Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1004 1031 1194
Rank change year-on-year +27 +163 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAML 178 194 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 130 157 101
UK median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,550 £37,750
90th Percentile £82,625 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% -16.28% -17.31%

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72426 74194 82052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.10% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60216 64420 70119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the UK

SAML
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAML in the UK

SAML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAML over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAML in the UK

SAML
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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 -9 165 £56,250 +12.50% 11
London +23 92 £62,500 -3.85% 7
UK excluding London +13 82 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Midlands +42 18 £34,500 -18.82%
West Midlands +21 18 £34,500 -56.88%
South East +9 15 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North of England -24 15 £72,500 +93.33% 1
South West +16 14 £41,500 +50.91% 2
East of England +15 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland -5 9 £41,500 - 1
Yorkshire +23 8 £72,500 +93.33%
North West -40 7 £75,000 +101.34% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAML 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 SAML.

1 97 (54.49%) OAuth
2 83 (46.63%) Java
3 62 (34.83%) REST
4 56 (31.46%) XML
5 55 (30.90%) SQL
6 53 (29.78%) Oracle
6 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (28.09%) SaaS
8 47 (26.40%) SOAP
9 45 (25.28%) JSON
10 43 (24.16%) PKI
11 42 (23.60%) OpenID
12 41 (23.03%) Finance
12 41 (23.03%) Active Directory
13 40 (22.47%) JavaScript
14 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
15 38 (21.35%) Windows
16 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
17 35 (19.66%) Linux
18 34 (19.10%) Git (software)
19 33 (18.54%) Android
20 32 (17.98%) Identity Access Management
21 31 (17.42%) TOGAF
22 28 (15.73%) PaaS
23 27 (15.17%) Unit Testing
23 27 (15.17%) Apple iOS
23 27 (15.17%) IaaS
23 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
23 27 (15.17%) Objective-C
24 26 (14.61%) HTTP

SAML
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 18 (10.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.30%) Apache
3 13 (7.30%) Confluence
4 12 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.74%) Mule
5 9 (5.06%) CMS
6 8 (4.49%) Anypoint
6 8 (4.49%) IIS
7 7 (3.93%) Mule ESB
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.37%) Liferay
9 5 (2.81%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.81%) JBoss
10 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.69%) nginx
10 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) NetSuite
2 5 (2.81%) Magento
2 5 (2.81%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 50 (28.09%) SaaS
2 28 (15.73%) PaaS
3 27 (15.17%) IaaS
4 16 (8.99%) GitHub
4 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.25%) Office 365
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) G Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.61%) HTTP
2 23 (12.92%) LDAP
3 19 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
3 19 (10.67%) SSL
3 19 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (10.11%) SAN
5 16 (8.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (8.99%) WAN
6 11 (6.18%) TACACS
7 10 (5.62%) DNS
7 10 (5.62%) IPsec
8 8 (4.49%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.93%) ATM
10 6 (3.37%) Firewall
10 6 (3.37%) HTTPS
10 6 (3.37%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (3.37%) SSH
11 3 (1.69%) BGP
11 3 (1.69%) OSPF
11 3 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.99%) MySQL
4 14 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.37%) Big Data
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.12%) OLAP
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.12%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.12%) QlikView
9 2 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.24%) Maven
3 19 (10.67%) Android Studio
3 19 (10.67%) Xcode
4 17 (9.55%) JIRA
5 16 (8.99%) Subversion
6 10 (5.62%) Ant
7 8 (4.49%) AppScan
7 8 (4.49%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.81%) PROIV
9 4 (2.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.69%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.56%) ERwin
11 1 (0.56%) JMeter
11 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.56%) MSI
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 41 (23.03%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Marketing
3 13 (7.30%) Banking
3 13 (7.30%) Retail
4 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (32.02%) Architect
2 49 (27.53%) Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (9.55%) Android Developer
4 17 (9.55%) Consultant
5 15 (8.43%) Applications Developer
5 15 (8.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 15 (8.43%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (7.30%) iOS Android Developer
6 13 (7.30%) iOS Developer
7 12 (6.74%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) IAM Consultant
8 11 (6.18%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.49%) Design Engineer
11 8 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (54.49%) OAuth
2 62 (34.83%) REST
3 56 (31.46%) XML
4 47 (26.40%) SOAP
5 45 (25.28%) JSON
6 42 (23.60%) OpenID
7 26 (14.61%) CSS
7 26 (14.61%) HTML
8 24 (13.48%) RESTful
9 22 (12.36%) Web Services
10 21 (11.80%) Android SDK
11 19 (10.67%) JMS
11 19 (10.67%) OAuth2
12 17 (9.55%) .NET
12 17 (9.55%) iOS SDK
13 16 (8.99%) Node.js
13 16 (8.99%) Spring
13 16 (8.99%) XMPP
14 15 (8.43%) J2EE
15 14 (7.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.16%) PKI
2 24 (13.48%) Data Centre
3 23 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (12.36%) User Experience
5 20 (11.24%) Mobile App
6 19 (10.67%) Algorithms
6 19 (10.67%) Data Structures
7 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
8 14 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (4.49%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (3.93%) CESG
10 7 (3.93%) Mainframe
11 6 (3.37%) Smart Meter
12 5 (2.81%) Digital Currency
12 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
13 4 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
15 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
15 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.35%) Windows
2 35 (19.66%) Linux
3 33 (18.54%) Android
4 27 (15.17%) Apple iOS
5 23 (12.92%) Unix
6 6 (3.37%) Solaris
6 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.81%) AIX
7 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.25%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.98%) Identity Access Management
3 31 (17.42%) TOGAF
4 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
4 27 (15.17%) Unit Testing
5 26 (14.61%) DevOps
6 24 (13.48%) IT Strategy
7 23 (12.92%) Android Development
8 21 (11.80%) CRM
9 20 (11.24%) Security Architecture
9 20 (11.24%) SOA
10 19 (10.67%) High Availability
10 19 (10.67%) iOS Development
11 17 (9.55%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (8.43%) Information Security
12 15 (8.43%) Open Source
13 14 (7.87%) OWASP
13 14 (7.87%) Secure Coding
14 13 (7.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.63%) Java
2 55 (30.90%) SQL
3 40 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.17%) Objective-C
5 19 (10.67%) Apple Swift
6 16 (8.99%) Python
6 16 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.18%) C++
8 9 (5.06%) C#
9 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.37%) C
11 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.25%) VB
12 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.69%) Perl
13 3 (1.69%) XPath
14 1 (0.56%) GraphQL
14 1 (0.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) Ruby
14 1 (0.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Degree
2 12 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.18%) CISM
4 10 (5.62%) CISSP
5 7 (3.93%) CCIE
5 7 (3.93%) CEH
5 7 (3.93%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (3.93%) GIAC
5 7 (3.93%) ISSAP
5 7 (3.93%) SSCP
6 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.25%) CCNP
8 3 (1.69%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) CITP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
2 8 (4.49%) COBIT
3 5 (2.81%) GDPR
3 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) PSD2
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.18%) Docker
4 9 (5.06%) OpenAM
5 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.49%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.93%) CloudHub
4 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (2.81%) Puppet
4 5 (2.81%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.25%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.25%) Kibana
6 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.12%) Ansible
6 2 (1.12%) Packer
6 2 (1.12%) Terraform
6 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.12%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.56%) Nagios
7 1 (0.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.56%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (29.78%) Oracle
2 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (13.48%) IBM
4 20 (11.24%) VMware
5 19 (10.67%) Cisco
6 18 (10.11%) CyberArk
7 14 (7.87%) ServiceNow
8 12 (6.74%) CA
9 10 (5.62%) Apple
9 10 (5.62%) MuleSoft
9 10 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (5.06%) SAP
11 8 (4.49%) Cylance
11 8 (4.49%) F5
11 8 (4.49%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.49%) LogRhythm
11 8 (4.49%) Workday
11 8 (4.49%) Xamarin
12 7 (3.93%) Cognizant
12 7 (3.93%) New Relic