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

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 107 135
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28 +17
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,708 4,920 4,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.42% 2.96% 2.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.80% 13.36% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,976 4,345 3,549
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 36,783 36,834 24,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.75% 22.19% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29,596 30,490 20,501
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £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 April 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 April 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 +19 2,387 £65,000 +8.33% 208
South East +18 1,101 £52,500 +11.11% 85
North of England +3 401 £47,500 -2.06% 74
Midlands +13 291 £50,000 +13.64% 30
South West -3 277 £45,000 +5.88% 36
East of England +22 254 £52,500 -12.50% 29
North West -2 217 £50,000 +11.11% 42
West Midlands +14 200 £50,000 +17.65% 19
Yorkshire +31 155 £47,500 -15.18% 23
East Midlands +26 89 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North East +1 29 £44,500 -1.11% 9
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,648 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,318 (27.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1,293 (27.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,036 (22.01%) JavaScript
5 973 (20.67%) SQL
6 970 (20.60%) Microsoft
7 882 (18.73%) Finance
8 840 (17.84%) PaaS
9 838 (17.80%) C#
10 825 (17.52%) Java
11 769 (16.33%) .NET
12 768 (16.31%) IaaS
13 763 (16.21%) DevOps
14 738 (15.68%) HTML
15 704 (14.95%) SQL Server
16 679 (14.42%) Linux
17 659 (14.00%) Windows
18 599 (12.72%) CSS
19 559 (11.87%) Degree
20 549 (11.66%) Docker
21 509 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
22 507 (10.77%) Python
23 506 (10.75%) AngularJS
24 495 (10.51%) Software Engineering
25 487 (10.34%) MVC
26 471 (10.00%) Microservices
27 451 (9.58%) Scrum
28 430 (9.13%) Marketing
29 396 (8.41%) Ansible
30 395 (8.39%) Web Services

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
1 210 (4.46%) Tomcat
2 207 (4.40%) Apache
3 112 (2.38%) IIS
4 91 (1.93%) Confluence
5 90 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 70 (1.49%) MS Exchange
7 64 (1.36%) Skype for Business
8 59 (1.25%) JBoss
9 57 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 49 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 48 (1.02%) WordPress
12 45 (0.96%) CMS
13 44 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 37 (0.79%) Apache Spark
14 37 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 30 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 28 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
17 25 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
18 23 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 21 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 98 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.45%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.34%) InVision
7 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.19%) Mingle
8 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.064%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.064%) Lectora
11 3 (0.064%) SPSS
12 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 69 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.08%) thinkFolio
3 50 (1.06%) NetSuite
4 45 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
8 14 (0.30%) Visualfiles
9 13 (0.28%) Eze OMS
9 13 (0.28%) Magento
9 13 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 10 (0.21%) SAP GRC
10 10 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.19%) Lawson
11 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.17%) SAP Business One
12 8 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.15%) Workday HCM
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,318 (27.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1,293 (27.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 840 (17.84%) PaaS
4 768 (16.31%) IaaS
5 293 (6.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 265 (5.63%) Office 365
7 154 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
8 92 (1.95%) npm
9 91 (1.93%) Serverless
10 77 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
11 76 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 70 (1.49%) GitHub
13 50 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
14 47 (1.00%) Amazon S3
15 46 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
16 43 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
17 33 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
19 30 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
20 26 (0.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 233 (4.95%) Firewall
2 218 (4.63%) DNS
3 131 (2.78%) HTTP
3 131 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 103 (2.19%) Internet
5 94 (2.00%) SAN
6 87 (1.85%) WAN
7 85 (1.81%) VPN
8 81 (1.72%) LAN
9 73 (1.55%) DHCP
10 69 (1.47%) SSL
11 60 (1.27%) Skype
12 53 (1.13%) Network Security
13 39 (0.83%) Unified Communications
14 36 (0.76%) VLAN
15 32 (0.68%) SMTP
16 31 (0.66%) SNMP
17 29 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
17 29 (0.62%) iSCSI
17 29 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 704 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 255 (5.42%) MySQL
3 217 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 215 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 150 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 143 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 107 (2.27%) Big Data
8 100 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
9 87 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 73 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 62 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 60 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
13 58 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
13 58 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 54 (1.15%) Hadoop
15 52 (1.10%) Power BI
16 51 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 48 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 42 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 367 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 363 (7.71%) Jenkins
3 243 (5.16%) JIRA
4 152 (3.23%) Selenium
5 129 (2.74%) TeamCity
6 106 (2.25%) gulp
7 97 (2.06%) Maven
8 93 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 92 (1.95%) webpack
10 85 (1.81%) Bitbucket
11 79 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 75 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 66 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 65 (1.38%) Babel
15 58 (1.23%) JUnit
16 56 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
17 45 (0.96%) Subversion
18 44 (0.93%) JMeter
19 42 (0.89%) CircleCI
20 39 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 882 (18.73%) Finance
2 430 (9.13%) Marketing
3 243 (5.16%) Retail
4 167 (3.55%) Banking
5 130 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 129 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 105 (2.23%) Legal
8 87 (1.85%) Electronics
8 87 (1.85%) Law
9 76 (1.61%) German Language
10 71 (1.51%) French Language
11 66 (1.40%) Spanish Language
12 59 (1.25%) Advertising
12 59 (1.25%) Publishing
13 56 (1.19%) Italian Language
14 54 (1.15%) Front Office
15 46 (0.98%) Games
16 42 (0.89%) Billing
17 27 (0.57%) Back Office
18 24 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,132 (24.04%) Developer
2 517 (10.98%) Architect
3 347 (7.37%) Analyst
4 302 (6.41%) Consultant
5 276 (5.86%) .NET Developer
6 238 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 231 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 220 (4.67%) C# Developer
8 220 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
9 203 (4.31%) Software Developer
10 166 (3.53%) Java Developer
11 164 (3.48%) Software Engineer
12 153 (3.25%) Applications Support
13 147 (3.12%) Support Engineer
14 137 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
15 133 (2.82%) Junior
16 130 (2.76%) Project Manager
17 126 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
17 126 (2.68%) Product Manager
18 116 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 769 (16.33%) .NET
2 738 (15.68%) HTML
3 599 (12.72%) CSS
4 506 (10.75%) AngularJS
5 395 (8.39%) Web Services
6 336 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 320 (6.80%) React
8 311 (6.61%) RESTful
9 270 (5.73%) Node.js
10 234 (4.97%) XML
11 227 (4.82%) REST
12 209 (4.44%) HTML5
12 209 (4.44%) jQuery
13 207 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 193 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 187 (3.97%) Spring
16 179 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 169 (3.59%) SOAP
18 163 (3.46%) JSON
19 153 (3.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 346 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 338 (7.18%) User Experience
3 307 (6.52%) Fintech
4 285 (6.05%) Public Cloud
5 200 (4.25%) Data Centre
6 192 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 165 (3.50%) Mobile App
8 153 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 148 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 132 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
11 85 (1.81%) Private Cloud
12 74 (1.57%) Hedge funds
13 67 (1.42%) Management Information System
14 55 (1.17%) Blog
14 55 (1.17%) Equities
15 54 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 54 (1.15%) Social Media
16 51 (1.08%) Derivative
16 51 (1.08%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 679 (14.42%) Linux
2 659 (14.00%) Windows
3 275 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 144 (3.06%) Unix
5 91 (1.93%) CentOS
6 83 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 52 (1.10%) Android
9 51 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (0.76%) Windows 10
12 32 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 24 (0.51%) Debian
15 20 (0.42%) Solaris
16 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.15%) Windows 8
19 6 (0.13%) Fedora
20 5 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,648 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (16.21%) DevOps
3 509 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 495 (10.51%) Software Engineering
5 487 (10.34%) MVC
6 471 (10.00%) Microservices
7 451 (9.58%) Scrum
8 374 (7.94%) Analytics
9 363 (7.71%) Test Automation
10 356 (7.56%) ITIL
11 351 (7.46%) Project Management
12 348 (7.39%) TDD
13 345 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
14 342 (7.26%) Mentoring
15 289 (6.14%) CRM
16 287 (6.10%) Presales
17 282 (5.99%) Computer Science
18 269 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
19 227 (4.82%) Configuration Management
20 220 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,036 (22.01%) JavaScript
2 973 (20.67%) SQL
3 838 (17.80%) C#
4 825 (17.52%) Java
5 507 (10.77%) Python
6 300 (6.37%) PowerShell
7 275 (5.84%) Bash Shell
8 244 (5.18%) TypeScript
9 223 (4.74%) PHP
10 195 (4.14%) Perl
11 172 (3.65%) Ruby
12 112 (2.38%) C++
13 110 (2.34%) C
14 107 (2.27%) ES6
15 93 (1.98%) T-SQL
16 66 (1.40%) Objective-C
17 63 (1.34%) Go
18 54 (1.15%) Java 8
19 49 (1.04%) Shell Script
20 48 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 559 (11.87%) Degree
2 140 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (1.68%) CISSP
3 79 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 59 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (1.10%) CEH
7 49 (1.04%) MCSE
8 47 (1.00%) CISM
9 46 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 42 (0.89%) AWS Certification
11 39 (0.83%) SANS
12 37 (0.79%) PMI Certification
13 36 (0.76%) Master's Degree
14 35 (0.74%) PMP
15 32 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 32 (0.68%) ISEB
16 28 (0.59%) SSCP
17 27 (0.57%) CCSP
17 27 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (5.06%) QA
2 152 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 117 (2.49%) GDPR
4 95 (2.02%) SLA
5 59 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 51 (1.08%) HIPAA
7 46 (0.98%) PMO
8 22 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.32%) COBIT
9 15 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (0.25%) GAMP
11 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (0.19%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.17%) IFRS
13 8 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.11%) RMADS
15 4 (0.085%) FedRAMP
16 3 (0.064%) PA-DSS
17 2 (0.042%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 549 (11.66%) Docker
2 346 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 236 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 186 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 58 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.83%) vSphere
7 32 (0.68%) XenApp
8 30 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.25%) DFS Replication
11 11 (0.23%) NFS
11 11 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.19%) KVM
13 6 (0.13%) HDFS
13 6 (0.13%) pfSense
14 5 (0.11%) Samba
15 4 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.085%) vCloud
15 4 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 396 (8.41%) Ansible
2 372 (7.90%) Kubernetes
3 361 (7.67%) Puppet
4 324 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
5 146 (3.10%) Terraform
6 99 (2.10%) Nagios
7 80 (1.70%) SCOM
8 77 (1.64%) SCCM
9 49 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
10 38 (0.81%) CFEngine
11 25 (0.53%) SCVMM
11 25 (0.53%) vCenter Server
12 24 (0.51%) Prometheus
13 22 (0.47%) Salt
14 19 (0.40%) Mesos
14 19 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
15 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
15 18 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 17 (0.36%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.28%) Grafana
Vendors
1 970 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 385 (8.18%) Oracle
3 311 (6.61%) Google
4 287 (6.10%) VMware
5 217 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
6 208 (4.42%) SAP
7 147 (3.12%) Cisco
8 114 (2.42%) Splunk
9 110 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 106 (2.25%) IBM
11 95 (2.02%) ServiceNow
12 93 (1.98%) Atlassian
13 59 (1.25%) HP
14 57 (1.21%) Citrix
15 53 (1.13%) Veeam
16 51 (1.08%) Bloomberg
16 51 (1.08%) FXall
16 51 (1.08%) MarketAxess
16 51 (1.08%) Reuters
16 51 (1.08%) Tradeweb