The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 87 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 23 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 9.30% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 5
Average salary £33,750 £33,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,400 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £34,600 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +1.12%
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
46 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.77% 3.92% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 34
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (34.38%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Vista
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 10 (31.25%) MS Office
6 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (28.13%) CRM
7 9 (28.13%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (28.13%) COM
7 9 (28.13%) Windows 2000
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
8 8 (25.00%) MSTest
8 8 (25.00%) WCF
8 8 (25.00%) jQuery
8 8 (25.00%) NUnit
8 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.00%) MVC

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) L2TP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) MSTest
2 8 (25.00%) NUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (12.50%) Moq
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Automotive
2 3 (9.38%) Dutch Language
2 3 (9.38%) French Language
2 3 (9.38%) German Language
2 3 (9.38%) Spanish Language
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Customer Support
7 1 (3.13%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) COM
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) WCF
2 8 (25.00%) jQuery
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (25.00%) WinForms
3 4 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (12.50%) RESTful
3 4 (12.50%) StructureMap
3 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (12.50%) Ninject
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 4 (12.50%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) LINQ
3 4 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Vista
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 2000
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CRM
2 8 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) User Stories
5 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) B2B
6 4 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Squid
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Postfix
1 1 (3.13%) Openswan
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle