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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 85 86 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 57 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 2.22% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.85% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 22
Average salary £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £42,550
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,875
% change year-on-year
- +7.41%
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
2024 1931 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.36% 78.08% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1494 1238
Average salary £52,250 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 69 (52.67%) Java
2 61 (46.56%) Telecoms
3 52 (39.69%) Web Services
3 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (38.93%) J2EE
5 49 (37.40%) XML
6 48 (36.64%) SQL
7 45 (34.35%) Oracle
8 39 (29.77%) Finance
9 38 (29.01%) Scrum
9 38 (29.01%) Linux
10 36 (27.48%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (25.95%) CSS
11 34 (25.95%) JavaScript
11 34 (25.95%) HTML
11 34 (25.95%) jQuery
12 33 (25.19%) Unit Testing
12 33 (25.19%) Degree
12 33 (25.19%) TDD
12 33 (25.19%) Spring
12 33 (25.19%) SAP
13 31 (23.66%) Git (software)
14 30 (22.90%) Java EE
14 30 (22.90%) Computer Science
15 29 (22.14%) Windows
15 29 (22.14%) E-Commerce
15 29 (22.14%) Mentoring
16 28 (21.37%) Client/Server
16 28 (21.37%) Apache
16 28 (21.37%) Tomcat

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (21.37%) Apache
1 28 (21.37%) Tomcat
1 28 (21.37%) Apache Solr
2 24 (18.32%) WebLogic
3 21 (16.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (11.45%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (10.69%) SharePoint
6 11 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (7.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.53%) Mule
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.82%) MS Project
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (8.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Force.com
2 4 (3.05%) SaaS
2 4 (3.05%) PaaS
2 4 (3.05%) IaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) HTTP
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.37%) MySQL
2 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.69%) EDRMS
3 14 (10.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (10.69%) RDBMS
3 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (9.92%) Adabas
5 10 (7.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Git (software)
2 28 (21.37%) Mockito
2 28 (21.37%) Selenium
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.05%) RSpec
7 3 (2.29%) Ant
8 2 (1.53%) JUnit
8 2 (1.53%) Subversion
8 2 (1.53%) Maven
9 1 (0.76%) JIRA
9 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 61 (46.56%) Telecoms
2 39 (29.77%) Finance
3 15 (11.45%) Back Office
4 3 (2.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Architect
2 39 (29.77%) Developer
2 39 (29.77%) Consultant
3 35 (26.72%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (25.95%) Java Consultant
5 18 (13.74%) Java Developer
6 16 (12.21%) Java Architect
7 14 (10.69%) Solutions Consultant
7 14 (10.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 14 (10.69%) SharePoint Architect
7 14 (10.69%) Java Solutions Architect
7 14 (10.69%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 14 (10.69%) Senior Architect
7 14 (10.69%) Senior SharePoint Architect
8 12 (9.16%) Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Analyst Programmer
9 11 (8.40%) Programmer
9 11 (8.40%) Adabas Natural Developer
9 11 (8.40%) Natural/Adabas Developer
9 11 (8.40%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.69%) Web Services
2 51 (38.93%) J2EE
3 49 (37.40%) XML
4 34 (25.95%) HTML
4 34 (25.95%) CSS
4 34 (25.95%) jQuery
5 33 (25.19%) Spring
6 30 (22.90%) Java EE
7 28 (21.37%) XSLT
7 28 (21.37%) XHTML
7 28 (21.37%) JSP
8 7 (5.34%) .NET
9 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.58%) SOAP
9 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (3.05%) HTML5
12 3 (2.29%) WCF
12 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.48%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (22.90%) Computer Science
3 28 (21.37%) Client/Server
3 28 (21.37%) iPad
4 14 (10.69%) Taxonomies
4 14 (10.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.01%) Linux
2 29 (22.14%) Windows
3 23 (17.56%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) HPUX
4 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.01%) Scrum
3 33 (25.19%) TDD
3 33 (25.19%) Unit Testing
4 29 (22.14%) Mentoring
4 29 (22.14%) E-Commerce
5 28 (21.37%) DSDM
5 28 (21.37%) Extreme Programming
5 28 (21.37%) BDD
6 22 (16.79%) CRM
7 19 (14.50%) Migration
8 15 (11.45%) TOGAF
9 14 (10.69%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (10.69%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (10.69%) Metadata Management
10 13 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.92%) Project Management
11 12 (9.16%) Workflow
12 11 (8.40%) UML
13 9 (6.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (52.67%) Java
2 48 (36.64%) SQL
3 34 (25.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.92%) NATURAL
5 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.34%) C#
8 4 (3.05%) Ruby
9 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (25.19%) Degree
2 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
2 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) OCP
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.05%) Puppet
3 3 (2.29%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.29%) Netcool
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 45 (34.35%) Oracle
2 33 (25.19%) SAP
3 28 (21.37%) hybris
4 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.98%) EMC
5 14 (10.69%) Open Text
6 12 (9.16%) HP
7 5 (3.82%) Siebel
7 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.05%) Informatica
9 3 (2.29%) Remedy
9 3 (2.29%) Cramer
9 3 (2.29%) Amdocs
9 3 (2.29%) NetCracker
9 3 (2.29%) Huawei
9 3 (2.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (2.29%) IBM
9 3 (2.29%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.76%) Sencha
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 17 days ago