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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 97 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1262 1249 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.75% 2.85% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.41% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1095 1122
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
38449 36671 40469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.70% 83.63% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31645 30415 34772
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -7 316 £60,000 -11.11% 51
Uxbridge +3 15 £41,000 -28.69%
Canary Wharf +18 12 £52,500 -32.25%
Harrow - 12 £40,000 -
Docklands, London +2 6 £62,500 -3.84%
Hayes - 6 £81,750 - 1
Bromley - 5 £90,000 -
Croydon -6 3 £39,500 -17.70% 1
Hounslow -9 3 £77,500 +93.75%
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -16 2 £65,000 -13.33% 1
Clapham - 2 £55,000 -
Southwark - 2 £48,750 -
Hammersmith - 2 £55,000 - 1
Ealing +5 1 £52,500 -25.00%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £42,500 - 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1167 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 983 (38.69%) Java
3 838 (32.98%) Oracle
4 829 (32.62%) Web Services
5 756 (29.75%) .NET
6 681 (26.80%) JavaScript
7 659 (25.93%) TDD
8 626 (24.64%) HTML
9 616 (24.24%) Finance
10 608 (23.93%) C#
10 608 (23.93%) SQL
11 600 (23.61%) Scrum
12 541 (21.29%) SQL Server
13 526 (20.70%) XML
14 516 (20.31%) CSS
15 471 (18.54%) MVC
16 423 (16.65%) ASP.NET
17 414 (16.29%) Degree
18 410 (16.14%) Spring
19 384 (15.11%) OO
20 379 (14.92%) BDD
21 377 (14.84%) E-Commerce
22 357 (14.05%) Middleware
23 331 (13.03%) UML
24 329 (12.95%) Microsoft
25 324 (12.75%) Linux
26 321 (12.63%) jQuery
27 319 (12.55%) REST
28 298 (11.73%) J2EE
29 297 (11.69%) Oracle Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 274 (10.78%) WebLogic
2 176 (6.93%) Apache
3 139 (5.47%) WebSphere
4 132 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 132 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 126 (4.96%) CMS
6 113 (4.45%) Tomcat
7 96 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
8 76 (2.99%) SharePoint
9 68 (2.68%) IIS
10 57 (2.24%) WebLogic Portal
11 41 (1.61%) Drupal
12 40 (1.57%) GlassFish
13 39 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
14 36 (1.42%) Node.js
14 36 (1.42%) Confluence
15 34 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
16 28 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (1.06%) Alfresco
17 27 (1.06%) Mule
Applications
1 147 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.18%) MS Office
3 28 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.079%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.079%) SPSS
9 1 (0.039%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 137 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 87 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 86 (3.38%) Oracle Applications
4 85 (3.35%) Oracle BPM
5 44 (1.73%) Oracle ERP
6 29 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (0.63%) AquaLogic BPM
8 12 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.31%) HFM
10 7 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.28%) Magento
11 6 (0.24%) Optimost
11 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
12 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.16%) Tridion
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.94%) SaaS
2 66 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 60 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (1.65%) PaaS
6 41 (1.61%) IaaS
7 15 (0.59%) GitHub
8 11 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.12%) Force.com
10 1 (0.039%) Route 53
10 1 (0.039%) Heroku
10 1 (0.039%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.039%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.039%) Taleo
10 1 (0.039%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 182 (7.16%) Internet
2 94 (3.70%) HTTP
3 41 (1.61%) Intranet
4 39 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.50%) SNMP
6 31 (1.22%) SAN
7 27 (1.06%) AMQP
8 26 (1.02%) Firewall
9 17 (0.67%) VPN
10 15 (0.59%) DNS
11 12 (0.47%) LDAP
12 11 (0.43%) SSL
13 10 (0.39%) SMTP
14 8 (0.31%) DHCP
15 7 (0.28%) VLAN
15 7 (0.28%) Network Security
16 6 (0.24%) RTP
17 5 (0.20%) Kerberos
18 4 (0.16%) VoIP
18 4 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 297 (11.69%) Oracle Database
3 244 (9.60%) Relational Database
4 180 (7.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 179 (7.04%) MySQL
6 146 (5.75%) MongoDB
7 145 (5.71%) RDBMS
8 138 (5.43%) NoSQL
9 134 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 102 (4.01%) Oracle ODI
10 102 (4.01%) Big Data
11 99 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 94 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 77 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
14 70 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 54 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 51 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
17 47 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 43 (1.69%) DB2
19 38 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 205 (8.07%) Selenium
2 165 (6.49%) JUnit
3 164 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 144 (5.67%) Maven
5 124 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 114 (4.49%) Subversion
7 83 (3.27%) JIRA
8 79 (3.11%) Cucumber
9 76 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 73 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 66 (2.60%) Ant
11 66 (2.60%) Mockito
12 61 (2.40%) NUnit
13 58 (2.28%) SoapUI
14 57 (2.24%) Eclipse
15 53 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 50 (1.97%) Hudson
17 36 (1.42%) Artifactory
17 36 (1.42%) WebDriver
18 35 (1.38%) TeamCity
General
1 616 (24.24%) Finance
2 212 (8.34%) Retail
3 183 (7.20%) Banking
4 164 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 122 (4.80%) Marketing
6 107 (4.21%) Games
7 79 (3.11%) Publishing
8 59 (2.32%) Law
9 58 (2.28%) Advertising
10 45 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 43 (1.69%) Financial Institution
12 42 (1.65%) Investment Banking
12 42 (1.65%) Back Office
13 40 (1.57%) Legal
14 34 (1.34%) Front Office
15 24 (0.94%) French Language
16 22 (0.87%) Spanish Language
17 21 (0.83%) German Language
18 20 (0.79%) Manufacturing
19 16 (0.63%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1028 (40.46%) Developer
2 725 (28.53%) Architect
3 342 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
4 323 (12.71%) Java Developer
5 318 (12.51%) Senior Developer
6 227 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 193 (7.60%) .NET Developer
8 192 (7.56%) Consultant
9 138 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 123 (4.84%) Analyst
11 120 (4.72%) Technical Architect
12 107 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
13 101 (3.97%) DBA
14 96 (3.78%) Senior Architect
15 78 (3.07%) Administrator
16 77 (3.03%) Web Developer
17 76 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
18 75 (2.95%) Oracle DBA
18 75 (2.95%) Senior C# Developer
19 66 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (32.62%) Web Services
2 756 (29.75%) .NET
3 626 (24.64%) HTML
4 526 (20.70%) XML
5 516 (20.31%) CSS
6 423 (16.65%) ASP.NET
7 410 (16.14%) Spring
8 357 (14.05%) Middleware
9 321 (12.63%) jQuery
10 319 (12.55%) REST
11 298 (11.73%) J2EE
12 292 (11.49%) SOAP
13 291 (11.45%) WCF
14 289 (11.37%) Hibernate
15 249 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 225 (8.85%) HTML5
17 224 (8.82%) JSON
18 222 (8.74%) Oracle Fusion
19 215 (8.46%) RESTful
20 192 (7.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 241 (9.48%) Computer Science
2 208 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
3 196 (7.71%) Open Source
4 138 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 86 (3.38%) Client/Server
6 86 (3.38%) N-Tier
7 78 (3.07%) Data Integration
8 77 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 74 (2.91%) Clustering
10 63 (2.48%) User Experience
11 54 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (1.81%) Mathematics
13 44 (1.73%) Digital Media
14 42 (1.65%) Mainframe
15 36 (1.42%) Hedge funds
15 36 (1.42%) Video on Demand
16 35 (1.38%) Social Media
17 32 (1.26%) Oracle Exalogic
18 31 (1.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 324 (12.75%) Linux
2 233 (9.17%) Windows
3 231 (9.09%) UNIX
4 92 (3.62%) Android
5 84 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (1.61%) Solaris
8 25 (0.98%) AIX
9 23 (0.91%) Windows Phone
10 20 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.67%) Debian
11 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.51%) CentOS
14 10 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
15 4 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.079%) zOS
17 2 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1167 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 659 (25.93%) TDD
3 600 (23.61%) Scrum
4 471 (18.54%) MVC
5 384 (15.11%) OO
6 379 (14.92%) BDD
7 377 (14.84%) E-Commerce
8 331 (13.03%) UML
9 251 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 240 (9.45%) Unit Testing
11 212 (8.34%) TOGAF
12 202 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 199 (7.83%) Data Modelling
14 172 (6.77%) Project Management
15 171 (6.73%) Enterprise Architecture
16 165 (6.49%) CRM
16 165 (6.49%) Mentoring
17 158 (6.22%) Multithreading
18 149 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
19 131 (5.16%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 983 (38.69%) Java
2 681 (26.80%) JavaScript
3 608 (23.93%) C#
3 608 (23.93%) SQL
4 104 (4.09%) PHP
5 98 (3.86%) Ruby
5 98 (3.86%) T-SQL
6 94 (3.70%) C++
7 87 (3.42%) Groovy
7 87 (3.42%) Python
8 69 (2.72%) Scala
9 57 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 46 (1.81%) VB
11 44 (1.73%) XPath
12 37 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 37 (1.46%) Objective-C
13 34 (1.34%) C
14 25 (0.98%) Perl
15 23 (0.91%) Clojure
16 18 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 414 (16.29%) Degree
2 72 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 24 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 20 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.67%) MBA
7 12 (0.47%) MCSE
8 11 (0.43%) ISEB
8 11 (0.43%) CISSP
9 10 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.39%) CCNA
9 10 (0.39%) HNC
9 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 9 (0.35%) CCNP
10 9 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.24%) MCSD
14 5 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (8.50%) QA
2 37 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.079%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.039%) P3O
System Software
1 89 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.79%) Varnish
4 12 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.35%) HDFS
6 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.20%) vSphere
7 5 (0.20%) Docker
7 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.16%) XenApp
8 4 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.12%) vCloud
9 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.12%) NFS
10 2 (0.079%) Xen
10 2 (0.079%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.079%) KVM
Systems Management
1 66 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 61 (2.40%) Data Guard
3 46 (1.81%) Puppet
4 24 (0.94%) Vagrant
5 17 (0.67%) Nagios
6 15 (0.59%) OpenSSO
7 12 (0.47%) YUM
8 9 (0.35%) Ansible
8 9 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
9 8 (0.31%) CA Wily
10 7 (0.28%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.20%) Icinga
11 5 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.16%) Kibana
12 4 (0.16%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 838 (32.98%) Oracle
2 329 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 168 (6.61%) JBoss
4 161 (6.34%) IBM
5 132 (5.19%) SAP
6 81 (3.19%) TIBCO
7 73 (2.87%) Informatica
8 71 (2.79%) Adobe
9 64 (2.52%) Business Objects
9 64 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 54 (2.13%) webMethods
11 50 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 49 (1.93%) EPiServer
13 43 (1.69%) Cognos
14 41 (1.61%) Sitecore
15 39 (1.53%) hybris
16 37 (1.46%) Perforce
17 36 (1.42%) HP
18 32 (1.26%) Google
19 31 (1.22%) Cognizant
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Rewards
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Maximum £40,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £85k - 90k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Parliamentary ICT
Salary: From £34,989 to £42,401 per annum + benefits (Band B1 Salary)
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
EE
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexible Work
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £125,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday