Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 119 127
Rank change year-on-year +40 +8 +30
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,687 4,356 4,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.58% 2.76% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.59% 11.31% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,973 3,723 3,941
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% -7.27%

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 40,456 38,520 30,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.87% 24.41% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33,128 31,467 25,155
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +39 2,203 £65,000 +8.33% 262
South East +58 1,212 £55,000 +4.76% 159
North of England -10 439 £52,186 +9.86% 90
Midlands +12 292 £50,000 +11.11% 80
East of England +45 267 £60,000 +9.09% 48
North West +20 253 £55,000 +22.22% 49
South West -28 252 £47,500 +5.56% 44
West Midlands -12 176 £50,000 +9.89% 49
Yorkshire -66 129 £46,250 -2.63% 23
East Midlands +52 115 £50,000 +11.11% 31
North East +39 61 £45,000 - 18
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 1,848 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,257 (26.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1,234 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,115 (23.79%) JavaScript
5 872 (18.60%) SQL
6 869 (18.54%) DevOps
7 860 (18.35%) Java
8 829 (17.69%) .NET
9 814 (17.37%) C#
9 814 (17.37%) Microsoft
10 792 (16.90%) HTML
11 775 (16.54%) PaaS
12 734 (15.66%) Finance
13 665 (14.19%) IaaS
14 662 (14.12%) CSS
15 657 (14.02%) Linux
16 586 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 562 (11.99%) Degree
18 545 (11.63%) Software Engineering
19 543 (11.59%) Docker
20 538 (11.48%) Windows
21 502 (10.71%) MVC
22 498 (10.63%) AngularJS
23 495 (10.56%) Python
24 492 (10.50%) Scrum
25 460 (9.81%) Microservices
26 439 (9.37%) Marketing
27 425 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
28 406 (8.66%) Kubernetes
29 392 (8.36%) 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
1 172 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 168 (3.58%) Apache
3 132 (2.82%) Confluence
4 109 (2.33%) IIS
5 82 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 74 (1.58%) JBoss
7 62 (1.32%) CMS
8 61 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 52 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 47 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 35 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 35 (0.75%) MS Exchange
12 33 (0.70%) WordPress
13 32 (0.68%) nginx
13 32 (0.68%) OpenStack
14 31 (0.66%) Skype for Business
15 24 (0.51%) GeoServer
16 17 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.28%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 88 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.58%) Sketch
5 23 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.38%) InVision
7 16 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.21%) Figma
9 10 (0.21%) Marvel
9 10 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.11%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.085%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.043%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.021%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.021%) SPSS
14 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 82 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (1.26%) NetSuite
3 28 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.38%) thinkFolio
6 15 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 11 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (0.21%) SAP Business One
9 8 (0.17%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.15%) Lawson
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.15%) Primavera
10 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
10 7 (0.15%) Workday HCM
11 6 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,257 (26.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1,234 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 775 (16.54%) PaaS
4 665 (14.19%) IaaS
5 312 (6.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 203 (4.33%) Office 365
7 164 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
8 139 (2.97%) Serverless
9 94 (2.01%) GitHub
10 79 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
11 72 (1.54%) npm
12 65 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 51 (1.09%) OpenShift
14 49 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
15 48 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
16 47 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
17 43 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
17 43 (0.92%) Amazon S3
18 36 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
19 34 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 212 (4.52%) Firewall
2 209 (4.46%) DNS
3 157 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 108 (2.30%) HTTP
5 107 (2.28%) VPN
6 103 (2.20%) Internet
7 90 (1.92%) DHCP
8 71 (1.51%) WAN
9 68 (1.45%) Network Security
10 61 (1.30%) LAN
11 60 (1.28%) SAN
12 57 (1.22%) SSL
13 44 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
14 40 (0.85%) SMTP
15 35 (0.75%) MPLS
16 33 (0.70%) VoIP
17 31 (0.66%) Skype
18 30 (0.64%) Unified Communications
19 29 (0.62%) Wireless
20 26 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 342 (7.30%) MySQL
3 175 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
4 165 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 155 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 116 (2.47%) Big Data
7 103 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 93 (1.98%) Redis
9 92 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 83 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 66 (1.41%) Hadoop
13 50 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 50 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 49 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 49 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 48 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 43 (0.92%) GIS
16 43 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
17 40 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 392 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 341 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 298 (6.36%) JIRA
4 151 (3.22%) Selenium
5 94 (2.01%) Maven
6 86 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 85 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 76 (1.62%) JUnit
9 75 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 69 (1.47%) gulp
11 66 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 66 (1.41%) webpack
12 62 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 57 (1.22%) CircleCI
14 56 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 51 (1.09%) JMeter
16 50 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 50 (1.07%) Babel
16 50 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
17 46 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 734 (15.66%) Finance
2 439 (9.37%) Marketing
3 300 (6.40%) Retail
4 161 (3.44%) Public Sector
5 152 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 148 (3.16%) Law
7 130 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 129 (2.75%) Banking
9 121 (2.58%) Legal
10 74 (1.58%) Electronics
11 68 (1.45%) Games
12 65 (1.39%) Advertising
13 42 (0.90%) German Language
14 39 (0.83%) French Language
15 31 (0.66%) Publishing
16 27 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.58%) Spanish Language
17 25 (0.53%) Back Office
17 25 (0.53%) Front Office
18 23 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,240 (26.46%) Developer
2 505 (10.77%) Architect
3 354 (7.55%) Senior Developer
4 295 (6.29%) .NET Developer
5 261 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 249 (5.31%) Analyst
7 237 (5.06%) Consultant
8 226 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
9 188 (4.01%) Java Developer
10 182 (3.88%) Software Developer
11 172 (3.67%) C# Developer
12 157 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 152 (3.24%) Project Manager
14 135 (2.88%) Product Manager
15 131 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
16 128 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
16 128 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 121 (2.58%) PHP Developer
18 113 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
19 111 (2.37%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (17.69%) .NET
2 792 (16.90%) HTML
3 662 (14.12%) CSS
4 498 (10.63%) AngularJS
5 392 (8.36%) Web Services
6 348 (7.42%) RESTful
7 328 (7.00%) React
8 317 (6.76%) ASP.NET
9 291 (6.21%) REST
10 286 (6.10%) Node.js
11 274 (5.85%) jQuery
12 217 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 215 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 185 (3.95%) XML
15 182 (3.88%) JSON
16 178 (3.80%) HTML5
17 168 (3.58%) Spring
18 164 (3.50%) .NET Framework
19 155 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
20 149 (3.18%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 346 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 275 (5.87%) User Experience
3 205 (4.37%) Public Cloud
4 200 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 197 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 178 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
7 156 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 155 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 130 (2.77%) Management Information System
10 94 (2.01%) Private Cloud
11 91 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 73 (1.56%) Social Media
13 52 (1.11%) Replication
14 42 (0.90%) Blog
15 41 (0.87%) CMDB
16 38 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
17 36 (0.77%) Algorithms
18 34 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 30 (0.64%) Client/Server
19 30 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 657 (14.02%) Linux
2 538 (11.48%) Windows
3 195 (4.16%) Windows Server
4 121 (2.58%) Unix
5 72 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 69 (1.47%) Android
7 65 (1.39%) CentOS
8 56 (1.19%) Windows 10
9 45 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.45%) Debian
12 21 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.32%) Solaris
16 10 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.13%) AIX
19 4 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,848 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (18.54%) DevOps
3 545 (11.63%) Software Engineering
4 502 (10.71%) MVC
5 492 (10.50%) Scrum
6 460 (9.81%) Microservices
7 425 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
8 373 (7.96%) Test Automation
9 358 (7.64%) TDD
10 348 (7.42%) Analytics
11 326 (6.96%) Fintech
12 305 (6.51%) Computer Science
13 304 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
13 304 (6.49%) Project Management
14 279 (5.95%) CRM
15 252 (5.38%) Mentoring
16 245 (5.23%) Presales
17 237 (5.06%) ITIL
18 233 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
19 228 (4.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,115 (23.79%) JavaScript
2 872 (18.60%) SQL
3 860 (18.35%) Java
4 814 (17.37%) C#
5 495 (10.56%) Python
6 292 (6.23%) PHP
7 263 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 249 (5.31%) Bash Shell
9 216 (4.61%) TypeScript
10 205 (4.37%) Ruby
11 161 (3.44%) Perl
12 106 (2.26%) ES6
13 100 (2.13%) T-SQL
14 75 (1.60%) C++
15 71 (1.51%) C
16 69 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 65 (1.39%) Java 8
18 64 (1.37%) Go
19 59 (1.26%) Apex Code
20 58 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 562 (11.99%) Degree
2 121 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 88 (1.88%) CISSP
4 74 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 71 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (1.11%) CEH
7 45 (0.96%) MCSE
8 43 (0.92%) ISEB
9 42 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 41 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (0.73%) Master's Degree
12 30 (0.64%) PMP
13 29 (0.62%) CCNP
14 26 (0.55%) CISM
14 26 (0.55%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.55%) PMI Certification
15 25 (0.53%) CCNA
16 23 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 21 (0.45%) AWS Certification
18 18 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (5.23%) QA
2 130 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (1.96%) SLA
4 67 (1.43%) GDPR
5 44 (0.94%) NIST
6 39 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 28 (0.60%) COBIT
9 20 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 20 (0.43%) HIPAA
10 16 (0.34%) PMO
11 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 12 (0.26%) SAS 70
12 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.17%) NCSC
12 8 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.085%) PSD2
13 4 (0.085%) RMADS
14 3 (0.064%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.064%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 543 (11.59%) Docker
2 242 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 167 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (2.79%) Hyper-V
5 48 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
5 48 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 29 (0.62%) vSphere
6 29 (0.62%) XenApp
7 19 (0.41%) Varnish
8 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.15%) etcd
11 6 (0.13%) NFS
11 6 (0.13%) oVirt
11 6 (0.13%) RHEV
12 5 (0.11%) iptables
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.085%) KVM
Systems Management
1 406 (8.66%) Kubernetes
2 365 (7.79%) Ansible
3 351 (7.49%) Puppet
4 304 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 162 (3.46%) Terraform
6 56 (1.19%) Nagios
7 46 (0.98%) SCCM
8 31 (0.66%) Consul
9 29 (0.62%) Salt
10 28 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (0.60%) Prometheus
11 27 (0.58%) Grafana
11 27 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
12 24 (0.51%) CFEngine
13 21 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
14 20 (0.43%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.41%) Kibana
15 19 (0.41%) vCenter Server
16 17 (0.36%) Nessus
17 16 (0.34%) logstash
Vendors
1 814 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 304 (6.49%) Oracle
3 281 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 234 (4.99%) Google
5 217 (4.63%) VMware
6 214 (4.57%) SAP
7 118 (2.52%) Cisco
8 117 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 95 (2.03%) ServiceNow
10 88 (1.88%) IBM
11 73 (1.56%) Citrix
11 73 (1.56%) Splunk
12 72 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 71 (1.51%) Sage
14 54 (1.15%) Adobe
15 47 (1.00%) JD Edwards
16 42 (0.90%) Dell
17 39 (0.83%) HP
17 39 (0.83%) Zend
18 32 (0.68%) Sun