Period
to 10 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 111 146
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35 +21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 298 281 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.77% 2.73% 2.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.77% 13.37% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 269 258 204
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £39,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £102,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 2,767 2,101 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.70% 20.40% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,529 1,915 1,360
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.30% +2.19%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 74 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (24.50%) Windows
4 70 (23.49%) DevOps
5 69 (23.15%) PaaS
6 64 (21.48%) Finance
7 60 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
8 55 (18.46%) Microservices
9 53 (17.79%) SQL
10 49 (16.44%) Active Directory
11 41 (13.76%) Red Hat
12 40 (13.42%) Linux
13 35 (11.74%) SQL Server
13 35 (11.74%) C#
14 34 (11.41%) JavaScript
15 33 (11.07%) Project Management
15 33 (11.07%) Windows Server
16 32 (10.74%) Docker
16 32 (10.74%) Degree
16 32 (10.74%) Algorithmic Trading
17 31 (10.40%) Test Automation
17 31 (10.40%) Jenkins
17 31 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
17 31 (10.40%) Puppet
17 31 (10.40%) Configuration Management
17 31 (10.40%) Oracle
17 31 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (10.07%) Data Centre
18 30 (10.07%) Law

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 21 (7.05%) Mule
2 16 (5.37%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.36%) Apache
4 10 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.35%) IIS
6 5 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.34%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.67%) Confluence
8 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.34%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 29 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.35%) AutoCAD
3 6 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.67%) Maya
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (23.15%) PaaS
3 60 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (8.72%) IaaS
5 22 (7.38%) Office 365
6 21 (7.05%) Apigee
6 21 (7.05%) Boomi
7 10 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (3.36%) MailChimp
7 10 (3.36%) Silverpop
8 6 (2.01%) GitHub
9 5 (1.68%) Serverless
10 3 (1.01%) AWS CodePipeline
10 3 (1.01%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.67%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.67%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.67%) G Suite
11 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.39%) DNS
2 20 (6.71%) HTTP
3 17 (5.70%) Firewall
4 13 (4.36%) Unified Communications
5 12 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.36%) SMS
6 10 (3.36%) SSL
6 10 (3.36%) VLAN
7 9 (3.02%) SAN
8 8 (2.68%) Internet
9 7 (2.35%) DHCP
9 7 (2.35%) LAN
9 7 (2.35%) WAN
10 6 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.68%) AMQP
12 4 (1.34%) Skype
13 3 (1.01%) FTP
14 2 (0.67%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.67%) NAS
14 2 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.03%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.36%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (3.69%) MySQL
5 10 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (3.36%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.68%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.68%) CouchDB
7 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.34%) Redis
9 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.01%) Big Data
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.67%) Power BI
11 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (10.40%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.70%) TeamCity
4 10 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.35%) JIRA
6 5 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.68%) webpack
7 4 (1.34%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.34%) GitLab
7 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.01%) Subversion
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.67%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.67%) Selenium
10 1 (0.34%) CMake
10 1 (0.34%) Codeship
10 1 (0.34%) GoCD
10 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.34%) TestRail
General
1 64 (21.48%) Finance
2 30 (10.07%) Law
3 14 (4.70%) Marketing
4 13 (4.36%) Legal
5 9 (3.02%) Retail
6 5 (1.68%) Banking
6 5 (1.68%) Front Office
6 5 (1.68%) Games
7 4 (1.34%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (19.46%) Developer
2 32 (10.74%) Architect
3 22 (7.38%) Administrator
3 22 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (6.71%) Junior
6 19 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 19 (6.38%) Integration Architect
6 19 (6.38%) Monitoring Engineer
7 18 (6.04%) Analyst
8 17 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.37%) Consultant
10 15 (5.03%) Enterprise Architect
10 15 (5.03%) Junior Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.70%) Programme Manager
12 13 (4.36%) Cloud Architect
12 13 (4.36%) Enterprise Integration Architect
13 12 (4.03%) Product Manager
13 12 (4.03%) Support Engineer
13 12 (4.03%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.07%) JSON
1 30 (10.07%) REST
2 24 (8.05%) HTML
2 24 (8.05%) SOAP
3 23 (7.72%) .NET
4 20 (6.71%) RESTful
5 16 (5.37%) Web Services
6 14 (4.70%) CSS
6 14 (4.70%) React
7 13 (4.36%) HTML5
8 12 (4.03%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.68%) Node.js
10 7 (2.35%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.35%) OOXML
11 6 (2.01%) Sass
12 5 (1.68%) jQuery
12 5 (1.68%) Redux
12 5 (1.68%) Vue.js
13 4 (1.34%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.38%) Fintech
3 20 (6.71%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (3.69%) Microsoft Licensing
6 9 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.68%) User Experience
8 7 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.68%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.34%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.34%) Replication
12 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 73 (24.50%) Windows
2 40 (13.42%) Linux
3 33 (11.07%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.38%) CentOS
5 7 (2.35%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.01%) Android
6 6 (2.01%) Unix
6 6 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.68%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Solaris
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) MVS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.49%) DevOps
3 55 (18.46%) Microservices
4 33 (11.07%) Project Management
5 32 (10.74%) Algorithmic Trading
6 31 (10.40%) Configuration Management
6 31 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (10.40%) Test Automation
7 29 (9.73%) API Design
8 28 (9.40%) ITIL
9 21 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (7.05%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.04%) Information Security
12 17 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.37%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.03%) Scrum
14 15 (5.03%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (4.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.79%) SQL
2 35 (11.74%) C#
3 34 (11.41%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.39%) Python
5 24 (8.05%) Java
5 24 (8.05%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.03%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.69%) PHP
8 8 (2.68%) Go
8 8 (2.68%) Ruby
9 7 (2.35%) ES6
10 6 (2.01%) C++
10 6 (2.01%) Perl
11 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.34%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.01%) Clojure
13 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.34%) C
14 1 (0.34%) VB
14 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (10.74%) Degree
2 5 (1.68%) MCSE
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.67%) CCIE
3 2 (0.67%) CCNA
3 2 (0.67%) CCNP
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.67%) CISSP
3 2 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (0.67%) MCP
3 2 (0.67%) MCSA
3 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) CFA
4 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PMP
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.03%) GDPR
3 10 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (3.36%) HIPAA
4 9 (3.02%) QA
5 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.74%) Docker
3 26 (8.72%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.01%) Xen
7 2 (0.67%) KVM
7 2 (0.67%) NFS
7 2 (0.67%) SRDF
8 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (10.40%) Puppet
2 27 (9.06%) Ansible
3 23 (7.72%) Kubernetes
4 20 (6.71%) Nagios
5 12 (4.03%) Terraform
6 7 (2.35%) SCOM
7 3 (1.01%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.34%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.34%) Grafana
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Nessus
8 1 (0.34%) Packer
8 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.76%) Red Hat
3 31 (10.40%) Oracle
4 26 (8.72%) TIBCO
5 25 (8.39%) VMware
6 24 (8.05%) Google
7 21 (7.05%) Axway
7 21 (7.05%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (6.38%) Cisco
9 15 (5.03%) HP
9 15 (5.03%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.70%) Splunk
11 10 (3.36%) Marketo
11 10 (3.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 6 (2.01%) SAP
13 4 (1.34%) Nortel
13 4 (1.34%) Software AG
13 4 (1.34%) Veeam
14 3 (1.01%) BT
14 3 (1.01%) CheckPoint