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 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 37 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 23 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.24% 3.59% 7.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 4.24% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 35
Average salary £43,500 £65,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +89.13%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
476 425 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 87.82% 84.83% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 390 372 397
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 26 (72.22%) Middleware
2 23 (63.89%) BPEL
3 19 (52.78%) Oracle
4 18 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (47.22%) Siebel
5 17 (47.22%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (44.44%) CRM
6 16 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (38.89%) XSLT
8 13 (36.11%) XSD
8 13 (36.11%) WSDL
8 13 (36.11%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (36.11%) XPath
9 12 (33.33%) WebSphere
9 12 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 12 (33.33%) SLA
10 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) IBM
12 8 (22.22%) Data Mining
12 8 (22.22%) MSMQ
12 8 (22.22%) ITIL
12 8 (22.22%) .NET
12 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
13 7 (19.44%) Degree
13 7 (19.44%) Change Control
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 12c

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.11%) DB2
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Support Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Middleware Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle Analyst
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (22.22%) Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Architect
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 5 (13.89%) Designer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Designer
7 5 (13.89%) Technical Designer
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (11.11%) Administrator
8 4 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) Middleware
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (38.89%) XSLT
4 13 (36.11%) XSD
4 13 (36.11%) WSDL
5 12 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (22.22%) MSMQ
6 8 (22.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) HTML
8 5 (13.89%) SOAP
8 5 (13.89%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) HTML5
8 5 (13.89%) REST
8 5 (13.89%) JSON
8 5 (13.89%) WCF
9 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Android
1 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) BPEL
2 16 (44.44%) CRM
3 13 (36.11%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) Change Control
6 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
7 5 (13.89%) UML
7 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
7 5 (13.89%) Information Management
7 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Line Management
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Data Security
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) XPath
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) XQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 17 (47.22%) Siebel
3 9 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) Informatica