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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Architect
Rank 844 857 852
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 34 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 29
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 6 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 30 January 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 -6 34 £72,500 -9.37% 5
London -2 21 £72,500 -14.70% 3
City of London +14 19 £72,500 -19.44% 2
South East -15 12 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Southampton - 12 £70,000 - 2
Hampshire - 12 £70,000 - 2

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 82 (100.00%) SOA
2 64 (78.05%) Oracle
3 55 (67.07%) Middleware
4 54 (65.85%) Oracle Database
5 52 (63.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 45 (54.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 44 (53.66%) Web Services
8 42 (51.22%) Java
8 42 (51.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 39 (47.56%) Oracle ODI
9 39 (47.56%) UNIX
9 39 (47.56%) Linux
9 39 (47.56%) Oracle BPM
9 39 (47.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 15 (18.29%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (15.85%) Retail
12 12 (14.63%) WebSphere
13 11 (13.41%) B2B
14 8 (9.76%) TIBCO
14 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (7.32%) REST
15 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
16 5 (6.10%) Banking
16 5 (6.10%) IBM
16 5 (6.10%) WSDL
16 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
16 5 (6.10%) XML
16 5 (6.10%) XSD
17 4 (4.88%) XSLT
17 4 (4.88%) WebLogic

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (51.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 39 (47.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (14.63%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (47.56%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (18.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (65.85%) Oracle Database
2 52 (63.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 39 (47.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) XMLSpy
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.22%) Ant
2 1 (1.22%) PVCS
2 1 (1.22%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.85%) Retail
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (67.07%) Middleware
2 45 (54.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 44 (53.66%) Web Services
4 6 (7.32%) REST
5 5 (6.10%) WSDL
5 5 (6.10%) XML
5 5 (6.10%) XSD
6 4 (4.88%) XSLT
7 3 (3.66%) .NET
7 3 (3.66%) J2EE
8 2 (2.44%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.44%) SOAP
9 1 (1.22%) Struts
9 1 (1.22%) EDI
9 1 (1.22%) HTML
9 1 (1.22%) CSS
9 1 (1.22%) UDDI
9 1 (1.22%) RESTful
9 1 (1.22%) Java EE
9 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) Clustering
1 2 (2.44%) W3C
2 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) UNIX
1 39 (47.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) AIX
2 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (13.41%) B2B
3 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.88%) UML
7 3 (3.66%) ERP
7 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.66%) Time Management
7 3 (3.66%) BPEL
8 2 (2.44%) Unified Process
8 2 (2.44%) Use Case
8 2 (2.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.44%) RUP
8 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.44%) Coaching
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 64 (78.05%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.10%) IBM
4 3 (3.66%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) webMethods
5 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) BEA
6 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.22%) Retek
6 1 (1.22%) BroadVision
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