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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 143 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 422 542 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.03% 2.44% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.03% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 315 405 391
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
17037 17861 17139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 80.30% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13607 14066 13977
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.04%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 136 £60,000 -5.88% 17
Surrey -37 84 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Hampshire -5 80 £62,500 +16.82% 6
West Sussex +22 43 £50,000 -33.33% 4
Oxfordshire -6 34 £55,000 - 3
East Sussex -10 18 £60,000 +26.31%
Kent -10 14 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £42,977 -14.04% 5
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 400 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (38.96%) Java
3 312 (35.33%) Oracle
4 281 (31.82%) .NET
5 274 (31.03%) SQL
6 251 (28.43%) C#
7 248 (28.09%) Web Services
8 225 (25.48%) Scrum
9 221 (25.03%) JavaScript
10 219 (24.80%) Finance
11 218 (24.69%) SQL Server
12 205 (23.22%) HTML
12 205 (23.22%) XML
13 167 (18.91%) TDD
14 162 (18.35%) CSS
15 150 (16.99%) Windows
16 142 (16.08%) Degree
17 139 (15.74%) ASP.NET
18 134 (15.18%) Microsoft
19 129 (14.61%) Spring
19 129 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
20 124 (14.04%) Software Engineering
20 124 (14.04%) MVC
21 118 (13.36%) Linux
22 117 (13.25%) Computer Science
23 115 (13.02%) jQuery
24 108 (12.23%) SOAP
25 105 (11.89%) Telecoms
25 105 (11.89%) Git (software)
26 104 (11.78%) JSON

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 98 (11.10%) WebLogic
2 83 (9.40%) WebSphere
3 59 (6.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 56 (6.34%) Tomcat
5 44 (4.98%) JBoss
6 40 (4.53%) Apache
7 39 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
8 32 (3.62%) CMS
9 31 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (3.40%) IIS
11 25 (2.83%) SharePoint
12 23 (2.60%) NServiceBus
13 22 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (2.04%) Apache Solr
15 15 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (1.47%) SAP Portal
17 12 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
18 11 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
18 11 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
19 10 (1.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.91%) MS Office
5 5 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 58 (6.57%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (4.53%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (2.15%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 73 (8.27%) SaaS
2 37 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.13%) Force.com
4 9 (1.02%) IaaS
5 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.45%) PaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.28%) HTTP
2 27 (3.06%) SSL
3 18 (2.04%) LDAP
3 18 (2.04%) Firewall
4 16 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.47%) DNS
6 12 (1.36%) SAN
7 8 (0.91%) DHCP
7 8 (0.91%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.79%) NAS
9 5 (0.57%) WAN
9 5 (0.57%) FTP
9 5 (0.57%) VPN
10 4 (0.45%) Internet
10 4 (0.45%) MPLS
10 4 (0.45%) LAN
11 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.34%) Network Security
12 2 (0.23%) SNMP
12 2 (0.23%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.08%) Oracle Database
3 59 (6.68%) Relational Database
4 56 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 54 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 46 (5.21%) MySQL
7 45 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (4.98%) Oracle ODI
9 43 (4.87%) Oracle BI EE
10 37 (4.19%) MongoDB
10 37 (4.19%) RDBMS
11 23 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (2.15%) Redis
15 18 (2.04%) RavenDB
15 18 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
16 17 (1.93%) CouchDB
17 16 (1.81%) DB2
18 13 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 105 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 96 (10.87%) Subversion
3 66 (7.47%) Selenium
4 55 (6.23%) Ant
5 51 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (5.55%) Maven
7 42 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 36 (4.08%) Hudson
9 34 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 27 (3.06%) NCrunch
11 26 (2.94%) JIRA
12 19 (2.15%) Mockito
13 18 (2.04%) ReSharper
14 16 (1.81%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (1.70%) Toad
16 13 (1.47%) JUnit
16 13 (1.47%) NUnit
17 12 (1.36%) SoapUI
18 10 (1.13%) Jasmine
General
1 219 (24.80%) Finance
2 105 (11.89%) Telecoms
3 45 (5.10%) Retail
4 24 (2.72%) Marketing
5 18 (2.04%) Banking
6 17 (1.93%) Billing
6 17 (1.93%) Advertising
7 13 (1.47%) Publishing
8 10 (1.13%) French Language
9 9 (1.02%) Legal
10 8 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.57%) Law
11 5 (0.57%) Local Government
12 4 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.34%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) German Language
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 359 (40.66%) Developer
2 229 (25.93%) Architect
3 144 (16.31%) Senior Developer
4 108 (12.23%) Solutions Architect
5 82 (9.29%) Analyst
5 82 (9.29%) Java Developer
6 68 (7.70%) .NET Developer
7 57 (6.46%) C# Developer
8 54 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 53 (6.00%) Consultant
10 47 (5.32%) Business Analyst
11 40 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 40 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 39 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
13 28 (3.17%) Technical Architect
14 25 (2.83%) Applications Developer
15 24 (2.72%) Software Developer
16 23 (2.60%) Web Developer
16 23 (2.60%) DBA
16 23 (2.60%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (31.82%) .NET
2 248 (28.09%) Web Services
3 205 (23.22%) XML
3 205 (23.22%) HTML
4 162 (18.35%) CSS
5 139 (15.74%) ASP.NET
6 129 (14.61%) Spring
7 115 (13.02%) jQuery
8 108 (12.23%) SOAP
9 104 (11.78%) JSON
10 97 (10.99%) .NET Framework
10 97 (10.99%) WCF
10 97 (10.99%) J2EE
11 95 (10.76%) REST
12 94 (10.65%) Middleware
13 77 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 75 (8.49%) Java EE
15 68 (7.70%) RESTful
15 68 (7.70%) HTML5
16 62 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 98 (11.10%) Enterprise Software
3 95 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.64%) Client/Server
5 39 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 38 (4.30%) User Experience
7 37 (4.19%) Mobile App
8 36 (4.08%) Open Source
9 35 (3.96%) Data Structures
10 31 (3.51%) Clustering
11 30 (3.40%) Data Integration
12 20 (2.27%) Blog
12 20 (2.27%) N-Tier
13 19 (2.15%) Social Media
14 18 (2.04%) iPad
15 17 (1.93%) Visualisation
16 15 (1.70%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
17 13 (1.47%) Mainframe
17 13 (1.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 150 (16.99%) Windows
2 118 (13.36%) Linux
3 104 (11.78%) UNIX
4 32 (3.62%) AIX
5 29 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.83%) Solaris
7 24 (2.72%) Android
8 23 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.36%) CentOS
11 11 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (1.13%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.02%) HPUX
14 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (25.48%) Scrum
3 167 (18.91%) TDD
4 129 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (14.04%) MVC
5 124 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 92 (10.42%) UML
7 85 (9.63%) Unit Testing
8 82 (9.29%) OO
9 80 (9.06%) TOGAF
10 76 (8.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 68 (7.70%) Mentoring
12 61 (6.91%) ERP
13 57 (6.46%) E-Commerce
13 57 (6.46%) Project Management
14 56 (6.34%) CRM
15 53 (6.00%) ITIL
16 51 (5.78%) Waterfall
17 50 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 344 (38.96%) Java
2 274 (31.03%) SQL
3 251 (28.43%) C#
4 221 (25.03%) JavaScript
5 60 (6.80%) C++
6 58 (6.57%) PL/SQL
7 47 (5.32%) Python
8 38 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 31 (3.51%) C
10 26 (2.94%) XPath
11 23 (2.60%) Jython
11 23 (2.60%) PHP
12 19 (2.15%) VB
13 16 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.70%) Perl
15 13 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.25%) XQuery
17 10 (1.13%) Ruby
17 10 (1.13%) Apex Code
18 9 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 142 (16.08%) Degree
2 40 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.25%) CISSP
6 10 (1.13%) MCSE
6 10 (1.13%) ISEB
7 9 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.79%) MCITP
8 7 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.57%) PMP
11 3 (0.34%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.34%) CISM
11 3 (0.34%) MCAD
11 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.49%) QA
2 23 (2.60%) COBIT
3 11 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.57%) DICOM
6 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.11%) GPG13
9 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.93%) vSphere
4 14 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.91%) Docker
7 7 (0.79%) vCloud
7 7 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.68%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (1.81%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (1.02%) Puppet
5 7 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.45%) Control-M
8 3 (0.34%) SCCM
8 3 (0.34%) SCOM
9 2 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
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%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 312 (35.33%) Oracle
2 134 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 85 (9.63%) IBM
4 55 (6.23%) SAP
5 33 (3.74%) VMware
6 24 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.49%) Sun
7 22 (2.49%) HP
7 22 (2.49%) Sitecore
8 20 (2.27%) hybris
8 20 (2.27%) Informatica
9 17 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.70%) iRise
11 14 (1.59%) Red Gate
12 13 (1.47%) AppDynamics
13 11 (1.25%) Google
14 10 (1.13%) Xamarin
14 10 (1.13%) Siebel
15 9 (1.02%) Adobe
16 8 (0.91%) Cisco
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: exceptional benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eemaan
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Penson, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pari Passu
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 59,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Damia Group.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Comprehensive Benfits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago