The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 116 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2626 2189 2569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.42% 2.15% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.73% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1997 1818 2180
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87413 80223 86183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.42% 78.73% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71101 66369 74073
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
UK

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 July 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 July 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 1230 £62,500 +4.16% 119
South East +28 554 £52,500 - 46
East of England -8 166 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Yorkshire +16 159 £48,500 +27.63% 19
South West +7 147 £55,000 +29.41% 17
North West +42 146 £40,000 -11.11% 25
East Midlands +73 120 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +21 107 £45,000 +3.44% 10
Midlands +18 5 - -
North East -9 4 £34,500 -10.38%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1973 (36.54%) Java
2 1724 (31.93%) .NET
2 1724 (31.93%) Web Services
3 1610 (29.82%) Oracle
4 1512 (28.01%) SQL
5 1397 (25.88%) C#
6 1361 (25.21%) SQL Server
7 1329 (24.62%) JavaScript
8 1254 (23.23%) HTML
9 1240 (22.97%) Finance
10 1229 (22.76%) XML
11 1131 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
12 1114 (20.63%) TDD
13 1017 (18.84%) CSS
14 993 (18.39%) ASP.NET
15 960 (17.78%) Scrum
16 941 (17.43%) MVC
17 819 (15.17%) Microsoft
18 813 (15.06%) Degree
19 786 (14.56%) OO
20 775 (14.35%) WCF
21 764 (14.15%) Middleware
22 715 (13.24%) J2EE
23 676 (12.52%) Spring
24 674 (12.48%) jQuery
25 656 (12.15%) UML
26 629 (11.65%) E-Commerce
27 621 (11.50%) Linux
28 608 (11.26%) Software Engineering
29 594 (11.00%) REST

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 404 (7.48%) WebLogic
2 296 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 274 (5.08%) Apache
4 250 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 246 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
6 217 (4.02%) IIS
7 214 (3.96%) Tomcat
8 205 (3.80%) SharePoint
9 204 (3.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 157 (2.91%) CMS
11 72 (1.33%) Node.js
12 61 (1.13%) GlassFish
12 61 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
13 58 (1.07%) Confluence
14 55 (1.02%) NServiceBus
15 54 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
16 51 (0.94%) NetWeaver
17 48 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
18 44 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
19 41 (0.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 376 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.09%) MS Office
3 52 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 26 (0.48%) MS Project
7 11 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.11%) SPSS
9 3 (0.056%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 212 (3.93%) Oracle EBS
2 206 (3.82%) Oracle BPM
3 134 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 117 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
5 87 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 46 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
7 27 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 16 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
9 15 (0.28%) AquaLogic BPM
9 15 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.20%) Magento
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.15%) Optimost
13 8 (0.15%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.15%) HFM
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 165 (3.06%) SaaS
2 131 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (1.06%) GitHub
5 44 (0.81%) IaaS
5 44 (0.81%) PaaS
6 42 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
9 17 (0.31%) Force.com
10 4 (0.074%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.037%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.019%) Taleo
12 1 (0.019%) Heroku
12 1 (0.019%) Route 53
12 1 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.019%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.019%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 305 (5.65%) Internet
2 205 (3.80%) HTTP
3 109 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 100 (1.85%) SSL
5 83 (1.54%) Firewall
6 71 (1.32%) SAN
7 55 (1.02%) DNS
8 50 (0.93%) Intranet
9 41 (0.76%) SNMP
10 24 (0.44%) LAN
11 23 (0.43%) WAN
12 22 (0.41%) VPN
13 20 (0.37%) LDAP
14 18 (0.33%) AMQP
15 17 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
16 16 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
17 15 (0.28%) SMS
18 14 (0.26%) PBX
19 13 (0.24%) VoIP
20 11 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1361 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 554 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 529 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 323 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 317 (5.87%) MySQL
6 280 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 234 (4.33%) NoSQL
8 231 (4.28%) RDBMS
9 229 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 224 (4.15%) MongoDB
11 193 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 189 (3.50%) Oracle ODI
13 177 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
14 173 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
15 160 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 152 (2.82%) Big Data
17 114 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
18 102 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 102 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
19 100 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 415 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 334 (6.19%) Subversion
3 297 (5.50%) Selenium
4 278 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 277 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 257 (4.76%) Maven
7 235 (4.35%) JUnit
8 221 (4.09%) Eclipse
9 192 (3.56%) Jenkins
10 189 (3.50%) Ant
11 186 (3.45%) JIRA
12 154 (2.85%) Hudson
13 142 (2.63%) NUnit
14 110 (2.04%) Cucumber
15 105 (1.94%) SoapUI
16 101 (1.87%) JDeveloper
17 78 (1.44%) Xcode
17 78 (1.44%) Mockito
18 76 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
19 71 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1240 (22.97%) Finance
2 341 (6.32%) Banking
2 341 (6.32%) Retail
3 303 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 177 (3.28%) Marketing
5 153 (2.83%) Games
6 98 (1.82%) Advertising
7 91 (1.69%) Law
7 91 (1.69%) Back Office
8 84 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 75 (1.39%) Legal
9 75 (1.39%) Publishing
10 68 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 53 (0.98%) Front Office
12 50 (0.93%) French Language
13 49 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 31 (0.57%) German Language
14 31 (0.57%) Billing
15 28 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 27 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2175 (40.29%) Developer
2 1457 (26.99%) Architect
3 711 (13.17%) Solutions Architect
4 666 (12.34%) Senior Developer
5 548 (10.15%) Java Developer
6 487 (9.02%) .NET Developer
7 456 (8.45%) C# Developer
8 377 (6.98%) Analyst
9 350 (6.48%) Consultant
10 310 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 251 (4.65%) Software Engineer
12 249 (4.61%) Technical Architect
13 216 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 183 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
15 175 (3.24%) Senior Architect
16 156 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
17 155 (2.87%) Web Developer
18 152 (2.82%) Business Analyst
19 149 (2.76%) Senior C# Developer
20 139 (2.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1724 (31.93%) .NET
1 1724 (31.93%) Web Services
2 1254 (23.23%) HTML
3 1229 (22.76%) XML
4 1017 (18.84%) CSS
5 993 (18.39%) ASP.NET
6 775 (14.35%) WCF
7 764 (14.15%) Middleware
8 715 (13.24%) J2EE
9 676 (12.52%) Spring
10 674 (12.48%) jQuery
11 594 (11.00%) REST
12 557 (10.32%) SOAP
13 548 (10.15%) HTML5
14 476 (8.82%) Ajax
15 471 (8.72%) Hibernate
16 469 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 443 (8.21%) .NET Framework
18 369 (6.83%) Oracle Fusion
19 354 (6.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 456 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 395 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 334 (6.19%) N-Tier
4 273 (5.06%) Open Source
5 252 (4.67%) Mobile App
6 174 (3.22%) Client/Server
7 155 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 136 (2.52%) Data Integration
9 91 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 74 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 63 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
12 62 (1.15%) Clustering
13 59 (1.09%) RMADS
14 54 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 47 (0.87%) CESG
15 47 (0.87%) Social Media
16 46 (0.85%) Derivative
17 41 (0.76%) Blackberry
17 41 (0.76%) Digital Media
18 40 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 621 (11.50%) Linux
2 584 (10.82%) Windows
3 459 (8.50%) UNIX
4 192 (3.56%) Android
5 190 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 85 (1.57%) Solaris
7 77 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 66 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (0.87%) Windows Phone
10 45 (0.83%) AIX
11 43 (0.80%) HPUX
12 34 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (0.61%) CentOS
14 29 (0.54%) Windows 7
15 22 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
16 20 (0.37%) Debian
17 17 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 7 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
20 6 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1114 (20.63%) TDD
3 960 (17.78%) Scrum
4 941 (17.43%) MVC
5 786 (14.56%) OO
6 656 (12.15%) UML
7 629 (11.65%) E-Commerce
8 608 (11.26%) Software Engineering
9 527 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 496 (9.19%) Unit Testing
11 386 (7.15%) CRM
12 376 (6.96%) BDD
13 372 (6.89%) TOGAF
14 354 (6.56%) Project Management
15 319 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
16 311 (5.76%) Enterprise Architecture
17 298 (5.52%) ITIL
18 281 (5.20%) Data Modelling
19 268 (4.96%) OOD
20 258 (4.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1973 (36.54%) Java
2 1512 (28.01%) SQL
3 1397 (25.88%) C#
4 1329 (24.62%) JavaScript
5 294 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 221 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 185 (3.43%) PHP
8 165 (3.06%) VB.NET
9 164 (3.04%) C++
10 163 (3.02%) Ruby
11 161 (2.98%) Python
12 157 (2.91%) Groovy
13 152 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 109 (2.02%) C
15 97 (1.80%) Objective-C
16 96 (1.78%) Scala
17 68 (1.26%) XPath
18 60 (1.11%) VB
19 55 (1.02%) Perl
20 44 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 813 (15.06%) Degree
2 210 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 81 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 78 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (1.35%) ISEB
6 52 (0.96%) CISSP
7 40 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 34 (0.63%) MCP
9 32 (0.59%) CISM
10 29 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 27 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 27 (0.50%) DV Cleared
12 25 (0.46%) OCP
13 23 (0.43%) MCSD
14 22 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 22 (0.41%) MCTS
15 20 (0.37%) MBA
16 18 (0.33%) HNC
17 17 (0.31%) MCSE
17 17 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (6.50%) QA
2 79 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 58 (1.07%) SLA
5 43 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 42 (0.78%) COBIT
7 39 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 26 (0.48%) HL7
9 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.037%) TickIT
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 140 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
2 45 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 37 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 26 (0.48%) Varnish
6 23 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.22%) KVM
8 10 (0.19%) XenApp
9 9 (0.17%) vSphere
9 9 (0.17%) RHEV
10 8 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.093%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.074%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.074%) Squid
13 4 (0.074%) Docker
13 4 (0.074%) vCloud
14 3 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 108 (2.00%) Data Guard
2 100 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (1.54%) Puppet
4 44 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 39 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 25 (0.46%) Nagios
7 21 (0.39%) SCOM
8 19 (0.35%) OpenSSO
9 17 (0.31%) OpenView
10 16 (0.30%) HP NNM
11 15 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
12 14 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
12 14 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
13 13 (0.24%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.24%) Netcool
14 12 (0.22%) CA Wily
15 11 (0.20%) YUM
15 11 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
15 11 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1610 (29.82%) Oracle
2 819 (15.17%) Microsoft
3 310 (5.74%) JBoss
4 283 (5.24%) IBM
5 209 (3.87%) SAP
6 154 (2.85%) TIBCO
7 128 (2.37%) webMethods
8 126 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 115 (2.13%) Informatica
10 102 (1.89%) HP
11 91 (1.69%) Business Objects
12 90 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 89 (1.65%) Adobe
14 85 (1.57%) Google
15 68 (1.26%) VMware
15 68 (1.26%) Cognos
16 66 (1.22%) Sitecore
16 66 (1.22%) hybris
17 61 (1.13%) EPiServer
18 56 (1.04%) AccuRev
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Based On Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £48k - £52k + 15% Flexible Benefits DoE
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£70k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
MBA Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (25%) + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + 15% bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday