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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing SOA 34 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.68% 2.50% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.88% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 28
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £85,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1149 1180 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.40% 86.70% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 773 733 791
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 44 (66.67%) Java
2 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (50.00%) HTML
4 30 (45.45%) Web Services
4 30 (45.45%) Scrum
4 30 (45.45%) Open Source
5 28 (42.42%) CSS
6 27 (40.91%) JBoss
6 27 (40.91%) XHTML
6 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
6 27 (40.91%) Spring
6 27 (40.91%) Maven
6 27 (40.91%) Document Management
6 27 (40.91%) JSON
6 27 (40.91%) Selenium
6 27 (40.91%) Spring Security
6 27 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (40.91%) jQuery
6 27 (40.91%) Alfresco
6 27 (40.91%) BDD
6 27 (40.91%) RESTful
6 27 (40.91%) Gherkin
6 27 (40.91%) Artifactory
6 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
7 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
8 14 (21.21%) Finance
9 12 (18.18%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (40.91%) Alfresco
1 27 (40.91%) JBoss
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.58%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Big Data
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Artifactory
1 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
1 27 (40.91%) Maven
1 27 (40.91%) Selenium
2 2 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 23 (34.85%) Open Source Developer
4 21 (31.82%) Architect
5 11 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (13.64%) Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Technical Architect
8 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Java Architect
8 7 (10.61%) Java Technical Architect
9 6 (9.09%) Principal Architect
9 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Technical Leader
11 4 (6.06%) Java Solutions Architect
11 4 (6.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (6.06%) Technical Design Leader
11 4 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 3 (4.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) HTML
2 30 (45.45%) Web Services
3 28 (42.42%) CSS
4 27 (40.91%) Gherkin
4 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
4 27 (40.91%) jQuery
4 27 (40.91%) JSON
4 27 (40.91%) RESTful
4 27 (40.91%) Spring
4 27 (40.91%) Spring Security
4 27 (40.91%) XHTML
5 9 (13.64%) J2EE
6 8 (12.12%) Middleware
6 8 (12.12%) XML
7 6 (9.09%) .NET
7 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.58%) HTML5
8 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (7.58%) React
9 3 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Taxonomies
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) Open Source
2 30 (45.45%) Scrum
3 27 (40.91%) BDD
3 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (40.91%) Document Management
3 27 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 27 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 12 (18.18%) UML
5 7 (10.61%) Process Management
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.61%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) E-business
6 6 (9.09%) Use Case
6 6 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (7.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.12%) C#
4 6 (9.09%) XPath
5 5 (7.58%) Scala
6 2 (3.03%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) Delphi
6 2 (3.03%) Jython
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) IBM
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.52%) ILOG
4 1 (1.52%) Pega
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago