Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 112 123
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +40
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,149 2,201 2,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.18% 2.97% 2.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.90% 14.72% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,740 1,916 1,783
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,225 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +10.00%

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 18,053 14,951 11,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 26.73% 20.16% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14,571 12,320 9,946
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £34,880 £34,717 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +7.85%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in London

SaaS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SaaS in London

SaaS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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
Central London +9 458 £67,500 +12.50% 111
West London +7 132 £52,500 -4.55% 42
South London +31 61 £65,000 +18.18% 9
East London 0 23 £45,750 -3.68% 19
North London -2 3 £75,000 +47.06% 8
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 745 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
3 604 (28.11%) Finance
4 524 (24.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 476 (22.15%) PaaS
6 471 (21.92%) SQL
7 429 (19.96%) JavaScript
8 387 (18.01%) Microsoft
9 365 (16.98%) DevOps
10 355 (16.52%) Java
11 340 (15.82%) Linux
12 330 (15.36%) C#
13 315 (14.66%) Python
14 310 (14.43%) Degree
15 307 (14.29%) IaaS
16 306 (14.24%) Windows
17 303 (14.10%) HTML
18 283 (13.17%) .NET
19 247 (11.49%) CSS
19 247 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
20 243 (11.31%) Project Management
21 231 (10.75%) Microservices
22 226 (10.52%) SQL Server
23 211 (9.82%) Oracle
24 209 (9.73%) Docker
25 205 (9.54%) Ansible
26 204 (9.49%) Scrum
27 190 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
28 189 (8.79%) Marketing
29 188 (8.75%) Web Services

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
1 137 (6.38%) Apache
2 102 (4.75%) Tomcat
3 55 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.33%) CMS
5 47 (2.19%) Confluence
6 32 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 31 (1.44%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.44%) Mule
8 27 (1.26%) JBoss
9 23 (1.07%) WordPress
10 22 (1.02%) IIS
11 20 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 20 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.88%) nginx
13 15 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.47%) Mule ESB
17 9 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.56%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.42%) Mingle
5 9 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.33%) InVision
7 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.19%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.14%) SPSS
12 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.093%) Maya
12 2 (0.093%) UXPin
13 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.047%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 43 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.63%) thinkFolio
3 33 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (1.40%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.19%) Lawson
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.093%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.093%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.093%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.093%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 608 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
2 524 (24.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 476 (22.15%) PaaS
4 307 (14.29%) IaaS
5 107 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
6 87 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 66 (3.07%) Office 365
7 66 (3.07%) Serverless
8 57 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
9 56 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (1.49%) Amazon S3
11 29 (1.35%) GitHub
12 27 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 25 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (1.07%) Apigee
14 23 (1.07%) Boomi
15 21 (0.98%) Route 53
16 16 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
16 16 (0.74%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 146 (6.79%) Firewall
2 129 (6.00%) DNS
3 79 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 69 (3.21%) Internet
5 56 (2.61%) HTTP
6 55 (2.56%) VPN
7 51 (2.37%) SAN
8 41 (1.91%) LAN
9 37 (1.72%) WAN
10 33 (1.54%) Unified Communications
11 23 (1.07%) NAS
11 23 (1.07%) SSL
12 22 (1.02%) DHCP
13 19 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (0.84%) VLAN
15 16 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.65%) OpenVPN
16 14 (0.65%) OPNsense
17 13 (0.60%) MPLS
18 12 (0.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 162 (7.54%) MySQL
3 85 (3.96%) Big Data
4 77 (3.58%) NoSQL
5 76 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 70 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 57 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 47 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 33 (1.54%) Redis
11 32 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (1.35%) Oracle Database
14 27 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 27 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (1.12%) Power BI
17 24 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
18 22 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 156 (7.26%) Jenkins
2 147 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 114 (5.30%) JIRA
4 79 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 76 (3.54%) Maven
6 50 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 49 (2.28%) Selenium
7 49 (2.28%) Subversion
8 34 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 30 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 26 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.12%) webpack
12 23 (1.07%) JMeter
13 21 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 20 (0.93%) GitLab
14 20 (0.93%) Visual Studio
15 19 (0.88%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.74%) MSBuild
17 15 (0.70%) Protractor
General
1 604 (28.11%) Finance
2 189 (8.79%) Marketing
3 151 (7.03%) Banking
4 140 (6.51%) Retail
5 78 (3.63%) Law
6 67 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 57 (2.65%) Legal
8 54 (2.51%) German Language
9 50 (2.33%) French Language
10 46 (2.14%) Front Office
11 42 (1.95%) Investment Banking
12 40 (1.86%) Italian Language
13 36 (1.68%) Advertising
14 35 (1.63%) Manufacturing
15 34 (1.58%) Spanish Language
16 31 (1.44%) Electronics
17 27 (1.26%) Publishing
18 21 (0.98%) Games
19 16 (0.74%) Billing
20 13 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 412 (19.17%) Developer
2 248 (11.54%) Architect
3 237 (11.03%) Consultant
4 142 (6.61%) Analyst
5 133 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 127 (5.91%) Senior Developer
7 95 (4.42%) Applications Support
7 95 (4.42%) Project Manager
8 85 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
8 85 (3.96%) Software Engineer
9 82 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 72 (3.35%) .NET Developer
11 70 (3.26%) Support Engineer
12 68 (3.16%) Java Developer
13 65 (3.02%) Product Manager
14 60 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 58 (2.70%) Lead Developer
16 56 (2.61%) Senior Manager
17 55 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
18 54 (2.51%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (14.10%) HTML
2 283 (13.17%) .NET
3 247 (11.49%) CSS
4 188 (8.75%) Web Services
5 182 (8.47%) AngularJS
6 149 (6.93%) React
7 138 (6.42%) REST
8 113 (5.26%) XML
9 107 (4.98%) .NET Framework
10 104 (4.84%) ASP.NET
10 104 (4.84%) jQuery
11 85 (3.96%) HTML5
11 85 (3.96%) LAMP
12 84 (3.91%) Node.js
13 81 (3.77%) JSON
14 75 (3.49%) RESTful
15 68 (3.16%) SOAP
16 61 (2.84%) Ajax
17 58 (2.70%) Spring
18 56 (2.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 190 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (8.47%) Fintech
3 147 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 122 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 113 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 111 (5.17%) User Experience
7 104 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
8 89 (4.14%) Data Centre
9 60 (2.79%) Hedge funds
10 59 (2.75%) Management Information System
11 56 (2.61%) Mobile App
12 53 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
13 50 (2.33%) Derivative
14 47 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
15 44 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (2.00%) Fixed Income
17 41 (1.91%) Equities
18 31 (1.44%) Virtual Team
19 30 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
20 22 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 340 (15.82%) Linux
2 306 (14.24%) Windows
3 99 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 84 (3.91%) Unix
5 70 (3.26%) CentOS
6 53 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 44 (2.05%) Solaris
8 40 (1.86%) Android
8 40 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 33 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (1.21%) Debian
12 25 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.70%) FreeBSD
15 13 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.60%) Windows 7
16 12 (0.56%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.23%) Fedora
18 4 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (16.98%) DevOps
3 247 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
4 243 (11.31%) Project Management
5 231 (10.75%) Microservices
6 204 (9.49%) Scrum
7 180 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 172 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 171 (7.96%) Presales
10 170 (7.91%) Analytics
11 160 (7.45%) CRM
12 159 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 158 (7.35%) TDD
14 152 (7.07%) ERP
15 150 (6.98%) ITIL
16 135 (6.28%) MVC
17 133 (6.19%) Test Automation
18 114 (5.30%) E-Commerce
19 110 (5.12%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 471 (21.92%) SQL
2 429 (19.96%) JavaScript
3 355 (16.52%) Java
4 330 (15.36%) C#
5 315 (14.66%) Python
6 151 (7.03%) PowerShell
7 133 (6.19%) Bash Shell
8 102 (4.75%) Ruby
9 96 (4.47%) PHP
10 81 (3.77%) Perl
11 71 (3.30%) C++
12 68 (3.16%) T-SQL
13 52 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 44 (2.05%) Go
15 42 (1.95%) Scala
16 36 (1.68%) Korn
17 35 (1.63%) Bourne shell
18 34 (1.58%) PL/SQL
19 31 (1.44%) C
20 30 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 310 (14.43%) Degree
2 77 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.54%) PMP
4 31 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 28 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.93%) CISSP
7 20 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
8 18 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 15 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.70%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.65%) Security Cleared
11 13 (0.60%) CCNP
12 12 (0.56%) ISEB
13 11 (0.51%) MBA
13 11 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.47%) ACCA
14 10 (0.47%) CIMA
15 9 (0.42%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (7.17%) QA
2 50 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.19%) PMO
4 43 (2.00%) GDPR
5 23 (1.07%) COBIT
6 20 (0.93%) SLA
7 16 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (0.65%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.42%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.19%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.093%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.093%) MiFID
15 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.047%) EMIR
15 1 (0.047%) SEPA
System Software
1 209 (9.73%) Docker
2 141 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 91 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.88%) KVM
5 19 (0.88%) NFS
6 15 (0.70%) VMware NSX
7 14 (0.65%) pfSense
7 14 (0.65%) Samba
8 13 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.51%) vSphere
10 9 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.33%) Xen
13 5 (0.23%) SRDF
13 5 (0.23%) vCloud
14 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.14%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.093%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 205 (9.54%) Ansible
2 176 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (7.45%) Puppet
4 146 (6.79%) Kubernetes
5 104 (4.84%) Terraform
6 32 (1.49%) SCOM
7 27 (1.26%) Nagios
8 26 (1.21%) Kibana
9 24 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.88%) Packer
11 17 (0.79%) logstash
11 17 (0.79%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (0.60%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (0.51%) Mesos
15 9 (0.42%) vRealize
16 8 (0.37%) SCCM
16 8 (0.37%) SCOrch
17 7 (0.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 387 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 211 (9.82%) Oracle
3 138 (6.42%) Google
4 127 (5.91%) Salesforce.com
5 126 (5.86%) VMware
6 109 (5.07%) Red Hat
7 95 (4.42%) SAP
8 72 (3.35%) Cisco
9 60 (2.79%) Splunk
10 42 (1.95%) IBM
11 41 (1.91%) Reuters
12 37 (1.72%) Bloomberg
13 35 (1.63%) FXall
13 35 (1.63%) MarketAxess
13 35 (1.63%) Tradeweb
14 33 (1.54%) EMC
14 33 (1.54%) TIBCO
15 30 (1.40%) Rakuten
16 27 (1.26%) HP
16 27 (1.26%) SolarWinds