Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 986 1009 1182
Rank change year-on-year +23 +173 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAML 187 224 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 129 170 115
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £81,850 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% -4.55%

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 70137 74406 83227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58034 64517 71205
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -13 173 £55,000 +4.76% 32
London +39 97 £60,000 -7.69% 16
UK excluding London +17 83 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Midlands +56 22 £34,500 -18.82%
West Midlands +35 22 £34,500 -54.00%
North of England -11 17 £57,500 +53.33% 8
East of England +6 14 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East +6 12 £55,000 -4.35% 3
South West +20 11 £42,000 +78.72% 2
North West -25 9 £43,500 +12.26% 4
Yorkshire +35 8 £72,500 +93.33% 4
Scotland -3 7 £41,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 102 (54.55%) OAuth
2 96 (51.34%) Java
3 72 (38.50%) REST
4 63 (33.69%) XML
5 60 (32.09%) SQL
6 58 (31.02%) SOAP
7 54 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (28.34%) JSON
9 49 (26.20%) JavaScript
9 49 (26.20%) Finance
10 47 (25.13%) SaaS
11 46 (24.60%) PKI
11 46 (24.60%) Oracle
11 46 (24.60%) Active Directory
12 45 (24.06%) Git (software)
12 45 (24.06%) Android
13 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 44 (23.53%) SQL Server
14 42 (22.46%) Windows
15 39 (20.86%) HTML
15 39 (20.86%) Objective-C
15 39 (20.86%) Apple iOS
16 38 (20.32%) Unit Testing
17 37 (19.79%) RESTful
17 37 (19.79%) CSS
17 37 (19.79%) HTTP
18 35 (18.72%) Linux
19 33 (17.65%) Software Engineering
19 33 (17.65%) Mobile App
20 31 (16.58%) IaaS

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 19 (10.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (8.02%) Mule
2 15 (8.02%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.95%) Apache
4 11 (5.88%) Confluence
5 10 (5.35%) Anypoint
5 10 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.35%) Mule ESB
5 10 (5.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (4.28%) IIS
7 5 (2.67%) CMS
7 5 (2.67%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.67%) JBoss
8 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.60%) Liferay
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) NetSuite
1 5 (2.67%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.13%) SaaS
2 31 (16.58%) IaaS
2 31 (16.58%) PaaS
3 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (8.02%) GitHub
5 14 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (3.21%) Office 365
7 5 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.07%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) G Suite
9 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.79%) HTTP
2 30 (16.04%) TCP/IP
3 23 (12.30%) LDAP
3 23 (12.30%) SAN
4 22 (11.76%) SSL
5 21 (11.23%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (10.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (10.70%) WAN
7 12 (6.42%) Kerberos
8 11 (5.88%) TACACS
9 10 (5.35%) DNS
10 7 (3.74%) ATM
10 7 (3.74%) IPsec
11 6 (3.21%) Firewall
11 6 (3.21%) HTTPS
11 6 (3.21%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (2.67%) SSH
13 3 (1.60%) Internet
14 2 (1.07%) OpenLDAP
14 2 (1.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.97%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.56%) MySQL
4 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.35%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.21%) Big Data
8 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.60%) OLAP
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.60%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.60%) QlikView
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (24.06%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.04%) Subversion
3 26 (13.90%) Android Studio
3 26 (13.90%) Xcode
4 22 (11.76%) Maven
5 14 (7.49%) JIRA
6 10 (5.35%) Ant
7 8 (4.28%) AppScan
8 5 (2.67%) PROIV
9 4 (2.14%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.07%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.53%) ERwin
12 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.53%) Phabricator
12 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (26.20%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Banking
3 22 (11.76%) Marketing
4 13 (6.95%) Financial Institution
5 10 (5.35%) Retail
6 5 (2.67%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Advertising
8 2 (1.07%) Games
8 2 (1.07%) Publishing
8 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (31.02%) Architect
2 50 (26.74%) Developer
3 21 (11.23%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (9.63%) Software Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 15 (8.02%) Applications Developer
6 15 (8.02%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 15 (8.02%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (7.49%) Consultant
8 13 (6.95%) iOS Android Developer
8 13 (6.95%) iOS Developer
9 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Design Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) IAM Consultant
12 9 (4.81%) Java Mobile Developer
12 9 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (4.28%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (54.55%) OAuth
2 72 (38.50%) REST
3 63 (33.69%) XML
4 58 (31.02%) SOAP
5 53 (28.34%) JSON
6 39 (20.86%) HTML
7 37 (19.79%) CSS
7 37 (19.79%) RESTful
8 30 (16.04%) OpenID
9 28 (14.97%) Android SDK
10 24 (12.83%) iOS SDK
11 23 (12.30%) Web Services
12 20 (10.70%) XMPP
13 18 (9.63%) JMS
13 18 (9.63%) Spring
14 17 (9.09%) .NET
15 16 (8.56%) Hibernate
15 16 (8.56%) OAuth2
16 14 (7.49%) Java EE
17 13 (6.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.60%) PKI
2 33 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 30 (16.04%) Algorithms
3 30 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (16.04%) Data Structures
4 23 (12.30%) User Experience
5 22 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 21 (11.23%) Computer Science
7 17 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (7.49%) Virtual Team
9 13 (6.95%) Digital Currency
10 10 (5.35%) Mainframe
11 8 (4.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (4.28%) RSA SecurID
12 6 (3.21%) CESG
13 5 (2.67%) Smart Meter
14 3 (1.60%) Replication
15 2 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
15 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
16 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.06%) Android
2 42 (22.46%) Windows
3 39 (20.86%) Apple iOS
4 35 (18.72%) Linux
5 20 (10.70%) Unix
6 6 (3.21%) Solaris
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.67%) AIX
7 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.32%) Unit Testing
3 33 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 31 (16.58%) DevOps
5 30 (16.04%) Android Development
6 28 (14.97%) IT Strategy
6 28 (14.97%) TOGAF
7 27 (14.44%) Identity Access Management
8 26 (13.90%) iOS Development
9 25 (13.37%) E-Commerce
10 20 (10.70%) SOA
11 18 (9.63%) CRM
11 18 (9.63%) High Availability
11 18 (9.63%) Test Automation
12 17 (9.09%) Open Source
12 17 (9.09%) System Testing
13 16 (8.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (8.56%) MVC
13 16 (8.56%) OWASP
13 16 (8.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (51.34%) Java
2 60 (32.09%) SQL
3 49 (26.20%) JavaScript
4 39 (20.86%) Objective-C
5 26 (13.90%) Apple Swift
6 25 (13.37%) C++
7 18 (9.63%) C
8 17 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.88%) Python
10 8 (4.28%) C#
11 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.14%) VB
13 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.07%) F#
15 2 (1.07%) Perl
15 2 (1.07%) Ruby
15 2 (1.07%) SPARQL
15 2 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (10.70%) Degree
2 12 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.35%) CISM
4 9 (4.81%) CISSP
5 8 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.21%) CCIE
6 6 (3.21%) CEH
6 6 (3.21%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (3.21%) GIAC
6 6 (3.21%) ISSAP
6 6 (3.21%) SSCP
7 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.07%) CCNP
8 2 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.53%) CCNA
9 1 (0.53%) CITP
9 1 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) COBIT
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (24.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.83%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.35%) Docker
4 6 (3.21%) OpenAM
5 5 (2.67%) Shibboleth
5 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.07%) NDS
6 2 (1.07%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.53%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) CloudHub
2 8 (4.28%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.74%) Puppet
4 6 (3.21%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.14%) Ansible
7 3 (1.60%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.60%) Kibana
7 3 (1.60%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 3 (1.60%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.07%) Packer
8 2 (1.07%) Salt
8 2 (1.07%) Terraform
8 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.53%) Nagios
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (24.60%) Oracle
2 44 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.37%) VMware
4 21 (11.23%) Cisco
5 20 (10.70%) IBM
6 17 (9.09%) Apple
6 17 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 13 (6.95%) CyberArk
8 12 (6.42%) MuleSoft
9 10 (5.35%) Cognizant
10 9 (4.81%) CA
10 9 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (4.28%) Cylance
11 8 (4.28%) F5
11 8 (4.28%) Fortinet
11 8 (4.28%) LogRhythm
11 8 (4.28%) Xamarin
12 6 (3.21%) New Relic
12 6 (3.21%) SAP
13 5 (2.67%) Jaspersoft