The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 29 38
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.10% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.83% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 164 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.23% 60.29% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 110 190
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SOA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Aberdeen region.

SOA Salary Trend in Aberdeen