The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 22 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.01% 1.38% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.85% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 22
Average salary £52,500 £71,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,300 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,300 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 701 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.68% 74.65% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 474 614 549
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 15 (53.57%) ETL
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle ODI
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 12 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) XML
6 11 (39.29%) Data Management
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (25.00%) DataFlux
8 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 7 (25.00%) SOAP
8 7 (25.00%) C#
8 7 (25.00%) SAS
9 6 (21.43%) Informatica
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
10 5 (17.86%) Java EE
10 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 5 (17.86%) Ajax
10 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 5 (17.86%) Selenium
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (17.86%) Release Management
10 5 (17.86%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (17.86%) RESTful

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (46.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (25.00%) SAS
4 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle ODI
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) NUnit
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) MSTest
1 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Siebel Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Development Director
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) Ajax
3 5 (17.86%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (17.86%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) EJB
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) XSD
3 5 (17.86%) XSLT
3 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
3 5 (17.86%) Java EE
3 5 (17.86%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ETL
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 11 (39.29%) Data Management
5 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Release Management
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 5 (17.86%) OOD
6 5 (17.86%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) RUP
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) CMMI
7 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) DataFlux
3 6 (21.43%) Informatica
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Cognos
5 3 (10.71%) Siebel
6 2 (7.14%) Ektron
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