Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 108 112
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,116 852 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.53% 2.82% 2.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.19% 19.04% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 757 1,021
South East median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,475 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £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 6,493 4,474 4,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.56% 14.83% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,363 3,814 3,867
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,600
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Hampshire +41 407 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Thames Valley -24 377 £50,000 -4.76% 83
Berkshire -9 256 £50,000 -13.04% 60
Surrey +45 248 £49,428 +0.87% 16
Oxfordshire -25 64 £55,000 +46.67% 16
Buckinghamshire -20 57 £39,584 -12.04% 7
East Sussex +2 50 £75,000 +76.47% 6
Kent +9 13 £40,000 +14.29% 2
West Sussex -13 13 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Middlesex +6 1 £60,000 +60.00%
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 514 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (36.56%) JavaScript
3 283 (25.36%) HTML
4 266 (23.84%) CSS
5 248 (22.22%) C#
6 243 (21.77%) .NET
7 242 (21.68%) SQL
8 241 (21.59%) Scrum
9 204 (18.28%) SQL Server
9 204 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
10 196 (17.56%) Java
11 191 (17.11%) Finance
12 183 (16.40%) MVC
13 181 (16.22%) Linux
14 179 (16.04%) Degree
15 178 (15.95%) AngularJS
16 151 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
17 149 (13.35%) ASP.NET
17 149 (13.35%) Microsoft
18 147 (13.17%) DevOps
19 146 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 146 (13.08%) Windows
20 133 (11.92%) jQuery
21 130 (11.65%) REST
22 127 (11.38%) Python
23 118 (10.57%) Web Services
24 116 (10.39%) Software Engineering
25 110 (9.86%) PaaS
26 108 (9.68%) IaaS
27 105 (9.41%) Project Management

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 (4.03%) IIS
2 44 (3.94%) JBoss
3 43 (3.85%) Apache
4 40 (3.58%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.51%) CMS
6 22 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.43%) nginx
8 15 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.99%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.90%) Confluence
10 10 (0.90%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.27%) Documentum
15 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) GIMP
4 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.27%) InVision
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) HipChat
7 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.34%) NetSuite
3 10 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.45%) Postilion
6 4 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.36%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.18%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.090%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.090%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.090%) Lawson
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 204 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (9.86%) PaaS
4 108 (9.68%) IaaS
5 42 (3.76%) Office 365
6 22 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
9 12 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.99%) Serverless
11 9 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.63%) GitHub
13 6 (0.54%) npm
14 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.36%) Sage Pay
15 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.18%) Firebase
15 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.18%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.81%) Firewall
2 46 (4.12%) DNS
3 44 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.87%) SAN
5 28 (2.51%) VPN
6 25 (2.24%) Internet
7 23 (2.06%) HTTP
7 23 (2.06%) NAS
8 22 (1.97%) Network Security
9 19 (1.70%) SSL
10 17 (1.52%) WAN
11 10 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (0.90%) DHCP
11 10 (0.90%) VLAN
12 9 (0.81%) LAN
13 8 (0.72%) FTP
14 7 (0.63%) SSH
15 6 (0.54%) BGP
15 6 (0.54%) Intranet
15 6 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.56%) MySQL
3 51 (4.57%) NoSQL
4 46 (4.12%) Big Data
5 32 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.70%) GIS
7 17 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
10 10 (0.90%) Couchbase
10 10 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 10 (0.90%) Redis
10 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (4.93%) Git (software)
1 55 (4.93%) JIRA
2 50 (4.48%) Selenium
3 43 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.33%) JUnit
5 24 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.06%) SpecFlow
6 23 (2.06%) WebDriver
7 21 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.61%) Maven
9 17 (1.52%) NUnit
9 17 (1.52%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.16%) JMeter
10 13 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.99%) GoCD
11 11 (0.99%) Protractor
11 11 (0.99%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.72%) gulp
14 7 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 191 (17.11%) Finance
2 98 (8.78%) Marketing
3 55 (4.93%) Retail
4 44 (3.94%) Banking
5 38 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.70%) German Language
7 18 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.25%) Advertising
8 14 (1.25%) French Language
9 11 (0.99%) Back Office
10 10 (0.90%) Law
10 10 (0.90%) Legal
10 10 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.63%) Front Office
11 7 (0.63%) Publishing
12 6 (0.54%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.45%) Electronics
13 5 (0.45%) Games
14 4 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 384 (34.41%) Developer
2 139 (12.46%) .NET Developer
3 131 (11.74%) Software Developer
4 99 (8.87%) C# Developer
5 88 (7.89%) Analyst
6 86 (7.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 84 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 68 (6.09%) Architect
9 62 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 60 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 59 (5.29%) Consultant
12 58 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 57 (5.11%) Java Developer
14 53 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
15 51 (4.57%) Senior Developer
16 50 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
17 49 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 48 (4.30%) Applications Support
18 48 (4.30%) Project Manager
19 47 (4.21%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (25.36%) HTML
2 266 (23.84%) CSS
3 243 (21.77%) .NET
4 178 (15.95%) AngularJS
5 149 (13.35%) ASP.NET
6 133 (11.92%) jQuery
7 130 (11.65%) REST
8 118 (10.57%) Web Services
9 85 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (7.53%) Spring
11 81 (7.26%) SOAP
12 73 (6.54%) React
13 72 (6.45%) Sass
14 63 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 54 (4.84%) RESTful
16 52 (4.66%) HTML5
17 49 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (4.21%) .NET Framework
18 47 (4.21%) LESS
18 47 (4.21%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.33%) User Experience
2 83 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
3 78 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 72 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
6 68 (6.09%) Mobile App
7 61 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (2.42%) EMV
8 27 (2.42%) Fintech
9 25 (2.24%) Contactless
9 25 (2.24%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.70%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.34%) e-Learning
12 15 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (1.25%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.81%) FMCG
15 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (16.22%) Linux
2 146 (13.08%) Windows
3 37 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 35 (3.14%) Unix
5 33 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.34%) Android
8 15 (1.34%) Solaris
9 13 (1.16%) CentOS
10 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.27%) AIX
11 3 (0.27%) HPUX
11 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.090%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.090%) Debian
12 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.090%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (21.59%) Scrum
3 183 (16.40%) MVC
4 151 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
5 147 (13.17%) DevOps
6 116 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 105 (9.41%) Project Management
7 105 (9.41%) SDLC
8 101 (9.05%) Test Automation
9 97 (8.69%) Web Development
10 77 (6.90%) TDD
11 72 (6.45%) Analytics
11 72 (6.45%) Front End Development
12 71 (6.36%) B2B
13 70 (6.27%) Unit Testing
14 65 (5.82%) ERP
15 57 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 56 (5.02%) Mentoring
17 54 (4.84%) OOP
18 53 (4.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 408 (36.56%) JavaScript
2 248 (22.22%) C#
3 242 (21.68%) SQL
4 196 (17.56%) Java
5 127 (11.38%) Python
6 103 (9.23%) PHP
7 83 (7.44%) PowerShell
8 70 (6.27%) Bash Shell
9 43 (3.85%) Ruby
10 32 (2.87%) Perl
11 26 (2.33%) TypeScript
12 25 (2.24%) C
13 20 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.61%) C++
15 16 (1.43%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.34%) R
17 14 (1.25%) VB
18 12 (1.08%) Scala
18 12 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 179 (16.04%) Degree
2 31 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (1.34%) ISEB
6 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.08%) SANS
7 11 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.81%) CISM
8 9 (0.81%) CISSP
8 9 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (0.72%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.72%) CCSP
9 8 (0.72%) MCSE
10 7 (0.63%) CCNP
10 7 (0.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.54%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.82%) QA
2 29 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.06%) PSD2
4 20 (1.79%) GDPR
5 19 (1.70%) SLA
6 15 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.72%) PMO
8 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.36%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.090%) RMADS
9 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (5.29%) Docker
2 55 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.45%) NFS
7 4 (0.36%) LXC
7 4 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) Gluster
9 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.090%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.090%) Postfix
10 1 (0.090%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 51 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (4.30%) Puppet
3 43 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 29 (2.60%) Ansible
5 13 (1.16%) Nagios
6 11 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 8 (0.72%) Terraform
8 7 (0.63%) SCCM
8 7 (0.63%) SCOM
9 6 (0.54%) logstash
10 5 (0.45%) Cacti
10 5 (0.45%) CFEngine
10 5 (0.45%) Icinga
10 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.45%) Netcool
10 5 (0.45%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.45%) SCSM
11 4 (0.36%) Nessus
11 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 149 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.90%) Oracle
3 73 (6.54%) Google
4 49 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
4 49 (4.39%) VMware
5 42 (3.76%) HP
6 39 (3.49%) Cisco
7 38 (3.41%) Red Hat
8 35 (3.14%) SAP
9 33 (2.96%) Sun
10 29 (2.60%) PayPal
11 25 (2.24%) Apple
12 19 (1.70%) BMC
13 14 (1.25%) Citrix
14 13 (1.16%) Juniper
15 12 (1.08%) Concur
16 10 (0.90%) Freshdesk
16 10 (0.90%) IBM
16 10 (0.90%) Splunk
17 9 (0.81%) Zend