Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 137 91
Rank change year-on-year +32 -46 +89
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 136 101 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.54% 1.80% 2.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.40% 11.91% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 89
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.44% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,625 £28,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £49,550 £54,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,015 848 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.98% 15.15% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 622 551 366
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,705 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.19% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +32 76 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Glasgow +21 46 £48,438 +30.91% 13
Dundee +18 7 £55,000 +74.60%
Inverclyde -2 1 £30,000 -29.82%
Stirling - 1 £34,000 -
SaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 40 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (26.47%) AngularJS
5 32 (23.53%) Scrum
6 31 (22.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (22.79%) Software Engineering
7 28 (20.59%) C#
7 28 (20.59%) Python
8 26 (19.12%) Java
8 26 (19.12%) .NET
9 24 (17.65%) HTML
9 24 (17.65%) CSS
9 24 (17.65%) IaaS
10 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
11 22 (16.18%) PHP
11 22 (16.18%) Degree
12 21 (15.44%) Computer Science
12 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET
12 21 (15.44%) OO
12 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
13 20 (14.71%) MVC
14 19 (13.97%) Ruby
15 18 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (13.24%) SQL
15 18 (13.24%) Mentoring
15 18 (13.24%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (13.24%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (12.50%) React

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 18 (13.24%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.94%) JBoss
2 4 (2.94%) nginx
2 4 (2.94%) WildFly
3 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.47%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.47%) Magento
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (22.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (17.65%) IaaS
4 14 (10.29%) PaaS
5 6 (4.41%) Office 365
6 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.94%) Akamai
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.21%) Serverless
9 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) Firewall
2 8 (5.88%) LAN
2 8 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 8 (5.88%) WAN
3 7 (5.15%) Skype
3 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.41%) DNS
4 6 (4.41%) HTTP
5 5 (3.68%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.94%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (2.94%) VPN
7 2 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) MySQL
3 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Looker
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.68%) Selenium
4 4 (2.94%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.47%) JIRA
5 2 (1.47%) Protractor
5 2 (1.47%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.47%) Xdebug
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) WebScarab
General
1 14 (10.29%) Retail
2 11 (8.09%) Billing
3 10 (7.35%) Finance
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (35.29%) Developer
2 17 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (9.56%) C# Developer
4 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Architect
6 10 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Development Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.47%) AngularJS
2 26 (19.12%) .NET
3 24 (17.65%) CSS
3 24 (17.65%) HTML
4 21 (15.44%) ASP.NET
5 18 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (12.50%) React
6 17 (12.50%) Symfony
7 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (11.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (10.29%) Web Services
10 9 (6.62%) REST
11 8 (5.88%) Ember.js
11 8 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (5.88%) WCF
12 7 (5.15%) RESTful
13 5 (3.68%) OAuth
13 5 (3.68%) OAuth2
13 5 (3.68%) OpenID
13 5 (3.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.24%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Fintech
4 7 (5.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (4.41%) User Experience
6 5 (3.68%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
2 10 (7.35%) Windows
3 5 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.21%) SmartOS
5 2 (1.47%) Android
5 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.53%) Scrum
3 31 (22.79%) Software Engineering
4 21 (15.44%) Computer Science
4 21 (15.44%) OO
5 20 (14.71%) MVC
6 18 (13.24%) Mentoring
7 17 (12.50%) DevOps
7 17 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (9.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.82%) ITIL
10 11 (8.09%) Presales
11 10 (7.35%) Project Management
12 9 (6.62%) Front End Development
12 9 (6.62%) Line Management
12 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
12 9 (6.62%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.88%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.88%) Matrix Management
13 8 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 28 (20.59%) C#
2 28 (20.59%) Python
3 26 (19.12%) Java
4 22 (16.18%) PHP
5 19 (13.97%) Ruby
6 18 (13.24%) SQL
7 16 (11.76%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Clojure
10 1 (0.74%) Java 8
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (16.18%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.47%) HNC
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) MCSD
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) COBIT
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.21%) Docker
4 2 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) Puppet
2 11 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.35%) Ansible
4 4 (2.94%) Kibana
4 4 (2.94%) Salt
5 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.74%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.74%) Nessus
6 1 (0.74%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.74%) Rancher
6 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.15%) Cisco
2 7 (5.15%) NEC
3 6 (4.41%) Google
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle
4 4 (2.94%) VMware
5 3 (2.21%) Tableau
6 2 (1.47%) Citrix
6 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.47%) Infor
6 2 (1.47%) Lotus
6 2 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.47%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.47%) SAP
6 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.47%) Twitter
6 2 (1.47%) Zend
7 1 (0.74%) Apple
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com