Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 107 116
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 +55
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1065 1031 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.48% 2.93% 2.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.00% 22.33% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 914 904 1004
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +7.89%

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 5604 4618 4129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.31% 13.12% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 3900 3346
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +32 407 £47,500 -13.64% 24
Hampshire +18 313 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Berkshire +20 279 £45,000 -21.74% 14
Surrey -6 221 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Oxfordshire +41 75 £50,000 - 8
East Sussex -15 64 £80,000 +153.97%
Buckinghamshire +14 55 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Sussex -8 26 £50,750 +23.03% 2
Kent +25 19 £48,750 +14.71% 3
Middlesex +7 4 £65,000 +18.18%
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 474 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 298 (27.98%) SQL
4 287 (26.95%) Java
5 286 (26.85%) C#
6 269 (25.26%) HTML
7 255 (23.94%) CSS
8 234 (21.97%) .NET
9 231 (21.69%) Linux
10 217 (20.38%) Python
11 215 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
12 202 (18.97%) Windows
13 187 (17.56%) Degree
14 184 (17.28%) Finance
15 182 (17.09%) AngularJS
16 180 (16.90%) MVC
17 168 (15.77%) SQL Server
18 159 (14.93%) DevOps
19 134 (12.58%) jQuery
20 129 (12.11%) Bash Shell
20 129 (12.11%) ASP.NET
21 125 (11.74%) Scrum
22 124 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
23 123 (11.55%) Microsoft
24 122 (11.46%) REST
25 118 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
26 112 (10.52%) Marketing
27 110 (10.33%) Puppet
28 107 (10.05%) Computer Science
28 107 (10.05%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.23%) IIS
2 38 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (3.38%) Apache Spark
4 22 (2.07%) CMS
4 22 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.88%) Apache
6 13 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.75%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.56%) JBoss
10 6 (0.56%) nginx
11 4 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.38%) Confluence
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.28%) WildFly
13 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.19%) Documentum
13 2 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.094%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.38%) InVision
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.47%) Postilion
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.38%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.19%) Demantra
4 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.094%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.094%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 215 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (9.01%) IaaS
4 91 (8.54%) PaaS
5 35 (3.29%) Office 365
6 19 (1.78%) Firebase
7 17 (1.60%) npm
8 16 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.03%) G Suite
12 10 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
14 8 (0.75%) Slack
15 6 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.56%) Force.com
15 6 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.47%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.10%) DNS
2 59 (5.54%) Firewall
3 38 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.25%) VPN
5 22 (2.07%) DHCP
6 21 (1.97%) HTTP
6 21 (1.97%) Network Security
7 18 (1.69%) Internet
8 17 (1.60%) SAN
9 13 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (1.22%) WAN
10 12 (1.13%) LDAP
10 12 (1.13%) Skype
11 11 (1.03%) VLAN
12 10 (0.94%) IPsec
12 10 (0.94%) LAN
12 10 (0.94%) SSL
13 8 (0.75%) NAS
13 8 (0.75%) PBX
14 7 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.36%) MySQL
3 64 (6.01%) NoSQL
4 58 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.69%) SQLite
9 16 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.41%) Redis
11 14 (1.31%) Big Data
11 14 (1.31%) PowerCenter
12 13 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.66%) Power BI
16 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 106 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.51%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.16%) JIRA
5 21 (1.97%) gulp
5 21 (1.97%) Selenium
6 19 (1.78%) PostCSS
7 17 (1.60%) Bower
8 10 (0.94%) JUnit
8 10 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 9 (0.85%) PHPUnit
10 8 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (0.75%) Metasploit
10 8 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.75%) webpack
11 7 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 184 (17.28%) Finance
2 112 (10.52%) Marketing
3 60 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.35%) Manufacturing
5 46 (4.32%) Electronics
5 46 (4.32%) German Language
6 37 (3.47%) Front Office
7 34 (3.19%) Retail
8 33 (3.10%) Banking
9 25 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.41%) Legal
11 13 (1.22%) Law
12 8 (0.75%) Advertising
12 8 (0.75%) Back Office
13 7 (0.66%) Automotive
14 5 (0.47%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.38%) French Language
15 4 (0.38%) Publishing
16 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 383 (35.96%) Developer
2 129 (12.11%) .NET Developer
3 110 (10.33%) Software Developer
4 84 (7.89%) Architect
5 83 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 82 (7.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 81 (7.61%) Analyst
8 67 (6.29%) Java Developer
9 65 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 61 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 52 (4.88%) Senior Developer
12 51 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
13 50 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
13 50 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 45 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
15 44 (4.13%) PHP Developer
16 42 (3.94%) .NET Software Developer
17 37 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 36 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
19 35 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (25.26%) HTML
2 255 (23.94%) CSS
3 234 (21.97%) .NET
4 182 (17.09%) AngularJS
5 134 (12.58%) jQuery
6 129 (12.11%) ASP.NET
7 122 (11.46%) REST
8 107 (10.05%) Web Services
9 97 (9.11%) SOAP
10 83 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (7.51%) Node.js
12 79 (7.42%) Sass
13 60 (5.63%) React
14 57 (5.35%) HTML5
15 53 (4.98%) Ajax
15 53 (4.98%) RESTful
16 48 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (4.04%) .NET Framework
17 43 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 42 (3.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 100 (9.39%) User Experience
3 83 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
5 73 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (6.29%) Mobile App
7 45 (4.23%) Fintech
8 40 (3.76%) Data Centre
9 22 (2.07%) Life Science
10 17 (1.60%) iPad
11 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.94%) PKI
13 9 (0.85%) Clustering
13 9 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.75%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.75%) Social Media
15 7 (0.66%) BYOD
15 7 (0.66%) CMDB
15 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
16 6 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 231 (21.69%) Linux
2 202 (18.97%) Windows
3 49 (4.60%) Unix
4 44 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.10%) Android
5 33 (3.10%) CentOS
6 29 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) AIX
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.094%) Debian
13 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (16.90%) MVC
3 159 (14.93%) DevOps
4 125 (11.74%) Scrum
5 107 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (9.20%) Software Engineering
7 88 (8.26%) Web Development
8 86 (8.08%) Project Management
9 85 (7.98%) OOP
10 80 (7.51%) SDLC
11 79 (7.42%) OO
12 72 (6.76%) Unit Testing
13 71 (6.67%) Analytics
14 64 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (5.73%) ITIL
15 61 (5.73%) Microservices
16 59 (5.54%) Presales
17 58 (5.45%) Mentoring
17 58 (5.45%) TDD
18 56 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 435 (40.85%) JavaScript
2 298 (27.98%) SQL
3 287 (26.95%) Java
4 286 (26.85%) C#
5 217 (20.38%) Python
6 129 (12.11%) Bash Shell
7 93 (8.73%) Ruby
8 80 (7.51%) PHP
9 64 (6.01%) Perl
9 64 (6.01%) PowerShell
10 60 (5.63%) C++
11 50 (4.69%) C
12 33 (3.10%) Go
13 26 (2.44%) T-SQL
14 22 (2.07%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.78%) ECMAScript
16 18 (1.69%) Scala
17 17 (1.60%) Tcl
18 16 (1.50%) R
18 16 (1.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 187 (17.56%) Degree
2 37 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.78%) AWS Certification
4 15 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (1.03%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.85%) MCIPD
7 8 (0.75%) CCNP
7 8 (0.75%) CEH
7 8 (0.75%) CHECK Team Member
7 8 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.75%) CREST Certified
7 8 (0.75%) Cyber Scheme
7 8 (0.75%) OSCP
8 6 (0.56%) ISEB
8 6 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.47%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.47%) Tigerscheme
10 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.73%) QA
2 30 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (2.82%) SLA
3 9 (0.85%) COBIT
4 8 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.47%) PMO
7 2 (0.19%) GDPR
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.19%) RMADS
8 1 (0.094%) IASME
System Software
1 85 (7.98%) Docker
2 42 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.03%) vSphere
7 5 (0.47%) KVM
7 5 (0.47%) NFS
8 3 (0.28%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.19%) Xen
9 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.094%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.094%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 124 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
2 110 (10.33%) Puppet
3 54 (5.07%) Terraform
4 49 (4.60%) Ansible
5 27 (2.54%) Grafana
6 25 (2.35%) Packer
7 16 (1.50%) Kibana
7 16 (1.50%) StatsD
8 15 (1.41%) Kubernetes
9 14 (1.31%) SCCM
10 10 (0.94%) SCOM
11 9 (0.85%) logstash
12 8 (0.75%) Nessus
13 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.38%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.38%) Nagios
15 3 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 3 (0.28%) Nmap
16 2 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 123 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
3 63 (5.92%) Oracle
4 59 (5.54%) SAP
5 47 (4.41%) Google
5 47 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 44 (4.13%) VMware
7 39 (3.66%) Cisco
8 26 (2.44%) HP
9 25 (2.35%) New Relic
9 25 (2.35%) Sun
10 19 (1.78%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.41%) Informatica
12 13 (1.22%) Citrix
13 10 (0.94%) Adobe
13 10 (0.94%) CheckPoint
14 9 (0.85%) MuleSoft
15 8 (0.75%) Apple
15 8 (0.75%) Juniper
15 8 (0.75%) Sophos