 (0.27%) Joyent
13 10 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
14 9 (0.24%) Google App Engine
15 8 (0.21%) Route 53
16 5 (0.13%) GitHub
16 5 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.13%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 217 (5.83%) Internet
2 196 (5.26%) Firewall
3 132 (3.54%) DNS
4 119 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 108 (2.90%) SAN
6 93 (2.50%) HTTP
7 85 (2.28%) VPN
8 75 (2.01%) LDAP
9 74 (1.99%) LAN
10 73 (1.96%) WAN
10 73 (1.96%) SSL
11 62 (1.66%) SMTP
12 40 (1.07%) Network Security
13 34 (0.91%) DHCP
13 34 (0.91%) VoIP
14 28 (0.75%) Wireless
14 28 (0.75%) IPsec
15 25 (0.67%) BGP
15 25 (0.67%) NAS
16 24 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 552 (14.82%) MySQL
3 176 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 150 (4.03%) Big Data
5 140 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 121 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 99 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 58 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 51 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (1.15%) Data Mining
14 40 (1.07%) Redis
14 40 (1.07%) Hadoop
15 37 (0.99%) RDBMS
16 36 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (0.81%) DB2
17 30 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 184 (4.94%) Subversion
2 147 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 123 (3.30%) JIRA
4 97 (2.60%) Selenium
5 93 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 78 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 77 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 61 (1.64%) Maven
9 56 (1.50%) JUnit
10 53 (1.42%) Eclipse
11 45 (1.21%) WebDriver
12 43 (1.15%) NUnit
13 40 (1.07%) PHPUnit
14 30 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 27 (0.73%) Hudson
16 26 (0.70%) NetBeans
17 25 (0.67%) Ant
18 24 (0.64%) TeamCity
19 22 (0.59%) JMeter
19 22 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 551 (14.80%) Finance
2 417 (11.20%) Marketing
3 240 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 215 (5.77%) Retail
5 140 (3.76%) Banking
6 125 (3.36%) Advertising
7 94 (2.52%) Front Office
8 92 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.40%) Games
9 52 (1.40%) German Language
10 48 (1.29%) Legal
11 44 (1.18%) Electronics
12 43 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 42 (1.13%) Law
13 42 (1.13%) Billing
14 40 (1.07%) French Language
15 38 (1.02%) Publishing
16 24 (0.64%) Automotive
17 23 (0.62%) Welsh Language
18 19 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1036 (27.82%) Developer
2 392 (10.53%) Analyst
3 318 (8.54%) Consultant
4 271 (7.28%) Architect
5 210 (5.64%) Project Manager
6 200 (5.37%) Senior Developer
7 187 (5.02%) C# Developer
8 183 (4.91%) .NET Developer
9 179 (4.81%) Web Developer
10 156 (4.19%) Java Developer
11 155 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 141 (3.79%) Business Analyst
13 127 (3.41%) Administrator
14 124 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
15 117 (3.14%) Product Manager
16 113 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
17 110 (2.95%) Applications Support
18 108 (2.90%) Software Engineer
19 107 (2.87%) Support Analyst
20 98 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (23.15%) HTML
2 794 (21.32%) .NET
3 697 (18.72%) CSS
4 486 (13.05%) Web Services
5 461 (12.38%) jQuery
6 456 (12.24%) XML
7 392 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 271 (7.28%) HTML5
9 216 (5.80%) SOAP
10 176 (4.73%) REST
11 170 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 170 (4.56%) Ajax
12 162 (4.35%) Spring
13 155 (4.16%) RESTful
14 150 (4.03%) LAMP
15 149 (4.00%) CSS3
16 142 (3.81%) .NET Framework
17 141 (3.79%) JSON
18 122 (3.28%) J2EE
19 116 (3.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 290 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 282 (7.57%) Enterprise Software
3 221 (5.93%) Open Source
4 142 (3.81%) Social Media
5 104 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 77 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 76 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 41 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 40 (1.07%) Replication
10 37 (0.99%) DTV
11 33 (0.89%) Taxonomies
12 30 (0.81%) CMDB
13 29 (0.78%) Visualisation
13 29 (0.78%) Clustering
13 29 (0.78%) E-Learning
14 26 (0.70%) Learning Management System
14 26 (0.70%) Data Integration
15 24 (0.64%) Statistics
