The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 90 25 71
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +46
Permanent jobs citing SOA 16 110 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 7.32% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 8.55% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 74 21
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,400 £63,550 £42,500
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1286 1286 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.81% 85.62% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 822 848 648
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SOA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SOA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SOA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) Web Services
3 17 (42.50%) XML
4 15 (37.50%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) Project Management
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) XSLT
6 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 10 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 9 (22.50%) Use Case
7 9 (22.50%) XPath
7 9 (22.50%) XML Schema
7 9 (22.50%) XForms
7 9 (22.50%) Internet
7 9 (22.50%) Middleware
8 8 (20.00%) DSDM
8 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (20.00%) HTML
8 8 (20.00%) Content Management
8 8 (20.00%) Open Source
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (15.00%) JBoss
10 6 (15.00%) XHTML
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (15.00%) Scrum
10 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) JBoss
1 6 (15.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Artifactory
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Open Source Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.50%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) Web Services
1 17 (42.50%) XML
2 10 (25.00%) XSLT
3 9 (22.50%) XML Schema
3 9 (22.50%) XForms
3 9 (22.50%) Middleware
4 8 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) XHTML
5 6 (15.00%) CSS
5 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.00%) RESTful
5 6 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 6 (15.00%) Spring
5 6 (15.00%) Spring Security
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 6 (15.00%) jQuery
6 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) .NET
7 2 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Project Management
3 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) Use Case
5 8 (20.00%) DSDM
5 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (20.00%) Content Management
5 8 (20.00%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) BDD
7 6 (15.00%) Document Management
7 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Data Management
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) XPath
4 5 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
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