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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 54 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Permanent jobs citing SOA 21 19 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.87% 2.40% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 3.21% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 74
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
582 591 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.51% 74.72% 82.34%
Number of salaries quoted 473 495 751
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (45.24%) Oracle
1 19 (45.24%) Middleware
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) XML
3 17 (40.48%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (38.10%) Data Integration
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database
5 15 (35.71%) ERP
5 15 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (30.95%) CRM
6 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (30.95%) SOAP
7 12 (28.57%) Windows
7 12 (28.57%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) XML Schema
7 12 (28.57%) IBM
7 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 12 (28.57%) LAMP
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
7 12 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (23.81%) Java EE
8 10 (23.81%) Data Management
8 10 (23.81%) EJB 3.0
8 10 (23.81%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (23.81%) Clustering
8 10 (23.81%) ETL
8 10 (23.81%) EJB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (40.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (23.81%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.52%) SAS
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.38%) Drupal
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Law
1 4 (9.52%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Architect
1 16 (38.10%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Software Development Director
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Data Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Head of Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Middleware
2 18 (42.86%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) SOAP
4 12 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 12 (28.57%) LAMP
5 10 (23.81%) Java EE
5 10 (23.81%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (23.81%) EJB
6 7 (16.67%) RESTful
7 6 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (11.90%) JSON
9 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (4.76%) J2EE
11 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.38%) WCF
11 1 (2.38%) .NET
11 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Integration
2 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (23.81%) Clustering
4 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
6 3 (7.14%) Physics
7 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
8 1 (2.38%) Ontologies
8 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) ERP
2 15 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (30.95%) CRM
3 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 12 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (23.81%) Data Management
5 10 (23.81%) ETL
6 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
6 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) RUP
9 5 (11.90%) CMMI
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) DataFlux
4 3 (7.14%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.76%) hybris
6 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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