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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 134 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 445 522 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.15% 2.48% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.09% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 341 364 431
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
16789 16912 16875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.27% 80.50% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13531 13258 14043
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 -24 117 £60,000 -4.38% 13
Hampshire +5 96 £55,000 +2.80% 7
Surrey -33 95 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Oxfordshire +7 46 £47,500 -13.63% 2
West Sussex +21 40 £50,000 -32.88% 5
East Sussex -1 25 £52,500 +10.52%
Kent -17 15 £55,000 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £42,977 -4.49% 5
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 410 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (38.53%) Java
3 313 (33.87%) Oracle
4 279 (30.19%) .NET
5 272 (29.44%) SQL
6 244 (26.41%) Web Services
7 239 (25.87%) C#
8 217 (23.48%) Scrum
9 216 (23.38%) Finance
10 212 (22.94%) XML
11 210 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 207 (22.40%) SQL Server
13 197 (21.32%) HTML
14 165 (17.86%) TDD
15 157 (16.99%) CSS
16 153 (16.56%) Windows
17 150 (16.23%) ASP.NET
18 136 (14.72%) Degree
19 134 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
20 132 (14.29%) MVC
21 127 (13.74%) Microsoft
22 126 (13.64%) Spring
23 124 (13.42%) Linux
24 119 (12.88%) SOAP
25 118 (12.77%) Software Engineering
26 117 (12.66%) UNIX
27 115 (12.45%) jQuery
28 108 (11.69%) Computer Science
29 106 (11.47%) Git (software)
30 104 (11.26%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 94 (10.17%) WebLogic
2 86 (9.31%) WebSphere
3 62 (6.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 59 (6.39%) Tomcat
5 49 (5.30%) Apache
6 46 (4.98%) JBoss
7 40 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
8 36 (3.90%) CMS
8 36 (3.90%) IIS
9 34 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (2.60%) SharePoint
11 21 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 21 (2.27%) Apache Solr
12 19 (2.06%) NServiceBus
13 14 (1.52%) WordPress
13 14 (1.52%) SAP Portal
13 14 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
14 11 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
14 11 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 51 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.87%) MS Office
4 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.54%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 68 (7.36%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
3 30 (3.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.79%) SaaS
2 30 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.19%) Force.com
4 9 (0.97%) IaaS
5 6 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
5 6 (0.65%) PaaS
6 5 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.57%) HTTP
2 31 (3.35%) SSL
3 22 (2.38%) Firewall
4 19 (2.06%) LDAP
5 16 (1.73%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.41%) Internet
7 10 (1.08%) SAN
8 9 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.87%) DNS
10 7 (0.76%) WAN
11 6 (0.65%) FTP
12 5 (0.54%) Network Security
12 5 (0.54%) DHCP
12 5 (0.54%) LAN
12 5 (0.54%) VPN
13 4 (0.43%) MPLS
14 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.32%) NAS
15 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 55 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 52 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 52 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 45 (4.87%) Oracle ODI
6 44 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 44 (4.76%) MySQL
7 42 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (3.46%) RDBMS
9 28 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 23 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.06%) RavenDB
12 18 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (1.62%) DB2
14 15 (1.62%) Redis
15 11 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 106 (11.47%) Git (software)
2 101 (10.93%) Subversion
3 55 (5.95%) Selenium
3 55 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (5.41%) Ant
5 41 (4.44%) Maven
6 37 (4.00%) Hudson
7 36 (3.90%) Visual Studio
8 34 (3.68%) Jenkins
9 29 (3.14%) NCrunch
10 24 (2.60%) JIRA
11 20 (2.16%) Mockito
12 18 (1.95%) ReSharper
13 17 (1.84%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.84%) NUnit
14 15 (1.62%) Toad
15 14 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (1.52%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
17 8 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 216 (23.38%) Finance
2 101 (10.93%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.44%) Retail
4 24 (2.60%) Marketing
5 22 (2.38%) Banking
6 15 (1.62%) Advertising
7 13 (1.41%) Billing
8 10 (1.08%) Publishing
8 10 (1.08%) Legal
9 9 (0.97%) French Language
10 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.76%) Law
11 4 (0.43%) Games
12 3 (0.32%) Military
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) German Language
13 2 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 354 (38.31%) Developer
2 239 (25.87%) Architect
3 132 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 116 (12.55%) Solutions Architect
5 91 (9.85%) Analyst
6 76 (8.23%) Java Developer
7 65 (7.03%) .NET Developer
8 62 (6.71%) Consultant
9 50 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 49 (5.30%) Business Analyst
10 49 (5.30%) Software Engineer
11 40 (4.33%) Oracle Developer
12 38 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
14 31 (3.35%) Programmer
15 29 (3.14%) Technical Architect
16 26 (2.81%) Applications Developer
17 25 (2.71%) Analyst Programmer
17 25 (2.71%) Web Developer
18 24 (2.60%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (30.19%) .NET
2 244 (26.41%) Web Services
3 212 (22.94%) XML
4 197 (21.32%) HTML
5 157 (16.99%) CSS
6 150 (16.23%) ASP.NET
7 126 (13.64%) Spring
8 119 (12.88%) SOAP
9 115 (12.45%) jQuery
10 104 (11.26%) J2EE
11 102 (11.04%) Middleware
12 98 (10.61%) WCF
13 97 (10.50%) JSON
14 94 (10.17%) .NET Framework
15 86 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 81 (8.77%) REST
17 80 (8.66%) Java EE
18 69 (7.47%) RESTful
19 63 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
20 57 (6.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 90 (9.74%) Enterprise Software
3 81 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 39 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 37 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.68%) User Experience
8 32 (3.46%) Data Structures
8 32 (3.46%) Data Integration
9 26 (2.81%) Clustering
9 26 (2.81%) Open Source
10 19 (2.06%) iPad
11 18 (1.95%) Blog
12 17 (1.84%) Social Media
13 16 (1.73%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.62%) CESG
14 15 (1.62%) RMADS
14 15 (1.62%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.52%) DataPower
15 14 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 153 (16.56%) Windows
2 124 (13.42%) Linux
3 117 (12.66%) UNIX
4 36 (3.90%) AIX
5 29 (3.14%) Solaris
6 27 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 25 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.38%) Android
9 15 (1.62%) CentOS
9 15 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.52%) Windows Phone
11 12 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (1.19%) HPUX
13 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.65%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.32%) zOS
16 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (23.48%) Scrum
3 165 (17.86%) TDD
4 134 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (14.29%) MVC
6 118 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 91 (9.85%) UML
8 88 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 80 (8.66%) OO
9 80 (8.66%) TOGAF
10 72 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 72 (7.79%) Mentoring
11 64 (6.93%) ERP
12 62 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 59 (6.39%) CRM
15 54 (5.84%) Project Management
15 54 (5.84%) Waterfall
16 48 (5.19%) ITIL
17 46 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 356 (38.53%) Java
2 272 (29.44%) SQL
3 239 (25.87%) C#
4 210 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 55 (5.95%) C++
5 55 (5.95%) PL/SQL
6 48 (5.19%) Python
7 33 (3.57%) C
8 31 (3.35%) T-SQL
9 28 (3.03%) Jython
10 18 (1.95%) XPath
11 17 (1.84%) VB
12 16 (1.73%) Perl
12 16 (1.73%) PHP
12 16 (1.73%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.08%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.97%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.97%) NATURAL
15 9 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 136 (14.72%) Degree
2 43 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.27%) VCP4
6 15 (1.62%) CISSP
7 9 (0.97%) ISEB
8 7 (0.76%) MCSE
9 5 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.32%) CISM
11 3 (0.32%) MCAD
11 3 (0.32%) MCITP
11 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.22%) CCNA
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.79%) QA
2 16 (1.73%) COBIT
3 13 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) GPG13
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.84%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.52%) vSphere
4 12 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.76%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.54%) Docker
8 3 (0.32%) vCloud
8 3 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.95%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.54%) Control-M
6 5 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.54%) Puppet
7 4 (0.43%) SCCM
7 4 (0.43%) SCOM
8 3 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.32%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.22%) AppManager
9 2 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.22%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.11%) collectd
10 1 (0.11%) StatsD
10 1 (0.11%) Ansible
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 313 (33.87%) Oracle
2 127 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 99 (10.71%) IBM
4 62 (6.71%) SAP
5 32 (3.46%) VMware
6 27 (2.92%) Sun
7 24 (2.60%) HP
7 24 (2.60%) Informatica
8 21 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 21 (2.27%) hybris
9 20 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.62%) Google
11 15 (1.62%) Red Gate
12 14 (1.52%) Xamarin
12 14 (1.52%) Siebel
13 13 (1.41%) iRise
14 11 (1.19%) Adobe
15 10 (1.08%) EMC
15 10 (1.08%) webMethods
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + benefits
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West Sussex
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Salary: Attractive Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hampshire Hospitals
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 20 days ago