Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 72 103
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31 +20
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 97 180 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 3.21% 3.43% 2.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.08% 14.12% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83 146 112
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,200 £28,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +6.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 962 1,275 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 31.80% 24.29% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 641 817 699
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,598 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SaaS in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 46 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Glasgow +31 45 £47,250 -5.03% 1
Aberdeen -1 6 £60,000 +20.00%
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.08%) AWS
3 34 (35.05%) Azure
4 31 (31.96%) DevOps
5 26 (26.80%) PaaS
6 25 (25.77%) Git (software)
7 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
7 23 (23.71%) Linux
8 22 (22.68%) Degree
9 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.65%) Docker
9 21 (21.65%) IaaS
10 19 (19.59%) Python
11 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
12 17 (17.53%) SQL
13 15 (15.46%) Windows
13 15 (15.46%) Finance
14 14 (14.43%) Scrum
14 14 (14.43%) React
15 13 (13.40%) Kubernetes
15 13 (13.40%) CSS
15 13 (13.40%) PHP
15 13 (13.40%) HTML
15 13 (13.40%) TDD
15 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
16 12 (12.37%) MySQL
16 12 (12.37%) MVC
16 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
16 12 (12.37%) Serverless

SaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (3.09%) Confluence
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.03%) nginx
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Sketch
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe XD
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.03%) Figma
3 1 (1.03%) InVision
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.06%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.08%) AWS
2 34 (35.05%) Azure
3 26 (26.80%) PaaS
4 21 (21.65%) IaaS
5 12 (12.37%) Serverless
6 7 (7.22%) GCP
7 6 (6.19%) Azure Functions
8 3 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.09%) Logic Apps
8 3 (3.09%) Office 365
8 3 (3.09%) Slack
9 2 (2.06%) Apigee
9 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.03%) Kong
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Firewall
1 8 (8.25%) Network Security
2 4 (4.12%) SAN
3 3 (3.09%) LAN
3 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) CTI
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.06%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) MySQL
2 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) MariaDB
4 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.09%) Big Data
5 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospike
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.28%) PHPUnit
3 9 (9.28%) webpack
4 7 (7.22%) Maven
5 5 (5.15%) JUnit
6 4 (4.12%) JIRA
7 3 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.09%) Subversion
7 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.06%) Metasploit
8 2 (2.06%) Selenium
8 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.06%) WebScarab
9 1 (1.03%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.03%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (1.03%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Marketing
3 5 (5.15%) Games
4 4 (4.12%) Billing
4 4 (4.12%) Law
4 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Developer
2 13 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (13.40%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.28%) PHP Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) DBA
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Python Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Senior DBA
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Xamarin Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.09%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.09%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (3.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) React
2 13 (13.40%) CSS
2 13 (13.40%) HTML
3 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
4 9 (9.28%) Laravel
4 9 (9.28%) RESTful
5 8 (8.25%) .NET
5 8 (8.25%) Symfony
6 7 (7.22%) Web Services
7 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.12%) CSS3
7 4 (4.12%) Ember.js
7 4 (4.12%) HTML5
7 4 (4.12%) Middleware
7 4 (4.12%) REST
7 4 (4.12%) ServiceStack
7 4 (4.12%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.09%) e-Health
3 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.06%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.06%) Life Science
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) DataPower
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
5 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) Windows
3 7 (7.22%) Unix
3 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.15%) Android
4 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) DevOps
3 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.43%) Scrum
5 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
5 13 (13.40%) TDD
6 12 (12.37%) MVC
6 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.31%) BDD
8 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.28%) Microservices
9 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.28%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.25%) Coaching
10 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (8.25%) Lean Software Development
10 8 (8.25%) OO
10 8 (8.25%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.59%) Python
3 17 (17.53%) SQL
4 13 (13.40%) PHP
5 11 (11.34%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) Java
6 9 (9.28%) ES6
7 5 (5.15%) Ruby
8 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.09%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.06%) Java 8
10 2 (2.06%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.03%) Go
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (7.22%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.09%) MCSE
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.06%) CCNA
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Docker
2 8 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (10.31%) Ansible
3 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.22%) Terraform
5 4 (4.12%) Puppet
6 2 (2.06%) Core Impact
6 2 (2.06%) Nessus
6 2 (2.06%) Nexpose
7 1 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.03%) Consul
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.03%) Salt
7 1 (1.03%) SCCM
7 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Google
2 5 (5.15%) VMware
2 5 (5.15%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Splunk
4 3 (3.09%) Adobe
4 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 2 (2.06%) CA
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) HubSpot
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.03%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.03%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.03%) Databricks
6 1 (1.03%) New Relic
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Xactly