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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.31% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £44,750 - -
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
129 25 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 85.43% 86.21% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 84 9 81
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) Struts
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (75.00%) Spring MVC
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) E-business
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (58.33%) XSLT
5 7 (58.33%) UML
5 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 7 (58.33%) V-Model
5 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Subversion
6 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) JMeter
3 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (16.67%) UI Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) Struts
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 9 (75.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) E-business
2 7 (58.33%) UML
2 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) V-Model
2 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Clojure
3 3 (25.00%) ClojureScript
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) CA