Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1005 1006 1170
Rank change year-on-year +1 +164 +27
Permanent jobs citing SAML 161 197 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 124 161 96
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -6.67% -13.46%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £83,375 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -15.38%

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67897 70031 78219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.23% 39.09% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56913 61276 67484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in England

SAML
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAML in England.

Salary trend for SAML in England

SAML
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAML in England

SAML
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +30 89 £62,500 -3.85% 7
Midlands +35 18 £34,500 -18.82%
West Midlands +32 18 £34,500 -56.88%
South East -2 15 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North of England -9 15 £72,500 +93.33% 1
South West +11 13 £40,750 +48.18% 2
East of England +7 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +32 8 £72,500 +93.33%
North West -37 7 £75,000 +101.34% 1
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAML.

1 86 (53.42%) OAuth
2 74 (45.96%) Java
3 56 (34.78%) REST
4 55 (34.16%) XML
5 53 (32.92%) SQL
6 49 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (29.19%) Oracle
8 45 (27.95%) SaaS
9 44 (27.33%) JSON
10 43 (26.71%) PKI
11 42 (26.09%) SOAP
12 39 (24.22%) Microsoft
12 39 (24.22%) Finance
13 38 (23.60%) Active Directory
13 38 (23.60%) JavaScript
14 36 (22.36%) Windows
15 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 35 (21.74%) OpenID
16 33 (20.50%) Git (software)
16 33 (20.50%) Linux
17 32 (19.88%) Android
18 31 (19.25%) Identity Access Management
19 29 (18.01%) TOGAF
20 28 (17.39%) PaaS
21 27 (16.77%) IaaS
22 26 (16.15%) Apple iOS
22 26 (16.15%) Unit Testing
22 26 (16.15%) Objective-C
23 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
23 25 (15.53%) HTTP

SAML
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 16 (9.94%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (8.07%) Apache
3 13 (8.07%) Confluence
4 11 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (5.59%) CMS
6 8 (4.97%) IIS
6 8 (4.97%) Mule
7 7 (4.35%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.73%) Liferay
9 5 (3.11%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.11%) JBoss
10 4 (2.48%) Anypoint
11 3 (1.86%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.86%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.86%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.86%) nginx
11 3 (1.86%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) NetSuite
2 5 (3.11%) Magento
2 5 (3.11%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.95%) SaaS
2 28 (17.39%) PaaS
3 27 (16.77%) IaaS
4 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (7.45%) GitHub
6 9 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.86%) Office 365
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.24%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.62%) G Suite
9 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.53%) HTTP
2 23 (14.29%) LDAP
3 19 (11.80%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (11.18%) TCP/IP
5 17 (10.56%) SAN
6 16 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (9.94%) SSL
6 16 (9.94%) WAN
7 11 (6.83%) TACACS
8 10 (6.21%) DNS
8 10 (6.21%) IPsec
9 7 (4.35%) ATM
10 6 (3.73%) SSH
11 5 (3.11%) Firewall
11 5 (3.11%) HTTPS
11 5 (3.11%) Kerberos
11 5 (3.11%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (1.86%) AMQP
12 3 (1.86%) Network Security
12 3 (1.86%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.91%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.32%) MySQL
4 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.21%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.73%) Big Data
7 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.24%) Impala
9 2 (1.24%) OLAP
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.24%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.24%) QlikView
9 2 (1.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.80%) Android Studio
2 19 (11.80%) Xcode
3 17 (10.56%) JIRA
4 16 (9.94%) Maven
5 11 (6.83%) Subversion
6 10 (6.21%) Ant
7 8 (4.97%) AppScan
7 8 (4.97%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.11%) PROIV
9 4 (2.48%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.86%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) ERwin
11 1 (0.62%) JMeter
11 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.62%) MSI
11 1 (0.62%) Phabricator
11 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 39 (24.22%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
4 11 (6.83%) Banking
5 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
7 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (30.43%) Architect
2 45 (27.95%) Developer
3 18 (11.18%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (10.56%) Android Developer
4 17 (10.56%) Consultant
5 15 (9.32%) Applications Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (8.07%) iOS Android Developer
6 13 (8.07%) iOS Developer
7 11 (6.83%) IAM Consultant
7 11 (6.83%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Security Architect
10 8 (4.97%) Design Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (53.42%) OAuth
2 56 (34.78%) REST
3 55 (34.16%) XML
4 44 (27.33%) JSON
5 42 (26.09%) SOAP
6 35 (21.74%) OpenID
7 24 (14.91%) CSS
8 23 (14.29%) HTML
8 23 (14.29%) RESTful
9 20 (12.42%) Android SDK
9 20 (12.42%) Web Services
10 19 (11.80%) OAuth2
11 16 (9.94%) iOS SDK
11 16 (9.94%) Node.js
11 16 (9.94%) XMPP
12 15 (9.32%) .NET
12 15 (9.32%) JMS
13 14 (8.70%) J2EE
14 12 (7.45%) SailPoint
14 12 (7.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.71%) PKI
2 23 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 22 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.66%) User Experience
4 19 (11.80%) Mobile App
5 18 (11.18%) Algorithms
5 18 (11.18%) Data Structures
6 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
7 10 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (4.97%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (4.35%) CESG
10 6 (3.73%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (2.48%) Digital Currency
11 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
13 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.36%) Windows
2 33 (20.50%) Linux
3 32 (19.88%) Android
4 26 (16.15%) Apple iOS
5 20 (12.42%) Unix
6 6 (3.73%) Solaris
6 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.11%) AIX
7 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.86%) CentOS
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.25%) Identity Access Management
3 29 (18.01%) TOGAF
4 26 (16.15%) Unit Testing
5 25 (15.53%) DevOps
5 25 (15.53%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.91%) IT Strategy
7 23 (14.29%) Android Development
8 20 (12.42%) Security Architecture
9 19 (11.80%) High Availability
9 19 (11.80%) iOS Development
10 17 (10.56%) CRM
11 16 (9.94%) E-Commerce
11 16 (9.94%) SOA
12 14 (8.70%) OWASP
12 14 (8.70%) Secure Coding
13 13 (8.07%) ERP
13 13 (8.07%) SDLC
13 13 (8.07%) SIEM
13 13 (8.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.96%) Java
2 53 (32.92%) SQL
3 38 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.15%) Objective-C
5 19 (11.80%) Apple Swift
6 16 (9.94%) Python
7 15 (9.32%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.21%) C++
9 9 (5.59%) C#
10 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.11%) C
12 4 (2.48%) VB
12 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.86%) Perl
13 3 (1.86%) XPath
14 1 (0.62%) GraphQL
14 1 (0.62%) PHP
14 1 (0.62%) Ruby
14 1 (0.62%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.83%) CISM
4 10 (6.21%) CISSP
5 7 (4.35%) CCIE
5 7 (4.35%) CEH
5 7 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (4.35%) GIAC
5 7 (4.35%) ISSAP
5 7 (4.35%) SSCP
6 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.48%) CCNP
8 3 (1.86%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.62%) CCNA
9 1 (0.62%) CITP
9 1 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.62%) MCSE
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) COBIT
2 6 (3.73%) QA
3 5 (3.11%) GDPR
3 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (23.60%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.83%) Docker
4 9 (5.59%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.97%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (3.11%) Puppet
4 4 (2.48%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.48%) Kibana
4 4 (2.48%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.86%) CloudHub
6 2 (1.24%) Ansible
6 2 (1.24%) Packer
6 2 (1.24%) Terraform
7 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.62%) OpenView
7 1 (0.62%) SCCM
7 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (29.19%) Oracle
2 39 (24.22%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.29%) IBM
4 19 (11.80%) Cisco
4 19 (11.80%) VMware
5 18 (11.18%) CyberArk
6 14 (8.70%) ServiceNow
7 12 (7.45%) CA
8 10 (6.21%) Apple
8 10 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (5.59%) SAP
10 8 (4.97%) Cylance
10 8 (4.97%) F5
10 8 (4.97%) Fortinet
10 8 (4.97%) LogRhythm
10 8 (4.97%) Workday
10 8 (4.97%) Xamarin
11 7 (4.35%) New Relic
12 6 (3.73%) hybris
12 6 (3.73%) MuleSoft