Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 150 166
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16 +37
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 4657 4529 4384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.62% 2.24% 1.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.81% 18.98% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 3847 3548
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 29458 23856 19410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 11.80% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24260 20117 15657
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in the UK

SaaS
Top 15 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 25 July 2017. 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 +29 4421 £50,000 -9.09% 307
UK excluding London +34 2332 £45,000 -10.00% 171
London +4 2199 £60,000 - 147
South East -2 876 £45,000 -10.00% 65
North of England +79 468 £45,000 - 36
Midlands +88 364 £45,000 +12.50% 23
South West +36 274 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Midlands +82 254 £45,000 - 7
North West +55 251 £45,000 -5.26% 19
East of England +71 239 £45,000 -14.29% 19
Yorkshire +81 185 £50,000 +11.11% 16
East Midlands +41 117 £41,250 +10.00% 16
Scotland 0 84 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Wales +15 52 £41,500 +38.33% 4
North East +18 32 £37,062 +5.89% 1

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1820 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1255 (26.95%) JavaScript
3 1151 (24.72%) Java
4 997 (21.41%) .NET
5 960 (20.61%) SQL
6 932 (20.01%) Amazon AWS
7 929 (19.95%) Finance
8 893 (19.18%) HTML
9 872 (18.72%) C#
10 805 (17.29%) Microsoft
11 800 (17.18%) CSS
12 741 (15.91%) Degree
13 739 (15.87%) PaaS
14 735 (15.78%) Linux
15 682 (14.64%) IaaS
16 679 (14.58%) SQL Server
17 670 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 650 (13.96%) Web Services
19 630 (13.53%) MVC
20 617 (13.25%) Scrum
21 613 (13.16%) AngularJS
22 564 (12.11%) Windows
23 528 (11.34%) DevOps
24 512 (10.99%) Marketing
25 509 (10.93%) TDD
26 476 (10.22%) ASP.NET
27 475 (10.20%) Python
28 453 (9.73%) REST
29 431 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
30 424 (9.10%) Git (software)

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 (3.82%) CMS
2 154 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 138 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 114 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
5 111 (2.38%) IIS
6 110 (2.36%) Apache
7 95 (2.04%) JBoss
8 94 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 94 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 86 (1.85%) Apache Solr
10 84 (1.80%) Mule
11 82 (1.76%) Mule ESB
12 79 (1.70%) Confluence
13 77 (1.65%) MS Exchange
14 55 (1.18%) Apache Spark
15 42 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 33 (0.71%) nginx
16 33 (0.71%) Skype for Business
17 27 (0.58%) OpenStack
18 26 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 140 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.19%) Camtasia
8 5 (0.11%) HipChat
9 4 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.064%) InVision
11 2 (0.043%) GIMP
11 2 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 63 (1.35%) NetSuite
2 62 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.52%) Eloqua
4 22 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 14 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.15%) Magento
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.15%) Workday HCM
8 7 (0.15%) Workfront
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 4 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.086%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 3 (0.064%) assyst
11 3 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.064%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 932 (20.01%) Amazon AWS
2 739 (15.87%) PaaS
3 682 (14.64%) IaaS
4 670 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 252 (5.41%) Office 365
6 133 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 97 (2.08%) GitHub
8 73 (1.57%) Force.com
9 61 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
10 52 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 41 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 37 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 37 (0.79%) Google Analytics
13 35 (0.75%) iPaaS
14 26 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 26 (0.56%) Slack
15 25 (0.54%) Boomi
16 20 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 19 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 193 (4.14%) Firewall
2 141 (3.03%) DNS
3 138 (2.96%) LAN
4 133 (2.86%) WAN
5 124 (2.66%) HTTP
6 104 (2.23%) Internet
7 76 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 76 (1.63%) VPN
8 75 (1.61%) SAN
9 62 (1.33%) Network Security
10 60 (1.29%) VoIP
11 52 (1.12%) DHCP
11 52 (1.12%) SSL
12 51 (1.10%) Skype
13 42 (0.90%) Wireless
14 40 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (0.77%) MPLS
16 33 (0.71%) NAS
17 28 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 679 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 407 (8.74%) MySQL
3 327 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 238 (5.11%) MongoDB
5 233 (5.00%) Big Data
6 210 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 187 (4.02%) Relational Database
8 110 (2.36%) Redis
9 107 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 100 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 74 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 55 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 50 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 46 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 46 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 42 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
19 38 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 424 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 318 (6.83%) JIRA
3 225 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 156 (3.35%) Selenium
5 130 (2.79%) JUnit
6 115 (2.47%) Subversion
7 103 (2.21%) Maven
8 101 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 82 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 73 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 58 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 53 (1.14%) gulp
13 51 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (1.01%) WebDriver
15 46 (0.99%) IntelliJ
15 46 (0.99%) JMeter
16 40 (0.86%) NUnit
17 38 (0.82%) Jasmine
18 36 (0.77%) Gradle
General
1 929 (19.95%) Finance
2 512 (10.99%) Marketing
3 259 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 228 (4.90%) Retail
5 201 (4.32%) Banking
6 195 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 147 (3.16%) Electronics
8 90 (1.93%) Legal
9 82 (1.76%) Advertising
10 60 (1.29%) Publishing
11 58 (1.25%) Law
12 49 (1.05%) Back Office
13 37 (0.79%) German Language
14 36 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.67%) Games
17 30 (0.64%) Billing
18 22 (0.47%) French Language
19 15 (0.32%) Front Office
20 13 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1410 (30.28%) Developer
2 637 (13.68%) Architect
3 402 (8.63%) .NET Developer
4 338 (7.26%) C# Developer
5 334 (7.17%) Analyst
6 313 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 259 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 256 (5.50%) Consultant
9 247 (5.30%) Java Developer
10 243 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 221 (4.75%) Software Developer
12 202 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 180 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
14 169 (3.63%) Project Manager
15 152 (3.26%) Cloud Architect
16 143 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 132 (2.83%) Software Engineer
18 129 (2.77%) Applications Support
19 126 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
20 124 (2.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 997 (21.41%) .NET
2 893 (19.18%) HTML
3 800 (17.18%) CSS
4 650 (13.96%) Web Services
5 613 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 476 (10.22%) ASP.NET
7 453 (9.73%) REST
8 388 (8.33%) HTML5
9 349 (7.49%) jQuery
10 319 (6.85%) Node.js
11 287 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 250 (5.37%) Spring
13 249 (5.35%) XML
14 247 (5.30%) RESTful
15 231 (4.96%) JSON
16 225 (4.83%) SOAP
17 190 (4.08%) CSS3
18 185 (3.97%) Hibernate
19 183 (3.93%) React
20 181 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 409 (8.78%) Enterprise Software
2 408 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 354 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
4 309 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 223 (4.79%) User Experience
6 197 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 163 (3.50%) Fintech
8 150 (3.22%) Mobile App
9 145 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 88 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 53 (1.14%) iPad
12 50 (1.07%) Private Cloud
13 49 (1.05%) Social Media
14 47 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
15 44 (0.94%) Virtual Team
16 42 (0.90%) Driving Licence
17 39 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 38 (0.82%) Algorithms
19 35 (0.75%) Data Structures
20 32 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 735 (15.78%) Linux
2 564 (12.11%) Windows
3 194 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 172 (3.69%) Unix
5 141 (3.03%) Android
6 117 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 86 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (1.29%) CentOS
11 36 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 25 (0.54%) Solaris
12 25 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 20 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 19 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.28%) Windows 10
16 13 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.24%) VMS
18 5 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1820 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 630 (13.53%) MVC
3 617 (13.25%) Scrum
4 528 (11.34%) DevOps
5 509 (10.93%) TDD
6 431 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
7 411 (8.83%) Software Engineering
8 398 (8.55%) Project Management
9 373 (8.01%) CRM
10 368 (7.90%) Analytics
11 356 (7.64%) ITIL
12 353 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 350 (7.52%) ERP
14 336 (7.21%) SOA
15 313 (6.72%) Microservices
16 311 (6.68%) OO
17 306 (6.57%) E-Commerce
18 280 (6.01%) SDLC
19 272 (5.84%) Test Automation
20 268 (5.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1255 (26.95%) JavaScript
2 1151 (24.72%) Java
3 960 (20.61%) SQL
4 872 (18.72%) C#
5 475 (10.20%) Python
6 417 (8.95%) PHP
7 199 (4.27%) Ruby
8 191 (4.10%) PowerShell
9 186 (3.99%) Bash Shell
10 164 (3.52%) Perl
11 136 (2.92%) C
12 132 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 99 (2.13%) C++
14 67 (1.44%) TypeScript
15 64 (1.37%) Scala
16 55 (1.18%) ES6
16 55 (1.18%) Go
17 48 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 39 (0.84%) Apex Code
18 39 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 741 (15.91%) Degree
2 229 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 50 (1.07%) MCSE
8 41 (0.88%) Master's Degree
9 40 (0.86%) CISSP
10 39 (0.84%) ISEB
11 37 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (0.71%) ISTQB
13 30 (0.64%) PMI Certification
14 27 (0.58%) CEH
15 26 (0.56%) CCNA
16 24 (0.52%) CCNP
16 24 (0.52%) MCSA
17 23 (0.49%) PhD
18 21 (0.45%) CISM
19 17 (0.37%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (5.84%) QA
2 125 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (2.19%) SLA
4 46 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 31 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 31 (0.67%) PMO
7 21 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 20 (0.43%) ISO 14001
9 13 (0.28%) GDPR
9 13 (0.28%) SSAE 16
10 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.24%) EMIR
11 11 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.24%) MiFID
12 10 (0.21%) SAS 70
13 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 246 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 213 (4.57%) Docker
3 183 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 49 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (0.67%) vSphere
7 28 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.37%) KVM
9 12 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.21%) NFS
10 10 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.15%) Xen
12 6 (0.13%) vCloud
12 6 (0.13%) XenApp
12 6 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.11%) XenServer
14 4 (0.086%) HDFS
14 4 (0.086%) Postfix
14 4 (0.086%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.086%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 203 (4.36%) Puppet
2 200 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 164 (3.52%) Ansible
4 67 (1.44%) Kubernetes
5 50 (1.07%) SCCM
6 42 (0.90%) Terraform
7 29 (0.62%) Nagios
8 26 (0.56%) CloudHub
9 25 (0.54%) Grafana
10 22 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 22 (0.47%) Salt
10 22 (0.47%) SCOM
11 18 (0.39%) Packer
11 18 (0.39%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.37%) Control-M
12 17 (0.37%) WSUS
13 16 (0.34%) Nessus
14 14 (0.30%) HAProxy
15 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 805 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 419 (9.00%) Oracle
3 280 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
4 275 (5.91%) VMware
5 241 (5.18%) SAP
6 195 (4.19%) Google
7 135 (2.90%) IBM
8 109 (2.34%) Cisco
9 101 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 101 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 84 (1.80%) Apple
11 80 (1.72%) ATG
11 80 (1.72%) Demandware
12 79 (1.70%) hybris
13 76 (1.63%) Splunk
14 63 (1.35%) Xamarin
15 59 (1.27%) New Relic
16 58 (1.25%) Cognizant
16 58 (1.25%) Dell
17 53 (1.14%) MuleSoft
London
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum with competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + 5% equity
Posted: 35 minutes ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Highly competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + and great benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Anaplan Ltd
Salary: Bonus, Equity, Pension, 30days holiday, Flexi working, and many more
Posted: Yesterday