SaaS Jobs in the UK excluding London

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 85 71 52
Rank change year-on-year -14 -19 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2,113 2,759 3,717
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.05% 4.40% 5.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.05% 11.38% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 1,717 2,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £79,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23,339 24,248 28,717
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.65% 38.71% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17,423 14,429 20,137
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,778 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +8.70%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the UK excluding London

SaaS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SaaS in the UK excluding London

SaaS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the UK excluding London

SaaS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +29 558 £55,000 -8.33% 195
South East -65 477 £55,000 -8.33% 155
Midlands +48 385 £57,500 -4.17% 105
North West +33 327 £55,250 -7.55% 144
West Midlands +58 279 £60,000 - 75
South West -12 243 £59,500 +25.26% 79
Scotland -53 243 £55,000 -15.38% 58
Yorkshire +27 178 £55,000 -12.00% 41
East of England -12 117 £57,500 -8.00% 31
East Midlands 0 103 £52,500 -4.55% 29
Wales +25 65 £52,500 -8.70% 15
North East +14 53 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Northern Ireland +6 27 £75,000 +25.00% 10
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.51%) Microsoft Exchange
3 30 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 20 (0.95%) Confluence
5 18 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
6 15 (0.71%) IIS
7 8 (0.38%) CMS
8 7 (0.33%) WordPress
9 4 (0.19%) nginx
10 3 (0.14%) Apache
10 3 (0.14%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.095%) Kinematics
11 2 (0.095%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.095%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.095%) InVision
6 2 (0.095%) Notion
6 2 (0.095%) Sketch
7 1 (0.047%) 1Password
7 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.38%) Salesforce CRM
5 7 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.19%) Exchequer
8 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.19%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.19%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.14%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.095%) Maximo
10 2 (0.095%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 657 (31.09%) Azure
2 620 (29.34%) AWS
3 229 (10.84%) GCP
4 204 (9.65%) PaaS
5 183 (8.66%) Microsoft 365
6 175 (8.28%) IaaS
7 72 (3.41%) Azure DevOps
8 54 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 53 (2.51%) GitHub
10 47 (2.22%) Power Platform
11 41 (1.94%) Serverless
12 36 (1.70%) OpenShift
13 31 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
14 29 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
14 29 (1.37%) Miro
15 28 (1.33%) Slack
16 25 (1.18%) Entra ID
17 23 (1.09%) Google Docs
17 23 (1.09%) Lucidchart
18 21 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.45%) Firewall
2 62 (2.93%) DNS
3 52 (2.46%) WAN
4 48 (2.27%) DHCP
5 45 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 42 (1.99%) HTTP
7 36 (1.70%) LAN
8 33 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 31 (1.47%) VPN
10 27 (1.28%) VoIP
11 25 (1.18%) SAN
12 20 (0.95%) Network Security
13 16 (0.76%) Internet
13 16 (0.76%) SD-WAN
14 14 (0.66%) NAS
15 10 (0.47%) MPLS
15 10 (0.47%) VLAN
16 8 (0.38%) Unified Communications
17 7 (0.33%) 5G
17 7 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.97%) MySQL
3 65 (3.08%) Big Data
4 56 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 50 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (1.56%) Redis
10 31 (1.47%) GIS
11 29 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 27 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.14%) Data Lake
14 23 (1.09%) Scylla
15 21 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
16 20 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (0.80%) Power BI
19 16 (0.76%) Data Mining
20 15 (0.71%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 144 (6.81%) Git
2 65 (3.08%) JIRA
3 49 (2.32%) Selenium
4 44 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.85%) Postman
6 16 (0.76%) JUnit
7 14 (0.66%) JMeter
7 14 (0.66%) SoapUI
7 14 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.52%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
10 9 (0.43%) GitLab
10 9 (0.43%) Serenity BDD
11 7 (0.33%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.33%) REST Assured
11 7 (0.33%) SonarQube
General
1 580 (27.45%) Social Skills
2 274 (12.97%) Finance
3 145 (6.86%) Marketing
4 133 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 125 (5.92%) Presentation Skills
6 118 (5.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 96 (4.54%) Retail
8 67 (3.17%) Legal
9 64 (3.03%) Manufacturing
10 60 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
11 59 (2.79%) Telecoms
12 54 (2.56%) Banking
13 43 (2.04%) Public Sector
14 42 (1.99%) Automotive
15 40 (1.89%) Law
16 39 (1.85%) Games
17 22 (1.04%) Tech for Good
18 21 (0.99%) Local Government
19 20 (0.95%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.95%) Health Technology
Job Titles
1 429 (20.30%) Developer
2 367 (17.37%) Senior
3 253 (11.97%) Architect
4 165 (7.81%) Analyst
5 147 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 145 (6.86%) Lead
7 142 (6.72%) Software Engineer
8 101 (4.78%) PHP Developer
9 99 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 87 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
11 80 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
12 78 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 75 (3.55%) Software Developer
14 74 (3.50%) Project Manager
15 70 (3.31%) Consultant
16 67 (3.17%) Development Manager
17 65 (3.08%) Business Development Manager
17 65 (3.08%) Business Manager
18 54 (2.56%) .NET Developer
18 54 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (9.89%) .NET
2 182 (8.61%) React
3 162 (7.67%) Laravel
4 125 (5.92%) HTML
5 122 (5.77%) CSS
6 101 (4.78%) Vue
7 90 (4.26%) AngularJS
8 88 (4.16%) RESTful
9 77 (3.64%) .NET Core
10 66 (3.12%) Node.js
11 63 (2.98%) Web Services
12 50 (2.37%) JSON
13 49 (2.32%) GraphQL
13 49 (2.32%) jQuery
14 45 (2.13%) Kafka
14 45 (2.13%) REST
15 39 (1.85%) Symfony
16 37 (1.75%) Spring
17 36 (1.70%) SOAP
17 36 (1.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.50%) Public Cloud
2 83 (3.93%) Product Ownership
3 82 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 81 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (3.41%) PKI
6 62 (2.93%) Onboarding
7 58 (2.74%) Data Structures
8 57 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 56 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 54 (2.56%) Cloud Native
11 40 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (1.75%) Algorithms
13 32 (1.51%) Client/Server
14 30 (1.42%) Data Centre
15 28 (1.33%) Blockchain
16 25 (1.18%) Driving Licence
17 21 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
17 21 (0.99%) Satnav
18 19 (0.90%) Mainframe
19 18 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 216 (10.22%) Windows
2 143 (6.77%) Linux
3 76 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 58 (2.74%) Unix
5 46 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 23 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.04%) Mac OS
9 21 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
10 18 (0.85%) Android
11 17 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.43%) CentOS
15 6 (0.28%) Solaris
15 6 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.19%) VMS
17 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (22.91%) Agile
2 361 (17.08%) DevOps
3 354 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
4 291 (13.77%) Software Engineering
5 214 (10.13%) Project Management
6 198 (9.37%) Cybersecurity
7 189 (8.94%) Microservices
8 184 (8.71%) Roadmaps
9 177 (8.38%) CI/CD
10 172 (8.14%) Actionable Insight
10 172 (8.14%) Migration
11 164 (7.76%) Mentoring
12 157 (7.43%) Test Automation
13 142 (6.72%) Full Stack Development
14 139 (6.58%) User Experience
15 133 (6.29%) Business Development
16 126 (5.96%) Customer Service
17 122 (5.77%) Scrum
18 121 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 119 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 328 (15.52%) JavaScript
2 270 (12.78%) SQL
3 250 (11.83%) C#
4 217 (10.27%) Python
5 184 (8.71%) Java
6 183 (8.66%) PHP
7 130 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 97 (4.59%) TypeScript
9 82 (3.88%) Bash
10 46 (2.18%) C++
10 46 (2.18%) Go
11 29 (1.37%) C
12 24 (1.14%) Scala
13 22 (1.04%) Ruby
14 13 (0.62%) Kotlin
15 12 (0.57%) Swift
16 10 (0.47%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.38%) Ada
18 7 (0.33%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.28%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 263 (12.45%) Degree
2 123 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 63 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 44 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 24 (1.14%) CISSP
7 23 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 20 (0.95%) Azure Certification
8 20 (0.95%) CISM
8 20 (0.95%) Master's Degree
9 17 (0.80%) MBA
10 14 (0.66%) GCIA
10 14 (0.66%) GCIH
10 14 (0.66%) GREM
11 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.47%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.38%) CCNA
15 8 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (8.85%) QA
2 70 (3.31%) SLA
3 46 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.47%) GDPR
5 25 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.99%) Software Quality Assurance
7 20 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
8 19 (0.90%) NIST
9 14 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.66%) PMO
10 13 (0.62%) SOC 2
11 10 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 9 (0.43%) NCSC
13 8 (0.38%) Accessibility
13 8 (0.38%) SEPA
14 7 (0.33%) COBIT
15 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.24%) SOC 1
17 4 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
17 4 (0.19%) GRC
System Software
1 215 (10.18%) Docker
2 91 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (4.16%) Active Directory
4 72 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.57%) vSphere
7 3 (0.14%) Firmware
7 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.095%) KVM
8 2 (0.095%) QEMU
8 2 (0.095%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.095%) Xen
9 1 (0.047%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.047%) Embedded Firmware
9 1 (0.047%) RACF
Systems Management
1 223 (10.55%) Kubernetes
2 82 (3.88%) Terraform
3 66 (3.12%) Ansible
4 47 (2.22%) Puppet
5 23 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.28%) CASB
6 6 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.28%) NetCrunch
6 6 (0.28%) Progress Chef
6 6 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.28%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.24%) Grafana
8 4 (0.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 4 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.14%) Autotask
9 3 (0.14%) Dell DRAC
9 3 (0.14%) Nessus
10 2 (0.095%) PingFederate
10 2 (0.095%) Podman
10 2 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 392 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 151 (7.15%) Google
3 103 (4.87%) VMware
4 63 (2.98%) Dell
5 48 (2.27%) Oracle
6 44 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 36 (1.70%) SAP
8 32 (1.51%) Salesforce
9 29 (1.37%) Cisco
10 27 (1.28%) Adobe
11 25 (1.18%) Apple
11 25 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.80%) Meraki
13 15 (0.71%) HubSpot
14 13 (0.62%) Ericsson
14 13 (0.62%) IBM
15 12 (0.57%) Veeam
16 11 (0.52%) Palo Alto
16 11 (0.52%) Splunk
17 10 (0.47%) Draytek