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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 116 134 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 41 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 0.94% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.75% 50.00% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
231 64 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.62% 1.88% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 187 44 34
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £54,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +16 32 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Glasgow +9 7 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Dundee - 2 £40,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 19 (25.00%) .NET
5 18 (23.68%) Java
6 16 (21.05%) Social Media
7 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
7 15 (19.74%) MVC
7 15 (19.74%) jQuery
8 13 (17.11%) Android
8 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
8 13 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (15.79%) Android Development
9 12 (15.79%) iOS Development
10 11 (14.47%) Degree
10 11 (14.47%) ITSM
10 11 (14.47%) Finance
10 11 (14.47%) Project Management
10 11 (14.47%) SQL
11 10 (13.16%) C#
11 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 8 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (10.53%) Puppet
14 7 (9.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
14 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
14 7 (9.21%) Ajax

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.63%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) NAS
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Big Data
2 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.58%) Subversion
2 4 (5.26%) InstallShield
2 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.32%) Ant
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) Sales Executive
2 11 (14.47%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Sales Manager
3 10 (13.16%) Account Executive
4 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Software Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Software Sales Executive
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) .NET
2 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
2 15 (19.74%) jQuery
3 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (9.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.21%) Ajax
5 6 (7.89%) NHibernate
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (5.26%) HTML
7 4 (5.26%) CSS
8 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.95%) Web Services
8 3 (3.95%) Spring
9 2 (2.63%) Velocity
9 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.32%) REST
10 1 (1.32%) CSS3
10 1 (1.32%) HTML5
10 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Social Media
2 13 (17.11%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.95%) User Experience
5 3 (3.95%) Open Source
5 3 (3.95%) CMDB
6 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Android
1 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) MVC
4 12 (15.79%) Android Development
4 12 (15.79%) iOS Development
5 11 (14.47%) ITSM
5 11 (14.47%) Project Management
6 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.89%) Scrum
8 6 (7.89%) DevOps
9 5 (6.58%) TDD
10 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.26%) Change Control
11 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (3.95%) Analytics
11 3 (3.95%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.68%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) C#
5 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 4 (5.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.63%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Iron Speed
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) EMC
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
Glasgow
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago