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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 90 82 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 55 83 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 2.51% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.77% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 59
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
2259 2992 3143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.61% 90.34% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1886 2007
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,738 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 27 £50,000 - 8
Edinburgh +6 24 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Stirling +6 2 £72,500 +3.57%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 99 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (60.26%) Java
3 67 (42.95%) HTML
4 61 (39.10%) CSS
5 56 (35.90%) Linux
5 56 (35.90%) jQuery
6 55 (35.26%) JavaScript
7 54 (34.62%) Finance
8 51 (32.69%) Oracle
8 51 (32.69%) BDD
9 50 (32.05%) Scrum
10 48 (30.77%) Unix
11 45 (28.85%) Software Engineering
12 44 (28.21%) Microservices
12 44 (28.21%) SDLC
13 43 (27.56%) TDD
13 43 (27.56%) SQL
14 40 (25.64%) Web Services
14 40 (25.64%) Spring
15 37 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (23.72%) REST
16 33 (21.15%) HTML5
16 33 (21.15%) DevOps
16 33 (21.15%) Windows
17 32 (20.51%) PL/SQL
17 32 (20.51%) RESTful
18 31 (19.87%) Degree
18 31 (19.87%) JBoss
19 30 (19.23%) Hibernate
19 30 (19.23%) Oracle Database

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 31 (19.87%) JBoss
2 21 (13.46%) Alfresco
3 18 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.49%) CMS
5 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.85%) IIS
7 5 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.92%) Apache
9 1 (0.64%) Confluence
9 1 (0.64%) GemFire
9 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (12.18%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (3.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.21%) HFM
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (16.03%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (16.03%) Amazon S3
1 25 (16.03%) IaaS
2 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (14.74%) PaaS
3 22 (14.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (3.85%) SaaS
5 3 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (0.64%) Broadband
2 1 (0.64%) DVB
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 26 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 21 (13.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.85%) Big Data
8 6 (3.85%) DB2
8 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.21%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.95%) Maven
2 25 (16.03%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.38%) Artifactory
4 15 (9.62%) Selenium
5 13 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (7.69%) JUnit
7 9 (5.77%) JIRA
8 8 (5.13%) Protractor
9 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.49%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.85%) JMeter
10 6 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.28%) Subversion
13 2 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
14 1 (0.64%) Ant
14 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.64%) HP UFT
General
1 54 (34.62%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Banking
3 9 (5.77%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.85%) Games
5 5 (3.21%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (49.36%) Developer
2 31 (19.87%) Java Developer
3 23 (14.74%) Architect
4 20 (12.82%) Cloud Developer
5 19 (12.18%) Designer
6 17 (10.90%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Open Source Developer
7 14 (8.97%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.33%) DBA
8 13 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (6.41%) Solutions Designer
11 9 (5.77%) Applications Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Senior Architect
14 5 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (3.21%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (42.95%) HTML
2 61 (39.10%) CSS
3 56 (35.90%) jQuery
4 40 (25.64%) Spring
4 40 (25.64%) Web Services
5 37 (23.72%) REST
6 33 (21.15%) HTML5
7 32 (20.51%) RESTful
8 30 (19.23%) Hibernate
9 28 (17.95%) Middleware
10 27 (17.31%) JSON
11 25 (16.03%) .NET
12 22 (14.10%) CSS3
13 21 (13.46%) Gherkin
13 21 (13.46%) SOAP
13 21 (13.46%) Spring Security
13 21 (13.46%) XHTML
14 17 (10.90%) AngularJS
15 16 (10.26%) Java EE
16 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.23%) Virtual Team
2 22 (14.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (14.10%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.13%) Biometrics
4 8 (5.13%) User Experience
5 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.85%) PKI
7 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.21%) Social Media
8 4 (2.56%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.28%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.64%) Derivative
10 1 (0.64%) EPoS
10 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.90%) Linux
2 48 (30.77%) Unix
3 33 (21.15%) Windows
4 11 (7.05%) AIX
5 7 (4.49%) Android
5 7 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.64%) CentOS
8 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.69%) BDD
3 50 (32.05%) Scrum
4 45 (28.85%) Software Engineering
5 44 (28.21%) Microservices
5 44 (28.21%) SDLC
6 43 (27.56%) TDD
7 37 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (21.15%) DevOps
9 29 (18.59%) Analytics
9 29 (18.59%) Open Source
10 26 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 25 (16.03%) MVC
12 23 (14.74%) Configuration Management
13 22 (14.10%) Machine Learning
14 21 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (13.46%) Service Delivery
14 21 (13.46%) Software Distribution
14 21 (13.46%) UML
14 21 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (60.26%) Java
2 55 (35.26%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.56%) SQL
4 32 (20.51%) PL/SQL
5 20 (12.82%) C#
6 16 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 15 (9.62%) C++
8 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.85%) Groovy
10 4 (2.56%) Perl
11 3 (1.92%) Delphi
11 3 (1.92%) Python
12 2 (1.28%) Jython
12 2 (1.28%) PHP
12 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.64%) C
13 1 (0.64%) Ruby
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) XPath
13 1 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) Degree
2 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (14.10%) Kubernetes
1 22 (14.10%) Mesos
2 2 (1.28%) Ansible
2 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 51 (32.69%) Oracle
2 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.13%) IBM
4 6 (3.85%) Cognos
5 5 (3.21%) Cognizant
5 5 (3.21%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.92%) Sybase
7 2 (1.28%) Charles River
7 2 (1.28%) Talend
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.64%) ATG
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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