Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 124 121
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 303 247 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.93% 2.32% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.39% 10.43% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 288 229 220
City of London median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.31% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,556 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £96,875
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,916 2,369 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 28.21% 22.26% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,661 2,108 1,312
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 86 (28.38%) Windows
2 82 (27.06%) Microsoft
3 78 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (25.08%) SQL
5 74 (24.42%) DevOps
6 72 (23.76%) Finance
6 72 (23.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 71 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
8 51 (16.83%) SQL Server
8 51 (16.83%) PaaS
9 50 (16.50%) Active Directory
10 38 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (12.21%) Microservices
12 36 (11.88%) PowerShell
13 35 (11.55%) Degree
14 34 (11.22%) Python
15 33 (10.89%) IaaS
16 32 (10.56%) Law
16 32 (10.56%) Fintech
17 31 (10.23%) Docker
18 30 (9.90%) Configuration Management
18 30 (9.90%) HTML
18 30 (9.90%) Java
18 30 (9.90%) JavaScript
18 30 (9.90%) Linux
18 30 (9.90%) Marketing
19 27 (8.91%) Algorithmic Trading
19 27 (8.91%) Analytics
19 27 (8.91%) Jenkins
19 27 (8.91%) Office 365

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 11 (3.63%) Apache
2 10 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.97%) IIS
3 9 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.65%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.32%) Confluence
6 4 (1.32%) Mule
6 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.97%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 14 (4.62%) Visualfiles
2 13 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.32%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.32%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.66%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 72 (23.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (23.43%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (16.83%) PaaS
4 33 (10.89%) IaaS
5 27 (8.91%) Office 365
6 8 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.98%) MailChimp
7 6 (1.98%) Serverless
7 6 (1.98%) Silverpop
8 5 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.32%) Apigee
9 4 (1.32%) Boomi
9 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.32%) GitHub
10 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.99%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.99%) Slack
11 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.58%) DNS
2 23 (7.59%) HTTP
3 18 (5.94%) Firewall
4 16 (5.28%) Internet
5 15 (4.95%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.30%) SSL
6 10 (3.30%) VLAN
7 9 (2.97%) SAN
8 8 (2.64%) VPN
8 8 (2.64%) WAN
9 7 (2.31%) DHCP
9 7 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.31%) LAN
10 6 (1.98%) SMS
11 5 (1.65%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.65%) X.500
12 4 (1.32%) Skype
13 3 (0.99%) FTP
14 2 (0.66%) FCoE
14 2 (0.66%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (2.64%) CouchDB
5 8 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.31%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.32%) Big Data
8 4 (1.32%) MySQL
8 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.99%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.99%) Power BI
10 2 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 27 (8.91%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.97%) JIRA
4 8 (2.64%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.99%) webpack
7 2 (0.66%) git-flow
7 2 (0.66%) GitLab
7 2 (0.66%) Mocha
7 2 (0.66%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.33%) CMake
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.33%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
General
1 72 (23.76%) Finance
2 32 (10.56%) Law
3 30 (9.90%) Marketing
4 9 (2.97%) Legal
5 7 (2.31%) Advertising
5 7 (2.31%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.98%) Retail
7 5 (1.65%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (19.14%) Developer
2 33 (10.89%) Architect
3 30 (9.90%) Consultant
4 22 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (6.60%) Monitoring Engineer
6 18 (5.94%) Applications Support
7 17 (5.61%) Analyst
8 16 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.28%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 15 (4.95%) Administrator
9 15 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.62%) Applications Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (4.29%) Junior
11 13 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Applications Support Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.63%) Junior Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.30%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.90%) HTML
2 25 (8.25%) Web Services
3 22 (7.26%) XML
4 20 (6.60%) .NET
5 17 (5.61%) AngularJS
5 17 (5.61%) CSS
6 16 (5.28%) REST
7 13 (4.29%) RESTful
8 12 (3.96%) JSON
8 12 (3.96%) Sass
9 10 (3.30%) HTML5
9 10 (3.30%) React
10 9 (2.97%) OOXML
11 8 (2.64%) Node.js
12 7 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (2.31%) SOAP
13 6 (1.98%) Redux
14 5 (1.65%) LDAP
14 5 (1.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Fintech
2 21 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.29%) User Experience
6 12 (3.96%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.63%) Cloud Native
7 11 (3.63%) Public Cloud
8 10 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (3.30%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.31%) Reinsurance
9 7 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.32%) Marketing Technology
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.38%) Windows
2 30 (9.90%) Linux
3 27 (8.91%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.29%) CentOS
5 9 (2.97%) Android
6 8 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.64%) Unix
7 5 (1.65%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.66%) Debian
10 2 (0.66%) Fedora
10 2 (0.66%) Solaris
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.42%) DevOps
3 38 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (12.21%) Microservices
5 30 (9.90%) Configuration Management
6 27 (8.91%) Algorithmic Trading
6 27 (8.91%) Analytics
7 22 (7.26%) Presales
7 22 (7.26%) Project Management
7 22 (7.26%) Scrum
8 20 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (6.60%) Test Automation
9 19 (6.27%) CRM
10 18 (5.94%) Machine Learning
11 17 (5.61%) ITIL
11 17 (5.61%) Service Delivery
12 16 (5.28%) B2B
13 15 (4.95%) Case Management
14 14 (4.62%) E-Commerce
14 14 (4.62%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.08%) SQL
2 36 (11.88%) PowerShell
3 34 (11.22%) Python
4 30 (9.90%) Java
4 30 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 26 (8.58%) C#
6 13 (4.29%) ES6
7 12 (3.96%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.97%) Ruby
8 9 (2.97%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.64%) Go
10 4 (1.32%) Perl
10 4 (1.32%) PHP
11 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.99%) C++
11 3 (0.99%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.99%) R
11 3 (0.99%) VBA
12 2 (0.66%) ES7
12 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.55%) Degree
2 10 (3.30%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.31%) CEH
3 7 (2.31%) CISSP
3 7 (2.31%) MCSE
3 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.31%) SANS
4 6 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.65%) GREM
6 3 (0.99%) MCSA
7 2 (0.66%) CCIE
7 2 (0.66%) CCNA
7 2 (0.66%) CCNP
7 2 (0.66%) CFA
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.66%) MCP
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.29%) GDPR
2 10 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials
2 10 (3.30%) HIPAA
2 10 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.31%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.23%) Docker
3 22 (7.26%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.66%) KVM
7 2 (0.66%) NFS
7 2 (0.66%) SRDF
7 2 (0.66%) Xen
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 23 (7.59%) Ansible
2 21 (6.93%) Nagios
3 20 (6.60%) Kubernetes
4 19 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.27%) Puppet
5 7 (2.31%) SCOM
6 6 (1.98%) Terraform
7 5 (1.65%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.65%) Mesos
7 5 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.66%) SCCM
10 1 (0.33%) Grafana
10 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.33%) QRadar
10 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (6.60%) Red Hat
3 20 (6.60%) VMware
4 19 (6.27%) Oracle
5 16 (5.28%) Cisco
5 16 (5.28%) Google
5 16 (5.28%) SolarWinds
6 14 (4.62%) SAP
7 11 (3.63%) HP
8 10 (3.30%) Splunk
9 6 (1.98%) Marketo
9 6 (1.98%) Okta
9 6 (1.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 5 (1.65%) CA
10 5 (1.65%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.32%) Axway
11 4 (1.32%) Nortel
11 4 (1.32%) Sage
11 4 (1.32%) Veeam