Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SaaS over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 104 71
Rank change year-on-year +31 -33 +54
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 75 43 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.96% 1.62% 3.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.53% 9.93% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 52
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +26.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £54,750 £51,125
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.44% -5.88% +6.25%

SaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 483 433 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.08% 16.28% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 281 288 144
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £72,125
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,705 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.19% +6.25%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Edinburgh

SaaS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SaaS in Edinburgh

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (33.33%) Python
4 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.00%) Java
5 21 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (25.33%) Scrum
7 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (22.67%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (22.67%) OO
9 16 (21.33%) PHP
9 16 (21.33%) DevOps
10 15 (20.00%) React
10 15 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (20.00%) Symfony
11 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
11 13 (17.33%) Ruby
11 13 (17.33%) Retail
12 12 (16.00%) IaaS
12 12 (16.00%) Puppet
13 11 (14.67%) PaaS
13 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
13 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
13 11 (14.67%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (13.33%) SQL
14 10 (13.33%) Linux
14 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (12.00%) Ansible
15 9 (12.00%) Front End Development

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (22.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.33%) JBoss
2 4 (5.33%) nginx
2 4 (5.33%) WildFly
3 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 33 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.00%) IaaS
4 11 (14.67%) PaaS
5 4 (5.33%) Akamai
5 4 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.33%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (5.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (5.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) DB2
3 1 (1.33%) Looker
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Power BI
3 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.33%) Retail
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Billing
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Python Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) SaaS Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Support
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 15 (20.00%) React
2 15 (20.00%) Symfony
3 11 (14.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (10.67%) .NET
5 6 (8.00%) CSS
5 6 (8.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.00%) RESTful
6 5 (6.67%) Flask
7 4 (5.33%) OAuth
7 4 (5.33%) OAuth2
7 4 (5.33%) OpenID
7 4 (5.33%) SAML
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.67%) JSON
9 2 (2.67%) Node.js
10 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.00%) Fintech
4 5 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) SmartOS
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) OO
5 16 (21.33%) DevOps
6 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
7 11 (14.67%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.00%) Front End Development
9 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.33%) Line Management
11 5 (6.67%) Coaching
11 5 (6.67%) Prototyping
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.67%) Threat Detection
12 4 (5.33%) API Design
12 4 (5.33%) Change Management
12 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.33%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (5.33%) Decision-Making
12 4 (5.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) Python
2 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.00%) Java
4 16 (21.33%) PHP
5 13 (17.33%) Ruby
6 10 (13.33%) SQL
7 8 (10.67%) C#
8 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Puppet
2 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.00%) Ansible
4 4 (5.33%) Kibana
4 4 (5.33%) Salt
5 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.33%) Rancher
6 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin