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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Consultant
Rank 884 906 880
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Consultant 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £52,500

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 5 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 21 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
(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
England -12 9 £70,000 +33.33%
South East - 7 £70,000 -
Southampton - 6 - -
Hampshire - 6 - -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -

SOA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle
3 14 (82.35%) Middleware
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) Maven
6 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) ERP
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) B2B
7 5 (29.41%) Clustering
7 5 (29.41%) WSDL
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 5 (29.41%) High Availability
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g

SOA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
1 6 (35.29%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Middleware
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (29.41%) WSDL
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) B2B
3 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat