The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 79 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing SOA 41 46 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.69% 2.57% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.46% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 93
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1234 1331 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.92% 74.48% 75.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1142 1434
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region.

SOA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 13 £47,500 -29.62% 3
Wallingford - 10 £42,000 -
Kidlington +1 3 £50,000 -20.00%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 82 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.45%) Web Services
2 39 (35.45%) IBM
3 36 (32.73%) XML
4 34 (30.91%) webMethods
4 34 (30.91%) IBM Blueworks
5 29 (26.36%) Oracle
6 28 (25.45%) SOAP
7 25 (22.73%) C#
7 25 (22.73%) .NET
7 25 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 24 (21.82%) REST
9 23 (20.91%) Data Integration
10 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 22 (20.00%) TDD
10 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 22 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 21 (19.09%) Legal
12 20 (18.18%) Process Management
12 20 (18.18%) ETL
12 20 (18.18%) XML Schema
13 19 (17.27%) Scrum
13 19 (17.27%) Oracle ODI
13 19 (17.27%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (16.36%) Business Transformation
14 18 (16.36%) Taxonomies
14 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.36%) IIS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 25 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
2 18 (16.36%) IIS
3 17 (15.45%) JBoss
3 17 (15.45%) Tomcat
3 17 (15.45%) WebSphere
4 15 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (11.82%) WebLogic
6 7 (6.36%) SAS
7 5 (4.55%) Apache
8 4 (3.64%) CMS
9 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.91%) Drupal
10 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.91%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (5.45%) SaaS
2 6 (5.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (17.27%) Oracle ODI
3 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 15 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.45%) CouchDB
8 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.55%) MySQL
9 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.91%) Big Data
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) JIRA
2 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.55%) MSTest
3 5 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.55%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) NUnit
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 21 (19.09%) Legal
2 17 (15.45%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Publishing
4 4 (3.64%) Law
5 3 (2.73%) Finance
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) French Language
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
7 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Developer
2 30 (27.27%) Architect
3 24 (21.82%) Senior Developer
4 17 (15.45%) Solutions Designer
4 17 (15.45%) Business Architect
4 17 (15.45%) Designer
5 13 (11.82%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.09%) Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Senior Data Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) XML Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Software Development Director
10 4 (3.64%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) Web Services
2 36 (32.73%) XML
3 28 (25.45%) SOAP
4 25 (22.73%) .NET
5 24 (21.82%) REST
6 22 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (18.18%) XML Schema
8 16 (14.55%) CSS
9 14 (12.73%) RESTful
10 13 (11.82%) JSON
11 12 (10.91%) WCF
11 12 (10.91%) Java EE
11 12 (10.91%) EJB 3.0
11 12 (10.91%) EJB
12 11 (10.00%) XSLT
12 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (9.09%) Middleware
14 7 (6.36%) jQuery
15 6 (5.45%) Ajax
15 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Data Integration
2 19 (17.27%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (16.36%) Taxonomies
4 17 (15.45%) Credit Risk
5 12 (10.91%) Clustering
6 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
8 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (4.55%) Open Source
10 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.73%) Physics
11 3 (2.73%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.91%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (1.82%) UNIX
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.00%) TDD
2 22 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 20 (18.18%) ETL
3 20 (18.18%) Process Management
4 19 (17.27%) Scrum
5 18 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.36%) Business Transformation
6 17 (15.45%) Lean Six Sigma
6 17 (15.45%) MVC
6 17 (15.45%) Six Sigma
6 17 (15.45%) DFSS
6 17 (15.45%) Change Management
7 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (11.82%) Data Management
9 12 (10.91%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) C#
2 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.45%) SQL
4 16 (14.55%) Java
5 5 (4.55%) Perl
5 5 (4.55%) PHP
5 5 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 5 (4.55%) XPath
5 5 (4.55%) SPARQL
5 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) IBM
2 34 (30.91%) webMethods
3 29 (26.36%) Oracle
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 17 (15.45%) Pega
5 7 (6.36%) DataFlux
6 5 (4.55%) Zend
7 4 (3.64%) Informatica
8 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.82%) Ektron
8 2 (1.82%) hybris
9 1 (0.91%) Telerik
9 1 (0.91%) Adobe
9 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.91%) SAP
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