Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 99 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 -31 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 74 44 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.37% 1.98% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.15% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 44
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £33,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,083 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.20% +20.00% -

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 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 2,071 2,049 2,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.31% 92.13% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 1,326 1,126
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £31,130 £31,250 £27,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SOA.

1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) Java
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.38%) Banking
3 21 (28.38%) Microservices
4 19 (25.68%) TDD
4 19 (25.68%) Finance
4 19 (25.68%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.62%) Web Services
7 15 (20.27%) SDLC
7 15 (20.27%) .NET
8 14 (18.92%) J2EE
8 14 (18.92%) Oracle
8 14 (18.92%) IIS
8 14 (18.92%) Apache
8 14 (18.92%) Tomcat
8 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
9 13 (17.57%) REST
9 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
9 13 (17.57%) Spring
10 12 (16.22%) TOGAF
10 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.22%) Service Management
10 12 (16.22%) JBoss
10 12 (16.22%) ITIL
10 12 (16.22%) Unix
10 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving

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 14 (18.92%) Apache
1 14 (18.92%) IIS
1 14 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 12 (16.22%) JBoss
3 11 (14.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (8.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.70%) GemFire
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.81%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.05%) Serverless
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.16%) DNS
2 9 (12.16%) iSCSI
2 9 (12.16%) SSH
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Big Data
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.41%) DB2
7 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Maven
3 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.76%) MSTest
4 5 (6.76%) NUnit
4 5 (6.76%) SpecFlow
4 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.05%) Gatling
5 3 (4.05%) JMeter
5 3 (4.05%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.70%) JUnit
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.35%) Moq
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (28.38%) Banking
2 19 (25.68%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Law
4 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Architect
2 16 (21.62%) Applications Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (18.92%) Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Designer
6 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Development Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Java Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Test Development Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Web Services
2 15 (20.27%) .NET
3 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
3 14 (18.92%) J2EE
4 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
4 13 (17.57%) REST
4 13 (17.57%) Spring
5 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.16%) Java EE
5 9 (12.16%) JSP
5 9 (12.16%) Servlets
6 8 (10.81%) Drools
7 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
7 7 (9.46%) XML
8 6 (8.11%) Apache Axis
8 6 (8.11%) HTML
8 6 (8.11%) SOAP
8 6 (8.11%) Spring Boot
9 5 (6.76%) CSS
10 4 (5.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Unix
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (28.38%) Microservices
2 19 (25.68%) TDD
3 15 (20.27%) SDLC
4 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.22%) ITIL
5 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.22%) Service Management
5 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 11 (14.86%) OO
7 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (13.51%) UML
8 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (12.16%) Performance Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.81%) Analytics
9 8 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (9.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) SQL
3 8 (10.81%) C#
4 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.46%) Bourne shell
4 7 (9.46%) Korn
4 7 (9.46%) sed
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.76%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.70%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) AWK
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) VB6
9 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) COBIT
2 5 (6.76%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Docker
2 9 (12.16%) NFS
2 9 (12.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) Cognizant
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 4 (5.41%) Chordiant
5 2 (2.70%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.35%) Xamarin