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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 119 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2572 2310 2897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.41% 2.32% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.86% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2019 1907 2350
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
87520 80865 87791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.06% 81.20% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 70546 67175 74865
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +6 1261 £62,500 +4.16% 164
South East +5 528 £54,000 -7.29% 29
East of England +12 210 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Yorkshire -7 140 £42,500 -1.16% 13
North West +22 129 £42,500 +4.93% 16
West Midlands +47 127 £60,000 +33.33% 12
South West -17 114 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East Midlands +9 58 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Midlands - 2 - -
North East -17 1 £72,500 +84.71%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2329 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1895 (35.31%) Java
3 1709 (31.85%) .NET
4 1633 (30.43%) Web Services
5 1568 (29.22%) Oracle
6 1372 (25.57%) SQL
7 1364 (25.42%) JavaScript
8 1327 (24.73%) C#
9 1274 (23.74%) HTML
10 1273 (23.72%) SQL Server
11 1183 (22.05%) XML
12 1179 (21.97%) Finance
13 1097 (20.44%) TDD
14 1063 (19.81%) CSS
15 1011 (18.84%) Scrum
16 989 (18.43%) ASP.NET
17 961 (17.91%) MVC
18 856 (15.95%) Degree
19 798 (14.87%) Middleware
20 741 (13.81%) jQuery
21 731 (13.62%) Microsoft
22 698 (13.01%) WCF
23 674 (12.56%) E-Commerce
24 673 (12.54%) OO
25 635 (11.83%) Spring
26 620 (11.55%) SOAP
26 620 (11.55%) J2EE
27 606 (11.29%) Linux
28 589 (10.98%) UML
29 587 (10.94%) REST

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 433 (8.07%) WebLogic
2 318 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 302 (5.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 296 (5.52%) Apache
5 291 (5.42%) WebSphere
6 255 (4.75%) IIS
7 238 (4.44%) Tomcat
8 191 (3.56%) SharePoint
8 191 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
9 154 (2.87%) CMS
10 66 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
11 65 (1.21%) NServiceBus
12 59 (1.10%) Node.js
13 53 (0.99%) NetWeaver
14 51 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
15 48 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 48 (0.89%) GlassFish
16 45 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
17 44 (0.82%) Drupal
18 43 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 312 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 53 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 50 (0.93%) MS Office
4 44 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 32 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.37%) MS Project
7 18 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.075%) SPSS
11 2 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 237 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
2 205 (3.82%) Oracle BPM
3 158 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 138 (2.57%) Oracle Applications
5 58 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 53 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
7 26 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
8 19 (0.35%) AquaLogic BPM
9 16 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.20%) Magento
11 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
13 8 (0.15%) HFM
13 8 (0.15%) Optimost
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
14 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 183 (3.41%) SaaS
2 135 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 69 (1.29%) PaaS
4 69 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (1.21%) IaaS
6 46 (0.86%) GitHub
7 34 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
8 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.24%) Force.com
10 5 (0.093%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.093%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.037%) Route 53
11 2 (0.037%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.037%) Heroku
12 1 (0.019%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.019%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.019%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.019%) Responsys
12 1 (0.019%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 297 (5.53%) Internet
2 247 (4.60%) HTTP
3 117 (2.18%) SSL
4 96 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 90 (1.68%) Firewall
6 53 (0.99%) SAN
7 50 (0.93%) Intranet
8 41 (0.76%) DNS
8 41 (0.76%) SNMP
9 31 (0.58%) WAN
10 29 (0.54%) LAN
11 28 (0.52%) AMQP
12 26 (0.48%) VPN
13 24 (0.45%) LDAP
14 22 (0.41%) PBX
15 16 (0.30%) Network Security
16 14 (0.26%) ATM
17 12 (0.22%) Kerberos
18 10 (0.19%) FTP
18 10 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1273 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 563 (10.49%) Oracle Database
3 475 (8.85%) Relational Database
4 364 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 323 (6.02%) MySQL
6 239 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 228 (4.25%) NoSQL
8 221 (4.12%) RDBMS
9 220 (4.10%) MongoDB
10 200 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 196 (3.65%) Oracle ODI
12 163 (3.04%) Oracle BI EE
13 147 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
14 137 (2.55%) Big Data
15 136 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 133 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
17 116 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
18 96 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
19 89 (1.66%) DB2
20 81 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 410 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 323 (6.02%) Subversion
3 284 (5.29%) Selenium
4 226 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 216 (4.03%) Visual Studio
6 209 (3.89%) JUnit
7 208 (3.88%) Maven
8 195 (3.63%) Eclipse
9 177 (3.30%) Ant
10 167 (3.11%) JIRA
11 156 (2.91%) Jenkins
12 150 (2.80%) Hudson
13 102 (1.90%) NUnit
14 97 (1.81%) JDeveloper
15 89 (1.66%) SoapUI
16 86 (1.60%) Mockito
17 84 (1.57%) Cucumber
18 81 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
19 72 (1.34%) TeamCity
20 68 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1179 (21.97%) Finance
2 394 (7.34%) Retail
3 313 (5.83%) Banking
4 264 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 179 (3.34%) Marketing
6 147 (2.74%) Games
7 121 (2.25%) Law
8 108 (2.01%) Legal
9 96 (1.79%) Back Office
10 88 (1.64%) Publishing
11 81 (1.51%) Advertising
12 60 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 51 (0.95%) Investment Banking
14 49 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.61%) Front Office
17 31 (0.58%) French Language
18 29 (0.54%) Retail Banking
19 28 (0.52%) German Language
20 23 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2132 (39.73%) Developer
2 1486 (27.69%) Architect
3 737 (13.73%) Solutions Architect
4 645 (12.02%) Senior Developer
5 502 (9.36%) Java Developer
6 501 (9.34%) .NET Developer
7 443 (8.26%) C# Developer
8 371 (6.91%) Analyst
9 354 (6.60%) Consultant
10 299 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 232 (4.32%) Technical Architect
12 215 (4.01%) Software Engineer
13 176 (3.28%) Software Developer
14 171 (3.19%) Senior Architect
15 170 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
16 164 (3.06%) DBA
17 161 (3.00%) Web Developer
18 157 (2.93%) Senior C# Developer
19 145 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
20 141 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1709 (31.85%) .NET
2 1633 (30.43%) Web Services
3 1274 (23.74%) HTML
4 1183 (22.05%) XML
5 1063 (19.81%) CSS
6 989 (18.43%) ASP.NET
7 798 (14.87%) Middleware
8 741 (13.81%) jQuery
9 698 (13.01%) WCF
10 635 (11.83%) Spring
11 620 (11.55%) J2EE
11 620 (11.55%) SOAP
12 587 (10.94%) REST
13 537 (10.01%) HTML5
14 524 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 448 (8.35%) Oracle Fusion
16 421 (7.85%) Hibernate
17 419 (7.81%) Ajax
18 416 (7.75%) .NET Framework
19 368 (6.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 408 (7.60%) Computer Science
2 387 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 379 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 285 (5.31%) N-Tier
5 260 (4.85%) Open Source
6 249 (4.64%) Mobile App
7 184 (3.43%) Data Integration
8 176 (3.28%) User Experience
9 163 (3.04%) Client/Server
10 144 (2.68%) Management Information System
11 90 (1.68%) Clustering
12 77 (1.43%) Mathematics
13 67 (1.25%) RMADS
14 60 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 56 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
16 53 (0.99%) Mainframe
17 50 (0.93%) Digital Media
18 45 (0.84%) CESG
19 44 (0.82%) Replication
20 43 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 606 (11.29%) Linux
2 572 (10.66%) Windows
3 460 (8.57%) UNIX
4 195 (3.63%) Android
5 185 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 81 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (1.32%) Solaris
8 65 (1.21%) AIX
8 65 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 47 (0.88%) CentOS
11 46 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 34 (0.63%) HPUX
14 30 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 27 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
16 17 (0.32%) Debian
17 12 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2329 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1097 (20.44%) TDD
3 1011 (18.84%) Scrum
4 961 (17.91%) MVC
5 674 (12.56%) E-Commerce
6 673 (12.54%) OO
7 589 (10.98%) UML
8 549 (10.23%) Software Engineering
9 507 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
10 492 (9.17%) Unit Testing
11 440 (8.20%) BDD
12 420 (7.83%) TOGAF
13 389 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 370 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
15 350 (6.52%) CRM
16 341 (6.35%) Project Management
17 304 (5.67%) Data Modelling
18 291 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
19 263 (4.90%) ETL
20 258 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1895 (35.31%) Java
2 1372 (25.57%) SQL
3 1364 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 1327 (24.73%) C#
5 272 (5.07%) T-SQL
6 216 (4.03%) PHP
7 162 (3.02%) C++
8 160 (2.98%) PL/SQL
9 152 (2.83%) VB.NET
10 141 (2.63%) Python
11 124 (2.31%) Ruby
12 123 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 102 (1.90%) Groovy
14 98 (1.83%) Objective-C
15 85 (1.58%) C
16 77 (1.43%) Scala
17 70 (1.30%) VB
18 63 (1.17%) XPath
19 41 (0.76%) ActionScript
19 41 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 856 (15.95%) Degree
2 300 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 151 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 67 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 63 (1.17%) ISEB
6 57 (1.06%) CISSP
7 35 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
7 35 (0.65%) CISM
7 35 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 28 (0.52%) OCP
9 27 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.45%) MCSD
11 21 (0.39%) MCP
12 19 (0.35%) MBA
13 18 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.30%) MCSE
15 16 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (0.28%) Sun Certification
17 14 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (6.39%) QA
2 87 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 48 (0.89%) SLA
5 47 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 45 (0.84%) JSP 440
7 31 (0.58%) COBIT
8 14 (0.26%) HL7
9 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.019%) P3O
10 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
2 49 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 23 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (0.37%) Varnish
6 19 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.24%) vSphere
8 11 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.19%) HDFS
10 9 (0.17%) RHEV
11 7 (0.13%) XenApp
12 5 (0.093%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.093%) Docker
13 4 (0.075%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.056%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.056%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.056%) NFS
Systems Management
1 115 (2.14%) Data Guard
2 107 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (1.51%) Puppet
4 35 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 32 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
7 25 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.41%) SCOM
8 22 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 19 (0.35%) Nagios
10 15 (0.28%) OpenSSO
11 12 (0.22%) YUM
12 11 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
13 9 (0.17%) Ansible
14 8 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
14 8 (0.15%) OpenView
14 8 (0.15%) CA Wily
14 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.13%) HP NNM
15 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1568 (29.22%) Oracle
2 731 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 301 (5.61%) JBoss
4 296 (5.52%) IBM
5 261 (4.86%) SAP
6 167 (3.11%) webMethods
7 144 (2.68%) TIBCO
8 119 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 109 (2.03%) Google
10 105 (1.96%) Informatica
11 99 (1.84%) Adobe
12 85 (1.58%) Business Objects
13 82 (1.53%) HP
14 81 (1.51%) VMware
15 78 (1.45%) hybris
16 70 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
17 64 (1.19%) Siebel
18 53 (0.99%) EPiServer
19 52 (0.97%) Sitecore
20 48 (0.89%) Cognos
London
RecruitX
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £80,000 Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: £75000 - £100000 Per Annum £100k package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £65,000 per annum basic + 18% bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, car and fuel card
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago