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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 103 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 123 102 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.84% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.41% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 95 76 89
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4579 4231 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.30% 76.34% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3051 3176 3507
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
(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 +34 73 £65,000 +20.93% 2
Bracknell +11 14 £48,500 -3.00%
Windsor - 12 £45,000 -
Maidenhead -39 8 £65,000 +23.80%
Newbury +4 4 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Slough -16 3 £62,500 +4.16% 2
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 116 (46.40%) Java
2 98 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (38.40%) Web Services
4 91 (36.40%) XML
5 70 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 66 (26.40%) J2EE
7 65 (26.00%) JavaScript
8 64 (25.60%) HTML
8 64 (25.60%) SQL
9 59 (23.60%) Oracle
10 57 (22.80%) CSS
11 53 (21.20%) Spring
11 53 (21.20%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (20.80%) Scrum
13 49 (19.60%) Finance
13 49 (19.60%) TDD
13 49 (19.60%) jQuery
14 48 (19.20%) Linux
15 45 (18.00%) E-Commerce
16 44 (17.60%) SOAP
17 43 (17.20%) Windows
18 39 (15.60%) .NET
19 38 (15.20%) Degree
20 37 (14.80%) MySQL
21 36 (14.40%) UML
22 35 (14.00%) Ajax
23 34 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
23 34 (13.60%) SQL Server
24 33 (13.20%) TOGAF
25 31 (12.40%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 28 (11.20%) WebLogic
2 27 (10.80%) Oracle Service Bus
3 23 (9.20%) Apache
4 20 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 20 (8.00%) Apache Solr
5 15 (6.00%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.60%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (4.80%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.20%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.20%) CMS
11 3 (1.20%) SAP Web AS
12 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.80%) Mule
13 1 (0.40%) WordPress
13 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 22 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.20%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.00%) MS Project
4 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.20%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.20%) SaaS
2 12 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.40%) PaaS
3 6 (2.40%) IaaS
4 5 (2.00%) Force.com
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.40%) Internet
2 20 (8.00%) HTTP
3 7 (2.80%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.20%) SSL
4 3 (1.20%) S/MIME
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) Frame Relay
5 2 (0.80%) LTE
5 2 (0.80%) 3G
5 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) VPN
5 2 (0.80%) ATM
5 2 (0.80%) LAN
5 2 (0.80%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.80%) MySQL
2 34 (13.60%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.60%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.40%) RDBMS
4 21 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (6.40%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.20%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (5.20%) EDRMS
7 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.80%) Adabas
11 5 (2.00%) DTS
12 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.20%) DB2
13 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.20%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.80%) Selenium
3 20 (8.00%) Mockito
4 13 (5.20%) Subversion
5 10 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.60%) RSpec
8 4 (1.60%) JUnit
8 4 (1.60%) Maven
9 3 (1.20%) Hudson
10 2 (0.80%) Arquillian
10 2 (0.80%) Ant
10 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.40%) JIRA
11 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 49 (19.60%) Finance
3 14 (5.60%) Back Office
4 10 (4.00%) Retail
4 10 (4.00%) Marketing
5 7 (2.80%) French Language
5 7 (2.80%) German Language
5 7 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.80%) Banking
6 4 (1.60%) Billing
7 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (36.00%) Developer
2 67 (26.80%) Architect
3 44 (17.60%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (14.40%) Consultant
5 35 (14.00%) Java Developer
6 26 (10.40%) Java Consultant
7 24 (9.60%) Programmer
8 21 (8.40%) Analyst
9 17 (6.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 15 (6.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.00%) Senior Architect
11 14 (5.60%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.60%) Business Analyst
11 14 (5.60%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.20%) Agile Business Analyst
12 13 (5.20%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.20%) Senior SharePoint Architect
12 13 (5.20%) SharePoint Architect
13 12 (4.80%) Java Architect
13 12 (4.80%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.40%) Web Services
2 91 (36.40%) XML
3 66 (26.40%) J2EE
4 64 (25.60%) HTML
5 57 (22.80%) CSS
6 53 (21.20%) Spring
7 49 (19.60%) jQuery
8 44 (17.60%) SOAP
9 39 (15.60%) .NET
10 35 (14.00%) Ajax
11 28 (11.20%) JSON
12 27 (10.80%) Java EE
12 27 (10.80%) Middleware
13 26 (10.40%) XSLT
14 25 (10.00%) HTML5
15 23 (9.20%) JSP
16 20 (8.00%) XHTML
17 19 (7.60%) Hibernate
17 19 (7.60%) WSDL
17 19 (7.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.20%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 21 (8.40%) iPad
4 21 (8.40%) RIA
5 20 (8.00%) Client/Server
6 15 (6.00%) Mobile App
7 14 (5.60%) Data Integration
8 13 (5.20%) Taxonomies
9 10 (4.00%) User Experience
10 7 (2.80%) Open Source
11 4 (1.60%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.60%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.80%) CMDB
12 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.40%) iPhone
13 1 (0.40%) Wiki
13 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.20%) Linux
2 43 (17.20%) Windows
3 24 (9.60%) UNIX
4 6 (2.40%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.00%) Android
5 5 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.20%) Solaris
6 3 (1.20%) AIX
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.80%) Scrum
3 49 (19.60%) TDD
4 45 (18.00%) E-Commerce
5 36 (14.40%) UML
6 33 (13.20%) TOGAF
7 31 (12.40%) MVC
8 30 (12.00%) Project Management
8 30 (12.00%) CRM
9 27 (10.80%) Mentoring
10 26 (10.40%) Unit Testing
11 24 (9.60%) Software Engineering
12 22 (8.80%) Extreme Programming
12 22 (8.80%) BDD
13 20 (8.00%) DSDM
14 19 (7.60%) Migration
15 18 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (6.80%) EAI
16 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (6.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 116 (46.40%) Java
2 65 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 64 (25.60%) SQL
4 31 (12.40%) C#
5 11 (4.40%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.80%) VB
8 7 (2.80%) NATURAL
9 4 (1.60%) Ruby
9 4 (1.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (1.20%) Python
10 3 (1.20%) Jython
10 3 (1.20%) ABAP
10 3 (1.20%) C
10 3 (1.20%) C++
10 3 (1.20%) Perl
11 2 (0.80%) Groovy
11 2 (0.80%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (15.20%) Degree
2 27 (10.80%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.00%) OCP
4 10 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.80%) 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%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.80%) NSN NetAct
3 5 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.00%) Netcool
4 4 (1.60%) Puppet
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.80%) OpenView
5 2 (0.80%) OVPI
5 2 (0.80%) TeMIP
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.80%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 59 (23.60%) Oracle
2 29 (11.60%) SAP
3 27 (10.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.00%) EMC
4 20 (8.00%) hybris
5 14 (5.60%) IBM
6 13 (5.20%) Open Text
7 9 (3.60%) HP
8 7 (2.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (2.80%) Ericsson
8 7 (2.80%) Siebel
9 6 (2.40%) Huawei
9 6 (2.40%) VMware
9 6 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.00%) JBoss
11 4 (1.60%) Informatica
12 3 (1.20%) Citrix
12 3 (1.20%) Remedy
12 3 (1.20%) Cramer
12 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £36500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago