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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 108 87
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 80 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.22% 1.25% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 1.72% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71 24 39
Average salary £70,000 £53,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £101,000 £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
1858 1624 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.24% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1260 1294
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Reading

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (59.29%) Java
2 52 (46.02%) Telecoms
3 48 (42.48%) J2EE
4 43 (38.05%) Oracle
5 41 (36.28%) Web Services
6 38 (33.63%) SQL
7 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (28.32%) Spring
9 30 (26.55%) Linux
10 29 (25.66%) XML
10 29 (25.66%) CSS
10 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
10 29 (25.66%) HTML
11 28 (24.78%) Finance
11 28 (24.78%) Scrum
12 25 (22.12%) TDD
12 25 (22.12%) Degree
13 24 (21.24%) jQuery
13 24 (21.24%) Unit Testing
13 24 (21.24%) WebLogic
14 23 (20.35%) SAP
15 22 (19.47%) CRM
15 22 (19.47%) Java EE
15 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
15 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
16 21 (18.58%) Oracle Service Bus
16 21 (18.58%) E-Commerce
17 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
17 20 (17.70%) Computer Science
18 19 (16.81%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (21.24%) WebLogic
2 21 (18.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 18 (15.93%) Apache
3 18 (15.93%) Tomcat
3 18 (15.93%) Apache Solr
4 12 (10.62%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (8.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.77%) Mule
8 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.42%) MS Project
2 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (9.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) IaaS
1 5 (4.42%) Force.com
1 5 (4.42%) SaaS
1 5 (4.42%) PaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) HTTP
2 6 (5.31%) Internet
3 4 (3.54%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) Relational Database
1 19 (16.81%) RDBMS
2 18 (15.93%) MySQL
3 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.73%) EDRMS
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (8.85%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.54%) Adabas
7 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.93%) Mockito
2 18 (15.93%) Selenium
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.54%) RSpec
6 2 (1.77%) Maven
6 2 (1.77%) Subversion
6 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.77%) Ant
6 2 (1.77%) JUnit
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (46.02%) Telecoms
2 28 (24.78%) Finance
3 12 (10.62%) Back Office
4 5 (4.42%) Marketing
4 5 (4.42%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Architect
2 32 (28.32%) Developer
3 31 (27.43%) Consultant
4 25 (22.12%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (21.24%) Java Consultant
6 20 (17.70%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 11 (9.73%) SharePoint Architect
7 11 (9.73%) Java Architect
7 11 (9.73%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 11 (9.73%) Senior Architect
7 11 (9.73%) Senior SharePoint Architect
8 10 (8.85%) Oracle Team Leader
8 10 (8.85%) Team Leader
8 10 (8.85%) Development Team Leader
9 9 (7.96%) Solutions Consultant
9 9 (7.96%) Java Solutions Architect
10 8 (7.08%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.48%) J2EE
2 41 (36.28%) Web Services
3 32 (28.32%) Spring
4 29 (25.66%) XML
4 29 (25.66%) CSS
4 29 (25.66%) HTML
5 24 (21.24%) jQuery
6 22 (19.47%) Java EE
7 18 (15.93%) XHTML
7 18 (15.93%) JSP
7 18 (15.93%) XSLT
8 8 (7.08%) SOAP
9 7 (6.19%) .NET
10 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (4.42%) Ajax
12 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.54%) HTML5
12 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.93%) Client/Server
2 18 (15.93%) iPad
3 14 (12.39%) Data Integration
4 11 (9.73%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.42%) Open Source
6 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) CMDB
8 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.55%) Linux
2 15 (13.27%) Windows
3 14 (12.39%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) HPUX
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) Scrum
3 25 (22.12%) TDD
4 24 (21.24%) Unit Testing
5 22 (19.47%) CRM
6 21 (18.58%) E-Commerce
7 18 (15.93%) DSDM
7 18 (15.93%) Extreme Programming
7 18 (15.93%) BDD
8 16 (14.16%) Migration
9 15 (13.27%) Project Management
10 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (10.62%) Workflow
12 11 (9.73%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (9.73%) Knowledge Management
12 11 (9.73%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.73%) Metadata Management
13 9 (7.96%) UML
14 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
15 7 (6.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.29%) Java
2 38 (33.63%) SQL
3 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.85%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.19%) C#
7 4 (3.54%) Ruby
7 4 (3.54%) NATURAL
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) Degree
2 22 (19.47%) SC Cleared
2 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) OCP
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.54%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.54%) Netcool
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView
4 1 (0.88%) TeMIP
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.88%) OVPI
4 1 (0.88%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 43 (38.05%) Oracle
2 23 (20.35%) SAP
3 18 (15.93%) hybris
4 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 15 (13.27%) EMC
5 11 (9.73%) Open Text
6 6 (5.31%) Siebel
7 5 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.42%) Huawei
8 4 (3.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.54%) IBM
8 4 (3.54%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.54%) Informatica
8 4 (3.54%) HP
9 3 (2.65%) Amdocs
9 3 (2.65%) Cramer
9 3 (2.65%) Remedy
9 3 (2.65%) NetCracker
10 1 (0.88%) Veritas
10 1 (0.88%) BMC
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £36500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago