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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 146 145 147
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 21 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.58% 30.91% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £40,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
144 55 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.05% 1.75% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 42 74
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -14 13 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Glasgow -4 6 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £39,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) CSS
4 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.93%) Ruby
5 9 (20.93%) Open Source
6 8 (18.60%) Puppet
6 8 (18.60%) Big Data
6 8 (18.60%) jQuery
6 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (18.60%) Python
6 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 8 (18.60%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 7 (16.28%) PaaS
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.95%) Apache
8 6 (13.95%) Service Management
8 6 (13.95%) Spring
9 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
9 5 (11.63%) MySQL
9 5 (11.63%) C#
9 5 (11.63%) PHP
9 5 (11.63%) SOA
9 5 (11.63%) Node.js
9 5 (11.63%) NoSQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) PaaS
2 4 (9.30%) IaaS
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) GitHub
3 3 (6.98%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Heroku
5 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) OLAP
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.30%) Bugzilla
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) FogBugz
3 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Head of Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Head of IT
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Product Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
1 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 8 (18.60%) jQuery
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) Spring
5 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.30%) XML
7 3 (6.98%) Ajax
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.65%) NHibernate
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) J2EE
8 2 (4.65%) LAMP
9 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Social Media
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 2 (4.65%) EPoS
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) Service Management
4 5 (11.63%) SOA
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Line Management
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) MVC
5 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
5 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.98%) Product Management
6 3 (6.98%) Use Case
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) RHCE
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
1 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Cacti
2 2 (4.65%) CFEngine
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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