Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 117 106
Rank change year-on-year +58 -11 +1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,212 795 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.65% 2.69% 3.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.58% 12.26% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 689 798
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,500 £71,475
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 7,310 6,485 5,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.07% 21.92% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,189 5,430 4,390
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +75 599 £56,250 +7.14% 71
Berkshire +67 403 £60,000 +4.35% 49
Hampshire -19 225 £50,000 -9.09% 28
Surrey +50 187 £57,500 +15.00% 45
Buckinghamshire +53 128 £50,000 +17.65% 12
West Sussex +74 103 £47,500 -13.64% 3
East Sussex +65 87 £50,000 -20.00% 7
Oxfordshire +47 68 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Kent +6 8 £57,500 +16.16% 3
Middlesex -1 1 £84,000 +16.67%
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 518 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 282 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 279 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
5 278 (22.94%) Java
6 247 (20.38%) C#
7 245 (20.21%) SQL
8 236 (19.47%) .NET
9 221 (18.23%) HTML
10 219 (18.07%) Linux
11 214 (17.66%) SQL Server
12 211 (17.41%) CSS
12 211 (17.41%) Software Engineering
13 193 (15.92%) RESTful
14 187 (15.43%) Finance
15 183 (15.10%) MVC
15 183 (15.10%) Microsoft
16 177 (14.60%) AngularJS
16 177 (14.60%) DevOps
17 171 (14.11%) Docker
18 166 (13.70%) Microservices
19 164 (13.53%) PaaS
20 159 (13.12%) Degree
21 136 (11.22%) MySQL
22 135 (11.14%) IaaS
23 133 (10.97%) Scrum
24 127 (10.48%) Windows
25 119 (9.82%) Jenkins
26 118 (9.74%) Spring
27 113 (9.32%) Kubernetes

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 91 (7.51%) Tomcat
2 66 (5.45%) Apache
3 50 (4.13%) Confluence
4 35 (2.89%) JBoss
5 34 (2.81%) IIS
6 30 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (2.31%) CMS
8 25 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.82%) MS Exchange
10 19 (1.57%) GeoServer
11 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.91%) nginx
12 10 (0.83%) WordPress
13 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.74%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.66%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.58%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.50%) Alfresco
17 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.25%) Sketch
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.083%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.083%) Weka
8 1 (0.083%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (0.99%) SAP ERP
2 9 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.58%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.33%) SAP GRC
5 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.083%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.083%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 282 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 279 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
3 164 (13.53%) PaaS
4 135 (11.14%) IaaS
5 69 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 40 (3.30%) GitHub
8 34 (2.81%) Office 365
9 29 (2.39%) npm
9 29 (2.39%) Serverless
10 24 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
11 21 (1.73%) OpenShift
12 20 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (1.65%) Slack
13 17 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (1.40%) Heroku
14 14 (1.16%) BPaaS
15 9 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.37%) Firewall
2 52 (4.29%) DNS
3 49 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.64%) Internet
5 30 (2.48%) LAN
6 29 (2.39%) WAN
7 23 (1.90%) Network Security
8 21 (1.73%) DHCP
9 20 (1.65%) VPN
10 15 (1.24%) HTTP
10 15 (1.24%) SSL
11 12 (0.99%) SAN
12 10 (0.83%) VoIP
13 9 (0.74%) Skype
13 9 (0.74%) SMTP
13 9 (0.74%) Wireless
14 8 (0.66%) MPLS
15 6 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.50%) CTI
16 5 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 136 (11.22%) MySQL
3 75 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.30%) RDBMS
6 35 (2.89%) Redis
7 31 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 30 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (1.73%) GIS
13 15 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
14 14 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.99%) Big Data
17 8 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
18 6 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
18 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 119 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 106 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 105 (8.66%) JIRA
4 61 (5.03%) JUnit
5 60 (4.95%) Maven
6 43 (3.55%) JMeter
7 42 (3.47%) Selenium
8 33 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 32 (2.64%) Bitbucket
10 28 (2.31%) webpack
11 27 (2.23%) Babel
11 27 (2.23%) gulp
12 25 (2.06%) Mockito
12 25 (2.06%) Visual Studio
13 24 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
14 21 (1.73%) GitLab
15 20 (1.65%) SpecFlow
16 16 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (0.91%) Gradle
17 11 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 187 (15.43%) Finance
2 72 (5.94%) Marketing
3 66 (5.45%) Retail
4 38 (3.14%) Legal
5 35 (2.89%) Public Sector
6 31 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.39%) Banking
8 13 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.91%) Electronics
11 10 (0.83%) Publishing
12 5 (0.41%) Automotive
13 4 (0.33%) Advertising
13 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 3 (0.25%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.17%) Military
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.083%) French Language
Job Titles
1 427 (35.23%) Developer
2 159 (13.12%) Senior Developer
3 132 (10.89%) Architect
4 106 (8.75%) Java Developer
5 96 (7.92%) Software Developer
6 80 (6.60%) .NET Developer
7 67 (5.53%) C# Developer
8 63 (5.20%) Software Engineer
9 60 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 57 (4.70%) PHP Developer
11 55 (4.54%) DevOps Engineer
12 52 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
13 47 (3.88%) Consultant
14 46 (3.80%) Senior PHP Developer
15 39 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
15 39 (3.22%) Senior Software Developer
15 39 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
15 39 (3.22%) Support Engineer
16 37 (3.05%) Analyst
16 37 (3.05%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (19.47%) .NET
2 221 (18.23%) HTML
3 211 (17.41%) CSS
4 193 (15.92%) RESTful
5 177 (14.60%) AngularJS
6 118 (9.74%) Spring
7 103 (8.50%) Web Services
8 100 (8.25%) React
9 99 (8.17%) jQuery
10 82 (6.77%) ASP.NET
10 82 (6.77%) REST
11 77 (6.35%) .NET Framework
12 75 (6.19%) Node.js
13 73 (6.02%) LAMP
14 72 (5.94%) Laravel
15 70 (5.78%) .NET Core
16 68 (5.61%) SOAP
17 67 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 62 (5.12%) JSON
19 59 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.12%) Mobile App
2 59 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
3 55 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (3.96%) User Experience
6 46 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 46 (3.80%) Public Cloud
7 35 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (2.81%) Private Cloud
9 31 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 19 (1.57%) Replication
12 18 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (1.24%) PKI
14 13 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (0.91%) Marketing Technology
15 11 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
16 10 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 219 (18.07%) Linux
2 127 (10.48%) Windows
3 57 (4.70%) Windows Server
4 32 (2.64%) Unix
5 18 (1.49%) Android
6 17 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.66%) CentOS
10 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.25%) webOS
12 2 (0.17%) Debian
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) Solaris
12 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (17.41%) Software Engineering
3 183 (15.10%) MVC
4 177 (14.60%) DevOps
5 166 (13.70%) Microservices
6 133 (10.97%) Scrum
7 102 (8.42%) Test Automation
8 98 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
9 96 (7.92%) Computer Science
9 96 (7.92%) Project Management
10 93 (7.67%) TDD
11 92 (7.59%) SDLC
12 83 (6.85%) CRM
13 76 (6.27%) Web Development
14 74 (6.11%) Fintech
15 73 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (6.02%) OO
16 71 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 67 (5.53%) ITIL
18 66 (5.45%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 337 (27.81%) JavaScript
2 278 (22.94%) Java
3 247 (20.38%) C#
4 245 (20.21%) SQL
5 109 (8.99%) PHP
6 91 (7.51%) Python
7 76 (6.27%) TypeScript
8 64 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 58 (4.79%) Bash Shell
10 51 (4.21%) Ruby
11 44 (3.63%) Perl
12 32 (2.64%) Objective-C
13 20 (1.65%) ES6
14 18 (1.49%) C
15 17 (1.40%) Kotlin
16 12 (0.99%) Java 8
17 11 (0.91%) Apple Swift
17 11 (0.91%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.83%) C++
18 10 (0.83%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 159 (13.12%) Degree
2 27 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.98%) ISEB
4 20 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.32%) MCITP
6 15 (1.24%) MCSE
7 14 (1.16%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.66%) CCNA
10 8 (0.66%) CISSP
10 8 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.58%) CCNP
12 6 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.33%) CISA
14 4 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.04%) QA
2 36 (2.97%) SLA
3 10 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.50%) NCSC
5 6 (0.50%) NIST
6 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.33%) RMADS
7 3 (0.25%) GDPR
7 3 (0.25%) PSD2
8 2 (0.17%) GAMP
9 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.083%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.083%) PMO
9 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 171 (14.11%) Docker
2 81 (6.68%) Active Directory
3 56 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
6 25 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.16%) XenApp
9 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.50%) oVirt
10 6 (0.50%) RHEV
11 5 (0.41%) iptables
11 5 (0.41%) NFS
12 4 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.17%) HDFS
15 1 (0.083%) SRDF
15 1 (0.083%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 113 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.84%) Puppet
3 82 (6.77%) Ansible
4 73 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (2.72%) Terraform
6 14 (1.16%) Nagios
6 14 (1.16%) vCenter Server
7 13 (1.07%) SCCM
8 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.58%) SCOM
10 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.41%) Grafana
11 5 (0.41%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.33%) Control-M
12 4 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.33%) Salt
13 3 (0.25%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.25%) Icinga
13 3 (0.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 183 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 92 (7.59%) Oracle
3 64 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
4 62 (5.12%) Google
5 61 (5.03%) VMware
6 58 (4.79%) SAP
7 32 (2.64%) Atlassian
7 32 (2.64%) Citrix
8 29 (2.39%) Cisco
9 28 (2.31%) Zend
10 26 (2.15%) IBM
11 22 (1.82%) Splunk
12 17 (1.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 17 (1.40%) Sun
12 17 (1.40%) Workday
13 14 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.07%) Juniper
15 12 (0.99%) ServiceNow
16 10 (0.83%) Sage
17 9 (0.74%) JD Edwards