The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 138 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 450 518 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 2.56% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.19% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 372 373 483
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16766 16229 17025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.89% 80.26% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13518 12840 14581
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SOA Salary Trend in the South East

SOA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in the South East

SOA
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire -16 124 £60,000 -7.69% 12
Hampshire +15 102 £50,500 -12.17% 14
Surrey -48 98 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Oxfordshire +1 43 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Kent -11 28 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Sussex -1 21 £50,000 -23.07% 2
East Sussex - 21 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £60,000 +44.57% 3
Thames Valley - 1 £60,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 427 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (39.17%) Java
3 300 (31.25%) Oracle
4 290 (30.21%) .NET
5 288 (30.00%) SQL
6 282 (29.38%) Web Services
7 244 (25.42%) C#
8 223 (23.23%) SQL Server
9 215 (22.40%) XML
10 214 (22.29%) Finance
11 205 (21.35%) Scrum
12 203 (21.15%) JavaScript
13 184 (19.17%) HTML
14 181 (18.85%) Windows
15 171 (17.81%) TDD
16 168 (17.50%) ASP.NET
17 158 (16.46%) CSS
18 150 (15.63%) Degree
19 147 (15.31%) Linux
19 147 (15.31%) MVC
20 140 (14.58%) UNIX
21 133 (13.85%) SOAP
22 125 (13.02%) jQuery
23 123 (12.81%) Microsoft
24 121 (12.60%) Spring
25 116 (12.08%) Software Engineering
25 116 (12.08%) J2EE
25 116 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
26 114 (11.88%) WCF
27 113 (11.77%) ASP.NET MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 91 (9.48%) WebLogic
2 81 (8.44%) Tomcat
3 74 (7.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 71 (7.40%) Apache
5 67 (6.98%) WebSphere
6 57 (5.94%) IIS
7 46 (4.79%) JBoss
8 43 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 41 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (3.96%) Apache Solr
11 31 (3.23%) CMS
12 24 (2.50%) SharePoint
13 19 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
14 18 (1.88%) NServiceBus
15 17 (1.77%) WordPress
16 15 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (1.46%) NetWeaver
17 14 (1.46%) K2 blackpearl
17 14 (1.46%) SAP Portal
18 11 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.73%) MS Office
4 5 (0.52%) SPSS
4 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 76 (7.92%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (5.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (3.96%) Oracle BPM
4 25 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (1.88%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.29%) SaaS
2 28 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.67%) IBM Blueworks
4 7 (0.73%) IaaS
5 6 (0.63%) PaaS
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.42%) Force.com
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.52%) HTTP
2 36 (3.75%) SSL
3 27 (2.81%) Firewall
4 24 (2.50%) Internet
5 23 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.88%) LDAP
7 9 (0.94%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.73%) VPN
8 7 (0.73%) DNS
8 7 (0.73%) WAN
9 6 (0.63%) LAN
10 5 (0.52%) FTP
11 4 (0.42%) MPLS
11 4 (0.42%) SAN
11 4 (0.42%) Network Security
12 3 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.21%) Frame Relay
13 2 (0.21%) DHCP
13 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.21%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 101 (10.52%) Oracle Database
3 64 (6.67%) MySQL
4 59 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 56 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 54 (5.63%) Oracle ODI
7 52 (5.42%) NoSQL
8 50 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (4.06%) Oracle BI EE
10 34 (3.54%) RDBMS
11 32 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (2.71%) MongoDB
14 23 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.98%) RavenDB
17 16 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
18 13 (1.35%) Redis
18 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 112 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 93 (9.69%) Subversion
3 59 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (5.73%) Selenium
5 40 (4.17%) Hudson
6 30 (3.13%) Mockito
6 30 (3.13%) NCrunch
7 29 (3.02%) Maven
7 29 (3.02%) Ant
8 27 (2.81%) Jenkins
8 27 (2.81%) Visual Studio
9 24 (2.50%) JIRA
10 22 (2.29%) NUnit
11 18 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
11 18 (1.88%) ReSharper
12 17 (1.77%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.67%) Jasmine
14 15 (1.56%) Toad
14 15 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 214 (22.29%) Finance
2 97 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.13%) Retail
4 25 (2.60%) Marketing
5 23 (2.40%) Banking
6 16 (1.67%) Legal
7 15 (1.56%) Law
8 12 (1.25%) Billing
9 11 (1.15%) Advertising
10 9 (0.94%) Publishing
11 8 (0.83%) Back Office
12 7 (0.73%) Electronics
12 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.63%) French Language
14 5 (0.52%) Games
15 3 (0.31%) Local Government
15 3 (0.31%) Military
16 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.10%) German Language
17 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 362 (37.71%) Developer
2 218 (22.71%) Architect
3 121 (12.60%) Solutions Architect
4 112 (11.67%) Analyst
5 109 (11.35%) Senior Developer
6 79 (8.23%) Consultant
7 73 (7.60%) .NET Developer
8 67 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 62 (6.46%) C# Developer
10 54 (5.63%) Business Analyst
11 49 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 44 (4.58%) Software Engineer
13 37 (3.85%) Programmer
14 34 (3.54%) DBA
15 30 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
16 29 (3.02%) Java Consultant
17 28 (2.92%) Applications Developer
18 26 (2.71%) Technical Architect
18 26 (2.71%) Software Developer
18 26 (2.71%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (30.21%) .NET
2 282 (29.38%) Web Services
3 215 (22.40%) XML
4 184 (19.17%) HTML
5 168 (17.50%) ASP.NET
6 158 (16.46%) CSS
7 133 (13.85%) SOAP
8 125 (13.02%) jQuery
9 121 (12.60%) Spring
10 116 (12.08%) J2EE
11 114 (11.88%) WCF
12 113 (11.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 100 (10.42%) .NET Framework
14 97 (10.10%) Java EE
15 88 (9.17%) REST
16 79 (8.23%) Middleware
17 75 (7.81%) JSON
18 65 (6.77%) XSLT
19 64 (6.67%) RESTful
20 60 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 87 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
3 84 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.42%) Client/Server
5 39 (4.06%) Data Integration
6 38 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.54%) Mobile App
8 29 (3.02%) User Experience
8 29 (3.02%) iPad
9 27 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 23 (2.40%) Clustering
11 22 (2.29%) RMADS
12 19 (1.98%) CESG
13 18 (1.88%) Taxonomies
14 17 (1.77%) Open Source
15 16 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
16 15 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
17 14 (1.46%) Blog
18 13 (1.35%) N-Tier
19 10 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 181 (18.85%) Windows
2 147 (15.31%) Linux
3 140 (14.58%) UNIX
4 46 (4.79%) AIX
5 35 (3.65%) Solaris
6 32 (3.33%) Android
6 32 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 26 (2.71%) CentOS
9 18 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.67%) Windows Phone
11 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (1.15%) HPUX
15 9 (0.94%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.73%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (21.35%) Scrum
3 171 (17.81%) TDD
4 147 (15.31%) MVC
5 116 (12.08%) Software Engineering
5 116 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (11.25%) Unit Testing
7 102 (10.63%) UML
8 84 (8.75%) Mentoring
9 81 (8.44%) OO
10 73 (7.60%) TOGAF
11 70 (7.29%) E-Commerce
12 60 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (6.15%) CRM
14 58 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
14 58 (6.04%) BDD
15 56 (5.83%) ERP
16 48 (5.00%) ITIL
16 48 (5.00%) Project Management
17 45 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 376 (39.17%) Java
2 288 (30.00%) SQL
3 244 (25.42%) C#
4 203 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 59 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 50 (5.21%) T-SQL
7 47 (4.90%) C++
8 42 (4.38%) Python
9 34 (3.54%) C
10 31 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 28 (2.92%) Jython
12 20 (2.08%) PHP
12 20 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.08%) XPath
13 18 (1.88%) VB
14 13 (1.35%) NATURAL
14 13 (1.35%) Perl
15 10 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 9 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.83%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 150 (15.63%) Degree
2 62 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.19%) CISSP
6 10 (1.04%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.83%) ISEB
8 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.63%) CISM
10 4 (0.42%) MCSE
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.31%) OCP
11 3 (0.31%) MCAD
12 2 (0.21%) MBA
12 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.21%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.21%) CCNA
12 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.15%) QA
2 20 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.15%) COBIT
4 8 (0.83%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) GPG13
8 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.04%) vSphere
5 6 (0.63%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 13 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (1.04%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.42%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.31%) SCCM
7 3 (0.31%) SCOM
7 3 (0.31%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.31%) Control-M
8 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.21%) AppManager
8 2 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.10%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.10%) cPanel
9 1 (0.10%) Netcool
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 300 (31.25%) Oracle
2 123 (12.81%) Microsoft
3 91 (9.48%) IBM
4 77 (8.02%) SAP
5 34 (3.54%) VMware
6 31 (3.23%) hybris
6 31 (3.23%) Sun
7 27 (2.81%) Informatica
8 22 (2.29%) Siebel
8 22 (2.29%) HP
9 20 (2.08%) webMethods
10 17 (1.77%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.77%) EMC
11 16 (1.67%) Google
11 16 (1.67%) Xamarin
11 16 (1.67%) Red Gate
12 15 (1.56%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.25%) Telerik
14 11 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.15%) Adobe
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago