The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 91 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.45% 2.43% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 3.09% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 17 24
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £38,603 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £46,400 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1394 874 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.52% 78.60% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 903 496 782
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
SOA
Scotland

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 23 April 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 106 (78.52%) Java
2 80 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 68 (50.37%) JBoss
4 67 (49.63%) HTML
5 65 (48.15%) Open Source
6 57 (42.22%) Hibernate
7 52 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (37.78%) CSS
9 47 (34.81%) Spring
10 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (31.85%) Web Services
12 40 (29.63%) XML
12 40 (29.63%) Middleware
12 40 (29.63%) RESTful
13 39 (28.89%) Maven
13 39 (28.89%) JSON
14 38 (28.15%) Scrum
15 37 (27.41%) jQuery
16 34 (25.19%) Java EE
16 34 (25.19%) Gherkin
17 33 (24.44%) Selenium
18 32 (23.70%) Jenkins
19 31 (22.96%) BDD
19 31 (22.96%) Alfresco
20 30 (22.22%) Document Management
20 30 (22.22%) XHTML
21 29 (21.48%) JSF
22 28 (20.74%) Unit Testing
23 27 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
23 27 (20.00%) Spring Security

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 31 (22.96%) Alfresco
2 17 (12.59%) Drupal
3 16 (11.85%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.15%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.70%) Apache
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.96%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) CMS
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.96%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) LDAP
2 4 (2.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 10 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.96%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.74%) Big Data
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.74%) DB2
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (28.89%) Maven
2 33 (24.44%) Selenium
3 32 (23.70%) Jenkins
4 27 (20.00%) Artifactory
5 26 (19.26%) JUnit
6 20 (14.81%) TestNG
7 17 (12.59%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.19%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.19%) Ant
9 4 (2.96%) JMeter
9 4 (2.96%) NUnit
9 4 (2.96%) Subversion
9 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.96%) MSTest
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.48%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Advertising
3 5 (3.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Local Government
5 2 (1.48%) French Language
5 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (68.89%) Developer
2 71 (52.59%) Java Developer
3 30 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 22 (16.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (11.85%) Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) Architect
7 10 (7.41%) Tester
7 10 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Designer
9 7 (5.19%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Performance Tester
10 6 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.63%) HTML
2 57 (42.22%) Hibernate
3 51 (37.78%) CSS
4 47 (34.81%) Spring
5 43 (31.85%) Web Services
6 40 (29.63%) XML
6 40 (29.63%) Middleware
6 40 (29.63%) RESTful
7 39 (28.89%) JSON
8 37 (27.41%) jQuery
9 34 (25.19%) Java EE
9 34 (25.19%) Gherkin
10 30 (22.22%) XHTML
11 29 (21.48%) JSF
12 27 (20.00%) Spring Security
12 27 (20.00%) XSLT
13 24 (17.78%) Ajax
14 19 (14.07%) jBPM
15 17 (12.59%) Drools
16 16 (11.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (48.15%) Open Source
2 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.96%) Physics
5 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) GIS
6 2 (1.48%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (2.96%) Android
3 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) UNIX
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.15%) Scrum
4 31 (22.96%) BDD
5 30 (22.22%) Document Management
6 28 (20.74%) Unit Testing
7 27 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (17.04%) TDD
9 20 (14.81%) BPMN
10 19 (14.07%) Workflow
11 15 (11.11%) OO
12 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.67%) MVC
14 7 (5.19%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.19%) Test Automation
15 6 (4.44%) Analytics
15 6 (4.44%) Service Delivery
16 5 (3.70%) ITIL
16 5 (3.70%) Data Management
17 4 (2.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 106 (78.52%) Java
2 80 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.30%) SQL
4 18 (13.33%) C#
5 7 (5.19%) Python
6 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.22%) C++
7 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 68 (50.37%) JBoss
2 18 (13.33%) Oracle
3 10 (7.41%) IBM
4 7 (5.19%) HP
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.96%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.96%) Omniture
6 4 (2.96%) Google
6 4 (2.96%) Tableau
7 3 (2.22%) Pega
7 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.48%) Perforce
9 1 (0.74%) ESRI
9 1 (0.74%) Apple
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix
9 1 (0.74%) Informatica
9 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
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