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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 119 114 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 109 120 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 2.20% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.61% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 98 96 91
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £47,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +5 37 £60,000 - 1
Slough +10 16 £48,000 -20.00%
Maidenhead -18 16 £77,500 +19.23% 2
Bracknell -5 3 £70,000 -8.19% 2
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (57.63%) Oracle
2 111 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (42.80%) XML
4 98 (41.53%) Java
5 92 (38.98%) Middleware
6 87 (36.86%) SQL Server
7 74 (31.36%) Web Services
8 73 (30.93%) SQL
9 71 (30.08%) JavaScript
10 66 (27.97%) C#
11 63 (26.69%) .NET
12 57 (24.15%) SOAP
13 54 (22.88%) TDD
13 54 (22.88%) MVC
14 52 (22.03%) Scrum
15 51 (21.61%) Waterfall
15 51 (21.61%) Oracle Database
16 46 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (19.07%) Windows
17 45 (19.07%) UML
18 42 (17.80%) ASP.NET
18 42 (17.80%) J2EE
19 41 (17.37%) Logistics
20 40 (16.95%) Spring
20 40 (16.95%) Oracle Service Bus
20 40 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
21 39 (16.53%) SDLC
21 39 (16.53%) WebLogic
22 38 (16.10%) Oracle BPM
23 37 (15.68%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (16.95%) Oracle Service Bus
2 39 (16.53%) WebLogic
3 34 (14.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 32 (13.56%) WebSphere
5 26 (11.02%) Tomcat
6 24 (10.17%) JBoss
7 22 (9.32%) Apache
8 11 (4.66%) Oracle BPEL
9 10 (4.24%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (3.39%) Confluence
10 8 (3.39%) IIS
11 7 (2.97%) SharePoint
12 6 (2.54%) CMS
12 6 (2.54%) Node.js
12 6 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.42%) Mule
15 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (16.10%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) SaaS
2 8 (3.39%) IaaS
3 7 (2.97%) PaaS
4 6 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.05%) SSL
2 11 (4.66%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) GGSN
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 51 (21.61%) Oracle Database
3 26 (11.02%) Oracle Database 12c
4 25 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (9.75%) RDBMS
5 23 (9.75%) Relational Database
6 22 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (2.54%) Big Data
8 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.12%) DTS
9 5 (2.12%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.85%) QlikView
12 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.71%) Subversion
3 24 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (9.75%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 16 (6.78%) NUnit
6 14 (5.93%) Hudson
7 11 (4.66%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.81%) JIRA
8 9 (3.81%) JUnit
9 8 (3.39%) Selenium
10 7 (2.97%) Maven
10 7 (2.97%) Toad
11 5 (2.12%) MSTest
11 5 (2.12%) TestNG
12 4 (1.69%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.85%) Ant
13 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.42%) DbUnit
General
1 26 (11.02%) Finance
2 14 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.81%) Legal
4 7 (2.97%) Marketing
5 5 (2.12%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (27.12%) Developer
2 59 (25.00%) Architect
3 32 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.14%) Applications Support
5 29 (12.29%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (10.17%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.63%) Analyst
8 17 (7.20%) Administrator
9 16 (6.78%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.78%) Applications Architect
9 16 (6.78%) Server Support
10 15 (6.36%) Lead Architect
11 14 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.93%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.51%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (5.51%) Software Developer
13 12 (5.08%) Build Manager
13 12 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Administrator
13 12 (5.08%) SOA Administrator
13 12 (5.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (42.80%) XML
2 92 (38.98%) Middleware
3 74 (31.36%) Web Services
4 63 (26.69%) .NET
5 57 (24.15%) SOAP
6 42 (17.80%) ASP.NET
6 42 (17.80%) J2EE
7 40 (16.95%) Spring
8 34 (14.41%) jQuery
9 31 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (11.86%) Java EE
10 28 (11.86%) WebSphere MQ
11 22 (9.32%) .NET Framework
11 22 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 21 (8.90%) Entity Framework
12 21 (8.90%) JSON
13 20 (8.47%) REST
13 20 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.47%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (14.83%) Computer Science
3 31 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (9.75%) Data Integration
5 20 (8.47%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (5.08%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.39%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.12%) Blog
8 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.69%) AS400
9 4 (1.69%) iSeries
10 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.42%) CMDB
11 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.42%) DataPower
11 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.07%) Windows
2 35 (14.83%) Linux
3 18 (7.63%) Unix
4 12 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.66%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.54%) Solaris
7 2 (0.85%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.88%) MVC
2 54 (22.88%) TDD
3 52 (22.03%) Scrum
4 51 (21.61%) Waterfall
5 46 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (19.07%) UML
7 41 (17.37%) Logistics
8 39 (16.53%) SDLC
9 37 (15.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 36 (15.25%) ITIL
11 35 (14.83%) DevOps
12 31 (13.14%) BPEL
13 30 (12.71%) ETL
13 30 (12.71%) Project Management
14 29 (12.29%) Software Engineering
15 27 (11.44%) Unit Testing
16 26 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (9.32%) SOLID
18 20 (8.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 98 (41.53%) Java
2 73 (30.93%) SQL
3 71 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 66 (27.97%) C#
5 27 (11.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 21 (8.90%) Python
7 17 (7.20%) Jython
8 16 (6.78%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.93%) VB
10 11 (4.66%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.24%) C++
12 8 (3.39%) PHP
13 7 (2.97%) C
14 6 (2.54%) XPath
15 5 (2.12%) Scala
16 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.27%) Ruby
18 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (14.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.42%) CISSP
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 136 (57.63%) Oracle
2 27 (11.44%) IBM
3 17 (7.20%) VMware
4 13 (5.51%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.66%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.69%) Google
7 4 (1.69%) webMethods
8 2 (0.85%) Informatica
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Teradata
9 1 (0.42%) BMC
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) ILOG
9 1 (0.42%) Nintex
9 1 (0.42%) Remedy
9 1 (0.42%) Sencha
9 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
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