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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 Highlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 90.91% 80.00% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%