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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 170 112 146
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOA 347 555 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 2.44% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.03% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 295 446 362
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
17218 18309 17003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.88% 80.64% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13977 14392 13857
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -5 125 £57,500 -11.53% 14
Hampshire -43 48 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Surrey -68 47 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 32 £51,250 -16.32% 3
Kent +1 23 £65,000 +62.50% 5
West Sussex -36 22 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire -6 19 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Sussex +26 18 £47,500 +8.57%
Sussex -1 6 £57,500 -17.85%
Middlesex +7 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Thames Valley - 1 £90,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 401 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (36.42%) Java
3 284 (36.04%) Web Services
4 254 (32.23%) .NET
5 229 (29.06%) Oracle
6 218 (27.66%) Finance
7 216 (27.41%) C#
8 215 (27.28%) SQL Server
8 215 (27.28%) HTML
9 214 (27.16%) Scrum
10 208 (26.40%) JavaScript
11 204 (25.89%) XML
12 189 (23.98%) SQL
13 173 (21.95%) CSS
14 146 (18.53%) Windows
15 132 (16.75%) REST
16 125 (15.86%) Microsoft
17 124 (15.74%) SDLC
18 120 (15.23%) Middleware
19 118 (14.97%) Degree
19 118 (14.97%) jQuery
20 110 (13.96%) SOAP
20 110 (13.96%) HTML5
21 108 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
22 106 (13.45%) TDD
23 103 (13.07%) MVC
24 101 (12.82%) ASP.NET
25 100 (12.69%) Computer Science
26 98 (12.44%) Linux
27 97 (12.31%) Subversion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 90 (11.42%) WebLogic
2 74 (9.39%) WebSphere
3 60 (7.61%) JBoss
4 42 (5.33%) IIS
5 38 (4.82%) Tomcat
6 36 (4.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 35 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (3.93%) Apache
9 28 (3.55%) NServiceBus
10 22 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (2.66%) SharePoint
12 18 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (1.90%) Mule
14 14 (1.78%) SAP Portal
15 13 (1.65%) Apache Solr
16 12 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
16 12 (1.52%) Mule ESB
16 12 (1.52%) Apache Pig
17 11 (1.40%) CMS
17 11 (1.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 62 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.02%) MS Office
4 4 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (4.70%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (3.30%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
5 7 (0.89%) Oracle AGIS
6 6 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (7.23%) SaaS
3 38 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.52%) PaaS
6 10 (1.27%) IaaS
7 8 (1.02%) Force.com
8 6 (0.76%) GitHub
9 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.05%) DNS
2 18 (2.28%) SAN
2 18 (2.28%) HTTP
2 18 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.03%) NAS
4 13 (1.65%) SSL
5 11 (1.40%) PPP
6 10 (1.27%) DHCP
6 10 (1.27%) Firewall
7 8 (1.02%) Ethernet
7 8 (1.02%) WAN
8 6 (0.76%) PBX
8 6 (0.76%) Internet
9 5 (0.63%) LAN
10 4 (0.51%) DMZ
11 2 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.25%) WEP
11 2 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.13%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (27.28%) SQL Server
2 87 (11.04%) Oracle Database
3 57 (7.23%) Big Data
3 57 (7.23%) NoSQL
4 49 (6.22%) Relational Database
5 42 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 39 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (4.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 33 (4.19%) Oracle ODI
9 32 (4.06%) Redis
9 32 (4.06%) MySQL
10 31 (3.93%) MongoDB
10 31 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 26 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (3.17%) RDBMS
14 22 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 97 (12.31%) Subversion
2 94 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.53%) Selenium
4 48 (6.09%) Hudson
5 46 (5.84%) Ant
6 45 (5.71%) JUnit
6 45 (5.71%) Maven
6 45 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 34 (4.31%) JIRA
8 33 (4.19%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.81%) SoapUI
10 23 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (2.16%) LoadUI
12 16 (2.03%) Fiddler
13 14 (1.78%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.78%) ReSharper
14 13 (1.65%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.65%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.52%) NuGet
General
1 218 (27.66%) Finance
2 46 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.19%) Retail
4 23 (2.92%) Banking
5 20 (2.54%) Legal
6 18 (2.28%) Law
7 13 (1.65%) Billing
8 11 (1.40%) Publishing
9 10 (1.27%) Marketing
10 9 (1.14%) Local Government
11 8 (1.02%) Games
11 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.02%) Advertising
12 7 (0.89%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.63%) French Language
14 4 (0.51%) German Language
15 3 (0.38%) Military
16 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 319 (40.48%) Developer
2 205 (26.02%) Architect
3 116 (14.72%) Senior Developer
4 109 (13.83%) Java Developer
5 81 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (5.96%) Software Engineer
7 46 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 37 (4.70%) Analyst
9 35 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
10 32 (4.06%) C# Developer
11 31 (3.93%) Consultant
12 30 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
13 29 (3.68%) Technical Architect
14 26 (3.30%) Software Developer
15 25 (3.17%) Data Architect
16 24 (3.05%) Team Leader
16 24 (3.05%) Technical Manager
17 23 (2.92%) Project Manager
18 21 (2.66%) Technical Project Manager
18 21 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (36.04%) Web Services
2 254 (32.23%) .NET
3 215 (27.28%) HTML
4 204 (25.89%) XML
5 173 (21.95%) CSS
6 132 (16.75%) REST
7 120 (15.23%) Middleware
8 118 (14.97%) jQuery
9 110 (13.96%) SOAP
9 110 (13.96%) HTML5
10 101 (12.82%) ASP.NET
11 94 (11.93%) Spring
12 87 (11.04%) .NET Framework
13 73 (9.26%) JSON
13 73 (9.26%) J2EE
14 71 (9.01%) WCF
15 70 (8.88%) CSS3
16 60 (7.61%) AngularJS
17 49 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (5.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 78 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (5.20%) User Experience
5 38 (4.82%) Data Centre
6 36 (4.57%) Mobile App
7 32 (4.06%) Data Structures
8 31 (3.93%) N-Tier
8 31 (3.93%) Clustering
9 30 (3.81%) Social Media
10 29 (3.68%) Visualisation
11 26 (3.30%) Data Integration
11 26 (3.30%) Blog
12 21 (2.66%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.90%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.65%) Mainframe
15 11 (1.40%) Semantic Web
16 10 (1.27%) DataPower
16 10 (1.27%) Grid Computing
16 10 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 146 (18.53%) Windows
2 98 (12.44%) Linux
3 65 (8.25%) UNIX
4 32 (4.06%) Android
4 32 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.90%) CentOS
7 12 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.27%) Solaris
8 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.76%) AIX
10 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.51%) SUSE
12 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (27.16%) Scrum
3 124 (15.74%) SDLC
4 108 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (13.45%) TDD
6 103 (13.07%) MVC
7 88 (11.17%) TOGAF
8 85 (10.79%) Software Engineering
8 85 (10.79%) OO
9 84 (10.66%) Enterprise Architecture
10 80 (10.15%) Unit Testing
11 73 (9.26%) Project Management
12 69 (8.76%) E-Commerce
13 66 (8.38%) Web Development
14 65 (8.25%) Mentoring
15 61 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
16 56 (7.11%) DevOps
17 55 (6.98%) Open Source
18 54 (6.85%) Data Modelling
19 50 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 287 (36.42%) Java
2 216 (27.41%) C#
3 208 (26.40%) JavaScript
4 189 (23.98%) SQL
5 45 (5.71%) Python
6 42 (5.33%) T-SQL
6 42 (5.33%) C++
7 28 (3.55%) PHP
8 25 (3.17%) XQuery
8 25 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.66%) XPath
10 20 (2.54%) Jython
10 20 (2.54%) Ruby
11 19 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.90%) VB
13 10 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.27%) COBOL
14 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.02%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (14.97%) Degree
2 35 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (1.40%) MCSE
7 10 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (1.27%) MCITP
8 8 (1.02%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.89%) ISEB
9 7 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.63%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.63%) PMP
10 5 (0.63%) CITP
10 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) CISSP
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) PhD
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.98%) QA
2 21 (2.66%) COBIT
3 12 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.76%) GCP
5 5 (0.63%) DICOM
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (3.17%) Docker
2 17 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.40%) vSphere
4 11 (1.40%) vCloud
5 10 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.76%) Xen
6 6 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (4.19%) Puppet
3 14 (1.78%) HAProxy
4 10 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.76%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.51%) SCCM
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.38%) SCOM
11 2 (0.25%) Control-M
12 1 (0.13%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 229 (29.06%) Oracle
2 125 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 58 (7.36%) SAP
4 41 (5.20%) IBM
5 20 (2.54%) Red Hat
5 20 (2.54%) VMware
6 19 (2.41%) iRise
7 18 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.28%) Cisco
8 15 (1.90%) HP
8 15 (1.90%) Red Gate
9 13 (1.65%) hybris
9 13 (1.65%) Sun
10 11 (1.40%) Juniper
11 10 (1.27%) Veritas
11 10 (1.27%) Google
11 10 (1.27%) GigaSpaces
12 8 (1.02%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.02%) MuleSoft
12 8 (1.02%) Twitter
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