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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.64% 3.21% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 3.72% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 32
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,657 £35,000 £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
599 537 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.72% 86.20% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 472 428 354
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,143 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (54.05%) SAP
2 17 (45.95%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 13 (35.14%) REST
5 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Middleware
6 11 (29.73%) Degree
7 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 8 (21.62%) MSMQ
9 8 (21.62%) Unisys
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) Line Management
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
10 7 (18.92%) Use Case
10 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (18.92%) QA
10 7 (18.92%) Selenium
10 7 (18.92%) TestNG
10 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.92%) Process Management
10 7 (18.92%) ISEB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (21.62%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) DB2
3 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
1 7 (18.92%) TestNG
1 7 (18.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Senior QA Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Information Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Information Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) SOAP
1 13 (35.14%) REST
2 12 (32.43%) Middleware
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 8 (21.62%) MSMQ
4 7 (18.92%) XML
5 6 (16.22%) WCF
6 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.70%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Reference Data
3 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.70%) CESG
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) UNIX
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (21.62%) Scrum
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Line Management
3 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Use Case
3 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
3 7 (18.92%) Process Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) EAI
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) Information Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Information Management
4 5 (13.51%) Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) People Management
4 5 (13.51%) Metadata Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Virtualisation
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) SAP
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Unisys
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Sencha
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel