The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 49 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.52% 3.17% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 3.67% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 42
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,663 £31,714 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 490 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.93% 86.27% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 457 385 411
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £85,000 £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 Swindon

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SOA
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

SOA Salary Trend in Swindon

SOA
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (48.78%) SAP
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 12 (29.27%) SOAP
4 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (29.27%) Middleware
4 12 (29.27%) REST
5 10 (24.39%) Degree
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle
6 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
7 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
7 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 8 (19.51%) MSMQ
7 8 (19.51%) Unisys
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 6 (14.63%) ETL
9 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
9 6 (14.63%) QA
9 6 (14.63%) Selenium
9 6 (14.63%) WCF
9 6 (14.63%) Data Management
9 6 (14.63%) Information Management
9 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
9 6 (14.63%) Metadata Management
9 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
9 6 (14.63%) Reference Data
9 6 (14.63%) Data Integration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.63%) DB2
3 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Selenium
1 6 (14.63%) TestNG
1 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Architect
2 12 (29.27%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Technical Leader
4 6 (14.63%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Information Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Information Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (14.63%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Architect
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Architect
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) SOAP
1 12 (29.27%) Middleware
1 12 (29.27%) REST
2 8 (19.51%) MSMQ
3 7 (17.07%) Web Services
4 6 (14.63%) XML
4 6 (14.63%) WCF
5 5 (12.20%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.44%) HTML5
7 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.44%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Reference Data
2 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) CESG
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) UNIX
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (24.39%) Scrum
3 6 (14.63%) Process Management
3 6 (14.63%) EAI
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
3 6 (14.63%) Data Management
3 6 (14.63%) Information Management
3 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
3 6 (14.63%) Use Case
3 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
3 6 (14.63%) Information Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) Metadata Management
4 5 (12.20%) Data Virtualisation
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) MVC
5 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 5 (12.20%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) C
5 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
1 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) SAP
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Unisys
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Sencha
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel