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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 99 86 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.22% 2.78% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.11% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 65 62
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
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
2089 2762 2873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.12% 89.41% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1757 1877
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 54 £57,500 +27.77% 7
Glasgow +3 39 £45,000 - 3
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
West Lothian +1 1 £40,000 -31.03%
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 (61.49%) Java
2 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (36.02%) Oracle
3 58 (36.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 52 (32.30%) SQL
5 49 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 49 (30.43%) Linux
6 48 (29.81%) Open Source
7 45 (27.95%) Spring
8 42 (26.09%) Scrum
9 40 (24.84%) Web Services
9 40 (24.84%) HTML
9 40 (24.84%) OO
9 40 (24.84%) JBoss
10 39 (24.22%) Hibernate
10 39 (24.22%) Microservices
11 38 (23.60%) Finance
12 37 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (22.98%) Middleware
12 37 (22.98%) UML
12 37 (22.98%) PL/SQL
12 37 (22.98%) SDLC
13 36 (22.36%) CSS
14 35 (21.74%) Use Case
15 34 (21.12%) TDD
16 32 (19.88%) Oracle Database
17 30 (18.63%) jQuery
18 29 (18.01%) Relational Database
19 27 (16.77%) BDD
19 27 (16.77%) Java EE

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 58 (36.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 40 (24.84%) JBoss
3 21 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 11 (6.83%) Alfresco
5 10 (6.21%) IIS
6 8 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (4.97%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.73%) Apache
9 5 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (2.48%) CMS
10 4 (2.48%) GemFire
11 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (9.32%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (4.97%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (3.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (3.11%) HFM
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.21%) Amazon S3
2 10 (6.21%) IaaS
3 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.59%) SaaS
4 7 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (3.73%) PaaS
6 3 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) DNS
1 4 (2.48%) iSCSI
1 4 (2.48%) SSH
1 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.62%) Broadband
3 1 (0.62%) DVB
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) LDAP
3 1 (0.62%) MQTT
3 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.88%) Oracle Database
2 29 (18.01%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 13 (8.07%) Hadoop
5 13 (8.07%) Neo4j
5 13 (8.07%) Pentaho
5 13 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (7.45%) Big Data
6 12 (7.45%) NoSQL
6 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (6.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (6.21%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (5.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.11%) DB2
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Maven
2 15 (9.32%) Artifactory
2 15 (9.32%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 12 (7.45%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (7.45%) Selenium
5 8 (4.97%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (4.35%) Subversion
7 6 (3.73%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.11%) JUnit
8 5 (3.11%) Protractor
8 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.24%) JIRA
10 2 (1.24%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) JMeter
11 1 (0.62%) Robot Framework
General
1 38 (23.60%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) General Ledger
3 5 (3.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.11%) Games
3 5 (3.11%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (42.86%) Developer
2 44 (27.33%) Architect
3 38 (23.60%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.80%) Designer
5 15 (9.32%) Technical Architect
6 14 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.45%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Applications Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Open Source Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Solutions Designer
11 8 (4.97%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (4.97%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Applications Architect
13 6 (3.73%) Oracle Specialist
14 5 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Cloud Developer
14 5 (3.11%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.95%) Spring
2 40 (24.84%) HTML
2 40 (24.84%) Web Services
3 39 (24.22%) Hibernate
4 37 (22.98%) Middleware
5 36 (22.36%) CSS
6 30 (18.63%) jQuery
7 27 (16.77%) Java EE
8 25 (15.53%) JPA
9 24 (14.91%) XML
10 22 (13.66%) Drools
10 22 (13.66%) RichFaces
11 21 (13.04%) RESTful
12 19 (11.80%) jBPM
13 18 (11.18%) .NET
13 18 (11.18%) Apache Camel
13 18 (11.18%) JSON
14 17 (10.56%) REST
14 17 (10.56%) SOAP
15 16 (9.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Virtual Team
2 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.48%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.48%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.48%) Replication
6 4 (2.48%) User Experience
7 3 (1.86%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.86%) Social Media
8 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.24%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.62%) DataPower
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
9 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.43%) Linux
2 23 (14.29%) Unix
3 22 (13.66%) Windows
4 5 (3.11%) Android
4 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.86%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) CentOS
7 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.81%) Open Source
3 42 (26.09%) Scrum
4 40 (24.84%) OO
5 39 (24.22%) Microservices
6 37 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (22.98%) SDLC
6 37 (22.98%) UML
7 35 (21.74%) Use Case
8 34 (21.12%) TDD
9 27 (16.77%) BDD
10 23 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 23 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 22 (13.66%) Data Modelling
12 21 (13.04%) Analytics
12 21 (13.04%) MVC
12 21 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (10.56%) Open Source Development
13 17 (10.56%) Wireframes
14 14 (8.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.49%) Java
2 52 (32.30%) SQL
3 49 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.98%) PL/SQL
5 17 (10.56%) C#
6 15 (9.32%) Python
7 13 (8.07%) C++
7 13 (8.07%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.83%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.48%) Bourne shell
9 4 (2.48%) Korn
10 3 (1.86%) Perl
11 2 (1.24%) XPath
12 1 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.62%) Delphi
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Jython
12 1 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (2.48%) HND
3 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.48%) NFS
2 4 (2.48%) Samba
3 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.35%) Mesos
2 1 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.62%) MOM
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (36.02%) Oracle
2 16 (9.94%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.07%) Talend
4 12 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.35%) Cognos
6 6 (3.73%) IBM
7 5 (3.11%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.48%) Google
9 2 (1.24%) Sybase
10 1 (0.62%) Adobe
10 1 (0.62%) Charles River
10 1 (0.62%) HP
10 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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