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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 81 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 2.43% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.95% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 23
Average salary £55,000 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.96% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
624 712 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.25% 82.50% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 507 638 647
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 15 (51.72%) B2B
2 15 (51.72%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (37.93%) Maven
4 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
4 11 (37.93%) Ant
5 9 (31.03%) Middleware
5 9 (31.03%) ERP
5 9 (31.03%) Retail
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
6 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) Subversion
8 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.24%) DICOM
9 5 (17.24%) JSON
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) OOD
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Business Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Ant
1 11 (37.93%) Maven
2 6 (20.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Architect
2 15 (51.72%) SOA Architect
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 3 (10.34%) Qt
5 3 (10.34%) QML
5 3 (10.34%) OpenCL
5 3 (10.34%) MFC
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Kindle
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) B2B
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
4 9 (31.03%) ERP
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) OOD
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) Data Management
9 2 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) DICOM
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Ariba
3 1 (3.45%) EPiServer