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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 139 175
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2105 2468 2012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 2.36% 1.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.74% 21.00% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 2028 1546
Median salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12574 11750 8944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.72% 11.25% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10494 9861 7121
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS.

Salary trend for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 2003 £50,000 -9.09% 317
London -2 933 £60,000 - 141
South East +9 443 £45,000 -10.00% 72
Berkshire +11 153 £52,500 +5.00% 25
City of London +13 148 £62,500 +4.16% 33
South West +62 143 £45,000 -21.73% 20
North West +33 116 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Yorkshire +66 113 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Reading +41 108 £50,000 - 14
West Midlands +37 105 £45,000 -5.26% 10
East of England +32 93 £45,000 -20.00% 14
Hampshire +10 93 £42,500 - 12
North Yorkshire +45 68 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey +27 66 £46,250 -2.63% 8
Manchester -6 65 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Cheshire +42 46 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Gloucestershire +9 45 £50,000 -20.00% 6
East Midlands -19 44 £50,000 +29.03% 20
Scotland +19 42 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 42 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Hertfordshire +34 41 £42,500 -29.16% 8
Birmingham +30 41 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Yorkshire +7 39 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Oxfordshire +12 37 £40,000 -25.58% 9
York +38 31 £45,000 -37.93% 2
Leeds +17 30 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Bristol -3 30 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Bedfordshire +38 29 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Southampton +29 29 £45,000 - 3
Worcestershire +17 26 £42,500 +54.54% 3

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SaaS.

1 1496 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (24.39%) Java
3 936 (22.65%) JavaScript
4 872 (21.10%) Finance
5 819 (19.82%) SQL
6 785 (19.00%) .NET
7 743 (17.98%) HTML
8 734 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
9 728 (17.62%) Degree
10 696 (16.84%) Linux
11 666 (16.12%) Microsoft
12 649 (15.71%) C#
13 644 (15.59%) CSS
14 604 (14.62%) Scrum
15 601 (14.55%) SQL Server
16 551 (13.33%) PaaS
17 529 (12.80%) Python
18 514 (12.44%) MVC
19 490 (11.86%) Web Services
20 464 (11.23%) Windows
21 459 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
22 444 (10.75%) Marketing
23 429 (10.38%) Software Engineering
24 427 (10.33%) IaaS
25 424 (10.26%) AngularJS
26 416 (10.07%) TDD
27 402 (9.73%) Computer Science
28 393 (9.51%) ITIL
29 390 (9.44%) Oracle
30 388 (9.39%) PHP

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
1 178 (4.31%) Tomcat
2 127 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 126 (3.05%) CMS
4 122 (2.95%) Apache
4 122 (2.95%) IIS
5 107 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 79 (1.91%) JBoss
7 70 (1.69%) Confluence
8 67 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 64 (1.55%) Mule
9 64 (1.55%) Mule ESB
10 63 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 59 (1.43%) Apache Solr
12 45 (1.09%) MS Exchange
13 40 (0.97%) Apache Spark
14 31 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 28 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
15 28 (0.68%) OpenStack
16 23 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 17 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 314 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 88 (2.13%) MS Office
3 51 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.82%) MS Project
6 18 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.17%) Camtasia
9 6 (0.15%) InVision
9 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.073%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.048%) HipChat
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.024%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 78 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 62 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.97%) NetSuite
4 23 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.31%) Eloqua
6 12 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.17%) Workday HCM
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.12%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.12%) Sentinel
12 4 (0.097%) Magento
12 4 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.097%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 734 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
2 551 (13.33%) PaaS
3 459 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 427 (10.33%) IaaS
5 127 (3.07%) Office 365
6 104 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
7 56 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 53 (1.28%) GitHub
9 50 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 46 (1.11%) Force.com
11 39 (0.94%) Google Analytics
12 24 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
14 20 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.46%) Boomi
15 19 (0.46%) Heroku
15 19 (0.46%) Slack
16 17 (0.41%) Yammer
17 16 (0.39%) Taleo
18 15 (0.36%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 174 (4.21%) Firewall
2 126 (3.05%) HTTP
3 107 (2.59%) LAN
4 99 (2.40%) Internet
4 99 (2.40%) WAN
5 85 (2.06%) DNS
6 71 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 61 (1.48%) VPN
8 51 (1.23%) SAN
8 51 (1.23%) Wireless
9 42 (1.02%) Network Security
10 34 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (0.77%) VoIP
12 27 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (0.63%) DHCP
14 24 (0.58%) LDAP
14 24 (0.58%) NAS
15 22 (0.53%) MPLS
16 19 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 366 (8.86%) MySQL
3 285 (6.90%) Big Data
4 273 (6.61%) NoSQL
5 207 (5.01%) MongoDB
6 175 (4.24%) Relational Database
7 142 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 115 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 96 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (1.98%) Redis
11 78 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
12 65 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 58 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 58 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
14 57 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 56 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 36 (0.87%) HBase
16 36 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 31 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 283 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 260 (6.29%) JIRA
3 162 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 160 (3.87%) Selenium
5 154 (3.73%) JUnit
6 97 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 89 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 82 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 82 (1.98%) Subversion
9 77 (1.86%) Maven
10 57 (1.38%) Ant
11 52 (1.26%) IntelliJ
12 49 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 48 (1.16%) gulp
14 47 (1.14%) TeamCity
15 46 (1.11%) WebDriver
16 43 (1.04%) JMeter
17 42 (1.02%) Jasmine
18 41 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
19 38 (0.92%) NUnit
General
1 872 (21.10%) Finance
2 444 (10.75%) Marketing
3 362 (8.76%) Telecoms
4 313 (7.58%) Banking
5 300 (7.26%) Retail
6 259 (6.27%) Manufacturing
7 89 (2.15%) Advertising
8 85 (2.06%) Publishing
9 83 (2.01%) Electronics
10 67 (1.62%) Legal
11 55 (1.33%) Back Office
12 40 (0.97%) Law
13 39 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.70%) Games
15 26 (0.63%) German Language
16 24 (0.58%) French Language
17 21 (0.51%) Multimedia
18 19 (0.46%) Automotive
19 18 (0.44%) Billing
20 17 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1111 (26.89%) Developer
2 514 (12.44%) Architect
3 308 (7.45%) C# Developer
4 295 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 291 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 279 (6.75%) Analyst
7 247 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 216 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
9 213 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 191 (4.62%) Consultant
11 178 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
12 167 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
13 163 (3.94%) Software Developer
14 154 (3.73%) Project Manager
15 149 (3.61%) Administrator
16 140 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
17 135 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
18 125 (3.03%) Applications Support
19 124 (3.00%) Software Engineer
20 121 (2.93%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 785 (19.00%) .NET
2 743 (17.98%) HTML
3 644 (15.59%) CSS
4 490 (11.86%) Web Services
5 424 (10.26%) AngularJS
6 363 (8.79%) REST
7 333 (8.06%) ASP.NET
8 291 (7.04%) jQuery
9 289 (6.99%) HTML5
10 272 (6.58%) Spring
11 256 (6.20%) XML
12 234 (5.66%) Node.js
13 211 (5.11%) Hibernate
14 190 (4.60%) RESTful
15 188 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 185 (4.48%) JSON
17 180 (4.36%) SOAP
18 156 (3.78%) .NET Framework
19 146 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 141 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 402 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 347 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
3 302 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 237 (5.74%) Data Centre
5 165 (3.99%) User Experience
6 129 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 109 (2.64%) Fintech
8 89 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 75 (1.82%) Social Media
10 72 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 52 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 51 (1.23%) iPad
13 47 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 40 (0.97%) Algorithms
15 35 (0.85%) Private Cloud
16 34 (0.82%) NHS
17 26 (0.63%) Driving Licence
18 25 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
19 23 (0.56%) Data Structures
20 21 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 696 (16.84%) Linux
2 464 (11.23%) Windows
3 192 (4.65%) Unix
4 165 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 119 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 105 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 101 (2.44%) CentOS
8 91 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (2.18%) Android
10 74 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 41 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 28 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (0.53%) Solaris
14 20 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.29%) VMS
17 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.24%) Windows 10
19 8 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1496 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (14.62%) Scrum
3 514 (12.44%) MVC
4 429 (10.38%) Software Engineering
5 416 (10.07%) TDD
6 393 (9.51%) ITIL
7 387 (9.37%) ERP
8 377 (9.12%) Project Management
9 375 (9.08%) DevOps
10 366 (8.86%) CRM
11 301 (7.28%) E-Commerce
12 283 (6.85%) Analytics
13 266 (6.44%) Mentoring
14 261 (6.32%) SOA
15 260 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
16 246 (5.95%) OO
17 241 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
18 205 (4.96%) SDLC
18 205 (4.96%) Web Development
19 193 (4.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1008 (24.39%) Java
2 936 (22.65%) JavaScript
3 819 (19.82%) SQL
4 649 (15.71%) C#
5 529 (12.80%) Python
6 388 (9.39%) PHP
7 234 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 182 (4.40%) Ruby
9 158 (3.82%) Perl
10 152 (3.68%) PowerShell
11 136 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 94 (2.27%) C
13 81 (1.96%) C++
14 65 (1.57%) Scala
15 57 (1.38%) ES6
16 44 (1.06%) TypeScript
17 42 (1.02%) Apex Code
18 34 (0.82%) Go
19 23 (0.56%) Shell Script
20 20 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 728 (17.62%) Degree
2 101 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 54 (1.31%) MCSE
6 51 (1.23%) CCNA
7 45 (1.09%) MCSA
8 44 (1.06%) CCNP
9 40 (0.97%) CISSP
10 36 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (0.82%) ISEB
11 34 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 33 (0.80%) CCIE
13 30 (0.73%) SC Cleared
14 28 (0.68%) ISTQB
15 27 (0.65%) CISM
16 25 (0.61%) CCIP
16 25 (0.61%) CCSP
16 25 (0.61%) PhD
16 25 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (7.50%) QA
2 81 (1.96%) SLA
3 78 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.51%) PMO
7 17 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.24%) EMIR
10 10 (0.24%) MiFID
10 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.12%) GDPR
12 4 (0.097%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.073%) DICOM
13 3 (0.073%) HL7
13 3 (0.073%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.073%) P3O
13 3 (0.073%) SDET
System Software
1 192 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 180 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (4.31%) Docker
4 65 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.70%) vSphere
6 22 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 22 (0.53%) KVM
6 22 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.36%) XenServer
9 10 (0.24%) IMail Server
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.17%) NFS
12 6 (0.15%) Gluster
12 6 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 218 (5.28%) Puppet
2 188 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (3.41%) Ansible
4 37 (0.90%) Kubernetes
5 34 (0.82%) SCCM
6 32 (0.77%) Nagios
7 30 (0.73%) Salt
8 29 (0.70%) Terraform
9 25 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 23 (0.56%) WSUS
11 20 (0.48%) SCOM
12 18 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.36%) Nessus
14 12 (0.29%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.27%) Control-M
16 10 (0.24%) CloudHub
16 10 (0.24%) Grafana
17 9 (0.22%) AirWatch
18 8 (0.19%) OpenAM
18 8 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 666 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 390 (9.44%) Oracle
3 246 (5.95%) VMware
4 178 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
4 178 (4.31%) SAP
5 160 (3.87%) Red Hat
6 148 (3.58%) Google
7 131 (3.17%) Cisco
8 94 (2.27%) IBM
9 86 (2.08%) Apple
10 61 (1.48%) Sun
11 58 (1.40%) hybris
12 56 (1.36%) Splunk
13 54 (1.31%) Dell
14 51 (1.23%) Demandware
15 49 (1.19%) ATG
15 49 (1.19%) ServiceNow
16 42 (1.02%) Adobe
17 39 (0.94%) Citrix
18 36 (0.87%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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