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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 108 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 33 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 1.61% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.06% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 33
Average salary £53,750 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.21% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £85,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
1900 1744 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.71% 78.21% 72.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1324 1198
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 51 (57.30%) Java
2 43 (48.31%) XML
3 41 (46.07%) Finance
3 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (44.94%) Spring
5 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
5 37 (41.57%) HTML
6 36 (40.45%) SQL
7 35 (39.33%) jQuery
8 33 (37.08%) Web Services
8 33 (37.08%) CSS
8 33 (37.08%) Telecoms
9 32 (35.96%) Linux
10 30 (33.71%) Tomcat
10 30 (33.71%) J2EE
10 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
11 27 (30.34%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (29.21%) Selenium
13 24 (26.97%) Degree
13 24 (26.97%) Scrum
14 23 (25.84%) XSLT
14 23 (25.84%) Apache
14 23 (25.84%) TDD
14 23 (25.84%) Mentoring
15 22 (24.72%) BDD
16 21 (23.60%) E-Commerce
16 21 (23.60%) SAP
16 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
16 21 (23.60%) Java EE
17 20 (22.47%) Computer Science

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (33.71%) Tomcat
2 23 (25.84%) Apache
3 19 (21.35%) Apache Solr
4 12 (13.48%) WebSphere
5 11 (12.36%) WebLogic
6 8 (8.99%) JBoss
6 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.37%) IIS
8 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.12%) Liferay
9 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.12%) CMS
9 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) NAS
2 3 (3.37%) DHCP
2 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) DNS
2 3 (3.37%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) IKE
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.47%) MySQL
3 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.99%) Adabas
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.37%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.37%) EDRMS
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.37%) RavenDB
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.25%) DTS
9 2 (2.25%) DB2
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
2 26 (29.21%) Selenium
3 19 (21.35%) Mockito
4 11 (12.36%) Ant
5 9 (10.11%) JIRA
6 7 (7.87%) JUnit
7 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.49%) RequisitePro
7 4 (4.49%) ClearQuest
7 4 (4.49%) Rational Rose
7 4 (4.49%) ClearCase
7 4 (4.49%) Subversion
8 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.25%) NSubstitute
9 2 (2.25%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.25%) Maven
General
1 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 33 (37.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Billing
4 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Developer
2 31 (34.83%) Architect
3 24 (26.97%) Java Developer
4 22 (24.72%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (23.60%) Consultant
6 19 (21.35%) Java Consultant
7 17 (19.10%) Software Engineer
8 13 (14.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
10 9 (10.11%) Solutions Consultant
10 9 (10.11%) Java Architect
10 9 (10.11%) Java Solutions Architect
11 8 (8.99%) Adabas Natural Analyst Programmer
11 8 (8.99%) Adabas Natural Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Analyst Programmer
11 8 (8.99%) Programmer
11 8 (8.99%) Analyst
11 8 (8.99%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Natural/Adabas Developer
11 8 (8.99%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) XML
2 40 (44.94%) Spring
3 37 (41.57%) HTML
4 35 (39.33%) jQuery
5 33 (37.08%) Web Services
5 33 (37.08%) CSS
6 30 (33.71%) J2EE
7 23 (25.84%) XSLT
8 21 (23.60%) Java EE
9 20 (22.47%) JSP
10 19 (21.35%) XHTML
11 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
12 12 (13.48%) HTML5
13 11 (12.36%) JSON
14 9 (10.11%) .NET
14 9 (10.11%) XSD
14 9 (10.11%) PhoneGap
15 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
15 7 (7.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.47%) Client/Server
3 19 (21.35%) iPad
4 13 (14.61%) Open Source
5 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) Taxonomies
6 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.37%) Clustering
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Linux
2 18 (20.22%) Windows
3 15 (16.85%) UNIX
4 4 (4.49%) AIX
5 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.25%) Android
6 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) Scrum
3 23 (25.84%) TDD
3 23 (25.84%) Mentoring
4 22 (24.72%) BDD
5 21 (23.60%) E-Commerce
6 20 (22.47%) Unit Testing
7 19 (21.35%) DSDM
7 19 (21.35%) Extreme Programming
7 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
8 17 (19.10%) MVC
9 10 (11.24%) UML
9 10 (11.24%) Multithreading
10 9 (10.11%) OOP
11 8 (8.99%) CRM
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
12 7 (7.87%) Web Development
12 7 (7.87%) Migration
12 7 (7.87%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.30%) Java
2 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 36 (40.45%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) Python
4 8 (8.99%) NATURAL
5 7 (7.87%) Ruby
5 7 (7.87%) C#
5 7 (7.87%) PHP
6 5 (5.62%) XPath
7 4 (4.49%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) VCP4
4 3 (3.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.37%) MCITP
4 3 (3.37%) MCSE
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) vSphere
2 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) SAP
2 19 (21.35%) hybris
3 17 (19.10%) Oracle
4 11 (12.36%) HP
5 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.62%) IBM
7 4 (4.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.37%) Open Text
8 3 (3.37%) Cisco
8 3 (3.37%) EMC
8 3 (3.37%) Juniper
8 3 (3.37%) Veritas
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.25%) Sencha
10 1 (1.12%) Huawei
10 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago