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 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
SOA Architect
Rank 844 887 869
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 58 51 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.043% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.046% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 14
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 7 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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 +35 57 £60,000 -22.58%
London +54 56 £60,000 -18.64%
City of London +78 50 £57,500 -30.30%
Scotland -2 1 £65,000 +13.04%
South East -6 1 £75,000 -3.22%
Surrey - 1 £75,000 -
Guildford - 1 £75,000 -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) SOA
2 98 (92.45%) Oracle
3 85 (80.19%) Middleware
3 85 (80.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 79 (74.53%) Java
5 62 (58.49%) Retail
6 51 (48.11%) TOGAF
7 50 (47.17%) Zachman Framework
8 48 (45.28%) Data Integration
8 48 (45.28%) Finance
9 47 (44.34%) Banking
10 39 (36.79%) Oracle Database
10 39 (36.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (31.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 29 (27.36%) Web Services
12 29 (27.36%) Oracle BPM
13 28 (26.42%) Oracle Service Bus
14 27 (25.47%) Oracle ODI
15 18 (16.98%) Oracle EBS
16 16 (15.09%) Linux
16 16 (15.09%) B2B
17 14 (13.21%) UNIX
17 14 (13.21%) Process Management
18 8 (7.55%) Oracle ERP
18 8 (7.55%) ERP
19 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
19 7 (6.60%) Ant
19 7 (6.60%) Subversion
19 7 (6.60%) Maven
19 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 33 (31.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (26.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.83%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (16.98%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 39 (36.79%) Oracle Database
2 27 (25.47%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Ant
1 7 (6.60%) Subversion
1 7 (6.60%) Maven
General
1 62 (58.49%) Retail
2 48 (45.28%) Finance
3 47 (44.34%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (80.19%) Middleware
1 85 (80.19%) Oracle Fusion
2 29 (27.36%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) EJB
3 2 (1.89%) SOAP
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.89%) JSF
3 2 (1.89%) Java EE
3 2 (1.89%) REST
3 2 (1.89%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.94%) JSON
4 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (45.28%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.94%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) SOA
2 51 (48.11%) TOGAF
3 50 (47.17%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (15.09%) B2B
5 14 (13.21%) Process Management
6 8 (7.55%) ERP
7 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.83%) UML
9 3 (2.83%) E-business
10 2 (1.89%) Project Management
11 1 (0.94%) Workflow
11 1 (0.94%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (0.94%) Use Case
11 1 (0.94%) Software Architecture
11 1 (0.94%) Waterfall
11 1 (0.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 79 (74.53%) Java
2 4 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 98 (92.45%) Oracle
2 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.94%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.94%) IBM
3 1 (0.94%) Red Hat