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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 102 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 128 166 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.22% 2.82% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.58% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 99 99 93
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £82,750 £64,250
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
4613 4643 4191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.93% 78.92% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3175 3355 3397
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 22 December 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 December 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 +4 50 £60,000 +23.71% 3
Maidenhead +10 30 £60,000 -11.11%
Bracknell -36 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Newbury -10 9 £40,000 -39.84% 2
Slough -12 5 £64,000 +2.40%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 122 (50.62%) Java
2 114 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (40.25%) XML
4 90 (37.34%) SQL
5 83 (34.44%) JavaScript
6 77 (31.95%) HTML
6 77 (31.95%) Spring
7 74 (30.71%) Scrum
7 74 (30.71%) Git (software)
8 72 (29.88%) TDD
8 72 (29.88%) Linux
9 71 (29.46%) Web Services
10 67 (27.80%) CSS
10 67 (27.80%) jQuery
11 66 (27.39%) J2EE
11 66 (27.39%) Oracle
12 64 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
13 63 (26.14%) Finance
14 62 (25.73%) Telecoms
15 54 (22.41%) E-Commerce
16 53 (21.99%) Degree
17 52 (21.58%) Computer Science
18 51 (21.16%) Mentoring
18 51 (21.16%) UNIX
19 48 (19.92%) MySQL
19 48 (19.92%) Java EE
20 47 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (18.26%) Tomcat
22 43 (17.84%) Apache
23 41 (17.01%) XSLT

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 44 (18.26%) Tomcat
2 43 (17.84%) Apache
3 37 (15.35%) Apache Solr
4 35 (14.52%) WebLogic
5 21 (8.71%) JBoss
6 20 (8.30%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (4.56%) CMS
8 10 (4.15%) WebLogic Portal
9 9 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (3.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.66%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.83%) Mule
14 1 (0.41%) WordPress
14 1 (0.41%) Confluence
14 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (11.62%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (5.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.47%) SaaS
2 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.66%) PaaS
3 4 (1.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.35%) HTTP
2 13 (5.39%) Internet
3 3 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.83%) CTI
4 2 (0.83%) Firewall
4 2 (0.83%) Frame Relay
4 2 (0.83%) IKE
4 2 (0.83%) VPN
4 2 (0.83%) ATM
4 2 (0.83%) LAN
4 2 (0.83%) WAN
4 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.41%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) SNMP
5 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.92%) MySQL
2 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
3 27 (11.20%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.71%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (5.39%) Adabas
5 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (4.56%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.15%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.90%) EDRMS
11 4 (1.66%) Essbase
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.24%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 74 (30.71%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.35%) Mockito
2 37 (15.35%) Selenium
3 36 (14.94%) Subversion
4 29 (12.03%) Hudson
5 15 (6.22%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.32%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.66%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.66%) Rational Rose
7 4 (1.66%) RequisitePro
7 4 (1.66%) ClearQuest
7 4 (1.66%) Ant
7 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.66%) RSpec
7 4 (1.66%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.24%) JIRA
9 2 (0.83%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (26.14%) Finance
2 62 (25.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.22%) Marketing
4 11 (4.56%) Retail
5 8 (3.32%) Advertising
6 7 (2.90%) Back Office
7 6 (2.49%) Banking
7 6 (2.49%) French Language
8 4 (1.66%) Billing
8 4 (1.66%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 92 (38.17%) Developer
2 70 (29.05%) Architect
3 56 (23.24%) Solutions Architect
4 46 (19.09%) Consultant
5 37 (15.35%) Java Consultant
6 34 (14.11%) Java Developer
7 28 (11.62%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.71%) Programmer
8 21 (8.71%) Build Manager
9 19 (7.88%) Solutions Consultant
10 18 (7.47%) Java Architect
10 18 (7.47%) Java Solutions Architect
11 17 (7.05%) Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Analyst Programmer
12 11 (4.56%) Natural/Adabas Developer
12 11 (4.56%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
12 11 (4.56%) Adabas Natural Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Adabas Natural Analyst Programmer
13 10 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (40.25%) XML
2 77 (31.95%) HTML
2 77 (31.95%) Spring
3 71 (29.46%) Web Services
4 67 (27.80%) CSS
4 67 (27.80%) jQuery
5 66 (27.39%) J2EE
6 48 (19.92%) Java EE
7 41 (17.01%) XSLT
8 37 (15.35%) JSP
8 37 (15.35%) XHTML
9 31 (12.86%) SOAP
10 30 (12.45%) JSON
11 28 (11.62%) .NET
11 28 (11.62%) Ajax
12 17 (7.05%) WSDL
13 16 (6.64%) RESTful
13 16 (6.64%) HTML5
14 13 (5.39%) Struts
15 12 (4.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (21.58%) Computer Science
3 39 (16.18%) Client/Server
4 38 (15.77%) iPad
5 26 (10.79%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.15%) RIA
6 10 (4.15%) Data Integration
7 9 (3.73%) User Experience
8 7 (2.90%) Taxonomies
9 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.66%) Open Source
10 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.41%) Clustering
12 1 (0.41%) iPhone
12 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 72 (29.88%) Linux
2 51 (21.16%) UNIX
3 36 (14.94%) Windows
4 6 (2.49%) Android
4 6 (2.49%) Solaris
4 6 (2.49%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.07%) Windows Vista
6 4 (1.66%) AIX
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.71%) Scrum
3 72 (29.88%) TDD
4 54 (22.41%) E-Commerce
5 51 (21.16%) Mentoring
6 47 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (16.60%) Unit Testing
7 40 (16.60%) BDD
8 38 (15.77%) DevOps
8 38 (15.77%) Extreme Programming
9 37 (15.35%) DSDM
10 25 (10.37%) MVC
11 24 (9.96%) CRM
11 24 (9.96%) Software Engineering
12 19 (7.88%) TOGAF
13 17 (7.05%) Migration
14 16 (6.64%) Project Management
15 15 (6.22%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (5.81%) BPEL
16 14 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 122 (50.62%) Java
2 90 (37.34%) SQL
3 83 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 29 (12.03%) Python
5 19 (7.88%) Jython
5 19 (7.88%) C#
6 17 (7.05%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.39%) NATURAL
8 10 (4.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 10 (4.15%) C++
9 8 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.66%) Ruby
12 3 (1.24%) C
13 1 (0.41%) PHP5
13 1 (0.41%) PHP4
13 1 (0.41%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (21.99%) Degree
2 23 (9.54%) SC Cleared
2 23 (9.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.32%) OCP
3 8 (3.32%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.41%) MBA
4 1 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.47%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.41%) GPG13
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.66%) Puppet
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.24%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.24%) Netcool
3 3 (1.24%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.41%) cPanel
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 66 (27.39%) Oracle
2 41 (17.01%) SAP
3 37 (15.35%) hybris
4 19 (7.88%) IBM
5 16 (6.64%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.98%) HP
6 12 (4.98%) EMC
6 12 (4.98%) VMware
7 11 (4.56%) AppDynamics
8 9 (3.73%) Sitecore
9 7 (2.90%) Open Text
10 5 (2.07%) Sybase
11 4 (1.66%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.66%) webMethods
12 3 (1.24%) Remedy
12 3 (1.24%) Cramer
12 3 (1.24%) Software AG
12 3 (1.24%) Ericsson
12 3 (1.24%) Amdocs
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