Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 100 148
Rank change year-on-year +7 +48 +38
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 278 449 422
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.92% 2.80% 2.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.58% 8.91% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 318 387 409
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,486 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +14.71% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +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 the North of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,668 5,040 4,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.56% 31.46% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,254 4,132 3,944
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the North of England

SaaS
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for SaaS in the North of England

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the North of England

SaaS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
North West +19 161 £58,250 +5.91% 73
Yorkshire +17 92 £50,000 +5.26% 44
North East -25 26 £55,000 +15.79% 10
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 of England region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 110 (39.57%) Azure
2 101 (36.33%) AWS
3 81 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (23.74%) IaaS
5 64 (23.02%) PaaS
6 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
7 57 (20.50%) DevOps
8 48 (17.27%) Migration
9 46 (16.55%) Microsoft
10 43 (15.47%) SQL
11 38 (13.67%) SQL Server
12 36 (12.95%) Windows
13 35 (12.59%) .NET
13 35 (12.59%) Docker
14 34 (12.23%) Mentoring
14 34 (12.23%) Python
15 33 (11.87%) C#
15 33 (11.87%) TDD
16 32 (11.51%) HTML
16 32 (11.51%) Terraform
17 31 (11.15%) Serverless
17 31 (11.15%) CSS
17 31 (11.15%) Analytics
17 31 (11.15%) PowerShell
18 29 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
18 29 (10.43%) Software Engineering
18 29 (10.43%) Finance
19 28 (10.07%) Kubernetes
20 27 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
21 24 (8.63%) Active Directory

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 14 (5.04%) IIS
2 11 (3.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (3.60%) CMS
3 10 (3.60%) EPiServer
3 10 (3.60%) Kentico
3 10 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (3.60%) Umbraco
3 10 (3.60%) WordPress
4 6 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.72%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) Mule
7 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) Sketch
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.72%) InVision
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.72%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.60%) nopCommerce
2 5 (1.80%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 110 (39.57%) Azure
2 101 (36.33%) AWS
3 66 (23.74%) IaaS
4 64 (23.02%) PaaS
5 31 (11.15%) Serverless
6 14 (5.04%) Azure Functions
7 12 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.88%) GCP
9 8 (2.88%) Office 365
10 7 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.52%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.16%) AWS IoT
11 6 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.44%) OneDrive
13 3 (1.08%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.19%) WAN
2 16 (5.76%) Skype
3 12 (4.32%) DNS
4 11 (3.96%) LAN
5 10 (3.60%) Firewall
6 9 (3.24%) SAN
7 8 (2.88%) DHCP
8 6 (2.16%) SNMP
9 4 (1.44%) MPLS
9 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.08%) VLAN
11 2 (0.72%) VoIP
11 2 (0.72%) VSAN
12 1 (0.36%) HTTP
12 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.36%) ISDN
12 1 (0.36%) PBX
12 1 (0.36%) VPN
12 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.19%) Big Data
3 18 (6.47%) Data Lake
4 17 (6.12%) MySQL
5 14 (5.04%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (4.68%) Cosmos DB
7 10 (3.60%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.88%) Redis
9 5 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.44%) HDInsight
11 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.72%) Power BI
13 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.36%) QlikView
13 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.96%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.88%) JIRA
5 7 (2.52%) Selenium
6 6 (2.16%) JUnit
7 5 (1.80%) GitLab
7 5 (1.80%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.44%) JMeter
8 4 (1.44%) Maven
8 4 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.08%) git-flow
9 3 (1.08%) gulp
9 3 (1.08%) Katalon Studio
9 3 (1.08%) MSTest
9 3 (1.08%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.08%) webpack
10 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (10.43%) Finance
2 24 (8.63%) Marketing
3 15 (5.40%) Law
4 14 (5.04%) Games
5 9 (3.24%) Retail
6 8 (2.88%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.16%) Legal
8 5 (1.80%) Back Office
8 5 (1.80%) Banking
8 5 (1.80%) Electronics
8 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Automotive
10 2 (0.72%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (22.66%) Developer
2 48 (17.27%) Architect
3 26 (9.35%) Senior Developer
4 24 (8.63%) Azure Architect
5 20 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (6.47%) Analyst
6 18 (6.47%) Data Architect
6 18 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (5.40%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.68%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (4.68%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.32%) Big Data Architect
11 12 (4.32%) Big Data Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.32%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.96%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.96%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 10 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.59%) .NET
2 32 (11.51%) HTML
3 31 (11.15%) CSS
4 24 (8.63%) Node.js
5 23 (8.27%) React
6 19 (6.83%) .NET Framework
6 19 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (6.47%) Sass
7 18 (6.47%) Web Services
8 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET
8 14 (5.04%) HTML5
9 13 (4.68%) Entity Framework
10 12 (4.32%) AngularJS
10 12 (4.32%) jQuery
11 11 (3.96%) RESTful
11 11 (3.96%) Spring
12 10 (3.60%) REST
13 9 (3.24%) .NET Core
14 8 (2.88%) CSS3
14 8 (2.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.63%) User Experience
2 21 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.55%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.60%) NHS
7 8 (2.88%) Blog
8 7 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.16%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (2.16%) Replication
10 5 (1.80%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.80%) Social Media
11 3 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.72%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.95%) Windows
2 24 (8.63%) Linux
3 23 (8.27%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.40%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.04%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (2.16%) Unix
7 2 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.50%) DevOps
3 48 (17.27%) Migration
4 34 (12.23%) Mentoring
5 33 (11.87%) TDD
6 31 (11.15%) Analytics
7 29 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (10.43%) Software Engineering
8 27 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (8.63%) E-Commerce
10 23 (8.27%) MVC
11 22 (7.91%) Microservices
12 21 (7.55%) IT Strategy
13 19 (6.83%) Configuration Management
13 19 (6.83%) Front End Development
14 18 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.47%) ITIL
15 17 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
2 43 (15.47%) SQL
3 34 (12.23%) Python
4 33 (11.87%) C#
5 31 (11.15%) PowerShell
6 22 (7.91%) Java
7 14 (5.04%) R
8 13 (4.68%) PHP
8 13 (4.68%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.24%) ES6
10 5 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.80%) Perl
11 4 (1.44%) Go
11 4 (1.44%) Java 8
11 4 (1.44%) Ruby
12 2 (0.72%) Lua
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.16%) AWS Certification
1 6 (2.16%) Degree
1 6 (2.16%) MCSE
1 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (2.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.80%) CISM
2 5 (1.80%) CISSP
2 5 (1.80%) MCSA
2 5 (1.80%) MCTS
2 5 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.08%) CEH
4 3 (1.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 3 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.36%) AAT
5 1 (0.36%) CIMA
5 1 (0.36%) CRISC
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.19%) QA
2 13 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.60%) WAI
4 9 (3.24%) GDPR
5 4 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.44%) NIST
6 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.08%) NCSC
7 2 (0.72%) PMO
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (12.59%) Docker
2 24 (8.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (11.51%) Terraform
2 28 (10.07%) Kubernetes
3 14 (5.04%) SCCM
4 8 (2.88%) Ansible
4 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (2.88%) Nagios
4 8 (2.88%) SCOM
5 7 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.52%) Puppet
6 6 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.44%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.72%) WSUS
10 1 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.36%) Rancher
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.19%) VMware
3 18 (6.47%) Databricks
4 15 (5.40%) SolarWinds
5 14 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (5.04%) Sparx
6 11 (3.96%) Adobe
7 10 (3.60%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.88%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.88%) Zuora
9 6 (2.16%) McAfee
10 4 (1.44%) Apple
10 4 (1.44%) DocuSign
10 4 (1.44%) Freshdesk
10 4 (1.44%) SAP
10 4 (1.44%) SOTI
10 4 (1.44%) Veeam
11 3 (1.08%) Google
11 3 (1.08%) NVIDIA
12 2 (0.72%) Talend