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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 134 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2129 2598 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.19% 2.67% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.25% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1996 2166
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -31 994 £65,000 +4.00% 124
South East -35 446 £52,500 -12.50% 55
East of England +13 173 £60,000 +6.66% 26
South West +2 138 £45,000 -6.25% 29
North West -5 125 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Yorkshire -22 124 £45,000 - 22
West Midlands -23 61 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East Midlands -25 51 £48,750 -2.50% 10
North East -10 2 - -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1767 (37.13%) Java
3 1672 (35.13%) .NET
4 1453 (30.53%) Oracle
5 1371 (28.81%) C#
6 1309 (27.51%) Web Services
7 1228 (25.80%) SQL
8 1197 (25.15%) JavaScript
9 1154 (24.25%) Finance
10 1089 (22.88%) HTML
11 1081 (22.71%) SQL Server
12 1072 (22.53%) XML
13 976 (20.51%) MVC
14 963 (20.24%) CSS
15 956 (20.09%) ASP.NET
16 950 (19.96%) TDD
17 909 (19.10%) Scrum
18 817 (17.17%) Middleware
19 740 (15.55%) jQuery
20 738 (15.51%) Microsoft
21 649 (13.64%) OO
22 634 (13.32%) SOAP
23 625 (13.13%) Degree
24 576 (12.10%) WCF
25 566 (11.89%) Spring
26 545 (11.45%) J2EE
27 537 (11.28%) Windows
28 533 (11.20%) Linux
29 520 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
30 517 (10.86%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 416 (8.74%) WebLogic
2 364 (7.65%) WebSphere
3 321 (6.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 288 (6.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 272 (5.72%) JBoss
6 234 (4.92%) Tomcat
7 227 (4.77%) Apache
8 173 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
9 166 (3.49%) SharePoint
10 156 (3.28%) IIS
11 154 (3.24%) CMS
12 87 (1.83%) Apache Solr
13 81 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
14 63 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
15 62 (1.30%) Mule
16 55 (1.16%) Drupal
17 54 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
18 53 (1.11%) NServiceBus
19 45 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
20 42 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 296 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 47 (0.99%) MS Office
3 45 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.19%) SPSS
8 7 (0.15%) MS Project
9 3 (0.063%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.063%) HipChat
10 2 (0.042%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 189 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
2 163 (3.43%) Oracle BPM
3 120 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 87 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
5 50 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
6 37 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 12 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.13%) SAP R/3
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
11 6 (0.13%) Magento
12 5 (0.11%) Documaker
13 4 (0.084%) Workday HCM
14 3 (0.063%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 197 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (4.10%) SaaS
3 88 (1.85%) PaaS
4 82 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 71 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (1.30%) IaaS
7 18 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
8 16 (0.34%) Force.com
9 13 (0.27%) GitHub
10 12 (0.25%) Terremark
10 12 (0.25%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.042%) Trello
13 2 (0.042%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.042%) Taleo
13 2 (0.042%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.042%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.042%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.042%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 234 (4.92%) HTTP
2 142 (2.98%) Internet
3 72 (1.51%) Firewall
3 72 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 62 (1.30%) SSL
5 42 (0.88%) LAN
6 39 (0.82%) WAN
7 36 (0.76%) LDAP
8 29 (0.61%) FTP
9 26 (0.55%) PBX
10 23 (0.48%) DNS
11 22 (0.46%) SAN
12 18 (0.38%) VPN
13 17 (0.36%) ATM
13 17 (0.36%) AMQP
14 14 (0.29%) Kerberos
14 14 (0.29%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.25%) Network Security
16 10 (0.21%) CTI
17 9 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1081 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 427 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 404 (8.49%) Relational Database
4 298 (6.26%) MySQL
5 282 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 271 (5.69%) NoSQL
7 252 (5.30%) RDBMS
8 216 (4.54%) MongoDB
9 202 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 190 (3.99%) Oracle ODI
11 136 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 128 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 123 (2.58%) Big Data
14 114 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
15 110 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
16 98 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
17 89 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
18 86 (1.81%) RavenDB
19 80 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 66 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 356 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 246 (5.17%) Subversion
3 242 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 202 (4.24%) Selenium
5 194 (4.08%) JIRA
6 175 (3.68%) JUnit
7 172 (3.61%) Maven
8 154 (3.24%) Jenkins
9 152 (3.19%) Ant
10 130 (2.73%) Visual Studio
11 123 (2.58%) Eclipse
12 115 (2.42%) NUnit
13 106 (2.23%) Hudson
14 99 (2.08%) TeamCity
15 98 (2.06%) Cucumber
16 77 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
17 63 (1.32%) Mockito
18 45 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
19 43 (0.90%) JDeveloper
20 38 (0.80%) SoapUI
General
1 1154 (24.25%) Finance
2 427 (8.97%) Retail
3 426 (8.95%) Banking
4 282 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 162 (3.40%) Marketing
6 92 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 90 (1.89%) Back Office
8 70 (1.47%) Games
8 70 (1.47%) Legal
9 51 (1.07%) Publishing
10 50 (1.05%) Front Office
11 45 (0.95%) Law
11 45 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.88%) Advertising
13 35 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.57%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.46%) Billing
17 17 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1929 (40.53%) Developer
2 1497 (31.46%) Architect
3 696 (14.62%) Solutions Architect
4 556 (11.68%) Senior Developer
5 538 (11.30%) .NET Developer
6 378 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 370 (7.77%) Java Developer
8 340 (7.14%) Analyst
9 240 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 225 (4.73%) Consultant
11 221 (4.64%) Technical Architect
12 162 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 149 (3.13%) Integration Architect
14 137 (2.88%) Web Developer
15 135 (2.84%) Senior Architect
16 134 (2.82%) Software Engineer
17 132 (2.77%) Enterprise Architect
18 129 (2.71%) Business Analyst
19 128 (2.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 126 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1672 (35.13%) .NET
2 1309 (27.51%) Web Services
3 1089 (22.88%) HTML
4 1072 (22.53%) XML
5 963 (20.24%) CSS
6 956 (20.09%) ASP.NET
7 817 (17.17%) Middleware
8 740 (15.55%) jQuery
9 634 (13.32%) SOAP
10 576 (12.10%) WCF
11 566 (11.89%) Spring
12 545 (11.45%) J2EE
13 520 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 500 (10.51%) REST
15 456 (9.58%) .NET Framework
16 450 (9.46%) Oracle Fusion
17 407 (8.55%) HTML5
18 362 (7.61%) JSON
19 322 (6.77%) Hibernate
20 316 (6.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 354 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 318 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
3 315 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 292 (6.14%) Open Source
5 261 (5.48%) N-Tier
6 176 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 159 (3.34%) Management Information System
8 150 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 144 (3.03%) Client/Server
10 141 (2.96%) User Experience
11 91 (1.91%) Clustering
12 85 (1.79%) Blog
13 65 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
14 64 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 60 (1.26%) Mainframe
16 53 (1.11%) Mathematics
17 46 (0.97%) Web 2.0
18 44 (0.92%) Hedge funds
19 40 (0.84%) Data Structures
19 40 (0.84%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 537 (11.28%) Windows
2 533 (11.20%) Linux
3 507 (10.65%) UNIX
4 164 (3.45%) Android
5 138 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 89 (1.87%) Solaris
7 79 (1.66%) AIX
8 53 (1.11%) Windows Phone
9 41 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 32 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (0.57%) HPUX
14 26 (0.55%) CentOS
15 22 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
16 19 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.19%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2078 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 976 (20.51%) MVC
3 950 (19.96%) TDD
4 909 (19.10%) Scrum
5 649 (13.64%) OO
6 517 (10.86%) E-Commerce
7 487 (10.23%) TOGAF
8 468 (9.83%) BDD
9 449 (9.43%) UML
10 445 (9.35%) Software Engineering
11 435 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
12 426 (8.95%) Enterprise Architecture
13 409 (8.59%) Mentoring
14 352 (7.40%) Unit Testing
15 313 (6.58%) Project Management
16 261 (5.48%) CRM
17 256 (5.38%) ITIL
18 249 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
19 229 (4.81%) Data Modelling
20 217 (4.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1767 (37.13%) Java
2 1371 (28.81%) C#
3 1228 (25.80%) SQL
4 1197 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 228 (4.79%) T-SQL
6 210 (4.41%) PHP
7 200 (4.20%) C++
8 175 (3.68%) PL/SQL
9 155 (3.26%) Python
10 105 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 94 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 88 (1.85%) Ruby
13 87 (1.83%) XPath
14 83 (1.74%) C
15 69 (1.45%) VB
16 68 (1.43%) Objective-C
17 55 (1.16%) Perl
18 50 (1.05%) Jython
19 45 (0.95%) Delphi
19 45 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 625 (13.13%) Degree
2 225 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 89 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (0.99%) ISEB
6 29 (0.61%) MCSD
6 29 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 28 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.48%) OCP
9 22 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 20 (0.42%) CISSP
11 14 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.23%) PMP
13 11 (0.23%) Sun Certification
13 11 (0.23%) MCP
14 10 (0.21%) MCPD
15 8 (0.17%) MCSE
16 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (6.81%) QA
2 23 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.40%) COBIT
6 17 (0.36%) SLA
6 17 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.084%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.042%) HL7
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.021%) Basel III
11 1 (0.021%) GPG13
11 1 (0.021%) P3O
System Software
1 78 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 47 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (0.32%) vSphere
7 12 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 8 (0.17%) HDFS
9 7 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.13%) Varnish
10 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.13%) XenApp
11 5 (0.11%) Docker
12 4 (0.084%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.042%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.042%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.042%) NFS
Systems Management
1 74 (1.55%) Puppet
2 65 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (1.18%) Data Guard
4 34 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 33 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (0.63%) Vagrant
7 22 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
8 17 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 15 (0.32%) StatsD
10 13 (0.27%) Graphite
11 5 (0.11%) Ansible
11 5 (0.11%) logstash
11 5 (0.11%) CA SiteMinder
12 4 (0.084%) MOM
12 4 (0.084%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.084%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.084%) Legato
13 3 (0.063%) CA Wily
13 3 (0.063%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.063%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1453 (30.53%) Oracle
2 738 (15.51%) Microsoft
3 349 (7.33%) IBM
4 251 (5.27%) SAP
5 220 (4.62%) TIBCO
6 153 (3.21%) webMethods
7 90 (1.89%) HP
8 83 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 83 (1.74%) hybris
9 81 (1.70%) Google
10 77 (1.62%) Siebel
11 75 (1.58%) Informatica
12 74 (1.55%) VMware
13 72 (1.51%) Pega
14 58 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 52 (1.09%) Adobe
16 50 (1.05%) Business Objects
17 48 (1.01%) Cognizant
17 48 (1.01%) Zend
18 47 (0.99%) Software AG
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, pension
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Salary: £38k per year
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£51K
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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