Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 88 110
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,101 1,116 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.14% 3.53% 2.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.16% 17.17% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1,014 757
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -0.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,475 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -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 6,416 6,501 4,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.15% 20.58% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5,412 5,370 3,815
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £27,275 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 April 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 April 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 +46 496 £57,500 +15.00% 34
Berkshire +43 384 £60,000 +20.00% 19
Hampshire -31 244 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Surrey -12 168 £55,000 +11.27% 16
West Sussex +60 94 £47,500 - 5
East Sussex +28 74 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 57 £47,500 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +33 55 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Kent +23 12 £33,750 -15.63% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 391 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (29.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 303 (27.52%) Amazon AWS
4 279 (25.34%) JavaScript
5 247 (22.43%) SQL
6 245 (22.25%) Microsoft
7 230 (20.89%) C#
8 222 (20.16%) Linux
9 218 (19.80%) Java
10 215 (19.53%) .NET
11 213 (19.35%) SQL Server
12 204 (18.53%) IaaS
13 193 (17.53%) HTML
14 190 (17.26%) Software Engineering
14 190 (17.26%) PaaS
15 185 (16.80%) DevOps
16 179 (16.26%) CSS
17 174 (15.80%) MVC
18 162 (14.71%) AngularJS
19 157 (14.26%) Docker
20 146 (13.26%) Windows
21 136 (12.35%) Finance
22 134 (12.17%) Microservices
23 123 (11.17%) Degree
24 122 (11.08%) RESTful
25 118 (10.72%) Jenkins
26 113 (10.26%) Web Services
26 113 (10.26%) ITIL
27 106 (9.63%) Oracle
28 104 (9.45%) Git (software)

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 69 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 57 (5.18%) IIS
3 46 (4.18%) Apache
4 33 (3.00%) Confluence
5 25 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 21 (1.91%) JBoss
7 20 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.73%) CMS
8 19 (1.73%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.45%) WordPress
10 13 (1.18%) Alfresco
10 13 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.18%) GeoServer
11 10 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
13 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.45%) InVision
3 5 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.091%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.73%) SAP GRC
2 8 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.27%) Maximo
4 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) Shopify
6 1 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 330 (29.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 303 (27.52%) Amazon AWS
3 204 (18.53%) IaaS
4 190 (17.26%) PaaS
5 70 (6.36%) Office 365
6 62 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
7 57 (5.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
8 36 (3.27%) npm
9 24 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (2.00%) BPaaS
11 21 (1.91%) Akamai
12 11 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (1.00%) OneDrive
12 11 (1.00%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.82%) Serverless
14 8 (0.73%) Heroku
15 7 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.00%) DNS
2 46 (4.18%) Firewall
3 34 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.36%) DHCP
4 26 (2.36%) Internet
5 25 (2.27%) LAN
5 25 (2.27%) WAN
6 23 (2.09%) HTTP
6 23 (2.09%) Skype
7 22 (2.00%) Network Security
8 21 (1.91%) SNMP
9 15 (1.36%) VPN
10 14 (1.27%) SAN
11 12 (1.09%) Wireless
12 10 (0.91%) SSH
13 9 (0.82%) NAS
13 9 (0.82%) SMTP
14 8 (0.73%) MPLS
15 7 (0.64%) BGP
15 7 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 96 (8.72%) MySQL
3 59 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 52 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 32 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 30 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 23 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (2.09%) Power BI
9 22 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.54%) GIS
12 15 (1.36%) Big Data
12 15 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.36%) Redis
13 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.18%) DB2
14 13 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (10.72%) Jenkins
2 104 (9.45%) Git (software)
3 69 (6.27%) JIRA
4 54 (4.90%) Maven
5 43 (3.91%) webpack
6 41 (3.72%) Bitbucket
7 40 (3.63%) Selenium
8 37 (3.36%) Babel
8 37 (3.36%) gulp
9 36 (3.27%) JUnit
10 30 (2.72%) JMeter
11 26 (2.36%) Mockito
12 23 (2.09%) Mocha
12 23 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (2.00%) Visual Studio
14 19 (1.73%) Ant
15 17 (1.54%) Gradle
16 12 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 136 (12.35%) Finance
2 64 (5.81%) Marketing
3 27 (2.45%) Legal
4 25 (2.27%) Retail
5 20 (1.82%) Banking
5 20 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.27%) Publishing
7 10 (0.91%) Electronics
7 10 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.73%) Games
9 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.27%) Advertising
10 3 (0.27%) Back Office
10 3 (0.27%) Military
11 2 (0.18%) Automotive
11 2 (0.18%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.18%) French Language
11 2 (0.18%) German Language
11 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 322 (29.25%) Developer
2 110 (9.99%) Software Developer
3 109 (9.90%) Architect
4 82 (7.45%) Senior Developer
5 65 (5.90%) .NET Developer
6 64 (5.81%) Consultant
7 61 (5.54%) Analyst
8 60 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 52 (4.72%) Java Developer
10 51 (4.63%) C# Developer
10 51 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 50 (4.54%) PHP Developer
12 43 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
13 42 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
13 42 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
14 38 (3.45%) Junior
14 38 (3.45%) Support Engineer
15 35 (3.18%) Applications Support
15 35 (3.18%) Cloud Architect
16 31 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (19.53%) .NET
2 193 (17.53%) HTML
3 179 (16.26%) CSS
4 162 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 122 (11.08%) RESTful
6 113 (10.26%) Web Services
7 103 (9.36%) ASP.NET
8 79 (7.18%) JSON
9 75 (6.81%) Spring
9 75 (6.81%) XML
10 71 (6.45%) REST
11 70 (6.36%) SOAP
12 69 (6.27%) jQuery
13 68 (6.18%) Node.js
14 65 (5.90%) .NET Framework
15 60 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 60 (5.45%) React
16 58 (5.27%) .NET Core
17 50 (4.54%) Ajax
17 50 (4.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.18%) User Experience
2 67 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
3 65 (5.90%) Public Cloud
4 61 (5.54%) Data Centre
5 49 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (3.81%) Mobile App
8 41 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 29 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (2.18%) Fintech
11 22 (2.00%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.63%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
14 14 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.09%) N-Tier
16 11 (1.00%) e-Health
17 10 (0.91%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.91%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 222 (20.16%) Linux
2 146 (13.26%) Windows
3 69 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.36%) Unix
5 28 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.09%) CentOS
7 14 (1.27%) Android
8 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) Solaris
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (17.26%) Software Engineering
3 185 (16.80%) DevOps
4 174 (15.80%) MVC
5 134 (12.17%) Microservices
6 113 (10.26%) ITIL
7 99 (8.99%) Test Automation
8 98 (8.90%) Project Management
9 93 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (8.36%) Scrum
11 81 (7.36%) Mentoring
12 77 (6.99%) Analytics
13 76 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (6.09%) CRM
15 66 (5.99%) Computer Science
16 65 (5.90%) OO
16 65 (5.90%) TDD
17 64 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 62 (5.63%) SDLC
19 61 (5.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 279 (25.34%) JavaScript
2 247 (22.43%) SQL
3 230 (20.89%) C#
4 218 (19.80%) Java
5 99 (8.99%) TypeScript
6 98 (8.90%) Python
7 86 (7.81%) PHP
8 74 (6.72%) PowerShell
9 58 (5.27%) Bash Shell
10 56 (5.09%) Perl
11 36 (3.27%) Objective-C
12 33 (3.00%) Ruby
13 22 (2.00%) C
14 20 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.18%) C++
15 13 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.91%) Java 8
16 10 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.82%) VBScript
18 8 (0.73%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 123 (11.17%) Degree
2 25 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.73%) CISSP
4 19 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.18%) CISM
7 9 (0.82%) CEH
7 9 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (0.73%) SANS
8 8 (0.73%) SSCP
9 7 (0.64%) CCSP
9 7 (0.64%) MCSE
10 6 (0.54%) RHCA
10 6 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.45%) CISA
12 4 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.63%) QA
2 32 (2.91%) SLA
3 19 (1.73%) GDPR
4 16 (1.45%) PMO
5 12 (1.09%) GAMP
5 12 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.91%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.45%) RMADS
9 3 (0.27%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.27%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.091%) COBIT
11 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.091%) PSD2
11 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (14.26%) Docker
2 102 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 77 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.00%) XenApp
6 21 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.45%) NFS
9 3 (0.27%) iptables
9 3 (0.27%) KVM
9 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.27%) QEMU
9 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.091%) Firmware
10 1 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.091%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (8.99%) Kubernetes
2 86 (7.81%) Puppet
3 72 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (6.45%) Ansible
5 34 (3.09%) SCCM
6 25 (2.27%) Terraform
7 22 (2.00%) vCenter Server
8 19 (1.73%) Nagios
9 16 (1.45%) SCOM
10 14 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (1.09%) Control-M
11 12 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (1.00%) Salt
13 10 (0.91%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
16 5 (0.45%) Capistrano
16 5 (0.45%) Grafana
16 5 (0.45%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 245 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 106 (9.63%) Oracle
3 80 (7.27%) Google
3 80 (7.27%) VMware
4 41 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
5 37 (3.36%) IBM
6 36 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 35 (3.18%) Citrix
8 32 (2.91%) Atlassian
9 22 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 21 (1.91%) SAP
11 18 (1.63%) Veeam
12 14 (1.27%) Cisco
12 14 (1.27%) Riverbed
13 12 (1.09%) AppDynamics
13 12 (1.09%) CA
13 12 (1.09%) Splunk
14 11 (1.00%) Zend
15 10 (0.91%) F5
15 10 (0.91%) Symantec