The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 79 124
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +45
Permanent jobs citing SOA 385 414 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.50% 3.43% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.16% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 339 373 240
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £80,100
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8936 9961 9475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.16% 82.60% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7730 8479 8563
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SOA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SOA Salary Trend in the City of London

SOA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in the City of London

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 266 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (37.63%) .NET
3 246 (36.02%) Java
4 244 (35.72%) Finance
5 237 (34.70%) Oracle
6 202 (29.58%) C#
7 194 (28.40%) Middleware
8 180 (26.35%) Web Services
9 176 (25.77%) MVC
10 172 (25.18%) JavaScript
11 171 (25.04%) ASP.NET
12 167 (24.45%) SQL Server
13 164 (24.01%) TDD
14 158 (23.13%) Oracle Fusion
15 152 (22.25%) Scrum
16 137 (20.06%) XML
17 136 (19.91%) Microsoft
18 127 (18.59%) OO
19 119 (17.42%) Degree
20 118 (17.28%) Linux
21 113 (16.54%) HTML
22 111 (16.25%) jQuery
23 109 (15.96%) SQL
24 102 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
25 101 (14.79%) Oracle Database
26 98 (14.35%) UNIX
27 97 (14.20%) BDD
28 96 (14.06%) CSS
28 96 (14.06%) WebLogic
29 92 (13.47%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 96 (14.06%) WebLogic
2 63 (9.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 57 (8.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 50 (7.32%) CMS
5 46 (6.73%) WebSphere
6 36 (5.27%) SharePoint
7 31 (4.54%) Apache
7 31 (4.54%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (4.25%) Tomcat
9 27 (3.95%) IIS
10 25 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
11 19 (2.78%) JBoss
12 17 (2.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 17 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (1.17%) Mule
15 8 (1.17%) NServiceBus
16 7 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
16 7 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 25 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (6.44%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 42 (6.15%) Oracle BPM
3 38 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.59%) HFM
7 3 (0.44%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.29%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.29%) Documaker
9 1 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.51%) PaaS
3 17 (2.49%) SaaS
4 15 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.02%) IaaS
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.15%) Internet
2 35 (5.12%) Intranet
3 14 (2.05%) HTTP
4 10 (1.46%) SAN
5 5 (0.73%) SSL
6 4 (0.59%) VPN
6 4 (0.59%) DNS
7 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.44%) Firewall
7 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.15%) AMQP
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) GSM
8 1 (0.15%) PBX
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (24.45%) SQL Server
2 101 (14.79%) Oracle Database
3 78 (11.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 76 (11.13%) Relational Database
5 61 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (8.35%) MongoDB
7 52 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (7.03%) NoSQL
9 44 (6.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 44 (6.44%) RDBMS
10 36 (5.27%) Big Data
11 34 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (4.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 33 (4.83%) Oracle Exadata
13 31 (4.54%) Oracle ODI
14 26 (3.81%) MySQL
15 24 (3.51%) CouchDB
16 23 (3.37%) RavenDB
17 20 (2.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 39 (5.71%) Selenium
2 36 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (4.83%) Cucumber
4 32 (4.69%) JIRA
5 27 (3.95%) JUnit
6 26 (3.81%) NUnit
7 25 (3.66%) Git (software)
8 22 (3.22%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.78%) Xcode
10 18 (2.64%) Eclipse
11 15 (2.20%) Maven
12 13 (1.90%) Introscope
13 12 (1.76%) Ant
14 9 (1.32%) Subversion
14 9 (1.32%) SpecFlow
15 8 (1.17%) MSBuild
16 7 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.88%) Bugzilla
18 5 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 244 (35.72%) Finance
2 69 (10.10%) Banking
3 47 (6.88%) Retail
4 42 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.51%) Games
6 22 (3.22%) Marketing
7 12 (1.76%) Advertising
8 8 (1.17%) Law
8 8 (1.17%) Legal
9 6 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.88%) Front Office
10 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Back Office
12 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 285 (41.73%) Developer
2 265 (38.80%) Architect
3 107 (15.67%) Solutions Architect
4 89 (13.03%) .NET Developer
5 73 (10.69%) Senior Developer
6 69 (10.10%) Java Developer
7 63 (9.22%) Consultant
8 57 (8.35%) Technical Architect
9 48 (7.03%) Integration Architect
9 48 (7.03%) C# Developer
10 43 (6.30%) Senior Architect
11 40 (5.86%) Oracle DBA
11 40 (5.86%) DBA
12 35 (5.12%) Web Developer
12 35 (5.12%) SOA Architect
13 33 (4.83%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 30 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (4.10%) Oracle Architect
16 27 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
16 27 (3.95%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (37.63%) .NET
2 194 (28.40%) Middleware
3 180 (26.35%) Web Services
4 171 (25.04%) ASP.NET
5 158 (23.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 137 (20.06%) XML
7 113 (16.54%) HTML
8 111 (16.25%) jQuery
9 102 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 96 (14.06%) CSS
11 91 (13.32%) Spring
12 85 (12.45%) WCF
13 83 (12.15%) REST
14 55 (8.05%) Hibernate
15 51 (7.47%) SOAP
15 51 (7.47%) AngularJS
16 49 (7.17%) HTML5
17 43 (6.30%) Ajax
18 42 (6.15%) J2EE
18 42 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.47%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.76%) Client/Server
3 47 (6.88%) Data Integration
4 45 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (5.71%) N-Tier
6 37 (5.42%) Open Source
7 31 (4.54%) Oracle Exalogic
8 24 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (3.07%) User Experience
10 18 (2.64%) Clustering
11 17 (2.49%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (2.34%) iPhone
12 16 (2.34%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.90%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.32%) Social Media
15 8 (1.17%) Blackberry
16 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 5 (0.73%) Mainframe
17 5 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 118 (17.28%) Linux
2 98 (14.35%) UNIX
3 70 (10.25%) Windows
4 43 (6.30%) Android
5 26 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.90%) Solaris
8 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.02%) AIX
8 7 (1.02%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (25.77%) MVC
3 164 (24.01%) TDD
4 152 (22.25%) Scrum
5 127 (18.59%) OO
6 97 (14.20%) BDD
7 74 (10.83%) UML
8 69 (10.10%) OOD
9 61 (8.93%) TOGAF
10 58 (8.49%) Technical Architecture
11 56 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
12 50 (7.32%) Software Engineering
13 48 (7.03%) Web Development
13 48 (7.03%) Unit Testing
14 44 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (5.71%) CRM
16 37 (5.42%) EAI
17 36 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (5.12%) E-Commerce
19 34 (4.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 246 (36.02%) Java
2 202 (29.58%) C#
3 172 (25.18%) JavaScript
4 109 (15.96%) SQL
5 22 (3.22%) T-SQL
6 21 (3.07%) Objective-C
7 15 (2.20%) ActionScript
7 15 (2.20%) PHP
8 14 (2.05%) Ruby
8 14 (2.05%) Scala
9 11 (1.61%) XPath
9 11 (1.61%) C
10 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.02%) C++
12 6 (0.88%) Groovy
13 4 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.59%) VBA
14 3 (0.44%) Delphi
14 3 (0.44%) VB
14 3 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (17.42%) Degree
2 33 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.59%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.44%) MCSD
6 2 (0.29%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) OCP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MBA
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.91%) QA
2 10 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) XenApp
3 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (5.42%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.17%) StatsD
3 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (0.44%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.29%) YUM
5 2 (0.29%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.29%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 237 (34.70%) Oracle
2 136 (19.91%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.00%) EPiServer
4 36 (5.27%) IBM
5 26 (3.81%) TIBCO
6 23 (3.37%) SAP
7 21 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.20%) Perforce
9 14 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.90%) Siebel
10 13 (1.90%) Sencha
10 13 (1.90%) Splunk
11 11 (1.61%) Adobe
12 10 (1.46%) Informatica
12 10 (1.46%) NetApp
12 10 (1.46%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.32%) VMware
13 9 (1.32%) webMethods
14 8 (1.17%) Software AG
15 7 (1.02%) Google
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £48,000 to £62,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (25%) + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus extensive package.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago