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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 95 68 108
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +40
Permanent jobs citing SOA 79 93 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 3.03% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.71% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 29
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2961 2507 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.58% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1628 1650
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +20 40 £46,250 +15.62% 4
Glasgow -38 35 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Fife +3 3 £35,000 - 1
Stirling - 3 - -
West Lothian - 2 £53,750 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 131 (52.19%) Java
2 120 (47.81%) Oracle
3 96 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (34.26%) Web Services
5 84 (33.47%) SQL
6 75 (29.88%) Oracle Database
7 65 (25.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 65 (25.90%) Spring
8 61 (24.30%) XML
9 60 (23.90%) WebLogic
10 58 (23.11%) Middleware
11 52 (20.72%) Finance
12 49 (19.52%) HTML
12 49 (19.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 47 (18.73%) Oracle BI EE
14 46 (18.33%) Hibernate
14 46 (18.33%) Oracle EBS
15 45 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
16 43 (17.13%) SQL Server
17 42 (16.73%) .NET
18 41 (16.33%) XSLT
18 41 (16.33%) MVC
19 40 (15.94%) PL/SQL
20 39 (15.54%) SOAP
21 38 (15.14%) C#
21 38 (15.14%) JavaScript
22 36 (14.34%) jQuery
23 35 (13.94%) Open Source
24 34 (13.55%) Scrum
24 34 (13.55%) JBoss

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 65 (25.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 60 (23.90%) WebLogic
3 24 (9.56%) Alfresco
4 18 (7.17%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.38%) CMS
6 9 (3.59%) IIS
6 9 (3.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.79%) Mule
8 7 (2.79%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.39%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 46 (18.33%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (12.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (9.56%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (6.37%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (3.59%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) SaaS
2 6 (2.39%) PaaS
2 6 (2.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.37%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.88%) Oracle Database
2 49 (19.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (18.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 43 (17.13%) SQL Server
5 24 (9.56%) Oracle ODI
6 20 (7.97%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.58%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (4.38%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.98%) Big Data
12 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (3.19%) NoSQL
14 7 (2.79%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (2.39%) Oracle Exadata
16 2 (0.80%) MySQL
16 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (12.35%) Ant
2 27 (10.76%) Selenium
3 25 (9.96%) Maven
3 25 (9.96%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.97%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (6.77%) Subversion
6 15 (5.98%) JUnit
6 15 (5.98%) LoadRunner
7 14 (5.58%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.38%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.19%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.79%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.99%) TestNG
11 5 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.99%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (1.20%) JMeter
12 3 (1.20%) NUnit
12 3 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 52 (20.72%) Finance
2 12 (4.78%) Banking
3 6 (2.39%) Advertising
4 5 (1.99%) French Language
5 4 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (42.23%) Developer
2 62 (24.70%) Java Developer
3 56 (22.31%) Architect
4 41 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 33 (13.15%) Technical Architect
6 32 (12.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (9.16%) Analyst
7 23 (9.16%) Middleware Specialist
8 19 (7.57%) Test Analyst
9 17 (6.77%) Oracle Architect
10 16 (6.37%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.98%) Tester
11 15 (5.98%) DBA
11 15 (5.98%) Performance Analyst
11 15 (5.98%) Performance Test Analyst
12 14 (5.58%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 14 (5.58%) Oracle DBA
12 14 (5.58%) Performance Tester
13 12 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (4.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (34.26%) Web Services
2 65 (25.90%) Spring
3 61 (24.30%) XML
4 58 (23.11%) Middleware
5 49 (19.52%) HTML
6 46 (18.33%) Hibernate
7 42 (16.73%) .NET
8 41 (16.33%) XSLT
9 39 (15.54%) SOAP
10 36 (14.34%) jQuery
11 33 (13.15%) RESTful
12 29 (11.55%) ASP.NET
12 29 (11.55%) CSS
12 29 (11.55%) JSON
13 28 (11.16%) Gherkin
14 25 (9.96%) Oracle Fusion
15 20 (7.97%) Spring MVC
16 19 (7.57%) Java EE
16 19 (7.57%) JSF
17 16 (6.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.94%) Open Source
2 16 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.18%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.19%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.79%) Clustering
7 7 (2.79%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.39%) Oracle Exalogic
9 5 (1.99%) DataPower
10 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.59%) User Experience
11 3 (1.20%) Social Media
11 3 (1.20%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.40%) Replication
13 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.36%) Linux
2 13 (5.18%) UNIX
2 13 (5.18%) Windows
3 8 (3.19%) AIX
4 7 (2.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (16.33%) MVC
4 34 (13.55%) Scrum
5 32 (12.75%) TOGAF
5 32 (12.75%) BDD
6 26 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (10.36%) BPMN
7 24 (9.56%) Asset Management
7 24 (9.56%) Document Management
8 21 (8.37%) OO
9 20 (7.97%) Zachman Framework
10 19 (7.57%) Performance Testing
11 18 (7.17%) TDD
11 18 (7.17%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.77%) Network Management
12 17 (6.77%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.77%) Data Management
12 17 (6.77%) Business Analysis
12 17 (6.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 131 (52.19%) Java
2 84 (33.47%) SQL
3 40 (15.94%) PL/SQL
4 38 (15.14%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.14%) C#
5 25 (9.96%) Python
6 19 (7.57%) XQuery
6 19 (7.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 18 (7.17%) Jython
8 9 (3.59%) C++
9 7 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.99%) Ruby
11 5 (1.99%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.20%) Clojure
12 3 (1.20%) ClojureScript
13 2 (0.80%) Groovy
14 1 (0.40%) C
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (9.16%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 13 (5.18%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (9.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 19 (7.57%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (5.18%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.59%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 120 (47.81%) Oracle
2 34 (13.55%) JBoss
3 30 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.98%) HP
5 6 (2.39%) Informatica
5 6 (2.39%) VMware
6 5 (1.99%) Perforce
7 3 (1.20%) CA
7 3 (1.20%) IBM
7 3 (1.20%) Sybase
8 2 (0.80%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.40%) Iron Speed
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe
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