The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 96 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.57% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 29.17% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
SaaS
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
72 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.80% 1.97% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 48
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SaaS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SaaS 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 SaaS.

1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Bugzilla
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) EPoS
6 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) COM
6 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SaaS 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 SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) L2TP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Bugzilla
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 2 (11.11%) FogBugz
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Dutch Language
1 1 (5.56%) French Language
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
1 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Product Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) COM
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EPoS
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (16.67%) Use Case
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) User Stories
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Postfix
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Squid
1 1 (5.56%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Cacti
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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