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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.84% 1.16% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.47% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £49,739 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.63% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,977 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £42,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
SOA
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
862 816 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.71% 78.84% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 659 663 884
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SOA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SOA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

SOA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 8 (33.33%) People Management
3 8 (33.33%) SAP
3 8 (33.33%) ABAP
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) SAP XI
4 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) CMMI
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) NUnit
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.67%) COBIT
7 4 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Selenium
7 4 (16.67%) P3M3

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) NUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) XMLUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Development Manager
3 6 (25.00%) SAP Manager
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Development Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Principal Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Principal Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) SAP XI
3 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Life Science
1 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.17%) Social Media
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 8 (33.33%) People Management
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) CMMI
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (16.67%) P3M3
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) ABAP
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Cognizant