Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +13
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 70 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.60% 2.28% 1.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.02% 22.22% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 51 31 43
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.73% -8.95% +5.56%

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 466 225 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.33% 10.25% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 287 145 140
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £73,250 £66,700
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.64% -5.56%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) PaaS
3 26 (37.14%) IaaS
4 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (28.57%) DevOps
6 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (20.00%) Python
7 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (17.14%) Puppet
8 12 (17.14%) Ansible
8 12 (17.14%) Docker
8 12 (17.14%) Linux
8 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
8 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 12 (17.14%) Degree
9 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
9 11 (15.71%) Network Security
9 11 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 10 (14.29%) React
10 10 (14.29%) AWS Certification
10 10 (14.29%) Firewall
10 10 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (14.29%) Java
10 10 (14.29%) Windows
10 10 (14.29%) GCP

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 7 (10.00%) SAS
1 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.57%) PaaS
2 26 (37.14%) IaaS
3 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (15.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.29%) Office 365
7 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) Network Security
2 10 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (12.86%) LAN
3 9 (12.86%) Telepresence
3 9 (12.86%) Unified Communications
3 9 (12.86%) WAN
3 9 (12.86%) Wireless
4 5 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) BGP
6 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (10.00%) DB2
4 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.00%) Ant
3 7 (10.00%) Maven
3 7 (10.00%) Subversion
4 5 (7.14%) Mocha
5 4 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) GitLab
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) Protractor
General
1 5 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (2.86%) Dutch Language
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) French Language
2 2 (2.86%) German Language
2 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Architect
2 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Network Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Network Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
8 2 (2.86%) Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) React
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.00%) CSS
2 7 (10.00%) CSS3
2 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) HTML5
2 7 (10.00%) Spring
3 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.57%) RESTful
4 5 (7.14%) Web Services
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (5.71%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.86%) COM
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.43%) LAMP
7 1 (1.43%) SOAP
7 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) DataPower
2 7 (10.00%) Social Media
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.43%) Android
4 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
4 8 (11.43%) Unix
5 7 (10.00%) AIX
5 7 (10.00%) HPUX
5 7 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) DevOps
3 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.86%) Presales
6 7 (10.00%) Data Management
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 7 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) CRM
7 6 (8.57%) MVC
8 5 (7.14%) Product Management
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) TDD
11 2 (2.86%) Analytics
11 2 (2.86%) B2B
11 2 (2.86%) BDD
11 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.00%) Python
3 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 8 (11.43%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.43%) ES6
8 1 (1.43%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (14.29%) AWS Certification
3 10 (14.29%) CCNP
4 9 (12.86%) CCDP
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.86%) MCP
5 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) GCP
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
3 2 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (1.43%) GDPR
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Ansible
1 12 (17.14%) Puppet
2 11 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Cisco
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) Hitachi
3 7 (10.00%) Hortonworks
3 7 (10.00%) IBM
4 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) F5
6 2 (2.86%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Apigee
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) HP