Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 58 112
Rank change year-on-year +21 +54 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 513 1,135 819
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.34% 4.50% 2.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.74% 15.47% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 522 1,122 721
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,750 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 3,065 7,339 6,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.88% 29.11% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,665 6,212 5,450
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 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +8 225 £60,000 - 50
Berkshire +7 166 £62,500 +4.17% 30
Hampshire +14 94 £54,500 +21.11% 16
Surrey +16 64 £70,000 +21.74% 28
West Sussex +46 53 £63,750 +50.00% 5
Oxfordshire +42 35 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Buckinghamshire -3 26 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Kent +72 25 £55,000 -13.73% 8
East Sussex +4 18 £73,750 +40.48% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 183 (35.67%) JavaScript
2 180 (35.09%) Azure
3 164 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (24.95%) HTML
4 128 (24.95%) AWS
4 128 (24.95%) DevOps
5 121 (23.59%) CSS
6 108 (21.05%) PaaS
7 107 (20.86%) .NET
8 91 (17.74%) IaaS
9 90 (17.54%) AngularJS
10 87 (16.96%) Java
11 81 (15.79%) Test Automation
12 75 (14.62%) SQL
13 74 (14.42%) C#
14 71 (13.84%) Microsoft
14 71 (13.84%) React
15 69 (13.45%) PowerShell
16 68 (13.26%) Software Engineering
17 67 (13.06%) SQL Server
17 67 (13.06%) Python
18 66 (12.87%) Degree
19 65 (12.67%) User Experience
20 64 (12.48%) TypeScript
21 62 (12.09%) Scrum
22 60 (11.70%) Serverless
23 56 (10.92%) Microservices
24 55 (10.72%) Web Services
25 53 (10.33%) AWS Lambda
26 51 (9.94%) Node.js

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 37 (7.21%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.07%) Confluence
3 18 (3.51%) IIS
4 17 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.12%) SAS
6 12 (2.34%) CMS
7 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.17%) WordPress
9 4 (0.78%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Synapse
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.92%) Sketch
2 10 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.75%) InVision
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.39%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (6.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (3.12%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 180 (35.09%) Azure
2 128 (24.95%) AWS
3 108 (21.05%) PaaS
4 91 (17.74%) IaaS
5 60 (11.70%) Serverless
6 53 (10.33%) AWS Lambda
7 33 (6.43%) Power Platform
8 28 (5.46%) Azure Functions
8 28 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (5.07%) PowerApps
10 19 (3.70%) BPaaS
11 16 (3.12%) GCP
12 11 (2.14%) Office 365
13 9 (1.75%) Veeva
14 6 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.17%) Logic Apps
14 6 (1.17%) Route 53
15 5 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.78%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.43%) DNS
2 29 (5.65%) Internet
3 24 (4.68%) Firewall
4 18 (3.51%) SSL
5 16 (3.12%) VPN
6 13 (2.53%) Skype
7 12 (2.34%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.95%) VoIP
9 7 (1.36%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (1.17%) WAAS
11 4 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.58%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.39%) CTI
13 2 (0.39%) DMZ
14 1 (0.19%) IPsec
14 1 (0.19%) Network Security
14 1 (0.19%) SSH
14 1 (0.19%) VLAN
14 1 (0.19%) Wireless
14 1 (0.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.38%) MySQL
3 27 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.09%) Big Data
5 19 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (3.12%) DB2
8 10 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.56%) Power BI
10 8 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.17%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (7.21%) JIRA
2 29 (5.65%) JUnit
3 23 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.31%) Maven
5 13 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (2.14%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.75%) NUnit
7 9 (1.75%) Selenium
8 6 (1.17%) webpack
9 4 (0.78%) Grunt
9 4 (0.78%) gulp
9 4 (0.78%) TestRail
9 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.58%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.58%) Moq
11 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.39%) Gradle
General
1 43 (8.38%) Finance
2 18 (3.51%) Marketing
3 16 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.17%) Public Sector
6 5 (0.97%) Billing
7 4 (0.78%) Automotive
7 4 (0.78%) German Language
8 3 (0.58%) Back Office
8 3 (0.58%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Retail
