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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 62 102
Rank change year-on-year -8 +40  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 74 116 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.15% 4.04% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.46% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47 58 46
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2161 2603 2825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.88% 90.60% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1606 1737
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 49 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Edinburgh -3 38 £60,000 +20.00% 3
West Lothian -12 1 £45,000 -
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 95 (59.38%) Java
2 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.00%) Finance
4 54 (33.75%) Open Source
5 50 (31.25%) Spring
6 45 (28.13%) Relational Database
7 38 (23.75%) Hibernate
7 38 (23.75%) SQL
8 37 (23.13%) Oracle
8 37 (23.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 35 (21.88%) Microservices
9 35 (21.88%) Web Services
9 35 (21.88%) Java EE
10 34 (21.25%) OO
10 34 (21.25%) Big Data
11 33 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (20.00%) Use Case
13 31 (19.38%) JBoss
13 31 (19.38%) Linux
13 31 (19.38%) Middleware
14 30 (18.75%) XML
15 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
15 28 (17.50%) Scrum
15 28 (17.50%) JPA
15 28 (17.50%) Domain Models
16 26 (16.25%) UML
17 25 (15.63%) TDD
17 25 (15.63%) RichFaces
18 24 (15.00%) Open Source Development
18 24 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

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 37 (23.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (19.38%) JBoss
3 9 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.75%) Alfresco
5 6 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.13%) IIS
7 4 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.50%) GemFire
7 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.88%) Apache
8 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.63%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.63%) HFM
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.38%) SaaS
4 5 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.13%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) DNS
1 5 (3.13%) iSCSI
1 5 (3.13%) Network Security
1 5 (3.13%) SSH
1 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) MQTT
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.13%) Relational Database
2 34 (21.25%) Big Data
3 22 (13.75%) RDBMS
4 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 18 (11.25%) Hadoop
5 18 (11.25%) MongoDB
6 16 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 13 (8.13%) Neo4j
7 13 (8.13%) Pentaho
7 13 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.75%) DB2
10 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.13%) Apache Hive
11 5 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (3.13%) HBase
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Maven
2 13 (8.13%) Selenium
2 13 (8.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.88%) Subversion
5 10 (6.25%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.13%) Ant
7 5 (3.13%) Hudson
7 5 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.50%) ERwin
8 4 (2.50%) JIRA
9 3 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.25%) JBehave
10 2 (1.25%) JUnit
10 2 (1.25%) Mockito
10 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (35.00%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Retail
3 7 (4.38%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.13%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (42.50%) Developer
2 60 (37.50%) Architect
3 55 (34.38%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.50%) Technical Architect
5 26 (16.25%) Lead Developer
5 26 (16.25%) Lead Java Developer
6 21 (13.13%) Open Source Developer
7 20 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 13 (8.13%) Software Engineer
10 12 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (6.25%) Designer
12 9 (5.63%) Applications Architect
13 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
14 6 (3.75%) Senior Architect
15 5 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
15 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (3.13%) Digital Designer
15 5 (3.13%) Senior Data Architect
15 5 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) Spring
2 38 (23.75%) Hibernate
3 35 (21.88%) Java EE
3 35 (21.88%) Web Services
4 31 (19.38%) Middleware
5 30 (18.75%) XML
6 28 (17.50%) JPA
7 25 (15.63%) RichFaces
8 23 (14.38%) Drools
8 23 (14.38%) HTML
9 22 (13.75%) JSF
10 20 (12.50%) CSS
11 18 (11.25%) Apache CXF
11 18 (11.25%) SOAP
12 17 (10.63%) jBPM
13 16 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (10.00%) Apache Camel
13 16 (10.00%) J2EE
14 15 (9.38%) jQuery
14 15 (9.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.13%) Fintech
5 4 (2.50%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.50%) User Experience
6 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) Arduino
7 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) DataPower
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.38%) Linux
2 13 (8.13%) Unix
3 8 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.75%) Open Source
3 35 (21.88%) Microservices
4 34 (21.25%) OO
5 33 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (20.00%) Use Case
7 28 (17.50%) Domain Models
7 28 (17.50%) Scrum
8 26 (16.25%) UML
9 25 (15.63%) TDD
10 24 (15.00%) Open Source Development
11 23 (14.38%) Wireframes
12 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
13 21 (13.13%) Data Modelling
13 21 (13.13%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
14 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
16 15 (9.38%) BPMN
16 15 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 95 (59.38%) Java
2 38 (23.75%) SQL
3 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (10.00%) Python
5 11 (6.88%) C#
6 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.50%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.50%) Korn
8 4 (2.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.25%) C
9 2 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (13.75%) Degree
2 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) HND
4 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) NFS
1 5 (3.13%) Samba
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) MOM
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 37 (23.13%) Oracle
2 14 (8.75%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.13%) Talend
4 8 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.75%) IBM
6 5 (3.13%) Teradata
7 4 (2.50%) Google
8 3 (1.88%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.25%) Cognos
9 2 (1.25%) Sybase
10 1 (0.63%) F5
10 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
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