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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank 860 819 856
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 42 65 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.059% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.063% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 41
Average salary £72,500 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £94,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +15.38%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 11 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 27 November 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 -49 42 £72,500 -9.37% 3
London 0 37 £72,500 -9.37% 1
City of London +40 27 £72,500 -9.09% 1
South East -15 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 93 (100.00%) SOA
2 56 (60.22%) Oracle
3 54 (58.06%) Middleware
4 48 (51.61%) Java
5 45 (48.39%) Web Services
6 44 (47.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database
7 43 (46.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 43 (46.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 41 (44.09%) Oracle Service Bus
9 40 (43.01%) Oracle BPM
10 38 (40.86%) Oracle ODI
11 37 (39.78%) UNIX
11 37 (39.78%) Linux
12 18 (19.35%) WebSphere
13 11 (11.83%) Retail
13 11 (11.83%) IBM
14 10 (10.75%) Banking
15 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
15 9 (9.68%) Finance
15 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
15 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
16 8 (8.60%) REST
16 8 (8.60%) Service Management
16 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (8.60%) .NET
17 7 (7.53%) J2EE
17 7 (7.53%) TIBCO
18 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
18 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 44 (47.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 41 (44.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 18 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
1 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.31%) Oracle Database
2 43 (46.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 38 (40.86%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) XMLSpy
General
1 11 (11.83%) Retail
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Finance
4 5 (5.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (58.06%) Middleware
2 45 (48.39%) Web Services
3 43 (46.24%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (8.60%) REST
4 8 (8.60%) .NET
5 7 (7.53%) J2EE
6 4 (4.30%) XML
6 4 (4.30%) XSD
6 4 (4.30%) XSLT
7 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 3 (3.23%) WSDL
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (2.15%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.08%) EDI
9 1 (1.08%) UDDI
9 1 (1.08%) Java EE
9 1 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) W3C
2 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.08%) Clustering
2 1 (1.08%) Life Science
2 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) UNIX
1 37 (39.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
3 8 (8.60%) Service Management
3 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.30%) UML
6 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.23%) Time Management
8 2 (2.15%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.15%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (2.15%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.15%) BPEL
8 2 (2.15%) RUP
8 2 (2.15%) CRM
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL
8 2 (2.15%) Unified Process
8 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.15%) Coaching
8 2 (2.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.61%) Java
2 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 56 (60.22%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) IBM
3 7 (7.53%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.08%) BroadVision
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) webMethods
6 1 (1.08%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.08%) Retek
6 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 24 days ago