Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 77 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 +6
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 91 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.69% 2.83% 2.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.08% 15.24% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 32
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £36,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £69,500
Scotland median annual salary £54,175 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +20.39% +3.45% -8.42%

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 477 492 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.33% 18.59% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 266 302 162
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,500 £30,050
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.25%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
4 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (27.47%) PaaS
6 21 (23.08%) Java
6 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 20 (21.98%) IaaS
8 19 (20.88%) Scrum
9 17 (18.68%) React
10 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
10 16 (17.58%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (17.58%) AngularJS
10 16 (17.58%) Python
11 15 (16.48%) OO
11 15 (16.48%) Ruby
11 15 (16.48%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (16.48%) DevOps
12 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 14 (15.38%) Symfony
12 14 (15.38%) Finance
12 14 (15.38%) PHP
13 13 (14.29%) .NET
14 12 (13.19%) C#
14 12 (13.19%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
15 11 (12.09%) SQL
15 11 (12.09%) Google
15 11 (12.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (12.09%) Retail

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 15 (16.48%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 43 (47.25%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (27.47%) PaaS
4 20 (21.98%) IaaS
5 12 (13.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (5.49%) Office 365
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) DMZ
3 1 (1.10%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) MySQL
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.59%) Selenium
2 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) Hudson
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Games
6 2 (2.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Developer
2 12 (13.19%) Full Stack Developer
2 12 (13.19%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (4.40%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) React
2 16 (17.58%) AngularJS
3 14 (15.38%) Symfony
4 13 (14.29%) .NET
5 11 (12.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.30%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.30%) RESTful
8 3 (3.30%) Web Services
9 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.20%) CSS
9 2 (2.20%) HTML
9 2 (2.20%) JSON
9 2 (2.20%) React Native
9 2 (2.20%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.10%) J2EE
10 1 (1.10%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (10.99%) Public Cloud
3 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.69%) User Experience
5 6 (6.59%) Fintech
6 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.30%) Replication
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) SmartOS
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.88%) Scrum
4 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
5 15 (16.48%) DevOps
5 15 (16.48%) OO
6 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.89%) Change Management
8 9 (9.89%) Microservices
9 8 (8.79%) Prototyping
10 6 (6.59%) Coaching
10 6 (6.59%) Line Management
10 6 (6.59%) User Stories
11 5 (5.49%) MVC
11 5 (5.49%) SDLC
12 4 (4.40%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.40%) OOP
12 4 (4.40%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) Java
1 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.58%) Python
3 15 (16.48%) Ruby
4 14 (15.38%) PHP
5 12 (13.19%) C#
6 11 (12.09%) SQL
7 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) C++
9 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Ansible
1 10 (10.99%) Kubernetes
1 10 (10.99%) Terraform
2 7 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Google
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.10%) Twitter