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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 112 130
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 442 573 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.95% 2.94% 2.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.73% 25.15% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 396 474 397
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,296 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2132 2278 1658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.22% 11.70% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 1972 1263
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 151 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Hampshire +9 94 £42,500 -2.85% 13
Surrey +33 66 £46,250 -5.12% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 42 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Oxfordshire +9 36 £38,750 -26.19% 8
West Sussex +20 18 £41,000 -8.88% 1
East Sussex -47 15 £45,000 -43.75% 4
Kent +23 13 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Middlesex +8 3 £37,500 -73.21% 1
SaaS
England

SaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 222 (25.37%) SQL
2 220 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (22.97%) Linux
4 200 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 188 (21.49%) Finance
6 181 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
7 173 (19.77%) Degree
8 168 (19.20%) HTML
8 168 (19.20%) Microsoft
9 160 (18.29%) Java
10 158 (18.06%) SQL Server
11 146 (16.69%) C#
12 145 (16.57%) Windows
13 140 (16.00%) Python
13 140 (16.00%) CSS
14 139 (15.89%) .NET
15 133 (15.20%) ITIL
16 117 (13.37%) PaaS
17 111 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 111 (12.69%) ERP
17 111 (12.69%) MVC
18 110 (12.57%) Telecoms
19 109 (12.46%) MySQL
20 108 (12.34%) PHP
21 102 (11.66%) AngularJS
22 101 (11.54%) Scrum
23 100 (11.43%) DevOps
24 97 (11.09%) IaaS
25 96 (10.97%) Oracle
26 95 (10.86%) MS Excel

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 (6.06%) IIS
2 31 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 23 (2.63%) Apache
4 19 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.26%) CMS
9 8 (0.91%) Drupal
10 7 (0.80%) Confluence
10 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.69%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.57%) JBoss
12 5 (0.57%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.46%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.46%) nginx
14 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.34%) Jetty
14 3 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 95 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.71%) MS Office
3 12 (1.37%) MS Project
4 5 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.11%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.69%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.34%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 181 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (13.37%) PaaS
3 111 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (11.09%) IaaS
5 22 (2.51%) Office 365
6 9 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.91%) GitHub
8 7 (0.80%) Taleo
9 6 (0.69%) Force.com
9 6 (0.69%) Responsys
9 6 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.57%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.34%) Datadog
12 3 (0.34%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.86%) Firewall
2 31 (3.54%) DNS
3 28 (3.20%) Internet
4 24 (2.74%) LAN
5 20 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.29%) WAN
6 17 (1.94%) Network Security
7 16 (1.83%) HTTP
8 15 (1.71%) VPN
8 15 (1.71%) Wireless
9 14 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.14%) SMTP
11 8 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.91%) SAN
12 7 (0.80%) DHCP
13 6 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.46%) SNMP
15 3 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 109 (12.46%) MySQL
3 51 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 42 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 23 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.06%) Redis
8 17 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (1.60%) Big Data
11 14 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.66%) Ant
3 30 (3.43%) Maven
3 30 (3.43%) Selenium
4 28 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 26 (2.97%) Subversion
6 24 (2.74%) JIRA
6 24 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.83%) JUnit
7 16 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.37%) Gradle
9 11 (1.26%) NUnit
10 10 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
11 9 (1.03%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.69%) Mocha
14 6 (0.69%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 188 (21.49%) Finance
2 110 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 91 (10.40%) Banking
4 78 (8.91%) Manufacturing
5 59 (6.74%) Marketing
6 38 (4.34%) Publishing
7 33 (3.77%) Retail
8 22 (2.51%) Legal
9 14 (1.60%) Electronics
10 7 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.69%) Advertising
11 6 (0.69%) Dutch Language
11 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.57%) French Language
13 4 (0.46%) Automotive
13 4 (0.46%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Billing
14 3 (0.34%) German Language
14 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 214 (24.46%) Developer
2 101 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
3 85 (9.71%) Linux Engineer
4 76 (8.69%) Architect
5 72 (8.23%) Analyst
6 64 (7.31%) C# Developer
7 62 (7.09%) .NET Developer
7 62 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 61 (6.97%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 53 (6.06%) Software Developer
10 52 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 49 (5.60%) Administrator
12 47 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 45 (5.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 44 (5.03%) Java Developer
15 43 (4.91%) Support Analyst
16 41 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 40 (4.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 40 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
18 39 (4.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (19.20%) HTML
2 140 (16.00%) CSS
3 139 (15.89%) .NET
4 102 (11.66%) AngularJS
5 88 (10.06%) Web Services
6 76 (8.69%) ASP.NET
7 72 (8.23%) Spring
8 59 (6.74%) jQuery
9 50 (5.71%) XML
10 46 (5.26%) HTML5
11 45 (5.14%) Ajax
12 43 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (4.34%) LAMP
14 37 (4.23%) Hibernate
15 29 (3.31%) RESTful
16 28 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (3.20%) CSS3
17 27 (3.09%) J2EE
18 24 (2.74%) Node.js
19 21 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 81 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.14%) User Experience
5 44 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (2.74%) Fintech
8 23 (2.63%) Virtual Team
9 18 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.60%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.80%) Smart Energy
14 6 (0.69%) New Media
14 6 (0.69%) Wiki
15 5 (0.57%) Blog
16 3 (0.34%) Digital Media
16 3 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 201 (22.97%) Linux
2 145 (16.57%) Windows
3 61 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (6.97%) Unix
4 46 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 45 (5.14%) CentOS
6 43 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (2.40%) Android
9 16 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.14%) Solaris
12 9 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.34%) Debian
16 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.11%) AIX
17 1 (0.11%) HPUX
17 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.20%) ITIL
3 111 (12.69%) ERP
3 111 (12.69%) MVC
4 101 (11.54%) Scrum
5 100 (11.43%) DevOps
6 95 (10.86%) Project Management
7 90 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 66 (7.54%) CRM
9 63 (7.20%) TDD
10 56 (6.40%) SDLC
11 49 (5.60%) High Availability
12 48 (5.49%) Mentoring
13 44 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (4.91%) Product Management
15 37 (4.23%) Migration
16 36 (4.11%) Presales
16 36 (4.11%) SOA
17 35 (4.00%) IT Strategy
18 34 (3.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (25.37%) SQL
2 200 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 160 (18.29%) Java
4 146 (16.69%) C#
5 140 (16.00%) Python
6 108 (12.34%) PHP
7 95 (10.86%) Bash Shell
8 87 (9.94%) Perl
9 51 (5.83%) PowerShell
10 43 (4.91%) T-SQL
11 40 (4.57%) C
12 31 (3.54%) C++
13 18 (2.06%) Ruby
14 15 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.69%) F#
16 6 (0.69%) HQL
17 5 (0.57%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.57%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 173 (19.77%) Degree
2 34 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.40%) MCSA
5 18 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.71%) MCSE
8 14 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.60%) GCIH
8 14 (1.60%) GIAC
9 13 (1.49%) CCIE
9 13 (1.49%) CCNA
10 12 (1.37%) CCIP
10 12 (1.37%) CCNP
10 12 (1.37%) CCSP
11 9 (1.03%) RHCA
12 7 (0.80%) PhD
13 6 (0.69%) CISSP
14 5 (0.57%) CEH
15 4 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.11%) QA
2 30 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.83%) SLA
4 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) COSO
7 1 (0.11%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 62 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.77%) Docker
4 19 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.14%) IMail Server
6 9 (1.03%) KVM
6 9 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.03%) XenServer
7 6 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.46%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.46%) vSphere
9 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.34%) Gluster
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.11%) Postfix
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
2 81 (9.26%) Puppet
3 41 (4.69%) Ansible
4 25 (2.86%) Salt
5 17 (1.94%) WSUS
6 16 (1.83%) Nessus
7 15 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (1.26%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.80%) SCCM
10 6 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.69%) Nagios
11 5 (0.57%) Graphite
12 4 (0.46%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.34%) Grafana
13 3 (0.34%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.34%) Sysdig
13 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.23%) SCOM
14 2 (0.23%) Terraform
14 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 168 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.97%) Oracle
3 73 (8.34%) VMware
4 66 (7.54%) Red Hat
5 41 (4.69%) Sun
6 30 (3.43%) SAP
7 29 (3.31%) Cisco
8 22 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.71%) Google
10 14 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 14 (1.60%) Qualys
10 14 (1.60%) Sage
10 14 (1.60%) TOWER Software
11 13 (1.49%) BMC
11 13 (1.49%) Citrix
12 12 (1.37%) PlateSpin
13 11 (1.26%) HP
14 10 (1.14%) CenturyLink
14 10 (1.14%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.14%) Sophos
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c. £60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits OTE Bonus, Car Allw, Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago