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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 54 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.04% 1.80% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 1.99% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 32
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £76,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
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
976 1309 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.13% 90.53% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 627 813 922
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 December 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 55 (68.75%) Java
2 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.00%) OO
4 28 (35.00%) JBoss
4 28 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (33.75%) Use Case
5 27 (33.75%) Open Source
5 27 (33.75%) UML
5 27 (33.75%) Web Services
6 26 (32.50%) Scrum
7 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 24 (30.00%) Spring
7 24 (30.00%) Oracle
7 24 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (26.25%) SQL
9 20 (25.00%) HTML
9 20 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
9 20 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 19 (23.75%) BDD
11 18 (22.50%) JSON
11 18 (22.50%) TDD
11 18 (22.50%) Linux
11 18 (22.50%) CSS
12 17 (21.25%) Finance
12 17 (21.25%) JPA
12 17 (21.25%) RESTful
13 16 (20.00%) RichFaces
13 16 (20.00%) Drools
13 16 (20.00%) jQuery

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 28 (35.00%) JBoss
2 24 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (13.75%) Alfresco
4 8 (10.00%) IIS
5 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (7.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.25%) HFM
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
1 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.50%) SSH
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.25%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.25%) Neo4j
2 9 (11.25%) Pentaho
2 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Artifactory
1 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
1 13 (16.25%) Maven
2 12 (15.00%) Selenium
3 9 (11.25%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) JMeter
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Architect
2 29 (36.25%) Developer
3 20 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Technical Architect
5 13 (16.25%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (13.75%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Applications Architect
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Designer
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.50%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Database Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) Web Services
2 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 24 (30.00%) Spring
3 20 (25.00%) HTML
4 18 (22.50%) CSS
4 18 (22.50%) JSON
5 17 (21.25%) JPA
5 17 (21.25%) RESTful
6 16 (20.00%) Drools
6 16 (20.00%) jQuery
6 16 (20.00%) RichFaces
7 15 (18.75%) Apache CXF
7 15 (18.75%) JSF
7 15 (18.75%) Middleware
8 14 (17.50%) XML
9 13 (16.25%) jBPM
10 11 (13.75%) Apache Camel
10 11 (13.75%) Gherkin
10 11 (13.75%) Spring Security
10 11 (13.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Social Media
2 2 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) CentOS
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (35.00%) OO
3 27 (33.75%) Open Source
3 27 (33.75%) UML
3 27 (33.75%) Use Case
4 26 (32.50%) Scrum
5 20 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 20 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 19 (23.75%) BDD
7 18 (22.50%) TDD
8 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 16 (20.00%) Wireframes
9 15 (18.75%) Microservices
10 12 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
10 12 (15.00%) Open Source Development
10 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.75%) Document Management
11 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (13.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) Java
2 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.25%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (15.00%) C#
6 10 (12.50%) C++
6 10 (12.50%) Python
7 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.50%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.50%) Korn
10 1 (1.25%) Delphi
10 1 (1.25%) Groovy
10 1 (1.25%) Jython
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) NFS
1 2 (2.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) Talend
4 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.50%) Cognos
6 5 (6.25%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.25%) Charles River
7 1 (1.25%) HP
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