Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 95 75
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 +39
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 170 84 261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.58% 2.72% 3.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.45% 7.68% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 59 141
10th Percentile £26,989 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £95,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,125 £97,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 1,485 1,094 2,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.24% 35.39% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 851 1,691
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,375 £78,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +8 73 £57,500 +15.00% 24
Bedfordshire +17 45 £40,000 -36.00% 7
Hertfordshire -8 26 £52,500 +16.67% 20
Essex 0 22 £62,500 -26.47% 3
Norfolk -14 2 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Suffolk -7 1 £33,000 -22.35% 3
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.12%) Finance
3 38 (22.35%) Azure
3 38 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
5 36 (21.18%) Social Skills
6 33 (19.41%) SQL
7 32 (18.82%) PaaS
7 32 (18.82%) Disruptive Innovation
8 30 (17.65%) Fintech
9 29 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (17.06%) Linux
9 29 (17.06%) Degree
10 28 (16.47%) Scrum
11 27 (15.88%) Automotive
12 26 (15.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
14 23 (13.53%) IaaS
15 22 (12.94%) Kubernetes
15 22 (12.94%) AWS
15 22 (12.94%) C#
15 22 (12.94%) HTTP
16 21 (12.35%) DevOps
17 20 (11.76%) RESTful
17 20 (11.76%) Python
18 19 (11.18%) Unix
18 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
18 19 (11.18%) QA
18 19 (11.18%) Microservices
19 18 (10.59%) React

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 9 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) NetSuite
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.59%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.35%) Azure
2 32 (18.82%) PaaS
3 23 (13.53%) IaaS
4 22 (12.94%) AWS
5 14 (8.24%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (5.29%) OneDrive
7 8 (4.71%) Power Platform
8 7 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (3.53%) Azure Logic Apps
10 5 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.35%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.76%) Boomi
12 3 (1.76%) GCP
12 3 (1.76%) ServiceMax
13 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (1.18%) Azure Event Grid
13 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.94%) HTTP
2 14 (8.24%) DNS
3 12 (7.06%) Firewall
4 7 (4.12%) VPN
5 5 (2.94%) WAN
6 4 (2.35%) MPLS
6 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.59%) DHCP
8 1 (0.59%) Internet
8 1 (0.59%) Network Security
8 1 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.59%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.59%) Softphone
8 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.94%) MySQL
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.35%) Power BI
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.59%) JIRA
2 11 (6.47%) Selenium
3 6 (3.53%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.35%) JMeter
5 4 (2.35%) Katalon Studio
5 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.35%) WATIR
5 4 (2.35%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.76%) GitLab
6 3 (1.76%) Gradle
6 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (1.18%) Gatling
7 2 (1.18%) Hudson
7 2 (1.18%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.18%) Serenity BDD
7 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (34.12%) Finance
2 38 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (21.18%) Social Skills
4 27 (15.88%) Automotive
5 11 (6.47%) Marketing
6 9 (5.29%) Retail
7 8 (4.71%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (4.12%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (3.53%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (3.53%) Law
10 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.76%) Electronics
12 2 (1.18%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.59%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.59%) Back Office
13 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.59%) Games
13 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (17.06%) Analyst
2 26 (15.29%) Developer
3 12 (7.06%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.47%) Architect
4 11 (6.47%) Test Engineer
5 10 (5.88%) Junior
5 10 (5.88%) Principal Architect
5 10 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 9 (5.29%) Junior Analyst
6 9 (5.29%) Junior Support Analyst
6 9 (5.29%) Software Developer
7 8 (4.71%) Scrum Master
8 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.12%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Administrator
9 6 (3.53%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Product Owner
9 6 (3.53%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.76%) RESTful
2 18 (10.59%) React
3 16 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 15 (8.82%) CSS
4 15 (8.82%) HTML
4 15 (8.82%) Node.js
5 14 (8.24%) .NET
6 13 (7.65%) Web Services
7 9 (5.29%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (5.29%) WPF
8 7 (4.12%) Vue.js
9 6 (3.53%) Django
9 6 (3.53%) Middleware
10 5 (2.94%) REST
11 4 (2.35%) SOAP
12 3 (1.76%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (1.76%) XML
13 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.18%) LDAP
13 2 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Public Cloud
1 12 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.12%) User Experience
4 6 (3.53%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.53%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.53%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (2.94%) FMCG
5 5 (2.94%) Life Science
5 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.35%) LIMS
6 4 (2.35%) Social Media
7 3 (1.76%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.18%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.06%) Linux
2 19 (11.18%) Unix
3 15 (8.82%) Windows
4 9 (5.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.35%) SUSE
6 4 (2.35%) VMS
6 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.76%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.82%) Disruptive Innovation
3 30 (17.65%) Fintech
4 29 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (16.47%) Scrum
6 26 (15.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (12.35%) DevOps
8 19 (11.18%) Microservices
9 17 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (7.65%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.47%) Computer Science
12 11 (6.47%) SDLC
12 11 (6.47%) Software Testing
13 10 (5.88%) Computer Security
13 10 (5.88%) Front End Development
13 10 (5.88%) Product Roadmap
14 9 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.29%) Insurtech
14 9 (5.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.41%) SQL
2 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (12.94%) C#
4 20 (11.76%) Python
5 18 (10.59%) C
6 16 (9.41%) Java
7 13 (7.65%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.65%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.06%) C++
9 7 (4.12%) Ruby
10 5 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.94%) Perl
11 3 (1.76%) PHP
12 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (17.06%) Degree
2 11 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.76%) CISSP
3 3 (1.76%) ISSAP
3 3 (1.76%) ISSEP
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB
4 2 (1.18%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.59%) CSPO
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PMP
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.18%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) NIST
3 5 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.35%) SLA
5 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.59%) GDPR
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (8.82%) Docker
2 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.53%) vSphere
4 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (12.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.94%) Ansible
3 3 (1.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (1.76%) Puppet
4 2 (1.18%) Grafana
4 2 (1.18%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.59%) Packer
5 1 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) Terraform
5 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) VMware
4 4 (2.35%) Ab Initio
4 4 (2.35%) arcserve
4 4 (2.35%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (2.35%) Cisco
4 4 (2.35%) Citrix
4 4 (2.35%) HP
4 4 (2.35%) JD Edwards
4 4 (2.35%) Meraki
4 4 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.76%) Dell
6 2 (1.18%) Advent
6 2 (1.18%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 2 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.59%) Veeam