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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 118 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 503 454 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.33% 2.14% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.72% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 397 351 370
Average salary £55,000 £58,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +17.00%
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
17208 16702 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.80% 78.57% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13313 13676 14903
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 +14 125 £50,000 -20.00% 7
Surrey -13 119 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Berkshire -5 108 £62,625 +11.33% 12
Oxfordshire +55 60 £57,500 -17.85% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 36 £52,500 -4.54%
West Sussex +4 22 £45,000 +16.12%
East Sussex -14 15 £57,500 +24.32%
Kent -18 13 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Home Counties +10 1 - -
Middlesex -10 1 £60,000 +37.14%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (38.60%) Java
3 370 (34.58%) Web Services
4 296 (27.66%) .NET
5 261 (24.39%) SQL
6 256 (23.93%) Oracle
7 245 (22.90%) XML
8 238 (22.24%) SQL Server
9 220 (20.56%) Finance
10 219 (20.47%) HTML
10 219 (20.47%) C#
11 218 (20.37%) JavaScript
12 193 (18.04%) Windows
13 180 (16.82%) CSS
13 180 (16.82%) Degree
14 177 (16.54%) MVC
15 174 (16.26%) ASP.NET
16 168 (15.70%) TDD
17 164 (15.33%) J2EE
18 151 (14.11%) SOAP
19 148 (13.83%) Scrum
20 144 (13.46%) UML
21 142 (13.27%) jQuery
22 130 (12.15%) WCF
22 130 (12.15%) Linux
22 130 (12.15%) Microsoft
23 126 (11.78%) Spring
24 121 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
25 115 (10.75%) Oracle Database
25 115 (10.75%) IIS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 115 (10.75%) IIS
2 88 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 87 (8.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 85 (7.94%) WebLogic
5 76 (7.10%) Apache
6 63 (5.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (5.51%) WebSphere
8 42 (3.93%) SharePoint
9 38 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (2.80%) NetWeaver
11 29 (2.71%) Apache Solr
11 29 (2.71%) WordPress
11 29 (2.71%) NServiceBus
12 26 (2.43%) SAP Portal
13 24 (2.24%) K2 blackpearl
14 18 (1.68%) SAS
15 16 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (1.40%) MQSeries
17 12 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.84%) MS Office
5 8 (0.75%) MS Project
6 6 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 46 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (4.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.37%) Compiere
8 3 (0.28%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle TCA
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (3.74%) SaaS
3 34 (3.18%) IBM Blueworks
4 9 (0.84%) IaaS
4 9 (0.84%) Force.com
5 7 (0.65%) PaaS
5 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.07%) Internet
2 59 (5.51%) HTTP
3 38 (3.55%) SSL
4 37 (3.46%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.15%) Firewall
6 14 (1.31%) SAN
7 11 (1.03%) LDAP
8 8 (0.75%) WAN
8 8 (0.75%) DNS
9 7 (0.65%) LAN
9 7 (0.65%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.56%) DMZ
11 5 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (0.37%) VPN
12 4 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.28%) SNMP
13 3 (0.28%) S/MIME
14 2 (0.19%) 3G
14 2 (0.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 115 (10.75%) Oracle Database
3 72 (6.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 65 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 62 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 62 (5.79%) Oracle ODI
6 58 (5.42%) MySQL
7 46 (4.30%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (3.46%) RDBMS
11 34 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (2.62%) RavenDB
13 27 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (1.96%) MongoDB
16 18 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
17 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (1.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 89 (8.32%) Git (software)
2 85 (7.94%) Subversion
3 63 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (5.14%) Selenium
5 44 (4.11%) Visual Studio
6 37 (3.46%) Ant
7 32 (2.99%) ReSharper
8 31 (2.90%) Jasmine
9 30 (2.80%) TeamCity
10 29 (2.71%) NCrunch
11 23 (2.15%) Maven
12 22 (2.06%) NUnit
13 20 (1.87%) Mockito
14 17 (1.59%) JIRA
15 15 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (1.21%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (1.03%) Jenkins
18 10 (0.93%) JUnit
18 10 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 220 (20.56%) Finance
2 79 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 50 (4.67%) Law
4 36 (3.36%) Retail
5 33 (3.08%) Banking
6 26 (2.43%) Legal
7 16 (1.50%) Back Office
7 16 (1.50%) Marketing
8 14 (1.31%) Advertising
9 9 (0.84%) Billing
10 8 (0.75%) Electronics
10 8 (0.75%) Games
11 7 (0.65%) French Language
11 7 (0.65%) German Language
11 7 (0.65%) Local Government
11 7 (0.65%) Publishing
12 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 362 (33.83%) Developer
2 265 (24.77%) Architect
3 126 (11.78%) Solutions Architect
4 110 (10.28%) Consultant
5 109 (10.19%) Analyst
6 98 (9.16%) Java Developer
7 97 (9.07%) .NET Developer
8 92 (8.60%) Senior Developer
9 61 (5.70%) C# Developer
10 54 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 52 (4.86%) Programmer
12 51 (4.77%) Technical Architect
13 44 (4.11%) Business Analyst
14 42 (3.93%) Software Engineer
15 30 (2.80%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (2.71%) SAP Consultant
17 28 (2.62%) Security Advisor
17 28 (2.62%) SOA Architect
17 28 (2.62%) Security Architect
17 28 (2.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (34.58%) Web Services
2 296 (27.66%) .NET
3 245 (22.90%) XML
4 219 (20.47%) HTML
5 180 (16.82%) CSS
6 174 (16.26%) ASP.NET
7 164 (15.33%) J2EE
8 151 (14.11%) SOAP
9 142 (13.27%) jQuery
10 130 (12.15%) WCF
11 126 (11.78%) Spring
12 121 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 96 (8.97%) .NET Framework
14 94 (8.79%) Middleware
15 78 (7.29%) REST
16 70 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 70 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 64 (5.98%) JSON
18 63 (5.89%) Java EE
19 61 (5.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (5.51%) RMADS
4 55 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 52 (4.86%) Mobile App
6 50 (4.67%) Data Integration
7 42 (3.93%) User Experience
8 41 (3.83%) Management Information System
9 39 (3.64%) Client/Server
10 36 (3.36%) CESG
11 32 (2.99%) Taxonomies
12 22 (2.06%) N-Tier
13 21 (1.96%) iPad
14 20 (1.87%) RIA
15 17 (1.59%) Credit Risk
16 16 (1.50%) Clustering
17 14 (1.31%) Open Source
17 14 (1.31%) Data Structures
18 13 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
18 13 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 193 (18.04%) Windows
2 130 (12.15%) Linux
3 95 (8.88%) UNIX
4 56 (5.23%) Android
5 50 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (3.18%) AIX
8 32 (2.99%) CentOS
9 28 (2.62%) Windows Phone
10 26 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (2.24%) Solaris
12 18 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.12%) Windows 7
14 11 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.93%) HPUX
16 8 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.56%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (16.54%) MVC
3 168 (15.70%) TDD
4 148 (13.83%) Scrum
5 144 (13.46%) UML
6 103 (9.63%) Software Engineering
7 92 (8.60%) E-Commerce
8 86 (8.04%) Unit Testing
9 82 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (7.38%) OO
10 79 (7.38%) TOGAF
11 70 (6.54%) Risk Management
12 68 (6.36%) Mentoring
13 67 (6.26%) Business Transformation
14 66 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
15 64 (5.98%) CRM
16 63 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 54 (5.05%) Risk Analysis
18 53 (4.95%) Workflow
19 50 (4.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (38.60%) Java
2 261 (24.39%) SQL
3 219 (20.47%) C#
4 218 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 69 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 39 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 32 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 31 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 21 (1.96%) PHP
10 18 (1.68%) C++
11 17 (1.59%) C
12 11 (1.03%) Python
13 10 (0.93%) ABAP
13 10 (0.93%) Groovy
14 9 (0.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 9 (0.84%) VB
14 9 (0.84%) NATURAL
15 6 (0.56%) Jython
15 6 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 180 (16.82%) Degree
2 112 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 59 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.74%) CISSP
5 28 (2.62%) CISM
6 16 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.40%) ISEB
8 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.03%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.93%) OCP
10 10 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.37%) MCSE
13 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.19%) CCNA
14 2 (0.19%) MBA
14 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (3.83%) JSP 440
3 26 (2.43%) QA
4 8 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.56%) SLA
5 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.28%) HL7
6 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.31%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.75%) vSphere
6 4 (0.37%) RHEV
6 4 (0.37%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.093%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.093%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.80%) Tivoli
2 21 (1.96%) SCOM
3 20 (1.87%) Data Guard
4 16 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
5 12 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.47%) NSN NetAct
9 4 (0.37%) Puppet
10 3 (0.28%) Netcool
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.093%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.093%) SCCM
12 1 (0.093%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.093%) Control-M
12 1 (0.093%) AppManager
12 1 (0.093%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 256 (23.93%) Oracle
2 130 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 80 (7.48%) IBM
4 78 (7.29%) SAP
5 56 (5.23%) webMethods
6 48 (4.49%) JBoss
7 41 (3.83%) Google
8 31 (2.90%) Siebel
8 31 (2.90%) VMware
9 29 (2.71%) Red Gate
10 28 (2.62%) Xamarin
11 24 (2.24%) Sun
12 23 (2.15%) Telerik
13 21 (1.96%) Pega
13 21 (1.96%) Informatica
14 20 (1.87%) EMC
14 20 (1.87%) hybris
15 19 (1.78%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.59%) HP
17 15 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellet Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £59000 - £69000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 54,000 - 71,500 + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitve salary with an excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago