Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 66 116
Rank change year-on-year -28 +50 -63
Permanent jobs citing SOA 135 217 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.58% 3.73% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 4.10% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 118 126 112
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +18.28%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £79,375 £72,325
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,350 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.83% +1.48% +4.55%

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 4778 5299 5777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.32% 91.11% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3013 3142 3607
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
Glasgow -9 81 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Edinburgh -8 75 £60,000 +33.33% 4
West Lothian -14 1 £45,000 -
Moray - 1 - -
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 73 (54.07%) Java
2 54 (40.00%) Finance
3 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (28.15%) Spring
5 36 (26.67%) SQL
5 36 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 34 (25.19%) Big Data
7 33 (24.44%) Web Services
8 30 (22.22%) Banking
8 30 (22.22%) Open Source
9 28 (20.74%) SOAP
9 28 (20.74%) Oracle
10 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 27 (20.00%) Java EE
11 25 (18.52%) Degree
11 25 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (17.78%) RDBMS
12 24 (17.78%) Hibernate
12 24 (17.78%) XML
13 23 (17.04%) Microservices
13 23 (17.04%) Open Source Development
14 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.33%) UML
16 17 (12.59%) C#
16 17 (12.59%) Computer Science
17 16 (11.85%) TOGAF
17 16 (11.85%) Middleware
18 15 (11.11%) Scrum
18 15 (11.11%) J2EE

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 25 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (8.15%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.93%) JBoss
4 6 (4.44%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.22%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.74%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.19%) SaaS
3 5 (3.70%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.48%) GitHub
4 2 (1.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) Internet
2 5 (3.70%) Network Security
3 3 (2.22%) LAN
3 3 (2.22%) WAN
3 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.74%) MQTT
4 1 (0.74%) SSH
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 34 (25.19%) Big Data
3 27 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (17.78%) RDBMS
5 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database
6 12 (8.89%) NoSQL
7 10 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.19%) Hadoop
8 7 (5.19%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.44%) Apache Hive
9 6 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (4.44%) HBase
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.96%) DB2
11 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Subversion
2 12 (8.89%) Maven
3 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.19%) Ant
4 7 (5.19%) Hudson
4 7 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.70%) ERwin
5 5 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.22%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.22%) JIRA
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.22%) Selenium
8 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.48%) JUnit
8 2 (1.48%) Mockito
9 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 30 (22.22%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.19%) Retail
5 7 (5.19%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 4 (2.96%) Prime Brokerage
7 3 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (51.85%) Developer
2 50 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 39 (28.89%) Architect
4 27 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 26 (19.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 21 (15.56%) Open Source Developer
7 17 (12.59%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Designer
9 11 (8.15%) Digital Architect
9 11 (8.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.67%) Lead Architect
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Architect
11 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Technical Architect
12 7 (5.19%) Digital Designer
12 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.44%) Data Architect
13 6 (4.44%) Senior Data Architect
13 6 (4.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.15%) Spring
2 33 (24.44%) Web Services
3 28 (20.74%) SOAP
4 27 (20.00%) Java EE
5 24 (17.78%) Hibernate
5 24 (17.78%) XML
6 16 (11.85%) Middleware
7 15 (11.11%) CSS
7 15 (11.11%) J2EE
8 14 (10.37%) .NET
8 14 (10.37%) HTML
9 13 (9.63%) RESTful
10 12 (8.89%) jQuery
10 12 (8.89%) REST
11 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.15%) JMS
12 10 (7.41%) Apache CXF
12 10 (7.41%) JPA
12 10 (7.41%) RichFaces
13 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.93%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Online Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Fintech
6 5 (3.70%) Taxonomies
6 5 (3.70%) User Experience
7 4 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) Arduino
10 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Linux
1 14 (10.37%) Unix
2 4 (2.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.22%) Open Source
3 23 (17.04%) Microservices
3 23 (17.04%) Open Source Development
4 18 (13.33%) UML
5 16 (11.85%) TOGAF
6 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.11%) Scrum
6 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 14 (10.37%) Data Management
7 14 (10.37%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (9.63%) TDD
8 13 (9.63%) Waterfall
9 12 (8.89%) Analytics
10 11 (8.15%) CRM
10 11 (8.15%) MVC
10 11 (8.15%) OO
10 11 (8.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.07%) Java
2 36 (26.67%) SQL
3 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.59%) C#
5 11 (8.15%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.44%) Scala
6 6 (4.44%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (1.48%) Python
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) ISEB
3 3 (2.22%) CCNA
3 3 (2.22%) CCNP
3 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.22%) MCP
3 3 (2.22%) MCSE
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) Firmware
2 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.74%) MOM
1 1 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Oracle
2 13 (9.63%) IBM
3 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.44%) Teradata
5 5 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.22%) F5
6 3 (2.22%) VMware
7 2 (1.48%) Sybase
8 1 (0.74%) Pega
8 1 (0.74%) Talend
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