The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank 855 832 818
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 48 32 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.029% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.031% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 47
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £78,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Trend in the UK

SOA Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA Architect over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 47 £72,500 - 4
South East +18 23 £77,500 +10.71% 1
London -15 17 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Worthing - 12 £77,500 -
West Sussex - 12 £77,500 -
Hampshire - 10 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 8 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £65,000 -
East of England - 4 £65,000 -
City of London -6 3 £82,500 +13.79% 1
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire -10 1 £80,000 +14.28%
Leeds -30 1 £72,500 -
West Yorkshire -32 1 £72,500 -
Yorkshire -38 1 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £72,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £80,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £80,000 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title.

1 82 (100.00%) SOA
2 54 (65.85%) Oracle
3 40 (48.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 38 (46.34%) Oracle Database
4 38 (46.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 37 (45.12%) Middleware
6 36 (43.90%) Oracle Fusion
7 35 (42.68%) Java
8 33 (40.24%) Oracle BPM
9 30 (36.59%) Oracle Service Bus
10 29 (35.37%) Web Services
11 26 (31.71%) Oracle ODI
12 25 (30.49%) UNIX
13 23 (28.05%) Linux
14 17 (20.73%) WebSphere
15 16 (19.51%) Retail
15 16 (19.51%) WebLogic
16 11 (13.41%) J2EE
17 9 (10.98%) .NET
17 9 (10.98%) ITIL
17 9 (10.98%) CRM
17 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
17 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
18 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
18 8 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
18 8 (9.76%) Service Management
18 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
18 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
18 8 (9.76%) Finance
18 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SOA Architect in their job title 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 with SOA Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (48.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (36.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 17 (20.73%) WebSphere
4 16 (19.51%) WebLogic
5 8 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.44%) PegaRULES
7 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.22%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Intranet
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.34%) Oracle Database 11g
1 38 (46.34%) Oracle Database
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) DB2
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 16 (19.51%) Retail
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Retail Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) Middleware
2 36 (43.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (35.37%) Web Services
4 11 (13.41%) J2EE
5 9 (10.98%) .NET
6 7 (8.54%) REST
7 5 (6.10%) SOAP
8 4 (4.88%) XML
8 4 (4.88%) XSLT
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (2.44%) Java EE
9 2 (2.44%) JMS
9 2 (2.44%) UDDI
9 2 (2.44%) WSDL
9 2 (2.44%) XSD
9 2 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Data Conversion
1 6 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) Life Science
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) UNIX
2 23 (28.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (10.98%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) CRM
3 8 (9.76%) Service Management
3 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
3 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.54%) ERP
5 6 (7.32%) ETL
5 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.66%) Business Development
6 3 (3.66%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.66%) BPEL
6 3 (3.66%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.44%) Information Management
7 2 (2.44%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.68%) Java
2 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.66%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) IBM
3 6 (7.32%) JBoss
4 4 (4.88%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Fujitsu
5 2 (2.44%) Pega
6 1 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.22%) webMethods
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Hays IT
Salary: Car, Pension, Bonus and More
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago