The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 80 140 158
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +18
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 66 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.65% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.05% 11.73% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 14
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
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
244 196 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.81% 5.95% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 179 112 116
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Scotland

SaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +40 34 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Glasgow +35 22 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Renfrewshire -1 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £54,250 -
Dundee +12 1 - -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 46 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (34.75%) HTML
3 41 (34.75%) Finance
4 40 (33.90%) MongoDB
5 38 (32.20%) C#
6 36 (30.51%) CSS
7 35 (29.66%) Java
8 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
8 31 (26.27%) Degree
9 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
10 25 (21.19%) .NET
10 25 (21.19%) Retail
10 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
10 25 (21.19%) HTML5
11 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (19.49%) Oracle
12 22 (18.64%) Telecoms
12 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
13 21 (17.80%) Apple iOS
13 21 (17.80%) Web Services
13 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
14 20 (16.95%) Games
14 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (16.95%) Android
15 19 (16.10%) Maven
15 19 (16.10%) Social Media
15 19 (16.10%) CSS3
15 19 (16.10%) Hibernate
15 19 (16.10%) Linux

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (10.17%) Apache Qpid
1 12 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (9.32%) CMS
3 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.24%) Apache
5 3 (2.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (10.17%) GitHub
3 12 (10.17%) Google App Engine
3 12 (10.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (10.17%) Google Compute Engine
3 12 (10.17%) Heroku
3 12 (10.17%) PaaS
4 6 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) Firewall
2 13 (11.02%) HTTP
3 12 (10.17%) AMQP
3 12 (10.17%) Internet
3 12 (10.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (3.39%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.54%) LAN
5 3 (2.54%) Skype
5 3 (2.54%) WAAS
5 3 (2.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) LDAP
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.90%) MongoDB
2 28 (23.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.71%) MySQL
3 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.17%) RDBMS
4 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (7.63%) Apache Hive
6 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.63%) HBase
6 9 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (7.63%) PowerCenter
7 6 (5.08%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.10%) Maven
3 18 (15.25%) Ant
3 18 (15.25%) Subversion
4 14 (11.86%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) Bower
9 1 (0.85%) GCC
9 1 (0.85%) Grunt
9 1 (0.85%) gulp
9 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 41 (34.75%) Finance
2 25 (21.19%) Retail
3 22 (18.64%) Telecoms
4 20 (16.95%) Games
5 12 (10.17%) Billing
6 10 (8.47%) Marketing
7 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (33.05%) Developer
2 17 (14.41%) Architect
3 14 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (10.17%) Service Architect
6 11 (9.32%) Consultant
7 10 (8.47%) IT Consultant
7 10 (8.47%) IT Sales Consultant
7 10 (8.47%) Sales Consultant
8 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Data Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Chief Technology Officer
12 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) HTML
2 36 (30.51%) CSS
3 25 (21.19%) .NET
3 25 (21.19%) HTML5
4 21 (17.80%) Web Services
5 19 (16.10%) CSS3
5 19 (16.10%) Hibernate
6 18 (15.25%) Spring
7 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.02%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (10.17%) Java EE
10 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.93%) Ember.js
11 7 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (5.08%) Middleware
12 6 (5.08%) React
12 6 (5.08%) REST
13 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (4.24%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.10%) Social Media
3 12 (10.17%) Blog
4 10 (8.47%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.39%) User Experience
7 3 (2.54%) iPad
7 3 (2.54%) iPhone
7 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Apple iOS
2 20 (16.95%) Android
3 19 (16.10%) Linux
4 9 (7.63%) Unix
5 5 (4.24%) Windows
6 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) VMS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.25%) MVC
4 15 (12.71%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (11.86%) ETL
5 14 (11.86%) High Availability
6 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
7 12 (10.17%) Capacity Management
7 12 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (10.17%) Release Management
7 12 (10.17%) Use Case
8 11 (9.32%) Content Management
9 10 (8.47%) CRM
9 10 (8.47%) Virtual Team Management
10 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.08%) ITIL
10 6 (5.08%) Open Source
10 6 (5.08%) SDLC
10 6 (5.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 38 (32.20%) C#
3 35 (29.66%) Java
4 17 (14.41%) Python
5 12 (10.17%) C++
6 10 (8.47%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.63%) SQL
8 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.24%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.39%) Ruby
11 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 31 (26.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.85%) APMP
2 1 (0.85%) CCENT
2 1 (0.85%) CCNA
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.85%) HNC
2 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.85%) MCP
2 1 (0.85%) MCSA
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) Docker
2 3 (2.54%) vSphere
3 2 (1.69%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (11.86%) Puppet
2 12 (10.17%) CFEngine
3 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.85%) Terraform
4 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.49%) Oracle
3 12 (10.17%) Google
3 12 (10.17%) Sybase
4 9 (7.63%) Cloudera
4 9 (7.63%) Informatica
5 5 (4.24%) Cisco
6 3 (2.54%) F5
6 3 (2.54%) NEC
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.69%) IBM
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.85%) 3Com
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos
8 1 (0.85%) Draytek
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) ZyXEL
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