Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 107 88
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 +44
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 80 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.15% 1.42% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.77% 10.34% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 54
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,200 £33,975
90th Percentile £74,000 £65,000 £62,125
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 477 348 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.77% 13.74% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 286 237 138
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,425
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 38 (47.50%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (37.50%) Ansible
3 30 (37.50%) DevOps
4 28 (35.00%) IaaS
4 28 (35.00%) Linux
5 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (30.00%) Python
6 24 (30.00%) PaaS
7 17 (21.25%) Puppet
8 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (18.75%) Windows
10 14 (17.50%) Docker
11 13 (16.25%) Enterprise Cloud
11 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
12 12 (15.00%) Finance
12 12 (15.00%) Scrum
13 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
13 11 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (12.50%) Kubernetes
14 10 (12.50%) React
14 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.50%) Degree
15 9 (11.25%) JSON
15 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
15 9 (11.25%) Firewall
15 9 (11.25%) Change Management
15 9 (11.25%) Project Management

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 9 (11.25%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.00%) JBoss
3 6 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.00%) nginx
4 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.00%) WildFly
5 3 (3.75%) SAS
5 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.25%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 38 (47.50%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (35.00%) IaaS
4 24 (30.00%) PaaS
5 11 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (6.25%) Akamai
8 4 (5.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) DNS
2 6 (7.50%) HTTP
3 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (5.00%) VPN
5 3 (3.75%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) DB2
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Looker
5 1 (1.25%) Power BI
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) Maven
2 6 (7.50%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.00%) Fiddler
3 4 (5.00%) GitLab
4 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.50%) Mocha
5 2 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Billing
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Architect
2 12 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (13.75%) Developer
4 10 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Graduate
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) React
2 9 (11.25%) JSON
3 8 (10.00%) CSS
3 8 (10.00%) HTML
4 7 (8.75%) .NET
4 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.75%) RESTful
5 6 (7.50%) Symfony
6 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.25%) Flask
7 4 (5.00%) J2EE
7 4 (5.00%) OAuth
7 4 (5.00%) OAuth2
7 4 (5.00%) SAML
8 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (2.50%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.50%) Web Services
10 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Enterprise Cloud
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Fintech
5 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.75%) DataPower
6 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.50%) SCADA
7 2 (2.50%) Social Media
7 2 (2.50%) User Experience
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Windows
3 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.75%) AIX
5 3 (3.75%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) HPUX
5 3 (3.75%) Solaris
5 3 (3.75%) Unix
6 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) DevOps
2 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.00%) Scrum
4 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
4 9 (11.25%) Change Management
4 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (11.25%) Project Management
4 9 (11.25%) Time Management
5 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.75%) ITIL
6 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.75%) OO
7 6 (7.50%) MVC
8 5 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.25%) Threat Detection
9 4 (5.00%) API Design
9 4 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Python
2 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.25%) Java
5 8 (10.00%) PHP
6 7 (8.75%) SQL
7 6 (7.50%) C#
8 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) CISM
3 2 (2.50%) CISMP
3 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 2 (2.50%) SANS
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) GCP
2 2 (2.50%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (37.50%) Ansible
2 17 (21.25%) Puppet
3 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.50%) Rancher
5 6 (7.50%) Terraform
6 4 (5.00%) Kibana
6 4 (5.00%) Salt
7 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) IBM
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) VMware
3 3 (3.75%) Google
3 3 (3.75%) Hitachi
3 3 (3.75%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.50%) Saba
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe
5 1 (1.25%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.25%) Samsung
5 1 (1.25%) Tableau