Period
to 11 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 79 117
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 -3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 843 1,142 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.99% 3.66% 2.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.75% 19.73% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 714 997 833
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -10.00% +15.79%
10th Percentile £30,150 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% - +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 6,131 5,788 4,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.78% 18.56% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,119 4,824 3,810
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in the South East.

Salary trend for SaaS in the South East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -3 376 £57,500 +15.00% 60
Berkshire -3 248 £57,500 +27.78% 45
Hampshire -29 229 £45,000 - 33
Surrey -27 140 £49,000 -7.55% 19
Buckinghamshire +40 69 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Oxfordshire -7 59 £50,000 -9.09% 12
East Sussex -21 39 £50,000 -37.50% 7
West Sussex +4 38 £45,000 -13.46% 3
Kent +20 9 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Middlesex -1 3 £73,500 +13.08%
Sussex - 1 - -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 378 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (33.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (29.66%) Microsoft
4 234 (27.76%) JavaScript
5 230 (27.28%) .NET
6 202 (23.96%) C#
7 183 (21.71%) SQL
8 182 (21.59%) SQL Server
9 175 (20.76%) HTML
10 171 (20.28%) Amazon AWS
11 163 (19.34%) AngularJS
12 162 (19.22%) PaaS
13 160 (18.98%) IaaS
14 152 (18.03%) CSS
15 144 (17.08%) Scrum
16 138 (16.37%) Linux
17 128 (15.18%) Project Management
18 120 (14.23%) Degree
19 115 (13.64%) DevOps
20 112 (13.29%) Windows
21 109 (12.93%) Java
22 102 (12.10%) Software Engineering
23 99 (11.74%) Web Development
23 99 (11.74%) Mentoring
24 98 (11.63%) Oracle
24 98 (11.63%) Web Services
25 96 (11.39%) MySQL
26 95 (11.27%) ITIL
27 93 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
28 91 (10.79%) MVC

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 39 (4.63%) Apache
2 33 (3.91%) IIS
3 28 (3.32%) Confluence
4 22 (2.61%) CMS
5 17 (2.02%) JBoss
5 17 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.78%) WordPress
7 14 (1.66%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.66%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.19%) nginx
9 9 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
12 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.36%) GeoServer
14 2 (0.24%) Alfresco
Applications
1 24 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.30%) Maximo
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.47%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.36%) Magento
4 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle AGIS
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 282 (33.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 171 (20.28%) Amazon AWS
3 162 (19.22%) PaaS
4 160 (18.98%) IaaS
5 48 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (5.46%) Office 365
7 42 (4.98%) GitHub
8 31 (3.68%) Serverless
9 25 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 23 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.90%) DigitalOcean
13 13 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (1.30%) npm
15 7 (0.83%) Akamai
15 7 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.83%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.83%) Yammer
16 5 (0.59%) Azure Functions
16 5 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.97%) Internet
2 21 (2.49%) Firewall
2 21 (2.49%) Software-Defined Networking
3 18 (2.14%) DNS
3 18 (2.14%) WAN
4 17 (2.02%) Skype
4 17 (2.02%) VPN
5 13 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.30%) LAN
7 9 (1.07%) Network Security
8 7 (0.83%) VLAN
9 6 (0.71%) SNMP
10 5 (0.59%) DHCP
11 4 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.47%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.47%) WebEx
12 3 (0.36%) Wireless
13 2 (0.24%) 802.11
13 2 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 96 (11.39%) MySQL
3 49 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.10%) Big Data
5 36 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 36 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 30 (3.56%) RDBMS
7 28 (3.32%) Hadoop
7 28 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.61%) Redis
9 19 (2.25%) SAP HANA
10 15 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
11 13 (1.54%) Power BI
12 12 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.42%) GIS
12 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.95%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (8.66%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 58 (6.88%) JIRA
4 53 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 44 (5.22%) webpack
6 26 (3.08%) Selenium
7 18 (2.14%) Bitbucket
7 18 (2.14%) Maven
7 18 (2.14%) Subversion
7 18 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.78%) Babel
8 15 (1.78%) gulp
9 14 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (1.54%) Gerrit
11 10 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.07%) Mocha
13 7 (0.83%) NUnit
14 5 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 76 (9.02%) Marketing
2 65 (7.71%) Finance
3 22 (2.61%) Legal
4 16 (1.90%) Hindi Language
4 16 (1.90%) Punjabi Language
4 16 (1.90%) Urdu Language
5 15 (1.78%) Banking
6 13 (1.54%) Retail
7 11 (1.30%) Advertising
8 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.71%) French Language
