The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 105 65 105
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +40
Permanent jobs citing SOA 33 79 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 3.16% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 4.08% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 69 25
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £55,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SOA
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1821 1935 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.44% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1340 1327
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SOA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SOA Salary Trend in Reading

SOA
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 43 (58.11%) Java
2 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 33 (44.59%) WebLogic
2 33 (44.59%) XML
3 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.54%) Open Source
4 29 (39.19%) Linux
5 27 (36.49%) jQuery
6 26 (35.14%) WebSphere
7 25 (33.78%) JBoss
8 23 (31.08%) .NET
8 23 (31.08%) C#
9 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
9 22 (29.73%) Finance
9 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
9 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
10 21 (28.38%) Oracle Database
10 21 (28.38%) SQL
10 21 (28.38%) Web Services
11 20 (27.03%) HTML
11 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
11 20 (27.03%) Windows
11 20 (27.03%) MVC
12 19 (25.68%) Ant
12 19 (25.68%) JSON
12 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
12 19 (25.68%) HTML5
13 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
14 17 (22.97%) Web Development
14 17 (22.97%) CSS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 33 (44.59%) WebLogic
2 26 (35.14%) WebSphere
3 25 (33.78%) JBoss
4 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
6 7 (9.46%) IIS
7 6 (8.11%) Apache
7 6 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (8.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (8.11%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (8.11%) GlassFish
7 6 (8.11%) Apache Solr
7 6 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (4.05%) Liferay
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.35%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) SaaS
2 8 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (8.11%) PaaS
3 6 (8.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) Nimbula
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
1 8 (10.81%) SAN
1 8 (10.81%) NAS
2 7 (9.46%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.35%) ATM
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) Oracle Database
3 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
4 9 (12.16%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.81%) DTS
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (8.11%) Essbase
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (8.11%) Big Data
6 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Ant
1 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.62%) JIRA
2 16 (21.62%) Selenium
2 16 (21.62%) JUnit
3 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.81%) Maven
4 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.05%) Log4j
5 3 (4.05%) NUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 3 (4.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Retail
3 8 (10.81%) Billing
4 7 (9.46%) Legal
5 6 (8.11%) Law
6 4 (5.41%) Banking
7 3 (4.05%) Advertising
8 2 (2.70%) Marketing
9 1 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 24 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Java Software Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Architect
3 16 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Technical Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior DBA
8 6 (8.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Administrator
8 6 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) DBA
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Principal Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) XML
2 27 (36.49%) jQuery
3 23 (31.08%) .NET
4 22 (29.73%) AngularJS
5 21 (28.38%) Web Services
6 20 (27.03%) HTML
7 19 (25.68%) JSON
7 19 (25.68%) HTML5
8 17 (22.97%) CSS
9 16 (21.62%) Middleware
9 16 (21.62%) CSS3
9 16 (21.62%) PhoneGap
10 14 (18.92%) WebCenter
11 13 (17.57%) Spring
12 12 (16.22%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
13 8 (10.81%) WPF
13 8 (10.81%) Hibernate
14 7 (9.46%) J2EE
14 7 (9.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.86%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (12.16%) N-Tier
4 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.46%) Clustering
4 7 (9.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
4 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Exalogic
5 6 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (8.11%) Life Science
6 5 (6.76%) User Experience
7 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.35%) Blog
8 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (40.54%) Open Source
2 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 20 (27.03%) MVC
4 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
5 17 (22.97%) Migration
5 17 (22.97%) Web Development
6 16 (21.62%) OOP
6 16 (21.62%) Project Management
6 16 (21.62%) Mobile Development
7 12 (16.22%) SDLC
7 12 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (12.16%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) ERP
10 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) ITIL
10 7 (9.46%) Identity Management
10 7 (9.46%) Business Development
10 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) C#
3 21 (28.38%) SQL
4 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.62%) PHP
5 16 (21.62%) Python
5 16 (21.62%) Ruby
6 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.81%) VB
8 3 (4.05%) XPath
8 3 (4.05%) XQuery
8 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (10.81%) MCSE
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (9.46%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) COBIT
2 6 (8.11%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) vCloud
3 7 (9.46%) Terminal Services
3 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (9.46%) vSphere
4 6 (8.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (8.11%) Xen
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (8.11%) Data Guard
3 6 (8.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) Cisco
3 8 (10.81%) HP
3 8 (10.81%) Juniper
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.46%) Veritas
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.76%) Genesys
6 1 (1.35%) CA
6 1 (1.35%) NetApp
6 1 (1.35%) Novell
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) ATG
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Brocade
6 1 (1.35%) hybris
6 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.35%) F5