Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 113 72
Rank change year-on-year +39 -41 +67
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 76 47 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.01% 1.75% 2.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.10% 11.27% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 51
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,875 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £65,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 472 417 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.69% 15.50% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 273 286 128
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,421
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +8.64% +3.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,705 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.72% +3.75%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 36 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.63%) DevOps
5 20 (26.32%) Ansible
5 20 (26.32%) Python
6 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (25.00%) IaaS
7 18 (23.68%) Linux
7 18 (23.68%) Scrum
8 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
8 15 (19.74%) PaaS
9 14 (18.42%) Puppet
9 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 12 (15.79%) React
10 12 (15.79%) Java
10 12 (15.79%) Windows
11 11 (14.47%) PHP
11 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
11 11 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (13.16%) Docker
12 10 (13.16%) SQL
12 10 (13.16%) OO
12 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.16%) Symfony
13 9 (11.84%) Degree
13 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.84%) Firewall

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 12 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.53%) JBoss
3 4 (5.26%) nginx
3 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.32%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 36 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (25.00%) IaaS
4 15 (19.74%) PaaS
5 11 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.26%) Akamai
7 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.63%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Firewall
2 5 (6.58%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) HTTP
2 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) DB2
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.32%) Looker
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Power BI
4 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 4 (5.26%) Maven
2 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) GitLab
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
1 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Billing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Graduate Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (5.26%) SaaS Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 12 (15.79%) React
2 10 (13.16%) Symfony
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
3 7 (9.21%) HTML
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.58%) Flask
4 5 (6.58%) RESTful
4 5 (6.58%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (5.26%) J2EE
5 4 (5.26%) JSON
5 4 (5.26%) OAuth
5 4 (5.26%) OAuth2
5 4 (5.26%) SAML
6 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
6 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Cloud
4 7 (9.21%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.89%) Fintech
5 6 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) User Experience
8 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.32%) SCADA
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Windows
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) DevOps
3 18 (23.68%) Scrum
4 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.16%) OO
7 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 7 (9.21%) ITIL
8 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.89%) MVC
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.58%) Threat Detection
11 4 (5.26%) Analytics
11 4 (5.26%) API Design
11 4 (5.26%) API Development
11 4 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
11 4 (5.26%) ITSM
11 4 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Python
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.79%) Java
4 11 (14.47%) PHP
5 10 (13.16%) SQL
6 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.21%) C#
8 6 (7.89%) Ruby
9 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) CISM
4 1 (1.32%) CISMP
4 1 (1.32%) CISSP
4 1 (1.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) Ansible
2 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (18.42%) Puppet
3 7 (9.21%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.26%) Kibana
4 4 (5.26%) Rancher
4 4 (5.26%) Salt
4 4 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Google
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos
4 1 (1.32%) Saba
4 1 (1.32%) Samsung
4 1 (1.32%) Tableau
4 1 (1.32%) Xamarin