Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 74 75
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,741 1,914 2,404
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.64% 4.07% 3.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.37% 10.52% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 1,618 2,060
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 14,072 18,189 18,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.62% 38.72% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11,405 15,001 15,649
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +7 283 £70,000 - 103
South London -24 33 £62,500 +8.70% 3
West London +47 27 £85,000 +30.77% 47
East London -7 6 £45,000 -38.98% 33
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 660 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (32.97%) AWS
3 469 (26.94%) Azure
4 455 (26.13%) Finance
5 427 (24.53%) DevOps
6 411 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 336 (19.30%) PaaS
8 308 (17.69%) Microservices
9 280 (16.08%) Java
10 255 (14.65%) Docker
11 246 (14.13%) SQL
12 245 (14.07%) Kubernetes
13 233 (13.38%) Microsoft
14 231 (13.27%) IaaS
15 226 (12.98%) Software Engineering
16 221 (12.69%) Fintech
17 215 (12.35%) Python
18 201 (11.55%) React
19 196 (11.26%) Node.js
20 193 (11.09%) C#
21 189 (10.86%) Degree
22 181 (10.40%) HTML
23 178 (10.22%) Marketing
24 177 (10.17%) .NET
25 173 (9.94%) CSS
26 172 (9.88%) B2B
27 166 (9.53%) GCP
28 163 (9.36%) Test Automation
29 160 (9.19%) SQL Server
30 149 (8.56%) Linux

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 57 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.18%) Confluence
3 32 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (0.98%) Apache
4 17 (0.98%) CMS
4 17 (0.98%) WordPress
5 15 (0.86%) IIS
5 15 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.46%) nginx
10 7 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.40%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.17%) TPMS
Applications
1 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
2 18 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.98%) Chatbot
4 16 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.86%) InVision
6 14 (0.80%) Sketch
7 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.52%) Marvel
9 9 (0.52%) UXPin
10 8 (0.46%) Figma
11 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.17%) Flinto
13 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.057%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.057%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 75 (4.31%) Oracle ERP
2 15 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 12 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 12 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 10 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 9 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.40%) Shopify
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.29%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.23%) FastStats
9 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 574 (32.97%) AWS
2 469 (26.94%) Azure
3 336 (19.30%) PaaS
4 231 (13.27%) IaaS
5 166 (9.53%) GCP
6 126 (7.24%) Serverless
7 76 (4.37%) Microsoft 365
8 68 (3.91%) Power Platform
9 60 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 59 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
11 54 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
12 52 (2.99%) GitHub
13 40 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
14 39 (2.24%) Amazon S3
14 39 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 39 (2.24%) Azure Functions
15 30 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
18 16 (0.92%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.93%) Firewall
2 42 (2.41%) HTTP
3 37 (2.13%) VPN
4 30 (1.72%) DNS
4 30 (1.72%) Internet
5 24 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.09%) Network Security
7 16 (0.92%) SSL
8 15 (0.86%) DHCP
9 10 (0.57%) SAN
10 8 (0.46%) WAN
11 7 (0.40%) LAN
12 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.29%) Skype
13 5 (0.29%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.23%) BGP
14 4 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.23%) DKIM
14 4 (0.23%) DMARC
14 4 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.40%) NoSQL
3 74 (4.25%) MongoDB
4 67 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (3.27%) MySQL
6 56 (3.22%) Big Data
7 49 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 48 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 38 (2.18%) Data Lake
10 34 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
11 32 (1.84%) Cosmos DB
12 28 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.38%) Power BI
14 22 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (1.09%) Redis
17 18 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 18 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 140 (8.04%) Jenkins
2 114 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 105 (6.03%) JIRA
4 44 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 35 (2.01%) Cypress.io
6 32 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (1.72%) GitLab
8 26 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 24 (1.38%) Postman
10 21 (1.21%) Selenium
11 20 (1.15%) Jasmine
12 18 (1.03%) Maven
13 17 (0.98%) PhantomJS
14 16 (0.92%) CircleCI
14 16 (0.92%) Gradle
14 16 (0.92%) Grunt
14 16 (0.92%) webpack
15 15 (0.86%) CasperJS
16 14 (0.80%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 455 (26.13%) Finance
2 178 (10.22%) Marketing
3 95 (5.46%) Banking
4 86 (4.94%) Retail
5 62 (3.56%) Legal
6 46 (2.64%) Games
7 43 (2.47%) Public Sector
8 39 (2.24%) Law
9 34 (1.95%) Advertising
10 31 (1.78%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.49%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.44%) Back Office
13 24 (1.38%) Investment Banking
14 23 (1.32%) Front Office
15 22 (1.26%) Billing
16 20 (1.15%) Electronics
17 18 (1.03%) French Language
18 17 (0.98%) German Language
19 14 (0.80%) Financial Institution
20 13 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 425 (24.41%) Developer
2 184 (10.57%) Architect
3 118 (6.78%) Senior Developer
4 117 (6.72%) Consultant
5 98 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 86 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 77 (4.42%) Analyst
8 74 (4.25%) Product Manager
9 72 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
10 65 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 63 (3.62%) Cloud Consultant
12 62 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 56 (3.22%) Cloud Architect
14 51 (2.93%) Software Developer
15 50 (2.87%) AWS DevOps
16 49 (2.81%) .NET Developer
16 49 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
16 49 (2.81%) Project Manager
17 47 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
17 47 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (11.55%) React
2 196 (11.26%) Node.js
3 181 (10.40%) HTML
4 177 (10.17%) .NET
5 173 (9.94%) CSS
6 130 (7.47%) Web Services
7 120 (6.89%) REST
8 110 (6.32%) AngularJS
9 99 (5.69%) RESTful
10 90 (5.17%) Spring
11 85 (4.88%) HTML5
12 80 (4.60%) .NET Core
13 66 (3.79%) XML
14 65 (3.73%) Kafka
15 52 (2.99%) .NET Framework
15 52 (2.99%) jQuery
16 51 (2.93%) Redux
17 49 (2.81%) GraphQL
18 46 (2.64%) Hibernate
18 46 (2.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 144 (8.27%) User Experience
2 98 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 76 (4.37%) Cloud Native
5 73 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (4.19%) Public Cloud
6 59 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 54 (3.10%) Data Centre
8 49 (2.81%) Blog
9 40 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 38 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 28 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 22 (1.26%) Social Media
15 19 (1.09%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.75%) Fixed Income
16 13 (0.75%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (0.69%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 149 (8.56%) Linux
2 124 (7.12%) Windows
3 54 (3.10%) Android
4 44 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.09%) Unix
7 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (0.52%) CentOS
9 9 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.40%) Debian
10 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (24.53%) DevOps
3 308 (17.69%) Microservices
4 226 (12.98%) Software Engineering
5 221 (12.69%) Fintech
6 172 (9.88%) B2B
7 163 (9.36%) Test Automation
8 149 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
9 146 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
10 144 (8.27%) Scrum
11 135 (7.75%) Computer Science
12 131 (7.52%) Project Management
12 131 (7.52%) TDD
13 124 (7.12%) Analytics
14 111 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 108 (6.20%) ERP
16 106 (6.09%) SDLC
17 104 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
18 96 (5.51%) Machine Learning
19 94 (5.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 411 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 280 (16.08%) Java
3 246 (14.13%) SQL
4 215 (12.35%) Python
5 193 (11.09%) C#
6 120 (6.89%) TypeScript
7 84 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 56 (3.22%) PHP
8 56 (3.22%) Ruby
9 46 (2.64%) Go
10 34 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 32 (1.84%) Java 8
12 25 (1.44%) C++
13 24 (1.38%) Groovy
13 24 (1.38%) Scala
14 23 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.09%) ES6
16 18 (1.03%) Kotlin
17 12 (0.69%) R
18 11 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 189 (10.86%) Degree
2 108 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 81 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
4 71 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 44 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 36 (2.07%) CISSP
8 22 (1.26%) CISA
9 20 (1.15%) CISM
10 19 (1.09%) CIPD
11 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.75%) PMP
13 10 (0.57%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.52%) MCSE
15 8 (0.46%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.40%) OCP
17 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
18 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.43%) QA
2 39 (2.24%) GDPR
3 35 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.78%) GRC
5 18 (1.03%) NIST
5 18 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.69%) SLA
7 10 (0.57%) PMO
8 6 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.29%) COBIT
10 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.23%) SOC 2
11 3 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.11%) EMIR
12 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.11%) ITGC
12 2 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 255 (14.65%) Docker
2 115 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.40%) vSphere
8 4 (0.23%) HDFS
8 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.11%) XenApp
11 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 245 (14.07%) Kubernetes
2 139 (7.98%) Terraform
3 99 (5.69%) Ansible
4 60 (3.45%) Puppet
5 43 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.67%) SCCM
7 17 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (0.98%) SCOM
8 14 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.69%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
11 9 (0.52%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (0.46%) CASB
12 8 (0.46%) CFEngine
12 8 (0.46%) Grafana
13 5 (0.29%) MOM
14 4 (0.23%) Opsview
14 4 (0.23%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 233 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 121 (6.95%) Oracle
3 112 (6.43%) Google
4 76 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (3.39%) VMware
6 38 (2.18%) Adobe
7 33 (1.90%) SAP
8 28 (1.61%) Databricks
8 28 (1.61%) Splunk
9 25 (1.44%) Charles River
9 25 (1.44%) Cisco
10 19 (1.09%) IBM
10 19 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 17 (0.98%) JD Edwards
11 17 (0.98%) MuleSoft
12 16 (0.92%) Apple
12 16 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.92%) HubSpot
13 15 (0.86%) DoubleClick
14 13 (0.75%) Citrix