The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 116 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2617 2475 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.45% 2.45% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.00% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2073 2057 2231
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
SOA
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87669 82411 86081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.05% 81.56% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71362 68465 73145
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SOA
Salary Trend in England

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

SOA Salary Trend in England

SOA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in England

SOA
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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 +2 1324 £62,500 +4.16% 119
South East -5 515 £55,000 -5.17% 50
East of England +35 243 £60,000 +20.00% 16
West Midlands +33 137 £60,000 +26.31% 16
North West +16 126 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Yorkshire -5 118 £45,000 - 11
South West -9 115 £45,000 -5.26% 12
East Midlands -5 42 £47,500 +8.57% 6
North East -23 3 £63,750 +59.37% 3
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2286 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1824 (34.66%) Java
3 1743 (33.12%) .NET
4 1559 (29.63%) Web Services
5 1506 (28.62%) Oracle
6 1374 (26.11%) JavaScript
7 1373 (26.09%) C#
8 1320 (25.09%) SQL
9 1261 (23.96%) HTML
10 1223 (23.24%) SQL Server
11 1174 (22.31%) XML
12 1159 (22.03%) Finance
13 1085 (20.62%) TDD
14 1072 (20.37%) CSS
15 1027 (19.52%) MVC
16 1004 (19.08%) ASP.NET
17 1001 (19.02%) Scrum
18 809 (15.37%) Middleware
19 790 (15.01%) jQuery
20 788 (14.98%) Degree
21 737 (14.01%) Microsoft
22 683 (12.98%) OO
23 663 (12.60%) WCF
24 661 (12.56%) E-Commerce
25 650 (12.35%) SOAP
26 600 (11.40%) Spring
27 592 (11.25%) Linux
28 584 (11.10%) J2EE
29 575 (10.93%) REST
30 572 (10.87%) Windows

