Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 144 122
Rank change year-on-year +37 -22 +74
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 138 75 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.52% 1.41% 2.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.03% 11.59% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 83 61 85
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,200 £29,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +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 1,059 647 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.30% 12.16% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 644 422 328
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,461
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.54% -2.45%
10th Percentile £30,475 £28,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £54,055 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +40 83 £45,000 - 18
Glasgow +10 44 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Dundee - 6 £34,500 -
Renfrewshire -1 1 £62,500 -3.85%
Inverclyde -1 1 £30,000 -21.05%
South Lanarkshire -3 1 £65,000 +85.71%
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 51 (36.96%) IaaS
2 50 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (32.61%) PaaS
6 44 (31.88%) DevOps
7 43 (31.16%) Ansible
8 34 (24.64%) Linux
8 34 (24.64%) Python
9 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
10 25 (18.12%) Windows
11 24 (17.39%) Degree
12 23 (16.67%) Scrum
13 22 (15.94%) PowerShell
13 22 (15.94%) Enterprise Cloud
14 21 (15.22%) Puppet
14 21 (15.22%) C#
15 20 (14.49%) Project Management
15 20 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (13.77%) Change Management
16 19 (13.77%) .NET
16 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
16 19 (13.77%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (13.77%) Business Analysis
17 18 (13.04%) JSON
17 18 (13.04%) Time Management
17 18 (13.04%) CSS
17 18 (13.04%) HTML
17 18 (13.04%) MVC
17 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (5.80%) JBoss
2 6 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.90%) nginx
3 4 (2.90%) SAS
3 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.90%) WildFly
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.72%) InVision
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.45%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 51 (36.96%) IaaS
2 49 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (32.61%) PaaS
5 19 (13.77%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.62%) Akamai
8 4 (2.90%) CloudFront
9 3 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) Firewall
2 7 (5.07%) LAN
3 6 (4.35%) DNS
3 6 (4.35%) HTTP
4 5 (3.62%) Network Security
4 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.62%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.90%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (2.90%) SAN
5 4 (2.90%) VPN
6 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 3 (2.17%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.17%) WAN
7 2 (1.45%) Skype
7 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.72%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) DB2
3 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.17%) Big Data
5 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Looker
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.35%) Maven
3 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.35%) Vagrant
4 5 (3.62%) Selenium
5 4 (2.90%) Fiddler
5 4 (2.90%) GitLab
6 2 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.45%) Mocha
6 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (10.87%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Marketing
3 5 (3.62%) Billing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (21.01%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) Architect
3 22 (15.94%) Cloud Architect
4 14 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.42%) Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Graduate
11 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.62%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) CSS
2 18 (13.04%) HTML
2 18 (13.04%) JSON
3 17 (12.32%) AngularJS
3 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (7.97%) React
5 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (6.52%) Web Services
7 7 (5.07%) Ember.js
7 7 (5.07%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (5.07%) REST
7 7 (5.07%) RESTful
7 7 (5.07%) WCF
8 5 (3.62%) Symfony
9 4 (2.90%) J2EE
9 4 (2.90%) OAuth
9 4 (2.90%) OAuth2
9 4 (2.90%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Enterprise Cloud
2 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.32%) Data Centre
4 13 (9.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.80%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.90%) DataPower
6 4 (2.90%) Fintech
6 4 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.17%) User Experience
8 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) SCADA
8 2 (1.45%) Social Media
8 2 (1.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Linux
2 25 (18.12%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.52%) Unix
5 7 (5.07%) Android
6 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.90%) AIX
7 4 (2.90%) HPUX
7 4 (2.90%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.88%) DevOps
3 23 (16.67%) Scrum
4 20 (14.49%) Project Management
5 19 (13.77%) Business Analysis
5 19 (13.77%) Change Management
6 18 (13.04%) MVC
6 18 (13.04%) Time Management
7 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.25%) ITIL
9 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.07%) OO
13 6 (4.35%) Security Architecture
13 6 (4.35%) Software Testing
14 5 (3.62%) Front End Development
14 5 (3.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.64%) Python
2 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.94%) PowerShell
4 21 (15.22%) C#
5 15 (10.87%) Java
6 12 (8.70%) SQL
7 9 (6.52%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.07%) PHP
9 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (17.39%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.45%) CISM
3 2 (1.45%) CISMP
3 2 (1.45%) CISSP
3 2 (1.45%) HNC
3 2 (1.45%) ISEB
3 2 (1.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.45%) SANS
4 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CCDP
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.72%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSD
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 9 (6.52%) GCP
3 5 (3.62%) SLA
4 2 (1.45%) GDPR
4 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Docker
2 8 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (31.16%) Ansible
2 21 (15.22%) Puppet
3 20 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (7.25%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.35%) Rancher
5 6 (4.35%) Terraform
6 4 (2.90%) Kibana
6 4 (2.90%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.17%) Salt
8 2 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Oracle
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.52%) IBM
4 7 (5.07%) Cisco
5 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.90%) F5
5 4 (2.90%) Hitachi
5 4 (2.90%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.90%) HP
5 4 (2.90%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.90%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) Infor
7 2 (1.45%) NEC
7 2 (1.45%) Saba
7 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.45%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.72%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter