SaaS Jobs with Work from Home Options

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 47 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1,653 2,890 4,579
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.46% 6.19% 7.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.92% 13.24% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,301 2,206 3,394
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,475 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £68,409 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.33% +9.45% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £68,823 £62,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +10.12% +4.17%

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,866 21,829 30,991
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.81% 46.75% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11,382 16,335 21,335
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £77,661 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +4.35%

SaaS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SaaS trend for jobs with a WFH option

SaaS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SaaS.

SaaS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SaaS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SaaS over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

SaaS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

SaaS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (1.57%) Apache Spark
2 23 (1.39%) Microsoft Exchange
3 19 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (0.67%) IIS
6 10 (0.60%) CMS
7 9 (0.54%) Confluence
8 7 (0.42%) WordPress
9 5 (0.30%) nginx
9 5 (0.30%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.12%) Apache
11 2 (0.12%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.12%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.12%) SAS
11 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.060%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.060%) Totara
Applications
1 24 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.24%) Notion
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.12%) Sketch
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 82 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.30%) Salesforce CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (0.12%) Workfront
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.060%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.060%) Magento
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.060%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.060%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.060%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 484 (29.28%) Azure
2 461 (27.89%) AWS
3 261 (15.79%) PaaS
4 247 (14.94%) IaaS
5 169 (10.22%) GCP
6 118 (7.14%) Serverless
7 102 (6.17%) Power Platform
8 89 (5.38%) Azure Functions
9 85 (5.14%) Dynamics 365
10 71 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
11 54 (3.27%) GitHub
12 52 (3.15%) Azure DevOps
13 49 (2.96%) Amazon S3
14 35 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
15 34 (2.06%) Entra ID
16 30 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (1.51%) Slack
18 23 (1.39%) Google Docs
18 23 (1.39%) Lucidchart
18 23 (1.39%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.17%) Firewall
2 44 (2.66%) VPN
3 37 (2.24%) SAN
4 24 (1.45%) Network Security
5 23 (1.39%) LAN
5 23 (1.39%) WAN
6 20 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.15%) SSL
8 15 (0.91%) Internet
9 13 (0.79%) VLAN
10 11 (0.67%) VoIP
11 9 (0.54%) DNS
11 9 (0.54%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.48%) SD-WAN
13 7 (0.42%) HTTP
13 7 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.36%) BGP
14 6 (0.36%) NAS
14 6 (0.36%) Wireless
15 5 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.69%) MySQL
3 60 (3.63%) Big Data
4 41 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (2.24%) Redis
6 35 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 28 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.39%) Scylla
10 22 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 19 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.09%) MariaDB
14 17 (1.03%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.91%) BigQuery
15 15 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.91%) Tableau
16 14 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 113 (6.84%) Git
2 112 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.75%) JIRA
3 62 (3.75%) Postman
4 58 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 55 (3.33%) Selenium
6 32 (1.94%) Cypress.io
7 22 (1.33%) webpack
8 21 (1.27%) Maven
9 15 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 14 (0.85%) JUnit
11 13 (0.79%) IntelliJ
11 13 (0.79%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.60%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.54%) Bitbucket Server
14 9 (0.54%) JMeter
14 9 (0.54%) Serenity BDD
15 8 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.42%) TestRail
General
1 508 (30.73%) Social Skills
2 258 (15.61%) Finance
3 112 (6.78%) Marketing
4 103 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.75%) Retail
6 61 (3.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 60 (3.63%) Legal
7 60 (3.63%) Presentation Skills
8 49 (2.96%) Banking
9 33 (2.00%) Public Sector
10 29 (1.75%) Law
11 23 (1.39%) Games
12 22 (1.33%) Automotive
13 19 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 17 (1.03%) Advertising
14 17 (1.03%) Local Government
15 16 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
16 14 (0.85%) Military
17 13 (0.79%) Telecoms
18 11 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 365 (22.08%) Senior
2 320 (19.36%) Developer
3 268 (16.21%) Architect
4 163 (9.86%) Lead
5 137 (8.29%) Senior Developer
6 134 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 98 (5.93%) Analyst
8 80 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 76 (4.60%) CRM Architect
9 76 (4.60%) Dynamics 365 Architect
9 76 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM Architect
10 75 (4.54%) PHP Developer
11 49 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 47 (2.84%) Consultant
13 43 (2.60%) Principal Engineer
14 42 (2.54%) Software Developer
15 41 (2.48%) Azure Engineer
15 41 (2.48%) Infrastructure Architect
16 38 (2.30%) Senior Software Engineer
17 37 (2.24%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (8.77%) React
1 145 (8.77%) REST
2 143 (8.65%) CSS
3 142 (8.59%) HTML
4 135 (8.17%) .NET
5 133 (8.05%) Laravel
6 90 (5.44%) Vue
7 88 (5.32%) AngularJS
8 87 (5.26%) Web Services
9 78 (4.72%) Node.js
10 76 (4.60%) RESTful
11 66 (3.99%) SOAP
12 62 (3.75%) GraphQL
13 58 (3.51%) Kafka
14 55 (3.33%) .NET Core
15 51 (3.09%) jQuery
16 45 (2.72%) JSON
17 42 (2.54%) Symfony
18 41 (2.48%) Spring
19 38 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (3.75%) Data Structures
3 61 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (3.63%) Product Ownership
5 57 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 42 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 41 (2.48%) Client/Server
9 38 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 36 (2.18%) Cloud Native
11 35 (2.12%) Mobile App
12 32 (1.94%) Onboarding
13 29 (1.75%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.57%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.33%) Satnav
16 21 (1.27%) Data Centre
17 16 (0.97%) Blockchain
17 16 (0.97%) CMDB
18 14 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
18 14 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 154 (9.32%) Windows
2 108 (6.53%) Linux
3 56 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 31 (1.88%) Unix
5 28 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 24 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.27%) Android
8 15 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.060%) Debian
14 1 (0.060%) Fedora
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (30.67%) Agile
2 275 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
3 271 (16.39%) DevOps
4 269 (16.27%) Software Engineering
5 243 (14.70%) Roadmaps
6 227 (13.73%) CI/CD
7 181 (10.95%) Actionable Insight
8 161 (9.74%) Presales
9 148 (8.95%) Microservices
9 148 (8.95%) User Experience
10 147 (8.89%) Test Automation
11 142 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
12 126 (7.62%) CRM
13 124 (7.50%) Project Management
14 120 (7.26%) Scrum
15 116 (7.02%) Full Stack Development
16 112 (6.78%) Strategic Roadmap
17 100 (6.05%) Migration
18 99 (5.99%) SDLC
19 97 (5.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 318 (19.24%) JavaScript
2 205 (12.40%) Java
3 203 (12.28%) SQL
4 199 (12.04%) Python
5 171 (10.34%) PHP
6 142 (8.59%) C#
7 104 (6.29%) TypeScript
8 63 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 51 (3.09%) Bash
10 50 (3.02%) Go
11 38 (2.30%) C++
12 32 (1.94%) Ruby
13 30 (1.81%) C
14 24 (1.45%) Scala
15 16 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.91%) Kotlin
17 14 (0.85%) Swift
18 13 (0.79%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.48%) Ada
20 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 225 (13.61%) Degree
2 82 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 59 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.57%) CISSP
6 25 (1.51%) CISM
6 25 (1.51%) Master's Degree
7 16 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
8 14 (0.85%) AWS Certification
8 14 (0.85%) Azure Certification
8 14 (0.85%) GCIA
8 14 (0.85%) GCIH
8 14 (0.85%) GREM
9 12 (0.73%) MBA
10 10 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.36%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 6 (0.36%) GIAC
12 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (9.98%) QA
2 27 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.45%) Accessibility
4 22 (1.33%) Software Quality Assurance
5 19 (1.15%) NIST
5 19 (1.15%) SLA
6 18 (1.09%) WCAG
7 13 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.73%) GDPR
8 12 (0.73%) SEPA
9 11 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.48%) COBIT
10 8 (0.48%) NCSC
11 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.36%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 5 (0.30%) PMO
13 4 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.24%) SOC 2
14 3 (0.18%) GRC
System Software
1 188 (11.37%) Docker
2 50 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.060%) Embedded Firmware
9 1 (0.060%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 165 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 93 (5.63%) Terraform
3 57 (3.45%) Ansible
4 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
6 9 (0.54%) Puppet
6 9 (0.54%) vCenter Server
7 8 (0.48%) CASB
8 7 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (0.42%) Progress Chef
9 6 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 5 (0.30%) Grafana
11 4 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.18%) SCCM
13 2 (0.12%) Consul
13 2 (0.12%) Kustomize
13 2 (0.12%) PingFederate
13 2 (0.12%) Podman
Vendors
1 314 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.32%) Google
3 77 (4.66%) Oracle
4 66 (3.99%) Dell
5 36 (2.18%) VMware
6 30 (1.81%) Salesforce
7 29 (1.75%) Adobe
8 24 (1.45%) Cisco
8 24 (1.45%) HP
8 24 (1.45%) SAP
8 24 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.21%) Apple
10 17 (1.03%) Remedy
11 15 (0.91%) BMC
12 12 (0.73%) Palo Alto
12 12 (0.73%) Sony
13 11 (0.67%) HubSpot
14 9 (0.54%) Snow
15 8 (0.48%) Sage
16 7 (0.42%) IBM