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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 82 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 77 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.49% 2.46% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.02% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 35
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £63,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh -2 39 £50,000 +14.28% 6
Glasgow +13 30 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Stirling - 6 £55,000 - 1
Dundee - 3 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 85 (55.19%) Java
2 53 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.77%) Finance
3 52 (33.77%) Web Services
4 42 (27.27%) .NET
4 42 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 42 (27.27%) Degree
5 39 (25.32%) Spring
6 35 (22.73%) C#
7 34 (22.08%) XML
8 33 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 31 (20.13%) CSS
10 30 (19.48%) Oracle
11 29 (18.83%) Banking
11 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (18.18%) SQL
13 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
13 27 (17.53%) HTML
14 25 (16.23%) Hibernate
14 25 (16.23%) ASP.NET
15 24 (15.58%) XML Schema
16 23 (14.94%) Scrum
16 23 (14.94%) MVC
17 22 (14.29%) Middleware
18 20 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (12.34%) TOGAF
20 18 (11.69%) Data Modelling
20 18 (11.69%) Maven
20 18 (11.69%) Use Case
21 17 (11.04%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (9.74%) CMS
2 11 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.84%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.55%) IIS
4 7 (4.55%) Mule
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.60%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.79%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (5.84%) Big Data
6 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Maven
2 15 (9.74%) Subversion
2 15 (9.74%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.44%) JUnit
4 11 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 9 (5.84%) Ant
5 9 (5.84%) JIRA
6 7 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.90%) NUnit
7 6 (3.90%) Selenium
7 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.25%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.25%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.60%) Mockito
9 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.30%) JMeter
11 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 52 (33.77%) Finance
2 29 (18.83%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Private Banking
4 7 (4.55%) Retail
5 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) French Language
7 2 (1.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (38.31%) Developer
2 53 (34.42%) Architect
3 27 (17.53%) Senior Developer
4 24 (15.58%) Java Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Analyst
6 19 (12.34%) Technical Architect
7 15 (9.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (9.74%) Test Analyst
8 14 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (7.79%) Software Developer
10 11 (7.14%) Web Developer
10 11 (7.14%) Tester
10 11 (7.14%) Performance Tester
10 11 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
10 11 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
10 11 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
10 11 (7.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
11 10 (6.49%) Lead Architect
12 8 (5.19%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.19%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.77%) Web Services
2 42 (27.27%) .NET
3 39 (25.32%) Spring
4 34 (22.08%) XML
5 31 (20.13%) CSS
6 27 (17.53%) HTML
7 25 (16.23%) Hibernate
7 25 (16.23%) ASP.NET
8 24 (15.58%) XML Schema
9 22 (14.29%) Middleware
10 17 (11.04%) jQuery
11 15 (9.74%) SOAP
11 15 (9.74%) REST
12 13 (8.44%) XSLT
12 13 (8.44%) J2EE
13 12 (7.79%) XForms
14 11 (7.14%) JDBC
14 11 (7.14%) CSS3
15 10 (6.49%) AngularJS
15 10 (6.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.44%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.49%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.55%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.90%) Open Source
6 6 (3.90%) Social Media
7 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.95%) User Experience
9 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.74%) Linux
2 11 (7.14%) Windows
3 6 (3.90%) AIX
4 4 (2.60%) UNIX
4 4 (2.60%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (14.94%) Scrum
3 23 (14.94%) MVC
4 19 (12.34%) TOGAF
5 18 (11.69%) Data Modelling
5 18 (11.69%) Use Case
6 17 (11.04%) TDD
7 14 (9.09%) Project Management
7 14 (9.09%) Web Development
8 13 (8.44%) Performance Testing
9 12 (7.79%) EAI
10 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.49%) Software Architecture
11 10 (6.49%) OO
12 9 (5.84%) DSDM
12 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.19%) Java
2 35 (22.73%) C#
3 28 (18.18%) SQL
4 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.14%) XPath
6 9 (5.84%) Python
6 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.19%) C++
8 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.95%) C
10 2 (1.30%) Clojure
10 2 (1.30%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) CA LISA
1 4 (2.60%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.48%) Oracle
3 11 (7.14%) HP
4 6 (3.90%) Iron Speed
5 3 (1.95%) Sybase
6 2 (1.30%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.30%) Perforce
6 2 (1.30%) IBM
6 2 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago