Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 88 115
Rank change year-on-year +31 +27 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 3,242 4,706 4,795
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.47% 3.46% 2.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.42% 11.62% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,014 4,511 4,360
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%

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 26,103 40,512 40,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.99% 29.80% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21,489 33,147 32,957
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +20 1,508 £70,000 +7.69% 78
South East +36 821 £55,000 - 72
North of England +63 304 £52,500 +5.00% 73
Midlands +70 276 £55,000 +10.00% 38
South West +51 197 £50,000 +5.26% 25
West Midlands +65 169 £60,000 +18.81% 18
North West +40 166 £55,000 +4.76% 25
East of England +2 120 £59,000 -1.67% 14
East Midlands +55 102 £50,000 +5.26% 20
North East +40 73 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Yorkshire +55 65 £47,500 - 38
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1,226 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,075 (33.16%) Azure
3 1,042 (32.14%) AWS
4 781 (24.09%) JavaScript
5 667 (20.57%) DevOps
6 662 (20.42%) Microsoft
7 592 (18.26%) PaaS
8 583 (17.98%) SQL
9 573 (17.67%) .NET
10 557 (17.18%) Finance
11 514 (15.85%) C#
12 471 (14.53%) IaaS
13 452 (13.94%) Python
14 440 (13.57%) Java
15 418 (12.89%) HTML
16 396 (12.21%) Microservices
17 394 (12.15%) Docker
18 381 (11.75%) CSS
19 374 (11.54%) Scrum
20 362 (11.17%) Software Engineering
21 360 (11.10%) SQL Server
22 357 (11.01%) Windows
23 347 (10.70%) Linux
24 344 (10.61%) Kubernetes
25 335 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
26 305 (9.41%) React
27 304 (9.38%) AngularJS
28 301 (9.28%) Analytics
29 290 (8.95%) Degree
30 283 (8.73%) Fintech

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
1 103 (3.18%) IIS
2 87 (2.68%) Confluence
3 64 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (1.82%) CMS
5 44 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 37 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 28 (0.86%) Apache
8 23 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 23 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.62%) SAS
10 18 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (0.49%) nginx
12 12 (0.37%) Skype for Business
13 11 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.25%) Anypoint
16 7 (0.22%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.19%) Mendix
17 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
17 6 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.80%) Sketch
4 25 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.71%) Figma
6 21 (0.65%) Zeplin
7 20 (0.62%) InVision
8 11 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.28%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.031%) CATIA
13 1 (0.031%) InDesign
13 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 87 (2.68%) NetSuite
2 62 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.96%) SAP Business One
5 30 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
6 26 (0.80%) Sage 200
6 26 (0.80%) Sage 500
7 22 (0.68%) Magento
8 13 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.37%) SAP GTS
10 10 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.31%) Shopify
11 9 (0.28%) Lawson
12 8 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
14 6 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
15 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
15 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,075 (33.16%) Azure
2 1,042 (32.14%) AWS
3 592 (18.26%) PaaS
4 471 (14.53%) IaaS
5 214 (6.60%) Office 365
6 213 (6.57%) Serverless
7 148 (4.57%) GCP
8 104 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
9 103 (3.18%) Power Platform
10 94 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
11 85 (2.62%) Amazon S3
12 83 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 72 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
14 70 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 51 (1.57%) GitHub
16 45 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 45 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
17 35 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
18 34 (1.05%) Boomi
18 34 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.07%) Firewall
2 74 (2.28%) Internet
3 69 (2.13%) VPN
4 68 (2.10%) DNS
5 62 (1.91%) HTTP
6 48 (1.48%) WAN
7 46 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 40 (1.23%) LAN
8 40 (1.23%) Skype
9 38 (1.17%) Network Security
10 37 (1.14%) SAN
11 23 (0.71%) SSL
12 20 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (0.46%) VoIP
14 11 (0.34%) WebEx
15 10 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (0.31%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (0.19%) SMTP
17 6 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 222 (6.85%) MySQL
3 142 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 126 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 116 (3.58%) Big Data
6 97 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 85 (2.62%) Power BI
9 84 (2.59%) Redis
10 77 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 69 (2.13%) Data Lake
12 65 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 54 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 43 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (1.26%) Snowflake Schema
16 41 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
18 31 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
18 31 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 262 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 187 (5.77%) JIRA
3 130 (4.01%) Jenkins
4 100 (3.08%) Selenium
5 77 (2.38%) webpack
6 62 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 51 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 42 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
9 39 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 36 (1.11%) SpecFlow
11 33 (1.02%) Grunt
12 32 (0.99%) gulp
13 31 (0.96%) PHPUnit
14 28 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (0.83%) Maven
16 25 (0.77%) JMeter
16 25 (0.77%) Subversion
17 24 (0.74%) Cucumber
17 24 (0.74%) NUnit
18 22 (0.68%) GitLab
General
1 557 (17.18%) Finance
2 257 (7.93%) Marketing
3 189 (5.83%) Retail
4 93 (2.87%) Law
5 82 (2.53%) Legal
6 74 (2.28%) Banking
7 50 (1.54%) Public Sector
8 47 (1.45%) Games
9 43 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.17%) Advertising
11 21 (0.65%) Publishing
12 20 (0.62%) Back Office
