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 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
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 130 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2528 2756 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 2.40% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.90% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2087 2028
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015 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 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
(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 -10 2329 £60,000 +4.34% 268
London 0 1203 £70,000 +12.00% 135
South East -50 365 £55,000 +4.76% 28
City of London +24 305 £70,000 +16.66% 25
East of England +9 191 £60,000 +4.34% 21
South West +1 154 £45,000 -14.28% 14
Yorkshire +3 134 £40,000 -7.51% 16
Berkshire +5 131 £57,500 -11.53% 4
West Midlands -7 116 £49,250 -17.91% 18
West Yorkshire +11 113 £37,500 -22.68% 14
North West -22 107 £50,250 +25.62% 29
Scotland +1 96 £50,000 +8.69% 7
Hertfordshire 0 83 £62,500 -3.84% 7
Leeds +36 77 £40,000 -25.92% 11
Glasgow +41 64 £51,500 +15.73% 1
Manchester +5 64 £47,000 +10.58% 13
Hampshire -52 61 £49,375 +3.94% 6
Surrey -61 56 £47,500 - 8
Wiltshire +24 49 £45,000 - 2
Maidenhead +47 46 £57,500 -8.00%
Warwickshire +36 44 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Bristol -43 41 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Birmingham -17 38 £50,500 -15.83% 7
Reading -38 37 £47,500 -32.14%
Bedfordshire +43 36 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 34 £57,500 +25.00% 9
East Midlands -47 34 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Swindon +24 31 £43,596 +8.99% 1
Edinburgh -37 30 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Cheshire -20 28 £52,500 +40.00% 9

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2513 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2078 (41.87%) Java
3 1781 (35.89%) Oracle
4 1512 (30.47%) .NET
5 1431 (28.83%) Web Services
6 1356 (27.32%) Finance
7 1292 (26.03%) SQL
8 1276 (25.71%) C#
9 1153 (23.23%) JavaScript
10 1099 (22.14%) SQL Server
11 1097 (22.10%) HTML
12 1032 (20.79%) Scrum
13 1031 (20.77%) XML
14 985 (19.85%) TDD
15 885 (17.83%) CSS
16 860 (17.33%) Middleware
17 848 (17.09%) MVC
18 828 (16.68%) ASP.NET
19 813 (16.38%) Microsoft
20 714 (14.39%) Linux
21 708 (14.27%) OO
22 667 (13.44%) Degree
23 655 (13.20%) SOAP
24 652 (13.14%) Oracle Database
25 634 (12.77%) Spring
26 630 (12.69%) SDLC
27 624 (12.57%) REST
28 609 (12.27%) J2EE
29 543 (10.94%) E-Commerce
29 543 (10.94%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 424 (8.54%) WebLogic
2 389 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 343 (6.91%) WebSphere
4 292 (5.88%) JBoss
5 250 (5.04%) Oracle Service Bus
6 202 (4.07%) SharePoint
7 164 (3.30%) Apache
8 162 (3.26%) Tomcat
9 152 (3.06%) CMS
10 122 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 120 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
12 95 (1.91%) IIS
13 90 (1.81%) Node.js
14 86 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
15 85 (1.71%) Mule
16 76 (1.53%) Apache Solr
17 62 (1.25%) Apache Spark
18 55 (1.11%) CICS
19 51 (1.03%) NServiceBus
20 50 (1.01%) MQSeries
Applications
1 435 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 79 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 56 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (0.91%) MS Office
5 9 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.060%) SPSS
9 2 (0.040%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.040%) MS Project
10 1 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 243 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
2 226 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
3 134 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
4 128 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 59 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
6 41 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
8 22 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
9 21 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
10 20 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
11 17 (0.34%) Primavera
12 16 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
14 10 (0.20%) Markit EDM
14 10 (0.20%) LatentZero
14 10 (0.20%) thinkFolio
14 10 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
15 9 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
16 8 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
16 8 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 276 (5.56%) SaaS
2 271 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 201 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 109 (2.20%) PaaS
5 97 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (1.09%) Force.com
7 53 (1.07%) IaaS
8 26 (0.52%) GitHub
9 15 (0.30%) OpenShift
10 13 (0.26%) iPaaS
11 12 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.14%) Heroku
13 7 (0.14%) Office 365
13 7 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.081%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.081%) Terremark
15 4 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.12%) HTTP
2 96 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 93 (1.87%) Internet
4 58 (1.17%) SSL
5 44 (0.89%) Firewall
6 43 (0.87%) CTI
7 37 (0.75%) DNS
8 27 (0.54%) SAN
9 21 (0.42%) ATM
10 20 (0.40%) NAS
11 18 (0.36%) WAN
12 17 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (0.32%) LAN
14 15 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (0.24%) DHCP
15 12 (0.24%) PPP
16 11 (0.22%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.20%) DMZ
17 10 (0.20%) Network Security
17 10 (0.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1099 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 652 (13.14%) Oracle Database
3 469 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 409 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 297 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 245 (4.94%) MySQL
7 226 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 188 (3.79%) Big Data
9 186 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
10 180 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
11 163 (3.28%) MongoDB
12 159 (3.20%) Hadoop
13 156 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 150 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
15 143 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 126 (2.54%) DB2
17 120 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 110 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
19 103 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
20 94 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 433 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 314 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 293 (5.90%) Subversion
4 269 (5.42%) Selenium
5 239 (4.82%) Maven
6 236 (4.76%) JUnit
7 234 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 167 (3.36%) JIRA
9 158 (3.18%) Visual Studio
10 152 (3.06%) NUnit
11 135 (2.72%) Ant
12 129 (2.60%) TeamCity
13 121 (2.44%) Hudson
14 114 (2.30%) SoapUI
15 95 (1.91%) Cucumber
16 66 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
17 65 (1.31%) Eclipse
18 48 (0.97%) Mockito
19 47 (0.95%) Moq
20 41 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 1356 (27.32%) Finance
2 527 (10.62%) Banking
3 486 (9.79%) Retail
4 184 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 127 (2.56%) Games
6 110 (2.22%) Advertising
7 104 (2.10%) Marketing
8 84 (1.69%) Law
9 83 (1.67%) Front Office
10 75 (1.51%) Legal
11 72 (1.45%) Back Office
12 69 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 63 (1.27%) Billing
14 62 (1.25%) Investment Banking
15 57 (1.15%) Manufacturing
16 47 (0.95%) Retail Banking
17 30 (0.60%) Publishing
18 18 (0.36%) International Banking
19 17 (0.34%) Local Government
20 14 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1940 (39.09%) Developer
2 1501 (30.24%) Architect
3 625 (12.59%) Solutions Architect
4 544 (10.96%) Senior Developer
5 504 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 415 (8.36%) .NET Developer
7 373 (7.52%) Consultant
8 329 (6.63%) C# Developer
9 226 (4.55%) Analyst
9 226 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 218 (4.39%) Technical Architect
11 169 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 161 (3.24%) Designer
13 153 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
13 153 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
14 143 (2.88%) Oracle Architect
15 127 (2.56%) Integration Architect
16 124 (2.50%) Lead Developer
17 118 (2.38%) Software Developer
17 118 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1512 (30.47%) .NET
2 1431 (28.83%) Web Services
3 1097 (22.10%) HTML
4 1031 (20.77%) XML
5 885 (17.83%) CSS
6 860 (17.33%) Middleware
7 828 (16.68%) ASP.NET
8 655 (13.20%) SOAP
9 634 (12.77%) Spring
10 624 (12.57%) REST
11 609 (12.27%) J2EE
12 543 (10.94%) WCF
13 541 (10.90%) jQuery
14 501 (10.09%) Oracle Fusion
15 460 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 435 (8.76%) .NET Framework
17 404 (8.14%) HTML5
18 361 (7.27%) Hibernate
19 339 (6.83%) AngularJS
20 320 (6.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 352 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
2 343 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 334 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 196 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 186 (3.75%) User Experience
6 153 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 130 (2.62%) Data Centre
8 124 (2.50%) Data Integration
9 100 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 98 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 94 (1.89%) Mathematics
12 87 (1.75%) Mainframe
