Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 99 111
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +45
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 928 1064 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.21% 3.00% 2.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.11% 23.30% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 805 938 937
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,675 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% +5.26%

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 5125 4566 3936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.73% 12.88% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 3858 3135
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -

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 October 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 19 October 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 +26 381 £45,000 -18.18% 28
Berkshire +5 247 £45,000 -18.18% 15
Hampshire +5 241 £47,500 - 11
Surrey -16 181 £53,750 -6.52% 8
Oxfordshire +51 78 £50,000 +5.26% 7
East Sussex -11 60 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 58 £43,000 -21.82% 6
West Sussex +2 27 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Kent +44 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Middlesex +8 6 £65,000 +18.18%
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 413 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (38.25%) JavaScript
3 271 (29.20%) C#
3 271 (29.20%) SQL
4 258 (27.80%) Java
5 228 (24.57%) Linux
6 220 (23.71%) HTML
7 213 (22.95%) .NET
8 210 (22.63%) Windows
9 199 (21.44%) CSS
10 196 (21.12%) Python
11 195 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
12 157 (16.92%) AngularJS
13 152 (16.38%) Degree
14 150 (16.16%) SQL Server
15 148 (15.95%) MVC
16 146 (15.73%) Finance
17 144 (15.52%) DevOps
18 126 (13.58%) Microsoft
19 118 (12.72%) Git (software)
20 114 (12.28%) ASP.NET
21 112 (12.07%) Bash Shell
22 111 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
23 110 (11.85%) jQuery
24 106 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
25 101 (10.88%) Puppet
26 100 (10.78%) Web Services
27 99 (10.67%) IaaS
28 98 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
29 96 (10.34%) Scrum

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 41 (4.42%) IIS
2 38 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.56%) Apache Spark
4 27 (2.91%) Apache
5 22 (2.37%) CMS
6 20 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.40%) JBoss
8 13 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.08%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.08%) WildFly
10 9 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.43%) Confluence
13 3 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.22%) nginx
15 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.32%) Postilion
5 2 (0.22%) Demantra
5 2 (0.22%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 195 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (10.67%) IaaS
4 93 (10.02%) PaaS
5 38 (4.09%) Office 365
6 18 (1.94%) Firebase
7 16 (1.72%) npm
8 15 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (1.29%) G Suite
11 11 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.86%) Force.com
14 7 (0.75%) Slack
15 5 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.54%) iPaaS
15 5 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
16 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.87%) DNS
2 41 (4.42%) Firewall
3 34 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.80%) DHCP
5 22 (2.37%) HTTP
5 22 (2.37%) Network Security
6 20 (2.16%) Internet
7 19 (2.05%) SAN
8 14 (1.51%) LAN
8 14 (1.51%) Skype
8 14 (1.51%) VPN
9 13 (1.40%) LDAP
9 13 (1.40%) WAN
10 12 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (1.19%) VLAN
12 10 (1.08%) PBX
13 9 (0.97%) IPsec
14 8 (0.86%) Kerberos
14 8 (0.86%) PSTN
15 7 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.48%) MySQL
3 61 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 59 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 41 (4.42%) MongoDB
6 27 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.94%) SQLite
10 16 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.62%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.51%) PowerCenter
12 14 (1.51%) Redis
13 13 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.86%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.75%) Big Data
18 7 (0.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 118 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 25 (2.69%) Visual Studio
4 24 (2.59%) JIRA
5 19 (2.05%) gulp
6 18 (1.94%) PostCSS
7 16 (1.72%) Bower
8 14 (1.51%) Metasploit
9 13 (1.40%) Selenium
10 10 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.97%) PHPUnit
11 9 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.75%) Gradle
13 7 (0.75%) Subversion
13 7 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (0.65%) webpack
15 5 (0.54%) Axure RP
General
1 146 (15.73%) Finance
2 86 (9.27%) Marketing
3 55 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 47 (5.06%) Electronics
6 34 (3.66%) German Language
7 31 (3.34%) Front Office
8 28 (3.02%) Banking
9 26 (2.80%) Retail
10 19 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.29%) Legal
12 8 (0.86%) Advertising
12 8 (0.86%) Automotive
12 8 (0.86%) Law
13 6 (0.65%) Publishing
14 4 (0.43%) Back Office
15 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 314 (33.84%) Developer
2 106 (11.42%) .NET Developer
3 80 (8.62%) Software Developer
4 79 (8.51%) Architect
5 69 (7.44%) Analyst
6 63 (6.79%) C# Developer
6 63 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 53 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 51 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 49 (5.28%) Cloud Engineer
10 48 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 42 (4.53%) PHP Developer
12 38 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
13 37 (3.99%) Consultant
14 36 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
15 34 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
16 33 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
17 32 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (23.71%) HTML
2 213 (22.95%) .NET
3 199 (21.44%) CSS
4 157 (16.92%) AngularJS
5 114 (12.28%) ASP.NET
6 110 (11.85%) jQuery
7 100 (10.78%) Web Services
8 95 (10.24%) REST
9 85 (9.16%) SOAP
10 74 (7.97%) Node.js
11 71 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 69 (7.44%) HTML5
13 53 (5.71%) React
13 53 (5.71%) Sass
14 48 (5.17%) RESTful
15 44 (4.74%) .NET Framework
15 44 (4.74%) Ajax
16 41 (4.42%) CSS3
17 34 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 34 (3.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 79 (8.51%) User Experience
3 68 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
4 65 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (5.60%) Fintech
5 52 (5.60%) Mobile App
6 50 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (3.66%) Data Centre
8 22 (2.37%) Life Science
9 17 (1.83%) iPad
10 12 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.29%) PKI
11 11 (1.19%) Clustering
12 10 (1.08%) BYOD
13 9 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.75%) CMDB
15 6 (0.65%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.65%) Wiki
16 5 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 228 (24.57%) Linux
2 210 (22.63%) Windows
3 50 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.96%) Unix
5 37 (3.99%) CentOS
6 30 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.02%) Android
8 20 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 17 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (15.95%) MVC
3 144 (15.52%) DevOps
4 98 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (10.34%) Scrum
6 84 (9.05%) Software Engineering
7 75 (8.08%) OO
8 73 (7.87%) SDLC
9 72 (7.76%) ITIL
9 72 (7.76%) Project Management
10 70 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 66 (7.11%) Web Development
13 65 (7.00%) OOP
14 60 (6.47%) Change Management
15 56 (6.03%) TDD
16 53 (5.71%) Release Management
17 52 (5.60%) Microservices
18 51 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
18 51 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 355 (38.25%) JavaScript
2 271 (29.20%) C#
2 271 (29.20%) SQL
3 258 (27.80%) Java
4 196 (21.12%) Python
5 112 (12.07%) Bash Shell
6 78 (8.41%) PHP
7 76 (8.19%) Perl
7 76 (8.19%) Ruby
8 64 (6.90%) C++
9 60 (6.47%) PowerShell
10 49 (5.28%) C
11 31 (3.34%) T-SQL
12 29 (3.13%) Go
13 21 (2.26%) Tcl
14 19 (2.05%) TypeScript
15 18 (1.94%) ECMAScript
16 15 (1.62%) ES6
17 14 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 13 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 152 (16.38%) Degree
2 28 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.05%) AWS Certification
4 17 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.51%) CEH
5 14 (1.51%) CHECK Team Member
5 14 (1.51%) CREST Certified
5 14 (1.51%) Cyber Scheme
5 14 (1.51%) OSCP
6 11 (1.19%) Tigerscheme
7 10 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.97%) CISSP
9 7 (0.75%) CLAS
10 6 (0.65%) PhD
11 5 (0.54%) ISEB
11 5 (0.54%) MCIPD
12 4 (0.43%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.76%) QA
2 36 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.23%) SLA
4 12 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (0.97%) COBIT
7 6 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.65%) PMO
8 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.22%) RMADS
10 1 (0.11%) GDPR
10 1 (0.11%) IASME
System Software
1 81 (8.73%) Docker
2 49 (5.28%) Active Directory
3 39 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.29%) vSphere
7 6 (0.65%) KVM
8 3 (0.32%) NFS
8 3 (0.32%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.22%) Xen
9 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 111 (11.96%) Opscode Chef
2 101 (10.88%) Puppet
3 54 (5.82%) Terraform
4 47 (5.06%) Ansible
5 26 (2.80%) Grafana
6 24 (2.59%) Packer
7 19 (2.05%) SCCM
8 15 (1.62%) Kibana
8 15 (1.62%) StatsD
9 14 (1.51%) Nessus
10 12 (1.29%) Kubernetes
10 12 (1.29%) SCOM
11 9 (0.97%) logstash
12 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.54%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.54%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.43%) WSUS
15 3 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 3 (0.32%) Nmap
16 2 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 126 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.68%) Salesforce.com
3 58 (6.25%) SAP
4 54 (5.82%) Red Hat
5 51 (5.50%) Oracle
6 47 (5.06%) VMware
7 32 (3.45%) Cisco
8 24 (2.59%) New Relic
9 23 (2.48%) Google
10 20 (2.16%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.62%) Informatica
12 13 (1.40%) HP
13 12 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.29%) Citrix
14 11 (1.19%) Adobe
15 8 (0.86%) Apple
15 8 (0.86%) MuleSoft
15 8 (0.86%) Sophos
16 7 (0.75%) Concur
16 7 (0.75%) Sun