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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Developer
Rank 855 890 850
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -40
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Developer 38 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.016% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 23
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £36,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,250 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -10.50%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

SOA Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA Developer
Top 18 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 28 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
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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 +13 25 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Scotland - 12 £57,500 - 1
London +15 11 £52,500 - 3
North West - 10 £47,000 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £52,500 -
Manchester - 7 £47,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £57,500 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
South East - 2 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +8 1 - -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (100.00%) SOA
2 71 (98.61%) Oracle
3 56 (77.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 53 (73.61%) Oracle Database
5 51 (70.83%) Middleware
6 50 (69.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 44 (61.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 33 (45.83%) Java
11 32 (44.44%) Web Services
12 30 (41.67%) SOAP
12 30 (41.67%) Degree
13 29 (40.28%) XML
14 28 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
15 27 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
16 22 (30.56%) SoapUI
16 22 (30.56%) SDLC
16 22 (30.56%) XSD
16 22 (30.56%) XSLT
17 21 (29.17%) WSDL
18 20 (27.78%) JMS
18 20 (27.78%) PL/SQL
18 20 (27.78%) SQL
19 19 (26.39%) Performance Tuning
20 18 (25.00%) UNIX
21 15 (20.83%) Oracle ODI
22 11 (15.28%) ERP
23 10 (13.89%) TDD
23 10 (13.89%) WebCenter

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (77.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 44 (61.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 36 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.72%) JBoss
5 5 (6.94%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (4.17%) Apache
6 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.39%) CMS
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (73.61%) Oracle Database
2 50 (69.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (20.83%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) SoapUI
2 8 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 7 (9.72%) Maven
3 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) Middleware
2 32 (44.44%) Web Services
3 30 (41.67%) SOAP
4 29 (40.28%) XML
5 28 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 22 (30.56%) XSD
6 22 (30.56%) XSLT
7 21 (29.17%) WSDL
8 20 (27.78%) JMS
9 10 (13.89%) WebCenter
10 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 9 (12.50%) Spring
10 9 (12.50%) J2EE
11 8 (11.11%) CSS
11 8 (11.11%) JSP
11 8 (11.11%) Struts
11 8 (11.11%) HTML
11 8 (11.11%) jQuery
12 7 (9.72%) REST
13 2 (2.78%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (4.17%) Solaris
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) SOA
2 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.56%) SDLC
4 19 (26.39%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (15.28%) ERP
6 10 (13.89%) TDD
7 9 (12.50%) BPEL
7 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.50%) BDD
7 9 (12.50%) Kanban
8 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.72%) OO
8 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) UML
9 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) BPMN
9 6 (8.33%) Line Management
10 4 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) PL/SQL
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) XPath
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) XQuery
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 71 (98.61%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.39%) Stellent
3 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.39%) Retek
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