Period
to 29 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 77 111
Rank change year-on-year +23 +34 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 969 2,133 2,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.88% 3.88% 3.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.24% 10.81% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 907 2,041 1,775
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 8,622 19,740 18,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.42% 35.95% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,238 16,331 15,244
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% +5.83%
10th Percentile £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.80%

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 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +38 251 £77,500 +13.55% 44
South London +6 59 £57,500 -9.80% 3
West London +26 28 £64,000 -6.91% 38
North London +27 6 £50,000 -23.08% 1
East London +25 5 £55,000 -11.29% 11
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 393 (40.56%) AWS
2 337 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (28.28%) Azure
4 272 (28.07%) Finance
5 243 (25.08%) DevOps
6 210 (21.67%) JavaScript
7 200 (20.64%) Python
8 176 (18.16%) Java
9 168 (17.34%) PaaS
10 163 (16.82%) Kubernetes
11 160 (16.51%) Microservices
12 158 (16.31%) Docker
13 145 (14.96%) IaaS
14 141 (14.55%) Microsoft
14 141 (14.55%) Fintech
15 135 (13.93%) SQL
16 125 (12.90%) .NET
17 116 (11.97%) Windows
18 109 (11.25%) Marketing
19 107 (11.04%) Terraform
20 106 (10.94%) C#
21 105 (10.84%) Analytics
22 101 (10.42%) Degree
23 100 (10.32%) Ansible
24 95 (9.80%) Scrum
25 94 (9.70%) HTML
26 93 (9.60%) TDD
26 93 (9.60%) React
27 91 (9.39%) User Experience
27 91 (9.39%) 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 45 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (4.13%) IIS
3 28 (2.89%) Confluence
4 26 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.55%) CMS
7 6 (0.62%) Mendix
7 6 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.41%) Apache
8 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.31%) WordPress
10 2 (0.21%) Drupal
10 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
11 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.55%) Figma
3 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.93%) Sketch
5 8 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.83%) InVision
5 8 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.83%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.62%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.10%) InDesign
8 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.21%) Magento
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.10%) Shopify
7 1 (0.10%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 393 (40.56%) AWS
2 274 (28.28%) Azure
3 168 (17.34%) PaaS
4 145 (14.96%) IaaS
5 90 (9.29%) Serverless
6 74 (7.64%) GCP
6 74 (7.64%) Office 365
7 42 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (4.13%) Power Platform
9 39 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (3.82%) Amazon S3
11 34 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 30 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 28 (2.89%) GitHub
14 27 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
15 18 (1.86%) Akamai
15 18 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (1.75%) Google Analytics
17 16 (1.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.61%) DNS
2 32 (3.30%) Firewall
3 22 (2.27%) HTTP
4 20 (2.06%) Internet
5 19 (1.96%) VPN
6 18 (1.86%) SAN
6 18 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (0.83%) Network Security
8 8 (0.83%) WebEx
9 6 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.62%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.52%) AMQP
10 5 (0.52%) WAN
11 4 (0.41%) Skype
11 4 (0.41%) SSL
11 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.31%) LAN
12 3 (0.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.33%) MongoDB
3 59 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 47 (4.85%) Big Data
5 35 (3.61%) Power BI
6 32 (3.30%) Data Lake
6 32 (3.30%) Redis
7 28 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 27 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.48%) Snowflake Schema
10 21 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.06%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (1.86%) MySQL
13 17 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (1.65%) Relational Database
15 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
16 11 (1.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 67 (6.91%) Jenkins
2 50 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 39 (4.02%) JIRA
4 30 (3.10%) TeamCity
5 26 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (2.17%) Postman
6 21 (2.17%) Selenium
7 18 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.55%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.44%) Mocha
10 11 (1.14%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.03%) GitLab
12 9 (0.93%) JMeter
13 8 (0.83%) Grunt
13 8 (0.83%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (0.72%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.72%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 272 (28.07%) Finance
2 109 (11.25%) Marketing
3 75 (7.74%) Law
4 56 (5.78%) Retail
5 32 (3.30%) Banking
6 24 (2.48%) Advertising
7 16 (1.65%) Games
7 16 (1.65%) Publishing
8 14 (1.44%) Public Sector
9 12 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.14%) Legal
11 8 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.72%) Front Office
12 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.52%) Back Office
13 5 (0.52%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 213 (21.98%) Developer
2 89 (9.18%) Architect
3 87 (8.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 83 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 43 (4.44%) Product Manager
6 41 (4.23%) Analyst
7 40 (4.13%) Consultant
8 39 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
9 35 (3.61%) Java Developer
10 33 (3.41%) Technical Manager
11 32 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (2.99%) Data Engineer
12 29 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 28 (2.89%) .NET Developer
14 27 (2.79%) React Developer
15 26 (2.68%) Azure Engineer
16 25 (2.58%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (2.58%) Python Developer
16 25 (2.58%) Senior DevOps
17 24 (2.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (12.90%) .NET
2 94 (9.70%) HTML
3 93 (9.60%) React
4 90 (9.29%) Node.js
5 85 (8.77%) CSS
6 75 (7.74%) AngularJS
7 72 (7.43%) REST
7 72 (7.43%) Web Services
8 51 (5.26%) .NET Core
9 45 (4.64%) Kafka
10 36 (3.72%) Spring
10 36 (3.72%) XML
11 34 (3.51%) JSON
12 32 (3.30%) .NET Framework
13 27 (2.79%) ASP.NET
13 27 (2.79%) HTML5
14 26 (2.68%) RESTful
15 25 (2.58%) Redux
16 23 (2.37%) jQuery
17 21 (2.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.39%) User Experience
2 56 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (4.75%) Public Cloud
4 43 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (3.82%) Cloud Native
6 35 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 30 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 28 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.27%) Virtual Team
10 20 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.06%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.96%) FMCG
12 16 (1.65%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.44%) Social Media
14 13 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (1.14%) Data Structures
16 10 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
18 7 (0.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 116 (11.97%) Windows
2 91 (9.39%) Linux
3 62 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 31 (3.20%) Windows 10
5 24 (2.48%) Android
6 16 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.14%) VMS
10 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (0.83%) Unix
12 4 (0.41%) CentOS
12 4 (0.41%) Mesosphere
13 3 (0.31%) Android TV
13 3 (0.31%) tvOS
14 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (25.08%) DevOps
3 160 (16.51%) Microservices
4 141 (14.55%) Fintech
5 105 (10.84%) Analytics
6 95 (9.80%) Scrum
7 93 (9.60%) TDD
8 84 (8.67%) Computer Science
8 84 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
9 83 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 83 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 76 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 74 (7.64%) B2B
12 71 (7.33%) Mentoring
13 64 (6.60%) CRM
14 62 (6.40%) Machine Learning
15 59 (6.09%) SDLC
16 54 (5.57%) BDD
16 54 (5.57%) Project Management
17 52 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 210 (21.67%) JavaScript
2 200 (20.64%) Python
3 176 (18.16%) Java
4 135 (13.93%) SQL
5 106 (10.94%) C#
6 82 (8.46%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.06%) Go
8 46 (4.75%) Ruby
9 33 (3.41%) TypeScript
10 30 (3.10%) Scala
11 24 (2.48%) ES6
12 22 (2.27%) C++
13 21 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.55%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.44%) PHP
17 9 (0.93%) Kotlin
17 9 (0.93%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.62%) Java 8
18 6 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (10.42%) Degree
2 32 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.37%) AWS Certification
4 17 (1.75%) CISSP
5 15 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.62%) CCNA
9 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (0.52%) CCSP
10 5 (0.52%) CISM
10 5 (0.52%) MCITP
10 5 (0.52%) MCP
10 5 (0.52%) MCSE
11 4 (0.41%) CCNP
11 4 (0.41%) CISA
12 3 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.06%) QA
2 20 (2.06%) SLA
3 17 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.72%) GDPR
5 5 (0.52%) NIST
6 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.41%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.41%) PMO
6 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.10%) GxP
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.10%) NCSC
9 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 158 (16.31%) Docker
2 60 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 37 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.21%) HDFS
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.10%) Gluster
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 163 (16.82%) Kubernetes
2 107 (11.04%) Terraform
3 100 (10.32%) Ansible
4 83 (8.57%) Puppet
5 67 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (3.20%) SCCM
7 24 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
8 22 (2.27%) Grafana
8 22 (2.27%) Prometheus
8 22 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (1.34%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.03%) Consul
11 9 (0.93%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.72%) Nagios
12 7 (0.72%) Opsview
12 7 (0.72%) Packer
13 6 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.62%) Graphite
13 6 (0.62%) Salt
14 5 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.78%) Google
3 54 (5.57%) VMware
4 53 (5.47%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (3.72%) SAP
6 32 (3.30%) Cisco
7 31 (3.20%) Oracle
8 21 (2.17%) Adobe
8 21 (2.17%) Splunk
9 18 (1.86%) hybris
9 18 (1.86%) New Relic
10 16 (1.65%) HP
11 15 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.55%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.34%) Tableau
13 9 (0.93%) Dell
13 9 (0.93%) IBM
13 9 (0.93%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.72%) Twitter
15 6 (0.62%) Databricks