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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 163 146 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Permanent jobs citing SOA 386 456 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 2.18% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.60% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 308 367 379
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
(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 -14 110 £60,000 - 6
Surrey -9 76 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Hampshire -12 64 £45,000 -18.18% 10
West Sussex +12 49 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Kent +6 24 £48,750 -11.36% 1
East Sussex +10 23 £45,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +1 22 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -35 13 £54,000 +13.68% 1
Middlesex - 2 £75,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £90,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 449 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (45.34%) Oracle
3 324 (37.28%) Java
4 320 (36.82%) Web Services
5 291 (33.49%) SQL
6 259 (29.80%) XML
7 245 (28.19%) Middleware
8 241 (27.73%) SQL Server
9 233 (26.81%) .NET
10 202 (23.25%) Oracle Database
11 194 (22.32%) JavaScript
11 194 (22.32%) Finance
12 183 (21.06%) Scrum
13 182 (20.94%) C#
14 156 (17.95%) UML
15 148 (17.03%) Degree
16 146 (16.80%) Computer Science
17 141 (16.23%) TDD
17 141 (16.23%) MVC
18 132 (15.19%) Waterfall
19 128 (14.73%) Microsoft
20 127 (14.61%) SOAP
21 124 (14.27%) Windows
22 123 (14.15%) Software Engineering
23 118 (13.58%) Spring
23 118 (13.58%) HTML
24 111 (12.77%) Linux
25 110 (12.66%) J2EE
26 109 (12.54%) SDLC
27 108 (12.43%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 88 (10.13%) WebLogic
2 86 (9.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 70 (8.06%) WebSphere
4 66 (7.59%) Apache
4 66 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 46 (5.29%) JBoss
6 36 (4.14%) IIS
7 34 (3.91%) Tomcat
8 33 (3.80%) SharePoint
9 26 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (2.07%) Node.js
11 16 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.73%) CMS
13 11 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
14 10 (1.15%) Mule
14 10 (1.15%) Mule ESB
14 10 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
15 9 (1.04%) CICS
16 8 (0.92%) Confluence
17 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.58%) MS Office
2 5 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 71 (8.17%) Oracle Applications
1 71 (8.17%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (5.64%) Oracle BPM
3 38 (4.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.69%) VisionPLUS
6 5 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle AGIS
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.44%) SaaS
2 30 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.19%) IaaS
3 19 (2.19%) PaaS
4 16 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.35%) Office 365
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.23%) Heroku
8 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.57%) SAN
2 29 (3.34%) LAN
3 26 (2.99%) SSL
4 25 (2.88%) Internet
5 18 (2.07%) WAN
6 17 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 17 (1.96%) NAS
7 14 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.38%) Firewall
8 12 (1.38%) S/MIME
8 12 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.38%) WLAN
9 10 (1.15%) PBX
10 6 (0.69%) HTTP
10 6 (0.69%) LDAP
11 4 (0.46%) CTI
11 4 (0.46%) Extranet
12 3 (0.35%) FTP
12 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 202 (23.25%) Oracle Database
3 97 (11.16%) Relational Database
4 77 (8.86%) RDBMS
5 69 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 54 (6.21%) Oracle Discoverer
7 53 (6.10%) Oracle Database 12c
8 51 (5.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 47 (5.41%) DB2
10 34 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (3.57%) Big Data
12 30 (3.45%) NoSQL
13 27 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (2.42%) GIS
15 19 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (2.19%) MongoDB
16 18 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (1.73%) MySQL
19 14 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 90 (10.36%) JUnit
2 67 (7.71%) Maven
3 58 (6.67%) Selenium
4 55 (6.33%) Git (software)
5 51 (5.87%) Visual Studio
6 50 (5.75%) Subversion
7 48 (5.52%) Jenkins
8 40 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (4.14%) NUnit
10 32 (3.68%) JIRA
11 30 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
12 25 (2.88%) JProfiler
13 23 (2.65%) Ant
14 16 (1.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 16 (1.84%) Hudson
15 15 (1.73%) Eclipse
16 12 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (1.27%) Moq
17 11 (1.27%) MSTest
17 11 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 194 (22.32%) Finance
2 35 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.11%) Legal
4 20 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.30%) Publishing
5 19 (2.19%) Billing
5 19 (2.19%) Retail
6 12 (1.38%) Marketing
7 9 (1.04%) Banking
8 8 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.69%) Games
11 5 (0.58%) Electronics
11 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 298 (34.29%) Developer
2 140 (16.11%) Architect
3 129 (14.84%) Analyst
4 128 (14.73%) Java Developer
5 107 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 76 (8.75%) DBA
7 71 (8.17%) .NET Developer
8 70 (8.06%) Oracle DBA
9 66 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
10 64 (7.36%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 58 (6.67%) C# Developer
12 53 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
13 50 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
14 43 (4.95%) Business Analyst
15 42 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
16 38 (4.37%) Administrator
16 38 (4.37%) Oracle Developer
17 37 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 37 (4.26%) Software Engineer
18 36 (4.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (36.82%) Web Services
2 259 (29.80%) XML
3 245 (28.19%) Middleware
4 233 (26.81%) .NET
5 127 (14.61%) SOAP
6 118 (13.58%) HTML
6 118 (13.58%) Spring
7 110 (12.66%) J2EE
8 108 (12.43%) ASP.NET
9 105 (12.08%) jQuery
10 89 (10.24%) Java EE
11 85 (9.78%) CSS
12 83 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 80 (9.21%) REST
14 79 (9.09%) .NET Framework
15 72 (8.29%) RESTful
16 65 (7.48%) JMS
17 63 (7.25%) AngularJS
18 59 (6.79%) JSON
19 58 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 146 (16.80%) Computer Science
2 78 (8.98%) Enterprise Software
3 72 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 47 (5.41%) Data Integration
6 39 (4.49%) Client/Server
7 31 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 31 (3.57%) Mainframe
8 27 (3.11%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (2.42%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.84%) Clustering
10 16 (1.84%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.73%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.50%) PMI
13 12 (1.38%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.27%) BBC
15 10 (1.15%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.15%) Social Media
15 10 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.27%) Windows
2 111 (12.77%) Linux
3 92 (10.59%) Unix
4 43 (4.95%) Solaris
5 18 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.61%) zOS
9 12 (1.38%) Android
10 10 (1.15%) SUSE
10 10 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.46%) AIX
12 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (21.06%) Scrum
3 156 (17.95%) UML
4 141 (16.23%) MVC
4 141 (16.23%) TDD
5 132 (15.19%) Waterfall
6 123 (14.15%) Software Engineering
7 109 (12.54%) SDLC
8 91 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (9.90%) Mentoring
10 84 (9.67%) Project Management
11 76 (8.75%) OO
12 74 (8.52%) ITIL
13 71 (8.17%) Unit Testing
14 67 (7.71%) Enterprise Architecture
15 60 (6.90%) DevOps
16 58 (6.67%) TOGAF
17 56 (6.44%) PRINCE2
18 52 (5.98%) E-Commerce
19 49 (5.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (37.28%) Java
2 291 (33.49%) SQL
3 194 (22.32%) JavaScript
4 182 (20.94%) C#
5 61 (7.02%) PL/SQL
6 46 (5.29%) Shell Script
7 42 (4.83%) C
8 32 (3.68%) C++
8 32 (3.68%) XPath
9 28 (3.22%) Perl
9 28 (3.22%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.11%) Korn
10 27 (3.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 23 (2.65%) COBOL
11 23 (2.65%) Python
12 19 (2.19%) VB
13 18 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.96%) PHP
14 17 (1.96%) Ruby
15 16 (1.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 148 (17.03%) Degree
2 72 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 63 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (1.96%) CITP
6 13 (1.50%) MBA
6 13 (1.50%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.27%) ISEB
9 8 (0.92%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.69%) CBAP
12 5 (0.58%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.46%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.35%) APMG
14 3 (0.35%) PMP
15 2 (0.23%) CISSP
15 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.12%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (9.67%) QA
2 26 (2.99%) SLA
3 11 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.92%) COBIT
5 7 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.46%) COSO
7 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.46%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.23%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.12%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.22%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.46%) vCloud
5 4 (0.46%) vSphere
6 3 (0.35%) Docker
6 3 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (3.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 27 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (2.30%) Puppet
4 16 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.15%) Ansible
5 10 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.92%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.23%) Cacti
10 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.23%) Graphite
10 2 (0.23%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.23%) logstash
10 2 (0.23%) Nagios
10 2 (0.23%) SCOM
10 2 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 394 (45.34%) Oracle
2 128 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 64 (7.36%) IBM
4 45 (5.18%) Sun
5 32 (3.68%) VMware
6 30 (3.45%) Siebel
7 28 (3.22%) Cisco
8 27 (3.11%) Hyperion
9 21 (2.42%) HP
10 16 (1.84%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.73%) Citrix
11 15 (1.73%) hybris
11 15 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.61%) Google
12 14 (1.61%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.50%) SAP
14 11 (1.27%) Capita
15 10 (1.15%) Novell
15 10 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.15%) TIBCO
Reigate, Surrey
VMR Consultants
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive salary and benefits and excellent career
Posted: 8 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £62,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 28 days ago