The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 46 58 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.96% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.72% 25.00% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 27
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £74,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
222 232 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.84% 7.84% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 157 153 154
Median salary £44,471 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.37% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

SaaS Salary Histogram in Scotland

SaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 28 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Glasgow +27 13 £40,000 -33.33%
Inverclyde - 4 £38,000 -
Aberdeen +3 1 £70,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 45 (41.67%) HTML
4 44 (40.74%) CSS
5 34 (31.48%) C#
6 32 (29.63%) .NET
7 30 (27.78%) Java
8 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
9 28 (25.93%) Degree
10 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
11 21 (19.44%) MongoDB
12 20 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 20 (18.52%) Linux
13 19 (17.59%) Finance
14 18 (16.67%) MVC
14 18 (16.67%) Web Services
14 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (15.74%) Retail
16 16 (14.81%) Maven
16 16 (14.81%) Android
16 16 (14.81%) Social Media
16 16 (14.81%) Apple iOS
17 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
17 15 (13.89%) SQL
17 15 (13.89%) ETL
17 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
18 14 (12.96%) Ant
18 14 (12.96%) HTML5

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.56%) Apache
2 5 (4.63%) JBoss
2 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.85%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) Liferay
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.85%) GitHub
4 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.85%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.85%) Heroku
4 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) HTTP
2 6 (5.56%) Firewall
2 6 (5.56%) LAN
2 6 (5.56%) WAN
3 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (2.78%) NAS
4 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 3 (2.78%) Skype
4 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.78%) WAAS
5 2 (1.85%) AMQP
5 2 (1.85%) DNS
5 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.44%) MongoDB
3 13 (12.04%) Big Data
4 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.56%) HBase
5 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.70%) MySQL
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.70%) PowerCenter
6 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.85%) Impala
8 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.81%) Maven
3 14 (12.96%) Ant
4 12 (11.11%) Subversion
5 7 (6.48%) Selenium
6 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (3.70%) Mocha
8 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.78%) Grunt
9 3 (2.78%) gulp
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.85%) GCC
10 2 (1.85%) JUnit
10 2 (1.85%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.93%) Bower
11 1 (0.93%) GoCD
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 17 (15.74%) Retail
3 11 (10.19%) Games
3 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Local Government
4 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Billing
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (34.26%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Junior
8 5 (4.63%) Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Chief Technology Officer
8 5 (4.63%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Junior Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.67%) HTML
2 44 (40.74%) CSS
3 32 (29.63%) .NET
4 18 (16.67%) Web Services
5 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (12.96%) HTML5
7 13 (12.04%) CSS3
7 13 (12.04%) Hibernate
8 12 (11.11%) Spring
9 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.48%) Middleware
10 7 (6.48%) React
10 7 (6.48%) REST
10 7 (6.48%) XML
11 6 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (4.63%) Ember.js
12 5 (4.63%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (4.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Social Media
2 12 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) iPad
5 3 (2.78%) iPhone
5 3 (2.78%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Blog
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Linux
2 16 (14.81%) Android
2 16 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 13 (12.04%) Windows
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.70%) Unix
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.85%) CentOS
8 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.85%) VMS
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
3 18 (16.67%) MVC
4 15 (13.89%) ETL
5 11 (10.19%) High Availability
6 10 (9.26%) ITIL
6 10 (9.26%) Scrum
7 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.48%) SOA
8 6 (5.56%) Open Source
8 6 (5.56%) Presales
8 6 (5.56%) Project Management
8 6 (5.56%) SDLC
8 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.56%) TDD
9 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 34 (31.48%) C#
3 30 (27.78%) Java
4 15 (13.89%) SQL
5 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
5 13 (12.04%) Python
6 10 (9.26%) Ruby
7 7 (6.48%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.56%) Perl
9 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) Docker
2 3 (2.78%) Terminal Server
2 3 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.78%) Capistrano
3 3 (2.78%) SCCM
4 2 (1.85%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.85%) Terraform
4 2 (1.85%) yum
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) VMware
4 4 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.70%) Informatica
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco
5 3 (2.78%) Citrix
5 3 (2.78%) F5
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Lotus
5 3 (2.78%) NEC
5 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.85%) Adobe
6 2 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Perforce
6 2 (1.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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