Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 82 112
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30 -45
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 73 71 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.38% 2.81% 1.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.81% 14.40% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 38
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £29,625
90th Percentile £72,250 £65,250 £54,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 675 493 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.22% 19.52% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 369 280 295
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,600 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,705
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.25% +7.72%

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 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.95%) AWS
3 30 (41.10%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.51%) Marketing
5 22 (30.14%) Azure
6 21 (28.77%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
8 19 (26.03%) Finance
9 18 (24.66%) Wireless
10 17 (23.29%) Docker
11 15 (20.55%) React
11 15 (20.55%) Node.js
11 15 (20.55%) PHP
12 14 (19.18%) Java
12 14 (19.18%) Python
12 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (17.81%) React Native
13 13 (17.81%) Fintech
13 13 (17.81%) C#
14 12 (16.44%) Scrum
14 12 (16.44%) DevOps
14 12 (16.44%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (15.07%) SQL
15 11 (15.07%) .NET
16 10 (13.70%) SOA
16 10 (13.70%) Data Protection
16 10 (13.70%) Data Mapping

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 4 (5.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.11%) WildFly
3 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (47.95%) AWS
2 22 (30.14%) Azure
3 9 (12.33%) PaaS
4 8 (10.96%) GCP
5 7 (9.59%) IaaS
6 4 (5.48%) GitHub
7 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) Big Data
3 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.37%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.96%) Subversion
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.48%) Protractor
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.11%) GitLab
5 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.37%) Grunt
6 1 (1.37%) gulp
6 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.37%) Mocha
6 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (31.51%) Marketing
2 19 (26.03%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.11%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Software Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) PHP Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.85%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.48%) AWS Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Node.js
1 15 (20.55%) React
2 13 (17.81%) React Native
3 11 (15.07%) .NET
4 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.96%) HTML
6 7 (9.59%) CSS
7 5 (6.85%) HTML5
7 5 (6.85%) Redux
8 4 (5.48%) CSS3
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Core
9 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.11%) JSF
9 3 (4.11%) OAuth
9 3 (4.11%) OpenID
9 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (4.11%) SAML
9 3 (4.11%) Vaadin
10 2 (2.74%) GraphQL
10 2 (2.74%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) User Experience
4 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Unix
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) Software Engineering
3 21 (28.77%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.81%) Fintech
6 12 (16.44%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (16.44%) DevOps
6 12 (16.44%) Scrum
7 10 (13.70%) Active Record
7 10 (13.70%) Data Mapping
7 10 (13.70%) Data Protection
7 10 (13.70%) High Availability
7 10 (13.70%) Low Latency
7 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (13.70%) SOA
8 9 (12.33%) Microservices
8 9 (12.33%) OOP
9 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.59%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.55%) PHP
3 14 (19.18%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) Python
4 13 (17.81%) C#
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 9 (12.33%) ES6
6 9 (12.33%) TypeScript
7 7 (9.59%) Ruby
8 6 (8.22%) R
9 2 (2.74%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.74%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) CCIE
2 2 (2.74%) CCNP
2 2 (2.74%) CCSA
2 2 (2.74%) CCSE
2 2 (2.74%) CCSM
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Kubernetes
1 8 (10.96%) Terraform
2 7 (9.59%) Ansible
3 4 (5.48%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Google
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.11%) Black Duck
3 3 (4.11%) Coverity
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Tableau
4 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) Meraki
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle