The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Consultant
Rank 882 904 889
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Consultant 18 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £77,500 -
% change year-on-year
-35.48% -

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SOA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA Consultant within the UK.

SOA Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

SOA Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA Consultant over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

SOA Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Consultant
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Scotland - 9 £50,000 -
England +16 7 - - 1
London +5 6 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £38,000 -
South East +14 1 - -
Dover - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

SOA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SOA Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 99 (100.00%) SOA
2 91 (91.92%) Oracle
3 90 (90.91%) Java
4 88 (88.89%) Middleware
4 88 (88.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 49 (49.49%) Banking
5 49 (49.49%) Retail
5 49 (49.49%) Finance
6 48 (48.48%) Oracle Service Bus
7 46 (46.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 45 (45.45%) Oracle Database
8 45 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 45 (45.45%) Web Services
9 42 (42.42%) Data Integration
9 42 (42.42%) Zachman Framework
9 42 (42.42%) TOGAF
10 31 (31.31%) Oracle BPM
10 31 (31.31%) UNIX
10 31 (31.31%) Linux
10 31 (31.31%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (15.15%) J2EE
11 15 (15.15%) WebLogic
12 12 (12.12%) Project Planning
12 12 (12.12%) WebCenter
13 10 (10.10%) BPEL
13 10 (10.10%) Spring
14 9 (9.09%) OO
14 9 (9.09%) WSDL
15 8 (8.08%) ERP
15 8 (8.08%) XSLT

SOA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SOA Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (48.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 46 (46.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (15.15%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 45 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 31 (31.31%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) VisualAge
1 7 (7.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (49.49%) Finance
1 49 (49.49%) Banking
1 49 (49.49%) Retail
2 7 (7.07%) Retail Banking
2 7 (7.07%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (88.89%) Middleware
1 88 (88.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 45 (45.45%) Web Services
3 15 (15.15%) J2EE
4 12 (12.12%) WebCenter
5 10 (10.10%) Spring
6 9 (9.09%) WSDL
7 8 (8.08%) XSLT
7 8 (8.08%) Oracle ADF
7 8 (8.08%) XML
8 7 (7.07%) XSD
9 3 (3.03%) SOAP
10 2 (2.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.42%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.31%) UNIX
1 31 (31.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) SOA
2 42 (42.42%) Zachman Framework
2 42 (42.42%) TOGAF
3 12 (12.12%) Project Planning
4 10 (10.10%) BPEL
5 9 (9.09%) OO
6 8 (8.08%) ERP
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.07%) Data Management
7 7 (7.07%) Master Data Management
7 7 (7.07%) Office Automation
7 7 (7.07%) Use Case
7 7 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (7.07%) Project Management
7 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.04%) Release Management
8 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.02%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.02%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (90.91%) Java
2 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.02%) SQL
Vendors
1 91 (91.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.01%) webMethods