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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 122 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 108 121 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 2.12% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.77% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 82 86 76
Average salary £62,625 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
4564 4376 4243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.00% 76.77% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3052 3270 3451
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +19 60 £65,000 +20.93% 3
Maidenhead -31 10 £63,750 +21.42%
Bracknell -4 9 £75,000 +33.33% 3
Windsor - 9 £45,000 -
Slough -11 5 £64,000 +0.39% 2
Newbury +5 4 £40,000 -33.33% 2
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 118 (49.17%) Java
2 93 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (37.92%) Web Services
4 85 (35.42%) XML
5 65 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 65 (27.08%) J2EE
6 63 (26.25%) HTML
6 63 (26.25%) Oracle
6 63 (26.25%) Telecoms
7 62 (25.83%) SQL
8 55 (22.92%) CSS
9 52 (21.67%) Spring
10 50 (20.83%) Scrum
10 50 (20.83%) Linux
10 50 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (20.42%) jQuery
12 47 (19.58%) Finance
13 43 (17.92%) Windows
14 42 (17.50%) TDD
15 40 (16.67%) SOAP
15 40 (16.67%) E-Commerce
16 38 (15.83%) TOGAF
17 36 (15.00%) MySQL
18 35 (14.58%) Degree
19 34 (14.17%) Enterprise Software
20 33 (13.75%) UML
21 32 (13.33%) .NET
22 31 (12.92%) CRM
22 31 (12.92%) Ajax
23 30 (12.50%) Computer Science

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 27 (11.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 24 (10.00%) Apache
4 20 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 20 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.25%) CMS
10 3 (1.25%) SAP Web AS
10 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.25%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.83%) Mule
12 1 (0.42%) WordPress
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.08%) MS Project
4 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.25%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.25%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.25%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) SaaS
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.08%) Force.com
3 5 (2.08%) IaaS
3 5 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.00%) Internet
2 20 (8.33%) HTTP
3 5 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.25%) Firewall
4 3 (1.25%) SSL
4 3 (1.25%) S/MIME
5 2 (0.83%) CTI
5 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.83%) VPN
5 2 (0.83%) ATM
5 2 (0.83%) LAN
5 2 (0.83%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) Frame Relay
5 2 (0.83%) 3G
5 2 (0.83%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.83%) LTE
6 1 (0.42%) NAS
6 1 (0.42%) DHCP
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.00%) MySQL
2 30 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.92%) RDBMS
5 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (5.83%) EDRMS
7 13 (5.42%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (3.75%) Adabas
10 7 (2.92%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.08%) DTS
12 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.25%) SAP BW
13 3 (1.25%) DB2
14 2 (0.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.17%) Selenium
3 20 (8.33%) Mockito
4 14 (5.83%) Subversion
5 10 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.08%) Hudson
8 4 (1.67%) JUnit
8 4 (1.67%) Maven
8 4 (1.67%) RSpec
9 2 (0.83%) Ant
9 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.83%) Arquillian
10 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.42%) JIRA
10 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (26.25%) Telecoms
2 47 (19.58%) Finance
3 15 (6.25%) Back Office
4 14 (5.83%) Retail
5 9 (3.75%) Marketing
6 7 (2.92%) French Language
6 7 (2.92%) German Language
7 6 (2.50%) Banking
8 4 (1.67%) Billing
8 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.25%) Games
10 2 (0.83%) Legal
10 2 (0.83%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (34.17%) Developer
2 72 (30.00%) Architect
3 50 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (15.00%) Consultant
5 32 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 26 (10.83%) Programmer
6 26 (10.83%) Java Consultant
7 18 (7.50%) Analyst
8 17 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 16 (6.67%) Senior Architect
9 16 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (5.83%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.83%) Senior SharePoint Architect
10 14 (5.83%) SharePoint Architect
11 12 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Java Architect
11 12 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
12 11 (4.58%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.58%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (37.92%) Web Services
2 85 (35.42%) XML
3 65 (27.08%) J2EE
4 63 (26.25%) HTML
5 55 (22.92%) CSS
6 52 (21.67%) Spring
7 49 (20.42%) jQuery
8 40 (16.67%) SOAP
9 32 (13.33%) .NET
10 31 (12.92%) Ajax
11 28 (11.67%) JSON
12 27 (11.25%) Middleware
12 27 (11.25%) Java EE
13 25 (10.42%) XSLT
14 24 (10.00%) HTML5
15 23 (9.58%) JSP
16 20 (8.33%) XHTML
17 19 (7.92%) WSDL
17 19 (7.92%) Hibernate
18 18 (7.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (14.17%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 22 (9.17%) Client/Server
5 21 (8.75%) iPad
6 20 (8.33%) RIA
7 16 (6.67%) Data Integration
8 14 (5.83%) Taxonomies
9 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
10 8 (3.33%) User Experience
11 5 (2.08%) Open Source
12 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.25%) Web 2.0
14 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
15 1 (0.42%) iPhone
15 1 (0.42%) Wiki
15 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.83%) Linux
2 43 (17.92%) Windows
3 28 (11.67%) UNIX
4 6 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.08%) Android
5 5 (2.08%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.25%) Solaris
6 3 (1.25%) AIX
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.83%) Scrum
3 42 (17.50%) TDD
4 40 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 38 (15.83%) TOGAF
6 33 (13.75%) UML
7 31 (12.92%) CRM
8 29 (12.08%) Project Management
8 29 (12.08%) MVC
8 29 (12.08%) Mentoring
9 26 (10.83%) Unit Testing
10 22 (9.17%) Extreme Programming
10 22 (9.17%) BDD
11 21 (8.75%) Software Engineering
12 20 (8.33%) Migration
12 20 (8.33%) DSDM
13 17 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.67%) EAI
14 16 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (5.83%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 118 (49.17%) Java
2 65 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 62 (25.83%) SQL
4 23 (9.58%) C#
5 11 (4.58%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.75%) NATURAL
8 7 (2.92%) VB
9 6 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.08%) Python
11 4 (1.67%) Jython
11 4 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.67%) Ruby
12 3 (1.25%) ABAP
12 3 (1.25%) C++
12 3 (1.25%) C
13 2 (0.83%) Scala
13 2 (0.83%) Groovy
14 1 (0.42%) PHP5
14 1 (0.42%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 35 (14.58%) Degree
2 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 27 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.17%) OCP
4 10 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.42%) MCITP
6 1 (0.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (1.67%) Puppet
4 3 (1.25%) Netcool
4 3 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 63 (26.25%) Oracle
2 29 (12.08%) SAP
3 25 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.33%) hybris
5 19 (7.92%) EMC
6 14 (5.83%) Open Text
7 13 (5.42%) IBM
8 9 (3.75%) HP
9 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.50%) JBoss
10 6 (2.50%) Siebel
10 6 (2.50%) VMware
11 5 (2.08%) Huawei
11 5 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (2.08%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.67%) Informatica
13 3 (1.25%) Amdocs
13 3 (1.25%) NetCracker
13 3 (1.25%) Remedy
13 3 (1.25%) Cramer
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £59000 - £69000 per annum + Bonus & Package
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