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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 81 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.25% 1.27% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 1.74% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 25 38
Average salary £67,500 £53,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £98,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1904 1666 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 76.34% 73.01% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1294 1319
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 67 (57.76%) Java
2 52 (44.83%) Telecoms
3 48 (41.38%) J2EE
4 43 (37.07%) Oracle
5 41 (35.34%) Web Services
6 38 (32.76%) SQL
7 33 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (27.59%) Spring
9 31 (26.72%) Linux
10 30 (25.86%) XML
11 29 (25.00%) CSS
11 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 29 (25.00%) HTML
12 28 (24.14%) Finance
12 28 (24.14%) Scrum
13 25 (21.55%) TDD
13 25 (21.55%) Degree
14 24 (20.69%) jQuery
14 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
14 24 (20.69%) WebLogic
15 23 (19.83%) SAP
15 23 (19.83%) CRM
15 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
15 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
16 22 (18.97%) Java EE
17 21 (18.10%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
18 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
18 20 (17.24%) Computer Science
19 19 (16.38%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 24 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 18 (15.52%) Apache Solr
3 18 (15.52%) Apache
3 18 (15.52%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.21%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (8.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.72%) Mule
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.31%) MS Project
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Force.com
1 5 (4.31%) SaaS
1 5 (4.31%) PaaS
1 5 (4.31%) IaaS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) HTTP
2 6 (5.17%) Internet
3 4 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) RDBMS
1 19 (16.38%) Relational Database
2 18 (15.52%) MySQL
3 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
3 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.34%) EDRMS
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.31%) Adabas
8 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.86%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) Selenium
2 18 (15.52%) Mockito
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.45%) RSpec
6 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 2 (1.72%) Maven
7 2 (1.72%) Ant
7 2 (1.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 28 (24.14%) Finance
3 13 (11.21%) Back Office
4 5 (4.31%) Billing
4 5 (4.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Architect
2 33 (28.45%) Developer
3 31 (26.72%) Consultant
4 26 (22.41%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (20.69%) Java Consultant
6 20 (17.24%) Java Developer
7 12 (10.34%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 12 (10.34%) SharePoint Architect
7 12 (10.34%) Senior Architect
7 12 (10.34%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 12 (10.34%) Senior SharePoint Architect
8 11 (9.48%) Java Architect
9 10 (8.62%) Oracle Team Leader
9 10 (8.62%) Team Leader
9 10 (8.62%) Development Team Leader
10 9 (7.76%) Solutions Consultant
10 9 (7.76%) Java Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.90%) Technical Architect
12 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (41.38%) J2EE
2 41 (35.34%) Web Services
3 32 (27.59%) Spring
4 30 (25.86%) XML
5 29 (25.00%) HTML
5 29 (25.00%) CSS
6 24 (20.69%) jQuery
7 22 (18.97%) Java EE
8 18 (15.52%) XSLT
8 18 (15.52%) XHTML
8 18 (15.52%) JSP
9 8 (6.90%) SOAP
10 7 (6.03%) .NET
11 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
11 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (4.31%) Ajax
13 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.45%) Struts
13 4 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.52%) Client/Server
2 18 (15.52%) iPad
3 14 (12.07%) Data Integration
4 12 (10.34%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.31%) Open Source
6 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.86%) CMDB
8 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 17 (14.66%) Windows
3 15 (12.93%) UNIX
4 1 (0.86%) HPUX
4 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.14%) Scrum
3 25 (21.55%) TDD
4 24 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 23 (19.83%) CRM
6 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
7 18 (15.52%) DSDM
7 18 (15.52%) Extreme Programming
7 18 (15.52%) BDD
7 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 17 (14.66%) Migration
9 15 (12.93%) Project Management
10 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (10.34%) Workflow
11 12 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
11 12 (10.34%) Metadata Management
11 12 (10.34%) TOGAF
12 9 (7.76%) UML
13 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (57.76%) Java
2 38 (32.76%) SQL
3 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.03%) C#
7 5 (4.31%) NATURAL
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (21.55%) Degree
2 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
2 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) OCP
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.45%) Netcool
2 4 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.86%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.86%) OVPI
4 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.86%) TeMIP
4 1 (0.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) Oracle
2 23 (19.83%) SAP
3 18 (15.52%) hybris
4 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.79%) EMC
5 12 (10.34%) Open Text
6 6 (5.17%) Siebel
7 5 (4.31%) HP
7 5 (4.31%) Huawei
7 5 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.45%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.45%) Informatica
8 4 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.45%) IBM
9 3 (2.59%) Amdocs
9 3 (2.59%) NetCracker
9 3 (2.59%) Remedy
9 3 (2.59%) Cramer
10 1 (0.86%) Veritas
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £36500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago