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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 106 117 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +31
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 55 46 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.85% 1.48% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.70% 17.56% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 14
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £60,000 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
214 262 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.22% 8.43% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 145 191 55
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +11 40 £47,500 +8.57% 3
Glasgow -17 15 £55,000 - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £50,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) .NET
3 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
4 33 (37.93%) C#
5 28 (32.18%) HTML
5 28 (32.18%) Marketing
6 27 (31.03%) CSS
6 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET
7 25 (28.74%) MVC
8 23 (26.44%) Degree
9 22 (25.29%) SQL
10 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (22.99%) Windows
12 19 (21.84%) Project Management
13 16 (18.39%) Heroku
13 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (17.24%) Open Source
14 15 (17.24%) Scrum
14 15 (17.24%) SOA
15 14 (16.09%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.94%) SDLC
16 13 (14.94%) SVG
16 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
17 12 (13.79%) Web Services
18 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
19 10 (11.49%) CRM
19 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (5.75%) Node.js
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (6.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (18.39%) Heroku
2 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (16.09%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (6.90%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (5.75%) PaaS
6 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.45%) Office 365
8 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) VPN
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) SSL
2 3 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) MySQL
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.60%) JUnit
2 4 (4.60%) Selenium
2 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.30%) RSpec
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (32.18%) Marketing
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (16.09%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Lead Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Lead .NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.90%) .NET Team Leader
9 6 (6.90%) Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Consultant
9 6 (6.90%) Designer
9 6 (6.90%) UI Designer
10 5 (5.75%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) .NET
2 28 (32.18%) HTML
3 27 (31.03%) CSS
4 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET
5 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.94%) SVG
7 12 (13.79%) Web Services
8 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
8 10 (11.49%) RESTful
9 9 (10.34%) React
10 7 (8.05%) Backbone.js
10 7 (8.05%) Ember.js
10 7 (8.05%) HTML5
10 7 (8.05%) Middleware
11 6 (6.90%) CSS3
11 6 (6.90%) LESS
11 6 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.75%) jQuery
13 3 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) User Experience
2 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) EPoS
3 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.90%) Replication
5 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.60%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) MVC
3 19 (21.84%) Project Management
4 15 (17.24%) Open Source
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 15 (17.24%) SOA
5 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
6 13 (14.94%) SDLC
7 10 (11.49%) CRM
8 9 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (10.34%) Online Marketing
8 9 (10.34%) OO
9 7 (8.05%) B2B
9 7 (8.05%) Change Management
9 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.05%) Presales
10 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.75%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.93%) C#
3 22 (25.29%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) Ruby
5 6 (6.90%) Java
6 5 (5.75%) PHP
7 4 (4.60%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Korn
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) XenApp
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Citrix
2 6 (6.90%) Google
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco
4 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.15%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) Perforce
5 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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