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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 143 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 439 549 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.05% 2.32% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.90% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 325 419 390
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +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
17452 18919 17651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.41% 79.94% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13809 14984 14314
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +25 159 £60,000 - 6
Surrey -52 81 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Hampshire -27 64 £62,500 +25.00% 2
West Sussex +17 42 £50,000 -33.33% 8
Oxfordshire +6 27 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Kent -2 24 £38,782 -13.81% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 20 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Sussex -14 17 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Sussex - 4 £57,500 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 424 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (39.82%) Java
3 304 (34.20%) Oracle
4 302 (33.97%) .NET
5 277 (31.16%) C#
5 277 (31.16%) Web Services
6 275 (30.93%) SQL
7 240 (27.00%) Scrum
8 232 (26.10%) JavaScript
8 232 (26.10%) SQL Server
9 231 (25.98%) Finance
10 223 (25.08%) HTML
11 197 (22.16%) XML
12 175 (19.69%) TDD
13 170 (19.12%) CSS
14 157 (17.66%) Windows
15 149 (16.76%) Microsoft
16 146 (16.42%) Degree
17 133 (14.96%) ASP.NET
18 130 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
19 128 (14.40%) Spring
20 125 (14.06%) Computer Science
21 124 (13.95%) Software Engineering
22 121 (13.61%) jQuery
23 118 (13.27%) REST
24 117 (13.16%) MVC
25 113 (12.71%) SOAP
26 110 (12.37%) .NET Framework
27 109 (12.26%) Linux
28 103 (11.59%) Git (software)

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 92 (10.35%) WebLogic
2 89 (10.01%) WebSphere
3 56 (6.30%) Tomcat
4 54 (6.07%) Oracle Service Bus
5 45 (5.06%) JBoss
6 42 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (4.27%) IIS
8 36 (4.05%) NServiceBus
9 32 (3.60%) Apache
10 31 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (3.26%) CMS
12 28 (3.15%) SharePoint
13 22 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
14 16 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (1.46%) SAP Portal
15 13 (1.46%) Apache Solr
16 12 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
17 11 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
17 11 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
18 10 (1.12%) Mule
Applications
1 64 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) MS Office
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (4.50%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (8.10%) SaaS
2 58 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.12%) Force.com
6 9 (1.01%) IaaS
7 8 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.81%) HTTP
2 23 (2.59%) SSL
3 17 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.91%) DNS
4 15 (1.69%) Firewall
4 15 (1.69%) SAN
5 12 (1.35%) LDAP
6 10 (1.12%) DHCP
6 10 (1.12%) NAS
7 7 (0.79%) PPP
8 6 (0.67%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.56%) WAN
9 5 (0.56%) Internet
10 4 (0.45%) VPN
10 4 (0.45%) FTP
10 4 (0.45%) LAN
11 2 (0.22%) IKE
11 2 (0.22%) MPLS
11 2 (0.22%) Network Security
11 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (26.10%) SQL Server
2 96 (10.80%) Oracle Database
3 68 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 63 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 53 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 45 (5.06%) Oracle ODI
7 42 (4.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 42 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 42 (4.72%) MySQL
8 40 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 40 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (2.81%) CouchDB
11 24 (2.70%) Redis
12 22 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (2.47%) RavenDB
12 22 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (2.25%) Big Data
14 19 (2.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 103 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 99 (11.14%) Subversion
3 80 (9.00%) Selenium
4 51 (5.74%) Maven
5 49 (5.51%) Ant
6 46 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (4.84%) Visual Studio
8 33 (3.71%) Hudson
8 33 (3.71%) Jenkins
9 30 (3.37%) JIRA
10 27 (3.04%) NCrunch
11 23 (2.59%) ReSharper
12 22 (2.47%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.25%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.02%) JUnit
15 16 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
16 15 (1.69%) Toad
16 15 (1.69%) SpecFlow
17 14 (1.57%) Mockito
18 13 (1.46%) WebDriver
General
1 231 (25.98%) Finance
2 91 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 42 (4.72%) Retail
4 26 (2.92%) Marketing
5 21 (2.36%) Billing
6 20 (2.25%) Banking
7 17 (1.91%) Advertising
8 15 (1.69%) Legal
9 13 (1.46%) Publishing
10 10 (1.12%) French Language
11 8 (0.90%) Local Government
12 6 (0.67%) Law
13 5 (0.56%) Games
13 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.34%) Military
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 358 (40.27%) Developer
2 225 (25.31%) Architect
3 136 (15.30%) Senior Developer
4 98 (11.02%) Solutions Architect
5 91 (10.24%) Java Developer
6 88 (9.90%) Analyst
7 66 (7.42%) .NET Developer
8 59 (6.64%) C# Developer
8 59 (6.64%) Software Engineer
9 55 (6.19%) Business Analyst
10 44 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 42 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
13 38 (4.27%) Consultant
14 27 (3.04%) Software Developer
14 27 (3.04%) Java Software Engineer
15 25 (2.81%) Technical Architect
16 23 (2.59%) DBA
16 23 (2.59%) Team Leader
16 23 (2.59%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (33.97%) .NET
2 277 (31.16%) Web Services
3 223 (25.08%) HTML
4 197 (22.16%) XML
5 170 (19.12%) CSS
6 133 (14.96%) ASP.NET
7 128 (14.40%) Spring
8 121 (13.61%) jQuery
9 118 (13.27%) REST
10 113 (12.71%) SOAP
11 110 (12.37%) .NET Framework
12 102 (11.47%) WCF
13 96 (10.80%) JSON
14 89 (10.01%) Middleware
15 84 (9.45%) J2EE
16 81 (9.11%) HTML5
17 73 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 73 (8.21%) Entity Framework
18 67 (7.54%) Java EE
19 60 (6.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 125 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 103 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
3 100 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (5.96%) User Experience
5 45 (5.06%) Mobile App
6 42 (4.72%) Open Source
7 38 (4.27%) Management Information System
7 38 (4.27%) Data Structures
8 35 (3.94%) Clustering
9 33 (3.71%) Client/Server
10 28 (3.15%) Data Integration
11 27 (3.04%) Social Media
12 26 (2.92%) Visualisation
13 23 (2.59%) N-Tier
14 22 (2.47%) Blog
15 14 (1.57%) Mainframe
15 14 (1.57%) Algorithms
16 13 (1.46%) iPad
17 12 (1.35%) Replication
17 12 (1.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 157 (17.66%) Windows
2 109 (12.26%) Linux
3 91 (10.24%) UNIX
4 32 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.26%) Android
6 27 (3.04%) AIX
7 22 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.02%) Solaris
9 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.24%) CentOS
10 11 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.12%) Windows Phone
11 10 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.79%) HPUX
13 5 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (27.00%) Scrum
3 175 (19.69%) TDD
4 130 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 117 (13.16%) MVC
7 98 (11.02%) Unit Testing
8 92 (10.35%) UML
9 88 (9.90%) OO
10 85 (9.56%) TOGAF
10 85 (9.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 70 (7.87%) Mentoring
12 68 (7.65%) Project Management
13 64 (7.20%) CRM
14 61 (6.86%) E-Commerce
15 56 (6.30%) ERP
16 54 (6.07%) ITIL
16 54 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (5.96%) Waterfall
18 52 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 354 (39.82%) Java
2 277 (31.16%) C#
3 275 (30.93%) SQL
4 232 (26.10%) JavaScript
5 66 (7.42%) C++
6 57 (6.41%) PL/SQL
7 47 (5.29%) T-SQL
8 39 (4.39%) Python
9 28 (3.15%) XPath
10 24 (2.70%) C
10 24 (2.70%) PHP
11 22 (2.47%) VB
12 18 (2.02%) Jython
13 16 (1.80%) XQuery
14 13 (1.46%) Ruby
14 13 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.24%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.24%) Perl
16 10 (1.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 146 (16.42%) Degree
2 39 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (1.35%) MCSE
6 11 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (1.12%) ISEB
7 10 (1.12%) MCITP
8 8 (0.90%) CISSP
9 5 (0.56%) PMP
9 5 (0.56%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.34%) CISM
10 3 (0.34%) MCAD
11 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.22%) CCNA
11 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.89%) QA
2 29 (3.26%) COBIT
3 12 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.56%) DICOM
6 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 18 (2.02%) vSphere
4 16 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.57%) Docker
6 11 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (1.12%) vCloud
8 4 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.69%) Puppet
3 12 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 9 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.45%) SCCM
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.34%) Control-M
8 3 (0.34%) SCOM
8 3 (0.34%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.11%) collectd
10 1 (0.11%) StatsD
10 1 (0.11%) Ansible
10 1 (0.11%) logstash
10 1 (0.11%) Graphite
10 1 (0.11%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 304 (34.20%) Oracle
2 149 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 76 (8.55%) IBM
4 56 (6.30%) SAP
5 32 (3.60%) VMware
6 25 (2.81%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.47%) Sitecore
8 21 (2.36%) iRise
8 21 (2.36%) Sun
8 21 (2.36%) HP
9 18 (2.02%) Red Gate
10 17 (1.91%) MuleSoft
10 17 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.91%) Informatica
11 16 (1.80%) hybris
12 13 (1.46%) AppDynamics
13 11 (1.24%) Google
14 10 (1.12%) Xamarin
14 10 (1.12%) Veritas
14 10 (1.12%) Juniper
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