Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 62 114
Rank change year-on-year +26 +52 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 692 1,204 814
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.22% 4.59% 2.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.57% 16.52% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 696 1,203 738
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 3,727 7,287 6,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.50% 27.78% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,231 6,182 5,488
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,571
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +10 324 £62,500 +4.17% 36
Berkshire +13 232 £66,250 +6.00% 22
Hampshire +56 206 £50,000 - 17
Oxfordshire +31 48 £47,500 -13.64% 13
Surrey -18 47 £65,000 +13.04% 17
Buckinghamshire +4 44 £63,750 +27.50% 1
West Sussex -10 43 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East Sussex -12 24 £50,000 -9.09%
Kent +56 18 £48,750 -15.22% 2
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 271 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (36.99%) Azure
3 216 (31.21%) JavaScript
4 203 (29.34%) .NET
5 183 (26.45%) DevOps
6 174 (25.14%) AWS
7 161 (23.27%) C#
8 132 (19.08%) HTML
9 130 (18.79%) CSS
10 128 (18.50%) Microsoft
11 117 (16.91%) SQL
12 112 (16.18%) SQL Server
13 106 (15.32%) Test Automation
14 104 (15.03%) Scrum
15 101 (14.60%) Java
16 100 (14.45%) AngularJS
17 92 (13.29%) PaaS
18 90 (13.01%) Linux
19 89 (12.86%) Software Engineering
20 82 (11.85%) React
21 80 (11.56%) OO
22 79 (11.42%) IaaS
23 77 (11.13%) MVC
24 74 (10.69%) PowerShell
25 70 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
26 69 (9.97%) MySQL
27 68 (9.83%) TDD
28 67 (9.68%) Degree
29 65 (9.39%) Git (software)
29 65 (9.39%) Web Services

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 42 (6.07%) Confluence
2 24 (3.47%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.18%) IIS
4 19 (2.75%) CMS
5 16 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.17%) SAS
7 6 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.58%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.29%) WordPress
11 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.45%) Sketch
3 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.72%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.43%) InVision
7 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.14%) Snagit
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (4.62%) NetSuite
2 30 (4.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (2.17%) SAP GTS
4 14 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.72%) Magento
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Lawson
7 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 256 (36.99%) Azure
2 174 (25.14%) AWS
3 92 (13.29%) PaaS
4 79 (11.42%) IaaS
5 37 (5.35%) Serverless
6 32 (4.62%) Power Platform
7 30 (4.34%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (3.18%) Boomi
9 22 (3.18%) Office 365
10 16 (2.31%) GCP
10 16 (2.31%) PowerApps
11 14 (2.02%) Azure Functions
11 14 (2.02%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (1.16%) BrowserStack
13 8 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (1.16%) npm
14 7 (1.01%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.64%) Firewall
2 24 (3.47%) DNS
3 23 (3.32%) VPN
4 22 (3.18%) Internet
5 18 (2.60%) Skype
6 17 (2.46%) SSL
7 14 (2.02%) WAN
8 13 (1.88%) LAN
8 13 (1.88%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.59%) HTTP
10 9 (1.30%) Network Security
11 7 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.87%) VoIP
13 5 (0.72%) SMTP
14 4 (0.58%) CTI
15 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.43%) IP Telephony
15 3 (0.43%) MQTT
16 2 (0.29%) DHCP
16 2 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.97%) MySQL
3 19 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.60%) Power BI
5 17 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (2.17%) DB2
7 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.30%) Big Data
11 9 (1.30%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.01%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.87%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.72%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.58%) OLAP
15 4 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.51%) JIRA
3 40 (5.78%) Selenium
4 25 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (3.32%) SpecFlow
6 22 (3.18%) webpack
7 20 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (2.75%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.17%) JMeter
10 14 (2.02%) Grunt
10 14 (2.02%) gulp
10 14 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.73%) Moq
11 12 (1.73%) Postman
11 12 (1.73%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.59%) NUnit
13 8 (1.16%) Locust
13 8 (1.16%) Maven
13 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio Code
13 8 (1.16%) WebSurge
General
1 47 (6.79%) Finance
2 22 (3.18%) Retail
3 17 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.88%) Marketing
5 10 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.30%) Automotive
7 6 (0.87%) Back Office
8 5 (0.72%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.58%) French Language
9 4 (0.58%) Games
9 4 (0.58%) German Language
9 4 (0.58%) Legal
9 4 (0.58%) Military
9 4 (0.58%) Police
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
11 2 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 217 (31.36%) Developer
2 93 (13.44%) Senior Developer
3 84 (12.14%) Architect
4 75 (10.84%) Software Developer
5 47 (6.79%) Analyst
5 47 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 47 (6.79%) Senior Software Developer
6 42 (6.07%) Consultant
7 41 (5.92%) PHP Developer
8 40 (5.78%) .NET Developer
9 38 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (4.91%) Senior PHP Developer
11 30 (4.34%) Business Analyst
12 28 (4.05%) LAMP Developer
12 28 (4.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 28 (4.05%) Senior LAMP Developer
12 28 (4.05%) Software Manager
13 25 (3.61%) Development Manager
13 25 (3.61%) Junior
14 22 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (29.34%) .NET
2 132 (19.08%) HTML
3 130 (18.79%) CSS
4 100 (14.45%) AngularJS
5 82 (11.85%) React
6 65 (9.39%) Web Services
7 62 (8.96%) .NET Core
8 53 (7.66%) REST
9 51 (7.37%) ASP.NET
10 50 (7.23%) Ajax
11 49 (7.08%) SOAP
12 47 (6.79%) RESTful
13 44 (6.36%) jQuery
14 43 (6.21%) Laravel
15 39 (5.64%) Node.js
16 37 (5.35%) HTML5
17 33 (4.77%) Yii
18 31 (4.48%) Vue.js
19 30 (4.34%) XML
20 28 (4.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.25%) User Experience
2 60 (8.67%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.60%) iPad
6 16 (2.31%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.17%) CMDB
7 15 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.88%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.73%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
15 3 (0.43%) Oculus Rift
15 3 (0.43%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (13.01%) Linux
2 41 (5.92%) Windows
3 18 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.30%) Android
4 9 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.01%) Debian
6 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.29%) Unix
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (26.45%) DevOps
3 106 (15.32%) Test Automation
4 104 (15.03%) Scrum
5 89 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 80 (11.56%) OO
7 77 (11.13%) MVC
8 70 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (9.83%) TDD
10 60 (8.67%) Microservices
11 57 (8.24%) Mentoring
11 57 (8.24%) Presales
12 54 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (7.80%) CRM
13 49 (7.08%) SDLC
14 48 (6.94%) OOP
15 47 (6.79%) BDD
15 47 (6.79%) Computer Science
16 45 (6.50%) Mobile Application Development
16 45 (6.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (31.21%) JavaScript
2 161 (23.27%) C#
3 117 (16.91%) SQL
4 101 (14.60%) Java
5 74 (10.69%) PowerShell
6 63 (9.10%) PHP
7 59 (8.53%) Python
8 53 (7.66%) TypeScript
9 25 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.16%) ES6
11 8 (1.16%) VBA
12 6 (0.87%) C++
12 6 (0.87%) Groovy
12 6 (0.87%) Perl
13 5 (0.72%) C
13 5 (0.72%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.72%) PHP 5
13 5 (0.72%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 67 (9.68%) Degree
2 32 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.58%) MCSE
7 3 (0.43%) CCNA
7 3 (0.43%) CCNP
7 3 (0.43%) MCITP
7 3 (0.43%) MCP
8 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CCIE
9 1 (0.14%) CISSP
9 1 (0.14%) CSPO
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.10%) QA
2 15 (2.17%) COBIT
2 15 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.02%) GDPR
4 11 (1.59%) NIST
4 11 (1.59%) NIST 800
5 8 (1.16%) SLA
6 4 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (6.21%) Docker
2 24 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.01%) XenApp
6 2 (0.29%) oVirt
6 2 (0.29%) RHEV
6 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (6.79%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.75%) Terraform
3 15 (2.17%) HP UCMDB
4 8 (1.16%) Ansible
4 8 (1.16%) SCCM
5 6 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.87%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.43%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.29%) MIIS
7 2 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.29%) Puppet
7 2 (0.29%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 128 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.66%) Salesforce.com
3 50 (7.23%) Oracle
4 32 (4.62%) HP
5 30 (4.34%) Remedy
5 30 (4.34%) ServiceNow
6 28 (4.05%) IBM
7 24 (3.47%) Dell
8 22 (3.18%) Google
8 22 (3.18%) SAP
9 21 (3.03%) Zend
10 20 (2.89%) Xamarin
11 17 (2.46%) VMware
12 16 (2.31%) CA
13 15 (2.17%) BMC
13 15 (2.17%) Hyperion
13 15 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
13 15 (2.17%) Siebel
14 14 (2.02%) Citrix
15 13 (1.88%) Informatica