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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 309 299 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.17% 2.55% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.07% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 272 254 344
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,150 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
8286 9742 9775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.01% 83.04% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7096 8091 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 262 (42.74%) Finance
2 259 (42.25%) Java
3 255 (41.60%) Oracle
4 236 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (31.81%) Banking
6 160 (26.10%) Web Services
7 156 (25.45%) Middleware
8 139 (22.68%) Oracle Fusion
9 123 (20.07%) .NET
10 121 (19.74%) Oracle Database
11 113 (18.43%) Linux
12 103 (16.80%) UNIX
13 102 (16.64%) SQL
14 98 (15.99%) Scrum
15 96 (15.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 95 (15.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 94 (15.33%) TOGAF
18 92 (15.01%) C#
19 83 (13.54%) SDLC
20 80 (13.05%) JavaScript
21 78 (12.72%) Retail
22 71 (11.58%) TDD
22 71 (11.58%) Oracle BPM
23 69 (11.26%) Zachman Framework
23 69 (11.26%) SQL Server
24 68 (11.09%) Oracle Service Bus
25 67 (10.93%) Oracle ODI
26 65 (10.60%) Waterfall
26 65 (10.60%) SOAP
27 64 (10.44%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 95 (15.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 68 (11.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 50 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 35 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.92%) CICS
6 20 (3.26%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.61%) JBoss
8 15 (2.45%) FileNet
9 12 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
10 11 (1.79%) Apache
11 10 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.31%) CMS
13 8 (1.31%) OpenStack
14 7 (1.14%) Drupal
15 6 (0.98%) Mule
15 6 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.98%) Node.js
16 5 (0.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 71 (11.58%) Oracle BPM
2 48 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (6.04%) Oracle Applications
3 37 (6.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.12%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.33%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.33%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.16%) ACBS
7 1 (0.16%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.69%) Force.com
2 15 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.47%) SaaS
3 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.79%) Firewall
2 8 (1.31%) HTTP
3 7 (1.14%) Internet
4 5 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.65%) SSL
6 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.16%) VLAN
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) MVNO
8 1 (0.16%) SMTP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (19.74%) Oracle Database
2 96 (15.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 69 (11.26%) SQL Server
4 67 (10.93%) Oracle ODI
5 41 (6.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 39 (6.36%) Oracle Exadata
7 36 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (4.24%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.75%) DB2
10 19 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.77%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.28%) Data Mart
13 12 (1.96%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.79%) MySQL
15 9 (1.47%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.31%) Data Mining
17 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 34 (5.55%) JIRA
4 33 (5.38%) Subversion
5 31 (5.06%) Ant
5 31 (5.06%) TeamCity
6 24 (3.92%) CocoaPods
7 22 (3.59%) Maven
8 17 (2.77%) JUnit
9 14 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.12%) Selenium
11 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.14%) JMeter
13 7 (1.14%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.98%) HP UFT
14 6 (0.98%) SilkTest
14 6 (0.98%) Rational Functional Tester
15 5 (0.82%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.82%) MSBuild
General
1 262 (42.74%) Finance
2 195 (31.81%) Banking
3 78 (12.72%) Retail
4 31 (5.06%) Financial Institution
5 28 (4.57%) Advertising
6 19 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.12%) Front Office
8 12 (1.96%) Legal
8 12 (1.96%) Marketing
9 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.63%) Law
