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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 69 134 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 3.85% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 4.68% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 73 46
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
2642 2861 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.11% 82.12% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1874 1444
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -29 33 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Glasgow -13 27 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Stirling - 7 £55,000 -
Dundee - 2 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (55.92%) Java
2 59 (38.82%) Finance
3 57 (37.50%) Web Services
4 54 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (30.26%) Degree
6 41 (26.97%) .NET
7 38 (25.00%) Spring
8 37 (24.34%) SQL Server
9 34 (22.37%) C#
9 34 (22.37%) XML
10 33 (21.71%) Banking
11 29 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
14 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET
14 25 (16.45%) CSS
14 25 (16.45%) XML Schema
14 25 (16.45%) Middleware
15 24 (15.79%) Hibernate
15 24 (15.79%) SQL
16 23 (15.13%) Data Modelling
16 23 (15.13%) Use Case
17 21 (13.82%) Oracle
17 21 (13.82%) Project Management
18 20 (13.16%) Scrum
18 20 (13.16%) HTML
18 20 (13.16%) TOGAF
19 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (12.50%) MVC
19 19 (12.50%) Internet

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (9.87%) CMS
2 8 (5.26%) IIS
2 8 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.29%) Mule
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.63%) Apache
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.97%) DNS
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.92%) Big Data
4 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Maven
2 13 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.55%) Subversion
3 9 (5.92%) JIRA
4 8 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 7 (4.61%) JUnit
6 6 (3.95%) NUnit
6 6 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.29%) Ant
8 4 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.63%) Selenium
8 4 (2.63%) Mockito
8 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.66%) LLBLGen Pro
11 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.66%) MSTest
General
1 59 (38.82%) Finance
2 33 (21.71%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.26%) Private Banking
4 7 (4.61%) Retail
5 6 (3.95%) Advertising
6 3 (1.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (40.13%) Architect
2 55 (36.18%) Developer
3 28 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 21 (13.82%) Technical Architect
5 18 (11.84%) Java Developer
6 17 (11.18%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (11.18%) Analyst
7 12 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Lead Architect
8 11 (7.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Lead Technical Architect
10 8 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Tester
10 8 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Performance Tester
11 7 (4.61%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.50%) Web Services
2 41 (26.97%) .NET
3 38 (25.00%) Spring
4 34 (22.37%) XML
5 25 (16.45%) XML Schema
5 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET
5 25 (16.45%) CSS
5 25 (16.45%) Middleware
6 24 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 20 (13.16%) HTML
8 18 (11.84%) J2EE
8 18 (11.84%) XSLT
9 17 (11.18%) XForms
10 12 (7.89%) jQuery
10 12 (7.89%) REST
11 11 (7.24%) SOAP
12 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (5.92%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.92%) Java EE
14 8 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.55%) Data Integration
3 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.26%) Open Source
4 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.63%) Social Media
5 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.97%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.32%) Wiki
7 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
7 2 (1.32%) Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Xbox
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 7 (4.61%) Linux
3 4 (2.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (15.13%) Use Case
3 23 (15.13%) Data Modelling
4 21 (13.82%) Project Management
5 20 (13.16%) TOGAF
5 20 (13.16%) Scrum
6 19 (12.50%) MVC
7 16 (10.53%) TDD
7 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.21%) DSDM
9 12 (7.89%) OO
9 12 (7.89%) Content Management
9 12 (7.89%) Web Development
10 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (7.24%) Software Architecture
11 10 (6.58%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) Java
2 34 (22.37%) C#
3 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.79%) SQL
5 16 (10.53%) XPath
6 11 (7.24%) Python
7 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.61%) C++
9 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.97%) C
11 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (30.26%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) VCP4
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
4 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
2 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) HP
4 6 (3.95%) Iron Speed
5 3 (1.97%) Sybase
6 2 (1.32%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.32%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
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The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Glasgow
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
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