Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 136 101
Rank change year-on-year +26 -35 +80
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 127 88 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.37% 1.58% 2.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.74% 11.62% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 90
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 997 757 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.57% 13.62% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 618 504 341
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,421
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.64% +3.55%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,371 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS in Scotland.

Salary trend for SaaS in Scotland

SaaS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SaaS in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +24 75 £45,000 - 12
Glasgow +15 37 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Dundee - 7 £55,000 -
Inverclyde 0 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Stirling - 1 £34,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
4 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (25.98%) Scrum
6 30 (23.62%) AngularJS
7 29 (22.83%) IaaS
8 27 (21.26%) Degree
9 26 (20.47%) C#
9 26 (20.47%) Python
10 24 (18.90%) .NET
10 24 (18.90%) DevOps
11 23 (18.11%) HTML
11 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
11 23 (18.11%) CSS
11 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
12 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET
12 22 (17.32%) Ansible
13 21 (16.54%) MVC
14 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (14.17%) PaaS
15 18 (14.17%) Computer Science
15 18 (14.17%) Java
15 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (13.39%) Linux
17 16 (12.60%) SQL
17 16 (12.60%) TypeScript
17 16 (12.60%) Mentoring
18 15 (11.81%) PHP
19 14 (11.02%) ITIL

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 12 (9.45%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.30%) JBoss
3 4 (3.15%) nginx
3 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.15%) WildFly
4 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.79%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.57%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.50%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (22.83%) IaaS
4 18 (14.17%) PaaS
5 11 (8.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.15%) Akamai
7 4 (3.15%) Office 365
8 2 (1.57%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) Firewall
2 6 (4.72%) LAN
2 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.72%) Unified Communications
2 6 (4.72%) WAN
3 5 (3.94%) DNS
3 5 (3.94%) HTTP
3 5 (3.94%) Skype
3 5 (3.94%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.15%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.15%) VPN
5 2 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.94%) DB2
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
4 2 (1.57%) Big Data
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.79%) Looker
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Power BI
5 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.15%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.15%) Selenium
5 3 (2.36%) Maven
5 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.57%) GitLab
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.57%) Protractor
6 2 (1.57%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.79%) WebScarab
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Billing
2 9 (7.09%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (32.28%) Developer
2 16 (12.60%) C# Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (9.45%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (5.51%) Graduate
8 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.51%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) AngularJS
2 24 (18.90%) .NET
3 23 (18.11%) CSS
3 23 (18.11%) HTML
4 22 (17.32%) ASP.NET
5 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (11.02%) React
8 12 (9.45%) REST
8 12 (9.45%) Web Services
9 11 (8.66%) Ember.js
9 11 (8.66%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (8.66%) WCF
10 10 (7.87%) Symfony
11 9 (7.09%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (5.51%) JSON
13 6 (4.72%) RESTful
14 5 (3.94%) OAuth
14 5 (3.94%) OpenID
14 5 (3.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.02%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.51%) Fintech
6 6 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.72%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.36%) User Experience
10 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.79%) SCADA
11 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Linux
2 14 (11.02%) Windows
3 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.36%) Android
5 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.98%) Scrum
3 24 (18.90%) DevOps
4 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
5 21 (16.54%) MVC
6 16 (12.60%) Mentoring
7 14 (11.02%) ITIL
7 14 (11.02%) OO
7 14 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (11.02%) Project Management
8 10 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.09%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.30%) Change Management
10 8 (6.30%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.30%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.51%) Presales
11 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.72%) Matrix Management
12 6 (4.72%) Six Sigma
12 6 (4.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
2 26 (20.47%) C#
2 26 (20.47%) Python
3 18 (14.17%) Java
4 16 (12.60%) SQL
4 16 (12.60%) TypeScript
5 15 (11.81%) PHP
6 12 (9.45%) Ruby
7 11 (8.66%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.57%) HNC
4 2 (1.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) CISM
5 1 (0.79%) CISMP
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) Ansible
2 13 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (10.24%) Puppet
3 6 (4.72%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.15%) Kibana
4 4 (3.15%) Salt
5 3 (2.36%) Rancher
5 3 (2.36%) Terraform
6 1 (0.79%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.79%) Nessus
6 1 (0.79%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.72%) Google
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco
4 5 (3.94%) NEC
5 4 (3.15%) VMware
6 2 (1.57%) IBM
6 2 (1.57%) Infor
6 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) Saba
7 1 (0.79%) Samsung
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.79%) Xamarin