The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 168 125 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.79% 2.50% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 2.96% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 139 99 111
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3904 4230 4472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.19% 84.72% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3087 3120 3057
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Berkshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SOA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +19 53 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Maidenhead -12 34 £65,000 +13.04%
Slough +13 19 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bracknell +10 18 £62,500 +13.63%
Newbury +2 3 £50,000 -20.00% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 160 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (44.28%) Java
3 133 (40.06%) Oracle
4 121 (36.45%) SQL Server
5 97 (29.22%) SQL
6 88 (26.51%) JavaScript
7 81 (24.40%) Finance
8 80 (24.10%) ETL
9 77 (23.19%) .NET
10 75 (22.59%) Middleware
11 73 (21.99%) MVC
12 70 (21.08%) XML
13 68 (20.48%) Waterfall
14 67 (20.18%) ITIL
15 62 (18.67%) SDLC
16 60 (18.07%) ASP.NET
16 60 (18.07%) TDD
16 60 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (17.47%) HTML
18 52 (15.66%) Web Services
18 52 (15.66%) Analytics
19 51 (15.36%) SOAP
20 47 (14.16%) Spring
21 46 (13.86%) C#
22 45 (13.55%) CSS
22 45 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
22 45 (13.55%) WebSphere
23 43 (12.95%) QA
24 42 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
25 41 (12.35%) Subversion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 45 (13.55%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.73%) Apache
3 25 (7.53%) JBoss
4 20 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 19 (5.72%) Oracle Service Bus
5 19 (5.72%) WebLogic
6 17 (5.12%) IIS
7 12 (3.61%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.31%) CMS
8 11 (3.31%) nginx
8 11 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.01%) OpenStack
9 10 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.11%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.12%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (3.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.24%) SaaS
2 25 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.82%) PaaS
4 11 (3.31%) IaaS
5 8 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.60%) Route 53
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.12%) HTTP
2 14 (4.22%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.61%) LDAP
4 10 (3.01%) IPv4
5 8 (2.41%) SSL
6 6 (1.81%) Firewall
6 6 (1.81%) NAS
6 6 (1.81%) S/MIME
6 6 (1.81%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.23%) QlikView
3 23 (6.93%) Oracle ODI
3 23 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.02%) DB2
5 17 (5.12%) Big Data
5 17 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.82%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (4.22%) RDBMS
8 13 (3.92%) Data Mining
9 12 (3.61%) MySQL
10 10 (3.01%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.41%) Redis
12 8 (2.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (12.35%) Subversion
2 39 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.83%) JIRA
4 25 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (7.23%) Artifactory
5 24 (7.23%) Toad
6 16 (4.82%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.01%) Selenium
7 10 (3.01%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.41%) Bugzilla
8 8 (2.41%) Trac
9 6 (1.81%) Maven
10 5 (1.51%) NUnit
11 4 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.20%) XMLSpy
12 2 (0.60%) FishEye
12 2 (0.60%) Hudson
12 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (24.40%) Finance
2 37 (11.14%) Retail
3 14 (4.22%) Banking
4 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (33.13%) Architect
2 82 (24.70%) Developer
3 57 (17.17%) Applications Support
4 43 (12.95%) Java Developer
5 32 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (9.34%) Analyst
7 26 (7.83%) Applications Support Analyst
7 26 (7.83%) Support Analyst
8 24 (7.23%) Java Architect
8 24 (7.23%) SQL Analyst
8 24 (7.23%) SQL Support Analyst
9 20 (6.02%) Designer
9 20 (6.02%) Integration Architect
9 20 (6.02%) SQL Server Analyst
10 18 (5.42%) Applications Architect
10 18 (5.42%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.12%) SOA Architect
12 16 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 15 (4.52%) Java Applications Architect
14 14 (4.22%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (23.19%) .NET
2 75 (22.59%) Middleware
3 70 (21.08%) XML
4 60 (18.07%) ASP.NET
4 60 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (17.47%) HTML
6 52 (15.66%) Web Services
7 51 (15.36%) SOAP
8 47 (14.16%) Spring
9 45 (13.55%) CSS
10 37 (11.14%) jQuery
10 37 (11.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 36 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 36 (10.84%) J2EE
12 33 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 31 (9.34%) REST
14 30 (9.04%) JSON
15 29 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 28 (8.43%) Ajax
16 28 (8.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (7.23%) Client/Server
4 20 (6.02%) Data Integration
5 12 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.01%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.41%) PKI
8 7 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (2.11%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.51%) Clustering
10 5 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.20%) FMCG
11 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.60%) Blog
12 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.60%) iSeries
12 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.75%) Linux
2 37 (11.14%) Unix
3 23 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (6.02%) Windows
5 7 (2.11%) CentOS
5 7 (2.11%) Solaris
5 7 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.10%) ETL
3 73 (21.99%) MVC
4 68 (20.48%) Waterfall
5 67 (20.18%) ITIL
6 62 (18.67%) SDLC
7 60 (18.07%) TDD
8 52 (15.66%) Analytics
9 45 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (12.05%) Software Engineering
11 40 (12.05%) UML
12 37 (11.14%) Project Management
13 33 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (9.04%) Data Modelling
15 29 (8.73%) E-Commerce
16 28 (8.43%) Logistics
17 27 (8.13%) TOGAF
18 26 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (7.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 147 (44.28%) Java
2 97 (29.22%) SQL
3 88 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 46 (13.86%) C#
5 25 (7.53%) C++
6 24 (7.23%) Bash Shell
7 22 (6.63%) Python
8 15 (4.52%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.22%) Perl
9 14 (4.22%) XPath
10 9 (2.71%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.81%) PHP
12 6 (1.81%) Scala
12 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.81%) Tcl
12 6 (1.81%) VB
12 6 (1.81%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (6.63%) Degree
2 13 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 13 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.30%) MCITP
4 1 (0.30%) MCSE
4 1 (0.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.95%) QA
2 19 (5.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.61%) Docker
2 11 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.01%) KVM
3 10 (3.01%) VirtualBox
4 8 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (2.41%) HDFS
5 6 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.60%) vCloud
7 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.01%) Kibana
2 8 (2.41%) Ambari
2 8 (2.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (2.11%) Puppet
4 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.20%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.90%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.60%) Ansible
6 2 (0.60%) Graylog
6 2 (0.60%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) MOM
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 133 (40.06%) Oracle
2 37 (11.14%) IBM
3 24 (7.23%) Informatica
4 21 (6.33%) webMethods
5 17 (5.12%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.82%) Sitecore
7 15 (4.52%) Ab Initio
7 15 (4.52%) VMware
8 14 (4.22%) Casewise
9 13 (3.92%) Cognos
9 13 (3.92%) Software AG
10 12 (3.61%) Microsoft
10 12 (3.61%) Twitter
10 12 (3.61%) Yahoo!
11 11 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.81%) SAP
12 6 (1.81%) Sun
13 4 (1.20%) DevExpress
13 4 (1.20%) Telerik
13 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
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