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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 39 35 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5,469 2,347 544
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.66% 7.46% 5.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.87% 15.66% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,510 1,911 498
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -12.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £94,125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34,463 14,989 4,080
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.27% 47.63% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,914 12,608 3,532
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,891
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 21 May 2022.

SaaS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, SaaS job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SaaS.

1 2,515 (45.99%) Agile
2 2,223 (40.65%) AWS
3 1,609 (29.42%) Azure
4 1,367 (25.00%) DevOps
5 1,222 (22.34%) JavaScript
6 1,215 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1,190 (21.76%) Social Skills
8 1,125 (20.57%) Docker
9 1,121 (20.50%) Kubernetes
10 1,096 (20.04%) Finance
11 1,063 (19.44%) SQL
12 921 (16.84%) C#
13 849 (15.52%) React
14 830 (15.18%) .NET
15 809 (14.79%) CI/CD
16 808 (14.77%) Python
17 783 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
18 780 (14.26%) Microservices
19 774 (14.15%) Scrum
20 749 (13.70%) Microsoft
21 727 (13.29%) PHP
22 684 (12.51%) Coaching
23 682 (12.47%) Full Stack Development
24 665 (12.16%) Go
25 646 (11.81%) PaaS
26 644 (11.78%) Fintech
27 640 (11.70%) Degree
28 639 (11.68%) B2B
29 638 (11.67%) Git (software)
30 628 (11.48%) TypeScript

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 173 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
2 133 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 87 (1.59%) Confluence
4 86 (1.57%) Apache
5 69 (1.26%) IIS
6 57 (1.04%) Documentum
7 38 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 27 (0.49%) nginx
9 22 (0.40%) CMS
10 21 (0.38%) Jupyter
10 21 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 18 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
11 18 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.24%) Luigi
13 9 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (0.15%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.15%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.15%) MQSeries
14 8 (0.15%) WordPress
15 7 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 61 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (0.95%) Sketch
3 39 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (0.37%) Windchill
6 15 (0.27%) InVision
7 14 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.24%) LaTeX
9 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.22%) Zeplin
10 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
11 8 (0.15%) Campfire
11 8 (0.15%) InDesign
11 8 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.091%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.037%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.037%) MadCap Flare
15 1 (0.018%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 76 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (1.02%) TrackWise
3 43 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 38 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 35 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.24%) MFGPRO
7 13 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.22%) Shopify
8 12 (0.22%) Summit
9 11 (0.20%) Sentinel
10 10 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (0.15%) Avolution ABACUS
12 8 (0.15%) Magento
12 8 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2,223 (40.65%) AWS
2 1,609 (29.42%) Azure
3 646 (11.81%) PaaS
4 536 (9.80%) GCP
5 427 (7.81%) Serverless
6 386 (7.06%) IaaS
7 307 (5.61%) GitHub
8 277 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
9 225 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
9 225 (4.11%) Microsoft 365
10 208 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
10 208 (3.80%) Amazon S3
11 190 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
12 169 (3.09%) AWS Fargate
13 152 (2.78%) Power Platform
14 135 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 109 (1.99%) Slack
16 99 (1.81%) Figma
17 87 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
18 86 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.12%) Firewall
2 84 (1.54%) Internet
3 64 (1.17%) VPN
4 61 (1.12%) DNS
5 57 (1.04%) WAN
6 48 (0.88%) Network Security
7 43 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 38 (0.69%) LAN
