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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 135 101 126
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 102 136 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 2.30% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.96% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81 94 76
Average salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
4637 4596 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.46% 77.62% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 3435 3342
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 +2 55 £63,750 +18.60% 5
Maidenhead -15 15 £60,000 +14.28%
Bracknell -16 7 £62,500 -1.96%
Windsor - 6 £45,000 -
Newbury +6 4 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Slough -9 4 £64,000 +0.39% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 121 (48.79%) Java
2 97 (39.11%) Web Services
3 95 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (37.90%) XML
5 71 (28.63%) SQL
6 70 (28.23%) Telecoms
7 68 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 68 (27.42%) Oracle
8 66 (26.61%) HTML
9 64 (25.81%) J2EE
10 58 (23.39%) CSS
10 58 (23.39%) Scrum
11 56 (22.58%) Linux
12 55 (22.18%) jQuery
13 54 (21.77%) Finance
14 53 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (20.16%) Spring
16 47 (18.95%) Windows
17 46 (18.55%) E-Commerce
18 45 (18.15%) TDD
19 42 (16.94%) MySQL
20 40 (16.13%) Git (software)
21 38 (15.32%) WebLogic
21 38 (15.32%) UNIX
21 38 (15.32%) SOAP
21 38 (15.32%) TOGAF
22 36 (14.52%) Degree
23 35 (14.11%) UML
23 35 (14.11%) SAP
24 34 (13.71%) Computer Science

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 38 (15.32%) WebLogic
2 30 (12.10%) Apache
3 28 (11.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 26 (10.48%) Apache Solr
4 26 (10.48%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.05%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (4.03%) JBoss
8 5 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.21%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.21%) CMS
9 3 (1.21%) SAP Web AS
10 2 (0.81%) Mule
10 2 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.40%) WordPress
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.02%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.21%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.21%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.05%) SaaS
2 5 (2.02%) IaaS
2 5 (2.02%) Force.com
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.02%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.48%) HTTP
2 23 (9.27%) Internet
3 3 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.21%) SSL
3 3 (1.21%) S/MIME
3 3 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) Frame Relay
4 2 (0.81%) CTI
4 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.81%) VPN
4 2 (0.81%) ATM
4 2 (0.81%) LAN
4 2 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) SNMP
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.94%) MySQL
2 30 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 17 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.65%) EDRMS
7 13 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (4.84%) Adabas
9 10 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.02%) DTS
12 4 (1.61%) DB2
12 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.21%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 40 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.29%) Selenium
3 26 (10.48%) Mockito
4 17 (6.85%) Subversion
5 12 (4.84%) Hudson
6 10 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (3.63%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.42%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.61%) JUnit
9 4 (1.61%) RSpec
9 4 (1.61%) Maven
10 3 (1.21%) Ant
11 2 (0.81%) Arquillian
11 2 (0.81%) JIRA
12 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 70 (28.23%) Telecoms
2 54 (21.77%) Finance
3 15 (6.05%) Retail
3 15 (6.05%) Back Office
4 9 (3.63%) Marketing
5 7 (2.82%) Banking
6 4 (1.61%) Billing
6 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.61%) French Language
6 4 (1.61%) German Language
7 3 (1.21%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (34.27%) Developer
2 78 (31.45%) Architect
3 54 (21.77%) Solutions Architect
4 44 (17.74%) Consultant
5 32 (12.90%) Java Consultant
6 30 (12.10%) Java Developer
7 29 (11.69%) Programmer
8 22 (8.87%) Senior Developer
9 21 (8.47%) Analyst
10 16 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 16 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (6.45%) Senior Architect
11 15 (6.05%) Java Architect
11 15 (6.05%) Solutions Consultant
12 14 (5.65%) SharePoint Architect
12 14 (5.65%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.65%) Senior SharePoint Architect
13 13 (5.24%) Java Solutions Architect
13 13 (5.24%) Technical Architect
14 11 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (39.11%) Web Services
2 94 (37.90%) XML
3 66 (26.61%) HTML
4 64 (25.81%) J2EE
5 58 (23.39%) CSS
6 55 (22.18%) jQuery
7 50 (20.16%) Spring
8 38 (15.32%) SOAP
9 33 (13.31%) Java EE
10 30 (12.10%) XSLT
11 29 (11.69%) JSP
11 29 (11.69%) JSON
11 29 (11.69%) Ajax
12 26 (10.48%) Middleware
12 26 (10.48%) .NET
12 26 (10.48%) XHTML
13 24 (9.68%) HTML5
14 19 (7.66%) WSDL
15 18 (7.26%) CSS3
16 15 (6.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (13.71%) Computer Science
3 31 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (11.29%) Client/Server
5 27 (10.89%) iPad
6 20 (8.06%) RIA
7 16 (6.45%) Data Integration
8 14 (5.65%) Taxonomies
9 9 (3.63%) User Experience
9 9 (3.63%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.21%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.81%) Clustering
12 2 (0.81%) Open Source
12 2 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.40%) iPhone
13 1 (0.40%) Wiki
13 1 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.58%) Linux
2 47 (18.95%) Windows
3 38 (15.32%) UNIX
4 6 (2.42%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.42%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.42%) Android
5 5 (2.02%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.61%) Solaris
6 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (23.39%) Scrum
3 46 (18.55%) E-Commerce
4 45 (18.15%) TDD
5 38 (15.32%) TOGAF
6 35 (14.11%) UML
7 34 (13.71%) Mentoring
8 31 (12.50%) CRM
8 31 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 30 (12.10%) MVC
10 28 (11.29%) BDD
10 28 (11.29%) Extreme Programming
11 26 (10.48%) DSDM
12 24 (9.68%) Project Management
13 21 (8.47%) Migration
13 21 (8.47%) DevOps
13 21 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.05%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.65%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.79%) Java
2 71 (28.63%) SQL
3 68 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.66%) C#
5 12 (4.84%) NATURAL
5 12 (4.84%) Python
5 12 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.03%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.23%) Jython
8 7 (2.82%) VB
9 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.61%) C
11 4 (1.61%) Ruby
12 3 (1.21%) C++
12 3 (1.21%) ABAP
13 2 (0.81%) Groovy
13 2 (0.81%) Scala
14 1 (0.40%) PHP5
14 1 (0.40%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 36 (14.52%) Degree
2 30 (12.10%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.03%) OCP
4 10 (4.03%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.81%) MBA
6 1 (0.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.40%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.61%) Puppet
3 3 (1.21%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.21%) Netcool
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 68 (27.42%) Oracle
2 35 (14.11%) SAP
3 26 (10.48%) hybris
4 24 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 19 (7.66%) EMC
6 14 (5.65%) Open Text
7 13 (5.24%) IBM
8 12 (4.84%) HP
9 7 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.82%) VMware
10 6 (2.42%) Siebel
11 4 (1.61%) Informatica
12 3 (1.21%) Huawei
12 3 (1.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (1.21%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.21%) Citrix
12 3 (1.21%) NetCracker
12 3 (1.21%) Amdocs
12 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.21%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 27 days ago