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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 104 82 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Permanent jobs citing SOA 125 163 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.28% 3.04% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.83% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 93 93
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
4430 4253 4043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.84% 79.30% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3196 3104 3267
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +16 41 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Maidenhead +9 33 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Newbury -15 16 £55,000 -14.06% 2
Bracknell -30 9 £62,500 +13.63%
Slough -21 4 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Wokingham - 2 £45,000 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 123 (53.25%) Java
2 106 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (43.72%) XML
4 93 (40.26%) SQL
5 92 (39.83%) JavaScript
6 85 (36.80%) HTML
7 84 (36.36%) Spring
8 77 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 75 (32.47%) Scrum
10 74 (32.03%) TDD
11 72 (31.17%) Oracle
12 68 (29.44%) Finance
13 66 (28.57%) CSS
14 62 (26.84%) jQuery
15 60 (25.97%) Linux
16 57 (24.68%) Web Services
16 57 (24.68%) J2EE
16 57 (24.68%) Telecoms
17 54 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (22.08%) UNIX
20 47 (20.35%) Java EE
21 45 (19.48%) Degree
22 44 (19.05%) Subversion
23 42 (18.18%) E-Commerce
23 42 (18.18%) JSON
23 42 (18.18%) Computer Science
23 42 (18.18%) Mentoring
24 38 (16.45%) Tomcat
24 38 (16.45%) WebLogic

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (16.45%) Tomcat
1 38 (16.45%) WebLogic
2 35 (15.15%) Apache
3 29 (12.55%) Apache Solr
4 26 (11.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 25 (10.82%) JBoss
6 18 (7.79%) CMS
7 16 (6.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (4.33%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.43%) Confluence
14 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.73%) MS Office
2 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (15.58%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.52%) SaaS
2 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.55%) HTTP
2 10 (4.33%) Internet
3 6 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (0.87%) CTI
4 2 (0.87%) IKE
4 2 (0.87%) ATM
4 2 (0.87%) LAN
4 2 (0.87%) WAN
4 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.87%) VPN
4 2 (0.87%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.43%) MPLS
5 1 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.02%) MySQL
2 34 (14.72%) SQL Server
3 30 (12.99%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.39%) RDBMS
5 15 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.63%) Adabas
6 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.46%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.60%) EDRMS
11 4 (1.73%) Essbase
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (1.30%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 77 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 44 (19.05%) Subversion
3 33 (14.29%) Selenium
4 31 (13.42%) Hudson
5 29 (12.55%) Mockito
6 17 (7.36%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.60%) Ant
8 5 (2.16%) JIRA
9 4 (1.73%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.73%) Rational Rose
9 4 (1.73%) RequisitePro
9 4 (1.73%) ClearQuest
9 4 (1.73%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.87%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.87%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 68 (29.44%) Finance
2 57 (24.68%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.79%) Marketing
4 10 (4.33%) Advertising
4 10 (4.33%) Banking
4 10 (4.33%) Retail
5 6 (2.60%) Back Office
6 5 (2.16%) French Language
7 4 (1.73%) Billing
7 4 (1.73%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (39.83%) Developer
2 70 (30.30%) Architect
3 45 (19.48%) Solutions Architect
4 40 (17.32%) Consultant
5 38 (16.45%) Java Developer
6 36 (15.58%) Senior Developer
7 29 (12.55%) Java Consultant
8 23 (9.96%) Build Manager
9 17 (7.36%) Applications Architect
9 17 (7.36%) Programmer
10 16 (6.93%) Solutions Consultant
11 15 (6.49%) Java Architect
11 15 (6.49%) Analyst
12 14 (6.06%) Java Solutions Architect
13 12 (5.19%) Senior Manager
14 11 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
14 11 (4.76%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.76%) Natural/Adabas Developer
14 11 (4.76%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
14 11 (4.76%) Adabas Natural Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (43.72%) XML
2 85 (36.80%) HTML
3 84 (36.36%) Spring
4 66 (28.57%) CSS
5 62 (26.84%) jQuery
6 57 (24.68%) J2EE
6 57 (24.68%) Web Services
7 47 (20.35%) Java EE
8 42 (18.18%) JSON
9 36 (15.58%) .NET
10 35 (15.15%) XSLT
10 35 (15.15%) SOAP
11 31 (13.42%) Ajax
12 30 (12.99%) JSP
13 29 (12.55%) XHTML
14 22 (9.52%) RESTful
15 16 (6.93%) OAuth
15 16 (6.93%) Play Framework
15 16 (6.93%) SAML
16 13 (5.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 31 (13.42%) Client/Server
4 29 (12.55%) iPad
5 20 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.33%) User Experience
7 8 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.46%) Open Source
8 6 (2.60%) RIA
8 6 (2.60%) Taxonomies
9 5 (2.16%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.43%) Clustering
12 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.97%) Linux
2 51 (22.08%) UNIX
3 32 (13.85%) Windows
4 6 (2.60%) Solaris
5 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.16%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.16%) Android
6 4 (1.73%) AIX
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.47%) Scrum
3 74 (32.03%) TDD
4 54 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 42 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 36 (15.58%) DevOps
7 33 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 32 (13.85%) BDD
9 31 (13.42%) CRM
10 30 (12.99%) Extreme Programming
10 30 (12.99%) Unit Testing
11 29 (12.55%) DSDM
12 21 (9.09%) MVC
12 21 (9.09%) BPEL
13 20 (8.66%) User Stories
14 18 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (6.93%) Migration
16 16 (6.93%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (53.25%) Java
2 93 (40.26%) SQL
3 92 (39.83%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.29%) Python
5 26 (11.26%) C#
6 21 (9.09%) Jython
7 13 (5.63%) C++
7 13 (5.63%) NATURAL
8 12 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.73%) XPath
12 3 (1.30%) C
12 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.30%) VB
12 3 (1.30%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.87%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.43%) PHP5
14 1 (0.43%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 45 (19.48%) Degree
2 18 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.30%) OCP
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.39%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) GPG13
2 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.43%) Netcool
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.43%) cPanel
Vendors
1 72 (31.17%) Oracle
2 32 (13.85%) SAP
3 29 (12.55%) hybris
4 24 (10.39%) IBM
5 16 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.93%) Sitecore
6 12 (5.19%) VMware
6 12 (5.19%) HP
7 10 (4.33%) AppDynamics
8 9 (3.90%) EMC
9 6 (2.60%) Open Text
10 5 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.73%) webMethods
11 4 (1.73%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.73%) Sybase
12 3 (1.30%) Software AG
13 2 (0.87%) NetApp
13 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.87%) Citrix
13 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago