The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.47% 1.56% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.11% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 19
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 711 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.64% 73.99% 71.71%
Number of salaries quoted 510 614 448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
Oxfordshire

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SOA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SOA Salary Trend in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) CRM
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) ETL
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) MSTest
7 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
7 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) XSD
7 5 (29.41%) XSLT
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) NUnit
7 5 (29.41%) OOD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (17.65%) SAS
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (29.41%) MSTest
1 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
1 5 (29.41%) NUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Siebel Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) XSD
3 5 (29.41%) XSLT
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
6 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
3 5 (29.41%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) VB6
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Cognos
3 3 (17.65%) Siebel
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) DataFlux
4 2 (11.76%) Ektron