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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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 Highlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 90.91% 93.75% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%