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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 78 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 21 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 1.04% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.14% 30.91% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,550 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
87 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.30% 3.36% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 24 April 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Social Media
3 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 10 (19.61%) .NET
5 10 (19.61%) ITSM
5 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (17.65%) jQuery
6 9 (17.65%) MVC
7 8 (15.69%) SQL
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.73%) Android
8 7 (13.73%) Degree
8 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
8 7 (13.73%) Android Development
8 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
8 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) Windows
10 5 (9.80%) C#
10 5 (9.80%) Puppet
10 5 (9.80%) Change Control
10 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (7.84%) Resource Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
1 2 (3.92%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) QUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
1 4 (7.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Sales Executive
2 10 (19.61%) Sales Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Account Executive
3 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Software Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Software Sales Executive
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Consultant
10 1 (1.96%) Technical Project Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Architect
10 1 (1.96%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) jQuery
3 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
5 4 (7.84%) Ajax
5 4 (7.84%) NHibernate
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.92%) Velocity
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) HTML
7 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.96%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Social Media
2 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) CMDB
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.96%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Android
1 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 10 (19.61%) ITSM
4 9 (17.65%) MVC
5 7 (13.73%) Android Development
5 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
5 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.76%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.80%) Change Control
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
8 4 (7.84%) Business Development
8 4 (7.84%) DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 3 (5.88%) TDD
10 2 (3.92%) Web Design
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.57%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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