Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 88 83
Rank change year-on-year +35 -5 +24
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,194 1,861 2,377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.91% 3.66% 3.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.09% 9.61% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 1,718 2,053
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 10,762 19,369 18,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.22% 38.10% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9,179 15,979 15,149
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +38 272 £70,000 +7.69% 79
South London -10 42 £62,500 -7.41% 5
West London +56 20 £81,250 +20.37% 31
North London +29 3 £52,500 -4.55% 3
East London +6 2 £52,500 -36.36% 24
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 423 (35.43%) AWS
2 406 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (27.89%) Finance
4 315 (26.38%) Azure
5 314 (26.30%) DevOps
6 242 (20.27%) JavaScript
6 242 (20.27%) PaaS
7 231 (19.35%) Microservices
8 207 (17.34%) Java
9 198 (16.58%) Python
10 184 (15.41%) IaaS
11 166 (13.90%) Docker
12 160 (13.40%) Microsoft
13 147 (12.31%) Kubernetes
14 143 (11.98%) Fintech
15 135 (11.31%) GCP
16 131 (10.97%) Test Automation
16 131 (10.97%) C#
16 131 (10.97%) Marketing
17 127 (10.64%) SQL
18 120 (10.05%) .NET
19 117 (9.80%) Node.js
20 114 (9.55%) Degree
21 113 (9.46%) SQL Server
22 108 (9.05%) Scrum
23 106 (8.88%) Software Engineering
24 102 (8.54%) Ansible
25 101 (8.46%) B2B
26 99 (8.29%) Jenkins
27 98 (8.21%) Analytics

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 46 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (3.10%) Confluence
4 17 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.34%) CMS
6 14 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.75%) IIS
8 8 (0.67%) WordPress
9 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.50%) Apache
11 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.25%) Drupal
13 3 (0.25%) TPMS
13 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
4 9 (0.75%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.50%) Figma
7 6 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.34%) InVision
9 4 (0.34%) Sketch
10 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.17%) Flinto
11 2 (0.17%) UXPin
12 1 (0.084%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.084%) InDesign
12 1 (0.084%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 31 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
2 21 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.59%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.25%) Eikon
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.17%) Maximo
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 423 (35.43%) AWS
2 315 (26.38%) Azure
3 242 (20.27%) PaaS
4 184 (15.41%) IaaS
5 135 (11.31%) GCP
6 96 (8.04%) Serverless
7 59 (4.94%) AWS Lambda
8 50 (4.19%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (3.85%) Power Platform
10 43 (3.60%) Office 365
11 36 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
12 33 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 29 (2.43%) Amazon S3
14 29 (2.43%) Azure Functions
14 29 (2.43%) GitHub
15 28 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
17 20 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
18 19 (1.59%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.93%) HTTP
2 30 (2.51%) Firewall
3 27 (2.26%) DNS
4 25 (2.09%) VPN
5 18 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.26%) SAN
7 14 (1.17%) Network Security
8 12 (1.01%) Internet
9 5 (0.42%) DHCP
9 5 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.42%) Skype
10 3 (0.25%) BGP
10 3 (0.25%) LAN
10 3 (0.25%) WAN
11 2 (0.17%) AMQP
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.17%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.17%) OSPF
11 2 (0.17%) SSL
11 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.20%) MongoDB
3 63 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 52 (4.36%) Big Data
5 51 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 43 (3.60%) Data Lake
7 26 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.84%) Redis
9 19 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.51%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.51%) Power BI
11 17 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.17%) Blockchain
14 13 (1.09%) MySQL
15 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 99 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 67 (5.61%) JIRA
3 57 (4.77%) Git (software)
4 30 (2.51%) TeamCity
5 29 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (2.26%) Postman
7 24 (2.01%) Selenium
8 20 (1.68%) GitLab
9 19 (1.59%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.51%) Jasmine
11 17 (1.42%) WebDriver
12 16 (1.34%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.26%) Mocha
14 13 (1.09%) Grunt
14 13 (1.09%) JMeter
15 12 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (0.75%) JUnit
17 8 (0.67%) Gradle
17 8 (0.67%) Maven
18 7 (0.59%) Pylint
General
1 333 (27.89%) Finance
2 131 (10.97%) Marketing
3 61 (5.11%) Law
4 54 (4.52%) Banking
5 51 (4.27%) Retail
6 36 (3.02%) Legal
7 29 (2.43%) Public Sector
8 26 (2.18%) Front Office
9 21 (1.76%) Billing
10 20 (1.68%) Advertising
10 20 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.42%) Games
12 16 (1.34%) Back Office
13 14 (1.17%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.01%) Electronics
14 12 (1.01%) Publishing
15 9 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.59%) Housing Association
18 6 (0.50%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 250 (20.94%) Developer
2 151 (12.65%) Architect
3 84 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 81 (6.78%) Consultant
5 80 (6.70%) Senior Developer
6 61 (5.11%) Product Manager
7 53 (4.44%) Analyst
8 51 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 46 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
10 44 (3.69%) Software Engineer
11 43 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
12 38 (3.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 36 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 36 (3.02%) Enterprise Architect
14 35 (2.93%) Python Engineer
15 32 (2.68%) Cloud Consultant
16 31 (2.60%) Azure Engineer
16 31 (2.60%) Project Manager
16 31 (2.60%) Python Developer
16 31 (2.60%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (10.05%) .NET
2 117 (9.80%) Node.js
3 95 (7.96%) CSS
3 95 (7.96%) React
4 93 (7.79%) HTML
5 91 (7.62%) Web Services
6 80 (6.70%) REST
7 64 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 60 (5.03%) XML
9 56 (4.69%) RESTful
10 54 (4.52%) .NET Core
10 54 (4.52%) Spring
11 43 (3.60%) HTML5
12 42 (3.52%) Django
13 38 (3.18%) Kafka
14 36 (3.02%) Flask
15 34 (2.85%) Redux
16 33 (2.76%) jQuery
17 30 (2.51%) Ajax
17 30 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.54%) User Experience
2 69 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
3 66 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (3.60%) Public Cloud
6 39 (3.27%) Cloud Native
7 38 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 31 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.84%) Blog
10 22 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (1.84%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.68%) Social Media
12 19 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.59%) FMCG
13 14 (1.17%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (0.75%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.87%) Windows
2 86 (7.20%) Linux
3 45 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 28 (2.35%) Android
5 21 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (1.51%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.34%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.59%) Unix
11 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.17%) VMS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.084%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.084%) Solaris
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (26.30%) DevOps
3 231 (19.35%) Microservices
4 143 (11.98%) Fintech
5 131 (10.97%) Test Automation
6 108 (9.05%) Scrum
7 106 (8.88%) Software Engineering
8 101 (8.46%) B2B
9 98 (8.21%) Analytics
10 92 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
11 86 (7.20%) Machine Learning
12 85 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
13 81 (6.78%) TDD
14 80 (6.70%) CRM
15 79 (6.62%) Configuration Management
16 74 (6.20%) Mentoring
17 67 (5.61%) Computer Science
18 65 (5.44%) SDLC
19 62 (5.19%) Artificial Intelligence
20 60 (5.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (20.27%) JavaScript
2 207 (17.34%) Java
3 198 (16.58%) Python
4 131 (10.97%) C#
5 127 (10.64%) SQL
6 71 (5.95%) PowerShell
7 62 (5.19%) Go
7 62 (5.19%) TypeScript
8 61 (5.11%) Ruby
9 28 (2.35%) Scala
10 26 (2.18%) ES6
11 19 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.51%) PHP
13 16 (1.34%) R
14 11 (0.92%) Groovy
15 10 (0.84%) C++
15 10 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.75%) C
17 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.50%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 114 (9.55%) Degree
2 45 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.51%) Oracle Certification
5 28 (2.35%) CISSP
6 19 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.26%) CISA
8 15 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 14 (1.17%) CISM
10 13 (1.09%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.92%) CIPD
12 9 (0.75%) MCP
13 8 (0.67%) MCSE
14 6 (0.50%) CCIE
14 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.50%) MCITP
14 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.42%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.04%) QA
2 16 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.26%) GDPR
4 12 (1.01%) NIST
5 8 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.42%) PMO
7 4 (0.34%) COBIT
7 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.34%) SLA
8 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.17%) EMIR
9 2 (0.17%) ITGC
9 2 (0.17%) MiFID
9 2 (0.17%) NCSC
10 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.084%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 166 (13.90%) Docker
2 69 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 36 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.34%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 1 (0.084%) Gluster
10 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 147 (12.31%) Kubernetes
2 102 (8.54%) Ansible
3 85 (7.12%) Terraform
4 64 (5.36%) Puppet
5 49 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.09%) SCCM
6 25 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
7 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (1.59%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.26%) Grafana
9 10 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.59%) CASB
10 7 (0.59%) SCOM
11 5 (0.42%) Nagios
11 5 (0.42%) Opsview
11 5 (0.42%) WSUS
12 4 (0.34%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.34%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 160 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.20%) Google
2 74 (6.20%) Salesforce.com
3 65 (5.44%) Oracle
4 56 (4.69%) VMware
5 41 (3.43%) SAP
6 32 (2.68%) Adobe
7 27 (2.26%) Databricks
8 23 (1.93%) Splunk
9 20 (1.68%) Charles River
10 19 (1.59%) hybris
10 19 (1.59%) New Relic
11 16 (1.34%) Apple
12 14 (1.17%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.09%) Cisco
13 13 (1.09%) Citrix
13 13 (1.09%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.09%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.75%) IBM
15 8 (0.67%) JD Edwards