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 442 (8.40%) WebLogic
2 320 (6.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 318 (6.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 314 (5.97%) WebSphere
5 298 (5.66%) JBoss
5 298 (5.66%) Apache
6 241 (4.58%) Tomcat
6 241 (4.58%) IIS
7 194 (3.69%) SharePoint
8 178 (3.38%) CMS
9 167 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
10 69 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
11 59 (1.12%) NServiceBus
12 56 (1.06%) Apache Solr
13 52 (0.99%) NetWeaver
14 48 (0.91%) Node.js
15 47 (0.89%) Drupal
15 47 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
16 46 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
17 45 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 291 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.08%) MS Office
3 52 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 44 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.27%) MS Project
8 8 (0.15%) SPSS
8 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.076%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.019%) Mingle
10 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 236 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 173 (3.29%) Oracle BPM
3 164 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 143 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
5 58 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
6 54 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.29%) AquaLogic BPM
9 14 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.15%) Optimost
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
11 8 (0.15%) HFM
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
12 7 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
12 7 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 193 (3.67%) SaaS
2 139 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 76 (1.44%) PaaS
5 68 (1.29%) IaaS
6 63 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (0.72%) GitHub
8 34 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
9 18 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.17%) Force.com
11 5 (0.095%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.095%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.038%) Route 53
12 2 (0.038%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.038%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.038%) Heroku
13 1 (0.019%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.019%) Trello
13 1 (0.019%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.019%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 287 (5.45%) Internet
2 253 (4.81%) HTTP
3 104 (1.98%) SSL
4 93 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 88 (1.67%) Firewall
6 48 (0.91%) Intranet
7 47 (0.89%) SAN
8 40 (0.76%) SNMP
9 33 (0.63%) LAN
10 31 (0.59%) WAN
10 31 (0.59%) DNS
11 29 (0.55%) AMQP
12 25 (0.48%) LDAP
13 24 (0.46%) VPN
14 21 (0.40%) PBX
15 15 (0.29%) Network Security
16 14 (0.27%) ATM
16 14 (0.27%) FTP
17 13 (0.25%) Kerberos
18 12 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1223 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 519 (9.86%) Oracle Database
3 432 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 339 (6.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 332 (6.31%) MySQL
6 232 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 226 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 222 (4.22%) MongoDB
9 210 (3.99%) RDBMS
10 187 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 176 (3.34%) Oracle ODI
12 150 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
13 124 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 124 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 122 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 118 (2.24%) Big Data
16 117 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
17 80 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
18 79 (1.50%) DB2
19 66 (1.25%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 393 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 286 (5.44%) Subversion
3 276 (5.25%) Selenium
4 226 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 199 (3.78%) JUnit
6 192 (3.65%) Visual Studio
7 185 (3.52%) Maven
8 177 (3.36%) Eclipse
9 176 (3.34%) Ant
10 171 (3.25%) JIRA
11 142 (2.70%) Hudson
12 138 (2.62%) Jenkins
13 101 (1.92%) NUnit
14 87 (1.65%) TeamCity
14 87 (1.65%) Mockito
15 85 (1.62%) Cucumber
16 81 (1.54%) JDeveloper
17 77 (1.46%) SoapUI
18 70 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
19 63 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1159 (22.03%) Finance
2 430 (8.17%) Retail
3 362 (6.88%) Banking
4 282 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 173 (3.29%) Marketing
6 134 (2.55%) Games
7 113 (2.15%) Legal
8 111 (2.11%) Back Office
9 106 (2.01%) Law
10 81 (1.54%) Publishing
11 72 (1.37%) Advertising
12 65 (1.24%) Investment Banking
13 54 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 45 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.74%) Front Office
15 39 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 35 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 24 (0.46%) French Language
18 23 (0.44%) German Language
19 19 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2103 (39.97%) Developer
2 1479 (28.11%) Architect
3 718 (13.65%) Solutions Architect
4 639 (12.14%) Senior Developer
5 526 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 465 (8.84%) Java Developer
7 439 (8.34%) C# Developer
8 339 (6.44%) Consultant
9 337 (6.40%) Analyst
10 285 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 246 (4.68%) Technical Architect
12 191 (3.63%) Software Engineer
13 176 (3.34%) Web Developer
14 175 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
15 171 (3.25%) Senior Architect
16 158 (3.00%) Software Developer
17 155 (2.95%) DBA
18 150 (2.85%) Senior C# Developer
19 137 (2.60%) Technical Leader
20 129 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1743 (33.12%) .NET
2 1559 (29.63%) Web Services
3 1261 (23.96%) HTML
4 1174 (22.31%) XML
5 1072 (20.37%) CSS
6 1004 (19.08%) ASP.NET
7 809 (15.37%) Middleware
8 790 (15.01%) jQuery
9 663 (12.60%) WCF
10 650 (12.35%) SOAP
11 600 (11.40%) Spring
12 584 (11.10%) J2EE
13 575 (10.93%) REST
14 563 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 536 (10.19%) HTML5
16 463 (8.80%) Oracle Fusion
17 414 (7.87%) .NET Framework
18 390 (7.41%) Hibernate
19 384 (7.30%) Ajax
20 367 (6.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 376 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 355 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
4 272 (5.17%) Open Source
5 263 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 216 (4.10%) Mobile App
7 187 (3.55%) Data Integration
8 171 (3.25%) Client/Server
9 167 (3.17%) User Experience
10 141 (2.68%) Management Information System
11 91 (1.73%) Clustering
12 71 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 67 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
14 58 (1.10%) Blog
15 54 (1.03%) RMADS
15 54 (1.03%) Mainframe
16 50 (0.95%) Mathematics
17 46 (0.87%) Digital Media
18 42 (0.80%) Data Structures
18 42 (0.80%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 592 (11.25%) Linux
2 572 (10.87%) Windows
3 448 (8.51%) UNIX
4 194 (3.69%) Android
5 172 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 80 (1.52%) Solaris
7 68 (1.29%) AIX
7 68 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (0.93%) Windows Phone
10 46 (0.87%) CentOS
11 45 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 33 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (0.49%) HPUX
15 23 (0.44%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
18 11 (0.21%) Debian
19 7 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2286 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1085 (20.62%) TDD
3 1027 (19.52%) MVC
4 1001 (19.02%) Scrum
5 683 (12.98%) OO
6 661 (12.56%) E-Commerce
7 558 (10.60%) UML
8 496 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 489 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
10 475 (9.03%) Unit Testing
11 466 (8.86%) BDD
12 443 (8.42%) TOGAF
13 390 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 387 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
15 330 (6.27%) Project Management
16 315 (5.99%) CRM
17 270 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
18 260 (4.94%) Data Modelling
19 256 (4.87%) ETL
20 255 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1824 (34.66%) Java
2 1374 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 1373 (26.09%) C#
4 1320 (25.09%) SQL
5 264 (5.02%) T-SQL
6 235 (4.47%) PHP
7 159 (3.02%) C++
8 145 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 137 (2.60%) Python
10 126 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 110 (2.09%) Ruby
12 109 (2.07%) Shell Script
13 99 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 80 (1.52%) C
15 72 (1.37%) Groovy
16 67 (1.27%) VB
17 64 (1.22%) XPath
18 55 (1.05%) Scala
19 47 (0.89%) ActionScript
20 45 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 788 (14.98%) Degree
2 303 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 169 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 63 (1.20%) ISEB
5 62 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (0.86%) CISSP
7 33 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 31 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 29 (0.55%) OCP
10 26 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 25 (0.48%) CISM
12 18 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.34%) MCSD
13 17 (0.32%) MBA
14 16 (0.30%) MCP
15 14 (0.27%) Sun Certification
15 14 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (6.23%) QA
2 70 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 47 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.72%) SLA
6 36 (0.68%) JSP 440
7 28 (0.53%) COBIT
8 16 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.15%) HL7
10 5 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.019%) GPG13
11 1 (0.019%) P3O
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 136 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 44 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.25%) vSphere
7 11 (0.21%) Varnish
8 10 (0.19%) HDFS
9 7 (0.13%) Docker
10 6 (0.11%) RHEV
11 5 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.095%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.076%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.076%) XenApp
12 4 (0.076%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.057%) vCloud
13 3 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.057%) NFS
Systems Management
1 105 (2.00%) Data Guard
2 101 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (1.63%) Puppet
4 38 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 29 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
7 28 (0.53%) Vagrant
8 19 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 18 (0.34%) SCOM
10 16 (0.30%) Nagios
11 12 (0.23%) OpenSSO
12 10 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.17%) StatsD
14 8 (0.15%) YUM
15 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
15 7 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
16 6 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
16 6 (0.11%) Ansible
17 5 (0.095%) logstash
Vendors
1 1506 (28.62%) Oracle
2 737 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 291 (5.53%) IBM
4 258 (4.90%) SAP
5 177 (3.36%) webMethods
6 170 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 101 (1.92%) Informatica
8 97 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 96 (1.82%) Adobe
10 94 (1.79%) Google
11 87 (1.65%) HP
12 81 (1.54%) hybris
13 77 (1.46%) VMware
14 76 (1.44%) Business Objects
15 67 (1.27%) Siebel
15 67 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
16 49 (0.93%) Software AG
17 48 (0.91%) EPiServer
18 47 (0.89%) Zend
18 47 (0.89%) Cognizant
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TEKsystems
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Bonus
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