Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 97 102
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 811 926 1,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.78% 3.21% 3.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.22% 18.01% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 688 800 938
South East median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,025 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +10.00%

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 6,134 5,142 4,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.05% 17.82% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,155 4,287 3,856
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -5 356 £55,000 +22.22% 59
Hampshire -8 247 £52,500 +10.53% 29
Berkshire -16 211 £57,500 +27.78% 33
Surrey -4 139 £49,000 -6.67% 21
Buckinghamshire +31 74 £42,500 -1.16% 8
Oxfordshire -8 71 £50,000 - 18
East Sussex -40 32 £50,000 -37.50% 8
West Sussex -1 24 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Kent +3 8 £49,750 -9.55% 4
Middlesex +8 3 £73,500 +13.08%
Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 405 (49.94%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 258 (31.81%) Microsoft
4 248 (30.58%) .NET
5 228 (28.11%) JavaScript
6 208 (25.65%) C#
7 182 (22.44%) Scrum
8 169 (20.84%) HTML
9 164 (20.22%) PaaS
10 162 (19.98%) CSS
11 158 (19.48%) AngularJS
12 156 (19.24%) Amazon AWS
12 156 (19.24%) SQL Server
13 154 (18.99%) IaaS
14 144 (17.76%) SQL
15 142 (17.51%) Project Management
16 125 (15.41%) Linux
17 109 (13.44%) Java
18 108 (13.32%) Degree
19 101 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
20 100 (12.33%) Web Development
21 99 (12.21%) Software Engineering
22 96 (11.84%) DevOps
23 94 (11.59%) Windows
24 93 (11.47%) Mentoring
25 91 (11.22%) Oracle
25 91 (11.22%) TOGAF
26 90 (11.10%) Web Services
27 86 (10.60%) MySQL
27 86 (10.60%) PHP

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 39 (4.81%) Apache
2 37 (4.56%) Confluence
3 29 (3.58%) CMS
4 22 (2.71%) JBoss
5 20 (2.47%) IIS
6 19 (2.34%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.73%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.99%) nginx
8 8 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.74%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.62%) WordPress
12 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 27 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.99%) Maximo
2 8 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.49%) SAP GRC
5 4 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.12%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 285 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (20.22%) PaaS
3 156 (19.24%) Amazon AWS
4 154 (18.99%) IaaS
5 50 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (5.43%) GitHub
7 32 (3.95%) Serverless
8 29 (3.58%) Office 365
9 22 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (2.34%) DigitalOcean
11 18 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.62%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.62%) Yammer
14 4 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.49%) npm
15 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
2 24 (2.96%) Firewall
3 16 (1.97%) DNS
3 16 (1.97%) Internet
4 14 (1.73%) VPN
5 13 (1.60%) Network Security
6 12 (1.48%) WAN
7 11 (1.36%) Skype
8 10 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.86%) LAN
11 6 (0.74%) VLAN
12 4 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.37%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.25%) SSH
14 2 (0.25%) WebEx
14 2 (0.25%) Wireless
15 1 (0.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.60%) MySQL
3 45 (5.55%) Big Data
4 33 (4.07%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.82%) Hadoop
5 31 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 26 (3.21%) Redis
7 25 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.96%) SAP HANA
9 21 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.34%) Oracle Exadata
12 13 (1.60%) GIS
13 8 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.86%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.86%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
15 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 86 (10.60%) Git (software)
2 78 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 72 (8.88%) JIRA
4 44 (5.43%) Jenkins
5 35 (4.32%) webpack
6 30 (3.70%) Selenium
7 21 (2.59%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.34%) Subversion
9 16 (1.97%) Gerrit
9 16 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.48%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (1.11%) Maven
14 8 (0.99%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.86%) git-flow
15 7 (0.86%) gulp
15 7 (0.86%) Hudson
15 7 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 76 (9.37%) Marketing
2 73 (9.00%) Finance
3 19 (2.34%) Hindi Language
3 19 (2.34%) Punjabi Language
3 19 (2.34%) Urdu Language
4 18 (2.22%) Retail
5 16 (1.97%) Legal
6 12 (1.48%) Advertising
7 11 (1.36%) Banking
7 11 (1.36%) French Language
8 9 (1.11%) German Language
9 8 (0.99%) Publishing
10 7 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.74%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.62%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.62%) Local Government
12 5 (0.62%) Military
13 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 208 (25.65%) Developer
2 131 (16.15%) Architect
3 63 (7.77%) C# Developer
4 50 (6.17%) Consultant
5 49 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (5.80%) Software Manager
7 45 (5.55%) Software Engineer
8 44 (5.43%) Web Developer
9 42 (5.18%) Angular Developer
10 41 (5.06%) Development Manager
11 40 (4.93%) .NET Developer
12 39 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
13 37 (4.56%) Analyst
13 37 (4.56%) Software Developer
14 31 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (3.82%) Enterprise Architect
14 31 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
15 30 (3.70%) PHP Developer
15 30 (3.70%) Product Manager
16 28 (3.45%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (30.58%) .NET
2 169 (20.84%) HTML
3 162 (19.98%) CSS
4 158 (19.48%) AngularJS
5 90 (11.10%) Web Services
6 83 (10.23%) REST
7 63 (7.77%) ASP.NET
8 62 (7.64%) .NET Framework
9 50 (6.17%) jQuery
10 45 (5.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (5.30%) Node.js
12 40 (4.93%) Sass
13 37 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (4.32%) RESTful
15 33 (4.07%) LAMP
16 32 (3.95%) J2EE
16 32 (3.95%) SOAP
17 31 (3.82%) Angular 2
18 29 (3.58%) Ajax
19 25 (3.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (8.38%) User Experience
3 46 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 43 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 42 (5.18%) Social Media
7 40 (4.93%) Mobile App
8 38 (4.69%) Computer Science
9 33 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
11 29 (3.58%) Public Cloud
12 26 (3.21%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.85%) CESG
13 15 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.23%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.11%) e-Learning
15 9 (1.11%) Fintech
16 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
17 5 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.41%) Linux
2 94 (11.59%) Windows
3 34 (4.19%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.22%) Unix
5 16 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.48%) Android
6 12 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.48%) CentOS
7 10 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.49%) AIX
10 4 (0.49%) HPUX
10 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.49%) Solaris
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (49.94%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (22.44%) Scrum
3 142 (17.51%) Project Management
4 101 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (12.33%) Web Development
6 99 (12.21%) Software Engineering
7 96 (11.84%) DevOps
8 93 (11.47%) Mentoring
9 91 (11.22%) TOGAF
10 83 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 83 (10.23%) MVC
10 83 (10.23%) Test Automation
11 81 (9.99%) SDLC
12 77 (9.49%) OO
13 71 (8.75%) CRM
13 71 (8.75%) ITIL
14 69 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
15 68 (8.38%) TDD
16 66 (8.14%) ERP
17 65 (8.01%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 228 (28.11%) JavaScript
2 208 (25.65%) C#
3 144 (17.76%) SQL
4 109 (13.44%) Java
5 86 (10.60%) PHP
6 47 (5.80%) Python
7 29 (3.58%) PowerShell
8 27 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.34%) ES6
10 18 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.97%) Ruby
12 15 (1.85%) ES8
13 14 (1.73%) C
13 14 (1.73%) Perl
13 14 (1.73%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.48%) R
15 10 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (1.23%) Delphi
16 8 (0.99%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (13.32%) Degree
2 37 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.59%) MCSE
5 15 (1.85%) MCITP
5 15 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 14 (1.73%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.99%) CISSP
8 8 (0.99%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.86%) CCNA
9 7 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.74%) RHCA
11 5 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.62%) MCP
12 4 (0.49%) CCNP
13 3 (0.37%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.37%) CCIE
13 3 (0.37%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.17%) QA
2 26 (3.21%) SLA
3 24 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.96%) GDPR
4 12 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.74%) PMO
7 4 (0.49%) PSD2
8 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.37%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (8.01%) Docker
2 58 (7.15%) Active Directory
3 34 (4.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 33 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.49%) iptables
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 39 (4.81%) Ansible
2 33 (4.07%) Puppet
3 17 (2.10%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (0.86%) Nessus
5 7 (0.86%) SCCM
6 6 (0.74%) Terraform
7 5 (0.62%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.37%) Grafana
9 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.25%) Kibana
9 2 (0.25%) Marathon
9 2 (0.25%) Nagios
9 2 (0.25%) Salt
9 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.12%) Icinga
10 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 258 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 91 (11.22%) Oracle
3 50 (6.17%) SAP
4 37 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (4.32%) Google
6 34 (4.19%) VMware
7 28 (3.45%) ServiceNow
8 20 (2.47%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.97%) Citrix
10 15 (1.85%) Pega
10 15 (1.85%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.73%) IBM
12 13 (1.60%) Cisco
13 12 (1.48%) HP
14 8 (0.99%) Snow
15 7 (0.86%) Hyperion
15 7 (0.86%) Sybase
15 7 (0.86%) Telerik
16 6 (0.74%) TOWER Software