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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 88 89 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 30 42 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.02% 2.25% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.75% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 73
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1222 1525 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.46% 81.64% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1307 1288
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +13 10 £53,500 +12.63%
Kidlington +3 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £42,000 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) XML
2 27 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (36.11%) REST
4 24 (33.33%) SOAP
5 23 (31.94%) Web Services
5 23 (31.94%) Oracle
6 22 (30.56%) Middleware
6 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 21 (29.17%) C#
7 21 (29.17%) .NET
8 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
9 19 (26.39%) TDD
9 19 (26.39%) QA
10 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (25.00%) Data Integration
10 18 (25.00%) XML Schema
11 17 (23.61%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (23.61%) Oracle Service Bus
12 16 (22.22%) ERP
12 16 (22.22%) Java
12 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 16 (22.22%) CSS
13 15 (20.83%) CRM
13 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 15 (20.83%) Scrum
14 14 (19.44%) LAMP
14 14 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (19.44%) Degree
14 14 (19.44%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (23.61%) Oracle Service Bus
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.56%) Mule
5 3 (4.17%) Apache
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) IaaS
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (8.33%) CouchDB
6 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.72%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) French Language
2 1 (1.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Architect
3 23 (31.94%) Senior Developer
4 19 (26.39%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Integration Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (4.17%) SOA Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) XML Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Integration Analyst
10 1 (1.39%) SOA Architect
10 1 (1.39%) Software Development Director
10 1 (1.39%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) XML
2 26 (36.11%) REST
3 24 (33.33%) SOAP
4 23 (31.94%) Web Services
5 22 (30.56%) Middleware
6 21 (29.17%) .NET
7 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 18 (25.00%) XML Schema
9 16 (22.22%) CSS
10 14 (19.44%) LAMP
10 14 (19.44%) WCF
11 12 (16.67%) Java EE
11 12 (16.67%) JSON
11 12 (16.67%) EJB
12 11 (15.28%) RESTful
13 10 (13.89%) EJB 3.0
14 9 (12.50%) jQuery
15 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 4 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
4 12 (16.67%) Clustering
5 4 (5.56%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) TDD
3 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (23.61%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (22.22%) ERP
6 15 (20.83%) Scrum
6 15 (20.83%) CRM
7 14 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (19.44%) Portfolio Management
8 13 (18.06%) Refactoring
8 13 (18.06%) OOP
9 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling
10 10 (13.89%) ETL
10 10 (13.89%) MVC
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (11.11%) TOGAF
13 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.17%) C#
3 16 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (6.94%) PHP
4 5 (6.94%) SQL
5 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.17%) XPath
5 3 (4.17%) SPARQL
5 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.17%) R
5 3 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.44%) IBM
4 3 (4.17%) Zend
4 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com