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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 114 127 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2599 2269 2752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.41% 2.22% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.80% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1879 2299
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £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
87003 81075 87515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.74% 79.39% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70060 66935 74947
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 1245 £62,500 +4.16% 115
South East +28 561 £52,500 -4.54% 37
East of England -5 164 £57,875 +15.75% 16
Yorkshire -10 144 £44,500 +11.25% 17
South West +17 135 £53,750 +19.44% 12
North West +16 135 £40,000 - 29
West Midlands +36 114 £56,250 +25.00% 13
East Midlands +46 96 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Midlands - 4 - -
North East -11 3 £34,500 -12.10% 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1910 (35.67%) Java
2 1711 (31.96%) Web Services
3 1703 (31.81%) .NET
4 1577 (29.45%) Oracle
5 1439 (26.88%) SQL
6 1366 (25.51%) C#
7 1365 (25.49%) JavaScript
8 1345 (25.12%) SQL Server
9 1270 (23.72%) HTML
10 1225 (22.88%) XML
11 1195 (22.32%) Finance
12 1113 (20.79%) TDD
13 1085 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
14 1049 (19.59%) CSS
15 1010 (18.86%) ASP.NET
16 976 (18.23%) MVC
16 976 (18.23%) Scrum
17 840 (15.69%) Degree
18 788 (14.72%) Microsoft
19 765 (14.29%) WCF
20 753 (14.06%) Middleware
21 737 (13.77%) OO
22 686 (12.81%) jQuery
23 649 (12.12%) E-Commerce
23 649 (12.12%) J2EE
23 649 (12.12%) Spring
24 630 (11.77%) UML
25 625 (11.67%) REST
26 617 (11.52%) Linux
27 601 (11.23%) Windows

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 410 (7.66%) WebLogic
2 307 (5.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 288 (5.38%) Apache
4 255 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 243 (4.54%) Oracle Service Bus
6 235 (4.39%) IIS
7 230 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 230 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
8 193 (3.60%) SharePoint
9 153 (2.86%) CMS
10 67 (1.25%) Node.js
11 63 (1.18%) NServiceBus
12 61 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 56 (1.05%) Confluence
14 53 (0.99%) NetWeaver
15 52 (0.97%) GlassFish
16 49 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
17 47 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
18 42 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
19 41 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 345 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.86%) MS Office
3 44 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.34%) MS Project
7 14 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.11%) SPSS
10 2 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 235 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
2 199 (3.72%) Oracle BPM
3 157 (2.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 141 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
5 74 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 50 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
7 27 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 16 (0.30%) AquaLogic BPM
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
10 11 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.21%) Magento
11 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
12 9 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.17%) HFM
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (0.15%) Optimost
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
14 7 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
14 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 183 (3.42%) SaaS
2 144 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 71 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (1.20%) PaaS
6 61 (1.14%) IaaS
7 54 (1.01%) GitHub
8 24 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
9 18 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.28%) Force.com
11 4 (0.075%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.037%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.037%) Heroku
12 2 (0.037%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.019%) Route 53
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.019%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.019%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.019%) Taleo
13 1 (0.019%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 310 (5.79%) Internet
2 225 (4.20%) HTTP
3 119 (2.22%) SSL
4 103 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 88 (1.64%) Firewall
6 65 (1.21%) SAN
7 54 (1.01%) Intranet
8 49 (0.92%) DNS
9 43 (0.80%) SNMP
10 29 (0.54%) VPN
10 29 (0.54%) AMQP
11 23 (0.43%) WAN
12 22 (0.41%) LAN
12 22 (0.41%) LDAP
13 17 (0.32%) PBX
14 14 (0.26%) SMS
15 13 (0.24%) ATM
15 13 (0.24%) VoIP
15 13 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1345 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 571 (10.66%) Oracle Database
3 507 (9.47%) Relational Database
4 341 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 316 (5.90%) MySQL
6 287 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 238 (4.45%) NoSQL
8 235 (4.39%) RDBMS
9 226 (4.22%) MongoDB
10 223 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 194 (3.62%) Oracle ODI
12 180 (3.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 175 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 160 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 160 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
15 146 (2.73%) Big Data
16 124 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 100 (1.87%) DB2
18 98 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
19 95 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 430 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 338 (6.31%) Subversion
3 297 (5.55%) Selenium
4 265 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 243 (4.54%) Visual Studio
6 224 (4.18%) Maven
7 221 (4.13%) JUnit
8 205 (3.83%) Eclipse
9 191 (3.57%) Ant
10 185 (3.46%) JIRA
11 182 (3.40%) Jenkins
12 158 (2.95%) Hudson
13 127 (2.37%) NUnit
14 103 (1.92%) JDeveloper
15 96 (1.79%) SoapUI
16 92 (1.72%) Cucumber
17 86 (1.61%) Mockito
18 79 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
19 70 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 69 (1.29%) Xcode
General
1 1195 (22.32%) Finance
2 356 (6.65%) Retail
3 295 (5.51%) Banking
4 267 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 181 (3.38%) Marketing
6 154 (2.88%) Games
7 104 (1.94%) Law
8 96 (1.79%) Advertising
9 89 (1.66%) Legal
10 86 (1.61%) Publishing
11 85 (1.59%) Back Office
12 65 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 62 (1.16%) Investment Banking
14 55 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
15 42 (0.78%) Front Office
16 36 (0.67%) French Language
17 31 (0.58%) Manufacturing
18 28 (0.52%) German Language
19 25 (0.47%) Spanish Language
20 24 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2148 (40.12%) Developer
2 1443 (26.95%) Architect
3 713 (13.32%) Solutions Architect
4 662 (12.36%) Senior Developer
5 524 (9.79%) Java Developer
6 471 (8.80%) .NET Developer
7 453 (8.46%) C# Developer
8 383 (7.15%) Analyst
9 362 (6.76%) Consultant
10 305 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 240 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 238 (4.45%) Technical Architect
13 195 (3.64%) Software Developer
14 176 (3.29%) Senior Architect
15 166 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
16 163 (3.04%) DBA
17 161 (3.01%) Senior C# Developer
17 161 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
18 157 (2.93%) Web Developer
19 155 (2.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1711 (31.96%) Web Services
2 1703 (31.81%) .NET
3 1270 (23.72%) HTML
4 1225 (22.88%) XML
5 1049 (19.59%) CSS
6 1010 (18.86%) ASP.NET
7 765 (14.29%) WCF
8 753 (14.06%) Middleware
9 686 (12.81%) jQuery
10 649 (12.12%) Spring
10 649 (12.12%) J2EE
11 625 (11.67%) REST
12 594 (11.09%) SOAP
13 540 (10.09%) HTML5
14 517 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 450 (8.40%) Ajax
16 437 (8.16%) Hibernate
17 434 (8.11%) .NET Framework
18 379 (7.08%) Oracle Fusion
19 372 (6.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 402 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
2 399 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 303 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 251 (4.69%) Open Source
5 248 (4.63%) Mobile App
6 172 (3.21%) Client/Server
7 151 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 147 (2.75%) Data Integration
9 89 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 77 (1.44%) Clustering
11 68 (1.27%) Mainframe
12 65 (1.21%) RMADS
13 58 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
14 56 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 50 (0.93%) CESG
16 44 (0.82%) Replication
17 42 (0.78%) Digital Media
18 40 (0.75%) Social Media
18 40 (0.75%) Blackberry
19 38 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 617 (11.52%) Linux
2 601 (11.23%) Windows
3 447 (8.35%) UNIX
4 187 (3.49%) Android
5 181 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 81 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (1.38%) Solaris
8 64 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (1.16%) AIX
10 51 (0.95%) Windows Phone
11 45 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (0.82%) CentOS
13 36 (0.67%) HPUX
14 33 (0.62%) Windows 8
15 30 (0.56%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.41%) Debian
17 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
20 7 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1113 (20.79%) TDD
2 1085 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
3 976 (18.23%) Scrum
3 976 (18.23%) MVC
4 737 (13.77%) OO
5 649 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 630 (11.77%) UML
7 587 (10.96%) Software Engineering
8 517 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
9 491 (9.17%) Unit Testing
10 398 (7.43%) BDD
11 377 (7.04%) CRM
12 374 (6.99%) TOGAF
13 331 (6.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 331 (6.18%) Project Management
14 310 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
15 301 (5.62%) Data Modelling
16 268 (5.01%) ITIL
17 261 (4.87%) Technical Architecture
18 260 (4.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1910 (35.67%) Java
2 1439 (26.88%) SQL
3 1366 (25.51%) C#
4 1365 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 291 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 199 (3.72%) PHP
7 193 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 164 (3.06%) C++
9 161 (3.01%) VB.NET
10 142 (2.65%) Groovy
11 141 (2.63%) Ruby
11 141 (2.63%) Python
11 141 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 102 (1.91%) Objective-C
13 96 (1.79%) C
14 94 (1.76%) Scala
15 67 (1.25%) VB
16 63 (1.18%) XPath
17 46 (0.86%) Perl
18 42 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 840 (15.69%) Degree
2 270 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 116 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 69 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (1.27%) ISEB
6 57 (1.06%) CISSP
7 38 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 35 (0.65%) CISM
8 35 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.49%) OCP
10 25 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.45%) MCP
11 24 (0.45%) MCSD
12 22 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 19 (0.35%) MBA
13 19 (0.35%) Sun Certification
14 17 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 17 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.30%) MCSE
15 16 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (6.61%) QA
2 85 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 52 (0.97%) SLA
5 45 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 44 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 35 (0.65%) COBIT
8 25 (0.47%) HL7
9 14 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.037%) TickIT
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 158 (2.95%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 33 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (0.45%) Varnish
6 22 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.19%) XenApp
7 10 (0.19%) vSphere
8 9 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.17%) KVM
8 9 (0.17%) RHEV
9 8 (0.15%) HDFS
10 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.093%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.075%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.075%) Docker
13 3 (0.056%) vCloud
13 3 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.056%) NFS
Systems Management
1 120 (2.24%) Data Guard
2 108 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (1.53%) Puppet
4 36 (0.67%) Tivoli
5 34 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 25 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
8 24 (0.45%) Nagios
9 21 (0.39%) SCOM
10 18 (0.34%) OpenSSO
11 17 (0.32%) Vagrant
12 14 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
13 13 (0.24%) YUM
14 12 (0.22%) OpenView
15 11 (0.21%) HP NNM
15 11 (0.21%) CA Wily
16 10 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
17 9 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
18 8 (0.15%) Ansible
18 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1577 (29.45%) Oracle
2 788 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 288 (5.38%) JBoss
4 267 (4.99%) IBM
5 236 (4.41%) SAP
6 138 (2.58%) TIBCO
7 137 (2.56%) webMethods
8 121 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 110 (2.05%) Informatica
10 98 (1.83%) Adobe
11 95 (1.77%) Google
12 91 (1.70%) Business Objects
13 80 (1.49%) HP
14 76 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
15 75 (1.40%) VMware
15 75 (1.40%) hybris
16 60 (1.12%) EPiServer
17 59 (1.10%) Sitecore
18 57 (1.06%) Cognos
19 53 (0.99%) Siebel
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