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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 99 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 40 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 1.71% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.02% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 19
Average salary £60,000 £59,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £74,200 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (67.19%) Oracle
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 31 (48.44%) SQL
4 27 (42.19%) Java
4 27 (42.19%) .NET
4 27 (42.19%) Web Services
4 27 (42.19%) Scrum
5 24 (37.50%) MVC
5 24 (37.50%) TDD
5 24 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (35.94%) SDLC
7 22 (34.38%) C#
8 21 (32.81%) Visual Studio
8 21 (32.81%) jQuery
9 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
9 20 (31.25%) Unit Testing
9 20 (31.25%) Windows
10 19 (29.69%) SOLID
10 19 (29.69%) Entity Framework
10 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
11 18 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (28.13%) Unity DI Container
11 18 (28.13%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (28.13%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (28.13%) WinForms
12 16 (25.00%) Finance
12 16 (25.00%) NUnit
12 16 (25.00%) XML
12 16 (25.00%) Waterfall

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (9.38%) QlikView
4 5 (7.81%) Big Data
4 5 (7.81%) DTS
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (32.81%) Visual Studio
3 16 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 16 (25.00%) NUnit
4 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.50%) Subversion
6 6 (9.38%) Artifactory
6 6 (9.38%) JIRA
7 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.69%) JUnit
8 3 (4.69%) MSTest
9 2 (3.13%) Ant
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.13%) Selenium
10 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 11 (17.19%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.19%) .NET Software Developer
3 11 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
3 11 (17.19%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Technical Leader
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.38%) DBA
6 6 (9.38%) Java Programmer
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (9.38%) Programmer
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) .NET
1 27 (42.19%) Web Services
2 21 (32.81%) jQuery
3 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 19 (29.69%) AngularJS
4 19 (29.69%) Entity Framework
5 18 (28.13%) KnockoutJS
5 18 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (28.13%) Unity DI Container
5 18 (28.13%) WinForms
6 16 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (18.75%) SOAP
8 10 (15.63%) Spring
9 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
9 9 (14.06%) HTML
9 9 (14.06%) REST
10 8 (12.50%) HTML5
11 7 (10.94%) Middleware
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) Blog
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Solaris
3 6 (9.38%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Scrum
3 24 (37.50%) MVC
3 24 (37.50%) TDD
4 23 (35.94%) SDLC
5 20 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 19 (29.69%) SOLID
7 16 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 12 (18.75%) Project Management
9 11 (17.19%) Analytics
10 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.50%) Open Source
12 7 (10.94%) OOD
12 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (9.38%) Migration
13 6 (9.38%) Presales
14 5 (7.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) SQL
2 27 (42.19%) Java
3 22 (34.38%) C#
4 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.50%) PHP
6 6 (9.38%) C++
6 6 (9.38%) XPath
7 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.81%) VB
8 2 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) IBM
3 6 (9.38%) Informatica
4 1 (1.56%) BMC
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Nintex
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy
4 1 (1.56%) Sencha
4 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow