The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.35% 8.59% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 10.37% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 20
Average salary £51,000 £77,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.19% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
SOA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 241 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.13% 82.82% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 233 297
Average salary £61,500 £78,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SOA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SOA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

SOA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 10 (66.67%) HTTP
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (53.33%) Apache
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (53.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) JBoss
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Java EE
8 3 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (20.00%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 9 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
2 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (53.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (33.33%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Java EE
4 3 (20.00%) LAMP
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Solaris
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Android Development
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) IBM