The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 120 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2769 2515 2972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 2.36% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.90% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2153 2067 2378
Average salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,750 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA
Salary Trend

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

SOA Salary Trend in the UK

SOA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

SOA Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 2582 £57,500 - 291
London +7 1271 £62,500 +4.16% 166
South East +9 525 £52,500 -9.09% 34
City of London -4 324 £60,000 -11.11% 56
East of England +7 205 £55,000 +7.31% 28
Yorkshire -1 142 £42,500 -1.16% 13
West Midlands +52 131 £60,000 +33.33% 12
Surrey -2 129 £47,500 -9.52% 7
North West +11 128 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Hampshire +5 124 £50,000 -16.66% 12
Berkshire +3 115 £62,500 +13.63% 6
South West -7 113 £47,500 - 9
West Yorkshire -27 103 £48,500 +14.45% 10
Hertfordshire +50 102 £60,000 +10.09% 12
Scotland -15 82 £45,000 - 9
Birmingham +50 79 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Oxfordshire +62 69 £57,500 -20.68% 7
Reading +21 69 £65,000 +20.93% 2
Bristol +33 66 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Manchester +17 61 £42,500 +13.33% 14
East Midlands +23 59 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Leeds -42 53 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Edinburgh +24 45 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Cheshire +13 44 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Essex +29 43 £61,250 +53.12% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 41 £46,000 -8.00% 8
Guildford +27 37 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Hemel Hempstead +19 37 £65,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +7 34 £52,500 -4.54%
Glasgow -24 34 £45,000 -5.26% 3

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SOA also 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 that cited SOA.

1 2532 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2128 (36.34%) Java
3 1828 (31.22%) Web Services
4 1816 (31.01%) .NET
5 1802 (30.77%) Oracle
6 1537 (26.25%) SQL
7 1487 (25.39%) JavaScript
8 1425 (24.33%) C#
9 1394 (23.80%) HTML
10 1384 (23.63%) SQL Server
11 1314 (22.44%) XML
12 1266 (21.62%) Finance
13 1170 (19.98%) TDD
14 1156 (19.74%) CSS
15 1102 (18.82%) Scrum
16 1072 (18.31%) ASP.NET
17 1060 (18.10%) MVC
18 924 (15.78%) Degree
19 898 (15.33%) Middleware
20 817 (13.95%) jQuery
21 807 (13.78%) Microsoft
22 729 (12.45%) OO
23 725 (12.38%) Spring
24 722 (12.33%) WCF
25 696 (11.89%) E-Commerce
26 682 (11.65%) SOAP
27 680 (11.61%) Linux
28 668 (11.41%) J2EE
29 660 (11.27%) Oracle Database
30 629 (10.74%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SOA also 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 that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 525 (8.97%) WebLogic
2 405 (6.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 317 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 311 (5.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 301 (5.14%) Apache
6 269 (4.59%) IIS
7 265 (4.53%) Tomcat
8 203 (3.47%) SharePoint
9 200 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
10 171 (2.92%) CMS
11 67 (1.14%) NServiceBus
12 66 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
13 65 (1.11%) GlassFish
14 61 (1.04%) Node.js
15 57 (0.97%) Confluence
16 56 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
17 54 (0.92%) NetWeaver
18 51 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
18 51 (0.87%) Alfresco
19 48 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 338 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 54 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 50 (0.85%) MS Office
4 44 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 34 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.34%) MS Project
7 18 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.10%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.068%) SPSS
11 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 290 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 223 (3.81%) Oracle BPM
3 192 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 170 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
5 60 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 52 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
7 29 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 23 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
9 20 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
10 19 (0.32%) AquaLogic BPM
11 16 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
13 13 (0.22%) SAP CRM
13 13 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
14 12 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 11 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 11 (0.19%) Magento
16 10 (0.17%) SAP ERP
17 9 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 201 (3.43%) SaaS
2 143 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 80 (1.37%) PaaS
5 77 (1.31%) IaaS
6 67 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
7 49 (0.84%) GitHub
8 34 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
9 16 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.24%) Force.com
11 5 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.085%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.034%) Route 53
12 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.034%) Heroku
13 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.017%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.017%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.017%) Responsys
13 1 (0.017%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 318 (5.43%) Internet
2 265 (4.53%) HTTP
3 119 (2.03%) SSL
4 91 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 90 (1.54%) Firewall
6 52 (0.89%) SAN
7 50 (0.85%) Intranet
8 41 (0.70%) DNS
8 41 (0.70%) SNMP
9 32 (0.55%) WAN
10 30 (0.51%) LAN
11 27 (0.46%) AMQP
12 26 (0.44%) VPN
13 25 (0.43%) LDAP
14 23 (0.39%) PBX
15 16 (0.27%) Network Security
16 14 (0.24%) ATM
17 12 (0.20%) Kerberos
18 10 (0.17%) FTP
18 10 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1384 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 660 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 499 (8.52%) Relational Database
4 421 (7.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 326 (5.57%) MySQL
6 266 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 252 (4.30%) NoSQL
8 244 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 235 (4.01%) RDBMS
10 227 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
11 218 (3.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 211 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 169 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
14 161 (2.75%) Big Data
15 141 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 138 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
17 124 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
18 122 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
19 92 (1.57%) DB2
20 88 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 426 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 367 (6.27%) Subversion
3 329 (5.62%) Selenium
4 251 (4.29%) Maven
5 245 (4.18%) JUnit
5 245 (4.18%) Visual Studio
5 245 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 228 (3.89%) Ant
7 219 (3.74%) Eclipse
8 207 (3.53%) Jenkins
9 203 (3.47%) JIRA
10 168 (2.87%) Hudson
11 114 (1.95%) NUnit
12 107 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
13 104 (1.78%) SoapUI
14 101 (1.72%) JDeveloper
15 91 (1.55%) Cucumber
16 86 (1.47%) Mockito
17 83 (1.42%) TeamCity
18 68 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1266 (21.62%) Finance
2 408 (6.97%) Retail
3 333 (5.69%) Banking
4 269 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 184 (3.14%) Marketing
6 148 (2.53%) Games
7 121 (2.07%) Law
8 108 (1.84%) Legal
9 95 (1.62%) Back Office
10 91 (1.55%) Publishing
11 88 (1.50%) Advertising
12 61 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 56 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 49 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 44 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 36 (0.61%) French Language
17 34 (0.58%) Front Office
18 29 (0.50%) German Language
19 28 (0.48%) Retail Banking
20 26 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2336 (39.89%) Developer
2 1595 (27.24%) Architect
3 775 (13.23%) Solutions Architect
4 721 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 589 (10.06%) Java Developer
6 525 (8.97%) .NET Developer
7 465 (7.94%) C# Developer
8 417 (7.12%) Analyst
9 406 (6.93%) Consultant
10 315 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 260 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 244 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 203 (3.47%) Software Developer
14 185 (3.16%) DBA
14 185 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
15 181 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 181 (3.09%) Senior Architect
16 176 (3.01%) Web Developer
17 163 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
18 149 (2.54%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1828 (31.22%) Web Services
2 1816 (31.01%) .NET
3 1394 (23.80%) HTML
4 1314 (22.44%) XML
5 1156 (19.74%) CSS
6 1072 (18.31%) ASP.NET
7 898 (15.33%) Middleware
8 817 (13.95%) jQuery
9 725 (12.38%) Spring
10 722 (12.33%) WCF
11 682 (11.65%) SOAP
12 668 (11.41%) J2EE
13 606 (10.35%) REST
14 579 (9.89%) HTML5
15 573 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 494 (8.44%) Oracle Fusion
17 486 (8.30%) Hibernate
18 464 (7.92%) Ajax
19 439 (7.50%) .NET Framework
20 430 (7.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 428 (7.31%) Computer Science
2 423 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
2 423 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 319 (5.45%) Open Source
4 302 (5.16%) N-Tier
5 266 (4.54%) Mobile App
6 197 (3.36%) User Experience
7 190 (3.24%) Data Integration
8 182 (3.11%) Client/Server
9 149 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 95 (1.62%) Clustering
11 84 (1.43%) Mathematics
12 67 (1.14%) RMADS
13 64 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 63 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
15 54 (0.92%) Mainframe
16 52 (0.89%) Digital Media
17 46 (0.79%) Replication
18 45 (0.77%) CESG
19 44 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 680 (11.61%) Linux
2 614 (10.48%) Windows
3 497 (8.49%) UNIX
4 212 (3.62%) Android
5 198 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 86 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (1.35%) Solaris
8 73 (1.25%) AIX
9 62 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (0.99%) Windows Phone
11 48 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 45 (0.77%) CentOS
13 43 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (0.61%) HPUX
15 34 (0.58%) Windows 7
16 27 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
17 17 (0.29%) Debian
18 12 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
19 8 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2532 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1170 (19.98%) TDD
3 1102 (18.82%) Scrum
4 1060 (18.10%) MVC
5 729 (12.45%) OO
6 696 (11.89%) E-Commerce
7 629 (10.74%) UML
8 589 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 572 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
10 546 (9.32%) Unit Testing
11 488 (8.33%) BDD
12 454 (7.75%) TOGAF
13 446 (7.62%) Mentoring
14 390 (6.66%) Enterprise Architecture
15 386 (6.59%) CRM
16 369 (6.30%) Project Management
17 348 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
18 322 (5.50%) Data Modelling
19 320 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
20 271 (4.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2128 (36.34%) Java
2 1537 (26.25%) SQL
3 1487 (25.39%) JavaScript
4 1425 (24.33%) C#
5 283 (4.83%) T-SQL
6 231 (3.94%) PL/SQL
7 222 (3.79%) PHP
8 175 (2.99%) Python
9 174 (2.97%) C++
10 170 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 136 (2.32%) Ruby
12 134 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 127 (2.17%) Groovy
14 103 (1.76%) Objective-C
15 94 (1.61%) Scala
16 93 (1.59%) C
17 72 (1.23%) VB
18 65 (1.11%) XPath
19 47 (0.80%) ActionScript
20 46 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 924 (15.78%) Degree
2 315 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 163 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 75 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (1.14%) ISEB
6 57 (0.97%) CISSP
7 35 (0.60%) CISM
7 35 (0.60%) MBA
7 35 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 34 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
9 29 (0.50%) MCSD
10 28 (0.48%) OCP
11 27 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 23 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 21 (0.36%) MCP
14 17 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.27%) Sun Certification
16 15 (0.26%) MCSE
17 14 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (6.39%) QA
2 87 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (1.16%) SLA
4 55 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 47 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 45 (0.77%) JSP 440
7 31 (0.53%) COBIT
8 18 (0.31%) HL7
9 14 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.017%) P3O
System Software
1 169 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
2 70 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 41 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (0.34%) Varnish
6 19 (0.32%) Xen
6 19 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.22%) vSphere
8 10 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.15%) RHEV
9 9 (0.15%) HDFS
10 7 (0.12%) XenApp
11 6 (0.10%) Docker
12 5 (0.085%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.068%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.051%) vCloud
14 3 (0.051%) KVM
14 3 (0.051%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 132 (2.25%) Data Guard
2 112 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (1.47%) Puppet
4 49 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
5 35 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 35 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 31 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 28 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 26 (0.44%) Vagrant
9 22 (0.38%) SCOM
10 19 (0.32%) Nagios
11 15 (0.26%) OpenSSO
12 12 (0.20%) YUM
12 12 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
13 9 (0.15%) OpenView
13 9 (0.15%) Ansible
14 8 (0.14%) CA LISA
14 8 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
14 8 (0.14%) HP NNM
14 8 (0.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1802 (30.77%) Oracle
2 807 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 369 (6.30%) JBoss
4 326 (5.57%) IBM
5 279 (4.76%) SAP
6 166 (2.83%) webMethods
7 150 (2.56%) TIBCO
8 134 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 117 (2.00%) Informatica
10 115 (1.96%) Adobe
11 109 (1.86%) Google
12 107 (1.83%) VMware
13 98 (1.67%) HP
14 86 (1.47%) Business Objects
15 79 (1.35%) hybris
16 72 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
17 67 (1.14%) Siebel
18 59 (1.01%) EPiServer
19 54 (0.92%) Sitecore
20 50 (0.85%) Cognos
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Level 3
Salary: competitive
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
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