Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 66 121
Rank change year-on-year -95 +55 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 98 326 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.54% 3.76% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.26% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 88 274 236
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £44,250 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +6.48% +0.93% -6.96%

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 5490 7657 9550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.33% 88.31% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4280 5845 7458
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,872
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +10 42 £62,500 +11.11% 3
Slough -10 12 £60,000 -7.69%
Maidenhead -37 7 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Bracknell -10 5 £69,000 +45.26% 4
Wokingham +3 2 £33,011 -48.42%
Newbury -20 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.82%) Microservices
3 37 (37.76%) Java
3 37 (37.76%) REST
4 31 (31.63%) SQL
4 31 (31.63%) Web Services
5 30 (30.61%) TDD
5 30 (30.61%) Spring
5 30 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (28.57%) SOAP
7 27 (27.55%) .NET
8 26 (26.53%) XML
9 25 (25.51%) AngularJS
10 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
10 24 (24.49%) Scrum
11 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
12 22 (22.45%) Software Architecture
12 22 (22.45%) BDD
13 20 (20.41%) C#
13 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
14 19 (19.39%) Oracle
14 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
14 19 (19.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (18.37%) Linux
16 17 (17.35%) Finance
16 17 (17.35%) Retail
17 16 (16.33%) MVC
17 16 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (15.31%) Middleware
18 15 (15.31%) HTML

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 19 (19.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (7.14%) JBoss
3 6 (6.12%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.04%) IIS
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.02%) CMS
8 1 (1.02%) Confluence
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.02%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) InfoPath
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.04%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.06%) Boomi
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) Serverless
5 2 (2.04%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) npm
6 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) FTP
2 4 (4.08%) Internet
2 4 (4.08%) SSL
3 3 (3.06%) Firewall
3 3 (3.06%) LAN
3 3 (3.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.04%) NAS
4 2 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.02%) MVNO
5 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.27%) MongoDB
4 11 (11.22%) Big Data
5 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database
6 9 (9.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (9.18%) Hadoop
7 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
7 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
8 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (6.12%) Neo4j
10 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.06%) MySQL
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.06%) Pentaho
11 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.29%) JIRA
3 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.20%) Maven
5 6 (6.12%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.10%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.08%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.08%) NetBeans
7 4 (4.08%) Subversion
7 4 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (3.06%) Ant
8 3 (3.06%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (3.06%) Gradle
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.06%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.04%) MSTest
10 1 (1.02%) NuGet
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
1 17 (17.35%) Retail
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Architect
3 17 (17.35%) Senior Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Development Manager
6 12 (12.24%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.18%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.16%) Integration Architect
9 7 (7.14%) Consultant
10 6 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (5.10%) .NET Development Manager
11 5 (5.10%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Java Scala Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Scala Developer
11 5 (5.10%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.76%) REST
2 31 (31.63%) Web Services
3 30 (30.61%) Spring
4 28 (28.57%) SOAP
5 27 (27.55%) .NET
6 26 (26.53%) XML
7 25 (25.51%) AngularJS
8 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
9 15 (15.31%) HTML
9 15 (15.31%) JSON
9 15 (15.31%) Middleware
10 14 (14.29%) CSS
11 13 (13.27%) .NET Framework
11 13 (13.27%) Java EE
12 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (11.22%) jQuery
12 11 (11.22%) WCF
13 10 (10.20%) HTML5
13 10 (10.20%) React
14 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Unix
3 8 (8.16%) Windows
4 6 (6.12%) Android
4 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.06%) CentOS
6 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.04%) AIX
7 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.82%) Microservices
3 30 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (30.61%) TDD
4 24 (24.49%) Scrum
5 22 (22.45%) BDD
5 22 (22.45%) Software Architecture
6 16 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (16.33%) MVC
7 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
8 13 (13.27%) B2B
8 13 (13.27%) DevOps
8 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
9 12 (12.24%) OO
9 12 (12.24%) Open Source
9 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.22%) UML
11 10 (10.20%) Multithreading
11 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) Java
2 31 (31.63%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) C#
4 14 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.12%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) Scala
7 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.08%) XPath
8 4 (4.08%) XQuery
9 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.06%) Jython
9 3 (3.06%) Perl
9 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) MBCS
3 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) HDFS
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Ansible
1 6 (6.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (4.08%) Puppet
3 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.06%) Salt
4 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.39%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) IBM
4 7 (7.14%) BEA
4 7 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.10%) SAP
5 5 (5.10%) Xamarin
6 4 (4.08%) DevExpress
6 4 (4.08%) hybris
6 4 (4.08%) Telerik
7 3 (3.06%) Dell
7 3 (3.06%) F5
7 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.06%) Talend
8 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.04%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.04%) Nokia
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.04%) Workday