The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 16 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.47% 1.10% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.32% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 23
Average salary £48,500 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 532 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 83.80% 83.39% 83.14%
Number of salaries quoted 456 414 435
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SOA
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Slough region.

SOA Salary Trend in Slough

SOA
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Slough region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Slough

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Middleware
4 13 (50.00%) XML
4 13 (50.00%) ETL
4 13 (50.00%) SSL
4 13 (50.00%) IBM
5 12 (46.15%) S/MIME
5 12 (46.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (46.15%) UML
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 12 (46.15%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) Data Security
5 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 12 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
6 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
6 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (30.77%) Release Management
7 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 8 (30.77%) Toad
7 8 (30.77%) IIS
7 8 (30.77%) CSS
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
3 8 (30.77%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (23.08%) IaaS
1 6 (23.08%) PaaS
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) SSL
2 12 (46.15%) S/MIME
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Toad
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Applications Support
1 12 (46.15%) Applications Support Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Support Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Support Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Web Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Web Applications Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Web Applications Support
3 8 (30.77%) Web Support Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Communications Specialist
6 4 (15.38%) Java Applications Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Java Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Middleware Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Middleware
2 13 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (19.23%) J2EE
5 5 (19.23%) JSON
5 5 (19.23%) REST
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) Ajax
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 1 (3.85%) Java EE
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) AS400
3 4 (15.38%) iSeries
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ETL
2 12 (46.15%) Data Security
2 12 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (46.15%) UML
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Release Management
4 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
6 6 (23.08%) Business Development
6 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) Parallel Computing
6 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 13 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat