Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 65 101
Rank change year-on-year -28 +36 -41
Permanent jobs citing SOA 62 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.30% 3.09% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 3.34% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 79
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,700 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £62,500 £64,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2456 2158 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 90.93% 92.54% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1405 1764
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +2.98%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,540 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 35 (56.45%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) C#
3 29 (46.77%) .NET
4 27 (43.55%) Visual Studio
5 26 (41.94%) WPF
6 23 (37.10%) Finance
6 23 (37.10%) Software Engineering
7 22 (35.48%) Windows
8 21 (33.87%) C++
8 21 (33.87%) NetBeans
8 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
8 21 (33.87%) Software Testing
8 21 (33.87%) Robotics
8 21 (33.87%) Innovative Thinking
9 20 (32.26%) Big Data
9 20 (32.26%) SQL
10 19 (30.65%) RESTful
11 18 (29.03%) SOAP
12 17 (27.42%) Degree
13 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
13 16 (25.81%) Swing
13 16 (25.81%) GIS
13 16 (25.81%) Visualisation
13 16 (25.81%) Numerate Degree
14 14 (22.58%) Web Services
15 12 (19.35%) SOLID
16 10 (16.13%) Cash Management
16 10 (16.13%) Entity Framework
16 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
16 10 (16.13%) Financial Institution

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 4 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) npm
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) LAN
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) Big Data
2 16 (25.81%) GIS
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) HBase
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Visual Studio
2 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
2 21 (33.87%) NetBeans
3 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.84%) JUnit
4 3 (4.84%) Log4j
4 3 (4.84%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) ERwin
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
2 10 (16.13%) Financial Institution
2 10 (16.13%) Marketing
3 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Software Engineer
2 20 (32.26%) Developer
3 16 (25.81%) C# Software Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Java Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Software Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Digital Architect
6 7 (11.29%) Lead Architect
7 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Open Source Developer
10 3 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Domain Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 26 (41.94%) WPF
3 19 (30.65%) RESTful
4 18 (29.03%) SOAP
5 16 (25.81%) Swing
6 14 (22.58%) Web Services
7 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
7 10 (16.13%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.68%) Java EE
8 6 (9.68%) REST
9 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.06%) HTML
9 5 (8.06%) Spring
10 3 (4.84%) Apache Flex
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.84%) JDBC
10 3 (4.84%) JPA
10 3 (4.84%) JSON
10 3 (4.84%) XML
10 3 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Robotics
2 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.29%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Software Engineering
2 21 (33.87%) Innovative Thinking
2 21 (33.87%) Software Testing
3 16 (25.81%) Visualisation
4 12 (19.35%) SOLID
5 10 (16.13%) Cash Management
5 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
6 7 (11.29%) UML
7 6 (9.68%) DevOps
7 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.06%) Microservices
8 5 (8.06%) MVC
8 5 (8.06%) Task Automation
9 4 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) C#
3 21 (33.87%) C++
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.06%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 16 (25.81%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (11.29%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Apigee
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) Teradata