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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 13 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.72% 2.46% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 3.03% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 20
Average salary £52,500 £77,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.25% -22.50%
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
131 165 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.92% 81.28% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 116 152 335
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) HTTP
4 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
4 8 (42.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (42.11%) Middleware
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) Solaris
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (21.05%) RUP
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
1 8 (42.11%) Apache
1 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
1 8 (42.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Middleware
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) LAMP
4 3 (15.79%) Java EE
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Solaris
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Scrum
1 7 (36.84%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) RUP
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) JBoss
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.26%) BEA