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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 100 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 41 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 1.50% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.90% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 35
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £85,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
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 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
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 30 January 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (52.08%) Java
2 49 (51.04%) XML
3 46 (47.92%) SQL
4 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (44.79%) Finance
6 40 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 40 (41.67%) Spring
7 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
8 38 (39.58%) HTML
9 37 (38.54%) Linux
9 37 (38.54%) Web Services
10 36 (37.50%) CSS
10 36 (37.50%) Tomcat
10 36 (37.50%) jQuery
11 34 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 32 (33.33%) TDD
12 32 (33.33%) Degree
12 32 (33.33%) J2EE
12 32 (33.33%) Scrum
13 31 (32.29%) Apache
13 31 (32.29%) Mentoring
14 30 (31.25%) BDD
14 30 (31.25%) SAP
15 29 (30.21%) XSLT
15 29 (30.21%) Selenium
16 28 (29.17%) Computer Science
16 28 (29.17%) Unit Testing
16 28 (29.17%) Java EE
16 28 (29.17%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 31 (32.29%) Apache
3 27 (28.13%) Apache Solr
4 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.08%) JBoss
8 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.08%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) MySQL
2 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.54%) Adabas
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.25%) EDRMS
7 3 (3.13%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.13%) RavenDB
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.08%) DTS
8 2 (2.08%) DB2
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 29 (30.21%) Selenium
3 27 (28.13%) Mockito
4 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.17%) Rational Rose
5 4 (4.17%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.17%) Ant
5 4 (4.17%) RequisitePro
5 4 (4.17%) ClearQuest
5 4 (4.17%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.08%) JUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.08%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.08%) NSubstitute
7 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 43 (44.79%) Finance
2 40 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Developer
2 36 (37.50%) Architect
3 30 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (29.17%) Consultant
5 27 (28.13%) Java Consultant
6 17 (17.71%) Java Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Java Solutions Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Java Architect
7 13 (13.54%) Solutions Consultant
8 11 (11.46%) Software Engineer
8 11 (11.46%) Analyst
8 11 (11.46%) Analyst Programmer
8 11 (11.46%) Programmer
8 11 (11.46%) Natural/Adabas Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
8 11 (11.46%) Adabas Natural Developer
9 10 (10.42%) Adabas Natural Analyst Programmer
10 9 (9.38%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (7.29%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.04%) XML
2 40 (41.67%) Spring
3 38 (39.58%) HTML
4 37 (38.54%) Web Services
5 36 (37.50%) CSS
5 36 (37.50%) jQuery
6 32 (33.33%) J2EE
7 29 (30.21%) XSLT
8 28 (29.17%) Java EE
9 27 (28.13%) XHTML
9 27 (28.13%) JSP
10 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
11 9 (9.38%) .NET
12 8 (8.33%) XSD
13 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
14 6 (6.25%) HTML5
14 6 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (5.21%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 27 (28.13%) Client/Server
3 27 (28.13%) iPad
4 7 (7.29%) Open Source
5 6 (6.25%) Taxonomies
6 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Linux
2 21 (21.88%) UNIX
2 21 (21.88%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) AIX
4 2 (2.08%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) TDD
2 32 (33.33%) Scrum
3 31 (32.29%) Mentoring
4 30 (31.25%) BDD
5 28 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 28 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 27 (28.13%) Extreme Programming
6 27 (28.13%) DSDM
7 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.46%) MVC
8 11 (11.46%) CRM
9 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
10 8 (8.33%) UML
11 7 (7.29%) TOGAF
11 7 (7.29%) Migration
12 6 (6.25%) BPEL
12 6 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (6.25%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) Java
2 46 (47.92%) SQL
3 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.54%) NATURAL
5 7 (7.29%) C#
6 4 (4.17%) C++
6 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.17%) XPath
7 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) VB
8 2 (2.08%) PHP
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) OCP
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) SAP
2 27 (28.13%) hybris
3 16 (16.67%) Oracle
4 12 (12.50%) HP
5 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.25%) Open Text
6 6 (6.25%) EMC
7 5 (5.21%) IBM
8 2 (2.08%) Sencha
9 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.04%) Huawei
9 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.04%) Siebel
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