Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 92 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18 +32
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4,423 4,693 4,867
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.05% 3.39% 2.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.70% 12.27% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,017 4,289 4,496
Median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,700
% change year-on-year - +9.11% +0.38%

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 37,792 38,243 37,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.62% 27.63% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30,928 30,797 31,260
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -1 1,937 £70,000 +7.69% 228
South East +33 1,174 £55,000 - 159
North of England +59 454 £52,500 +10.53% 71
Midlands +75 368 £50,000 - 62
North West +55 254 £55,000 +15.79% 44
South West +18 248 £47,500 - 36
East of England +33 228 £57,000 +3.64% 13
West Midlands +36 192 £55,000 +10.00% 32
East Midlands +77 176 £46,250 -7.50% 30
North East +69 104 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Yorkshire -11 96 £47,500 - 12
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1,639 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,297 (29.32%) Azure
3 1,221 (27.61%) AWS
4 1,021 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 880 (19.90%) Microsoft
6 827 (18.70%) SQL
7 790 (17.86%) PaaS
8 758 (17.14%) Finance
9 743 (16.80%) DevOps
10 735 (16.62%) C#
11 720 (16.28%) .NET
12 626 (14.15%) IaaS
13 615 (13.90%) HTML
14 599 (13.54%) Java
15 567 (12.82%) Python
16 539 (12.19%) CSS
17 518 (11.71%) SQL Server
18 484 (10.94%) Windows
19 481 (10.87%) Linux
20 470 (10.63%) Software Engineering
21 469 (10.60%) Docker
21 469 (10.60%) Microservices
22 457 (10.33%) Scrum
23 444 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
24 433 (9.79%) Degree
25 408 (9.22%) AngularJS
26 403 (9.11%) MVC
27 401 (9.07%) Marketing
28 386 (8.73%) PHP
29 369 (8.34%) Analytics

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
1 104 (2.35%) IIS
2 86 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 82 (1.85%) Confluence
4 78 (1.76%) CMS
5 77 (1.74%) Apache
6 62 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 56 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 43 (0.97%) nginx
9 37 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 32 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 29 (0.66%) MS Exchange
12 23 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 21 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 21 (0.47%) WordPress
14 20 (0.45%) SAS
15 16 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 11 (0.25%) JBoss
17 10 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.23%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 123 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.63%) Sketch
6 24 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 22 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 22 (0.50%) InVision
8 18 (0.41%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.34%) Chatbot
10 13 (0.29%) Zeplin
11 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (0.20%) Figma
13 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.068%) Adobe XD
15 2 (0.045%) Marvel
15 2 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
16 1 (0.023%) PTC Creo
16 1 (0.023%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 145 (3.28%) NetSuite
2 95 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 51 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 39 (0.88%) SAP Business One
5 34 (0.77%) Sage 200
5 34 (0.77%) Sage 500
6 28 (0.63%) Magento
7 16 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
7 16 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 15 (0.34%) Shopify
9 14 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.29%) Lawson
11 12 (0.27%) thinkFolio
12 11 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
14 9 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
16 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
17 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1,297 (29.32%) Azure
2 1,221 (27.61%) AWS
3 790 (17.86%) PaaS
4 626 (14.15%) IaaS
5 297 (6.71%) Office 365
6 197 (4.45%) GCP
7 171 (3.87%) Serverless
8 135 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
9 104 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 102 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
11 90 (2.03%) Power Platform
12 87 (1.97%) GitHub
13 81 (1.83%) Amazon S3
14 70 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 69 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
16 59 (1.33%) Boomi
17 53 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
17 53 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
18 48 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 40 (0.90%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 200 (4.52%) Firewall
2 112 (2.53%) DNS
3 97 (2.19%) Internet
4 84 (1.90%) VPN
5 80 (1.81%) WAN
6 79 (1.79%) LAN
7 75 (1.70%) HTTP
8 68 (1.54%) Network Security
9 59 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 57 (1.29%) SAN
11 56 (1.27%) VoIP
12 35 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
13 34 (0.77%) Skype
14 33 (0.75%) DHCP
15 27 (0.61%) VLAN
16 26 (0.59%) Intranet
17 24 (0.54%) SSL
17 24 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (0.43%) MPLS
19 16 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 344 (7.78%) MySQL
3 168 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 152 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
5 145 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 121 (2.74%) Redis
7 115 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 114 (2.58%) Big Data
9 94 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 81 (1.83%) Power BI
11 72 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 71 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 57 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 52 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
17 47 (1.06%) Data Lake
18 36 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 35 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
20 33 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 365 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 238 (5.38%) JIRA
3 192 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 103 (2.33%) Selenium
5 86 (1.94%) webpack
6 74 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 71 (1.61%) Subversion
8 63 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 56 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 55 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
11 53 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 51 (1.15%) Grunt
13 48 (1.09%) gulp
14 44 (0.99%) Maven
15 42 (0.95%) PHPUnit
16 37 (0.84%) Bitbucket
17 32 (0.72%) GitLab
18 31 (0.70%) Postman
19 30 (0.68%) NUnit
20 27 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 758 (17.14%) Finance
2 401 (9.07%) Marketing
3 270 (6.10%) Retail
4 140 (3.17%) Legal
5 122 (2.76%) Law
6 116 (2.62%) Public Sector
7 97 (2.19%) Banking
8 92 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 60 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.20%) Advertising
11 52 (1.18%) Games
12 37 (0.84%) Billing
13 33 (0.75%) Automotive
14 31 (0.70%) Back Office
15 29 (0.66%) Electronics
16 26 (0.59%) French Language
16 26 (0.59%) German Language
17 17 (0.38%) Front Office
17 17 (0.38%) Publishing
17 17 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,204 (27.22%) Developer
2 514 (11.62%) Architect
3 340 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 289 (6.53%) Analyst
5 262 (5.92%) Consultant
6 240 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 215 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
8 196 (4.43%) Software Developer
9 181 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 160 (3.62%) PHP Developer
11 152 (3.44%) C# Developer
12 151 (3.41%) Java Developer
13 139 (3.14%) Software Engineer
14 132 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 129 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
15 129 (2.92%) Project Manager
16 115 (2.60%) Business Analyst
17 105 (2.37%) Product Manager
18 104 (2.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 104 (2.35%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 720 (16.28%) .NET
2 615 (13.90%) HTML
3 539 (12.19%) CSS
4 408 (9.22%) AngularJS
5 363 (8.21%) React
6 324 (7.33%) REST
7 306 (6.92%) Web Services
8 259 (5.86%) ASP.NET
9 244 (5.52%) .NET Core
10 218 (4.93%) Node.js
11 185 (4.18%) jQuery
12 172 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 172 (3.89%) HTML5
13 171 (3.87%) Vue.js
14 166 (3.75%) Laravel
15 162 (3.66%) .NET Framework
16 143 (3.23%) RESTful
17 142 (3.21%) SOAP
18 140 (3.17%) Spring
19 136 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 296 (6.69%) User Experience
2 268 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 214 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 169 (3.82%) Public Cloud
6 150 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 132 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 114 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 108 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 83 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 66 (1.49%) Private Cloud
12 53 (1.20%) Cloud Native
13 41 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 32 (0.72%) Client/Server
15 28 (0.63%) Clustering
15 28 (0.63%) Social Media
16 27 (0.61%) iPad
16 27 (0.61%) Reinsurance
17 25 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
18 24 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 484 (10.94%) Windows
2 481 (10.87%) Linux
3 230 (5.20%) Windows Server
4 89 (2.01%) Unix
5 79 (1.79%) Android
6 76 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 71 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 52 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
9 48 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 39 (0.88%) CentOS
12 35 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
15 7 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.14%) Debian
16 6 (0.14%) Solaris
17 5 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.090%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.090%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,639 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (16.80%) DevOps
3 470 (10.63%) Software Engineering
4 469 (10.60%) Microservices
5 457 (10.33%) Scrum
6 444 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
7 403 (9.11%) MVC
8 369 (8.34%) Analytics
9 352 (7.96%) TDD
10 346 (7.82%) CRM
11 334 (7.55%) Fintech
12 323 (7.30%) Test Automation
13 294 (6.65%) Project Management
14 279 (6.31%) Mentoring
15 258 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 248 (5.61%) ERP
16 248 (5.61%) Migration
16 248 (5.61%) SDLC
17 241 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
18 239 (5.40%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,021 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 827 (18.70%) SQL
3 735 (16.62%) C#
4 599 (13.54%) Java
5 567 (12.82%) Python
6 386 (8.73%) PHP
7 302 (6.83%) PowerShell
8 168 (3.80%) Ruby
9 157 (3.55%) TypeScript
10 128 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 118 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 116 (2.62%) ES6
13 87 (1.97%) C++
14 68 (1.54%) C
15 65 (1.47%) Go
16 64 (1.45%) Perl
17 48 (1.09%) VB.NET
18 46 (1.04%) Java 8
19 41 (0.93%) Scala
20 40 (0.90%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 433 (9.79%) Degree
2 123 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 53 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 51 (1.15%) AWS Certification
7 43 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (0.84%) MCSE
9 36 (0.81%) CISSP
10 34 (0.77%) CCNA
11 31 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (0.52%) PMP
13 22 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 19 (0.43%) ACCA
15 18 (0.41%) CCNP
15 18 (0.41%) CISM
16 17 (0.38%) MCP
17 16 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
18 14 (0.32%) DBS Check
18 14 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (7.62%) QA
2 94 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 90 (2.03%) SLA
4 52 (1.18%) GDPR
5 47 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 35 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.72%) NIST
8 28 (0.63%) PMO
9 19 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (0.32%) NCSC
11 12 (0.27%) WCAG
12 9 (0.20%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.20%) NIST 800
13 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.16%) PMBOK
14 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.11%) PSD2
16 4 (0.090%) COBIT
16 4 (0.090%) ISO 20022
16 4 (0.090%) SEPA
System Software
1 469 (10.60%) Docker
2 299 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 145 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.41%) XenApp
8 14 (0.32%) vSphere
9 13 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.25%) KVM
11 10 (0.23%) oVirt
11 10 (0.23%) RHEV
11 10 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.20%) Firmware
13 8 (0.18%) NFS
13 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.16%) Varnish
15 6 (0.14%) iptables
15 6 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 362 (8.18%) Kubernetes
2 218 (4.93%) Ansible
3 190 (4.30%) Terraform
4 163 (3.69%) Puppet
5 131 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 129 (2.92%) SCCM
7 59 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 47 (1.06%) WSUS
9 36 (0.81%) Grafana
10 34 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
11 32 (0.72%) Prometheus
12 23 (0.52%) SCOM
13 20 (0.45%) Nagios
14 17 (0.38%) Kibana
14 17 (0.38%) Packer
15 14 (0.32%) Salt
15 14 (0.32%) ZABBIX
16 13 (0.29%) Consul
17 12 (0.27%) Backup Exec
17 12 (0.27%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 880 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 314 (7.10%) Oracle
3 253 (5.72%) Salesforce.com
4 226 (5.11%) VMware
5 166 (3.75%) Google
5 166 (3.75%) SAP
6 122 (2.76%) Cisco
7 84 (1.90%) HP
8 81 (1.83%) Dell
9 68 (1.54%) IBM
10 62 (1.40%) Adobe
11 61 (1.38%) ServiceNow
12 57 (1.29%) Citrix
13 53 (1.20%) JD Edwards
13 53 (1.20%) Sage
13 53 (1.20%) Tableau
14 48 (1.09%) Zend
15 42 (0.95%) Workday
16 41 (0.93%) Red Hat
17 39 (0.88%) Informatica