Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a SaaS Architect was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SaaS Architect
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 815 956 1080
Rank change year-on-year +141 +124 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a SaaS Architect 38 21 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.019% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.020% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 45
10th Percentile " £72,500 £62,500
25th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £90,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £108,750 £115,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £113,750 £115,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £85,000 £110,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +57.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 78,200 106,708 142,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 95.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61,472 86,663 115,006
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,880 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

SaaS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SaaS Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS Architect in the UK

SaaS Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS Architect.

Salary trend for SaaS Architect in the UK

SaaS Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS Architect over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SaaS Architect in the UK

SaaS Architect
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
England +161 36 £105,000 +16.67% 3
London +123 29 £107,500 +24.64% 1
Work from Home - 11 £85,000 - 3
UK excluding London +96 7 £85,000 -22.73% 2
North of England +43 5 £85,000 +57.41% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £85,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £86,250 -
Midlands - 2 £86,250 -

SaaS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, SaaS Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring SaaS Architect in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) SaaS
2 28 (73.68%) PaaS
3 25 (65.79%) Finance
4 17 (44.74%) Azure
5 16 (42.11%) Microservices
6 15 (39.47%) DevOps
6 15 (39.47%) .NET
7 14 (36.84%) SQL
7 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 14 (36.84%) Degree
7 14 (36.84%) Data Lake
7 14 (36.84%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (36.84%) Power Platform
8 13 (34.21%) Business Case
8 13 (34.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (34.21%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (34.21%) IaaS
8 13 (34.21%) Analytics
8 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (34.21%) CQRS
8 13 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
8 13 (34.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (34.21%) Databricks
8 13 (34.21%) Line Management
8 13 (34.21%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (34.21%) Ajax
8 13 (34.21%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 13 (34.21%) Risk Analysis

SaaS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 38 (100.00%) SaaS
2 28 (73.68%) PaaS
3 17 (44.74%) Azure
4 14 (36.84%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (36.84%) Power Platform
5 13 (34.21%) IaaS
6 9 (23.68%) AWS
7 2 (5.26%) GCP
8 1 (2.63%) Apigee
8 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.63%) Azure Functions
8 1 (2.63%) PowerApps
8 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Data Lake
2 13 (34.21%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Back Office
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) Ajax
2 13 (34.21%) CSS
2 13 (34.21%) jQuery
2 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 13 (34.21%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Microservices
2 15 (39.47%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Analytics
3 13 (34.21%) BPR
3 13 (34.21%) Business Case
3 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (34.21%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 13 (34.21%) CQRS
3 13 (34.21%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
3 13 (34.21%) Line Management
3 13 (34.21%) Risk Analysis
3 13 (34.21%) SOA
3 13 (34.21%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.95%) ERP
4 11 (28.95%) Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (28.95%) Technology Roadmap
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) NIST
2 1 (2.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Istio
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Databricks
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Talend
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO