Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 147 163
Rank change year-on-year +33 +16 +52
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4687 4172 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.78% 2.33% 2.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.72% 17.71% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4118 3641 3551
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,700 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.18% +10.00% +5.26%

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 31837 23561 19437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.86% 13.15% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26485 19955 16288
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +12 2259 £62,500 +4.17% 201
South East +18 1099 £50,000 -4.76% 93
North of England +52 386 £46,500 +3.33% 53
South West +32 335 £47,500 -10.38% 26
Midlands +4 307 £40,000 -23.81% 38
East of England +47 278 £51,750 +15.00% 22
North West +29 234 £45,000 - 38
West Midlands +19 228 £40,000 -25.93% 17
Yorkshire +32 116 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands -5 74 £38,750 -8.82% 20
North East +36 36 £40,000 +18.52% 8
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1881 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1314 (28.03%) JavaScript
3 1063 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1006 (21.46%) Java
5 950 (20.27%) Finance
6 920 (19.63%) HTML
7 913 (19.48%) SQL
8 822 (17.54%) CSS
9 821 (17.52%) .NET
10 818 (17.45%) C#
11 813 (17.35%) Linux
12 761 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 731 (15.60%) PaaS
14 703 (15.00%) IaaS
15 696 (14.85%) Degree
16 659 (14.06%) Microsoft
17 651 (13.89%) DevOps
18 647 (13.80%) SQL Server
19 610 (13.01%) AngularJS
20 609 (12.99%) MVC
21 562 (11.99%) Scrum
22 555 (11.84%) Marketing
23 546 (11.65%) Windows
24 536 (11.44%) Web Services
25 514 (10.97%) Python
26 454 (9.69%) TDD
27 439 (9.37%) REST
28 433 (9.24%) Git (software)
29 424 (9.05%) Project Management
30 389 (8.30%) ASP.NET

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
1 142 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 131 (2.79%) CMS
3 119 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 114 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 99 (2.11%) IIS
6 92 (1.96%) Apache
7 86 (1.83%) JBoss
8 81 (1.73%) Confluence
9 79 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 67 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 65 (1.39%) Mule
11 65 (1.39%) Mule ESB
12 48 (1.02%) Apache Solr
13 43 (0.92%) MS Exchange
14 41 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 39 (0.83%) WebSphere
16 34 (0.73%) nginx
17 31 (0.66%) Ethereum
17 31 (0.66%) Hyperledger
18 30 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 124 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.19%) InVision
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.15%) InDesign
10 6 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.11%) HipChat
12 4 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.043%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.043%) Mingle
14 1 (0.021%) GIMP
14 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 63 (1.34%) NetSuite
2 53 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.28%) Magento
5 13 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
5 13 (0.28%) Workday HCM
6 11 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 11 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.15%) assyst
9 7 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.11%) Postilion
10 5 (0.11%) Workfront
11 4 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.085%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1063 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
2 761 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 731 (15.60%) PaaS
4 703 (15.00%) IaaS
5 232 (4.95%) Office 365
6 112 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
7 93 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
8 71 (1.51%) GitHub
9 68 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 42 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 38 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
13 37 (0.79%) iPaaS
14 32 (0.68%) Serverless
15 28 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
16 26 (0.55%) npm
17 25 (0.53%) G Suite
18 24 (0.51%) Slack
19 23 (0.49%) Amazon S3
19 23 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 199 (4.25%) Firewall
2 167 (3.56%) DNS
3 128 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 106 (2.26%) VPN
5 105 (2.24%) HTTP
6 101 (2.15%) WAN
7 91 (1.94%) LAN
8 87 (1.86%) Internet
9 83 (1.77%) SSL
10 66 (1.41%) Unified Communications
11 65 (1.39%) DHCP
12 63 (1.34%) VoIP
13 56 (1.19%) Skype
14 45 (0.96%) Network Security
15 43 (0.92%) MPLS
16 38 (0.81%) SAN
17 34 (0.73%) Wireless
18 32 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (0.68%) IPsec
19 27 (0.58%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 371 (7.92%) MySQL
3 321 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 282 (6.02%) MongoDB
5 214 (4.57%) Big Data
6 194 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 153 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 92 (1.96%) Redis
9 89 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 75 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 74 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
13 68 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 62 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 56 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 52 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
17 41 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 41 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 39 (0.83%) Blockchain
19 37 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 433 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 305 (6.51%) JIRA
3 280 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 117 (2.50%) Selenium
5 116 (2.47%) JUnit
6 88 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 78 (1.66%) Maven
8 71 (1.51%) Visual Studio
9 70 (1.49%) Subversion
10 66 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 61 (1.30%) gulp
12 60 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 59 (1.26%) IntelliJ
14 56 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 45 (0.96%) Gradle
16 41 (0.87%) Bitbucket
16 41 (0.87%) webpack
17 37 (0.79%) NUnit
18 34 (0.73%) WebDriver
19 33 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 950 (20.27%) Finance
2 555 (11.84%) Marketing
3 327 (6.98%) Retail
4 196 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 196 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 188 (4.01%) Banking
6 137 (2.92%) Electronics
7 99 (2.11%) Advertising
8 96 (2.05%) Legal
9 85 (1.81%) Law
10 75 (1.60%) German Language
11 59 (1.26%) Front Office
12 56 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 51 (1.09%) Back Office
14 50 (1.07%) Publishing
15 48 (1.02%) Billing
16 35 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.49%) Games
18 17 (0.36%) French Language
19 12 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1367 (29.17%) Developer
2 625 (13.33%) Architect
3 363 (7.74%) .NET Developer
4 313 (6.68%) Analyst
5 278 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
6 263 (5.61%) Senior Developer
7 260 (5.55%) C# Developer
8 252 (5.38%) Consultant
9 219 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 215 (4.59%) Java Developer
11 208 (4.44%) Software Developer
12 198 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 186 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
14 184 (3.93%) Project Manager
15 153 (3.26%) Product Manager
16 151 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
17 149 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 148 (3.16%) PHP Developer
19 146 (3.11%) Cloud Architect
20 141 (3.01%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (19.63%) HTML
2 822 (17.54%) CSS
3 821 (17.52%) .NET
4 610 (13.01%) AngularJS
5 536 (11.44%) Web Services
6 439 (9.37%) REST
7 389 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 360 (7.68%) jQuery
9 318 (6.78%) HTML5
10 304 (6.49%) Node.js
11 271 (5.78%) SOAP
12 251 (5.36%) XML
13 240 (5.12%) JSON
14 239 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 207 (4.42%) Spring
16 206 (4.40%) Sass
17 202 (4.31%) RESTful
18 201 (4.29%) React
19 164 (3.50%) CSS3
20 162 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 388 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
2 381 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 365 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 302 (6.44%) User Experience
5 283 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
6 190 (4.05%) Data Centre
7 182 (3.88%) Fintech
8 172 (3.67%) Mobile App
9 146 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 126 (2.69%) Public Cloud
11 81 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 64 (1.37%) Social Media
13 61 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 55 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 50 (1.07%) iPad
16 47 (1.00%) Client/Server
17 39 (0.83%) PKI
18 36 (0.77%) Data Structures
19 31 (0.66%) Private Cloud
20 29 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 813 (17.35%) Linux
2 546 (11.65%) Windows
3 154 (3.29%) Unix
4 146 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 132 (2.82%) Android
6 107 (2.28%) Apple iOS
7 72 (1.54%) CentOS
8 63 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 33 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 29 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.26%) VMS
15 10 (0.21%) Solaris
16 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.13%) Debian
17 6 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1881 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (13.89%) DevOps
3 609 (12.99%) MVC
4 562 (11.99%) Scrum
5 454 (9.69%) TDD
6 424 (9.05%) Project Management
7 380 (8.11%) Analytics
8 368 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
9 352 (7.51%) Microservices
10 351 (7.49%) OO
11 344 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
12 335 (7.15%) Software Engineering
13 332 (7.08%) CRM
14 321 (6.85%) E-Commerce
15 296 (6.32%) Web Development
16 288 (6.14%) SDLC
16 288 (6.14%) SOA
16 288 (6.14%) Test Automation
17 273 (5.82%) ERP
18 270 (5.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1314 (28.03%) JavaScript
2 1006 (21.46%) Java
3 913 (19.48%) SQL
4 818 (17.45%) C#
5 514 (10.97%) Python
6 337 (7.19%) PHP
7 255 (5.44%) Bash Shell
8 227 (4.84%) Ruby
9 193 (4.12%) PowerShell
10 148 (3.16%) C
11 145 (3.09%) Perl
12 132 (2.82%) C++
13 121 (2.58%) T-SQL
14 93 (1.98%) Go
15 82 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 65 (1.39%) Scala
17 52 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 42 (0.90%) ES6
19 34 (0.73%) R
19 34 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 696 (14.85%) Degree
2 179 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (1.47%) Master's Degree
5 53 (1.13%) MCSE
6 49 (1.05%) CISSP
7 41 (0.87%) CCNA
8 40 (0.85%) CCNP
9 36 (0.77%) ISEB
9 36 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 34 (0.73%) Security Cleared
11 31 (0.66%) AWS Certification
11 31 (0.66%) PhD
12 29 (0.62%) CISM
13 28 (0.60%) SC Cleared
14 25 (0.53%) CISA
14 25 (0.53%) MCSA
15 23 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
15 23 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (5.80%) QA
2 150 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 76 (1.62%) SLA
5 47 (1.00%) GDPR
6 19 (0.41%) COBIT
6 19 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 18 (0.38%) PMO
8 14 (0.30%) GCP
9 12 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.23%) HIPAA
11 10 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (0.19%) SAS 70
13 8 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 7 (0.15%) SSAE 16
15 6 (0.13%) FISMA
15 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 333 (7.10%) Docker
2 170 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 133 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.53%) Xen
7 23 (0.49%) vSphere
8 18 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.26%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.19%) NFS
11 8 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 8 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.15%) KVM
13 6 (0.13%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.085%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.064%) Varnish
15 3 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.064%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 300 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
2 295 (6.29%) Puppet
3 235 (5.01%) Ansible
4 120 (2.56%) Terraform
5 119 (2.54%) Kubernetes
6 41 (0.87%) SCCM
7 32 (0.68%) Nagios
8 30 (0.64%) Grafana
9 28 (0.60%) Kibana
10 27 (0.58%) Packer
11 17 (0.36%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.34%) StatsD
13 14 (0.30%) SCOM
14 13 (0.28%) Salt
15 12 (0.26%) Cacti
15 12 (0.26%) HAProxy
16 11 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 9 (0.19%) logstash
17 9 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 659 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 308 (6.57%) Oracle
3 255 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
4 234 (4.99%) SAP
5 224 (4.78%) Google
6 218 (4.65%) VMware
7 129 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 112 (2.39%) Cisco
8 112 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 87 (1.86%) IBM
10 86 (1.83%) Apple
11 66 (1.41%) Citrix
12 45 (0.96%) New Relic
12 45 (0.96%) Workday
13 44 (0.94%) Adobe
13 44 (0.94%) Splunk
14 43 (0.92%) Sun
15 42 (0.90%) HP
16 39 (0.83%) hybris
17 38 (0.81%) ATG