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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 43 80
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +37
Permanent jobs citing SOA 30 68 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 4.63% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 5.48% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £62,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
1390 1242 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.25% 84.60% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 881 819 639
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) Web Services
4 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) Open Source
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
6 11 (22.45%) RESTful
6 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 11 (22.45%) Gherkin
6 11 (22.45%) Artifactory
6 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
6 11 (22.45%) CSS
6 11 (22.45%) JBoss
6 11 (22.45%) XHTML
6 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
6 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 11 (22.45%) Document Management
6 11 (22.45%) Spring
6 11 (22.45%) Maven
6 11 (22.45%) JSON
6 11 (22.45%) Selenium
6 11 (22.45%) Spring Security
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
6 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Alfresco
7 10 (20.41%) XML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (22.45%) JBoss
1 11 (22.45%) Alfresco
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) SSH
2 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Maven
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
1 11 (22.45%) Artifactory
1 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Architect
2 18 (36.73%) Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SOA Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 4 (8.16%) SOA Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 11 (22.45%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) XHTML
3 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
3 11 (22.45%) Spring
3 11 (22.45%) JSON
3 11 (22.45%) Spring Security
3 11 (22.45%) jQuery
3 11 (22.45%) RESTful
3 11 (22.45%) Gherkin
4 10 (20.41%) XML
5 6 (12.24%) Middleware
6 5 (10.20%) SOAP
7 4 (8.16%) XSLT
8 3 (6.12%) JMS
8 3 (6.12%) XML Schema
8 3 (6.12%) XForms
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Open Source
3 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
3 11 (22.45%) BDD
3 11 (22.45%) Document Management
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 8 (16.33%) UML
5 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) BPMN
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Data Management
6 5 (10.20%) ERP
7 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.16%) OO
7 4 (8.16%) CRM
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) XPath
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) Bourne shell
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Korn
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) NFS
1 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter
5 1 (2.04%) Green Hat
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