The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 63 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 1.45% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.97% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 20
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
589 712 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.20% 73.71% 72.57%
Number of salaries quoted 536 615 452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
Oxfordshire

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 25 July 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
5 7 (41.18%) CRM
6 6 (35.29%) ETL
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) Release Management
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (23.53%) MSTest
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
7 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (23.53%) NUnit
7 4 (23.53%) Ajax
7 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (23.53%) Middleware
7 4 (23.53%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (17.65%) SAS
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (23.53%) MSTest
1 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Siebel Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) ADO.NET
4 4 (23.53%) XSD
4 4 (23.53%) XSLT
4 4 (23.53%) Middleware
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 6 (35.29%) ETL
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) DataFlux
3 3 (17.65%) Cognos
3 3 (17.65%) Siebel
4 2 (11.76%) Ektron