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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.33% 3.56% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 4.34% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 8
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
481 438 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.39% 82.18% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 402 367 475
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Slough

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) Scrum
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
3 11 (45.83%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (41.67%) Web Application Development
4 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (41.67%) User Stories
4 10 (41.67%) Force.com
4 10 (41.67%) Visualforce
4 10 (41.67%) Apex Code
4 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (41.67%) Ant
4 10 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (41.67%) Subversion
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) User Experience
6 8 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) RESTful
11 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
11 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 2 (8.33%) OpenUP
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Ant
1 10 (41.67%) Subversion
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
1 10 (41.67%) Senior Developer
1 10 (41.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Visualforce
2 8 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 9 (37.50%) User Experience
3 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (87.50%) Scrum
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 10 (41.67%) Web Application Development
3 10 (41.67%) User Stories
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) OpenUP
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.33%) Metadata Management
7 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP