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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 105 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1224 1232 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.74% 2.65% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.14% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 968 1073
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
38260 39298 37076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.72% 84.59% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32305 32398 30722
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +23 309 £70,000 +16.66% 26
Brentford - 10 £72,500 - 1
Canary Wharf -8 5 £75,000 +42.85%
Docklands, London -4 4 £78,750 +26.00%
Hammersmith -6 3 £51,500 -14.16%
Harrow -1 2 - -
Wimbledon -2 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Hayes -4 2 £67,500 -21.05% 1
Bromley +22 1 £45,000 -50.00%
Croydon +5 1 - -
Westminster +5 1 £42,500 -
Uxbridge -12 1 £60,000 +46.34%
Wembley - 1 £75,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1201 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1119 (47.16%) Java
3 894 (37.67%) Oracle
4 784 (33.04%) Finance
5 629 (26.51%) Web Services
6 555 (23.39%) TDD
7 550 (23.18%) SQL
8 536 (22.59%) .NET
9 514 (21.66%) Scrum
10 478 (20.14%) HTML
11 463 (19.51%) JavaScript
12 435 (18.33%) C#
13 425 (17.91%) Linux
14 407 (17.15%) Banking
15 399 (16.81%) SQL Server
16 388 (16.35%) XML
17 378 (15.93%) Middleware
18 374 (15.76%) OO
19 361 (15.21%) CSS
20 356 (15.00%) E-Commerce
21 351 (14.79%) Spring
22 346 (14.58%) MVC
23 324 (13.65%) J2EE
24 319 (13.44%) TOGAF
25 309 (13.02%) Microsoft
26 299 (12.60%) Retail
27 285 (12.01%) REST
28 284 (11.97%) SOAP
29 283 (11.93%) UNIX
30 280 (11.80%) Git (software)

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 190 (8.01%) WebSphere
2 184 (7.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 165 (6.95%) WebLogic
4 139 (5.86%) JBoss
5 101 (4.26%) CMS
6 97 (4.09%) Oracle Service Bus
7 93 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 70 (2.95%) Apache
9 64 (2.70%) Tomcat
10 63 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 52 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
12 50 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
13 49 (2.06%) Apache Spark
13 49 (2.06%) Apache Solr
13 49 (2.06%) Mule
14 38 (1.60%) CICS
15 34 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
16 33 (1.39%) Node.js
16 33 (1.39%) IIS
17 32 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 169 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 21 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.42%) MS Office
5 2 (0.084%) MS Project
6 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 117 (4.93%) Oracle EBS
2 115 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
3 75 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
4 53 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
6 17 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
8 10 (0.42%) Markit EDM
8 10 (0.42%) LatentZero
8 10 (0.42%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.29%) Summit
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
13 2 (0.084%) Magento
13 2 (0.084%) Northgate Housing
13 2 (0.084%) Maximo
14 1 (0.042%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 156 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (5.39%) SaaS
3 69 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (2.36%) Force.com
5 39 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (1.35%) PaaS
7 22 (0.93%) IaaS
8 19 (0.80%) GitHub
9 12 (0.51%) iPaaS
10 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.17%) Terremark
11 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.084%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.084%) Office 365
12 2 (0.084%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.084%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.042%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.74%) HTTP
2 49 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.73%) Internet
4 23 (0.97%) SSL
5 22 (0.93%) Firewall
6 12 (0.51%) CTI
7 10 (0.42%) VLAN
7 10 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 10 (0.42%) DNS
7 10 (0.42%) ATM
8 8 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (0.29%) SAN
10 6 (0.25%) FTP
11 5 (0.21%) DHCP
11 5 (0.21%) UMTS
11 5 (0.21%) GSM
11 5 (0.21%) SNMP
11 5 (0.21%) Network Security
11 5 (0.21%) LTE
11 5 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 246 (10.37%) Oracle Database
3 203 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 180 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 149 (6.28%) NoSQL
6 139 (5.86%) MySQL
7 123 (5.18%) Oracle ODI
8 110 (4.64%) RDBMS
9 109 (4.59%) MongoDB
10 105 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
11 91 (3.83%) Big Data
12 89 (3.75%) DB2
13 83 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
14 81 (3.41%) Hadoop
15 63 (2.65%) Oracle Exadata
16 60 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 56 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
17 56 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 51 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 43 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 280 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 156 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 139 (5.86%) Maven
4 130 (5.48%) Subversion
5 128 (5.39%) JUnit
6 105 (4.42%) JIRA
7 84 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 78 (3.29%) Selenium
9 69 (2.91%) Cucumber
10 58 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 58 (2.44%) Ant
11 43 (1.81%) NUnit
11 43 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 39 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 34 (1.43%) Mercurial
14 33 (1.39%) Mockito
15 32 (1.35%) Behat
16 31 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
17 25 (1.05%) PHPUnit
18 24 (1.01%) NetBeans
General
1 784 (33.04%) Finance
2 407 (17.15%) Banking
3 299 (12.60%) Retail
4 109 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 77 (3.24%) Front Office
6 73 (3.08%) Games
7 64 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 57 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 56 (2.36%) Law
10 52 (2.19%) Back Office
11 50 (2.11%) Advertising
12 43 (1.81%) Marketing
13 41 (1.73%) Legal
14 30 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 28 (1.18%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.97%) Billing
17 18 (0.76%) International Banking
18 15 (0.63%) Publishing
19 7 (0.29%) Private Banking
20 5 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 887 (37.38%) Architect
2 886 (37.34%) Developer
3 344 (14.50%) Solutions Architect
4 265 (11.17%) Java Developer
5 262 (11.04%) Senior Developer
6 225 (9.48%) Consultant
7 138 (5.82%) .NET Developer
8 131 (5.52%) C# Developer
9 127 (5.35%) Technical Architect
10 108 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
11 97 (4.09%) Integration Architect
11 97 (4.09%) Enterprise Architect
12 91 (3.83%) SOA Architect
13 86 (3.62%) Oracle Architect
14 82 (3.46%) SOA Consultant
15 81 (3.41%) Senior Architect
16 68 (2.87%) Oracle Consultant
17 67 (2.82%) DBA
17 67 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
18 66 (2.78%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (26.51%) Web Services
2 536 (22.59%) .NET
3 478 (20.14%) HTML
4 388 (16.35%) XML
5 378 (15.93%) Middleware
6 361 (15.21%) CSS
7 351 (14.79%) Spring
8 324 (13.65%) J2EE
9 285 (12.01%) REST
10 284 (11.97%) SOAP
11 278 (11.72%) ASP.NET
12 270 (11.38%) Oracle Fusion
13 205 (8.64%) Hibernate
14 182 (7.67%) WCF
15 179 (7.54%) RESTful
16 178 (7.50%) jQuery
17 156 (6.57%) HTML5
18 144 (6.07%) AngularJS
19 135 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
19 135 (5.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
2 148 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 106 (4.47%) User Experience
5 95 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 84 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 81 (3.41%) N-Tier
8 68 (2.87%) SWIFT
9 58 (2.44%) Oracle Exalogic
9 58 (2.44%) Data Centre
10 53 (2.23%) Mainframe
11 52 (2.19%) Mobile App
12 48 (2.02%) Client/Server
13 42 (1.77%) Hedge funds
14 41 (1.73%) Derivative
15 40 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 34 (1.43%) Credit Risk
17 28 (1.18%) Equities
18 27 (1.14%) Algorithms
19 25 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 425 (17.91%) Linux
2 283 (11.93%) UNIX
3 157 (6.62%) Windows
4 101 (4.26%) Android
5 75 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.93%) Solaris
7 22 (0.93%) MVS
8 17 (0.72%) AIX
9 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.25%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.17%) CentOS
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.084%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1201 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (23.39%) TDD
3 514 (21.66%) Scrum
4 374 (15.76%) OO
5 356 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 346 (14.58%) MVC
7 319 (13.44%) TOGAF
8 259 (10.91%) SDLC
9 235 (9.90%) BDD
10 228 (9.61%) Open Source
11 217 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
11 217 (9.14%) Kanban
12 211 (8.89%) UML
13 208 (8.77%) Software Engineering
14 197 (8.30%) Enterprise Architecture
15 165 (6.95%) Project Management
16 163 (6.87%) Zachman Framework
17 162 (6.83%) Microservices
18 156 (6.57%) Waterfall
19 148 (6.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1119 (47.16%) Java
2 550 (23.18%) SQL
3 463 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 435 (18.33%) C#
5 146 (6.15%) PHP
6 121 (5.10%) Python
7 108 (4.55%) Scala
8 106 (4.47%) C++
9 88 (3.71%) Ruby
10 81 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 61 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 57 (2.40%) Perl
13 56 (2.36%) Groovy
14 54 (2.28%) C
15 42 (1.77%) Apex Code
16 30 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.26%) COBOL
17 27 (1.14%) Objective-C
18 25 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 24 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 265 (11.17%) Degree
2 71 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (0.51%) ISEB
6 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.25%) MCSE
7 6 (0.25%) CISSP
8 5 (0.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.21%) MCITP
9 4 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.084%) MCTS
11 2 (0.084%) MCAD
11 2 (0.084%) MCSD
11 2 (0.084%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (5.94%) QA
2 32 (1.35%) COBIT
3 8 (0.34%) SLA
3 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.29%) MiFID
5 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (1.22%) Varnish
3 19 (0.80%) Docker
4 18 (0.76%) vCloud
5 17 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 15 (0.63%) Active Directory
8 13 (0.55%) iptables
9 10 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.29%) LXC
11 5 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.21%) vSphere
11 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.042%) HDFS
13 1 (0.042%) Samba
13 1 (0.042%) NFS
13 1 (0.042%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.042%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (2.61%) Data Guard
2 46 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (1.85%) Puppet
4 13 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.25%) MOM
7 5 (0.21%) OPNET
7 5 (0.21%) CA LISA
7 5 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (0.17%) OpenSSO
9 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.13%) Nagios
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.13%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.084%) Ansible
10 2 (0.084%) logstash
10 2 (0.084%) Kibana
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.042%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 894 (37.67%) Oracle
2 309 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 161 (6.78%) IBM
4 97 (4.09%) SAP
5 87 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
6 81 (3.41%) TIBCO
7 52 (2.19%) VMware
8 50 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 46 (1.94%) hybris
10 39 (1.64%) Sybase
11 38 (1.60%) webMethods
12 34 (1.43%) Siebel
12 34 (1.43%) MuleSoft
13 32 (1.35%) Sitecore
14 31 (1.31%) Talend
15 27 (1.14%) Zend
15 27 (1.14%) Adobe
16 25 (1.05%) Informatica
16 25 (1.05%) Pega
17 24 (1.01%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus (c50%) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 55k - 90k
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: Circa £50k +Substantial Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: Circa £50k +Substantial Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago