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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 100 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.75% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.60% 25.71% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.88% 2.90% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 61
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
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 23 July 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (19.23%) XML
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) CRM
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
9 4 (15.38%) MS Office
9 4 (15.38%) COM
9 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 7

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) L2TP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
3 3 (11.54%) MSTest
4 2 (7.69%) FogBugz
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Dutch Language
1 2 (7.69%) French Language
1 2 (7.69%) German Language
1 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Tester
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Product Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Product Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) COM
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) WinForms
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.54%) WCF
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) EPoS
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Debian
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 4 (15.38%) User Stories
2 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
3 3 (11.54%) Product Management
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Use Case
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
3 3 (11.54%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Squid
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Postfix
1 1 (3.85%) Openswan
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle