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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.65% 3.22% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 4.31% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 21
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,122
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
691 673 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.29% 74.69% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 612 639 674
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (60.61%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 8 (24.24%) Web Services
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
5 7 (21.21%) C#
5 7 (21.21%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
7 5 (15.15%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) JRockit
7 5 (15.15%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) MVC
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Retail
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.15%) JConsole
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle Exadata

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JConsole
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Database Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Information Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 2 (6.06%) SOA Architect
6 2 (6.06%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) JRockit
3 5 (15.15%) Middleware
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) XML Schema
5 3 (9.09%) JSP
5 3 (9.09%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) JSF
5 3 (9.09%) Java EE
5 3 (9.09%) PostGIS
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Kindle
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Social Media
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) Database Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Information Management
5 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (12.12%) C
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.06%) PHP5
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago