Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 107 124
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 +41
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,350 2,216 1,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.53% 3.00% 2.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.76% 14.04% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,881 1,946 1,724
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £94,875 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 18,421 15,785 11,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.65% 21.38% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14,887 13,193 9,998
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £34,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +20 468 £65,000 +4.00% 116
West London -3 117 £55,000 - 58
South London +48 102 £66,250 +20.45% 13
East London +6 15 £48,250 -21.22% 20
North London -5 2 £100,000 +122.22% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 796 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (26.98%) Finance
3 602 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
4 554 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 533 (22.68%) SQL
6 512 (21.79%) PaaS
7 484 (20.60%) Microsoft
8 443 (18.85%) JavaScript
9 392 (16.68%) Java
10 379 (16.13%) C#
11 378 (16.09%) Windows
12 363 (15.45%) DevOps
13 331 (14.09%) IaaS
14 329 (14.00%) Python
15 317 (13.49%) .NET
16 315 (13.40%) HTML
17 312 (13.28%) Linux
18 299 (12.72%) Degree
19 286 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
20 254 (10.81%) SQL Server
21 248 (10.55%) Microservices
22 246 (10.47%) CSS
23 234 (9.96%) Project Management
24 229 (9.74%) Oracle
25 219 (9.32%) Fintech
26 215 (9.15%) Ansible
27 213 (9.06%) Scrum
28 210 (8.94%) Mentoring
29 202 (8.60%) Docker
30 195 (8.30%) 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
1 117 (4.98%) Apache
2 97 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 42 (1.79%) CMS
4 41 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 40 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 31 (1.32%) Confluence
6 31 (1.32%) Mule
7 26 (1.11%) Apache Solr
8 23 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 21 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.81%) IIS
11 18 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.64%) JBoss
12 15 (0.64%) nginx
12 15 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 15 (0.64%) WordPress
13 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 61 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.77%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.55%) Mingle
5 12 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.34%) InVision
9 7 (0.30%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.17%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.17%) SPSS
12 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.085%) Maya
Business Applications
1 39 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (1.62%) thinkFolio
3 34 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 33 (1.40%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.30%) Lawson
8 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.26%) Magento
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 2 (0.085%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 602 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
2 554 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 512 (21.79%) PaaS
4 331 (14.09%) IaaS
5 127 (5.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 100 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
7 90 (3.83%) Office 365
8 63 (2.68%) Serverless
9 47 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
10 46 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 33 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 29 (1.23%) GitHub
13 27 (1.15%) Amazon S3
14 26 (1.11%) Apigee
15 25 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (1.02%) Boomi
17 22 (0.94%) Slack
18 21 (0.89%) Oracle CX
19 18 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
19 18 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (6.98%) DNS
2 143 (6.09%) Firewall
3 78 (3.32%) Internet
4 76 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 60 (2.55%) VPN
6 58 (2.47%) LAN
7 53 (2.26%) SAN
7 53 (2.26%) WAN
8 52 (2.21%) HTTP
9 33 (1.40%) DHCP
9 33 (1.40%) Unified Communications
10 30 (1.28%) SSL
11 24 (1.02%) iSCSI
11 24 (1.02%) VLAN
12 15 (0.64%) OpenVPN
12 15 (0.64%) OPNsense
13 13 (0.55%) AMQP
13 13 (0.55%) VoIP
14 12 (0.51%) SMS
14 12 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.36%) MySQL
3 106 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 85 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 75 (3.19%) Big Data
6 70 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 64 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (1.70%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
11 36 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 30 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
15 28 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (1.06%) Redis
18 20 (0.85%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 163 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 158 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 104 (4.43%) JIRA
4 84 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 72 (3.06%) Maven
6 58 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 58 (2.47%) Selenium
7 42 (1.79%) Subversion
8 38 (1.62%) webpack
9 33 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 31 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 25 (1.06%) JMeter
13 24 (1.02%) GitLab
14 23 (0.98%) gulp
14 23 (0.98%) SpecFlow
15 18 (0.77%) Bitbucket
16 17 (0.72%) Cucumber
17 16 (0.68%) Mocha
General
1 634 (26.98%) Finance
2 195 (8.30%) Marketing
3 131 (5.57%) Banking
4 125 (5.32%) Retail
5 85 (3.62%) Law
6 73 (3.11%) Legal
7 70 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.94%) German Language
9 62 (2.64%) French Language
10 51 (2.17%) Spanish Language
11 49 (2.09%) Front Office
12 46 (1.96%) Investment Banking
12 46 (1.96%) Italian Language
13 41 (1.74%) Advertising
14 37 (1.57%) Publishing
15 36 (1.53%) Manufacturing
16 32 (1.36%) Electronics
17 26 (1.11%) Billing
18 19 (0.81%) Games
19 11 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 467 (19.87%) Developer
2 294 (12.51%) Architect
3 243 (10.34%) Consultant
4 158 (6.72%) Analyst
5 140 (5.96%) Senior Developer
6 109 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 106 (4.51%) Applications Support
8 97 (4.13%) Software Engineer
9 94 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
10 91 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
10 91 (3.87%) Support Engineer
11 80 (3.40%) Lead Developer
12 78 (3.32%) Project Manager
13 75 (3.19%) Java Developer
14 74 (3.15%) Product Manager
15 73 (3.11%) Applications Engineer
16 72 (3.06%) .NET Developer
17 68 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
18 67 (2.85%) Applications Support Engineer
18 67 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (13.49%) .NET
2 315 (13.40%) HTML
3 246 (10.47%) CSS
4 195 (8.30%) Web Services
5 191 (8.13%) AngularJS
6 185 (7.87%) React
7 126 (5.36%) REST
8 122 (5.19%) XML
9 112 (4.77%) jQuery
10 102 (4.34%) .NET Framework
11 97 (4.13%) RESTful
12 96 (4.09%) HTML5
13 89 (3.79%) ASP.NET
14 84 (3.57%) SOAP
15 78 (3.32%) Node.js
15 78 (3.32%) Spring
16 77 (3.28%) JSON
17 68 (2.89%) CSS3
18 55 (2.34%) LAMP
19 51 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 219 (9.32%) Fintech
2 174 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (5.62%) Public Cloud
4 121 (5.15%) User Experience
5 116 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 109 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
8 74 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 71 (3.02%) Hedge funds
10 66 (2.81%) Mobile App
11 55 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 53 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
13 49 (2.09%) Derivative
14 48 (2.04%) Equities
14 48 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 44 (1.87%) Fixed Income
16 36 (1.53%) Virtual Team
17 31 (1.32%) Private Cloud
18 23 (0.98%) Social Media
19 21 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 378 (16.09%) Windows
2 312 (13.28%) Linux
3 131 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 86 (3.66%) Unix
5 80 (3.40%) CentOS
6 46 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 43 (1.83%) Solaris
8 42 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 40 (1.70%) Android
10 39 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (1.19%) Mac OS
12 27 (1.15%) Debian
13 24 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.85%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.81%) Windows 10
16 15 (0.64%) FreeBSD
17 12 (0.51%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.38%) Fedora
19 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (15.45%) DevOps
3 286 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
4 248 (10.55%) Microservices
5 234 (9.96%) Project Management
6 213 (9.06%) Scrum
7 210 (8.94%) Mentoring
8 188 (8.00%) Analytics
9 180 (7.66%) Software Engineering
10 178 (7.57%) ITIL
11 176 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
12 167 (7.11%) Presales
13 160 (6.81%) Test Automation
14 151 (6.43%) ERP
15 144 (6.13%) Computer Science
15 144 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 141 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 141 (6.00%) TDD
17 137 (5.83%) CRM
18 131 (5.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 533 (22.68%) SQL
2 443 (18.85%) JavaScript
3 392 (16.68%) Java
4 379 (16.13%) C#
5 329 (14.00%) Python
6 165 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 121 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 106 (4.51%) Ruby
9 92 (3.91%) PHP
10 79 (3.36%) C++
11 77 (3.28%) Perl
12 73 (3.11%) TypeScript
13 56 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 55 (2.34%) Scala
15 52 (2.21%) Go
16 41 (1.74%) R
17 38 (1.62%) Bourne shell
17 38 (1.62%) Korn
18 37 (1.57%) PL/SQL
19 35 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 299 (12.72%) Degree
2 68 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.36%) PMP
5 31 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 30 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 21 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
9 19 (0.81%) Master's Degree
10 18 (0.77%) MCSE
10 18 (0.77%) Security Cleared
11 16 (0.68%) MCSA
12 13 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.55%) CISSP
12 13 (0.55%) ISEB
12 13 (0.55%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (0.47%) CCNP
14 11 (0.47%) MBA
14 11 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (6.85%) QA
2 66 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (2.77%) GDPR
4 47 (2.00%) PMO
5 36 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 29 (1.23%) SLA
7 27 (1.15%) HIPAA
8 21 (0.89%) COBIT
9 13 (0.55%) ISO 9000
10 12 (0.51%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.34%) IFRS
13 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
13 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
16 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
16 1 (0.043%) EMIR
16 1 (0.043%) MiFID
System Software
1 202 (8.60%) Docker
2 193 (8.21%) Active Directory
3 122 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.85%) KVM
5 20 (0.85%) NFS
6 17 (0.72%) vSphere
7 16 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.64%) pfSense
8 15 (0.64%) Samba
9 14 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.38%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.34%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.30%) DFS Replication
12 7 (0.30%) Xen
13 6 (0.26%) HDFS
14 5 (0.21%) SRDF
14 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.13%) XenApp
16 2 (0.085%) Squid
Systems Management
1 215 (9.15%) Ansible
2 186 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
3 179 (7.62%) Puppet
4 162 (6.89%) Kubernetes
5 106 (4.51%) Terraform
6 52 (2.21%) SCOM
7 48 (2.04%) Nagios
8 31 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
9 19 (0.81%) SCCM
10 17 (0.72%) ZABBIX
11 16 (0.68%) Packer
12 14 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (0.60%) Kibana
13 12 (0.51%) logstash
13 12 (0.51%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.47%) Mesos
15 10 (0.43%) vRealize
16 8 (0.34%) SCOrch
17 7 (0.30%) Consul
17 7 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 484 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 229 (9.74%) Oracle
3 157 (6.68%) Google
4 146 (6.21%) VMware
5 117 (4.98%) Salesforce.com
6 108 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 104 (4.43%) SAP
8 99 (4.21%) Cisco
9 86 (3.66%) Splunk
10 44 (1.87%) EMC
10 44 (1.87%) HP
11 42 (1.79%) IBM
12 40 (1.70%) Bloomberg
12 40 (1.70%) Reuters
13 38 (1.62%) FXall
13 38 (1.62%) MarketAxess
13 38 (1.62%) Tradeweb
14 37 (1.57%) TIBCO
15 33 (1.40%) Rakuten
16 28 (1.19%) ServiceNow