Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 47 92
Rank change year-on-year -21 +45 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 256 202 338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.33% 5.23% 3.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.65% 12.13% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 236 181 323
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £113,750 £102,500 £93,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +0.75%

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 2,654 1,665 4,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.91% 43.13% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,429 1,457 3,717
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -

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 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 109 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.03%) Azure
3 77 (30.08%) AWS
4 66 (25.78%) Finance
5 63 (24.61%) JavaScript
5 63 (24.61%) DevOps
6 58 (22.66%) SQL
6 58 (22.66%) Social Skills
7 52 (20.31%) PaaS
8 51 (19.92%) HTML
9 50 (19.53%) Java
9 50 (19.53%) Kubernetes
10 46 (17.97%) Docker
11 45 (17.58%) C#
12 43 (16.80%) Python
12 43 (16.80%) IaaS
13 42 (16.41%) Analytics
14 40 (15.63%) .NET
14 40 (15.63%) SQL Server
15 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
15 39 (15.23%) Fintech
16 36 (14.06%) CSS
17 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
17 35 (13.67%) Terraform
18 32 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (12.11%) Degree
19 31 (12.11%) Microservices
19 31 (12.11%) Enterprise Software
19 31 (12.11%) React
20 30 (11.72%) TDD

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 6 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.39%) Appian
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) nginx
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.56%) Figma
1 4 (1.56%) Sketch
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.39%) Relativity
1 1 (0.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 82 (32.03%) Azure
2 77 (30.08%) AWS
3 52 (20.31%) PaaS
4 43 (16.80%) IaaS
5 15 (5.86%) GCP
6 14 (5.47%) Serverless
7 12 (4.69%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (3.91%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (3.52%) Azure Key Vault
10 8 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (3.13%) Power Platform
11 6 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (2.34%) GitHub
11 6 (2.34%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (1.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (1.17%) Google Workspace
13 3 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) Firewall
1 11 (4.30%) Network Security
2 10 (3.91%) HTTP
3 4 (1.56%) AMQP
4 3 (1.17%) DNS
4 3 (1.17%) Internet
4 3 (1.17%) SAN
4 3 (1.17%) SMS
4 3 (1.17%) SMTP
5 2 (0.78%) DHCP
5 2 (0.78%) PBX
5 2 (0.78%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.39%) IPv4
6 1 (0.39%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.39%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) VoIP
6 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.81%) Big Data
3 16 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.86%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.73%) Power BI
10 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.34%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.56%) MySQL
12 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.56%) Tableau
13 3 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.17%) HBase
13 3 (1.17%) Qlik Sense
14 2 (0.78%) Looker
Development Applications
1 24 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (4.69%) Cucumber
2 12 (4.69%) Selenium
3 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.91%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.52%) GitLab
6 6 (2.34%) JIRA
6 6 (2.34%) JMeter
6 6 (2.34%) JUnit
6 6 (2.34%) REST Assured
7 4 (1.56%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.78%) Gradle
9 2 (0.78%) Maven
9 2 (0.78%) Subversion
10 1 (0.39%) ERwin
10 1 (0.39%) GDB
10 1 (0.39%) Moq
10 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (25.78%) Finance
2 58 (22.66%) Social Skills
3 20 (7.81%) Marketing
4 19 (7.42%) Banking
5 11 (4.30%) Advertising
6 9 (3.52%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.73%) Retail
9 6 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.56%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.56%) Front Office
10 4 (1.56%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.78%) French Language
12 2 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.78%) International Banking
12 2 (0.78%) Law
13 1 (0.39%) Games
13 1 (0.39%) Legal
13 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (20.31%) Developer
2 25 (9.77%) C# Developer
2 25 (9.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (8.59%) .NET Developer
4 19 (7.42%) Architect
5 18 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (7.03%) Graduate
6 16 (6.25%) Analyst
7 13 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
7 13 (5.08%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (4.30%) Sales Representative
9 11 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (3.91%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (3.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Product Manager
11 9 (3.52%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.52%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.92%) HTML
2 40 (15.63%) .NET
3 36 (14.06%) CSS
4 31 (12.11%) React
5 29 (11.33%) HTML5
6 25 (9.77%) Web Services
7 24 (9.38%) REST
8 23 (8.98%) AngularJS
8 23 (8.98%) Kafka
9 19 (7.42%) .NET Core
9 19 (7.42%) Node.js
10 15 (5.86%) .NET Framework
11 14 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (4.30%) Apache Thrift
13 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET
13 9 (3.52%) Gherkin
13 9 (3.52%) JSON
13 9 (3.52%) Spring
14 8 (3.13%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.11%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (8.20%) User Experience
3 15 (5.86%) Cloud Native
4 13 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.69%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.52%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.95%) Clustering
9 5 (1.95%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.95%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.95%) Tandem
10 4 (1.56%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
12 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.64%) Linux
2 14 (5.47%) Windows
3 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.78%) CentOS
4 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.78%) Solaris
4 2 (0.78%) SUSE
4 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.61%) DevOps
3 42 (16.41%) Analytics
4 39 (15.23%) Fintech
4 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
5 32 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.11%) Microservices
7 30 (11.72%) TDD
8 28 (10.94%) Test Automation
9 26 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (10.16%) Full Stack Development
10 25 (9.77%) Migration
11 23 (8.98%) OO
12 22 (8.59%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (8.20%) Computer Science
13 21 (8.20%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.81%) Investment Management
15 16 (6.25%) B2B
16 15 (5.86%) Artificial Intelligence
17 14 (5.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.61%) JavaScript
2 58 (22.66%) SQL
3 50 (19.53%) Java
4 45 (17.58%) C#
5 43 (16.80%) Python
6 25 (9.77%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.64%) TypeScript
8 14 (5.47%) Go
9 12 (4.69%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.52%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.73%) Scala
12 5 (1.95%) Ruby
13 4 (1.56%) Perl
14 3 (1.17%) C
14 3 (1.17%) Java 8
14 3 (1.17%) PHP
14 3 (1.17%) R
15 1 (0.39%) Ada
15 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (12.11%) Degree
2 8 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) ISEB
4 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PhD
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.20%) QA
2 12 (4.69%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.34%) SLA
4 5 (1.95%) Accessibility
5 4 (1.56%) GDPR
6 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (17.97%) Docker
2 17 (6.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (19.53%) Kubernetes
2 35 (13.67%) Terraform
3 16 (6.25%) Ansible
4 10 (3.91%) Puppet
5 4 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.17%) SCCM
7 2 (0.78%) CASB
7 2 (0.78%) Control-M
7 2 (0.78%) Grafana
7 2 (0.78%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.78%) SCOM
8 1 (0.39%) Consul
8 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.64%) Oracle
3 8 (3.13%) Palo Alto
3 8 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.95%) Cisco
4 5 (1.95%) Google
4 5 (1.95%) IBM
5 4 (1.56%) VMware
6 3 (1.17%) Brocade
6 3 (1.17%) Charles River
6 3 (1.17%) CommVault
6 3 (1.17%) Dell
6 3 (1.17%) EMC
6 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.17%) Veeam
6 3 (1.17%) Veritas
7 2 (0.78%) Marketo
7 2 (0.78%) Mitel
7 2 (0.78%) Pega
7 2 (0.78%) SaltStack