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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 128 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2343 2695 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.33% 2.44% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.95% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2015 1784
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
84540 91393 81953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.95% 82.74% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69498 74949 68149
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,284 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 +12 1184 £62,500 +4.16% 122
South East -32 393 £55,000 +10.00% 38
East of England -5 187 £58,250 +16.50% 12
West Midlands +15 152 £47,500 +18.75% 11
North West +4 149 £47,000 +10.58% 20
Yorkshire -13 130 £48,437 -3.12% 13
South West -50 90 £42,500 -22.72% 21
East Midlands -47 41 £53,458 +25.78% 4
North East +7 15 £50,000 +53.84% 2
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2057 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1832 (41.01%) Java
3 1646 (36.85%) Oracle
4 1544 (34.56%) .NET
5 1340 (30.00%) C#
6 1255 (28.09%) Web Services
7 1253 (28.05%) SQL
8 1144 (25.61%) Finance
9 1101 (24.65%) SQL Server
10 1092 (24.45%) JavaScript
11 1039 (23.26%) HTML
12 953 (21.33%) XML
13 888 (19.88%) MVC
14 886 (19.83%) TDD
15 850 (19.03%) CSS
16 839 (18.78%) ASP.NET
17 830 (18.58%) Scrum
18 789 (17.66%) Middleware
19 755 (16.90%) Microsoft
20 627 (14.04%) Linux
21 592 (13.25%) Degree
22 586 (13.12%) WCF
23 580 (12.98%) J2EE
24 578 (12.94%) jQuery
25 562 (12.58%) SOAP
26 560 (12.54%) OO
27 535 (11.98%) Spring
28 523 (11.71%) SDLC
29 514 (11.51%) Oracle Database
30 512 (11.46%) .NET Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 400 (8.95%) WebSphere
2 362 (8.10%) WebLogic
3 331 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 277 (6.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 269 (6.02%) JBoss
6 179 (4.01%) SharePoint
7 172 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 171 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
9 137 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 135 (3.02%) CMS
11 134 (3.00%) Apache
12 94 (2.10%) IIS
13 75 (1.68%) Apache Solr
14 74 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
15 64 (1.43%) Mule
16 61 (1.37%) CICS
17 59 (1.32%) NServiceBus
18 55 (1.23%) Node.js
18 55 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
19 52 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 402 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 38 (0.85%) MS Office
4 24 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.22%) MS Project
7 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.13%) SPSS
8 4 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.045%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 226 (5.06%) Oracle BPM
2 170 (3.81%) Oracle EBS
3 81 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 75 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
5 37 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 34 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
7 15 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
8 13 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
9 12 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.25%) Summit
11 10 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
14 6 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
15 5 (0.11%) LatentZero
15 5 (0.11%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 256 (5.73%) SaaS
2 231 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (2.40%) PaaS
5 86 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (1.50%) IaaS
7 44 (0.99%) Force.com
8 15 (0.34%) Google Apps
8 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.34%) Terremark
9 14 (0.31%) iPaaS
10 13 (0.29%) GitHub
11 5 (0.11%) Boomi
12 4 (0.090%) Office 365
12 4 (0.090%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.045%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.045%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 135 (3.02%) HTTP
2 97 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 81 (1.81%) Internet
4 69 (1.54%) SSL
5 49 (1.10%) Firewall
6 41 (0.92%) DNS
7 31 (0.69%) SAN
8 23 (0.51%) NAS
9 21 (0.47%) ATM
10 19 (0.43%) CTI
11 15 (0.34%) DHCP
11 15 (0.34%) LDAP
11 15 (0.34%) FTP
12 12 (0.27%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.22%) SNMP
14 10 (0.22%) DMZ
15 8 (0.18%) VPN
16 7 (0.16%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1101 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 514 (11.51%) Oracle Database
3 446 (9.98%) Relational Database
4 356 (7.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 329 (7.37%) NoSQL
6 267 (5.98%) RDBMS
7 247 (5.53%) Oracle ODI
8 238 (5.33%) MySQL
9 206 (4.61%) MongoDB
10 202 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 154 (3.45%) DB2
12 123 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
12 123 (2.75%) Big Data
13 114 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
14 109 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 104 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
16 102 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 91 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
18 90 (2.01%) Hadoop
19 84 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 388 (8.69%) Git (software)
2 302 (6.76%) Subversion
3 257 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 233 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 213 (4.77%) Selenium
6 178 (3.98%) Visual Studio
7 171 (3.83%) JUnit
7 171 (3.83%) Maven
8 141 (3.16%) NUnit
9 138 (3.09%) JIRA
10 137 (3.07%) Ant
11 107 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 100 (2.24%) Eclipse
13 96 (2.15%) SoapUI
14 91 (2.04%) Hudson
15 85 (1.90%) Cucumber
16 75 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
17 44 (0.99%) Moq
18 41 (0.92%) CruiseControl
19 37 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 1144 (25.61%) Finance
2 472 (10.57%) Retail
3 405 (9.07%) Banking
4 218 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 124 (2.78%) Marketing
6 74 (1.66%) Games
7 71 (1.59%) Front Office
8 60 (1.34%) Billing
9 59 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.30%) Back Office
11 57 (1.28%) Legal
12 53 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 45 (1.01%) Advertising
14 41 (0.92%) Manufacturing
15 38 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 37 (0.83%) Publishing
17 36 (0.81%) Law
18 21 (0.47%) International Banking
19 13 (0.29%) Local Government
20 12 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1759 (39.38%) Developer
2 1389 (31.09%) Architect
3 550 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
4 512 (11.46%) Senior Developer
5 437 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 378 (8.46%) Java Developer
7 374 (8.37%) C# Developer
8 363 (8.13%) Consultant
9 240 (5.37%) Analyst
10 237 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 186 (4.16%) Technical Architect
12 137 (3.07%) Software Engineer
13 134 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
14 133 (2.98%) Integration Architect
15 128 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
16 127 (2.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 123 (2.75%) Enterprise Architect
18 120 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 118 (2.64%) Senior Architect
20 117 (2.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1544 (34.56%) .NET
2 1255 (28.09%) Web Services
3 1039 (23.26%) HTML
4 953 (21.33%) XML
5 850 (19.03%) CSS
6 839 (18.78%) ASP.NET
7 789 (17.66%) Middleware
8 586 (13.12%) WCF
9 580 (12.98%) J2EE
10 578 (12.94%) jQuery
11 562 (12.58%) SOAP
12 535 (11.98%) Spring
13 512 (11.46%) .NET Framework
14 508 (11.37%) REST
15 491 (10.99%) Oracle Fusion
16 484 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 366 (8.19%) HTML5
18 310 (6.94%) AngularJS
19 302 (6.76%) Entity Framework
20 288 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 352 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 341 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
3 297 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 219 (4.90%) N-Tier
5 147 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 134 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 134 (3.00%) User Experience
7 128 (2.87%) Data Centre
8 125 (2.80%) Data Integration
9 110 (2.46%) Client/Server
10 104 (2.33%) Mainframe
11 85 (1.90%) Clustering
12 76 (1.70%) Mathematics
13 65 (1.46%) Data Structures
14 52 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 49 (1.10%) Social Media
16 45 (1.01%) Visualisation
17 43 (0.96%) Blog
18 42 (0.94%) SWIFT
19 39 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 627 (14.04%) Linux
2 472 (10.57%) Windows
3 464 (10.39%) UNIX
4 114 (2.55%) Android
5 104 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 69 (1.54%) Solaris
7 58 (1.30%) AIX
8 53 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (0.74%) MVS
10 27 (0.60%) Windows Phone
11 25 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.47%) CentOS
13 18 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.36%) HPUX
15 13 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
17 6 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2057 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 888 (19.88%) MVC
3 886 (19.83%) TDD
4 830 (18.58%) Scrum
5 560 (12.54%) OO
6 523 (11.71%) SDLC
7 487 (10.90%) TOGAF
8 472 (10.57%) E-Commerce
9 446 (9.98%) Software Engineering
10 420 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
11 415 (9.29%) UML
12 370 (8.28%) Open Source
13 348 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
14 342 (7.66%) Unit Testing
15 329 (7.37%) BDD
16 326 (7.30%) Mentoring
17 286 (6.40%) CRM
18 282 (6.31%) Project Management
19 242 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
20 224 (5.01%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1832 (41.01%) Java
2 1340 (30.00%) C#
3 1253 (28.05%) SQL
4 1092 (24.45%) JavaScript
5 232 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 213 (4.77%) C++
7 212 (4.75%) Python
8 209 (4.68%) PL/SQL
9 206 (4.61%) PHP
10 143 (3.20%) Ruby
11 103 (2.31%) Perl
12 88 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 81 (1.81%) XPath
13 81 (1.81%) Scala
14 79 (1.77%) VB.NET
15 66 (1.48%) COBOL
16 64 (1.43%) C
17 58 (1.30%) Groovy
18 54 (1.21%) Objective-C
19 47 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 592 (13.25%) Degree
2 137 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 103 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 41 (0.92%) ISEB
6 39 (0.87%) MCSD
7 37 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.54%) MCSE
9 21 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 16 (0.36%) MCP
12 16 (0.36%) MCPD
13 15 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (0.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.31%) MCITP
14 14 (0.31%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.22%) OCP
16 9 (0.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (6.69%) QA
2 41 (0.92%) SLA
3 32 (0.72%) COBIT
4 15 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.11%) MiFID
8 5 (0.11%) DICOM
9 4 (0.090%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.022%) Basel III
11 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 65 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
2 56 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 39 (0.87%) Docker
5 27 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.47%) Varnish
7 20 (0.45%) vSphere
8 15 (0.34%) vCloud
9 14 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.13%) XenApp
10 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.090%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.090%) LXC
13 3 (0.067%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.067%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 108 (2.42%) Puppet
2 98 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.14%) Data Guard
4 42 (0.94%) Tivoli
5 27 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 22 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 15 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 14 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 14 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.20%) CA LISA
11 8 (0.18%) MOM
12 7 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.16%) Graphite
12 7 (0.16%) Ansible
13 6 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 5 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.11%) SCCM
15 4 (0.090%) SCOM
15 4 (0.090%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1646 (36.85%) Oracle
2 755 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 343 (7.68%) IBM
4 151 (3.38%) SAP
5 147 (3.29%) TIBCO
6 101 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 99 (2.22%) VMware
8 88 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 87 (1.95%) hybris
10 80 (1.79%) Pega
11 70 (1.57%) webMethods
12 69 (1.54%) Siebel
13 66 (1.48%) Business Objects
13 66 (1.48%) Google
14 60 (1.34%) Sitecore
15 50 (1.12%) HP
16 46 (1.03%) Cisco
16 46 (1.03%) MuleSoft
17 43 (0.96%) Adobe
18 40 (0.90%) Informatica
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: pensions + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Execllent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, bens, shares
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago