The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 808 825 859
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +34
Permanent jobs citing SAML 85 93 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.078% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 60 42
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41661 46884 44071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.08% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35625 40073 38318
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAML within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAML
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAML within the UK.

SAML Salary Trend in the UK

SAML
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAML over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

SAML Salary Histogram in the UK

SAML
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 +6 82 £52,500 - 7
London +36 45 £52,500 - 5
South East +19 17 £57,500 +15.00% 2
City of London +26 12 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East of England +8 12 £38,500 -40.76%
Cambridgeshire +17 11 £38,500 -
Hampshire +7 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Berkshire +3 6 £85,000 +70.00% 1
Dorset +10 4 - -
Bournemouth -7 4 - -
South West -21 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £85,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £37,500 -
Croydon - 3 - -
Cambridge +11 2 £38,500 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Fareham - 1 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £80,000 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 100 (55.25%) OAuth
2 99 (54.70%) Java
3 77 (42.54%) Spring
4 76 (41.99%) Web Services
5 75 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (39.23%) SQL
7 65 (35.91%) XML
8 60 (33.15%) Linux
9 57 (31.49%) Degree
10 51 (28.18%) JavaScript
11 49 (27.07%) HTML
11 49 (27.07%) Oracle
11 49 (27.07%) Subversion
12 47 (25.97%) SOAP
12 47 (25.97%) JSON
13 44 (24.31%) CSS
14 42 (23.20%) Java EE
14 42 (23.20%) OpenID
15 40 (22.10%) jQuery
16 39 (21.55%) Git (software)
16 39 (21.55%) Finance
16 39 (21.55%) UNIX
16 39 (21.55%) Windows
17 37 (20.44%) Management Information System
18 36 (19.89%) J2EE
19 35 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (19.34%) REST
20 34 (18.78%) LDAP
21 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
21 33 (18.23%) Information Security

SAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SAML 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 SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (14.92%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.60%) Oracle Service Bus
3 20 (11.05%) Apache Solr
4 19 (10.50%) Confluence
5 16 (8.84%) CMS
5 16 (8.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (8.29%) IIS
7 13 (7.18%) Lync
8 12 (6.63%) WebSphere
9 11 (6.08%) Apache
9 11 (6.08%) SharePoint
10 9 (4.97%) WebLogic
11 7 (3.87%) Mule
11 7 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (2.76%) JBoss
13 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
13 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.26%) SaaS
3 19 (10.50%) PaaS
4 10 (5.52%) IaaS
5 4 (2.21%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.10%) Office 365
7 2 (1.10%) Heroku
7 2 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.78%) LDAP
2 28 (15.47%) HTTP
3 26 (14.36%) SSL
4 21 (11.60%) TCP/IP
5 20 (11.05%) Internet
6 19 (10.50%) DNS
7 18 (9.94%) Kerberos
8 14 (7.73%) SMTP
9 12 (6.63%) SNMP
10 11 (6.08%) Network Security
11 9 (4.97%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (3.87%) SAN
13 6 (3.31%) HTTPS
14 5 (2.76%) VPN
14 5 (2.76%) Firewall
15 4 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (2.21%) DHCP
16 3 (1.66%) FTP
16 3 (1.66%) IMAP
17 2 (1.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) Relational Database
2 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
3 24 (13.26%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.63%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.52%) MySQL
8 9 (4.97%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.21%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.66%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.66%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.10%) DB2
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (27.07%) Subversion
2 39 (21.55%) Git (software)
3 28 (15.47%) Maven
4 26 (14.36%) JIRA
5 20 (11.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (9.94%) Ant
7 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.76%) JUnit
9 4 (2.21%) Gradle
10 3 (1.66%) Grunt
10 3 (1.66%) YourKit
10 3 (1.66%) JProfiler
11 2 (1.10%) JMeter
12 1 (0.55%) Hudson
12 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.55%) Mockito
12 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.55%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (21.55%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Marketing
3 11 (6.08%) Banking
4 7 (3.87%) Retail
4 7 (3.87%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Architect
2 42 (23.20%) Developer
3 29 (16.02%) Consultant
4 27 (14.92%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.29%) Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.08%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (6.08%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.52%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) Applications Architect
8 10 (5.52%) Senior Architect
9 9 (4.97%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) DBA
11 7 (3.87%) Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Security Specialist
11 7 (3.87%) Security Operations Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.31%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (55.25%) OAuth
2 77 (42.54%) Spring
3 76 (41.99%) Web Services
4 65 (35.91%) XML
5 49 (27.07%) HTML
6 47 (25.97%) SOAP
6 47 (25.97%) JSON
7 44 (24.31%) CSS
8 42 (23.20%) OpenID
8 42 (23.20%) Java EE
9 40 (22.10%) jQuery
10 36 (19.89%) J2EE
11 35 (19.34%) REST
12 31 (17.13%) JSP
13 26 (14.36%) XSLT
14 25 (13.81%) AngularJS
14 25 (13.81%) RESTful
15 23 (12.71%) Servlets
15 23 (12.71%) Hibernate
16 22 (12.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.44%) Management Information System
2 27 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
4 20 (11.05%) Replication
4 20 (11.05%) Data Structures
4 20 (11.05%) Algorithms
5 13 (7.18%) PKI
6 11 (6.08%) SecurID
6 11 (6.08%) Mobile App
6 11 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.97%) FMCG
8 8 (4.42%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.76%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.10%) Social Media
12 2 (1.10%) NHS
12 2 (1.10%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.15%) Linux
2 39 (21.55%) UNIX
2 39 (21.55%) Windows
3 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.97%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.42%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.21%) zOS
8 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.23%) Information Security
3 32 (17.68%) Software Engineering
4 31 (17.13%) UML
5 30 (16.57%) SOA
6 28 (15.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (13.26%) Multithreading
8 23 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.71%) Change Management
8 23 (12.71%) ITIL
9 22 (12.15%) CRM
10 21 (11.60%) BPEL
10 21 (11.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 20 (11.05%) Migration
11 20 (11.05%) Scrum
12 19 (10.50%) TDD
12 19 (10.50%) Asset Management
12 19 (10.50%) Integration Testing
13 18 (9.94%) E-Commerce
14 17 (9.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 99 (54.70%) Java
2 71 (39.23%) SQL
3 51 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.05%) Shell Script
5 19 (10.50%) PowerShell
6 18 (9.94%) Perl
7 15 (8.29%) C#
8 11 (6.08%) VBScript
9 9 (4.97%) Scala
9 9 (4.97%) C
10 5 (2.76%) Python
11 4 (2.21%) R
11 4 (2.21%) C++
12 1 (0.55%) XPath
12 1 (0.55%) XQuery
12 1 (0.55%) PHP
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (31.49%) Degree
2 22 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.63%) CISSP
4 10 (5.52%) MCSE
5 8 (4.42%) MCITP
6 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.10%) MCP
8 2 (1.10%) CISM
9 1 (0.55%) MCTS
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) CCNA
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (11.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.10%) UAG
5 2 (1.10%) vCloud
5 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.10%) vSphere
5 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.10%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.55%) Snort
6 1 (0.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.63%) SCCM
2 9 (4.97%) SCOM
3 8 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.21%) StatsD
5 3 (1.66%) OpenSSO
5 3 (1.66%) Puppet
6 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.10%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.55%) Cacti
7 1 (0.55%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.55%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.55%) logstash
7 1 (0.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 49 (27.07%) Oracle
2 33 (18.23%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.47%) IBM
4 19 (10.50%) Atlassian
5 17 (9.39%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.87%) SolarWinds
6 7 (3.87%) Cisco
6 7 (3.87%) VMware
7 5 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.76%) New Relic
7 5 (2.76%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.21%) Twitter
8 4 (2.21%) Google
8 4 (2.21%) Sun
9 3 (1.66%) Citrix
9 3 (1.66%) Sybase
9 3 (1.66%) BEA
9 3 (1.66%) Splunk
9 3 (1.66%) Assembla
10 2 (1.10%) Capita
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