13 73 (1.47%) Oracle Exalogic
14 72 (1.45%) SWIFT
15 67 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 63 (1.27%) Clustering
17 55 (1.11%) Social Media
18 49 (0.99%) IVR
19 47 (0.95%) Derivative
20 45 (0.91%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 714 (14.39%) Linux
2 495 (9.97%) UNIX
3 457 (9.21%) Windows
4 166 (3.34%) Android
5 142 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.21%) Solaris
7 53 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (0.77%) MVS
9 36 (0.73%) AIX
10 22 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.40%) CentOS
11 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
15 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.14%) SUSE
19 6 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2513 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1032 (20.79%) Scrum
3 985 (19.85%) TDD
4 848 (17.09%) MVC
5 708 (14.27%) OO
6 630 (12.69%) SDLC
7 543 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 518 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 505 (10.18%) TOGAF
10 485 (9.77%) Software Engineering
11 470 (9.47%) UML
12 467 (9.41%) Open Source
13 396 (7.98%) Unit Testing
14 377 (7.60%) Enterprise Architecture
15 373 (7.52%) Project Management
16 350 (7.05%) BDD
17 348 (7.01%) Mentoring
18 310 (6.25%) CRM
18 310 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
19 286 (5.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2078 (41.87%) Java
2 1292 (26.03%) SQL
3 1276 (25.71%) C#
4 1153 (23.23%) JavaScript
5 284 (5.72%) PL/SQL
6 243 (4.90%) Python
7 238 (4.80%) PHP
8 215 (4.33%) C++
9 206 (4.15%) T-SQL
10 150 (3.02%) Ruby
11 136 (2.74%) Scala
12 125 (2.52%) Perl
13 99 (1.99%) Shell Script
14 92 (1.85%) VB.NET
15 91 (1.83%) C
16 85 (1.71%) XPath
17 70 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 68 (1.37%) Groovy
19 61 (1.23%) Jython
20 51 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 667 (13.44%) Degree
2 204 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 109 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 65 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (0.66%) ISEB
7 25 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 24 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 22 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 20 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 18 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.34%) CISSP
13 15 (0.30%) MCSD
14 14 (0.28%) MCSE
15 13 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (0.26%) MCITP
16 12 (0.24%) Sun Certification
16 12 (0.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (5.06%) QA
2 59 (1.19%) COBIT
3 43 (0.87%) SLA
4 27 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.16%) HL7
8 7 (0.14%) MiFID
8 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.12%) GCP
10 5 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.060%) DICOM
12 1 (0.020%) P3O
System Software
1 118 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
2 67 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.89%) Docker
4 33 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 29 (0.58%) Varnish
6 26 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 26 (0.52%) vCloud
7 17 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.30%) iptables
10 13 (0.26%) vSphere
11 12 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.14%) LXC
13 6 (0.12%) Xen
14 3 (0.060%) NFS
14 3 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.060%) Samba
15 2 (0.040%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 125 (2.52%) Puppet
2 115 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 39 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 26 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 25 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 24 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 17 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 15 (0.30%) HAProxy
9 15 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 12 (0.24%) Ansible
11 11 (0.22%) Oracle Statspack
12 9 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.14%) SCCM
13 7 (0.14%) MOM
14 6 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 6 (0.12%) logstash
14 6 (0.12%) CA LISA
15 5 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1781 (35.89%) Oracle
2 813 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 300 (6.04%) IBM
4 211 (4.25%) SAP
5 110 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 106 (2.14%) VMware
7 104 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 101 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 77 (1.55%) hybris
10 68 (1.37%) Siebel
11 61 (1.23%) webMethods
12 52 (1.05%) Google
13 49 (0.99%) Cisco
14 45 (0.91%) Adobe
14 45 (0.91%) Informatica
15 42 (0.85%) Sybase
15 42 (0.85%) ATG
16 40 (0.81%) MuleSoft
17 38 (0.77%) Talend
18 37 (0.75%) Sitecore
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