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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 128 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2220 2590 2427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.21% 2.49% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.02% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1986 1959
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 £39,402 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 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 27 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 -13 1041 £65,000 +8.33% 127
South East -33 422 £55,000 -4.34% 49
East of England +19 190 £55,000 - 20
West Midlands +37 131 £47,500 +18.75% 17
South West -7 129 £45,000 -8.16% 20
Yorkshire -22 126 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North West +5 122 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East Midlands -13 44 £53,750 +7.50% 3
North East -6 5 £50,000 +14.28% 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 2078 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1768 (38.96%) Java
3 1601 (35.28%) .NET
4 1500 (33.05%) Oracle
5 1376 (30.32%) C#
6 1263 (27.83%) SQL
7 1181 (26.02%) Web Services
8 1166 (25.69%) Finance
9 1125 (24.79%) JavaScript
10 1085 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 1030 (22.70%) HTML
12 1001 (22.06%) XML
13 953 (21.00%) MVC
14 949 (20.91%) TDD
15 897 (19.77%) ASP.NET
16 881 (19.41%) CSS
17 863 (19.02%) Scrum
18 806 (17.76%) Middleware
19 773 (17.03%) Microsoft
20 658 (14.50%) OO
21 632 (13.93%) jQuery
22 615 (13.55%) WCF
23 609 (13.42%) J2EE
24 584 (12.87%) Spring
25 578 (12.74%) Degree
26 574 (12.65%) SOAP
27 555 (12.23%) Linux
28 504 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
29 500 (11.02%) Windows
30 490 (10.80%) .NET Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 403 (8.88%) WebLogic
2 388 (8.55%) WebSphere
3 279 (6.15%) JBoss
4 268 (5.91%) Oracle Service Bus
5 267 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 212 (4.67%) Tomcat
7 194 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
8 184 (4.05%) Apache
9 174 (3.83%) SharePoint
10 141 (3.11%) CMS
11 106 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 106 (2.34%) IIS
12 82 (1.81%) Apache Solr
13 73 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
14 69 (1.52%) Mule
15 61 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
16 53 (1.17%) NServiceBus
16 53 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
17 51 (1.12%) Drupal
18 50 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 357 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 45 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 42 (0.93%) MS Office
4 22 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.26%) SPSS
6 10 (0.22%) MS Project
7 9 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.066%) HipChat
11 2 (0.044%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 158 (3.48%) Oracle BPM
2 147 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
3 71 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 44 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 44 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 35 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 11 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.20%) Summit
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
13 4 (0.088%) AquaLogic BPM
13 4 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 237 (5.22%) SaaS
2 231 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (2.09%) PaaS
4 69 (1.52%) IaaS
5 64 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 57 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (0.75%) Force.com
8 14 (0.31%) GitHub
9 13 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 13 (0.29%) Terremark
10 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.088%) Office 365
13 3 (0.066%) Trello
14 2 (0.044%) ElastiCache
14 2 (0.044%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.044%) Taleo
14 2 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 194 (4.28%) HTTP
2 88 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 80 (1.76%) Internet
4 66 (1.45%) SSL
5 57 (1.26%) Firewall
6 30 (0.66%) LDAP
7 28 (0.62%) DNS
8 27 (0.59%) LAN
9 23 (0.51%) FTP
9 23 (0.51%) SAN
10 22 (0.48%) WAN
11 20 (0.44%) HTTPS
12 19 (0.42%) NAS
13 18 (0.40%) ATM
14 13 (0.29%) PBX
14 13 (0.29%) CTI
15 11 (0.24%) VPN
16 9 (0.20%) DHCP
16 9 (0.20%) SNMP
17 8 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1085 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 430 (9.48%) Relational Database
3 384 (8.46%) Oracle Database
4 309 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 279 (6.15%) RDBMS
6 255 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 243 (5.35%) MySQL
8 231 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 201 (4.43%) MongoDB
10 174 (3.83%) Oracle ODI
11 140 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 119 (2.62%) Big Data
13 103 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 103 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 100 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
15 99 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 93 (2.05%) DB2
17 92 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
18 91 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
19 87 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 373 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 272 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 271 (5.97%) Subversion
4 202 (4.45%) Selenium
5 191 (4.21%) Jenkins
6 184 (4.05%) JIRA
7 183 (4.03%) Maven
8 180 (3.97%) JUnit
9 173 (3.81%) Visual Studio
10 158 (3.48%) Ant
11 138 (3.04%) NUnit
12 136 (3.00%) Eclipse
13 108 (2.38%) TeamCity
14 103 (2.27%) Cucumber
15 99 (2.18%) Hudson
16 79 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
17 54 (1.19%) SoapUI
18 44 (0.97%) Mockito
19 41 (0.90%) JDeveloper
20 38 (0.84%) ClearCase
General
1 1166 (25.69%) Finance
2 460 (10.14%) Retail
3 424 (9.34%) Banking
4 272 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 135 (2.97%) Marketing
6 84 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 64 (1.41%) Back Office
8 53 (1.17%) Games
9 52 (1.15%) Front Office
10 44 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 41 (0.90%) Advertising
11 41 (0.90%) Legal
12 38 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.82%) Publishing
14 35 (0.77%) Billing
15 30 (0.66%) Law
16 28 (0.62%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.31%) International Banking
18 11 (0.24%) French Language
18 11 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1852 (40.81%) Developer
2 1423 (31.36%) Architect
3 611 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
4 546 (12.03%) Senior Developer
5 500 (11.02%) .NET Developer
6 397 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 370 (8.15%) Java Developer
8 284 (6.26%) Analyst
9 280 (6.17%) Consultant
10 238 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 222 (4.89%) Technical Architect
12 149 (3.28%) Software Engineer
13 144 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 142 (3.13%) Integration Architect
15 134 (2.95%) Web Developer
16 129 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
17 127 (2.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 126 (2.78%) Software Developer
19 120 (2.64%) Senior Java Developer
19 120 (2.64%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1601 (35.28%) .NET
2 1181 (26.02%) Web Services
3 1030 (22.70%) HTML
4 1001 (22.06%) XML
5 897 (19.77%) ASP.NET
6 881 (19.41%) CSS
7 806 (17.76%) Middleware
8 632 (13.93%) jQuery
9 615 (13.55%) WCF
10 609 (13.42%) J2EE
11 584 (12.87%) Spring
12 574 (12.65%) SOAP
13 504 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 490 (10.80%) .NET Framework
15 488 (10.75%) REST
16 439 (9.67%) Oracle Fusion
17 375 (8.26%) HTML5
18 352 (7.76%) JSON
19 312 (6.88%) Hibernate
20 307 (6.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 366 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 358 (7.89%) Open Source
3 344 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 293 (6.46%) Computer Science
5 260 (5.73%) N-Tier
6 162 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 139 (3.06%) Client/Server
8 130 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 129 (2.84%) Data Integration
10 124 (2.73%) User Experience
11 74 (1.63%) Mainframe
12 71 (1.56%) Clustering
13 67 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
13 67 (1.48%) Mathematics
14 66 (1.45%) Blog
15 53 (1.17%) Hedge funds
16 48 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 47 (1.04%) Data Structures
18 40 (0.88%) Derivative
19 37 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 555 (12.23%) Linux
2 500 (11.02%) Windows
3 453 (9.98%) UNIX
4 124 (2.73%) Android
5 116 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 84 (1.85%) Solaris
7 64 (1.41%) AIX
8 54 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 28 (0.62%) HPUX
11 24 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.48%) CentOS
12 22 (0.48%) Mac OS X
13 20 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.37%) MVS
15 14 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
15 14 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2078 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 953 (21.00%) MVC
3 949 (20.91%) TDD
4 863 (19.02%) Scrum
5 658 (14.50%) OO
6 482 (10.62%) E-Commerce
7 479 (10.56%) TOGAF
8 469 (10.33%) Software Engineering
9 451 (9.94%) UML
10 442 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
11 415 (9.14%) BDD
12 391 (8.62%) Mentoring
13 362 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 319 (7.03%) Unit Testing
15 278 (6.13%) Project Management
16 258 (5.69%) CRM
17 245 (5.40%) Technical Architecture
18 239 (5.27%) ITIL
19 218 (4.80%) Zachman Framework
20 213 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1768 (38.96%) Java
2 1376 (30.32%) C#
3 1263 (27.83%) SQL
4 1125 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 247 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 203 (4.47%) Python
7 200 (4.41%) PHP
8 198 (4.36%) PL/SQL
9 193 (4.25%) C++
10 117 (2.58%) Ruby
11 98 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 93 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 90 (1.98%) Perl
14 79 (1.74%) XPath
15 69 (1.52%) C
16 61 (1.34%) Scala
17 58 (1.28%) Objective-C
18 54 (1.19%) VB
19 50 (1.10%) Groovy
20 44 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 578 (12.74%) Degree
2 162 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 107 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 106 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (1.17%) ISEB
6 42 (0.93%) MCSD
7 36 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 23 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
10 18 (0.40%) MCSE
11 17 (0.37%) OCP
11 17 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 17 (0.37%) MCPD
12 16 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (0.35%) MCP
13 15 (0.33%) PMP
13 15 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (0.29%) CISSP
15 12 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.24%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (6.74%) QA
2 27 (0.59%) COBIT
3 24 (0.53%) SLA
4 17 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.11%) DICOM
9 3 (0.066%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.044%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.022%) HL7
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.022%) Basel III
11 1 (0.022%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.44%) Docker
6 19 (0.42%) vSphere
7 11 (0.24%) Varnish
7 11 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.15%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.15%) vCloud
9 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.13%) XenApp
10 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.088%) OCFS2
12 3 (0.066%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 100 (2.20%) Puppet
2 75 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (0.66%) Tivoli
4 26 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 25 (0.55%) Vagrant
6 24 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 20 (0.44%) Data Guard
8 19 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
9 13 (0.29%) Graphite
10 11 (0.24%) StatsD
11 7 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (0.15%) MOM
12 6 (0.13%) Ansible
12 6 (0.13%) logstash
12 6 (0.13%) CA LISA
13 5 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.088%) Control-M
14 4 (0.088%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.088%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 1500 (33.05%) Oracle
2 773 (17.03%) Microsoft
3 354 (7.80%) IBM
4 207 (4.56%) TIBCO
5 188 (4.14%) SAP
6 112 (2.47%) webMethods
7 101 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 90 (1.98%) VMware
9 85 (1.87%) Pega
10 84 (1.85%) hybris
11 75 (1.65%) HP
12 69 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 68 (1.50%) Siebel
14 65 (1.43%) Google
15 58 (1.28%) Sitecore
16 50 (1.10%) Business Objects
17 45 (0.99%) BEA
18 43 (0.95%) Adobe
19 41 (0.90%) ILOG
20 40 (0.88%) Informatica
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + EQUITY
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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North West London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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West Midlands
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday