The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 38 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.68% 3.42% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 4.17% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 21
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £38,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
673 720 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.88% 82.10% 72.85%
Number of salaries quoted 558 623 562
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SOA
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Southampton region.

SOA Salary Trend in Southampton

SOA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 34 (65.38%) Oracle
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) B2B
4 17 (32.69%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (30.77%) Java EE
5 16 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (30.77%) Middleware
6 15 (28.85%) ERP
6 15 (28.85%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 12 (23.08%) Web Services
8 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 12 (23.08%) Ant
8 12 (23.08%) Subversion
8 12 (23.08%) Maven
9 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.38%) Coaching
10 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
11 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (13.46%) Kanban
12 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
12 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
12 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
12 6 (11.54%) CSS
12 6 (11.54%) HTML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (28.85%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Ant
1 12 (23.08%) Subversion
1 12 (23.08%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) JConsole
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Architect
2 10 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) SOA Architect
5 6 (11.54%) SOA Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) iOS Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Middleware
1 16 (30.77%) Java EE
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (23.08%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
3 6 (11.54%) RESTful
4 3 (5.77%) Spring
4 3 (5.77%) JSF
4 3 (5.77%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) JSP
5 2 (3.85%) JRockit
5 2 (3.85%) EJB
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Kindle
1 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (32.69%) B2B
4 15 (28.85%) ERP
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) Coaching
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) Kanban
10 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
11 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) TDD
11 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.77%) Project Management
13 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.85%) Database Tuning
13 2 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
13 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) Objective-C
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Pegasus