Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 111 119
Rank change year-on-year +32 +8 +32
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,493 4,505 4,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.60% 2.97% 2.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.99% 11.63% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,736 3,717 4,122
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.60% +0.91% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,700
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.37% -4.18%

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 40,888 38,724 33,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 32.73% 25.54% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33,665 31,366 27,667
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +8 2,021 £67,000 +3.08% 262
South East +51 1,173 £52,500 +5.00% 160
North of England +24 455 £52,911 +11.39% 118
Midlands +40 325 £45,500 -4.21% 85
North West +64 284 £55,000 +15.79% 60
South West +2 261 £47,500 - 62
East of England +30 251 £60,000 +9.09% 49
West Midlands +3 182 £45,500 -9.00% 42
East Midlands +53 144 £49,650 +10.33% 43
Yorkshire -61 109 £47,500 - 36
North East +48 66 £54,486 +21.08% 22
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1,694 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,128 (25.11%) Azure
3 1,109 (24.68%) AWS
4 988 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 835 (18.58%) SQL
6 824 (18.34%) C#
7 779 (17.34%) .NET
8 776 (17.27%) DevOps
9 763 (16.98%) Microsoft
10 745 (16.58%) Java
11 723 (16.09%) PaaS
12 715 (15.91%) HTML
13 713 (15.87%) Finance
14 607 (13.51%) IaaS
15 590 (13.13%) CSS
16 571 (12.71%) Degree
17 551 (12.26%) Linux
18 541 (12.04%) SQL Server
19 518 (11.53%) Python
20 507 (11.28%) Scrum
21 491 (10.93%) Windows
22 472 (10.51%) AngularJS
23 462 (10.28%) Marketing
24 460 (10.24%) Docker
25 436 (9.70%) Software Engineering
26 427 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
27 409 (9.10%) MVC
28 407 (9.06%) Microservices
29 391 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
30 362 (8.06%) Analytical Skills

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
1 129 (2.87%) Apache
2 115 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 110 (2.45%) IIS
4 94 (2.09%) Confluence
5 68 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 64 (1.42%) CMS
7 54 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 48 (1.07%) Apache Spark
9 44 (0.98%) nginx
10 40 (0.89%) Skype for Business
11 39 (0.87%) MS Exchange
12 31 (0.69%) WordPress
13 30 (0.67%) JBoss
14 19 (0.42%) OpenStack
15 15 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.29%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.24%) SAS
18 11 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 116 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.53%) Sketch
5 23 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.40%) InVision
7 15 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.18%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.089%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.089%) InDesign
11 4 (0.089%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.067%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.045%) Marvel
13 2 (0.045%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 75 (1.67%) NetSuite
2 67 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 50 (1.11%) thinkFolio
4 29 (0.65%) LatentZero
5 18 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.18%) Magento
9 8 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.18%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.11%) Lawson
12 5 (0.11%) Shopify
12 5 (0.11%) Workday HCM
13 4 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.089%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,128 (25.11%) Azure
2 1,109 (24.68%) AWS
3 723 (16.09%) PaaS
4 607 (13.51%) IaaS
5 250 (5.56%) GCP
6 232 (5.16%) Office 365
7 156 (3.47%) Serverless
8 128 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
9 113 (2.52%) GitHub
10 83 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
11 69 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 69 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 67 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
13 64 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 52 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
15 47 (1.05%) Power Platform
16 42 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
17 33 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
17 33 (0.73%) npm
18 30 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 255 (5.68%) Firewall
2 172 (3.83%) DNS
3 125 (2.78%) Internet
4 120 (2.67%) VPN
5 119 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 90 (2.00%) WAN
7 81 (1.80%) Network Security
8 79 (1.76%) DHCP
8 79 (1.76%) LAN
9 59 (1.31%) VoIP
10 54 (1.20%) HTTP
11 46 (1.02%) SAN
12 43 (0.96%) Skype
13 42 (0.93%) SSL
14 38 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
16 32 (0.71%) MPLS
17 31 (0.69%) Wireless
18 28 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
19 23 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 351 (7.81%) MySQL
3 156 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 143 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
5 129 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 109 (2.43%) Big Data
7 98 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 78 (1.74%) RDBMS
10 75 (1.67%) Redis
11 50 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
12 46 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 43 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 42 (0.93%) Power BI
15 39 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
16 38 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
17 29 (0.65%) GIS
18 28 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
19 27 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
19 27 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 314 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 253 (5.63%) JIRA
3 234 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 111 (2.47%) Selenium
5 70 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 61 (1.36%) Bitbucket
7 59 (1.31%) Maven
8 57 (1.27%) Subversion
9 52 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 50 (1.11%) JUnit
10 50 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 40 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 36 (0.80%) GitLab
13 36 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
14 35 (0.78%) TeamCity
15 34 (0.76%) CircleCI
15 34 (0.76%) gulp
16 32 (0.71%) JMeter
16 32 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 713 (15.87%) Finance
2 462 (10.28%) Marketing
3 286 (6.37%) Retail
4 158 (3.52%) Public Sector
5 147 (3.27%) Law
6 132 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 124 (2.76%) Legal
8 107 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 106 (2.36%) Banking
10 70 (1.56%) German Language
11 63 (1.40%) Advertising
11 63 (1.40%) Electronics
12 60 (1.34%) French Language
12 60 (1.34%) Games
13 55 (1.22%) Front Office
14 43 (0.96%) Billing
15 41 (0.91%) Spanish Language
16 30 (0.67%) Publishing
17 29 (0.65%) Back Office
18 28 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,221 (27.18%) Developer
2 488 (10.86%) Architect
3 366 (8.15%) Senior Developer
4 300 (6.68%) Analyst
5 241 (5.36%) .NET Developer
6 196 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
7 194 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 170 (3.78%) Consultant
9 167 (3.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 161 (3.58%) Project Manager
11 157 (3.49%) Java Developer
12 153 (3.41%) C# Developer
12 153 (3.41%) Software Developer
13 131 (2.92%) PHP Developer
14 124 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 124 (2.76%) Product Manager
14 124 (2.76%) Software Engineer
15 110 (2.45%) Cloud Engineer
16 108 (2.40%) Business Analyst
16 108 (2.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 779 (17.34%) .NET
2 715 (15.91%) HTML
3 590 (13.13%) CSS
4 472 (10.51%) AngularJS
5 307 (6.83%) Web Services
6 300 (6.68%) React
7 270 (6.01%) REST
8 267 (5.94%) jQuery
9 248 (5.52%) ASP.NET
10 237 (5.27%) Node.js
11 208 (4.63%) RESTful
12 185 (4.12%) HTML5
13 177 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 173 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 165 (3.67%) Laravel
16 156 (3.47%) .NET Framework
17 154 (3.43%) .NET Core
18 135 (3.00%) Spring
19 132 (2.94%) LAMP
20 126 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 362 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (5.52%) User Experience
3 191 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
4 187 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 165 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 154 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 148 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
8 146 (3.25%) Public Cloud
9 118 (2.63%) Data Centre
10 95 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 80 (1.78%) Private Cloud
12 76 (1.69%) Social Media
13 60 (1.34%) Derivative
14 58 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 53 (1.18%) Equities
15 53 (1.18%) Fixed Income
15 53 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 44 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 42 (0.93%) Replication
18 39 (0.87%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 551 (12.26%) Linux
2 491 (10.93%) Windows
3 225 (5.01%) Windows Server
4 101 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 98 (2.18%) Android
5 98 (2.18%) Unix
6 65 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 56 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (0.91%) CentOS
9 39 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.11%) Solaris
16 5 (0.11%) webOS
16 5 (0.11%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.089%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,694 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 776 (17.27%) DevOps
3 507 (11.28%) Scrum
4 436 (9.70%) Software Engineering
5 427 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
6 409 (9.10%) MVC
7 407 (9.06%) Microservices
8 345 (7.68%) Analytics
9 333 (7.41%) Project Management
10 325 (7.23%) Fintech
11 322 (7.17%) Test Automation
12 309 (6.88%) Computer Science
13 300 (6.68%) TDD
14 293 (6.52%) Mentoring
15 269 (5.99%) CRM
16 249 (5.54%) Web Development
17 227 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
17 227 (5.05%) Presales
18 226 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
19 222 (4.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 988 (21.99%) JavaScript
2 835 (18.58%) SQL
3 824 (18.34%) C#
4 745 (16.58%) Java
5 518 (11.53%) Python
6 322 (7.17%) PHP
7 230 (5.12%) PowerShell
8 216 (4.81%) Ruby
9 173 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 143 (3.18%) TypeScript
11 110 (2.45%) C++
12 99 (2.20%) T-SQL
13 97 (2.16%) Apex Code
14 96 (2.14%) Perl
15 85 (1.89%) ES6
16 71 (1.58%) Java 8
17 70 (1.56%) Go
18 65 (1.45%) C
19 54 (1.20%) Shell Script
20 52 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 571 (12.71%) Degree
2 111 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.07%) CISSP
6 39 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (0.87%) MCSE
7 32 (0.71%) CCNP
8 31 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 30 (0.67%) CCNA
9 30 (0.67%) ISEB
10 26 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.58%) MCP
11 25 (0.56%) CISM
12 20 (0.45%) MCITP
12 20 (0.45%) SC Cleared
13 19 (0.42%) CEH
13 19 (0.42%) PMP
14 17 (0.38%) ISTQB
15 16 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (5.23%) QA
2 92 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (1.51%) SLA
4 55 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 53 (1.18%) GDPR
6 51 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.87%) NIST
8 28 (0.62%) PMO
9 21 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.20%) WCAG
11 8 (0.18%) COBIT
11 8 (0.18%) NCSC
12 7 (0.16%) SAS 70
13 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.067%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.067%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 460 (10.24%) Docker
2 245 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 150 (3.34%) Hyper-V
4 141 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.60%) Varnish
7 26 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
8 25 (0.56%) vSphere
9 21 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (0.47%) XenApp
10 17 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 17 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.27%) oVirt
12 12 (0.27%) RHEV
13 9 (0.20%) etcd
13 9 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.16%) iptables
15 6 (0.13%) KVM
16 5 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 345 (7.68%) Kubernetes
2 274 (6.10%) Ansible
3 255 (5.68%) Puppet
4 221 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
5 195 (4.34%) Terraform
6 75 (1.67%) SCCM
7 44 (0.98%) Consul
7 44 (0.98%) Nagios
8 42 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 38 (0.85%) Grafana
10 30 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
10 30 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
10 30 (0.67%) ZABBIX
11 29 (0.65%) Salt
12 25 (0.56%) WSUS
13 24 (0.53%) Packer
13 24 (0.53%) Prometheus
14 21 (0.47%) Nessus
15 19 (0.42%) Graphite
15 19 (0.42%) Opsview
Vendors
1 763 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 391 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 286 (6.37%) Oracle
4 204 (4.54%) VMware
5 186 (4.14%) SAP
6 174 (3.87%) Google
7 131 (2.92%) Cisco
8 82 (1.83%) Sage
9 80 (1.78%) Splunk
10 76 (1.69%) Tableau
11 69 (1.54%) Citrix
12 65 (1.45%) Dell
13 62 (1.38%) HP
14 58 (1.29%) Adobe
15 56 (1.25%) ServiceNow
16 54 (1.20%) IBM
17 49 (1.09%) Workday
17 49 (1.09%) Zend
18 45 (1.00%) Atlassian
18 45 (1.00%) MuleSoft