The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 80 122
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +42
Permanent jobs citing SOA 138 88 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.82% 2.72% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 3.37% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 95 45 19
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2907 2612 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.44% 80.69% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1702 1606
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +39 107 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Glasgow -32 24 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Stirling - 6 £45,500 -
West Lothian +13 4 £48,750 - 1
Aberdeen +9 2 £35,000 -17.64%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 160 (49.84%) Java
2 150 (46.73%) Oracle
3 101 (31.46%) Oracle Database
4 97 (30.22%) Web Services
5 91 (28.35%) SQL
6 82 (25.55%) JavaScript
6 82 (25.55%) HTML
6 82 (25.55%) WebLogic
7 79 (24.61%) Oracle EBS
7 79 (24.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 76 (23.68%) Middleware
9 74 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (22.74%) Spring
11 72 (22.43%) XML
12 71 (22.12%) JBoss
13 68 (21.18%) Open Source
14 66 (20.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 66 (20.56%) Hibernate
15 61 (19.00%) Finance
16 56 (17.45%) XSLT
17 54 (16.82%) Business Intelligence
18 53 (16.51%) RESTful
18 53 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (16.20%) PL/SQL
20 50 (15.58%) CSS
20 50 (15.58%) Oracle Applications
20 50 (15.58%) JSON
20 50 (15.58%) jQuery
21 49 (15.26%) C#
22 48 (14.95%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 82 (25.55%) WebLogic
2 66 (20.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 38 (11.84%) Alfresco
4 18 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.74%) Drupal
5 12 (3.74%) IIS
6 9 (2.80%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.56%) CMS
10 4 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.62%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 79 (24.61%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (15.58%) Oracle Applications
3 36 (11.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (4.36%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.05%) SaaS
2 9 (2.80%) PaaS
2 9 (2.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.98%) Internet
2 9 (2.80%) LDAP
3 4 (1.25%) HTTP
4 2 (0.62%) Intranet
4 2 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (31.46%) Oracle Database
2 79 (24.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 48 (14.95%) SQL Server
4 45 (14.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (10.28%) Oracle Reports
6 32 (9.97%) Relational Database
7 28 (8.72%) RDBMS
8 24 (7.48%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.87%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.56%) MySQL
15 4 (1.25%) Big Data
15 4 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
16 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 40 (12.46%) Selenium
3 35 (10.90%) Oracle Forms
4 33 (10.28%) Maven
5 30 (9.35%) Ant
6 25 (7.79%) Artifactory
6 25 (7.79%) Eclipse
7 24 (7.48%) JUnit
8 19 (5.92%) TestNG
9 15 (4.67%) Subversion
10 13 (4.05%) LoadRunner
11 10 (3.12%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.56%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.56%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.25%) JMeter
14 3 (0.93%) JIRA
14 3 (0.93%) NUnit
14 3 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 61 (19.00%) Finance
2 9 (2.80%) Advertising
2 9 (2.80%) Banking
3 5 (1.56%) Aerospace
3 5 (1.56%) French Language
4 2 (0.62%) Marketing
4 2 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.31%) Local Government
5 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (48.60%) Developer
2 91 (28.35%) Java Developer
3 53 (16.51%) Senior Developer
4 51 (15.89%) Architect
5 41 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (9.97%) DBA
7 31 (9.66%) Oracle DBA
8 30 (9.35%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 29 (9.03%) Technical Architect
10 27 (8.41%) Oracle Developer
11 23 (7.17%) Middleware Specialist
11 23 (7.17%) Analyst
12 17 (5.30%) Test Analyst
12 17 (5.30%) Oracle Architect
13 15 (4.67%) Applications Developer
14 14 (4.36%) Software Developer
15 13 (4.05%) Tester
15 13 (4.05%) Performance Test Analyst
15 13 (4.05%) Performance Analyst
15 13 (4.05%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (30.22%) Web Services
2 82 (25.55%) HTML
3 76 (23.68%) Middleware
4 73 (22.74%) Spring
5 72 (22.43%) XML
6 66 (20.56%) Hibernate
7 56 (17.45%) XSLT
8 53 (16.51%) RESTful
9 50 (15.58%) CSS
9 50 (15.58%) JSON
9 50 (15.58%) jQuery
10 48 (14.95%) .NET
10 48 (14.95%) Gherkin
11 35 (10.90%) JSF
12 34 (10.59%) ASP.NET
13 33 (10.28%) Java EE
14 32 (9.97%) XHTML
15 31 (9.66%) SOAP
16 30 (9.35%) Ajax
17 25 (7.79%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 68 (21.18%) Open Source
2 28 (8.72%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.80%) Clustering
6 8 (2.49%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.87%) Oracle Exalogic
8 5 (1.56%) DataPower
9 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.93%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.62%) Social Media
11 2 (0.62%) Physics
11 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.31%) Replication
12 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.48%) Linux
2 19 (5.92%) UNIX
3 18 (5.61%) Windows
4 12 (3.74%) Solaris
5 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.82%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (14.95%) BDD
5 45 (14.02%) Scrum
6 43 (13.40%) MVC
7 38 (11.84%) Document Management
7 38 (11.84%) BPMN
8 36 (11.21%) Unit Testing
9 32 (9.97%) OO
10 28 (8.72%) TDD
10 28 (8.72%) TOGAF
11 26 (8.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (7.79%) Asset Management
13 21 (6.54%) ITIL
14 20 (6.23%) Waterfall
15 19 (5.92%) Data Management
15 19 (5.92%) Zachman Framework
15 19 (5.92%) Technical Architecture
16 18 (5.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 160 (49.84%) Java
2 91 (28.35%) SQL
3 82 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.20%) PL/SQL
5 49 (15.26%) C#
6 29 (9.03%) Python
7 24 (7.48%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 19 (5.92%) XQuery
9 18 (5.61%) Jython
10 9 (2.80%) C++
11 8 (2.49%) Ruby
12 7 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.62%) ClojureScript
14 2 (0.62%) Clojure
14 2 (0.62%) Groovy
14 2 (0.62%) VBScript
15 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (9.66%) Degree
2 7 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.93%) ISEB
4 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) SLA
2 10 (3.12%) QA
System Software
1 29 (9.03%) Oracle RAC
2 27 (8.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (9.03%) Data Guard
2 24 (7.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 21 (6.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (5.92%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.25%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 150 (46.73%) Oracle
2 71 (22.12%) JBoss
3 27 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.48%) Informatica
5 21 (6.54%) VMware
6 18 (5.61%) HP
7 6 (1.87%) IBM
8 5 (1.56%) Perforce
9 3 (0.93%) Citrix
9 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.93%) Pega
9 3 (0.93%) Green Hat
10 2 (0.62%) Tableau
10 2 (0.62%) Iron Speed
10 2 (0.62%) Omniture
10 2 (0.62%) Google
10 2 (0.62%) NetApp
10 2 (0.62%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.62%) CA
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