The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 15 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.90% 7.55% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 10.26% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £53,750 £53,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 91.30% 73.58% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,500 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SOA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

SOA Salary Trend in West Lothian

SOA
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in West Lothian

SOA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree