Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 109 120
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +34
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,219 2,014 2,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.20% 2.93% 2.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.62% 15.96% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 1,681 1,949
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +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 17,586 12,616 11,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.37% 18.33% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14,375 10,462 9,548
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £84,650
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 364 £60,000 - 91
West London +36 164 £50,000 -13.04% 35
South London -22 28 £60,000 +26.32% 9
East London +9 20 £52,500 +13.51% 14
North London +8 16 £43,750 -16.67% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 770 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (29.34%) Amazon AWS
3 550 (24.79%) Finance
4 509 (22.94%) PaaS
5 453 (20.41%) Linux
6 449 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 428 (19.29%) JavaScript
7 428 (19.29%) DevOps
8 420 (18.93%) IaaS
9 391 (17.62%) Java
10 366 (16.49%) Degree
11 353 (15.91%) SQL
12 348 (15.68%) Microsoft
13 331 (14.92%) Python
14 304 (13.70%) HTML
15 300 (13.52%) Windows
16 275 (12.39%) SQL Server
17 259 (11.67%) Marketing
18 239 (10.77%) Ansible
18 239 (10.77%) Docker
19 235 (10.59%) Analytics
20 230 (10.37%) CSS
21 228 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
22 224 (10.09%) .NET
22 224 (10.09%) Project Management
23 220 (9.91%) Scrum
24 215 (9.69%) Retail
25 210 (9.46%) Jenkins
26 194 (8.74%) Microservices
27 193 (8.70%) MySQL

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
1 119 (5.36%) Apache
2 95 (4.28%) Tomcat
3 66 (2.97%) Confluence
4 61 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 51 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 49 (2.21%) JBoss
7 44 (1.98%) CMS
8 41 (1.85%) IIS
8 41 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 40 (1.80%) MS Exchange
10 32 (1.44%) OpenStack
11 27 (1.22%) Apache Spark
11 27 (1.22%) WordPress
12 26 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 25 (1.13%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.99%) Jetty
15 18 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.27%) Mingle
7 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) InVision
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.14%) LibreOffice
10 3 (0.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.045%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 51 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 14 (0.63%) thinkFolio
5 12 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.32%) Workfront
8 4 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.18%) Magento
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.090%) SAP MII
10 2 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 651 (29.34%) Amazon AWS
2 509 (22.94%) PaaS
3 449 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 420 (18.93%) IaaS
5 127 (5.72%) Cloud Computing
6 94 (4.24%) Office 365
7 85 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
8 84 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 55 (2.48%) Serverless
10 51 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 48 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
12 35 (1.58%) Amazon S3
13 32 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (1.31%) GitHub
15 28 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
16 26 (1.17%) Route 53
17 21 (0.95%) OpenShift
18 18 (0.81%) Google Analytics
19 17 (0.77%) G Suite
20 16 (0.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 170 (7.66%) Firewall
2 117 (5.27%) TCP/IP
3 104 (4.69%) DNS
4 70 (3.15%) HTTP
5 62 (2.79%) VPN
5 62 (2.79%) WAN
6 59 (2.66%) LAN
7 58 (2.61%) SAN
8 51 (2.30%) Internet
9 46 (2.07%) DHCP
10 45 (2.03%) Wireless
11 42 (1.89%) NAS
12 41 (1.85%) Unified Communications
13 31 (1.40%) VoIP
14 30 (1.35%) MPLS
15 29 (1.31%) Network Security
16 23 (1.04%) Value-Added Service
17 22 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (0.95%) BGP
18 21 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 193 (8.70%) MySQL
3 119 (5.36%) Big Data
4 100 (4.51%) MongoDB
5 97 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 93 (4.19%) NoSQL
7 62 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 56 (2.52%) Redis
10 51 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 41 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 22 (0.99%) HBase
14 22 (0.99%) Power BI
14 22 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (0.86%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.77%) Data Lake
17 17 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 210 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 188 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 151 (6.80%) JIRA
4 80 (3.61%) Maven
5 52 (2.34%) TeamCity
6 46 (2.07%) Subversion
7 41 (1.85%) Selenium
8 36 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 32 (1.44%) JUnit
10 27 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 23 (1.04%) jMock
12 22 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (0.95%) gulp
13 21 (0.95%) Hamcrest
13 21 (0.95%) TestNG
14 20 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 20 (0.90%) Gradle
15 19 (0.86%) Bitbucket
15 19 (0.86%) Vagrant
16 15 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 550 (24.79%) Finance
2 259 (11.67%) Marketing
3 215 (9.69%) Retail
4 152 (6.85%) Banking
5 64 (2.88%) Advertising
6 61 (2.75%) Law
7 55 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.34%) Legal
9 39 (1.76%) Games
10 33 (1.49%) Back Office
10 33 (1.49%) Publishing
11 29 (1.31%) German Language
12 27 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.04%) Prime Brokerage
14 22 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.90%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.86%) French Language
17 18 (0.81%) Front Office
18 14 (0.63%) Billing
18 14 (0.63%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 392 (17.67%) Developer
2 277 (12.48%) Architect
3 235 (10.59%) Consultant
4 160 (7.21%) Analyst
5 139 (6.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 115 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
7 108 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
8 92 (4.15%) Product Manager
9 89 (4.01%) Project Manager
10 80 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
11 79 (3.56%) Java Developer
12 76 (3.42%) Applications Support
13 72 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
14 64 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
15 63 (2.84%) Senior Developer
16 59 (2.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 57 (2.57%) AWS DevOps
18 55 (2.48%) Linux Engineer
19 54 (2.43%) Senior DevOps
20 53 (2.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (13.70%) HTML
2 230 (10.37%) CSS
3 224 (10.09%) .NET
4 168 (7.57%) REST
5 164 (7.39%) AngularJS
6 153 (6.89%) Web Services
7 114 (5.14%) Node.js
8 107 (4.82%) XML
9 96 (4.33%) jQuery
10 92 (4.15%) LAMP
10 92 (4.15%) React
11 80 (3.61%) Middleware
12 79 (3.56%) HTML5
13 74 (3.33%) ASP.NET
14 65 (2.93%) Spring
15 62 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 55 (2.48%) Ajax
17 52 (2.34%) LDAP
18 47 (2.12%) Sass
19 46 (2.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 152 (6.85%) Fintech
4 127 (5.72%) Enterprise Software
5 123 (5.54%) User Experience
6 114 (5.14%) Public Cloud
7 100 (4.51%) Data Centre
8 76 (3.42%) Management Information System
8 76 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
9 60 (2.70%) Private Cloud
10 52 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
11 47 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
12 34 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 31 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
14 28 (1.26%) Social Media
15 24 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 22 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.95%) Blog
18 20 (0.90%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 453 (20.41%) Linux
2 300 (13.52%) Windows
3 88 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 71 (3.20%) Unix
5 51 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (1.58%) Android
7 31 (1.40%) CentOS
7 31 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 30 (1.35%) Solaris
9 29 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 19 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.81%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
14 14 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.36%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (19.29%) DevOps
3 235 (10.59%) Analytics
4 228 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
5 224 (10.09%) Project Management
6 220 (9.91%) Scrum
7 194 (8.74%) Microservices
8 188 (8.47%) Presales
9 178 (8.02%) CRM
9 178 (8.02%) E-Commerce
10 150 (6.76%) Software Engineering
11 141 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 133 (5.99%) Mentoring
13 128 (5.77%) Business Development
14 126 (5.68%) Test Automation
15 125 (5.63%) Migration
16 120 (5.41%) TDD
17 117 (5.27%) SDLC
18 116 (5.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 428 (19.29%) JavaScript
2 391 (17.62%) Java
3 353 (15.91%) SQL
4 331 (14.92%) Python
5 193 (8.70%) C#
6 156 (7.03%) Bash Shell
7 133 (5.99%) Ruby
8 126 (5.68%) PowerShell
9 92 (4.15%) Perl
10 87 (3.92%) PHP
11 47 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 45 (2.03%) Go
13 38 (1.71%) C++
14 34 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.17%) ES6
16 24 (1.08%) Apex Code
17 23 (1.04%) VBA
18 22 (0.99%) Java 8
19 21 (0.95%) TypeScript
20 19 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 366 (16.49%) Degree
2 96 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 41 (1.85%) PMP
5 40 (1.80%) AWS Certification
6 38 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (1.31%) MCITP
9 27 (1.22%) MCSE
10 26 (1.17%) CISSP
11 23 (1.04%) CCNP
11 23 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
12 19 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 18 (0.81%) MCSA
14 17 (0.77%) Security Cleared
15 16 (0.72%) MCP
16 15 (0.68%) Master's Degree
17 14 (0.63%) SC Cleared
17 14 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.53%) QA
2 67 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (2.84%) GDPR
4 36 (1.62%) GCP
5 30 (1.35%) SLA
6 29 (1.31%) PMO
7 22 (0.99%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.32%) COBIT
9 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.32%) PSD2
10 6 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.23%) MiFID
12 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.14%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.090%) BS7799
13 2 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.090%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.090%) SEPA
System Software
1 239 (10.77%) Docker
2 99 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 70 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.59%) Xen
7 10 (0.45%) XenApp
7 10 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.41%) Squid
9 8 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.36%) VMware NSX
9 8 (0.36%) vSphere
10 5 (0.23%) KVM
10 5 (0.23%) NFS
10 5 (0.23%) pfSense
10 5 (0.23%) Samba
11 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 239 (10.77%) Ansible
2 174 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (7.48%) Puppet
4 112 (5.05%) Kubernetes
5 78 (3.52%) Terraform
6 31 (1.40%) Kibana
7 23 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (0.90%) Mesos
8 20 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 17 (0.77%) Salt
10 16 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
11 15 (0.68%) logstash
11 15 (0.68%) Packer
12 14 (0.63%) SCVMM
13 13 (0.59%) Graphite
14 12 (0.54%) Nagios
15 11 (0.50%) Grafana
16 9 (0.41%) Consul
16 9 (0.41%) SCCM
17 8 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 348 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 159 (7.17%) Oracle
3 143 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
4 104 (4.69%) VMware
5 95 (4.28%) Google
6 86 (3.88%) Cisco
7 61 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 58 (2.61%) SAP
9 51 (2.30%) IBM
10 46 (2.07%) Splunk
11 41 (1.85%) ServiceNow
12 36 (1.62%) Citrix
13 29 (1.31%) Dell
14 27 (1.22%) Adobe
15 25 (1.13%) Reuters
16 24 (1.08%) AppDynamics
16 24 (1.08%) CA
16 24 (1.08%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.04%) New Relic
18 22 (0.99%) HP