Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 55 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 +21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 3,180 987 2,056
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.23% 4.95% 3.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.97% 11.16% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,979 865 1,784
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +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 24,514 8,841 20,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.03% 44.32% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15,998 7,571 16,759
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £108,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -21 326 £75,000 +7.14% 149
West London -64 34 £50,000 -21.88% 67
South London -50 22 £58,750 +2.17% 8
East London -7 15 £73,750 +40.48% 57
North London -13 7 £55,000 +7.32% 9
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 1,143 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,101 (34.62%) AWS
3 857 (26.95%) Azure
4 807 (25.38%) JavaScript
5 747 (23.49%) Finance
5 747 (23.49%) DevOps
6 742 (23.33%) Social Skills
7 612 (19.25%) React
8 555 (17.45%) Docker
9 536 (16.86%) Kubernetes
10 526 (16.54%) SQL
11 519 (16.32%) PaaS
12 492 (15.47%) Python
13 447 (14.06%) Full Stack Development
14 442 (13.90%) TypeScript
15 437 (13.74%) Degree
16 436 (13.71%) Node.js
17 415 (13.05%) Software Engineering
18 414 (13.02%) Microservices
19 411 (12.92%) Microsoft
20 400 (12.58%) HTML
21 382 (12.01%) IaaS
22 376 (11.82%) CSS
23 369 (11.60%) .NET
24 360 (11.32%) Java
25 354 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
26 344 (10.82%) Fintech
27 336 (10.57%) Computer Science
28 329 (10.35%) Git (software)
29 304 (9.56%) Terraform

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
1 106 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 98 (3.08%) CMS
3 71 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 62 (1.95%) Confluence
5 45 (1.42%) IIS
6 35 (1.10%) Apache
7 31 (0.97%) Documentum
8 26 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
9 20 (0.63%) Gunicorn
10 19 (0.60%) IBM Domino
10 19 (0.60%) WordPress
11 17 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.50%) Headless CMS
13 15 (0.47%) nginx
14 14 (0.44%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.31%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.28%) Apache Pulsar
16 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.22%) MS Exchange
18 6 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.79%) Figma
6 22 (0.69%) Chatbot
7 18 (0.57%) Adobe XD
7 18 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.47%) Sketch
9 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
10 8 (0.25%) Windchill
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle Smart View
13 4 (0.13%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.094%) InVision
Business Applications
1 86 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 53 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 39 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 36 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
5 35 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
6 31 (0.97%) TrackWise
7 24 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
8 21 (0.66%) FastStats
8 21 (0.66%) NetSuite
9 19 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
10 17 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
10 17 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
11 13 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (0.41%) Magento
12 11 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.31%) Shopify
14 9 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 8 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
15 8 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,101 (34.62%) AWS
2 857 (26.95%) Azure
3 519 (16.32%) PaaS
4 382 (12.01%) IaaS
5 283 (8.90%) Serverless
6 282 (8.87%) GCP
7 172 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
8 159 (5.00%) GitHub
9 126 (3.96%) Microsoft 365
10 125 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 120 (3.77%) Power Platform
12 95 (2.99%) Amazon S3
13 77 (2.42%) Veeva
14 67 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
15 64 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
16 61 (1.92%) Heroku
17 57 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
18 51 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
19 46 (1.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 45 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.74%) Firewall
2 68 (2.14%) DNS
3 58 (1.82%) VPN
4 51 (1.60%) Network Security
5 43 (1.35%) HTTP
5 43 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.04%) WAN
7 28 (0.88%) DHCP
8 26 (0.82%) SAN
9 22 (0.69%) Internet
10 18 (0.57%) LAN
11 15 (0.47%) BGP
11 15 (0.47%) Unified Communications
12 12 (0.38%) Wireless
13 11 (0.35%) SD-WAN
14 10 (0.31%) IPv4
14 10 (0.31%) VoIP
15 8 (0.25%) SMTP
15 8 (0.25%) VSAN
16 7 (0.22%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
2 249 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 233 (7.33%) SQL Server
4 218 (6.86%) MySQL
5 201 (6.32%) MongoDB
6 154 (4.84%) Big Data
7 132 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 113 (3.55%) Power BI
9 99 (3.11%) Redis
10 92 (2.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 66 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
13 56 (1.76%) Tableau
14 48 (1.51%) Amazon Aurora
15 46 (1.45%) Blockchain
16 32 (1.01%) Data Lake
17 31 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
18 29 (0.91%) Hadoop
19 28 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 27 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 329 (10.35%) Git (software)
2 151 (4.75%) JIRA
3 132 (4.15%) Jenkins
4 108 (3.40%) webpack
5 96 (3.02%) GitLab
6 89 (2.80%) Selenium
7 76 (2.39%) Cypress.io
8 73 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 59 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 38 (1.19%) Gradle
12 37 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 34 (1.07%) CircleCI
13 34 (1.07%) Maven
13 34 (1.07%) Mocha
14 31 (0.97%) Bitbucket
14 31 (0.97%) Capybara
14 31 (0.97%) RSpec
15 29 (0.91%) Postman
16 27 (0.85%) git-flow
General
1 747 (23.49%) Finance
2 742 (23.33%) Social Skills
3 264 (8.30%) Marketing
4 226 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
5 188 (5.91%) Banking
6 134 (4.21%) Retail
7 89 (2.80%) Presentation Skills
8 75 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 72 (2.26%) Legal
10 63 (1.98%) Games
11 52 (1.64%) French Language
11 52 (1.64%) Public Sector
12 51 (1.60%) German Language
13 49 (1.54%) Investment Banking
14 48 (1.51%) Advertising
15 47 (1.48%) Spanish Language
16 46 (1.45%) Billing
17 45 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
17 45 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
18 43 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 800 (25.16%) Developer
2 357 (11.23%) Architect
3 238 (7.48%) Consultant
4 217 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 181 (5.69%) Software Engineer
6 177 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 147 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 135 (4.25%) Analyst
9 121 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
10 119 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 101 (3.18%) .NET Developer
12 95 (2.99%) Project Manager
13 93 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
14 88 (2.77%) Senior Consultant
15 86 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
15 86 (2.70%) Product Manager
16 79 (2.48%) Senior Manager
17 74 (2.33%) Implementation Consultant
17 74 (2.33%) React Developer
18 70 (2.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (19.25%) React
2 436 (13.71%) Node.js
3 400 (12.58%) HTML
4 376 (11.82%) CSS
5 369 (11.60%) .NET
6 291 (9.15%) AngularJS
7 262 (8.24%) REST
8 232 (7.30%) Web Services
9 219 (6.89%) GraphQL
10 205 (6.45%) RESTful
11 191 (6.01%) Vue.js
12 187 (5.88%) HTML5
13 170 (5.35%) Redux
14 144 (4.53%) .NET Core
15 131 (4.12%) Kafka
16 111 (3.49%) Spring
17 110 (3.46%) .NET Framework
18 98 (3.08%) Jest
19 97 (3.05%) JSON
20 94 (2.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 299 (9.40%) User Experience
2 178 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 164 (5.16%) Cloud Native
4 145 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
5 135 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
6 118 (3.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 106 (3.33%) Life Science
8 91 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 90 (2.83%) Mobile App
10 88 (2.77%) Data Centre
11 86 (2.70%) Virtual Team
12 84 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
13 67 (2.11%) Blog
14 55 (1.73%) Data Structures
15 49 (1.54%) Marketing Technology
16 47 (1.48%) Algorithms
17 37 (1.16%) Hedge funds
18 35 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
19 33 (1.04%) Renewable Energy
20 28 (0.88%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 229 (7.20%) Linux
2 185 (5.82%) Windows
3 92 (2.89%) Unix
4 84 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 54 (1.70%) Android
6 51 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 44 (1.38%) Windows 10
8 23 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
10 18 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.44%) CentOS
12 10 (0.31%) Alpine Linux
12 10 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.16%) Debian
16 4 (0.13%) Mesosphere
17 2 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.063%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,143 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (23.49%) DevOps
3 447 (14.06%) Full Stack Development
4 415 (13.05%) Software Engineering
5 414 (13.02%) Microservices
6 354 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
7 344 (10.82%) Fintech
8 336 (10.57%) Computer Science
9 282 (8.87%) TDD
10 275 (8.65%) Project Management
11 270 (8.49%) B2B
12 260 (8.18%) Analytics
12 260 (8.18%) Mentoring
13 253 (7.96%) Test Automation
14 238 (7.48%) Scrum
15 230 (7.23%) Front End Development
16 229 (7.20%) Artificial Intelligence
17 207 (6.51%) Presales
18 201 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
19 186 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 807 (25.38%) JavaScript
2 526 (16.54%) SQL
3 492 (15.47%) Python
4 442 (13.90%) TypeScript
5 360 (11.32%) Java
6 293 (9.21%) C#
7 241 (7.58%) PowerShell
8 198 (6.23%) PHP
9 157 (4.94%) Go
10 149 (4.69%) Bash Shell
11 133 (4.18%) Ruby
12 100 (3.14%) Kotlin
13 99 (3.11%) ES6
14 58 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 41 (1.29%) C
16 38 (1.19%) Java 8
17 36 (1.13%) Scala
18 34 (1.07%) ES7
19 33 (1.04%) Perl
20 32 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 437 (13.74%) Degree
2 217 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (2.96%) Oracle Certification
4 91 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 32 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 28 (0.88%) OCP
9 25 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
11 22 (0.69%) CISSP
11 22 (0.69%) PMP
12 21 (0.66%) PhD
13 20 (0.63%) MBA
14 15 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.38%) OSCP
16 11 (0.35%) CEH
16 11 (0.35%) GIAC
16 11 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (5.13%) QA
2 57 (1.79%) GRC
2 57 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.04%) SLA
5 31 (0.97%) GDPR
6 29 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.88%) NIST
8 27 (0.85%) Accessibility
9 11 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.25%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.25%) ISO 13485
12 7 (0.22%) PMO
13 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.16%) GxP
13 5 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.16%) ITGC
14 4 (0.13%) GLBA
15 3 (0.094%) SOC 2
System Software
1 555 (17.45%) Docker
2 155 (4.87%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.25%) Firmware
8 8 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.19%) vSphere
10 2 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.031%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 536 (16.86%) Kubernetes
2 304 (9.56%) Terraform
3 129 (4.06%) Puppet
4 126 (3.96%) Ansible
5 106 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (1.73%) SCCM
7 45 (1.42%) Grafana
8 43 (1.35%) Prometheus
9 31 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 18 (0.57%) Istio
11 16 (0.50%) Nagios
11 16 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
12 15 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.41%) CASB
13 13 (0.41%) Kibana
13 13 (0.41%) linkerd
14 10 (0.31%) Packer
15 9 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (0.28%) SCOM
16 7 (0.22%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 411 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 255 (8.02%) Oracle
3 193 (6.07%) Google
4 121 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 71 (2.23%) VMware
6 55 (1.73%) SAP
7 52 (1.64%) Adobe
8 51 (1.60%) IBM
9 50 (1.57%) Cisco
10 46 (1.45%) Xamarin
11 45 (1.42%) Workday
12 42 (1.32%) ServiceNow
13 41 (1.29%) Dell
14 28 (0.88%) Atlassian
15 27 (0.85%) Okta
16 25 (0.79%) OpenText
17 23 (0.72%) MuleSoft
18 21 (0.66%) Apteco
18 21 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
19 20 (0.63%) Veeam