Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 72 96
Rank change year-on-year +38 +24 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 971 1,098 957
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.96% 4.21% 3.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.83% 16.37% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1,097 884
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,300 £33,750 £30,725
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5,156 6,709 6,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.66% 25.75% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,384 5,683 5,400
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +26 475 £65,000 +8.33% 30
Berkshire +11 341 £67,500 +12.50% 22
Hampshire +47 300 £49,000 -2.00% 14
Buckinghamshire +33 71 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Surrey -6 71 £58,000 +5.45% 8
Oxfordshire +27 63 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Sussex +15 61 £47,000 -14.55% 1
West Sussex -25 33 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Kent +29 9 £48,750 +9.55% 7
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 395 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (34.60%) Azure
3 248 (25.54%) JavaScript
3 248 (25.54%) .NET
4 239 (24.61%) AWS
5 225 (23.17%) C#
6 223 (22.97%) Microsoft
7 194 (19.98%) DevOps
8 179 (18.43%) SQL
9 161 (16.58%) CSS
10 159 (16.37%) HTML
11 156 (16.07%) Scrum
12 155 (15.96%) SQL Server
13 136 (14.01%) Test Automation
14 132 (13.59%) Linux
15 117 (12.05%) PaaS
16 116 (11.95%) QA
17 112 (11.53%) AngularJS
18 111 (11.43%) MVC
19 109 (11.23%) Software Engineering
20 107 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
21 103 (10.61%) Java
22 102 (10.50%) Degree
23 101 (10.40%) IaaS
24 94 (9.68%) React
25 93 (9.58%) OO
25 93 (9.58%) CRM
26 92 (9.47%) Git (software)
27 87 (8.96%) TDD
28 84 (8.65%) PHP

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 58 (5.97%) Confluence
2 32 (3.30%) IIS
3 21 (2.16%) CMS
4 18 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.03%) SAS
7 7 (0.72%) Apache
8 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.31%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.31%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) WordPress
12 1 (0.10%) JBoss
12 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.72%) Sketch
5 5 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.41%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.21%) InVision
9 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.10%) CATIA
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.10%) Snagit
9 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 54 (5.56%) NetSuite
2 41 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (1.03%) SAP GTS
5 5 (0.51%) Magento
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.21%) Lawson
7 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 336 (34.60%) Azure
2 239 (24.61%) AWS
3 117 (12.05%) PaaS
4 101 (10.40%) IaaS
5 64 (6.59%) Office 365
6 37 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (3.60%) Boomi
8 32 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (2.68%) Serverless
10 23 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
11 21 (2.16%) Power Platform
12 17 (1.75%) GCP
13 14 (1.44%) iPaaS
13 14 (1.44%) OpenShift
14 12 (1.24%) npm
15 11 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (1.03%) Amazon Cognito
16 10 (1.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 9 (0.93%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.87%) Firewall
2 30 (3.09%) LAN
2 30 (3.09%) WAN
3 29 (2.99%) DNS
4 27 (2.78%) VPN
5 22 (2.27%) Internet
6 19 (1.96%) HTTP
7 15 (1.54%) SSL
8 14 (1.44%) Network Security
9 11 (1.13%) Skype
9 11 (1.13%) VoIP
10 10 (1.03%) DHCP
10 10 (1.03%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.72%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.62%) SMTP
14 5 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.51%) VLAN
14 5 (0.51%) WLAN
15 4 (0.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.34%) MySQL
3 35 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (1.75%) Power BI
7 15 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.03%) DB2
13 8 (0.82%) Redis
14 7 (0.72%) Big Data
14 7 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.62%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 92 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.24%) JIRA
3 47 (4.84%) Selenium
4 33 (3.40%) webpack
5 32 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 27 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 21 (2.16%) Grunt
7 21 (2.16%) gulp
7 21 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (1.65%) JMeter
11 15 (1.54%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.44%) NUnit
13 13 (1.34%) git-flow
14 12 (1.24%) Moq
14 12 (1.24%) Postman
15 8 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.82%) TestRail
General
1 78 (8.03%) Finance
2 44 (4.53%) Retail
3 40 (4.12%) Marketing
4 32 (3.30%) Legal
5 18 (1.85%) Automotive
6 16 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.34%) Public Sector
8 12 (1.24%) Law
8 12 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.03%) Military
10 6 (0.62%) French Language
11 5 (0.51%) Back Office
12 4 (0.41%) German Language
13 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) Games
13 3 (0.31%) Local Government
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 279 (28.73%) Developer
2 117 (12.05%) Senior Developer
3 96 (9.89%) Architect
4 91 (9.37%) Software Developer
5 66 (6.80%) Analyst
6 60 (6.18%) .NET Developer
7 57 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 56 (5.77%) Senior Software Developer
9 54 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 52 (5.36%) PHP Developer
11 45 (4.63%) Senior PHP Developer
12 42 (4.33%) Consultant
13 40 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 39 (4.02%) Development Manager
15 38 (3.91%) Software Manager
16 37 (3.81%) Junior
17 34 (3.50%) Business Analyst
18 32 (3.30%) LAMP Developer
18 32 (3.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
18 32 (3.30%) Senior LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (25.54%) .NET
2 161 (16.58%) CSS
3 159 (16.37%) HTML
4 112 (11.53%) AngularJS
5 94 (9.68%) React
6 83 (8.55%) .NET Core
7 72 (7.42%) Web Services
8 70 (7.21%) ASP.NET
8 70 (7.21%) REST
9 62 (6.39%) jQuery
10 61 (6.28%) SOAP
11 56 (5.77%) Ajax
12 52 (5.36%) .NET Framework
12 52 (5.36%) RESTful
13 51 (5.25%) Laravel
14 50 (5.15%) HTML5
15 45 (4.63%) Vue.js
16 43 (4.43%) Yii
17 41 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (3.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.34%) Mobile App
2 63 (6.49%) User Experience
3 47 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.85%) iPad
9 16 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.54%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.03%) Cloud Native
14 10 (1.03%) Clustering
14 10 (1.03%) CMDB
15 9 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.59%) Linux
2 75 (7.72%) Windows
3 51 (5.25%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (1.24%) Android
6 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.93%) CentOS
8 7 (0.72%) Debian
8 7 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.41%) Unix
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (19.98%) DevOps
3 156 (16.07%) Scrum
4 136 (14.01%) Test Automation
5 111 (11.43%) MVC
6 109 (11.23%) Software Engineering
7 107 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (9.58%) CRM
8 93 (9.58%) OO
9 87 (8.96%) TDD
10 75 (7.72%) Mentoring
11 74 (7.62%) Presales
12 73 (7.52%) Microservices
13 68 (7.00%) OOP
14 64 (6.59%) SDLC
15 63 (6.49%) Mobile Application Development
16 61 (6.28%) Project Management
17 60 (6.18%) ITIL
17 60 (6.18%) Web Development
18 54 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 248 (25.54%) JavaScript
2 225 (23.17%) C#
3 179 (18.43%) SQL
4 103 (10.61%) Java
5 84 (8.65%) PHP
6 79 (8.14%) PowerShell
7 69 (7.11%) Python
8 57 (5.87%) TypeScript
9 46 (4.74%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.54%) Perl
12 12 (1.24%) PHP 7
13 11 (1.13%) PHP 5
14 10 (1.03%) ES6
14 10 (1.03%) VBScript
15 9 (0.93%) C
15 9 (0.93%) VBA
16 8 (0.82%) C++
16 8 (0.82%) Groovy
17 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (10.50%) Degree
2 44 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 28 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.72%) MCSE
7 6 (0.62%) CCNA
7 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.62%) CISSP
8 5 (0.51%) CCNP
9 4 (0.41%) GIAC
9 4 (0.41%) MCITP
9 4 (0.41%) MCP
10 3 (0.31%) ACCA
10 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.31%) MCSA
11 2 (0.21%) ISEB
11 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.95%) QA
2 17 (1.75%) SLA
3 15 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.44%) GDPR
5 10 (1.03%) COBIT
6 8 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.51%) NIST
8 5 (0.51%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.31%) PMO
10 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.31%) WCAG
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 60 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.56%) Docker
3 33 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.62%) oVirt
5 6 (0.62%) RHEV
6 4 (0.41%) KVM
6 4 (0.41%) NFS
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.31%) iptables
7 3 (0.31%) QEMU
7 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.31%) Xen
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 58 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.68%) Terraform
3 25 (2.57%) Ansible
4 21 (2.16%) SCCM
5 14 (1.44%) Puppet
6 10 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
6 10 (1.03%) WSUS
7 8 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.51%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.51%) Nessus
10 4 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.41%) Grafana
11 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.31%) SELinux
12 2 (0.21%) Control-M
12 2 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.21%) MIIS
12 2 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 223 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.55%) Salesforce.com
3 61 (6.28%) Oracle
4 45 (4.63%) Dell
5 39 (4.02%) VMware
6 36 (3.71%) HP
7 34 (3.50%) Google
8 31 (3.19%) IBM
9 27 (2.78%) Zend
10 26 (2.68%) SAP
10 26 (2.68%) Xamarin
11 24 (2.47%) ServiceNow
12 20 (2.06%) Remedy
13 19 (1.96%) Cisco
13 19 (1.96%) Informatica
14 12 (1.24%) CA
15 11 (1.13%) Hyperion
15 11 (1.13%) Workday
16 10 (1.03%) BMC
16 10 (1.03%) JD Edwards