Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 39 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34 +16
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 787 1,152 1,079
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.32% 5.60% 4.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.95% 17.93% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 673 1,037 947
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £69,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,934 6,425 6,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.63% 31.22% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,126 5,562 5,667
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,275 £27,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.90% +2.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the South East

SaaS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SaaS in the South East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the South East

SaaS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 April 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
Thames Valley -6 344 £55,000 -15.38% 45
Berkshire -3 238 £60,000 -11.11% 28
Hampshire -10 166 £55,000 +22.22% 26
Surrey +41 120 £65,000 +33.33% 19
Oxfordshire +20 67 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East Sussex +12 59 £60,000 +45.45% 2
West Sussex +25 42 £75,000 +87.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 41 £45,000 -30.77% 12
Kent +43 37 £45,000 -18.18%
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 South East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 324 (41.17%) Azure
2 316 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (31.00%) JavaScript
4 225 (28.59%) AWS
5 179 (22.74%) DevOps
6 161 (20.46%) PaaS
7 159 (20.20%) .NET
8 154 (19.57%) C#
9 152 (19.31%) Microservices
10 146 (18.55%) IaaS
11 138 (17.53%) Scrum
12 134 (17.03%) SQL
13 122 (15.50%) HTML
14 120 (15.25%) CSS
15 118 (14.99%) AngularJS
16 116 (14.74%) Microsoft
17 111 (14.10%) Python
18 101 (12.83%) Kubernetes
19 94 (11.94%) Degree
20 93 (11.82%) Java
21 92 (11.69%) TypeScript
22 91 (11.56%) Test Automation
23 89 (11.31%) React
24 87 (11.05%) PowerShell
25 86 (10.93%) SQL Server
25 86 (10.93%) Docker
26 80 (10.17%) Finance
26 80 (10.17%) Software Engineering
27 75 (9.53%) User Experience
28 74 (9.40%) JIRA

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 34 (4.32%) Confluence
2 15 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.78%) WordPress
4 12 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.40%) Apache
6 9 (1.14%) IIS
7 7 (0.89%) CMS
7 7 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.38%) Appian
9 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.25%) SAS
10 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.40%) InVision
2 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.89%) Sketch
4 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.51%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.25%) Figma
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.38%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.25%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 324 (41.17%) Azure
2 225 (28.59%) AWS
3 161 (20.46%) PaaS
4 146 (18.55%) IaaS
5 61 (7.75%) GCP
6 51 (6.48%) Microsoft 365
7 48 (6.10%) Serverless
8 47 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (3.43%) Power Platform
12 25 (3.18%) GitHub
13 20 (2.54%) Azure Functions
14 19 (2.41%) BPaaS
14 19 (2.41%) PowerApps
15 18 (2.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 16 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
17 14 (1.78%) Amazon ECS
17 14 (1.78%) Amazon EKS
17 14 (1.78%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.61%) DNS
2 47 (5.97%) Firewall
3 22 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (2.80%) SAN
4 20 (2.54%) HTTP
4 20 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.54%) VLAN
5 18 (2.29%) WAAS
6 16 (2.03%) VPN
7 15 (1.91%) DMZ
8 13 (1.65%) DHCP
9 11 (1.40%) Internet
10 9 (1.14%) SSL
11 7 (0.89%) Network Security
12 6 (0.76%) MPLS
13 5 (0.64%) IPv4
13 5 (0.64%) VoIP
14 4 (0.51%) LAN
14 4 (0.51%) SMTP
14 4 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.37%) MySQL
3 35 (4.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 35 (4.45%) MongoDB
3 35 (4.45%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (1.91%) Amazon Aurora
5 15 (1.91%) SQLPlus
6 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.65%) Big Data
8 10 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.14%) Redis
10 8 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.02%) Power BI
11 7 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (0.89%) MS Access
11 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 74 (9.40%) JIRA
2 73 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 61 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.18%) Maven
5 24 (3.05%) Bitbucket
6 17 (2.16%) Gradle
7 15 (1.91%) JUnit
8 13 (1.65%) webpack
9 12 (1.52%) Grunt
9 12 (1.52%) gulp
10 10 (1.27%) NUnit
11 9 (1.14%) Moq
12 8 (1.02%) PHPUnit
12 8 (1.02%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.89%) Cypress.io
13 7 (0.89%) Selenium
13 7 (0.89%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.76%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.64%) Balsamiq
15 5 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 80 (10.17%) Finance
2 37 (4.70%) Marketing
3 28 (3.56%) Public Sector
4 21 (2.67%) Billing
5 19 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.91%) Games
6 15 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.27%) Electronics
8 9 (1.14%) Retail
9 8 (1.02%) Banking
10 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.64%) Legal
12 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 265 (33.67%) Developer
2 77 (9.78%) Senior Developer
3 63 (8.01%) Full Stack Developer
4 55 (6.99%) Analyst
5 48 (6.10%) Cloud Engineer
6 45 (5.72%) Software Engineer
7 42 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 39 (4.96%) Software Developer
10 36 (4.57%) Architect
11 30 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 29 (3.68%) Azure Engineer
12 29 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.68%) C# Developer
13 28 (3.56%) .NET Developer
14 27 (3.43%) Lead Developer
14 27 (3.43%) Technical Leader
15 26 (3.30%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 25 (3.18%) Junior
17 23 (2.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (20.20%) .NET
2 122 (15.50%) HTML
3 120 (15.25%) CSS
4 118 (14.99%) AngularJS
5 89 (11.31%) React
6 69 (8.77%) .NET Core
7 66 (8.39%) REST
8 63 (8.01%) Node.js
9 53 (6.73%) RESTful
10 44 (5.59%) Web Services
11 38 (4.83%) Vue.js
12 37 (4.70%) HTML5
13 34 (4.32%) Spring
14 31 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (3.81%) Flask
15 30 (3.81%) Laravel
15 30 (3.81%) Symfony
15 30 (3.81%) XML
16 27 (3.43%) Django
17 26 (3.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.53%) User Experience
2 56 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (5.84%) Public Cloud
4 39 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 26 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.92%) Cloud Native
9 21 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.52%) PMI
12 8 (1.02%) SCORM
13 6 (0.76%) CMDB
13 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.64%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.88%) Linux
2 61 (7.75%) Windows
3 42 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.43%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (3.18%) Android
7 22 (2.80%) Windows Server 2019
8 18 (2.29%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.91%) Unix
10 6 (0.76%) VMS
11 4 (0.51%) CentOS
11 4 (0.51%) Debian
11 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (22.74%) DevOps
3 152 (19.31%) Microservices
4 138 (17.53%) Scrum
5 91 (11.56%) Test Automation
6 80 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 73 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (8.13%) Computer Science
9 57 (7.24%) Mentoring
10 55 (6.99%) Information Security
11 54 (6.86%) ITIL
12 52 (6.61%) Fintech
12 52 (6.61%) TDD
13 50 (6.35%) Project Management
14 47 (5.97%) Analytics
14 47 (5.97%) MVC
14 47 (5.97%) User Stories
15 45 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (5.72%) Unit Testing
16 44 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 244 (31.00%) JavaScript
2 154 (19.57%) C#
3 134 (17.03%) SQL
4 111 (14.10%) Python
5 93 (11.82%) Java
6 92 (11.69%) TypeScript
7 87 (11.05%) PowerShell
8 60 (7.62%) PHP
9 22 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.52%) ES6
11 11 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.40%) C++
11 11 (1.40%) XPath
12 10 (1.27%) C
13 8 (1.02%) Java 8
13 8 (1.02%) Kotlin
14 5 (0.64%) Go
15 4 (0.51%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.51%) Ruby
16 2 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 94 (11.94%) Degree
2 47 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 34 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (2.29%) CISA
6 18 (2.29%) CISM
6 18 (2.29%) CISSP
6 18 (2.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 12 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.76%) MCSE
12 5 (0.64%) CCNA
13 4 (0.51%) CSPO
13 4 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.51%) MCP
13 4 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (3.94%) SLA
3 29 (3.68%) QA
4 19 (2.41%) ITGC
5 18 (2.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 18 (2.29%) HIPAA
6 15 (1.91%) GRC
7 7 (0.89%) PMO
8 6 (0.76%) COBIT
8 6 (0.76%) SOC 2
9 5 (0.64%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.25%) COSO
10 2 (0.25%) NIST
10 2 (0.25%) SEPA
11 1 (0.13%) GDPR
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 86 (10.93%) Docker
2 72 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 37 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.91%) vSphere
7 6 (0.76%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.38%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.25%) LXC
9 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 101 (12.83%) Kubernetes
2 62 (7.88%) Terraform
3 43 (5.46%) Ansible
4 31 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (3.05%) SCCM
6 22 (2.80%) SCVMM
7 11 (1.40%) Puppet
8 8 (1.02%) Nagios
9 7 (0.89%) SCOM
10 6 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
10 6 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.38%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
12 2 (0.25%) Graylog
12 2 (0.25%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.25%) vRealize
13 1 (0.13%) Grafana
13 1 (0.13%) Packer
13 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 116 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.34%) VMware
3 34 (4.32%) Google
4 32 (4.07%) Cisco
5 30 (3.81%) Veeam
6 25 (3.18%) Oracle
7 19 (2.41%) SAP
8 15 (1.91%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.91%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.52%) Adobe
9 12 (1.52%) Zend
10 11 (1.40%) Splunk
11 10 (1.27%) HP
11 10 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.02%) Fortinet
12 8 (1.02%) Remedy
12 8 (1.02%) SonicWALL
13 7 (0.89%) Apple
13 7 (0.89%) Siebel
13 7 (0.89%) SolarWinds