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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 135 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2121 2497 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.17% 2.54% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 3.08% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1911 1924
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
81037 81000 77589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.86% 82.39% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66627 65196 65122
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -27 984 £65,000 +4.00% 144
South East -24 435 £55,000 -4.34% 40
East of England +21 178 £55,000 - 20
South West 0 137 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Yorkshire -34 117 £45,000 +3.44% 16
North West -14 112 £42,500 -15.00% 26
West Midlands +7 90 £47,500 +11.76% 19
East Midlands -4 42 £52,500 +5.00% 8
North East -20 4 £39,000 -10.85% 5
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2059 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1741 (37.57%) Java
3 1619 (34.94%) .NET
4 1482 (31.98%) Oracle
5 1357 (29.28%) C#
6 1231 (26.56%) SQL
7 1180 (25.46%) Finance
8 1178 (25.42%) Web Services
9 1145 (24.71%) JavaScript
10 1061 (22.90%) SQL Server
11 1039 (22.42%) HTML
12 1002 (21.62%) XML
13 958 (20.67%) MVC
14 944 (20.37%) TDD
15 907 (19.57%) ASP.NET
16 906 (19.55%) CSS
17 873 (18.84%) Scrum
18 836 (18.04%) Middleware
19 756 (16.31%) Microsoft
20 670 (14.46%) jQuery
21 657 (14.18%) OO
22 598 (12.90%) WCF
23 594 (12.82%) SOAP
24 588 (12.69%) J2EE
25 576 (12.43%) Spring
26 575 (12.41%) Degree
27 532 (11.48%) Linux
28 499 (10.77%) Windows
29 495 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
30 480 (10.36%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 421 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 382 (8.24%) WebSphere
3 301 (6.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 282 (6.09%) JBoss
5 281 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 214 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 205 (4.42%) Apache
8 195 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
9 160 (3.45%) SharePoint
10 155 (3.34%) CMS
11 121 (2.61%) IIS
12 88 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 81 (1.75%) Apache Solr
13 81 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
14 70 (1.51%) Mule
15 58 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
16 54 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
16 54 (1.17%) Drupal
17 47 (1.01%) NServiceBus
18 46 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 320 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.99%) MS Office
3 41 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.24%) MS Project
6 11 (0.24%) SPSS
7 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.065%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.065%) HipChat
9 2 (0.043%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 172 (3.71%) Oracle EBS
2 159 (3.43%) Oracle BPM
3 97 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
5 51 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
6 41 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
9 11 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.13%) Magento
12 6 (0.13%) Summit
13 5 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 223 (4.81%) SaaS
2 211 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (2.01%) PaaS
4 64 (1.38%) IaaS
5 62 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (0.67%) Force.com
8 13 (0.28%) Google Apps
8 13 (0.28%) Terremark
9 12 (0.26%) GitHub
10 8 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
11 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.065%) Trello
13 2 (0.043%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.043%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.043%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.043%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 204 (4.40%) HTTP
2 96 (2.07%) Internet
3 79 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 62 (1.34%) Firewall
4 62 (1.34%) SSL
5 37 (0.80%) LAN
6 33 (0.71%) WAN
7 32 (0.69%) LDAP
8 27 (0.58%) SAN
9 26 (0.56%) DNS
10 24 (0.52%) FTP
11 22 (0.47%) PBX
12 20 (0.43%) HTTPS
13 15 (0.32%) NAS
14 14 (0.30%) ATM
15 13 (0.28%) VPN
16 11 (0.24%) CTI
17 10 (0.22%) Kerberos
18 9 (0.19%) SNMP
19 8 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1061 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 417 (9.00%) Relational Database
3 383 (8.26%) Oracle Database
4 288 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 270 (5.83%) RDBMS
6 260 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 257 (5.55%) MySQL
8 221 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 215 (4.64%) MongoDB
10 178 (3.84%) Oracle ODI
11 135 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 118 (2.55%) Big Data
13 114 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
13 114 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 109 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
15 100 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
16 92 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
17 82 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 79 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
19 78 (1.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 363 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 274 (5.91%) Subversion
3 260 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 188 (4.06%) Selenium
5 185 (3.99%) Maven
6 180 (3.88%) JIRA
7 173 (3.73%) JUnit
8 170 (3.67%) Jenkins
9 156 (3.37%) Ant
10 155 (3.34%) Visual Studio
11 134 (2.89%) Eclipse
12 125 (2.70%) NUnit
13 106 (2.29%) TeamCity
14 105 (2.27%) Cucumber
15 95 (2.05%) Hudson
16 76 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
17 48 (1.04%) SoapUI
18 45 (0.97%) JDeveloper
19 43 (0.93%) Mockito
20 35 (0.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 1180 (25.46%) Finance
2 439 (9.47%) Retail
3 431 (9.30%) Banking
4 290 (6.26%) Telecoms
5 143 (3.09%) Marketing
6 93 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 82 (1.77%) Back Office
8 55 (1.19%) Games
9 50 (1.08%) Front Office
10 44 (0.95%) Legal
11 43 (0.93%) Publishing
12 41 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 39 (0.84%) Advertising
14 38 (0.82%) Law
15 35 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.56%) Retail Banking
17 25 (0.54%) Billing
18 16 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.32%) Multimedia
20 12 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1881 (40.59%) Developer
2 1458 (31.46%) Architect
3 640 (13.81%) Solutions Architect
4 562 (12.13%) Senior Developer
5 518 (11.18%) .NET Developer
6 371 (8.01%) C# Developer
7 366 (7.90%) Java Developer
8 294 (6.34%) Analyst
9 251 (5.42%) Consultant
10 229 (4.94%) Technical Architect
11 224 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 154 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 146 (3.15%) Integration Architect
14 141 (3.04%) Software Engineer
15 140 (3.02%) Web Developer
16 130 (2.81%) Senior Architect
17 129 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
18 123 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 121 (2.61%) Software Developer
20 120 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1619 (34.94%) .NET
2 1178 (25.42%) Web Services
3 1039 (22.42%) HTML
4 1002 (21.62%) XML
5 907 (19.57%) ASP.NET
6 906 (19.55%) CSS
7 836 (18.04%) Middleware
8 670 (14.46%) jQuery
9 598 (12.90%) WCF
10 594 (12.82%) SOAP
11 588 (12.69%) J2EE
12 576 (12.43%) Spring
13 495 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 471 (10.16%) .NET Framework
15 470 (10.14%) REST
16 466 (10.06%) Oracle Fusion
17 380 (8.20%) HTML5
18 346 (7.47%) JSON
19 309 (6.67%) AngularJS
20 307 (6.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 358 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 329 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
3 327 (7.06%) Open Source
4 297 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 256 (5.52%) N-Tier
6 168 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 149 (3.22%) Data Integration
8 134 (2.89%) Mobile App
9 127 (2.74%) Client/Server
10 126 (2.72%) User Experience
11 77 (1.66%) Clustering
11 77 (1.66%) Blog
12 68 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
13 67 (1.45%) Mainframe
14 59 (1.27%) Mathematics
15 58 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 50 (1.08%) Hedge funds
17 44 (0.95%) Derivative
18 43 (0.93%) Data Structures
19 42 (0.91%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 532 (11.48%) Linux
2 499 (10.77%) Windows
3 476 (10.27%) UNIX
4 131 (2.83%) Android
5 120 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 87 (1.88%) Solaris
7 65 (1.40%) AIX
8 45 (0.97%) Windows Phone
9 44 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (0.65%) HPUX
11 27 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (0.50%) CentOS
13 22 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
16 14 (0.30%) MVS
17 12 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2059 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
2 958 (20.67%) MVC
3 944 (20.37%) TDD
4 873 (18.84%) Scrum
5 657 (14.18%) OO
6 480 (10.36%) E-Commerce
7 472 (10.19%) TOGAF
8 458 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 451 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 441 (9.52%) UML
11 435 (9.39%) BDD
12 403 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 385 (8.31%) Enterprise Architecture
14 304 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 290 (6.26%) Project Management
16 263 (5.68%) CRM
17 239 (5.16%) ITIL
18 235 (5.07%) Technical Architecture
19 226 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
20 213 (4.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1741 (37.57%) Java
2 1357 (29.28%) C#
3 1231 (26.56%) SQL
4 1145 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 228 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 205 (4.42%) PHP
7 200 (4.32%) C++
8 186 (4.01%) Python
8 186 (4.01%) PL/SQL
9 107 (2.31%) Ruby
10 96 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 91 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 76 (1.64%) Perl
13 74 (1.60%) C
14 73 (1.58%) XPath
15 57 (1.23%) Objective-C
16 56 (1.21%) VB
17 53 (1.14%) Scala
18 49 (1.06%) Groovy
19 48 (1.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 575 (12.41%) Degree
2 175 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 123 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 111 (2.40%) VCP4
5 105 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (1.06%) ISEB
7 40 (0.86%) MCSD
8 29 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
10 19 (0.41%) OCP
11 18 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (0.35%) MCPD
12 16 (0.35%) CISSP
12 16 (0.35%) MCP
13 14 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (0.30%) MCSE
14 13 (0.28%) PMP
14 13 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (6.91%) QA
2 24 (0.52%) COBIT
3 22 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.41%) SLA
5 18 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.065%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.043%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.043%) DICOM
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.022%) HL7
11 1 (0.022%) Basel III
11 1 (0.022%) GPG13
11 1 (0.022%) P3O
System Software
1 51 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (0.37%) vSphere
7 15 (0.32%) Docker
8 11 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.17%) Varnish
9 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.15%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.15%) XenApp
11 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.086%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.086%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.086%) vCloud
13 4 (0.086%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.065%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 3 (0.065%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 95 (2.05%) Puppet
2 68 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 27 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 27 (0.58%) Vagrant
4 27 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 19 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
7 15 (0.32%) StatsD
8 14 (0.30%) Graphite
9 7 (0.15%) Ansible
10 6 (0.13%) logstash
11 5 (0.11%) Control-M
11 5 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.11%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.086%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.086%) SCCM
12 4 (0.086%) SCOM
12 4 (0.086%) Legato
12 4 (0.086%) MOM
Vendors
1 1482 (31.98%) Oracle
2 756 (16.31%) Microsoft
3 357 (7.70%) IBM
4 224 (4.83%) TIBCO
5 200 (4.32%) SAP
6 129 (2.78%) webMethods
7 100 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 91 (1.96%) Pega
9 79 (1.70%) hybris
10 78 (1.68%) HP
11 77 (1.66%) VMware
12 74 (1.60%) Google
13 68 (1.47%) Siebel
14 59 (1.27%) Red Hat
15 56 (1.21%) Sitecore
16 54 (1.17%) Informatica
17 49 (1.06%) Business Objects
18 48 (1.04%) Adobe
19 46 (0.99%) Zend
20 45 (0.97%) BEA
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + bonus and benfits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£50k - £55K
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
AppDynamics
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday