Period
to 17 January 2022

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

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 52 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 +26
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6,247 2,671 4,367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.74% 4.83% 3.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.06% 11.65% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,669 2,365 3,660
10th Percentile £36,650 £36,188 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 47,843 22,933 39,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.94% 41.47% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33,796 19,787 32,821
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
London +3 2,992 £72,500 +3.57% 423
South East +1 1,084 £55,000 -4.35% 183
North of England +42 748 £55,000 - 160
Midlands +24 633 £55,000 +0.46% 102
South West +6 430 £50,000 - 65
North West +21 406 £53,350 -8.41% 91
West Midlands +3 379 £55,000 -4.35% 58
Yorkshire +56 304 £60,000 +26.32% 48
East Midlands +44 251 £52,500 +23.53% 42
East of England -9 200 £53,750 -4.44% 59
North East -8 38 £62,500 +13.64% 21
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,418 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,890 (30.25%) Azure
3 1,873 (29.98%) AWS
4 1,510 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 1,510 (24.17%) Social Skills
5 1,428 (22.86%) DevOps
6 1,118 (17.90%) SQL
7 1,074 (17.19%) PaaS
8 1,066 (17.06%) Finance
9 1,001 (16.02%) Microsoft
10 905 (14.49%) HTML
11 880 (14.09%) Degree
12 858 (13.73%) React
13 851 (13.62%) Docker
14 839 (13.43%) C#
15 828 (13.25%) .NET
16 827 (13.24%) Kubernetes
16 827 (13.24%) IaaS
17 803 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
18 794 (12.71%) Software Engineering
19 774 (12.39%) CSS
20 744 (11.91%) TypeScript
21 734 (11.75%) Python
22 724 (11.59%) Scrum
23 713 (11.41%) Full Stack Development
24 656 (10.50%) Fintech
25 637 (10.20%) Computer Science
26 617 (9.88%) Microservices
27 613 (9.81%) SQL Server
28 612 (9.80%) Java

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
1 163 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 112 (1.79%) CMS
3 94 (1.50%) Confluence
3 94 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 74 (1.18%) IIS
5 56 (0.90%) Apache
6 44 (0.70%) Apache Spark
7 42 (0.67%) WordPress
8 34 (0.54%) Documentum
9 31 (0.50%) MS Exchange
10 26 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (0.35%) nginx
12 17 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.26%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
14 14 (0.22%) Headless CMS
14 14 (0.22%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.21%) Ethereum
16 11 (0.18%) Mule
17 10 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 91 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.62%) Sketch
4 33 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (0.50%) InVision
6 30 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 21 (0.34%) Zeplin
9 20 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.30%) MS Visio
10 19 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 18 (0.29%) Chatbot
12 12 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.16%) Adobe XD
14 9 (0.14%) Windchill
15 2 (0.032%) LaTeX
15 2 (0.032%) Marvel
15 2 (0.032%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 57 (0.91%) NetSuite
2 53 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 49 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 34 (0.54%) TrackWise
6 30 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
7 29 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
8 23 (0.37%) Shopify
9 20 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 19 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
11 18 (0.29%) FastStats
11 18 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
12 17 (0.27%) Sentinel
13 14 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
14 13 (0.21%) R3 Corda
14 13 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
15 12 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
16 10 (0.16%) Summit
17 9 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
18 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,890 (30.25%) Azure
2 1,873 (29.98%) AWS
3 1,074 (17.19%) PaaS
4 827 (13.24%) IaaS
5 404 (6.47%) Serverless
6 396 (6.34%) GCP
7 344 (5.51%) Microsoft 365
8 223 (3.57%) GitHub
9 197 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
10 183 (2.93%) Power Platform
11 146 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 137 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 127 (2.03%) Amazon S3
14 111 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
15 102 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
16 91 (1.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 83 (1.33%) Figma
18 78 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
19 74 (1.18%) Azure Functions
20 64 (1.02%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 205 (3.28%) Firewall
2 168 (2.69%) DNS
3 130 (2.08%) VPN
4 129 (2.06%) Network Security
5 100 (1.60%) WAN
6 89 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 88 (1.41%) HTTP
8 78 (1.25%) DHCP
8 78 (1.25%) LAN
9 58 (0.93%) SAN
10 48 (0.77%) Internet
11 38 (0.61%) Wireless
12 36 (0.58%) VoIP
13 35 (0.56%) Unified Communications
14 33 (0.53%) BGP
15 28 (0.45%) VLAN
16 25 (0.40%) MPLS
16 25 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (0.37%) SD-WAN
18 21 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 502 (8.04%) MySQL
3 302 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 231 (3.70%) Big Data
5 212 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 210 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 176 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 168 (2.69%) Power BI
9 132 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 103 (1.65%) Redis
11 83 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 81 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
13 77 (1.23%) Blockchain
14 74 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
15 67 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 65 (1.04%) Tableau
17 64 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
18 56 (0.90%) Data Lake
19 48 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
19 48 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 522 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 319 (5.11%) JIRA
3 234 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 133 (2.13%) Selenium
5 125 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 114 (1.82%) GitLab
7 113 (1.81%) webpack
8 83 (1.33%) Cypress.io
9 78 (1.25%) Bitbucket
10 76 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 74 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 64 (1.02%) Visual Studio
13 56 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
14 51 (0.82%) SpecFlow
15 47 (0.75%) JUnit
16 45 (0.72%) Maven
17 42 (0.67%) Cucumber
17 42 (0.67%) Postman
18 38 (0.61%) Gradle
19 35 (0.56%) Mocha
General
1 1,510 (24.17%) Social Skills
2 1,066 (17.06%) Finance
3 525 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 496 (7.94%) Marketing
5 235 (3.76%) Retail
6 197 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 191 (3.06%) Public Sector
8 171 (2.74%) Manufacturing
9 165 (2.64%) Banking
10 159 (2.55%) Games
11 151 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
12 120 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
13 113 (1.81%) Legal
14 111 (1.78%) Law
15 101 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 91 (1.46%) Electronics
17 89 (1.42%) Influencing Skills
18 66 (1.06%) Advertising
19 63 (1.01%) Billing
20 60 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,767 (28.29%) Developer
2 674 (10.79%) Architect
3 341 (5.46%) Senior Developer
4 328 (5.25%) Analyst
5 320 (5.12%) Software Engineer
6 303 (4.85%) Consultant
7 300 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 278 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 276 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
10 270 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 262 (4.19%) .NET Developer
12 235 (3.76%) Software Developer
13 220 (3.52%) Product Manager
14 215 (3.44%) PHP Developer
15 182 (2.91%) C# Developer
16 178 (2.85%) Product Owner
17 168 (2.69%) Project Manager
18 166 (2.66%) Cloud Architect
19 164 (2.63%) Junior
20 128 (2.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 905 (14.49%) HTML
2 858 (13.73%) React
3 828 (13.25%) .NET
4 774 (12.39%) CSS
5 482 (7.72%) AngularJS
6 458 (7.33%) REST
7 422 (6.76%) Node.js
8 419 (6.71%) Vue.js
9 388 (6.21%) RESTful
10 335 (5.36%) .NET Core
11 262 (4.19%) Web Services
12 258 (4.13%) .NET Framework
13 205 (3.28%) HTML5
13 205 (3.28%) React Native
14 199 (3.19%) ASP.NET
15 197 (3.15%) GraphQL
15 197 (3.15%) JSON
16 193 (3.09%) XML
17 192 (3.07%) jQuery
18 172 (2.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 566 (9.06%) User Experience
2 415 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
3 344 (5.51%) Public Cloud
4 284 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 272 (4.35%) Cloud Native
6 203 (3.25%) e-Learning
7 200 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 175 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 172 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 159 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 150 (2.40%) Data Centre
12 135 (2.16%) Virtual Team
13 96 (1.54%) Life Science
14 87 (1.39%) Private Cloud
15 86 (1.38%) Marketing Technology
16 82 (1.31%) Blog
17 67 (1.07%) Social Media
18 66 (1.06%) Data Structures
19 64 (1.02%) Algorithms
20 55 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 507 (8.12%) Linux
2 464 (7.43%) Windows
3 210 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 141 (2.26%) Unix
5 117 (1.87%) Android
6 115 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 110 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 68 (1.09%) CentOS
9 67 (1.07%) Windows Server 2016
10 64 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 36 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
14 30 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 27 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.29%) VMS
17 16 (0.26%) Debian
18 13 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
19 12 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
20 10 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,418 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,428 (22.86%) DevOps
3 803 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
4 794 (12.71%) Software Engineering
5 724 (11.59%) Scrum
6 713 (11.41%) Full Stack Development
7 656 (10.50%) Fintech
8 637 (10.20%) Computer Science
9 617 (9.88%) Microservices
10 589 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 510 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 502 (8.04%) Front End Development
13 478 (7.65%) Project Management
14 429 (6.87%) TDD
15 426 (6.82%) Coaching
16 420 (6.72%) Migration
17 407 (6.52%) Analytics
18 358 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
19 352 (5.63%) Artificial Intelligence
20 350 (5.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,510 (24.17%) JavaScript
2 1,118 (17.90%) SQL
3 839 (13.43%) C#
4 744 (11.91%) TypeScript
5 734 (11.75%) Python
6 612 (9.80%) Java
7 499 (7.99%) PHP
8 376 (6.02%) PowerShell
9 258 (4.13%) Go
10 205 (3.28%) Bash
11 150 (2.40%) Ruby
12 137 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 134 (2.15%) C
14 104 (1.66%) Kotlin
15 101 (1.62%) Dart
16 86 (1.38%) Perl
17 63 (1.01%) ES6
18 61 (0.98%) C++
19 52 (0.83%) Scala
20 43 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 880 (14.09%) Degree
2 358 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 156 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 123 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 56 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
7 44 (0.70%) CISSP
8 38 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 37 (0.59%) MCSE
9 37 (0.59%) PMP
10 35 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 33 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 32 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (0.43%) ISEB
14 26 (0.42%) CCNA
15 25 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 22 (0.35%) PhD
17 21 (0.34%) ISTQB
18 19 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (6.45%) QA
2 119 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (1.84%) SLA
4 55 (0.88%) Accessibility
5 52 (0.83%) GDPR
6 50 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 40 (0.64%) NIST
8 38 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 31 (0.50%) GRC
10 29 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
11 25 (0.40%) PMO
12 18 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 17 (0.27%) HIPAA
13 17 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.14%) ISO 13485
14 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 7 (0.11%) WCAG
17 6 (0.096%) SOC 2
18 5 (0.080%) NCSC
System Software
1 851 (13.62%) Docker
2 383 (6.13%) Active Directory
3 174 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 105 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (0.48%) vSphere
7 23 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (0.24%) Firmware
11 14 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.14%) XenApp
14 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.11%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.11%) NFS
16 6 (0.096%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.080%) NDS
18 4 (0.064%) LXC
18 4 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 827 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 512 (8.20%) Terraform
3 268 (4.29%) Ansible
4 195 (3.12%) Puppet
5 169 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
6 104 (1.66%) SCCM
7 93 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 57 (0.91%) Grafana
9 54 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
10 46 (0.74%) Prometheus
11 31 (0.50%) Packer
12 21 (0.34%) CASB
13 20 (0.32%) CFEngine
14 18 (0.29%) SCOM
15 17 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 12 (0.19%) WSUS
17 11 (0.18%) VxRail
18 10 (0.16%) vRealize
18 10 (0.16%) ZABBIX
19 9 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1,001 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 331 (5.30%) Oracle
3 260 (4.16%) SAP
4 233 (3.73%) Google
5 224 (3.59%) VMware
6 201 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
7 118 (1.89%) IBM
8 112 (1.79%) Cisco
9 91 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 85 (1.36%) Workday
11 75 (1.20%) Dell
12 72 (1.15%) Adobe
13 71 (1.14%) Veeam
14 64 (1.02%) HP
15 57 (0.91%) Citrix
16 55 (0.88%) MuleSoft
16 55 (0.88%) Xamarin
17 53 (0.85%) New Relic
18 49 (0.78%) Okta
19 32 (0.51%) Zend