Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 93 91
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2 +11
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 86 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.26% 1.95% 2.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.27% 16.80% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 31 45
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,375 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £71,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +14.29%

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 498 256 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.89% 11.64% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 310 183 124
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,225 £31,500 £28,575
90th Percentile £68,875 £75,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 46 (53.49%) PaaS
1 46 (53.49%) IaaS
2 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (44.19%) DevOps
4 36 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (34.88%) Ansible
7 24 (27.91%) Linux
8 22 (25.58%) Python
9 21 (24.42%) Docker
10 20 (23.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
12 16 (18.60%) Puppet
12 16 (18.60%) GCP
12 16 (18.60%) Windows
12 16 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
13 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
14 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (15.12%) Oracle
15 13 (15.12%) DB2
16 10 (11.63%) .NET
16 10 (11.63%) C#
16 10 (11.63%) AIX
16 10 (11.63%) HPUX
16 10 (11.63%) Solaris
16 10 (11.63%) Unix
16 10 (11.63%) SAS
16 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
16 10 (11.63%) Tivoli

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 10 (11.63%) SAS
1 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 46 (53.49%) IaaS
1 46 (53.49%) PaaS
2 36 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (23.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.81%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.16%) Akamai
7 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Cisco Wireless
1 9 (10.47%) Firewall
1 9 (10.47%) LAN
1 9 (10.47%) Network Security
1 9 (10.47%) Telepresence
1 9 (10.47%) Unified Communications
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
1 9 (10.47%) Wireless
2 5 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) DB2
2 10 (11.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (11.63%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 10 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.81%) GitLab
2 5 (5.81%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (5.81%) Mocha
3 4 (4.65%) Maven
3 4 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Architect
2 19 (22.09%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
3 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco Network Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Network Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Chief Information Officer
7 4 (4.65%) CIO
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
2 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (10.47%) JSON
3 7 (8.14%) React
4 6 (6.98%) RESTful
5 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (5.81%) NHibernate
5 5 (5.81%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.49%) J2EE
8 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.16%) CSS
8 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) DataPower
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (6.98%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.98%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) Fintech
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.33%) SCADA
5 2 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 10 (11.63%) AIX
3 10 (11.63%) HPUX
3 10 (11.63%) Solaris
3 10 (11.63%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.19%) DevOps
3 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
4 10 (11.63%) Data Management
4 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 10 (11.63%) Migration
4 10 (11.63%) MVC
5 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
5 9 (10.47%) Change Management
5 9 (10.47%) Presales
5 9 (10.47%) Project Management
5 9 (10.47%) Time Management
6 7 (8.14%) Scrum
6 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (5.81%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (5.81%) Product Management
9 4 (4.65%) API Development
9 4 (4.65%) Co-Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) Python
2 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.63%) Bash Shell
3 10 (11.63%) C#
4 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.49%) SQL
6 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) AWS Certification
2 9 (10.47%) CCDP
2 9 (10.47%) CCNP
2 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) CISM
4 2 (2.33%) CISMP
4 2 (2.33%) CISSP
4 2 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) GCP
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) GDPR
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (34.88%) Ansible
2 16 (18.60%) Puppet
3 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (11.63%) Tivoli
4 10 (11.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 9 (10.47%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.65%) Rancher
6 4 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle
2 10 (11.63%) Hitachi
2 10 (11.63%) Hortonworks
2 10 (11.63%) IBM
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco
4 4 (4.65%) Google
5 3 (3.49%) HubSpot
5 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.33%) Saba
7 1 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (1.16%) HP