Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 73 96
Rank change year-on-year +27 +23 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 3,376 4,364 4,581
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.05% 3.84% 3.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.33% 11.20% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,500 4,028 4,187
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 27,387 38,978 38,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.00% 34.28% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,154 32,350 31,070
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in England

SaaS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SaaS in England

SaaS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 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
London +35 1,431 £70,000 +3.70% 333
South East +14 736 £60,000 +14.29% 159
South West +60 340 £50,000 +5.26% 54
North of England +6 340 £55,000 +4.76% 147
Midlands +24 293 £55,000 +10.00% 69
West Midlands +52 231 £57,500 +4.55% 38
North West +24 207 £55,057 +0.10% 80
East of England +17 137 £58,750 -0.42% 58
Yorkshire +26 102 £52,500 +10.53% 56
East Midlands -40 62 £52,500 +16.67% 31
North East -32 32 £55,000 +15.79% 11
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1,340 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1,155 (34.21%) AWS
3 1,092 (32.35%) Azure
4 950 (28.14%) JavaScript
5 840 (24.88%) DevOps
6 680 (20.14%) PaaS
7 625 (18.51%) Finance
8 615 (18.22%) Microservices
9 552 (16.35%) IaaS
10 523 (15.49%) SQL
10 523 (15.49%) Python
11 495 (14.66%) Microsoft
12 489 (14.48%) Java
12 489 (14.48%) C#
13 485 (14.37%) Docker
14 467 (13.83%) .NET
15 464 (13.74%) HTML
16 463 (13.71%) Kubernetes
17 449 (13.30%) CSS
18 405 (12.00%) Scrum
19 374 (11.08%) SQL Server
20 372 (11.02%) React
21 349 (10.34%) Software Engineering
22 346 (10.25%) AngularJS
23 343 (10.16%) Test Automation
24 340 (10.07%) GCP
25 338 (10.01%) Node.js
26 334 (9.89%) Degree
27 318 (9.42%) Windows
27 318 (9.42%) Fintech

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
1 127 (3.76%) Confluence
2 110 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 76 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (1.45%) WordPress
5 45 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.24%) CMS
7 40 (1.18%) IIS
8 31 (0.92%) Apache
9 21 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 19 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.44%) nginx
13 14 (0.41%) EPiServer
13 14 (0.41%) Kentico
13 14 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 13 (0.39%) MS Exchange
14 13 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.33%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 47 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.86%) InVision
4 25 (0.74%) Sketch
5 21 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.59%) Zeplin
7 18 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
8 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
9 16 (0.47%) Chatbot
10 14 (0.41%) Figma
11 9 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (0.18%) UXPin
14 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.12%) Marvel
15 3 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.089%) InDesign
16 2 (0.059%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 62 (1.84%) Oracle ERP
2 24 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.71%) NetSuite
3 19 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.41%) nopCommerce
5 11 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
6 10 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 10 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.18%) SAP GTS
9 6 (0.18%) Shopify
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,155 (34.21%) AWS
2 1,092 (32.35%) Azure
3 680 (20.14%) PaaS
4 552 (16.35%) IaaS
5 340 (10.07%) GCP
6 301 (8.92%) Serverless
7 202 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
8 188 (5.57%) Microsoft 365
9 115 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 104 (3.08%) Power Platform
11 94 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
12 91 (2.70%) GitHub
13 85 (2.52%) Azure Functions
14 78 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 74 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
16 66 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
17 56 (1.66%) Amazon S3
18 41 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 41 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
19 38 (1.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.74%) Firewall
2 129 (3.82%) DNS
3 80 (2.37%) HTTP
4 70 (2.07%) Internet
5 58 (1.72%) VPN
6 47 (1.39%) SAN
7 46 (1.36%) Network Security
7 46 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 37 (1.10%) WAN
9 36 (1.07%) VLAN
10 35 (1.04%) DHCP
11 26 (0.77%) LAN
12 25 (0.74%) Skype
13 22 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (0.59%) SSL
14 20 (0.59%) WAAS
15 18 (0.53%) VoIP
16 17 (0.50%) DMZ
17 16 (0.47%) Wireshark
18 15 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 219 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 155 (4.59%) MySQL
4 107 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 106 (3.14%) Big Data
6 96 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 94 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 93 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
9 68 (2.01%) Data Lake
10 49 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
10 49 (1.45%) Redis
11 42 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
12 37 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 36 (1.07%) Power BI
13 36 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (0.68%) Hadoop
18 22 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 259 (7.67%) Jenkins
2 238 (7.05%) JIRA
3 232 (6.87%) Git (software)
4 70 (2.07%) Bitbucket
4 70 (2.07%) Maven
5 57 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 56 (1.66%) JUnit
7 52 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 49 (1.45%) Selenium
9 45 (1.33%) Grunt
10 42 (1.24%) GitLab
11 38 (1.13%) Gradle
12 37 (1.10%) gulp
13 36 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 36 (1.07%) Postman
14 35 (1.04%) webpack
15 32 (0.95%) Jasmine
15 32 (0.95%) Visual Studio
16 27 (0.80%) JMeter
17 19 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 625 (18.51%) Finance
2 296 (8.77%) Marketing
3 131 (3.88%) Public Sector
4 111 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 100 (2.96%) Retail
6 98 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 97 (2.87%) Banking
8 74 (2.19%) Electronics
9 69 (2.04%) Legal
10 68 (2.01%) Games
11 65 (1.93%) Law
12 58 (1.72%) Billing
13 40 (1.18%) Advertising
14 29 (0.86%) Back Office
15 26 (0.77%) Front Office
16 23 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.65%) Publishing
18 14 (0.41%) Investment Banking
19 13 (0.39%) French Language
19 13 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 980 (29.03%) Developer
2 308 (9.12%) Architect
3 256 (7.58%) Senior Developer
4 222 (6.58%) Analyst
5 194 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 175 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
7 155 (4.59%) Consultant
8 153 (4.53%) .NET Developer
9 149 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 142 (4.21%) Java Developer
11 129 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 119 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 113 (3.35%) Software Developer
14 111 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
15 107 (3.17%) C# Developer
16 105 (3.11%) Business Analyst
17 103 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
17 103 (3.05%) React Developer
18 93 (2.75%) Product Manager
19 92 (2.73%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (13.83%) .NET
2 464 (13.74%) HTML
3 449 (13.30%) CSS
4 372 (11.02%) React
5 346 (10.25%) AngularJS
6 338 (10.01%) Node.js
7 273 (8.09%) REST
8 235 (6.96%) Web Services
9 209 (6.19%) RESTful
10 188 (5.57%) HTML5
11 175 (5.18%) .NET Core
12 174 (5.15%) Spring
13 141 (4.18%) Vue.js
14 135 (4.00%) XML
15 134 (3.97%) Flask
16 131 (3.88%) Django
17 120 (3.55%) Sass
18 116 (3.44%) .NET Framework
19 114 (3.38%) ASP.NET
20 112 (3.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 272 (8.06%) User Experience
2 205 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (5.30%) Public Cloud
4 145 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
5 143 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 123 (3.64%) Cloud Native
7 117 (3.47%) Data Centre
8 78 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 76 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 74 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
11 56 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 55 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 46 (1.36%) Blog
14 40 (1.18%) Private Cloud
15 37 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 33 (0.98%) Social Media
17 26 (0.77%) Wiki
18 25 (0.74%) NHS
19 19 (0.56%) Replication
20 17 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 318 (9.42%) Windows
2 307 (9.09%) Linux
3 179 (5.30%) Windows Server
4 79 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 77 (2.28%) Android
6 75 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
8 51 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 43 (1.27%) Unix
10 22 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 19 (0.56%) CentOS
12 17 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.33%) VMS
13 11 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.18%) Debian
16 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.15%) SUSE
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.089%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,340 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 840 (24.88%) DevOps
3 615 (18.22%) Microservices
4 405 (12.00%) Scrum
5 349 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 343 (10.16%) Test Automation
7 318 (9.42%) Fintech
8 291 (8.62%) TDD
9 281 (8.32%) Mentoring
10 278 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 238 (7.05%) Analytics
12 235 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
13 208 (6.16%) B2B
14 204 (6.04%) Project Management
15 190 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
16 177 (5.24%) Front End Development
16 177 (5.24%) Migration
17 175 (5.18%) SDLC
18 173 (5.12%) Computer Science
19 167 (4.95%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 950 (28.14%) JavaScript
2 523 (15.49%) Python
2 523 (15.49%) SQL
3 489 (14.48%) C#
3 489 (14.48%) Java
4 293 (8.68%) TypeScript
5 259 (7.67%) PowerShell
6 144 (4.27%) PHP
7 95 (2.81%) Go
8 79 (2.34%) Ruby
9 60 (1.78%) T-SQL
10 59 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 51 (1.51%) ES6
12 50 (1.48%) C
13 43 (1.27%) C++
14 38 (1.13%) R
15 35 (1.04%) Java 8
16 29 (0.86%) Scala
17 26 (0.77%) Groovy
17 26 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 334 (9.89%) Degree
2 161 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 117 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 93 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 77 (2.28%) CISSP
6 64 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
7 63 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 55 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (1.27%) CISM
10 38 (1.13%) CISA
11 36 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (1.01%) Master's Degree
13 31 (0.92%) MCSE
14 24 (0.71%) AWS Certification
15 20 (0.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
16 19 (0.56%) CIPD
17 17 (0.50%) CCNP
18 16 (0.47%) CCNA
18 16 (0.47%) MCP
18 16 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (5.21%) QA
2 116 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.81%) GDPR
4 58 (1.72%) NIST
5 51 (1.51%) SLA
6 29 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.68%) ITGC
8 22 (0.65%) HIPAA
9 21 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 16 (0.47%) COBIT
11 16 (0.47%) PMO
12 14 (0.41%) WAI
13 13 (0.39%) NCSC
14 10 (0.30%) ISO 22301
14 10 (0.30%) NIST 800
15 7 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 3 (0.089%) COSO
17 3 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 485 (14.37%) Docker
2 230 (6.81%) Active Directory
3 140 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.68%) vSphere
7 16 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.24%) Xen
10 7 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.21%) Kamailio
11 6 (0.18%) XenApp
12 5 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.12%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.12%) LXC
13 4 (0.12%) pfSense
13 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.12%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.089%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 463 (13.71%) Kubernetes
2 309 (9.15%) Terraform
3 228 (6.75%) Ansible
4 101 (2.99%) Puppet
5 81 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 72 (2.13%) SCCM
7 59 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (1.10%) SCOM
9 27 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
10 26 (0.77%) Nagios
11 19 (0.56%) Prometheus
11 19 (0.56%) SCVMM
12 16 (0.47%) CFEngine
13 14 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (0.39%) Grafana
14 13 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
14 13 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
15 11 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (0.33%) Packer
16 10 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 495 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 218 (6.46%) Google
3 205 (6.07%) Oracle
4 188 (5.57%) VMware
5 119 (3.52%) SAP
6 114 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
7 68 (2.01%) Cisco
8 61 (1.81%) Adobe
9 48 (1.42%) Databricks
9 48 (1.42%) Splunk
10 47 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 45 (1.33%) Veeam
12 43 (1.27%) SolarWinds
13 38 (1.13%) Citrix
14 34 (1.01%) HP
15 32 (0.95%) Apple
15 32 (0.95%) Dell
16 31 (0.92%) Atlassian
17 28 (0.83%) McAfee
18 25 (0.74%) Charles River