The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Developer
Rank 862 887 876
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Developer 16 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.006% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 9
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -16.66%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SOA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SOA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA Developer
Salary Trend

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

SOA Developer Salary Trend in the UK

SOA Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA Developer over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

SOA Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Developer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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 +6 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Merseyside +20 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Liverpool +17 8 £42,500 -15.00%
North West -4 8 £42,500 -15.00%
London 0 3 £52,550 +5.10%
South East -23 3 £60,000 -14.28%
Kent - 3 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (66.67%) Oracle
3 17 (56.67%) Middleware
3 17 (56.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 16 (53.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
4 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (46.67%) UNIX
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) Java
8 10 (33.33%) C#
8 10 (33.33%) .NET
8 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 10 (33.33%) MVC
8 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (30.00%) MVVM
9 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (30.00%) Degree
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 9 (30.00%) MSMQ
10 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
10 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 8 (26.67%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (23.33%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) NCrunch
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Middleware
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (30.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (3.33%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Solaris
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (30.00%) MVVM
5 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 4 (13.33%) BPEL
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Process Management
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) HP