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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 68 64 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs citing SOA 73 104 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 3.57% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 3.93% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 53
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £88,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.47%

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
2049 2645 2727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.34% 90.89% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1672 1698
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +11 49 £60,000 - 8
Glasgow +3 29 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Moray - 1 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 101 (61.21%) Java
2 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (35.76%) Open Source
4 50 (30.30%) Oracle
4 50 (30.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 49 (29.70%) Finance
5 49 (29.70%) Spring
6 45 (27.27%) SQL
7 43 (26.06%) JBoss
8 42 (25.45%) OO
9 41 (24.85%) Linux
9 41 (24.85%) Hibernate
10 40 (24.24%) Web Services
10 40 (24.24%) Use Case
10 40 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (23.64%) Java EE
11 39 (23.64%) Middleware
12 38 (23.03%) Scrum
13 37 (22.42%) JPA
13 37 (22.42%) Microservices
14 36 (21.82%) Relational Database
15 35 (21.21%) XML
16 34 (20.61%) UML
17 33 (20.00%) RichFaces
18 31 (18.79%) PL/SQL
19 29 (17.58%) JavaScript
19 29 (17.58%) HTML
20 28 (16.97%) Oracle Database
20 28 (16.97%) Mentoring
21 27 (16.36%) Drools

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 50 (30.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 43 (26.06%) JBoss
3 15 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.85%) Alfresco
5 8 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.03%) IIS
7 4 (2.42%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.42%) GemFire
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.82%) Apache
8 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.21%) Confluence
9 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 17 (10.30%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (7.27%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (2.42%) HFM
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.24%) SaaS
3 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.42%) iPaaS
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.21%) IaaS
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) DNS
1 5 (3.03%) iSCSI
1 5 (3.03%) SSH
1 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) MQTT
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.82%) Relational Database
2 28 (16.97%) Oracle Database
3 23 (13.94%) Big Data
4 21 (12.73%) Hadoop
5 20 (12.12%) MongoDB
6 17 (10.30%) Neo4j
6 17 (10.30%) Pentaho
6 17 (10.30%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 12 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
9 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (3.03%) DB2
12 4 (2.42%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Maven
2 17 (10.30%) Talend Open Studio
3 15 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.88%) Artifactory
5 12 (7.27%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (7.27%) Selenium
6 10 (6.06%) Subversion
7 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.42%) ERwin
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.21%) Ant
10 2 (1.21%) Hudson
10 2 (1.21%) JBehave
10 2 (1.21%) JIRA
10 2 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.61%) Robot Framework
General
1 49 (29.70%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Banking
3 8 (4.85%) General Ledger
4 7 (4.24%) Retail
5 5 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (41.82%) Developer
2 59 (35.76%) Architect
3 55 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.76%) Technical Architect
5 19 (11.52%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (9.70%) Lead Developer
7 15 (9.09%) Designer
7 15 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
7 15 (9.09%) Open Source Developer
8 14 (8.48%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Applications Architect
9 10 (6.06%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Oracle Specialist
10 7 (4.24%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Solutions Designer
12 5 (3.03%) Java Architect
12 5 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (29.70%) Spring
2 41 (24.85%) Hibernate
3 40 (24.24%) Web Services
4 39 (23.64%) Java EE
4 39 (23.64%) Middleware
5 37 (22.42%) JPA
6 35 (21.21%) XML
7 33 (20.00%) RichFaces
8 29 (17.58%) HTML
9 27 (16.36%) Drools
10 23 (13.94%) JSF
11 22 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
11 22 (13.33%) Apache Camel
11 22 (13.33%) jBPM
12 21 (12.73%) Apache CXF
13 18 (10.91%) CSS
14 16 (9.70%) SOAP
15 15 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (8.48%) RESTful
16 14 (8.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.85%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.42%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.42%) Replication
4 4 (2.42%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Arduino
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Fintech
7 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.85%) Linux
2 9 (5.45%) Unix
3 6 (3.64%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (35.76%) Open Source
3 42 (25.45%) OO
4 40 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (24.24%) Use Case
5 38 (23.03%) Scrum
6 37 (22.42%) Microservices
7 34 (20.61%) UML
8 28 (16.97%) Mentoring
9 26 (15.76%) SDLC
9 26 (15.76%) Wireframes
10 25 (15.15%) TDD
11 24 (14.55%) Data Modelling
12 23 (13.94%) Open Source Development
13 20 (12.12%) Analytics
13 20 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
14 19 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (9.70%) BPMN
16 16 (9.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 101 (61.21%) Java
2 45 (27.27%) SQL
3 31 (18.79%) PL/SQL
4 29 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.52%) Python
6 9 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.03%) C#
7 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.42%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.42%) Korn
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) Degree
2 19 (11.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) HND
3 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.03%) NFS
1 5 (3.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) MOM
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
1 1 (0.61%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 50 (30.30%) Oracle
2 21 (12.73%) Red Hat
3 17 (10.30%) Talend
4 7 (4.24%) IBM
5 5 (3.03%) Cognos
5 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.42%) Google
6 4 (2.42%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.42%) Teradata
7 2 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
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