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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 129 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2339 2636 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.28% 2.41% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.91% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 2013 1818
Average salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £38,094
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
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
86787 90709 82543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.73% 82.80% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 71851 73761 68268
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +16 1250 £67,500 +8.00% 165
South East -58 347 £55,000 +4.76% 51
East of England +5 173 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Yorkshire -12 145 £42,500 -10.52% 18
South West -27 133 £45,000 -18.18% 29
West Midlands -5 119 £47,500 -5.00% 24
North West -12 111 £49,500 +23.75% 32
East Midlands -59 42 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North East 0 15 £50,000 +44.92% 4
Midlands -11 8 £70,000 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2318 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1923 (40.89%) Java
3 1645 (34.98%) Oracle
4 1522 (32.36%) .NET
5 1328 (28.24%) Web Services
6 1315 (27.96%) C#
7 1268 (26.96%) Finance
8 1262 (26.83%) SQL
9 1114 (23.69%) SQL Server
10 1079 (22.94%) JavaScript
11 1051 (22.35%) HTML
12 985 (20.94%) XML
13 958 (20.37%) Scrum
14 937 (19.92%) TDD
15 875 (18.61%) MVC
16 845 (17.97%) CSS
17 831 (17.67%) ASP.NET
18 815 (17.33%) Middleware
19 777 (16.52%) Microsoft
20 692 (14.71%) Linux
21 628 (13.35%) OO
22 625 (13.29%) Degree
23 610 (12.97%) SOAP
24 587 (12.48%) WCF
25 574 (12.20%) SDLC
26 572 (12.16%) Spring
27 567 (12.06%) J2EE
28 561 (11.93%) REST
29 550 (11.69%) Oracle Database
30 544 (11.57%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 394 (8.38%) WebLogic
2 390 (8.29%) WebSphere
3 339 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 296 (6.29%) JBoss
5 241 (5.12%) Oracle Service Bus
6 188 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 174 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 161 (3.42%) Apache
9 145 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
10 137 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 137 (2.91%) CMS
11 109 (2.32%) IIS
12 83 (1.76%) Apache Solr
13 76 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
14 70 (1.49%) Mule
15 67 (1.42%) Node.js
16 56 (1.19%) NServiceBus
17 55 (1.17%) CICS
17 55 (1.17%) Apache Spark
18 51 (1.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 419 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.00%) MS Office
4 25 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.15%) MS Project
7 5 (0.11%) SPSS
7 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.064%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 228 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
2 196 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 106 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
4 93 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 45 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
8 17 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
9 16 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
9 16 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
10 15 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
11 11 (0.23%) Summit
11 11 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
13 9 (0.19%) thinkFolio
13 9 (0.19%) LatentZero
13 9 (0.19%) Markit EDM
14 8 (0.17%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 290 (6.17%) SaaS
2 238 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 213 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 114 (2.42%) PaaS
5 73 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 68 (1.45%) IaaS
7 59 (1.25%) Force.com
8 26 (0.55%) GitHub
9 16 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.30%) iPaaS
11 10 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.19%) Google Apps
12 9 (0.19%) Terremark
13 7 (0.15%) Heroku
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.11%) Office 365
15 4 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.064%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.34%) HTTP
2 105 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 86 (1.83%) Internet
4 67 (1.42%) SSL
5 45 (0.96%) Firewall
6 41 (0.87%) DNS
7 33 (0.70%) SAN
8 26 (0.55%) NAS
9 21 (0.45%) ATM
10 20 (0.43%) CTI
11 15 (0.32%) DHCP
11 15 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (0.30%) WAN
13 12 (0.26%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.23%) PPP
14 11 (0.23%) LAN
14 11 (0.23%) Network Security
15 10 (0.21%) DMZ
16 8 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1114 (23.69%) SQL Server
2 550 (11.69%) Oracle Database
3 431 (9.16%) Relational Database
4 371 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 311 (6.61%) NoSQL
6 247 (5.25%) MySQL
7 231 (4.91%) RDBMS
8 215 (4.57%) Oracle ODI
9 194 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 182 (3.87%) MongoDB
11 171 (3.64%) Big Data
12 161 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
13 152 (3.23%) DB2
13 152 (3.23%) Hadoop
14 141 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
15 126 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 109 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 103 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
18 102 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
18 102 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 413 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 306 (6.51%) Subversion
3 278 (5.91%) Jenkins
4 236 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 233 (4.95%) Selenium
6 211 (4.49%) JUnit
7 187 (3.98%) Maven
8 173 (3.68%) Visual Studio
9 150 (3.19%) JIRA
10 142 (3.02%) NUnit
11 140 (2.98%) Ant
12 130 (2.76%) TeamCity
13 113 (2.40%) Hudson
14 109 (2.32%) SoapUI
15 94 (2.00%) Cucumber
16 81 (1.72%) Eclipse
17 50 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
18 42 (0.89%) SpecFlow
18 42 (0.89%) Moq
19 38 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1268 (26.96%) Finance
2 504 (10.72%) Banking
3 476 (10.12%) Retail
4 198 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 112 (2.38%) Marketing
6 110 (2.34%) Games
7 77 (1.64%) Law
8 76 (1.62%) Front Office
9 69 (1.47%) Back Office
10 67 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 67 (1.42%) Legal
11 66 (1.40%) Advertising
12 59 (1.25%) Billing
13 56 (1.19%) Investment Banking
14 51 (1.08%) Retail Banking
15 48 (1.02%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.72%) Publishing
17 19 (0.40%) Local Government
18 18 (0.38%) International Banking
19 13 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1858 (39.51%) Developer
2 1455 (30.94%) Architect
3 586 (12.46%) Solutions Architect
4 545 (11.59%) Senior Developer
5 444 (9.44%) Java Developer
6 423 (8.99%) .NET Developer
7 381 (8.10%) Consultant
8 349 (7.42%) C# Developer
9 228 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 214 (4.55%) Technical Architect
11 187 (3.98%) Analyst
12 154 (3.27%) Enterprise Architect
13 145 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
14 142 (3.02%) Software Engineer
15 127 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
16 126 (2.68%) Senior .NET Developer
17 125 (2.66%) Senior Architect
18 121 (2.57%) Integration Architect
18 121 (2.57%) Lead Developer
19 120 (2.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1522 (32.36%) .NET
2 1328 (28.24%) Web Services
3 1051 (22.35%) HTML
4 985 (20.94%) XML
5 845 (17.97%) CSS
6 831 (17.67%) ASP.NET
7 815 (17.33%) Middleware
8 610 (12.97%) SOAP
9 587 (12.48%) WCF
10 572 (12.16%) Spring
11 567 (12.06%) J2EE
12 561 (11.93%) REST
13 544 (11.57%) jQuery
14 480 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 462 (9.82%) Oracle Fusion
16 458 (9.74%) .NET Framework
17 395 (8.40%) HTML5
18 312 (6.63%) AngularJS
19 309 (6.57%) Hibernate
20 288 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 358 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
2 309 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 303 (6.44%) Computer Science
4 207 (4.40%) N-Tier
5 160 (3.40%) User Experience
6 150 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 138 (2.93%) Data Centre
8 127 (2.70%) Data Integration
9 115 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 89 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 88 (1.87%) Mainframe
12 82 (1.74%) Mathematics
13 71 (1.51%) Clustering
14 67 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 66 (1.40%) SWIFT
16 61 (1.30%) Oracle Exalogic
17 58 (1.23%) Social Media
18 46 (0.98%) Hedge funds
18 46 (0.98%) Blog
19 45 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 692 (14.71%) Linux
2 487 (10.36%) Windows
3 469 (9.97%) UNIX
4 170 (3.61%) Android
5 147 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.34%) Solaris
7 57 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (0.96%) AIX
9 36 (0.77%) MVS
10 24 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.47%) CentOS
12 22 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 17 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
15 14 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.15%) HPUX
17 7 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.13%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2318 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 958 (20.37%) Scrum
3 937 (19.92%) TDD
4 875 (18.61%) MVC
5 628 (13.35%) OO
6 574 (12.20%) SDLC
7 531 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 500 (10.63%) TOGAF
9 450 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 448 (9.53%) Software Engineering
11 443 (9.42%) Open Source
12 414 (8.80%) UML
13 355 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
14 349 (7.42%) Mentoring
15 346 (7.36%) BDD
16 344 (7.31%) Unit Testing
17 309 (6.57%) Project Management
18 294 (6.25%) CRM
19 253 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
20 250 (5.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1923 (40.89%) Java
2 1315 (27.96%) C#
3 1262 (26.83%) SQL
4 1079 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 240 (5.10%) Python
6 231 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 228 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 215 (4.57%) PHP
8 215 (4.57%) C++
9 154 (3.27%) Ruby
10 124 (2.64%) Scala
11 110 (2.34%) Perl
12 92 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 71 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 69 (1.47%) C
15 68 (1.45%) Objective-C
15 68 (1.45%) XPath
16 65 (1.38%) Groovy
17 53 (1.13%) COBOL
18 52 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 625 (13.29%) Degree
2 157 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 85 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 31 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 31 (0.66%) MCSD
6 28 (0.60%) ISEB
7 22 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (0.45%) MCSE
9 19 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 15 (0.32%) MCITP
12 15 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (0.28%) CISSP
13 13 (0.28%) MCAD
14 10 (0.21%) MCP
14 10 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (5.53%) QA
2 57 (1.21%) COBIT
3 38 (0.81%) SLA
4 16 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.17%) HL7
8 7 (0.15%) MiFID
8 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.13%) GCP
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 81 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
2 71 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.06%) Docker
4 39 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 27 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 25 (0.53%) Varnish
7 22 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 18 (0.38%) VirtualBox
9 17 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.36%) vSphere
10 16 (0.34%) vCloud
11 15 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.21%) iptables
13 7 (0.15%) LXC
13 7 (0.15%) Xen
14 3 (0.064%) XenApp
14 3 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.043%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.043%) KVM
Systems Management
1 132 (2.81%) Puppet
2 119 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (1.49%) Data Guard
4 40 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 24 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
6 22 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 17 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 14 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.15%) MOM
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
15 5 (0.11%) Nagios
15 5 (0.11%) SCCM
15 5 (0.11%) CA LISA
16 4 (0.085%) Ansible
16 4 (0.085%) OpenSSO
16 4 (0.085%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 1645 (34.98%) Oracle
2 777 (16.52%) Microsoft
3 312 (6.63%) IBM
4 171 (3.64%) SAP
5 117 (2.49%) TIBCO
6 113 (2.40%) VMware
7 108 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 93 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 85 (1.81%) hybris
10 68 (1.45%) Siebel
11 67 (1.42%) webMethods
12 60 (1.28%) Google
13 50 (1.06%) Pega
13 50 (1.06%) Sitecore
14 48 (1.02%) Cisco
15 44 (0.94%) Sybase
16 39 (0.83%) Informatica
17 38 (0.81%) Adobe
18 37 (0.79%) ATG
19 36 (0.77%) MuleSoft
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
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Salary: Attractive + bonus, benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Market related
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