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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 52 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 86 84 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.85% 2.88% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.19% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 56
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
2002 2636 2675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.53% 90.30% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1700 1756
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +27 61 £57,500 +19.17% 6
Glasgow +9 22 £60,000 +33.33%
West Lothian 0 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (66.89%) Java
2 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (37.16%) Open Source
4 47 (31.76%) Oracle
4 47 (31.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 45 (30.41%) JBoss
5 45 (30.41%) Spring
6 42 (28.38%) Linux
6 42 (28.38%) SQL
7 41 (27.70%) Hibernate
8 40 (27.03%) Web Services
8 40 (27.03%) OO
9 39 (26.35%) Use Case
9 39 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (25.68%) Scrum
10 38 (25.68%) Finance
11 37 (25.00%) Middleware
12 35 (23.65%) Microservices
13 34 (22.97%) JPA
14 33 (22.30%) UML
15 32 (21.62%) JavaScript
15 32 (21.62%) HTML
16 31 (20.95%) XML
16 31 (20.95%) PL/SQL
16 31 (20.95%) Java EE
17 30 (20.27%) RichFaces
18 28 (18.92%) Drools
18 28 (18.92%) TDD
18 28 (18.92%) Relational Database
19 27 (18.24%) Mentoring

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 47 (31.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 45 (30.41%) JBoss
3 14 (9.46%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.76%) Alfresco
5 9 (6.08%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (3.38%) Apache
8 5 (3.38%) IIS
9 4 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (2.70%) GemFire
9 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.03%) Confluence
11 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.68%) CMS
Business Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (6.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (4.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.05%) HFM
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (3.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.73%) SaaS
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.70%) IaaS
5 3 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) DNS
1 4 (2.70%) iSCSI
1 4 (2.70%) SSH
1 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.68%) Broadband
3 1 (0.68%) DVB
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) MQTT
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 27 (18.24%) Oracle Database
3 18 (12.16%) MongoDB
4 17 (11.49%) Hadoop
4 17 (11.49%) Neo4j
4 17 (11.49%) Pentaho
4 17 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.46%) Big Data
6 13 (8.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.76%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (4.05%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Maven
2 17 (11.49%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 15 (10.14%) Artifactory
4 14 (9.46%) Selenium
5 13 (8.78%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (6.08%) Subversion
7 6 (4.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.70%) JIRA
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.35%) JBehave
10 2 (1.35%) JUnit
10 2 (1.35%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.68%) JMeter
11 1 (0.68%) Robot Framework
General
1 38 (25.68%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.38%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Back Office
4 4 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (41.89%) Developer
2 50 (33.78%) Architect
3 47 (31.76%) Java Developer
4 23 (15.54%) Technical Architect
5 14 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.11%) Designer
6 12 (8.11%) Open Source Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (7.43%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Applications Architect
9 9 (6.08%) Lead Java Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Java Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Oracle Specialist
12 5 (3.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.41%) Spring
2 41 (27.70%) Hibernate
3 40 (27.03%) Web Services
4 37 (25.00%) Middleware
5 34 (22.97%) JPA
6 32 (21.62%) HTML
7 31 (20.95%) Java EE
7 31 (20.95%) XML
8 30 (20.27%) RichFaces
9 28 (18.92%) Drools
10 23 (15.54%) Apache Camel
10 23 (15.54%) jBPM
11 22 (14.86%) CSS
11 22 (14.86%) JSF
12 21 (14.19%) ActiveMQ
12 21 (14.19%) Apache CXF
13 18 (12.16%) jQuery
13 18 (12.16%) JSON
13 18 (12.16%) RESTful
14 15 (10.14%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.70%) Replication
4 3 (2.03%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) Ontologies
4 3 (2.03%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Arduino
6 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Linux
2 11 (7.43%) Unix
3 9 (6.08%) Windows
4 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Android
5 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.16%) Open Source
3 40 (27.03%) OO
4 39 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (26.35%) Use Case
5 38 (25.68%) Scrum
6 35 (23.65%) Microservices
7 33 (22.30%) UML
8 28 (18.92%) TDD
9 27 (18.24%) Mentoring
9 27 (18.24%) SDLC
10 23 (15.54%) Wireframes
11 21 (14.19%) Data Modelling
12 20 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
12 20 (13.51%) Open Source Development
13 19 (12.84%) BDD
14 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.81%) Logical Data Model
15 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.14%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (66.89%) Java
2 42 (28.38%) SQL
3 32 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.95%) PL/SQL
5 19 (12.84%) Python
6 11 (7.43%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.38%) C#
9 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.70%) Bourne shell
9 4 (2.70%) Korn
10 3 (2.03%) C++
11 2 (1.35%) Perl
11 2 (1.35%) XPath
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) Jython
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) Degree
3 4 (2.70%) HND
3 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) NFS
1 4 (2.70%) Samba
2 2 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.35%) Mesos
2 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.68%) MOM
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (31.76%) Oracle
2 20 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 17 (11.49%) Talend
4 8 (5.41%) Cognos
5 6 (4.05%) Hyperion
6 5 (3.38%) IBM
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) Sybase
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