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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 168 137 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.74% 2.70% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 3.17% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 148 103 99
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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
3925 4317 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.49% 85.16% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3094 3147 3142
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,450 £75,000
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 1 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 1 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 +33 73 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Slough +10 20 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Maidenhead -19 17 £60,000 +4.34%
Bracknell +4 14 £69,250 +25.90%
Newbury +12 4 £50,000 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 158 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (46.45%) Java
3 126 (40.65%) Oracle
4 121 (39.03%) SQL Server
5 91 (29.35%) SQL
6 89 (28.71%) JavaScript
7 78 (25.16%) Finance
8 74 (23.87%) .NET
9 73 (23.55%) ETL
10 72 (23.23%) Middleware
11 71 (22.90%) XML
12 69 (22.26%) MVC
12 69 (22.26%) Waterfall
13 64 (20.65%) SDLC
14 60 (19.35%) ITIL
15 56 (18.06%) ASP.NET
15 56 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (17.74%) HTML
17 52 (16.77%) SOAP
18 51 (16.45%) Analytics
19 50 (16.13%) Web Services
20 49 (15.81%) Spring
21 48 (15.48%) TDD
22 46 (14.84%) C#
23 43 (13.87%) Subversion
23 43 (13.87%) WebSphere
23 43 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
24 42 (13.55%) CSS
24 42 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
25 39 (12.58%) UML

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 43 (13.87%) WebSphere
2 25 (8.06%) Apache
3 21 (6.77%) JBoss
4 18 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 16 (5.16%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.19%) IIS
7 12 (3.87%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (3.23%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.90%) CMS
10 9 (2.90%) nginx
10 9 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
14 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.19%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 9 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.65%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.35%) SaaS
2 21 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.84%) PaaS
5 12 (3.87%) IaaS
6 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.48%) HTTP
2 10 (3.23%) IPv4
2 10 (3.23%) LDAP
2 10 (3.23%) SSL
2 10 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.26%) Firewall
4 6 (1.94%) NAS
4 6 (1.94%) S/MIME
4 6 (1.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) GGSN
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (39.03%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.74%) QlikView
2 24 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 20 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.13%) Big Data
4 19 (6.13%) Oracle ODI
5 18 (5.81%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (5.48%) DB2
7 15 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (4.19%) Data Mining
8 13 (4.19%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.87%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.23%) MySQL
10 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (2.90%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (13.87%) Subversion
2 37 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (7.74%) Artifactory
4 24 (7.74%) JIRA
5 20 (6.45%) Toad
6 17 (5.48%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.55%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.23%) Selenium
9 8 (2.58%) Bugzilla
9 8 (2.58%) Trac
10 6 (1.94%) NUnit
11 5 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (1.29%) Maven
12 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.29%) XMLSpy
13 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.65%) JUnit
13 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 78 (25.16%) Finance
2 35 (11.29%) Retail
3 17 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.87%) Banking
5 8 (2.58%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (35.48%) Architect
2 71 (22.90%) Developer
3 52 (16.77%) Applications Support
4 44 (14.19%) Java Developer
5 32 (10.32%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (8.71%) Analyst
7 23 (7.42%) Applications Architect
7 23 (7.42%) Java Architect
8 22 (7.10%) Applications Support Analyst
8 22 (7.10%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.45%) Designer
9 20 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
9 20 (6.45%) SQL Support Analyst
10 19 (6.13%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.48%) Integration Architect
12 16 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 16 (5.16%) SQL Server Analyst
13 15 (4.84%) Lead Architect
14 14 (4.52%) IT Manager
14 14 (4.52%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (23.87%) .NET
2 72 (23.23%) Middleware
3 71 (22.90%) XML
4 56 (18.06%) ASP.NET
4 56 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (17.74%) HTML
6 52 (16.77%) SOAP
7 50 (16.13%) Web Services
8 49 (15.81%) Spring
9 42 (13.55%) CSS
10 37 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 36 (11.61%) J2EE
11 36 (11.61%) jQuery
12 35 (11.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 33 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 30 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 30 (9.68%) JSON
15 29 (9.35%) Ajax
15 29 (9.35%) REST
16 27 (8.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.61%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.74%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 9 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.58%) PKI
7 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.29%) FMCG
9 4 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) AS400
10 2 (0.65%) Clustering
10 2 (0.65%) iSeries
10 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.29%) Unix
2 33 (10.65%) Linux
3 21 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.16%) Windows
5 7 (2.26%) Solaris
6 4 (1.29%) CentOS
6 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (23.55%) ETL
3 69 (22.26%) MVC
3 69 (22.26%) Waterfall
4 64 (20.65%) SDLC
5 60 (19.35%) ITIL
6 51 (16.45%) Analytics
7 48 (15.48%) TDD
8 43 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (12.58%) UML
11 37 (11.94%) Project Management
12 35 (11.29%) E-Commerce
13 29 (9.35%) Software Engineering
13 29 (9.35%) TOGAF
14 28 (9.03%) Data Modelling
14 28 (9.03%) Logistics
15 27 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (7.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 144 (46.45%) Java
2 91 (29.35%) SQL
3 89 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 46 (14.84%) C#
5 24 (7.74%) C++
6 20 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.48%) Python
8 15 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.87%) XPath
10 10 (3.23%) Perl
10 10 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.26%) PHP
12 7 (2.26%) VB
13 6 (1.94%) Scala
13 6 (1.94%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.29%) Tcl
15 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.16%) Degree
2 13 (4.19%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) CISSP
4 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.94%) QA
2 14 (4.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.87%) Docker
2 10 (3.23%) KVM
2 10 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 10 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (2.58%) HDFS
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (2.58%) Ambari
1 8 (2.58%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (2.58%) Kibana
2 5 (1.61%) Puppet
3 3 (0.97%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 126 (40.65%) Oracle
2 27 (8.71%) IBM
3 24 (7.74%) Informatica
4 19 (6.13%) Sitecore
5 18 (5.81%) webMethods
6 17 (5.48%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.52%) VMware
8 13 (4.19%) Casewise
8 13 (4.19%) Cognos
9 12 (3.87%) Ab Initio
9 12 (3.87%) Twitter
9 12 (3.87%) Yahoo!
10 10 (3.23%) Microsoft
10 10 (3.23%) Software AG
11 7 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.94%) SAP
12 6 (1.94%) Sun
13 4 (1.29%) DevExpress
13 4 (1.29%) Telerik
13 4 (1.29%) TIBCO
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