Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 26 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 +12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 202 414 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.12% 8.15% 5.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.79% 26.34% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 367 259
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £107,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +6.22%

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 815 1,572 1,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.81% 30.93% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1,294 1,191
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Berkshire

SaaS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 109 £60,000 -4.00% 13
Bracknell +2 41 £60,000 - 3
Maidenhead +6 29 £65,000 - 3
Newbury +26 11 £57,500 -
Windsor +7 5 £55,000 -4.35%
Slough -2 2 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Wokingham -4 1 £60,000 +33.33%
SaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 82 (40.59%) Azure
2 73 (36.14%) JavaScript
3 62 (30.69%) AWS
4 55 (27.23%) React
5 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (25.25%) PaaS
7 49 (24.26%) HTML
8 48 (23.76%) Python
9 42 (20.79%) HTML5
10 39 (19.31%) CSS
11 37 (18.32%) User Experience
11 37 (18.32%) TypeScript
11 37 (18.32%) Node.js
11 37 (18.32%) Serverless
12 36 (17.82%) Microservices
12 36 (17.82%) AWS Lambda
12 36 (17.82%) Terraform
12 36 (17.82%) Test Automation
13 35 (17.33%) Microsoft
14 34 (16.83%) C#
15 33 (16.34%) AngularJS
16 32 (15.84%) PowerShell
17 31 (15.35%) RESTful
18 30 (14.85%) Information Security
18 30 (14.85%) Kubernetes
19 29 (14.36%) Scrum
19 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (13.86%) IaaS
21 27 (13.37%) Cloud Native
21 27 (13.37%) .NET

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (4.46%) CMS
2 2 (0.99%) Confluence
2 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
3 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.49%) InVision
2 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.49%) Sketch
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 82 (40.59%) Azure
2 62 (30.69%) AWS
3 51 (25.25%) PaaS
4 37 (18.32%) Serverless
5 36 (17.82%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (13.86%) IaaS
7 24 (11.88%) Power Platform
8 21 (10.40%) GCP
9 19 (9.41%) Azure Functions
9 19 (9.41%) PowerApps
10 12 (5.94%) GitHub
11 11 (5.45%) Firebase
11 11 (5.45%) Google App Engine
12 9 (4.46%) Veeva
13 5 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (2.48%) Office 365
14 4 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
15 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.37%) Internet
2 22 (10.89%) DNS
3 18 (8.91%) HTTP
4 10 (4.95%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (4.95%) VoIP
5 7 (3.47%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.48%) Firewall
6 5 (2.48%) Network Security
6 5 (2.48%) VLAN
7 4 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.98%) MPLS
8 2 (0.99%) VPN
9 1 (0.50%) RFID
9 1 (0.50%) Wireless
9 1 (0.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.42%) Relational Database
2 16 (7.92%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.93%) Big Data
4 10 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (3.47%) MS Access
6 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.48%) Power BI
8 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.49%) Redis
10 2 (0.99%) GIS
11 1 (0.50%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.98%) JIRA
3 3 (1.49%) Balsamiq
3 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.50%) Hudson
4 1 (0.50%) JMeter
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) TestCafe
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (6.44%) Pharmaceutical
1 13 (6.44%) Public Sector
2 11 (5.45%) Games
2 11 (5.45%) Marketing
2 11 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.96%) Finance
4 5 (2.48%) Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (33.17%) Developer
2 29 (14.36%) Full Stack Developer
3 25 (12.38%) React Developer
4 17 (8.42%) AWS Developer
5 16 (7.92%) Python Developer
6 15 (7.43%) Architect
7 14 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (6.93%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.94%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.45%) JavaScript Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Analyst
11 10 (4.95%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Azure Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Design Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) DevSecOps Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Lead Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Open Source Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.23%) React
2 49 (24.26%) HTML
3 42 (20.79%) HTML5
4 39 (19.31%) CSS
5 37 (18.32%) Node.js
6 33 (16.34%) AngularJS
7 31 (15.35%) RESTful
8 27 (13.37%) .NET
9 20 (9.90%) Vue.js
9 20 (9.90%) Web Services
10 13 (6.44%) CSS3
11 12 (5.94%) Sass
11 12 (5.94%) YAML
12 11 (5.45%) .NET Core
12 11 (5.45%) LESS
12 11 (5.45%) WebSockets
13 10 (4.95%) FreeSWITCH
13 10 (4.95%) REST
13 10 (4.95%) WebRTC
14 9 (4.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.32%) User Experience
2 27 (13.37%) Cloud Native
3 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.94%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.98%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.99%) Blog
8 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) PKI
8 2 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.99%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.43%) Linux
2 7 (3.47%) Android
3 3 (1.49%) Unix
4 2 (0.99%) Windows
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.82%) Microservices
2 36 (17.82%) Test Automation
3 30 (14.85%) Information Security
4 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (14.36%) Scrum
5 25 (12.38%) DevOps
6 24 (11.88%) Task Automation
7 22 (10.89%) Anomaly Detection
8 21 (10.40%) Analytics
8 21 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.91%) OO
12 17 (8.42%) SOLID
12 17 (8.42%) TDD
13 16 (7.92%) API Design
13 16 (7.92%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 15 (7.43%) Integration Testing
14 15 (7.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.14%) JavaScript
2 48 (23.76%) Python
3 37 (18.32%) TypeScript
4 34 (16.83%) C#
5 32 (15.84%) PowerShell
6 21 (10.40%) SQL
7 12 (5.94%) Java
8 4 (1.98%) C
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) ES6
9 2 (0.99%) Go
9 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.50%) Gremlin
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (11.39%) Degree
2 12 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) CCNA
4 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.98%) MCSE
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.50%) AAT
6 1 (0.50%) ACCA
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) SLA
2 11 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.47%) ISO 22301
4 4 (1.98%) GDPR
4 4 (1.98%) NIST
4 4 (1.98%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.89%) Docker
2 10 (4.95%) Kamailio
3 6 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (17.82%) Terraform
2 30 (14.85%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.46%) Ansible
4 3 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) Grafana
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.50%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.40%) Google
3 10 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.46%) SAP
4 9 (4.46%) Siebel
5 7 (3.47%) Apple
5 7 (3.47%) Qualys
6 5 (2.48%) Veeam
7 4 (1.98%) Symantec
8 3 (1.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.99%) ESRI
9 2 (0.99%) Twitter
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco
10 1 (0.50%) F5
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle
10 1 (0.50%) Palo Alto