The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 72 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs citing SOA 42 20 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.40% 1.48% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 1.67% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 59
Median salary £50,000 £58,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +22.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
1121 1199 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.70% 88.95% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 672 727 928
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SOA.

1 51 (58.62%) Java
2 49 (56.32%) Open Source
3 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (43.68%) Scrum
4 38 (43.68%) HTML
5 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
6 30 (34.48%) Web Services
6 30 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 28 (32.18%) CSS
7 28 (32.18%) jQuery
8 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (31.03%) JBoss
8 27 (31.03%) Spring
8 27 (31.03%) Maven
8 27 (31.03%) Hibernate
9 26 (29.89%) Document Management
9 26 (29.89%) XHTML
9 26 (29.89%) Alfresco
9 26 (29.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (29.89%) Unit Testing
9 26 (29.89%) Selenium
9 26 (29.89%) Spring Security
9 26 (29.89%) JSON
9 26 (29.89%) RESTful
9 26 (29.89%) BDD
9 26 (29.89%) Gherkin
9 26 (29.89%) Artifactory
9 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
10 23 (26.44%) Zachman Framework
10 23 (26.44%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 27 (31.03%) JBoss
2 26 (29.89%) Alfresco
3 5 (5.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.75%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Maven
2 26 (29.89%) Artifactory
2 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
2 26 (29.89%) Selenium
3 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.90%) JIRA
4 5 (5.75%) JMeter
4 5 (5.75%) JUnit
4 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 22 (25.29%) Banking
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Architect
2 29 (33.33%) Developer
3 27 (31.03%) Java Developer
4 21 (24.14%) Open Source Developer
4 21 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Java Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Designer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.45%) C# Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.68%) HTML
2 30 (34.48%) Web Services
3 28 (32.18%) CSS
3 28 (32.18%) jQuery
4 27 (31.03%) Hibernate
4 27 (31.03%) Spring
5 26 (29.89%) Gherkin
5 26 (29.89%) JSON
5 26 (29.89%) RESTful
5 26 (29.89%) Spring Security
5 26 (29.89%) XHTML
6 18 (20.69%) .NET
7 17 (19.54%) Middleware
8 12 (13.79%) HTML5
8 12 (13.79%) Java EE
9 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.05%) J2EE
11 6 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (5.75%) React
12 5 (5.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) PKI
3 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.30%) Biometrics
5 2 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Derivative
6 1 (1.15%) EPoS
6 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Open Source
2 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (43.68%) Scrum
4 30 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (29.89%) BDD
6 26 (29.89%) Document Management
6 26 (29.89%) Unit Testing
6 26 (29.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (26.44%) TOGAF
7 23 (26.44%) Zachman Framework
8 21 (24.14%) Open Source Development
9 17 (19.54%) UML
10 14 (16.09%) Business Development
11 13 (14.94%) CRM
12 12 (13.79%) Microservices
13 11 (12.64%) DevOps
13 11 (12.64%) ITIL
13 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (11.49%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Java
2 34 (39.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.64%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) C++
4 5 (5.75%) Groovy
4 5 (5.75%) Scala
5 4 (4.60%) Delphi
5 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 4 (4.60%) XPath
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) COBIT
2 6 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) IBM
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 10 (11.49%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.15%) ATG
4 1 (1.15%) Charles River
4 1 (1.15%) Twitter
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