Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 60 102
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 224 315 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.54% 4.19% 3.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.08% 11.27% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 203 268 298
10th Percentile £43,000 £47,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.84%
75th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £105,375 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +8.33%

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 2,222 2,796 3,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.03% 37.15% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,444 3,058
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 82 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (35.27%) AWS
3 63 (28.13%) Azure
4 58 (25.89%) Finance
5 57 (25.45%) Java
6 53 (23.66%) DevOps
7 52 (23.21%) PaaS
7 52 (23.21%) JavaScript
8 48 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 48 (21.43%) Microservices
8 48 (21.43%) Social Skills
9 44 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (18.75%) SQL
10 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 41 (18.30%) Software Engineering
12 39 (17.41%) CSS
13 36 (16.07%) Python
13 36 (16.07%) .NET
14 34 (15.18%) C#
14 34 (15.18%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (14.29%) Node.js
15 32 (14.29%) Kubernetes
16 31 (13.84%) Jenkins
17 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
18 27 (12.05%) QA
19 26 (11.61%) HTML
19 26 (11.61%) React
19 26 (11.61%) Deployment Automation
20 25 (11.16%) IaaS
20 25 (11.16%) Azure SQL Database

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 22 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.68%) CMS
2 6 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.34%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.45%) nginx
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) InVision
2 3 (1.34%) Marvel
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.34%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Eikon
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.89%) Relativity
2 1 (0.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 79 (35.27%) AWS
2 63 (28.13%) Azure
3 52 (23.21%) PaaS
4 25 (11.16%) IaaS
5 20 (8.93%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (8.93%) Power Platform
6 14 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (4.91%) Serverless
8 10 (4.46%) GCP
8 10 (4.46%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (4.02%) Azure Key Vault
10 8 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (3.57%) OpenShift
11 7 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (3.13%) Azure Functions
12 6 (2.68%) Amazon S3
12 6 (2.68%) AWS KMS
12 6 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (2.68%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.38%) HTTP
2 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.68%) Firewall
4 5 (2.23%) VPN
5 4 (1.79%) AMQP
5 4 (1.79%) DHCP
5 4 (1.79%) DNS
5 4 (1.79%) Network Security
6 3 (1.34%) Internet
7 2 (0.89%) BGP
7 2 (0.89%) MPLS
7 2 (0.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.45%) Intranet
8 1 (0.45%) LAN
8 1 (0.45%) PSTN
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.45%) WAN
8 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (9.82%) Data Lake
4 19 (8.48%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.80%) Big Data
7 11 (4.91%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.46%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.68%) MySQL
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2017
12 3 (1.34%) HBase
12 3 (1.34%) Power BI
13 2 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
13 2 (0.89%) Redis
13 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 31 (13.84%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (3.13%) JIRA
3 6 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.68%) Postman
3 6 (2.68%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.23%) Selenium
4 5 (2.23%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.79%) TestCafe
6 3 (1.34%) Balsamiq
6 3 (1.34%) GitLab
6 3 (1.34%) Gradle
6 3 (1.34%) JMeter
6 3 (1.34%) JUnit
6 3 (1.34%) Maven
6 3 (1.34%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.45%) Mocha
General
1 58 (25.89%) Finance
2 48 (21.43%) Social Skills
3 17 (7.59%) Marketing
4 11 (4.91%) Banking
5 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (2.23%) Law
8 4 (1.79%) Retail
9 3 (1.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.89%) French Language
10 2 (0.89%) Front Office
10 2 (0.89%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (24.55%) Developer
2 31 (13.84%) Senior Developer
3 28 (12.50%) Architect
4 17 (7.59%) Enterprise Architect
5 15 (6.70%) Applications Architect
5 15 (6.70%) Software Developer
5 15 (6.70%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.25%) Graduate
6 14 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 13 (5.80%) Senior Python Developer
7 13 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) Sales Representative
9 11 (4.91%) Enterprise Applications Architect
9 11 (4.91%) SaaS Architect
10 10 (4.46%) AWS Developer
10 10 (4.46%) Azure Architect
10 10 (4.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) Product Manager
10 10 (4.46%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.41%) CSS
2 36 (16.07%) .NET
3 32 (14.29%) Node.js
4 26 (11.61%) HTML
4 26 (11.61%) React
5 20 (8.93%) Kafka
6 19 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (7.59%) Ajax
7 17 (7.59%) jQuery
7 17 (7.59%) XML
8 13 (5.80%) REST
9 12 (5.36%) Web Services
10 11 (4.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.91%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.91%) HTML5
10 11 (4.91%) Spring
11 10 (4.46%) MobX
12 8 (3.57%) .NET Core
13 7 (3.13%) Apache Thrift
13 7 (3.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.18%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (10.71%) User Experience
3 10 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.46%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.02%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.02%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.13%) Clustering
5 7 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.23%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.38%) Windows
2 18 (8.04%) Android
3 11 (4.91%) Linux
4 5 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.66%) DevOps
3 48 (21.43%) Microservices
3 48 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 44 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (18.30%) Software Engineering
6 26 (11.61%) Deployment Automation
7 25 (11.16%) OO
8 21 (9.38%) Fintech
8 21 (9.38%) Line Management
9 20 (8.93%) Computer Science
9 20 (8.93%) CQRS
9 20 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.48%) Mentoring
11 18 (8.04%) Scrum
12 17 (7.59%) Configuration Management
12 17 (7.59%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (7.14%) High Availability
14 15 (6.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.45%) Java
2 52 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 42 (18.75%) SQL
4 36 (16.07%) Python
5 34 (15.18%) C#
6 19 (8.48%) TypeScript
7 15 (6.70%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.80%) Scala
9 12 (5.36%) Ruby
10 5 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.89%) Java 8
11 2 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) ES6
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Degree
2 15 (6.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.34%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.34%) CISSP
4 2 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.45%) CISA
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MBA
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.05%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) GRC
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (8.48%) Active Directory
1 19 (8.48%) Docker
2 10 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) HDFS
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.46%) Puppet
3 8 (3.57%) Ansible
4 7 (3.13%) Terraform
5 6 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.79%) SCCM
7 3 (1.34%) SCOM
8 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.45%) AssetCenter
8 1 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.45%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.45%) vRealize
8 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.04%) Databricks
3 15 (6.70%) VMware
4 13 (5.80%) Apple
4 13 (5.80%) Oracle
5 8 (3.57%) Google
6 7 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.79%) Adobe
7 4 (1.79%) Charles River
7 4 (1.79%) HubSpot
8 3 (1.34%) Alibaba
8 3 (1.34%) Cadence
8 3 (1.34%) Cisco
8 3 (1.34%) Citrix
8 3 (1.34%) IBM
8 3 (1.34%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.34%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.34%) SAP
9 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.89%) Reuters