Period
to 19 October 2021

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 2021 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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 41 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +51
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,134 516 1,134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.33% 6.48% 4.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.77% 17.17% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 863 473 1,003
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 7,193 3,005 7,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.18% 37.75% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,061 2,645 6,273
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the South East.

Salary trend for SaaS in the South East

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 2021. 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 -23 349 £60,000 - 74
Hampshire +3 324 £50,000 -4.76% 40
Berkshire -31 180 £65,000 - 47
Surrey +1 166 £57,500 -17.86% 27
East Sussex +32 139 £55,000 -20.00% 15
Buckinghamshire -8 86 £60,000 +17.07% 13
Oxfordshire +3 84 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Kent -5 68 £60,000 +9.09% 7
West Sussex -37 26 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Sussex - 10 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 9 £58,750 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 531 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (38.45%) Azure
3 334 (29.45%) Social Skills
4 291 (25.66%) JavaScript
5 289 (25.49%) DevOps
6 268 (23.63%) SQL
7 253 (22.31%) AWS
8 247 (21.78%) .NET
9 245 (21.60%) C#
10 204 (17.99%) Scrum
10 204 (17.99%) PaaS
11 202 (17.81%) HTML
12 191 (16.84%) IaaS
13 189 (16.67%) CSS
14 182 (16.05%) Microsoft
15 178 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
16 169 (14.90%) Docker
17 163 (14.37%) PHP
18 155 (13.67%) .NET Core
19 151 (13.32%) Test Automation
20 148 (13.05%) Degree
21 141 (12.43%) User Experience
22 140 (12.35%) SQL Server
23 134 (11.82%) Git (software)
24 128 (11.29%) AngularJS
25 127 (11.20%) Microservices
26 126 (11.11%) Software Engineering
27 119 (10.49%) Web Development
27 119 (10.49%) Finance
28 118 (10.41%) Full Stack Development

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 38 (3.35%) SharePoint
1 38 (3.35%) WordPress
2 37 (3.26%) Confluence
3 20 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (1.41%) IIS
5 12 (1.06%) CMS
5 12 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.97%) Apache
6 11 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.44%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.35%) Documentum
9 4 (0.35%) SAS
9 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.18%) nginx
12 1 (0.088%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.088%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (2.38%) Figma
2 19 (1.68%) Sketch
3 17 (1.50%) InVision
4 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.88%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Sage 200
2 7 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.35%) TrackWise
5 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.26%) Shopify
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.088%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 436 (38.45%) Azure
2 253 (22.31%) AWS
3 204 (17.99%) PaaS
4 191 (16.84%) IaaS
5 83 (7.32%) Serverless
6 61 (5.38%) Microsoft 365
7 47 (4.14%) Azure Functions
8 44 (3.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 43 (3.79%) Azure Event Grid
10 41 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (3.62%) GCP
11 36 (3.17%) GitHub
12 35 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 35 (3.09%) Azure Service Bus
13 31 (2.73%) Azure Storage
14 30 (2.65%) Power Platform
15 27 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 25 (2.20%) Azure Key Vault
17 24 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (1.85%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.29%) DNS
2 56 (4.94%) Firewall
3 50 (4.41%) Network Security
4 45 (3.97%) VPN
5 37 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.85%) HTTP
7 19 (1.68%) SSL
8 18 (1.59%) VLAN
9 16 (1.41%) DHCP
10 15 (1.32%) IPsec
11 13 (1.15%) Internet
11 13 (1.15%) LAN
12 11 (0.97%) SMTP
12 11 (0.97%) VoIP
12 11 (0.97%) WAN
13 7 (0.62%) MPLS
13 7 (0.62%) OSPF
13 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.53%) BGP
15 5 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 110 (9.70%) MySQL
3 37 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 32 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 29 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 25 (2.20%) Big Data
7 25 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.68%) Power BI
11 18 (1.59%) MariaDB
12 15 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.79%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.62%) Power Query
17 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 134 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 114 (10.05%) JIRA
3 62 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.53%) Selenium
5 39 (3.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 31 (2.73%) webpack
7 30 (2.65%) SpecFlow
8 21 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.59%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.59%) Moq
11 13 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.15%) Grunt
12 12 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
13 11 (0.97%) GitLab
14 10 (0.88%) Postman
14 10 (0.88%) PyCharm
15 9 (0.79%) JMeter
15 9 (0.79%) PhpStorm
16 8 (0.71%) gulp
General
1 334 (29.45%) Social Skills
2 119 (10.49%) Finance
3 96 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (7.50%) Organisational Skills
5 59 (5.20%) Marketing
6 33 (2.91%) Retail
6 33 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
9 19 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
10 17 (1.50%) Legal
11 16 (1.41%) Automotive
12 14 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.15%) Publishing
14 11 (0.97%) Banking
15 10 (0.88%) Law
16 9 (0.79%) Local Government
17 7 (0.62%) Wearables
18 6 (0.53%) Public Sector
18 6 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 392 (34.57%) Developer
2 101 (8.91%) Senior Developer
3 84 (7.41%) Architect
4 75 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
4 75 (6.61%) PHP Developer
5 64 (5.64%) Software Engineer
6 62 (5.47%) Analyst
7 60 (5.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 52 (4.59%) Web Developer
9 50 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 46 (4.06%) .NET Developer
11 45 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 43 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 43 (3.79%) Senior Web Developer
13 42 (3.70%) Product Manager
14 40 (3.53%) Designer
15 37 (3.26%) Lead Developer
15 37 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
16 35 (3.09%) UX Designer
17 34 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (21.78%) .NET
2 202 (17.81%) HTML
3 189 (16.67%) CSS
4 155 (13.67%) .NET Core
5 128 (11.29%) AngularJS
6 106 (9.35%) REST
7 102 (8.99%) React
8 82 (7.23%) .NET Framework
9 74 (6.53%) RESTful
9 74 (6.53%) Vue.js
10 72 (6.35%) Web Services
11 70 (6.17%) Sass
12 66 (5.82%) jQuery
12 66 (5.82%) SOAP
13 62 (5.47%) Laravel
14 61 (5.38%) Node.js
15 54 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 37 (3.26%) HTML5
17 36 (3.17%) GraphQL
17 36 (3.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 141 (12.43%) User Experience
2 83 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 41 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 31 (2.73%) Virtual Team
6 25 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.94%) e-Learning
8 20 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
8 20 (1.76%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 20 (1.76%) Robotics
8 20 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.68%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.41%) Social Media
11 10 (0.88%) Life Science
12 9 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.71%) EPoS
13 8 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.05%) Linux
2 78 (6.88%) Windows
3 41 (3.62%) Android
4 38 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.09%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.38%) VMS
7 21 (1.85%) CentOS
8 19 (1.68%) Unix
8 19 (1.68%) Windows 10
9 18 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
11 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.79%) Alpine Linux
13 4 (0.35%) Debian
14 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (25.49%) DevOps
3 204 (17.99%) Scrum
4 178 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
5 151 (13.32%) Test Automation
6 127 (11.20%) Microservices
7 126 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 119 (10.49%) Web Development
9 118 (10.41%) Full Stack Development
10 108 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 93 (8.20%) Unit Testing
12 90 (7.94%) Mentoring
13 83 (7.32%) E-Commerce
14 82 (7.23%) TDD
15 78 (6.88%) Project Management
16 73 (6.44%) Analytics
16 73 (6.44%) Front End Development
17 68 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
18 65 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 59 (5.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 291 (25.66%) JavaScript
2 268 (23.63%) SQL
3 245 (21.60%) C#
4 163 (14.37%) PHP
5 108 (9.52%) Python
6 100 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 88 (7.76%) Java
8 64 (5.64%) PowerShell
9 30 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 29 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.03%) C
12 22 (1.94%) Perl
13 20 (1.76%) Go
14 19 (1.68%) C++
15 18 (1.59%) PHP 7
16 17 (1.50%) PHP 5
17 16 (1.41%) Dart
18 14 (1.23%) ES6
19 13 (1.15%) Ruby
20 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 148 (13.05%) Degree
2 41 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 41 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.23%) PhD
5 13 (1.15%) ISEB
5 13 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.71%) MCSE
8 7 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.53%) CCNA
10 5 (0.44%) CISSP
10 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.44%) PMP
10 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.35%) GPEN
11 4 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.35%) SANS
12 3 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.61%) QA
2 35 (3.09%) SLA
3 20 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.41%) Accessibility
5 10 (0.88%) GDPR
5 10 (0.88%) WCAG
6 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.44%) SOC 2
7 4 (0.35%) NIST
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 2 (0.18%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.088%) GRC
System Software
1 169 (14.90%) Docker
2 79 (6.97%) Active Directory
3 49 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.76%) vSphere
5 6 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.26%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.088%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.088%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.088%) Snort
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 90 (7.94%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.32%) Terraform
3 25 (2.20%) Ansible
4 17 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (1.23%) vRealize
6 8 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.62%) Puppet
8 4 (0.35%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.26%) MobiControl
9 3 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.18%) QRadar
10 2 (0.18%) SCCM
11 1 (0.088%) Grafana
11 1 (0.088%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.088%) SCOM
11 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.11%) Oracle
3 54 (4.76%) VMware
4 33 (2.91%) Google
5 19 (1.68%) SAP
5 19 (1.68%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.68%) Telerik
6 18 (1.59%) Adobe
7 17 (1.50%) Palo Alto
7 17 (1.50%) Sage
7 17 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.50%) Workday
7 17 (1.50%) Zend
8 15 (1.32%) IFS
9 12 (1.06%) Citrix
10 11 (0.97%) Avature
10 11 (0.97%) Kenexa
10 11 (0.97%) ServiceNow
10 11 (0.97%) Sophos
11 10 (0.88%) HP