The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.45% 2.76% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.91% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £39,500 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.70% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
167 179 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 81.86% 70.47% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 140 153 223
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
London

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SOA
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Salary Trend in Croydon

SOA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 15 (75.00%) Oracle
1 15 (75.00%) Java
1 15 (75.00%) Middleware
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) J2EE
6 5 (25.00%) EJB
6 5 (25.00%) JSP
6 5 (25.00%) Struts
6 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) BPEL
6 5 (25.00%) Spring
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) WebLogic Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Middleware
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) EJB
3 5 (25.00%) JSP
3 5 (25.00%) Struts
3 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) BPEL
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle