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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 156 133 153
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 17 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.70% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.71% 32.35% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £39,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
124 68 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.31% 2.17% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 53 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £54,500 £49,550
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -17 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Aberdeen +8 1 £39,000 -10.85% 1
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) Open Source
5 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
6 11 (25.58%) CSS
6 11 (25.58%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) Linux
7 10 (23.26%) Spring
7 10 (23.26%) Ruby
7 10 (23.26%) Big Data
7 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
8 9 (20.93%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) Apache
9 8 (18.60%) Python
9 8 (18.60%) PHP
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) SOA
9 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
10 7 (16.28%) Node.js
10 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
10 7 (16.28%) PaaS
10 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
10 7 (16.28%) JBoss
10 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
10 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
11 6 (13.95%) Service Management
11 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (13.95%) TOGAF

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (20.93%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) Node.js
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) PaaS
2 6 (13.95%) IaaS
3 3 (6.98%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Heroku
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.33%) AMQP
2 1 (2.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) L2TP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Big Data
2 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) OLAP
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Bugzilla
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) FogBugz
3 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
2 1 (2.33%) German Language
2 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Head of IT
3 6 (13.95%) Head of Architecture
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Product Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) CSS
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) Spring
2 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.93%) jQuery
4 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.63%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (6.98%) COM
7 3 (6.98%) J2EE
8 2 (4.65%) LAMP
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.33%) WCF
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.33%) RESTful
9 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Open Source
2 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) EPoS
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Vista
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Debian
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.60%) SOA
4 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.30%) CRM
5 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.98%) Use Case
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Product Management
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) RHCE
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) GIAC
3 1 (2.33%) MCSD
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Postfix
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Openswan
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
1 1 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Cacti
2 1 (2.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) JBoss
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
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