The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 29 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.85% 1.34% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 1.90% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £41,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
SOA
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 158 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 82.85% 70.54% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 219 139 206
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

SOA
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the High Wycombe region.

SOA Salary Trend in High Wycombe

SOA
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 23 (79.31%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) J2EE
3 19 (65.52%) EJB
3 19 (65.52%) Web Services
3 19 (65.52%) Hibernate
4 18 (62.07%) Spring
4 18 (62.07%) MVC
5 17 (58.62%) JMS
5 17 (58.62%) Struts
5 17 (58.62%) SQL
6 16 (55.17%) UML
6 16 (55.17%) Drools
7 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
8 14 (48.28%) BPMN
9 12 (41.38%) MySQL
10 11 (37.93%) Sun Certification
10 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
10 11 (37.93%) JSTL
11 9 (31.03%) Oracle
12 8 (27.59%) Lucene
12 8 (27.59%) OWASP
13 7 (24.14%) Apache Solr
13 7 (24.14%) Retail
13 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
13 7 (24.14%) Sun
14 4 (13.79%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (10.34%) Degree
15 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
15 3 (10.34%) QA
15 3 (10.34%) Social Network

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (24.14%) Apache Solr
1 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Software Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (6.90%) Java Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Integration Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) J2EE
2 19 (65.52%) EJB
2 19 (65.52%) Web Services
2 19 (65.52%) Hibernate
3 18 (62.07%) Spring
4 17 (58.62%) JMS
4 17 (58.62%) Struts
5 16 (55.17%) Drools
6 11 (37.93%) JSTL
7 8 (27.59%) Lucene
8 1 (3.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) XML-RPC
8 1 (3.45%) XML
8 1 (3.45%) Flash
8 1 (3.45%) RSS
8 1 (3.45%) HTML
8 1 (3.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Social Network
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) UML
3 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
4 14 (48.28%) BPMN
5 8 (27.59%) OWASP
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) User Stories
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PHP5
3 1 (3.45%) PHP4
3 1 (3.45%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Sun Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) Rackspace