Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > East of England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 74 85
Rank change year-on-year +22 +11 +25
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 158 171 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.20% 3.59% 3.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.95% 10.98% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 150 108 158
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -8.33%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,313 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,220 1,558 2,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.43% 32.70% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,175 1,730
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,125 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.75% +3.64% +4.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the East of England.

Salary trend for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the East of England

SaaS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +47 63 £56,250 +15.38% 19
Essex +18 47 £58,750 +30.56% 5
Hertfordshire +12 23 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Bedfordshire +4 20 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Norfolk -3 3 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk +5 2 £51,500 -1.90% 3
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 7 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 East of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.54%) Azure
3 44 (27.85%) Microsoft
4 38 (24.05%) Finance
5 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
6 31 (19.62%) Scrum
7 30 (18.99%) SQL
7 30 (18.99%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (18.35%) C#
9 25 (15.82%) Degree
10 24 (15.19%) Windows
10 24 (15.19%) Linux
11 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (14.56%) Social Skills
11 23 (14.56%) Node.js
12 22 (13.92%) AWS
13 21 (13.29%) PaaS
13 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
13 21 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (13.29%) Kubernetes
13 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
14 20 (12.66%) JIRA
15 19 (12.03%) Firewall
15 19 (12.03%) VMware
15 19 (12.03%) Microservices
16 18 (11.39%) TypeScript
16 18 (11.39%) RESTful
16 18 (11.39%) HTML
17 17 (10.76%) Test Automation

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (8.23%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Figma
2 2 (1.27%) InVision
3 1 (0.63%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.63%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) NetSuite
2 6 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (33.54%) Azure
2 30 (18.99%) Dynamics 365
3 22 (13.92%) AWS
4 21 (13.29%) PaaS
5 16 (10.13%) IaaS
6 14 (8.86%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (5.70%) ServiceMax
8 8 (5.06%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.80%) Azure Logic Apps
9 6 (3.80%) Boomi
9 6 (3.80%) OneDrive
10 5 (3.16%) GCP
10 5 (3.16%) PowerApps
11 4 (2.53%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.90%) GitHub
13 2 (1.27%) iPaaS
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle CX
14 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.03%) Firewall
2 10 (6.33%) DNS
3 9 (5.70%) VPN
4 8 (5.06%) VLAN
5 6 (3.80%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) Network Security
6 2 (1.27%) SD-WAN
6 2 (1.27%) WAN
6 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) Internet
7 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.63%) Softphone
7 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.16%) Power BI
4 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (12.66%) JIRA
2 16 (10.13%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.80%) Selenium
6 5 (3.16%) GitLab
6 5 (3.16%) JMeter
7 3 (1.90%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.90%) Gradle
7 3 (1.90%) Hudson
8 2 (1.27%) Gatling
8 2 (1.27%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.63%) Babel
9 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 38 (24.05%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Social Skills
3 21 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.70%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.80%) Automotive
5 6 (3.80%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Marketing
6 5 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.53%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (25.32%) Developer
2 21 (13.29%) Analyst
3 17 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (9.49%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.23%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Consultant
7 11 (6.96%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Product Owner
12 6 (3.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 6 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.80%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.80%) Security Consultant
12 6 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.56%) Node.js
2 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
3 18 (11.39%) HTML
3 18 (11.39%) RESTful
4 15 (9.49%) CSS
5 14 (8.86%) .NET
6 13 (8.23%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (8.23%) WPF
7 8 (5.06%) React
8 6 (3.80%) Middleware
8 6 (3.80%) Vue.js
8 6 (3.80%) Web Services
9 5 (3.16%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.16%) HTML5
10 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.53%) MobX
10 4 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.90%) ADO
11 3 (1.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) Data Centre
1 13 (8.23%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.70%) User Experience
3 7 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.80%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.90%) FMCG
7 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) LIMS
8 2 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.19%) Linux
1 24 (15.19%) Windows
2 17 (10.76%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (3.80%) Unix
6 5 (3.16%) SUSE
7 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.62%) Scrum
3 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (13.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (12.03%) Microservices
6 17 (10.76%) DevOps
6 17 (10.76%) Test Automation
7 15 (9.49%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.86%) Migration
9 13 (8.23%) OOD
9 13 (8.23%) OOP
9 13 (8.23%) SOLID
9 13 (8.23%) User Stories
10 12 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.59%) CRM
10 12 (7.59%) ITIL
10 12 (7.59%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.96%) ERP
11 11 (6.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.25%) JavaScript
2 30 (18.99%) SQL
3 29 (18.35%) C#
4 18 (11.39%) TypeScript
5 15 (9.49%) Bash Shell
5 15 (9.49%) Java
5 15 (9.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.70%) Python
7 7 (4.43%) Ruby
8 4 (2.53%) C
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) CISSP
2 7 (4.43%) ISSAP
2 7 (4.43%) ISSEP
3 6 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) QA
2 12 (7.59%) NIST
3 7 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.27%) GDPR
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Docker
2 15 (9.49%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.23%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.06%) Xen
6 6 (3.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (13.29%) Kubernetes
2 14 (8.86%) Ansible
3 6 (3.80%) Terraform
4 2 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.63%) Packer
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.03%) VMware
3 10 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.70%) Citrix
4 9 (5.70%) JD Edwards
5 6 (3.80%) Dell
6 5 (3.16%) Ab Initio
6 5 (3.16%) arcserve
6 5 (3.16%) HP
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle
7 2 (1.27%) Darktrace
7 2 (1.27%) FireEye
7 2 (1.27%) IronPort
7 2 (1.27%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.27%) NetWitness
7 2 (1.27%) Sophos
7 2 (1.27%) Veeam
8 1 (0.63%) Xamarin