16 23 (0.62%) Physics
16 23 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 657 (17.64%) Linux
2 598 (16.06%) Windows
3 222 (5.96%) UNIX
4 124 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (2.39%) CentOS
5 89 (2.39%) Android
6 79 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 78 (2.09%) Apple iOS
8 76 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (1.29%) Debian
10 47 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 46 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 38 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.56%) Fedora
15 18 (0.48%) FreeBSD
16 17 (0.46%) Windows Phone
17 16 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.35%) OpenBSD
18 13 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (12.27%) Project Management
3 448 (12.03%) Scrum
4 447 (12.00%) CRM
5 368 (9.88%) MVC
6 356 (9.56%) E-Commerce
7 343 (9.21%) Software Engineering
8 339 (9.10%) TDD
9 290 (7.79%) ITIL
9 290 (7.79%) OO
10 264 (7.09%) ERP
11 233 (6.26%) Web Development
12 204 (5.48%) Analytics
13 183 (4.91%) SOA
14 178 (4.78%) Service Delivery
15 172 (4.62%) BDD
16 164 (4.40%) Product Management
17 153 (4.11%) DevOps
18 151 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
19 146 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 903 (24.25%) JavaScript
2 883 (23.71%) SQL
3 738 (19.82%) Java
4 604 (16.22%) C#
5 352 (9.45%) PHP
6 255 (6.85%) Python
7 211 (5.67%) Ruby
8 153 (4.11%) C++
9 140 (3.76%) T-SQL
10 134 (3.60%) Perl
11 112 (3.01%) C
12 85 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 57 (1.53%) PowerShell
14 55 (1.48%) PHP5
15 42 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 42 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 30 (0.81%) Groovy
17 29 (0.78%) VB
18 28 (0.75%) PL/SQL
19 22 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 668 (17.94%) Degree
2 89 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (1.32%) CCNA
6 45 (1.21%) MCSE
6 45 (1.21%) ISEB
7 32 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 32 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (0.86%) MCITP
8 30 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (0.81%) PMP
9 25 (0.67%) MCSA
9 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (0.56%) MBA
11 20 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (0.46%) CCNP
14 14 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (7.47%) QA
2 76 (2.04%) SLA
3 45 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.40%) COBIT
7 3 (0.081%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 193 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (3.84%) Active Directory
3 53 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.37%) vSphere
5 25 (0.67%) XenServer
6 23 (0.62%) Varnish
7 17 (0.46%) KVM
8 15 (0.40%) vCloud
9 11 (0.30%) XenApp
9 11 (0.30%) Nmap
10 10 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.19%) Squid
11 7 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.19%) Postfix
11 7 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.16%) IMail Server
12 6 (0.16%) Xen
12 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 149 (4.00%) Puppet
2 116 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (2.98%) Nagios
4 37 (0.99%) Cacti
5 28 (0.75%) Opsview
6 26 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 23 (0.62%) SCCM
7 23 (0.62%) Vagrant
8 21 (0.56%) Nessus
8 21 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (0.40%) Capistrano
10 14 (0.38%) Zenoss
11 11 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.30%) Salt
12 9 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
13 8 (0.21%) Ganglia
14 7 (0.19%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.19%) SmokePing
14 7 (0.19%) logstash
15 6 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 597 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 396 (10.63%) Oracle
3 336 (9.02%) Salesforce.com
4 261 (7.01%) VMware
5 179 (4.81%) Cisco
6 111 (2.98%) SAP
7 104 (2.79%) Google
8 93 (2.50%) Red Hat
9 85 (2.28%) Citrix
10 74 (1.99%) JBoss
11 67 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 55 (1.48%) IBM
13 50 (1.34%) Rackspace
14 49 (1.32%) Zend
14 49 (1.32%) HP
15 47 (1.26%) Juniper
16 44 (1.18%) NetSuite
17 39 (1.05%) Dell
18 38 (1.02%) Adobe
18 38 (1.02%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, h/care, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits - pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £90000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday