The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Architect
Rank 290 329 330
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 28 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.048% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.052% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 2
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £77,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £75,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £104,500 £79,050
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
SOA Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9724 11522 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.57% 92.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9663 9804
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SOA Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SOA Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Oracle
1 75 (100.00%) Java
1 75 (100.00%) SOA
1 75 (100.00%) Middleware
1 75 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 48 (64.00%) Data Integration
3 47 (62.67%) Finance
3 47 (62.67%) Banking
3 47 (62.67%) Retail
3 47 (62.67%) Zachman Framework
3 47 (62.67%) TOGAF
4 28 (37.33%) Oracle Database
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle ODI
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle BPM
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 27 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (36.00%) Web Services
6 15 (20.00%) UNIX
6 15 (20.00%) Linux
7 13 (17.33%) Process Management
8 1 (1.33%) High Availability
8 1 (1.33%) SDLC
8 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.33%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.33%) HTML
8 1 (1.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 27 (36.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.33%) JBoss
2 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) Oracle Database
2 27 (36.00%) Oracle ODI
2 27 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Maven
1 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (1.33%) Ant
1 1 (1.33%) PVCS
General
1 47 (62.67%) Finance
1 47 (62.67%) Banking
1 47 (62.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) Middleware
1 75 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (36.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Spring
3 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.33%) WSDL
3 1 (1.33%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 48 (64.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) UNIX
1 15 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) AIX
2 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) SOA
2 47 (62.67%) Zachman Framework
2 47 (62.67%) TOGAF
3 13 (17.33%) Process Management
4 1 (1.33%) High Availability
4 1 (1.33%) SDLC
4 1 (1.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.33%) BPEL
4 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.33%) Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.33%) Project Management
4 1 (1.33%) UML
4 1 (1.33%) ERP
4 1 (1.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (1.33%) webMethods
2 1 (1.33%) Siebel
2 1 (1.33%) IBM
2 1 (1.33%) Sun
2 1 (1.33%) BEA
2 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft