Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 118 147
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29 +12
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,492 4,704 4,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.03% 2.82% 2.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.25% 14.55% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,689 4,141 3,534
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,975 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 36,684 32,330 23,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.78% 19.37% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29,536 26,990 19,622
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,375 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +19 2,365 £65,000 +1.56% 282
South East -21 846 £50,000 +2.04% 111
North of England +49 462 £47,500 -5.00% 103
East of England +32 298 £55,000 -4.35% 40
Midlands +9 260 £47,500 +11.76% 88
South West -20 255 £45,000 - 56
North West +4 227 £47,500 -1.04% 49
Yorkshire +91 206 £47,500 -5.00% 31
West Midlands -8 158 £50,000 +17.65% 59
East Midlands +43 101 £45,000 +5.88% 29
North East -2 29 £45,000 +12.50% 23
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1,599 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,293 (28.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,213 (27.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1,045 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 971 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 962 (21.42%) PaaS
7 954 (21.24%) SQL
8 926 (20.61%) Finance
9 801 (17.83%) C#
10 791 (17.61%) .NET
11 769 (17.12%) IaaS
12 751 (16.72%) DevOps
13 704 (15.67%) Java
14 682 (15.18%) Linux
15 674 (15.00%) HTML
16 654 (14.56%) Windows
17 620 (13.80%) SQL Server
18 573 (12.76%) CSS
19 523 (11.64%) Degree
20 505 (11.24%) Python
20 505 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
21 496 (11.04%) Scrum
22 478 (10.64%) AngularJS
23 469 (10.44%) Docker
24 459 (10.22%) Project Management
25 414 (9.22%) Software Engineering
26 412 (9.17%) Microservices
27 409 (9.11%) ITIL
28 400 (8.90%) Mentoring
29 397 (8.84%) Marketing

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
1 169 (3.76%) Apache
2 110 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 96 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 81 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 80 (1.78%) Confluence
6 78 (1.74%) MS Exchange
7 76 (1.69%) CMS
8 74 (1.65%) IIS
9 68 (1.51%) Apache Solr
10 57 (1.27%) WordPress
11 52 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 48 (1.07%) WebLogic
13 46 (1.02%) Skype for Business
14 45 (1.00%) JBoss
15 37 (0.82%) Apache Spark
15 37 (0.82%) OpenStack
16 32 (0.71%) Mule
16 32 (0.71%) nginx
17 27 (0.60%) WebSphere
18 21 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 103 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 35 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.45%) Chatbot
6 19 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.31%) Mingle
8 12 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.18%) InVision
10 5 (0.11%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.089%) SPSS
12 3 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.067%) Maya
13 2 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.045%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.045%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 60 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 52 (1.16%) NetSuite
4 38 (0.85%) thinkFolio
5 21 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.24%) Magento
8 11 (0.24%) Maximo
8 11 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 10 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
11 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.16%) Lawson
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.16%) SAP GRC
12 7 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
13 6 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,293 (28.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,213 (27.00%) Amazon AWS
3 962 (21.42%) PaaS
4 769 (17.12%) IaaS
5 214 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 197 (4.39%) Office 365
7 162 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
8 107 (2.38%) Serverless
9 92 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 87 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
11 78 (1.74%) GitHub
12 73 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 61 (1.36%) Amazon S3
14 50 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
15 44 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
16 41 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
17 35 (0.78%) npm
18 32 (0.71%) G Suite
18 32 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 30 (0.67%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 261 (5.81%) DNS
2 248 (5.52%) Firewall
3 170 (3.78%) Internet
4 140 (3.12%) TCP/IP
5 116 (2.58%) VPN
6 109 (2.43%) WAN
7 102 (2.27%) LAN
8 81 (1.80%) SAN
9 75 (1.67%) SSL
10 73 (1.63%) HTTP
11 61 (1.36%) DHCP
12 47 (1.05%) Skype
12 47 (1.05%) Unified Communications
13 42 (0.93%) VLAN
14 28 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
15 27 (0.60%) iSCSI
15 27 (0.60%) Network Security
16 23 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
17 21 (0.47%) SMS
17 21 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 620 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 283 (6.30%) MySQL
3 221 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 192 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 187 (4.16%) Relational Database
6 170 (3.78%) Big Data
7 126 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
8 87 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 83 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 83 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 73 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 65 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 60 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 54 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
15 51 (1.14%) Redis
15 51 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
16 50 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
17 41 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 357 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 336 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 239 (5.32%) JIRA
4 140 (3.12%) TeamCity
5 122 (2.72%) Selenium
6 99 (2.20%) Maven
6 99 (2.20%) Visual Studio
7 93 (2.07%) webpack
8 83 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 76 (1.69%) Subversion
10 62 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 58 (1.29%) gulp
12 55 (1.22%) Bitbucket
13 52 (1.16%) GitLab
14 51 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
15 45 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 39 (0.87%) Cucumber
17 35 (0.78%) CircleCI
18 32 (0.71%) Babel
19 30 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 926 (20.61%) Finance
2 397 (8.84%) Marketing
3 267 (5.94%) Retail
4 174 (3.87%) Banking
5 135 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 105 (2.34%) Legal
7 91 (2.03%) Law
8 90 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 87 (1.94%) German Language
10 81 (1.80%) French Language
11 68 (1.51%) Electronics
12 60 (1.34%) Spanish Language
13 59 (1.31%) Publishing
14 56 (1.25%) Advertising
15 54 (1.20%) Billing
16 52 (1.16%) Italian Language
17 50 (1.11%) Front Office
18 48 (1.07%) Investment Banking
19 28 (0.62%) Games
20 25 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 981 (21.84%) Developer
2 557 (12.40%) Architect
3 366 (8.15%) Consultant
4 308 (6.86%) Analyst
5 243 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 239 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 212 (4.72%) .NET Developer
8 209 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 182 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 174 (3.87%) C# Developer
11 166 (3.70%) Applications Support
12 148 (3.29%) Project Manager
13 146 (3.25%) Support Engineer
14 140 (3.12%) Cloud Architect
15 134 (2.98%) Junior
16 130 (2.89%) Software Developer
17 122 (2.72%) Java Developer
18 120 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 115 (2.56%) Product Manager
20 114 (2.54%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (17.61%) .NET
2 674 (15.00%) HTML
3 573 (12.76%) CSS
4 478 (10.64%) AngularJS
5 393 (8.75%) Web Services
6 277 (6.17%) React
7 273 (6.08%) REST
8 254 (5.65%) ASP.NET
9 227 (5.05%) XML
10 212 (4.72%) jQuery
11 205 (4.56%) .NET Framework
12 196 (4.36%) HTML5
12 196 (4.36%) Node.js
13 182 (4.05%) RESTful
14 143 (3.18%) SOAP
15 139 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 137 (3.05%) JSON
17 134 (2.98%) Spring
18 131 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
19 127 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 348 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 292 (6.50%) User Experience
3 274 (6.10%) Fintech
4 228 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 224 (4.99%) Public Cloud
6 200 (4.45%) Data Centre
7 180 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
8 170 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 148 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
10 140 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 139 (3.09%) Management Information System
12 72 (1.60%) Hedge funds
13 65 (1.45%) Social Media
14 48 (1.07%) Equities
14 48 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 48 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 47 (1.05%) Derivative
15 47 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 44 (0.98%) Fixed Income
17 38 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 682 (15.18%) Linux
2 654 (14.56%) Windows
3 242 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 193 (4.30%) Unix
5 102 (2.27%) CentOS
6 65 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 62 (1.38%) Android
9 50 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (1.09%) Solaris
10 49 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 39 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (0.69%) Debian
13 30 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 30 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.53%) Windows 10
16 21 (0.47%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.33%) FreeBSD
18 9 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,599 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 751 (16.72%) DevOps
3 505 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
4 496 (11.04%) Scrum
5 459 (10.22%) Project Management
6 414 (9.22%) Software Engineering
7 412 (9.17%) Microservices
8 409 (9.11%) ITIL
9 400 (8.90%) Mentoring
10 389 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
11 373 (8.30%) MVC
12 343 (7.64%) Test Automation
13 333 (7.41%) Analytics
14 320 (7.12%) TDD
15 282 (6.28%) CRM
16 277 (6.17%) Presales
17 269 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 260 (5.79%) Migration
19 253 (5.63%) ERP
20 242 (5.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 971 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 954 (21.24%) SQL
3 801 (17.83%) C#
4 704 (15.67%) Java
5 505 (11.24%) Python
6 288 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 261 (5.81%) PHP
8 240 (5.34%) Bash Shell
9 141 (3.14%) Ruby
10 123 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 118 (2.63%) Perl
12 110 (2.45%) T-SQL
13 97 (2.16%) C++
14 78 (1.74%) C
15 73 (1.63%) ES6
16 62 (1.38%) Go
17 61 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 59 (1.31%) Scala
19 54 (1.20%) R
20 47 (1.05%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 523 (11.64%) Degree
2 113 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (1.74%) CISSP
5 71 (1.58%) AWS Certification
6 53 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (1.18%) MCSE
7 44 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 42 (0.93%) CISM
8 42 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
9 38 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 38 (0.85%) PMP
10 37 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 36 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (0.71%) SC Cleared
13 28 (0.62%) CEH
14 25 (0.56%) ISEB
14 25 (0.56%) SSCP
15 24 (0.53%) MCSA
16 22 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (6.57%) QA
2 163 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 125 (2.78%) GDPR
4 84 (1.87%) PMO
5 81 (1.80%) SLA
6 53 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 53 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.73%) COBIT
8 31 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.69%) HIPAA
9 18 (0.40%) ISO 22301
10 14 (0.31%) ISO 9000
11 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.18%) IFRS
15 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 6 (0.13%) PA-DSS
15 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 469 (10.44%) Docker
2 330 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 212 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (3.56%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.53%) vSphere
8 23 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
9 22 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 20 (0.45%) KVM
10 20 (0.45%) NFS
11 15 (0.33%) pfSense
11 15 (0.33%) Samba
12 11 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.24%) Xen
13 10 (0.22%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.18%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.16%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.13%) HDFS
17 5 (0.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 367 (8.17%) Ansible
2 328 (7.30%) Puppet
3 306 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
4 283 (6.30%) Kubernetes
5 165 (3.67%) Terraform
6 70 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
7 66 (1.47%) SCOM
8 57 (1.27%) Nagios
9 53 (1.18%) SCCM
10 28 (0.62%) SCVMM
11 27 (0.60%) CFEngine
12 25 (0.56%) Mesos
13 22 (0.49%) Cobbler
13 22 (0.49%) Kibana
14 20 (0.45%) ZABBIX
15 18 (0.40%) Packer
16 15 (0.33%) Grafana
17 14 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
17 14 (0.31%) SCOrch
18 13 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,045 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 389 (8.66%) Oracle
3 277 (6.17%) Google
4 262 (5.83%) VMware
5 221 (4.92%) SAP
6 211 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
7 162 (3.61%) Cisco
8 145 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 110 (2.45%) IBM
10 107 (2.38%) Splunk
11 63 (1.40%) HP
12 52 (1.16%) EMC
13 51 (1.14%) ServiceNow
14 50 (1.11%) Atlassian
15 44 (0.98%) TIBCO
16 40 (0.89%) Bloomberg
16 40 (0.89%) Reuters
17 38 (0.85%) Citrix
17 38 (0.85%) MarketAxess
17 38 (0.85%) Tradeweb