Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 75 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 81 74 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.54% 3.23% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.48% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 60
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +26.32% -7.77%
10th Percentile £23,000 £33,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £72,875 £60,000 £70,125
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -29.17% +17.07% -1.44%

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 2,161 2,129 2,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.53% 93.05% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,612 1,298 1,246
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 27 (33.33%) Java
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.40%) Microservices
3 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.16%) SQL
4 21 (25.93%) TDD
4 21 (25.93%) Banking
5 20 (24.69%) Hibernate
6 19 (23.46%) Web Services
6 19 (23.46%) Spring
7 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 18 (22.22%) SDLC
7 18 (22.22%) REST
8 17 (20.99%) .NET
8 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
9 16 (19.75%) JBoss
9 16 (19.75%) Finance
9 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (17.28%) Drools
10 14 (17.28%) Maven
10 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
10 14 (17.28%) Tomcat
11 13 (16.05%) Apache
11 13 (16.05%) J2EE
11 13 (16.05%) Oracle
11 13 (16.05%) IIS
11 13 (16.05%) C#
11 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 12 (14.81%) ITIL

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 16 (19.75%) JBoss
2 14 (17.28%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.05%) Apache
3 13 (16.05%) IIS
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.47%) GemFire
8 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.64%) PaaS
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 8 (9.88%) iSCSI
2 8 (9.88%) SSH
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Big Data
3 8 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.94%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (4.94%) CouchDB
7 4 (4.94%) DB2
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Maven
3 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.17%) MSTest
4 5 (6.17%) NUnit
4 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.70%) Gatling
5 3 (3.70%) JMeter
5 3 (3.70%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.47%) Grunt
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.23%) Moq
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (25.93%) Banking
2 16 (19.75%) Finance
3 9 (11.11%) Law
4 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.47%) Retail
7 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Architect
3 15 (18.52%) Applications Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Java Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Lead Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Development Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Java Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Development Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Test Development Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) Hibernate
2 19 (23.46%) Spring
2 19 (23.46%) Web Services
3 18 (22.22%) REST
4 17 (20.99%) .NET
5 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
5 14 (17.28%) Drools
6 13 (16.05%) J2EE
7 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.35%) Entity Framework
9 8 (9.88%) Java EE
9 8 (9.88%) JSP
9 8 (9.88%) Servlets
10 7 (8.64%) HTML
10 7 (8.64%) SOAP
10 7 (8.64%) XML
11 6 (7.41%) Apache Axis
11 6 (7.41%) CSS
11 6 (7.41%) Spring Boot
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.47%) Clustering
7 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.47%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.23%) LIMS
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Unix
2 11 (13.58%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Microservices
2 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.93%) TDD
4 18 (22.22%) SDLC
5 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.81%) ITIL
7 11 (13.58%) Analytics
7 11 (13.58%) Service Management
7 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.35%) TOGAF
8 10 (12.35%) UML
9 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.11%) OO
9 9 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 8 (9.88%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (9.88%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) C#
4 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.41%) Bourne shell
5 6 (7.41%) Korn
5 6 (7.41%) sed
5 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) VB6
9 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) COBIT
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Docker
2 8 (9.88%) NFS
2 8 (9.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) IBM
4 6 (7.41%) Cognizant
5 5 (6.17%) Google
6 4 (4.94%) Chordiant
7 2 (2.47%) Yahoo!
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.23%) Xamarin