Period
to 26 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 37 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 +43
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 980 734 1,182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.00% 5.99% 4.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.89% 18.19% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 770 682 1,060
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,125 £93,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% 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 6,580 4,036 7,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.29% 32.96% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,923 3,537 6,290
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 -13 387 £55,000 -13.73% 72
Hampshire -27 251 £52,500 +5.00% 47
Berkshire -25 206 £55,000 -18.52% 45
Surrey +37 148 £57,500 +4.55% 25
Oxfordshire +16 99 £49,500 +7.03% 17
Buckinghamshire -1 82 £47,500 -26.92% 10
East Sussex +19 77 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Kent +4 45 £47,500 -13.64% 13
West Sussex -9 32 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Home Counties - 3 £80,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £95,000 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 429 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (38.78%) Azure
3 299 (30.51%) Social Skills
4 268 (27.35%) AWS
5 252 (25.71%) DevOps
6 245 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 235 (23.98%) .NET
8 220 (22.45%) SQL
9 200 (20.41%) C#
10 198 (20.20%) Scrum
11 189 (19.29%) PaaS
12 174 (17.76%) IaaS
12 174 (17.76%) Microservices
13 158 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
14 148 (15.10%) Docker
15 138 (14.08%) .NET Core
16 137 (13.98%) Degree
17 132 (13.47%) HTML
18 130 (13.27%) CSS
19 129 (13.16%) AngularJS
20 125 (12.76%) Test Automation
21 116 (11.84%) PHP
22 115 (11.73%) Software Engineering
23 114 (11.63%) Python
24 113 (11.53%) JIRA
24 113 (11.53%) Computer Science
25 112 (11.43%) Kubernetes
26 111 (11.33%) Microsoft
27 108 (11.02%) Finance
28 107 (10.92%) SQL Server

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 34 (3.47%) Confluence
2 28 (2.86%) WordPress
3 27 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (1.43%) IIS
6 10 (1.02%) Apache
7 9 (0.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.71%) CMS
9 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.51%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.41%) Documentum
12 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.10%) nginx
14 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (1.84%) InVision
2 15 (1.53%) Sketch
3 11 (1.12%) Figma
4 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.71%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.41%) TrackWise
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 380 (38.78%) Azure
2 268 (27.35%) AWS
3 189 (19.29%) PaaS
4 174 (17.76%) IaaS
5 62 (6.33%) Serverless
6 56 (5.71%) Microsoft 365
7 54 (5.51%) GCP
8 42 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (3.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 31 (3.16%) Azure Functions
11 30 (3.06%) Azure Storage
12 27 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (2.76%) Power Platform
13 26 (2.65%) Azure Service Bus
14 25 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 25 (2.55%) GitHub
15 23 (2.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 23 (2.35%) Azure Event Grid
16 19 (1.94%) Azure App Service
17 18 (1.84%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.73%) Firewall
2 57 (5.82%) DNS
3 43 (4.39%) VPN
4 24 (2.45%) Network Security
5 23 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.73%) DHCP
7 16 (1.63%) SSL
7 16 (1.63%) VLAN
8 13 (1.33%) Internet
9 12 (1.22%) DMZ
10 11 (1.12%) LAN
11 10 (1.02%) IPsec
11 10 (1.02%) SMTP
12 9 (0.92%) SAN
12 9 (0.92%) WAN
12 9 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.82%) OSPF
14 7 (0.71%) BGP
14 7 (0.71%) HTTP
14 7 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.00%) MySQL
3 35 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 29 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 26 (2.65%) Big Data
6 21 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.73%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
9 15 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.43%) MariaDB
11 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.92%) SQLPlus
13 8 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.82%) Power BI
14 6 (0.61%) SQLite
15 5 (0.51%) Redis
16 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 113 (11.53%) JIRA
2 102 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 82 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 34 (3.47%) Selenium
5 25 (2.55%) Bitbucket
6 21 (2.14%) Grunt
6 21 (2.14%) SpecFlow
6 21 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 21 (2.14%) webpack
7 16 (1.63%) gulp
7 16 (1.63%) Moq
8 15 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.43%) Gradle
9 14 (1.43%) Maven
10 13 (1.33%) Visual Studio Code
11 11 (1.12%) GitLab
11 11 (1.12%) Postman
12 10 (1.02%) Cypress.io
General
1 299 (30.51%) Social Skills
2 108 (11.02%) Finance
3 87 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (6.33%) Organisational Skills
5 47 (4.80%) Marketing
6 30 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
9 18 (1.84%) Retail
10 16 (1.63%) Billing
11 13 (1.33%) Automotive
12 12 (1.22%) Electronics
12 12 (1.22%) Public Sector
13 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.92%) Banking
14 9 (0.92%) Publishing
15 7 (0.71%) French Language
15 7 (0.71%) German Language
15 7 (0.71%) Legal
15 7 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 295 (30.10%) Developer
2 90 (9.18%) Senior Developer
3 75 (7.65%) Architect
4 67 (6.84%) Software Engineer
5 57 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 48 (4.90%) Analyst
6 48 (4.90%) Lead Developer
7 47 (4.80%) Product Manager
8 40 (4.08%) PHP Developer
9 39 (3.98%) C# Developer
9 39 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
9 39 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
9 39 (3.98%) Software Developer
10 34 (3.47%) .NET Developer
11 33 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
12 31 (3.16%) Junior
13 30 (3.06%) Azure Engineer
14 28 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 27 (2.76%) Business Analyst
15 27 (2.76%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (23.98%) .NET
2 138 (14.08%) .NET Core
3 132 (13.47%) HTML
4 130 (13.27%) CSS
5 129 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 90 (9.18%) REST
7 87 (8.88%) React
8 68 (6.94%) Web Services
9 67 (6.84%) RESTful
10 63 (6.43%) Node.js
11 62 (6.33%) .NET Framework
12 59 (6.02%) Laravel
13 56 (5.71%) SOAP
14 45 (4.59%) Sass
15 39 (3.98%) GraphQL
16 37 (3.78%) jQuery
16 37 (3.78%) Vue.js
17 35 (3.57%) Spring
17 35 (3.57%) Symfony
18 34 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.61%) User Experience
2 72 (7.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 44 (4.49%) Public Cloud
4 36 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.55%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 20 (2.04%) Robotics
10 12 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.12%) Life Science
12 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 9 (0.92%) EPoS
12 9 (0.92%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.71%) CMDB
13 7 (0.71%) PMI
14 5 (0.51%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 95 (9.69%) Linux
2 53 (5.41%) Windows
3 36 (3.67%) Android
4 35 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.86%) VMS
5 28 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.73%) Unix
7 14 (1.43%) CentOS
8 12 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (0.82%) Debian
10 8 (0.82%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.41%) Alpine Linux
11 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (25.71%) DevOps
3 198 (20.20%) Scrum
4 174 (17.76%) Microservices
5 158 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
6 125 (12.76%) Test Automation
7 115 (11.73%) Software Engineering
8 113 (11.53%) Computer Science
9 83 (8.47%) Mentoring
10 74 (7.55%) Web Development
11 73 (7.45%) Unit Testing
12 70 (7.14%) TDD
13 66 (6.73%) Analytics
14 64 (6.53%) Project Management
15 58 (5.92%) MVC
16 53 (5.41%) E-Commerce
16 53 (5.41%) ITIL
17 52 (5.31%) Machine Learning
17 52 (5.31%) Product Management
18 51 (5.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 245 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 220 (22.45%) SQL
3 200 (20.41%) C#
4 116 (11.84%) PHP
5 114 (11.63%) Python
6 103 (10.51%) Java
7 81 (8.27%) PowerShell
8 80 (8.16%) TypeScript
9 27 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.55%) C++
11 17 (1.73%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.63%) ES6
13 15 (1.53%) C
14 12 (1.22%) Java 8
15 11 (1.12%) Go
15 11 (1.12%) PHP 5
15 11 (1.12%) PHP 7
16 9 (0.92%) Perl
17 7 (0.71%) Ruby
18 6 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 137 (13.98%) Degree
2 43 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.43%) PhD
6 12 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.82%) CISSP
8 8 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.51%) CCNP
10 5 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.51%) ISEB
10 5 (0.51%) PMP
11 4 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.41%) CCNA
11 4 (0.41%) CISA
11 4 (0.41%) CISM
11 4 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.57%) QA
2 30 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.06%) SLA
3 11 (1.12%) SOC 2
4 10 (1.02%) GDPR
5 6 (0.61%) NIST
6 5 (0.51%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.41%) GRC
7 4 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.41%) ITGC
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.31%) PMO
8 3 (0.31%) WCAG
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 148 (15.10%) Docker
2 68 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 39 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.35%) vSphere
5 16 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.41%) DFS Replication
7 4 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.20%) LXC
8 2 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 112 (11.43%) Kubernetes
2 56 (5.71%) Terraform
3 44 (4.49%) Ansible
4 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (1.43%) vRealize
5 12 (1.22%) Puppet
6 7 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (0.61%) SCCM
7 6 (0.61%) SCOM
7 6 (0.61%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.51%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.51%) Nagios
9 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.41%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.20%) Stealthwatch
12 1 (0.10%) Grafana
12 1 (0.10%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 111 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.31%) Oracle
3 40 (4.08%) VMware
4 23 (2.35%) Zend
5 21 (2.14%) Google
6 19 (1.94%) Adobe
7 18 (1.84%) SAP
8 15 (1.53%) Cisco
8 15 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.22%) Palo Alto
10 12 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.22%) Xamarin
11 10 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.92%) HP
12 9 (0.92%) Telerik
13 8 (0.82%) Meraki
14 7 (0.71%) BMC
14 7 (0.71%) Remedy
14 7 (0.71%) Sage