9 32 (0.59%) HTTP
9 32 (0.59%) SSH
10 29 (0.53%) DHCP
11 28 (0.51%) Wireless
12 27 (0.49%) VoIP
13 25 (0.46%) Skype
14 23 (0.42%) SAN
15 22 (0.40%) Unified Communications
16 21 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (0.33%) VLAN
18 17 (0.31%) SSL
19 15 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (9.20%) MySQL
2 465 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 350 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 344 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 330 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 235 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 234 (4.28%) Big Data
8 223 (4.08%) Redis
9 200 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 153 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
11 131 (2.40%) Power BI
12 101 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
13 66 (1.21%) BigQuery
14 48 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
14 48 (0.88%) Tableau
15 44 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
16 41 (0.75%) MariaDB
17 37 (0.68%) Data Lake
18 36 (0.66%) Neo4j
19 35 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 638 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 334 (6.11%) JIRA
3 219 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 151 (2.76%) GitLab
5 139 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 138 (2.52%) Selenium
7 97 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 91 (1.66%) Cypress.io
9 75 (1.37%) Postman
10 74 (1.35%) SpecFlow
11 71 (1.30%) Maven
12 67 (1.23%) JMeter
13 63 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 62 (1.13%) Visual Studio
15 45 (0.82%) CircleCI
16 44 (0.80%) webpack
17 34 (0.62%) Jasmine
17 34 (0.62%) Protractor
18 33 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 31 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 1,190 (21.76%) Social Skills
2 1,096 (20.04%) Finance
3 519 (9.49%) Marketing
4 423 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
5 365 (6.67%) Retail
6 183 (3.35%) Banking
7 179 (3.27%) Games
8 171 (3.13%) Manufacturing
9 156 (2.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 151 (2.76%) Public Sector
11 126 (2.30%) Law
12 114 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
13 109 (1.99%) Local Government
14 105 (1.92%) Telecoms
15 104 (1.90%) Legal
16 88 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
17 74 (1.35%) Advertising
18 73 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 73 (1.33%) Publishing
19 63 (1.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,542 (28.20%) Developer
2 544 (9.95%) Software Engineer
3 369 (6.75%) Architect
4 338 (6.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 303 (5.54%) Senior Developer
6 269 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 260 (4.75%) Analyst
8 242 (4.42%) PHP Developer
9 234 (4.28%) Product Manager
10 218 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 213 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
12 212 (3.88%) Consultant
13 200 (3.66%) Software Developer
14 181 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 179 (3.27%) C# Developer
16 145 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
17 138 (2.52%) Project Manager
18 133 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
19 127 (2.32%) Senior Manager
20 118 (2.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 849 (15.52%) React
2 830 (15.18%) .NET
3 590 (10.79%) CSS
4 583 (10.66%) HTML
5 575 (10.51%) AngularJS
6 565 (10.33%) Node.js
7 371 (6.78%) REST
8 365 (6.67%) Laravel
9 274 (5.01%) .NET Core
10 267 (4.88%) Vue.js
11 261 (4.77%) RESTful
12 235 (4.30%) ASP.NET
13 216 (3.95%) Web Services
14 193 (3.53%) HTML5
15 184 (3.36%) XML
16 173 (3.16%) .NET Framework
17 168 (3.07%) GraphQL
18 148 (2.71%) CSS3
19 141 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
20 135 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 551 (10.07%) User Experience
2 362 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
3 284 (5.19%) Cloud Native
4 260 (4.75%) Public Cloud
5 223 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 206 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
7 183 (3.35%) Mobile App
8 164 (3.00%) Management Information System
9 155 (2.83%) Virtual Team
10 102 (1.87%) Data Centre
11 99 (1.81%) Private Cloud
12 87 (1.59%) IoT
13 85 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 79 (1.44%) Algorithms
15 77 (1.41%) NHS
16 76 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
16 76 (1.39%) Life Science
17 66 (1.21%) Marketing Technology
18 53 (0.97%) Social Media
19 52 (0.95%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 498 (9.11%) Linux
2 410 (7.50%) Windows
3 120 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 116 (2.12%) Android
5 103 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 92 (1.68%) Unix
7 73 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 44 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 19 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.13%) CentOS
14 7 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.11%) HPUX
15 6 (0.11%) OpenWrt
16 5 (0.091%) SUSE
16 5 (0.091%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,515 (45.99%) Agile
2 1,367 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1,215 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 809 (14.79%) CI/CD
5 783 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
6 780 (14.26%) Microservices
7 774 (14.15%) Scrum
8 684 (12.51%) Coaching
9 682 (12.47%) Full Stack Development
10 644 (11.78%) Fintech
11 639 (11.68%) B2B
12 551 (10.07%) Test Automation
13 539 (9.86%) Mentoring
14 538 (9.84%) Analytics
15 503 (9.20%) Computer Science
16 372 (6.80%) Project Management
17 359 (6.56%) Infrastructure as Code
18 355 (6.49%) Product Roadmap
19 351 (6.42%) TDD
20 346 (6.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,222 (22.34%) JavaScript
2 1,063 (19.44%) SQL
3 921 (16.84%) C#
4 808 (14.77%) Python
5 727 (13.29%) PHP
6 665 (12.16%) Go
7 628 (11.48%) TypeScript
8 501 (9.16%) Java
9 245 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 181 (3.31%) Ruby
11 177 (3.24%) Bash
12 109 (1.99%) C
13 94 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 86 (1.57%) Kotlin
15 72 (1.32%) ES6
16 37 (0.68%) C++
17 33 (0.60%) Scala
18 30 (0.55%) Elixir
18 30 (0.55%) Perl
19 28 (0.51%) Rust
Qualifications
1 640 (11.70%) Degree
2 248 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 92 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 79 (1.44%) PMP
5 63 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 58 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 40 (0.73%) CISSP
9 28 (0.51%) ISEB
10 25 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (0.42%) AWS Certification
11 23 (0.42%) MCSE
12 22 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (0.38%) CISM
14 20 (0.37%) AAT
14 20 (0.37%) ISTQB
15 17 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
16 16 (0.29%) Master's Degree
17 14 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (0.24%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (6.97%) QA
2 113 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (1.97%) GRC
4 65 (1.19%) Accessibility
5 53 (0.97%) SLA
6 45 (0.82%) GDPR
7 33 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.51%) NIST
9 26 (0.48%) MiFID
10 25 (0.46%) GxP
11 23 (0.42%) Data Quality
12 21 (0.38%) SOC 2
13 20 (0.37%) ISO 13485
14 18 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
15 12 (0.22%) SOC 1
16 10 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 9 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
18 8 (0.15%) NCSC
19 7 (0.13%) WCAG
20 6 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,125 (20.57%) Docker
2 199 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 56 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (0.22%) vSphere
8 10 (0.18%) Firmware
8 10 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.073%) LXC
10 4 (0.073%) XenApp
11 3 (0.055%) NDS
11 3 (0.055%) RACF
11 3 (0.055%) Snort
11 3 (0.055%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.037%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.037%) KVM
12 2 (0.037%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1,121 (20.50%) Kubernetes
2 588 (10.75%) Terraform
3 200 (3.66%) Ansible
4 145 (2.65%) Grafana
5 118 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (2.07%) Puppet
7 103 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 99 (1.81%) SCCM
9 44 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
10 43 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
11 27 (0.49%) SCOM
12 26 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
13 23 (0.42%) SCSM
14 21 (0.38%) Argo
15 19 (0.35%) Rancher
16 18 (0.33%) Kibana
17 16 (0.29%) Istio
18 15 (0.27%) Nagios
19 13 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 749 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 337 (6.16%) Google
3 210 (3.84%) Oracle
4 181 (3.31%) SAP
5 146 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 97 (1.77%) New Relic
7 82 (1.50%) Zend
8 79 (1.44%) VMware
9 65 (1.19%) Cisco
10 63 (1.15%) Adobe
11 55 (1.01%) IBM
12 49 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 48 (0.88%) HP
13 48 (0.88%) Workday
14 37 (0.68%) OpenText
15 34 (0.62%) JD Edwards
16 33 (0.60%) Atlassian
17 31 (0.57%) Citrix
18 30 (0.55%) Apple
19 29 (0.53%) Marin