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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 131 136 157
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 27 43 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.56% 39.45% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 5
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
163 109 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.15% 2.70% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 114 69 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £75,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +9 22 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Glasgow +1 3 £56,250 +40.62%
Dundee - 2 £40,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 17 (24.29%) Social Media
5 16 (22.86%) Java
6 14 (20.00%) .NET
6 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (17.14%) Android Development
7 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
7 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
7 12 (17.14%) Android
8 11 (15.71%) jQuery
8 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.71%) Project Management
8 11 (15.71%) ITSM
8 11 (15.71%) MVC
9 10 (14.29%) Degree
10 9 (12.86%) C#
11 8 (11.43%) SQL
11 8 (11.43%) Finance
11 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.57%) Scrum
12 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 5 (7.14%) Puppet
13 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (7.14%) Change Control

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
1 3 (4.29%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) QUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Sales Executive
3 10 (14.29%) Sales Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Account Executive
4 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Software Sales Executive
9 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Applications Architect
9 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.71%) jQuery
3 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (5.71%) HTML
5 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 4 (5.71%) Ajax
5 4 (5.71%) NHibernate
6 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.86%) Velocity
7 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.86%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) SOAP
8 1 (1.43%) Web Services
8 1 (1.43%) Middleware
8 1 (1.43%) LINQ
8 1 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Social Media
2 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Open Source
5 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) CMDB
6 1 (1.43%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Android
1 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.14%) Android Development
3 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
4 11 (15.71%) ITSM
4 11 (15.71%) MVC
4 11 (15.71%) Project Management
5 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.57%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.14%) Business Development
7 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 4 (5.71%) DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.29%) TDD
9 3 (4.29%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.86%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) C#
4 8 (11.43%) SQL
5 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco
2 1 (1.43%) EMC
2 1 (1.43%) CommVault
2 1 (1.43%) NetApp
2 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.43%) VMware
2 1 (1.43%) Iron Speed
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Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £45,000 per year
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