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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 63 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -39
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 14 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.72% 1.85% 7.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 2.41% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 62
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,388 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.07%
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
587 581 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.76% 76.85% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 470 486 712
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 February 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (67.74%) Middleware
2 17 (54.84%) ERP
3 15 (48.39%) CRM
3 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (45.16%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (45.16%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (45.16%) IBM
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) LAMP
5 13 (41.94%) XML
6 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (29.03%) Data Integration
9 8 (25.81%) SOAP
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) XML Schema
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
11 6 (19.35%) REST
12 5 (16.13%) EJB 3.0
12 5 (16.13%) JSON
12 5 (16.13%) Java EE
12 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
12 5 (16.13%) EJB
12 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
12 5 (16.13%) Clustering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Publishing
1 2 (6.45%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
2 16 (51.61%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Director
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Middleware
2 14 (45.16%) LAMP
3 13 (41.94%) XML
4 8 (25.81%) SOAP
5 7 (22.58%) XML Schema
6 6 (19.35%) REST
7 5 (16.13%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (16.13%) Java EE
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) EJB
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (6.45%) RESTful
9 2 (6.45%) J2EE
10 1 (3.23%) .NET
10 1 (3.23%) XSLT
10 1 (3.23%) WCF
10 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (29.03%) Data Integration
3 5 (16.13%) Clustering
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.23%) Physics
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ERP
2 15 (48.39%) CRM
2 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (45.16%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (45.16%) Portfolio Management
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) RUP
8 2 (6.45%) Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) IBM
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe