The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 41 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.99% 2.99% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.50% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 6
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +3.00%
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
391 543 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 89.89% 85.51% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 343 426 357
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Slough

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SOA.

1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 25 (83.33%) Finance
4 22 (73.33%) MVC
4 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (73.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 22 (73.33%) .NET
5 21 (70.00%) ITIL
5 21 (70.00%) Toad
5 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (63.33%) Waterfall
7 15 (50.00%) Release Management
7 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (26.67%) ETL
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.00%) Analytics
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) Data Mining
10 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (13.33%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) Cognos
10 4 (13.33%) DB2
10 4 (13.33%) SDLC
10 4 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (10.00%) SOAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) S/MIME
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) DataStage
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Toad
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
1 21 (70.00%) Applications Support
1 21 (70.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Analyst
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 21 (70.00%) Support Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) SQL Server Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Web Applications Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Web Applications Support
4 5 (16.67%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
1 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET
1 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) MVC
1 22 (73.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) ITIL
3 19 (63.33%) Waterfall
4 15 (50.00%) Release Management
5 8 (26.67%) ETL
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
8 2 (6.67%) Data Security
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) UML
9 1 (3.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 1 (3.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (6.67%) IBM