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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 162 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 365 556 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 2.50% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 3.08% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 291 433 354
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +5 131 £57,500 -11.53% 5
Hampshire -52 61 £49,375 +3.94% 8
Surrey -61 56 £47,500 - 6
West Sussex -18 27 £57,500 +17.94% 3
Oxfordshire -25 27 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Kent +12 23 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -29 19 £62,500 +16.27% 1
East Sussex +19 11 £42,500 -2.29%
Middlesex +2 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Thames Valley - 4 £90,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 382 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (40.03%) Web Services
3 288 (38.81%) Java
4 248 (33.42%) .NET
5 215 (28.98%) XML
6 210 (28.30%) Oracle
7 204 (27.49%) C#
8 202 (27.22%) SQL Server
8 202 (27.22%) Scrum
9 196 (26.42%) JavaScript
10 193 (26.01%) HTML
11 192 (25.88%) Finance
12 174 (23.45%) SQL
13 156 (21.02%) CSS
14 145 (19.54%) REST
15 130 (17.52%) Windows
16 127 (17.12%) Microsoft
17 123 (16.58%) Degree
18 119 (16.04%) Middleware
19 118 (15.90%) jQuery
20 114 (15.36%) SOAP
21 112 (15.09%) SDLC
22 110 (14.82%) Computer Science
23 102 (13.75%) MVC
24 101 (13.61%) Linux
24 101 (13.61%) TDD
25 100 (13.48%) HTML5
26 98 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
27 97 (13.07%) Unit Testing
27 97 (13.07%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (12.53%) WebLogic
2 62 (8.36%) JBoss
3 59 (7.95%) WebSphere
4 39 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 37 (4.99%) Apache
6 36 (4.85%) IIS
7 33 (4.45%) Tomcat
8 29 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
9 24 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 22 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (2.96%) NServiceBus
11 20 (2.70%) Node.js
11 20 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (2.29%) Mule
12 17 (2.29%) Mule ESB
13 13 (1.75%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.62%) CMS
15 11 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
15 11 (1.48%) Apache Pig
16 10 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 65 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.08%) MS Office
4 4 (0.54%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (4.04%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.94%) Oracle AGIS
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (6.33%) SaaS
3 33 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.62%) PaaS
6 6 (0.81%) GitHub
7 5 (0.67%) IaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.56%) DNS
2 17 (2.29%) HTTP
3 15 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.75%) SAN
4 13 (1.75%) NAS
5 12 (1.62%) PPP
6 11 (1.48%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.21%) Firewall
8 8 (1.08%) SSL
9 7 (0.94%) WAN
9 7 (0.94%) DHCP
9 7 (0.94%) Internet
10 6 (0.81%) PBX
11 5 (0.67%) LAN
12 4 (0.54%) DMZ
13 2 (0.27%) VPN
13 2 (0.27%) WEP
13 2 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 88 (11.86%) Oracle Database
3 62 (8.36%) Big Data
4 49 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 40 (5.39%) Hadoop
6 39 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 31 (4.18%) Redis
9 30 (4.04%) MySQL
10 29 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (3.50%) MongoDB
12 26 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 25 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (3.10%) Oracle ODI
15 22 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
15 22 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 86 (11.59%) Subversion
1 86 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 80 (10.78%) Selenium
3 59 (7.95%) Hudson
4 57 (7.68%) JUnit
5 44 (5.93%) Maven
6 41 (5.53%) Jenkins
7 33 (4.45%) Ant
8 32 (4.31%) JIRA
9 29 (3.91%) SoapUI
10 28 (3.77%) Visual Studio
11 18 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.43%) LoadUI
12 17 (2.29%) Fiddler
13 16 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (2.02%) Mockito
15 13 (1.75%) WebDriver
16 11 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (1.48%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 192 (25.88%) Finance
2 27 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.23%) Retail
4 22 (2.96%) Legal
5 21 (2.83%) Banking
6 19 (2.56%) Law
7 14 (1.89%) Publishing
8 10 (1.35%) Billing
8 10 (1.35%) Marketing
9 8 (1.08%) Local Government
9 8 (1.08%) Games
9 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.08%) Advertising
10 7 (0.94%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.40%) Military
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 313 (42.18%) Developer
2 168 (22.64%) Architect
3 114 (15.36%) Java Developer
4 103 (13.88%) Senior Developer
5 70 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (6.60%) Software Engineer
7 39 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 35 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 33 (4.45%) Analyst
10 31 (4.18%) Technical Manager
11 30 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 30 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
12 29 (3.91%) Technical Project Manager
13 27 (3.64%) Software Developer
13 27 (3.64%) Consultant
14 26 (3.50%) Senior Manager
14 26 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (3.50%) Build Manager
15 25 (3.37%) Data Architect
16 24 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (40.03%) Web Services
2 248 (33.42%) .NET
3 215 (28.98%) XML
4 193 (26.01%) HTML
5 156 (21.02%) CSS
6 145 (19.54%) REST
7 119 (16.04%) Middleware
8 118 (15.90%) jQuery
9 114 (15.36%) SOAP
10 100 (13.48%) HTML5
11 97 (13.07%) ASP.NET
12 83 (11.19%) Spring
13 81 (10.92%) .NET Framework
14 77 (10.38%) J2EE
15 67 (9.03%) WCF
16 65 (8.76%) CSS3
17 63 (8.49%) JSON
18 62 (8.36%) AngularJS
19 57 (7.68%) Java EE
20 44 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.82%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 30 (4.04%) User Experience
6 28 (3.77%) N-Tier
7 24 (3.23%) Data Integration
7 24 (3.23%) Social Media
8 23 (3.10%) Data Structures
8 23 (3.10%) Visualisation
8 23 (3.10%) Clustering
8 23 (3.10%) Blog
9 18 (2.43%) Semantic Web
10 17 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.29%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.89%) PMI
12 12 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.35%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.21%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 130 (17.52%) Windows
2 101 (13.61%) Linux
3 66 (8.89%) UNIX
4 32 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 31 (4.18%) Android
6 16 (2.16%) CentOS
7 13 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.21%) Solaris
8 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.67%) SUSE
12 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (27.22%) Scrum
3 112 (15.09%) SDLC
4 102 (13.75%) MVC
5 101 (13.61%) TDD
6 98 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (13.07%) Unit Testing
8 90 (12.13%) Software Engineering
9 89 (11.99%) OO
10 78 (10.51%) TOGAF
11 75 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 71 (9.57%) E-Commerce
13 68 (9.16%) Project Management
14 65 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (8.76%) Mentoring
15 61 (8.22%) DevOps
16 60 (8.09%) Web Development
17 53 (7.14%) Data Modelling
18 52 (7.01%) UML
19 49 (6.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 288 (38.81%) Java
2 204 (27.49%) C#
3 196 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 174 (23.45%) SQL
5 47 (6.33%) Python
6 41 (5.53%) T-SQL
7 38 (5.12%) C++
8 27 (3.64%) PHP
8 27 (3.64%) Jython
8 27 (3.64%) XPath
9 25 (3.37%) XQuery
10 22 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.70%) Ruby
13 15 (2.02%) VB
14 14 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.21%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.21%) Perl
16 8 (1.08%) COBOL
17 7 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 123 (16.58%) Degree
2 38 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.29%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.35%) Sun Certification
7 9 (1.21%) Postgraduate
8 8 (1.08%) MCSE
8 8 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.94%) MCITP
9 7 (0.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.81%) ISEB
11 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.67%) CITP
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.40%) PMP
14 2 (0.27%) CISSP
14 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.33%) QA
2 17 (2.29%) COBIT
3 12 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.81%) GCP
4 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.67%) SLA
6 3 (0.40%) DICOM
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (2.96%) Docker
2 12 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.08%) vCloud
5 7 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (0.94%) vSphere
5 7 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.81%) Xen
6 6 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (4.99%) Puppet
3 15 (2.02%) HAProxy
4 7 (0.94%) Ansible
4 7 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (0.94%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.81%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.54%) SCCM
8 3 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 210 (28.30%) Oracle
2 127 (17.12%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.28%) SAP
4 33 (4.45%) IBM
5 18 (2.43%) hybris
6 16 (2.16%) Cisco
7 15 (2.02%) Sun
7 15 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.89%) iRise
8 14 (1.89%) VMware
9 12 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.48%) Red Gate
11 10 (1.35%) Google
11 10 (1.35%) HP
12 9 (1.21%) webMethods
12 9 (1.21%) GigaSpaces
12 9 (1.21%) Twitter
13 8 (1.08%) Juniper
13 8 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (0.94%) Siebel
Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £77000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gatwick
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
HP
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago