Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 131 152
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,775 4,032 4,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.96% 2.53% 2.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.04% 16.11% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,204 3,571 3,760
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 36,611 25,029 21,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.68% 15.69% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,096 20,984 18,554
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +11 2,229 £60,000 - 315
South East +13 968 £50,000 +11.11% 130
North of England +23 528 £47,500 +5.56% 100
Midlands +42 368 £45,000 - 77
East of England +73 351 £60,000 +33.33% 37
South West +9 311 £42,500 -5.56% 49
North West +34 299 £45,000 - 53
West Midlands +49 268 £44,000 +3.53% 58
Yorkshire +9 180 £52,500 +7.69% 35
East Midlands +1 99 £45,000 +9.09% 19
North East -1 49 £45,000 +21.42% 12
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,836 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,276 (26.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1,117 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 1,002 (20.98%) Finance
5 979 (20.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 958 (20.06%) PaaS
7 890 (18.64%) Linux
8 868 (18.18%) IaaS
9 847 (17.74%) SQL
10 826 (17.30%) DevOps
11 824 (17.26%) Microsoft
12 788 (16.50%) HTML
13 783 (16.40%) Java
14 716 (14.99%) .NET
15 694 (14.53%) Degree
16 693 (14.51%) C#
17 652 (13.65%) Windows
18 632 (13.24%) SQL Server
19 630 (13.19%) Scrum
20 616 (12.90%) CSS
21 533 (11.16%) AngularJS
22 523 (10.95%) Python
23 495 (10.37%) Marketing
24 480 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
25 446 (9.34%) MVC
26 440 (9.21%) Software Engineering
27 435 (9.11%) Docker
28 432 (9.05%) Project Management
29 421 (8.82%) Retail
30 386 (8.08%) Git (software)

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
1 185 (3.87%) Apache
2 166 (3.48%) Tomcat
3 115 (2.41%) JBoss
4 106 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 100 (2.09%) Confluence
6 92 (1.93%) IIS
7 87 (1.82%) CMS
8 83 (1.74%) MS Exchange
9 80 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 49 (1.03%) OpenStack
12 44 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 43 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 35 (0.73%) Mule
14 35 (0.73%) WordPress
15 33 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 33 (0.69%) Mule ESB
16 32 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 29 (0.61%) nginx
17 29 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 103 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.27%) InVision
8 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.15%) GIMP
10 6 (0.13%) Mingle
10 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.084%) UXPin
13 3 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.063%) LibreOffice
13 3 (0.063%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 2 (0.042%) HipChat
14 2 (0.042%) InDesign
15 1 (0.021%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 110 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (1.65%) NetSuite
3 70 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 28 (0.59%) Magento
6 20 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 20 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
7 19 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 14 (0.29%) thinkFolio
9 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
11 9 (0.19%) Shopify
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
13 7 (0.15%) Workday HCM
13 7 (0.15%) Workfront
14 5 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
14 5 (0.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,276 (26.72%) Amazon AWS
2 979 (20.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 958 (20.06%) PaaS
4 868 (18.18%) IaaS
5 253 (5.30%) Office 365
6 242 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
7 133 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
8 117 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 110 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 79 (1.65%) Serverless
11 61 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
12 56 (1.17%) GitHub
13 50 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 41 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 37 (0.77%) Amazon S3
16 33 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
17 26 (0.54%) G Suite
18 25 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
18 25 (0.52%) Route 53
19 23 (0.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 331 (6.93%) Firewall
2 185 (3.87%) DNS
3 184 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 115 (2.41%) VPN
5 114 (2.39%) WAN
6 113 (2.37%) SAN
7 111 (2.32%) HTTP
7 111 (2.32%) Internet
8 106 (2.22%) LAN
9 79 (1.65%) Network Security
10 73 (1.53%) DHCP
11 64 (1.34%) NAS
12 59 (1.24%) SSL
13 58 (1.21%) Unified Communications
14 57 (1.19%) Wireless
15 53 (1.11%) VoIP
16 40 (0.84%) MPLS
17 38 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
18 34 (0.71%) VLAN
19 28 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 378 (7.92%) MySQL
3 217 (4.54%) Big Data
4 208 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 185 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 178 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 107 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 98 (2.05%) Hadoop
9 90 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 88 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 75 (1.57%) Redis
12 60 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 43 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (0.86%) Oracle Database
16 39 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 36 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 35 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 34 (0.71%) Power BI
20 31 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 386 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 353 (7.39%) JIRA
3 344 (7.20%) Jenkins
4 118 (2.47%) Maven
5 114 (2.39%) Selenium
6 76 (1.59%) Subversion
7 73 (1.53%) gulp
8 71 (1.49%) JUnit
9 69 (1.45%) TeamCity
10 64 (1.34%) WebDriver
11 63 (1.32%) Visual Studio
12 57 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 53 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 48 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (1.01%) Vagrant
15 40 (0.84%) Bitbucket
16 35 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
17 33 (0.69%) SpecFlow
18 31 (0.65%) IntelliJ
18 31 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 1,002 (20.98%) Finance
2 495 (10.37%) Marketing
3 421 (8.82%) Retail
4 250 (5.24%) Banking
5 164 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 117 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 116 (2.43%) Advertising
8 70 (1.47%) Law
9 64 (1.34%) Legal
10 55 (1.15%) Electronics
11 49 (1.03%) Back Office
11 49 (1.03%) German Language
12 48 (1.01%) Games
13 45 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 45 (0.94%) Publishing
14 42 (0.88%) French Language
15 24 (0.50%) Spanish Language
16 23 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
17 20 (0.42%) Investment Banking
18 19 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,111 (23.27%) Developer
2 537 (11.25%) Architect
3 383 (8.02%) Consultant
4 367 (7.69%) Analyst
5 235 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 215 (4.50%) .NET Developer
7 206 (4.31%) C# Developer
8 201 (4.21%) Software Developer
9 199 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 194 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
11 193 (4.04%) Project Manager
12 182 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
13 167 (3.50%) Applications Support
13 167 (3.50%) Java Developer
14 156 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
15 145 (3.04%) PHP Developer
16 144 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
17 134 (2.81%) Product Manager
18 129 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
19 123 (2.58%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 788 (16.50%) HTML
2 716 (14.99%) .NET
3 616 (12.90%) CSS
4 533 (11.16%) AngularJS
5 384 (8.04%) Web Services
6 364 (7.62%) REST
7 319 (6.68%) jQuery
8 318 (6.66%) ASP.NET
9 274 (5.74%) React
10 234 (4.90%) HTML5
11 227 (4.75%) Node.js
12 213 (4.46%) XML
13 177 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 172 (3.60%) Spring
15 171 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 163 (3.41%) LAMP
17 152 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 145 (3.04%) Middleware
19 143 (2.99%) .NET Framework
20 142 (2.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 358 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (5.86%) User Experience
3 279 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 271 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 201 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 193 (4.04%) Fintech
7 178 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
8 172 (3.60%) Public Cloud
9 161 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 156 (3.27%) Mobile App
11 142 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
12 96 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 85 (1.78%) Private Cloud
14 62 (1.30%) Social Media
15 52 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
16 45 (0.94%) Virtual Team
17 38 (0.80%) EMV
18 32 (0.67%) Contactless
19 31 (0.65%) Hedge funds
20 28 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 890 (18.64%) Linux
2 652 (13.65%) Windows
3 222 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 174 (3.64%) Unix
5 92 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (1.59%) Android
7 72 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 71 (1.49%) Solaris
9 61 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (1.11%) CentOS
11 50 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (1.01%) Windows 10
13 36 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 34 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 28 (0.59%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
18 12 (0.25%) AIX
18 12 (0.25%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,836 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (17.30%) DevOps
3 630 (13.19%) Scrum
4 480 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
5 446 (9.34%) MVC
6 440 (9.21%) Software Engineering
7 432 (9.05%) Project Management
8 371 (7.77%) E-Commerce
9 366 (7.66%) Analytics
10 362 (7.58%) ITIL
11 356 (7.46%) CRM
12 344 (7.20%) TDD
13 338 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 324 (6.79%) SDLC
15 322 (6.74%) Microservices
16 312 (6.53%) Web Development
17 291 (6.09%) Presales
18 283 (5.93%) Mentoring
19 280 (5.86%) ERP
20 273 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,117 (23.39%) JavaScript
2 847 (17.74%) SQL
3 783 (16.40%) Java
4 693 (14.51%) C#
5 523 (10.95%) Python
6 317 (6.64%) PHP
7 296 (6.20%) PowerShell
8 259 (5.42%) Bash Shell
9 181 (3.79%) Ruby
10 161 (3.37%) Perl
11 88 (1.84%) T-SQL
12 77 (1.61%) C++
13 76 (1.59%) TypeScript
14 74 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 65 (1.36%) C
16 51 (1.07%) Go
17 49 (1.03%) ES6
18 47 (0.98%) Apex Code
19 36 (0.75%) VB.NET
20 34 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 694 (14.53%) Degree
2 155 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 118 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (1.97%) MCSE
5 69 (1.45%) AWS Certification
6 66 (1.38%) CISSP
7 60 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (1.24%) MCSA
9 56 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 48 (1.01%) PMP
11 46 (0.96%) MCITP
12 42 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
13 36 (0.75%) Security Cleared
14 31 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
15 30 (0.63%) CISM
15 30 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (0.59%) CCNP
17 24 (0.50%) ISEB
18 23 (0.48%) SC Cleared
19 22 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (6.16%) QA
2 169 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (2.26%) GDPR
4 75 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 60 (1.26%) SLA
6 52 (1.09%) GCP
7 44 (0.92%) PMO
8 30 (0.63%) PSD2
9 19 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 17 (0.36%) COBIT
10 17 (0.36%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 10 (0.21%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.13%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (0.10%) MiFID
16 4 (0.084%) ISO 31000
16 4 (0.084%) PA-DSS
16 4 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 435 (9.11%) Docker
2 242 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 191 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 135 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (0.52%) Xen
7 23 (0.48%) XenApp
8 18 (0.38%) vSphere
9 13 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 10 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.19%) Squid
14 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.17%) LXC
14 8 (0.17%) NFS
15 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 333 (6.97%) Ansible
2 277 (5.80%) Puppet
3 274 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
4 196 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 106 (2.22%) Terraform
6 40 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
7 39 (0.82%) Kibana
8 32 (0.67%) Nagios
9 23 (0.48%) Mesos
9 23 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.44%) logstash
10 21 (0.44%) SCVMM
11 20 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 20 (0.42%) Salt
11 20 (0.42%) SCCM
12 18 (0.38%) FortiGate
12 18 (0.38%) SCOM
13 15 (0.31%) Packer
14 13 (0.27%) Graphite
15 12 (0.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 824 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 341 (7.14%) Oracle
3 279 (5.84%) VMware
4 248 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
5 206 (4.31%) Google
6 184 (3.85%) SAP
7 169 (3.54%) Cisco
8 106 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 105 (2.20%) Citrix
10 92 (1.93%) IBM
11 75 (1.57%) Apple
12 67 (1.40%) ServiceNow
13 65 (1.36%) JD Edwards
14 61 (1.28%) Splunk
15 60 (1.26%) HP
16 53 (1.11%) Xamarin
17 52 (1.09%) Adobe
18 45 (0.94%) PayPal
19 39 (0.82%) Capita
20 37 (0.77%) Dell