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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 104 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 572 443 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.53% 2.04% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.69% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 447 351 435
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +38 144 £65,000 +8.33% 14
Surrey +7 137 £47,500 -1.04% 5
Hampshire +8 129 £47,500 -8.65% 9
Oxfordshire +37 52 £57,500 -7.25% 2
West Sussex +26 48 £54,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 39 £53,750 -4.86% 3
Kent -6 15 £37,500 -28.57% 1
East Sussex -32 11 £44,250 -31.92%
Middlesex 0 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Home Counties +8 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 424 (38.06%) Java
2 410 (36.80%) Web Services
3 337 (30.25%) .NET
4 307 (27.56%) SQL
5 274 (24.60%) XML
6 265 (23.79%) SQL Server
7 263 (23.61%) C#
8 258 (23.16%) Oracle
9 240 (21.54%) Finance
10 228 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
11 222 (19.93%) JavaScript
12 218 (19.57%) HTML
13 205 (18.40%) Degree
14 201 (18.04%) ASP.NET
15 195 (17.50%) MVC
16 191 (17.15%) Windows
17 187 (16.79%) TDD
18 180 (16.16%) UML
19 177 (15.89%) CSS
20 168 (15.08%) J2EE
21 163 (14.63%) Microsoft
21 163 (14.63%) WCF
22 154 (13.82%) SOAP
23 148 (13.29%) Scrum
24 136 (12.21%) jQuery
25 135 (12.12%) Spring
26 126 (11.31%) Oracle Database
27 118 (10.59%) Linux
28 117 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
29 114 (10.23%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 109 (9.78%) IIS
2 81 (7.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 79 (7.09%) WebLogic
4 77 (6.91%) Tomcat
5 70 (6.28%) Apache
6 63 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
7 62 (5.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 56 (5.03%) WebSphere
9 41 (3.68%) SharePoint
10 30 (2.69%) WordPress
10 30 (2.69%) NServiceBus
11 27 (2.42%) NetWeaver
12 24 (2.15%) SAP Portal
13 23 (2.06%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.97%) K2 blackpearl
15 18 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (1.44%) SAS
17 14 (1.26%) MQSeries
18 11 (0.99%) FileNet
18 11 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.17%) MS Office
5 7 (0.63%) MS Project
6 6 (0.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 40 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (3.05%) Oracle BPM
4 26 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.36%) Compiere
7 4 (0.36%) assyst
8 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.27%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.090%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (3.32%) SaaS
3 26 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
4 13 (1.17%) Force.com
5 8 (0.72%) IaaS
6 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.54%) PaaS
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (5.66%) Internet
2 58 (5.21%) HTTP
3 38 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.96%) SSL
5 19 (1.71%) Firewall
6 13 (1.17%) SAN
7 10 (0.90%) LDAP
8 9 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (0.63%) DNS
10 6 (0.54%) DMZ
10 6 (0.54%) LAN
10 6 (0.54%) WAN
10 6 (0.54%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.36%) VPN
12 3 (0.27%) SNMP
12 3 (0.27%) S/MIME
13 2 (0.18%) VoLTE
13 2 (0.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 126 (11.31%) Oracle Database
3 81 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 76 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 63 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (5.39%) Oracle ODI
8 59 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (5.03%) MySQL
10 50 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (3.86%) NoSQL
12 40 (3.59%) RDBMS
13 35 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
14 30 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
15 29 (2.60%) RavenDB
16 27 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.89%) MongoDB
18 19 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
20 16 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 85 (7.63%) Subversion
2 83 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 73 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (4.85%) Selenium
5 51 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 42 (3.77%) Ant
7 35 (3.14%) ReSharper
8 32 (2.87%) Jasmine
9 31 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 29 (2.60%) NCrunch
11 24 (2.15%) Maven
12 22 (1.97%) NUnit
13 17 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (1.53%) JIRA
14 16 (1.44%) Mockito
15 15 (1.35%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (1.08%) Eclipse
18 10 (0.90%) Jenkins
18 10 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 240 (21.54%) Finance
2 99 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 54 (4.85%) Law
4 45 (4.04%) Retail
5 36 (3.23%) Banking
6 21 (1.89%) Marketing
7 20 (1.80%) Legal
8 18 (1.62%) Advertising
9 14 (1.26%) Billing
10 12 (1.08%) Back Office
11 9 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.63%) Electronics
12 7 (0.63%) French Language
12 7 (0.63%) German Language
13 6 (0.54%) Local Government
14 5 (0.45%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Military
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 412 (36.98%) Developer
2 274 (24.60%) Architect
3 127 (11.40%) Analyst
4 114 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
5 112 (10.05%) Consultant
6 109 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 107 (9.61%) Java Developer
8 98 (8.80%) .NET Developer
9 63 (5.66%) Business Analyst
10 61 (5.48%) C# Developer
11 60 (5.39%) Technical Architect
12 58 (5.21%) Programmer
13 54 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 45 (4.04%) Software Engineer
15 41 (3.68%) Software Developer
16 36 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
17 34 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
18 33 (2.96%) SOA Architect
19 31 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
20 30 (2.69%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (36.80%) Web Services
2 337 (30.25%) .NET
3 274 (24.60%) XML
4 218 (19.57%) HTML
5 201 (18.04%) ASP.NET
6 177 (15.89%) CSS
7 168 (15.08%) J2EE
8 163 (14.63%) WCF
9 154 (13.82%) SOAP
10 136 (12.21%) jQuery
11 135 (12.12%) Spring
12 117 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 107 (9.61%) .NET Framework
14 93 (8.35%) Middleware
15 91 (8.17%) REST
16 73 (6.55%) Ajax
17 72 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 67 (6.01%) JSON
20 63 (5.66%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
2 64 (5.75%) RMADS
3 63 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 61 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 45 (4.04%) Data Integration
6 41 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 39 (3.50%) Client/Server
8 38 (3.41%) CESG
9 23 (2.06%) Taxonomies
10 20 (1.80%) N-Tier
11 19 (1.71%) RIA
12 17 (1.53%) iPad
13 16 (1.44%) Open Source
14 13 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (1.17%) Credit Risk
14 13 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 12 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
16 10 (0.90%) Physics
16 10 (0.90%) Clustering
17 9 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 191 (17.15%) Windows
2 118 (10.59%) Linux
3 90 (8.08%) UNIX
4 54 (4.85%) Android
5 46 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 36 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (2.78%) AIX
8 29 (2.60%) Windows Phone
8 29 (2.60%) CentOS
9 26 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.06%) Solaris
11 15 (1.35%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.63%) HPUX
15 7 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (17.50%) MVC
3 187 (16.79%) TDD
4 180 (16.16%) UML
5 148 (13.29%) Scrum
6 102 (9.16%) Software Engineering
7 95 (8.53%) E-Commerce
8 90 (8.08%) OO
9 75 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (6.28%) Unit Testing
11 69 (6.19%) CRM
12 68 (6.10%) Risk Management
13 67 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
14 65 (5.83%) Workflow
15 60 (5.39%) Risk Analysis
16 59 (5.30%) TOGAF
17 57 (5.12%) Business Analysis
17 57 (5.12%) Business Transformation
18 53 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
19 52 (4.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 424 (38.06%) Java
2 307 (27.56%) SQL
3 263 (23.61%) C#
4 222 (19.93%) JavaScript
5 78 (7.00%) T-SQL
6 50 (4.49%) PL/SQL
7 45 (4.04%) VB.NET
8 31 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.06%) PHP
10 22 (1.97%) C++
11 21 (1.89%) C
12 12 (1.08%) VB
13 11 (0.99%) Groovy
14 8 (0.72%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.63%) XPath
16 6 (0.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 6 (0.54%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.54%) Python
16 6 (0.54%) Ruby
17 5 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 205 (18.40%) Degree
2 114 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 45 (4.04%) CISSP
5 33 (2.96%) CISM
6 20 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.62%) ISEB
9 12 (1.08%) OCP
9 12 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.81%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.36%) MCPD
12 4 (0.36%) MCP
12 4 (0.36%) MCSE
12 4 (0.36%) MCTS
13 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (4.04%) JSP 440
3 28 (2.51%) QA
4 11 (0.99%) SLA
5 7 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.27%) HL7
7 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.090%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.63%) vSphere
4 7 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.36%) PowerHA
5 4 (0.36%) RHEV
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (2.87%) Tivoli
2 21 (1.89%) SCOM
3 20 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 15 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Management
5 13 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.81%) NSN NetAct
7 8 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.63%) Netcool
9 6 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.36%) Puppet
11 4 (0.36%) OVPI
11 4 (0.36%) OpenView
11 4 (0.36%) TeMIP
11 4 (0.36%) HP NNM
12 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.090%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.090%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 258 (23.16%) Oracle
2 163 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 73 (6.55%) IBM
4 59 (5.30%) SAP
5 48 (4.31%) webMethods
6 46 (4.13%) Google
6 46 (4.13%) JBoss
7 30 (2.69%) Red Gate
8 29 (2.60%) Xamarin
9 28 (2.51%) Siebel
10 23 (2.06%) VMware
10 23 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.97%) Pega
12 21 (1.89%) Telerik
12 21 (1.89%) Informatica
12 21 (1.89%) Sun
13 19 (1.71%) EMC
14 16 (1.44%) hybris
14 16 (1.44%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.35%) HP
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa50,000+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,500 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60-70k+9%Bonus+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £4,202 to £53,718 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £36500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Netagio Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago