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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 79 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.95% 0.78% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.00% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 38
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
589 701 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.92% 78.15% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 477 640 683
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (73.08%) Middleware
2 14 (53.85%) ERP
3 13 (50.00%) CRM
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (46.15%) IBM
4 12 (46.15%) LAMP
4 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (46.15%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (42.31%) XML
6 10 (38.46%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Data Integration
9 7 (26.92%) XML Schema
9 7 (26.92%) SOAP
10 6 (23.08%) EJB
10 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
10 6 (23.08%) Clustering
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (23.08%) Java EE
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (19.23%) REST
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
12 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 4 (15.38%) Publishing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) French Language
2 2 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Middleware
2 12 (46.15%) LAMP
3 11 (42.31%) XML
4 7 (26.92%) XML Schema
4 7 (26.92%) SOAP
5 6 (23.08%) EJB
5 6 (23.08%) Java EE
6 5 (19.23%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (7.69%) J2EE
9 2 (7.69%) CSS
9 2 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (7.69%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ERP
2 13 (50.00%) CRM
3 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (46.15%) Portfolio Management
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) SEO
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Management
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) hybris
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft