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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 43 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.06% 2.66% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 3.22% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
1206 1181 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.96% 82.59% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 807 765 630
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (58.02%) Java
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
5 20 (24.69%) Finance
5 20 (24.69%) Degree
6 19 (23.46%) Oracle
7 18 (22.22%) .NET
7 18 (22.22%) Web Services
7 18 (22.22%) Middleware
8 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (19.75%) C#
10 15 (18.52%) XML
11 13 (16.05%) WebLogic
11 13 (16.05%) Use Case
11 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
12 12 (14.81%) XML Schema
12 12 (14.81%) Banking
12 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
13 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
13 11 (13.58%) TOGAF
13 11 (13.58%) Spring
13 11 (13.58%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (12.35%) Linux
14 10 (12.35%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (12.35%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (12.35%) HP
14 10 (12.35%) LoadRunner

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (16.05%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.35%) CMS
2 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
3 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (9.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (7.41%) Big Data
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (12.35%) LoadRunner
3 6 (7.41%) Maven
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
5 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 2 (2.47%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) French Language
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Architect
2 17 (20.99%) Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Technical Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Tester
5 10 (12.35%) Test Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Tester
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Test Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.64%) DBA
7 7 (8.64%) Junior
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (8.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 7 (8.64%) Junior DBA
7 7 (8.64%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 6 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
1 18 (22.22%) Web Services
1 18 (22.22%) Middleware
2 15 (18.52%) XML
3 12 (14.81%) XML Schema
4 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
4 11 (13.58%) Spring
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 9 (11.11%) XSLT
6 7 (8.64%) XForms
7 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.41%) Java EE
7 6 (7.41%) RESTful
7 6 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (7.41%) HTML
8 5 (6.17%) CSS
9 4 (4.94%) SOAP
9 4 (4.94%) Ajax
10 3 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
1 5 (6.17%) Open Source
2 4 (4.94%) Social Media
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Exalogic
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) AIX
3 7 (8.64%) Solaris
4 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (16.05%) Use Case
4 11 (13.58%) TOGAF
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Testing
5 10 (12.35%) MVC
6 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.88%) Scrum
7 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.88%) Analytics
8 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.41%) Project Management
9 6 (7.41%) TDD
9 6 (7.41%) DevOps
10 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.17%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) C#
3 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.64%) SQL
5 6 (7.41%) XPath
5 6 (7.41%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) XQuery
8 2 (2.47%) Jython
8 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) Perforce
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