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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 121 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 512 508 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.34% 2.36% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.98% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 402 397 363
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
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 £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
17383 17049 17614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.58% 79.20% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13513 13926 14901
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +21 132 £50,000 -16.66% 22
Surrey -29 115 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Berkshire -12 108 £60,000 +11.62% 7
Oxfordshire +42 57 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 39 £52,500 - 3
Kent -14 19 £55,000 +15.78% 5
West Sussex +6 18 £47,500 +5.55%
East Sussex -5 17 £57,500 -4.16%
Home Counties +10 1 - -
Thames Valley +2 1 £46,000 -29.23%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 430 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (37.45%) Java
3 364 (34.08%) Web Services
4 279 (26.12%) .NET
5 265 (24.81%) Oracle
6 258 (24.16%) XML
7 248 (23.22%) SQL
8 224 (20.97%) SQL Server
9 218 (20.41%) HTML
10 214 (20.04%) JavaScript
11 208 (19.48%) Finance
12 203 (19.01%) C#
13 188 (17.60%) Windows
14 182 (17.04%) CSS
15 179 (16.76%) MVC
16 170 (15.92%) ASP.NET
17 168 (15.73%) Degree
18 167 (15.64%) TDD
19 158 (14.79%) Scrum
20 154 (14.42%) J2EE
21 153 (14.33%) SOAP
22 141 (13.20%) Linux
23 140 (13.11%) jQuery
24 134 (12.55%) UML
25 125 (11.70%) Microsoft
26 120 (11.24%) Spring
27 119 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
28 118 (11.05%) WCF
29 115 (10.77%) Oracle Database
30 108 (10.11%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 104 (9.74%) IIS
2 97 (9.08%) WebLogic
3 93 (8.71%) Tomcat
4 92 (8.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 80 (7.49%) Apache
6 64 (5.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 58 (5.43%) WebSphere
8 47 (4.40%) JBoss
9 40 (3.75%) SharePoint
10 35 (3.28%) Apache Solr
11 30 (2.81%) NetWeaver
12 28 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (2.43%) SAP Portal
14 24 (2.25%) WordPress
14 24 (2.25%) NServiceBus
14 24 (2.25%) K2 blackpearl
15 16 (1.50%) SAS
15 16 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
15 16 (1.50%) CMS
16 15 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.12%) MS Office
5 8 (0.75%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (5.24%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (4.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
4 27 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.37%) Compiere
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.28%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.094%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.094%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.094%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.03%) SaaS
2 36 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.18%) IBM Blueworks
4 10 (0.94%) IaaS
5 7 (0.66%) PaaS
5 7 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.56%) Force.com
7 5 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.81%) HTTP
2 61 (5.71%) Internet
3 41 (3.84%) SSL
4 36 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.34%) Firewall
6 15 (1.40%) LDAP
7 13 (1.22%) SAN
8 8 (0.75%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.75%) WAN
8 8 (0.75%) DNS
9 7 (0.66%) LAN
10 5 (0.47%) VPN
11 4 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (0.37%) DMZ
11 4 (0.37%) SNMP
12 3 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.28%) S/MIME
12 3 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 115 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 72 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 64 (5.99%) Oracle ODI
4 64 (5.99%) MySQL
5 56 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 54 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (3.93%) NoSQL
9 41 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (3.18%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (2.15%) RavenDB
14 22 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 22 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.97%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (1.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 96 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 83 (7.77%) Subversion
3 62 (5.81%) Selenium
4 60 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (3.84%) Ant
6 37 (3.46%) Visual Studio
7 29 (2.72%) Maven
8 27 (2.53%) NCrunch
9 26 (2.43%) Mockito
10 25 (2.34%) Jasmine
10 25 (2.34%) TeamCity
10 25 (2.34%) ReSharper
11 24 (2.25%) NUnit
12 20 (1.87%) JIRA
13 18 (1.69%) Hudson
14 15 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (1.40%) Jenkins
15 12 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (1.03%) SoapUI
16 11 (1.03%) QUnit
General
1 208 (19.48%) Finance
2 93 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.93%) Law
4 38 (3.56%) Retail
5 31 (2.90%) Banking
6 28 (2.62%) Legal
7 16 (1.50%) Marketing
7 16 (1.50%) Back Office
8 13 (1.22%) Advertising
9 8 (0.75%) Electronics
9 8 (0.75%) Games
10 7 (0.66%) Publishing
10 7 (0.66%) Local Government
10 7 (0.66%) Billing
11 4 (0.37%) French Language
11 4 (0.37%) German Language
11 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.28%) Military
13 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 354 (33.15%) Developer
2 268 (25.09%) Architect
3 132 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
4 114 (10.67%) Consultant
5 102 (9.55%) Analyst
6 94 (8.80%) .NET Developer
7 90 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 90 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 59 (5.52%) C# Developer
9 50 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 49 (4.59%) Programmer
11 48 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 40 (3.75%) Business Analyst
13 39 (3.65%) Software Engineer
14 32 (3.00%) Java Consultant
15 29 (2.72%) SAP Consultant
16 28 (2.62%) Oracle Architect
17 27 (2.53%) SOA Architect
18 26 (2.43%) Managing Consultant
18 26 (2.43%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (34.08%) Web Services
2 279 (26.12%) .NET
3 258 (24.16%) XML
4 218 (20.41%) HTML
5 182 (17.04%) CSS
6 170 (15.92%) ASP.NET
7 154 (14.42%) J2EE
8 153 (14.33%) SOAP
9 140 (13.11%) jQuery
10 120 (11.24%) Spring
11 119 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 118 (11.05%) WCF
13 102 (9.55%) Middleware
14 98 (9.18%) .NET Framework
15 81 (7.58%) REST
16 74 (6.93%) Java EE
17 70 (6.55%) JSON
18 65 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 64 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
20 59 (5.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
3 63 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.78%) RMADS
5 48 (4.49%) Data Integration
6 47 (4.40%) Client/Server
7 46 (4.31%) Mobile App
8 44 (4.12%) Management Information System
9 37 (3.46%) User Experience
10 34 (3.18%) CESG
11 32 (3.00%) Taxonomies
12 27 (2.53%) iPad
13 22 (2.06%) N-Tier
14 20 (1.87%) RIA
15 19 (1.78%) Clustering
16 17 (1.59%) Credit Risk
17 15 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
17 15 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (1.12%) Open Source
19 11 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 188 (17.60%) Windows
2 141 (13.20%) Linux
3 106 (9.93%) UNIX
4 51 (4.78%) Android
5 44 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 41 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (3.37%) AIX
8 33 (3.09%) CentOS
9 26 (2.43%) Solaris
9 26 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.15%) Windows Phone
11 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.94%) HPUX
14 9 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.66%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (16.76%) MVC
3 167 (15.64%) TDD
4 158 (14.79%) Scrum
5 134 (12.55%) UML
6 97 (9.08%) Software Engineering
7 96 (8.99%) E-Commerce
8 91 (8.52%) Unit Testing
8 91 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (8.05%) TOGAF
10 82 (7.68%) OO
11 69 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 67 (6.27%) Mentoring
13 66 (6.18%) Business Transformation
13 66 (6.18%) Risk Management
14 63 (5.90%) Enterprise Architecture
15 62 (5.81%) CRM
16 52 (4.87%) BDD
16 52 (4.87%) ERP
17 50 (4.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 400 (37.45%) Java
2 248 (23.22%) SQL
3 214 (20.04%) JavaScript
4 203 (19.01%) C#
5 64 (5.99%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 35 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 27 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.06%) PHP
8 22 (2.06%) C
9 21 (1.97%) Python
10 17 (1.59%) C++
11 13 (1.22%) Groovy
12 12 (1.12%) NATURAL
12 12 (1.12%) Jython
13 10 (0.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 10 (0.94%) ABAP
14 9 (0.84%) VB
14 9 (0.84%) XPath
15 7 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 168 (15.73%) Degree
2 108 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 62 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.46%) CISSP
5 23 (2.15%) CISM
6 19 (1.78%) ISEB
7 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.03%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.94%) OCP
10 10 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.37%) MCSE
13 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.19%) CCNA
14 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (3.18%) JSP 440
3 32 (3.00%) QA
4 8 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.47%) SLA
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) HL7
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.094%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.75%) vSphere
5 4 (0.37%) RHEV
5 4 (0.37%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.094%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.094%) Firmware
7 1 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (2.62%) Tivoli
2 20 (1.87%) Data Guard
3 18 (1.69%) SCOM
3 18 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
4 13 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (0.37%) Puppet
8 3 (0.28%) Netcool
8 3 (0.28%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.19%) Control-M
9 2 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.094%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.094%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.094%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.094%) AppManager
10 1 (0.094%) SCCM
10 1 (0.094%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.094%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 265 (24.81%) Oracle
2 125 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 85 (7.96%) SAP
4 84 (7.87%) IBM
5 52 (4.87%) webMethods
6 33 (3.09%) Siebel
7 32 (3.00%) VMware
7 32 (3.00%) Google
8 27 (2.53%) hybris
9 24 (2.25%) Red Gate
9 24 (2.25%) Sun
10 23 (2.15%) Telerik
10 23 (2.15%) Xamarin
11 22 (2.06%) Informatica
12 20 (1.87%) Pega
12 20 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.87%) HP
12 20 (1.87%) EMC
13 14 (1.31%) Open Text
14 12 (1.12%) DataFlux
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £85000 - £99000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Travel + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k+Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Very Strong Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Pensions
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company car, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £3000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago