Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 99 116
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 +29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,381 4,454 4,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.75% 3.18% 2.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 12.08% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,617 3,633 4,082
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.60% +0.91% -

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 39,425 36,866 33,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 33.77% 26.30% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,254 29,641 28,105
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,375
% change year-on-year - +7.06% +2.75%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -5 1,884 £65,000 - 284
South East +47 1,202 £52,500 +5.00% 162
North of England +46 452 £52,500 +10.20% 108
Midlands +51 341 £45,000 -8.32% 76
North West +53 261 £55,000 +10.00% 51
East of England +42 256 £57,000 +3.64% 41
South West +5 242 £47,500 +5.56% 60
West Midlands +25 185 £46,250 -7.50% 43
East Midlands +55 157 £45,000 -5.26% 33
Yorkshire -13 106 £47,500 -1.04% 31
North East +53 87 £47,500 +5.56% 26
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 1,579 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,131 (25.82%) Azure
3 1,091 (24.90%) AWS
4 977 (22.30%) JavaScript
5 807 (18.42%) C#
5 807 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 796 (18.17%) SQL
7 737 (16.82%) .NET
8 730 (16.66%) Finance
9 728 (16.62%) DevOps
10 706 (16.12%) PaaS
11 677 (15.45%) Java
12 631 (14.40%) HTML
13 593 (13.54%) IaaS
14 552 (12.60%) Degree
15 543 (12.39%) Python
16 527 (12.03%) CSS
17 524 (11.96%) SQL Server
18 496 (11.32%) Scrum
19 492 (11.23%) Linux
20 466 (10.64%) Windows
21 452 (10.32%) AngularJS
22 440 (10.04%) Marketing
23 426 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
24 414 (9.45%) Docker
25 409 (9.34%) Microservices
25 409 (9.34%) Software Engineering
26 380 (8.67%) Salesforce.com
27 368 (8.40%) MVC
28 363 (8.29%) PHP

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
1 127 (2.90%) IIS
2 117 (2.67%) Apache
3 79 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 78 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 64 (1.46%) Confluence
7 54 (1.23%) CMS
8 50 (1.14%) nginx
9 40 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 38 (0.87%) MS Exchange
11 32 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 30 (0.68%) WordPress
13 17 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.37%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.30%) SAS
16 12 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (0.25%) JBoss
18 10 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
18 10 (0.23%) PowerExchange
19 9 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 127 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 28 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 27 (0.62%) Sketch
8 19 (0.43%) InVision
9 18 (0.41%) MS Visio
10 17 (0.39%) Chatbot
11 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (0.16%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.091%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.091%) InDesign
14 3 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.046%) Marvel
15 2 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 100 (2.28%) NetSuite
2 84 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 50 (1.14%) thinkFolio
4 37 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.66%) LatentZero
6 18 (0.41%) SAP Business One
7 16 (0.37%) Sage 200
7 16 (0.37%) Sage 500
8 14 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (0.23%) Magento
11 9 (0.21%) Lawson
11 9 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
11 9 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.14%) Shopify
12 6 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
13 4 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.091%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.091%) SAP PSCD
13 4 (0.091%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,131 (25.82%) Azure
2 1,091 (24.90%) AWS
3 706 (16.12%) PaaS
4 593 (13.54%) IaaS
5 269 (6.14%) Office 365
6 194 (4.43%) GCP
7 148 (3.38%) Serverless
8 136 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
9 103 (2.35%) GitHub
10 96 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
11 81 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 69 (1.57%) Amazon S3
13 57 (1.30%) Power Platform
14 55 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 52 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
16 40 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
17 39 (0.89%) Boomi
18 35 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
19 34 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
20 31 (0.71%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 239 (5.46%) Firewall
2 136 (3.10%) DNS
3 111 (2.53%) Internet
4 98 (2.24%) VPN
4 98 (2.24%) WAN
5 95 (2.17%) LAN
6 83 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 75 (1.71%) Network Security
8 62 (1.42%) VoIP
9 59 (1.35%) DHCP
9 59 (1.35%) HTTP
10 50 (1.14%) SAN
11 41 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
12 38 (0.87%) Skype
13 34 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
14 32 (0.73%) SSL
15 31 (0.71%) VLAN
16 29 (0.66%) Intranet
17 28 (0.64%) MPLS
18 24 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 346 (7.90%) MySQL
3 155 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 145 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 138 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 115 (2.62%) Big Data
7 92 (2.10%) Redis
8 87 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 72 (1.64%) MongoDB
11 54 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
12 46 (1.05%) Power BI
13 43 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
14 40 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 40 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (0.84%) Hadoop
16 31 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 31 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (0.48%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 311 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 227 (5.18%) JIRA
3 197 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 100 (2.28%) Selenium
5 73 (1.67%) Subversion
6 67 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 59 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 55 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 52 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 47 (1.07%) Bitbucket
11 46 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 41 (0.94%) webpack
13 39 (0.89%) Maven
14 38 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 32 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 32 (0.73%) JUnit
16 30 (0.68%) GitLab
17 29 (0.66%) WebDriver
18 28 (0.64%) Grunt
18 28 (0.64%) Postman
General
1 730 (16.66%) Finance
2 440 (10.04%) Marketing
3 277 (6.32%) Retail
4 149 (3.40%) Public Sector
5 144 (3.29%) Legal
6 125 (2.85%) Law
7 101 (2.31%) Banking
8 99 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 95 (2.17%) Manufacturing
10 66 (1.51%) Advertising
11 65 (1.48%) German Language
12 56 (1.28%) French Language
12 56 (1.28%) Front Office
13 47 (1.07%) Games
14 46 (1.05%) Electronics
15 43 (0.98%) Spanish Language
16 39 (0.89%) Billing
17 37 (0.84%) Automotive
18 31 (0.71%) Back Office
19 27 (0.62%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,209 (27.60%) Developer
2 473 (10.80%) Architect
3 355 (8.10%) Senior Developer
4 292 (6.67%) Analyst
5 220 (5.02%) .NET Developer
6 202 (4.61%) Consultant
7 188 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 180 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 169 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 166 (3.79%) Project Manager
11 161 (3.67%) Software Developer
12 146 (3.33%) PHP Developer
13 140 (3.20%) C# Developer
14 133 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 130 (2.97%) Java Developer
16 112 (2.56%) Software Engineer
17 111 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
18 110 (2.51%) Full Stack Developer
19 109 (2.49%) Product Manager
20 104 (2.37%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 737 (16.82%) .NET
2 631 (14.40%) HTML
3 527 (12.03%) CSS
4 452 (10.32%) AngularJS
5 324 (7.40%) React
6 304 (6.94%) Web Services
7 299 (6.82%) REST
8 246 (5.62%) jQuery
9 225 (5.14%) ASP.NET
10 211 (4.82%) Node.js
11 183 (4.18%) .NET Core
12 172 (3.93%) Laravel
13 171 (3.90%) HTML5
14 161 (3.67%) RESTful
15 154 (3.52%) .NET Framework
16 149 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 149 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 143 (3.26%) Vue.js
18 135 (3.08%) SOAP
19 130 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 336 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (5.77%) User Experience
3 196 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
4 194 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 152 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 150 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 142 (3.24%) Public Cloud
8 118 (2.69%) Data Centre
9 117 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 101 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 64 (1.46%) Private Cloud
12 59 (1.35%) Derivative
13 58 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 53 (1.21%) Equities
14 53 (1.21%) Fixed Income
14 53 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 42 (0.96%) Social Media
16 38 (0.87%) Virtual Team
17 36 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 35 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 492 (11.23%) Linux
2 466 (10.64%) Windows
3 243 (5.55%) Windows Server
4 95 (2.17%) Android
5 94 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 80 (1.83%) Unix
7 64 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 51 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (0.89%) CentOS
11 27 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 25 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.11%) Solaris
16 5 (0.11%) webOS
17 4 (0.091%) AIX
17 4 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,579 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 728 (16.62%) DevOps
3 496 (11.32%) Scrum
4 426 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
5 409 (9.34%) Microservices
5 409 (9.34%) Software Engineering
6 368 (8.40%) MVC
7 334 (7.62%) Project Management
8 327 (7.46%) Computer Science
9 321 (7.33%) Analytics
10 308 (7.03%) Fintech
11 301 (6.87%) CRM
12 293 (6.69%) Test Automation
13 286 (6.53%) TDD
14 283 (6.46%) Mentoring
15 230 (5.25%) Presales
16 228 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
17 224 (5.11%) Migration
18 223 (5.09%) Web Development
19 213 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 977 (22.30%) JavaScript
2 807 (18.42%) C#
3 796 (18.17%) SQL
4 677 (15.45%) Java
5 543 (12.39%) Python
6 363 (8.29%) PHP
7 248 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 204 (4.66%) Ruby
9 140 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 129 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 112 (2.56%) C++
12 102 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 96 (2.19%) Apex Code
13 96 (2.19%) ES6
14 80 (1.83%) Perl
15 74 (1.69%) C
16 71 (1.62%) Go
17 61 (1.39%) Java 8
18 55 (1.26%) VB.NET
19 41 (0.94%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 552 (12.60%) Degree
2 129 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 88 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 42 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (0.89%) CISSP
7 36 (0.82%) CCNA
8 35 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 32 (0.73%) MCSE
9 32 (0.73%) SC Cleared
10 29 (0.66%) CCNP
10 29 (0.66%) CISM
11 23 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 23 (0.52%) MCSA
12 21 (0.48%) MCP
12 21 (0.48%) PMP
13 18 (0.41%) ISEB
14 16 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.37%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (6.32%) QA
2 85 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (1.78%) SLA
4 53 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 48 (1.10%) GDPR
6 39 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.66%) PMO
8 23 (0.52%) NIST
9 21 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (0.27%) WCAG
11 9 (0.21%) NCSC
12 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.16%) JSP 440
13 7 (0.16%) PMBOK
14 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 3 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
16 3 (0.068%) ISAE 3402
17 2 (0.046%) EMIR
System Software
1 414 (9.45%) Docker
2 291 (6.64%) Active Directory
3 154 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 141 (3.22%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (0.52%) vSphere
7 22 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.43%) XenApp
9 16 (0.37%) Varnish
10 14 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.30%) KVM
12 12 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.25%) oVirt
13 11 (0.25%) RHEV
14 9 (0.21%) Firmware
14 9 (0.21%) NFS
14 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 313 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 216 (4.93%) Ansible
3 193 (4.41%) Puppet
4 180 (4.11%) Terraform
5 153 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 100 (2.28%) SCCM
7 52 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (0.84%) WSUS
9 34 (0.78%) Grafana
9 34 (0.78%) Nagios
10 33 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
11 28 (0.64%) Consul
12 26 (0.59%) Prometheus
13 25 (0.57%) ZABBIX
14 23 (0.52%) Salt
15 21 (0.48%) Packer
16 20 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
17 14 (0.32%) Graphite
17 14 (0.32%) Opsview
17 14 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 807 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 380 (8.67%) Salesforce.com
3 282 (6.44%) Oracle
4 221 (5.04%) VMware
5 179 (4.09%) SAP
6 155 (3.54%) Google
7 131 (2.99%) Cisco
8 100 (2.28%) Sage
9 80 (1.83%) HP
10 72 (1.64%) Dell
11 66 (1.51%) Tableau
12 64 (1.46%) Citrix
13 59 (1.35%) Adobe
14 54 (1.23%) Splunk
15 53 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 49 (1.12%) Zend
17 47 (1.07%) JD Edwards
17 47 (1.07%) Workday
18 41 (0.94%) IBM
19 39 (0.89%) MuleSoft