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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 117 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1105 1328 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.48% 2.70% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.22% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1042 906
Average salary £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +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
37718 41209 38006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.72% 83.70% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31453 33760 31705
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -14 260 £60,000 - 38
Hammersmith 0 9 £37,500 -37.50%
Canary Wharf -3 7 £55,000 -46.34%
Brentford -5 6 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Hayes -3 5 £57,500 -32.74% 1
Hounslow - 2 £40,000 - 2
Bromley +16 1 £90,000 +12.50%
Ealing - 1 £60,000 -
Osterley - 1 £65,000 -
Romford - 1 £77,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £47,500 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 998 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 933 (44.01%) Java
3 754 (35.57%) Oracle
4 620 (29.25%) Finance
5 591 (27.88%) Web Services
6 555 (26.18%) .NET
7 500 (23.58%) SQL
8 490 (23.11%) TDD
9 474 (22.36%) C#
10 433 (20.42%) Middleware
11 430 (20.28%) JavaScript
12 408 (19.25%) HTML
13 403 (19.01%) Scrum
14 388 (18.30%) SQL Server
15 376 (17.74%) XML
16 329 (15.52%) MVC
17 324 (15.28%) OO
18 318 (15.00%) Linux
19 298 (14.06%) CSS
19 298 (14.06%) E-Commerce
20 292 (13.77%) Spring
21 291 (13.73%) Banking
22 284 (13.40%) TOGAF
23 283 (13.35%) ASP.NET
23 283 (13.35%) BDD
24 280 (13.21%) J2EE
25 269 (12.69%) Retail
26 263 (12.41%) UNIX
26 263 (12.41%) Oracle Fusion
27 261 (12.31%) Microsoft

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 187 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 164 (7.74%) WebLogic
3 141 (6.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 118 (5.57%) JBoss
5 109 (5.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 96 (4.53%) Apache
7 86 (4.06%) Tomcat
7 86 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
8 84 (3.96%) CMS
9 62 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 59 (2.78%) Mule
11 53 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
12 52 (2.45%) Apache Solr
13 47 (2.22%) SharePoint
14 39 (1.84%) OpenStack
15 37 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
15 37 (1.75%) Drupal
16 32 (1.51%) CICS
17 30 (1.42%) Liferay
18 27 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 150 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.61%) MS Office
4 11 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.094%) MS Project
8 2 (0.094%) SPSS
9 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.047%) Mingle
9 1 (0.047%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 112 (5.28%) Oracle BPM
2 54 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
5 26 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.52%) Summit
6 11 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
13 2 (0.094%) Documaker
13 2 (0.094%) SAP ERP
13 2 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 114 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (4.91%) SaaS
4 55 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (2.45%) PaaS
6 36 (1.70%) IaaS
7 20 (0.94%) Force.com
8 13 (0.61%) Google Apps
8 13 (0.61%) GitHub
8 13 (0.61%) Terremark
9 11 (0.52%) iPaaS
10 7 (0.33%) Boomi
11 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.094%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.094%) Office 365
12 2 (0.094%) Taleo
12 2 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.094%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.64%) HTTP
2 52 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.51%) Internet
4 29 (1.37%) SSL
5 28 (1.32%) Firewall
6 13 (0.61%) FTP
6 13 (0.61%) ATM
7 11 (0.52%) CTI
8 8 (0.38%) SNMP
8 8 (0.38%) NAS
9 7 (0.33%) AMQP
9 7 (0.33%) DNS
10 6 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.28%) LDAP
11 5 (0.24%) GSM
11 5 (0.24%) UMTS
11 5 (0.24%) SAN
11 5 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (0.24%) LTE
11 5 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 239 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 178 (8.40%) RDBMS
4 164 (7.74%) Oracle Database
4 164 (7.74%) NoSQL
5 130 (6.13%) MySQL
6 124 (5.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 96 (4.53%) Oracle ODI
8 90 (4.25%) Big Data
9 89 (4.20%) MongoDB
10 69 (3.25%) DB2
11 66 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 54 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 42 (1.98%) Hadoop
15 37 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 35 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 34 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
18 31 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 181 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 103 (4.86%) JUnit
2 103 (4.86%) Jenkins
3 89 (4.20%) Subversion
4 87 (4.10%) JIRA
5 79 (3.73%) Maven
6 78 (3.68%) Selenium
7 76 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 76 (3.58%) Cucumber
8 66 (3.11%) Eclipse
9 56 (2.64%) Ant
10 51 (2.41%) Visual Studio
11 42 (1.98%) NUnit
12 29 (1.37%) Hudson
13 26 (1.23%) Mockito
13 26 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
14 25 (1.18%) ClearCase
15 24 (1.13%) Moq
15 24 (1.13%) SoapUI
16 22 (1.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 620 (29.25%) Finance
2 291 (13.73%) Banking
3 269 (12.69%) Retail
4 111 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.40%) Marketing
6 65 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 55 (2.59%) Front Office
8 42 (1.98%) Games
9 33 (1.56%) Back Office
10 32 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 21 (0.99%) Advertising
12 21 (0.99%) Law
13 18 (0.85%) Publishing
13 18 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.85%) International Banking
14 17 (0.80%) Legal
15 16 (0.75%) Billing
16 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 824 (38.87%) Architect
2 729 (34.39%) Developer
3 281 (13.25%) Solutions Architect
4 228 (10.75%) Consultant
5 181 (8.54%) Java Developer
6 175 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 156 (7.36%) C# Developer
8 141 (6.65%) .NET Developer
9 120 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 104 (4.91%) Integration Architect
11 103 (4.86%) Enterprise Architect
12 87 (4.10%) Analyst
13 75 (3.54%) SOA Consultant
14 74 (3.49%) Senior Architect
15 72 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
16 67 (3.16%) SOA Architect
17 64 (3.02%) Lead Architect
17 64 (3.02%) Oracle Consultant
18 52 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
19 50 (2.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (27.88%) Web Services
2 555 (26.18%) .NET
3 433 (20.42%) Middleware
4 408 (19.25%) HTML
5 376 (17.74%) XML
6 298 (14.06%) CSS
7 292 (13.77%) Spring
8 283 (13.35%) ASP.NET
9 280 (13.21%) J2EE
10 263 (12.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 243 (11.46%) REST
12 238 (11.23%) WCF
13 236 (11.13%) SOAP
14 211 (9.95%) jQuery
15 175 (8.25%) .NET Framework
16 156 (7.36%) Hibernate
17 148 (6.98%) JSON
17 148 (6.98%) RESTful
18 139 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
19 134 (6.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 204 (9.62%) Open Source
2 173 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 161 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 73 (3.44%) N-Tier
6 72 (3.40%) Data Integration
7 70 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 66 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 59 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 59 (2.78%) User Experience
10 55 (2.59%) Mainframe
10 55 (2.59%) Hedge funds
11 43 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 42 (1.98%) Derivative
13 34 (1.60%) Clustering
13 34 (1.60%) Blog
14 28 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
15 26 (1.23%) Mathematics
16 22 (1.04%) SWIFT
17 21 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 318 (15.00%) Linux
2 263 (12.41%) UNIX
3 186 (8.77%) Windows
4 67 (3.16%) Android
5 59 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.79%) Solaris
7 25 (1.18%) AIX
8 22 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.99%) Windows Phone
10 19 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.75%) MVS
12 10 (0.47%) CentOS
13 9 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.094%) Debian
15 2 (0.094%) zOS
15 2 (0.094%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.094%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (23.11%) TDD
3 403 (19.01%) Scrum
4 329 (15.52%) MVC
5 324 (15.28%) OO
6 298 (14.06%) E-Commerce
7 284 (13.40%) TOGAF
8 283 (13.35%) BDD
9 198 (9.34%) UML
10 197 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 187 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 179 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
13 169 (7.97%) Mentoring
14 148 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
15 141 (6.65%) Multithreading
15 141 (6.65%) Project Management
16 137 (6.46%) Technical Architecture
17 118 (5.57%) CRM
18 112 (5.28%) Data Modelling
18 112 (5.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 933 (44.01%) Java
2 500 (23.58%) SQL
3 474 (22.36%) C#
4 430 (20.28%) JavaScript
5 131 (6.18%) Python
6 99 (4.67%) C++
7 95 (4.48%) PHP
8 85 (4.01%) Ruby
9 73 (3.44%) T-SQL
10 66 (3.11%) Scala
11 56 (2.64%) Perl
12 52 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 36 (1.70%) Groovy
15 25 (1.18%) C
16 21 (0.99%) Apex Code
17 19 (0.90%) Erlang
18 18 (0.85%) XPath
19 17 (0.80%) JCL
20 15 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 234 (11.04%) Degree
2 51 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.57%) ISEB
7 8 (0.38%) MCSE
7 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 7 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (0.33%) MCPD
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.28%) MCTS
9 6 (0.28%) MCAD
9 6 (0.28%) MCSD
10 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.19%) PMP
12 3 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (8.54%) QA
2 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.047%) COBIT
6 1 (0.047%) MiFID
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.047%) Basel III
6 1 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.66%) Varnish
5 13 (0.61%) Docker
6 8 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.28%) XenApp
8 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.094%) HDFS
11 1 (0.047%) LXC
11 1 (0.047%) vSphere
11 1 (0.047%) Xen
11 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.047%) KVM
Systems Management
1 68 (3.21%) Puppet
2 51 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.99%) Data Guard
4 17 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 8 (0.38%) CA LISA
9 7 (0.33%) MOM
10 4 (0.19%) StatsD
10 4 (0.19%) Ansible
11 3 (0.14%) logstash
11 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.094%) Nagios
12 2 (0.094%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.094%) OpenSSO
12 2 (0.094%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.094%) Graphite
12 2 (0.094%) Jitterbit
12 2 (0.094%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 754 (35.57%) Oracle
2 261 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 190 (8.96%) IBM
4 139 (6.56%) TIBCO
5 104 (4.91%) SAP
6 76 (3.58%) Pega
7 73 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.59%) webMethods
9 52 (2.45%) hybris
10 42 (1.98%) Google
11 38 (1.79%) VMware
12 37 (1.75%) Sitecore
13 34 (1.60%) Siebel
14 33 (1.56%) ILOG
15 32 (1.51%) Business Objects
16 30 (1.42%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.23%) Talend
17 26 (1.23%) MuleSoft
18 25 (1.18%) HP
19 24 (1.13%) Zend
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