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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 158 116 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.87% 2.01% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.64% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 121 76 97
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
4449 4391 3922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.95% 76.21% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 3154 2963
Average salary £53,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 48 £52,500 - 2
Maidenhead +30 36 £70,000 -
Slough +8 19 £60,000 -14.28%
Bracknell -9 13 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Newbury +6 10 £55,000 -8.33%
Wokingham +15 9 £45,000 -31.81%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 151 (53.36%) Java
2 137 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (37.81%) JavaScript
4 101 (35.69%) Oracle
4 101 (35.69%) Spring
5 90 (31.80%) SQL
6 89 (31.45%) HTML
7 86 (30.39%) Finance
8 83 (29.33%) Scrum
9 82 (28.98%) XML
9 82 (28.98%) Git (software)
10 79 (27.92%) TDD
11 77 (27.21%) Web Services
12 75 (26.50%) jQuery
13 72 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (23.67%) Analytical Skills
15 66 (23.32%) Software Engineering
16 63 (22.26%) JSON
17 61 (21.55%) .NET
18 60 (21.20%) CSS
19 58 (20.49%) C#
19 58 (20.49%) Subversion
20 56 (19.79%) Telecoms
21 55 (19.43%) Computer Science
22 53 (18.73%) J2EE
23 52 (18.37%) Degree
24 49 (17.31%) WebLogic
24 49 (17.31%) Linux
25 47 (16.61%) E-Commerce
26 45 (15.90%) Enterprise Software

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 49 (17.31%) WebLogic
2 34 (12.01%) JBoss
3 29 (10.25%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 26 (9.19%) WebSphere
5 24 (8.48%) CMS
6 22 (7.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (6.36%) Apache
8 14 (4.95%) Apache Solr
9 12 (4.24%) SharePoint
10 10 (3.53%) IIS
10 10 (3.53%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (2.47%) Apache Pig
12 6 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (1.41%) Liferay
13 4 (1.41%) Node.js
13 4 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.41%) MS Office
4 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (13.43%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.49%) SaaS
2 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.53%) Force.com
4 2 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.95%) HTTP
2 12 (4.24%) SSL
3 10 (3.53%) SAN
3 10 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.53%) DNS
3 10 (3.53%) DHCP
3 10 (3.53%) NAS
4 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.78%) Relational Database
3 33 (11.66%) RDBMS
4 31 (10.95%) NoSQL
5 27 (9.54%) Oracle Database
6 21 (7.42%) MySQL
6 21 (7.42%) MongoDB
7 16 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (3.89%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.53%) CouchDB
11 7 (2.47%) Big Data
12 6 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (2.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.77%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
15 3 (1.06%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 82 (28.98%) Git (software)
2 58 (20.49%) Subversion
3 44 (15.55%) Selenium
4 28 (9.89%) Ant
5 20 (7.07%) Hudson
5 20 (7.07%) Jenkins
6 17 (6.01%) JUnit
7 16 (5.65%) JIRA
8 15 (5.30%) SpecFlow
9 14 (4.95%) Mockito
10 13 (4.59%) SoapUI
10 13 (4.59%) WebDriver
11 11 (3.89%) Eclipse
12 10 (3.53%) Maven
13 4 (1.41%) EasyMock
13 4 (1.41%) RequisitePro
13 4 (1.41%) ClearQuest
13 4 (1.41%) Log4j
13 4 (1.41%) ClearCase
13 4 (1.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 86 (30.39%) Finance
2 56 (19.79%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.77%) Retail
4 18 (6.36%) Marketing
5 17 (6.01%) Advertising
6 14 (4.95%) Legal
6 14 (4.95%) Billing
7 13 (4.59%) Banking
8 8 (2.83%) French Language
9 5 (1.77%) Games
10 4 (1.41%) Publishing
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Military
12 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 112 (39.58%) Developer
2 84 (29.68%) Architect
3 68 (24.03%) Java Developer
4 63 (22.26%) Senior Developer
5 33 (11.66%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (10.95%) Software Engineer
6 31 (10.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (9.54%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (6.36%) Applications Architect
9 16 (5.65%) Build Manager
9 16 (5.65%) Consultant
9 16 (5.65%) Analyst
10 15 (5.30%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.30%) Technical Architect
11 13 (4.59%) Senior QA Engineer
11 13 (4.59%) QA Engineer
12 11 (3.89%) Senior Architect
12 11 (3.89%) Agile Business Analyst
13 10 (3.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 9 (3.18%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (35.69%) Spring
2 89 (31.45%) HTML
3 82 (28.98%) XML
4 77 (27.21%) Web Services
5 75 (26.50%) jQuery
6 63 (22.26%) JSON
7 61 (21.55%) .NET
8 60 (21.20%) CSS
9 53 (18.73%) J2EE
10 38 (13.43%) Ajax
10 38 (13.43%) Java EE
11 35 (12.37%) REST
12 31 (10.95%) SOAP
13 29 (10.25%) RESTful
14 25 (8.83%) Middleware
15 23 (8.13%) AngularJS
16 22 (7.77%) Play Framework
16 22 (7.77%) SAML
16 22 (7.77%) XSLT
16 22 (7.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.67%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (19.43%) Computer Science
3 45 (15.90%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (9.89%) Open Source
5 27 (9.54%) User Experience
6 20 (7.07%) Mobile App
7 18 (6.36%) Client/Server
8 14 (4.95%) Management Information System
8 14 (4.95%) iPad
9 12 (4.24%) Clustering
10 11 (3.89%) N-Tier
11 7 (2.47%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.77%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.77%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.41%) Oracle Exalogic
13 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.31%) Linux
2 29 (10.25%) UNIX
3 18 (6.36%) Windows
4 14 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.89%) Android
6 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.71%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (29.33%) Scrum
3 79 (27.92%) TDD
4 72 (25.44%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (23.32%) Software Engineering
6 47 (16.61%) E-Commerce
7 40 (14.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 34 (12.01%) User Stories
9 33 (11.66%) CRM
9 33 (11.66%) Migration
10 31 (10.95%) Validation
11 27 (9.54%) BPEL
11 27 (9.54%) OO
12 26 (9.19%) Project Management
13 25 (8.83%) Mentoring
14 24 (8.48%) MVC
15 23 (8.13%) TOGAF
15 23 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (7.77%) Logistics
16 22 (7.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (53.36%) Java
2 107 (37.81%) JavaScript
3 90 (31.80%) SQL
4 58 (20.49%) C#
5 34 (12.01%) Python
6 22 (7.77%) C++
7 15 (5.30%) PHP
8 14 (4.95%) Jython
9 13 (4.59%) Ruby
10 11 (3.89%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.53%) Apex Code
12 8 (2.83%) XPath
13 6 (2.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (1.41%) XQuery
14 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.71%) VB
17 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (18.37%) Degree
2 10 (3.53%) MCSE
2 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (3.53%) MCITP
3 5 (1.77%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.77%) PMP
3 5 (1.77%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.77%) ISEB
4 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.07%) QA
2 10 (3.53%) COBIT
3 4 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.53%) Hyper-V
2 10 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (3.53%) vSphere
2 10 (3.53%) vCloud
2 10 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 101 (35.69%) Oracle
2 32 (11.31%) IBM
3 28 (9.89%) SAP
4 26 (9.19%) Microsoft
5 22 (7.77%) Sitecore
6 20 (7.07%) VMware
7 15 (5.30%) hybris
8 14 (4.95%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (4.59%) AppDynamics
9 13 (4.59%) MuleSoft
10 10 (3.53%) Veritas
10 10 (3.53%) Juniper
10 10 (3.53%) HP
10 10 (3.53%) Cisco
11 5 (1.77%) Genesys
12 4 (1.41%) Sybase
13 3 (1.06%) webMethods
14 2 (0.71%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.71%) Software AG
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