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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 88 27 71
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +44
Permanent jobs citing SOA 16 114 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.12% 7.23% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 8.35% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 75 21
Average salary £61,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1250 1366 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.72% 86.62% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 781 884 598
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) XML
3 20 (45.45%) Finance
4 17 (38.64%) Java
5 16 (36.36%) Web Services
6 15 (34.09%) Degree
7 14 (31.82%) Project Management
7 14 (31.82%) XSLT
7 14 (31.82%) Data Modelling
8 13 (29.55%) XML Schema
8 13 (29.55%) XForms
8 13 (29.55%) Middleware
8 13 (29.55%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (29.55%) Use Case
8 13 (29.55%) XPath
9 12 (27.27%) Internet
10 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 11 (25.00%) DSDM
10 11 (25.00%) PRINCE2
10 11 (25.00%) Content Management
11 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 8 (18.18%) Data Integration
13 7 (15.91%) C#
13 7 (15.91%) ISO 9001
14 6 (13.64%) Oracle
14 6 (13.64%) Banking
15 5 (11.36%) Data Management
15 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
15 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (11.36%) Open Source

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (6.82%) JBoss
1 3 (6.82%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Maven
1 3 (6.82%) Selenium
1 3 (6.82%) Artifactory
1 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Technical Architect
5 4 (9.09%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Head of Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) XML
2 16 (36.36%) Web Services
3 14 (31.82%) XSLT
4 13 (29.55%) XML Schema
4 13 (29.55%) XForms
4 13 (29.55%) Middleware
5 5 (11.36%) SOAP
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (6.82%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.82%) Spring
7 3 (6.82%) JSON
7 3 (6.82%) Spring Security
7 3 (6.82%) XHTML
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Data Modelling
2 14 (31.82%) Project Management
3 13 (29.55%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (29.55%) Use Case
4 11 (25.00%) Content Management
4 11 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (25.00%) DSDM
4 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) Data Management
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) Open Source
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) Document Management
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) XPath
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter