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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 109 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 45 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.17% 26.98% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 7
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
203 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.53% 1.91% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 154 48 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £26,246
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £53,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +17 30 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Glasgow +19 12 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Morayshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.69%) .NET
4 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.88%) Java
6 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.31%) Finance
6 13 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (17.19%) Puppet
7 11 (17.19%) ITSM
8 10 (15.63%) MVC
8 10 (15.63%) C#
8 10 (15.63%) jQuery
8 10 (15.63%) Android
8 10 (15.63%) Social Media
8 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
8 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 9 (14.06%) Android Development
9 9 (14.06%) iOS Development
9 9 (14.06%) SQL
9 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (10.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (10.94%) Docker
11 7 (10.94%) DevOps
11 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 7 (10.94%) IIS
11 7 (10.94%) Windows

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (10.94%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) Firewall
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) SAN
3 2 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Big Data
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.38%) Subversion
2 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Hudson
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Sales Executive
3 10 (15.63%) Sales Manager
3 10 (15.63%) Account Executive
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.94%) Software Manager
6 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Sales Executive
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.63%) jQuery
4 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (10.94%) Ajax
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.38%) NHibernate
7 4 (6.25%) CSS
7 4 (6.25%) HTML
8 3 (4.69%) Web Services
8 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.69%) Spring
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.13%) Velocity
9 2 (3.13%) LAMP
10 1 (1.56%) Middleware
10 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (15.63%) Social Media
3 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.69%) CMDB
5 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Open Source
6 2 (3.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Android
1 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.19%) ITSM
4 10 (15.63%) MVC
4 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 9 (14.06%) Android Development
5 9 (14.06%) iOS Development
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps
6 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.94%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) TDD
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.69%) Analytics
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.69%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.88%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) C#
4 9 (14.06%) SQL
5 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby
8 3 (4.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) RHCE
3 1 (1.56%) MCSD
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
1 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
2 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 2 (3.13%) Cacti
3 1 (1.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Iron Speed
3 1 (1.56%) EMC
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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