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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 137 145 147
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 21 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.54% 24.11% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
127 112 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.18% 2.86% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 84 59 40
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +20 11 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Glasgow +2 5 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Dundee - 3 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £47,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £37,500 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
4 18 (25.71%) Social Media
5 16 (22.86%) Project Management
6 15 (21.43%) Java
6 15 (21.43%) Degree
7 13 (18.57%) .NET
8 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
8 12 (17.14%) Android
8 12 (17.14%) Android Development
8 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
9 11 (15.71%) jQuery
9 11 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (14.29%) SQL
10 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 10 (14.29%) MVC
11 9 (12.86%) ITSM
11 9 (12.86%) Scrum
12 8 (11.43%) CSS
12 8 (11.43%) C#
12 8 (11.43%) HTML
12 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.57%) Finance
14 6 (8.57%) Marketing
15 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (7.14%) Puppet
15 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (7.14%) Change Control

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Big Data
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.29%) Subversion
1 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.43%) QUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
1 6 (8.57%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Account Executive
5 7 (10.00%) Sales Executive
5 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Sales Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Software Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Software Sales Executive
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Junior
10 2 (2.86%) Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Applications Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Lead C# Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) jQuery
3 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.43%) CSS
4 8 (11.43%) HTML
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.71%) REST
7 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
7 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.29%) Ajax
7 3 (4.29%) XML
8 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 2 (2.86%) Middleware
8 2 (2.86%) Spring
8 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.43%) LINQ
9 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Social Media
2 11 (15.71%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
1 12 (17.14%) Android
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
3 16 (22.86%) Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) Android Development
4 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
5 10 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (12.86%) ITSM
6 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (7.14%) SDLC
8 5 (7.14%) Business Development
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.71%) ERP
9 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.29%) Mobile Development
10 3 (4.29%) Logistics
10 3 (4.29%) SOA
10 3 (4.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.43%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) C#
5 4 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) PHP
5 4 (5.71%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) WSUS
2 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.43%) Iron Speed
5 1 (1.43%) CommVault
5 1 (1.43%) NetApp
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) EMC
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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