The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 3 8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 9.09% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.50% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 72.73% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 17
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SOA
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

SOA Salary Trend in the Home Counties

SOA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware