Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 980 1019 1155
Rank change year-on-year +39 +136 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAML 203 238 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 125 172 123
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £37,350 £36,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £82,400 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

SAML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71604 76719 82189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.53% 38.74% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59601 66579 70086
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +3 182 £57,500 - 20
London +64 125 £62,500 -3.85% 15
UK excluding London -14 61 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Midlands +32 22 £34,500 -54.00% 2
West Midlands +27 22 £34,500 -50.71% 2
East of England +5 17 £50,000 +5.26%
South East +26 10 £55,000 -4.35% 1
North of England -10 5 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Scotland +16 4 £41,500 - 1
North West -37 4 £40,000 +8.11% 2
South West -4 3 £42,500 -7.61%
Yorkshire +10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 111 (54.68%) Java
2 106 (52.22%) OAuth
3 93 (45.81%) REST
4 70 (34.48%) SOAP
5 67 (33.00%) Oracle
6 63 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (28.08%) SQL
7 57 (28.08%) XML
8 56 (27.59%) HTML
9 55 (27.09%) Active Directory
10 51 (25.12%) CSS
11 50 (24.63%) SQL Server
11 50 (24.63%) Subversion
12 49 (24.14%) SaaS
12 49 (24.14%) JSON
13 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
14 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
15 43 (21.18%) Spring
16 42 (20.69%) Web Services
16 42 (20.69%) SOA
17 40 (19.70%) Mentoring
18 39 (19.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 39 (19.21%) RESTful
18 39 (19.21%) Windows
18 39 (19.21%) HTTP
19 38 (18.72%) Android
20 37 (18.23%) Finance
20 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (17.73%) Marketing

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 39 (19.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (12.81%) Anypoint
2 26 (12.81%) Mule
2 26 (12.81%) Mule ESB
2 26 (12.81%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (7.88%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.40%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.42%) Apache
6 9 (4.43%) Apache Spark
7 8 (3.94%) JBoss
8 6 (2.96%) IIS
8 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.46%) Confluence
10 4 (1.97%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.97%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.14%) SaaS
2 31 (15.27%) IaaS
2 31 (15.27%) PaaS
3 26 (12.81%) GitHub
4 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (7.39%) Office 365
6 13 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.49%) Force.com
10 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.21%) HTTP
2 35 (17.24%) LDAP
3 29 (14.29%) SSL
4 27 (13.30%) TCP/IP
5 25 (12.32%) SAN
6 20 (9.85%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (9.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (9.85%) WAN
7 16 (7.88%) Kerberos
8 12 (5.91%) Firewall
9 11 (5.42%) TACACS
10 7 (3.45%) DMZ
11 5 (2.46%) DNS
11 5 (2.46%) Internet
11 5 (2.46%) SSH
12 4 (1.97%) ATM
12 4 (1.97%) VPN
13 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.63%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.88%) MySQL
4 13 (6.40%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.91%) Big Data
6 11 (5.42%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.46%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.46%) QlikView
12 4 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.97%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 50 (24.63%) Subversion
2 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
3 35 (17.24%) Maven
4 21 (10.34%) Android Studio
4 21 (10.34%) Xcode
5 9 (4.43%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.94%) JIRA
7 6 (2.96%) AppScan
7 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.46%) Ant
8 5 (2.46%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.99%) Appium
10 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.99%) ERwin
10 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.99%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (18.23%) Finance
2 36 (17.73%) Marketing
3 27 (13.30%) Banking
4 18 (8.87%) Financial Institution
5 13 (6.40%) Multimedia
6 10 (4.93%) Retail
7 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.46%) Games
8 5 (2.46%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.97%) Publishing
10 2 (0.99%) Billing
11 1 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (36.95%) Architect
2 45 (22.17%) Developer
3 28 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (8.37%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (8.37%) Software Engineer
5 16 (7.88%) Senior Architect
6 14 (6.90%) Consultant
6 14 (6.90%) MuleSoft Architect
6 14 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 14 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.91%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) MuleSoft Developer
8 11 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Design Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Applications Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Java Mobile Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (52.22%) OAuth
2 93 (45.81%) REST
3 70 (34.48%) SOAP
4 57 (28.08%) XML
5 56 (27.59%) HTML
6 51 (25.12%) CSS
7 49 (24.14%) JSON
8 43 (21.18%) Spring
9 42 (20.69%) Web Services
10 39 (19.21%) RESTful
11 31 (15.27%) Hibernate
11 31 (15.27%) Java EE
12 28 (13.79%) JMS
13 22 (10.84%) Android SDK
14 21 (10.34%) .NET
15 20 (9.85%) XMPP
16 19 (9.36%) AngularJS
16 19 (9.36%) iOS SDK
17 18 (8.87%) JDBC
17 18 (8.87%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (16.75%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (15.76%) Mobile App
4 30 (14.78%) PKI
5 27 (13.30%) Algorithms
5 27 (13.30%) Computer Science
5 27 (13.30%) Data Structures
6 26 (12.81%) Mainframe
7 24 (11.82%) Data Centre
8 19 (9.36%) Virtual Team
9 18 (8.87%) Digital Currency
10 13 (6.40%) User Experience
11 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
12 8 (3.94%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (2.46%) Replication
14 3 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.99%) BYOD
15 2 (0.99%) DataPower
15 2 (0.99%) Fintech
15 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.21%) Windows
2 38 (18.72%) Android
3 33 (16.26%) Apple iOS
4 23 (11.33%) Linux
5 9 (4.43%) Unix
6 2 (0.99%) Debian
6 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.69%) SOA
3 40 (19.70%) Mentoring
4 34 (16.75%) CRM
5 32 (15.76%) BPEL
5 32 (15.76%) Unit Testing
6 30 (14.78%) Software Engineering
7 29 (14.29%) Open Source
8 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
9 25 (12.32%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.82%) DevOps
10 24 (11.82%) Presales
11 23 (11.33%) Android Development
12 22 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (10.34%) IT Strategy
13 21 (10.34%) MVC
13 21 (10.34%) System Testing
14 20 (9.85%) iOS Development
14 20 (9.85%) Product Management
15 19 (9.36%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (54.68%) Java
2 63 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 57 (28.08%) SQL
4 34 (16.75%) Objective-C
5 32 (15.76%) C++
6 22 (10.84%) C
7 21 (10.34%) Apple Swift
8 12 (5.91%) Python
9 11 (5.42%) C#
10 8 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.46%) Ruby
12 5 (2.46%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.97%) VB
13 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.99%) F#
14 2 (0.99%) Go
14 2 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (9.85%) Degree
2 10 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.97%) CISM
4 3 (1.48%) CISSP
5 2 (0.99%) CITP
5 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.30%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (27.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.45%) Shibboleth
4 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.99%) Docker
5 2 (0.99%) NDS
5 2 (0.99%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (12.81%) CloudHub
2 8 (3.94%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 7 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.46%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.46%) Ansible
4 5 (2.46%) Puppet
4 5 (2.46%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.48%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.99%) Kibana
6 2 (0.99%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.99%) Salt
6 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.49%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (33.00%) Oracle
2 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.79%) ServiceNow
4 26 (12.81%) Cognizant
4 26 (12.81%) MuleSoft
4 26 (12.81%) VMware
5 20 (9.85%) Cisco
6 18 (8.87%) Apple
7 16 (7.88%) CA
8 15 (7.39%) IBM
9 11 (5.42%) CyberArk
10 8 (3.94%) Citrix
10 8 (3.94%) Cylance
10 8 (3.94%) F5
10 8 (3.94%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.94%) LogRhythm
11 6 (2.96%) HP
11 6 (2.96%) Informatica
11 6 (2.96%) Xamarin
12 5 (2.46%) Cloudera