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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 114 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2756 2277 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.71% 2.17% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.54% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 1803 2033
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +31 2610 £57,500 - 320
London +41 1353 £65,000 -1.51% 168
South East -16 377 £52,000 -5.45% 28
City of London +2 191 £68,750 +5.76% 38
East of England -3 182 £60,000 - 17
West Midlands +52 169 £52,500 +16.66% 30
South West +4 168 £47,304 +5.12% 17
Yorkshire +36 155 £45,000 - 24
North West +43 147 £50,000 +17.64% 26
West Yorkshire +26 121 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Berkshire +2 113 £60,000 - 4
Manchester +67 103 £47,500 -9.52% 17
Leeds +7 96 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Scotland +29 94 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Warwickshire +41 74 £52,500 - 4
Surrey -11 71 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Warwick +20 67 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Hampshire -12 65 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Dorset +25 56 £65,000 +62.50% 8
Glasgow +7 50 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Wiltshire +26 49 £45,000 -4.12% 4
Birmingham +19 49 £54,285 +55.10% 9
Bedfordshire +35 48 £72,500 +11.53% 6
Cambridgeshire +17 47 £43,000 -38.57% 5
West Sussex +6 47 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Bournemouth +20 43 £72,500 +74.69% 5
Reading +3 40 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge +27 39 £42,500 -22.72% 4
East Midlands -4 39 £39,500 -24.76% 6
Edinburgh +5 34 £60,000 +14.28% 8

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2990 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2151 (38.81%) Java
3 1590 (28.68%) Oracle
4 1548 (27.93%) .NET
5 1535 (27.69%) Web Services
6 1430 (25.80%) SQL
7 1363 (24.59%) Finance
8 1223 (22.06%) JavaScript
9 1193 (21.52%) C#
10 1153 (20.80%) TDD
11 1120 (20.21%) XML
12 1117 (20.15%) Scrum
13 1112 (20.06%) SQL Server
14 1063 (19.18%) HTML
15 897 (16.18%) Degree
16 842 (15.19%) CSS
17 835 (15.06%) Middleware
18 787 (14.20%) MVC
19 768 (13.86%) ASP.NET
19 768 (13.86%) OO
19 768 (13.86%) Microsoft
20 758 (13.67%) Spring
21 735 (13.26%) REST
22 733 (13.22%) Software Engineering
23 702 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
24 669 (12.07%) SOAP
25 642 (11.58%) SDLC
26 609 (10.99%) RESTful
27 592 (10.68%) Linux
28 584 (10.54%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 357 (6.44%) JBoss
2 345 (6.22%) WebSphere
3 311 (5.61%) WebLogic
4 247 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 233 (4.20%) Node.js
6 226 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 166 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
8 156 (2.81%) Apache
9 153 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
10 146 (2.63%) IIS
11 144 (2.60%) SharePoint
12 128 (2.31%) CMS
13 107 (1.93%) Mule
14 104 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
15 100 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
16 75 (1.35%) GlassFish
17 47 (0.85%) Apache Spark
17 47 (0.85%) MQSeries
18 44 (0.79%) CICS
18 44 (0.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 357 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.61%) MS Office
2 34 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 32 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.22%) SPSS
5 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.036%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.036%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.018%) CATIA
8 1 (0.018%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 236 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 124 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
3 114 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
4 68 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 47 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 41 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
7 33 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
8 28 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
9 22 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
10 16 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
12 14 (0.25%) Temenos T24
13 13 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 12 (0.22%) Eloqua
14 12 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
15 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
16 10 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
16 10 (0.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 10 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 367 (6.62%) SaaS
2 269 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 262 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (1.88%) PaaS
5 92 (1.66%) IaaS
6 91 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 67 (1.21%) Force.com
8 66 (1.19%) GitHub
9 28 (0.51%) iPaaS
10 24 (0.43%) OpenShift
11 19 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
12 18 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (0.31%) Heroku
14 16 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.22%) Boomi
15 12 (0.22%) Taleo
16 10 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.18%) Oracle CX
17 9 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.05%) Internet
2 128 (2.31%) HTTP
3 73 (1.32%) SSL
4 62 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 61 (1.10%) LAN
6 56 (1.01%) SAN
7 45 (0.81%) Firewall
8 40 (0.72%) WAN
9 35 (0.63%) LDAP
10 29 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.41%) WLAN
12 21 (0.38%) Intranet
12 21 (0.38%) NAS
13 20 (0.36%) HTTPS
14 17 (0.31%) Ethernet
14 17 (0.31%) VLAN
15 16 (0.29%) DNS
16 15 (0.27%) FTP
17 14 (0.25%) WebEx
18 13 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1112 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 532 (9.60%) Relational Database
3 454 (8.19%) Oracle Database
4 416 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 269 (4.85%) MongoDB
6 255 (4.60%) Big Data
7 252 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 242 (4.37%) MySQL
9 217 (3.91%) RDBMS
10 213 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 201 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 182 (3.28%) Hadoop
13 172 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
14 142 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 140 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 134 (2.42%) Redis
17 127 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
18 123 (2.22%) DB2
19 113 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
20 101 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 534 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 482 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 450 (8.12%) Maven
4 357 (6.44%) JUnit
5 338 (6.10%) Selenium
6 286 (5.16%) Subversion
7 254 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 247 (4.46%) JIRA
9 208 (3.75%) Visual Studio
10 198 (3.57%) NUnit
11 159 (2.87%) Ant
12 138 (2.49%) Cucumber
13 137 (2.47%) Hudson
14 102 (1.84%) Eclipse
15 94 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 82 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 64 (1.15%) IntelliJ
17 64 (1.15%) RSpec
18 62 (1.12%) SoapUI
19 60 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1363 (24.59%) Finance
2 431 (7.78%) Retail
3 394 (7.11%) Banking
4 194 (3.50%) Marketing
5 180 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 167 (3.01%) Games
7 119 (2.15%) Billing
8 95 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 82 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 75 (1.35%) Law
11 66 (1.19%) Legal
12 61 (1.10%) Advertising
13 57 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 55 (0.99%) Front Office
15 43 (0.78%) Back Office
16 32 (0.58%) Local Government
16 32 (0.58%) Publishing
17 27 (0.49%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.29%) International Banking
18 16 (0.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2257 (40.72%) Developer
2 1645 (29.68%) Architect
3 766 (13.82%) Java Developer
4 684 (12.34%) Solutions Architect
5 579 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 578 (10.43%) .NET Developer
7 542 (9.78%) C# Developer
8 443 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 329 (5.94%) Analyst
10 273 (4.93%) Software Engineer
11 272 (4.91%) Technical Architect
12 261 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
13 250 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
14 242 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 235 (4.24%) Integration Architect
16 207 (3.73%) Lead Developer
17 205 (3.70%) SQL Developer
18 199 (3.59%) SOA Architect
19 198 (3.57%) Consultant
20 184 (3.32%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1548 (27.93%) .NET
2 1535 (27.69%) Web Services
3 1120 (20.21%) XML
4 1063 (19.18%) HTML
5 842 (15.19%) CSS
6 835 (15.06%) Middleware
7 768 (13.86%) ASP.NET
8 758 (13.67%) Spring
9 735 (13.26%) REST
10 669 (12.07%) SOAP
11 609 (10.99%) RESTful
12 580 (10.46%) AngularJS
13 574 (10.36%) J2EE
14 490 (8.84%) Hibernate
14 490 (8.84%) jQuery
15 449 (8.10%) Java EE
16 444 (8.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 427 (7.70%) JMS
18 396 (7.14%) .NET Framework
19 391 (7.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 474 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 463 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 388 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 226 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 211 (3.81%) Data Integration
6 186 (3.36%) User Experience
7 173 (3.12%) N-Tier
8 157 (2.83%) Mathematics
9 114 (2.06%) Mainframe
10 108 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 103 (1.86%) Data Centre
12 94 (1.70%) Client/Server
13 92 (1.66%) Fintech
14 89 (1.61%) Data Structures
15 87 (1.57%) DataPower
16 72 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 65 (1.17%) Derivative
18 58 (1.05%) Visualisation
19 40 (0.72%) Algorithms
20 34 (0.61%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 592 (10.68%) Linux
2 542 (9.78%) Unix
3 471 (8.50%) Windows
4 101 (1.82%) Android
5 82 (1.48%) Solaris
6 68 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 38 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 29 (0.52%) AIX
10 25 (0.45%) MVS
11 22 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.27%) CentOS
13 14 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.25%) zOS
14 12 (0.22%) SUSE
14 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.20%) HPUX
15 11 (0.20%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2990 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1153 (20.80%) TDD
3 1117 (20.15%) Scrum
4 787 (14.20%) MVC
5 768 (13.86%) OO
6 733 (13.22%) Software Engineering
7 702 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
8 642 (11.58%) SDLC
9 584 (10.54%) TOGAF
10 555 (10.01%) E-Commerce
11 553 (9.98%) UML
12 500 (9.02%) Unit Testing
13 477 (8.61%) Open Source
14 466 (8.41%) Mentoring
15 446 (8.05%) Microservices
16 431 (7.78%) Waterfall
17 396 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
17 396 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
18 362 (6.53%) Project Management
19 356 (6.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2151 (38.81%) Java
2 1430 (25.80%) SQL
3 1223 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 1193 (21.52%) C#
5 297 (5.36%) PHP
6 262 (4.73%) Python
7 256 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 205 (3.70%) C
9 204 (3.68%) T-SQL
10 193 (3.48%) C++
11 153 (2.76%) Ruby
12 140 (2.53%) Scala
13 113 (2.04%) XPath
14 110 (1.98%) Groovy
15 105 (1.89%) Perl
16 102 (1.84%) Shell Script
17 74 (1.34%) VB
18 73 (1.32%) VB.NET
19 62 (1.12%) PowerShell
20 61 (1.10%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 897 (16.18%) Degree
2 290 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 211 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 81 (1.46%) ISEB
5 67 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 38 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.58%) CISSP
9 30 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 30 (0.54%) MCP
9 30 (0.54%) MCSD
10 29 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 28 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 24 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
12 24 (0.43%) Sun Certification
13 21 (0.38%) MBA
14 20 (0.36%) CITP
15 19 (0.34%) PMP
16 15 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (5.57%) QA
2 60 (1.08%) SLA
3 57 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 52 (0.94%) COBIT
5 47 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.16%) ISO22301
8 8 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.13%) SEPA
10 5 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.090%) GPG13
10 5 (0.090%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.072%) COSO
11 4 (0.072%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.054%) ISO15022
12 3 (0.054%) ISO20022
12 3 (0.054%) ISO27005
12 3 (0.054%) RMADS
13 2 (0.036%) SDET
System Software
1 133 (2.40%) Docker
2 67 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 67 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
3 51 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.87%) Varnish
5 31 (0.56%) iptables
6 22 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.23%) vCloud
8 10 (0.18%) PowerHA
9 7 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.072%) HDFS
10 4 (0.072%) vSphere
11 3 (0.054%) Time Sharing Option
11 3 (0.054%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.036%) NFS
12 2 (0.036%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.018%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.018%) Gluster
13 1 (0.018%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.018%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 126 (2.27%) Puppet
2 70 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (1.03%) Ansible
4 44 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 39 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 32 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 29 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 15 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.25%) CA Wily
10 13 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
10 13 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 13 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 12 (0.22%) Jitterbit
11 12 (0.22%) yum
12 10 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
12 10 (0.18%) Salt
13 8 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.14%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.11%) Graphite
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1590 (28.68%) Oracle
2 768 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 357 (6.44%) IBM
4 201 (3.63%) TIBCO
5 169 (3.05%) SAP
6 168 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 112 (2.02%) Informatica
8 105 (1.89%) Google
9 98 (1.77%) MuleSoft
10 94 (1.70%) webMethods
11 83 (1.50%) VMware
12 70 (1.26%) HP
13 68 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 65 (1.17%) Siebel
15 61 (1.10%) Sun
16 60 (1.08%) Talend
17 52 (0.94%) Zend
18 50 (0.90%) WSO2
19 49 (0.88%) BEA
19 49 (0.88%) Facebook
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000- 120,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000- 120,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Ashdown IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Great Training + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + big benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £66,000 per annum 10% bonus & 3% benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday