Period
to 17 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 55 85
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 +36
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 6,217 2,096 4,407
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.68% 4.76% 3.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.96% 11.79% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,371 1,854 3,722
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,001 £80,000 £76,188
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 47,971 17,784 40,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.82% 40.40% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33,633 15,239 33,777
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 0 3,098 £72,500 +3.57% 461
South East -1 1,123 £55,000 -8.33% 173
North of England +20 644 £55,000 - 200
Midlands +19 619 £55,000 +10.00% 126
South West +9 387 £49,000 -5.02% 69
North West +36 364 £55,000 -12.00% 119
West Midlands +5 358 £60,000 +4.35% 66
East Midlands +29 259 £50,000 - 58
Yorkshire +13 240 £56,000 +24.44% 63
East of England -2 196 £49,250 -10.45% 61
North East -26 40 £60,000 +9.09% 18
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 2,387 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 2,009 (32.31%) AWS
3 1,860 (29.92%) Azure
4 1,578 (25.38%) JavaScript
5 1,472 (23.68%) Social Skills
6 1,427 (22.95%) DevOps
7 1,131 (18.19%) Finance
8 1,098 (17.66%) PaaS
9 1,092 (17.56%) SQL
10 966 (15.54%) Docker
11 954 (15.35%) Microsoft
12 928 (14.93%) React
13 912 (14.67%) HTML
14 884 (14.22%) .NET
15 854 (13.74%) IaaS
16 827 (13.30%) Kubernetes
17 814 (13.09%) CSS
18 779 (12.53%) Python
19 774 (12.45%) C#
20 743 (11.95%) Software Engineering
21 736 (11.84%) Microservices
22 714 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
23 707 (11.37%) Full Stack Development
23 707 (11.37%) TypeScript
24 697 (11.21%) Degree
25 676 (10.87%) Scrum
26 595 (9.57%) Java
27 588 (9.46%) Node.js
28 587 (9.44%) SQL Server
29 580 (9.33%) User Experience

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
1 182 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 127 (2.04%) Confluence
3 123 (1.98%) CMS
4 111 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 89 (1.43%) IIS
6 61 (0.98%) WordPress
7 56 (0.90%) Apache
8 37 (0.60%) Documentum
9 36 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 30 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 29 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
12 25 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 21 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
14 21 (0.34%) Gunicorn
14 21 (0.34%) IBM Domino
14 21 (0.34%) nginx
14 21 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 111 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (0.95%) Figma
4 58 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (0.68%) Sketch
6 32 (0.51%) InVision
7 30 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 23 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.31%) Adobe XD
9 19 (0.31%) Chatbot
10 18 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.27%) MS Visio
11 17 (0.27%) Photoshop
12 15 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.24%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.13%) Windchill
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle Smart View
15 1 (0.016%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 148 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
2 91 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 72 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
4 53 (0.85%) NetSuite
5 42 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 42 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 38 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
7 35 (0.56%) TrackWise
8 28 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
9 27 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 25 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
11 21 (0.34%) FastStats
11 21 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
12 14 (0.23%) Magento
13 12 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 11 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 11 (0.18%) Sage 200
15 10 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
15 10 (0.16%) Sentinel
15 10 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,009 (32.31%) AWS
2 1,860 (29.92%) Azure
3 1,098 (17.66%) PaaS
4 854 (13.74%) IaaS
5 437 (7.03%) Serverless
6 391 (6.29%) GCP
7 317 (5.10%) Microsoft 365
8 248 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
9 235 (3.78%) GitHub
10 223 (3.59%) Power Platform
11 199 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 140 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
13 139 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
14 122 (1.96%) Amazon S3
15 109 (1.75%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 98 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
17 87 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
17 87 (1.40%) Veeva
18 82 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
19 72 (1.16%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 235 (3.78%) Firewall
2 183 (2.94%) DNS
3 133 (2.14%) Network Security
4 132 (2.12%) VPN
5 97 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 93 (1.50%) HTTP
7 89 (1.43%) WAN
8 69 (1.11%) DHCP
9 68 (1.09%) LAN
10 67 (1.08%) SAN
11 42 (0.68%) Internet
12 35 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (0.53%) VoIP
14 31 (0.50%) VLAN
15 28 (0.45%) MPLS
16 27 (0.43%) SSL
16 27 (0.43%) Unified Communications
17 26 (0.42%) SD-WAN
18 22 (0.35%) Wireless
19 21 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 479 (7.70%) MySQL
3 334 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 327 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 264 (4.25%) MongoDB
6 197 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 189 (3.04%) Big Data
7 189 (3.04%) Power BI
8 167 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 128 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 107 (1.72%) Redis
11 104 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
12 89 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 83 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 76 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 76 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 67 (1.08%) Tableau
16 56 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
17 45 (0.72%) Data Lake
18 42 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 566 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 368 (5.92%) JIRA
3 277 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 164 (2.64%) Selenium
5 149 (2.40%) GitLab
5 149 (2.40%) webpack
6 107 (1.72%) Cypress.io
7 87 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 70 (1.13%) TeamCity
8 70 (1.13%) Visual Studio
9 67 (1.08%) Bitbucket
10 66 (1.06%) Cucumber
11 63 (1.01%) SpecFlow
12 60 (0.97%) Postman
13 53 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 53 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
14 40 (0.64%) CircleCI
14 40 (0.64%) Gradle
14 40 (0.64%) Mocha
14 40 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,472 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 1,131 (18.19%) Finance
3 473 (7.61%) Marketing
4 470 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 246 (3.96%) Retail
6 210 (3.38%) Public Sector
7 203 (3.27%) Banking
8 163 (2.62%) Games
9 157 (2.53%) Organisational Skills
10 154 (2.48%) Presentation Skills
11 153 (2.46%) Telecoms
12 147 (2.36%) Law
13 146 (2.35%) Manufacturing
14 117 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 106 (1.71%) Influencing Skills
16 104 (1.67%) Legal
17 78 (1.25%) Electronics
18 71 (1.14%) Billing
19 69 (1.11%) Automotive
20 65 (1.05%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,732 (27.86%) Developer
2 669 (10.76%) Architect
3 402 (6.47%) Senior Developer
4 315 (5.07%) Consultant
5 307 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 304 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 297 (4.78%) Software Engineer
8 274 (4.41%) Analyst
9 255 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
10 232 (3.73%) .NET Developer
11 228 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 204 (3.28%) Product Manager
13 186 (2.99%) Project Manager
14 181 (2.91%) PHP Developer
15 173 (2.78%) Software Developer
16 162 (2.61%) Cloud Architect
17 156 (2.51%) Product Owner
18 143 (2.30%) C# Developer
19 141 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 134 (2.16%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 928 (14.93%) React
2 912 (14.67%) HTML
3 884 (14.22%) .NET
4 814 (13.09%) CSS
5 588 (9.46%) Node.js
6 543 (8.73%) AngularJS
7 471 (7.58%) REST
8 432 (6.95%) Web Services
9 428 (6.88%) .NET Core
10 393 (6.32%) RESTful
11 383 (6.16%) Vue.js
12 312 (5.02%) GraphQL
13 283 (4.55%) .NET Framework
14 280 (4.50%) HTML5
15 222 (3.57%) Redux
16 198 (3.18%) jQuery
17 196 (3.15%) Sass
18 189 (3.04%) Kafka
19 184 (2.96%) React Native
20 177 (2.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 580 (9.33%) User Experience
2 367 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
3 317 (5.10%) Public Cloud
4 225 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 222 (3.57%) Cloud Native
6 209 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 188 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
8 163 (2.62%) Mobile App
9 153 (2.46%) Data Centre
10 149 (2.40%) Virtual Team
11 148 (2.38%) Management Information System
12 142 (2.28%) e-Learning
12 142 (2.28%) Life Science
13 82 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 79 (1.27%) Private Cloud
15 73 (1.17%) Blog
16 61 (0.98%) Legacy Systems
17 60 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
18 58 (0.93%) Algorithms
19 43 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 486 (7.82%) Linux
2 446 (7.17%) Windows
3 203 (3.27%) Windows Server
4 158 (2.54%) Unix
5 139 (2.24%) Android
6 135 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 96 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 53 (0.85%) CentOS
9 50 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (0.76%) VMS
11 40 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
12 38 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
13 35 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 20 (0.32%) Alpine Linux
15 20 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.26%) Debian
18 14 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 6 (0.097%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,387 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,427 (22.95%) DevOps
3 743 (11.95%) Software Engineering
4 736 (11.84%) Microservices
5 714 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
6 707 (11.37%) Full Stack Development
7 676 (10.87%) Scrum
8 540 (8.69%) Fintech
9 523 (8.41%) Test Automation
10 502 (8.07%) Mentoring
11 489 (7.87%) Computer Science
11 489 (7.87%) Project Management
12 485 (7.80%) Front End Development
13 465 (7.48%) TDD
14 456 (7.33%) Analytics
15 429 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
16 374 (6.02%) ERP
17 365 (5.87%) B2B
18 362 (5.82%) E-Commerce
19 356 (5.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,578 (25.38%) JavaScript
2 1,092 (17.56%) SQL
3 779 (12.53%) Python
4 774 (12.45%) C#
5 707 (11.37%) TypeScript
6 595 (9.57%) Java
7 515 (8.28%) PHP
8 416 (6.69%) PowerShell
9 236 (3.80%) Bash Shell
10 219 (3.52%) Go
11 178 (2.86%) Ruby
12 151 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 124 (1.99%) C
13 124 (1.99%) ES6
14 112 (1.80%) Kotlin
15 80 (1.29%) C++
16 79 (1.27%) Perl
17 71 (1.14%) Dart
18 54 (0.87%) Scala
19 50 (0.80%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 697 (11.21%) Degree
2 279 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 206 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 154 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
5 119 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 95 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 42 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 37 (0.60%) PhD
10 33 (0.53%) ISEB
10 33 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 32 (0.51%) OCP
12 31 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (0.47%) CISSP
13 29 (0.47%) PMP
14 27 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 25 (0.40%) ISTQB
15 25 (0.40%) MCSA
16 23 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (6.87%) QA
2 133 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (1.48%) SLA
4 78 (1.25%) GDPR
5 63 (1.01%) Accessibility
6 62 (1.00%) GRC
7 59 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 45 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 40 (0.64%) PCI DSS
10 33 (0.53%) NIST
11 29 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 29 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 21 (0.34%) PMO
13 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.16%) SOC 2
14 10 (0.16%) WCAG
15 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 8 (0.13%) CDISC
16 8 (0.13%) ISO 13485
17 7 (0.11%) ITGC
System Software
1 966 (15.54%) Docker
2 368 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 168 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.74%) vSphere
6 23 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 16 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.19%) VMware NSX
10 10 (0.16%) NFS
11 8 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.13%) XenApp
12 6 (0.097%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.097%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.097%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.080%) Firmware
14 1 (0.016%) LXC
14 1 (0.016%) Snort
Systems Management
1 827 (13.30%) Kubernetes
2 490 (7.88%) Terraform
3 245 (3.94%) Ansible
4 190 (3.06%) Puppet
5 168 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 71 (1.14%) SCCM
8 49 (0.79%) Grafana
9 46 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
10 44 (0.71%) Prometheus
11 27 (0.43%) CFEngine
12 21 (0.34%) vRealize
13 19 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (0.31%) Packer
14 18 (0.29%) Istio
14 18 (0.29%) Nagios
15 17 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 15 (0.24%) linkerd
17 14 (0.23%) Kibana
18 13 (0.21%) CASB
Vendors
1 954 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 441 (7.09%) Oracle
3 280 (4.50%) Google
4 212 (3.41%) VMware
5 190 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 190 (3.06%) SAP
6 107 (1.72%) IBM
7 105 (1.69%) Cisco
8 88 (1.42%) Adobe
9 67 (1.08%) Citrix
9 67 (1.08%) Workday
9 67 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 62 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 60 (0.97%) Dell
12 47 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 44 (0.71%) MuleSoft
14 38 (0.61%) Okta
15 37 (0.60%) Veeam
16 36 (0.58%) Palo Alto
17 35 (0.56%) HP