The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 23 14 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.41% 3.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 65 48 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 91.55% 87.27% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 20 24
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

SOA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for SOA in West Lothian

SOA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Arduino
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (100.00%) MQTT
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Arduino
1 2 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MOM