Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 137 152
Rank change year-on-year +35 +15 +53
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,818 3,968 4,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.96% 2.41% 2.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.21% 17.14% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4,257 3,524 3,831
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +0.93% +12.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,700 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.41% +2.86% +10.53%

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 33,894 23,151 20,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.80% 14.06% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28,393 19,539 17,669
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 +22 2,208 £62,500 +4.17% 321
South East +30 1,205 £47,000 -6.00% 124
North of England +15 439 £48,750 +8.33% 106
East of England +49 324 £60,000 +31.15% 57
South West +6 318 £43,500 -8.42% 36
Midlands +8 294 £42,500 -15.00% 53
North West +14 258 £45,000 - 64
West Midlands +11 206 £41,750 -16.50% 31
Yorkshire -11 138 £57,500 +21.05% 29
East Midlands -17 82 £42,555 -9.46% 22
North East +14 43 £42,500 +14.67% 13
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 1,895 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,302 (27.02%) JavaScript
3 1,107 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
4 957 (19.86%) HTML
5 898 (18.64%) Finance
6 889 (18.45%) SQL
7 882 (18.31%) PaaS
8 859 (17.83%) Java
9 854 (17.73%) Linux
10 826 (17.14%) CSS
11 773 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 768 (15.94%) IaaS
13 733 (15.21%) DevOps
14 724 (15.03%) Microsoft
15 715 (14.84%) Degree
16 688 (14.28%) C#
17 665 (13.80%) .NET
18 639 (13.26%) SQL Server
19 620 (12.87%) Windows
20 619 (12.85%) Scrum
21 585 (12.14%) AngularJS
22 549 (11.39%) MVC
23 534 (11.08%) Python
24 528 (10.96%) Marketing
25 440 (9.13%) Web Services
26 426 (8.84%) Software Engineering
27 411 (8.53%) jQuery
28 404 (8.39%) Git (software)
29 403 (8.36%) Project Management
30 400 (8.30%) MySQL

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
1 132 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 124 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 122 (2.53%) Apache
4 101 (2.10%) IIS
5 87 (1.81%) CMS
6 79 (1.64%) JBoss
7 75 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 60 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 58 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 53 (1.10%) Confluence
10 53 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 47 (0.98%) nginx
12 45 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 42 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 36 (0.75%) WordPress
15 32 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.66%) Umbraco
16 31 (0.64%) Mule
17 29 (0.60%) Mule ESB
18 28 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 95 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 30 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.25%) InVision
8 9 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
9 7 (0.15%) InDesign
9 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.12%) GIMP
11 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.083%) Mingle
12 4 (0.083%) UXPin
13 3 (0.062%) HipChat
13 3 (0.062%) LibreOffice
13 3 (0.062%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 82 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 37 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (0.58%) Magento
4 28 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 12 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (0.21%) Shopify
10 9 (0.19%) Workday HCM
11 8 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 8 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.12%) Postilion
13 5 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.10%) MultiChain
13 5 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
13 5 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,107 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
2 882 (18.31%) PaaS
3 773 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 768 (15.94%) IaaS
5 261 (5.42%) Office 365
6 183 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
7 115 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
8 98 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 67 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 57 (1.18%) GitHub
11 53 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 52 (1.08%) Serverless
13 42 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
14 41 (0.85%) G Suite
15 31 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
16 30 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 28 (0.58%) Amazon S3
18 26 (0.54%) Slack
19 25 (0.52%) npm
20 23 (0.48%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 266 (5.52%) Firewall
2 188 (3.90%) DNS
3 170 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 120 (2.49%) VPN
5 114 (2.37%) WAN
6 102 (2.12%) HTTP
6 102 (2.12%) LAN
7 94 (1.95%) Internet
8 82 (1.70%) DHCP
9 68 (1.41%) VoIP
10 63 (1.31%) SAN
11 58 (1.20%) SSL
11 58 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 55 (1.14%) Network Security
13 51 (1.06%) Wireless
14 41 (0.85%) MPLS
15 28 (0.58%) NAS
16 27 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (0.56%) Skype
17 25 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 400 (8.30%) MySQL
3 240 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 207 (4.30%) Big Data
5 201 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 144 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 98 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 91 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 84 (1.74%) Redis
10 82 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 79 (1.64%) Hadoop
12 58 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 57 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 55 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
16 46 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 40 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 38 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 36 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 404 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 312 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 279 (5.79%) JIRA
4 125 (2.59%) Selenium
5 90 (1.87%) Maven
6 84 (1.74%) JUnit
7 83 (1.72%) gulp
8 73 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 69 (1.43%) WebDriver
10 62 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 62 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 61 (1.27%) Visual Studio
12 59 (1.22%) Subversion
13 48 (1.00%) TeamCity
14 43 (0.89%) Bitbucket
15 42 (0.87%) Gradle
16 38 (0.79%) SpecFlow
17 36 (0.75%) IntelliJ
18 35 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
18 35 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 898 (18.64%) Finance
2 528 (10.96%) Marketing
3 379 (7.87%) Retail
4 175 (3.63%) Banking
5 144 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 119 (2.47%) Advertising
7 113 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 89 (1.85%) Legal
9 86 (1.78%) Law
10 58 (1.20%) Back Office
11 54 (1.12%) German Language
12 53 (1.10%) Electronics
13 45 (0.93%) Publishing
14 43 (0.89%) Games
15 39 (0.81%) Front Office
16 37 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.71%) Billing
17 34 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.37%) French Language
19 13 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,300 (26.98%) Developer
2 548 (11.37%) Architect
3 353 (7.33%) Analyst
4 305 (6.33%) Consultant
5 290 (6.02%) .NET Developer
6 234 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 229 (4.75%) Software Developer
8 219 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 218 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 217 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
11 196 (4.07%) Java Developer
12 191 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
13 189 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
14 180 (3.74%) Project Manager
15 178 (3.69%) Product Manager
16 176 (3.65%) PHP Developer
17 155 (3.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 152 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
19 142 (2.95%) Cloud Architect
20 120 (2.49%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 957 (19.86%) HTML
2 826 (17.14%) CSS
3 665 (13.80%) .NET
4 585 (12.14%) AngularJS
5 440 (9.13%) Web Services
6 411 (8.53%) jQuery
7 390 (8.09%) REST
8 335 (6.95%) ASP.NET
9 307 (6.37%) HTML5
10 271 (5.62%) Node.js
11 270 (5.60%) React
12 220 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 216 (4.48%) SOAP
14 211 (4.38%) XML
15 200 (4.15%) Spring
16 198 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 182 (3.78%) Sass
18 176 (3.65%) RESTful
19 159 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
20 148 (3.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 387 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 320 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
3 319 (6.62%) User Experience
4 312 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 197 (4.09%) Data Centre
6 189 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 188 (3.90%) Mobile App
8 185 (3.84%) Management Information System
9 181 (3.76%) Fintech
10 154 (3.20%) Public Cloud
11 100 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 73 (1.52%) Social Media
13 72 (1.49%) Private Cloud
14 58 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 50 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 38 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (0.58%) EMV
18 26 (0.54%) Contactless
19 23 (0.48%) Data Structures
19 23 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 854 (17.73%) Linux
2 620 (12.87%) Windows
3 187 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 185 (3.84%) Unix
5 115 (2.39%) Android
6 107 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 76 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (1.52%) CentOS
9 53 (1.10%) Solaris
10 49 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 29 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.54%) Windows 10
15 17 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 17 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.25%) AIX
17 10 (0.21%) HPUX
18 9 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
19 7 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,895 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 733 (15.21%) DevOps
3 619 (12.85%) Scrum
4 549 (11.39%) MVC
5 426 (8.84%) Software Engineering
6 403 (8.36%) Project Management
7 392 (8.14%) E-Commerce
8 370 (7.68%) TDD
9 363 (7.53%) Analytics
10 361 (7.49%) Web Development
11 357 (7.41%) CRM
12 337 (6.99%) ITIL
13 321 (6.66%) Test Automation
14 314 (6.52%) SDLC
15 309 (6.41%) Microservices
16 296 (6.14%) OO
17 293 (6.08%) Mentoring
18 268 (5.56%) ERP
19 261 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
19 261 (5.42%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1,302 (27.02%) JavaScript
2 889 (18.45%) SQL
3 859 (17.83%) Java
4 688 (14.28%) C#
5 534 (11.08%) Python
6 385 (7.99%) PHP
7 262 (5.44%) Bash Shell
8 252 (5.23%) PowerShell
9 218 (4.52%) Ruby
10 130 (2.70%) Perl
11 99 (2.05%) C
12 96 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 95 (1.97%) C++
14 87 (1.81%) TypeScript
15 68 (1.41%) Go
16 57 (1.18%) ES6
17 56 (1.16%) Scala
17 56 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 40 (0.83%) PL/SQL
19 38 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 715 (14.84%) Degree
2 147 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 127 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (2.10%) MCSE
5 81 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (1.49%) CISSP
7 61 (1.27%) MCSA
8 53 (1.10%) MCITP
9 48 (1.00%) CISM
10 43 (0.89%) AWS Certification
10 43 (0.89%) Master's Degree
11 38 (0.79%) CCNP
12 35 (0.73%) ISEB
13 33 (0.68%) CCNA
13 33 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (0.68%) PMI Certification
14 32 (0.66%) ISTQB
14 32 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
15 30 (0.62%) Security Cleared
16 29 (0.60%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (6.04%) QA
2 180 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 114 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 105 (2.18%) GDPR
5 77 (1.60%) SLA
6 35 (0.73%) PMO
7 32 (0.66%) GCP
8 26 (0.54%) COBIT
9 24 (0.50%) PSD2
10 19 (0.39%) ISO 22301
11 17 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 16 (0.33%) ISO 9001
13 12 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 11 (0.23%) HIPAA
15 10 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.12%) FISMA
16 6 (0.12%) SSAE 16
17 4 (0.083%) ISO 31000
17 4 (0.083%) ISO 9000
17 4 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 394 (8.18%) Docker
2 206 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 156 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.98%) Xen
6 18 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.37%) vSphere
7 16 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.21%) Squid
9 10 (0.21%) XenApp
10 8 (0.17%) OpenAM
10 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.15%) LXC
11 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.083%) Varnish
13 4 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 308 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
2 298 (6.19%) Puppet
3 294 (6.10%) Ansible
4 175 (3.63%) Kubernetes
5 108 (2.24%) Terraform
6 50 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
7 37 (0.77%) Nagios
8 28 (0.58%) Salt
9 27 (0.56%) Kibana
9 27 (0.56%) SCCM
10 20 (0.42%) Mesos
11 15 (0.31%) FortiGate
12 13 (0.27%) Cacti
12 13 (0.27%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.25%) Grafana
13 12 (0.25%) logstash
13 12 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 12 (0.25%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.23%) Packer
15 10 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 724 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 340 (7.06%) Oracle
3 252 (5.23%) Google
4 243 (5.04%) VMware
5 218 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
6 163 (3.38%) SAP
7 137 (2.84%) Cisco
8 116 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 88 (1.83%) Apple
10 83 (1.72%) Citrix
11 77 (1.60%) IBM
12 76 (1.58%) ServiceNow
13 63 (1.31%) Adobe
13 63 (1.31%) HP
14 50 (1.04%) Sun
15 44 (0.91%) Splunk
15 44 (0.91%) Zend
16 38 (0.79%) PayPal
17 35 (0.73%) JD Edwards
18 32 (0.66%) Workday