Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 111 118
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,093 2,229 2,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.02% 3.01% 2.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.67% 15.38% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,751 1,887 1,896
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +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 17,933 14,493 11,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.85% 19.58% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14,495 11,825 10,012
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 405 £60,000 +4.35% 107
West London +24 155 £50,000 -9.09% 76
South London -3 37 £65,000 +36.84% 4
East London -4 23 £45,750 -1.08% 15
North London +2 12 £46,250 +2.78% 2
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 721 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
3 575 (27.47%) Finance
4 442 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 439 (20.97%) JavaScript
6 411 (19.64%) PaaS
7 407 (19.45%) SQL
8 403 (19.25%) Linux
9 384 (18.35%) DevOps
10 372 (17.77%) Java
11 331 (15.81%) IaaS
12 319 (15.24%) Degree
13 318 (15.19%) Python
14 303 (14.48%) HTML
15 300 (14.33%) Microsoft
16 285 (13.62%) Windows
17 263 (12.57%) C#
18 258 (12.33%) .NET
19 256 (12.23%) SQL Server
20 240 (11.47%) CSS
21 231 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
22 219 (10.46%) Project Management
23 217 (10.37%) Docker
24 216 (10.32%) Ansible
25 205 (9.79%) MySQL
26 196 (9.36%) Analytics
27 195 (9.32%) Scrum
28 194 (9.27%) Marketing
29 193 (9.22%) Jenkins
30 180 (8.60%) Analytical Skills

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
1 144 (6.88%) Apache
2 98 (4.68%) Tomcat
3 68 (3.25%) Confluence
4 67 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (2.91%) CMS
6 54 (2.58%) JBoss
7 47 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 37 (1.77%) IIS
9 30 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 28 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 28 (1.34%) WordPress
12 25 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 20 (0.96%) Mule
13 20 (0.96%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.91%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.76%) nginx
16 15 (0.72%) Mule ESB
17 14 (0.67%) Jetty
18 13 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 48 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.33%) Mingle
7 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.24%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.19%) InVision
9 3 (0.14%) SPSS
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.096%) UXPin
11 1 (0.048%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 35 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (1.24%) NetSuite
4 25 (1.19%) thinkFolio
5 17 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 14 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.33%) Workfront
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.19%) Magento
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 4 (0.19%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.096%) SAP MII
11 2 (0.096%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 646 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
2 442 (21.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 411 (19.64%) PaaS
4 331 (15.81%) IaaS
5 127 (6.07%) Cloud Computing
6 83 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 78 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
8 59 (2.82%) Office 365
9 57 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 57 (2.72%) Serverless
10 46 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
11 38 (1.82%) GitHub
12 29 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 28 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (1.24%) Route 53
15 23 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (1.10%) Google Analytics
16 22 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
17 21 (1.00%) Force.com
18 17 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 170 (8.12%) Firewall
2 126 (6.02%) DNS
3 107 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 70 (3.34%) Internet
5 65 (3.11%) HTTP
6 63 (3.01%) VPN
7 57 (2.72%) SAN
8 43 (2.05%) LAN
8 43 (2.05%) NAS
8 43 (2.05%) WAN
9 35 (1.67%) DHCP
10 32 (1.53%) Wireless
11 27 (1.29%) Unified Communications
12 23 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (1.05%) BGP
13 22 (1.05%) OSPF
14 21 (1.00%) MPLS
15 20 (0.96%) Value-Added Service
16 18 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 205 (9.79%) MySQL
3 98 (4.68%) Big Data
4 92 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 85 (4.06%) MongoDB
6 68 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 65 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (2.58%) Redis
9 53 (2.53%) RDBMS
10 43 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 36 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.19%) Power BI
14 23 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (0.86%) Neo4j
15 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (0.81%) Event Store
17 16 (0.76%) Blockchain
17 16 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 193 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 177 (8.46%) Git (software)
3 146 (6.98%) JIRA
4 95 (4.54%) Maven
5 67 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 56 (2.68%) Subversion
7 47 (2.25%) Selenium
8 38 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 21 (1.00%) JUnit
13 20 (0.96%) Vagrant
14 19 (0.91%) NetBeans
15 17 (0.81%) webpack
16 16 (0.76%) JMeter
16 16 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
16 16 (0.76%) Visual Studio
17 15 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 575 (27.47%) Finance
2 194 (9.27%) Marketing
3 175 (8.36%) Banking
4 163 (7.79%) Retail
5 83 (3.97%) Law
6 53 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 50 (2.39%) Legal
8 49 (2.34%) Advertising
9 41 (1.96%) German Language
10 33 (1.58%) French Language
11 32 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 30 (1.43%) Manufacturing
13 29 (1.39%) Games
13 29 (1.39%) Publishing
14 25 (1.19%) Front Office
14 25 (1.19%) Italian Language
15 23 (1.10%) Electronics
16 20 (0.96%) Prime Brokerage
17 18 (0.86%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 405 (19.35%) Developer
2 243 (11.61%) Consultant
3 200 (9.56%) Architect
4 150 (7.17%) Analyst
5 133 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 102 (4.87%) Project Manager
7 95 (4.54%) Senior Developer
8 81 (3.87%) Java Developer
9 79 (3.77%) Applications Support
10 73 (3.49%) Product Manager
11 69 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
12 67 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
12 67 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
13 64 (3.06%) AWS DevOps
13 64 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
14 63 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
15 60 (2.87%) Support Engineer
16 57 (2.72%) .NET Developer
17 50 (2.39%) Linux Engineer
17 50 (2.39%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (14.48%) HTML
2 258 (12.33%) .NET
3 240 (11.47%) CSS
4 168 (8.03%) AngularJS
5 158 (7.55%) Web Services
6 157 (7.50%) REST
7 115 (5.49%) React
8 112 (5.35%) XML
9 106 (5.06%) Node.js
10 101 (4.83%) LAMP
11 97 (4.63%) ASP.NET
12 94 (4.49%) .NET Framework
13 82 (3.92%) jQuery
14 66 (3.15%) HTML5
15 65 (3.11%) Spring
16 64 (3.06%) LDAP
17 61 (2.91%) Middleware
18 57 (2.72%) JSON
19 56 (2.68%) Ajax
20 51 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (8.50%) Fintech
3 150 (7.17%) Computer Science
4 140 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
5 117 (5.59%) User Experience
6 113 (5.40%) Public Cloud
7 83 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
8 67 (3.20%) Data Centre
9 62 (2.96%) Management Information System
10 50 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
11 48 (2.29%) Hedge funds
12 44 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
13 38 (1.82%) Private Cloud
14 37 (1.77%) Mobile App
15 35 (1.67%) Derivative
15 35 (1.67%) Virtual Team
16 30 (1.43%) Fixed Income
17 28 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
18 27 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 25 (1.19%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 403 (19.25%) Linux
2 285 (13.62%) Windows
3 80 (3.82%) Unix
4 76 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 54 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 49 (2.34%) CentOS
8 36 (1.72%) Android
8 36 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 36 (1.72%) Solaris
9 22 (1.05%) Debian
9 22 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.76%) FreeBSD
11 16 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.48%) Nucleus RTOS
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (18.35%) DevOps
3 231 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
4 219 (10.46%) Project Management
5 196 (9.36%) Analytics
6 195 (9.32%) Scrum
7 169 (8.07%) Microservices
7 169 (8.07%) Presales
8 168 (8.03%) CRM
9 154 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
9 154 (7.36%) Software Engineering
10 141 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 139 (6.64%) TDD
12 136 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 128 (6.12%) E-Commerce
14 127 (6.07%) ERP
15 125 (5.97%) Test Automation
16 117 (5.59%) Business Development
16 117 (5.59%) MVC
17 111 (5.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 439 (20.97%) JavaScript
2 407 (19.45%) SQL
3 372 (17.77%) Java
4 318 (15.19%) Python
5 263 (12.57%) C#
6 173 (8.27%) Bash Shell
7 139 (6.64%) PowerShell
8 106 (5.06%) Ruby
9 102 (4.87%) Perl
10 92 (4.40%) PHP
11 56 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 46 (2.20%) C++
13 40 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 36 (1.72%) Apex Code
15 34 (1.62%) Go
16 31 (1.48%) TypeScript
17 30 (1.43%) ES6
18 26 (1.24%) Korn
19 25 (1.19%) Bourne shell
20 23 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 319 (15.24%) Degree
2 84 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 46 (2.20%) PMP
4 25 (1.19%) AWS Certification
5 22 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (1.05%) CISSP
6 20 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.86%) CCNP
8 15 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 12 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.57%) Security Cleared
10 11 (0.53%) ISEB
11 10 (0.48%) CCA
11 10 (0.48%) CCIE
11 10 (0.48%) CIMA
11 10 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.88%) QA
2 44 (2.10%) GCP
3 42 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.91%) PMO
5 32 (1.53%) GDPR
6 15 (0.72%) COBIT
7 13 (0.62%) SLA
8 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.24%) MiFID
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.14%) PSD2
11 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.096%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.096%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.096%) SEPA
System Software
1 217 (10.37%) Docker
2 86 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 65 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.67%) VMware NSX
7 13 (0.62%) KVM
7 13 (0.62%) NFS
7 13 (0.62%) pfSense
7 13 (0.62%) Samba
8 9 (0.43%) vSphere
9 8 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.24%) vCloud
10 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.19%) XenApp
12 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.14%) Xen
13 2 (0.096%) LXC
13 2 (0.096%) Squid
Systems Management
1 216 (10.32%) Ansible
2 177 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 162 (7.74%) Puppet
4 115 (5.49%) Kubernetes
5 89 (4.25%) Terraform
6 39 (1.86%) Kibana
7 27 (1.29%) ZABBIX
8 22 (1.05%) logstash
9 20 (0.96%) Packer
10 18 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.76%) Nagios
12 14 (0.67%) SCVMM
13 12 (0.57%) Mesos
14 11 (0.53%) Grafana
14 11 (0.53%) Graphite
15 10 (0.48%) Cacti
15 10 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (0.48%) SCCM
15 10 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 300 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 178 (8.50%) Oracle
3 157 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
4 108 (5.16%) VMware
5 86 (4.11%) Google
6 79 (3.77%) SAP
7 78 (3.73%) Red Hat
8 71 (3.39%) Cisco
9 52 (2.48%) Splunk
10 42 (2.01%) IBM
11 36 (1.72%) Reuters
12 35 (1.67%) ServiceNow
13 31 (1.48%) Bloomberg
14 26 (1.24%) SolarWinds
15 25 (1.19%) Citrix
15 25 (1.19%) FXall
15 25 (1.19%) MarketAxess
15 25 (1.19%) OutSystems
15 25 (1.19%) Tradeweb
16 23 (1.10%) New Relic