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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 66 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing SOA 16 23 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.11% 2.43% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 3.34% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 62
Average salary £48,750 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,800 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
605 689 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.61% 72.76% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 501 590 803
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (52.50%) XML
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Oracle
4 15 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (35.00%) Data Integration
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (32.50%) SOAP
7 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 11 (27.50%) Middleware
9 10 (25.00%) Java
9 10 (25.00%) ETL
9 10 (25.00%) XML Schema
9 10 (25.00%) Data Management
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (22.50%) Web Services
10 9 (22.50%) ERP
10 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
11 8 (20.00%) EJB
11 8 (20.00%) Clustering
11 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
11 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
11 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (20.00%) Java EE
11 8 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
11 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (17.50%) C#

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.00%) SAS
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Drupal
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) MSTest
2 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 5 (12.50%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Law
1 4 (10.00%) Legal
2 3 (7.50%) Publishing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Software Development Director
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) TIBCO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) XML
2 13 (32.50%) SOAP
3 11 (27.50%) Middleware
4 10 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) EJB
6 8 (20.00%) Java EE
6 8 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (17.50%) RESTful
7 7 (17.50%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) LAMP
8 6 (15.00%) XSLT
8 6 (15.00%) REST
9 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.50%) JSON
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) XSD
9 5 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Data Integration
2 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.50%) Physics
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
5 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.50%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (25.00%) ETL
3 10 (25.00%) Data Management
4 9 (22.50%) ERP
4 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) CRM
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (15.00%) RUP
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Release Management
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) DataFlux
4 3 (7.50%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.50%) Ektron
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago