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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 158 168
Rank change year-on-year +29 +10  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2276 2138 2210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.59% 2.17% 1.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.22% 18.25% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 1828 1729
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,200 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 14953 11716 9656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.00% 11.90% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12390 9938 7827
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +25 2159 £50,000 -9.09% 334
London +20 1118 £60,000 - 176
South East -18 397 £45,000 -10.00% 56
City of London +26 153 £57,500 -8.00% 36
North West +26 132 £42,500 -5.55% 18
East of England +49 122 £47,500 -13.63% 20
West Midlands +46 114 £45,000 +5.88% 19
South West +8 108 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Berkshire -29 103 £45,000 -18.18% 19
Hampshire -7 102 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire +43 90 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Manchester +14 84 £42,500 -8.10% 9
Reading -13 66 £45,000 -18.18% 11
East Midlands +42 64 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Oxfordshire +27 59 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Hertfordshire +28 52 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Surrey -24 49 £50,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +24 44 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +38 42 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Birmingham +16 42 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Nottingham +34 39 £48,000 -4.00% 5
Leeds +33 39 £46,250 -11.90% 4
North Yorkshire +27 39 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 38 £45,000 -15.88% 8
Scotland +4 38 £45,000 +13.92% 7
Worcestershire - 35 £38,750 - 1
Oxford +24 33 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 32 £47,500 - 12
Southampton +21 31 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -23 28 £51,750 -1.42% 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1640 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1161 (26.46%) JavaScript
3 1066 (24.30%) Java
4 925 (21.09%) .NET
5 921 (20.99%) SQL
6 883 (20.13%) Finance
7 869 (19.81%) HTML
8 820 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
9 805 (18.35%) C#
10 762 (17.37%) Microsoft
11 760 (17.32%) CSS
12 721 (16.43%) Degree
13 700 (15.96%) Linux
14 677 (15.43%) PaaS
15 650 (14.82%) SQL Server
16 608 (13.86%) IaaS
17 601 (13.70%) Web Services
18 589 (13.43%) Scrum
19 582 (13.27%) MVC
20 568 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
21 560 (12.76%) AngularJS
22 530 (12.08%) Windows
23 485 (11.06%) Marketing
24 472 (10.76%) Python
25 448 (10.21%) DevOps
26 447 (10.19%) TDD
27 444 (10.12%) Software Engineering
28 434 (9.89%) ASP.NET
29 422 (9.62%) Oracle
30 421 (9.60%) 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
1 180 (4.10%) CMS
2 136 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 132 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 113 (2.58%) Apache
5 99 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 96 (2.19%) IIS
7 93 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 90 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 83 (1.89%) Apache Solr
10 82 (1.87%) JBoss
11 76 (1.73%) Confluence
12 71 (1.62%) Mule
13 69 (1.57%) MS Exchange
13 69 (1.57%) Mule ESB
14 41 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 40 (0.91%) Apache Spark
16 29 (0.66%) nginx
16 29 (0.66%) Skype for Business
17 26 (0.59%) Anypoint
17 26 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 112 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.21%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.046%) HipChat
11 1 (0.023%) GIMP
11 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 112 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 65 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 63 (1.44%) NetSuite
4 24 (0.55%) Eloqua
4 24 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
7 9 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.16%) Workfront
9 6 (0.14%) Magento
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.091%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 4 (0.091%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 820 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 677 (15.43%) PaaS
3 608 (13.86%) IaaS
4 568 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 215 (4.90%) Office 365
6 130 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
7 82 (1.87%) GitHub
8 77 (1.76%) Force.com
9 51 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 50 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 44 (1.00%) Google Analytics
12 43 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 32 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (0.57%) Boomi
15 24 (0.55%) iPaaS
15 24 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
16 22 (0.50%) Slack
17 20 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
17 20 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 19 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (4.06%) Firewall
2 137 (3.12%) LAN
3 134 (3.05%) WAN
4 131 (2.99%) HTTP
5 125 (2.85%) DNS
6 97 (2.21%) Internet
7 72 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 68 (1.55%) VPN
9 67 (1.53%) SAN
10 54 (1.23%) Network Security
11 49 (1.12%) VoIP
12 45 (1.03%) SSL
13 44 (1.00%) DHCP
14 40 (0.91%) Skype
15 38 (0.87%) Wireless
16 32 (0.73%) NAS
17 30 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (0.66%) MPLS
19 28 (0.64%) LDAP
20 27 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 397 (9.05%) MySQL
3 290 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 216 (4.92%) Big Data
5 207 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 204 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 160 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 112 (2.55%) Redis
9 99 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 97 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 73 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
12 64 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 46 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 46 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
16 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 375 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 292 (6.66%) JIRA
3 190 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 163 (3.72%) Selenium
5 120 (2.74%) JUnit
6 109 (2.48%) Subversion
7 97 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 96 (2.19%) Maven
9 80 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 79 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 66 (1.50%) TeamCity
12 49 (1.12%) JMeter
12 49 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 45 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
14 44 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 43 (0.98%) gulp
16 42 (0.96%) Ant
17 38 (0.87%) NUnit
18 37 (0.84%) Jasmine
19 36 (0.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 883 (20.13%) Finance
2 485 (11.06%) Marketing
3 268 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 225 (5.13%) Retail
5 203 (4.63%) Banking
6 191 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 118 (2.69%) Electronics
8 79 (1.80%) Legal
9 78 (1.78%) Advertising
10 58 (1.32%) Publishing
11 52 (1.19%) Law
12 50 (1.14%) Back Office
13 35 (0.80%) German Language
14 34 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.71%) Games
16 24 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.50%) French Language
18 21 (0.48%) Billing
19 11 (0.25%) Automotive
19 11 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1319 (30.07%) Developer
2 550 (12.54%) Architect
3 388 (8.84%) .NET Developer
4 346 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 318 (7.25%) Analyst
6 292 (6.66%) Senior Developer
7 251 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 236 (5.38%) Consultant
9 233 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 231 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
11 224 (5.11%) Software Developer
12 186 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 162 (3.69%) ASP.NET Developer
14 155 (3.53%) Project Manager
15 138 (3.15%) Software Engineer
16 132 (3.01%) Applications Support
17 130 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 130 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
18 124 (2.83%) Cloud Engineer
19 122 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 925 (21.09%) .NET
2 869 (19.81%) HTML
3 760 (17.32%) CSS
4 601 (13.70%) Web Services
5 560 (12.76%) AngularJS
6 434 (9.89%) ASP.NET
7 417 (9.51%) REST
8 370 (8.43%) HTML5
9 353 (8.05%) jQuery
10 286 (6.52%) Node.js
11 272 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 247 (5.63%) Spring
13 235 (5.36%) XML
14 232 (5.29%) RESTful
15 193 (4.40%) JSON
16 189 (4.31%) SOAP
17 179 (4.08%) Hibernate
18 175 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
19 164 (3.74%) CSS3
20 162 (3.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 401 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 361 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
3 309 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 305 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
5 195 (4.44%) User Experience
6 183 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 136 (3.10%) Fintech
7 136 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 118 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 65 (1.48%) Social Media
10 61 (1.39%) Public Cloud
11 50 (1.14%) iPad
12 45 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
13 44 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 40 (0.91%) Private Cloud
15 39 (0.89%) Driving Licence
16 38 (0.87%) Algorithms
17 30 (0.68%) PMI
18 29 (0.66%) Clustering
18 29 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 700 (15.96%) Linux
2 530 (12.08%) Windows
3 190 (4.33%) Windows Server
4 178 (4.06%) Unix
5 116 (2.64%) Android
6 103 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 95 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (1.57%) CentOS
9 69 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.55%) Solaris
12 19 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 19 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 18 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.25%) VMS
16 10 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
17 7 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1640 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (13.43%) Scrum
3 582 (13.27%) MVC
4 448 (10.21%) DevOps
5 447 (10.19%) TDD
6 444 (10.12%) Software Engineering
7 382 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
8 373 (8.50%) CRM
9 367 (8.37%) Project Management
10 358 (8.16%) ERP
11 354 (8.07%) ITIL
12 349 (7.96%) Analytics
13 331 (7.55%) SOA
14 311 (7.09%) E-Commerce
15 306 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
16 279 (6.36%) OO
17 259 (5.90%) Microservices
18 255 (5.81%) Open Source
19 249 (5.68%) SDLC
20 248 (5.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1161 (26.46%) JavaScript
2 1066 (24.30%) Java
3 921 (20.99%) SQL
4 805 (18.35%) C#
5 472 (10.76%) Python
6 421 (9.60%) PHP
7 179 (4.08%) Ruby
8 176 (4.01%) Bash Shell
9 174 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 164 (3.74%) Perl
11 139 (3.17%) T-SQL
12 118 (2.69%) C
13 83 (1.89%) C++
14 56 (1.28%) Scala
15 55 (1.25%) ES6
16 53 (1.21%) TypeScript
17 46 (1.05%) Apex Code
18 43 (0.98%) Shell Script
19 33 (0.75%) Go
20 30 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 721 (16.43%) Degree
2 200 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 79 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 45 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 43 (0.98%) MCSE
8 41 (0.93%) ISEB
9 40 (0.91%) CISSP
10 35 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 34 (0.78%) ISTQB
12 27 (0.62%) Master's Degree
13 24 (0.55%) CEH
14 23 (0.52%) CCNA
15 22 (0.50%) PhD
16 21 (0.48%) MCSA
17 19 (0.43%) CCNP
17 19 (0.43%) CISM
18 17 (0.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (5.95%) QA
2 102 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 95 (2.17%) SLA
4 45 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.78%) PMO
6 33 (0.75%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.50%) ISO 14001
9 20 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 13 (0.30%) SSAE 16
11 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.27%) EMIR
11 12 (0.27%) MiFID
12 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.21%) GDPR
13 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.11%) SAS 70
17 3 (0.068%) HL7
System Software
1 233 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 183 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (3.94%) Docker
4 94 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.68%) vSphere
7 28 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.46%) KVM
9 13 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.16%) NFS
11 7 (0.16%) vCloud
11 7 (0.16%) XenServer
12 6 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.11%) Xen
14 4 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.091%) Firmware
14 4 (0.091%) Gluster
14 4 (0.091%) XenApp
14 4 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 183 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 181 (4.13%) Puppet
3 143 (3.26%) Ansible
4 54 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 49 (1.12%) SCCM
6 30 (0.68%) Terraform
7 26 (0.59%) CloudHub
7 26 (0.59%) Salt
8 25 (0.57%) Nagios
9 24 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 22 (0.50%) SCOM
11 18 (0.41%) WSUS
12 17 (0.39%) Grafana
13 15 (0.34%) Control-M
13 15 (0.34%) Nessus
14 14 (0.32%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.27%) HAProxy
15 12 (0.27%) MOM
16 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 762 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 422 (9.62%) Oracle
3 272 (6.20%) VMware
4 256 (5.84%) Salesforce.com
5 201 (4.58%) SAP
6 181 (4.13%) Google
7 127 (2.89%) IBM
8 105 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 100 (2.28%) Cisco
10 83 (1.89%) hybris
11 80 (1.82%) ATG
11 80 (1.82%) Demandware
12 76 (1.73%) ServiceNow
13 70 (1.60%) Apple
14 63 (1.44%) Dell
14 63 (1.44%) Splunk
15 53 (1.21%) Xamarin
16 52 (1.19%) Cognizant
16 52 (1.19%) MuleSoft
17 50 (1.14%) HP
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Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
flatraterecruiting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
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City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Rutherford Grant Recruitment
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
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