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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 862 796 831
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 89 145 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 123 101
Average salary £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £94,250
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

SOA Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 25 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 5 February 2016. 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 -57 77 £75,000 +3.44% 3
London -49 43 £76,250 +5.17% 2
East of England +8 15 £72,500 -7.93%
City of London +13 9 £82,500 +13.79%
Bedfordshire +10 9 £72,500 +7.40%
Luton - 9 £72,500 -
West Midlands -9 7 £75,000 +36.36%
Birmingham - 7 £75,000 -
Manchester +17 6 £70,000 +3.70%
North West +3 6 £70,000 +3.70%
Essex -2 6 £82,500 -
Brentwood +1 5 £82,500 -
South East -29 3 £75,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £57,750 -3.75%
Bracknell +1 1 £77,500 -
High Wycombe +1 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Berkshire -1 1 £77,500 +12.72%
East Midlands -1 1 - - 1
Scotland -2 1 £68,500 +19.13% 1
Northamptonshire -2 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £68,500 -
South West - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - - 1
Linlithgow - 1 £68,500 -

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 203 (100.00%) SOA
2 96 (47.29%) Oracle
3 76 (37.44%) Middleware
4 71 (34.98%) Java
5 58 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 52 (25.62%) Finance
7 48 (23.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 45 (22.17%) Oracle EBS
9 41 (20.20%) Presales
10 39 (19.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 36 (17.73%) TOGAF
12 33 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (15.76%) J2EE
13 32 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
16 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
16 24 (11.82%) Banking
16 24 (11.82%) .NET
16 24 (11.82%) UML
17 23 (11.33%) Oracle Database
18 22 (10.84%) Web Services
18 22 (10.84%) SQL
18 22 (10.84%) Telecoms
18 22 (10.84%) Retail
19 19 (9.36%) WebSphere
19 19 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (9.36%) Data Modelling
20 18 (8.87%) Oracle BPM
21 17 (8.37%) SQL Server

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (23.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (9.36%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.96%) JBoss
4 6 (2.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.97%) CICS
5 4 (1.97%) Node.js
5 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.48%) CMS
6 3 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.99%) MTS
7 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) Documentum
8 1 (0.49%) FileNet
8 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) MS Office
1 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (22.17%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (8.87%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.97%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.93%) Oracle CX
2 7 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.96%) PaaS
4 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.97%) SaaS
6 3 (1.48%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) DNS
1 2 (0.99%) HTTP
1 2 (0.99%) LDAP
1 2 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.49%) FTP
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) Oracle Database
2 19 (9.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (8.37%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.45%) DB2
5 6 (2.96%) Big Data
5 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.46%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.97%) MySQL
7 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.49%) OLTP
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.48%) JUnit
3 3 (1.48%) NUnit
3 3 (1.48%) Selenium
3 3 (1.48%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.99%) Ant
4 2 (0.99%) Hudson
4 2 (0.99%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) Maven
4 2 (0.99%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.99%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Gradle
5 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.49%) Toad
5 1 (0.49%) Yeoman
General
1 52 (25.62%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Banking
3 22 (10.84%) Retail
3 22 (10.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.94%) Games
5 6 (2.96%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Back Office
6 3 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (37.44%) Middleware
2 58 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 32 (15.76%) J2EE
4 24 (11.82%) .NET
5 22 (10.84%) Web Services
6 15 (7.39%) XML
7 13 (6.40%) RESTful
8 11 (5.42%) Oracle ADF
8 11 (5.42%) SOAP
9 9 (4.43%) Java EE
10 7 (3.45%) HTML
10 7 (3.45%) XSD
11 6 (2.96%) REST
11 6 (2.96%) XML Schema
12 5 (2.46%) Ajax
12 5 (2.46%) XSLT
13 4 (1.97%) Dojo
13 4 (1.97%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (1.97%) FpML
13 4 (1.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.46%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.46%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.97%) Derivative
5 4 (1.97%) Equities
5 4 (1.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (1.97%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.97%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.48%) FMCG
6 3 (1.48%) IPTV
6 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.48%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.99%) CMDB
7 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.46%) Windows
2 4 (1.97%) Linux
3 2 (0.99%) Unix
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Solaris
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (100.00%) SOA
2 41 (20.20%) Presales
3 39 (19.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (17.73%) TOGAF
5 33 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 24 (11.82%) UML
9 19 (9.36%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.90%) CRM
12 12 (5.91%) Open Source
12 12 (5.91%) Workflow
13 11 (5.42%) EAI
13 11 (5.42%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (4.43%) SDLC
14 9 (4.43%) Waterfall
15 8 (3.94%) Information Architecture
15 8 (3.94%) Workflow Management
16 7 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.98%) Java
2 22 (10.84%) SQL
3 16 (7.88%) PL/SQL
4 11 (5.42%) C#
5 7 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.96%) PHP
7 3 (1.48%) COBOL
7 3 (1.48%) Python
7 3 (1.48%) Scala
8 2 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) Groovy
9 1 (0.49%) VB
9 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) QA
1 2 (0.99%) SEPA
2 1 (0.49%) COBIT
2 1 (0.49%) P3O
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
2 2 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 96 (47.29%) Oracle
2 14 (6.90%) TIBCO
3 7 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.46%) IBM
5 4 (1.97%) BT
6 2 (0.99%) BMC
6 2 (0.99%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.99%) HP
6 2 (0.99%) Remedy
6 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.99%) Splunk
7 1 (0.49%) Avaya
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco
7 1 (0.49%) Genesys
7 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.49%) Pega
7 1 (0.49%) webMethods
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