The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.38% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.71% 55.56% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
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 Glasgow region.

Cloud Services Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
34 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.57% 0.81% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Average salary £41,250 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £42,500 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SaaS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Glasgow region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Glasgow

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Spring
4 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Big Data
4 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Node.js
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (33.33%) JBoss
5 6 (33.33%) Apache
5 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) PaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) IaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Line Management
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.56%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (5.56%) Heroku
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Head of IT
3 4 (22.22%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Spring
1 7 (38.89%) jQuery
1 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter