The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 95 90 147
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +57
Permanent jobs citing SOA 133 133 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.66% 2.44% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.16% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 103 97 71
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
4075 4209 4038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.58% 77.06% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 2900 3173
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SOA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -14 47 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Maidenhead +35 37 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Slough +3 15 £53,750 -10.41% 5
Bracknell -7 3 £55,000 +13.40%
Wokingham -7 3 £45,000 -47.05%
Newbury +1 2 - - 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 142 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (48.26%) Java
3 94 (32.64%) JavaScript
3 94 (32.64%) Oracle
4 93 (32.29%) XML
5 86 (29.86%) Web Services
6 81 (28.13%) SQL
6 81 (28.13%) Finance
7 77 (26.74%) Spring
7 77 (26.74%) HTML
8 75 (26.04%) Scrum
9 74 (25.69%) Git (software)
10 73 (25.35%) jQuery
11 63 (21.88%) WebLogic
12 61 (21.18%) Software Engineering
13 60 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (20.83%) C#
14 59 (20.49%) .NET
15 57 (19.79%) CSS
16 55 (19.10%) JSON
17 51 (17.71%) SQL Server
18 49 (17.01%) Linux
18 49 (17.01%) JBoss
18 49 (17.01%) Subversion
18 49 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
18 49 (17.01%) SDLC
19 48 (16.67%) TDD
20 47 (16.32%) Middleware
20 47 (16.32%) Selenium
21 46 (15.97%) Computer Science

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 49 (17.01%) JBoss
3 35 (12.15%) WebSphere
4 24 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 21 (7.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (6.25%) CMS
7 15 (5.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (4.51%) Apache Solr
9 13 (4.51%) Apache
10 12 (4.17%) SharePoint
11 11 (3.82%) WebLogic Portal
12 10 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (3.47%) IIS
13 9 (3.13%) Apache Pig
14 8 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (2.08%) GlassFish
15 6 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (10.42%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.28%) SaaS
2 11 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.47%) Force.com
4 6 (2.08%) PaaS
4 6 (2.08%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.51%) HTTP
2 12 (4.17%) SSL
3 11 (3.82%) SAN
3 11 (3.82%) NAS
3 11 (3.82%) DNS
4 10 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.47%) DHCP
5 7 (2.43%) Firewall
6 5 (1.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.35%) ATM
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) WAN
7 1 (0.35%) Frame Relay
7 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 34 (11.81%) NoSQL
4 29 (10.07%) Relational Database
5 24 (8.33%) Big Data
6 23 (7.99%) RDBMS
7 20 (6.94%) MongoDB
8 19 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (6.60%) Hadoop
9 17 (5.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.86%) MySQL
11 13 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (3.13%) DTS
13 9 (3.13%) CouchDB
14 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (2.08%) Data Mining
15 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 74 (25.69%) Git (software)
2 49 (17.01%) Subversion
3 47 (16.32%) Selenium
4 37 (12.85%) Ant
5 32 (11.11%) JUnit
6 24 (8.33%) JIRA
7 17 (5.90%) Jenkins
8 16 (5.56%) Hudson
9 14 (4.86%) SoapUI
9 14 (4.86%) SpecFlow
9 14 (4.86%) WebDriver
10 12 (4.17%) Maven
11 11 (3.82%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.43%) Mockito
13 5 (1.74%) DbUnit
13 5 (1.74%) EasyMock
14 4 (1.39%) Log4j
15 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
16 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
General
1 81 (28.13%) Finance
2 42 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.29%) Retail
4 15 (5.21%) Legal
4 15 (5.21%) Banking
5 12 (4.17%) Billing
5 12 (4.17%) Marketing
5 12 (4.17%) Law
6 11 (3.82%) Advertising
7 5 (1.74%) Publishing
8 4 (1.39%) Games
9 3 (1.04%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 128 (44.44%) Developer
2 76 (26.39%) Architect
3 75 (26.04%) Java Developer
4 68 (23.61%) Senior Developer
5 33 (11.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 32 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.21%) Senior Manager
8 15 (5.21%) Build Manager
9 14 (4.86%) Senior QA Engineer
9 14 (4.86%) QA Engineer
9 14 (4.86%) Technical Architect
10 13 (4.51%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.51%) Analyst
10 13 (4.51%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.17%) Consultant
11 12 (4.17%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.17%) Applications Architect
12 11 (3.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (32.29%) XML
2 86 (29.86%) Web Services
3 77 (26.74%) Spring
3 77 (26.74%) HTML
4 73 (25.35%) jQuery
5 59 (20.49%) .NET
6 57 (19.79%) CSS
7 55 (19.10%) JSON
8 47 (16.32%) Middleware
9 35 (12.15%) REST
10 34 (11.81%) J2EE
11 33 (11.46%) Ajax
12 30 (10.42%) HTML5
13 27 (9.38%) AngularJS
14 25 (8.68%) Java EE
14 25 (8.68%) SOAP
15 24 (8.33%) CSS3
16 21 (7.29%) PhoneGap
16 21 (7.29%) Hibernate
17 19 (6.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (15.97%) Computer Science
3 43 (14.93%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (8.68%) User Experience
5 23 (7.99%) Data Centre
6 17 (5.90%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.86%) N-Tier
8 12 (4.17%) Clustering
9 11 (3.82%) Client/Server
10 10 (3.47%) Management Information System
10 10 (3.47%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.78%) Oracle Exalogic
12 7 (2.43%) iPad
12 7 (2.43%) Data Integration
12 7 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (2.43%) Public Cloud
13 6 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (2.08%) Life Science
14 5 (1.74%) Mathematics
15 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.01%) Linux
2 27 (9.38%) Windows
3 24 (8.33%) UNIX
4 15 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.86%) Android
6 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.04%) Scrum
3 61 (21.18%) Software Engineering
4 60 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (17.01%) SDLC
6 48 (16.67%) TDD
7 43 (14.93%) Open Source
8 41 (14.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 36 (12.50%) Migration
9 36 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 31 (10.76%) MVC
10 31 (10.76%) TOGAF
11 30 (10.42%) Project Management
11 30 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 28 (9.72%) CRM
12 28 (9.72%) Web Development
13 25 (8.68%) DevOps
14 24 (8.33%) Data Modelling
14 24 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 139 (48.26%) Java
2 94 (32.64%) JavaScript
3 81 (28.13%) SQL
4 60 (20.83%) C#
5 38 (13.19%) Python
6 23 (7.99%) PHP
7 21 (7.29%) Ruby
8 16 (5.56%) Jython
9 12 (4.17%) C++
10 11 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.47%) Apex Code
12 9 (3.13%) VB
13 8 (2.78%) XPath
14 4 (1.39%) XQuery
14 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) Perl
16 1 (0.35%) C
16 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 45 (15.63%) Degree
2 11 (3.82%) MCSE
2 11 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (3.47%) MCITP
3 10 (3.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.74%) PMP
4 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.38%) QA
2 10 (3.47%) COBIT
3 6 (2.08%) GCP
3 6 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.82%) vCloud
3 10 (3.47%) Terminal Services
3 10 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (3.47%) vSphere
4 6 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (2.08%) Xen
4 6 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 10 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.08%) Puppet
2 6 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (32.64%) Oracle
2 33 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.94%) IBM
3 20 (6.94%) SAP
4 16 (5.56%) VMware
5 15 (5.21%) Sitecore
5 15 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (3.82%) HP
7 11 (3.82%) Juniper
7 11 (3.82%) Cisco
8 10 (3.47%) Veritas
9 8 (2.78%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.78%) hybris
10 6 (2.08%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.74%) Genesys
12 3 (1.04%) Adobe
13 2 (0.69%) Cognos
13 2 (0.69%) Sybase
13 2 (0.69%) Cognizant
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competive, plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Freshtechit
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago