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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 133 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2352 2610 2251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.40% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.90% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1947 2007 1875
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,560 £39,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
88161 90095 81343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.06% 82.88% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73560 72570 67236
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 -5 1219 £70,000 +12.00% 133
South East -50 367 £55,000 +4.76% 30
East of England +14 194 £60,000 +4.34% 20
South West -3 154 £45,000 -14.28% 13
Yorkshire -3 133 £40,000 -7.51% 20
West Midlands -11 115 £48,000 -20.00% 15
North West -20 108 £52,500 +31.25% 25
East Midlands -38 35 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North East +7 15 £39,000 -27.10% 4
Midlands -2 12 £70,000 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2386 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1934 (41.63%) Java
3 1604 (34.52%) Oracle
4 1465 (31.53%) .NET
5 1345 (28.95%) Web Services
6 1263 (27.18%) Finance
7 1239 (26.67%) C#
8 1203 (25.89%) SQL
9 1066 (22.94%) JavaScript
10 1051 (22.62%) SQL Server
11 1029 (22.15%) HTML
12 996 (21.44%) Scrum
13 970 (20.88%) TDD
14 957 (20.60%) XML
15 823 (17.71%) MVC
16 806 (17.35%) ASP.NET
16 806 (17.35%) CSS
17 764 (16.44%) Middleware
18 750 (16.14%) Microsoft
19 682 (14.68%) Linux
20 672 (14.46%) OO
21 637 (13.71%) Degree
22 623 (13.41%) SOAP
23 596 (12.83%) Spring
24 590 (12.70%) REST
25 572 (12.31%) SDLC
26 558 (12.01%) J2EE
27 552 (11.88%) Oracle Database
28 528 (11.36%) WCF
29 527 (11.34%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 360 (7.75%) WebLogic
2 334 (7.19%) WebSphere
3 330 (7.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 265 (5.70%) JBoss
5 205 (4.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 195 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 158 (3.40%) Tomcat
8 157 (3.38%) Apache
9 145 (3.12%) CMS
10 118 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 115 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
12 90 (1.94%) IIS
13 88 (1.89%) Node.js
14 78 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
15 76 (1.64%) Mule
16 75 (1.61%) Apache Solr
17 62 (1.33%) Apache Spark
18 54 (1.16%) CICS
19 49 (1.05%) MQSeries
20 45 (0.97%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 394 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 60 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 45 (0.97%) MS Office
4 37 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.065%) SPSS
9 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.043%) MS Project
10 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 217 (4.67%) Oracle BPM
2 206 (4.43%) Oracle EBS
3 126 (2.71%) Oracle Applications
4 91 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 38 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 38 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
6 22 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
7 21 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
8 20 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
10 10 (0.22%) LatentZero
10 10 (0.22%) thinkFolio
10 10 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (0.22%) Markit EDM
11 9 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.17%) Fredhopper
12 8 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle AGIS
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 274 (5.90%) SaaS
2 241 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (2.00%) PaaS
5 67 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 57 (1.23%) Force.com
7 53 (1.14%) IaaS
8 26 (0.56%) GitHub
9 15 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.26%) iPaaS
11 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.15%) Heroku
12 4 (0.086%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.086%) Office 365
12 4 (0.086%) Terremark
12 4 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.043%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 103 (2.22%) HTTP
2 91 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 85 (1.83%) Internet
4 55 (1.18%) SSL
5 39 (0.84%) Firewall
6 33 (0.71%) DNS
7 28 (0.60%) SAN
8 24 (0.52%) CTI
9 21 (0.45%) ATM
10 20 (0.43%) NAS
11 17 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (0.34%) WAN
13 15 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (0.30%) LAN
15 12 (0.26%) DHCP
15 12 (0.26%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.26%) PPP
16 11 (0.24%) LDAP
17 10 (0.22%) VLAN
17 10 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 552 (11.88%) Oracle Database
3 388 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 343 (7.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 289 (6.22%) NoSQL
6 238 (5.12%) MySQL
7 185 (3.98%) Oracle ODI
8 179 (3.85%) Big Data
9 176 (3.79%) RDBMS
10 171 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
11 160 (3.44%) MongoDB
12 158 (3.40%) Hadoop
13 147 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 137 (2.95%) Oracle BI EE
15 132 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 120 (2.58%) DB2
17 112 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 106 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
19 96 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
20 83 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 429 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 301 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 289 (6.22%) Subversion
4 253 (5.45%) Selenium
5 235 (5.06%) JUnit
6 225 (4.84%) Maven
7 208 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 154 (3.31%) JIRA
9 152 (3.27%) NUnit
10 142 (3.06%) Visual Studio
11 134 (2.88%) Ant
11 134 (2.88%) TeamCity
12 119 (2.56%) Hudson
13 107 (2.30%) SoapUI
14 93 (2.00%) Cucumber
15 62 (1.33%) Eclipse
16 49 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
17 48 (1.03%) Mockito
18 46 (0.99%) Moq
19 41 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 1263 (27.18%) Finance
2 513 (11.04%) Banking
3 448 (9.64%) Retail
4 166 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 129 (2.78%) Games
6 101 (2.17%) Marketing
7 83 (1.79%) Law
8 82 (1.76%) Front Office
9 74 (1.59%) Legal
10 72 (1.55%) Back Office
10 72 (1.55%) Advertising
11 71 (1.53%) Financial Institution
12 64 (1.38%) Investment Banking
13 61 (1.31%) Billing
14 53 (1.14%) Manufacturing
15 45 (0.97%) Retail Banking
16 30 (0.65%) Publishing
17 18 (0.39%) International Banking
18 17 (0.37%) Local Government
19 13 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1880 (40.46%) Developer
2 1431 (30.80%) Architect
3 596 (12.83%) Solutions Architect
4 526 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 491 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 399 (8.59%) .NET Developer
7 327 (7.04%) Consultant
8 319 (6.87%) C# Developer
9 217 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 198 (4.26%) Technical Architect
11 190 (4.09%) Analyst
12 153 (3.29%) Software Engineer
13 149 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
14 147 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
15 130 (2.80%) Oracle Architect
16 120 (2.58%) Integration Architect
17 117 (2.52%) Lead Developer
18 116 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
19 114 (2.45%) Senior .NET Developer
20 112 (2.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1465 (31.53%) .NET
2 1345 (28.95%) Web Services
3 1029 (22.15%) HTML
4 957 (20.60%) XML
5 806 (17.35%) ASP.NET
5 806 (17.35%) CSS
6 764 (16.44%) Middleware
7 623 (13.41%) SOAP
8 596 (12.83%) Spring
9 590 (12.70%) REST
10 558 (12.01%) J2EE
11 528 (11.36%) WCF
12 486 (10.46%) jQuery
13 447 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 433 (9.32%) Oracle Fusion
15 414 (8.91%) .NET Framework
16 375 (8.07%) HTML5
17 341 (7.34%) Hibernate
18 329 (7.08%) AngularJS
19 300 (6.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 338 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
2 320 (6.89%) Computer Science
3 287 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (4.13%) N-Tier
5 177 (3.81%) User Experience
6 146 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 124 (2.67%) Data Centre
8 122 (2.63%) Data Integration
9 101 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 97 (2.09%) Client/Server
11 81 (1.74%) Mainframe
12 77 (1.66%) Mathematics
13 73 (1.57%) SWIFT
14 65 (1.40%) Oracle Exalogic
15 61 (1.31%) Clustering
16 60 (1.29%) Data Structures
17 55 (1.18%) Social Media
18 45 (0.97%) Blog
19 44 (0.95%) Credit Risk
20 43 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 682 (14.68%) Linux
2 464 (9.99%) UNIX
3 438 (9.43%) Windows
4 163 (3.51%) Android
5 137 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.12%) Solaris
7 49 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (0.77%) MVS
8 36 (0.77%) AIX
9 22 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.43%) CentOS
10 20 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 14 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
13 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.15%) SUSE
18 6 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2386 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 996 (21.44%) Scrum
3 970 (20.88%) TDD
4 823 (17.71%) MVC
5 672 (14.46%) OO
6 572 (12.31%) SDLC
7 527 (11.34%) E-Commerce
8 502 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
9 493 (10.61%) TOGAF
10 465 (10.01%) Software Engineering
11 435 (9.36%) Open Source
12 416 (8.95%) UML
13 366 (7.88%) Unit Testing
14 362 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 335 (7.21%) BDD
16 331 (7.12%) Mentoring
17 323 (6.95%) Project Management
18 279 (6.01%) CRM
19 274 (5.90%) Kanban
20 267 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1934 (41.63%) Java
2 1239 (26.67%) C#
3 1203 (25.89%) SQL
4 1066 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 239 (5.14%) PL/SQL
6 235 (5.06%) PHP
7 232 (4.99%) Python
8 212 (4.56%) C++
9 200 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 139 (2.99%) Ruby
11 134 (2.88%) Scala
12 113 (2.43%) Perl
13 89 (1.92%) C
14 84 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 78 (1.68%) XPath
16 75 (1.61%) Shell Script
17 67 (1.44%) Objective-C
18 63 (1.36%) Groovy
19 59 (1.27%) Jython
20 50 (1.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 637 (13.71%) Degree
2 167 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.65%) ISEB
6 24 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 23 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 20 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 18 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 15 (0.32%) CISSP
11 15 (0.32%) MCSD
12 14 (0.30%) MCSE
13 13 (0.28%) Sun Certification
13 13 (0.28%) MCITP
13 13 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (5.10%) QA
2 59 (1.27%) COBIT
3 43 (0.93%) SLA
4 19 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.15%) MiFID
7 7 (0.15%) HL7
8 6 (0.13%) GCP
9 3 (0.065%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.065%) DICOM
10 1 (0.022%) P3O
System Software
1 91 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 64 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.90%) Docker
4 33 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 29 (0.62%) Varnish
6 26 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 26 (0.56%) vCloud
7 17 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.32%) iptables
10 13 (0.28%) vSphere
11 12 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.15%) LXC
13 6 (0.13%) Xen
14 2 (0.043%) XenApp
14 2 (0.043%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.022%) Samba
Systems Management
1 123 (2.65%) Puppet
2 114 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 37 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 22 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 19 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 17 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 15 (0.32%) HAProxy
9 15 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (0.28%) Ansible
11 12 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 9 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 7 (0.15%) MOM
14 6 (0.13%) SCCM
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
15 5 (0.11%) OPNET
15 5 (0.11%) CA LISA
16 4 (0.086%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1604 (34.52%) Oracle
2 750 (16.14%) Microsoft
3 283 (6.09%) IBM
4 186 (4.00%) SAP
5 105 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 103 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 103 (2.22%) VMware
7 88 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 77 (1.66%) hybris
9 68 (1.46%) Siebel
10 57 (1.23%) webMethods
11 51 (1.10%) Google
12 47 (1.01%) Cisco
13 45 (0.97%) Adobe
14 44 (0.95%) Informatica
15 43 (0.93%) ATG
16 42 (0.90%) Sybase
16 42 (0.90%) MuleSoft
17 37 (0.80%) Sitecore
18 35 (0.75%) Talend
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