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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 885 891 861
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Developer 14 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 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 -4 14 £50,000 - 3
Kent - 9 £50,000 -
South East - 9 £50,000 -
Merseyside +10 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Liverpool +9 2 £42,500 -15.00%
London -8 2 £47,600 -4.80%
North West -15 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cannock - 1 £42,500 -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) SOA
2 22 (68.75%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
4 13 (40.63%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Middleware
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (34.38%) XML
6 11 (34.38%) UNIX
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) C#
7 10 (31.25%) .NET
7 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (28.13%) Degree
8 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
8 9 (28.13%) MVVM
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) BPEL
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
8 9 (28.13%) MSMQ
9 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (25.00%) Oracle BPM

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (21.88%) Apache
4 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (21.88%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) NCrunch
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Middleware
2 11 (34.38%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (28.13%) MSMQ
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) Java EE
6 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.25%) J2ME
6 2 (6.25%) J2SE
6 2 (6.25%) WSDL
6 2 (6.25%) XML Schema
6 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Solaris
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) BPEL
4 9 (28.13%) MVVM
5 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.13%) Web Development
10 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.13%) TDD
10 1 (3.13%) ETL
10 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) XQuery
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) HP