Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 87 112
Rank change year-on-year +43 +25 +1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 226 342 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.61% 3.42% 2.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.23% 8.86% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 231 364 294
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £33,806
90th Percentile £106,250 £91,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.00%

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 1,848 3,858 3,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.86% 38.61% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,624 3,419 2,721
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,760 £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 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 87 (38.50%) Azure
2 85 (37.61%) AWS
3 84 (37.17%) Finance
4 66 (29.20%) PaaS
5 55 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (23.89%) DevOps
7 48 (21.24%) Python
8 46 (20.35%) IaaS
9 45 (19.91%) Microservices
10 44 (19.47%) Law
11 43 (19.03%) Microsoft
12 41 (18.14%) Windows
13 39 (17.26%) Java
14 36 (15.93%) Kubernetes
14 36 (15.93%) Puppet
15 35 (15.49%) Test Automation
16 33 (14.60%) Docker
16 33 (14.60%) Configuration Management
16 33 (14.60%) VMware
17 32 (14.16%) Marketing
18 31 (13.72%) SQL
19 30 (13.27%) JavaScript
20 29 (12.83%) Windows Server
21 28 (12.39%) CSS
22 27 (11.95%) Migration
23 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
23 26 (11.50%) Machine Learning
23 26 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
24 25 (11.06%) Data Lake
24 25 (11.06%) Dynamics 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 25 (11.06%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.52%) IIS
3 11 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.42%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.77%) CMS
6 4 (1.77%) Confluence
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Figma
2 3 (1.33%) InVision
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.88%) Sketch
4 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.88%) Eikon
4 2 (0.88%) Maximo
5 1 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (38.50%) Azure
2 85 (37.61%) AWS
3 66 (29.20%) PaaS
4 46 (20.35%) IaaS
5 25 (11.06%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (8.85%) Power Platform
7 16 (7.08%) GCP
8 14 (6.19%) OpenShift
9 11 (4.87%) Serverless
10 9 (3.98%) Office 365
11 8 (3.54%) Akamai
11 8 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (2.21%) Azure Functions
14 5 (2.21%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
15 3 (1.33%) Logic Apps
16 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) DNS
2 8 (3.54%) SAN
3 6 (2.65%) Network Security
4 5 (2.21%) Firewall
4 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.77%) VPN
6 3 (1.33%) HTTP
6 3 (1.33%) WAN
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.44%) DKIM
8 1 (0.44%) DMARC
8 1 (0.44%) Internet
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.44%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.44%) VoIP
8 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.06%) Data Lake
3 23 (10.18%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (7.52%) Big Data
5 15 (6.64%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.21%) Power BI
8 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.33%) MySQL
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.88%) Redis
11 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (8.41%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.42%) Selenium
4 8 (3.54%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.65%) JIRA
5 6 (2.65%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.21%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.33%) Gradle
7 3 (1.33%) Maven
8 2 (0.88%) GitLab
8 2 (0.88%) Postman
9 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.44%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.44%) GoCD
9 1 (0.44%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.44%) xUnit.net
General
1 84 (37.17%) Finance
2 44 (19.47%) Law
3 32 (14.16%) Marketing
4 7 (3.10%) Advertising
5 4 (1.77%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Publishing
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (20.80%) Architect
2 25 (11.06%) Developer
3 20 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (8.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 16 (7.08%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (6.19%) Applications Architect
6 14 (6.19%) Consultant
6 14 (6.19%) Technical Manager
7 13 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) SaaS Architect
8 12 (5.31%) Analyst
8 12 (5.31%) Enterprise Applications Architect
9 10 (4.42%) Senior Architect
10 9 (3.98%) Data Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Product Manager
11 8 (3.54%) Implementation Consultant
11 8 (3.54%) Python Engineer
11 8 (3.54%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.39%) CSS
2 18 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (7.08%) .NET
3 16 (7.08%) Kafka
3 16 (7.08%) XML
4 15 (6.64%) Ajax
4 15 (6.64%) jQuery
5 14 (6.19%) HTML
6 13 (5.75%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.87%) Web Services
8 10 (4.42%) Node.js
8 10 (4.42%) React
9 7 (3.10%) Natural Language Processing
9 7 (3.10%) REST
10 6 (2.65%) .NET Core
10 6 (2.65%) Spring
11 5 (2.21%) Sensu
12 4 (1.77%) Akka
12 4 (1.77%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.77%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.06%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (10.62%) Public Cloud
3 19 (8.41%) User Experience
4 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.42%) Virtual Team
6 8 (3.54%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.10%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.10%) FMCG
8 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.88%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.14%) Windows
2 29 (12.83%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.75%) Linux
4 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2019
5 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.10%) Android
6 7 (3.10%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.33%) CentOS
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
9 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.89%) DevOps
3 45 (19.91%) Microservices
4 35 (15.49%) Test Automation
5 33 (14.60%) Configuration Management
6 27 (11.95%) Migration
7 26 (11.50%) Machine Learning
7 26 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (11.06%) B2B
9 24 (10.62%) Analytics
9 24 (10.62%) CRM
9 24 (10.62%) Fintech
10 23 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.73%) Deployment Automation
12 21 (9.29%) Computer Science
12 21 (9.29%) Scrum
13 20 (8.85%) Artificial Intelligence
14 15 (6.64%) CQRS
14 15 (6.64%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (6.64%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.24%) Python
2 39 (17.26%) Java
3 31 (13.72%) SQL
4 30 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.85%) Go
6 16 (7.08%) Ruby
7 15 (6.64%) C#
8 14 (6.19%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.75%) Scala
10 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.77%) Groovy
11 3 (1.33%) ES6
12 2 (0.88%) C++
12 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.85%) Degree
2 16 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.33%) MCP
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.08%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (14.60%) Docker
2 21 (9.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (15.93%) Kubernetes
1 36 (15.93%) Puppet
2 25 (11.06%) Ansible
3 22 (9.73%) Terraform
4 19 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (3.54%) Prometheus
5 8 (3.54%) SCCM
6 7 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.21%) Grafana
7 5 (2.21%) WSUS
8 3 (1.33%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 43 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.60%) VMware
3 21 (9.29%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (7.08%) Databricks
5 12 (5.31%) SAP
6 10 (4.42%) Oracle
7 9 (3.98%) Adobe
8 8 (3.54%) Google
8 8 (3.54%) hybris
9 7 (3.10%) Citrix
9 7 (3.10%) New Relic
10 5 (2.21%) Alibaba
10 5 (2.21%) Apple
10 5 (2.21%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.21%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.33%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.33%) Splunk
12 3 (1.33%) Twitter