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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 39 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.89% 3.57% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.29% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 9
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £35,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £53,750 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 29 January 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (50.70%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
4 23 (32.39%) Finance
4 23 (32.39%) Degree
5 18 (25.35%) XML
5 18 (25.35%) Use Case
6 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (23.94%) .NET
6 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
6 17 (23.94%) XML Schema
7 15 (21.13%) Middleware
7 15 (21.13%) Web Services
7 15 (21.13%) C#
8 14 (19.72%) Banking
9 12 (16.90%) XSLT
9 12 (16.90%) XForms
10 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
10 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
10 11 (15.49%) TOGAF
10 11 (15.49%) XPath
11 10 (14.08%) Internet
12 9 (12.68%) Project Management
12 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
12 9 (12.68%) DSDM
12 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
12 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
12 9 (12.68%) Spring
12 9 (12.68%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (12.68%) CMS
2 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Big Data
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner
3 6 (8.45%) Maven
4 5 (7.04%) JIRA
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) French Language
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Architect
2 12 (16.90%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Technical Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Tester
4 7 (9.86%) Performance Tester
4 7 (9.86%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Performance Test Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Lead Architect
4 7 (9.86%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Lead Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) XML
2 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) XML Schema
3 15 (21.13%) Middleware
3 15 (21.13%) Web Services
4 12 (16.90%) XSLT
4 12 (16.90%) XForms
5 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.68%) Spring
5 9 (12.68%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (8.45%) Java EE
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.04%) HTML
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (5.63%) CSS
9 3 (4.23%) Ajax
9 3 (4.23%) jQuery
9 3 (4.23%) WCF
9 3 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.63%) Social Media
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) AIX
2 4 (5.63%) Solaris
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) Use Case
3 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
4 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.49%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) DSDM
5 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.27%) MVC
7 7 (9.86%) Content Management
7 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Analytics
8 6 (8.45%) DevOps
8 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) TDD
9 5 (7.04%) Scrum
9 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) Java
2 15 (21.13%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.49%) XPath
4 5 (7.04%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) SQL
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) HP
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Perforce
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