The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 121 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1074 1309 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.46% 2.81% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.35% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1042 861
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,425 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
SOA
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36842 39027 36913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.25% 83.76% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30720 31956 30862
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in London

SOA
Salary Trend in London

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

SOA Salary Trend in London

SOA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in London

SOA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
City of London -35 243 £60,000 - 28
Canary Wharf -2 9 £75,000 -37.50%
Hammersmith - 5 £47,500 -
Hayes +2 3 - - 1
Bromley +11 2 £88,750 +14.51%
Hounslow - 2 £40,000 - 3
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 - 2
Brentford -5 1 £65,000 - 1
Romford - 1 £77,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 - 1
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -
Osterley - 1 £65,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1050 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 911 (41.37%) Java
3 717 (32.56%) Oracle
4 643 (29.20%) Finance
5 624 (28.34%) .NET
6 600 (27.25%) Web Services
7 542 (24.61%) C#
8 525 (23.84%) TDD
9 524 (23.80%) SQL
10 461 (20.94%) JavaScript
11 446 (20.25%) Scrum
12 438 (19.89%) Middleware
13 431 (19.57%) SQL Server
14 426 (19.35%) HTML
15 401 (18.21%) XML
16 374 (16.98%) MVC
17 365 (16.58%) OO
18 332 (15.08%) ASP.NET
19 326 (14.80%) BDD
20 313 (14.21%) CSS
21 307 (13.94%) Spring
22 304 (13.81%) Banking
23 301 (13.67%) E-Commerce
24 296 (13.44%) Microsoft
25 285 (12.94%) TOGAF
26 283 (12.85%) J2EE
27 281 (12.76%) Linux
28 271 (12.31%) Retail
29 257 (11.67%) REST
30 252 (11.44%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 186 (8.45%) WebSphere
2 172 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 128 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 119 (5.40%) JBoss
5 110 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 109 (4.95%) Apache
7 100 (4.54%) BizTalk Server
8 97 (4.41%) Tomcat
9 96 (4.36%) CMS
10 58 (2.63%) Mule
11 57 (2.59%) SharePoint
12 56 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 53 (2.41%) Apache Solr
14 51 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
15 41 (1.86%) WebLogic Portal
15 41 (1.86%) Drupal
16 38 (1.73%) OpenStack
17 34 (1.54%) IIS
18 33 (1.50%) Liferay
19 27 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 154 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 17 (0.77%) MS Office
3 9 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.14%) HipChat
7 2 (0.091%) Mingle
7 2 (0.091%) MS Project
7 2 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 90 (4.09%) Oracle BPM
2 47 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
6 11 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.45%) Summit
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.091%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 139 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (5.00%) SaaS
3 58 (2.63%) PaaS
4 54 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.82%) IaaS
6 37 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (0.77%) Force.com
8 13 (0.59%) Google Apps
8 13 (0.59%) Terremark
9 11 (0.50%) GitHub
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.14%) Trello
12 2 (0.091%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.091%) Taleo
12 2 (0.091%) Office 365
12 2 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.045%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.045%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.91%) HTTP
2 61 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 42 (1.91%) Internet
4 29 (1.32%) Firewall
5 28 (1.27%) SSL
6 18 (0.82%) FTP
7 11 (0.50%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.41%) LAN
9 8 (0.36%) ATM
9 8 (0.36%) SMTP
9 8 (0.36%) DNS
9 8 (0.36%) NAS
10 7 (0.32%) CTI
10 7 (0.32%) SNMP
11 6 (0.27%) LDAP
11 6 (0.27%) AMQP
12 5 (0.23%) DSL
12 5 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (0.18%) Extranet
14 3 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 240 (10.90%) Relational Database
3 182 (8.27%) RDBMS
4 163 (7.40%) NoSQL
5 143 (6.49%) Oracle Database
5 143 (6.49%) MySQL
6 103 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 91 (4.13%) MongoDB
8 86 (3.91%) Big Data
9 80 (3.63%) Oracle ODI
10 64 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 61 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 58 (2.63%) DB2
14 43 (1.95%) Hadoop
15 42 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
16 34 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
17 31 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (1.41%) Couchbase
18 30 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 170 (7.72%) Git (software)
2 103 (4.68%) JUnit
2 103 (4.68%) JIRA
3 90 (4.09%) Selenium
4 89 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 88 (4.00%) Maven
6 85 (3.86%) Subversion
7 84 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 73 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 71 (3.22%) Eclipse
10 55 (2.50%) Ant
11 52 (2.36%) Visual Studio
12 49 (2.23%) NUnit
13 37 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 29 (1.32%) Hudson
15 27 (1.23%) SoapUI
16 26 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
17 24 (1.09%) Mockito
17 24 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 22 (1.00%) Moq
General
1 643 (29.20%) Finance
2 304 (13.81%) Banking
3 271 (12.31%) Retail
4 128 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 75 (3.41%) Marketing
7 51 (2.32%) Front Office
8 41 (1.86%) Back Office
9 39 (1.77%) Games
10 32 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.14%) Advertising
13 20 (0.91%) Publishing
13 20 (0.91%) Law
14 16 (0.73%) Legal
14 16 (0.73%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.73%) International Banking
15 13 (0.59%) Billing
16 8 (0.36%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 844 (38.33%) Architect
2 799 (36.29%) Developer
3 302 (13.71%) Solutions Architect
4 192 (8.72%) Java Developer
5 191 (8.67%) Consultant
6 187 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 174 (7.90%) .NET Developer
8 160 (7.27%) C# Developer
9 133 (6.04%) Technical Architect
10 103 (4.68%) Enterprise Architect
11 102 (4.63%) Integration Architect
12 96 (4.36%) Analyst
13 87 (3.95%) Senior Architect
14 68 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
15 55 (2.50%) SOA Architect
16 54 (2.45%) Lead Architect
17 53 (2.41%) Senior .NET Developer
18 51 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
19 50 (2.27%) SOA Consultant
19 50 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (28.34%) .NET
2 600 (27.25%) Web Services
3 438 (19.89%) Middleware
4 426 (19.35%) HTML
5 401 (18.21%) XML
6 332 (15.08%) ASP.NET
7 313 (14.21%) CSS
8 307 (13.94%) Spring
9 283 (12.85%) J2EE
10 257 (11.67%) REST
11 252 (11.44%) WCF
12 251 (11.40%) SOAP
13 249 (11.31%) jQuery
14 245 (11.13%) Oracle Fusion
15 197 (8.95%) .NET Framework
16 168 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 159 (7.22%) HTML5
17 159 (7.22%) Hibernate
18 149 (6.77%) RESTful
19 145 (6.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 208 (9.45%) Open Source
2 166 (7.54%) Enterprise Software
3 153 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 83 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 76 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 74 (3.36%) Data Integration
8 69 (3.13%) Mobile App
9 64 (2.91%) Client/Server
10 62 (2.82%) User Experience
11 52 (2.36%) Hedge funds
12 48 (2.18%) Mainframe
13 44 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (1.86%) Blog
15 40 (1.82%) Derivative
16 39 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
17 32 (1.45%) Clustering
18 26 (1.18%) Mathematics
19 25 (1.14%) Web 2.0
20 21 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 281 (12.76%) Linux
2 239 (10.85%) UNIX
3 212 (9.63%) Windows
4 76 (3.45%) Android
5 65 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.73%) Solaris
7 26 (1.18%) Windows Phone
8 23 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.00%) AIX
10 21 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
12 13 (0.59%) MVS
13 10 (0.45%) CentOS
14 5 (0.23%) VMS
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.091%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.091%) zOS
16 2 (0.091%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1050 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (23.84%) TDD
3 446 (20.25%) Scrum
4 374 (16.98%) MVC
5 365 (16.58%) OO
6 326 (14.80%) BDD
7 301 (13.67%) E-Commerce
8 285 (12.94%) TOGAF
9 209 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 208 (9.45%) UML
11 204 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
12 191 (8.67%) Software Engineering
13 165 (7.49%) Mentoring
14 162 (7.36%) Project Management
15 159 (7.22%) Zachman Framework
16 145 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
17 139 (6.31%) Multithreading
18 121 (5.50%) CRM
19 114 (5.18%) Data Modelling
20 106 (4.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 911 (41.37%) Java
2 542 (24.61%) C#
3 524 (23.80%) SQL
4 461 (20.94%) JavaScript
5 123 (5.59%) Python
6 102 (4.63%) PHP
7 99 (4.50%) C++
8 83 (3.77%) Ruby
9 77 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 56 (2.54%) Scala
11 52 (2.36%) Perl
12 47 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.18%) XPath
14 26 (1.18%) Groovy
15 19 (0.86%) C
16 18 (0.82%) Apex Code
17 17 (0.77%) Erlang
18 16 (0.73%) Jython
19 14 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 248 (11.26%) Degree
2 49 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.50%) ISEB
8 9 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.41%) PMP
9 8 (0.36%) MCPD
9 8 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.36%) MCSE
9 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 7 (0.32%) MCAD
10 7 (0.32%) MCSD
10 7 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.32%) MCTS
11 6 (0.27%) OCP
12 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (8.27%) QA
2 11 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
6 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.045%) COBIT
7 1 (0.045%) Basel III
7 1 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.50%) Varnish
5 10 (0.45%) Docker
6 8 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.27%) XenApp
8 5 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.091%) vSphere
10 2 (0.091%) HDFS
10 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.045%) KVM
11 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (3.00%) Puppet
2 48 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.54%) Data Guard
5 11 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.45%) StatsD
7 8 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.27%) MOM
8 6 (0.27%) CA LISA
9 5 (0.23%) logstash
10 4 (0.18%) Graphite
10 4 (0.18%) Ansible
10 4 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.091%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.091%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.091%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.045%) Kibana
13 1 (0.045%) Graylog
Vendors
1 717 (32.56%) Oracle
2 296 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 183 (8.31%) IBM
4 165 (7.49%) TIBCO
5 109 (4.95%) SAP
6 79 (3.59%) Pega
7 74 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (3.27%) webMethods
9 53 (2.41%) hybris
10 43 (1.95%) Google
11 39 (1.77%) Siebel
12 36 (1.63%) ILOG
13 35 (1.59%) Sitecore
13 35 (1.59%) VMware
14 31 (1.41%) Zend
15 29 (1.32%) Endeca
16 27 (1.23%) Business Objects
17 26 (1.18%) HP
17 26 (1.18%) Talend
18 23 (1.04%) Red Hat
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + bonus and benfits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Source Cloud
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, bens, shares
Posted: 16 hours ago