Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 51 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 +46
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 37 123 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.83% 4.74% 3.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.46% 16.08% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 108 49
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £69,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +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 323 765 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.47% 29.50% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 189 460 310
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,100 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% -14.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,375 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Edinburgh

SaaS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SaaS in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SaaS in Edinburgh

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Azure
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) Python
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
4 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 13 (35.14%) PaaS
5 12 (32.43%) MySQL
5 12 (32.43%) PHP
6 10 (27.03%) AWS
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
6 10 (27.03%) IaaS
6 10 (27.03%) DevOps
6 10 (27.03%) React
7 9 (24.32%) webpack
7 9 (24.32%) Docker
7 9 (24.32%) Laravel
7 9 (24.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
7 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
7 9 (24.32%) PHPUnit
7 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Windows
8 8 (21.62%) OO
8 8 (21.62%) Symfony
8 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Lean Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) ES6
8 8 (21.62%) MariaDB

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 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Azure
2 13 (35.14%) PaaS
3 10 (27.03%) AWS
3 10 (27.03%) IaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Functions
4 3 (8.11%) Serverless
5 2 (5.41%) Apigee
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.41%) Logic Apps
5 2 (5.41%) Office 365
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.70%) Datadog
6 1 (2.70%) GCP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Kong
6 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) MariaDB
3 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) Aerospike
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) PHPUnit
2 9 (24.32%) webpack
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SaaS Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) React
2 9 (24.32%) Laravel
3 8 (21.62%) Symfony
4 6 (16.22%) RESTful
5 4 (10.81%) CSS
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) ServiceStack
6 3 (8.11%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) Node.js
7 2 (5.41%) Vert.x
8 1 (2.70%) Django
8 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.70%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (2.70%) React Native
8 1 (2.70%) Redux
8 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
1 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) DevOps
3 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 9 (24.32%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) Lean Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) OO
4 8 (21.62%) OO PHP
4 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Analytics
6 5 (13.51%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
7 4 (10.81%) Innovative Thinking
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 12 (32.43%) PHP
4 8 (21.62%) ES6
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) C#
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
1 5 (13.51%) Terraform
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.70%) Consul
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) CA
2 2 (5.41%) Databricks
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
2 2 (5.41%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.70%) Black Duck
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Coverity
3 1 (2.70%) F5
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) New Relic
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.70%) VMware