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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 71 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOA 146 84 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.03% 2.58% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 3.25% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 101 47 25
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2928 2588 2423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.75% 79.58% 75.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 1704 1657
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +44 109 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Glasgow -29 26 £44,500 +4.70% 6
West Lothian +14 6 £47,500 - 2
Stirling - 6 £45,000 - 1
Aberdeen +8 3 £35,000 -17.64%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 172 (52.60%) Java
2 145 (44.34%) Oracle
3 101 (30.89%) Web Services
4 97 (29.66%) Oracle Database
5 92 (28.13%) SQL
6 90 (27.52%) JavaScript
6 90 (27.52%) HTML
7 83 (25.38%) JBoss
8 80 (24.46%) Middleware
8 80 (24.46%) Spring
9 79 (24.16%) Open Source
10 78 (23.85%) Oracle EBS
10 78 (23.85%) WebLogic
11 77 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (23.55%) Oracle BI EE
12 75 (22.94%) Hibernate
13 73 (22.32%) XML
14 63 (19.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 62 (18.96%) Finance
16 59 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (17.74%) XSLT
18 57 (17.43%) CSS
19 55 (16.82%) RESTful
20 53 (16.21%) Gherkin
20 53 (16.21%) JSON
20 53 (16.21%) jQuery
21 52 (15.90%) PL/SQL
21 52 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
21 52 (15.90%) BDD
22 48 (14.68%) Scrum

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 78 (23.85%) WebLogic
2 63 (19.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 43 (13.15%) Alfresco
4 17 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.59%) Drupal
6 12 (3.67%) IIS
7 8 (2.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.53%) CMS
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPEL
13 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.31%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 1 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 78 (23.85%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (14.68%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (10.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (3.98%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (2.45%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.98%) SaaS
2 9 (2.75%) IaaS
2 9 (2.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.89%) Internet
2 11 (3.36%) LDAP
3 3 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.61%) SAN
4 2 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (29.66%) Oracle Database
2 77 (23.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
4 41 (12.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (10.09%) Relational Database
6 31 (9.48%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (8.87%) RDBMS
8 24 (7.34%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.45%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (1.22%) Big Data
14 4 (1.22%) MySQL
14 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (14.07%) Jenkins
2 43 (13.15%) Selenium
3 38 (11.62%) Maven
4 33 (10.09%) Oracle Forms
5 30 (9.17%) Ant
6 29 (8.87%) Artifactory
7 27 (8.26%) JUnit
7 27 (8.26%) Eclipse
8 21 (6.42%) TestNG
9 13 (3.98%) Subversion
10 12 (3.67%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.53%) JMeter
13 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.92%) JIRA
14 3 (0.92%) NUnit
14 3 (0.92%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.92%) Git (software)
14 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (18.96%) Finance
2 9 (2.75%) Advertising
2 9 (2.75%) Banking
3 5 (1.53%) Aerospace
3 5 (1.53%) Legal
4 3 (0.92%) French Language
4 3 (0.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (50.76%) Developer
2 101 (30.89%) Java Developer
3 56 (17.13%) Senior Developer
4 52 (15.90%) Architect
5 44 (13.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (9.17%) DBA
7 29 (8.87%) Oracle DBA
7 29 (8.87%) Technical Architect
8 28 (8.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 26 (7.95%) Oracle Developer
10 23 (7.03%) Middleware Specialist
10 23 (7.03%) Analyst
11 17 (5.20%) Test Analyst
11 17 (5.20%) Applications Developer
11 17 (5.20%) Oracle Architect
12 13 (3.98%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 13 (3.98%) Tester
13 12 (3.67%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.67%) Technical Team Leader
13 12 (3.67%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (30.89%) Web Services
2 90 (27.52%) HTML
3 80 (24.46%) Middleware
3 80 (24.46%) Spring
4 75 (22.94%) Hibernate
5 73 (22.32%) XML
6 58 (17.74%) XSLT
7 57 (17.43%) CSS
8 55 (16.82%) RESTful
9 53 (16.21%) Gherkin
9 53 (16.21%) JSON
9 53 (16.21%) jQuery
10 46 (14.07%) .NET
11 37 (11.31%) JSF
11 37 (11.31%) Java EE
11 37 (11.31%) XHTML
12 34 (10.40%) ASP.NET
13 33 (10.09%) Ajax
14 30 (9.17%) SOAP
15 29 (8.87%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 79 (24.16%) Open Source
2 26 (7.95%) Client/Server
3 14 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.45%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.45%) Clustering
6 5 (1.53%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (1.53%) DataPower
7 3 (0.92%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.61%) Physics
8 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) Replication
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.12%) Linux
2 17 (5.20%) UNIX
3 16 (4.89%) Windows
4 10 (3.06%) Solaris
5 5 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (15.90%) Business Intelligence
3 52 (15.90%) BDD
4 48 (14.68%) Scrum
5 44 (13.46%) MVC
6 42 (12.84%) Document Management
7 41 (12.54%) BPMN
7 41 (12.54%) Unit Testing
8 32 (9.79%) TDD
8 32 (9.79%) OO
9 30 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (8.56%) TOGAF
11 25 (7.65%) Asset Management
12 21 (6.42%) ITIL
12 21 (6.42%) Workflow
13 20 (6.12%) Waterfall
14 19 (5.81%) Data Management
14 19 (5.81%) Zachman Framework
15 18 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 172 (52.60%) Java
2 92 (28.13%) SQL
3 90 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 52 (15.90%) PL/SQL
5 46 (14.07%) C#
6 30 (9.17%) Python
7 24 (7.34%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.81%) XQuery
8 19 (5.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 17 (5.20%) Jython
10 10 (3.06%) C++
11 8 (2.45%) Ruby
12 7 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
15 1 (0.31%) C
15 1 (0.31%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.31%) Clojure
15 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (9.17%) Degree
2 7 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.92%) ISEB
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.20%) SLA
2 11 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 27 (8.26%) Oracle RAC
2 25 (7.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (8.26%) Data Guard
2 24 (7.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 21 (6.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (5.81%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.92%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 145 (44.34%) Oracle
2 83 (25.38%) JBoss
3 24 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.34%) Informatica
4 21 (6.42%) VMware
5 17 (5.20%) HP
6 8 (2.45%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.92%) Citrix
7 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.92%) Perforce
7 3 (0.92%) Green Hat
7 3 (0.92%) Pega
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
8 2 (0.61%) Iron Speed
8 2 (0.61%) Omniture
8 2 (0.61%) Google
8 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.61%) NetApp
9 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
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