The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 19 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 5.22% - 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% - 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 61 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 91.30% 91.04% 75.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 89
Average salary £48,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SOA
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Stirling region.

SOA Salary Trend in Stirling

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) E-business
4 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (50.00%) OOD
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) JUnit
7 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) JMS
7 2 (25.00%) JMeter
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) HTTP
7 2 (25.00%) CA
7 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (25.00%) CA LISA
7 2 (25.00%) ClojureScript
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (25.00%) AngularJS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) E-business
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Clojure
2 2 (25.00%) ClojureScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) CA