The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 98 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 25 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.28% 1.35% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.72% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 23
Average salary £60,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £30,750 £35,938
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £65,000 £54,800
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1510 1456 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.48% 78.58% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1107 1446
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Buckinghamshire region.

SOA Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SOA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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
High Wycombe +6 10 £60,000 +14.28%
Milton Keynes -4 10 £57,500 +53.33% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (38.33%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) Web Services
3 19 (31.67%) J2EE
4 18 (30.00%) Oracle
4 18 (30.00%) UML
5 17 (28.33%) MVC
6 15 (25.00%) XML
6 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 14 (23.33%) Spring
7 14 (23.33%) BPMN
8 13 (21.67%) SQL
8 13 (21.67%) EJB
8 13 (21.67%) Struts
8 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
9 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 12 (20.00%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) .NET
10 11 (18.33%) Middleware
10 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.67%) C#
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.67%) JMS
11 10 (16.67%) Project Management
11 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 9 (15.00%) MySQL
12 9 (15.00%) SAP
12 9 (15.00%) Sun Certification
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.00%) Drools
12 9 (15.00%) Coaching

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (11.67%) Apache Solr
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Documentum
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.67%) WordPress
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Extranet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) XMLUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 8 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (10.00%) SAP Manager
6 5 (8.33%) SAP Development Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Principal Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Principal Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Web Services
2 19 (31.67%) J2EE
3 15 (25.00%) XML
3 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 14 (23.33%) Spring
5 13 (21.67%) EJB
5 13 (21.67%) Struts
6 11 (18.33%) Middleware
6 11 (18.33%) .NET
7 10 (16.67%) JMS
8 9 (15.00%) Drools
9 8 (13.33%) SAP XI
9 8 (13.33%) Lucene
9 8 (13.33%) JSTL
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.00%) XSD
12 5 (8.33%) WSDL
13 4 (6.67%) CSS
13 4 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
1 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) UML
2 17 (28.33%) MVC
3 14 (23.33%) BPMN
4 13 (21.67%) TOGAF
5 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) Coaching
7 9 (15.00%) People Management
8 8 (13.33%) OWASP
8 8 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (13.33%) Workflow
9 7 (11.67%) Process Management
9 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
11 5 (8.33%) Analytics
11 5 (8.33%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) C#
4 8 (13.33%) ABAP
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) XPath
7 2 (3.33%) PHP5
7 2 (3.33%) PHP4
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 7 (11.67%) Sun
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.67%) ESRI
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace