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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 61 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.62% 1.83% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.43% 19.26% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 11
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
102 135 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.21% 9.49% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 88 72
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £53,000 £62,450
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 9 December 2016.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
3 33 (46.48%) MongoDB
4 32 (45.07%) HTML
5 31 (43.66%) CSS
6 30 (42.25%) Java
7 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
8 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
9 25 (35.21%) Degree
10 24 (33.80%) Maven
10 24 (33.80%) Linux
10 24 (33.80%) Git (software)
11 23 (32.39%) Social Media
12 22 (30.99%) HTML5
12 22 (30.99%) Apple iOS
12 22 (30.99%) Ant
12 22 (30.99%) Finance
13 21 (29.58%) Hibernate
13 21 (29.58%) CSS3
13 21 (29.58%) Android
14 20 (28.17%) Spring
14 20 (28.17%) Subversion
15 17 (23.94%) Retail
15 17 (23.94%) Games
16 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
17 13 (18.31%) SQL
17 13 (18.31%) High Availability
18 11 (15.49%) Perl
18 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
18 11 (15.49%) HBase

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 4 (5.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Liferay
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) MongoDB
2 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.49%) Apache Hive
3 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.49%) HBase
4 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (12.68%) PowerCenter
5 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.63%) MySQL
7 2 (2.82%) Big Data
7 2 (2.82%) Impala
8 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) Git (software)
1 24 (33.80%) Maven
2 22 (30.99%) Ant
3 20 (28.17%) Subversion
4 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (5.63%) Mocha
4 4 (5.63%) Selenium
5 3 (4.23%) Grunt
5 3 (4.23%) gulp
6 2 (2.82%) GCC
6 2 (2.82%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) Bower
7 1 (1.41%) GoCD
7 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Games
2 17 (23.94%) Retail
3 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Java Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Scrum Master
8 2 (2.82%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Test Development Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) HTML
2 31 (43.66%) CSS
3 22 (30.99%) HTML5
4 21 (29.58%) CSS3
4 21 (29.58%) Hibernate
5 20 (28.17%) Spring
6 9 (12.68%) Web Services
7 7 (9.86%) React
8 6 (8.45%) .NET
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.04%) Node.js
9 5 (7.04%) RESTful
9 5 (7.04%) XML
10 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (5.63%) NHibernate
11 3 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Social Media
2 5 (7.04%) User Experience
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) iPad
4 3 (4.23%) iPhone
4 3 (4.23%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) Apple iOS
3 21 (29.58%) Android
4 9 (12.68%) Unix
5 5 (7.04%) Windows
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.82%) VMS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Software Engineering
3 13 (18.31%) High Availability
4 9 (12.68%) ETL
5 7 (9.86%) MVC
6 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.63%) Open Source
7 3 (4.23%) BDD
7 3 (4.23%) Front End Development
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Scrum
7 3 (4.23%) SDLC
7 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
2 30 (42.25%) Java
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) Perl
5 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Python
6 8 (11.27%) Ruby
7 7 (9.86%) C#
8 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.23%) PHP
10 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) vSphere
2 2 (2.82%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.41%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) Capistrano
2 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.82%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) yum
4 1 (1.41%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Cloudera
2 9 (12.68%) Informatica
3 3 (4.23%) F5
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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