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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 32 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.13% 1.28% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.57% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 7
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1279 1148 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.32% 81.59% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 857 731 674
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 76 (55.47%) Java
2 59 (43.07%) Oracle
3 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (33.58%) Web Services
5 45 (32.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 43 (31.39%) Middleware
7 32 (23.36%) WebLogic
7 32 (23.36%) Hibernate
7 32 (23.36%) Oracle Database
8 31 (22.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 30 (21.90%) Finance
9 30 (21.90%) Spring
10 29 (21.17%) SQL
11 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
11 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
11 28 (20.44%) Oracle EBS
12 27 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (19.71%) .NET
12 27 (19.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 26 (18.98%) XML
14 25 (18.25%) C#
14 25 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (17.52%) Oracle EBS R12
15 24 (17.52%) Open Source
15 24 (17.52%) BDD
15 24 (17.52%) Scrum
16 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
17 22 (16.06%) JBoss
17 22 (16.06%) RESTful
18 21 (15.33%) Oracle Fusion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 45 (32.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (23.36%) WebLogic
3 22 (16.06%) JBoss
4 17 (12.41%) Alfresco
5 13 (9.49%) CMS
6 7 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.11%) IIS
6 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (17.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (9.49%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (8.76%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.36%) Oracle Database
2 31 (22.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
4 27 (19.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (13.14%) Oracle ODI
6 13 (9.49%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.57%) Big Data
8 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (5.11%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Ant
2 17 (12.41%) Selenium
2 17 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.95%) Maven
4 13 (9.49%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.84%) Artifactory
6 7 (5.11%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.65%) JIRA
8 4 (2.92%) Subversion
8 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (21.90%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) French Language
4 3 (2.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.73%) Games
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Architect
2 41 (29.93%) Developer
3 26 (18.98%) Technical Architect
4 23 (16.79%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Middleware Specialist
6 14 (10.22%) Analyst
7 12 (8.76%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 12 (8.76%) Oracle Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Senior Architect
10 8 (5.84%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.84%) Technical Team Leader
10 8 (5.84%) Java Team Leader
11 7 (5.11%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (5.11%) Performance Tester
11 7 (5.11%) DBA
11 7 (5.11%) Tester
11 7 (5.11%) Junior
11 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.58%) Web Services
2 43 (31.39%) Middleware
3 32 (23.36%) Hibernate
4 30 (21.90%) Spring
5 27 (19.71%) .NET
6 26 (18.98%) XML
7 22 (16.06%) RESTful
8 21 (15.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 21 (15.33%) JSON
9 20 (14.60%) XSLT
10 19 (13.87%) SOAP
10 19 (13.87%) Gherkin
11 15 (10.95%) HTML
12 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
13 12 (8.76%) CSS
13 12 (8.76%) jQuery
14 11 (8.03%) Java EE
14 11 (8.03%) Ajax
15 10 (7.30%) JSF
15 10 (7.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Open Source
2 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.11%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.38%) Clustering
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Exalogic
5 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.65%) DataPower
5 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.92%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) AIX
3 7 (5.11%) Solaris
4 6 (4.38%) UNIX
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (17.52%) BDD
4 24 (17.52%) Scrum
5 20 (14.60%) TOGAF
5 20 (14.60%) BPMN
6 19 (13.87%) Asset Management
7 18 (13.14%) MVC
8 17 (12.41%) TDD
8 17 (12.41%) Document Management
9 14 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
10 13 (9.49%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.76%) Data Management
11 12 (8.76%) Network Management
12 9 (6.57%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.84%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.47%) Java
2 29 (21.17%) SQL
3 25 (18.25%) C#
4 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.41%) Python
6 14 (10.22%) PL/SQL
7 13 (9.49%) XQuery
7 13 (9.49%) Jython
7 13 (9.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (2.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) XPath
10 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (5.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 59 (43.07%) Oracle
2 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) HP
4 4 (2.92%) Perforce
5 1 (0.73%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago