Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 51 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +29
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10,502 5,894 3,470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.84% 5.47% 4.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.09% 12.86% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,774 4,240 2,879
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 80,237 45,835 28,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.62% 42.56% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39,396 33,698 23,612
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,063
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
England -5 8,314 £67,500 +8.00% 749
Work from Home -6 5,908 £70,000 +12.00% 427
London -10 4,661 £72,647 +0.20% 320
UK excluding London +6 3,885 £60,000 +9.09% 462
South East -1 1,323 £61,990 +12.71% 133
North of England +31 977 £60,000 +14.29% 120
North West +13 533 £57,500 +4.55% 71
Midlands -17 490 £55,000 - 77
South West -9 422 £62,500 +31.58% 44
Yorkshire +34 313 £60,000 +14.29% 43
Scotland -2 309 £52,500 -2.78% 28
West Midlands -12 296 £60,000 +4.35% 48
East of England -32 234 £57,500 +4.55% 46
East Midlands -15 193 £50,000 -4.76% 29
North East +25 131 £75,000 +62.16% 6
Wales +12 87 £55,000 +11.68% 8
Northern Ireland -17 51 £55,000 -26.67% 6

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for SaaS.

1 4,630 (44.09%) Agile
2 3,850 (36.66%) AWS
3 2,890 (27.52%) Azure
4 2,683 (25.55%) Social Skills
5 2,495 (23.76%) DevOps
6 2,252 (21.44%) JavaScript
7 2,223 (21.17%) Finance
8 2,191 (20.86%) Software Engineering
9 1,933 (18.41%) SQL
10 1,829 (17.42%) Kubernetes
11 1,817 (17.30%) React
12 1,736 (16.53%) Docker
13 1,691 (16.10%) CI/CD
14 1,620 (15.43%) Python
15 1,517 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
16 1,511 (14.39%) Scrum
17 1,462 (13.92%) C#
18 1,407 (13.40%) Degree
19 1,397 (13.30%) PaaS
20 1,378 (13.12%) .NET
21 1,335 (12.71%) User Experience
22 1,328 (12.65%) Microsoft
23 1,326 (12.63%) Microservices
24 1,302 (12.40%) Full Stack Development
25 1,240 (11.81%) Marketing
26 1,226 (11.67%) CSS
27 1,223 (11.65%) TypeScript
28 1,200 (11.43%) HTML
29 1,192 (11.35%) Git (software)
30 1,146 (10.91%) Node.js

SaaS
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
1 270 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 254 (2.42%) Confluence
3 182 (1.73%) CMS
4 142 (1.35%) Apache
5 126 (1.20%) Headless CMS
6 100 (0.95%) IIS
7 95 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 72 (0.69%) Documentum
9 52 (0.50%) nginx
10 46 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 46 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 43 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 40 (0.38%) Jupyter
13 34 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
14 25 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 23 (0.22%) WordPress
16 21 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 17 (0.16%) Mule
18 15 (0.14%) Ethereum
19 14 (0.13%) Luigi
Applications
1 201 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (1.48%) Sketch
3 119 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 86 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 77 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 63 (0.60%) InVision
7 55 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 48 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 43 (0.41%) Chatbot
10 37 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 31 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
12 28 (0.27%) Adobe XD
13 27 (0.26%) Zeplin
14 25 (0.24%) MS Visio
15 24 (0.23%) Windchill
16 18 (0.17%) InDesign
17 12 (0.11%) LaTeX
18 8 (0.076%) Campfire
18 8 (0.076%) EngageOne
19 5 (0.048%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 97 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 71 (0.68%) TrackWise
4 59 (0.56%) Shopify
5 47 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 33 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 25 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.21%) Magento
9 20 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 19 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
11 18 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 17 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
14 13 (0.12%) SAP MDG
14 13 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
15 12 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
15 12 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
16 11 (0.10%) Line 50
16 11 (0.10%) Sage 200
17 10 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3,850 (36.66%) AWS
2 2,890 (27.52%) Azure
3 1,397 (13.30%) PaaS
4 962 (9.16%) GCP
5 942 (8.97%) IaaS
6 820 (7.81%) Serverless
7 574 (5.47%) Microsoft 365
8 563 (5.36%) GitHub
9 467 (4.45%) Azure DevOps
10 417 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
11 332 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
12 322 (3.07%) Amazon S3
13 315 (3.00%) Figma
14 290 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
15 281 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
16 277 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
17 271 (2.58%) Power Platform
17 271 (2.58%) Slack
18 221 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
19 202 (1.92%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 311 (2.96%) Firewall
2 238 (2.27%) Internet
3 218 (2.08%) DNS
4 192 (1.83%) WAN
5 177 (1.69%) HTTP
6 152 (1.45%) LAN
7 144 (1.37%) Network Security
8 123 (1.17%) VPN
9 112 (1.07%) TCP/IP
10 86 (0.82%) DHCP
11 79 (0.75%) Wireless
12 73 (0.70%) VoIP
13 72 (0.69%) Unified Communications
14 69 (0.66%) SSH
15 67 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
16 56 (0.53%) SAN
17 54 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
18 33 (0.31%) VLAN
19 32 (0.30%) SD-WAN
20 27 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 710 (6.76%) MySQL
3 629 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 585 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
5 484 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 379 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 357 (3.40%) Big Data
8 336 (3.20%) Redis
9 275 (2.62%) DynamoDB
10 239 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
11 234 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
12 197 (1.88%) Power BI
13 185 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 101 (0.96%) Tableau
15 89 (0.85%) Data Lake
16 88 (0.84%) RDBMS
17 85 (0.81%) Metadata
18 78 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
19 76 (0.72%) BigQuery
20 74 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,192 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 822 (7.83%) JIRA
3 424 (4.04%) Jenkins
4 264 (2.51%) GitLab
5 245 (2.33%) Selenium
6 232 (2.21%) Cypress.io
7 205 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 181 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 158 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 148 (1.41%) Postman
11 128 (1.22%) webpack
12 119 (1.13%) CircleCI
13 118 (1.12%) JMeter
14 117 (1.11%) Cucumber
15 100 (0.95%) Maven
16 95 (0.90%) Visual Studio
17 92 (0.88%) Mocha
18 82 (0.78%) SpecFlow
19 77 (0.73%) Storybook
20 70 (0.67%) Browser DevTools
General
1 2,683 (25.55%) Social Skills
2 2,223 (21.17%) Finance
3 1,240 (11.81%) Marketing
4 1,010 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 696 (6.63%) Retail
6 481 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 416 (3.96%) Games
8 363 (3.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 362 (3.45%) Banking
10 284 (2.70%) Public Sector
11 248 (2.36%) Legal
12 245 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
13 244 (2.32%) Law
14 231 (2.20%) Telecoms
15 217 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
16 164 (1.56%) Advertising
17 161 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 155 (1.48%) Local Government
19 142 (1.35%) Electronics
20 120 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,517 (23.97%) Developer
2 1,075 (10.24%) Software Engineer
3 895 (8.52%) Architect
4 566 (5.39%) Analyst
5 556 (5.29%) Senior Developer
6 519 (4.94%) Product Manager
7 512 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 424 (4.04%) Consultant
9 415 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 394 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 393 (3.74%) Software Developer
12 382 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
13 335 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 324 (3.09%) Designer
15 322 (3.07%) .NET Developer
16 306 (2.91%) PHP Developer
17 303 (2.89%) Cloud Engineer
18 267 (2.54%) Project Manager
19 213 (2.03%) Senior Manager
20 198 (1.89%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,817 (17.30%) React
2 1,378 (13.12%) .NET
3 1,226 (11.67%) CSS
4 1,200 (11.43%) HTML
5 1,146 (10.91%) Node.js
6 877 (8.35%) AngularJS
7 777 (7.40%) REST
8 506 (4.82%) Vue.js
9 479 (4.56%) Laravel
10 436 (4.15%) RESTful
11 413 (3.93%) .NET Core
12 406 (3.87%) ASP.NET
13 383 (3.65%) Web Services
14 364 (3.47%) HTML5
15 350 (3.33%) Jest
16 329 (3.13%) GraphQL
17 325 (3.09%) .NET Framework
18 287 (2.73%) Sass
19 281 (2.68%) Spring
20 273 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,335 (12.71%) User Experience
2 593 (5.65%) Cloud Native
3 480 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
4 444 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 419 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 399 (3.80%) Public Cloud
7 394 (3.75%) Management Information System
8 335 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 333 (3.17%) Virtual Team
10 239 (2.28%) Social Media
11 228 (2.17%) Data Centre
12 197 (1.88%) IoT
13 166 (1.58%) Blog
13 166 (1.58%) Data Structures
14 162 (1.54%) Algorithms
15 159 (1.51%) NHS
16 158 (1.50%) Life Science
17 157 (1.49%) Private Cloud
18 137 (1.30%) Marketing Technology
19 120 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 942 (8.97%) Linux
2 764 (7.27%) Windows
3 249 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 229 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 220 (2.09%) Android
6 188 (1.79%) Unix
7 106 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 100 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 78 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 71 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
11 70 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 69 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 50 (0.48%) CentOS
14 40 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
15 20 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
18 12 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
18 12 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,630 (44.09%) Agile
2 2,495 (23.76%) DevOps
3 2,191 (20.86%) Software Engineering
4 1,691 (16.10%) CI/CD
5 1,517 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
6 1,511 (14.39%) Scrum
7 1,326 (12.63%) Microservices
8 1,302 (12.40%) Full Stack Development
9 1,118 (10.65%) Analytics
10 1,100 (10.47%) B2B
11 1,073 (10.22%) Computer Science
12 1,057 (10.06%) Test Automation
13 996 (9.48%) Coaching
14 983 (9.36%) Fintech
15 939 (8.94%) Mentoring
16 829 (7.89%) Project Management
17 774 (7.37%) Infrastructure as Code
18 760 (7.24%) TDD
19 742 (7.07%) Product Roadmap
20 643 (6.12%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2,252 (21.44%) JavaScript
2 1,933 (18.41%) SQL
3 1,620 (15.43%) Python
4 1,462 (13.92%) C#
5 1,223 (11.65%) TypeScript
6 1,146 (10.91%) Java
7 1,003 (9.55%) PHP
8 804 (7.66%) Go
9 470 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 382 (3.64%) Ruby
11 339 (3.23%) Bash
12 203 (1.93%) C
13 178 (1.69%) Kotlin
14 173 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 162 (1.54%) ES6
16 105 (1.00%) C++
17 86 (0.82%) Scala
18 76 (0.72%) Perl
19 62 (0.59%) Shell Script
20 54 (0.51%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,407 (13.40%) Degree
2 579 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 202 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 145 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 141 (1.34%) CISSP
6 119 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 118 (1.12%) PMP
8 106 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 97 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 69 (0.66%) ISEB
11 67 (0.64%) CISM
12 66 (0.63%) AWS Certification
13 55 (0.52%) ISTQB
14 53 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 49 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
17 33 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 32 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
19 30 (0.29%) MCSE
20 29 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (7.96%) QA
2 284 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 195 (1.86%) Accessibility
4 163 (1.55%) GRC
5 120 (1.14%) SLA
6 117 (1.11%) GDPR
7 105 (1.00%) Data Quality
8 97 (0.92%) NIST
9 74 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
10 61 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 38 (0.36%) SOC 2
12 37 (0.35%) GxP
13 28 (0.27%) MiFID
14 27 (0.26%) ISO 13485
15 21 (0.20%) NCSC
16 17 (0.16%) PMO
17 16 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 16 (0.15%) SOC 1
18 14 (0.13%) COBIT
18 14 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,736 (16.53%) Docker
2 449 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 134 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 49 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 38 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 28 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 25 (0.24%) KVM
9 24 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (0.22%) vSphere
11 19 (0.18%) Firmware
12 13 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.086%) Snort
14 8 (0.076%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.076%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.057%) Shibboleth
16 5 (0.048%) zsh
17 4 (0.038%) XenApp
18 2 (0.019%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,829 (17.42%) Kubernetes
2 1,035 (9.86%) Terraform
3 334 (3.18%) Ansible
4 174 (1.66%) Grafana
5 172 (1.64%) Puppet
6 148 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 145 (1.38%) SCCM
8 143 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 133 (1.27%) Prometheus
10 106 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
11 50 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
12 47 (0.45%) Argo
13 34 (0.32%) SCOM
14 32 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
14 32 (0.30%) WSUS
15 27 (0.26%) SCSM
16 26 (0.25%) Istio
17 25 (0.24%) Packer
18 24 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 24 (0.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,328 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 637 (6.07%) Google
3 452 (4.30%) Oracle
4 413 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
5 306 (2.91%) SAP
6 231 (2.20%) VMware
7 196 (1.87%) Adobe
8 140 (1.33%) Cisco
9 122 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 114 (1.09%) New Relic
11 106 (1.01%) Atlassian
12 90 (0.86%) Zend
13 84 (0.80%) Workday
14 81 (0.77%) IBM
15 80 (0.76%) Apple
16 79 (0.75%) Sage
17 74 (0.70%) Trayport
18 67 (0.64%) Okta
19 64 (0.61%) HP
20 58 (0.55%) Citrix