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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 92 46 78
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +32
Permanent jobs citing SOA 58 181 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 4.53% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 5.58% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 110 48
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,950 £37,710
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
2688 3243 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.39% 81.22% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2137 1421
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Edinburgh -35 25 £55,000 +41.02% 3
Glasgow -36 22 £55,000 +18.27% 4
Stirling 0 8 £55,000 +26.43%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (56.03%) Java
2 62 (43.97%) Finance
3 55 (39.01%) Web Services
4 46 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (27.66%) Degree
6 32 (22.70%) XML
6 32 (22.70%) .NET
7 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
8 29 (20.57%) Middleware
8 29 (20.57%) Banking
9 28 (19.86%) Spring
10 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
11 25 (17.73%) Oracle
11 25 (17.73%) Project Management
12 24 (17.02%) J2EE
12 24 (17.02%) C#
13 23 (16.31%) Data Modelling
14 22 (15.60%) Use Case
15 21 (14.89%) XML Schema
15 21 (14.89%) XSLT
15 21 (14.89%) Internet
16 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
17 19 (13.48%) CSS
17 19 (13.48%) SQL
17 19 (13.48%) XForms
18 18 (12.77%) OO
18 18 (12.77%) TDD
18 18 (12.77%) XPath
19 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (12.06%) SQL Server 2008

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.96%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.96%) IIS
3 6 (4.26%) Mule
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.84%) Apache
5 4 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.42%) JBoss
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.93%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Internet
2 5 (3.55%) DNS
3 3 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.42%) MySQL
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.71%) OLAP
6 1 (0.71%) OLTP
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Subversion
2 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.96%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.96%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.55%) JIRA
4 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.84%) Mockito
5 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.84%) Selenium
5 4 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.84%) JUnit
6 2 (1.42%) Ant
6 2 (1.42%) NUnit
6 2 (1.42%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.71%) MSTest
7 1 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 62 (43.97%) Finance
2 29 (20.57%) Banking
3 9 (6.38%) Advertising
3 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.67%) Retail
4 8 (5.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.67%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (41.84%) Architect
2 45 (31.91%) Developer
3 30 (21.28%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.77%) Technical Architect
5 17 (12.06%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.93%) Lead Architect
8 10 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Lead Technical Architect
8 10 (7.09%) Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Tester
10 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Performance Tester
10 7 (4.96%) Performance Test Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Consultant
12 5 (3.55%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) Web Services
2 32 (22.70%) XML
2 32 (22.70%) .NET
3 29 (20.57%) Middleware
4 28 (19.86%) Spring
5 24 (17.02%) J2EE
6 21 (14.89%) XSLT
6 21 (14.89%) XML Schema
7 19 (13.48%) XForms
7 19 (13.48%) CSS
8 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET
8 17 (12.06%) HTML
9 9 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.38%) jQuery
9 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.96%) REST
12 6 (4.26%) JSP
12 6 (4.26%) SOAP
12 6 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.22%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (7.80%) Data Integration
3 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.67%) Open Source
5 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.84%) Social Media
6 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.84%) Wiki
6 4 (2.84%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.84%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.84%) Equities
6 4 (2.84%) Derivative
7 2 (1.42%) Statistics
7 2 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Xbox
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Windows
1 4 (2.84%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.73%) Project Management
3 23 (16.31%) Data Modelling
4 22 (15.60%) Use Case
5 18 (12.77%) OO
5 18 (12.77%) TDD
6 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce
6 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.35%) TOGAF
8 15 (10.64%) Zachman Framework
8 15 (10.64%) DSDM
8 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.93%) Content Management
9 14 (9.93%) Scrum
9 14 (9.93%) MVC
9 14 (9.93%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (7.09%) Web Development
10 10 (7.09%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.03%) Java
2 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.02%) C#
4 19 (13.48%) SQL
5 18 (12.77%) XPath
6 12 (8.51%) Python
7 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.13%) C++
9 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.13%) C
10 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (27.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.42%) CISSP
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
2 8 (5.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Oracle
2 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.96%) HP
4 6 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.55%) Iron Speed
6 4 (2.84%) GoldenSource
6 4 (2.84%) IBM
7 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.71%) Sybase
8 1 (0.71%) Green Hat
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Employee Benefits Package
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