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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 67 89
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 21 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.72% 2.24% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.48% 27.27% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 4
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +122.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £27,500 £17,825
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 145 99 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.88% 8.20% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 99 58 33
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Ruby
3 11 (25.00%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (20.45%) React
5 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) .NET
6 7 (15.91%) C#
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.91%) Linux
6 7 (15.91%) RESTful
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
7 6 (13.64%) Marketing
7 6 (13.64%) Mocha
7 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
7 6 (13.64%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) Web Services
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) HTML
7 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (11.36%) Conflict Management
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Project

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 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) QlikView
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Karma Test Runner
1 6 (13.64%) Mocha
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Product Marketing Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) React
1 9 (20.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) RESTful
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.55%) Sidekiq
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) Kafka
6 1 (2.27%) LESS
6 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) PMI
2 4 (9.09%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) MVC
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Conflict Management
4 5 (11.36%) Kanban
4 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.36%) Release Management
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) API Design
6 3 (6.82%) Domain Models
6 3 (6.82%) Econometric Modelling
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Development
7 2 (4.55%) Coaching
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Ruby
2 11 (25.00%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.09%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) Java
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.36%) Teradata
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
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