10 9 (1.47%) Back Office
10 9 (1.47%) Games
11 7 (1.14%) Billing
12 5 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.33%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 278 (45.35%) Architect
2 171 (27.90%) Developer
3 101 (16.48%) Consultant
4 98 (15.99%) Solutions Architect
5 73 (11.91%) SOA Consultant
6 68 (11.09%) SOA Architect
7 54 (8.81%) Oracle Consultant
8 51 (8.32%) Integration Architect
9 43 (7.01%) Lead Architect
10 41 (6.69%) Senior Developer
11 40 (6.53%) Designer
12 37 (6.04%) Enterprise Architect
13 36 (5.87%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 36 (5.87%) Oracle DBA
13 36 (5.87%) DBA
14 33 (5.38%) Oracle Architect
15 31 (5.06%) Senior Architect
15 31 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Consultant
16 29 (4.73%) Principal Consultant
16 29 (4.73%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (26.10%) Web Services
2 156 (25.45%) Middleware
3 139 (22.68%) Oracle Fusion
4 123 (20.07%) .NET
5 65 (10.60%) SOAP
6 64 (10.44%) HTML
7 60 (9.79%) XML
8 59 (9.62%) ASP.NET
9 52 (8.48%) J2EE
10 48 (7.83%) WCF
11 42 (6.85%) CSS
12 36 (5.87%) REST
13 32 (5.22%) Spring
14 30 (4.89%) .NET Framework
15 28 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (4.24%) Hibernate
17 25 (4.08%) Visualforce
18 23 (3.75%) Ajax
19 22 (3.59%) JMS
19 22 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.44%) Data Integration
2 58 (9.46%) SWIFT
3 36 (5.87%) User Experience
4 35 (5.71%) Oracle Exalogic
5 29 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.92%) Mainframe
8 23 (3.75%) Mobile Banking
9 17 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (2.61%) Computer Science
11 14 (2.28%) N-Tier
12 13 (2.12%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.63%) Social Network
14 10 (1.63%) Equities
14 10 (1.63%) Mobile App
15 9 (1.47%) Derivative
16 8 (1.31%) Data Centre
17 7 (1.14%) Fixed Income
18 6 (0.98%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 113 (18.43%) Linux
2 103 (16.80%) UNIX
3 29 (4.73%) Android
4 27 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.24%) Windows
6 7 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.82%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 2 (0.33%) Debian
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (15.99%) Scrum
3 94 (15.33%) TOGAF
4 83 (13.54%) SDLC
5 71 (11.58%) TDD
6 69 (11.26%) Zachman Framework
7 65 (10.60%) Waterfall
8 57 (9.30%) MVC
9 56 (9.14%) OO
10 52 (8.48%) E-Commerce
11 51 (8.32%) Data Management
12 47 (7.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 45 (7.34%) UML
14 40 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (6.53%) Project Management
15 38 (6.20%) BDD
16 36 (5.87%) Software Architecture
16 36 (5.87%) Data Modelling
16 36 (5.87%) Software Engineering
17 34 (5.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 259 (42.25%) Java
2 102 (16.64%) SQL
3 92 (15.01%) C#
4 80 (13.05%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.08%) PHP
5 25 (4.08%) Objective-C
5 25 (4.08%) Apex Code
6 24 (3.92%) Apple Swift
7 22 (3.59%) COBOL
8 14 (2.28%) C
9 13 (2.12%) C++
9 13 (2.12%) Python
10 11 (1.79%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.47%) Scala
12 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.49%) Ruby
15 3 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (6.20%) Degree
2 33 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.14%) ISEB
4 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.16%) CCNP
7 1 (0.16%) CCNA
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.57%) QA
2 6 (0.98%) SLA
3 3 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (6.20%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.82%) Docker
2 5 (0.82%) LXC
3 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.65%) Varnish
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (5.71%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.33%) MOM
3 2 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 255 (41.60%) Oracle
2 48 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (5.71%) SAP
5 34 (5.55%) IBM
6 19 (3.10%) Siebel
7 12 (1.96%) hybris
8 10 (1.63%) Adobe
9 9 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.14%) VMware
11 6 (0.98%) Sybase
12 5 (0.82%) Cognos
12 5 (0.82%) Cisco
12 5 (0.82%) EMC
12 5 (0.82%) BMC
12 5 (0.82%) CA
12 5 (0.82%) OpenText
12 5 (0.82%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.82%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.65%) TOWER Software
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