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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 1.08% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.41% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £64,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
473 425 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 80.17% 76.58% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 359 349 386
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (23.08%) Android
6 3 (23.08%) User Experience
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) SAP GRC
7 2 (15.38%) Groovy
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (15.38%) Scala
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Couchbase

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (15.38%) NetWeaver
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
1 2 (15.38%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) S/MIME
1 2 (15.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (15.38%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Velocity
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Wiki
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) B2C
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Security
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) SEO
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Security
7 2 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) ABAP
3 2 (15.38%) Groovy
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MBA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) ClickSoftware Technologies