9 6 (0.71%) German Language
9 6 (0.71%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.59%) Local Government
10 5 (0.59%) Military
10 5 (0.59%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
11 3 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 219 (25.98%) Developer
2 112 (13.29%) Architect
3 56 (6.64%) Analyst
4 52 (6.17%) Consultant
5 49 (5.81%) Software Developer
6 45 (5.34%) C# Developer
6 45 (5.34%) Software Engineer
7 40 (4.74%) PHP Developer
7 40 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (4.74%) Web Developer
8 39 (4.63%) .NET Developer
9 37 (4.39%) Angular Developer
10 33 (3.91%) Development Manager
11 32 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 32 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 32 (3.80%) Software Manager
12 27 (3.20%) Applications Support
13 26 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
14 25 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (27.28%) .NET
2 175 (20.76%) HTML
3 163 (19.34%) AngularJS
4 152 (18.03%) CSS
5 98 (11.63%) Web Services
6 75 (8.90%) REST
7 64 (7.59%) .NET Framework
8 56 (6.64%) Node.js
9 50 (5.93%) ASP.NET
10 44 (5.22%) jQuery
11 43 (5.10%) SOAP
12 41 (4.86%) Ajax
12 41 (4.86%) RESTful
13 38 (4.51%) Sass
14 34 (4.03%) Laravel
15 32 (3.80%) J2EE
16 31 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (3.56%) LAMP
18 28 (3.32%) JSON
18 28 (3.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (9.25%) User Experience
3 45 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 40 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 40 (4.74%) Management Information System
6 39 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (4.39%) Social Media
8 25 (2.97%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.25%) N-Tier
10 17 (2.02%) Fintech
11 16 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.42%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.30%) CESG
14 9 (1.07%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.95%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
16 7 (0.83%) Smartphone
17 6 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 138 (16.37%) Linux
2 112 (13.29%) Windows
3 43 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.08%) Unix
5 18 (2.14%) CentOS
5 18 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.54%) Android
7 12 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.47%) AIX
10 4 (0.47%) HPUX
10 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.47%) Solaris
11 3 (0.36%) Debian
11 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (17.08%) Scrum
3 128 (15.18%) Project Management
4 115 (13.64%) DevOps
5 102 (12.10%) Software Engineering
6 99 (11.74%) Mentoring
6 99 (11.74%) Web Development
7 95 (11.27%) ITIL
8 93 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (10.79%) MVC
9 91 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
10 80 (9.49%) Test Automation
11 77 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 77 (9.13%) OO
11 77 (9.13%) TOGAF
12 74 (8.78%) Microservices
13 70 (8.30%) SDLC
13 70 (8.30%) TDD
14 68 (8.07%) CRM
15 59 (7.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 234 (27.76%) JavaScript
2 202 (23.96%) C#
3 183 (21.71%) SQL
4 109 (12.93%) Java
5 89 (10.56%) PHP
6 55 (6.52%) Python
7 36 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.56%) T-SQL
9 28 (3.32%) TypeScript
10 19 (2.25%) ES6
11 18 (2.14%) C
12 17 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.54%) Delphi
13 13 (1.54%) ES8
14 12 (1.42%) Perl
14 12 (1.42%) R
15 11 (1.30%) Ruby
16 10 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 10 (1.19%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 120 (14.23%) Degree
2 40 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (2.25%) MCSE
5 17 (2.02%) CISSP
6 16 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 11 (1.30%) MCITP
9 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.19%) Master's Degree
10 9 (1.07%) RHCA
10 9 (1.07%) SSCP
11 7 (0.83%) CEH
11 7 (0.83%) CISM
11 7 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (0.71%) SANS
13 5 (0.59%) CCSP
13 5 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.41%) QA
2 27 (3.20%) GDPR
3 24 (2.85%) SLA
4 20 (2.37%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.78%) PMO
7 5 (0.59%) PA-DSS
7 5 (0.59%) PSD2
8 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.47%) GAMP
9 3 (0.36%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.12%) GxP
11 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 83 (9.85%) Docker
2 57 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 47 (5.58%) Ansible
2 38 (4.51%) Puppet
3 27 (3.20%) Kubernetes
3 27 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (2.49%) SCCM
5 14 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (0.95%) Nessus
6 8 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.95%) SCOM
6 8 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 8 (0.95%) Terraform
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.47%) Salt
8 3 (0.36%) Icinga
8 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.24%) Grafana
9 2 (0.24%) Marathon
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 250 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 98 (11.63%) Oracle
3 40 (4.74%) Google
4 38 (4.51%) SAP
5 35 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.56%) VMware
7 23 (2.73%) ServiceNow
8 22 (2.61%) IBM
9 16 (1.90%) Citrix
10 12 (1.42%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.42%) Pega
10 12 (1.42%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.19%) Sybase
12 9 (1.07%) Veeam
13 8 (0.95%) Cisco
13 8 (0.95%) Riverbed
13 8 (0.95%) Symantec
13 8 (0.95%) TOWER Software
14 7 (0.83%) Telerik