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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 118 123
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 42 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.82% 1.57% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.72% 21.20% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 27
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £61,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

SaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 237 217 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.30% 7.40% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 169 153 175
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 23 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Glasgow +9 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Inverclyde - 4 £38,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £65,000 -
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.53%) .NET
4 28 (29.47%) C#
5 26 (27.37%) HTML
5 26 (27.37%) CSS
6 20 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 19 (20.00%) Java
7 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (16.84%) Ruby
9 16 (16.84%) SQL
9 16 (16.84%) MVC
10 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (13.68%) Degree
12 13 (13.68%) Windows
12 13 (13.68%) Linux
13 12 (12.63%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
14 11 (11.58%) React
14 11 (11.58%) Finance
14 11 (11.58%) ITIL
14 11 (11.58%) Python
15 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (10.53%) Social Media
15 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
16 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (9.47%) SOA

SaaS
Top Related 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 5 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.16%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.16%) JBoss
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Liferay
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.21%) IaaS
5 3 (3.16%) PaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) HTTP
1 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.26%) LAN
2 5 (5.26%) NAS
2 5 (5.26%) SAN
2 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (2.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
3 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.16%) MySQL
7 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.11%) HBase
8 2 (2.11%) Impala
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Maven
2 6 (6.32%) Ant
2 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) Selenium
3 5 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (5.26%) Mocha
4 4 (4.21%) Subversion
5 2 (2.11%) Grunt
5 2 (2.11%) gulp
5 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.11%) JUnit
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.11%) Robot Framework
5 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.05%) GCC
6 1 (1.05%) GoCD
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Marketing
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Local Government
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Developer
2 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Architect
3 10 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.53%) .NET
2 26 (27.37%) CSS
2 26 (27.37%) HTML
3 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 12 (12.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (11.58%) React
6 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 9 (9.47%) Web Services
8 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.42%) XML
9 6 (6.32%) HTML5
9 6 (6.32%) RESTful
10 5 (5.26%) CSS3
10 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.21%) Middleware
11 4 (4.21%) Node.js
11 4 (4.21%) SOAP
11 4 (4.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Social Media
2 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.21%) Fintech
6 3 (3.16%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.11%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Linux
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.37%) Android
4 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.05%) CentOS
8 1 (1.05%) Unix
8 1 (1.05%) VMS
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.84%) MVC
4 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.58%) ITIL
6 9 (9.47%) SOA
7 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
8 7 (7.37%) ETL
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.26%) CRM
10 5 (5.26%) Scrum
10 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.26%) TDD
11 4 (4.21%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.21%) ERP
11 4 (4.21%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.21%) Service Management
11 4 (4.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.74%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.47%) C#
3 19 (20.00%) Java
4 16 (16.84%) Ruby
4 16 (16.84%) SQL
5 11 (11.58%) Python
6 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.37%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.11%) APMP
4 1 (1.05%) CISSP
4 1 (1.05%) MCSA
4 1 (1.05%) MCSE
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 5 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.05%) Mesos
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) Terraform
4 1 (1.05%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) VMware
3 5 (5.26%) Citrix
3 5 (5.26%) Lotus
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Apple
7 1 (1.05%) Perforce
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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