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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 112 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 522 463 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 2.19% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.80% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 413 353 398
Average salary £52,500 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
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
17518 16554 17757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.86% 78.16% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13531 13520 15042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Hampshire +2 127 £50,000 -16.66% 12
Surrey -6 127 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Berkshire -5 114 £63,750 +15.90% 7
Oxfordshire +66 69 £57,500 -20.68% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 34 £52,500 -4.54%
West Sussex -1 25 £45,000 +16.12%
East Sussex -19 15 £57,500 +9.52%
Kent -21 9 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Middlesex -1 2 £60,000 +41.17%
Home Counties +9 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 435 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (37.84%) Java
3 384 (35.10%) Web Services
4 305 (27.88%) .NET
5 279 (25.50%) SQL
6 254 (23.22%) Oracle
7 253 (23.13%) XML
8 245 (22.39%) SQL Server
9 232 (21.21%) C#
10 230 (21.02%) Finance
11 217 (19.84%) JavaScript
12 215 (19.65%) HTML
13 198 (18.10%) Windows
13 198 (18.10%) Degree
14 181 (16.54%) ASP.NET
15 178 (16.27%) CSS
16 177 (16.18%) MVC
16 177 (16.18%) TDD
17 168 (15.36%) J2EE
18 155 (14.17%) UML
19 152 (13.89%) Scrum
20 150 (13.71%) SOAP
21 144 (13.16%) jQuery
22 140 (12.80%) WCF
23 138 (12.61%) Microsoft
24 127 (11.61%) Linux
25 125 (11.43%) Spring
26 122 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
27 121 (11.06%) Oracle Database
28 118 (10.79%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 117 (10.69%) IIS
2 87 (7.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 86 (7.86%) Tomcat
4 82 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 73 (6.67%) Apache
6 63 (5.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 60 (5.48%) WebSphere
8 50 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
9 44 (4.02%) SharePoint
10 31 (2.83%) NetWeaver
11 30 (2.74%) NServiceBus
11 30 (2.74%) WordPress
12 29 (2.65%) Apache Solr
13 27 (2.47%) SAP Portal
14 22 (2.01%) K2 blackpearl
15 17 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
15 17 (1.55%) SAS
16 15 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (1.37%) MQSeries
17 11 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.82%) MS Office
5 8 (0.73%) MS Project
6 6 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (3.84%) Oracle EBS
1 42 (3.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 34 (3.11%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.37%) Compiere
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.20%) SaaS
3 34 (3.11%) IBM Blueworks
4 10 (0.91%) Force.com
5 9 (0.82%) IaaS
6 7 (0.64%) PaaS
6 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.85%) Internet
2 59 (5.39%) HTTP
3 35 (3.20%) SSL
3 35 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.10%) Firewall
5 14 (1.28%) SAN
6 11 (1.01%) LDAP
7 8 (0.73%) DNS
7 8 (0.73%) WAN
8 7 (0.64%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.64%) LAN
9 6 (0.55%) DMZ
9 6 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.37%) VPN
10 4 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.27%) S/MIME
11 3 (0.27%) SNMP
12 2 (0.18%) DHCP
12 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 121 (11.06%) Oracle Database
3 77 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 71 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 63 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (5.67%) Oracle ODI
7 58 (5.30%) MySQL
8 47 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (4.11%) NoSQL
11 39 (3.56%) RDBMS
12 35 (3.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (2.65%) RavenDB
13 29 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (1.92%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
18 15 (1.37%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 87 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.50%) Subversion
3 69 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (5.03%) Selenium
5 51 (4.66%) Visual Studio
6 35 (3.20%) ReSharper
6 35 (3.20%) Ant
7 32 (2.93%) Jasmine
8 31 (2.83%) TeamCity
9 29 (2.65%) NCrunch
10 23 (2.10%) NUnit
11 20 (1.83%) Mockito
12 19 (1.74%) Maven
13 17 (1.55%) JIRA
14 16 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (1.37%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (1.01%) MSTest
18 10 (0.91%) JUnit
18 10 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 230 (21.02%) Finance
2 83 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.12%) Law
4 36 (3.29%) Retail
5 34 (3.11%) Banking
6 26 (2.38%) Legal
7 16 (1.46%) Back Office
7 16 (1.46%) Marketing
8 14 (1.28%) Advertising
9 9 (0.82%) Billing
10 8 (0.73%) Electronics
11 7 (0.64%) French Language
11 7 (0.64%) German Language
11 7 (0.64%) Local Government
12 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Publishing
12 6 (0.55%) Games
13 3 (0.27%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 377 (34.46%) Developer
2 271 (24.77%) Architect
3 127 (11.61%) Solutions Architect
4 115 (10.51%) Analyst
5 114 (10.42%) Consultant
6 102 (9.32%) Java Developer
7 99 (9.05%) .NET Developer
8 91 (8.32%) Senior Developer
9 63 (5.76%) C# Developer
10 56 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 55 (5.03%) Programmer
12 52 (4.75%) Technical Architect
13 50 (4.57%) Business Analyst
14 44 (4.02%) Software Engineer
15 32 (2.93%) Software Developer
16 31 (2.83%) Security Advisor
16 31 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
16 31 (2.83%) Security Architect
17 30 (2.74%) SAP Consultant
18 29 (2.65%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (35.10%) Web Services
2 305 (27.88%) .NET
3 253 (23.13%) XML
4 215 (19.65%) HTML
5 181 (16.54%) ASP.NET
6 178 (16.27%) CSS
7 168 (15.36%) J2EE
8 150 (13.71%) SOAP
9 144 (13.16%) jQuery
10 140 (12.80%) WCF
11 125 (11.43%) Spring
12 122 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 94 (8.59%) .NET Framework
14 88 (8.04%) Middleware
15 76 (6.95%) REST
16 70 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 69 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 63 (5.76%) Ajax
19 62 (5.67%) JSON
19 62 (5.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
3 66 (6.03%) RMADS
4 61 (5.58%) Computer Science
5 56 (5.12%) Mobile App
6 52 (4.75%) Data Integration
7 45 (4.11%) User Experience
8 43 (3.93%) Management Information System
9 40 (3.66%) Client/Server
9 40 (3.66%) CESG
10 32 (2.93%) Taxonomies
11 22 (2.01%) N-Tier
12 21 (1.92%) iPad
13 20 (1.83%) RIA
14 17 (1.55%) Credit Risk
15 15 (1.37%) Clustering
16 14 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
16 14 (1.28%) Mathematics
16 14 (1.28%) Open Source
17 13 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 198 (18.10%) Windows
2 127 (11.61%) Linux
3 93 (8.50%) UNIX
4 56 (5.12%) Android
5 49 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 38 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (3.11%) AIX
8 30 (2.74%) CentOS
9 29 (2.65%) Windows Phone
10 24 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (2.19%) Solaris
11 18 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.37%) Windows 8
13 14 (1.28%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.91%) HPUX
16 8 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.55%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.55%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (16.18%) MVC
2 177 (16.18%) TDD
3 155 (14.17%) UML
4 152 (13.89%) Scrum
5 106 (9.69%) Software Engineering
6 95 (8.68%) E-Commerce
7 84 (7.68%) Unit Testing
8 78 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (7.04%) OO
10 74 (6.76%) Risk Management
11 73 (6.67%) TOGAF
12 70 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
13 66 (6.03%) Business Transformation
13 66 (6.03%) Mentoring
14 63 (5.76%) CRM
15 61 (5.58%) Risk Analysis
16 59 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (5.21%) Workflow
18 56 (5.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 414 (37.84%) Java
2 279 (25.50%) SQL
3 232 (21.21%) C#
4 217 (19.84%) JavaScript
5 72 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 42 (3.84%) VB.NET
7 37 (3.38%) PL/SQL
8 31 (2.83%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.92%) PHP
10 20 (1.83%) C++
11 19 (1.74%) C
12 10 (0.91%) VB
12 10 (0.91%) Groovy
13 9 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 9 (0.82%) ABAP
13 9 (0.82%) Python
14 8 (0.73%) NATURAL
15 7 (0.64%) XPath
16 6 (0.55%) Ruby
16 6 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 198 (18.10%) Degree
2 118 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 60 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.11%) CISSP
5 33 (3.02%) CISM
6 20 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.46%) ISEB
8 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.10%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.91%) OCP
10 10 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.37%) MCSE
12 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.18%) CCNA
14 2 (0.18%) MBA
14 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (4.11%) JSP 440
3 25 (2.29%) QA
4 8 (0.73%) SLA
4 8 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.27%) HL7
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.73%) vSphere
6 4 (0.37%) PowerHA
6 4 (0.37%) RHEV
7 1 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.091%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (2.93%) Tivoli
2 22 (2.01%) SCOM
3 20 (1.83%) Data Guard
4 16 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 13 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.55%) NSN NetAct
8 4 (0.37%) Netcool
8 4 (0.37%) Puppet
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.091%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.091%) OVPI
10 1 (0.091%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.091%) SCCM
10 1 (0.091%) TeMIP
10 1 (0.091%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.091%) OpenView
10 1 (0.091%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.091%) Control-M
Vendors
1 254 (23.22%) Oracle
2 138 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 80 (7.31%) IBM
4 76 (6.95%) SAP
5 56 (5.12%) webMethods
6 47 (4.30%) JBoss
7 46 (4.20%) Google
8 31 (2.83%) VMware
8 31 (2.83%) Siebel
9 30 (2.74%) Red Gate
10 29 (2.65%) Xamarin
11 24 (2.19%) Sun
12 21 (1.92%) Pega
12 21 (1.92%) Telerik
12 21 (1.92%) EMC
13 20 (1.83%) Informatica
13 20 (1.83%) hybris
14 19 (1.74%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.55%) HP
16 15 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £89999 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London or Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: generous benefits
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Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 17 days ago