Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 57 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,916 1,367 2,226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.48% 4.77% 3.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.54% 11.66% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,843 1,141 1,982
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £84,688
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21,532 11,719 19,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.82% 40.90% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14,253 9,753 16,486
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in London

SaaS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in London.

Salary trend for SaaS in London

SaaS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in London

SaaS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Central London -15 302 £72,500 - 137
West London -17 44 £53,750 -14.00% 54
South London -38 30 £63,750 +10.87% 4
East London +2 18 £72,500 +31.82% 33
North London +7 1 £42,500 -22.73% 3
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1,105 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1,086 (37.24%) AWS
3 781 (26.78%) Azure
4 758 (25.99%) JavaScript
5 747 (25.62%) DevOps
6 729 (25.00%) Finance
7 629 (21.57%) Social Skills
8 570 (19.55%) Docker
9 567 (19.44%) React
10 551 (18.90%) Kubernetes
11 509 (17.46%) PaaS
12 496 (17.01%) Microservices
13 490 (16.80%) SQL
14 453 (15.53%) Software Engineering
15 440 (15.09%) Node.js
16 439 (15.05%) Python
17 411 (14.09%) Java
18 386 (13.24%) HTML
19 372 (12.76%) Microsoft
20 367 (12.59%) IaaS
21 363 (12.45%) Degree
22 361 (12.38%) CSS
23 347 (11.90%) Full Stack Development
24 346 (11.87%) Fintech
25 326 (11.18%) .NET
26 324 (11.11%) TypeScript
27 308 (10.56%) Git (software)
28 303 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
29 302 (10.36%) B2B
30 296 (10.15%) C#

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 97 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (2.09%) Confluence
3 55 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.61%) CMS
5 45 (1.54%) IIS
6 35 (1.20%) Apache
7 23 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 22 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
9 21 (0.72%) WordPress
10 18 (0.62%) IBM Domino
11 17 (0.58%) Gunicorn
11 17 (0.58%) nginx
11 17 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.41%) Documentum
14 11 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.34%) Headless CMS
16 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (0.86%) Chatbot
4 25 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.65%) Sketch
6 16 (0.55%) Adobe XD
7 15 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.51%) Figma
7 15 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
8 11 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (0.31%) InVision
10 8 (0.27%) Marvel
11 7 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.17%) UXPin
12 5 (0.17%) Windchill
13 1 (0.034%) Flinto
13 1 (0.034%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 115 (3.94%) Oracle ERP
2 47 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 41 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 36 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
7 19 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 17 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
8 17 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
9 16 (0.55%) Magento
10 15 (0.51%) FastStats
10 15 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
11 12 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
11 12 (0.41%) TrackWise
12 11 (0.38%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
13 9 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
14 8 (0.27%) Sentinel
14 8 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,086 (37.24%) AWS
2 781 (26.78%) Azure
3 509 (17.46%) PaaS
4 367 (12.59%) IaaS
5 253 (8.68%) GCP
6 239 (8.20%) Serverless
7 137 (4.70%) GitHub
8 131 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
9 130 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 117 (4.01%) Microsoft 365
11 109 (3.74%) Power Platform
12 96 (3.29%) Amazon S3
13 83 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
14 72 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
15 68 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
16 52 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
16 52 (1.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 43 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
17 43 (1.47%) Heroku
18 42 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.88%) Firewall
2 64 (2.19%) DNS
3 56 (1.92%) HTTP
4 54 (1.85%) Network Security
5 47 (1.61%) VPN
6 35 (1.20%) Internet
6 35 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 24 (0.82%) WAN
8 23 (0.79%) SAN
9 22 (0.75%) DHCP
10 19 (0.65%) LAN
11 15 (0.51%) SSL
12 10 (0.34%) IPv4
12 10 (0.34%) VoIP
13 9 (0.31%) AMQP
14 8 (0.27%) SMTP
14 8 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
16 6 (0.21%) NAS
16 6 (0.21%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (8.71%) PostgreSQL
2 236 (8.09%) NoSQL
3 220 (7.54%) SQL Server
4 184 (6.31%) MySQL
5 166 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 135 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 124 (4.25%) Big Data
8 85 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 81 (2.78%) Power BI
10 76 (2.61%) Redis
11 69 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
12 58 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (1.47%) Hadoop
14 37 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 36 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (1.13%) Tableau
17 30 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
18 29 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
19 28 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
19 28 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 308 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 160 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 156 (5.35%) JIRA
4 95 (3.26%) Cypress.io
5 90 (3.09%) GitLab
6 87 (2.98%) webpack
7 70 (2.40%) Selenium
8 67 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 58 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (1.58%) Postman
11 39 (1.34%) Gradle
12 37 (1.27%) Bitbucket
12 37 (1.27%) Maven
13 35 (1.20%) CircleCI
14 34 (1.17%) JUnit
15 33 (1.13%) git-flow
16 32 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
17 31 (1.06%) Cucumber
17 31 (1.06%) SonarQube
18 24 (0.82%) RSpec
General
1 729 (25.00%) Finance
2 629 (21.57%) Social Skills
3 270 (9.26%) Marketing
4 171 (5.86%) Banking
5 164 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (4.49%) Retail
7 92 (3.16%) Games
8 75 (2.57%) Legal
9 66 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
10 62 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
11 57 (1.95%) Documentation Skills
12 49 (1.68%) Advertising
13 47 (1.61%) German Language
13 47 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 47 (1.61%) Public Sector
14 46 (1.58%) French Language
15 43 (1.47%) Back Office
15 43 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 41 (1.41%) Manufacturing
17 38 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 760 (26.06%) Developer
2 327 (11.21%) Architect
3 211 (7.24%) Senior Developer
4 206 (7.06%) Consultant
5 201 (6.89%) Software Engineer
6 149 (5.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 148 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 128 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
9 125 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 106 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
11 97 (3.33%) Java Developer
12 96 (3.29%) Analyst
13 84 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
14 83 (2.85%) .NET Developer
15 78 (2.67%) React Developer
16 77 (2.64%) Cloud Consultant
17 76 (2.61%) Project Manager
17 76 (2.61%) Senior Consultant
18 75 (2.57%) Senior Software Engineer
19 72 (2.47%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 567 (19.44%) React
2 440 (15.09%) Node.js
3 386 (13.24%) HTML
4 361 (12.38%) CSS
5 326 (11.18%) .NET
6 253 (8.68%) REST
7 245 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 234 (8.02%) Web Services
9 203 (6.96%) HTML5
10 187 (6.41%) RESTful
11 181 (6.21%) GraphQL
12 172 (5.90%) Kafka
13 153 (5.25%) Spring
14 149 (5.11%) Redux
15 142 (4.87%) .NET Core
16 130 (4.46%) Vue.js
17 111 (3.81%) Spring Boot
18 106 (3.64%) Jest
19 103 (3.53%) JSON
20 93 (3.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 270 (9.26%) User Experience
2 148 (5.08%) Cloud Native
3 146 (5.01%) Public Cloud
4 137 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
5 104 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 98 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 84 (2.88%) Data Centre
8 77 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 65 (2.23%) Management Information System
10 63 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
11 62 (2.13%) Blog
11 62 (2.13%) Life Science
12 53 (1.82%) Virtual Team
13 52 (1.78%) Legacy Systems
14 51 (1.75%) Data Structures
15 48 (1.65%) Algorithms
16 33 (1.13%) Hedge funds
17 32 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
17 32 (1.10%) Private Cloud
18 24 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.81%) Linux
2 186 (6.38%) Windows
3 83 (2.85%) Android
4 81 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 74 (2.54%) Windows Server
6 72 (2.47%) Unix
7 18 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.34%) CentOS
9 10 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.24%) Debian
11 6 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
11 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.14%) Solaris
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.10%) VMS
13 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.069%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (25.62%) DevOps
3 496 (17.01%) Microservices
4 453 (15.53%) Software Engineering
5 347 (11.90%) Full Stack Development
6 346 (11.87%) Fintech
7 303 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
8 302 (10.36%) B2B
9 294 (10.08%) TDD
10 268 (9.19%) Computer Science
11 256 (8.78%) Test Automation
12 234 (8.02%) Mentoring
13 233 (7.99%) Project Management
14 231 (7.92%) Scrum
15 230 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
16 217 (7.44%) Front End Development
17 213 (7.30%) Analytics
18 185 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
18 185 (6.34%) Presales
19 182 (6.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 758 (25.99%) JavaScript
2 490 (16.80%) SQL
3 439 (15.05%) Python
4 411 (14.09%) Java
5 324 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 296 (10.15%) C#
7 192 (6.58%) PowerShell
8 164 (5.62%) PHP
9 126 (4.32%) Go
10 117 (4.01%) Ruby
11 110 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 93 (3.19%) Kotlin
13 82 (2.81%) ES6
14 64 (2.19%) Java 8
15 48 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 44 (1.51%) Scala
17 40 (1.37%) C++
18 36 (1.23%) C
19 35 (1.20%) Java 11
20 34 (1.17%) ES7
Qualifications
1 363 (12.45%) Degree
2 150 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 148 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 135 (4.63%) Oracle Certification
5 77 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 70 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.13%) OCP
8 27 (0.93%) Master's Degree
9 23 (0.79%) CISSP
10 21 (0.72%) MBA
10 21 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 21 (0.72%) PMP
11 19 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.65%) PhD
12 15 (0.51%) CISM
13 13 (0.45%) CEH
13 13 (0.45%) CISA
13 13 (0.45%) OSCP
14 12 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.25%) QA
2 53 (1.82%) GRC
3 48 (1.65%) GDPR
4 47 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.99%) Accessibility
7 27 (0.93%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.89%) SLA
9 17 (0.58%) NIST
10 12 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.34%) PMO
12 9 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.21%) ITGC
14 5 (0.17%) ISO 13485
15 4 (0.14%) GLBA
15 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
16 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.10%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.10%) SOC 2
System Software
1 570 (19.55%) Docker
2 156 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 54 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.34%) vSphere
8 9 (0.31%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.14%) HDFS
10 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.10%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.069%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.069%) XenApp
13 1 (0.034%) Firmware
13 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 551 (18.90%) Kubernetes
2 287 (9.84%) Terraform
3 124 (4.25%) Puppet
4 123 (4.22%) Ansible
5 103 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (1.58%) SCCM
7 35 (1.20%) Grafana
8 32 (1.10%) Prometheus
9 23 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
10 21 (0.72%) SCOM
11 19 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.58%) Istio
13 14 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (0.48%) Kibana
13 14 (0.48%) linkerd
14 12 (0.41%) Nagios
15 9 (0.31%) CFEngine
15 9 (0.31%) Packer
16 8 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
17 6 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 372 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 242 (8.30%) Oracle
3 170 (5.83%) Google
4 99 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (2.16%) VMware
6 56 (1.92%) Adobe
7 47 (1.61%) IBM
8 35 (1.20%) Cisco
9 34 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 29 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 29 (0.99%) Splunk
10 29 (0.99%) Xamarin
11 28 (0.96%) SAP
12 27 (0.93%) Dell
13 24 (0.82%) HubSpot
14 23 (0.79%) MuleSoft
15 20 (0.69%) Okta
16 17 (0.58%) CommVault
16 17 (0.58%) HP
16 17 (0.58%) Veeam