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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 56 80
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing SOA 81 142 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.56% 3.86% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 4.61% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 100 44
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £61,600 £50,000
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +40 57 £51,500 +15.73% 4
Edinburgh -58 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Argyll and Bute - 3 £30,000 -
West Lothian -10 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 83 (59.71%) Java
2 70 (50.36%) Oracle
3 61 (43.88%) Web Services
4 59 (42.45%) Middleware
5 54 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (35.97%) Oracle Database
7 48 (34.53%) XML
8 47 (33.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (33.09%) Finance
10 45 (32.37%) WebLogic
11 38 (27.34%) SQL
12 37 (26.62%) J2EE
12 37 (26.62%) Spring
12 37 (26.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 36 (25.90%) Oracle Service Bus
13 36 (25.90%) Oracle Fusion
14 34 (24.46%) JavaScript
15 31 (22.30%) Relational Database
16 29 (20.86%) SDLC
17 27 (19.42%) XSLT
18 26 (18.71%) Technical Architecture
19 25 (17.99%) RDBMS
19 25 (17.99%) Oracle ADF
20 24 (17.27%) Oracle Database 10g
20 24 (17.27%) CSS
20 24 (17.27%) jQuery
21 23 (16.55%) OO
22 22 (15.83%) WebCenter
23 19 (13.67%) PL/SQL
23 19 (13.67%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (32.37%) WebLogic
2 37 (26.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 36 (25.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (9.35%) JBoss
5 8 (5.76%) Mule
6 7 (5.04%) Alfresco
7 5 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (2.16%) GlassFish
9 3 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.44%) IIS
11 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.88%) SaaS
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Internet
2 6 (4.32%) DNS
3 3 (2.16%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) SSH
4 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.97%) Oracle Database
2 47 (33.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 31 (22.30%) Relational Database
4 25 (17.99%) RDBMS
5 24 (17.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.60%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.60%) MySQL
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.72%) OLTP
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Maven
1 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.04%) Artifactory
2 7 (5.04%) Selenium
3 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.16%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.44%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.44%) Subversion
4 2 (1.44%) JUnit
4 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.44%) Hudson
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (33.09%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Advertising
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (30.22%) Developer
2 34 (24.46%) Architect
3 33 (23.74%) Designer
4 25 (17.99%) SOA Designer
5 20 (14.39%) Consultant
6 15 (10.79%) SOA Consultant
6 15 (10.79%) Oracle Consultant
6 15 (10.79%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 14 (10.07%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Java Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Lead Designer
9 12 (8.63%) Technical Architect
9 12 (8.63%) Technical Leader
10 11 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (7.19%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (6.47%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 9 (6.47%) SOA Developer
13 8 (5.76%) Senior Oracle Consultant
13 8 (5.76%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (5.04%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (43.88%) Web Services
2 59 (42.45%) Middleware
3 48 (34.53%) XML
4 37 (26.62%) J2EE
4 37 (26.62%) Spring
5 36 (25.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 27 (19.42%) XSLT
7 25 (17.99%) Oracle ADF
8 24 (17.27%) CSS
8 24 (17.27%) jQuery
9 22 (15.83%) WebCenter
10 18 (12.95%) Java EE
11 16 (11.51%) Hibernate
12 13 (9.35%) .NET
13 12 (8.63%) HTML
14 10 (7.19%) RESTful
15 8 (5.76%) XML Schema
15 8 (5.76%) XForms
16 7 (5.04%) JSON
16 7 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.63%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.91%) Physics
3 11 (7.91%) iPad
4 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.60%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.88%) Wiki
6 4 (2.88%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.88%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.88%) Equities
6 4 (2.88%) Derivative
6 4 (2.88%) User Experience
7 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.16%) Statistics
7 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Linux
2 13 (9.35%) UNIX
3 6 (4.32%) Windows
4 4 (2.88%) Solaris
4 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.86%) SDLC
3 26 (18.71%) Technical Architecture
4 23 (16.55%) OO
5 19 (13.67%) Mentoring
5 19 (13.67%) Open Source
6 18 (12.95%) ERP
6 18 (12.95%) Project Management
6 18 (12.95%) BPEL
7 17 (12.23%) Performance Testing
7 17 (12.23%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.51%) Scrum
9 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (10.79%) Unit Testing
10 14 (10.07%) Use Case
10 14 (10.07%) Line Management
11 13 (9.35%) Project Planning
11 13 (9.35%) UML
12 11 (7.91%) OOD
12 11 (7.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 83 (59.71%) Java
2 38 (27.34%) SQL
3 34 (24.46%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.67%) PL/SQL
5 12 (8.63%) C#
6 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.76%) XPath
8 6 (4.32%) Perl
9 5 (3.60%) C++
10 4 (2.88%) Python
10 4 (2.88%) Tcl
11 3 (2.16%) Groovy
11 3 (2.16%) Jython
11 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.72%) Korn
12 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (13.67%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) CSQA
3 2 (1.44%) CISSP
3 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.72%) NFS
2 1 (0.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle Statspack
2 4 (2.88%) logstash
3 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (50.36%) Oracle
2 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.32%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.32%) IBM
5 4 (2.88%) GoldenSource
5 4 (2.88%) Sun
6 2 (1.44%) SAP
6 2 (1.44%) Hyland
6 2 (1.44%) Apple
6 2 (1.44%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + D.O.E. and includes package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago