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

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 145 169
Rank change year-on-year +24 +24  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 2267 2365 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.60% 2.29% 1.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.49% 19.90% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 1980 1710
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 £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £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 13747 11887 9492
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.77% 11.50% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11419 9994 7587
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 April 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 April 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 +27 2159 £50,000 -9.09% 365
London +12 1072 £60,000 - 179
South East +6 451 £45,000 -10.00% 70
Berkshire +11 158 £50,000 -5.66% 12
City of London -2 146 £63,750 +6.25% 36
South West +44 133 £45,000 -21.73% 26
North West +29 112 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Yorkshire +55 111 £48,750 +18.18% 11
West Midlands +51 111 £45,000 - 25
Reading +31 110 £47,500 -7.76% 5
East of England +20 98 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Hampshire +1 84 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Manchester +10 68 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East Midlands +26 57 £51,250 +36.66% 11
Surrey +20 56 £50,000 - 13
North Yorkshire +44 55 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +20 55 £37,000 -12.94% 6
West Yorkshire +28 48 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Birmingham +41 46 £53,750 +13.15% 15
Buckinghamshire +9 44 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Hertfordshire +38 43 £43,500 -27.50% 4
Leeds +33 41 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cheshire +26 41 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Scotland +14 39 £50,000 - 7
Nottinghamshire +31 36 £52,500 +20.00% 4
Bristol 0 32 £47,500 -13.63% 8
Southampton +32 31 £45,000 - 6
Nottingham +21 31 £52,500 +20.00% 4
Worcestershire +19 31 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Gloucestershire +4 31 £47,500 -26.92% 3

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1541 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1028 (24.59%) Java
3 1006 (24.06%) JavaScript
4 855 (20.45%) Finance
5 852 (20.38%) SQL
6 815 (19.49%) .NET
7 793 (18.97%) HTML
8 734 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
9 728 (17.41%) Degree
10 695 (16.62%) C#
11 694 (16.60%) CSS
12 678 (16.22%) Linux
13 677 (16.19%) Microsoft
14 605 (14.47%) Scrum
15 598 (14.30%) PaaS
16 593 (14.18%) SQL Server
17 523 (12.51%) MVC
18 515 (12.32%) Web Services
18 515 (12.32%) Python
19 487 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
20 484 (11.58%) IaaS
21 469 (11.22%) Windows
22 466 (11.15%) Marketing
22 466 (11.15%) AngularJS
23 451 (10.79%) Software Engineering
24 438 (10.48%) PHP
25 419 (10.02%) DevOps
26 414 (9.90%) Oracle
27 412 (9.85%) Computer Science
28 389 (9.30%) TDD

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
1 151 (3.61%) CMS
1 151 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 119 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 115 (2.75%) Apache
4 102 (2.44%) IIS
5 99 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
6 77 (1.84%) Confluence
7 74 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 74 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 72 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 72 (1.72%) JBoss
8 72 (1.72%) Mule
9 70 (1.67%) Mule ESB
10 54 (1.29%) MS Exchange
11 36 (0.86%) Apache Spark
12 28 (0.67%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 23 (0.55%) nginx
15 21 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 75 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.17%) Camtasia
9 6 (0.14%) InVision
9 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.072%) 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%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 79 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 70 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (1.05%) NetSuite
4 25 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.43%) Eloqua
6 14 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.14%) Magento
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
9 6 (0.14%) Workday HCM
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.096%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.096%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 734 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
2 598 (14.30%) PaaS
3 487 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 484 (11.58%) IaaS
5 148 (3.54%) Office 365
6 116 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
7 65 (1.55%) GitHub
8 64 (1.53%) Force.com
9 57 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
11 43 (1.03%) Google Analytics
12 30 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 28 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (0.60%) Boomi
15 24 (0.57%) Slack
16 21 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
17 18 (0.43%) Yammer
18 17 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
18 17 (0.41%) iPaaS
18 17 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 171 (4.09%) Firewall
2 125 (2.99%) LAN
3 124 (2.97%) HTTP
4 118 (2.82%) WAN
5 103 (2.46%) Internet
6 93 (2.22%) DNS
7 66 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 60 (1.44%) VPN
9 52 (1.24%) SAN
10 48 (1.15%) Network Security
11 44 (1.05%) Wireless
12 38 (0.91%) VoIP
13 33 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (0.72%) DHCP
15 27 (0.65%) MPLS
16 25 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (0.60%) SSL
17 23 (0.55%) LDAP
17 23 (0.55%) NAS
18 21 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 368 (8.80%) MySQL
3 261 (6.24%) Big Data
4 255 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 188 (4.50%) MongoDB
6 159 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 151 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 106 (2.54%) Hadoop
9 96 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (1.96%) Redis
11 74 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 57 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 56 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (1.24%) RDBMS
15 44 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (0.72%) HBase
18 29 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 317 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 291 (6.96%) JIRA
3 167 (3.99%) Jenkins
4 151 (3.61%) Selenium
5 129 (3.09%) JUnit
6 104 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 94 (2.25%) Subversion
8 90 (2.15%) Maven
8 90 (2.15%) Visual Studio
9 72 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 55 (1.32%) Ant
11 51 (1.22%) WebDriver
12 50 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 47 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 46 (1.10%) IntelliJ
15 43 (1.03%) JMeter
15 43 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
16 42 (1.00%) gulp
16 42 (1.00%) NUnit
17 38 (0.91%) Jasmine
General
1 855 (20.45%) Finance
2 466 (11.15%) Marketing
3 318 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 277 (6.63%) Banking
5 270 (6.46%) Retail
6 217 (5.19%) Manufacturing
7 96 (2.30%) Advertising
8 78 (1.87%) Electronics
9 72 (1.72%) Publishing
10 68 (1.63%) Legal
11 47 (1.12%) Law
12 44 (1.05%) Back Office
13 34 (0.81%) Games
14 31 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.57%) Billing
16 22 (0.53%) German Language
17 18 (0.43%) French Language
17 18 (0.43%) Multimedia
18 17 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 1162 (27.79%) Developer
2 500 (11.96%) Architect
3 326 (7.80%) .NET Developer
4 309 (7.39%) C# Developer
5 283 (6.77%) Analyst
6 268 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 227 (5.43%) Java Developer
8 217 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 209 (5.00%) Consultant
10 194 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 189 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
12 158 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
13 157 (3.76%) Project Manager
14 153 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
15 140 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
16 132 (3.16%) Product Manager
17 129 (3.09%) Administrator
17 129 (3.09%) Software Engineer
18 127 (3.04%) DevOps Engineer
19 124 (2.97%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 815 (19.49%) .NET
2 793 (18.97%) HTML
3 694 (16.60%) CSS
4 515 (12.32%) Web Services
5 466 (11.15%) AngularJS
6 372 (8.90%) REST
7 362 (8.66%) ASP.NET
8 322 (7.70%) HTML5
9 309 (7.39%) jQuery
10 259 (6.19%) Spring
11 257 (6.15%) XML
12 255 (6.10%) Node.js
13 207 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 207 (4.95%) RESTful
14 193 (4.62%) Hibernate
14 193 (4.62%) JSON
15 178 (4.26%) SOAP
16 163 (3.90%) .NET Framework
17 146 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 141 (3.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 412 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 359 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
3 325 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 250 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
5 217 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 169 (4.04%) User Experience
7 122 (2.92%) Fintech
8 118 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 101 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 81 (1.94%) Social Media
11 61 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 52 (1.24%) iPad
12 52 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 52 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.96%) Algorithms
14 37 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 31 (0.74%) Driving Licence
16 25 (0.60%) Client/Server
17 24 (0.57%) Clustering
18 22 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 678 (16.22%) Linux
2 469 (11.22%) Windows
3 184 (4.40%) Unix
3 184 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 103 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (2.44%) Android
6 101 (2.42%) CentOS
7 98 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (2.18%) Apple iOS
9 79 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.55%) Solaris
12 20 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
13 19 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.31%) VMS
16 11 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
17 7 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1541 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (14.47%) Scrum
3 523 (12.51%) MVC
4 451 (10.79%) Software Engineering
5 419 (10.02%) DevOps
6 389 (9.30%) TDD
7 388 (9.28%) Project Management
8 374 (8.95%) CRM
9 373 (8.92%) ITIL
10 358 (8.56%) ERP
11 309 (7.39%) Analytics
12 300 (7.18%) E-Commerce
13 293 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
14 282 (6.74%) SOA
15 263 (6.29%) OO
16 259 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 243 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
18 218 (5.21%) SDLC
19 210 (5.02%) Microservices
19 210 (5.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1028 (24.59%) Java
2 1006 (24.06%) JavaScript
3 852 (20.38%) SQL
4 695 (16.62%) C#
5 515 (12.32%) Python
6 438 (10.48%) PHP
7 217 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 178 (4.26%) Ruby
9 174 (4.16%) PowerShell
10 159 (3.80%) Perl
11 132 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 104 (2.49%) C
13 79 (1.89%) C++
14 61 (1.46%) Scala
15 56 (1.34%) ES6
16 51 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 49 (1.17%) Apex Code
18 29 (0.69%) Go
19 27 (0.65%) Shell Script
20 26 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 728 (17.41%) Degree
2 93 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (1.08%) CISSP
6 42 (1.00%) CCNA
6 42 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 40 (0.96%) MCSE
8 38 (0.91%) CCNP
9 34 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 31 (0.74%) ISEB
11 29 (0.69%) CISM
11 29 (0.69%) MCSA
12 27 (0.65%) ISTQB
13 25 (0.60%) CCIE
13 25 (0.60%) PMI Certification
14 22 (0.53%) PhD
15 18 (0.43%) CCIP
15 18 (0.43%) CCSP
16 16 (0.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (7.01%) QA
2 86 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (1.75%) SLA
4 54 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 20 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.43%) PMO
9 17 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (0.24%) EMIR
11 10 (0.24%) MiFID
11 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.14%) GDPR
13 4 (0.096%) SAS 70
13 4 (0.096%) SSAE 16
14 3 (0.072%) DICOM
14 3 (0.072%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.072%) HL7
14 3 (0.072%) ISO22301
System Software
1 199 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 171 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (3.99%) Docker
4 80 (1.91%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.74%) vSphere
6 29 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.53%) KVM
7 22 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (0.29%) XenServer
11 9 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.17%) NFS
12 7 (0.17%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.14%) Gluster
14 5 (0.12%) vCloud
14 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.096%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.096%) Firmware
15 4 (0.096%) iptables
Systems Management
1 204 (4.88%) Puppet
2 188 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (3.37%) Ansible
4 51 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 44 (1.05%) SCCM
6 30 (0.72%) Nagios
7 29 (0.69%) Salt
8 27 (0.65%) Terraform
9 25 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 20 (0.48%) SCOM
11 17 (0.41%) CloudHub
11 17 (0.41%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.38%) WSUS
13 14 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.29%) Control-M
15 11 (0.26%) Grafana
16 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
16 9 (0.22%) MOM
17 7 (0.17%) AirWatch
17 7 (0.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 677 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 414 (9.90%) Oracle
3 250 (5.98%) VMware
4 218 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
5 173 (4.14%) SAP
6 165 (3.95%) Google
7 142 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 122 (2.92%) Cisco
9 106 (2.54%) IBM
10 85 (2.03%) Apple
11 73 (1.75%) hybris
12 66 (1.58%) Dell
12 66 (1.58%) Demandware
13 64 (1.53%) ATG
14 63 (1.51%) Splunk
15 55 (1.32%) ServiceNow
16 54 (1.29%) Sun
17 43 (1.03%) Cognizant
18 42 (1.00%) Adobe
18 42 (1.00%) HP
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Freshtechit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + 10% cash benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stratospherec
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (Including bonuses)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £57000 - £69000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £57000 - £69000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus , shares,Pension,health
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + 10% cash benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday