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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 95 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 14 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.14% 33.33% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
99 18 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.63% 1.42% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 11 52
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Puppet
4 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) MySQL
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Bugzilla
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (16.67%) Docker
6 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Big Data
7 3 (12.50%) GitHub
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) nginx
7 3 (12.50%) Product Management
7 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) L2TP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) FogBugz
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Product Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Product Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) COM
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
1 3 (12.50%) Social Media
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Product Management
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Use Case
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
2 1 (4.17%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (4.17%) Munin
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle