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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 120 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2834 2404 2738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 2.21% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.81% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2142 1964 2313
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94020 85650 91144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.78% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75699 69888 77563
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 30 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 30 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 +8 2603 £56,000 +1.81% 272
London -6 1227 £62,500 +4.16% 120
South East +32 551 £52,500 - 41
City of London -4 336 £60,000 -7.69% 36
Yorkshire +17 157 £47,500 +18.75% 16
East of England -13 156 £57,500 +15.00% 18
South West +8 151 £55,000 +29.41% 30
Berkshire +44 144 £65,000 +18.18% 11
North West +28 141 £40,000 -9.09% 24
Scotland +23 141 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Surrey +1 138 £47,500 -1.04% 9
West Yorkshire -12 125 £50,000 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +64 113 £42,500 -5.55% 9
West Midlands +33 113 £50,000 +14.94% 12
Edinburgh +36 105 £50,000 +29.03% 6
Hampshire -11 101 £45,000 -11.76% 9
Leeds -12 83 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Reading +47 76 £70,000 +30.23% 6
Nottinghamshire +53 70 £40,857 -3.86% 4
Nottingham +43 69 £40,857 -3.86% 4
Manchester +17 65 £43,500 +16.00% 15
West Sussex +37 61 £60,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +16 61 £56,250 +12.50% 6
Bristol +7 57 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Cheshire +30 56 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Hertfordshire +1 55 £58,000 +6.42% 1
Staffordshire +17 45 £36,000 +6.66% 4
Guildford +32 40 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Oxfordshire +5 40 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Birmingham +21 39 £65,000 +30.00% 6

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2214 (37.67%) Java
2 1899 (32.31%) Web Services
3 1828 (31.10%) Oracle
4 1821 (30.98%) .NET
5 1616 (27.49%) SQL
6 1485 (25.26%) C#
7 1469 (24.99%) JavaScript
8 1458 (24.80%) SQL Server
9 1384 (23.55%) HTML
10 1347 (22.92%) XML
11 1287 (21.90%) Finance
12 1240 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
13 1195 (20.33%) TDD
14 1108 (18.85%) CSS
15 1075 (18.29%) ASP.NET
16 1058 (18.00%) Scrum
17 1038 (17.66%) MVC
18 887 (15.09%) Microsoft
19 876 (14.90%) Middleware
20 871 (14.82%) Degree
21 861 (14.65%) OO
22 797 (13.56%) WCF
23 768 (13.07%) Spring
24 742 (12.62%) jQuery
25 740 (12.59%) J2EE
26 690 (11.74%) Linux
27 683 (11.62%) UML
28 663 (11.28%) Oracle Database
29 651 (11.08%) Windows
30 646 (10.99%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 521 (8.86%) WebLogic
2 367 (6.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 284 (4.83%) Apache
4 272 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 255 (4.34%) BizTalk Server
6 249 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 242 (4.12%) IIS
8 217 (3.69%) SharePoint
8 217 (3.69%) Oracle Service Bus
9 170 (2.89%) CMS
10 83 (1.41%) GlassFish
11 77 (1.31%) Alfresco
12 76 (1.29%) Confluence
13 71 (1.21%) Node.js
14 62 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
15 55 (0.94%) NServiceBus
16 53 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
17 51 (0.87%) NetWeaver
17 51 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
18 50 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 396 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 54 (0.92%) MS Office
3 46 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.46%) MS Project
7 12 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.10%) SPSS
10 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 300 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 213 (3.62%) Oracle BPM
3 176 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 170 (2.89%) Oracle Applications
5 86 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 50 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
7 28 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
8 21 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
9 17 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
11 15 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
11 15 (0.26%) AquaLogic BPM
12 13 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
12 13 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
13 12 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
14 11 (0.19%) Magento
15 10 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 9 (0.15%) HFM
17 8 (0.14%) Optimost
17 8 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 187 (3.18%) SaaS
2 140 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (1.02%) PaaS
5 56 (0.95%) IaaS
6 55 (0.94%) GitHub
7 49 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
9 18 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.29%) Force.com
11 4 (0.068%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.034%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.017%) Taleo
13 1 (0.017%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.017%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.017%) Route 53
13 1 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.017%) Responsys
13 1 (0.017%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 325 (5.53%) Internet
2 219 (3.73%) HTTP
3 112 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 110 (1.87%) SSL
5 88 (1.50%) Firewall
6 75 (1.28%) SAN
7 56 (0.95%) DNS
8 55 (0.94%) Intranet
9 43 (0.73%) SNMP
10 32 (0.54%) LDAP
11 27 (0.46%) VPN
12 24 (0.41%) LAN
13 23 (0.39%) WAN
14 21 (0.36%) AMQP
15 17 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
16 15 (0.26%) PBX
16 15 (0.26%) SMS
16 15 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
17 13 (0.22%) VoIP
18 12 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1458 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 663 (11.28%) Oracle Database
3 560 (9.53%) Relational Database
4 375 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 312 (5.31%) MySQL
6 306 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 264 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 262 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 261 (4.44%) RDBMS
10 247 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 246 (4.19%) MongoDB
12 215 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
13 192 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 187 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
15 179 (3.05%) Big Data
16 170 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 135 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
18 123 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
19 107 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
20 102 (1.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 430 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 377 (6.41%) Subversion
3 351 (5.97%) Selenium
4 306 (5.21%) Maven
5 298 (5.07%) Visual Studio
6 292 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 274 (4.66%) JUnit
8 264 (4.49%) Jenkins
9 248 (4.22%) Eclipse
10 234 (3.98%) Ant
11 214 (3.64%) JIRA
12 177 (3.01%) Hudson
13 149 (2.53%) NUnit
14 118 (2.01%) SoapUI
15 114 (1.94%) Cucumber
16 110 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
17 101 (1.72%) JDeveloper
18 80 (1.36%) Mockito
19 75 (1.28%) Xcode
20 73 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 1287 (21.90%) Finance
2 353 (6.01%) Retail
3 334 (5.68%) Banking
4 284 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 175 (2.98%) Marketing
6 155 (2.64%) Games
7 111 (1.89%) Advertising
8 93 (1.58%) Law
9 90 (1.53%) Back Office
10 84 (1.43%) Legal
11 81 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 80 (1.36%) Publishing
13 70 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 50 (0.85%) French Language
15 49 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 47 (0.80%) Front Office
17 36 (0.61%) Billing
18 30 (0.51%) German Language
19 26 (0.44%) Military
19 26 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2388 (40.63%) Developer
2 1542 (26.23%) Architect
3 748 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 730 (12.42%) Solutions Architect
5 660 (11.23%) Java Developer
6 502 (8.54%) .NET Developer
7 476 (8.10%) C# Developer
8 423 (7.20%) Analyst
9 409 (6.96%) Consultant
10 314 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 282 (4.80%) Technical Architect
12 263 (4.47%) Software Engineer
13 228 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 227 (3.86%) Software Developer
15 188 (3.20%) Senior Architect
16 179 (3.05%) DBA
17 170 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
18 164 (2.79%) Web Developer
19 159 (2.71%) Programmer
20 157 (2.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1899 (32.31%) Web Services
2 1821 (30.98%) .NET
3 1384 (23.55%) HTML
4 1347 (22.92%) XML
5 1108 (18.85%) CSS
6 1075 (18.29%) ASP.NET
7 876 (14.90%) Middleware
8 797 (13.56%) WCF
9 768 (13.07%) Spring
10 742 (12.62%) jQuery
11 740 (12.59%) J2EE
12 623 (10.60%) REST
13 621 (10.56%) SOAP
14 556 (9.46%) HTML5
15 550 (9.36%) Hibernate
16 523 (8.90%) Ajax
17 517 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 459 (7.81%) .NET Framework
19 426 (7.25%) JSON
20 423 (7.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 469 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
2 411 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 373 (6.35%) Open Source
4 334 (5.68%) N-Tier
5 263 (4.47%) Mobile App
6 206 (3.50%) Client/Server
7 150 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 144 (2.45%) Data Integration
9 92 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 72 (1.22%) Clustering
11 70 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 65 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
13 61 (1.04%) RMADS
14 57 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 48 (0.82%) CESG
16 46 (0.78%) Blackberry
17 45 (0.77%) Social Media
18 44 (0.75%) Replication
19 42 (0.71%) Visualisation
19 42 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 690 (11.74%) Linux
2 651 (11.08%) Windows
3 481 (8.18%) UNIX
4 202 (3.44%) Android
5 197 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 94 (1.60%) Solaris
7 85 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 71 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (0.92%) Windows Phone
10 49 (0.83%) AIX
11 43 (0.73%) HPUX
12 39 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (0.63%) CentOS
14 33 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 25 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 22 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (0.34%) Debian
18 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
20 6 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1240 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1195 (20.33%) TDD
3 1058 (18.00%) Scrum
4 1038 (17.66%) MVC
5 861 (14.65%) OO
6 683 (11.62%) UML
7 646 (10.99%) E-Commerce
8 629 (10.70%) Software Engineering
9 620 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
10 568 (9.66%) Unit Testing
11 447 (7.60%) BDD
12 411 (6.99%) CRM
13 408 (6.94%) TOGAF
14 382 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
15 361 (6.14%) Project Management
16 332 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
17 324 (5.51%) ITIL
18 304 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
19 294 (5.00%) Data Modelling
20 284 (4.83%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2214 (37.67%) Java
2 1616 (27.49%) SQL
3 1485 (25.26%) C#
4 1469 (24.99%) JavaScript
5 296 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 274 (4.66%) PL/SQL
7 195 (3.32%) Python
8 191 (3.25%) PHP
9 188 (3.20%) Groovy
10 182 (3.10%) C++
11 177 (3.01%) Shell Script
12 176 (2.99%) VB.NET
13 172 (2.93%) Ruby
14 124 (2.11%) Scala
15 113 (1.92%) C
16 99 (1.68%) Objective-C
17 66 (1.12%) XPath
18 64 (1.09%) VB
19 54 (0.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 52 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 871 (14.82%) Degree
2 243 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 96 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 93 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 78 (1.33%) ISEB
6 53 (0.90%) CISSP
7 38 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
8 35 (0.60%) MCP
9 33 (0.56%) CISM
10 32 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 31 (0.53%) MCSD
12 30 (0.51%) MBA
13 28 (0.48%) PMI Certification
14 27 (0.46%) DV Cleared
15 25 (0.43%) OCP
16 22 (0.37%) MCTS
17 20 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 18 (0.31%) Sun Certification
19 17 (0.29%) HNC
19 17 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (6.40%) QA
2 81 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (1.31%) SLA
4 60 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 43 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 41 (0.70%) COBIT
6 41 (0.70%) JSP 440
7 29 (0.49%) HL7
8 14 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.034%) TickIT
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
System Software
1 172 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
2 82 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 39 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 27 (0.46%) Xen
6 26 (0.44%) Varnish
7 24 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.22%) KVM
8 13 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.17%) XenApp
10 9 (0.15%) RHEV
10 9 (0.15%) vSphere
11 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.12%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.085%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.085%) Docker
14 4 (0.068%) PowerHA
14 4 (0.068%) HDFS
14 4 (0.068%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 141 (2.40%) Data Guard
2 106 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (1.50%) Puppet
4 48 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 43 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 42 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 36 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
8 28 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 25 (0.43%) Nagios
10 21 (0.36%) SCOM
11 18 (0.31%) OpenSSO
12 15 (0.26%) OpenView
12 15 (0.26%) Vagrant
13 14 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
13 14 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
13 14 (0.24%) HP NNM
14 12 (0.20%) CA Wily
14 12 (0.20%) YUM
14 12 (0.20%) Netcool
15 11 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1828 (31.10%) Oracle
2 887 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 413 (7.03%) JBoss
4 317 (5.39%) IBM
5 219 (3.73%) SAP
6 150 (2.55%) TIBCO
7 144 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 137 (2.33%) Informatica
9 127 (2.16%) webMethods
10 117 (1.99%) HP
11 116 (1.97%) VMware
12 108 (1.84%) Adobe
13 91 (1.55%) Business Objects
14 88 (1.50%) Google
15 87 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
16 70 (1.19%) EPiServer
17 69 (1.17%) Sitecore
18 67 (1.14%) hybris
19 64 (1.09%) Cognos
20 55 (0.94%) AccuRev
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Health
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: negotiable salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus and more
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
CSC
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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East London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + 10% BONUS + GOOD BENS
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Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Richmond, Surrey
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago