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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 147 154 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 414 439 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 2.05% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.42% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 335 328 417
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
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
16565 18124 19672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.48% 84.47% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13942 14330 15613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +17 162 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Hampshire +36 86 £45,000 -28.00% 11
Surrey -14 68 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Buckinghamshire +38 39 £52,500 -4.54% 1
West Sussex -30 23 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Sussex +20 21 £40,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -17 10 £46,250 -15.90% 7
Kent -26 5 £85,000 +34.49%
Middlesex - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 466 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (39.20%) Java
3 283 (34.14%) Oracle
4 277 (33.41%) Web Services
5 261 (31.48%) SQL
6 256 (30.88%) SQL Server
7 254 (30.64%) .NET
8 241 (29.07%) Finance
9 239 (28.83%) XML
10 233 (28.11%) JavaScript
11 186 (22.44%) C#
12 184 (22.20%) Middleware
13 175 (21.11%) HTML
14 170 (20.51%) MVC
15 167 (20.14%) Degree
16 162 (19.54%) Computer Science
17 153 (18.46%) ASP.NET
18 138 (16.65%) Waterfall
19 135 (16.28%) SOAP
20 134 (16.16%) TDD
21 132 (15.92%) CSS
22 131 (15.80%) SDLC
23 129 (15.56%) jQuery
23 129 (15.56%) Software Engineering
24 128 (15.44%) Microsoft
25 124 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
26 123 (14.84%) Scrum
27 120 (14.48%) UML
28 108 (13.03%) ITIL
29 107 (12.91%) Oracle Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 74 (8.93%) WebSphere
2 48 (5.79%) Apache
3 41 (4.95%) IIS
4 33 (3.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 33 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 31 (3.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 29 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.77%) JBoss
8 20 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 18 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.81%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (1.69%) Node.js
11 14 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.57%) CICS
12 13 (1.57%) Confluence
13 10 (1.21%) CMS
13 10 (1.21%) nginx
14 7 (0.84%) Mule
14 7 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.57%) MS Office
3 7 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
5 10 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (1.21%) TIBCO iProcess
6 9 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.84%) VisionPLUS
8 3 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Magento
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.24%) Radian6
9 2 (0.24%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.76%) SaaS
2 35 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.02%) PaaS
4 24 (2.90%) IaaS
5 13 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.09%) Force.com
7 8 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.72%) GitHub
9 5 (0.60%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.74%) SAN
2 26 (3.14%) LAN
3 25 (3.02%) SSL
4 19 (2.29%) Internet
5 17 (2.05%) S/MIME
6 15 (1.81%) WAN
7 14 (1.69%) NAS
8 13 (1.57%) Firewall
8 13 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.45%) HTTP
9 12 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.45%) WLAN
10 11 (1.33%) ATM
10 11 (1.33%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.21%) IPv4
11 10 (1.21%) PBX
12 7 (0.84%) LDAP
13 6 (0.72%) Network Security
14 4 (0.48%) DNS
14 4 (0.48%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 107 (12.91%) Oracle Database
3 80 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 60 (7.24%) RDBMS
5 48 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (5.55%) DB2
7 41 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 36 (4.34%) Big Data
9 35 (4.22%) MongoDB
10 33 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (3.86%) NoSQL
12 24 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
12 24 (2.90%) QlikView
13 23 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
13 23 (2.77%) MySQL
13 23 (2.77%) Oracle Discoverer
14 22 (2.65%) GIS
14 22 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
15 21 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 67 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 58 (7.00%) Subversion
4 56 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (6.63%) JIRA
6 53 (6.39%) JUnit
7 46 (5.55%) Git (software)
8 43 (5.19%) Selenium
9 38 (4.58%) NUnit
10 26 (3.14%) Artifactory
11 24 (2.90%) Maven
12 19 (2.29%) Eclipse
13 17 (2.05%) Toad
14 16 (1.93%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 12 (1.45%) IntelliJ
15 12 (1.45%) JProfiler
16 11 (1.33%) Bugzilla
17 10 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
17 10 (1.21%) Trac
General
1 241 (29.07%) Finance
2 53 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 35 (4.22%) Retail
4 28 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.26%) Marketing
6 25 (3.02%) Banking
7 16 (1.93%) Billing
8 13 (1.57%) Electronics
9 12 (1.45%) Legal
9 12 (1.45%) Publishing
10 10 (1.21%) Advertising
11 8 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.72%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.72%) Games
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 287 (34.62%) Developer
2 170 (20.51%) Architect
3 114 (13.75%) Java Developer
4 101 (12.18%) Analyst
5 92 (11.10%) Senior Developer
6 85 (10.25%) .NET Developer
7 78 (9.41%) C# Developer
8 56 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
9 52 (6.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 50 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (5.79%) Applications Support
12 40 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (3.62%) Software Engineer
14 29 (3.50%) DBA
14 29 (3.50%) Technical Architect
15 28 (3.38%) Business Analyst
15 28 (3.38%) Oracle DBA
16 27 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 26 (3.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (33.41%) Web Services
2 254 (30.64%) .NET
3 239 (28.83%) XML
4 184 (22.20%) Middleware
5 175 (21.11%) HTML
6 153 (18.46%) ASP.NET
7 135 (16.28%) SOAP
8 132 (15.92%) CSS
9 129 (15.56%) jQuery
10 124 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 95 (11.46%) Spring
12 94 (11.34%) J2EE
13 92 (11.10%) .NET Framework
14 91 (10.98%) AngularJS
15 88 (10.62%) HTML5
16 81 (9.77%) REST
17 69 (8.32%) WCF
18 67 (8.08%) JSON
18 67 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 65 (7.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (19.54%) Computer Science
2 82 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
3 62 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.27%) Management Information System
5 49 (5.91%) Client/Server
6 43 (5.19%) Data Integration
7 34 (4.10%) Mainframe
8 30 (3.62%) Data Centre
9 21 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 20 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (2.41%) Visualisation
11 19 (2.29%) N-Tier
12 18 (2.17%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.69%) Clustering
14 13 (1.57%) PMI
15 12 (1.45%) Private Cloud
16 11 (1.33%) CMDB
16 11 (1.33%) Social Media
17 10 (1.21%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (12.67%) Windows
2 82 (9.89%) Linux
3 69 (8.32%) Unix
4 33 (3.98%) Solaris
5 19 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.69%) Android
8 10 (1.21%) SUSE
8 10 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.72%) zOS
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (20.51%) MVC
3 138 (16.65%) Waterfall
4 134 (16.16%) TDD
5 131 (15.80%) SDLC
6 129 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 123 (14.84%) Scrum
8 120 (14.48%) UML
9 108 (13.03%) ITIL
10 93 (11.22%) ETL
11 88 (10.62%) Project Management
12 83 (10.01%) Mentoring
13 77 (9.29%) E-Commerce
14 73 (8.81%) OO
15 66 (7.96%) TOGAF
16 64 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (7.24%) Automated Testing
18 60 (7.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 325 (39.20%) Java
2 261 (31.48%) SQL
3 233 (28.11%) JavaScript
4 186 (22.44%) C#
5 51 (6.15%) XPath
6 47 (5.67%) PL/SQL
7 44 (5.31%) C
8 42 (5.07%) C++
9 37 (4.46%) T-SQL
10 25 (3.02%) PHP
11 23 (2.77%) VB
12 19 (2.29%) COBOL
13 18 (2.17%) Python
14 14 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.33%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.33%) SOQL
16 11 (1.33%) SOSL
17 10 (1.21%) TypeScript
18 9 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 167 (20.14%) Degree
2 75 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 67 (8.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (2.05%) CITP
5 13 (1.57%) MBA
5 13 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.21%) ISEB
8 6 (0.72%) MCITP
8 6 (0.72%) MCSA
8 6 (0.72%) MCSD
8 6 (0.72%) MCSE
9 4 (0.48%) MCDBA
9 4 (0.48%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.36%) APMG
10 3 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.36%) PMP
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.69%) QA
2 17 (2.05%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.05%) SLA
3 11 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.60%) COBIT
7 4 (0.48%) COSO
7 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.48%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.24%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.33%) Docker
4 11 (1.33%) KVM
5 10 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.97%) HDFS
7 7 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.48%) vSphere
9 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.36%) vCloud
9 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.12%) oVirt
10 1 (0.12%) Postfix
10 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 17 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (1.21%) TIBCO Hawk
3 9 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.97%) Ambari
4 8 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (0.97%) Kibana
5 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.60%) Puppet
6 4 (0.48%) SCOM
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.36%) vRealize
8 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) MOM
8 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 283 (34.14%) Oracle
2 128 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 56 (6.76%) IBM
4 35 (4.22%) Informatica
5 29 (3.50%) VMware
6 28 (3.38%) hybris
6 28 (3.38%) Sun
7 25 (3.02%) Cisco
8 23 (2.77%) SAP
9 19 (2.29%) HP
9 19 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (2.05%) Hyperion
12 16 (1.93%) MuleSoft
13 15 (1.81%) Citrix
13 15 (1.81%) Sitecore
13 15 (1.81%) TIBCO
14 14 (1.69%) CheckPoint
15 13 (1.57%) Casewise
16 12 (1.45%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CBS butler
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £82000 per annum + Comprehensive Package + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £44,000 to £46,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package (Including Car al
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Appnovation
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Global Travel Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Global Travel Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago