The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 88 39
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -49
Permanent jobs citing SOA 63 25 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.85% 1.80% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 2.07% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 28
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1165 1210 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.75% 86.99% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 732 694 617
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SOA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Glasgow region.

SOA Salary Trend in Glasgow

SOA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 60 (64.52%) Java
2 52 (55.91%) Oracle
3 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database
5 42 (45.16%) Middleware
6 41 (44.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 40 (43.01%) WebLogic
8 39 (41.94%) SQL
9 38 (40.86%) Web Services
10 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
11 34 (36.56%) Relational Database
12 33 (35.48%) CSS
13 31 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 31 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 31 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
13 31 (33.33%) jQuery
14 28 (30.11%) RDBMS
15 27 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (29.03%) XML
16 25 (26.88%) SDLC
17 23 (24.73%) HTML
17 23 (24.73%) Spring
18 21 (22.58%) Scrum
18 21 (22.58%) PL/SQL
18 21 (22.58%) J2EE
19 20 (21.51%) Oracle ADF
19 20 (21.51%) Hibernate
20 19 (20.43%) Performance Testing
20 19 (20.43%) Java EE
20 19 (20.43%) Open Source

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 40 (43.01%) WebLogic
2 31 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 31 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (17.20%) JBoss
4 12 (12.90%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.30%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.23%) Mule
6 3 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.23%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.15%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) SaaS
3 3 (3.23%) PaaS
3 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.15%) DNS
1 2 (2.15%) SSH
1 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database
2 41 (44.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 34 (36.56%) Relational Database
4 28 (30.11%) RDBMS
5 27 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.38%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.23%) MySQL
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Maven
1 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.90%) Artifactory
2 12 (12.90%) Selenium
3 10 (10.75%) JIRA
4 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.23%) Hudson
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.23%) JUnit
5 3 (3.23%) JDeveloper
6 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Front Office
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 35 (37.63%) Designer
3 29 (31.18%) SOA Designer
4 17 (18.28%) Lead Designer
5 16 (17.20%) Java Developer
5 16 (17.20%) Technical Leader
6 12 (12.90%) Open Source Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 8 (8.60%) SOA Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) SOA Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Middleware Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (45.16%) Middleware
2 38 (40.86%) Web Services
3 33 (35.48%) CSS
4 31 (33.33%) jQuery
4 31 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 27 (29.03%) XML
6 23 (24.73%) HTML
6 23 (24.73%) Spring
7 21 (22.58%) J2EE
8 20 (21.51%) Oracle ADF
8 20 (21.51%) Hibernate
9 19 (20.43%) Java EE
10 15 (16.13%) RESTful
11 14 (15.05%) XSLT
12 13 (13.98%) .NET
12 13 (13.98%) WebCenter
13 12 (12.90%) JSON
13 12 (12.90%) Gherkin
13 12 (12.90%) Spring Security
13 12 (12.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.05%) Mathematics
2 14 (15.05%) Physics
3 10 (10.75%) iPad
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.30%) Commodity Exotics
5 4 (4.30%) User Experience
5 4 (4.30%) Economics
5 4 (4.30%) Derivative
5 4 (4.30%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.15%) Replication
7 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) UNIX
3 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Solaris
4 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) SDLC
3 21 (22.58%) Scrum
4 19 (20.43%) Performance Testing
4 19 (20.43%) Open Source
5 18 (19.35%) Line Management
5 18 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 16 (17.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.90%) BDD
9 12 (12.90%) Document Management
10 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.75%) OO
11 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
12 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.68%) BPEL
12 9 (9.68%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (64.52%) Java
2 39 (41.94%) SQL
3 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.58%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.53%) Perl
5 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.30%) C++
7 4 (4.30%) Tcl
8 3 (3.23%) C#
8 3 (3.23%) Jython
8 3 (3.23%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.15%) Korn
10 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) CSQA
3 2 (2.15%) HND
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.15%) NFS
2 2 (2.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (4.30%) logstash
3 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.30%) Sun
3 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.23%) Apple
4 3 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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