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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 151 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 21 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.79% 30.77% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 2
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £40,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £42,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
142 52 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.94% 1.69% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 90 40 73
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -1 14 £42,500 -
Glasgow -15 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £39,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) Ruby
5 10 (21.74%) HTML
5 10 (21.74%) .NET
5 10 (21.74%) CSS
5 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
6 9 (19.57%) Open Source
6 9 (19.57%) Big Data
7 8 (17.39%) SQL
7 8 (17.39%) Python
8 7 (15.22%) Apache
8 7 (15.22%) SOA
8 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.22%) Finance
8 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 7 (15.22%) PaaS
8 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (13.04%) Data Integration
9 6 (13.04%) Node.js
9 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.04%) IaaS
9 6 (13.04%) Puppet
9 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (13.04%) Line Management
9 6 (13.04%) TOGAF

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) Node.js
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) nginx
5 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) PaaS
2 6 (13.04%) IaaS
3 3 (6.52%) GitHub
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.17%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) L2TP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) IPsec
4 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.17%) AMQP
4 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Big Data
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Bugzilla
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.35%) FogBugz
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Head of IT
3 6 (13.04%) Head of Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Product Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) HTML
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
1 10 (21.74%) CSS
2 9 (19.57%) jQuery
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) Ajax
8 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) LAMP
8 2 (4.35%) J2EE
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.17%) CSS3
9 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Open Source
2 6 (13.04%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.52%) Social Media
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) EPoS
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
3 7 (15.22%) SOA
4 6 (13.04%) Service Management
4 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (13.04%) Line Management
5 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) IT Governance
6 4 (8.70%) MVC
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Use Case
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) Ruby
4 8 (17.39%) Python
4 8 (17.39%) SQL
5 6 (13.04%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) RHCE
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Squid
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Postfix
2 1 (2.17%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase
4 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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