The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 146 134 148
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 22 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 29.73% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 6
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
99 74 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.73% 2.29% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 77
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
SaaS
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Glasgow -7 12 £48,750 +14.70% 4
Edinburgh -15 9 £41,250 +10.00%
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 17 (26.98%) Java
4 17 (26.98%) Degree
4 17 (26.98%) Open Source
5 16 (25.40%) HTML
5 16 (25.40%) CSS
6 15 (23.81%) Linux
7 14 (22.22%) jQuery
8 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.63%) SQL
8 13 (20.63%) SOA
9 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 11 (17.46%) Windows
11 10 (15.87%) Ruby
11 10 (15.87%) Spring
11 10 (15.87%) PHP
11 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.87%) Big Data
11 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
11 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
11 10 (15.87%) PaaS
12 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (14.29%) IaaS
12 9 (14.29%) C#
12 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
13 8 (12.70%) MS Office
13 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
13 8 (12.70%) Python

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 7 (11.11%) Node.js
2 4 (6.35%) nginx
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.76%) Facebook Platform
3 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
2 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) PaaS
2 9 (14.29%) IaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.76%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.59%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) L2TP
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.59%) AMQP
3 1 (1.59%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
1 10 (15.87%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) Redis
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) OLAP
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.94%) Bugzilla
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (4.76%) MSTest
4 3 (4.76%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.76%) Behat
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.17%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.17%) FogBugz
5 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (4.76%) Automotive
1 3 (4.76%) Advertising
1 3 (4.76%) Marketing
1 3 (4.76%) Dutch Language
1 3 (4.76%) French Language
1 3 (4.76%) German Language
1 3 (4.76%) Spanish Language
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 9 (14.29%) Head of Architecture
4 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Product Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) HTML
1 16 (25.40%) CSS
2 14 (22.22%) jQuery
3 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
4 10 (15.87%) Spring
5 7 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 7 (11.11%) XML
5 7 (11.11%) .NET
5 7 (11.11%) COM
6 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.94%) J2EE
8 4 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.76%) Yii
9 3 (4.76%) Laravel
9 3 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.76%) Ember.js
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.76%) WCF
9 3 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Open Source
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Social Media
5 3 (4.76%) EPoS
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Vista
3 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.76%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Debian
7 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (20.63%) SOA
4 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (12.70%) CRM
6 6 (9.52%) OO
6 6 (9.52%) Service Management
6 6 (9.52%) IT Governance
6 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) ERP
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) Automation Testing
8 4 (6.35%) User Stories
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) MVC
8 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.98%) Java
3 13 (20.63%) SQL
4 10 (15.87%) PHP
4 10 (15.87%) Ruby
5 9 (14.29%) C#
6 8 (12.70%) Python
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) GIAC
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Squid
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Postfix
1 1 (1.59%) Openswan
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (11.11%) JBoss
4 4 (6.35%) Twitter
4 4 (6.35%) Google
5 3 (4.76%) Zend
5 3 (4.76%) Facebook
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
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