Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 104 104
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 789 884 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 3.04% 3.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.72% 18.11% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 684 790 984
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £31,650 £31,250 £30,672
90th Percentile £81,750 £71,325 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 6,203 4,882 4,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.93% 16.78% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,183 4,139 3,910
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -28 328 £52,500 +16.67% 56
Hampshire +15 271 £55,000 +22.22% 21
Berkshire -30 195 £57,500 +27.78% 35
Surrey +6 138 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 74 £42,500 - 10
Oxfordshire -45 59 £50,000 +25.00% 11
East Sussex -26 29 £62,500 +4.17% 2
West Sussex -7 9 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Kent -1 7 £49,500 +41.43% 6
Middlesex +9 4 £72,000 +10.77% 1
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 393 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (28.64%) JavaScript
4 213 (27.00%) .NET
5 206 (26.11%) Microsoft
6 190 (24.08%) Scrum
7 183 (23.19%) C#
8 163 (20.66%) HTML
9 161 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
10 157 (19.90%) CSS
11 144 (18.25%) PaaS
12 143 (18.12%) IaaS
12 143 (18.12%) Linux
13 140 (17.74%) AngularJS
14 137 (17.36%) Project Management
15 136 (17.24%) SQL Server
16 120 (15.21%) SQL
17 116 (14.70%) Java
18 101 (12.80%) Finance
19 97 (12.29%) Degree
20 93 (11.79%) DevOps
21 90 (11.41%) Windows
22 89 (11.28%) ASP.NET
23 88 (11.15%) SDLC
24 85 (10.77%) REST
24 85 (10.77%) Git (software)
25 84 (10.65%) Test Automation
25 84 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
26 83 (10.52%) MVC
27 79 (10.01%) Web 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 (4.82%) Apache
2 35 (4.44%) Confluence
3 33 (4.18%) CMS
4 31 (3.93%) JBoss
5 19 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 16 (2.03%) IIS
6 16 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.63%) nginx
10 5 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.51%) Appian
11 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.51%) Liferay
11 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.14%) NetSuite
3 8 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.51%) Maximo
7 3 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle AGIS
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 243 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
3 144 (18.25%) PaaS
4 143 (18.12%) IaaS
5 48 (6.08%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (4.44%) Serverless
7 30 (3.80%) GitHub
8 26 (3.30%) Office 365
9 22 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (2.41%) DigitalOcean
12 16 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.51%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.51%) Yammer
15 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.38%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.06%) Firewall
2 26 (3.30%) Software-Defined Networking
3 19 (2.41%) Internet
3 19 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.15%) DNS
5 16 (2.03%) Network Security
6 15 (1.90%) SAN
7 9 (1.14%) VPN
8 8 (1.01%) HTTP
8 8 (1.01%) LAN
8 8 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (1.01%) WAN
9 7 (0.89%) NAS
10 6 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.76%) SSL
11 5 (0.63%) VLAN
12 4 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.51%) Skype
12 4 (0.51%) SSH
12 4 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.48%) MySQL
3 41 (5.20%) Big Data
4 35 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.30%) Hadoop
5 26 (3.30%) Redis
6 17 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.03%) SAP HANA
8 15 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
9 14 (1.77%) GIS
10 12 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.01%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.76%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.51%) JIRA
3 52 (6.59%) Visual Studio
4 40 (5.07%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.93%) Selenium
6 20 (2.53%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (2.03%) webpack
8 13 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.52%) Subversion
10 11 (1.39%) Gerrit
10 11 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.14%) JUnit
11 9 (1.14%) Maven
12 7 (0.89%) git-flow
12 7 (0.89%) NUnit
12 7 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.76%) GoCD
13 6 (0.76%) Protractor
General
1 101 (12.80%) Finance
2 63 (7.98%) Marketing
3 31 (3.93%) Retail
4 19 (2.41%) Hindi Language
4 19 (2.41%) Punjabi Language
4 19 (2.41%) Urdu Language
5 18 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.90%) Advertising
7 13 (1.65%) Banking
7 13 (1.65%) French Language
8 12 (1.52%) German Language
9 10 (1.27%) Legal
10 9 (1.14%) Publishing
11 8 (1.01%) Dutch Language
12 6 (0.76%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.76%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.51%) Law
15 3 (0.38%) Back Office
15 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 202 (25.60%) Developer
2 119 (15.08%) Architect
3 63 (7.98%) Consultant
4 59 (7.48%) C# Developer
5 47 (5.96%) .NET Developer
6 43 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 41 (5.20%) Software Manager
8 40 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 35 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 35 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 33 (4.18%) Web Developer
12 32 (4.06%) Applications Support
12 32 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 31 (3.93%) Analyst
13 31 (3.93%) Enterprise Architect
14 30 (3.80%) Angular Developer
14 30 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
14 30 (3.80%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (27.00%) .NET
2 163 (20.66%) HTML
3 157 (19.90%) CSS
4 140 (17.74%) AngularJS
5 89 (11.28%) ASP.NET
6 85 (10.77%) REST
7 72 (9.13%) Web Services
8 59 (7.48%) .NET Framework
8 59 (7.48%) jQuery
9 48 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 48 (6.08%) Node.js
10 40 (5.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (4.69%) RESTful
11 37 (4.69%) Sass
12 35 (4.44%) LAMP
13 32 (4.06%) SOAP
14 31 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (3.55%) J2EE
16 27 (3.42%) Angular 2
17 26 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (6.46%) User Experience
4 43 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 39 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 38 (4.82%) Computer Science
7 31 (3.93%) Mobile App
8 28 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (3.30%) Social Media
10 23 (2.92%) N-Tier
11 20 (2.53%) Public Cloud
12 17 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.90%) CESG
14 8 (1.01%) EMV
15 7 (0.89%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.76%) Contactless
16 6 (0.76%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.76%) Fintech
17 5 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 143 (18.12%) Linux
2 90 (11.41%) Windows
3 30 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 21 (2.66%) Unix
5 20 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.89%) Android
6 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.89%) Solaris
7 6 (0.76%) CentOS
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.51%) AIX
9 4 (0.51%) HPUX
9 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (24.08%) Scrum
3 137 (17.36%) Project Management
4 93 (11.79%) DevOps
5 88 (11.15%) SDLC
6 84 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
6 84 (10.65%) Test Automation
7 83 (10.52%) MVC
8 79 (10.01%) Software Engineering
8 79 (10.01%) Web Development
9 77 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (9.00%) TOGAF
11 67 (8.49%) ERP
12 65 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 65 (8.24%) CRM
12 65 (8.24%) Software Delivery
12 65 (8.24%) TDD
13 61 (7.73%) Mentoring
14 58 (7.35%) PRINCE2
15 57 (7.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 226 (28.64%) JavaScript
2 183 (23.19%) C#
3 120 (15.21%) SQL
4 116 (14.70%) Java
5 78 (9.89%) PHP
6 45 (5.70%) Python
7 43 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.41%) Perl
9 17 (2.15%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.03%) ES6
10 16 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.90%) ES8
11 15 (1.90%) Ruby
12 13 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.65%) C
13 9 (1.14%) Apex Code
13 9 (1.14%) C++
14 8 (1.01%) R
14 8 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (12.29%) Degree
2 33 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (3.04%) MCSE
5 19 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.90%) MCITP
7 9 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.01%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.63%) CCNA
11 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.63%) MCSA
12 4 (0.51%) CCA
12 4 (0.51%) CCNP
12 4 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.51%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.51%) SANS
13 3 (0.38%) CISSP
13 3 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.32%) QA
2 31 (3.93%) SLA
3 25 (3.17%) GDPR
4 17 (2.15%) Data Quality
5 16 (2.03%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.63%) GCP
6 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.63%) PSD2
7 4 (0.51%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.25%) PMO
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (8.49%) Docker
2 50 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.51%) iptables
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.25%) Gluster
8 2 (0.25%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) zsh
Systems Management
1 27 (3.42%) Kubernetes
1 27 (3.42%) Puppet
2 26 (3.30%) Ansible
3 15 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.14%) SCCM
5 8 (1.01%) Nessus
6 7 (0.89%) SCOM
7 6 (0.76%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.76%) Terraform
8 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.63%) SCSM
9 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.38%) Grafana
10 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.25%) Kibana
11 2 (0.25%) Marathon
Vendors
1 206 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.00%) Oracle
3 47 (5.96%) SAP
4 45 (5.70%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (5.32%) VMware
6 40 (5.07%) Google
7 29 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 23 (2.92%) Red Hat
9 19 (2.41%) Cisco
10 18 (2.28%) HP
11 17 (2.15%) IBM
12 16 (2.03%) Citrix
13 14 (1.77%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.39%) Capita
15 10 (1.27%) Pega
15 10 (1.27%) Sitecore
16 8 (1.01%) Hyperion
16 8 (1.01%) JD Edwards
16 8 (1.01%) PayPal
16 8 (1.01%) Snow