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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 100 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 264 376 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 3.01% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.63% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 241 327 339
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
8908 10369 9722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.49% 82.89% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7488 8656 8467
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in the City of London

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 261 (48.51%) Java
2 248 (46.10%) Oracle
3 223 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (37.55%) Middleware
5 190 (35.32%) Finance
6 174 (32.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 153 (28.44%) Web Services
8 141 (26.21%) .NET
9 126 (23.42%) TDD
10 118 (21.93%) Banking
11 115 (21.38%) C#
12 102 (18.96%) Linux
13 94 (17.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 91 (16.91%) Oracle Database
15 88 (16.36%) Scrum
16 86 (15.99%) SQL Server
16 86 (15.99%) BDD
17 84 (15.61%) TOGAF
18 82 (15.24%) JavaScript
18 82 (15.24%) MVC
19 81 (15.06%) UNIX
19 81 (15.06%) Oracle Service Bus
19 81 (15.06%) Oracle BPM
20 78 (14.50%) Oracle Database 11g
21 76 (14.13%) SQL
22 73 (13.57%) Retail
23 69 (12.83%) HTML
24 68 (12.64%) Oracle ODI
25 65 (12.08%) ASP.NET
26 62 (11.52%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 94 (17.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 81 (15.06%) Oracle Service Bus
3 44 (8.18%) BizTalk Server
4 39 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.90%) CICS
6 18 (3.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 16 (2.97%) CMS
8 15 (2.79%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.60%) FileNet
10 12 (2.23%) MQSeries
11 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
11 11 (2.04%) Documentum
12 9 (1.67%) Node.js
12 9 (1.67%) Apache
12 9 (1.67%) JBoss
13 8 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.49%) Tomcat
14 7 (1.30%) NetWeaver
14 7 (1.30%) Drupal
15 6 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 81 (15.06%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.42%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Documaker
4 2 (0.37%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.04%) Force.com
3 3 (0.56%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.04%) FTP
2 6 (1.12%) Firewall
2 6 (1.12%) HTTP
3 5 (0.93%) SSL
3 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.93%) Internet
4 4 (0.74%) DNS
5 3 (0.56%) MVNO
5 3 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.37%) Wireless
6 2 (0.37%) CTI
7 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.19%) IPsec
7 1 (0.19%) 2G
7 1 (0.19%) 3G
7 1 (0.19%) AMQP
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (16.91%) Oracle Database
2 86 (15.99%) SQL Server
3 78 (14.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 68 (12.64%) Oracle ODI
5 39 (7.25%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.51%) Relational Database
7 30 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (4.09%) MongoDB
10 20 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (3.16%) Oracle Exadata
12 16 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.79%) Big Data
13 15 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (2.42%) MySQL
14 13 (2.42%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.86%) CouchDB
15 10 (1.86%) DB2
15 10 (1.86%) RavenDB
16 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.35%) Selenium
3 18 (3.35%) Cucumber
4 17 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.97%) Ant
6 15 (2.79%) Subversion
7 13 (2.42%) Maven
8 10 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.67%) Xcode
10 8 (1.49%) JIRA
11 7 (1.30%) JUnit
12 6 (1.12%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.93%) NuGet
13 5 (0.93%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.74%) NUnit
14 4 (0.74%) JMeter
14 4 (0.74%) Capybara
15 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 190 (35.32%) Finance
2 118 (21.93%) Banking
3 73 (13.57%) Retail
4 23 (4.28%) Marketing
5 14 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.86%) Back Office
8 7 (1.30%) Games
9 6 (1.12%) Advertising
10 5 (0.93%) Publishing
10 5 (0.93%) Law
11 4 (0.74%) Billing
11 4 (0.74%) Legal
12 3 (0.56%) Front Office
12 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 251 (46.65%) Architect
2 164 (30.48%) Developer
3 104 (19.33%) Consultant
4 76 (14.13%) Integration Architect
5 72 (13.38%) SOA Consultant
6 70 (13.01%) SOA Architect
7 50 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
8 43 (7.99%) Senior Developer
9 42 (7.81%) Oracle Consultant
10 37 (6.88%) Principal Architect
10 37 (6.88%) Principal Consultant
11 35 (6.51%) Technical Architect
11 35 (6.51%) Lead Architect
12 33 (6.13%) Oracle SOA Consultant
13 32 (5.95%) Java Developer
14 31 (5.76%) Oracle Architect
14 31 (5.76%) Oracle SOA Architect
15 27 (5.02%) Middleware Consultant
16 24 (4.46%) .NET Developer
17 23 (4.28%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (37.55%) Middleware
2 174 (32.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 153 (28.44%) Web Services
4 141 (26.21%) .NET
5 69 (12.83%) HTML
6 65 (12.08%) ASP.NET
7 62 (11.52%) WCF
8 57 (10.59%) .NET Framework
9 54 (10.04%) XML
10 52 (9.67%) CSS
11 49 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (7.62%) AngularJS
13 39 (7.25%) REST
14 38 (7.06%) jQuery
14 38 (7.06%) Entity Framework
15 31 (5.76%) J2EE
16 30 (5.58%) HTML5
16 30 (5.58%) Spring
17 27 (5.02%) SOAP
18 20 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.59%) Data Integration
2 28 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 25 (4.65%) User Experience
5 24 (4.46%) Mainframe
6 23 (4.28%) SWIFT
7 19 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.23%) Oracle Exalogic
9 11 (2.04%) Open Source
9 11 (2.04%) iPhone
10 10 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.74%) Clustering
12 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.56%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (18.96%) Linux
2 81 (15.06%) UNIX
3 32 (5.95%) Windows
4 25 (4.65%) Android
5 20 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.56%) AIX
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.37%) Debian
8 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.37%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (23.42%) TDD
3 88 (16.36%) Scrum
4 86 (15.99%) BDD
5 84 (15.61%) TOGAF
6 82 (15.24%) MVC
7 58 (10.78%) Zachman Framework
8 45 (8.36%) OO
9 41 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (7.06%) Data Analysis
10 38 (7.06%) Software Engineering
11 37 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 35 (6.51%) Test Automation
13 33 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 32 (5.95%) Unit Testing
15 31 (5.76%) Waterfall
16 26 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (4.83%) UML
17 22 (4.09%) Technical Architecture
17 22 (4.09%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 261 (48.51%) Java
2 115 (21.38%) C#
3 82 (15.24%) JavaScript
4 76 (14.13%) SQL
5 16 (2.97%) PHP
6 14 (2.60%) Apex Code
7 13 (2.42%) Ruby
7 13 (2.42%) Scala
8 10 (1.86%) COBOL
9 9 (1.67%) Python
9 9 (1.67%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.12%) Delphi
10 6 (1.12%) C++
10 6 (1.12%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.37%) XPath
13 2 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (7.06%) Degree
2 14 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.56%) ISEB
4 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.37%) PMP
5 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CISSP
6 1 (0.19%) MCSE
6 1 (0.19%) MCAD
6 1 (0.19%) MCSD
6 1 (0.19%) MBA
6 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.19%) MCTS
6 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.88%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.93%) XenApp
2 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
2 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.56%) Varnish
5 2 (0.37%) LXC
5 2 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (3.16%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.74%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.37%) MOM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) StatsD
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.19%) Graphite
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 248 (46.10%) Oracle
2 46 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.18%) IBM
4 28 (5.20%) Pega
5 23 (4.28%) TIBCO
6 19 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.60%) SAP
7 14 (2.60%) ILOG
8 10 (1.86%) Sencha
8 10 (1.86%) webMethods
8 10 (1.86%) Adobe
8 10 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.30%) WorldPay
9 7 (1.30%) VMware
9 7 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.30%) Google
10 6 (1.12%) Siebel
10 6 (1.12%) EMC
10 6 (1.12%) Cisco
11 5 (0.93%) Citrix
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Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 per annum
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Optimus Search
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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