Period
to

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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 56 51 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +32
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8,314 5,266 3,238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.53% 5.51% 4.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.47% 12.75% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,002 3,815 2,738
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 66,677 41,306 26,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.34% 43.23% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34,806 30,397 22,007
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £94,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -10 4,661 £72,647 +0.20% 320
South East -1 1,323 £61,990 +12.71% 133
North of England +31 977 £60,000 +14.29% 120
North West +13 533 £57,500 +4.55% 71
Midlands -17 490 £55,000 - 77
South West -9 422 £62,500 +31.58% 44
Yorkshire +34 313 £60,000 +14.29% 43
West Midlands -12 296 £60,000 +4.35% 48
East of England -32 234 £57,500 +4.55% 46
East Midlands -15 193 £50,000 -4.76% 29
North East +25 131 £75,000 +62.16% 6
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 3,525 (42.40%) Agile
2 3,094 (37.21%) AWS
3 2,342 (28.17%) Azure
4 2,008 (24.15%) Social Skills
5 2,002 (24.08%) DevOps
6 1,846 (22.20%) Finance
7 1,664 (20.01%) Software Engineering
8 1,521 (18.29%) JavaScript
9 1,506 (18.11%) SQL
10 1,408 (16.94%) Kubernetes
11 1,318 (15.85%) Docker
12 1,301 (15.65%) Python
13 1,226 (14.75%) CI/CD
14 1,219 (14.66%) React
15 1,200 (14.43%) PaaS
16 1,188 (14.29%) C#
17 1,126 (13.54%) .NET
18 1,107 (13.31%) Microsoft
19 1,103 (13.27%) Scrum
20 1,096 (13.18%) Degree
21 1,033 (12.42%) User Experience
22 1,019 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
23 1,000 (12.03%) Full Stack Development
24 985 (11.85%) Marketing
25 962 (11.57%) Microservices
26 893 (10.74%) TypeScript
27 864 (10.39%) Java
28 861 (10.36%) Fintech
29 857 (10.31%) HTML
30 851 (10.24%) CSS

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
1 235 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 188 (2.26%) Confluence
3 169 (2.03%) CMS
4 120 (1.44%) Apache
5 114 (1.37%) Headless CMS
6 89 (1.07%) IIS
7 80 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 47 (0.57%) Documentum
9 46 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 40 (0.48%) Jupyter
11 35 (0.42%) nginx
12 33 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 31 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 22 (0.26%) Tomcat
15 21 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 20 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
17 18 (0.22%) WordPress
18 17 (0.20%) Mule
19 15 (0.18%) Ethereum
20 14 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 166 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 118 (1.42%) Sketch
3 97 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 71 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 59 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 55 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 51 (0.61%) InVision
8 44 (0.53%) Photoshop
9 42 (0.51%) Chatbot
10 37 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
11 27 (0.32%) Zeplin
12 26 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
13 18 (0.22%) InDesign
14 12 (0.14%) MS Visio
15 10 (0.12%) Adobe XD
16 8 (0.096%) Campfire
16 8 (0.096%) EngageOne
17 5 (0.060%) Acrobat
18 4 (0.048%) Marvel
19 2 (0.024%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 88 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 47 (0.57%) TrackWise
4 44 (0.53%) Shopify
5 32 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
6 22 (0.26%) Magento
7 20 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 18 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
9 17 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 15 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
12 13 (0.16%) SAP MDG
13 11 (0.13%) Line 50
13 11 (0.13%) Sage 200
14 10 (0.12%) SAP GTS
15 9 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
16 8 (0.096%) Avolution ABACUS
16 8 (0.096%) FastStats
16 8 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
16 8 (0.096%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3,094 (37.21%) AWS
2 2,342 (28.17%) Azure
3 1,200 (14.43%) PaaS
4 801 (9.63%) IaaS
5 678 (8.15%) GCP
6 610 (7.34%) Serverless
7 522 (6.28%) Microsoft 365
8 422 (5.08%) GitHub
9 403 (4.85%) Azure DevOps
10 322 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
11 268 (3.22%) Amazon S3
12 254 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
13 249 (2.99%) Power Platform
14 239 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
15 230 (2.77%) Figma
16 215 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
17 206 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
18 197 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
19 159 (1.91%) AWS Fargate
19 159 (1.91%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 263 (3.16%) Firewall
2 206 (2.48%) DNS
3 175 (2.10%) WAN
4 145 (1.74%) Internet
5 134 (1.61%) LAN
6 126 (1.52%) HTTP
7 109 (1.31%) VPN
8 106 (1.27%) Network Security
9 102 (1.23%) TCP/IP
10 80 (0.96%) DHCP
11 79 (0.95%) Wireless
12 72 (0.87%) Unified Communications
13 57 (0.69%) VoIP
14 55 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
15 52 (0.63%) SAN
16 48 (0.58%) SSH
17 44 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
18 32 (0.38%) SD-WAN
19 31 (0.37%) VLAN
20 26 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 547 (6.58%) MySQL
3 502 (6.04%) NoSQL
4 394 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
5 333 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 270 (3.25%) Big Data
7 248 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 219 (2.63%) DynamoDB
9 209 (2.51%) Redis
10 200 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
11 177 (2.13%) Power BI
12 160 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 151 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
14 90 (1.08%) Tableau
15 87 (1.05%) Data Lake
16 77 (0.93%) Metadata
17 70 (0.84%) BigQuery
17 70 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 68 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
19 60 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 810 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 585 (7.04%) JIRA
3 308 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 199 (2.39%) GitLab
5 194 (2.33%) Selenium
6 192 (2.31%) Cypress.io
7 181 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 178 (2.14%) Bitbucket
9 158 (1.90%) TeamCity
10 111 (1.34%) webpack
11 90 (1.08%) Cucumber
12 88 (1.06%) CircleCI
12 88 (1.06%) Postman
13 84 (1.01%) JMeter
14 83 (1.00%) Visual Studio
15 82 (0.99%) Mocha
16 68 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 60 (0.72%) SpecFlow
18 59 (0.71%) JUnit
19 57 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 2,008 (24.15%) Social Skills
2 1,846 (22.20%) Finance
3 985 (11.85%) Marketing
4 759 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 560 (6.74%) Retail
6 350 (4.21%) Games
7 308 (3.70%) Banking
8 300 (3.61%) Manufacturing
9 251 (3.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 217 (2.61%) Telecoms
11 209 (2.51%) Legal
12 208 (2.50%) Public Sector
13 189 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
14 158 (1.90%) Law
15 148 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
16 141 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 138 (1.66%) Electronics
18 112 (1.35%) Advertising
19 107 (1.29%) Automotive
20 101 (1.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,936 (23.29%) Developer
2 795 (9.56%) Architect
3 734 (8.83%) Software Engineer
4 504 (6.06%) Analyst
5 450 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 443 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 425 (5.11%) Product Manager
8 357 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 337 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 317 (3.81%) Consultant
11 304 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 260 (3.13%) PHP Developer
13 253 (3.04%) .NET Developer
14 250 (3.01%) Designer
15 246 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
16 237 (2.85%) Senior Software Engineer
17 208 (2.50%) Project Manager
18 190 (2.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 185 (2.23%) Cloud Architect
20 164 (1.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,219 (14.66%) React
2 1,126 (13.54%) .NET
3 857 (10.31%) HTML
4 851 (10.24%) CSS
5 772 (9.29%) Node.js
6 621 (7.47%) AngularJS
7 526 (6.33%) REST
8 362 (4.35%) .NET Core
9 354 (4.26%) Vue.js
10 343 (4.13%) Laravel
11 337 (4.05%) RESTful
12 291 (3.50%) ASP.NET
13 277 (3.33%) HTML5
14 261 (3.14%) Jest
15 257 (3.09%) Web Services
16 251 (3.02%) .NET Framework
17 229 (2.75%) XML
18 217 (2.61%) GraphQL
19 206 (2.48%) Sass
20 193 (2.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,033 (12.42%) User Experience
2 475 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 373 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
4 346 (4.16%) Public Cloud
5 337 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 335 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 302 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
8 233 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 206 (2.48%) Social Media
10 176 (2.12%) IoT
11 174 (2.09%) Data Centre
12 147 (1.77%) Private Cloud
13 143 (1.72%) Virtual Team
14 140 (1.68%) Data Structures
15 129 (1.55%) Marketing Technology
16 125 (1.50%) Life Science
17 114 (1.37%) Algorithms
17 114 (1.37%) Blog
18 99 (1.19%) NHS
19 98 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 715 (8.60%) Linux
2 602 (7.24%) Windows
