The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 60 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 31 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.54% 3.03% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.31% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 11
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -26.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1121 1089 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.89% 91.67% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 619 767
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Edinburgh

SOA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for SOA in Edinburgh

SOA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SOA.

1 44 (56.41%) Java
2 34 (43.59%) Finance
3 30 (38.46%) Open Source
4 29 (37.18%) Big Data
5 28 (35.90%) Java EE
6 24 (30.77%) Open Source Development
7 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (21.79%) Web Services
8 17 (21.79%) UML
9 16 (20.51%) Oracle
10 15 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (17.95%) RichFaces
11 14 (17.95%) JPA
11 14 (17.95%) OO
11 14 (17.95%) Banking
12 13 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 13 (16.67%) Use Case
12 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 13 (16.67%) Domain Models
13 12 (15.38%) Wireframes
13 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.38%) JSF
13 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
14 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.10%) BPMN
15 10 (12.82%) Apache CXF
15 10 (12.82%) Microservices
15 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
15 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
15 10 (12.82%) TOGAF

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (10.26%) JBoss
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.41%) iPaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 5 (6.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.28%) SSH
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.18%) Big Data
2 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.69%) HBase
5 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.85%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.85%) Pentaho
6 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.56%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) ERwin
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Maven
2 3 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.28%) JBehave
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
3 7 (8.97%) Retail Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Developer
2 31 (39.74%) Architect
3 30 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 25 (32.05%) Lead Developer
5 24 (30.77%) Lead Java Developer
6 23 (29.49%) Open Source Developer
7 13 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Lead Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
10 5 (6.41%) Digital Architect
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Applications Architect
11 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.85%) TIBCO Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) Java EE
2 17 (21.79%) Web Services
3 14 (17.95%) JPA
3 14 (17.95%) RichFaces
4 13 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 12 (15.38%) JSF
6 10 (12.82%) Apache CXF
7 9 (11.54%) Drools
8 6 (7.69%) Apache OpenJPA
8 6 (7.69%) Spring
9 5 (6.41%) .NET
9 5 (6.41%) CSS
9 5 (6.41%) HTML
9 5 (6.41%) Kafka
9 5 (6.41%) RESTful
10 4 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (5.13%) jBPM
10 4 (5.13%) jQuery
10 4 (5.13%) SOAP
10 4 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Online Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Open Source
2 24 (30.77%) Open Source Development
3 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.79%) UML
5 14 (17.95%) OO
6 13 (16.67%) Domain Models
6 13 (16.67%) Use Case
7 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 12 (15.38%) Wireframes
8 11 (14.10%) BPMN
9 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.82%) Microservices
9 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.82%) TOGAF
10 8 (10.26%) ETL
11 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.97%) ITIL
11 7 (8.97%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) Java
2 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.41%) C#
3 5 (6.41%) PHP
4 3 (3.85%) Python
4 3 (3.85%) SQL
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.56%) CCNA
3 2 (2.56%) CCNP
3 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.56%) MCP
3 2 (2.56%) MCSE
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.56%) Firmware
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) NFS
2 1 (1.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.69%) Teradata
4 5 (6.41%) IBM
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.85%) Talend
6 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago