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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 23 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.08% 1.66% 2.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.18% 30.56% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 20
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 114 72 136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.29% 5.45% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 97
Median salary £50,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
4 16 (31.37%) Ruby
5 13 (25.49%) Java
6 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (21.57%) React
8 10 (19.61%) Social Media
8 10 (19.61%) Linux
9 9 (17.65%) Python
10 8 (15.69%) C#
10 8 (15.69%) .NET
10 8 (15.69%) Marketing
10 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
11 7 (13.73%) Maven
11 7 (13.73%) Web Services
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.73%) MVC
12 6 (11.76%) HTTP
12 6 (11.76%) XML
12 6 (11.76%) SQL
12 6 (11.76%) Ant
12 6 (11.76%) Degree
12 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 6 (11.76%) RESTful
12 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS

SaaS
Top Related 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 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Liferay
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) HBase
6 2 (3.92%) Impala
6 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Maven
2 6 (11.76%) Ant
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (9.80%) Mocha
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) Grunt
5 2 (3.92%) gulp
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.96%) GCC
6 1 (1.96%) GoCD
General
1 8 (15.69%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Local Government
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Data Scientist
6 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) CSS
1 17 (33.33%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (21.57%) React
4 8 (15.69%) .NET
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.73%) Web Services
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.76%) HTML5
6 6 (11.76%) RESTful
6 6 (11.76%) XML
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (9.80%) CSS3
7 5 (9.80%) NHibernate
8 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.84%) Node.js
8 4 (7.84%) SOAP
8 4 (7.84%) Spring
9 3 (5.88%) Kafka
9 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Social Media
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Android
2 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) VMS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
3 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.73%) MVC
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Coaching
7 3 (5.88%) API Design
7 3 (5.88%) Domain Models
7 3 (5.88%) Econometric Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Presales
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Kanban
8 2 (3.92%) Product Marketing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 16 (31.37%) Ruby
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 9 (17.65%) Python
5 8 (15.69%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) SQL
7 5 (9.80%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.96%) Mesos
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) Perforce
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter
2 1 (1.96%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago