Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 125 151
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 +17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,373 4,445 4,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.85% 2.70% 2.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.99% 14.78% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,647 3,914 3,587
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,700 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.37% -4.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,468 30,078 22,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.77% 18.28% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29,684 24,970 19,455
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +7.37%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in England

SaaS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in England.

Salary trend for SaaS in England

SaaS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in England

SaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
London +6 2,137 £65,000 +4.00% 315
South East -6 806 £52,500 +5.00% 121
North of England +38 495 £47,500 +5.56% 124
Midlands +21 343 £47,500 +11.76% 75
East of England +42 302 £55,000 +10.00% 44
South West +12 274 £45,000 - 75
West Midlands +26 245 £48,292 +13.63% 52
North West +1 241 £47,500 +5.56% 60
Yorkshire +68 216 £47,500 -5.00% 54
East Midlands 0 96 £42,500 +7.59% 23
North East +7 38 £45,000 +28.57% 10
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1,679 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,262 (28.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,227 (28.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1,015 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 943 (21.56%) Finance
6 941 (21.52%) PaaS
7 933 (21.34%) Microsoft
8 885 (20.24%) SQL
9 859 (19.64%) .NET
10 833 (19.05%) C#
11 750 (17.15%) DevOps
12 731 (16.72%) IaaS
13 717 (16.40%) Linux
14 708 (16.19%) HTML
15 707 (16.17%) Java
16 607 (13.88%) CSS
17 582 (13.31%) Degree
18 576 (13.17%) SQL Server
19 554 (12.67%) Windows
20 541 (12.37%) Scrum
21 503 (11.50%) Python
22 494 (11.30%) AngularJS
23 484 (11.07%) Project Management
24 449 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
25 439 (10.04%) Docker
26 426 (9.74%) Software Engineering
27 403 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
28 388 (8.87%) Web Services
29 383 (8.76%) Marketing
30 380 (8.69%) MVC

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 201 (4.60%) Apache
2 119 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 113 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
4 108 (2.47%) Confluence
5 93 (2.13%) CMS
6 79 (1.81%) JBoss
7 71 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 65 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 63 (1.44%) IIS
10 56 (1.28%) MS Exchange
10 56 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 42 (0.96%) Mule
11 42 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 41 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 41 (0.94%) WordPress
13 37 (0.85%) Apache Spark
13 37 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 27 (0.62%) nginx
15 22 (0.50%) Skype for Business
16 21 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 95 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 12 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.23%) Mingle
11 8 (0.18%) InVision
12 6 (0.14%) Camtasia
13 3 (0.069%) Maya
13 3 (0.069%) SPSS
14 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.046%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.046%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.046%) InDesign
14 2 (0.046%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.046%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 78 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.46%) NetSuite
3 59 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (0.80%) thinkFolio
5 26 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 25 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 23 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
8 15 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
9 11 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
10 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
11 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.21%) SAP GRC
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (0.16%) Maximo
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (0.14%) SAP ERP
15 5 (0.11%) INSURE/90
15 5 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,262 (28.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,227 (28.06%) Amazon AWS
3 941 (21.52%) PaaS
4 731 (16.72%) IaaS
5 189 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
6 141 (3.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 136 (3.11%) Office 365
8 107 (2.45%) Serverless
9 103 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 101 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
11 80 (1.83%) GitHub
12 59 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 58 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
14 56 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 34 (0.78%) DigitalOcean
16 33 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 32 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
18 29 (0.66%) Route 53
19 25 (0.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 264 (6.04%) Firewall
2 215 (4.92%) DNS
3 153 (3.50%) Internet
4 129 (2.95%) TCP/IP
5 116 (2.65%) VPN
6 86 (1.97%) SAN
7 79 (1.81%) WAN
8 74 (1.69%) LAN
9 72 (1.65%) SSL
10 70 (1.60%) HTTP
11 52 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 47 (1.07%) Unified Communications
13 37 (0.85%) DHCP
14 36 (0.82%) Network Security
15 31 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
16 30 (0.69%) NAS
17 26 (0.59%) IPsec
17 26 (0.59%) Skype
17 26 (0.59%) VLAN
18 23 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 319 (7.29%) MySQL
3 202 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 201 (4.60%) Big Data
5 192 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 168 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 119 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 97 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 83 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 70 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 69 (1.58%) Redis
12 66 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 65 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 47 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
15 44 (1.01%) SAP HANA
16 40 (0.91%) Power BI
17 39 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
18 37 (0.85%) Oracle Database
19 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 363 (8.30%) Git (software)
2 305 (6.97%) Jenkins
3 291 (6.65%) JIRA
4 124 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 120 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 119 (2.72%) Selenium
7 100 (2.29%) Maven
8 86 (1.97%) Subversion
9 73 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 67 (1.53%) webpack
11 63 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 61 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 52 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (1.01%) GitLab
15 39 (0.89%) Cucumber
16 35 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 34 (0.78%) SpecFlow
18 32 (0.73%) NUnit
19 29 (0.66%) JMeter
19 29 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 943 (21.56%) Finance
2 383 (8.76%) Marketing
3 298 (6.81%) Retail
4 213 (4.87%) Banking
5 151 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 106 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 89 (2.04%) Law
8 86 (1.97%) Legal
9 79 (1.81%) German Language
10 77 (1.76%) French Language
11 67 (1.53%) Electronics
12 59 (1.35%) Advertising
13 47 (1.07%) Front Office
14 46 (1.05%) Spanish Language
15 45 (1.03%) Italian Language
16 44 (1.01%) Investment Banking
17 39 (0.89%) Publishing
18 37 (0.85%) Billing
19 28 (0.64%) Games
20 27 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 961 (21.98%) Developer
2 546 (12.49%) Architect
3 383 (8.76%) Consultant
4 296 (6.77%) Analyst
5 228 (5.21%) Senior Developer
6 227 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 226 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 211 (4.83%) C# Developer
9 203 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
10 194 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 184 (4.21%) Project Manager
12 156 (3.57%) Applications Support
13 151 (3.45%) Software Developer
14 136 (3.11%) Cloud Architect
15 126 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
16 120 (2.74%) Java Developer
17 116 (2.65%) Support Engineer
18 113 (2.58%) AWS DevOps
19 110 (2.52%) Product Manager
20 106 (2.42%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (19.64%) .NET
2 708 (16.19%) HTML
3 607 (13.88%) CSS
4 494 (11.30%) AngularJS
5 388 (8.87%) Web Services
6 314 (7.18%) REST
7 285 (6.52%) ASP.NET
8 242 (5.53%) React
9 229 (5.24%) .NET Framework
10 219 (5.01%) jQuery
11 217 (4.96%) XML
12 180 (4.12%) HTML5
12 180 (4.12%) Node.js
13 151 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 150 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 142 (3.25%) JSON
16 137 (3.13%) RESTful
17 136 (3.11%) LAMP
18 127 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 123 (2.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 370 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 282 (6.45%) User Experience
3 281 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
4 236 (5.40%) Computer Science
5 233 (5.33%) Fintech
6 201 (4.60%) Public Cloud
7 182 (4.16%) Data Centre
8 175 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
9 157 (3.59%) Mobile App
10 154 (3.52%) Management Information System
11 153 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
12 119 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
13 67 (1.53%) Social Media
14 60 (1.37%) Hedge funds
15 51 (1.17%) Derivative
16 49 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
17 48 (1.10%) N-Tier
18 44 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 44 (1.01%) Virtual Team
19 43 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 717 (16.40%) Linux
2 554 (12.67%) Windows
3 183 (4.18%) Unix
4 178 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 78 (1.78%) CentOS
6 69 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 66 (1.51%) Android
9 58 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 49 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (1.05%) Solaris
12 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 32 (0.73%) Windows 10
15 28 (0.64%) Debian
16 27 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 22 (0.50%) Windows 7
18 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.34%) FreeBSD
20 9 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,679 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (17.15%) DevOps
3 541 (12.37%) Scrum
4 484 (11.07%) Project Management
5 449 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
6 426 (9.74%) Software Engineering
7 403 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 380 (8.69%) MVC
9 369 (8.44%) Microservices
10 367 (8.39%) Mentoring
11 355 (8.12%) TDD
12 351 (8.03%) ITIL
13 343 (7.84%) CRM
14 313 (7.16%) Test Automation
15 310 (7.09%) Analytics
16 305 (6.97%) ERP
17 298 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 267 (6.11%) Presales
19 241 (5.51%) Migration
20 238 (5.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,015 (23.21%) JavaScript
2 885 (20.24%) SQL
3 833 (19.05%) C#
4 707 (16.17%) Java
5 503 (11.50%) Python
6 274 (6.27%) PHP
7 263 (6.01%) PowerShell
8 250 (5.72%) Bash Shell
9 145 (3.32%) Ruby
10 126 (2.88%) Perl
10 126 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 95 (2.17%) C++
12 80 (1.83%) TypeScript
13 75 (1.72%) Apex Code
14 71 (1.62%) C
15 65 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 61 (1.39%) Scala
17 51 (1.17%) Go
18 49 (1.12%) ES6
19 41 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 582 (13.31%) Degree
2 141 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (1.67%) CISSP
5 64 (1.46%) AWS Certification
6 43 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
7 42 (0.96%) MCSE
8 37 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 37 (0.85%) PMP
9 34 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 33 (0.75%) Security Cleared
11 24 (0.55%) SC Cleared
12 23 (0.53%) CCNP
13 22 (0.50%) CISM
14 21 (0.48%) ISEB
14 21 (0.48%) MCITP
15 16 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (6.79%) QA
2 152 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (2.20%) GDPR
4 71 (1.62%) SLA
5 63 (1.44%) PMO
6 59 (1.35%) PCI DSS
7 34 (0.78%) COBIT
8 32 (0.73%) Data Quality
9 23 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.41%) ISO 22301
11 16 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.21%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.091%) PSD2
17 3 (0.069%) MiFID
17 3 (0.069%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 439 (10.04%) Docker
2 253 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 174 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 124 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 23 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (0.46%) VMware NSX
10 19 (0.43%) KVM
10 19 (0.43%) NFS
11 15 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (0.32%) pfSense
12 14 (0.32%) Samba
13 13 (0.30%) vSphere
14 11 (0.25%) Xen
15 7 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.14%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.11%) SRDF
17 5 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 318 (7.27%) Ansible
2 289 (6.61%) Puppet
3 268 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
4 234 (5.35%) Kubernetes
5 139 (3.18%) Terraform
6 52 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
7 35 (0.80%) Kibana
7 35 (0.80%) SCOM
8 30 (0.69%) Nagios
9 28 (0.64%) SCCM
9 28 (0.64%) SCVMM
10 24 (0.55%) Cobbler
11 23 (0.53%) ZABBIX
12 21 (0.48%) Packer
13 20 (0.46%) logstash
14 19 (0.43%) CFEngine
14 19 (0.43%) Mesos
15 18 (0.41%) Nessus
16 15 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
16 15 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 933 (21.34%) Microsoft
2 376 (8.60%) Oracle
3 248 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
4 243 (5.56%) VMware
5 234 (5.35%) SAP
6 233 (5.33%) Google
7 146 (3.34%) Cisco
8 141 (3.22%) Red Hat
9 103 (2.36%) IBM
10 82 (1.88%) Splunk
11 56 (1.28%) Citrix
12 53 (1.21%) ServiceNow
13 51 (1.17%) HP
14 47 (1.07%) TIBCO
15 45 (1.03%) JD Edwards
16 44 (1.01%) Atlassian
17 43 (0.98%) EMC
18 41 (0.94%) Reuters
19 37 (0.85%) Bloomberg
19 37 (0.85%) Tableau