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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Consultant
Rank 927 904 925
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Consultant 8 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.032% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 9
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £63,750 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -20.31%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

SOA Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Consultant
Top 3 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 11 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 -4 8 £62,500 +13.63%
London -13 6 £62,500 +13.63%
West Midlands -14 1 £60,000 +9.09%

SOA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) webMethods
6 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management

SOA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (16.67%) Mule
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) VisualAge
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) Java EE
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) WSDL
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) EAI
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 4 (33.33%) webMethods
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) CA