The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 65 106 50
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -56
Permanent jobs citing SOA 115 57 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.00% 1.82% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 2.07% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 44 110
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
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
2580 2751 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.65% 87.70% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1702 2188
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Scotland

SOA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +37 74 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Edinburgh +29 47 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Stirling -4 3 £90,000 +63.63%
West Lothian - 3 - - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 112 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (47.60%) Java
3 68 (32.69%) Oracle
4 67 (32.21%) Open Source
5 63 (30.29%) Maven
6 61 (29.33%) HTML
7 58 (27.88%) JavaScript
7 58 (27.88%) Web Services
8 57 (27.40%) CSS
8 57 (27.40%) JBoss
8 57 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (25.00%) Middleware
10 50 (24.04%) Scrum
10 50 (24.04%) Spring
11 46 (22.12%) Jenkins
12 45 (21.63%) JSON
13 44 (21.15%) jQuery
13 44 (21.15%) Hibernate
13 44 (21.15%) Finance
13 44 (21.15%) BDD
14 43 (20.67%) Selenium
15 42 (20.19%) TOGAF
15 42 (20.19%) SQL
15 42 (20.19%) .NET
16 40 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 40 (19.23%) Unit Testing
16 40 (19.23%) RESTful
16 40 (19.23%) Artifactory
17 39 (18.75%) Gherkin
17 39 (18.75%) Alfresco

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 57 (27.40%) JBoss
2 39 (18.75%) Alfresco
3 32 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 16 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.88%) GemFire
5 6 (2.88%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.40%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.40%) Node.js
7 4 (1.92%) CMS
8 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle UPK
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.33%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.44%) Primavera
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.35%) PaaS
2 22 (10.58%) IaaS
3 18 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.65%) SaaS
4 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.06%) Oracle Database
2 20 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.85%) Big Data
6 8 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.92%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.96%) DB2
12 2 (0.96%) MySQL
13 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 63 (30.29%) Maven
2 46 (22.12%) Jenkins
3 43 (20.67%) Selenium
4 40 (19.23%) Artifactory
5 14 (6.73%) Ant
6 9 (4.33%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.33%) Subversion
7 8 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (3.37%) JUnit
9 5 (2.40%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.40%) JIRA
9 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.44%) Mocha
10 3 (1.44%) SilkTest
11 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (21.15%) Finance
2 27 (12.98%) Banking
3 11 (5.29%) Retail
4 7 (3.37%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.40%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Billing
7 2 (0.96%) Local Government
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (34.62%) Architect
2 63 (30.29%) Developer
3 31 (14.90%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.90%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (12.98%) Open Source Developer
5 25 (12.02%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.21%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Senior Architect
8 14 (6.73%) Technical Leader
9 12 (5.77%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) Analyst
11 10 (4.81%) E-Commerce Architect
11 10 (4.81%) IT Architect
12 9 (4.33%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.85%) Applications Architect
13 8 (3.85%) Java Architect
13 8 (3.85%) TOGAF Architect
14 7 (3.37%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.33%) HTML
2 58 (27.88%) Web Services
3 57 (27.40%) CSS
4 52 (25.00%) Middleware
5 50 (24.04%) Spring
6 45 (21.63%) JSON
7 44 (21.15%) Hibernate
7 44 (21.15%) jQuery
8 42 (20.19%) .NET
9 40 (19.23%) RESTful
10 39 (18.75%) Gherkin
10 39 (18.75%) Spring Security
10 39 (18.75%) XHTML
11 17 (8.17%) J2EE
12 16 (7.69%) XML
13 15 (7.21%) SOAP
14 12 (5.77%) Java EE
15 11 (5.29%) REST
16 10 (4.81%) Drools
17 9 (4.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.88%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.92%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.96%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) AS400
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.38%) Linux
2 17 (8.17%) Unix
3 11 (5.29%) Windows
4 5 (2.40%) AIX
5 3 (1.44%) Solaris
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.21%) Open Source
3 57 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (24.04%) Scrum
5 44 (21.15%) BDD
6 42 (20.19%) TOGAF
7 40 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 40 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 39 (18.75%) Document Management
8 39 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 36 (17.31%) Zachman Framework
10 29 (13.94%) SDLC
11 26 (12.50%) DevOps
11 26 (12.50%) Microservices
12 23 (11.06%) OO
13 22 (10.58%) CRM
14 21 (10.10%) Configuration Management
15 19 (9.13%) Project Management
15 19 (9.13%) UML
16 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 99 (47.60%) Java
2 58 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 42 (20.19%) SQL
4 18 (8.65%) PL/SQL
5 17 (8.17%) C#
6 13 (6.25%) Jython
7 12 (5.77%) Python
8 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.88%) C
9 6 (2.88%) Perl
9 6 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (2.88%) XQuery
10 5 (2.40%) Scala
10 5 (2.40%) XPath
11 4 (1.92%) C++
12 3 (1.44%) Delphi
12 3 (1.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.02%) Degree
3 17 (8.17%) MCP
4 5 (2.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) COBIT
2 5 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (9.13%) Puppet
2 18 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (8.17%) Ansible
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (1.92%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.92%) Mesos
7 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (32.69%) Oracle
2 36 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.17%) Informatica
4 14 (6.73%) IBM
5 7 (3.37%) Cognizant
5 7 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.37%) SAP
6 5 (2.40%) Sybase
7 3 (1.44%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.96%) ATG
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe
9 1 (0.48%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.48%) ILOG
9 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.48%) Pega
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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