Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 91 80
Rank change year-on-year +40 -11 +31
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,141 917 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.07% 3.43% 3.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.64% 14.68% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 790 1,073
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,857 6,247 6,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.44% 23.40% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,788 5,196 5,380
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +38 551 £62,500 +8.70% 71
Berkshire +18 395 £65,000 +13.04% 46
Hampshire +41 316 £45,000 - 37
Surrey +29 144 £57,500 +15.00% 38
Buckinghamshire +60 100 £62,500 +8.70% 13
East Sussex +25 82 £40,000 -23.81% 9
Oxfordshire +20 56 £55,000 - 12
West Sussex -6 34 £28,750 -36.11% 4
Kent -14 4 £40,000 +1.91% 7
SaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 440 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (27.08%) Azure
3 288 (25.24%) JavaScript
4 260 (22.79%) AWS
5 255 (22.35%) Microsoft
6 230 (20.16%) HTML
7 224 (19.63%) SQL
8 212 (18.58%) CSS
9 211 (18.49%) C#
10 202 (17.70%) .NET
11 194 (17.00%) Linux
12 180 (15.78%) SQL Server
13 169 (14.81%) Scrum
14 148 (12.97%) DevOps
15 144 (12.62%) PHP
16 140 (12.27%) PaaS
17 139 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
18 133 (11.66%) IaaS
19 129 (11.31%) Windows
20 128 (11.22%) MVC
21 126 (11.04%) MySQL
22 118 (10.34%) Degree
23 115 (10.08%) CRM
24 113 (9.90%) AngularJS
25 107 (9.38%) Finance
26 106 (9.29%) Salesforce.com
26 106 (9.29%) Software Engineering
27 104 (9.11%) Java
28 101 (8.85%) Python
29 98 (8.59%) Active Directory

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 33 (2.89%) Apache
2 30 (2.63%) IIS
3 28 (2.45%) Confluence
4 22 (1.93%) CMS
5 19 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.70%) WordPress
10 7 (0.61%) nginx
11 6 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.44%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.35%) JBoss
13 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.26%) Sketch
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.088%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 52 (4.56%) NetSuite
2 49 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.18%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.088%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.088%) Lawson
8 1 (0.088%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 309 (27.08%) Azure
2 260 (22.79%) AWS
3 140 (12.27%) PaaS
4 133 (11.66%) IaaS
5 92 (8.06%) Office 365
6 49 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (3.07%) Boomi
8 35 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
9 32 (2.80%) GitHub
10 21 (1.84%) GCP
11 15 (1.31%) iPaaS
12 13 (1.14%) Serverless
13 12 (1.05%) npm
14 11 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
14 11 (0.96%) Google Analytics
14 11 (0.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 10 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (0.88%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.80%) Firewall
2 59 (5.17%) DNS
3 54 (4.73%) LAN
4 50 (4.38%) WAN
5 39 (3.42%) Network Security
6 38 (3.33%) VPN
7 32 (2.80%) Internet
8 25 (2.19%) DHCP
9 21 (1.84%) HTTP
10 20 (1.75%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.58%) VoIP
12 16 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (1.14%) Unified Communications
14 12 (1.05%) SSL
15 11 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (0.96%) VLAN
15 11 (0.96%) WLAN
16 9 (0.79%) IPsec
17 8 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
18 7 (0.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 126 (11.04%) MySQL
3 53 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.98%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.40%) Big Data
11 12 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.96%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (0.88%) Redis
14 7 (0.61%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.53%) Power BI
15 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
16 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 71 (6.22%) JIRA
3 50 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 46 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (3.94%) Visual Studio
6 38 (3.33%) Selenium
7 25 (2.19%) Grunt
7 25 (2.19%) gulp
8 23 (2.02%) Subversion
9 18 (1.58%) webpack
10 16 (1.40%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.14%) Maven
12 13 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (1.05%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.96%) Gradle
15 10 (0.88%) GitLab
16 9 (0.79%) git-flow
17 6 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (9.38%) Finance
2 89 (7.80%) Marketing
3 49 (4.29%) Legal
4 40 (3.51%) Retail
5 25 (2.19%) Law
6 23 (2.02%) Automotive
7 21 (1.84%) Public Sector
8 17 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.14%) Military
9 13 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.05%) Advertising
10 12 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.53%) Electronics
11 6 (0.53%) Local Government
12 5 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.35%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 313 (27.43%) Developer
2 125 (10.96%) Senior Developer
3 105 (9.20%) Architect
4 78 (6.84%) Software Developer
5 75 (6.57%) Analyst
6 73 (6.40%) PHP Developer
7 68 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 66 (5.78%) Senior PHP Developer
9 50 (4.38%) .NET Developer
10 47 (4.12%) Junior
10 47 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
11 46 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 45 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 45 (3.94%) Senior Software Developer
13 38 (3.33%) Software Engineer
14 36 (3.16%) C# Developer
15 35 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 34 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
17 33 (2.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 33 (2.89%) Senior LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (20.16%) HTML
2 212 (18.58%) CSS
3 202 (17.70%) .NET
4 113 (9.90%) AngularJS
5 95 (8.33%) jQuery
6 92 (8.06%) Laravel
7 84 (7.36%) REST
8 80 (7.01%) Web Services
9 74 (6.49%) LAMP
9 74 (6.49%) React
10 70 (6.13%) HTML5
11 68 (5.96%) SOAP
12 61 (5.35%) .NET Framework
13 60 (5.26%) .NET Core
14 58 (5.08%) ASP.NET
15 57 (5.00%) RESTful
16 54 (4.73%) Ajax
17 53 (4.65%) Vue.js
18 50 (4.38%) Yii
19 48 (4.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.66%) Mobile App
3 46 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (3.59%) User Experience
5 40 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 28 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 28 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.37%) Private Cloud
9 24 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.67%) Clustering
11 17 (1.49%) Social Media
12 11 (0.96%) Replication
13 10 (0.88%) Cloud Native
14 8 (0.70%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.44%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.44%) PKI
17 4 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 194 (17.00%) Linux
2 129 (11.31%) Windows
3 86 (7.54%) Windows Server
4 31 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (1.49%) CentOS
6 10 (0.88%) Android
6 10 (0.88%) Unix
7 9 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.26%) webOS
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.088%) AIX
12 1 (0.088%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (14.81%) Scrum
3 148 (12.97%) DevOps
4 139 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (11.22%) MVC
6 115 (10.08%) CRM
7 106 (9.29%) Software Engineering
8 95 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 93 (8.15%) Microservices
10 90 (7.89%) Web Development
11 77 (6.75%) ERP
12 76 (6.66%) Mentoring
12 76 (6.66%) SDLC
13 72 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 70 (6.13%) OO
15 68 (5.96%) Analytics
15 68 (5.96%) Project Management
16 67 (5.87%) OOP
17 63 (5.52%) Migration
18 61 (5.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 288 (25.24%) JavaScript
2 224 (19.63%) SQL
3 211 (18.49%) C#
4 144 (12.62%) PHP
5 104 (9.11%) Java
6 101 (8.85%) Python
7 80 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 44 (3.86%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.24%) Bash Shell
9 37 (3.24%) TypeScript
10 31 (2.72%) Perl
11 25 (2.19%) Ruby
12 20 (1.75%) PHP 7
13 17 (1.49%) PHP 5
14 14 (1.23%) C
14 14 (1.23%) ES6
14 14 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.23%) VBScript
15 12 (1.05%) C++
15 12 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 118 (10.34%) Degree
2 40 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.31%) CCNA
7 15 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.23%) CCNP
9 11 (0.96%) MCSE
10 9 (0.79%) CISSP
10 9 (0.79%) ISEB
11 8 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.70%) MCP
12 7 (0.61%) MCSA
13 6 (0.53%) MCAD
13 6 (0.53%) MCPD
13 6 (0.53%) MCTS
14 5 (0.44%) MCITP
15 4 (0.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (8.50%) QA
2 31 (2.72%) SLA
3 23 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.05%) WCAG
6 10 (0.88%) GDPR
7 8 (0.70%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.61%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.26%) PMO
11 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.18%) NCSC
12 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.088%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.088%) IASME
12 1 (0.088%) RMADS
System Software
1 98 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 80 (7.01%) Docker
3 59 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.96%) oVirt
5 11 (0.96%) RHEV
6 9 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.70%) NFS
8 7 (0.61%) KVM
9 6 (0.53%) iptables
9 6 (0.53%) QEMU
9 6 (0.53%) Xen
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.088%) Postfix
12 1 (0.088%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.088%) XenApp
12 1 (0.088%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (6.40%) Kubernetes
2 56 (4.91%) Ansible
3 46 (4.03%) Terraform
4 29 (2.54%) Puppet
5 21 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.67%) SCCM
7 13 (1.14%) Nagios
8 12 (1.05%) WSUS
9 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.79%) Grafana
11 7 (0.61%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.53%) SELinux
13 5 (0.44%) Nessus
13 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.44%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.35%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.35%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.18%) CloudHub
15 2 (0.18%) Icinga
15 2 (0.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 255 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 106 (9.29%) Salesforce.com
3 75 (6.57%) Oracle
4 70 (6.13%) VMware
5 49 (4.29%) Dell
6 38 (3.33%) Cisco
6 38 (3.33%) Google
7 35 (3.07%) SAP
7 35 (3.07%) Workday
8 34 (2.98%) Zend
9 23 (2.02%) HP
10 18 (1.58%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.58%) MuleSoft
11 16 (1.40%) JD Edwards
12 15 (1.31%) Adobe
13 13 (1.14%) IBM
14 12 (1.05%) Informatica
14 12 (1.05%) Sage
15 11 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.96%) Splunk