Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 46 97
Rank change year-on-year +9 +51 -19
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 641 1,198 854
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.48% 5.18% 3.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.65% 17.23% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1,147 802
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £29,775
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +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 3,850 6,952 6,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.93% 30.05% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,281 5,943 5,128
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +4 280 £57,500 -4.17% 43
Berkshire +4 204 £60,000 -4.00% 23
Hampshire -4 118 £52,500 +16.67% 24
Surrey +20 91 £65,000 +13.04% 19
West Sussex +43 55 £75,000 +179.07% 7
Oxfordshire +31 48 £55,000 +2.33% 8
Kent +69 38 £52,500 +105.88% 7
East Sussex +6 37 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 30 £47,500 -9.52% 12
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 243 (37.91%) Azure
2 217 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 158 (24.65%) AWS
5 142 (22.15%) HTML
6 141 (22.00%) CSS
7 140 (21.84%) PaaS
8 136 (21.22%) DevOps
9 127 (19.81%) .NET
10 126 (19.66%) IaaS
11 118 (18.41%) AngularJS
12 114 (17.78%) C#
13 107 (16.69%) Microsoft
14 105 (16.38%) SQL
15 103 (16.07%) Microservices
16 98 (15.29%) Scrum
17 95 (14.82%) Python
18 94 (14.66%) TypeScript
19 86 (13.42%) Java
20 84 (13.10%) React
21 83 (12.95%) SQL Server
22 82 (12.79%) PowerShell
23 78 (12.17%) User Experience
24 77 (12.01%) Test Automation
25 64 (9.98%) Kubernetes
25 64 (9.98%) Serverless
26 63 (9.83%) Degree
27 62 (9.67%) Information Security
28 59 (9.20%) Software Engineering
29 57 (8.89%) Analytics

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 30 (4.68%) Tomcat
2 29 (4.52%) Confluence
3 14 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.72%) CMS
4 11 (1.72%) IIS
5 9 (1.40%) WordPress
6 8 (1.25%) SAS
6 8 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.09%) Apache
8 6 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.47%) Appian
9 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (2.34%) Sketch
2 11 (1.72%) InVision
2 11 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.25%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.47%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 243 (37.91%) Azure
2 158 (24.65%) AWS
3 140 (21.84%) PaaS
4 126 (19.66%) IaaS
5 64 (9.98%) Serverless
6 52 (8.11%) AWS Lambda
7 38 (5.93%) GCP
8 35 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (5.30%) Azure Functions
10 33 (5.15%) Power Platform
11 27 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 27 (4.21%) PowerApps
12 25 (3.90%) BPaaS
13 19 (2.96%) GitHub
14 18 (2.81%) Office 365
15 11 (1.72%) Firebase
15 11 (1.72%) Google App Engine
15 11 (1.72%) Logic Apps
16 9 (1.40%) Veeva
17 7 (1.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.74%) DNS
2 32 (4.99%) Internet
3 30 (4.68%) Firewall
4 19 (2.96%) HTTP
5 16 (2.50%) SAN
5 16 (2.50%) WAAS
6 14 (2.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.87%) VLAN
8 12 (1.87%) VPN
9 11 (1.72%) VoIP
10 10 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (1.56%) SSL
11 6 (0.94%) Network Security
12 5 (0.78%) DHCP
12 5 (0.78%) DMZ
13 4 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.62%) IPv4
13 4 (0.62%) MPLS
13 4 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.62%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.84%) MySQL
4 28 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.74%) Big Data
6 21 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
8 10 (1.56%) SQLPlus
9 9 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.25%) DB2
10 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.09%) Data Lake
11 7 (1.09%) MS Access
11 7 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.09%) Power BI
12 5 (0.78%) Redis
13 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (7.18%) JIRA
2 38 (5.93%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.46%) JUnit
4 25 (3.90%) Maven
5 15 (2.34%) NUnit
6 11 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.25%) webpack
9 7 (1.09%) Grunt
9 7 (1.09%) gulp
9 7 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.94%) Moq
11 5 (0.78%) Gradle
11 5 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.78%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.62%) Ant
12 4 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (8.27%) Finance
2 26 (4.06%) Marketing
3 18 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.65%) Public Sector
5 14 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.87%) Billing
7 11 (1.72%) Games
8 5 (0.78%) Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Legal
10 3 (0.47%) Back Office
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Police
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 226 (35.26%) Developer
2 81 (12.64%) Full Stack Developer
3 64 (9.98%) Senior Developer
4 59 (9.20%) Architect
5 49 (7.64%) Java Developer
6 45 (7.02%) Analyst
7 39 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 33 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 28 (4.37%) React Developer
11 26 (4.06%) .NET Developer
11 26 (4.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 25 (3.90%) Consultant
12 25 (3.90%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.59%) Lead Developer
15 22 (3.43%) C# Developer
16 21 (3.28%) Applications Support
16 21 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
17 19 (2.96%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (22.15%) HTML
2 141 (22.00%) CSS
3 127 (19.81%) .NET
4 118 (18.41%) AngularJS
5 84 (13.10%) React
6 53 (8.27%) Node.js
7 50 (7.80%) HTML5
8 49 (7.64%) Web Services
9 45 (7.02%) Spring
10 44 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (6.71%) .NET Core
11 43 (6.71%) REST
12 41 (6.40%) RESTful
13 37 (5.77%) Vue.js
14 35 (5.46%) J2EE
15 33 (5.15%) XML
16 30 (4.68%) ActiveMQ
17 25 (3.90%) Flask
18 24 (3.74%) Apache Camel
18 24 (3.74%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.17%) User Experience
2 43 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (5.46%) Cloud Native
3 35 (5.46%) Public Cloud
4 24 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.72%) PMI
10 8 (1.25%) SCORM
11 7 (1.09%) CMDB
12 6 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.78%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (0.47%) Social Media
15 2 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.58%) Windows
2 42 (6.55%) Linux
3 39 (6.08%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.12%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (2.18%) Android
8 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.94%) Unix
10 4 (0.62%) VMS
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (21.22%) DevOps
3 103 (16.07%) Microservices
4 98 (15.29%) Scrum
5 77 (12.01%) Test Automation
6 62 (9.67%) Information Security
7 59 (9.20%) Software Engineering
8 57 (8.89%) Analytics
9 56 (8.74%) TDD
10 51 (7.96%) Fintech
11 49 (7.64%) Mentoring
12 48 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (6.71%) BDD
15 38 (5.93%) ITIL
15 38 (5.93%) SDLC
16 37 (5.77%) Machine Learning
17 36 (5.62%) Project Management
18 34 (5.30%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 216 (33.70%) JavaScript
2 114 (17.78%) C#
3 105 (16.38%) SQL
4 95 (14.82%) Python
5 94 (14.66%) TypeScript
6 86 (13.42%) Java
7 82 (12.79%) PowerShell
8 38 (5.93%) PHP
9 21 (3.28%) XPath
10 18 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.94%) Java 8
12 5 (0.78%) C
12 5 (0.78%) Go
13 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.62%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.31%) C++
14 2 (0.31%) ES6
14 2 (0.31%) Perl
14 2 (0.31%) R
15 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (9.83%) Degree
2 29 (4.52%) SC Cleared
2 29 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (2.50%) CISA
3 16 (2.50%) CISM
3 16 (2.50%) CISSP
3 16 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 11 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.94%) MCSE
7 4 (0.62%) CCNA
7 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.62%) PhD
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.31%) MCP
8 2 (0.31%) MCTS
8 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.62%) SLA
2 30 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 16 (2.50%) HIPAA
3 16 (2.50%) ITGC
4 11 (1.72%) COBIT
5 9 (1.40%) QA
6 7 (1.09%) ISO 22301
7 6 (0.94%) GDPR
7 6 (0.94%) NIST
8 4 (0.62%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.47%) COSO
9 3 (0.47%) PMO
10 2 (0.31%) SEPA
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 54 (8.42%) Docker
2 48 (7.49%) Active Directory
3 32 (4.99%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.56%) Kamailio
6 8 (1.25%) XenApp
7 6 (0.94%) vSphere
8 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 64 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 55 (8.58%) Terraform
3 21 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (2.96%) Ansible
5 18 (2.81%) SCCM
6 16 (2.50%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (1.09%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.47%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.31%) Grafana
11 2 (0.31%) Nagios
12 1 (0.16%) Graylog
12 1 (0.16%) Nessus
12 1 (0.16%) SCOM
12 1 (0.16%) vRealize
12 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (16.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.46%) VMware
3 29 (4.52%) Google
4 26 (4.06%) Oracle
5 22 (3.43%) Splunk
5 22 (3.43%) Veeam
6 21 (3.28%) Cisco
6 21 (3.28%) ServiceNow
7 18 (2.81%) SAP
8 17 (2.65%) Siebel
9 15 (2.34%) HP
9 15 (2.34%) Remedy
10 11 (1.72%) IBM
10 11 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.40%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.25%) CA
12 8 (1.25%) Hyperion
12 8 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.09%) Apple
13 7 (1.09%) BMC