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 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 - 20 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling - 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £45,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
95 75 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 90.48% 75.00% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 10
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £38,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +23.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £42,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 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
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Mule
3 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Spring Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
5 4 (50.00%) Information Management
5 4 (50.00%) GoldenSource
5 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (50.00%) Derivative
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) Business Development
5 4 (50.00%) WFM
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (50.00%) Wiki
5 4 (50.00%) Matrix Management
5 4 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
5 4 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) Mule
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) OLTP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Spring Integration
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (50.00%) Equities
1 4 (50.00%) Derivative
1 4 (50.00%) Wiki
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Business Development
3 4 (50.00%) WFM
3 4 (50.00%) Matrix Management
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) GoldenSource