The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Architect
Rank 821 856 841
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 57 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.041% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.043% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 13
Average salary £60,000 £77,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £87,750 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
SOA Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

SOA Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

SOA Architect Salary Trend in England

SOA Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in England

SOA Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
London +54 56 £60,000 -18.64%
South East -6 1 £75,000 -3.22%
SOA Architect
UK

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title.

1 103 (100.00%) SOA
2 97 (94.17%) Oracle
3 85 (82.52%) Middleware
3 85 (82.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 79 (76.70%) Java
5 60 (58.25%) Retail
6 49 (47.57%) TOGAF
7 48 (46.60%) Data Integration
7 48 (46.60%) Finance
7 48 (46.60%) Zachman Framework
8 47 (45.63%) Banking
9 39 (37.86%) Oracle Database
9 39 (37.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 32 (31.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (28.16%) Web Services
11 29 (28.16%) Oracle BPM
12 28 (27.18%) Oracle Service Bus
13 27 (26.21%) Oracle ODI
14 18 (17.48%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (15.53%) B2B
16 14 (13.59%) UNIX
16 14 (13.59%) Linux
16 14 (13.59%) Process Management
17 8 (7.77%) Oracle ERP
17 8 (7.77%) ERP
18 7 (6.80%) Ant
18 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
18 7 (6.80%) Integration Testing
18 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (6.80%) Maven

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (31.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (27.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.97%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 39 (37.86%) Oracle Database
2 27 (26.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Ant
1 7 (6.80%) Subversion
1 7 (6.80%) Maven
General
1 60 (58.25%) Retail
2 48 (46.60%) Finance
3 47 (45.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (82.52%) Middleware
1 85 (82.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 29 (28.16%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (1.94%) REST
3 2 (1.94%) SOAP
4 1 (0.97%) JSON
4 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (46.60%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) UNIX
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) SOA
2 49 (47.57%) TOGAF
3 48 (46.60%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (15.53%) B2B
5 14 (13.59%) Process Management
6 8 (7.77%) ERP
7 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.80%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.94%) E-business
10 1 (0.97%) Workflow
10 1 (0.97%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (0.97%) UML
10 1 (0.97%) Software Architecture
10 1 (0.97%) Waterfall
10 1 (0.97%) SDLC
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (0.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 79 (76.70%) Java
2 4 (3.88%) C#
3 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 97 (94.17%) Oracle
2 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.97%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.97%) IBM
3 1 (0.97%) Red Hat