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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 76 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 23 88 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 5.34% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 6.24% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 19
Average salary £55,000 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £29,100 £37,740
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
1167 1410 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.38% 85.56% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 692 914 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) XML
3 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 21 (33.87%) Use Case
4 20 (32.26%) Degree
4 20 (32.26%) XSLT
4 20 (32.26%) XML Schema
5 19 (30.65%) Data Modelling
5 19 (30.65%) XForms
6 18 (29.03%) XPath
7 17 (27.42%) Internet
8 16 (25.81%) Middleware
8 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
8 16 (25.81%) Web Services
9 15 (24.19%) PRINCE2
9 15 (24.19%) DSDM
9 15 (24.19%) Project Management
10 13 (20.97%) Content Management
11 12 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.74%) Banking
12 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.13%) C#
14 9 (14.52%) Data Integration
14 9 (14.52%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (14.52%) .NET
15 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.90%) ISO 9001
16 7 (11.29%) Python

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Architect
2 14 (22.58%) Technical Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Lead Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Lead Technical Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.45%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) XML
2 20 (32.26%) XSLT
2 20 (32.26%) XML Schema
3 19 (30.65%) XForms
4 16 (25.81%) Middleware
4 16 (25.81%) Web Services
5 9 (14.52%) .NET
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.45%) SOAP
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.23%) HTML
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.61%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.84%) Social Media
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Use Case
3 19 (30.65%) Data Modelling
4 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 15 (24.19%) PRINCE2
5 15 (24.19%) DSDM
5 15 (24.19%) Project Management
6 13 (20.97%) Content Management
7 12 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) MVC
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
10 4 (6.45%) OO
11 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.84%) Analytics
11 3 (4.84%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) XPath
3 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.13%) C#
5 7 (11.29%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Stem Graduates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago