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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 65 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 30 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.19% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.39% 32.00% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 1
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
123 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.02% 3.71% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 36 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £58,750 £48,768
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 30 January 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) ITSM
4 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.26%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (20.93%) Social Media
5 9 (20.93%) Puppet
5 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (18.60%) jQuery
6 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 7 (16.28%) Android
7 7 (16.28%) Docker
7 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
8 6 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (13.95%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) Android Development
8 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
8 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
8 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (13.95%) Ajax

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.65%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) InstallShield
2 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Sales Executive
2 10 (23.26%) Sales Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Account Executive
3 6 (13.95%) Software Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Sales Executive
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (18.60%) jQuery
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (13.95%) Ajax
3 6 (13.95%) NHibernate
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) Velocity
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.65%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (20.93%) Social Media
3 4 (9.30%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.98%) CMDB
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Android
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) ITSM
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 6 (13.95%) Android Development
6 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Coaching
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
1 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.65%) Cacti
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
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