The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 96 53
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 103 58 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.62% 1.94% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.17% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 111
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2566 2668 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.07% 89.26% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1686 2180
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SOA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SOA Salary Trend in Scotland

SOA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SOA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +19 67 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Edinburgh +23 40 £50,000 -18.69% 3
Stirling -1 3 £75,000 +36.36%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 121 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (47.89%) Java
3 73 (34.27%) HTML
4 64 (30.05%) CSS
4 64 (30.05%) Open Source
5 60 (28.17%) Oracle
5 60 (28.17%) Finance
6 58 (27.23%) JavaScript
7 57 (26.76%) Software Engineering
8 54 (25.35%) Maven
9 51 (23.94%) Scrum
9 51 (23.94%) jQuery
10 49 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (23.00%) .NET
10 49 (23.00%) JBoss
10 49 (23.00%) BDD
11 48 (22.54%) Web Services
12 45 (21.13%) Spring
13 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
13 41 (19.25%) Jenkins
14 40 (18.78%) SQL
14 40 (18.78%) Linux
14 40 (18.78%) TOGAF
14 40 (18.78%) JSON
15 39 (18.31%) Hibernate
15 39 (18.31%) Middleware
15 39 (18.31%) DevOps
15 39 (18.31%) Microservices
15 39 (18.31%) PaaS
16 37 (17.37%) RESTful

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (23.00%) JBoss
2 34 (15.96%) Alfresco
3 21 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.82%) GemFire
5 6 (2.82%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.35%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.35%) Node.js
7 4 (1.88%) CMS
8 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (5.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.31%) PaaS
2 28 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (12.68%) IaaS
4 17 (7.98%) SaaS
5 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (6.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (6.57%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (6.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) Internet
2 5 (2.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.39%) Oracle Database
2 17 (7.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (6.57%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (5.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (5.16%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.76%) Big Data
10 5 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.41%) DB2
11 3 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.94%) MySQL
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.47%) QlikView
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (25.35%) Maven
2 41 (19.25%) Jenkins
3 35 (16.43%) Artifactory
4 33 (15.49%) Selenium
5 13 (6.10%) JUnit
5 13 (6.10%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (5.16%) JIRA
7 9 (4.23%) Subversion
8 7 (3.29%) Ant
8 7 (3.29%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.35%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.35%) JMeter
9 5 (2.35%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.94%) Protractor
11 1 (0.47%) Mocha
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.47%) SilkTest
11 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (28.17%) Finance
2 34 (15.96%) Banking
3 13 (6.10%) Retail
4 12 (5.63%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.35%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Billing
6 2 (0.94%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Local Government
6 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (35.21%) Developer
2 65 (30.52%) Architect
3 31 (14.55%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 21 (9.86%) Open Source Developer
6 19 (8.92%) Software Engineer
7 14 (6.57%) Cloud Developer
7 14 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Senior Architect
8 13 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) DBA
9 12 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (5.16%) Designer
11 10 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.23%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Technical Leader
13 8 (3.76%) Analyst
13 8 (3.76%) Applications Architect
13 8 (3.76%) E-Commerce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (34.27%) HTML
2 64 (30.05%) CSS
3 51 (23.94%) jQuery
4 49 (23.00%) .NET
5 48 (22.54%) Web Services
6 45 (21.13%) Spring
7 40 (18.78%) JSON
8 39 (18.31%) Hibernate
8 39 (18.31%) Middleware
9 37 (17.37%) RESTful
10 34 (15.96%) Gherkin
10 34 (15.96%) Spring Security
10 34 (15.96%) XHTML
11 26 (12.21%) HTML5
12 25 (11.74%) REST
13 18 (8.45%) J2EE
13 18 (8.45%) Java EE
14 14 (6.57%) CSS3
14 14 (6.57%) SOAP
15 11 (5.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.80%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (6.57%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.88%) Biometrics
6 4 (1.88%) User Experience
7 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.94%) EPoS
8 2 (0.94%) Social Media
8 2 (0.94%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.47%) AS400
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.78%) Linux
2 34 (15.96%) Unix
3 20 (9.39%) Windows
4 10 (4.69%) AIX
5 2 (0.94%) Android
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.05%) Open Source
3 57 (26.76%) Software Engineering
4 51 (23.94%) Scrum
5 49 (23.00%) BDD
5 49 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (18.78%) TOGAF
7 39 (18.31%) DevOps
7 39 (18.31%) Microservices
8 37 (17.37%) SDLC
8 37 (17.37%) Zachman Framework
9 36 (16.90%) Unit Testing
10 35 (16.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (15.96%) Document Management
12 27 (12.68%) Configuration Management
12 27 (12.68%) CRM
13 26 (12.21%) TDD
14 24 (11.27%) UML
15 23 (10.80%) OO
16 21 (9.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (47.89%) Java
2 58 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 40 (18.78%) SQL
4 19 (8.92%) C#
5 17 (7.98%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.29%) Jython
7 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.82%) C
8 6 (2.82%) C++
8 6 (2.82%) Groovy
8 6 (2.82%) Perl
8 6 (2.82%) Python
9 5 (2.35%) Scala
10 4 (1.88%) Delphi
10 4 (1.88%) XPath
11 3 (1.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.96%) Degree
2 25 (11.74%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.51%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) COBIT
2 9 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 28 (13.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (7.04%) Puppet
2 14 (6.57%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.57%) Mesos
2 14 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.10%) Ansible
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (28.17%) Oracle
2 41 (19.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.51%) IBM
4 12 (5.63%) Cognizant
5 9 (4.23%) Informatica
6 7 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.29%) SAP
7 5 (2.35%) Sybase
8 2 (0.94%) ATG
9 1 (0.47%) Charles River
9 1 (0.47%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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