Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 79 110
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31 +9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,335 4,543 4,498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.67% 3.63% 2.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.28% 11.04% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,427 4,153 3,901
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,930 £32,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%

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 20,704 41,149 38,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.40% 32.92% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17,732 33,875 31,266
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +8.91%

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 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020. 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 +28 1,018 £70,000 +3.70% 186
South East +14 542 £60,000 +14.29% 106
North of England +22 238 £54,000 +2.86% 125
Midlands +46 231 £57,500 +27.07% 60
South West +48 195 £52,500 +10.53% 41
West Midlands +66 170 £57,500 +26.37% 33
North West +15 117 £60,000 +9.09% 59
Yorkshire +66 88 £45,000 -5.26% 52
East of England +13 79 £57,500 -4.17% 29
East Midlands +4 57 £42,500 -10.53% 27
North East -7 34 £55,000 +4.76% 14
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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.

1 809 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (33.40%) AWS
3 760 (32.55%) Azure
4 570 (24.41%) JavaScript
5 563 (24.11%) DevOps
6 510 (21.84%) PaaS
7 470 (20.13%) Finance
8 443 (18.97%) IaaS
9 404 (17.30%) Python
10 388 (16.62%) Microservices
11 362 (15.50%) Java
12 353 (15.12%) Microsoft
13 343 (14.69%) SQL
14 318 (13.62%) .NET
15 317 (13.58%) Docker
16 299 (12.81%) C#
17 290 (12.42%) Scrum
18 280 (11.99%) CSS
19 279 (11.95%) HTML
20 278 (11.91%) Kubernetes
21 263 (11.26%) Test Automation
22 234 (10.02%) AngularJS
23 233 (9.98%) Windows
24 227 (9.72%) Serverless
25 224 (9.59%) Fintech
26 219 (9.38%) Marketing
27 217 (9.29%) Degree
28 214 (9.16%) SQL Server
29 212 (9.08%) Software Engineering
30 210 (8.99%) React

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 74 (3.17%) Confluence
1 74 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 70 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 45 (1.93%) IIS
5 29 (1.24%) CMS
6 22 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 17 (0.73%) Apache
8 14 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.51%) WordPress
11 11 (0.47%) SAS
12 10 (0.43%) nginx
13 8 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.30%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.17%) Drupal
17 4 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
18 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.11%) Sketch
3 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (0.90%) InVision
5 18 (0.77%) Zeplin
6 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.43%) Figma
8 10 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.086%) InDesign
13 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.043%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.043%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 33 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
3 22 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.47%) SAP GTS
5 10 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.21%) Eikon
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.086%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.086%) Maximo
10 2 (0.086%) Odoo
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 780 (33.40%) AWS
2 760 (32.55%) Azure
3 510 (21.84%) PaaS
4 443 (18.97%) IaaS
5 227 (9.72%) Serverless
6 185 (7.92%) GCP
7 167 (7.15%) AWS Lambda
8 115 (4.93%) Office 365
9 101 (4.33%) Power Platform
10 65 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 60 (2.57%) Azure Functions
12 58 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
13 56 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
14 53 (2.27%) GitHub
15 49 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 49 (2.10%) Amazon S3
15 49 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
16 47 (2.01%) PowerApps
17 46 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
18 37 (1.58%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 131 (5.61%) DNS
2 121 (5.18%) Firewall
3 50 (2.14%) Internet
4 46 (1.97%) HTTP
5 41 (1.76%) VPN
6 40 (1.71%) WAN
7 36 (1.54%) Network Security
7 36 (1.54%) Skype
8 33 (1.41%) SAN
9 32 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 28 (1.20%) LAN
11 18 (0.77%) DHCP
11 18 (0.77%) VLAN
12 16 (0.69%) SSL
13 15 (0.64%) VoIP
14 12 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (0.51%) MPLS
15 11 (0.47%) AMQP
16 10 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
17 9 (0.39%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 165 (7.07%) MongoDB
3 130 (5.57%) Big Data
4 93 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 84 (3.60%) MySQL
6 76 (3.25%) Data Lake
7 60 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 58 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 43 (1.84%) Power BI
10 42 (1.80%) Relational Database
11 41 (1.76%) Redis
12 39 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 27 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
17 19 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
18 18 (0.77%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 160 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 132 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 132 (5.65%) JIRA
3 53 (2.27%) Selenium
4 51 (2.18%) JUnit
5 41 (1.76%) Maven
6 40 (1.71%) Postman
7 34 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (1.46%) TeamCity
8 31 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.20%) Bitbucket
10 27 (1.16%) GitLab
10 27 (1.16%) Grunt
11 23 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 23 (0.99%) Visual Studio
12 21 (0.90%) JMeter
12 21 (0.90%) webpack
13 19 (0.81%) Jasmine
14 18 (0.77%) WebDriver
15 17 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 470 (20.13%) Finance
2 219 (9.38%) Marketing
3 110 (4.71%) Law
4 79 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 74 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 59 (2.53%) Retail
7 52 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 50 (2.14%) Banking
9 48 (2.06%) Legal
10 42 (1.80%) Electronics
11 34 (1.46%) Games
12 33 (1.41%) Advertising
13 30 (1.28%) Publishing
14 21 (0.90%) Billing
15 20 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.73%) Back Office
17 12 (0.51%) German Language
17 12 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.47%) Spanish Language
19 9 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 598 (25.61%) Developer
2 320 (13.70%) Architect
3 160 (6.85%) Senior Developer
4 147 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 146 (6.25%) Analyst
6 124 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
7 117 (5.01%) Consultant
8 98 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 95 (4.07%) Java Developer
10 83 (3.55%) .NET Developer
10 83 (3.55%) Software Developer
11 75 (3.21%) Product Manager
12 74 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
13 64 (2.74%) Cloud Architect
14 62 (2.66%) Azure Architect
14 62 (2.66%) Software Engineer
15 61 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 59 (2.53%) C# Developer
17 58 (2.48%) Azure Engineer
18 56 (2.40%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (13.62%) .NET
2 280 (11.99%) CSS
3 279 (11.95%) HTML
4 234 (10.02%) AngularJS
5 210 (8.99%) React
6 208 (8.91%) Node.js
7 180 (7.71%) REST
8 169 (7.24%) Web Services
9 127 (5.44%) RESTful
10 111 (4.75%) .NET Core
11 110 (4.71%) Spring
12 97 (4.15%) HTML5
13 93 (3.98%) Kafka
14 92 (3.94%) Flask
15 83 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 83 (3.55%) XML
16 82 (3.51%) Vue.js
17 78 (3.34%) Django
18 73 (3.13%) .NET Framework
19 72 (3.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 192 (8.22%) User Experience
2 122 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 121 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 104 (4.45%) Cloud Native
6 87 (3.73%) Mobile App
7 67 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
8 60 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 59 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 49 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 45 (1.93%) Algorithms
12 35 (1.50%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.46%) Private Cloud
14 30 (1.28%) Social Media
15 27 (1.16%) Data Structures
16 25 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
17 24 (1.03%) FMCG
18 19 (0.81%) Blog
18 19 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 19 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 233 (9.98%) Windows
2 199 (8.52%) Linux
3 131 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 47 (2.01%) Android
5 45 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (1.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 40 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 31 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.24%) Windows 10
10 20 (0.86%) Unix
11 11 (0.47%) CentOS
12 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.26%) VMS
15 4 (0.17%) Mesosphere
15 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.13%) Android TV
16 3 (0.13%) tvOS
17 2 (0.086%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (24.11%) DevOps
3 388 (16.62%) Microservices
4 290 (12.42%) Scrum
5 263 (11.26%) Test Automation
6 224 (9.59%) Fintech
7 212 (9.08%) Software Engineering
8 200 (8.57%) Analytics
9 196 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
10 191 (8.18%) Mentoring
11 180 (7.71%) TDD
12 154 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
13 153 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
14 149 (6.38%) CRM
15 146 (6.25%) Migration
16 144 (6.17%) B2B
17 131 (5.61%) Configuration Management
18 127 (5.44%) Cybersecurity
19 121 (5.18%) BDD
20 118 (5.05%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 570 (24.41%) JavaScript
2 404 (17.30%) Python
3 362 (15.50%) Java
4 343 (14.69%) SQL
5 299 (12.81%) C#
6 192 (8.22%) PowerShell
7 162 (6.94%) TypeScript
8 101 (4.33%) PHP
9 79 (3.38%) Go
10 73 (3.13%) Ruby
11 41 (1.76%) R
12 37 (1.58%) ES6
13 35 (1.50%) Scala
14 34 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 29 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 27 (1.16%) C
17 24 (1.03%) C++
18 20 (0.86%) Java 8
18 20 (0.86%) XPath
19 19 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 217 (9.29%) Degree
2 71 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.97%) CISSP
6 35 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.11%) CISM
8 21 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.90%) MCSE
9 18 (0.77%) AWS Certification
9 18 (0.77%) CISA
10 16 (0.69%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.47%) CCNP
11 11 (0.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 10 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.43%) MCTS
13 9 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.39%) MCSA
14 8 (0.34%) CCNA
14 8 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.82%) QA
2 78 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.31%) SLA
4 42 (1.80%) NIST
5 37 (1.58%) GDPR
6 21 (0.90%) NIST 800
7 16 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.56%) COBIT
10 11 (0.47%) ITGC
10 11 (0.47%) NCSC
11 10 (0.43%) HIPAA
12 9 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.26%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 3 (0.13%) PMO
17 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 317 (13.58%) Docker
2 139 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 85 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.64%) XenApp
6 12 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.43%) Kamailio
7 10 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.43%) vSphere
8 8 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.26%) Varnish
9 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.17%) LXC
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.086%) HDFS
13 1 (0.043%) Gluster
13 1 (0.043%) KVM
13 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.043%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 278 (11.91%) Kubernetes
2 207 (8.87%) Terraform
3 162 (6.94%) Ansible
4 110 (4.71%) Puppet
5 91 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.01%) SCCM
7 40 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 35 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
9 26 (1.11%) Prometheus
10 24 (1.03%) Grafana
11 16 (0.69%) Nagios
12 13 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 13 (0.56%) SCOM
12 13 (0.56%) vCenter Server
13 12 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
13 12 (0.51%) WSUS
14 11 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
14 11 (0.47%) Packer
14 11 (0.47%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 353 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 125 (5.35%) Google
3 118 (5.05%) VMware
4 103 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 101 (4.33%) SAP
6 94 (4.03%) Oracle
7 53 (2.27%) Cisco
8 51 (2.18%) ServiceNow
9 47 (2.01%) Databricks
10 44 (1.88%) Splunk
11 39 (1.67%) Adobe
12 36 (1.54%) SolarWinds
13 35 (1.50%) Citrix
13 35 (1.50%) HP
14 29 (1.24%) Dell
14 29 (1.24%) New Relic
15 27 (1.16%) Red Hat
15 27 (1.16%) Veeam
16 25 (1.07%) Sparx
17 24 (1.03%) hybris