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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 82 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 88 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 2.60% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.20% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 27
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,150 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
2684 2658 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.34% 81.26% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1698 1716
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +5 44 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +11 42 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Fife +5 2 £36,250 -
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £45,000 - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 93 (55.36%) Java
2 60 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (29.76%) Web Services
4 49 (29.17%) Oracle
5 47 (27.98%) SQL Server
6 43 (25.60%) Finance
7 41 (24.40%) .NET
8 40 (23.81%) Spring
9 36 (21.43%) C#
10 35 (20.83%) SQL
10 35 (20.83%) XML
10 35 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 35 (20.83%) Degree
11 32 (19.05%) CSS
11 32 (19.05%) Middleware
12 31 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (17.86%) Hibernate
14 29 (17.26%) HTML
15 27 (16.07%) Oracle Database
16 26 (15.48%) Scrum
17 25 (14.88%) JavaScript
17 25 (14.88%) ASP.NET
17 25 (14.88%) MVC
18 24 (14.29%) Banking
19 23 (13.69%) Linux
19 23 (13.69%) Oracle Database 11g
20 22 (13.10%) WebLogic
21 21 (12.50%) SOAP
22 20 (11.90%) TOGAF
22 20 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 22 (13.10%) WebLogic
2 19 (11.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (9.52%) CMS
4 13 (7.74%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.55%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.17%) IIS
6 7 (4.17%) Mule
7 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (2.38%) Apache
8 4 (2.38%) JBoss
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.79%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (7.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (5.95%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.07%) Oracle Database
3 23 (13.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.36%) Big Data
7 7 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.98%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) Maven
2 17 (10.12%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (8.33%) JUnit
4 13 (7.74%) Subversion
4 13 (7.74%) LoadRunner
4 13 (7.74%) Ant
5 10 (5.95%) Selenium
6 9 (5.36%) JIRA
7 8 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.57%) NUnit
10 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.38%) Mockito
11 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.79%) JMeter
11 3 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (25.60%) Finance
2 24 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Private Banking
4 7 (4.17%) Retail
5 5 (2.98%) Marketing
6 4 (2.38%) French Language
7 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (36.90%) Developer
2 47 (27.98%) Architect
3 24 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.69%) Analyst
5 21 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.12%) Test Analyst
6 17 (10.12%) Technical Architect
7 15 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 13 (7.74%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
9 13 (7.74%) Performance Test Analyst
9 13 (7.74%) Performance Analyst
9 13 (7.74%) Performance Tester
9 13 (7.74%) Tester
10 11 (6.55%) Senior Web Developer
10 11 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (6.55%) Web Developer
11 10 (5.95%) DBA
11 10 (5.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 10 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.76%) Web Services
2 41 (24.40%) .NET
3 40 (23.81%) Spring
4 35 (20.83%) XML
5 32 (19.05%) Middleware
5 32 (19.05%) CSS
6 30 (17.86%) Hibernate
7 29 (17.26%) HTML
8 25 (14.88%) ASP.NET
9 21 (12.50%) SOAP
10 19 (11.31%) XML Schema
11 18 (10.71%) jQuery
12 17 (10.12%) Oracle Fusion
13 16 (9.52%) REST
14 14 (8.33%) XSLT
15 13 (7.74%) AngularJS
16 11 (6.55%) Java EE
16 11 (6.55%) JDBC
16 11 (6.55%) CSS3
16 11 (6.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.12%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.95%) Open Source
3 10 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 7 (4.17%) Social Media
5 7 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 7 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.38%) User Experience
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle Exalogic
7 4 (2.38%) Clustering
7 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Linux
2 14 (8.33%) Windows
3 9 (5.36%) AIX
3 9 (5.36%) UNIX
4 7 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (15.48%) Scrum
4 25 (14.88%) MVC
5 20 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 17 (10.12%) Performance Testing
6 17 (10.12%) TDD
7 14 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.33%) Use Case
8 13 (7.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (7.14%) EAI
9 12 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.14%) Web Development
10 11 (6.55%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (6.55%) Project Management
10 11 (6.55%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (5.95%) Software Architecture
12 9 (5.36%) DevOps
12 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (55.36%) Java
2 36 (21.43%) C#
3 35 (20.83%) SQL
4 25 (14.88%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.95%) Python
7 9 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.76%) C++
9 6 (3.57%) Jython
9 6 (3.57%) XPath
10 5 (2.98%) XQuery
10 5 (2.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.79%) Clojure
11 3 (1.79%) ClojureScript
12 2 (1.19%) C
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
13 1 (0.60%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (2.98%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 49 (29.17%) Oracle
2 35 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.74%) HP
4 6 (3.57%) Iron Speed
5 4 (2.38%) Perforce
6 3 (1.79%) CA
7 2 (1.19%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.19%) IBM
7 2 (1.19%) Sybase
8 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
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