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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 95 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.63% 8.70% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,925 £28,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
86 92 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.61% 6.16% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 27
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 August 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) QA
2 6 (25.00%) Social Media
2 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (12.50%) Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Informix
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.17%) QUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior UI Designer
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.17%) UI Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.17%) LESS
3 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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