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 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 70 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 22 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.43% 1.18% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.42% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 13
Average salary £44,000 £33,163 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.67% -21.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
754 773 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.41% 83.03% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 595 672 609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (60.87%) Oracle
2 22 (47.83%) B2B
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Maven
4 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 14 (30.43%) Ant
5 13 (28.26%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) ERP
5 13 (28.26%) Retail
5 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
6 12 (26.09%) Middleware
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.91%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 10 (21.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Subversion
10 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 8 (17.39%) CSS
10 8 (17.39%) Degree
11 6 (13.04%) Java EE
11 6 (13.04%) SAP
12 5 (10.87%) XML
12 5 (10.87%) Project Management
12 5 (10.87%) OOD
12 5 (10.87%) OO
12 5 (10.87%) Scrum

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Ant
1 14 (30.43%) Maven
2 9 (19.57%) Subversion
General
1 13 (28.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Architect
2 20 (43.48%) SOA Architect
3 17 (36.96%) Oracle Architect
3 17 (36.96%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) SOA Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Middleware
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) CSS
4 6 (13.04%) Java EE
5 5 (10.87%) JSON
5 5 (10.87%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) MFC
7 3 (6.52%) Qt
7 3 (6.52%) RESTful
7 3 (6.52%) QML
7 3 (6.52%) OpenCL
8 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) Kindle
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) B2B
2 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 13 (28.26%) ERP
5 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) OOD
8 5 (10.87%) OO
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) Coaching
10 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
10 3 (6.52%) Web Development
10 3 (6.52%) TDD
11 2 (4.35%) Data Management
11 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) C++
4 3 (6.52%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) DICOM
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Ariba