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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 132 116 132
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2333 2764 2201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.26% 2.47% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.98% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1964 2074 1830
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
86935 92744 83185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.38% 82.73% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71876 75732 69236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 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 1 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 +12 1177 £65,000 +4.00% 143
South East -45 386 £55,000 +10.00% 40
East of England -5 180 £60,000 +9.09% 18
North West -4 143 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Yorkshire -8 141 £55,000 +10.00% 20
West Midlands -10 121 £47,500 +18.75% 12
South West -47 121 £45,000 -21.73% 26
East Midlands -58 42 £48,750 +11.42% 4
North East +12 18 £50,000 +44.92% 3
Midlands -9 4 £70,000 - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 2206 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1856 (40.26%) Java
3 1656 (35.92%) Oracle
4 1559 (33.82%) .NET
5 1343 (29.13%) C#
6 1313 (28.48%) Web Services
7 1265 (27.44%) SQL
8 1227 (26.62%) Finance
9 1134 (24.60%) SQL Server
10 1109 (24.06%) JavaScript
11 1062 (23.04%) HTML
12 994 (21.56%) XML
13 929 (20.15%) Scrum
14 908 (19.70%) TDD
15 899 (19.50%) MVC
16 873 (18.94%) CSS
17 849 (18.42%) ASP.NET
18 801 (17.38%) Middleware
19 789 (17.11%) Microsoft
20 677 (14.69%) Linux
21 618 (13.41%) Degree
22 603 (13.08%) WCF
23 598 (12.97%) SOAP
24 596 (12.93%) OO
25 574 (12.45%) jQuery
26 558 (12.10%) J2EE
27 551 (11.95%) SDLC
28 541 (11.74%) Spring
29 538 (11.67%) Oracle Database
30 522 (11.32%) REST

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 413 (8.96%) WebSphere
2 383 (8.31%) WebLogic
3 330 (7.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 293 (6.36%) JBoss
5 253 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 185 (4.01%) SharePoint
7 184 (3.99%) Tomcat
8 171 (3.71%) BizTalk Server
9 156 (3.38%) Apache
10 139 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 134 (2.91%) CMS
12 109 (2.36%) IIS
13 83 (1.80%) Apache Solr
14 70 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
15 60 (1.30%) Mule
15 60 (1.30%) CICS
16 59 (1.28%) Node.js
17 56 (1.21%) NServiceBus
18 52 (1.13%) OpenStack
19 51 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 418 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 60 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 49 (1.06%) MS Office
4 22 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.20%) MS Project
7 6 (0.13%) SPSS
8 3 (0.065%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.065%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 229 (4.97%) Oracle BPM
2 178 (3.86%) Oracle EBS
3 89 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 88 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
5 40 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
7 17 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 16 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
10 12 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
10 12 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.24%) Summit
12 9 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
13 8 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
14 7 (0.15%) LatentZero
14 7 (0.15%) Markit EDM
14 7 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 280 (6.07%) SaaS
2 230 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 220 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (2.58%) PaaS
5 81 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 72 (1.56%) IaaS
7 50 (1.08%) Force.com
8 26 (0.56%) GitHub
9 16 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.33%) iPaaS
11 13 (0.28%) Terremark
11 13 (0.28%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.15%) Heroku
12 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.11%) Office 365
13 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.087%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.69%) HTTP
2 103 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 88 (1.91%) Internet
4 74 (1.61%) SSL
5 50 (1.08%) Firewall
6 41 (0.89%) DNS
7 31 (0.67%) SAN
8 25 (0.54%) NAS
9 21 (0.46%) ATM
10 17 (0.37%) CTI
11 15 (0.33%) DHCP
11 15 (0.33%) LDAP
12 14 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (0.24%) DMZ
15 10 (0.22%) Network Security
16 9 (0.20%) FTP
16 9 (0.20%) WAN
17 8 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1134 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 538 (11.67%) Oracle Database
3 445 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 368 (7.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 303 (6.57%) NoSQL
6 259 (5.62%) RDBMS
7 238 (5.16%) Oracle ODI
8 233 (5.05%) MySQL
9 212 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 190 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 162 (3.51%) DB2
12 149 (3.23%) Big Data
13 143 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
14 139 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
15 121 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 115 (2.49%) Hadoop
17 111 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
18 102 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
19 98 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
19 98 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 401 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 298 (6.46%) Subversion
3 259 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 250 (5.42%) Jenkins
5 226 (4.90%) Selenium
6 187 (4.06%) JUnit
7 179 (3.88%) Visual Studio
8 173 (3.75%) Maven
9 153 (3.32%) NUnit
10 149 (3.23%) JIRA
11 134 (2.91%) Ant
12 119 (2.58%) TeamCity
13 114 (2.47%) SoapUI
14 96 (2.08%) Hudson
15 84 (1.82%) Eclipse
16 82 (1.78%) Cucumber
17 55 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
18 46 (1.00%) Moq
19 41 (0.89%) SpecFlow
20 38 (0.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 1227 (26.62%) Finance
2 471 (10.22%) Retail
3 462 (10.02%) Banking
4 210 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 124 (2.69%) Marketing
6 95 (2.06%) Games
7 72 (1.56%) Front Office
8 67 (1.45%) Advertising
9 61 (1.32%) Back Office
10 60 (1.30%) Legal
11 58 (1.26%) Law
11 58 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 57 (1.24%) Billing
13 53 (1.15%) Investment Banking
14 47 (1.02%) Retail Banking
15 45 (0.98%) Manufacturing
16 41 (0.89%) Publishing
17 20 (0.43%) International Banking
18 16 (0.35%) Local Government
19 13 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1825 (39.59%) Developer
2 1429 (31.00%) Architect
3 561 (12.17%) Solutions Architect
4 547 (11.87%) Senior Developer
5 439 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 401 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 388 (8.42%) Consultant
8 363 (7.87%) C# Developer
9 236 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 209 (4.53%) Analyst
11 198 (4.30%) Technical Architect
12 141 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
13 136 (2.95%) Enterprise Architect
13 136 (2.95%) Software Engineer
14 134 (2.91%) Lead Developer
15 133 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
16 128 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
17 126 (2.73%) Integration Architect
17 126 (2.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 126 (2.73%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1559 (33.82%) .NET
2 1313 (28.48%) Web Services
3 1062 (23.04%) HTML
4 994 (21.56%) XML
5 873 (18.94%) CSS
6 849 (18.42%) ASP.NET
7 801 (17.38%) Middleware
8 603 (13.08%) WCF
9 598 (12.97%) SOAP
10 574 (12.45%) jQuery
11 558 (12.10%) J2EE
12 541 (11.74%) Spring
13 522 (11.32%) REST
14 493 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 491 (10.65%) .NET Framework
16 467 (10.13%) Oracle Fusion
17 390 (8.46%) HTML5
18 319 (6.92%) AngularJS
19 289 (6.27%) Ajax
20 287 (6.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 362 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
2 328 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 318 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 205 (4.45%) N-Tier
5 153 (3.32%) User Experience
6 149 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 140 (3.04%) Data Centre
8 124 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 118 (2.56%) Data Integration
10 101 (2.19%) Mainframe
11 93 (2.02%) Client/Server
12 82 (1.78%) Mathematics
13 78 (1.69%) Clustering
14 62 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 55 (1.19%) Social Media
16 52 (1.13%) SWIFT
17 50 (1.08%) Visualisation
18 49 (1.06%) Hedge funds
19 48 (1.04%) Oracle Exalogic
20 42 (0.91%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 677 (14.69%) Linux
2 497 (10.78%) Windows
3 461 (10.00%) UNIX
4 146 (3.17%) Android
5 129 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 65 (1.41%) Solaris
7 55 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (1.04%) AIX
9 33 (0.72%) MVS
10 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (0.54%) CentOS
11 24 (0.52%) Windows Phone
12 20 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
16 11 (0.24%) HPUX
17 8 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2206 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (20.15%) Scrum
3 908 (19.70%) TDD
4 899 (19.50%) MVC
5 596 (12.93%) OO
6 551 (11.95%) SDLC
7 499 (10.82%) TOGAF
8 494 (10.72%) E-Commerce
9 440 (9.54%) Software Engineering
10 433 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
11 425 (9.22%) UML
12 424 (9.20%) Open Source
13 355 (7.70%) Mentoring
14 354 (7.68%) Enterprise Architecture
15 345 (7.48%) Unit Testing
16 325 (7.05%) BDD
17 296 (6.42%) Project Management
18 295 (6.40%) CRM
19 248 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
20 233 (5.05%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1856 (40.26%) Java
2 1343 (29.13%) C#
3 1265 (27.44%) SQL
4 1109 (24.06%) JavaScript
5 235 (5.10%) T-SQL
6 233 (5.05%) Python
7 223 (4.84%) C++
8 219 (4.75%) PL/SQL
9 210 (4.56%) PHP
10 146 (3.17%) Ruby
11 105 (2.28%) Perl
11 105 (2.28%) Scala
12 88 (1.91%) VB.NET
13 72 (1.56%) XPath
14 71 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 64 (1.39%) C
15 64 (1.39%) Groovy
16 62 (1.34%) COBOL
16 62 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 47 (1.02%) Jython
Qualifications
1 618 (13.41%) Degree
2 151 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 97 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 38 (0.82%) MCSD
6 36 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 29 (0.63%) ISEB
8 21 (0.46%) MCSE
8 21 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 18 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (0.33%) MCP
11 15 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.33%) MCITP
11 15 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.30%) MCPD
13 11 (0.24%) CISSP
14 9 (0.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (6.10%) QA
2 42 (0.91%) COBIT
3 38 (0.82%) SLA
4 19 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.15%) MiFID
8 7 (0.15%) HL7
9 6 (0.13%) GCP
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.11%) DICOM
11 3 (0.065%) Solvency II
System Software
1 72 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
2 63 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.04%) Docker
4 45 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 25 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.52%) Varnish
7 21 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.39%) vSphere
9 16 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.35%) vCloud
9 16 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.15%) iptables
12 6 (0.13%) LXC
12 6 (0.13%) Xen
13 3 (0.065%) XenApp
13 3 (0.065%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.065%) OCFS2
14 2 (0.043%) KVM
Systems Management
1 129 (2.80%) Puppet
2 116 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 42 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 29 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 25 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 22 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
8 19 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 15 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 12 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.17%) CA LISA
13 8 (0.17%) MOM
14 7 (0.15%) Ansible
15 6 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
16 5 (0.11%) Nagios
16 5 (0.11%) logstash
17 4 (0.087%) Graphite
17 4 (0.087%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1656 (35.92%) Oracle
2 789 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 330 (7.16%) IBM
4 147 (3.19%) SAP
5 135 (2.93%) TIBCO
6 105 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
6 105 (2.28%) VMware
7 88 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 81 (1.76%) hybris
9 76 (1.65%) webMethods
10 69 (1.50%) Pega
11 65 (1.41%) Siebel
12 64 (1.39%) Business Objects
12 64 (1.39%) Google
13 61 (1.32%) Sitecore
14 46 (1.00%) Informatica
15 45 (0.98%) Cisco
16 43 (0.93%) HP
16 43 (0.93%) MuleSoft
17 40 (0.87%) ATG
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Circa £35k to £40k plus annual profits and performance related bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000. per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 13 hours ago