The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 82 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 144 89 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.57% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.19% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 111 74 116
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 £40,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4131 4059 4400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.60% 73.19% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2788 3119 3707
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +47 76 £70,000 +30.23% 6
Bracknell +18 21 £48,500 -3.00%
Windsor - 10 £45,000 -
Newbury +6 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Slough -12 8 £60,000 - 2
Maidenhead -22 4 £73,750 +40.47% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 106 (41.25%) Java
2 100 (38.91%) Web Services
3 84 (32.68%) XML
4 83 (32.30%) Telecoms
5 74 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (22.96%) .NET
7 57 (22.18%) HTML
8 55 (21.40%) J2EE
8 55 (21.40%) JavaScript
8 55 (21.40%) TDD
9 54 (21.01%) Scrum
9 54 (21.01%) Oracle
10 52 (20.23%) Spring
11 51 (19.84%) SQL
12 50 (19.46%) Finance
13 47 (18.29%) UML
14 45 (17.51%) C#
14 45 (17.51%) CSS
15 43 (16.73%) E-Commerce
16 40 (15.56%) MVC
16 40 (15.56%) Project Management
17 38 (14.79%) SOAP
18 37 (14.40%) Microsoft
18 37 (14.40%) Ajax
19 36 (14.01%) jQuery
19 36 (14.01%) Enterprise Software
20 35 (13.62%) SQL Server
21 34 (13.23%) CRM
22 33 (12.84%) Degree
23 32 (12.45%) JSON

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (10.51%) WebLogic
2 25 (9.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (7.39%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.06%) Apache
6 10 (3.89%) Apache Solr
6 10 (3.89%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.17%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.17%) SAP Web AS
11 2 (0.78%) Mule
11 2 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.78%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 2 (0.78%) Quickr
11 2 (0.78%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 26 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.56%) MS Project
3 4 (1.56%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.17%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.17%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.17%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.23%) SaaS
2 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.33%) IaaS
3 6 (2.33%) PaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Force.com
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.12%) Internet
2 14 (5.45%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (4.28%) HTTP
4 4 (1.56%) SSL
5 3 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.17%) S/MIME
5 3 (1.17%) LDAP
6 2 (0.78%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.78%) LTE
6 2 (0.78%) Firewall
6 2 (0.78%) 3G
7 1 (0.39%) ATM
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) DHCP
7 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.39%) FTP
7 1 (0.39%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.34%) MySQL
3 23 (8.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (8.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.39%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.00%) RDBMS
7 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database
7 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.89%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.11%) EDRMS
9 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.95%) DTS
12 5 (1.95%) DB2
13 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.17%) SAP BW
15 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.67%) Selenium
4 10 (3.89%) Mockito
5 9 (3.50%) Subversion
6 7 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.56%) Maven
8 4 (1.56%) RSpec
8 4 (1.56%) JUnit
8 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) Arquillian
9 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 1 (0.39%) NUnit
10 1 (0.39%) MSTest
10 1 (0.39%) Moq
10 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
General
1 83 (32.30%) Telecoms
2 50 (19.46%) Finance
3 17 (6.61%) Marketing
4 14 (5.45%) Banking
5 11 (4.28%) Retail
5 11 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.89%) Billing
7 9 (3.50%) Back Office
7 9 (3.50%) French Language
8 7 (2.72%) German Language
9 2 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (33.85%) Developer
2 68 (26.46%) Architect
3 32 (12.45%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (11.28%) Consultant
5 26 (10.12%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.56%) Analyst
6 22 (8.56%) Programmer
7 20 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 20 (7.78%) Business Analyst
8 19 (7.39%) Agile Business Analyst
9 18 (7.00%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.23%) Java Consultant
11 15 (5.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (5.45%) Senior Architect
13 13 (5.06%) Technical Architect
14 12 (4.67%) C# Developer
15 10 (3.89%) BizTalk Developer
15 10 (3.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 8 (3.11%) SharePoint Architect
16 8 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (38.91%) Web Services
2 84 (32.68%) XML
3 59 (22.96%) .NET
4 57 (22.18%) HTML
5 55 (21.40%) J2EE
6 52 (20.23%) Spring
7 45 (17.51%) CSS
8 38 (14.79%) SOAP
9 37 (14.40%) Ajax
10 36 (14.01%) jQuery
11 32 (12.45%) JSON
12 27 (10.51%) Middleware
13 26 (10.12%) ASP.NET
14 24 (9.34%) Java EE
15 23 (8.95%) WCF
15 23 (8.95%) HTML5
15 23 (8.95%) RESTful
16 19 (7.39%) Struts
17 18 (7.00%) CSS3
17 18 (7.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.01%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (8.56%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.17%) Computer Science
4 20 (7.78%) RIA
5 11 (4.28%) iPad
5 11 (4.28%) Data Integration
6 10 (3.89%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.11%) Taxonomies
8 7 (2.72%) CMDB
9 6 (2.33%) Open Source
10 4 (1.56%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.78%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.39%) HACMP
13 1 (0.39%) Firmware
13 1 (0.39%) Replication
13 1 (0.39%) Clustering
13 1 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.06%) Linux
2 30 (11.67%) Windows
3 13 (5.06%) UNIX
4 4 (1.56%) Solaris
5 3 (1.17%) AIX
5 3 (1.17%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.40%) TDD
3 54 (21.01%) Scrum
4 47 (18.29%) UML
5 43 (16.73%) E-Commerce
6 40 (15.56%) MVC
6 40 (15.56%) Project Management
7 34 (13.23%) CRM
8 29 (11.28%) User Stories
9 27 (10.51%) TOGAF
10 25 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 23 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (8.56%) eTOM
13 19 (7.39%) Product Management
14 18 (7.00%) Mobile Application Development
14 18 (7.00%) ITIL
14 18 (7.00%) EAI
14 18 (7.00%) Configuration Management
15 16 (6.23%) Unit Testing
15 16 (6.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.25%) Java
2 55 (21.40%) JavaScript
3 51 (19.84%) SQL
4 45 (17.51%) C#
5 11 (4.28%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.11%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.11%) C++
6 8 (3.11%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.33%) VB
8 4 (1.56%) Ruby
8 4 (1.56%) Perl
9 3 (1.17%) ABAP
10 2 (0.78%) Groovy
10 2 (0.78%) Scala
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (0.78%) Jython
10 2 (0.78%) C
10 2 (0.78%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (12.84%) Degree
2 22 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.72%) OCP
4 7 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.78%) MBA
5 2 (0.78%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) MCITP
6 1 (0.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.45%) NSN NetAct
2 12 (4.67%) Tivoli
2 12 (4.67%) Netcool
3 8 (3.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 7 (2.72%) OpenView
4 7 (2.72%) TeMIP
4 7 (2.72%) HP NNM
4 7 (2.72%) OVPI
5 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.56%) Puppet
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 54 (21.01%) Oracle
2 37 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.34%) IBM
4 21 (8.17%) EMC
5 18 (7.00%) SAP
6 14 (5.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (5.45%) Ericsson
7 10 (3.89%) hybris
8 9 (3.50%) Huawei
9 8 (3.11%) Open Text
9 8 (3.11%) HP
10 7 (2.72%) BMC
11 6 (2.33%) Siebel
12 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.95%) Amdocs
12 5 (1.95%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.95%) Remedy
12 5 (1.95%) Cramer
12 5 (1.95%) NetCracker
13 4 (1.56%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £57000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 26 days ago