The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 96 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.079% 0.074% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.16% 0.65% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £67,500 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
IaaS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
86 153 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.76% 11.36% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 113 42
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,349 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IaaS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS across the Edinburgh region.

IaaS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS.

1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) gulp
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
3 3 (60.00%) OOCSS
3 3 (60.00%) Grunt
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Code Coverage
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) QA

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Grunt
1 3 (60.00%) gulp
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) OOCSS
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Code Coverage
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile First
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible