Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 112 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 897 843 1,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.96% 2.87% 3.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.17% 18.31% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 802 760 999
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,138 £28,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 6,329 4,603 4,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.91% 15.65% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,243 3,934 3,965
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,175 £71,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -29 336 £52,500 +16.67% 81
Hampshire +21 318 £50,000 +17.65% 33
Berkshire -13 215 £55,000 +10.00% 52
Surrey +38 170 £49,000 +3.16% 12
Oxfordshire -37 61 £50,000 +33.33% 20
Buckinghamshire -21 60 £40,000 -11.11% 9
East Sussex +8 48 £76,250 +36.16% 2
West Sussex -12 10 £47,500 +15.85% 4
Kent -12 9 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Middlesex +12 1 £60,000 +17.07%
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 431 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 214 (23.86%) Scrum
4 201 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 200 (22.30%) .NET
6 199 (22.19%) C#
7 181 (20.18%) HTML
7 181 (20.18%) Microsoft
8 180 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
9 169 (18.84%) CSS
10 147 (16.39%) SQL Server
11 142 (15.83%) Java
12 141 (15.72%) Linux
12 141 (15.72%) IaaS
13 138 (15.38%) AngularJS
14 133 (14.83%) SQL
15 132 (14.72%) PaaS
16 130 (14.49%) Project Management
16 130 (14.49%) Finance
17 120 (13.38%) SDLC
18 119 (13.27%) Windows
19 108 (12.04%) ASP.NET
20 105 (11.71%) Degree
21 103 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
22 101 (11.26%) MVC
23 100 (11.15%) DevOps
24 98 (10.93%) REST
25 92 (10.26%) Test Automation
26 89 (9.92%) Web Services
27 85 (9.48%) 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 45 (5.02%) Apache
2 43 (4.79%) JBoss
3 32 (3.57%) CMS
4 31 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 27 (3.01%) IIS
6 21 (2.34%) Confluence
7 18 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (1.11%) NServiceBus
9 10 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.56%) nginx
13 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.45%) Liferay
13 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) GIMP
5 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.22%) HipChat
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.23%) NetSuite
3 9 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.33%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.11%) Postilion
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 201 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
3 141 (15.72%) IaaS
4 132 (14.72%) PaaS
5 39 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (3.90%) Office 365
7 26 (2.90%) Serverless
8 19 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.78%) GitHub
10 10 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (1.00%) DigitalOcean
12 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.45%) Sage Pay
15 3 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
16 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.57%) Firewall
2 40 (4.46%) DNS
3 32 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.90%) SAN
5 25 (2.79%) Internet
6 19 (2.12%) HTTP
7 18 (2.01%) Network Security
8 17 (1.90%) NAS
9 15 (1.67%) VPN
10 14 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
11 13 (1.45%) SSL
11 13 (1.45%) WAN
12 10 (1.11%) LAN
13 8 (0.89%) VLAN
14 7 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (0.78%) DHCP
14 7 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.56%) FTP
15 5 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.69%) MySQL
3 36 (4.01%) Big Data
4 32 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.68%) GIS
6 16 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.56%) Redis
8 13 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
9 12 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.23%) Couchbase
10 11 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.78%) SAP HANA
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 85 (9.48%) JIRA
2 65 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 43 (4.79%) Selenium
3 43 (4.79%) Visual Studio
4 41 (4.57%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.79%) Cucumber
6 20 (2.23%) Maven
7 17 (1.90%) SoapUI
8 16 (1.78%) JMeter
8 16 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.56%) JUnit
10 12 (1.34%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.23%) GoCD
11 11 (1.23%) Protractor
12 10 (1.11%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.00%) Subversion
14 7 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 130 (14.49%) Finance
2 67 (7.47%) Marketing
3 55 (6.13%) Retail
4 34 (3.79%) Banking
5 31 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.67%) French Language
7 13 (1.45%) Publishing
8 11 (1.23%) Advertising
9 10 (1.11%) German Language
10 9 (1.00%) Hindi Language
10 9 (1.00%) Legal
10 9 (1.00%) Punjabi Language
10 9 (1.00%) Urdu Language
11 8 (0.89%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.56%) Games
12 5 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.45%) Law
13 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 219 (24.41%) Developer
2 101 (11.26%) Architect
3 75 (8.36%) .NET Developer
4 73 (8.14%) C# Developer
4 73 (8.14%) Consultant
5 53 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (5.57%) Analyst
6 50 (5.57%) Software Manager
7 45 (5.02%) Applications Support
8 44 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 43 (4.79%) Software Developer
9 43 (4.79%) Support Engineer
10 38 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 37 (4.12%) Senior Developer
12 35 (3.90%) Development Manager
13 33 (3.68%) Project Manager
14 32 (3.57%) Software Engineer
15 30 (3.34%) Applications Engineer
16 29 (3.23%) Web Developer
17 28 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (22.30%) .NET
2 181 (20.18%) HTML
3 169 (18.84%) CSS
4 138 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 108 (12.04%) ASP.NET
6 98 (10.93%) REST
7 89 (9.92%) Web Services
8 84 (9.36%) jQuery
9 53 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (5.80%) .NET Framework
10 52 (5.80%) LAMP
11 45 (5.02%) SOAP
12 44 (4.91%) RESTful
13 43 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (4.68%) Middleware
15 40 (4.46%) Sass
15 40 (4.46%) Spring
16 38 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 34 (3.79%) HTML5
18 33 (3.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.80%) User Experience
2 68 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 52 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.68%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (3.01%) EMV
9 25 (2.79%) Contactless
10 24 (2.68%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 19 (2.12%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.78%) Social Media
13 12 (1.34%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (1.11%) e-Learning
15 10 (1.11%) Fintech
16 9 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 141 (15.72%) Linux
2 119 (13.27%) Windows
3 35 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.34%) Unix
6 15 (1.67%) Solaris
7 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.11%) CentOS
10 9 (1.00%) Android
10 9 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.33%) AIX
12 3 (0.33%) HPUX
12 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (23.86%) Scrum
3 130 (14.49%) Project Management
4 120 (13.38%) SDLC
5 103 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
6 101 (11.26%) MVC
7 100 (11.15%) DevOps
8 92 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 80 (8.92%) Software Engineering
10 77 (8.58%) ERP
11 70 (7.80%) Software Delivery
12 69 (7.69%) TDD
13 64 (7.13%) Mentoring
14 62 (6.91%) ITIL
14 62 (6.91%) Web Development
15 61 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (6.69%) E-Commerce
16 60 (6.69%) Unit Testing
17 56 (6.24%) Front End Development
18 53 (5.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 253 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 199 (22.19%) C#
3 142 (15.83%) Java
4 133 (14.83%) SQL
5 83 (9.25%) PHP
6 65 (7.25%) Python
7 57 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.34%) Perl
9 24 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.12%) C
10 19 (2.12%) Ruby
10 19 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.01%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.67%) C++
13 12 (1.34%) Apex Code
13 12 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.11%) ES6
14 10 (1.11%) R
15 9 (1.00%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.89%) ES8
Qualifications
1 105 (11.71%) Degree
2 24 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.67%) MCSE
6 12 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.23%) SANS
8 10 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.00%) AWS Certification
9 9 (1.00%) CISM
9 9 (1.00%) CISSP
10 8 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (0.89%) CCSP
11 7 (0.78%) MCITP
12 6 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (0.67%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.56%) ISEB
13 5 (0.56%) MCSA
14 4 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.57%) QA
2 27 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 24 (2.68%) GDPR
4 22 (2.45%) PSD2
5 20 (2.23%) SLA
6 13 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.00%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.67%) PMO
9 4 (0.45%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.22%) GCP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.11%) RMADS
11 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 60 (6.69%) Docker
3 42 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.45%) iptables
8 3 (0.33%) LXC
9 2 (0.22%) Gluster
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.22%) NFS
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.11%) Postfix
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.23%) Puppet
3 21 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.56%) Ansible
5 9 (1.00%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.78%) SCCM
6 7 (0.78%) SCOM
6 7 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.78%) Terraform
7 6 (0.67%) logstash
7 6 (0.67%) Nagios
8 5 (0.56%) Cacti
8 5 (0.56%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.56%) Icinga
8 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.56%) Netcool
8 5 (0.56%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.56%) SCSM
8 5 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 181 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.36%) Oracle
3 58 (6.47%) VMware
4 52 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (4.91%) Google
6 41 (4.57%) SAP
7 29 (3.23%) PayPal
8 26 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 25 (2.79%) Apple
10 24 (2.68%) Cisco
10 24 (2.68%) HP
11 22 (2.45%) ServiceNow
12 15 (1.67%) Citrix
13 12 (1.34%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.34%) Capita
14 11 (1.23%) IBM
15 10 (1.11%) Concur
15 10 (1.11%) Splunk
16 9 (1.00%) BMC
16 9 (1.00%) JD Edwards