The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 108 128 114
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2913 2369 2754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.17% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.77% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 1950 2315
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93783 85676 90586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.54% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75746 70459 77320
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +15 2664 £56,000 +1.81% 256
London 0 1240 £62,500 - 118
South East +31 554 £50,715 -0.55% 45
City of London +5 346 £57,500 -11.53% 44
East of England +9 182 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Yorkshire +4 156 £45,000 +18.42% 16
South West -1 152 £57,500 +35.29% 13
Scotland +31 150 £47,500 +18.75% 15
North West +51 149 £42,000 -6.66% 27
Surrey +14 149 £47,500 -1.04% 10
Berkshire +41 138 £65,000 +18.18% 11
West Yorkshire -15 130 £48,500 +27.63% 14
East Midlands +68 118 £42,500 +13.33% 8
West Midlands +11 113 £40,500 -10.00% 9
Edinburgh +44 111 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Hampshire -13 89 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Leeds -13 88 £51,250 +17.14% 9
Nottinghamshire +62 74 £40,857 -9.20% 4
Nottingham +56 73 £40,857 -9.20% 4
Cambridgeshire +22 71 £59,500 +25.26% 7
West Sussex +39 70 £60,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester +29 70 £44,500 +18.66% 14
Reading +21 65 £70,000 +31.76% 8
Hertfordshire -10 59 £55,000 +0.91% 7
Staffordshire +22 55 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Cheshire +39 54 £40,000 -32.20% 7
Bristol +6 51 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Guildford +29 41 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 33 £62,500 +6.38% 3
Bracknell +27 30 £48,500 - 1

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2282 (38.01%) Java
2 1967 (32.77%) Web Services
3 1901 (31.67%) Oracle
4 1847 (30.77%) .NET
5 1692 (28.19%) SQL
6 1522 (25.35%) C#
7 1493 (24.87%) SQL Server
8 1441 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 1397 (23.27%) HTML
10 1386 (23.09%) XML
11 1362 (22.69%) Finance
12 1302 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
13 1225 (20.41%) TDD
14 1104 (18.39%) CSS
15 1089 (18.14%) Scrum
16 1077 (17.94%) ASP.NET
17 1034 (17.22%) MVC
18 910 (15.16%) Middleware
19 886 (14.76%) Microsoft
20 869 (14.48%) OO
21 851 (14.18%) Degree
22 807 (13.44%) Spring
22 807 (13.44%) WCF
23 790 (13.16%) J2EE
24 756 (12.59%) jQuery
25 689 (11.48%) UML
26 685 (11.41%) Linux
27 675 (11.24%) Windows
28 664 (11.06%) Oracle Database
29 661 (11.01%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 530 (8.83%) WebLogic
2 354 (5.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 288 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 280 (4.66%) Apache
5 261 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 249 (4.15%) Tomcat
7 238 (3.96%) IIS
8 225 (3.75%) SharePoint
9 206 (3.43%) Oracle Service Bus
10 159 (2.65%) CMS
11 93 (1.55%) GlassFish
12 91 (1.52%) Alfresco
13 75 (1.25%) Confluence
14 74 (1.23%) Node.js
15 64 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
16 60 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
16 60 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
17 55 (0.92%) NServiceBus
18 51 (0.85%) NetWeaver
19 48 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 417 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 59 (0.98%) MS Office
3 55 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.52%) MS Project
6 30 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.100%) SPSS
9 6 (0.100%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.067%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.033%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 294 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
2 230 (3.83%) Oracle BPM
3 166 (2.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 155 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
5 88 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 50 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
7 30 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
10 18 (0.30%) AquaLogic BPM
11 17 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
12 16 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
13 14 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
13 14 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
14 12 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
15 11 (0.18%) Magento
16 9 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
17 8 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 8 (0.13%) Optimost
17 8 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (2.88%) SaaS
2 129 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (0.95%) GitHub
5 53 (0.88%) IaaS
6 51 (0.85%) PaaS
7 37 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.30%) Force.com
10 12 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.067%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.033%) Taleo
12 2 (0.033%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.033%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.017%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.017%) Heroku
13 1 (0.017%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 326 (5.43%) Internet
2 201 (3.35%) HTTP
3 109 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 97 (1.62%) SSL
5 81 (1.35%) Firewall
6 74 (1.23%) SAN
7 56 (0.93%) DNS
8 46 (0.77%) Intranet
9 37 (0.62%) SNMP
10 31 (0.52%) LDAP
11 25 (0.42%) LAN
12 24 (0.40%) WAN
13 23 (0.38%) VPN
14 17 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
14 17 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
15 16 (0.27%) AMQP
16 15 (0.25%) SMS
17 14 (0.23%) PBX
18 13 (0.22%) VoIP
19 11 (0.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1493 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 664 (11.06%) Oracle Database
3 577 (9.61%) Relational Database
4 364 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 338 (5.63%) MySQL
6 292 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 271 (4.51%) NoSQL
8 264 (4.40%) MongoDB
9 262 (4.36%) RDBMS
10 252 (4.20%) Oracle BI EE
11 235 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 215 (3.58%) Oracle ODI
13 206 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 196 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
15 192 (3.20%) Big Data
16 163 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 131 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
18 117 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
19 109 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
20 102 (1.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 419 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 371 (6.18%) Subversion
3 352 (5.86%) Selenium
4 340 (5.66%) Maven
5 305 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 288 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 287 (4.78%) JUnit
8 272 (4.53%) Jenkins
9 262 (4.36%) Eclipse
10 239 (3.98%) Ant
11 214 (3.56%) JIRA
12 175 (2.92%) Hudson
13 151 (2.52%) NUnit
14 126 (2.10%) Cucumber
15 111 (1.85%) SoapUI
16 107 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
17 100 (1.67%) JDeveloper
18 81 (1.35%) Xcode
19 78 (1.30%) WebDriver
20 71 (1.18%) Artifactory
General
1 1362 (22.69%) Finance
2 368 (6.13%) Banking
3 367 (6.11%) Retail
4 321 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 182 (3.03%) Marketing
6 150 (2.50%) Games
7 114 (1.90%) Advertising
8 94 (1.57%) Back Office
9 89 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 85 (1.42%) Law
11 76 (1.27%) Publishing
12 73 (1.22%) Legal
13 66 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.93%) Front Office
15 55 (0.92%) French Language
16 48 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 45 (0.75%) Billing
18 32 (0.53%) German Language
18 32 (0.53%) Manufacturing
19 27 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2424 (40.38%) Developer
2 1609 (26.80%) Architect
3 754 (12.56%) Senior Developer
4 740 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
5 677 (11.28%) Java Developer
6 512 (8.53%) .NET Developer
7 483 (8.05%) C# Developer
8 430 (7.16%) Analyst
9 407 (6.78%) Consultant
10 321 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 298 (4.96%) Technical Architect
12 275 (4.58%) Software Engineer
13 249 (4.15%) Software Developer
14 237 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
15 182 (3.03%) Senior Architect
16 168 (2.80%) Senior .NET Developer
16 168 (2.80%) DBA
17 162 (2.70%) Programmer
18 160 (2.67%) Business Analyst
19 157 (2.62%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1967 (32.77%) Web Services
2 1847 (30.77%) .NET
3 1397 (23.27%) HTML
4 1386 (23.09%) XML
5 1104 (18.39%) CSS
6 1077 (17.94%) ASP.NET
7 910 (15.16%) Middleware
8 807 (13.44%) Spring
8 807 (13.44%) WCF
9 790 (13.16%) J2EE
10 756 (12.59%) jQuery
11 612 (10.19%) SOAP
12 608 (10.13%) REST
13 585 (9.75%) Hibernate
14 568 (9.46%) HTML5
15 534 (8.90%) Ajax
16 486 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 464 (7.73%) .NET Framework
18 429 (7.15%) XSLT
19 424 (7.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 529 (8.81%) Enterprise Software
2 402 (6.70%) Open Source
3 398 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 357 (5.95%) N-Tier
5 270 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 185 (3.08%) Client/Server
7 167 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 141 (2.35%) Data Integration
9 90 (1.50%) Mathematics
10 80 (1.33%) Mainframe
11 67 (1.12%) Clustering
12 66 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
13 57 (0.95%) RMADS
14 56 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 52 (0.87%) Social Media
16 50 (0.83%) Blackberry
17 49 (0.82%) Derivative
18 45 (0.75%) CESG
19 43 (0.72%) Visualisation
19 43 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 685 (11.41%) Linux
2 675 (11.24%) Windows
3 511 (8.51%) UNIX
4 209 (3.48%) Android
4 209 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 102 (1.70%) Solaris
6 84 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (0.87%) AIX
9 50 (0.83%) Windows Phone
10 42 (0.70%) HPUX
11 31 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 29 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (0.48%) CentOS
13 23 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 20 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.33%) Debian
15 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
16 7 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1302 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1225 (20.41%) TDD
3 1089 (18.14%) Scrum
4 1034 (17.22%) MVC
5 869 (14.48%) OO
6 689 (11.48%) UML
7 661 (11.01%) Software Engineering
8 657 (10.94%) E-Commerce
9 627 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
10 587 (9.78%) Unit Testing
11 455 (7.58%) BDD
12 429 (7.15%) TOGAF
13 420 (7.00%) CRM
14 371 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
15 369 (6.15%) Project Management
16 352 (5.86%) Enterprise Architecture
17 341 (5.68%) ITIL
18 309 (5.15%) Data Modelling
19 301 (5.01%) Technical Architecture
20 281 (4.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2282 (38.01%) Java
2 1692 (28.19%) SQL
3 1522 (25.35%) C#
4 1441 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 309 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 297 (4.95%) PL/SQL
7 192 (3.20%) Groovy
8 191 (3.18%) Python
9 182 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 180 (3.00%) Ruby
11 179 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 179 (2.98%) PHP
12 175 (2.92%) C++
13 120 (2.00%) C
14 119 (1.98%) Scala
15 100 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 80 (1.33%) XPath
17 61 (1.02%) Perl
18 60 (1.00%) VB
18 60 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 851 (14.18%) Degree
2 219 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 100 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.22%) ISEB
6 52 (0.87%) CISSP
7 40 (0.67%) MCP
8 38 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 33 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 32 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 31 (0.52%) CISM
12 30 (0.50%) MCSD
13 27 (0.45%) DV Cleared
14 25 (0.42%) MBA
15 23 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 23 (0.38%) MCTS
15 23 (0.38%) OCP
16 21 (0.35%) MCPD
17 19 (0.32%) Sun Certification
17 19 (0.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (6.15%) QA
2 78 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (1.20%) SLA
4 60 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 46 (0.77%) COBIT
6 42 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 37 (0.62%) JSP 440
8 24 (0.40%) HL7
9 12 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.033%) TickIT
11 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 163 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
2 87 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 39 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 31 (0.52%) Xen
6 27 (0.45%) Varnish
7 23 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.22%) KVM
9 11 (0.18%) XenApp
10 9 (0.15%) RHEV
11 8 (0.13%) vSphere
11 8 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.083%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.083%) vCloud
12 5 (0.083%) Docker
13 4 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.067%) Squid
13 4 (0.067%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 128 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 98 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (1.45%) Puppet
4 50 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 41 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 39 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 31 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
8 27 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 27 (0.45%) Nagios
9 21 (0.35%) SCOM
10 19 (0.32%) OpenSSO
11 17 (0.28%) OpenView
12 16 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
12 16 (0.27%) HP NNM
13 14 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
14 13 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
14 13 (0.22%) Vagrant
15 12 (0.20%) CA Wily
15 12 (0.20%) Netcool
16 11 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1901 (31.67%) Oracle
2 886 (14.76%) Microsoft
3 439 (7.31%) JBoss
4 340 (5.66%) IBM
5 209 (3.48%) SAP
6 167 (2.78%) TIBCO
7 143 (2.38%) Informatica
8 142 (2.37%) Red Hat
9 137 (2.28%) webMethods
10 131 (2.18%) HP
11 120 (2.00%) VMware
12 98 (1.63%) Adobe
13 96 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
14 88 (1.47%) Business Objects
14 88 (1.47%) Google
15 71 (1.18%) Sitecore
16 70 (1.17%) Cognos
17 65 (1.08%) hybris
18 58 (0.97%) AccuRev
18 58 (0.97%) Perforce
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