SaaS Jobs in Scotland

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland

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 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 79 54 80
Rank change year-on-year -25 +26 -33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 220 254 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.64% 5.26% 3.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.95% 14.22% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 135 144
10th Percentile £34,000 £36,623 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £46,875 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £91,934 £101,931 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £68,823 £62,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +10.12% +4.17%

All Cloud Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,009 1,786 2,023
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 42.36% 36.96% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,058 1,283
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,463 £31,050
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.83% +9.52% +8.81%
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +4.35%

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 February 2024.

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 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +28 138 £65,000 -3.89% 24
Glasgow -101 38 £75,000 +30.43% 13
Aberdeen +4 27 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Fife +5 8 - -
Dundee -8 6 £47,557 +5.68% 3
South Lanarkshire - 2 £105,000 -
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £100,000 +100.00%
SaaS
UK

SaaS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (10.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 76 (34.55%) AWS
2 56 (25.45%) Azure
3 40 (18.18%) GCP
4 36 (16.36%) PaaS
5 33 (15.00%) IaaS
6 23 (10.45%) Amazon S3
7 22 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
7 22 (10.00%) Google Docs
7 22 (10.00%) Lucidchart
7 22 (10.00%) Miro
7 22 (10.00%) Slack
8 15 (6.82%) GitHub
9 13 (5.91%) Azure Functions
9 13 (5.91%) Power Platform
9 13 (5.91%) Serverless
10 12 (5.45%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (4.09%) Microsoft 365
12 8 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.73%) Entra ID
14 4 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.82%) SAN
2 2 (0.91%) Firewall
2 2 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
3 1 (0.45%) DMZ
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.45%) LAN
3 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) Big Data
2 29 (13.18%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (10.45%) Hadoop
4 22 (10.00%) Redis
4 22 (10.00%) Scylla
5 12 (5.45%) MySQL
6 10 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.73%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.91%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.45%) HBase
12 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.36%) Maven
3 12 (5.45%) Git
4 7 (3.18%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.82%) Cypress.io
5 4 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (0.91%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) JUnit
7 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (40.91%) Social Skills
2 56 (25.45%) Finance
3 52 (23.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 29 (13.18%) Banking
5 23 (10.45%) Legal
6 20 (9.09%) Marketing
7 14 (6.36%) Military
8 11 (5.00%) Retail
9 10 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
10 9 (4.09%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.45%) Games
13 1 (0.45%) Law
13 1 (0.45%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 48 (21.82%) Software Engineer
2 47 (21.36%) Architect
3 35 (15.91%) Developer
4 32 (14.55%) Principal Engineer
5 31 (14.09%) Principal Software Engineer
6 30 (13.64%) Senior
7 23 (10.45%) Analyst
8 17 (7.73%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (6.36%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.36%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
11 13 (5.91%) Software Tester
11 13 (5.91%) Tester
12 12 (5.45%) CRM Architect
12 12 (5.45%) Dynamics 365 Architect
12 12 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM Architect
13 11 (5.00%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.09%) Business Development Manager
14 9 (4.09%) Development Manager
14 9 (4.09%) Payroll Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.36%) Kafka
2 22 (10.00%) GraphQL
3 18 (8.18%) CSS
3 18 (8.18%) HTML
3 18 (8.18%) Spring
3 18 (8.18%) Spring Boot
4 17 (7.73%) AngularJS
4 17 (7.73%) React
4 17 (7.73%) RESTful
5 13 (5.91%) .NET
6 9 (4.09%) J2EE
7 8 (3.64%) .NET Core
7 8 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (3.64%) REST
7 8 (3.64%) Vue
8 7 (3.18%) jOOQ
8 7 (3.18%) Laravel
8 7 (3.18%) React Native
8 7 (3.18%) Redux
8 7 (3.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 22 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 19 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (7.73%) Blockchain
3 17 (7.73%) Product Ownership
4 12 (5.45%) Cloud Native
4 12 (5.45%) Robotics
4 12 (5.45%) SWIFT Messaging Network
5 10 (4.55%) Onboarding
5 10 (4.55%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.27%) Marketing Technology
6 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.82%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.91%) Life Science
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.82%) Windows
2 35 (15.91%) Linux
3 21 (9.55%) Unix
4 15 (6.82%) Mac OS
5 14 (6.36%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.82%) Android
6 4 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (37.27%) Agile
2 57 (25.91%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 49 (22.27%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (20.91%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 46 (20.91%) Threat Intelligence
6 39 (17.73%) Microservices
7 37 (16.82%) DevOps
8 36 (16.36%) Actionable Insight
9 35 (15.91%) Test Automation
10 34 (15.45%) User Experience
11 31 (14.09%) Customer Service
11 31 (14.09%) Data Science
12 30 (13.64%) Computer Security
13 29 (13.18%) High Availability
14 28 (12.73%) Roadmaps
15 27 (12.27%) Technical Leadership
16 26 (11.82%) Open Source
16 26 (11.82%) SDLC
17 23 (10.45%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.64%) Java
2 50 (22.73%) Python
3 38 (17.27%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.00%) Bash
5 28 (12.73%) C#
6 24 (10.91%) Go
7 23 (10.45%) Scala
7 23 (10.45%) SQL
8 13 (5.91%) TypeScript
9 9 (4.09%) PHP
10 7 (3.18%) C++
11 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.82%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.82%) Swift
13 2 (0.91%) ABAP
13 2 (0.91%) C
13 2 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (20.45%) Degree
2 18 (8.18%) CISM
2 18 (8.18%) CISSP
3 14 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (6.36%) GCIA
3 14 (6.36%) GCIH
3 14 (6.36%) GREM
4 4 (1.82%) Azure Certification
5 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.18%) QA
2 12 (5.45%) SEPA
3 4 (1.82%) GDPR
3 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.82%) NIST
4 2 (0.91%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (12.73%) Docker
2 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.82%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.27%) Terraform
3 4 (1.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (1.82%) Ansible
4 2 (0.91%) Progress Chef
4 2 (0.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) CASB
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 45 (20.45%) Dell
2 36 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (12.73%) Google
4 12 (5.45%) Oracle
5 4 (1.82%) IBM
6 3 (1.36%) SAP
7 2 (0.91%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.91%) Splunk
8 1 (0.45%) Aruba
8 1 (0.45%) CA
8 1 (0.45%) Concur
8 1 (0.45%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (0.45%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.45%) StreamSets
8 1 (0.45%) Sun
8 1 (0.45%) Trustwave
8 1 (0.45%) Workday