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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank 846 831 846
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 56 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.042% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.045% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 45
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-7.80% -2.75%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 22 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 19 September 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
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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 -3 55 £72,500 - 4
London -29 31 £72,500 +3.57% 4
City of London +11 14 £72,500 -3.33% 1
South East -2 13 £77,500 +40.90%
Worthing - 8 £77,500 -
West Sussex - 8 £77,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £47,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 4 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £65,000 -
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -32 2 £72,500 -6.45%
Leeds -28 1 £72,500 -6.45%
West Yorkshire -33 1 £72,500 -6.45%
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £72,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 95 (100.00%) SOA
2 56 (58.95%) Oracle
3 45 (47.37%) Middleware
4 44 (46.32%) Oracle Database
5 43 (45.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 43 (45.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 42 (44.21%) Java
7 40 (42.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 38 (40.00%) Web Services
9 37 (38.95%) Oracle BPM
10 35 (36.84%) Oracle Service Bus
11 32 (33.68%) UNIX
12 31 (32.63%) Oracle ODI
13 30 (31.58%) Linux
14 18 (18.95%) WebSphere
15 17 (17.89%) Retail
16 13 (13.68%) WebLogic
17 11 (11.58%) IBM
18 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
18 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
19 9 (9.47%) Banking
19 9 (9.47%) Risk Management
19 9 (9.47%) Finance
19 9 (9.47%) Service Management
19 9 (9.47%) ITIL
19 9 (9.47%) .NET
19 9 (9.47%) J2EE
19 9 (9.47%) CRM
19 9 (9.47%) REST
20 8 (8.42%) ITIL Certification

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (45.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 35 (36.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 18 (18.95%) WebSphere
4 13 (13.68%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.11%) PegaRULES
7 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Office
1 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (38.95%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Intranet
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.32%) Oracle Database
2 43 (45.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 31 (32.63%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.11%) DB2
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) JUnit
1 2 (2.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 17 (17.89%) Retail
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
2 9 (9.47%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.37%) Middleware
2 40 (42.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 38 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (9.47%) .NET
4 9 (9.47%) J2EE
4 9 (9.47%) REST
5 5 (5.26%) XML
6 4 (4.21%) SOAP
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (3.16%) WSDL
7 3 (3.16%) XSD
7 3 (3.16%) XSLT
8 2 (2.11%) Struts
8 2 (2.11%) JMS
9 1 (1.05%) UDDI
9 1 (1.05%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.05%) Java EE
9 1 (1.05%) RESTful
9 1 (1.05%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Data Conversion
1 4 (4.21%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.05%) W3C
3 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) UNIX
2 30 (31.58%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (9.47%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) CRM
2 9 (9.47%) Service Management
2 9 (9.47%) Risk Management
3 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (5.26%) ERP
5 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.21%) ETL
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.21%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.16%) BPEL
7 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.16%) UML
7 3 (3.16%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (2.11%) Coaching
8 2 (2.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
3 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) IBM
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) JBoss
4 2 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.11%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.11%) Pega
5 1 (1.05%) BroadVision
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.05%) Retek
5 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.05%) webMethods
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago