The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 449 431 423
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 3 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.016% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.13% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 17
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £60,000 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £81,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.74%
SOA Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18573 19957 19610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15921 16306 15518
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA Architect in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOA Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SOA Architect Salary Trend in the South East

SOA Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

SOA Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £57,750 -3.75%
Berkshire +6 1 £77,500 -
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSD
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) JMS
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) LAN

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO