Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 78 100
Rank change year-on-year +26 +22 +29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 244 318 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.22% 3.51% 2.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.61% 9.73% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 246 299 295
Median annual salary £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.62% - -
10th Percentile £55,625 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 2,102 3,267 3,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.95% 36.04% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,850 2,868 2,757
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,675 £34,550
90th Percentile £102,625 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.85% +1.54% +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 February 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 99 (40.57%) Azure
2 88 (36.07%) AWS
3 78 (31.97%) Finance
4 74 (30.33%) PaaS
5 64 (26.23%) DevOps
6 62 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (23.77%) Microsoft
8 57 (23.36%) Test Automation
9 54 (22.13%) Microservices
10 53 (21.72%) Java
11 43 (17.62%) SQL Server
11 43 (17.62%) CSS
11 43 (17.62%) Python
11 43 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (17.21%) SQL
13 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
13 41 (16.80%) IaaS
14 39 (15.98%) Dynamics 365
15 38 (15.57%) .NET
16 36 (14.75%) Azure SQL Database
16 36 (14.75%) Data Lake
16 36 (14.75%) Deployment Automation
17 35 (14.34%) Enterprise Software
18 34 (13.93%) C#
18 34 (13.93%) Windows
18 34 (13.93%) SharePoint
19 33 (13.52%) VMware
20 31 (12.70%) Kubernetes
21 30 (12.30%) Configuration Management
21 30 (12.30%) Power Platform

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 34 (13.93%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.87%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.87%) CMS
3 7 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.64%) IIS
5 3 (1.23%) Confluence
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.23%) Eikon
4 2 (0.82%) Maximo
4 2 (0.82%) Relativity
5 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (40.57%) Azure
2 88 (36.07%) AWS
3 74 (30.33%) PaaS
4 41 (16.80%) IaaS
5 39 (15.98%) Dynamics 365
6 30 (12.30%) Power Platform
7 18 (7.38%) GCP
8 15 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (6.15%) Microsoft 365
9 13 (5.33%) Serverless
10 12 (4.92%) OpenShift
11 9 (3.69%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (3.69%) Azure Functions
12 7 (2.87%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.87%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (2.05%) Akamai
15 4 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.56%) HTTP
2 15 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.10%) DNS
4 8 (3.28%) VPN
5 7 (2.87%) SAN
6 5 (2.05%) DHCP
6 5 (2.05%) Firewall
7 3 (1.23%) LAN
7 3 (1.23%) Network Security
7 3 (1.23%) WAN
8 2 (0.82%) BGP
8 2 (0.82%) MPLS
9 1 (0.41%) DKIM
9 1 (0.41%) DMARC
9 1 (0.41%) Internet
9 1 (0.41%) Intranet
9 1 (0.41%) PSTN
9 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 36 (14.75%) Data Lake
3 14 (5.74%) Big Data
4 13 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.05%) MySQL
10 4 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.23%) Power BI
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.28%) Selenium
3 7 (2.87%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.87%) JIRA
3 7 (2.87%) WebDriver
4 6 (2.46%) Postman
4 6 (2.46%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.64%) TestCafe
6 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.23%) Gradle
6 3 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.41%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.41%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) xUnit.net
General
1 78 (31.97%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Marketing
3 12 (4.92%) Law
4 3 (1.23%) Advertising
4 3 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (0.82%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Billing
5 2 (0.82%) Front Office
5 2 (0.82%) Housing Association
5 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.82%) Publishing
5 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) French Language
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (22.95%) Architect
2 46 (18.85%) Developer
3 28 (11.48%) Enterprise Architect
3 28 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 25 (10.25%) Applications Architect
5 21 (8.61%) SaaS Architect
6 20 (8.20%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 16 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.74%) Azure Architect
9 14 (5.74%) Consultant
10 13 (5.33%) Product Manager
10 13 (5.33%) Python Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Senior Python Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.51%) Technical Manager
13 10 (4.10%) Senior Manager
14 9 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.28%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.62%) CSS
2 38 (15.57%) .NET
3 29 (11.89%) Node.js
4 28 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 28 (11.48%) XML
5 27 (11.07%) Ajax
5 27 (11.07%) jQuery
6 19 (7.79%) React
7 16 (6.56%) HTML
8 15 (6.15%) Kafka
9 12 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.51%) Web Services
11 8 (3.28%) HTML5
12 7 (2.87%) .NET Core
12 7 (2.87%) CSS3
12 7 (2.87%) MobX
12 7 (2.87%) REST
12 7 (2.87%) Vue.js
13 6 (2.46%) Akka
13 6 (2.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.34%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (9.02%) User Experience
3 21 (8.61%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.69%) Virtual Team
6 8 (3.28%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.46%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.05%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.05%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.05%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.64%) FMCG
11 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.82%) Clustering
12 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.93%) Windows
2 19 (7.79%) Android
3 13 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (2.46%) Linux
7 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.23%) CentOS
9 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.23%) DevOps
2 62 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.36%) Test Automation
4 54 (22.13%) Microservices
5 43 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (14.75%) Deployment Automation
7 30 (12.30%) Configuration Management
8 29 (11.89%) Machine Learning
9 28 (11.48%) Computer Science
9 28 (11.48%) Line Management
10 27 (11.07%) CQRS
10 27 (11.07%) Domain-Driven Design
11 25 (10.25%) Software Engineering
12 22 (9.02%) Business Case
12 22 (9.02%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 22 (9.02%) Risk Analysis
13 21 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 21 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (8.61%) Scrum
14 19 (7.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.72%) Java
2 43 (17.62%) Python
3 42 (17.21%) SQL
4 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 34 (13.93%) C#
6 19 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.79%) Scala
7 17 (6.97%) Ruby
8 15 (6.15%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.92%) Go
10 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.64%) Groovy
11 2 (0.82%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.41%) ES6
12 1 (0.41%) Java 8
12 1 (0.41%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (11.89%) Degree
2 24 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.87%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.23%) MCP
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.82%) CISM
5 2 (0.82%) CISSP
5 2 (0.82%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.07%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.61%) Docker
3 17 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 20 (8.20%) Puppet
3 15 (6.15%) Ansible
4 13 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.69%) SCCM
6 6 (2.46%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.05%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.64%) Terraform
9 3 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.82%) Grafana
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.82%) SCOM
10 2 (0.82%) WSUS
11 1 (0.41%) AssetCenter
11 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.52%) VMware
3 28 (11.48%) Databricks
4 16 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (6.15%) Apple
5 15 (6.15%) Oracle
6 10 (4.10%) Adobe
6 10 (4.10%) SAP
7 8 (3.28%) Citrix
7 8 (3.28%) Google
8 7 (2.87%) Alibaba
8 7 (2.87%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.05%) hybris
10 4 (1.64%) Charles River
10 4 (1.64%) IBM
10 4 (1.64%) New Relic
10 4 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.64%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.23%) Marketo