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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 157 120 146
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 376 532 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 2.32% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.90% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 304 431 364
Average salary £55,000 £50,715 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £41,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
16813 18369 17235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.56% 80.15% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13364 14667 14060
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 £44,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 130 £57,500 -8.73% 15
Surrey -61 60 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Hampshire -26 42 £53,750 +13.15% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 32 £44,750 -10.50% 4
West Sussex -9 30 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Kent +2 29 £65,000 +44.44% 4
East Sussex +18 25 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire +5 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Sussex +11 11 £57,500 -17.85%
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 388 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (40.07%) Java
3 286 (34.84%) Oracle
4 279 (33.98%) .NET
5 268 (32.64%) Web Services
6 258 (31.43%) C#
7 242 (29.48%) SQL
8 231 (28.14%) HTML
9 228 (27.77%) JavaScript
10 221 (26.92%) Scrum
11 219 (26.67%) Finance
12 214 (26.07%) SQL Server
13 208 (25.33%) XML
14 175 (21.32%) CSS
15 148 (18.03%) Windows
16 133 (16.20%) TDD
17 128 (15.59%) Microsoft
18 127 (15.47%) REST
19 126 (15.35%) Degree
20 123 (14.98%) SOAP
20 123 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
21 121 (14.74%) SDLC
22 114 (13.89%) ASP.NET
22 114 (13.89%) Spring
23 111 (13.52%) jQuery
24 110 (13.40%) Software Engineering
25 107 (13.03%) Computer Science
26 102 (12.42%) Subversion
27 101 (12.30%) .NET Framework
28 99 (12.06%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 91 (11.08%) WebSphere
2 81 (9.87%) WebLogic
3 48 (5.85%) Tomcat
3 48 (5.85%) JBoss
4 47 (5.72%) Oracle Service Bus
5 36 (4.38%) IIS
6 34 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 33 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
8 32 (3.90%) NServiceBus
9 26 (3.17%) SharePoint
10 23 (2.80%) CMS
11 21 (2.56%) Apache
12 16 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (1.83%) SAP Portal
14 14 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (1.34%) Lotus Domino
16 11 (1.34%) Apache Pig
17 10 (1.22%) Mule
18 9 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 61 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.85%) MS Office
3 7 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (3.53%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.31%) SaaS
2 57 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.22%) Force.com
6 8 (0.97%) IaaS
7 6 (0.73%) PaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.56%) DNS
2 19 (2.31%) SSL
3 18 (2.19%) HTTP
4 16 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.95%) SAN
5 11 (1.34%) Firewall
5 11 (1.34%) NAS
6 10 (1.22%) DHCP
7 8 (0.97%) Internet
8 7 (0.85%) PPP
9 6 (0.73%) LDAP
10 4 (0.49%) WAN
11 3 (0.37%) FTP
11 3 (0.37%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.37%) LAN
12 2 (0.24%) Converged Networks
12 2 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (0.24%) Network Security
12 2 (0.24%) WEP
13 1 (0.12%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (26.07%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.57%) Oracle Database
3 61 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 50 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 48 (5.85%) Oracle ODI
7 44 (5.36%) MongoDB
8 40 (4.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 38 (4.63%) MySQL
10 33 (4.02%) Azure SQL Database
11 31 (3.78%) RDBMS
11 31 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (3.53%) Redis
13 28 (3.41%) Hadoop
14 27 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (3.05%) Big Data
16 22 (2.68%) CouchDB
16 22 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (2.07%) DB2
Development Applications
1 102 (12.42%) Subversion
2 95 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 84 (10.23%) Selenium
4 48 (5.85%) Maven
5 44 (5.36%) Ant
6 42 (5.12%) Visual Studio
7 40 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (4.51%) Jenkins
9 34 (4.14%) Hudson
10 33 (4.02%) JIRA
11 30 (3.65%) SoapUI
12 27 (3.29%) JUnit
13 20 (2.44%) ReSharper
14 18 (2.19%) NCrunch
15 17 (2.07%) TeamCity
16 16 (1.95%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.95%) Fiddler
16 16 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (1.83%) Toad
17 15 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 219 (26.67%) Finance
2 61 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.60%) Retail
4 24 (2.92%) Banking
5 18 (2.19%) Legal
5 18 (2.19%) Marketing
6 16 (1.95%) Billing
7 12 (1.46%) Advertising
8 11 (1.34%) Publishing
9 9 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.10%) Local Government
10 8 (0.97%) French Language
11 5 (0.61%) Military
11 5 (0.61%) Law
12 4 (0.49%) German Language
12 4 (0.49%) Games
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 330 (40.19%) Developer
2 208 (25.33%) Architect
3 127 (15.47%) Senior Developer
