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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.94% 3.07% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 3.94% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 10
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
619 558 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.18% 77.93% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 471 478 633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 11 (52.38%) SDLC
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) XML
5 9 (42.86%) Java EE
5 9 (42.86%) Publishing
5 9 (42.86%) Node.js
6 8 (38.10%) REST
6 8 (38.10%) Big Data
6 8 (38.10%) Semantic Web
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 8 (38.10%) Middleware
6 8 (38.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) CRM
6 8 (38.10%) ERP
7 7 (33.33%) JMS
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Ant
7 7 (33.33%) JUnit

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (42.86%) Node.js
2 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Ant
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
1 7 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (42.86%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) XML
1 10 (47.62%) jQuery
2 9 (42.86%) Java EE
3 8 (38.10%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) Middleware
4 7 (33.33%) LAMP
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) JSF
4 7 (33.33%) JMS
4 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Grails
4 7 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) EJB
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Semantic Web
2 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) SDLC
3 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) CRM
4 8 (38.10%) ERP
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (33.33%) Product Management
5 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) XPath
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
1 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
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