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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 98 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.92% 0.87% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.05% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 14
Average salary £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,625 £49,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1198 949 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.49% 83.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 971 682 606
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) SOAP
2 14 (33.33%) Web Services
3 13 (30.95%) J2EE
3 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.95%) JMS
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) REST
4 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Oracle
5 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
6 9 (21.43%) XML
7 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 8 (19.05%) Middleware
7 8 (19.05%) Social Media
7 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (16.67%) Degree
8 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 7 (16.67%) XQuery
8 7 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (16.67%) XSD
8 7 (16.67%) EAI
8 7 (16.67%) WSDL
9 6 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (14.29%) HTML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (11.90%) Mule
1 5 (11.90%) Mule ESB
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (2.38%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Subversion
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technology Manager
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) SOAP
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) J2EE
2 13 (30.95%) JMS
2 13 (30.95%) REST
3 9 (21.43%) XML
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
4 8 (19.05%) Middleware
5 7 (16.67%) WSDL
5 7 (16.67%) XSD
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) XSLT
7 5 (11.90%) XHTML
7 5 (11.90%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 4 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Social Media
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Scrum
2 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
3 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
4 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) EAI
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Web Design
8 4 (9.52%) DSDM
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.52%) Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) People Management
9 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (16.67%) XQuery
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) ABAP
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) hybris