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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 130 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2338 2741 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.45% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.98% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 2062 1934
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +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
85820 91842 84491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.09% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70108 74491 70191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -9 1105 £63,000 +5.00% 112
South East -25 439 £57,500 +9.52% 38
East of England -3 188 £55,000 +4.76% 14
West Midlands +32 162 £47,500 +18.75% 18
North West +18 146 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Yorkshire -26 132 £45,000 -10.00% 22
South West -37 109 £45,000 -14.28% 18
East Midlands -17 38 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North East -5 12 £50,000 +14.28% 2
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2065 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1817 (40.47%) Java
3 1566 (34.88%) Oracle
4 1558 (34.70%) .NET
5 1342 (29.89%) C#
6 1252 (27.88%) SQL
7 1221 (27.19%) Web Services
8 1154 (25.70%) Finance
9 1095 (24.39%) JavaScript
10 1060 (23.61%) SQL Server
11 1029 (22.92%) HTML
12 964 (21.47%) XML
13 938 (20.89%) TDD
14 908 (20.22%) MVC
15 856 (19.06%) CSS
16 849 (18.91%) ASP.NET
17 837 (18.64%) Scrum
18 804 (17.91%) Middleware
19 763 (16.99%) Microsoft
20 618 (13.76%) OO
21 607 (13.52%) jQuery
22 605 (13.47%) WCF
23 596 (13.27%) Linux
24 593 (13.21%) Degree
25 591 (13.16%) J2EE
26 579 (12.90%) Spring
27 566 (12.61%) SOAP
28 505 (11.25%) .NET Framework
29 496 (11.05%) REST
30 494 (11.00%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 397 (8.84%) WebSphere
2 377 (8.40%) WebLogic
3 285 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 268 (5.97%) Oracle Service Bus
5 256 (5.70%) JBoss
6 199 (4.43%) Tomcat
7 183 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
8 171 (3.81%) SharePoint
9 162 (3.61%) Apache
10 129 (2.87%) CMS
11 125 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 100 (2.23%) IIS
13 73 (1.63%) Apache Solr
14 70 (1.56%) Mule
15 64 (1.43%) NServiceBus
15 64 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
16 63 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
17 52 (1.16%) Node.js
18 50 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
19 46 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 378 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 37 (0.82%) MS Office
4 24 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.22%) MS Project
6 9 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.18%) SPSS
8 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.022%) Mingle
10 1 (0.022%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 202 (4.50%) Oracle BPM
2 146 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
3 64 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 50 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
5 44 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
6 28 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
7 15 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.24%) Summit
10 11 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
12 9 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
14 7 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
15 5 (0.11%) Cordys
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
16 4 (0.089%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 246 (5.48%) SaaS
2 229 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (2.18%) PaaS
5 69 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (1.49%) IaaS
7 38 (0.85%) Force.com
8 15 (0.33%) GitHub
9 13 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 13 (0.29%) Terremark
9 13 (0.29%) iPaaS
10 8 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.16%) Boomi
12 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.089%) Office 365
14 3 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.045%) Trello
15 2 (0.045%) IBM Blueworks
15 2 (0.045%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 164 (3.65%) HTTP
2 86 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 73 (1.63%) Internet
4 69 (1.54%) SSL
5 50 (1.11%) Firewall
6 31 (0.69%) DNS
7 26 (0.58%) ATM
8 24 (0.53%) LDAP
8 24 (0.53%) SAN
9 19 (0.42%) NAS
10 17 (0.38%) FTP
11 16 (0.36%) CTI
12 14 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.31%) LAN
12 14 (0.31%) WAN
13 11 (0.24%) DHCP
14 10 (0.22%) VPN
15 9 (0.20%) SNMP
16 7 (0.16%) Wireless
16 7 (0.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1060 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 442 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 434 (9.67%) Oracle Database
4 334 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 293 (6.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 280 (6.24%) RDBMS
7 220 (4.90%) MySQL
8 211 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 205 (4.57%) MongoDB
10 199 (4.43%) Oracle ODI
11 134 (2.98%) Big Data
12 127 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 115 (2.56%) DB2
14 107 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 102 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
16 101 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
17 96 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
18 93 (2.07%) Hadoop
19 88 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
19 88 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 370 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 284 (6.33%) Subversion
3 258 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 218 (4.86%) Jenkins
5 202 (4.50%) Selenium
6 178 (3.96%) Maven
7 174 (3.88%) JUnit
8 171 (3.81%) Visual Studio
9 157 (3.50%) JIRA
10 148 (3.30%) Ant
11 138 (3.07%) NUnit
12 122 (2.72%) Eclipse
13 109 (2.43%) TeamCity
14 97 (2.16%) Hudson
15 94 (2.09%) Cucumber
16 78 (1.74%) SoapUI
17 75 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
18 43 (0.96%) ClearCase
19 42 (0.94%) Mockito
20 39 (0.87%) Moq
General
1 1154 (25.70%) Finance
2 450 (10.02%) Retail
3 407 (9.06%) Banking
4 250 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 131 (2.92%) Marketing
6 68 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 60 (1.34%) Games
8 58 (1.29%) Back Office
9 55 (1.22%) Front Office
10 49 (1.09%) Billing
11 45 (1.00%) Legal
12 42 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 41 (0.91%) Manufacturing
14 39 (0.87%) Advertising
15 33 (0.73%) Publishing
15 33 (0.73%) Law
16 32 (0.71%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.40%) International Banking
18 14 (0.31%) Local Government
19 12 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1791 (39.89%) Developer
2 1413 (31.47%) Architect
3 576 (12.83%) Solutions Architect
4 508 (11.31%) Senior Developer
5 464 (10.33%) .NET Developer
6 387 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 374 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 325 (7.24%) Consultant
9 273 (6.08%) Analyst
10 242 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 205 (4.57%) Technical Architect
12 140 (3.12%) Software Engineer
13 137 (3.05%) Integration Architect
14 135 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 131 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
16 128 (2.85%) Enterprise Architect
17 127 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
18 123 (2.74%) Software Developer
19 121 (2.69%) Business Analyst
19 121 (2.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1558 (34.70%) .NET
2 1221 (27.19%) Web Services
3 1029 (22.92%) HTML
4 964 (21.47%) XML
5 856 (19.06%) CSS
6 849 (18.91%) ASP.NET
7 804 (17.91%) Middleware
8 607 (13.52%) jQuery
9 605 (13.47%) WCF
10 591 (13.16%) J2EE
11 579 (12.90%) Spring
12 566 (12.61%) SOAP
13 505 (11.25%) .NET Framework
14 496 (11.05%) REST
15 487 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 462 (10.29%) Oracle Fusion
17 351 (7.82%) HTML5
18 321 (7.15%) JSON
19 316 (7.04%) Hibernate
20 313 (6.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 370 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (8.13%) Open Source
3 362 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 304 (6.77%) Computer Science
5 250 (5.57%) N-Tier
6 146 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 146 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 136 (3.03%) User Experience
8 123 (2.74%) Client/Server
9 120 (2.67%) Data Integration
10 90 (2.00%) Mainframe
11 81 (1.80%) Clustering
12 69 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 59 (1.31%) Blog
14 55 (1.22%) Hedge funds
15 54 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 54 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
16 46 (1.02%) Visualisation
17 44 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 42 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 596 (13.27%) Linux
2 477 (10.62%) Windows
3 463 (10.31%) UNIX
4 111 (2.47%) Android
5 106 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 78 (1.74%) Solaris
7 65 (1.45%) AIX
8 58 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (0.73%) Windows Phone
10 26 (0.58%) MVS
11 24 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.47%) CentOS
12 21 (0.47%) HPUX
13 19 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.18%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2065 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 938 (20.89%) TDD
3 908 (20.22%) MVC
4 837 (18.64%) Scrum
5 618 (13.76%) OO
6 494 (11.00%) TOGAF
7 471 (10.49%) E-Commerce
8 468 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 442 (9.84%) UML
10 435 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 391 (8.71%) Mentoring
12 371 (8.26%) BDD
13 359 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 345 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 273 (6.08%) CRM
16 267 (5.95%) Project Management
17 244 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
18 218 (4.86%) Multithreading
18 218 (4.86%) Zachman Framework
19 212 (4.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1817 (40.47%) Java
2 1342 (29.89%) C#
3 1252 (27.88%) SQL
4 1095 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 249 (5.55%) T-SQL
6 211 (4.70%) PL/SQL
7 207 (4.61%) Python
8 201 (4.48%) C++
9 189 (4.21%) PHP
10 127 (2.83%) Ruby
11 99 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 93 (2.07%) Perl
13 91 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 77 (1.71%) XPath
15 74 (1.65%) Scala
16 64 (1.43%) C
17 55 (1.22%) Groovy
18 53 (1.18%) VB
19 52 (1.16%) Objective-C
20 49 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 593 (13.21%) Degree
2 146 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 106 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 49 (1.09%) ISEB
6 43 (0.96%) MCSD
7 38 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 20 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 20 (0.45%) MCSE
10 19 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
11 17 (0.38%) MCPD
12 16 (0.36%) MCP
13 15 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.33%) ISTQB
14 12 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.27%) OCP
15 11 (0.24%) MCAD
15 11 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (6.84%) QA
2 30 (0.67%) COBIT
3 27 (0.60%) SLA
4 17 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.11%) DICOM
10 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.045%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.022%) Basel III
12 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.022%) MiFID
12 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 52 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (0.62%) Docker
5 26 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.42%) vSphere
7 14 (0.31%) Varnish
8 10 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.22%) vCloud
8 10 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.18%) XenApp
11 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.089%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.089%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.067%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 2 (0.045%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 102 (2.27%) Puppet
2 84 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 32 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 26 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 22 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 21 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 20 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 8 (0.18%) Graphite
12 8 (0.18%) MOM
12 8 (0.18%) CA LISA
13 6 (0.13%) Ansible
14 5 (0.11%) StatsD
15 4 (0.089%) logstash
15 4 (0.089%) Legato
15 4 (0.089%) CA Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.089%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1566 (34.88%) Oracle
2 763 (16.99%) Microsoft
3 363 (8.08%) IBM
4 184 (4.10%) SAP
5 170 (3.79%) TIBCO
6 100 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 92 (2.05%) VMware
8 87 (1.94%) webMethods
9 86 (1.92%) Pega
10 84 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 81 (1.80%) hybris
12 67 (1.49%) Siebel
13 65 (1.45%) HP
14 64 (1.43%) Business Objects
15 61 (1.36%) Sitecore
15 61 (1.36%) Google
16 46 (1.02%) MuleSoft
17 45 (1.00%) Adobe
18 41 (0.91%) Informatica
19 40 (0.89%) BEA
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 65k per year + plus excellent benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
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City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
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