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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 4.27% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 5.51% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 14
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £80,000
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
376 490 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.75% 77.53% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 326 408 394
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Scrum
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
1 13 (72.22%) RESTful
1 13 (72.22%) User Stories
2 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 10 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 10 (55.56%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
8 2 (11.11%) SAP CO
8 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
8 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
8 2 (11.11%) SAP FI
8 2 (11.11%) DB2
8 2 (11.11%) ABAP
8 2 (11.11%) SSL
8 2 (11.11%) S/MIME
8 2 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (11.11%) Windows
8 2 (11.11%) AIX

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 2 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 2 (11.11%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) S/MIME
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) RESTful
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.56%) Velocity
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
1 13 (72.22%) Scrum
1 13 (72.22%) User Stories
2 10 (55.56%) Mobile Application Development
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) SEO
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Security
5 2 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) ABAP
2 2 (11.11%) Groovy
2 2 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) MBA
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase