Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1015 1009 1155
Rank change year-on-year -6 +146 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAML 179 169 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 131 123 127
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,604 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.18% -11.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +17.65% -20.93% -23.21%

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 71,077 68,922 81,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 39.47% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59,923 59,394 69,645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SAML in the UK

SAML
Top 13 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 18 February 2018. 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 +1 173 £57,500 -0.18% 27
London +42 106 £65,000 -7.14% 11
UK excluding London -10 71 £50,000 +17.65% 16
North of England +10 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South East -2 18 £50,000 -23.66% 7
North West -19 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South West +4 13 £40,750 +48.18% 1
West Midlands +19 9 £34,500 -
Midlands +1 9 £34,500 -18.82% 2
Yorkshire +25 7 £72,500 +11.54%
East of England -6 4 £61,250 +8.89% 4
Scotland -34 4 £65,000 -
North East -27 1 £75,000 +167.86% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SAML.

1 92 (51.40%) OAuth
2 77 (43.02%) Java
3 61 (34.08%) REST
4 58 (32.40%) Single Sign-On
5 56 (31.28%) OpenID
6 52 (29.05%) Oracle
6 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (27.37%) SQL
8 46 (25.70%) SaaS
9 45 (25.14%) Identity Access Management
10 43 (24.02%) XML
11 42 (23.46%) Web Services
11 42 (23.46%) Finance
12 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
13 38 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (20.11%) SOAP
15 33 (18.44%) Linux
15 33 (18.44%) LDAP
15 33 (18.44%) PKI
15 33 (18.44%) Security Architecture
16 31 (17.32%) DevOps
16 31 (17.32%) HTTP
17 30 (16.76%) Git (software)
18 29 (16.20%) HTML
18 29 (16.20%) Unix
18 29 (16.20%) Windows
19 28 (15.64%) JSON
19 28 (15.64%) IaaS
20 26 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (13.97%) Degree

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 25 (13.97%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.26%) Apache
2 13 (7.26%) IIS
3 12 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.15%) CMS
4 11 (6.15%) Confluence
5 9 (5.03%) Mule
6 8 (4.47%) JBoss
6 8 (4.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.79%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.23%) Liferay
8 4 (2.23%) Mule ESB
8 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) MTS
10 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) NetSuite
2 5 (2.79%) ResourceLink
3 4 (2.23%) Magento
4 3 (1.68%) Sonata
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.70%) SaaS
2 28 (15.64%) IaaS
3 26 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (11.73%) PaaS
5 16 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (6.15%) GitHub
7 6 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.23%) npm
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.68%) Serverless
10 2 (1.12%) Akamai
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.56%) Boomi
11 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.32%) HTTP
2 21 (11.73%) SSL
3 14 (7.82%) Firewall
4 13 (7.26%) DNS
4 13 (7.26%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.70%) Kerberos
6 11 (6.15%) Network Security
7 10 (5.59%) Internet
7 10 (5.59%) IPsec
8 5 (2.79%) DHCP
8 5 (2.79%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (2.79%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.23%) FTP
9 4 (2.23%) SMTP
9 4 (2.23%) SSH
10 3 (1.68%) ATM
10 3 (1.68%) BGP
10 3 (1.68%) OSPF
10 3 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.26%) MySQL
3 13 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.12%) Big Data
8 2 (1.12%) Redis
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.06%) Maven
3 16 (8.94%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.82%) JIRA
5 9 (5.03%) Android Studio
5 9 (5.03%) Xcode
6 7 (3.91%) Ant
6 7 (3.91%) Gradle
7 6 (3.35%) Subversion
8 5 (2.79%) Fiddler
8 5 (2.79%) PROIV
9 4 (2.23%) Bower
9 4 (2.23%) Grunt
9 4 (2.23%) gulp
9 4 (2.23%) JUnit
9 4 (2.23%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.68%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.68%) Log4j
10 3 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (23.46%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Banking
2 15 (8.38%) Retail
3 13 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Marketing
5 5 (2.79%) Advertising
5 5 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (28.49%) Architect
2 50 (27.93%) Developer
3 25 (13.97%) Consultant
4 21 (11.73%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.38%) Security Architect
6 13 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Android Developer
9 9 (5.03%) IAM Consultant
10 8 (4.47%) E-Commerce Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Information Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Information Security Architect
10 8 (4.47%) iOS Android Developer
10 8 (4.47%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Java Consultant
11 7 (3.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (51.40%) OAuth
2 61 (34.08%) REST
3 56 (31.28%) OpenID
4 43 (24.02%) XML
5 42 (23.46%) Web Services
6 36 (20.11%) SOAP
7 33 (18.44%) LDAP
8 29 (16.20%) HTML
9 28 (15.64%) JSON
10 22 (12.29%) Node.js
11 21 (11.73%) RESTful
12 20 (11.17%) Spring
13 18 (10.06%) CSS
13 18 (10.06%) J2EE
13 18 (10.06%) OAuth2
14 13 (7.26%) AngularJS
14 13 (7.26%) Hibernate
15 12 (6.70%) JSP
15 12 (6.70%) RAML
16 11 (6.15%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (18.44%) PKI
3 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (8.38%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.38%) User Experience
5 14 (7.82%) Data Centre
6 10 (5.59%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.59%) Data Structures
7 9 (5.03%) Private Cloud
8 8 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (3.91%) CESG
9 7 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (3.91%) Mobile App
10 6 (3.35%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (3.35%) Smart Meter
11 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.79%) Public Cloud
12 4 (2.23%) RSA SecurID
13 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.44%) Linux
2 29 (16.20%) Unix
2 29 (16.20%) Windows
3 11 (6.15%) Android
4 10 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.59%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.35%) Solaris
5 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.79%) AIX
6 5 (2.79%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.68%) CentOS
7 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.14%) Identity Access Management
3 33 (18.44%) Security Architecture
4 31 (17.32%) DevOps
5 23 (12.85%) TOGAF
6 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.29%) SDLC
7 21 (11.73%) ERP
7 21 (11.73%) Information Security
7 21 (11.73%) SOA
8 20 (11.17%) High Availability
8 20 (11.17%) Identity Management
9 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
10 18 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.82%) CRM
12 13 (7.26%) TDD
12 13 (7.26%) UML
13 12 (6.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (6.70%) Project Management
14 11 (6.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.02%) Java
2 49 (27.37%) SQL
3 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.06%) Python
5 17 (9.50%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.59%) C#
8 9 (5.03%) Apple Swift
8 9 (5.03%) Objective-C
8 9 (5.03%) PHP
9 7 (3.91%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.79%) Perl
12 3 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.68%) XPath
13 2 (1.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.56%) C
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.97%) Degree
2 11 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.47%) CEH
4 8 (4.47%) CISSP
5 7 (3.91%) CCIE
5 7 (3.91%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (3.91%) CISM
5 7 (3.91%) GIAC
5 7 (3.91%) ISSAP
5 7 (3.91%) SSCP
6 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.23%) CCNP
8 3 (1.68%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) SANS
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.82%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.26%) GDPR
4 8 (4.47%) ISO 9001
5 6 (3.35%) COBIT
6 5 (2.79%) SLA
7 3 (1.68%) QA
8 1 (0.56%) PSD2
8 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.29%) Docker
3 9 (5.03%) OpenAM
4 7 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.79%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.12%) IAG
7 2 (1.12%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 58 (32.40%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (7.26%) Kubernetes
3 9 (5.03%) Ansible
4 7 (3.91%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (3.35%) Puppet
5 6 (3.35%) SCCM
6 5 (2.79%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.79%) SCOM
7 3 (1.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.12%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.12%) Kibana
8 2 (1.12%) Packer
8 2 (1.12%) Terraform
8 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.56%) Nagios
9 1 (0.56%) OpenView
9 1 (0.56%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) Oracle
2 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.94%) ForgeRock
3 16 (8.94%) IBM
4 15 (8.38%) CyberArk
5 11 (6.15%) CA
6 10 (5.59%) Google
7 9 (5.03%) MuleSoft
7 9 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (5.03%) ServiceNow
8 8 (4.47%) SAP
8 8 (4.47%) Workday
9 7 (3.91%) New Relic
9 7 (3.91%) VMware
10 5 (2.79%) Altiris
10 5 (2.79%) Jaspersoft
10 5 (2.79%) NGA Human Resources
10 5 (2.79%) Splunk
11 4 (2.23%) Adobe
11 4 (2.23%) ATG