Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 65 130
Rank change year-on-year -48 +65 -2
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 42 74 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.55% 3.20% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.47% 34.26% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 25
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +27.69% -29.73%
10th Percentile £29,625 £33,975 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £50,875 £55,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -21.05%

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 401 216 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.78% 9.33% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 277 132 126
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +7.79% -7.78%
10th Percentile £30,875 £30,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,875 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 13 (30.95%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) React
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) .NET
4 12 (28.57%) MVC
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 11 (26.19%) Degree
6 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 9 (21.43%) CSS
7 9 (21.43%) HTML
7 9 (21.43%) Java
7 9 (21.43%) RESTful
7 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
8 8 (19.05%) Mocha
8 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
8 8 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (19.05%) NHibernate
8 8 (19.05%) Subversion
8 8 (19.05%) Android
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) Ant
9 7 (16.67%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) HTML5
9 7 (16.67%) Social Media

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 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (19.05%) Mocha
2 8 (19.05%) Subversion
3 7 (16.67%) Ant
3 7 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (4.76%) Dutch Language
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) French Language
1 2 (4.76%) German Language
1 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) C# Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) React
2 12 (28.57%) .NET
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 9 (21.43%) RESTful
5 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 8 (19.05%) NHibernate
5 8 (19.05%) Web Services
6 7 (16.67%) CSS3
6 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 7 (16.67%) HTML5
6 7 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) LAMP
8 2 (4.76%) Angular 2
8 2 (4.76%) COM
8 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Social Media
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Android
1 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Microservices
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) B2B
6 2 (4.76%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Line Management
7 1 (2.38%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) ES6
8 1 (2.38%) GraphQL
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) F5
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Apigee
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) IBM