Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 107 110
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3 +52
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,183 917 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.83% 2.88% 2.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.86% 20.63% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 790 1,056
South East median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,125 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 5,957 4,444 4,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.29% 13.94% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,928 3,722 3,541
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Thames Valley +26 424 £50,000 -13.04% 53
Hampshire +27 385 £45,000 -5.26% 32
Berkshire +19 302 £50,000 -13.04% 39
Surrey +11 255 £50,000 -9.09% 30
Oxfordshire +21 78 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East Sussex +4 69 £80,000 +204.76% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 44 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Kent +30 22 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Sussex -8 22 £47,500 +21.79% 3
Middlesex +9 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 552 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 337 (28.49%) HTML
4 327 (27.64%) CSS
5 322 (27.22%) SQL
6 304 (25.70%) C#
7 264 (22.32%) .NET
8 257 (21.72%) Java
9 225 (19.02%) Linux
10 223 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
11 216 (18.26%) MVC
12 206 (17.41%) Python
13 197 (16.65%) AngularJS
14 194 (16.40%) Degree
15 192 (16.23%) SQL Server
16 181 (15.30%) Windows
16 181 (15.30%) Finance
16 181 (15.30%) Scrum
17 170 (14.37%) jQuery
18 166 (14.03%) DevOps
19 145 (12.26%) ASP.NET
20 130 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
21 129 (10.90%) REST
22 125 (10.57%) Microsoft
23 120 (10.14%) PHP
23 120 (10.14%) Software Engineering
23 120 (10.14%) Bash Shell
24 118 (9.97%) Web Development
25 108 (9.13%) Git (software)
25 108 (9.13%) Sass

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 51 (4.31%) IIS
2 30 (2.54%) CMS
3 28 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.20%) Apache
5 22 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.78%) Apache Spark
7 18 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.18%) nginx
9 13 (1.10%) JBoss
10 11 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.42%) Confluence
14 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.34%) Documentum
15 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
17 2 (0.17%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 30 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.34%) InVision
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.17%) GIMP
9 1 (0.085%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.68%) Postilion
4 5 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.34%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Demantra
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.085%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.085%) Lawson
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.085%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 223 (18.85%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (7.69%) IaaS
4 79 (6.68%) PaaS
5 37 (3.13%) Office 365
6 18 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
7 16 (1.35%) npm
8 14 (1.18%) Firebase
9 13 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.76%) G Suite
11 8 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.68%) Slack
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.83%) Firewall
2 55 (4.65%) DNS
3 34 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.37%) VPN
5 20 (1.69%) Internet
6 18 (1.52%) Network Security
7 17 (1.44%) HTTP
8 16 (1.35%) SAN
9 14 (1.18%) DHCP
9 14 (1.18%) SSL
9 14 (1.18%) WAN
10 13 (1.10%) NAS
11 9 (0.76%) LAN
12 8 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.68%) Intranet
12 8 (0.68%) Skype
12 8 (0.68%) VLAN
13 7 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (0.51%) IPsec
14 6 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 98 (8.28%) MySQL
3 52 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 47 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 31 (2.62%) Big Data
6 27 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.27%) Redis
7 15 (1.27%) SQLite
8 12 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.42%) Impala
Development Applications
1 108 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.89%) JIRA
3 41 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 38 (3.21%) Selenium
5 29 (2.45%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.86%) SpecFlow
7 20 (1.69%) gulp
8 14 (1.18%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.10%) JUnit
9 13 (1.10%) NUnit
9 13 (1.10%) PostCSS
10 12 (1.01%) Bower
10 12 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.76%) PHPUnit
12 8 (0.68%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.59%) webpack
14 6 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 181 (15.30%) Finance
2 108 (9.13%) Marketing
3 41 (3.47%) German Language
4 34 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 34 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.70%) Banking
6 31 (2.62%) Retail
7 30 (2.54%) Front Office
8 22 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.44%) Electronics
10 13 (1.10%) Law
11 12 (1.01%) Advertising
12 11 (0.93%) Legal
13 9 (0.76%) French Language
14 8 (0.68%) Back Office
15 6 (0.51%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.34%) Automotive
17 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.085%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 459 (38.80%) Developer
2 168 (14.20%) .NET Developer
3 159 (13.44%) Software Developer
4 107 (9.04%) C# Developer
5 96 (8.11%) Analyst
6 95 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 94 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 82 (6.93%) JavaScript Developer
9 74 (6.26%) Architect
10 69 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
10 69 (5.83%) Java Developer
11 68 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (5.58%) .NET Software Developer
13 64 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 62 (5.24%) PHP Developer
15 56 (4.73%) Senior Developer
16 50 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 49 (4.14%) Java Software Developer
18 48 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
19 47 (3.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (28.49%) HTML
2 327 (27.64%) CSS
3 264 (22.32%) .NET
4 197 (16.65%) AngularJS
5 170 (14.37%) jQuery
6 145 (12.26%) ASP.NET
7 129 (10.90%) REST
8 108 (9.13%) Sass
9 107 (9.04%) Web Services
10 104 (8.79%) SOAP
11 96 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (6.09%) React
13 63 (5.33%) Spring
14 60 (5.07%) Node.js
15 59 (4.99%) HTML5
16 58 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 56 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 55 (4.65%) Ajax
19 46 (3.89%) LESS
20 45 (3.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.71%) User Experience
2 100 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 88 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
4 86 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 85 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
7 46 (3.89%) Fintech
8 32 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.27%) iPad
12 13 (1.10%) e-Learning
13 12 (1.01%) Life Science
14 9 (0.76%) FMCG
14 9 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.76%) PMI
15 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.68%) Social Media
16 7 (0.59%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.59%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 225 (19.02%) Linux
2 181 (15.30%) Windows
3 56 (4.73%) Unix
4 39 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 36 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (2.96%) CentOS
7 33 (2.79%) Windows Server
8 29 (2.45%) Android
9 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.25%) AIX
15 2 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.17%) HPUX
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (18.26%) MVC
3 181 (15.30%) Scrum
4 166 (14.03%) DevOps
5 120 (10.14%) Software Engineering
6 118 (9.97%) Web Development
7 96 (8.11%) Project Management
8 94 (7.95%) OOP
9 87 (7.35%) OO
10 79 (6.68%) SDLC
11 74 (6.26%) Analytics
12 73 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 73 (6.17%) Test Automation
13 71 (6.00%) TDD
14 67 (5.66%) B2B
15 65 (5.49%) Front End Development
16 59 (4.99%) Mentoring
17 58 (4.90%) Unit Testing
18 54 (4.56%) Presales
19 53 (4.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 509 (43.03%) JavaScript
2 322 (27.22%) SQL
3 304 (25.70%) C#
4 257 (21.72%) Java
5 206 (17.41%) Python
6 120 (10.14%) Bash Shell
6 120 (10.14%) PHP
7 76 (6.42%) Ruby
8 66 (5.58%) PowerShell
9 54 (4.56%) Perl
10 44 (3.72%) C++
11 32 (2.70%) C
12 26 (2.20%) TypeScript
13 25 (2.11%) VB.NET
14 22 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.69%) VB
16 18 (1.52%) Go
17 16 (1.35%) Scala
18 14 (1.18%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 194 (16.40%) Degree
2 31 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (1.61%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.18%) ISEB
6 12 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.93%) MCIPD
8 10 (0.85%) CCNP
9 9 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.42%) SANS
12 4 (0.34%) CISM
12 4 (0.34%) CISSP
12 4 (0.34%) PMP
12 4 (0.34%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.25%) CISA
13 3 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (8.28%) QA
2 30 (2.54%) SLA
3 20 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.85%) GDPR
4 10 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.68%) COBIT
5 8 (0.68%) PMO
6 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.25%) RMADS
8 2 (0.17%) PSD2
9 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.085%) IASME
System Software
1 67 (5.66%) Docker
2 37 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.59%) vSphere
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.34%) NFS
7 3 (0.25%) KVM
7 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.17%) LXC
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.17%) Xen
9 1 (0.085%) Postfix
9 1 (0.085%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.085%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.085%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 99 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
2 89 (7.52%) Puppet
3 46 (3.89%) Ansible
4 38 (3.21%) Terraform
5 23 (1.94%) Kubernetes
6 12 (1.01%) Grafana
7 11 (0.93%) Nagios
7 11 (0.93%) SCCM
8 10 (0.85%) Packer
9 9 (0.76%) Kibana
10 8 (0.68%) logstash
10 8 (0.68%) StatsD
11 7 (0.59%) SCOM
12 5 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.25%) Cacti
13 3 (0.25%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.25%) Icinga
13 3 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 125 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 75 (6.34%) Oracle
3 69 (5.83%) Google
4 53 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 42 (3.55%) SAP
7 40 (3.38%) HP
8 37 (3.13%) VMware
9 36 (3.04%) Cisco
10 34 (2.87%) Sun
11 19 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.44%) BMC
13 13 (1.10%) Juniper
14 12 (1.01%) Citrix
15 11 (0.93%) Adobe
15 11 (0.93%) Zend
16 10 (0.85%) Freshdesk
16 10 (0.85%) New Relic
17 9 (0.76%) CheckPoint
18 8 (0.68%) Splunk