The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 55 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -5
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 37 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.24% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.58% 9.38% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 9
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.05% -
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
83 96 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.26% 5.99% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 82
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
3 28 (44.44%) MongoDB
4 26 (41.27%) Finance
5 25 (39.68%) HTML
6 24 (38.10%) HTML5
7 23 (36.51%) Degree
8 21 (33.33%) Java
9 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
9 20 (31.75%) CSS
9 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
9 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
10 19 (30.16%) Maven
10 19 (30.16%) Retail
10 19 (30.16%) Games
10 19 (30.16%) Hibernate
10 19 (30.16%) Social Media
10 19 (30.16%) Apple iOS
11 18 (28.57%) CSS3
11 18 (28.57%) Ant
11 18 (28.57%) Subversion
11 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 18 (28.57%) Spring
11 18 (28.57%) Android
12 17 (26.98%) Linux
13 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 12 (19.05%) High Availability
15 10 (15.87%) Perl
16 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
16 9 (14.29%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) CMS
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 9 (14.29%) HBase
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (14.29%) PowerCenter
4 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (30.16%) Maven
3 18 (28.57%) Ant
3 18 (28.57%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.59%) Bower
6 1 (1.59%) GCC
6 1 (1.59%) Grunt
6 1 (1.59%) gulp
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Games
2 19 (30.16%) Retail
3 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) IT Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) IT Sales Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Chief Information Officer
8 2 (3.17%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) HTML
2 24 (38.10%) HTML5
3 20 (31.75%) CSS
4 19 (30.16%) Hibernate
5 18 (28.57%) CSS3
5 18 (28.57%) Spring
6 6 (9.52%) .NET
6 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.52%) React
7 5 (7.94%) React Native
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (6.35%) Web Services
9 2 (3.17%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.17%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (3.17%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Social Media
2 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) iPad
4 3 (4.76%) iPhone
4 3 (4.76%) User Experience
5 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Apple iOS
2 18 (28.57%) Android
3 17 (26.98%) Linux
4 9 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (4.76%) Windows
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) VMS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.05%) High Availability
4 9 (14.29%) ETL
5 7 (11.11%) MVC
6 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Content Management
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) Global Marketing
7 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team Management
8 4 (6.35%) API Integration
8 4 (6.35%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.35%) Open Source
9 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.76%) ITIL
10 2 (3.17%) B2B
10 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.17%) OWASP
10 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) JavaScript
2 21 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) Perl
4 9 (14.29%) C#
4 9 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) vSphere
2 2 (3.17%) NFS
3 1 (1.59%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
2 1 (1.59%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 9 (14.29%) Informatica
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) F5
4 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.59%) Perforce
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