Period
to

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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,212 822 1,034
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.09% 6.21% 5.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.53% 15.41% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 931 702 941
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,550 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.35%

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 7,806 5,333 5,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.24% 40.27% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,154 4,362 4,754
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +18 422 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Thames Valley -23 323 £65,000 +18.18% 41
Surrey -5 237 £55,000 -14.06% 20
Berkshire -4 211 £65,000 +13.04% 30
East Sussex +12 135 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -34 66 £82,500 +50.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -41 46 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Kent -41 43 £68,750 +52.78% 5
West Sussex +3 37 £55,000 -18.52% 5
Home Counties -16 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Middlesex -26 2 £55,500 -41.58% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 - 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 565 (46.62%) Agile
2 463 (38.20%) Azure
3 413 (34.08%) AWS
4 319 (26.32%) DevOps
5 285 (23.51%) C#
6 277 (22.85%) Social Skills
7 255 (21.04%) .NET
8 244 (20.13%) SQL
9 240 (19.80%) Scrum
10 239 (19.72%) JavaScript
11 218 (17.99%) Microsoft
12 215 (17.74%) Software Engineering
13 211 (17.41%) Finance
14 192 (15.84%) Degree
15 191 (15.76%) PaaS
16 180 (14.85%) Docker
17 164 (13.53%) Python
17 164 (13.53%) CI/CD
18 163 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
19 161 (13.28%) PHP
20 150 (12.38%) Microservices
20 150 (12.38%) Test Automation
21 132 (10.89%) CSS
22 130 (10.73%) Linux
23 129 (10.64%) HTML
24 126 (10.40%) Full Stack Development
25 122 (10.07%) SQL Server
26 118 (9.74%) Computer Science
27 116 (9.57%) IaaS
28 114 (9.41%) Fintech

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 32 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.16%) Confluence
4 10 (0.83%) nginx
5 9 (0.74%) IIS
6 6 (0.50%) Mendix
6 6 (0.50%) Mule
7 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.17%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.17%) Hyperledger
9 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.083%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.083%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.083%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.083%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.083%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.91%) Sketch
4 11 (0.91%) Zeplin
5 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.66%) Campfire
7 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.25%) InVision
10 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.17%) MadCap Flare
12 1 (0.083%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 28 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.25%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) IBM Planning Analytics
8 1 (0.083%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.083%) Cloudability
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.083%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.083%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.083%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 463 (38.20%) Azure
2 413 (34.08%) AWS
3 191 (15.76%) PaaS
4 116 (9.57%) IaaS
5 88 (7.26%) Serverless
6 77 (6.35%) Microsoft 365
7 57 (4.70%) GCP
8 44 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
9 42 (3.47%) Amazon S3
9 42 (3.47%) Power Platform
10 32 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (2.15%) AWS Fargate
12 25 (2.06%) GitHub
13 21 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (1.73%) Cloudflare
14 18 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (1.16%) Figma
18 13 (1.07%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.46%) HTTP
2 52 (4.29%) DNS
3 44 (3.63%) Internet
4 40 (3.30%) Firewall
5 18 (1.49%) LAN
5 18 (1.49%) WAN
6 15 (1.24%) VPN
7 14 (1.16%) Wireless
8 12 (0.99%) Unified Communications
9 9 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.66%) Broadband
10 8 (0.66%) SMTP
10 8 (0.66%) VoIP
11 7 (0.58%) DHCP
11 7 (0.58%) VLAN
12 6 (0.50%) Network Security
12 6 (0.50%) SSL
13 4 (0.33%) PABX
13 4 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 83 (6.85%) MySQL
2 83 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 62 (5.12%) NoSQL
4 39 (3.22%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 33 (2.72%) Power BI
7 27 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.57%) MariaDB
10 17 (1.40%) Big Data
11 16 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.91%) Data Lake
14 10 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.50%) Redis
16 6 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 95 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.70%) JIRA
3 51 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 32 (2.64%) Selenium
5 24 (1.98%) SpecFlow
5 24 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.57%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.49%) JMeter
8 18 (1.49%) webpack
9 15 (1.24%) NUnit
10 11 (0.91%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.83%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.66%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.66%) Moq
12 8 (0.66%) Storybook
13 7 (0.58%) Cypress.io
14 5 (0.41%) Postman
14 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 277 (22.85%) Social Skills
2 211 (17.41%) Finance
3 90 (7.43%) Marketing
4 68 (5.61%) Retail
5 61 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.21%) Manufacturing
7 50 (4.13%) Telecoms
8 46 (3.80%) Organisational Skills
8 46 (3.80%) Public Sector
9 42 (3.47%) Local Government
10 24 (1.98%) Automotive
11 21 (1.73%) Fire and Rescue
11 21 (1.73%) Legal
11 21 (1.73%) Publishing
12 16 (1.32%) Electronics
12 16 (1.32%) Presentation Skills
13 15 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
14 12 (0.99%) Advertising
15 8 (0.66%) Banking
15 8 (0.66%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 351 (28.96%) Developer
2 117 (9.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 99 (8.17%) Software Engineer
4 95 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 93 (7.67%) Software Developer
6 75 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 73 (6.02%) Analyst
8 69 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 69 (5.69%) Junior
9 67 (5.53%) PHP Developer
10 65 (5.36%) Product Manager
11 63 (5.20%) Architect
12 56 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 53 (4.37%) Senior DevOps
14 43 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 43 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
15 41 (3.38%) Administrator
16 36 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
16 36 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
17 34 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (21.04%) .NET
2 132 (10.89%) CSS
3 129 (10.64%) HTML
4 106 (8.75%) .NET Core
5 104 (8.58%) React
6 94 (7.76%) AngularJS
7 82 (6.77%) REST
8 68 (5.61%) .NET Framework
9 64 (5.28%) ASP.NET
10 63 (5.20%) Node.js
11 58 (4.79%) Vue.js
12 57 (4.70%) Laravel
13 55 (4.54%) Web Services
14 54 (4.46%) JSON
15 52 (4.29%) XML
16 41 (3.38%) SOAP
17 40 (3.30%) jQuery
18 33 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 32 (2.64%) RESTful
20 29 (2.39%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.59%) User Experience
2 85 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (6.77%) Private Cloud
4 50 (4.13%) Cloud Native
5 33 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 32 (2.64%) IoT
7 29 (2.39%) Marketing Technology
8 24 (1.98%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.82%) NHS
10 21 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.40%) Social Media
13 14 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (1.07%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.07%) Replication
15 10 (0.83%) e-Learning
16 9 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
17 8 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 130 (10.73%) Linux
2 81 (6.68%) Windows
3 43 (3.55%) CentOS
3 43 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.06%) Android
7 15 (1.24%) Unix
8 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.41%) VMS
11 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.25%) zOS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (46.62%) Agile
2 319 (26.32%) DevOps
3 240 (19.80%) Scrum
4 215 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 164 (13.53%) CI/CD
6 163 (13.45%) Problem-Solving
7 150 (12.38%) Microservices
7 150 (12.38%) Test Automation
8 126 (10.40%) Full Stack Development
9 118 (9.74%) Computer Science
10 114 (9.41%) Fintech
11 111 (9.16%) Unit Testing
12 107 (8.83%) Coaching
13 103 (8.50%) Infrastructure as Code
14 96 (7.92%) Decision-Making
14 96 (7.92%) Mentoring
15 92 (7.59%) Analytics
16 87 (7.18%) OO
17 85 (7.01%) Migration
18 82 (6.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 285 (23.51%) C#
2 244 (20.13%) SQL
3 239 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 164 (13.53%) Python
5 161 (13.28%) PHP
6 105 (8.66%) Go
7 86 (7.10%) Java
8 64 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 56 (4.62%) TypeScript
10 50 (4.13%) Perl
11 47 (3.88%) Bash
12 35 (2.89%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.49%) C++
15 10 (0.83%) C
15 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.74%) Kotlin
16 9 (0.74%) Ruby
17 8 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 192 (15.84%) Degree
2 52 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.15%) ISEB
4 25 (2.06%) PMP
5 21 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.66%) CISSP
10 8 (0.66%) MCSE
11 7 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.50%) CISA
12 6 (0.50%) CISM
13 5 (0.41%) CISMP
13 5 (0.41%) CRISC
13 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.41%) PhD
14 4 (0.33%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.46%) QA
2 37 (3.05%) GRC
3 23 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.65%) SLA
5 19 (1.57%) GDPR
6 9 (0.74%) Accessibility
7 8 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
7 8 (0.66%) NIST
8 6 (0.50%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.41%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.25%) PMO
12 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.17%) NCSC
12 2 (0.17%) WCAG
13 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 180 (14.85%) Docker
2 35 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.33%) vSphere
7 3 (0.25%) RACF
7 3 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) pfSense
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.083%) LXC
9 1 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 113 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 105 (8.66%) Terraform
3 29 (2.39%) Ansible
3 29 (2.39%) Grafana
4 16 (1.32%) Kibana
5 11 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.74%) Puppet
8 6 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.41%) SCCM
10 4 (0.33%) SCOM
11 3 (0.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (0.25%) MobiControl
12 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) NetCrunch
12 2 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 218 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 36 (2.97%) VMware
3 35 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (1.90%) New Relic
4 23 (1.90%) Oracle
5 21 (1.73%) HP
6 20 (1.65%) SAP
6 20 (1.65%) Telerik
7 17 (1.40%) Veeam
8 15 (1.24%) Adobe
9 14 (1.16%) Dell
9 14 (1.16%) Zend
10 13 (1.07%) Apple
11 11 (0.91%) Google
12 10 (0.83%) Cisco
13 9 (0.74%) BMC
14 8 (0.66%) IBM
14 8 (0.66%) Remedy
14 8 (0.66%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.58%) MuleSoft