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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 9 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.33% - 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £58,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
51 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 85.00% 93.10% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in West Lothian

SOA
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Linlithgow - 3 £58,000 -
Livingston - 2 - -
SOA
Scotland

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Ant
2 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) BPEL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (50.00%) BPMN
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) XQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Jython
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) BPEL
1 5 (50.00%) BPMN
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Jython
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 3 (30.00%) XQuery
4 1 (10.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Hyperion