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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 25 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.45% 0.89% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 1.14% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 18
Average salary £52,500 £72,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £81,500
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
561 703 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.38% 78.11% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 472 619 630
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 £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (54.84%) Oracle
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) ETL
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle ODI
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (45.16%) Data Integration
3 14 (45.16%) Data Modelling
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) XML
4 13 (41.94%) Oracle Database
5 12 (38.71%) Data Management
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) SOAP
8 7 (22.58%) SAS
8 7 (22.58%) .NET
8 7 (22.58%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
8 7 (22.58%) DataFlux
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (19.35%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (19.35%) RESTful
9 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) Java EE
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
9 6 (19.35%) Scrum

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (45.16%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (22.58%) SAS
4 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle ODI
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle Database
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) NUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) MSTest
2 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (12.90%) Law
1 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Development Director
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Siebel Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) SOAP
3 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 6 (19.35%) Java EE
4 6 (19.35%) EJB
4 6 (19.35%) XML Schema
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) XSD
5 5 (16.13%) XSLT
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) Ajax
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Data Integration
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Physics
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) ETL
3 14 (45.16%) Data Modelling
4 12 (38.71%) Data Management
5 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) OOD
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) RUP
8 5 (16.13%) CMMI
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Release Management
9 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) DataFlux
3 6 (19.35%) Informatica
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Cognos
5 3 (9.68%) Siebel
6 2 (6.45%) Ektron
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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