The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.21% 2.26% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 3.16% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
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
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 158 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.76% 71.49% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 154 137 162
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 12 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Middleware
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) J2EE
6 5 (31.25%) EJB
6 5 (31.25%) JSP
6 5 (31.25%) Struts
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (25.00%) BPEL
8 1 (6.25%) UNIX
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) WebLogic Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Middleware
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) EJB
3 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 5 (31.25%) Struts
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle