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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 95 105 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.95% 2.82% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.38% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 69 43
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £61,700 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2850 3105 2570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.48% 83.51% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 2007 1667
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Glasgow +40 63 £51,500 +14.44%
Edinburgh -35 30 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Argyll and Bute - 5 £30,000 -
West Lothian -5 2 £53,750 -
Stirling +2 1 £68,500 +53.07%
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 89 (57.05%) Java
2 78 (50.00%) Oracle
3 71 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (39.10%) Middleware
5 59 (37.82%) Web Services
6 54 (34.62%) Oracle Database
7 51 (32.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 50 (32.05%) WebLogic
9 47 (30.13%) XML
9 47 (30.13%) SQL
10 44 (28.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 42 (26.92%) Finance
12 40 (25.64%) JavaScript
12 40 (25.64%) Oracle Service Bus
12 40 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
13 37 (23.72%) J2EE
14 36 (23.08%) Spring
14 36 (23.08%) Relational Database
15 33 (21.15%) CSS
15 33 (21.15%) SDLC
16 32 (20.51%) jQuery
17 30 (19.23%) RDBMS
18 29 (18.59%) Oracle ADF
19 28 (17.95%) Oracle Database 10g
20 27 (17.31%) XSLT
21 25 (16.03%) OO
22 24 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
22 24 (15.38%) Open Source
23 23 (14.74%) User Acceptance Testing
23 23 (14.74%) PL/SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (32.05%) WebLogic
2 44 (28.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 40 (25.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (10.90%) JBoss
5 11 (7.05%) Alfresco
6 8 (5.13%) Mule
7 5 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.92%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.28%) IIS
11 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.56%) SaaS
3 3 (1.92%) PaaS
3 3 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) DNS
1 5 (3.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) SSH
2 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.28%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 51 (32.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 36 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 30 (19.23%) RDBMS
5 28 (17.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.85%) MySQL
8 5 (3.21%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) OLTP
10 1 (0.64%) OLAP
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Maven
1 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.05%) Artifactory
2 11 (7.05%) Selenium
3 8 (5.13%) JIRA
4 7 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.92%) Hudson
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.92%) Subversion
5 3 (1.92%) JUnit
5 3 (1.92%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.28%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Front Office
3 4 (2.56%) Legal
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Advertising
4 3 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Developer
2 39 (25.00%) Designer
3 35 (22.44%) Architect
4 29 (18.59%) SOA Designer
5 20 (12.82%) Consultant
6 17 (10.90%) Lead Designer
6 17 (10.90%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.90%) Technical Leader
7 15 (9.62%) Oracle Consultant
7 15 (9.62%) SOA Consultant
7 15 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 13 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
9 12 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 12 (7.69%) SOA Developer
10 11 (7.05%) Open Source Developer
11 10 (6.41%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
13 8 (5.13%) Software Engineer
13 8 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.10%) Middleware
2 59 (37.82%) Web Services
3 47 (30.13%) XML
4 40 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 37 (23.72%) J2EE
6 36 (23.08%) Spring
7 33 (21.15%) CSS
8 32 (20.51%) jQuery
9 29 (18.59%) Oracle ADF
10 27 (17.31%) XSLT
11 22 (14.10%) HTML
11 22 (14.10%) Java EE
11 22 (14.10%) WebCenter
12 21 (13.46%) Hibernate
13 19 (12.18%) .NET
14 15 (9.62%) RESTful
15 11 (7.05%) Gherkin
15 11 (7.05%) XHTML
15 11 (7.05%) JSON
15 11 (7.05%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.26%) Mathematics
3 15 (9.62%) Physics
4 11 (7.05%) iPad
5 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.49%) Derivative
6 5 (3.21%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.56%) User Experience
7 4 (2.56%) Commodity Exotics
7 4 (2.56%) Economics
7 4 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.92%) Equities
8 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.92%) Wiki
8 3 (1.92%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) Linux
2 13 (8.33%) UNIX
3 9 (5.77%) Windows
4 4 (2.56%) Solaris
4 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.15%) SDLC
3 25 (16.03%) OO
4 24 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (15.38%) Open Source
5 23 (14.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (13.46%) Performance Testing
6 21 (13.46%) ERP
6 21 (13.46%) Scrum
7 19 (12.18%) Project Management
7 19 (12.18%) Unit Testing
7 19 (12.18%) BPEL
7 19 (12.18%) Line Management
8 18 (11.54%) UML
9 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
10 16 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.97%) Waterfall
13 13 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.05%) Java
2 47 (30.13%) SQL
3 40 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.74%) PL/SQL
5 13 (8.33%) C#
6 10 (6.41%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.49%) Perl
8 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.21%) C++
10 4 (2.56%) XPath
10 4 (2.56%) Tcl
10 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.92%) Groovy
11 3 (1.92%) Jython
12 2 (1.28%) Korn
12 2 (1.28%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) Python
13 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) CSQA
3 2 (1.28%) HND
3 2 (1.28%) CISSP
3 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.28%) NFS
2 2 (1.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (2.56%) logstash
3 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (50.00%) Oracle
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.49%) IBM
5 5 (3.21%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.56%) Sun
7 3 (1.92%) Apple
7 3 (1.92%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.92%) Google
8 2 (1.28%) Hyland
8 2 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.64%) CA
9 1 (0.64%) Informatica
9 1 (0.64%) Twitter
9 1 (0.64%) Green Hat
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