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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Consultant
Rank 900 858 887
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Consultant 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.003% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £56,250 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.00%
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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

SOA Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Consultant
Top 4 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 18 September 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 -44 4 £56,250 +40.62%
London -31 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -
South East - 1 £70,000 -

SOA Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (100.00%) SOA
2 27 (93.10%) Oracle
3 21 (72.41%) Java
4 19 (65.52%) Middleware
5 17 (58.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (48.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (27.59%) J2EE
9 8 (27.59%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (24.14%) System Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (24.14%) Project Management
10 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
10 7 (24.14%) Web Services
10 7 (24.14%) UNIX
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
12 5 (17.24%) High Availability
12 5 (17.24%) Magento
12 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
12 5 (17.24%) Clustering
12 5 (17.24%) Marketing
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle CRM

SOA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (58.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (17.24%) Magento
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Middleware
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 5 (17.24%) WSDL
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) JMS
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) System Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) EAI
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PHP
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.45%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat