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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 68 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.71% 1.95% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.61% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 24
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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
1948 1725 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.58% 74.90% 75.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1337 1257
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 23 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 66 (54.55%) Java
2 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
3 49 (40.50%) J2EE
4 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (35.54%) Oracle
5 43 (35.54%) Web Services
6 40 (33.06%) SQL
7 35 (28.93%) XML
8 34 (28.10%) Linux
9 31 (25.62%) Spring
10 30 (24.79%) Finance
10 30 (24.79%) Scrum
10 30 (24.79%) CSS
10 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
10 30 (24.79%) HTML
11 28 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (22.31%) TDD
13 26 (21.49%) jQuery
13 26 (21.49%) Unit Testing
14 25 (20.66%) SAP
14 25 (20.66%) SC Cleared
14 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
14 25 (20.66%) Degree
15 24 (19.83%) WebLogic
16 22 (18.18%) Windows
16 22 (18.18%) CRM
16 22 (18.18%) Java EE
16 22 (18.18%) Computer Science
16 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 21 (17.36%) Oracle Service Bus

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (19.83%) WebLogic
2 21 (17.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 20 (16.53%) Apache Solr
3 20 (16.53%) Apache
3 20 (16.53%) Tomcat
4 15 (12.40%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (8.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.65%) Mule
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.13%) MS Project
3 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Force.com
2 4 (3.31%) SaaS
2 4 (3.31%) PaaS
2 4 (3.31%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) HTTP
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) MySQL
2 18 (14.88%) RDBMS
2 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.57%) EDRMS
4 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (6.61%) Adabas
8 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.83%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.53%) Selenium
2 20 (16.53%) Mockito
3 10 (8.26%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.31%) RSpec
7 2 (1.65%) Subversion
7 2 (1.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.65%) Ant
7 2 (1.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (41.32%) Telecoms
2 30 (24.79%) Finance
3 15 (12.40%) Back Office
4 3 (2.48%) Billing
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (32.23%) Architect
2 36 (29.75%) Developer
3 31 (25.62%) Consultant
4 29 (23.97%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (21.49%) Java Consultant
6 20 (16.53%) Java Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 14 (11.57%) SharePoint Architect
7 14 (11.57%) Senior Architect
7 14 (11.57%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 14 (11.57%) Senior SharePoint Architect
8 12 (9.92%) Java Architect
9 10 (8.26%) Solutions Consultant
9 10 (8.26%) Oracle Team Leader
9 10 (8.26%) Java Solutions Architect
9 10 (8.26%) Team Leader
9 10 (8.26%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (6.61%) Technical Architect
11 7 (5.79%) Analyst
12 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.50%) J2EE
2 43 (35.54%) Web Services
3 35 (28.93%) XML
4 31 (25.62%) Spring
5 30 (24.79%) HTML
5 30 (24.79%) CSS
6 26 (21.49%) jQuery
7 22 (18.18%) Java EE
8 20 (16.53%) XSLT
8 20 (16.53%) XHTML
8 20 (16.53%) JSP
9 8 (6.61%) SOAP
10 7 (5.79%) .NET
11 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.13%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (3.31%) HTML5
13 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 4 (3.31%) Ajax
13 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 20 (16.53%) Client/Server
3 20 (16.53%) iPad
4 14 (11.57%) Data Integration
4 14 (11.57%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.31%) Open Source
6 2 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.10%) Linux
2 22 (18.18%) Windows
3 18 (14.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) HPUX
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.79%) Scrum
3 27 (22.31%) TDD
4 26 (21.49%) Unit Testing
5 22 (18.18%) CRM
6 21 (17.36%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.53%) DSDM
7 20 (16.53%) Extreme Programming
7 20 (16.53%) BDD
7 20 (16.53%) Mentoring
8 19 (15.70%) Migration
9 15 (12.40%) TOGAF
10 14 (11.57%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (11.57%) Knowledge Management
10 14 (11.57%) Metadata Management
11 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.74%) Project Management
12 12 (9.92%) Workflow
13 9 (7.44%) UML
13 9 (7.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 66 (54.55%) Java
2 40 (33.06%) SQL
3 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.61%) NATURAL
7 7 (5.79%) C#
8 4 (3.31%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Degree
1 25 (20.66%) SC Cleared
1 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.26%) OCP
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.31%) Puppet
3 3 (2.48%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.48%) Netcool
4 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 43 (35.54%) Oracle
2 25 (20.66%) SAP
3 20 (16.53%) hybris
4 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
5 17 (14.05%) EMC
6 14 (11.57%) Open Text
7 7 (5.79%) HP
8 5 (4.13%) Siebel
8 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.31%) Informatica
10 3 (2.48%) Remedy
10 3 (2.48%) Cramer
10 3 (2.48%) Amdocs
10 3 (2.48%) NetCracker
10 3 (2.48%) Huawei
10 3 (2.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (2.48%) IBM
10 3 (2.48%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.83%) Citrix
11 1 (0.83%) Veritas