Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 64 87
Rank change year-on-year -65 +23 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 104 150 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.89% 3.20% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.50% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 95 148
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,449 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.08% +4.35% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,006 4,283 5,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.13% 91.28% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,272 2,701 3,489
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +5.56%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Scotland

SOA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SOA in Scotland

SOA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Scotland

SOA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -35 66 £32,000 -41.82% 20
Glasgow -41 33 £57,500 +15.00% 5
West Lothian -2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Fife -7 1 £42,500 -5.56%
Falkirk - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 2
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 59 (56.73%) Java
2 44 (42.31%) .NET
3 42 (40.38%) C#
4 39 (37.50%) SQL
5 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (35.58%) Software Engineering
6 34 (32.69%) Git (software)
7 29 (27.88%) Visual Studio
7 29 (27.88%) Degree
8 28 (26.92%) WPF
8 28 (26.92%) Windows
9 26 (25.00%) NetBeans
9 26 (25.00%) C++
9 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (25.00%) Robotics
9 26 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 26 (25.00%) Big Data
9 26 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
10 25 (24.04%) RESTful
11 24 (23.08%) Workflow
12 23 (22.12%) SOAP
12 23 (22.12%) Microservices
13 22 (21.15%) Scrum
14 21 (20.19%) Visualisation
14 21 (20.19%) Hibernate
14 21 (20.19%) GIS
14 21 (20.19%) Swing
14 21 (20.19%) SOLID
14 21 (20.19%) Numerate Degree
15 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (12.50%) JBoss
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.85%) CMS
5 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.96%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (6.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.81%) PaaS
5 3 (2.88%) npm
6 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.92%) SaaS
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) Big Data
2 21 (20.19%) GIS
3 14 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
5 8 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (7.69%) CouchDB
5 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.96%) HBase
9 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 34 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 29 (27.88%) Visual Studio
3 26 (25.00%) NetBeans
4 10 (9.62%) Maven
5 9 (8.65%) JIRA
5 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.85%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.88%) JUnit
8 3 (2.88%) Log4j
8 3 (2.88%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) ERwin
9 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 22 (21.15%) Java Engineer
3 22 (21.15%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (20.19%) C# Software Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Architect
5 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Designer
8 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.73%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Engineering Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Software Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.81%) DBA
11 5 (4.81%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.31%) .NET
2 28 (26.92%) WPF
3 25 (24.04%) RESTful
4 23 (22.12%) SOAP
5 21 (20.19%) Hibernate
5 21 (20.19%) Swing
6 20 (19.23%) Spring
7 17 (16.35%) HTML
7 17 (16.35%) XML
8 16 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 16 (15.38%) Web Services
9 15 (14.42%) Entity Framework
10 14 (13.46%) REST
11 12 (11.54%) HTML5
12 11 (10.58%) Drools
13 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
13 10 (9.62%) Java EE
13 10 (9.62%) XSLT
14 8 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Robotics
2 16 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) AIX
3 5 (4.81%) Robot Operating System
3 5 (4.81%) Unix
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (35.58%) Software Engineering
2 26 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 26 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 24 (23.08%) Workflow
4 23 (22.12%) Microservices
5 22 (21.15%) Scrum
6 21 (20.19%) SOLID
6 21 (20.19%) Visualisation
7 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (19.23%) TDD
8 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
9 13 (12.50%) DevOps
10 12 (11.54%) Analytics
11 11 (10.58%) Data Analytics
12 9 (8.65%) Information Security
12 9 (8.65%) SDLC
12 9 (8.65%) Software Architecture
12 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.73%) Java
2 42 (40.38%) C#
3 39 (37.50%) SQL
4 26 (25.00%) C++
5 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.77%) Python
8 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.88%) Scala
10 1 (0.96%) Jython
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Degree
2 21 (20.19%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.96%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) Google
4 6 (5.77%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.92%) Adobe
6 2 (1.92%) Apigee
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.96%) Avaya
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.96%) Teradata
7 1 (0.96%) VMware