Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > North East
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 25 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 +28 +26
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 54 63 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.64% 7.88% 4.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.40% 21.07% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 50
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,500 £29,558
25th Percentile £37,750 £41,250 £41,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £69,938 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% +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 the North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 519 299 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.59% 37.38% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 459 241 248
10th Percentile £28,650 £23,500 £27,850
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% -3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,200 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the North East.

Salary trend for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the North East over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the North East

SaaS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North East region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Tyne and Wear -28 47 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Durham +4 4 £41,250 +3.13% 2
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 North East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 30 (55.56%) Azure
2 22 (40.74%) DevOps
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 18 (33.33%) IaaS
5 17 (31.48%) PaaS
6 16 (29.63%) AWS
7 14 (25.93%) Windows
7 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 12 (22.22%) ITSM
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
10 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
11 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
11 10 (18.52%) TypeScript
11 10 (18.52%) SQL
11 10 (18.52%) .NET
12 9 (16.67%) C#
12 9 (16.67%) CSS
12 9 (16.67%) Change Management
12 9 (16.67%) Scrum
12 9 (16.67%) Terraform
13 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
13 8 (14.81%) Docker
13 8 (14.81%) Microservices

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (1.85%) Confluence
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Azure
2 18 (33.33%) IaaS
3 17 (31.48%) PaaS
4 16 (29.63%) AWS
5 8 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (9.26%) Azure Service Fabric
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (5.56%) GitHub
7 3 (5.56%) Serverless
8 2 (3.70%) Azure Stack
8 2 (3.70%) Google Workspace
8 2 (3.70%) npm
8 2 (3.70%) Slack
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.85%) Google Ads
9 1 (1.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) SAN
2 5 (9.26%) Wireless
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) VLAN
3 3 (5.56%) VPN
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Essbase
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Postman
3 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.56%) CircleCI
3 3 (5.56%) Cypress.io
3 3 (5.56%) GitLab
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Travis CI
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) minitest
5 1 (1.85%) RSpec
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) SaaS Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
3 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) IT Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) CSS
3 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 8 (14.81%) CSS3
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 8 (14.81%) HTML5
4 6 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 6 (11.11%) React
5 4 (7.41%) Node.js
5 4 (7.41%) Vue.js
6 3 (5.56%) GraphQL
6 3 (5.56%) Jest
6 3 (5.56%) Redux
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (5.56%) TypeORM
7 2 (3.70%) Flutter
7 2 (3.70%) React Native
7 2 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) HP Storage
1 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.85%) Blog
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Android
7 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) DevOps
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.22%) ITSM
4 9 (16.67%) Change Management
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (14.81%) Microservices
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
6 7 (12.96%) Product Backlog
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.96%) User Stories
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) Data Privacy
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Data Science
9 4 (7.41%) IT Strategy
9 4 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) TypeScript
4 9 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) Dart
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCITP
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GDPR
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) NIST
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 8 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes
2 9 (16.67%) Terraform
3 8 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (14.81%) Nagios
3 8 (14.81%) SCCM
3 8 (14.81%) SCOM
4 3 (5.56%) Ansible
4 3 (5.56%) CFEngine
4 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.56%) Puppet
5 2 (3.70%) Istio
5 2 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) McAfee
2 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Sun
4 4 (7.41%) Delphix
4 4 (7.41%) Hyperion
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) Netlify
5 3 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (1.85%) T-Plan