Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 69 58
Rank change year-on-year -53 -11 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOA 28 62 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.22% 3.05% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 3.32% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 110
Glasgow median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £39,875
90th Percentile £74,500 £68,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.11% -7.50%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2109 1870 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.94% 91.85% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1041 1533
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,300 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Glasgow

SOA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for SOA in Glasgow

SOA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
2 12 (42.86%) Microservices
3 11 (39.29%) Workflow
3 11 (39.29%) Banking
3 11 (39.29%) XML
3 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) Analytics
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) JIRA
6 8 (28.57%) Data Analytics
6 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 7 (25.00%) Information Security
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) Test Automation

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (17.86%) CouchDB
4 5 (17.86%) DocumentDB
5 4 (14.29%) Big Data
5 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Engineering Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Software Manager
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Designer
6 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) XML
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (17.86%) Akka
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
6 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (17.86%) REST
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
6 5 (17.86%) WCF
7 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
8 3 (10.71%) JMS
8 3 (10.71%) Middleware
8 3 (10.71%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Microservices
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (39.29%) Workflow
4 10 (35.71%) Analytics
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Data Analytics
6 7 (25.00%) Information Security
6 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
8 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
8 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) SOLID
9 4 (14.29%) Coaching
9 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Jython
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) F5