Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 157 68
Rank change year-on-year -50 -89 +53
Permanent jobs citing SOA 49 103 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 1.63% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.85% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 93 272
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,000 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £80,675
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +0.23%

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,582 5,560 7,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.52% 87.96% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,371 4,352 6,035
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Berkshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Berkshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Berkshire

SOA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 25 £63,750 - 6
Maidenhead -34 9 £60,000 -20.00%
Newbury +10 5 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell -18 2 £80,000 +15.94% 1
Wokingham +15 1 - - 2
Slough -16 1 £70,000 +16.67%
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 28 (57.14%) Oracle
1 28 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (51.02%) Java
4 23 (46.94%) Spring
4 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (42.86%) Linux
6 19 (38.78%) Web Services
6 19 (38.78%) Software Engineering
7 18 (36.73%) Multithreading
8 16 (32.65%) TDD
8 16 (32.65%) Scrum
9 15 (30.61%) Python
9 15 (30.61%) RDBMS
9 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
9 15 (30.61%) Microservices
10 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.57%) Finance
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
11 13 (26.53%) BDD
11 13 (26.53%) Java 8
12 12 (24.49%) SaaS
12 12 (24.49%) SQL
13 11 (22.45%) HTML
13 11 (22.45%) Maven
13 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
14 10 (20.41%) DevOps
14 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
14 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
14 10 (20.41%) Degree

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.49%) SaaS
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Serverless
4 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.16%) PaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.08%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Mailgun
6 1 (2.04%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DHCP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) NAS
1 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) RDBMS
1 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
4 9 (18.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (18.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
4 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
5 8 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (10.20%) Big Data
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Maven
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) Gradle
4 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Billing
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 8 (16.33%) AWS Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Backend Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Build Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Build Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Spring
2 19 (38.78%) Web Services
3 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) J2EE
4 9 (18.37%) Java EE
4 9 (18.37%) Middleware
5 8 (16.33%) J2SE
6 7 (14.29%) Keycloak
6 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 6 (12.24%) REST
7 6 (12.24%) Spring Cloud
8 5 (10.20%) .NET
8 5 (10.20%) CSS
8 5 (10.20%) jQuery
9 4 (8.16%) Apache Flex
9 4 (8.16%) JMS
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (6.12%) Ajax
10 3 (6.12%) JAX-RS
10 3 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Public Cloud
2 6 (12.24%) Fintech
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) Robotics
3 2 (4.08%) Tandem
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Software Engineering
3 18 (36.73%) Multithreading
4 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 15 (30.61%) Microservices
6 13 (26.53%) BDD
7 10 (20.41%) DevOps
7 10 (20.41%) Multithreaded Programming
8 9 (18.37%) Web Application Development
9 7 (14.29%) Analytics
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.24%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (12.24%) Release Management
10 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.20%) API Design
11 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.16%) ITIL
12 4 (8.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) Python
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) Java 8
5 12 (24.49%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) RHCE
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) PSD2
3 2 (4.08%) COBIT
4 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.08%) vCloud
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Ansible
2 6 (12.24%) Puppet
3 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.08%) logstash
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Google
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) EMC
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Juniper
4 2 (4.08%) NetApp
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) Splunk
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Sun