SaaS Jobs in Scotland

Software as a Service (SaaS)
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring SaaS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SaaS over the 6 months leading up to 22 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 102 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -67 +24 +1
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 176 271 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.97% 6.94% 4.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.73% 19.23% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 119 128 247
10th Percentile £34,800 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -3.67%
75th Percentile £67,563 £76,385 £80,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +4.00%

All Cloud Skills
Scotland

SaaS falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,278 1,409 2,257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 38.39% 36.10% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 864 834 1,384
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,208 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £69,750 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 0 102 £55,000 -21.43% 20
Glasgow -137 41 £57,500 +5.99% 15
Aberdeen -2 12 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Dundee -3 5 £42,500 -40.82%
Fife - 5 - -
Perthshire - 2 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire +2 1 £29,000 - 2
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 - 7
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 6 (3.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (34.66%) AWS
2 52 (29.55%) Azure
3 28 (15.91%) GCP
4 18 (10.23%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (7.39%) Amazon S3
6 10 (5.68%) IaaS
7 9 (5.11%) Miro
7 9 (5.11%) PaaS
8 7 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.98%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (3.98%) Serverless
9 6 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.41%) Google Docs
9 6 (3.41%) Lucidchart
9 6 (3.41%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.41%) Slack
10 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.70%) Figma
12 3 (1.70%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) Firewall
2 9 (5.11%) LAN
2 9 (5.11%) WAN
3 3 (1.70%) DHCP
3 3 (1.70%) DNS
3 3 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.70%) Wireless
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.41%) Big Data
4 6 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.41%) Power BI
4 6 (3.41%) Redis
4 6 (3.41%) Scylla
5 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (2.27%) GIS
5 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.70%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) Power Query
8 1 (0.57%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Git
2 2 (1.14%) Cypress.io
2 2 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 38 (21.59%) Social Skills
2 27 (15.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 16 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
4 11 (6.25%) Finance
4 11 (6.25%) Marketing
5 8 (4.55%) Games
6 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.27%) Military
8 2 (1.14%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 47 (26.70%) Developer
2 35 (19.89%) Senior
3 24 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 20 (11.36%) Architect
5 18 (10.23%) Software Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.52%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.52%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (8.52%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (7.39%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (6.82%) Analyst
10 10 (5.68%) Consultant
11 9 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Implementation Consultant
12 7 (3.98%) Lead
12 7 (3.98%) Principal Engineer
13 6 (3.41%) Account Executive
13 6 (3.41%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.48%) .NET
2 15 (8.52%) .NET Framework
3 14 (7.95%) AngularJS
4 11 (6.25%) React
5 10 (5.68%) .NET Core
6 9 (5.11%) Kafka
7 7 (3.98%) Laravel
7 7 (3.98%) RESTful
8 6 (3.41%) CSS
8 6 (3.41%) GraphQL
8 6 (3.41%) HTML
8 6 (3.41%) Vue
9 5 (2.84%) REST
10 4 (2.27%) Blazor
11 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.14%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.14%) Node.js
13 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) PKI
1 14 (7.95%) Public Cloud
2 10 (5.68%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.41%) Onboarding
5 5 (2.84%) Distributed Systems
5 5 (2.84%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.70%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.70%) Product Ownership
8 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.57%) Cyber Threat
9 1 (0.57%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.25%) Windows
2 8 (4.55%) Linux
3 6 (3.41%) Unix
4 4 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.70%) Android
5 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.27%) Agile
2 35 (19.89%) Software Engineering
3 28 (15.91%) Migration
4 25 (14.20%) Project Management
5 24 (13.64%) DevOps
6 22 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
7 21 (11.93%) Presales
7 21 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (9.66%) User Experience
10 16 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (8.52%) Configuration Management
12 14 (7.95%) Application Virtualisation
12 14 (7.95%) Incident Response
12 14 (7.95%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.95%) TOGAF
13 13 (7.39%) Roadmaps
14 12 (6.82%) Full Stack Development
15 11 (6.25%) CI/CD
15 11 (6.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.05%) C#
2 23 (13.07%) JavaScript
2 23 (13.07%) Python
3 22 (12.50%) Java
4 20 (11.36%) SQL
5 19 (10.80%) TypeScript
6 14 (7.95%) Go
7 11 (6.25%) C++
8 8 (4.55%) Bash
8 8 (4.55%) PHP
9 6 (3.41%) Scala
10 3 (1.70%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.70%) Ruby
10 3 (1.70%) Rust
10 3 (1.70%) Swift
11 2 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) R
12 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.84%) CISM
3 5 (2.84%) CISSP
3 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.27%) GCIA
4 4 (2.27%) GCIH
4 4 (2.27%) GREM
5 1 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.27%) NIST
4 3 (1.70%) GDPR
5 2 (1.14%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.57%) GRC
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.70%) Autotask
2 3 (1.70%) Terraform
3 2 (1.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.93%) Google
3 10 (5.68%) Dell
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle
5 3 (1.70%) Apple
5 3 (1.70%) Facebook
5 3 (1.70%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe
6 1 (0.57%) Aruba
6 1 (0.57%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco
6 1 (0.57%) EMC
6 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.57%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) Xamarin