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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.47% 5.91% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 6.51% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 2
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.23%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
124 169 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.21% 90.86% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 103 152 117
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (62.50%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) SOAP
4 6 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) RUP
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) WS-I

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ERwin
1 4 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) WS-I
5 4 (25.00%) XBRL
5 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
5 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
1 4 (25.00%) Taxonomies
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) DataPower
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Unified Process
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) PDM
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) RUP
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Informatica
2 4 (25.00%) Talend
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Intel
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Solace