The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 134 154 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 29 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.26% 17.21% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 19
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
SaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
168 122 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.38% 3.32% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 106 69 62
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SaaS Salary Trend in Scotland

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SaaS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Scotland

SaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 11 £34,000 -17.57% 5
Glasgow +1 6 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Dundee - 6 £42,500 - 2
Inverclyde - 2 £38,750 -
Argyll and Bute - 2 £38,500 -
Stirling - 1 £36,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
4 18 (27.69%) Degree
5 16 (24.62%) SQL
6 15 (23.08%) Social Media
7 12 (18.46%) HTML
7 12 (18.46%) Java
7 12 (18.46%) CSS
7 12 (18.46%) Project Management
7 12 (18.46%) Scrum
8 11 (16.92%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.38%) jQuery
10 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) ERP
11 8 (12.31%) XML
11 8 (12.31%) C#
11 8 (12.31%) MVC
11 8 (12.31%) Android
11 8 (12.31%) QA
11 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
11 8 (12.31%) Android Development
11 8 (12.31%) iOS Development
11 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.77%) REST
12 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.77%) Marketing
12 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.23%) CRM

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.08%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) PaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Informix
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.54%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.54%) QUnit
2 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 4 (6.15%) Back Office
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Architect
3 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Junior
4 4 (6.15%) Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Software Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Applications Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Development Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) HTML
1 12 (18.46%) CSS
2 11 (16.92%) .NET
3 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.38%) jQuery
4 8 (12.31%) XML
5 7 (10.77%) REST
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.08%) Web Services
9 2 (3.08%) Middleware
9 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.08%) Spring
9 2 (3.08%) Ajax
9 2 (3.08%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Social Media
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) User Experience
4 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) GIS
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Android
1 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Software Engineering
3 12 (18.46%) Scrum
3 12 (18.46%) Project Management
4 8 (12.31%) MVC
4 8 (12.31%) ERP
4 8 (12.31%) Android Development
4 8 (12.31%) iOS Development
4 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.23%) CRM
6 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.69%) Logistics
6 5 (7.69%) Open Source
6 5 (7.69%) Business Development
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
7 4 (6.15%) SDLC
7 4 (6.15%) Data Management
7 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Java
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) Python
6 4 (6.15%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) NetSuite
3 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.62%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.08%) Cognos
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) EMC
6 1 (1.54%) CommVault
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
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