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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Architect
Rank 859 856 841
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 34 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.044% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.047% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 26
Average salary £75,000 £72,500 £66,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,800 £80,750 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 13 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 28 August 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 -17 29 £75,000 +3.44% 2
London +14 22 £70,000 -3.44% 1
South East 0 6 £77,500 - 1
Scotland +5 4 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Edinburgh -2 4 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Worthing -8 4 £77,500 - 1
West Sussex -11 4 £77,500 - 1
Surrey - 2 £76,250 -
City of London +18 1 £67,500 -15.62%
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £75,000 -
Warwick - 1 - -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) SOA
2 100 (92.59%) Oracle
3 88 (81.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 87 (80.56%) Middleware
5 83 (76.85%) Java
6 54 (50.00%) Finance
7 53 (49.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 48 (44.44%) Retail
9 45 (41.67%) TOGAF
10 44 (40.74%) Zachman Framework
11 43 (39.81%) Data Integration
11 43 (39.81%) Oracle Database
12 42 (38.89%) Banking
12 42 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 40 (37.04%) Oracle BPM
14 31 (28.70%) Web Services
15 30 (27.78%) Oracle Service Bus
16 29 (26.85%) Oracle ODI
17 19 (17.59%) Linux
18 17 (15.74%) UNIX
19 14 (12.96%) UML
19 14 (12.96%) Process Management
20 13 (12.04%) Oracle EBS
21 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
21 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
21 12 (11.11%) SQL
22 11 (10.19%) Oracle ADF
22 11 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
22 11 (10.19%) BPMN
22 11 (10.19%) Waterfall

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (49.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (27.78%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 40 (37.04%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.81%) Oracle Database
2 42 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 29 (26.85%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (6.48%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Ant
1 2 (1.85%) Subversion
1 2 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (0.93%) PVCS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.93%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 54 (50.00%) Finance
2 48 (44.44%) Retail
3 42 (38.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (81.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 87 (80.56%) Middleware
3 31 (28.70%) Web Services
4 11 (10.19%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (6.48%) J2EE
6 3 (2.78%) SOAP
6 3 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.85%) REST
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.85%) JSF
7 2 (1.85%) Java EE
7 2 (1.85%) EJB
8 1 (0.93%) CSS
8 1 (0.93%) HTML
8 1 (0.93%) .NET
8 1 (0.93%) Struts
8 1 (0.93%) XML
8 1 (0.93%) WSDL
8 1 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.81%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.93%) Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Linux
2 17 (15.74%) UNIX
3 1 (0.93%) AIX
3 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) SOA
2 45 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 44 (40.74%) Zachman Framework
4 14 (12.96%) UML
4 14 (12.96%) Process Management
5 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (10.19%) BPMN
6 11 (10.19%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.56%) ERP
8 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.70%) Project Management
9 4 (3.70%) CRM
10 2 (1.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.85%) Workflow
10 2 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.85%) SDLC
11 1 (0.93%) High Availability
11 1 (0.93%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (0.93%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.85%) Java
2 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 12 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 100 (92.59%) Oracle
2 3 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (0.93%) Sun
3 1 (0.93%) BEA
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.93%) webMethods
3 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.93%) Siebel
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Worthing
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago