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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 89 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.07% 14.04% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,875 £32,100 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £41,000
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
73 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 3.67% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 36
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 July 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Social Media
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
5 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) QA
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Marketing
7 5 (13.51%) Change Control
8 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
8 4 (10.81%) Android Development
8 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.81%) User Experience
8 4 (10.81%) Business Development
8 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
8 4 (10.81%) Android
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Server

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Informix
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) QUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Sales Manager
6 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Sales Executive
6 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) jQuery
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Social Media
2 4 (10.81%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Android
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Change Control
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Business Development
6 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.81%) Android Development
6 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
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