Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 125 143
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18 +33
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 159 83 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.79% 1.68% 1.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.35% 15.40% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 101 66 80
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £76,625
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% -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 1,108 539 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.41% 10.92% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 685 368 283
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,300 £27,500 £26,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +35 97 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Glasgow -9 43 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Dundee - 10 £44,500 - 2
Orkney Islands - 6 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire 0 1 £62,500 -3.85% 1
South Lanarkshire -5 1 £65,000 +85.71%
West Lothian - 1 £31,000 - 1
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 67 (42.14%) PaaS
1 67 (42.14%) IaaS
2 59 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (35.22%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (33.96%) DevOps
5 48 (30.19%) Ansible
6 39 (24.53%) Linux
7 35 (22.01%) Python
8 30 (18.87%) Windows
9 27 (16.98%) JavaScript
10 25 (15.72%) Puppet
10 25 (15.72%) Docker
11 24 (15.09%) Oracle
12 23 (14.47%) C#
12 23 (14.47%) Change Management
12 23 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (13.84%) Jenkins
13 22 (13.84%) Google Cloud Platform
14 21 (13.21%) .NET
15 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
15 20 (12.58%) MVC
15 20 (12.58%) PowerShell
16 19 (11.95%) Time Management
16 19 (11.95%) Cloud Computing
16 19 (11.95%) Business Analysis
16 19 (11.95%) Finance
16 19 (11.95%) Unix
16 19 (11.95%) Enterprise Cloud
16 19 (11.95%) Data Centre

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 10 (6.29%) SAS
1 10 (6.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.77%) JBoss
2 6 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.26%) WildFly
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.63%) InVision
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 67 (42.14%) IaaS
1 67 (42.14%) PaaS
2 56 (35.22%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (35.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (11.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.14%) CloudFront
6 4 (2.52%) Office 365
7 2 (1.26%) Akamai
8 1 (0.63%) Force.com
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) LAN
1 14 (8.81%) Network Security
2 13 (8.18%) Firewall
3 10 (6.29%) WAN
3 10 (6.29%) Wireless
4 9 (5.66%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (5.66%) Telepresence
4 9 (5.66%) Unified Communications
5 5 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.52%) SAN
7 3 (1.89%) VPN
8 2 (1.26%) DNS
8 2 (1.26%) HTTP
8 2 (1.26%) Internet
8 2 (1.26%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.63%) IPsec
9 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.81%) DB2
3 10 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.29%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.52%) OLTP
5 3 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.40%) Selenium
4 6 (3.77%) Maven
4 6 (3.77%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.14%) GitLab
6 4 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.52%) Mocha
7 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.26%) JUnit
8 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.26%) Spock
9 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (11.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Marketing
3 2 (1.26%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Architect
2 30 (18.87%) Developer
3 28 (17.61%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (10.69%) Consultant
5 13 (8.18%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.29%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (5.66%) Cisco Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Cisco Network Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.03%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.21%) .NET
2 18 (11.32%) JSON
3 17 (10.69%) HTML
4 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET
4 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (8.81%) CSS
6 12 (7.55%) Web Services
7 9 (5.66%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.66%) React
7 9 (5.66%) RESTful
8 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (3.14%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.14%) Spring
10 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (2.52%) Ember.js
10 4 (2.52%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.52%) J2EE
10 4 (2.52%) NHibernate
10 4 (2.52%) REST
10 4 (2.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Data Centre
1 19 (11.95%) Enterprise Cloud
2 18 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) DataPower
4 9 (5.66%) Fintech
5 8 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
6 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.52%) User Experience
9 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.26%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.26%) SCADA
10 2 (1.26%) Social Media
11 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.53%) Linux
2 30 (18.87%) Windows
3 19 (11.95%) Unix
4 18 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.29%) AIX
5 10 (6.29%) HPUX
5 10 (6.29%) Solaris
5 10 (6.29%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.40%) Android
7 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.96%) DevOps
3 23 (14.47%) Change Management
4 20 (12.58%) MVC
5 19 (11.95%) Business Analysis
5 19 (11.95%) Time Management
6 18 (11.32%) Project Management
7 17 (10.69%) Mentoring
8 16 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (9.43%) Scrum
10 12 (7.55%) Migration
10 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.29%) CRM
11 10 (6.29%) Data Management
11 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 10 (6.29%) Presales
11 10 (6.29%) Test Automation
12 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.40%) Analytics
13 7 (4.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.01%) Python
2 27 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.47%) C#
4 20 (12.58%) PowerShell
5 17 (10.69%) SQL
6 16 (10.06%) Java
7 12 (7.55%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.14%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.52%) Perl
9 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.89%) PHP
11 2 (1.26%) Groovy
11 2 (1.26%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) AWS Certification
2 10 (6.29%) CCNP
2 10 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.66%) CCDP
4 5 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.26%) CISM
5 2 (1.26%) CISMP
5 2 (1.26%) CISSP
5 2 (1.26%) ISEB
5 2 (1.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (1.26%) SANS
6 1 (0.63%) CCIE
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) MCSD
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.32%) GCP
2 9 (5.66%) QA
3 7 (4.40%) SLA
4 6 (3.77%) GDPR
5 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (15.72%) Docker
2 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 48 (30.19%) Ansible
2 25 (15.72%) Puppet
3 23 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.92%) Kubernetes
5 10 (6.29%) Tivoli
5 10 (6.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 6 (3.77%) Rancher
6 6 (3.77%) Terraform
7 2 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (15.09%) Oracle
2 15 (9.43%) IBM
3 14 (8.81%) Cisco
3 14 (8.81%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.29%) Hitachi
4 10 (6.29%) Hortonworks
5 5 (3.14%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.14%) F5
5 5 (3.14%) HP
5 5 (3.14%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.52%) Google
6 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.89%) HubSpot
8 2 (1.26%) Saba
8 2 (1.26%) VMware
8 2 (1.26%) Wallstreet Suite
9 1 (0.63%) Apple
9 1 (0.63%) Brocade
9 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.63%) McAfee