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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 155 115 146
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +31
Permanent jobs citing SOA 380 567 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 2.43% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 3.03% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 314 454 364
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
17351 18688 17056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.79% 80.15% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13903 14871 13957
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 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -1 133 £57,500 -9.80% 13
Surrey -81 51 £46,250 -2.63% 5
Hampshire -42 44 £51,250 +13.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +3 39 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Kent +6 31 £65,000 +46.89% 2
West Sussex -35 25 £55,000 -8.33% 3
East Sussex +38 22 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +8 17 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Sussex +7 10 £57,500 -17.85%
Middlesex +12 3 £55,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 405 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (37.48%) Java
3 286 (34.58%) Web Services
4 273 (33.01%) .NET
5 269 (32.53%) Oracle
6 242 (29.26%) Finance
7 240 (29.02%) C#
8 234 (28.30%) HTML
9 229 (27.69%) JavaScript
10 223 (26.96%) Scrum
11 222 (26.84%) SQL Server
12 220 (26.60%) SQL
13 214 (25.88%) XML
14 187 (22.61%) CSS
15 157 (18.98%) Windows
16 132 (15.96%) REST
17 128 (15.48%) Microsoft
18 126 (15.24%) Degree
19 124 (14.99%) SDLC
20 122 (14.75%) TDD
20 122 (14.75%) SOAP
21 116 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
22 115 (13.91%) jQuery
23 110 (13.30%) Spring
24 109 (13.18%) Linux
24 109 (13.18%) Computer Science
24 109 (13.18%) HTML5
25 106 (12.82%) ASP.NET
26 103 (12.45%) Software Engineering
26 103 (12.45%) Middleware

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 95 (11.49%) WebSphere
2 89 (10.76%) WebLogic
3 59 (7.13%) JBoss
4 46 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 41 (4.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 39 (4.72%) IIS
7 31 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (3.63%) NServiceBus
9 28 (3.39%) Apache
9 28 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (2.78%) SharePoint
11 20 (2.42%) CMS
12 19 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (1.81%) SAP Portal
14 13 (1.57%) Apache Solr
15 12 (1.45%) Apache Pig
15 12 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
16 10 (1.21%) Mule
16 10 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 64 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.21%) MS Office
4 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (3.99%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
6 7 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.85%) Oracle AGIS
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (7.13%) SaaS
3 39 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.21%) Force.com
6 9 (1.09%) PaaS
7 8 (0.97%) IaaS
8 6 (0.73%) GitHub
9 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.02%) DNS
2 22 (2.66%) HTTP
3 19 (2.30%) SSL
4 17 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.93%) SAN
6 13 (1.57%) NAS
7 12 (1.45%) Firewall
8 10 (1.21%) DHCP
9 8 (0.97%) Internet
10 7 (0.85%) PPP
11 5 (0.60%) WAN
12 4 (0.48%) LDAP
13 3 (0.36%) LAN
13 3 (0.36%) PBX
13 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.24%) FTP
14 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.24%) DMZ
14 2 (0.24%) WEP
14 2 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (26.84%) SQL Server
2 94 (11.37%) Oracle Database
3 57 (6.89%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.77%) NoSQL
5 53 (6.41%) Big Data
6 43 (5.20%) Oracle ODI
6 43 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (4.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 39 (4.72%) Hadoop
8 39 (4.72%) MongoDB
9 37 (4.47%) MySQL
10 34 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (3.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 30 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 30 (3.63%) Redis
12 30 (3.63%) RDBMS
13 27 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (2.30%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 99 (11.97%) Subversion
2 97 (11.73%) Git (software)
3 86 (10.40%) Selenium
4 48 (5.80%) Ant
5 47 (5.68%) Maven
6 43 (5.20%) Jenkins
7 39 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 39 (4.72%) Hudson
8 38 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (4.35%) JUnit
10 35 (4.23%) JIRA
11 31 (3.75%) SoapUI
12 18 (2.18%) ReSharper
13 17 (2.06%) Fiddler
14 16 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.93%) LoadUI
15 15 (1.81%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.81%) TeamCity
16 13 (1.57%) NCrunch
General
1 242 (29.26%) Finance
2 57 (6.89%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.84%) Retail
4 28 (3.39%) Banking
5 20 (2.42%) Legal
6 17 (2.06%) Marketing
7 15 (1.81%) Law
8 14 (1.69%) Billing
9 12 (1.45%) Publishing
10 11 (1.33%) Advertising
11 9 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.09%) Local Government
12 7 (0.85%) Games
12 7 (0.85%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.60%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) German Language
14 4 (0.48%) Military
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 337 (40.75%) Developer
2 220 (26.60%) Architect
3 127 (15.36%) Senior Developer
4 106 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 85 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
6 52 (6.29%) Software Engineer
6 52 (6.29%) .NET Developer
7 46 (5.56%) Analyst
8 43 (5.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 36 (4.35%) Consultant
9 36 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 34 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
11 31 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
12 28 (3.39%) Team Leader
13 26 (3.14%) Technical Architect
14 24 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
15 23 (2.78%) Software Developer
15 23 (2.78%) Business Analyst
16 20 (2.42%) Project Manager
16 20 (2.42%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (34.58%) Web Services
2 273 (33.01%) .NET
3 234 (28.30%) HTML
4 214 (25.88%) XML
5 187 (22.61%) CSS
6 132 (15.96%) REST
7 122 (14.75%) SOAP
8 115 (13.91%) jQuery
9 110 (13.30%) Spring
10 109 (13.18%) HTML5
11 106 (12.82%) ASP.NET
12 103 (12.45%) Middleware
13 98 (11.85%) .NET Framework
14 85 (10.28%) JSON
15 81 (9.79%) WCF
16 68 (8.22%) J2EE
16 68 (8.22%) CSS3
17 62 (7.50%) AngularJS
18 53 (6.41%) Entity Framework
19 52 (6.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 88 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (8.34%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (5.44%) User Experience
5 40 (4.84%) Data Structures
6 39 (4.72%) Mobile App
7 36 (4.35%) Data Centre
8 35 (4.23%) N-Tier
9 33 (3.99%) Visualisation
10 30 (3.63%) Social Media
10 30 (3.63%) Clustering
11 26 (3.14%) Management Information System
12 25 (3.02%) Data Integration
13 24 (2.90%) Blog
14 19 (2.30%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.93%) Mainframe
16 11 (1.33%) DataPower
16 11 (1.33%) Semantic Web
17 9 (1.09%) Mathematics
17 9 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (18.98%) Windows
2 109 (13.18%) Linux
3 72 (8.71%) UNIX
4 28 (3.39%) Android
4 28 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.81%) CentOS
7 12 (1.45%) Solaris
8 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.21%) AIX
10 8 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.60%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.36%) HPUX
14 2 (0.24%) SUSE
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (26.96%) Scrum
3 124 (14.99%) SDLC
4 122 (14.75%) TDD
5 116 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (12.45%) Software Engineering
7 102 (12.33%) MVC
8 87 (10.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 80 (9.67%) Unit Testing
9 80 (9.67%) TOGAF
10 79 (9.55%) OO
11 69 (8.34%) Project Management
12 67 (8.10%) Mentoring
13 65 (7.86%) E-Commerce
14 62 (7.50%) Web Development
15 60 (7.26%) Open Source
16 56 (6.77%) UML
17 55 (6.65%) CRM
18 54 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
19 53 (6.41%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 310 (37.48%) Java
2 240 (29.02%) C#
3 229 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 220 (26.60%) SQL
5 51 (6.17%) C++
6 41 (4.96%) Python
7 40 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.51%) PHP
9 28 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 27 (3.26%) XPath
11 25 (3.02%) XQuery
12 23 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.42%) Ruby
14 18 (2.18%) VB
15 17 (2.06%) Jython
16 11 (1.33%) C
17 10 (1.21%) Apex Code
17 10 (1.21%) COBOL
18 9 (1.09%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (15.24%) Degree
2 37 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (1.33%) MCSE
7 10 (1.21%) MCITP
7 10 (1.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.85%) ISEB
10 6 (0.73%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.60%) PMP
11 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.24%) CITP
12 2 (0.24%) CISSP
12 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PhD
12 2 (0.24%) CCNA
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.98%) QA
2 20 (2.42%) COBIT
3 15 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.73%) GCP
6 5 (0.60%) DICOM
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (2.90%) Docker
2 16 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.57%) vSphere
5 11 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.33%) vCloud
6 10 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (1.21%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.73%) Xen
7 6 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (3.75%) Puppet
3 12 (1.45%) HAProxy
4 10 (1.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.73%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.73%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.48%) SCCM
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.36%) SCOM
10 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.24%) Control-M
10 2 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.12%) collectd
11 1 (0.12%) StatsD
11 1 (0.12%) Ansible
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 269 (32.53%) Oracle
2 128 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.53%) IBM
4 51 (6.17%) SAP
5 25 (3.02%) iRise
6 22 (2.66%) VMware
7 21 (2.54%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.06%) HP
10 15 (1.81%) Red Gate
10 15 (1.81%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.69%) Sun
11 14 (1.69%) Cisco
12 12 (1.45%) hybris
13 11 (1.33%) Google
13 11 (1.33%) MuleSoft
13 11 (1.33%) Juniper
14 10 (1.21%) Veritas
15 9 (1.09%) GigaSpaces
16 8 (0.97%) Twitter
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