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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 133 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 462 562 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 2.65% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.33% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 379 429 497
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £39,500 £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
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Berkshire -17 129 £60,000 - 7
Hampshire +11 112 £45,000 -21.73% 10
Surrey -35 97 £45,000 -21.73% 5
Oxfordshire +4 43 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Kent -13 37 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £60,000 +44.57% 1
East Sussex +7 15 £42,500 - 2
West Sussex -6 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £53,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 444 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (37.81%) Java
3 304 (31.15%) Web Services
4 274 (28.07%) SQL
5 271 (27.77%) .NET
6 265 (27.15%) Oracle
7 230 (23.57%) C#
8 215 (22.03%) XML
9 213 (21.82%) SQL Server
10 203 (20.80%) JavaScript
11 191 (19.57%) Finance
12 190 (19.47%) Scrum
13 184 (18.85%) HTML
14 178 (18.24%) Windows
15 176 (18.03%) ASP.NET
16 172 (17.62%) TDD
17 168 (17.21%) CSS
18 164 (16.80%) MVC
18 164 (16.80%) Degree
19 160 (16.39%) Linux
20 138 (14.14%) jQuery
21 135 (13.83%) SOAP
22 131 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
23 130 (13.32%) UNIX
24 128 (13.11%) J2EE
25 122 (12.50%) Microsoft
25 122 (12.50%) Git (software)
26 116 (11.89%) Unit Testing
27 115 (11.78%) Spring
28 113 (11.58%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 103 (10.55%) Tomcat
2 92 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 88 (9.02%) Apache
4 76 (7.79%) IIS
5 72 (7.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 53 (5.43%) WebSphere
7 48 (4.92%) JBoss
8 46 (4.71%) Apache Solr
9 45 (4.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 31 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (2.56%) CMS
12 22 (2.25%) SharePoint
12 22 (2.25%) K2 blackpearl
13 19 (1.95%) NServiceBus
13 19 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
14 18 (1.84%) NetWeaver
14 18 (1.84%) WordPress
15 17 (1.74%) SAP Portal
16 10 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
17 9 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.02%) MS Office
4 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.51%) SPSS
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 72 (7.38%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (3.69%) Oracle BPM
4 27 (2.77%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.56%) SaaS
2 30 (3.07%) IBM Blueworks
3 28 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.02%) IaaS
5 9 (0.92%) PaaS
6 8 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.76%) HTTP
2 38 (3.89%) SSL
3 30 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 30 (3.07%) Internet
4 27 (2.77%) Firewall
5 17 (1.74%) LDAP
6 9 (0.92%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.82%) DNS
8 7 (0.72%) VPN
8 7 (0.72%) WAN
9 6 (0.61%) LAN
10 5 (0.51%) SAN
11 4 (0.41%) FTP
11 4 (0.41%) MPLS
11 4 (0.41%) Network Security
12 3 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.31%) SNMP
13 2 (0.20%) CTI
13 2 (0.20%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 102 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 70 (7.17%) MySQL
4 63 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 55 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.71%) Oracle ODI
7 46 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 43 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (3.18%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (2.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 23 (2.36%) MongoDB
14 22 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (2.05%) RavenDB
17 17 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
18 13 (1.33%) Redis
18 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 122 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 97 (9.94%) Subversion
3 59 (6.05%) Selenium
4 54 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (4.10%) Hudson
6 37 (3.79%) Mockito
7 33 (3.38%) Ant
8 31 (3.18%) NCrunch
9 29 (2.97%) Maven
10 24 (2.46%) Visual Studio
11 22 (2.25%) NUnit
11 22 (2.25%) Jenkins
12 21 (2.15%) JIRA
13 19 (1.95%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.74%) Jasmine
14 17 (1.74%) ReSharper
14 17 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (1.33%) MSTest
16 13 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 191 (19.57%) Finance
2 102 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.87%) Retail
4 27 (2.77%) Banking
5 25 (2.56%) Marketing
6 23 (2.36%) Legal
7 20 (2.05%) Law
8 11 (1.13%) Billing
8 11 (1.13%) Advertising
9 8 (0.82%) Publishing
9 8 (0.82%) Back Office
10 7 (0.72%) Electronics
11 6 (0.61%) Games
11 6 (0.61%) French Language
12 5 (0.51%) Local Government
12 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) Military
13 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (35.55%) Developer
2 228 (23.36%) Architect
3 133 (13.63%) Solutions Architect
4 112 (11.48%) Analyst
5 94 (9.63%) Senior Developer
6 93 (9.53%) Consultant
7 83 (8.50%) .NET Developer
8 66 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 66 (6.76%) Java Developer
9 54 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 50 (5.12%) Business Analyst
11 41 (4.20%) Programmer
12 37 (3.79%) Java Consultant
13 36 (3.69%) Software Engineer
14 35 (3.59%) DBA
15 32 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
16 29 (2.97%) Applications Developer
16 29 (2.97%) Technical Architect
17 28 (2.87%) Software Developer
18 26 (2.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (31.15%) Web Services
2 271 (27.77%) .NET
3 215 (22.03%) XML
4 184 (18.85%) HTML
5 176 (18.03%) ASP.NET
6 168 (17.21%) CSS
7 138 (14.14%) jQuery
8 135 (13.83%) SOAP
9 131 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (13.11%) J2EE
11 115 (11.78%) Spring
12 113 (11.58%) WCF
13 104 (10.66%) .NET Framework
14 98 (10.04%) Java EE
15 85 (8.71%) REST
16 83 (8.50%) Middleware
17 73 (7.48%) XSLT
18 70 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 66 (6.76%) MSMQ
20 65 (6.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 94 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
4 62 (6.35%) Client/Server
5 41 (4.20%) Data Integration
6 38 (3.89%) iPad
6 38 (3.89%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.59%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.87%) RMADS
9 27 (2.77%) User Experience
10 25 (2.56%) Taxonomies
11 22 (2.25%) CESG
12 20 (2.05%) Clustering
13 18 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
14 16 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
15 15 (1.54%) Credit Risk
15 15 (1.54%) Open Source
16 14 (1.43%) Blog
17 13 (1.33%) Data Structures
18 10 (1.02%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 178 (18.24%) Windows
2 160 (16.39%) Linux
3 130 (13.32%) UNIX
4 47 (4.82%) AIX
5 42 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (3.69%) Android
7 34 (3.48%) CentOS
7 34 (3.48%) Solaris
8 32 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.74%) Windows Phone
12 14 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (1.13%) HPUX
15 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.72%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.51%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (19.47%) Scrum
3 172 (17.62%) TDD
4 164 (16.80%) MVC
5 116 (11.89%) Unit Testing
6 110 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (10.86%) UML
8 100 (10.25%) Software Engineering
9 92 (9.43%) Mentoring
10 84 (8.61%) E-Commerce
11 82 (8.40%) OO
12 77 (7.89%) TOGAF
13 70 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 68 (6.97%) BDD
15 53 (5.43%) ERP
15 53 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 49 (5.02%) CRM
17 48 (4.92%) Business Transformation
18 46 (4.71%) Project Management
19 45 (4.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 369 (37.81%) Java
2 274 (28.07%) SQL
3 230 (23.57%) C#
4 203 (20.80%) JavaScript
5 59 (6.05%) T-SQL
6 51 (5.23%) PL/SQL
7 40 (4.10%) Python
8 37 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 35 (3.59%) C++
10 27 (2.77%) C
11 26 (2.66%) Jython
12 23 (2.36%) PHP
13 19 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.54%) XPath
15 13 (1.33%) NATURAL
15 13 (1.33%) VB
16 12 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 11 (1.13%) Perl
18 9 (0.92%) Groovy
18 9 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 164 (16.80%) Degree
2 69 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 47 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.56%) CISSP
5 17 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.33%) ISEB
7 9 (0.92%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.92%) CISM
8 8 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.72%) OCP
9 7 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.41%) MCSE
11 3 (0.31%) MCAD
11 3 (0.31%) CCNA
11 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.20%) MBA
12 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.71%) QA
2 28 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.43%) JSP 440
4 10 (1.02%) COBIT
5 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.31%) HL7
9 2 (0.20%) SLA
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 27 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.02%) vSphere
5 8 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (1.84%) Tivoli
3 14 (1.43%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.41%) Puppet
6 4 (0.41%) SCOM
7 3 (0.31%) SCCM
7 3 (0.31%) Netcool
7 3 (0.31%) Control-M
7 3 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.31%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.20%) AppManager
8 2 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.20%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.10%) cPanel
Vendors
1 265 (27.15%) Oracle
2 122 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 94 (9.63%) IBM
4 88 (9.02%) SAP
5 39 (4.00%) hybris
6 36 (3.69%) VMware
7 35 (3.59%) webMethods
8 28 (2.87%) Sun
9 24 (2.46%) HP
9 24 (2.46%) Siebel
10 23 (2.36%) Informatica
11 21 (2.15%) Telerik
12 18 (1.84%) Red Gate
12 18 (1.84%) Google
13 17 (1.74%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.74%) EMC
13 17 (1.74%) Xamarin
14 16 (1.64%) Pega
15 10 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.02%) AppDynamics
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