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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 73 36 68
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 92 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 5.70% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 6.60% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 23
Average salary £58,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.63% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £44,500
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
1171 1393 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.87% 86.25% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 704 907 524
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 £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (44.23%) Java
1 23 (44.23%) XML
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) Finance
4 17 (32.69%) Degree
5 16 (30.77%) XSLT
5 16 (30.77%) Web Services
5 16 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 15 (28.85%) XML Schema
6 15 (28.85%) XForms
6 15 (28.85%) Use Case
6 15 (28.85%) XPath
7 14 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (26.92%) Internet
7 14 (26.92%) Project Management
8 13 (25.00%) Middleware
8 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 13 (25.00%) DSDM
8 13 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 13 (25.00%) Content Management
9 9 (17.31%) Banking
9 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
9 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
11 7 (13.46%) Python
11 7 (13.46%) C#
11 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (11.54%) Oracle
13 5 (9.62%) IBM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Architect
2 16 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Lead Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Lead Technical Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.69%) AWS Architect
6 4 (7.69%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) XML
2 16 (30.77%) XSLT
2 16 (30.77%) Web Services
3 15 (28.85%) XML Schema
3 15 (28.85%) XForms
4 13 (25.00%) Middleware
5 4 (7.69%) .NET
5 4 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) JMS
6 1 (1.92%) WSDL
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) JSP
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) XSD
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 15 (28.85%) Use Case
4 14 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (26.92%) Project Management
5 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (25.00%) DSDM
5 13 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (25.00%) Content Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Management
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) XPath
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) IBM
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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