Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 90 181
Rank change year-on-year -39 +91 +35
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 98 140 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.74% 2.67% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.36% 25.69% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78 95 47
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,762 £29,000
90th Percentile £49,125 £52,500 £53,500
UK median annual salary £52,700 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.18% +10.00% +5.26%

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 793 545 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.06% 10.40% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 530 357 252
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +7.79% -3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,200 £61,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -46 41 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Glasgow -28 24 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Orkney Islands - 20 £40,000 -
Fife - 5 £45,000 - 1
Inverclyde 0 3 £35,000 -19.54%
Falkirk - 2 - -
Dundee -9 1 £31,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
4 26 (26.53%) HTML
4 26 (26.53%) Degree
4 26 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 25 (25.51%) CSS
5 25 (25.51%) CRM
6 24 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (22.45%) Java
9 21 (21.43%) C#
9 21 (21.43%) MVC
10 20 (20.41%) .NET
11 19 (19.39%) SQL
11 19 (19.39%) Web Services
12 18 (18.37%) React
13 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
13 17 (17.35%) Spring
14 15 (15.31%) Android
14 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (15.31%) Apple iOS
15 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 14 (14.29%) Linux
16 12 (12.24%) Python
16 12 (12.24%) TDD
16 12 (12.24%) PaaS
17 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
17 11 (11.22%) VMware
18 10 (10.20%) T-SQL

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 2 (2.04%) CMS
1 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.04%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.24%) PaaS
4 8 (8.16%) IaaS
5 4 (4.08%) Office 365
6 2 (2.04%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.02%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.02%) GitHub
7 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.02%) Heroku
7 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Firewall
1 3 (3.06%) NAS
1 3 (3.06%) SAN
1 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.04%) DHCP
2 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.04%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) Network Security
2 2 (2.04%) VoIP
2 2 (2.04%) VPN
2 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) BGP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.02%) HSRP
3 1 (1.02%) PBX
3 1 (1.02%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) Redis
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) JUnit
2 10 (10.20%) Selenium
2 10 (10.20%) Spock
3 9 (9.18%) Subversion
4 8 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (8.16%) Mocha
5 7 (7.14%) Ant
5 7 (7.14%) Maven
6 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Back Office
2 2 (2.04%) Dutch Language
2 2 (2.04%) French Language
2 2 (2.04%) German Language
2 2 (2.04%) Marketing
2 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (12.24%) C# Developer
2 12 (12.24%) Software Developer
3 10 (10.20%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.18%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) iOS Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Xamarin Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Android Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.10%) iOS Android Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) HTML
2 25 (25.51%) CSS
3 20 (20.41%) .NET
4 19 (19.39%) Web Services
5 18 (18.37%) React
6 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
6 17 (17.35%) Spring
7 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (10.20%) Grails
9 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (9.18%) RESTful
10 8 (8.16%) CSS3
10 8 (8.16%) HTML5
10 8 (8.16%) NHibernate
11 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.08%) jQuery
12 4 (4.08%) LAMP
12 4 (4.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 3 (3.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.14%) Social Media
3 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Android
1 15 (15.31%) Apple iOS
2 14 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Unix
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.51%) CRM
3 21 (21.43%) MVC
4 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.24%) TDD
6 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
7 7 (7.14%) DevOps
7 7 (7.14%) Scrum
8 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.12%) iOS Development
8 6 (6.12%) Microservices
8 6 (6.12%) Mobile Development
8 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.10%) Android Development
9 5 (5.10%) ITIL
9 5 (5.10%) Web Development
10 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.08%) High Availability
10 4 (4.08%) OO
11 3 (3.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.45%) Java
3 21 (21.43%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) SQL
5 12 (12.24%) Python
6 10 (10.20%) Groovy
6 10 (10.20%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.12%) PHP
7 6 (6.12%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.10%) Ruby
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) Perl
11 2 (2.04%) C++
12 1 (1.02%) ES6
12 1 (1.02%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.12%) MCSE
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) CISSP
3 3 (3.06%) MCSA
4 2 (2.04%) CCNP
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.02%) KVM
3 1 (1.02%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 2 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) VMware
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
4 2 (2.04%) Apigee
4 2 (2.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.04%) F5
4 2 (2.04%) Google
4 2 (2.04%) Lotus
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) Dell
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards