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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 86 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 20 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.96% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 24.56% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
90 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.38% 3.93% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 18
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £33,200 £35,974
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 8 (23.53%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (20.59%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Puppet
5 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 6 (17.65%) ITSM
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.65%) Social Media
6 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (14.71%) Docker
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (11.76%) Android
8 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (11.76%) Ajax
8 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) MySQL
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) InstallShield
2 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) Hudson
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) FogBugz
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
1 6 (17.65%) Sales Executive
1 6 (17.65%) Sales Manager
1 6 (17.65%) Account Executive
2 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.65%) jQuery
2 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (11.76%) NHibernate
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.88%) LAMP
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) Velocity
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Social Media
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) ITSM
3 6 (17.65%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.82%) Android Development
6 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (2.94%) Munin
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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