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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Architect
Rank 786 873 848
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 72 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.026% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 71 21 15
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +95 70 £55,000 -10.20% 1
South East +2 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
SOA Architect
UK

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 115 (100.00%) SOA
2 111 (96.52%) Oracle
3 95 (82.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 94 (81.74%) Middleware
5 87 (75.65%) Java
6 63 (54.78%) Retail
7 52 (45.22%) Oracle Database
8 51 (44.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (42.61%) TOGAF
10 48 (41.74%) Zachman Framework
10 48 (41.74%) Data Integration
11 47 (40.87%) Banking
11 47 (40.87%) Finance
12 40 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (32.17%) Oracle Service Bus
13 37 (32.17%) Web Services
14 36 (31.30%) Oracle BPM
14 36 (31.30%) Oracle ODI
15 24 (20.87%) UNIX
15 24 (20.87%) Linux
16 21 (18.26%) Oracle EBS
17 20 (17.39%) B2B
18 14 (12.17%) Process Management
19 9 (7.83%) ERP
19 9 (7.83%) Oracle ERP
20 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
20 8 (6.96%) Ant
20 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
20 8 (6.96%) Subversion
20 8 (6.96%) Maven

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 40 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 37 (32.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 36 (31.30%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (18.26%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (7.83%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (45.22%) Oracle Database
2 51 (44.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 36 (31.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Ant
1 8 (6.96%) Subversion
1 8 (6.96%) Maven
2 1 (0.87%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.87%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.87%) PVCS
General
1 63 (54.78%) Retail
2 47 (40.87%) Banking
2 47 (40.87%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (82.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 94 (81.74%) Middleware
3 37 (32.17%) Web Services
4 2 (1.74%) XML
4 2 (1.74%) SOAP
4 2 (1.74%) WSDL
5 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.87%) Spring
5 1 (0.87%) CSS
5 1 (0.87%) Struts
5 1 (0.87%) XSD
5 1 (0.87%) HTML
5 1 (0.87%) .NET
5 1 (0.87%) J2EE
5 1 (0.87%) REST
5 1 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (41.74%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.87%) Grid Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Clustering
2 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) UNIX
1 24 (20.87%) Linux
2 1 (0.87%) AIX
2 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (100.00%) SOA
2 49 (42.61%) TOGAF
3 48 (41.74%) Zachman Framework
4 20 (17.39%) B2B
5 14 (12.17%) Process Management
6 9 (7.83%) ERP
7 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.09%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.61%) BPEL
11 2 (1.74%) SDLC
11 2 (1.74%) UML
11 2 (1.74%) E-business
11 2 (1.74%) Workflow
12 1 (0.87%) Business Continuity
12 1 (0.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (0.87%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (0.87%) Software Architecture
12 1 (0.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 87 (75.65%) Java
2 3 (2.61%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.87%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (96.52%) Oracle
2 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.87%) Siebel
3 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.87%) webMethods
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
3 1 (0.87%) Sun
3 1 (0.87%) BEA
3 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.87%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (0.87%) MuleSoft