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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 97 97 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 136 138 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.49% 2.47% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.19% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 107 95 94
Average salary £60,000 £63,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
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
4459 4325 3932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.52% 77.29% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3152 3021
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +6 43 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Maidenhead +22 34 £70,000 -9.67% 2
Newbury +9 15 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Slough -5 15 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Bracknell -17 12 £70,750 +28.63%
Wokingham +21 7 £45,000 -31.81% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 141 (53.41%) Java
2 125 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (38.26%) Spring
3 101 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 99 (37.50%) Oracle
5 95 (35.98%) SQL
6 91 (34.47%) HTML
7 87 (32.95%) XML
7 87 (32.95%) Finance
7 87 (32.95%) Git (software)
8 82 (31.06%) Scrum
9 76 (28.79%) TDD
10 70 (26.52%) jQuery
11 68 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (23.86%) Web Services
13 62 (23.48%) CSS
14 61 (23.11%) JSON
14 61 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
15 60 (22.73%) Telecoms
15 60 (22.73%) Subversion
16 59 (22.35%) Software Engineering
17 58 (21.97%) J2EE
18 53 (20.08%) Linux
19 52 (19.70%) WebLogic
20 51 (19.32%) .NET
21 46 (17.42%) Degree
21 46 (17.42%) Computer Science
22 43 (16.29%) C#
23 41 (15.53%) Java EE
24 40 (15.15%) Oracle BPM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 52 (19.70%) WebLogic
2 33 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 32 (12.12%) JBoss
4 29 (10.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 23 (8.71%) CMS
5 23 (8.71%) Apache
6 22 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 19 (7.20%) WebSphere
8 18 (6.82%) Apache Solr
9 11 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
10 9 (3.41%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.65%) IIS
12 4 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.52%) Liferay
13 3 (1.14%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.76%) Node.js
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.52%) MS Office
4 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (15.15%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.88%) SaaS
2 10 (3.79%) Force.com
3 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.82%) HTTP
2 12 (4.55%) SSL
3 7 (2.65%) SAN
3 7 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.65%) DNS
3 7 (2.65%) DHCP
3 7 (2.65%) NAS
4 3 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (0.76%) IKE
6 1 (0.38%) SNMP
6 1 (0.38%) MPLS
6 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.26%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.74%) RDBMS
4 27 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 24 (9.09%) MySQL
6 20 (7.58%) Oracle Database
7 17 (6.44%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.65%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.27%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.52%) Big Data
12 4 (1.52%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.52%) Essbase
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 87 (32.95%) Git (software)
2 60 (22.73%) Subversion
3 36 (13.64%) Selenium
4 27 (10.23%) Ant
4 27 (10.23%) Hudson
5 24 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.82%) Mockito
7 12 (4.55%) JUnit
7 12 (4.55%) JIRA
8 9 (3.41%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.03%) Maven
9 8 (3.03%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.27%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.27%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.52%) RequisitePro
11 4 (1.52%) ClearQuest
11 4 (1.52%) Log4j
11 4 (1.52%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.52%) Rational Rose
12 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (32.95%) Finance
2 60 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.71%) Retail
4 17 (6.44%) Marketing
5 16 (6.06%) Advertising
6 14 (5.30%) Banking
7 10 (3.79%) Billing
8 8 (3.03%) French Language
9 7 (2.65%) Legal
10 4 (1.52%) Games
11 3 (1.14%) Publishing
12 2 (0.76%) Electronics
13 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (42.05%) Developer
2 89 (33.71%) Architect
3 63 (23.86%) Senior Developer
4 59 (22.35%) Java Developer
5 40 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (10.23%) Consultant
6 27 (10.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 20 (7.58%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (7.20%) Build Manager
10 18 (6.82%) Applications Architect
11 17 (6.44%) Java Consultant
11 17 (6.44%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.17%) Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Senior Manager
13 10 (3.79%) Java Architect
13 10 (3.79%) Solutions Consultant
13 10 (3.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 9 (3.41%) Senior Architect
15 8 (3.03%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (38.26%) Spring
2 91 (34.47%) HTML
3 87 (32.95%) XML
4 70 (26.52%) jQuery
5 63 (23.86%) Web Services
6 62 (23.48%) CSS
7 61 (23.11%) JSON
8 58 (21.97%) J2EE
9 51 (19.32%) .NET
10 41 (15.53%) Java EE
11 35 (13.26%) Ajax
12 31 (11.74%) SOAP
13 29 (10.98%) RESTful
14 26 (9.85%) XSLT
15 23 (8.71%) JSP
16 22 (8.33%) SAML
16 22 (8.33%) OAuth
16 22 (8.33%) AngularJS
16 22 (8.33%) Play Framework
17 20 (7.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.11%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (17.42%) Computer Science
3 34 (12.88%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (8.71%) Client/Server
5 21 (7.95%) Open Source
6 18 (6.82%) User Experience
6 18 (6.82%) iPad
7 12 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 11 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.79%) Clustering
10 7 (2.65%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.65%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.89%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.52%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Exalogic
14 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.38%) DTV
14 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.08%) Linux
2 40 (15.15%) UNIX
3 23 (8.71%) Windows
4 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.03%) Android
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.52%) AIX
7 4 (1.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (31.06%) Scrum
3 76 (28.79%) TDD
4 68 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (22.35%) Software Engineering
6 39 (14.77%) E-Commerce
7 32 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 31 (11.74%) Mentoring
9 30 (11.36%) CRM
10 29 (10.98%) Migration
11 28 (10.61%) Validation
11 28 (10.61%) User Stories
12 27 (10.23%) DevOps
12 27 (10.23%) BPEL
13 25 (9.47%) MVC
14 23 (8.71%) Project Management
15 22 (8.33%) OO
15 22 (8.33%) TOGAF
15 22 (8.33%) Integration Testing
15 22 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 141 (53.41%) Java
2 101 (38.26%) JavaScript
3 95 (35.98%) SQL
4 43 (16.29%) C#
5 38 (14.39%) Python
6 17 (6.44%) Jython
6 17 (6.44%) C++
7 13 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.55%) PHP
9 10 (3.79%) Ruby
9 10 (3.79%) Apex Code
10 8 (3.03%) XPath
11 7 (2.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (1.52%) XQuery
12 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.52%) NATURAL
13 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.76%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (17.42%) Degree
2 7 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.65%) MCSE
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (2.65%) MCITP
3 6 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) PMP
4 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.74%) QA
2 7 (2.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.65%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (2.65%) vSphere
2 7 (2.65%) vCloud
2 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (37.50%) Oracle
2 33 (12.50%) IBM
3 27 (10.23%) SAP
4 22 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 18 (6.82%) hybris
5 18 (6.82%) VMware
5 18 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 14 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (4.92%) AppDynamics
8 11 (4.17%) HP
9 10 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.65%) Cisco
10 7 (2.65%) Juniper
10 7 (2.65%) Veritas
11 5 (1.89%) webMethods
12 4 (1.52%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.52%) Sybase
12 4 (1.52%) Software AG
13 3 (1.14%) Genesys
13 3 (1.14%) Ab Initio
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Penson, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pari Passu
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 23 days ago