Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 104 81
Rank change year-on-year +52 -23 +38
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,223 836 1,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.05% 2.98% 3.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.86% 12.98% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 708 1,024
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,214
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.60% -10.52%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,350 £31,325
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% -

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 7,255 6,442 6,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.94% 22.94% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,180 5,355 5,074
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +54 605 £60,000 +4.35% 102
Berkshire +39 413 £62,500 +8.70% 59
Hampshire +29 287 £45,000 - 39
Surrey +55 191 £57,500 +17.35% 34
Buckinghamshire +57 132 £50,000 +17.65% 28
East Sussex +50 84 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +26 60 £57,500 +4.55% 15
West Sussex +17 43 £27,500 -38.89% 3
Kent -10 3 £41,250 -13.16% 4
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 494 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (27.31%) JavaScript
3 286 (23.39%) Azure
4 261 (21.34%) HTML
5 243 (19.87%) SQL
6 239 (19.54%) AWS
7 238 (19.46%) CSS
8 233 (19.05%) C#
9 218 (17.83%) Linux
10 217 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 210 (17.17%) .NET
12 198 (16.19%) SQL Server
13 168 (13.74%) Scrum
14 162 (13.25%) Degree
15 160 (13.08%) Finance
15 160 (13.08%) MySQL
16 159 (13.00%) PHP
17 157 (12.84%) AngularJS
18 150 (12.26%) DevOps
19 149 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
20 147 (12.02%) Java
21 133 (10.87%) PaaS
22 132 (10.79%) MVC
23 130 (10.63%) Windows
24 126 (10.30%) IaaS
25 117 (9.57%) Software Engineering
26 111 (9.08%) Docker
26 111 (9.08%) Microservices
27 110 (8.99%) Laravel
28 109 (8.91%) jQuery

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 53 (4.33%) Apache
2 40 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 36 (2.94%) Confluence
4 25 (2.04%) CMS
4 25 (2.04%) IIS
5 22 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.23%) nginx
7 14 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.82%) JBoss
9 10 (0.82%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.82%) WordPress
10 9 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.25%) Drupal
13 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Sketch
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.082%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (2.70%) NetSuite
2 27 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.57%) SAP PSCD
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.16%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.082%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 286 (23.39%) Azure
2 239 (19.54%) AWS
3 133 (10.87%) PaaS
4 126 (10.30%) IaaS
5 66 (5.40%) Office 365
6 51 (4.17%) GitHub
7 49 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (2.21%) GCP
11 25 (2.04%) Serverless
12 19 (1.55%) Boomi
13 12 (0.98%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.98%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.98%) Slack
14 11 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.82%) npm
16 9 (0.74%) Power Platform
17 8 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 87 (7.11%) Firewall
2 63 (5.15%) DNS
3 52 (4.25%) LAN
4 47 (3.84%) WAN
5 44 (3.60%) Internet
6 40 (3.27%) Network Security
6 40 (3.27%) VPN
7 37 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 26 (2.13%) DHCP
9 20 (1.64%) VoIP
10 18 (1.47%) HTTP
11 14 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (1.06%) SSL
13 11 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (0.90%) Unified Communications
13 11 (0.90%) WLAN
14 9 (0.74%) IPsec
14 9 (0.74%) RTP
14 9 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 160 (13.08%) MySQL
3 59 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 45 (3.68%) RDBMS
5 36 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (1.23%) Redis
9 15 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.98%) Big Data
10 12 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
12 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.57%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 93 (7.60%) JIRA
2 85 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 61 (4.99%) Jenkins
4 53 (4.33%) Selenium
5 46 (3.76%) Visual Studio
6 34 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.80%) GitLab
8 22 (1.80%) Subversion
9 21 (1.72%) JUnit
9 21 (1.72%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.64%) Maven
11 19 (1.55%) Bitbucket
12 18 (1.47%) gulp
13 16 (1.31%) Grunt
13 16 (1.31%) WebDriver
14 14 (1.14%) Cypress.io
14 14 (1.14%) Gradle
15 13 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
16 12 (0.98%) Newman
General
1 160 (13.08%) Finance
2 89 (7.28%) Marketing
3 67 (5.48%) Retail
4 49 (4.01%) Legal
5 26 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 21 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.39%) Automotive
8 16 (1.31%) Law
9 13 (1.06%) Advertising
9 13 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.82%) Banking
11 9 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.65%) Electronics
12 8 (0.65%) Local Government
13 6 (0.49%) Games
13 6 (0.49%) Military
13 6 (0.49%) Publishing
14 5 (0.41%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 371 (30.34%) Developer
2 155 (12.67%) Senior Developer
3 125 (10.22%) Architect
4 81 (6.62%) Software Developer
5 75 (6.13%) PHP Developer
6 69 (5.64%) Analyst
6 69 (5.64%) Senior PHP Developer
7 60 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
8 58 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 50 (4.09%) C# Developer
9 50 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
10 49 (4.01%) .NET Developer
10 49 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 48 (3.92%) Junior
12 47 (3.84%) Software Engineer
13 46 (3.76%) Administrator
13 46 (3.76%) Java Developer
14 43 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
15 42 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
16 37 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (21.34%) HTML
2 238 (19.46%) CSS
3 210 (17.17%) .NET
4 157 (12.84%) AngularJS
5 110 (8.99%) Laravel
6 109 (8.91%) jQuery
7 92 (7.52%) RESTful
7 92 (7.52%) Web Services
8 91 (7.44%) LAMP
9 83 (6.79%) React
9 83 (6.79%) REST
10 73 (5.97%) HTML5
11 67 (5.48%) SOAP
12 62 (5.07%) .NET Framework
13 61 (4.99%) Node.js
14 58 (4.74%) Ajax
15 51 (4.17%) Spring
15 51 (4.17%) Yii
16 50 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 48 (3.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 60 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (3.19%) User Experience
6 35 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 25 (2.04%) Replication
10 23 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 23 (1.88%) Private Cloud
11 20 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.55%) Social Media
13 17 (1.39%) Clustering
14 9 (0.74%) PKI
15 8 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.49%) Blog
16 6 (0.49%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.49%) Life Science
16 6 (0.49%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 218 (17.83%) Linux
2 130 (10.63%) Windows
3 76 (6.21%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (1.72%) Unix
6 14 (1.14%) Android
6 14 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.14%) CentOS
7 10 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.41%) webOS
9 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.082%) AIX
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (13.74%) Scrum
3 150 (12.26%) DevOps
4 149 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
5 132 (10.79%) MVC
6 117 (9.57%) Software Engineering
7 111 (9.08%) Microservices
8 97 (7.93%) Web Development
9 96 (7.85%) CRM
10 91 (7.44%) Test Automation
11 89 (7.28%) SDLC
12 85 (6.95%) Computer Science
13 84 (6.87%) Project Management
14 83 (6.79%) ERP
15 68 (5.56%) Mentoring
15 68 (5.56%) TDD
16 64 (5.23%) Analytics
17 63 (5.15%) Fintech
18 60 (4.91%) OO
18 60 (4.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 334 (27.31%) JavaScript
2 243 (19.87%) SQL
3 233 (19.05%) C#
4 159 (13.00%) PHP
5 147 (12.02%) Java
6 108 (8.83%) Python
7 73 (5.97%) PowerShell
8 44 (3.60%) Bash Shell
9 38 (3.11%) Ruby
10 34 (2.78%) Perl
11 27 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 23 (1.88%) ES6
14 19 (1.55%) C
14 19 (1.55%) PHP 7
15 18 (1.47%) Apex Code
16 17 (1.39%) PHP 5
17 14 (1.14%) C++
17 14 (1.14%) VB.NET
18 13 (1.06%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 162 (13.25%) Degree
2 36 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.72%) ISEB
5 17 (1.39%) MCSE
6 16 (1.31%) CCNA
6 16 (1.31%) CCNP
6 16 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.23%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.23%) MCITP
8 14 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 12 (0.98%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.90%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.82%) MCP
12 8 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.49%) MCAD
13 6 (0.49%) MCPD
13 6 (0.49%) MCTS
14 5 (0.41%) MCSA
15 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.07%) QA
2 33 (2.70%) SLA
3 21 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.82%) WCAG
6 8 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.57%) NCSC
8 5 (0.41%) NIST
9 4 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.16%) GDPR
10 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.082%) IASME
11 1 (0.082%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.082%) PMO
11 1 (0.082%) RMADS
11 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (9.08%) Docker
2 87 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 51 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (0.98%) oVirt
6 12 (0.98%) RHEV
7 10 (0.82%) iptables
8 9 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.57%) NFS
10 6 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.41%) KVM
11 5 (0.41%) QEMU
11 5 (0.41%) Xen
11 5 (0.41%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.082%) SRDF
13 1 (0.082%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.082%) vSphere
13 1 (0.082%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 90 (7.36%) Kubernetes
2 61 (4.99%) Ansible
3 42 (3.43%) Terraform
4 37 (3.03%) Puppet
5 33 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.47%) Nagios
7 12 (0.98%) SCCM
8 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.57%) Grafana
10 7 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.49%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.49%) WSUS
11 6 (0.49%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.41%) SELinux
13 3 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.16%) MIIS
14 2 (0.16%) SCOM
14 2 (0.16%) yum
Vendors
1 217 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 99 (8.09%) Salesforce.com
3 82 (6.70%) Oracle
4 57 (4.66%) VMware
5 53 (4.33%) SAP
6 42 (3.43%) Cisco
7 35 (2.86%) Workday
8 34 (2.78%) Google
8 34 (2.78%) Zend
9 31 (2.53%) Dell
10 24 (1.96%) Splunk
11 21 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 21 (1.72%) HP
12 18 (1.47%) Juniper
12 18 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 18 (1.47%) Sage
13 17 (1.39%) JD Edwards
14 16 (1.31%) Adobe
15 15 (1.23%) Citrix
16 11 (0.90%) Red Hat