13 18 (0.56%) Automotive
14 15 (0.46%) French Language
14 15 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.40%) Billing
15 13 (0.40%) German Language
16 9 (0.28%) Electronics
16 9 (0.28%) International Banking
16 9 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 857 (26.43%) Developer
2 386 (11.91%) Architect
3 261 (8.05%) Senior Developer
4 206 (6.35%) Analyst
5 190 (5.86%) Consultant
6 185 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 184 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 172 (5.31%) .NET Developer
9 143 (4.41%) Software Developer
10 115 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
11 112 (3.45%) Java Developer
12 108 (3.33%) C# Developer
13 97 (2.99%) Software Engineer
14 96 (2.96%) PHP Developer
15 89 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
16 85 (2.62%) Business Analyst
17 84 (2.59%) Product Manager
18 83 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 68 (2.10%) Designer
19 68 (2.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (17.67%) .NET
2 418 (12.89%) HTML
3 381 (11.75%) CSS
4 305 (9.41%) React
5 304 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 226 (6.97%) REST
7 218 (6.72%) Web Services
8 197 (6.08%) Node.js
9 195 (6.01%) .NET Core
10 169 (5.21%) ASP.NET
11 129 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 128 (3.95%) jQuery
13 126 (3.89%) HTML5
14 115 (3.55%) Vue.js
15 111 (3.42%) .NET Framework
16 103 (3.18%) RESTful
17 99 (3.05%) Laravel
18 97 (2.99%) SOAP
19 96 (2.96%) JSON
20 94 (2.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 244 (7.53%) User Experience
2 151 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 148 (4.57%) Mobile App
4 141 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 139 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 111 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 97 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 83 (2.56%) Cloud Native
9 74 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
10 66 (2.04%) Management Information System
11 51 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 45 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 28 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 26 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 20 (0.62%) iPad
15 20 (0.62%) PKI
15 20 (0.62%) Private Cloud
16 18 (0.56%) CMDB
16 18 (0.56%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 357 (11.01%) Windows
2 347 (10.70%) Linux
3 150 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 54 (1.67%) Android
5 53 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 47 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 44 (1.36%) Unix
8 32 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
9 31 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
13 14 (0.43%) CentOS
14 13 (0.40%) VMS
15 7 (0.22%) Debian
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.062%) DC/OS
17 2 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,226 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (20.57%) DevOps
3 396 (12.21%) Microservices
4 374 (11.54%) Scrum
5 362 (11.17%) Software Engineering
6 335 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
7 301 (9.28%) Analytics
8 283 (8.73%) Fintech
9 269 (8.30%) TDD
10 268 (8.27%) MVC
10 268 (8.27%) Test Automation
11 235 (7.25%) CRM
12 211 (6.51%) Mentoring
13 196 (6.05%) Migration
14 195 (6.01%) Computer Science
15 190 (5.86%) SDLC
16 184 (5.68%) OO
17 171 (5.27%) ITIL
17 171 (5.27%) Presales
18 167 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 781 (24.09%) JavaScript
2 583 (17.98%) SQL
3 514 (15.85%) C#
4 452 (13.94%) Python
5 440 (13.57%) Java
6 268 (8.27%) PowerShell
7 210 (6.48%) PHP
8 150 (4.63%) TypeScript
9 78 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 77 (2.38%) ES6
11 70 (2.16%) Ruby
12 69 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 62 (1.91%) C++
14 47 (1.45%) Go
15 35 (1.08%) C
16 34 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 33 (1.02%) R
18 29 (0.89%) Scala
19 24 (0.74%) Java 8
20 20 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 290 (8.95%) Degree
2 93 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 93 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 52 (1.60%) AWS Certification
6 36 (1.11%) CISSP
7 35 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (0.93%) MCSE
9 29 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (0.68%) CCNA
11 19 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
13 15 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 15 (0.46%) PMP
14 13 (0.40%) ACCA
15 12 (0.37%) CCNP
16 11 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 11 (0.34%) MCSA
17 10 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (7.31%) QA
2 91 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (1.97%) SLA
4 52 (1.60%) NIST
5 45 (1.39%) GDPR
6 33 (1.02%) NIST 800
7 22 (0.68%) NCSC
8 16 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.43%) COBIT
10 13 (0.40%) PMO
11 11 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.19%) JSP 440
14 6 (0.19%) PSD2
14 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.12%) ISO 20022
15 4 (0.12%) SEPA
16 2 (0.062%) HIPAA
System Software
1 394 (12.15%) Docker
2 203 (6.26%) Active Directory
3 85 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.19%) XenApp
9 5 (0.15%) oVirt
9 5 (0.15%) RHEV
9 5 (0.15%) vSphere
10 4 (0.12%) Varnish
11 3 (0.093%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.093%) Firmware
11 3 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.062%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 344 (10.61%) Kubernetes
2 221 (6.82%) Terraform
3 172 (5.31%) Ansible
4 106 (3.27%) Puppet
5 99 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (2.50%) SCCM
7 36 (1.11%) Grafana
8 33 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 32 (0.99%) Prometheus
10 22 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
10 22 (0.68%) WSUS
11 21 (0.65%) SCVMM
12 16 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
12 16 (0.49%) Packer
13 14 (0.43%) SCOM
14 12 (0.37%) Kibana
15 11 (0.34%) Nagios
16 10 (0.31%) Kubeflow
16 10 (0.31%) ZABBIX
17 9 (0.28%) Consul
Vendors
1 662 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 195 (6.01%) Oracle
3 164 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
4 160 (4.94%) Google
5 127 (3.92%) VMware
6 107 (3.30%) SAP
7 76 (2.34%) Cisco
8 69 (2.13%) HP
9 66 (2.04%) IBM
10 54 (1.67%) Dell
10 54 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 40 (1.23%) Sage
12 37 (1.14%) Adobe
12 37 (1.14%) Xamarin
13 35 (1.08%) Databricks
14 34 (1.05%) Remedy
15 32 (0.99%) Citrix
16 31 (0.96%) Zend
17 30 (0.93%) Tableau
18 29 (0.89%) JD Edwards