Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 111 154
Rank change year-on-year -8 +43 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 302 273 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.73% 2.75% 2.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.84% 14.07% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 273 244 215
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £107,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +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 2,786 1,940 1,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.21% 19.51% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,527 1,750 1,381
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 94 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
1 94 (31.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (28.48%) PaaS
3 73 (24.17%) Finance
4 70 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (21.52%) DevOps
6 62 (20.53%) Microsoft
7 58 (19.21%) Microservices
8 53 (17.55%) Windows
9 44 (14.57%) Degree
10 42 (13.91%) C#
11 40 (13.25%) SQL
12 39 (12.91%) Information Security
12 39 (12.91%) IaaS
13 38 (12.58%) JavaScript
13 38 (12.58%) Linux
13 38 (12.58%) Active Directory
14 36 (11.92%) .NET
15 33 (10.93%) Red Hat
15 33 (10.93%) Cybersecurity
16 32 (10.60%) Docker
16 32 (10.60%) Project Management
17 30 (9.93%) Oracle
17 30 (9.93%) JSON
18 28 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (9.27%) API Design
19 27 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (8.94%) Test Automation
19 27 (8.94%) SQL Server
19 27 (8.94%) Java

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 21 (6.95%) Mule
2 14 (4.64%) Apache
2 14 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.32%) IIS
4 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.32%) WordPress
5 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.99%) CMS
5 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.99%) nginx
5 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.66%) Confluence
6 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.66%) Maya
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 94 (31.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (28.48%) PaaS
3 70 (23.18%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (12.91%) IaaS
5 22 (7.28%) Boomi
6 21 (6.95%) Apigee
7 19 (6.29%) Office 365
8 8 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.32%) MailChimp
9 7 (2.32%) Silverpop
10 5 (1.66%) GitHub
11 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.32%) Serverless
12 3 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.99%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.66%) AWS CodePipeline
13 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.66%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.28%) Firewall
2 17 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (5.30%) DNS
4 13 (4.30%) HTTP
4 13 (4.30%) Unified Communications
5 10 (3.31%) SAN
6 8 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.32%) SMS
7 7 (2.32%) SSL
8 6 (1.99%) VLAN
9 4 (1.32%) AMQP
9 4 (1.32%) DHCP
9 4 (1.32%) Internet
9 4 (1.32%) LAN
9 4 (1.32%) WAN
10 3 (0.99%) NAS
10 3 (0.99%) Skype
10 3 (0.99%) VoIP
11 2 (0.66%) FCoE
11 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.63%) MySQL
3 13 (4.30%) Blockchain
4 12 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.99%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.99%) Power BI
10 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.99%) Redis
10 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.64%) TeamCity
4 11 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.66%) CircleCI
6 5 (1.66%) JIRA
7 4 (1.32%) Codeship
7 4 (1.32%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.32%) RSpec
7 4 (1.32%) Selenium
7 4 (1.32%) Subversion
7 4 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.99%) GitLab
8 3 (0.99%) Sublime Text
8 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.99%) webpack
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (24.17%) Finance
2 25 (8.28%) Law
3 19 (6.29%) Legal
4 17 (5.63%) Marketing
5 12 (3.97%) Retail
6 8 (2.65%) Banking
7 6 (1.99%) Advertising
8 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.66%) Front Office
9 4 (1.32%) Games
9 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (15.89%) Developer
2 46 (15.23%) Architect
3 25 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (6.29%) Analyst
4 19 (6.29%) Integration Architect
5 18 (5.96%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (5.63%) Product Manager
7 15 (4.97%) Consultant
7 15 (4.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 14 (4.64%) Administrator
8 14 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.30%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.30%) Digital Product Manager
9 13 (4.30%) Enterprise Integration Architect
9 13 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.97%) Monitoring Engineer
10 12 (3.97%) Programme Manager
10 12 (3.97%) Senior Architect
11 11 (3.64%) Junior
11 11 (3.64%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.92%) .NET
2 30 (9.93%) JSON
3 26 (8.61%) HTML
3 26 (8.61%) REST
4 23 (7.62%) SOAP
5 19 (6.29%) AngularJS
5 19 (6.29%) RESTful
6 18 (5.96%) CSS
7 15 (4.97%) Node.js
7 15 (4.97%) React
8 12 (3.97%) Web Services
9 10 (3.31%) HTML5
10 8 (2.65%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.65%) LAMP
11 6 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.99%) jQuery
12 5 (1.66%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.32%) JMS
13 4 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.28%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.29%) Fintech
3 15 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.97%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Licensing
5 11 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.98%) User Experience
7 7 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.66%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.99%) Contactless
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.99%) Replication
11 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.55%) Windows
2 38 (12.58%) Linux
3 26 (8.61%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.97%) CentOS
5 5 (1.66%) Android
6 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Solaris
7 3 (0.99%) Unix
7 3 (0.99%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) HPUX
9 1 (0.33%) MVS
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.52%) DevOps
3 58 (19.21%) Microservices
4 39 (12.91%) Information Security
5 33 (10.93%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (10.60%) Project Management
7 28 (9.27%) API Design
7 28 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (8.94%) Test Automation
9 26 (8.61%) ITIL
10 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (6.95%) Software Engineering
12 20 (6.62%) TDD
13 19 (6.29%) Algorithmic Trading
13 19 (6.29%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (5.63%) Identity Access Management
14 17 (5.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.91%) C#
2 40 (13.25%) SQL
3 38 (12.58%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.94%) Java
5 24 (7.95%) Python
6 21 (6.95%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.29%) Bash Shell
8 15 (4.97%) PHP
9 9 (2.98%) Ruby
10 6 (1.99%) C++
10 6 (1.99%) Go
11 5 (1.66%) ES6
11 5 (1.66%) Scala
11 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.32%) Perl
13 3 (0.99%) C
13 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.66%) Clojure
14 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 44 (14.57%) Degree
2 9 (2.98%) CISSP
3 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.66%) MBA
5 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMP
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.31%) QA
3 8 (2.65%) GDPR
4 6 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.99%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.66%) COBIT
5 2 (0.66%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.60%) Docker
3 21 (6.95%) Hyper-V
3 21 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.99%) Xen
5 2 (0.66%) KVM
5 2 (0.66%) NFS
5 2 (0.66%) SRDF
6 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
1 25 (8.28%) Puppet
2 22 (7.28%) Ansible
3 21 (6.95%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.97%) Nagios
5 10 (3.31%) Terraform
6 5 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.66%) Nessus
6 5 (1.66%) SCOM
7 4 (1.32%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.33%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.33%) Packer
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 62 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.93%) Red Hat
3 30 (9.93%) Oracle
4 26 (8.61%) Google
4 26 (8.61%) TIBCO
5 23 (7.62%) VMware
6 21 (6.95%) Axway
7 16 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (4.97%) Splunk
9 9 (2.98%) Cisco
9 9 (2.98%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.65%) HP
10 8 (2.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 7 (2.32%) Marketo
12 6 (1.99%) SAP
13 5 (1.66%) McAfee
14 4 (1.32%) MuleSoft
14 4 (1.32%) Software AG
15 3 (0.99%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.99%) Veeam