Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 114 135
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21 +27
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 257 269 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.35% 2.64% 2.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.61% 14.77% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 230 235 250
City of London median annual salary £66,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,150 £33,500 £41,125
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +4.17%

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 2,674 1,821 1,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.45% 17.88% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,386 1,626 1,498
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

SaaS
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
London Bridge -5 1 £50,000 +127.27%
SaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 87 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (27.63%) PaaS
4 66 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
5 59 (22.96%) Finance
6 53 (20.62%) Degree
6 53 (20.62%) IaaS
7 51 (19.84%) DevOps
8 42 (16.34%) Information Security
9 39 (15.18%) C#
10 38 (14.79%) Linux
10 38 (14.79%) Microsoft
11 37 (14.40%) Law
12 35 (13.62%) .NET
12 35 (13.62%) Windows
13 33 (12.84%) Firewall
13 33 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
15 31 (12.06%) SQL
16 29 (11.28%) Python
17 27 (10.51%) Project Management
17 27 (10.51%) Software Engineering
18 26 (10.12%) Microservices
19 24 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (8.56%) Intrusion Detection
20 22 (8.56%) AngularJS
20 22 (8.56%) Docker
20 22 (8.56%) Identity Access Management
21 21 (8.17%) DNS
21 21 (8.17%) HTML

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 12 (4.67%) IIS
2 8 (3.11%) Apache
3 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.95%) Mule
5 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.56%) WordPress
6 3 (1.17%) CMS
6 3 (1.17%) Confluence
6 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.17%) nginx
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Workfront
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (27.63%) PaaS
3 66 (25.68%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (20.62%) IaaS
5 11 (4.28%) Office 365
6 10 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (3.50%) Serverless
8 8 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.33%) Boomi
10 3 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.17%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (1.17%) Datadog
10 3 (1.17%) G Suite
10 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.84%) Firewall
2 22 (8.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (8.17%) DNS
4 13 (5.06%) LAN
4 13 (5.06%) WAN
5 12 (4.67%) DHCP
6 8 (3.11%) SAN
6 8 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.11%) Wireless
7 7 (2.72%) BGP
7 7 (2.72%) EIGRP
7 7 (2.72%) OSPF
7 7 (2.72%) VPN
8 6 (2.33%) Internet
9 4 (1.56%) HTTP
10 3 (1.17%) IPsec
10 3 (1.17%) IPv6
10 3 (1.17%) NAS
10 3 (1.17%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.78%) MySQL
2 19 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.28%) Blockchain
4 8 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.95%) Redis
7 4 (1.56%) Big Data
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.78%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.78%) GIS
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Power BI
9 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.06%) TeamCity
3 11 (4.28%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.50%) Selenium
5 8 (3.11%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.72%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.33%) JIRA
8 5 (1.95%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.95%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.95%) Subversion
9 4 (1.56%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.56%) Codeship
9 4 (1.56%) RSpec
10 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.17%) Sublime Text
10 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (1.17%) webpack
General
1 59 (22.96%) Finance
2 37 (14.40%) Law
3 18 (7.00%) Legal
4 15 (5.84%) Marketing
5 13 (5.06%) Banking
6 10 (3.89%) Retail
7 9 (3.50%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.95%) Advertising
8 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.56%) Back Office
9 4 (1.56%) Games
10 2 (0.78%) Billing
10 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 38 (14.79%) Architect
2 30 (11.67%) Developer
3 17 (6.61%) Product Manager
4 16 (6.23%) Analyst
4 16 (6.23%) Cloud Architect
4 16 (6.23%) Consultant
4 16 (6.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.45%) Senior Architect
5 14 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 11 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (4.28%) Digital Product Manager
7 10 (3.89%) C# Developer
7 10 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (3.89%) Python Engineer
7 10 (3.89%) Security Analyst
8 9 (3.50%) Account Manager
8 9 (3.50%) Azure Architect
8 9 (3.50%) Network Engineer
8 9 (3.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.62%) .NET
2 22 (8.56%) AngularJS
3 21 (8.17%) HTML
4 18 (7.00%) CSS
5 16 (6.23%) Node.js
6 12 (4.67%) React
6 12 (4.67%) RESTful
7 11 (4.28%) JSON
8 8 (3.11%) HTML5
8 8 (3.11%) LAMP
9 7 (2.72%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.72%) REST
10 6 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.33%) CSS3
10 6 (2.33%) SOAP
10 6 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.95%) Web Services
12 4 (1.56%) LDAP
12 4 (1.56%) Middleware
12 4 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.39%) Fintech
2 16 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.23%) User Experience
3 13 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.06%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.95%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.17%) PKI
9 2 (0.78%) Contactless
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
10 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.79%) Linux
2 35 (13.62%) Windows
3 9 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.95%) CentOS
5 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.17%) Unix
6 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.78%) VyOS
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) HPUX
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.39%) MVS
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.84%) DevOps
3 42 (16.34%) Information Security
4 33 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (10.51%) Project Management
5 27 (10.51%) Software Engineering
6 26 (10.12%) Microservices
7 24 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (8.56%) Identity Access Management
9 20 (7.78%) User Stories
10 18 (7.00%) Risk Management
10 18 (7.00%) Scrum
10 18 (7.00%) Test Automation
11 16 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.84%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.84%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.45%) Migration
13 14 (5.45%) TDD
14 13 (5.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.18%) C#
2 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.06%) SQL
4 29 (11.28%) Python
5 21 (8.17%) Java
6 17 (6.61%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.23%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.06%) PHP
9 12 (4.67%) Ruby
10 8 (3.11%) C
11 7 (2.72%) Perl
12 6 (2.33%) Scala
13 5 (1.95%) ES6
14 4 (1.56%) C++
15 3 (1.17%) Go
15 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.39%) Groovy
17 1 (0.39%) Korn
17 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (20.62%) Degree
2 14 (5.45%) CISSP
3 8 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.95%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.95%) PMP
4 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.17%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.17%) MCSE
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MBA
6 2 (0.78%) MCITP
6 2 (0.78%) MCSA
6 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.45%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) PMO
3 5 (1.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) COBIT
4 2 (0.78%) GCP
4 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) GAAP
5 1 (0.39%) IFRS
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 22 (8.56%) Docker
2 13 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.17%) XenApp
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) LXC
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.39%) vCloud
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (5.84%) Ansible
1 15 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.67%) Puppet
3 9 (3.50%) Terraform
4 7 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.72%) Nessus
5 4 (1.56%) LiteSpeed
6 3 (1.17%) Nagios
7 2 (0.78%) Consul
7 2 (0.78%) Grafana
7 2 (0.78%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.78%) Salt
7 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.39%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.39%) Mesos
8 1 (0.39%) Packer
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 38 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (5.84%) Google
4 13 (5.06%) Oracle
5 12 (4.67%) Splunk
5 12 (4.67%) VMware
6 9 (3.50%) Cisco
6 9 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.72%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.72%) McAfee
7 7 (2.72%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.33%) Citrix
9 5 (1.95%) Apigee
9 5 (1.95%) Axway
10 4 (1.56%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.17%) Capita
11 3 (1.17%) Dell
11 3 (1.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (1.17%) SAP
11 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds