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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Architect
Rank 815 901 866
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 74 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.027% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 73 26 16
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 9 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 2 June 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 +87 72 £55,000 -26.66% 1
London +95 70 £55,000 -10.20% 1
City of London +121 67 £55,000 -38.88%
Scotland +13 2 £65,000 +13.04%
South East +2 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SOA
2 112 (94.92%) Oracle
3 95 (80.51%) Oracle Fusion
4 94 (79.66%) Middleware
5 87 (73.73%) Java
6 65 (55.08%) Retail
7 52 (44.07%) Oracle Database
8 51 (43.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (43.22%) TOGAF
9 50 (42.37%) Zachman Framework
10 48 (40.68%) Data Integration
11 47 (39.83%) Finance
11 47 (39.83%) Banking
12 41 (34.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (31.36%) Oracle Service Bus
13 37 (31.36%) Web Services
14 36 (30.51%) Oracle ODI
14 36 (30.51%) Oracle BPM
15 26 (22.03%) Linux
16 24 (20.34%) UNIX
17 21 (17.80%) Oracle EBS
18 20 (16.95%) B2B
19 14 (11.86%) Process Management
20 9 (7.63%) Oracle ERP
20 9 (7.63%) ERP
21 8 (6.78%) Ant
21 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
21 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
21 8 (6.78%) Subversion
21 8 (6.78%) Maven

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 41 (34.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 37 (31.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.39%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 36 (30.51%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (17.80%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.07%) Oracle Database
2 51 (43.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 36 (30.51%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Ant
1 8 (6.78%) Subversion
1 8 (6.78%) Maven
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.85%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.85%) PVCS
2 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
General
1 65 (55.08%) Retail
2 47 (39.83%) Finance
2 47 (39.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (80.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 94 (79.66%) Middleware
3 37 (31.36%) Web Services
4 3 (2.54%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) SOAP
5 2 (1.69%) EJB
5 2 (1.69%) WSDL
5 2 (1.69%) JSF
5 2 (1.69%) Java EE
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.85%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) JSON
6 1 (0.85%) Spring
6 1 (0.85%) CSS
6 1 (0.85%) Struts
6 1 (0.85%) XSD
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (40.68%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) Linux
2 24 (20.34%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) AIX
3 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) SOA
2 51 (43.22%) TOGAF
3 50 (42.37%) Zachman Framework
4 20 (16.95%) B2B
5 14 (11.86%) Process Management
6 9 (7.63%) ERP
7 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.93%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.39%) UML
10 3 (2.54%) BPEL
10 3 (2.54%) E-business
11 2 (1.69%) Workflow
11 2 (1.69%) Project Management
11 2 (1.69%) SDLC
12 1 (0.85%) Waterfall
12 1 (0.85%) High Availability
12 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (0.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (73.73%) Java
2 3 (2.54%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 112 (94.92%) Oracle
2 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.85%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (0.85%) Siebel
3 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.85%) IBM
3 1 (0.85%) Sun
3 1 (0.85%) BEA
3 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.85%) webMethods