Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 124 157
Rank change year-on-year +6 +33 +8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,362 4,442 4,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.75% 2.67% 2.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.86% 15.35% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,732 3,924 3,585
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £84,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +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 36,787 28,947 22,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.22% 17.40% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30,053 23,972 19,393
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £54,055 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 2,085 £60,000 - 366
South East -13 792 £52,500 +10.53% 125
North of England +42 515 £47,500 +5.56% 107
Midlands -5 331 £45,000 - 61
East of England +46 320 £55,000 +15.79% 28
South West +7 298 £45,000 - 41
North West +16 253 £45,000 - 64
West Midlands +14 248 £45,250 +6.47% 35
Yorkshire +52 216 £47,500 -5.00% 33
East Midlands -15 82 £45,000 +12.50% 26
North East -4 46 £45,000 +21.42% 10
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,661 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,320 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1,107 (25.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,036 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 937 (21.48%) Finance
6 853 (19.56%) PaaS
7 825 (18.91%) SQL
8 819 (18.78%) Linux
9 790 (18.11%) Microsoft
10 782 (17.93%) .NET
11 764 (17.51%) Java
12 760 (17.42%) DevOps
13 745 (17.08%) C#
14 733 (16.80%) IaaS
15 708 (16.23%) HTML
16 605 (13.87%) Degree
17 576 (13.20%) SQL Server
18 562 (12.88%) CSS
19 555 (12.72%) Scrum
20 551 (12.63%) Windows
21 507 (11.62%) Python
22 490 (11.23%) AngularJS
23 473 (10.84%) Docker
24 437 (10.02%) Project Management
25 434 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
26 420 (9.63%) Software Engineering
27 404 (9.26%) Marketing
28 401 (9.19%) Git (software)
29 379 (8.69%) MVC
30 363 (8.32%) Analytical Skills

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
1 216 (4.95%) Apache
2 145 (3.32%) Tomcat
3 126 (2.89%) Confluence
4 120 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 115 (2.64%) JBoss
6 107 (2.45%) CMS
7 91 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 70 (1.60%) IIS
9 55 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 54 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 54 (1.24%) WebLogic
11 45 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 43 (0.99%) WordPress
13 42 (0.96%) OpenStack
14 40 (0.92%) Mule
15 37 (0.85%) MS Exchange
16 35 (0.80%) Mule ESB
17 29 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 28 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 92 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.21%) InVision
8 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.16%) Camtasia
9 7 (0.16%) Mingle
9 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.069%) SPSS
11 2 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.046%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.046%) GIMP
11 2 (0.046%) InDesign
11 2 (0.046%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.046%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 81 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (1.65%) NetSuite
3 69 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
4 33 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 32 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (0.55%) thinkFolio
7 19 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
8 18 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
9 16 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.28%) Magento
10 12 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.16%) Workfront
14 6 (0.14%) SAP Business One
15 4 (0.092%) Maximo
15 4 (0.092%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
15 4 (0.092%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1,320 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1,107 (25.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 853 (19.56%) PaaS
4 733 (16.80%) IaaS
5 216 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
6 151 (3.46%) Office 365
7 122 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 118 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
8 118 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 106 (2.43%) Serverless
10 77 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
11 75 (1.72%) GitHub
12 46 (1.05%) Amazon S3
13 38 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
14 37 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 32 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
16 29 (0.66%) Route 53
17 28 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
17 28 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
18 27 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 288 (6.60%) Firewall
2 190 (4.36%) DNS
3 146 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 145 (3.32%) Internet
5 110 (2.52%) VPN
6 97 (2.22%) SAN
7 83 (1.90%) HTTP
7 83 (1.90%) WAN
8 75 (1.72%) LAN
9 72 (1.65%) SSL
10 58 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 54 (1.24%) NAS
12 53 (1.22%) Network Security
13 49 (1.12%) Unified Communications
14 46 (1.05%) DHCP
15 35 (0.80%) Wireless
16 31 (0.71%) IPsec
17 30 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
18 27 (0.62%) FTP
19 26 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 356 (8.16%) MySQL
3 208 (4.77%) Big Data
4 204 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 195 (4.47%) MongoDB
6 162 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 113 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 110 (2.52%) Hadoop
9 87 (1.99%) Redis
10 84 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 84 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 53 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 40 (0.92%) Power BI
14 36 (0.83%) SAP HANA
15 35 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
16 34 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
16 34 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 401 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 347 (7.96%) JIRA
3 331 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 130 (2.98%) Maven
5 117 (2.68%) Selenium
6 99 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 92 (2.11%) Subversion
8 81 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 62 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 58 (1.33%) JUnit
11 57 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 56 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 51 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
14 50 (1.15%) Vagrant
15 46 (1.05%) WebDriver
15 46 (1.05%) webpack
16 45 (1.03%) gulp
17 38 (0.87%) GitLab
18 36 (0.83%) Cucumber
19 34 (0.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 937 (21.48%) Finance
2 404 (9.26%) Marketing
3 348 (7.98%) Retail
4 252 (5.78%) Banking
5 163 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 123 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 96 (2.20%) Law
8 85 (1.95%) Advertising
9 73 (1.67%) Electronics
10 68 (1.56%) Legal
11 67 (1.54%) German Language
12 60 (1.38%) French Language
13 42 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 41 (0.94%) Publishing
15 36 (0.83%) Games
16 33 (0.76%) Investment Banking
17 32 (0.73%) Spanish Language
18 30 (0.69%) Italian Language
19 28 (0.64%) Front Office
20 23 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 994 (22.79%) Developer
2 479 (10.98%) Architect
3 384 (8.80%) Consultant
4 309 (7.08%) Analyst
5 216 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 215 (4.93%) Senior Developer
7 197 (4.52%) C# Developer
8 195 (4.47%) .NET Developer
9 187 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 170 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 161 (3.69%) Applications Support
12 158 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
13 157 (3.60%) Software Engineer
14 147 (3.37%) Java Developer
15 123 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
15 123 (2.82%) Support Engineer
16 122 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
16 122 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
17 119 (2.73%) AWS DevOps
18 114 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (17.93%) .NET
2 708 (16.23%) HTML
3 562 (12.88%) CSS
4 490 (11.23%) AngularJS
5 354 (8.12%) Web Services
6 326 (7.47%) REST
7 283 (6.49%) ASP.NET
8 242 (5.55%) React
9 233 (5.34%) jQuery
10 227 (5.20%) Node.js
11 210 (4.81%) XML
12 203 (4.65%) .NET Framework
13 172 (3.94%) HTML5
14 156 (3.58%) LAMP
15 142 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 142 (3.26%) Spring
16 133 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 125 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 124 (2.84%) JSON
19 116 (2.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 363 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
3 254 (5.82%) User Experience
4 246 (5.64%) Computer Science
5 210 (4.81%) Fintech
6 190 (4.36%) Public Cloud
7 167 (3.83%) Data Centre
8 158 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
9 151 (3.46%) Management Information System
10 139 (3.19%) Mobile App
11 127 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
12 98 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 65 (1.49%) Social Media
14 57 (1.31%) Private Cloud
15 55 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 51 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
17 47 (1.08%) Hedge funds
18 39 (0.89%) N-Tier
19 38 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 36 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 819 (18.78%) Linux
2 551 (12.63%) Windows
3 171 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 164 (3.76%) Unix
5 91 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (1.40%) CentOS
7 60 (1.38%) Android
8 59 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 58 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 48 (1.10%) Solaris
11 47 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 40 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 40 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (0.55%) Windows 7
15 23 (0.53%) Debian
16 20 (0.46%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.41%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.37%) FreeBSD
19 10 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,661 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 760 (17.42%) DevOps
3 555 (12.72%) Scrum
4 437 (10.02%) Project Management
5 434 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
6 420 (9.63%) Software Engineering
7 379 (8.69%) MVC
8 352 (8.07%) CRM
9 342 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 332 (7.61%) TDD
11 327 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 320 (7.34%) ITIL
13 317 (7.27%) Analytics
14 311 (7.13%) Microservices
15 310 (7.11%) Mentoring
16 289 (6.63%) ERP
17 274 (6.28%) SDLC
18 262 (6.01%) E-Commerce
19 256 (5.87%) Presales
20 245 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,036 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 825 (18.91%) SQL
3 764 (17.51%) Java
4 745 (17.08%) C#
5 507 (11.62%) Python
6 282 (6.46%) PHP
7 281 (6.44%) PowerShell
8 275 (6.30%) Bash Shell
9 152 (3.48%) Perl
9 152 (3.48%) Ruby
10 109 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 80 (1.83%) C++
11 80 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 75 (1.72%) Apex Code
13 71 (1.63%) TypeScript
14 60 (1.38%) ES6
15 57 (1.31%) C
16 44 (1.01%) Go
17 42 (0.96%) Scala
18 32 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 605 (13.87%) Degree
2 151 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (1.58%) AWS Certification
5 62 (1.42%) CISSP
6 52 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 50 (1.15%) MCSE
8 48 (1.10%) PMP
9 40 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (0.78%) Security Cleared
11 30 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (0.64%) MCITP
12 28 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
13 27 (0.62%) CCNP
14 23 (0.53%) Master's Degree
15 22 (0.50%) MCSA
16 21 (0.48%) SC Cleared
17 19 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 18 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
19 17 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (6.72%) QA
2 141 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (1.95%) GDPR
4 65 (1.49%) SLA
5 61 (1.40%) GCP
6 54 (1.24%) PCI DSS
7 49 (1.12%) PMO
8 27 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 22 (0.50%) COBIT
10 13 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.30%) PSD2
11 12 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.21%) ISO 22301
13 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (0.11%) MiFID
15 5 (0.11%) PA-DSS
16 4 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 473 (10.84%) Docker
2 192 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 160 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 22 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.48%) VMware NSX
9 16 (0.37%) vSphere
10 15 (0.34%) NFS
11 14 (0.32%) XenApp
12 13 (0.30%) KVM
12 13 (0.30%) pfSense
12 13 (0.30%) Samba
12 13 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.14%) Xen
15 5 (0.11%) vCloud
15 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 313 (7.18%) Ansible
2 289 (6.63%) Puppet
3 267 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 219 (5.02%) Kubernetes
5 127 (2.91%) Terraform
6 50 (1.15%) Kibana
7 32 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
8 30 (0.69%) Nagios
8 30 (0.69%) ZABBIX
9 27 (0.62%) SCOM
10 26 (0.60%) SCCM
11 24 (0.55%) Cobbler
11 24 (0.55%) logstash
11 24 (0.55%) SCVMM
12 22 (0.50%) Packer
13 20 (0.46%) Nessus
14 18 (0.41%) Grafana
15 17 (0.39%) Mesos
16 16 (0.37%) SCOrch
17 15 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 790 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 330 (7.57%) Oracle
3 279 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
4 238 (5.46%) VMware
5 224 (5.14%) SAP
6 192 (4.40%) Google
7 150 (3.44%) Cisco
8 120 (2.75%) Red Hat
9 101 (2.32%) IBM
10 77 (1.77%) Splunk
11 74 (1.70%) Citrix
12 72 (1.65%) ServiceNow
13 60 (1.38%) JD Edwards
14 51 (1.17%) HP
15 43 (0.99%) Xamarin
16 40 (0.92%) Tableau
17 39 (0.89%) Capita
18 38 (0.87%) Apple
19 35 (0.80%) Reuters
20 34 (0.78%) SolarWinds