4 99 (12.06%) Java Developer
5 82 (9.99%) Solutions Architect
6 77 (9.38%) Analyst
7 55 (6.70%) Software Engineer
8 52 (6.33%) .NET Developer
9 45 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 43 (5.24%) Business Analyst
11 39 (4.75%) C# Developer
12 38 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
13 27 (3.29%) Consultant
13 27 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
13 27 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 26 (3.17%) Team Leader
15 24 (2.92%) Technical Architect
16 22 (2.68%) SOA Architect
16 22 (2.68%) Software Developer
17 20 (2.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (33.98%) .NET
2 268 (32.64%) Web Services
3 231 (28.14%) HTML
4 208 (25.33%) XML
5 175 (21.32%) CSS
6 127 (15.47%) REST
7 123 (14.98%) SOAP
8 114 (13.89%) ASP.NET
8 114 (13.89%) Spring
9 111 (13.52%) jQuery
10 101 (12.30%) .NET Framework
11 96 (11.69%) HTML5
12 86 (10.48%) Middleware
13 83 (10.11%) JSON
14 80 (9.74%) WCF
15 75 (9.14%) J2EE
16 58 (7.06%) CSS3
17 56 (6.82%) Java EE
17 56 (6.82%) Entity Framework
18 52 (6.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.03%) Computer Science
2 94 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (5.85%) User Experience
5 41 (4.99%) Data Structures
6 38 (4.63%) Mobile App
7 36 (4.38%) Data Centre
8 34 (4.14%) Clustering
9 33 (4.02%) Management Information System
10 30 (3.65%) Visualisation
11 29 (3.53%) Social Media
12 28 (3.41%) Data Integration
13 26 (3.17%) N-Tier
14 24 (2.92%) Client/Server
15 21 (2.56%) Blog
16 13 (1.58%) Mainframe
17 11 (1.34%) Replication
17 11 (1.34%) Algorithms
18 10 (1.22%) DataPower
19 8 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 148 (18.03%) Windows
2 96 (11.69%) Linux
3 82 (9.99%) UNIX
4 28 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.41%) Android
5 19 (2.31%) AIX
6 18 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.71%) CentOS
8 12 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.46%) Solaris
9 11 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.85%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.49%) HPUX
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (26.92%) Scrum
3 133 (16.20%) TDD
4 123 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (14.74%) SDLC
6 110 (13.40%) Software Engineering
7 99 (12.06%) MVC
8 83 (10.11%) OO
9 82 (9.99%) TOGAF
10 80 (9.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 78 (9.50%) Unit Testing
12 72 (8.77%) Project Management
13 68 (8.28%) UML
14 57 (6.94%) CRM
14 57 (6.94%) Web Development
15 56 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 56 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (6.21%) ITIL
17 50 (6.09%) ERP
18 48 (5.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 329 (40.07%) Java
2 258 (31.43%) C#
3 242 (29.48%) SQL
4 228 (27.77%) JavaScript
5 62 (7.55%) C++
6 42 (5.12%) PL/SQL
7 37 (4.51%) Python
8 36 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.65%) XPath
10 27 (3.29%) XQuery
11 26 (3.17%) PHP
12 22 (2.68%) VB
13 20 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.95%) Ruby
14 16 (1.95%) Jython
14 16 (1.95%) C
15 12 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.22%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.22%) COBOL
17 9 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (15.35%) Degree
2 33 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.58%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (1.46%) MCSE
6 10 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.22%) MCITP
6 10 (1.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.10%) ISEB
8 5 (0.61%) PMP
8 5 (0.61%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.37%) CCNA
9 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.24%) MBA
10 2 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.14%) QA
2 26 (3.17%) COBIT
3 12 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.61%) DICOM
6 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.24%) SLA
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (2.56%) Docker
2 20 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.83%) vSphere
5 11 (1.34%) vCloud
6 10 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.22%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (2.68%) Puppet
3 10 (1.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (1.10%) HAProxy
5 8 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.61%) SCCM
8 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.49%) SCOM
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.24%) Control-M
11 1 (0.12%) collectd
11 1 (0.12%) StatsD
11 1 (0.12%) Ansible
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
11 1 (0.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 286 (34.84%) Oracle
2 128 (15.59%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.19%) IBM
4 51 (6.21%) SAP
5 27 (3.29%) VMware
6 26 (3.17%) iRise
7 22 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.31%) HP
9 17 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.95%) Sitecore
11 15 (1.83%) Red Gate
11 15 (1.83%) MuleSoft
12 14 (1.71%) Sun
13 12 (1.46%) hybris
13 12 (1.46%) Cisco
14 11 (1.34%) Informatica
14 11 (1.34%) Juniper
14 11 (1.34%) Google
15 10 (1.22%) AppDynamics
15 10 (1.22%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competive, plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Open University
Salary: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 17 days ago