The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 103 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 190 226 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.49% 2.65% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 3.39% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 175 169 170
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6082 6669 6477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.84% 78.16% 76.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4941 5480 5577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
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 East of England

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SOA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SOA Salary Trend in the East of England

SOA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in the East of England

SOA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 78 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Suffolk +6 39 £45,000 -1.09%
Essex +17 25 £65,000 +6.12% 4
Bedfordshire +4 19 £65,000 +11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 18 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Norfolk +10 12 £45,000 +12.50%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 207 (56.25%) .NET
2 175 (47.55%) C#
3 171 (46.47%) Java
4 164 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (38.59%) JavaScript
6 136 (36.96%) MVC
7 133 (36.14%) CSS
8 127 (34.51%) XML
9 123 (33.42%) Oracle
9 123 (33.42%) Microsoft
10 121 (32.88%) jQuery
11 116 (31.52%) ASP.NET
11 116 (31.52%) HTML
12 110 (29.89%) Web Services
13 102 (27.72%) SQL
14 99 (26.90%) SQL Server
15 96 (26.09%) TDD
16 93 (25.27%) Scrum
17 87 (23.64%) J2EE
18 81 (22.01%) Finance
19 77 (20.92%) WCF
20 75 (20.38%) Ajax
20 75 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
21 73 (19.84%) MS Excel
22 69 (18.75%) Software Engineering
23 67 (18.21%) Git (software)
24 64 (17.39%) HTML5
25 63 (17.12%) Spring
26 62 (16.85%) CSS3
27 59 (16.03%) SharePoint

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 59 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 50 (13.59%) JBoss
3 48 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 45 (12.23%) WebSphere
5 25 (6.79%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (4.35%) Tuxedo
6 16 (4.35%) AquaLogic
6 16 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (4.08%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.99%) Apache Pig
8 11 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.45%) Oracle Application Server
9 9 (2.45%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (2.17%) Node.js
11 6 (1.63%) Confluence
12 4 (1.09%) Apache
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.54%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 73 (19.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) MS Project
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.36%) PaaS
3 5 (1.36%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.09%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) IaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.43%) HTTP
1 20 (5.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.27%) NAS
2 1 (0.27%) IPv4
2 1 (0.27%) IPv6
2 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 35 (9.51%) Oracle Database
4 30 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 29 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (4.62%) Big Data
10 16 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (4.35%) RavenDB
11 15 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (3.53%) Couchbase
13 12 (3.26%) Hadoop
14 11 (2.99%) Apache Hive
14 11 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 67 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 55 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (14.13%) Selenium
4 50 (13.59%) TeamCity
5 38 (10.33%) NUnit
5 38 (10.33%) JUnit
6 36 (9.78%) Subversion
7 26 (7.07%) JIRA
8 22 (5.98%) Jenkins
9 17 (4.62%) Ant
9 17 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 12 (3.26%) Maven
11 12 (3.26%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.99%) SoapUI
12 11 (2.99%) Gradle
13 10 (2.72%) CruiseControl
14 9 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 81 (22.01%) Finance
2 14 (3.80%) Retail
3 11 (2.99%) Banking
3 11 (2.99%) Back Office
4 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.17%) Electronics
6 5 (1.36%) Automotive
6 5 (1.36%) Games
7 3 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 165 (44.84%) Developer
2 103 (27.99%) Architect
3 77 (20.92%) Solutions Architect
4 73 (19.84%) Senior Developer
5 65 (17.66%) C# Developer
6 57 (15.49%) .NET Developer
7 53 (14.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (11.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 40 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 40 (10.87%) Java Developer
10 37 (10.05%) Software Engineer
11 34 (9.24%) Analyst
12 24 (6.52%) Project Manager
13 23 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (5.71%) Software Developer
15 20 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
16 19 (5.16%) Technical Architect
16 19 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (5.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (4.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (56.25%) .NET
2 133 (36.14%) CSS
3 127 (34.51%) XML
4 121 (32.88%) jQuery
5 116 (31.52%) HTML
5 116 (31.52%) ASP.NET
6 110 (29.89%) Web Services
7 87 (23.64%) J2EE
8 77 (20.92%) WCF
9 75 (20.38%) Ajax
9 75 (20.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (17.39%) HTML5
11 63 (17.12%) Spring
12 62 (16.85%) CSS3
13 52 (14.13%) REST
14 49 (13.32%) AngularJS
15 48 (13.04%) Hibernate
16 45 (12.23%) Middleware
17 42 (11.41%) .NET Framework
17 42 (11.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.67%) N-Tier
2 36 (9.78%) Open Source
3 26 (7.07%) Mathematics
3 26 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.72%) iSeries
7 8 (2.17%) DataPower
8 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.09%) PMI
10 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.82%) PKI
10 3 (0.82%) FMCG
11 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.27%) GIS
12 1 (0.27%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.27%) Clustering
12 1 (0.27%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.87%) Windows
2 22 (5.98%) Linux
3 21 (5.71%) UNIX
4 10 (2.72%) Solaris
5 7 (1.90%) HPUX
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (36.96%) MVC
3 96 (26.09%) TDD
4 93 (25.27%) Scrum
5 69 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 54 (14.67%) E-Commerce
7 52 (14.13%) Web Development
8 51 (13.86%) OO
9 49 (13.32%) UML
10 46 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 45 (12.23%) Mobile Development
12 44 (11.96%) Multithreading
13 43 (11.68%) Unit Testing
14 38 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (10.05%) OOD
16 35 (9.51%) PRINCE2
17 34 (9.24%) Low Latency
18 32 (8.70%) Mentoring
19 25 (6.79%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 175 (47.55%) C#
2 171 (46.47%) Java
3 142 (38.59%) JavaScript
4 102 (27.72%) SQL
5 42 (11.41%) PL/SQL
6 32 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 30 (8.15%) PHP
8 19 (5.16%) Python
8 19 (5.16%) Ruby
9 17 (4.62%) COBOL
10 16 (4.35%) Delphi
10 16 (4.35%) VB6
10 16 (4.35%) VB
11 13 (3.53%) C++
12 11 (2.99%) Groovy
13 10 (2.72%) RPG
13 10 (2.72%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 52 (14.13%) Degree
2 13 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.90%) MCPD
5 6 (1.63%) PhD
6 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.82%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) Puppet
2 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 123 (33.42%) Oracle
1 123 (33.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.07%) IBM
3 18 (4.89%) BEA
4 17 (4.62%) Micro Focus
5 11 (2.99%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.63%) Splunk
7 5 (1.36%) webMethods
7 5 (1.36%) Sybase
8 3 (0.82%) SAP
9 2 (0.54%) HP
10 1 (0.27%) Software AG
10 1 (0.27%) Epicor
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe
10 1 (0.27%) Twitter
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.27%) hybris
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