Period
to 25 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 89 117
Rank change year-on-year +42 +28 -4
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 198 336 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.21% 3.33% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.08% 8.34% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 199 379 271
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.45% +15.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £104,000 £91,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £69,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year +12.32% +2.99% +11.67%

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,639 4,030 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.12% 39.89% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 3,677 2,677
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the City of London.

Salary trend for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 75 (37.88%) AWS
2 70 (35.35%) Finance
3 61 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (26.77%) Azure
5 48 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 45 (22.73%) Python
7 42 (21.21%) Law
8 39 (19.70%) DevOps
9 37 (18.69%) Java
10 36 (18.18%) Kubernetes
11 33 (16.67%) PaaS
12 31 (15.66%) Microservices
12 31 (15.66%) HTML
12 31 (15.66%) Windows
12 31 (15.66%) CSS
12 31 (15.66%) Microsoft
13 30 (15.15%) Docker
14 29 (14.65%) Scrum
15 27 (13.64%) Fintech
15 27 (13.64%) Puppet
15 27 (13.64%) Analytics
16 26 (13.13%) Marketing
16 26 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (12.63%) Configuration Management
17 25 (12.63%) IaaS
17 25 (12.63%) Terraform
17 25 (12.63%) User Experience
18 24 (12.12%) SQL
19 23 (11.62%) TDD
19 23 (11.62%) Windows Server

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (7.58%) IIS
2 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.02%) Mendix
5 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.52%) CMS
6 3 (1.52%) Confluence
6 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (7.07%) Figma
2 8 (4.04%) InVision
2 8 (4.04%) Sketch
3 7 (3.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.54%) Zeplin
4 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 75 (37.88%) AWS
2 53 (26.77%) Azure
3 33 (16.67%) PaaS
4 25 (12.63%) IaaS
5 15 (7.58%) Serverless
6 12 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (5.56%) GCP
7 11 (5.56%) Office 365
8 9 (4.55%) OpenShift
9 8 (4.04%) Power Platform
10 7 (3.54%) Google Analytics
11 6 (3.03%) Akamai
12 5 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (1.01%) Azure Functions
15 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) HTTP
2 7 (3.54%) DNS
3 6 (3.03%) Firewall
3 6 (3.03%) SAN
3 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.02%) Network Security
5 3 (1.52%) AMQP
5 3 (1.52%) WAN
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.01%) NX-OS
6 2 (1.01%) VoIP
6 2 (1.01%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.06%) Big Data
4 9 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (4.55%) Data Lake
5 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (3.03%) MySQL
5 6 (3.03%) Power BI
5 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.53%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.03%) Selenium
4 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.02%) JIRA
6 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.52%) GitLab
6 3 (1.52%) GoCD
6 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.01%) Gradle
7 2 (1.01%) Maven
8 1 (0.51%) JMeter
8 1 (0.51%) JUnit
8 1 (0.51%) NUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Postman
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.51%) webpack
8 1 (0.51%) xUnit.net
General
1 70 (35.35%) Finance
2 42 (21.21%) Law
3 26 (13.13%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Advertising
5 4 (2.02%) Banking
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.01%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.01%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (22.22%) Developer
2 23 (11.62%) Architect
2 23 (11.62%) Senior Developer
3 16 (8.08%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (6.57%) Designer
4 13 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.05%) Analyst
5 10 (5.05%) UX Designer
6 9 (4.55%) Consultant
6 9 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Site Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 9 (4.55%) UI Designer
6 9 (4.55%) UI/UX Designer
7 8 (4.04%) Python Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Data Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.66%) CSS
1 31 (15.66%) HTML
2 19 (9.60%) .NET
3 18 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 17 (8.59%) Kafka
4 17 (8.59%) React
5 16 (8.08%) REST
6 14 (7.07%) HTML5
7 13 (6.57%) Web Services
8 12 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (5.56%) Node.js
10 9 (4.55%) Vue.js
11 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (3.54%) Sass
11 7 (3.54%) Semantic HTML
12 6 (3.03%) .NET Core
12 6 (3.03%) jQuery
13 5 (2.53%) MDX
13 5 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) User Experience
2 18 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.07%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.54%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.03%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.53%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.53%) FMCG
8 5 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.66%) Windows
2 23 (11.62%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.08%) Linux
4 10 (5.05%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (3.03%) Android
6 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.01%) CentOS
8 2 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) DevOps
3 31 (15.66%) Microservices
4 29 (14.65%) Scrum
5 27 (13.64%) Analytics
5 27 (13.64%) Fintech
6 26 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (12.63%) Configuration Management
8 23 (11.62%) TDD
9 21 (10.61%) Machine Learning
9 21 (10.61%) Migration
10 20 (10.10%) B2B
10 20 (10.10%) CRM
11 18 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 16 (8.08%) Acceptance Criteria
13 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
13 15 (7.58%) Product Management
14 13 (6.57%) Kanban
14 13 (6.57%) Prototyping
14 13 (6.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (22.73%) Python
3 37 (18.69%) Java
4 24 (12.12%) SQL
5 21 (10.61%) C#
6 19 (9.60%) Go
7 14 (7.07%) Ruby
8 11 (5.56%) Scala
9 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.04%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.54%) ES6
11 5 (2.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.52%) PHP
13 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.01%) C++
14 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.58%) Degree
2 5 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.52%) MCP
3 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CISSP
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (15.15%) Docker
2 15 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 27 (13.64%) Puppet
3 25 (12.63%) Terraform
4 19 (9.60%) Ansible
5 15 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.03%) Prometheus
6 6 (3.03%) SCCM
7 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (2.02%) Grafana
8 4 (2.02%) WSUS
9 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.01%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.09%) VMware
3 12 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (5.56%) Google
5 7 (3.54%) SAP
5 7 (3.54%) Twitter
6 6 (3.03%) Adobe
6 6 (3.03%) hybris
7 5 (2.53%) New Relic
8 4 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.52%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.52%) Apple
9 3 (1.52%) Databricks
9 3 (1.52%) Solace
10 2 (1.01%) Aruba
10 2 (1.01%) Cisco
10 2 (1.01%) Mitel
10 2 (1.01%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.01%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.01%) Splunk