8 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Police
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.19%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 163 (31.77%) Developer
2 78 (15.20%) Architect
3 55 (10.72%) Senior Developer
4 54 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 43 (8.38%) Software Developer
6 38 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (7.02%) Java Developer
8 35 (6.82%) Consultant
9 33 (6.43%) Analyst
10 26 (5.07%) AWS Developer
11 25 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
12 24 (4.68%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 23 (4.48%) Designer
13 23 (4.48%) PHP Developer
13 23 (4.48%) React Developer
13 23 (4.48%) UX Designer
14 22 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (4.09%) Software Engineer
15 21 (4.09%) UI Designer
15 21 (4.09%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (24.95%) HTML
2 121 (23.59%) CSS
3 107 (20.86%) .NET
4 90 (17.54%) AngularJS
5 71 (13.84%) React
6 55 (10.72%) Web Services
7 51 (9.94%) Node.js
8 42 (8.19%) HTML5
9 36 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 35 (6.82%) RESTful
11 34 (6.63%) REST
11 34 (6.63%) SOAP
12 33 (6.43%) Spring
12 33 (6.43%) XML
13 31 (6.04%) J2EE
14 29 (5.65%) Ajax
15 25 (4.87%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (4.68%) Laravel
17 21 (4.09%) Apache Camel
17 21 (4.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.67%) User Experience
2 32 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.87%) Cloud Native
5 19 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.31%) Public Cloud
7 16 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.92%) CMDB
9 14 (2.73%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.34%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (2.14%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.36%) PMI
13 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.58%) Social Media
15 2 (0.39%) Biotechnology
15 2 (0.39%) Blog
15 2 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.94%) Linux
2 36 (7.02%) Windows
3 19 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.97%) Unix
5 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.39%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (24.95%) DevOps
3 81 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 68 (13.26%) Software Engineering
5 62 (12.09%) Scrum
6 56 (10.92%) Microservices
7 49 (9.55%) Analytics
8 47 (9.16%) Mentoring
8 47 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (8.58%) CRM
10 42 (8.19%) BDD
11 41 (7.99%) Computer Science
11 41 (7.99%) Information Security
12 38 (7.41%) ITIL
13 37 (7.21%) ERP
14 36 (7.02%) Presales
14 36 (7.02%) SDLC
15 34 (6.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (35.67%) JavaScript
2 87 (16.96%) Java
3 75 (14.62%) SQL
4 74 (14.42%) C#
5 69 (13.45%) PowerShell
6 67 (13.06%) Python
7 64 (12.48%) TypeScript
8 33 (6.43%) PHP
9 16 (3.12%) XPath
10 5 (0.97%) C
10 5 (0.97%) C++
10 5 (0.97%) Go
10 5 (0.97%) Java 8
10 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.58%) R
12 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.39%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (12.87%) Degree
2 17 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.12%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.36%) CISSP
4 7 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.17%) CISA
5 6 (1.17%) CISM
5 6 (1.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (0.58%) PhD
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCIE
8 1 (0.19%) CCNP
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.26%) SLA
2 22 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.51%) COBIT
4 14 (2.73%) QA
5 12 (2.34%) GDPR
6 11 (2.14%) NIST
7 9 (1.75%) NIST 800
8 6 (1.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (1.17%) HIPAA
8 6 (1.17%) ISO 22301
8 6 (1.17%) ITGC
9 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.39%) COSO
System Software
1 36 (7.02%) Docker
2 21 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.34%) XenApp
6 7 (1.36%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 47 (9.16%) Kubernetes
2 39 (7.60%) Terraform
3 15 (2.92%) HP UCMDB
4 13 (2.53%) Ansible
5 11 (2.14%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.39%) SCCM
8 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) Grafana
8 1 (0.19%) MIIS
8 1 (0.19%) Nessus
8 1 (0.19%) vRealize
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.04%) HP
2 31 (6.04%) Remedy
2 31 (6.04%) ServiceNow
3 30 (5.85%) Oracle
4 26 (5.07%) SAP
5 25 (4.87%) Siebel
6 19 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (3.51%) Splunk
7 18 (3.51%) VMware
8 17 (3.31%) IBM
9 16 (3.12%) CA
9 16 (3.12%) Hyperion
9 16 (3.12%) PeopleSoft
10 15 (2.92%) BMC
11 14 (2.73%) Citrix
11 14 (2.73%) Google
12 9 (1.75%) Zend
13 8 (1.56%) Adobe
14 6 (1.17%) Qualys