3 211 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 189 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 176 (2.12%) Android
6 164 (1.97%) Unix
7 96 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 95 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 64 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 62 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
11 60 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (0.55%) CentOS
13 24 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
14 20 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (0.14%) VMS
17 11 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,525 (42.40%) Agile
2 2,002 (24.08%) DevOps
3 1,664 (20.01%) Software Engineering
4 1,226 (14.75%) CI/CD
5 1,103 (13.27%) Scrum
6 1,019 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
7 1,000 (12.03%) Full Stack Development
8 962 (11.57%) Microservices
9 861 (10.36%) Fintech
10 847 (10.19%) Analytics
11 840 (10.10%) Computer Science
12 807 (9.71%) B2B
13 800 (9.62%) Coaching
14 796 (9.57%) Test Automation
15 764 (9.19%) Mentoring
16 684 (8.23%) Project Management
17 627 (7.54%) TDD
18 615 (7.40%) Infrastructure as Code
19 602 (7.24%) Product Roadmap
20 509 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,521 (18.29%) JavaScript
2 1,506 (18.11%) SQL
3 1,301 (15.65%) Python
4 1,188 (14.29%) C#
5 893 (10.74%) TypeScript
6 864 (10.39%) Java
7 721 (8.67%) PHP
8 651 (7.83%) Go
9 427 (5.14%) PowerShell
10 283 (3.40%) Ruby
11 280 (3.37%) Bash
12 161 (1.94%) Kotlin
13 159 (1.91%) T-SQL
14 126 (1.52%) C
15 116 (1.40%) ES6
16 86 (1.03%) C++
17 73 (0.88%) Perl
18 68 (0.82%) Scala
19 60 (0.72%) Shell Script
20 46 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,096 (13.18%) Degree
2 448 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 166 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 113 (1.36%) CISSP
5 93 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 87 (1.05%) Master's Degree
7 83 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 79 (0.95%) PMP
9 76 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 58 (0.70%) CISM
11 50 (0.60%) ISEB
12 48 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 41 (0.49%) AWS Certification
14 38 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 37 (0.45%) ISTQB
16 30 (0.36%) MCSE
17 27 (0.32%) CRISC
18 25 (0.30%) OCP
18 25 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
19 23 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 553 (6.65%) QA
2 231 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 126 (1.52%) Accessibility
4 112 (1.35%) SLA
5 111 (1.34%) GRC
6 102 (1.23%) GDPR
7 95 (1.14%) Data Quality
8 72 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
9 69 (0.83%) NIST
10 42 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 28 (0.34%) MiFID
12 26 (0.31%) SOC 2
13 15 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 15 (0.18%) NCSC
14 14 (0.17%) PMO
15 12 (0.14%) COBIT
15 12 (0.14%) GxP
15 12 (0.14%) HIPAA
15 12 (0.14%) SOC 1
16 11 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,318 (15.85%) Docker
2 397 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 110 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 28 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 25 (0.30%) KVM
9 18 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 18 (0.22%) vSphere
10 15 (0.18%) Firmware
11 13 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.11%) Snort
14 8 (0.096%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.096%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.072%) Shibboleth
16 5 (0.060%) zsh
17 4 (0.048%) XenApp
18 2 (0.024%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,408 (16.94%) Kubernetes
2 802 (9.65%) Terraform
3 284 (3.42%) Ansible
4 164 (1.97%) Puppet
5 158 (1.90%) Grafana
6 138 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
7 136 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
8 133 (1.60%) SCCM
9 116 (1.40%) Prometheus
10 87 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
11 47 (0.57%) Argo
12 38 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
13 34 (0.41%) SCOM
14 31 (0.37%) WSUS
15 27 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
15 27 (0.32%) SCSM
16 24 (0.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 24 (0.29%) Rancher
17 21 (0.25%) CASB
18 20 (0.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,107 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 420 (5.05%) Google
3 350 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
4 307 (3.69%) Oracle
5 273 (3.28%) SAP
6 173 (2.08%) VMware
7 157 (1.89%) Adobe
8 105 (1.26%) Cisco
9 91 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 90 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 90 (1.08%) Zend
11 83 (1.00%) New Relic
12 77 (0.93%) Workday
13 74 (0.89%) Trayport
14 71 (0.85%) Apple
15 68 (0.82%) Sage
16 66 (0.79%) IBM
17 54 (0.65%) Veeam
18 53 (0.64%) Citrix
19 49 (0.59%) HP