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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 102 77 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 264 340 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.54% 3.27% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.95% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 222 306 260
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £110,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,388 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.07%
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
8639 8614 8720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.04% 82.93% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7305 7231 7812
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,994 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 February 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 27 February 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.

1 277 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (40.50%) Java
3 255 (39.72%) Oracle
4 225 (35.05%) Finance
5 222 (34.58%) Middleware
5 222 (34.58%) .NET
6 182 (28.35%) C#
7 181 (28.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 178 (27.73%) TDD
9 174 (27.10%) Web Services
10 143 (22.27%) MVC
11 138 (21.50%) Scrum
12 128 (19.94%) ASP.NET
13 127 (19.78%) SQL Server
14 117 (18.22%) BDD
15 114 (17.76%) JavaScript
16 103 (16.04%) XML
17 101 (15.73%) Banking
18 97 (15.11%) SQL
19 92 (14.33%) HTML
19 92 (14.33%) Linux
20 84 (13.08%) WCF
21 79 (12.31%) CSS
21 79 (12.31%) Oracle Database
22 75 (11.68%) Oracle Service Bus
23 74 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
24 72 (11.21%) UNIX
24 72 (11.21%) .NET Framework
25 71 (11.06%) jQuery
26 70 (10.90%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (11.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 68 (10.59%) WebLogic
3 66 (10.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 49 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
5 39 (6.07%) CMS
6 38 (5.92%) WebSphere
7 31 (4.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 27 (4.21%) Apache
8 27 (4.21%) SharePoint
9 24 (3.74%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.49%) MQSeries
10 16 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (2.02%) FileNet
11 13 (2.02%) JBoss
11 13 (2.02%) Oracle Application Server
12 12 (1.87%) CICS
12 12 (1.87%) Documentum
12 12 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.71%) IIS
14 9 (1.40%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.31%) HipChat
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (9.50%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.62%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.31%) Documaker
7 1 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.71%) PaaS
3 10 (1.56%) SaaS
4 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.62%) Force.com
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.71%) FTP
2 7 (1.09%) HTTP
2 7 (1.09%) DNS
3 3 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (0.47%) MVNO
4 2 (0.31%) CTI
4 2 (0.31%) SSL
4 2 (0.31%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) IPsec
5 1 (0.16%) 2G
5 1 (0.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) GSM
5 1 (0.16%) PBX
5 1 (0.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
5 1 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 79 (12.31%) Oracle Database
3 61 (9.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 60 (9.35%) Relational Database
5 47 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 47 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 44 (6.85%) Oracle ODI
7 36 (5.61%) RDBMS
8 33 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (3.74%) MySQL
11 22 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (3.43%) Big Data
12 20 (3.12%) RavenDB
12 20 (3.12%) CouchDB
13 18 (2.80%) Oracle Exadata
13 18 (2.80%) Hadoop
14 16 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
15 13 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (4.21%) Selenium
3 25 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.89%) Cucumber
4 21 (3.27%) JIRA
5 20 (3.12%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.49%) Maven
7 12 (1.87%) Ant
8 11 (1.71%) NUnit
9 10 (1.56%) Subversion
9 10 (1.56%) Xcode
9 10 (1.56%) JUnit
10 8 (1.25%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.25%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.93%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.93%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.47%) Moq
13 3 (0.47%) SilkPerformer
General
1 225 (35.05%) Finance
2 101 (15.73%) Banking
3 68 (10.59%) Retail
4 48 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.52%) Marketing
6 10 (1.56%) Games
6 10 (1.56%) Advertising
7 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.78%) Publishing
8 5 (0.78%) Law
8 5 (0.78%) Back Office
9 4 (0.62%) Front Office
9 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 297 (46.26%) Architect
2 232 (36.14%) Developer
3 100 (15.58%) Solutions Architect
4 68 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 65 (10.12%) Integration Architect
6 63 (9.81%) .NET Developer
7 59 (9.19%) Technical Architect
8 58 (9.03%) Consultant
9 55 (8.57%) Java Developer
10 46 (7.17%) SOA Architect
11 35 (5.45%) Oracle Architect
11 35 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Architect
12 34 (5.30%) Principal Architect
12 34 (5.30%) Principal Consultant
13 33 (5.14%) Middleware Architect
14 32 (4.98%) C# Developer
15 23 (3.58%) Senior Architect
16 19 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (2.96%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (2.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (34.58%) .NET
1 222 (34.58%) Middleware
2 181 (28.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 174 (27.10%) Web Services
4 128 (19.94%) ASP.NET
5 103 (16.04%) XML
6 92 (14.33%) HTML
7 84 (13.08%) WCF
8 79 (12.31%) CSS
9 74 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (11.21%) .NET Framework
11 71 (11.06%) jQuery
12 65 (10.12%) REST
13 64 (9.97%) Spring
13 64 (9.97%) AngularJS
14 49 (7.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 42 (6.54%) SOAP
16 40 (6.23%) J2EE
17 38 (5.92%) HTML5
17 38 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.57%) Data Integration
2 50 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.92%) N-Tier
4 30 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.67%) User Experience
5 27 (4.21%) Open Source
6 20 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.34%) iPhone
8 15 (2.34%) Mainframe
9 14 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (2.02%) Oracle Exalogic
11 12 (1.87%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.56%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.25%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.25%) Clustering
14 4 (0.62%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.62%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.33%) Linux
2 72 (11.21%) UNIX
3 45 (7.01%) Windows
4 35 (5.45%) Android
5 25 (3.89%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.25%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.62%) AIX
9 3 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (27.73%) TDD
3 143 (22.27%) MVC
4 138 (21.50%) Scrum
5 117 (18.22%) BDD
6 70 (10.90%) OO
7 66 (10.28%) TOGAF
8 56 (8.72%) Enterprise Architecture
9 50 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (7.17%) Software Engineering
11 41 (6.39%) Zachman Framework
12 39 (6.07%) Technical Architecture
13 38 (5.92%) Data Analysis
14 36 (5.61%) UML
15 34 (5.30%) E-Commerce
15 34 (5.30%) Unit Testing
16 33 (5.14%) Test Automation
17 32 (4.98%) OOA/OOD
18 31 (4.83%) CRM
19 27 (4.21%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 260 (40.50%) Java
2 182 (28.35%) C#
3 114 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.11%) SQL
5 15 (2.34%) PHP
6 14 (2.18%) Ruby
7 13 (2.02%) Scala
8 12 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.71%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.25%) XPath
11 7 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.09%) C++
11 7 (1.09%) Delphi
12 6 (0.93%) Python
13 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.62%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.47%) C
15 3 (0.47%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 66 (10.28%) Degree
2 12 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.62%) VCP4
5 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.47%) ISEB
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.31%) PMP
6 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MBA
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) MCTS
7 1 (0.16%) MCPD
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MCAD
7 1 (0.16%) MCSD
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.14%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 19 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.78%) XenApp
2 5 (0.78%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.31%) Varnish
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (2.65%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.25%) StatsD
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.31%) logstash
4 2 (0.31%) Graphite
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 255 (39.72%) Oracle
2 66 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.48%) IBM
4 37 (5.76%) TIBCO
5 28 (4.36%) Pega
6 23 (3.58%) SAP
7 16 (2.49%) ILOG
7 16 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.18%) webMethods
9 12 (1.87%) Siebel
10 11 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.71%) Sencha
11 10 (1.56%) Google
12 9 (1.40%) Adobe
13 8 (1.25%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.25%) VMware
13 8 (1.25%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.09%) Akamai
14 7 (1.09%) Eloqua
14 7 (1.09%) Omniture
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Up to £85k + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: exceptional benefits package and excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago