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 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 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 6.90% 3.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 4.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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 97 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 81.90% 85.84% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 25
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,650 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £110,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
3 12 (85.71%) J2EE
3 12 (85.71%) Spring
4 11 (78.57%) OO
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) Subversion
6 7 (50.00%) E-business
6 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) OOD
7 6 (42.86%) TIBCO
7 6 (42.86%) Mule
8 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (35.71%) Spring Integration
9 4 (28.57%) Open Source
9 4 (28.57%) Wiki
9 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Data Management
9 4 (28.57%) Information Management
9 4 (28.57%) GoldenSource
9 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (42.86%) Mule
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) OLAP
1 1 (7.14%) OLTP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) J2EE
1 12 (85.71%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Spring Integration
4 4 (28.57%) JMS
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) Struts
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 4 (28.57%) Equities
2 4 (28.57%) Derivative
2 4 (28.57%) Wiki
2 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) E-business
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (42.86%) OOD
4 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 4 (28.57%) Information Management
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) Data Management
5 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
5 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Business Development
5 4 (28.57%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) TIBCO
3 4 (28.57%) GoldenSource