Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 168 100
Rank change year-on-year +41 -68 -32
Permanent jobs citing SOA 123 94 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.14% 1.44% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.58% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 173
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £44,500 £36,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £77,500
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% +1.94%

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 5,285 5,962 5,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.95% 91.05% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,204 4,770 4,419
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +9 64 £67,500 +25.58% 6
Bracknell +22 27 £49,000 -38.75% 1
Maidenhead +20 14 £67,500 +12.50%
Wokingham - 5 - - 1
Slough +14 3 £83,750 +19.64%
Newbury -3 2 £57,500 +59.72% 3
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 88 (71.54%) Java
2 55 (44.72%) DevOps
3 50 (40.65%) REST
4 48 (39.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 48 (39.02%) Oracle
4 48 (39.02%) Linux
5 42 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (32.52%) Middleware
6 40 (32.52%) SDLC
6 40 (32.52%) Microservices
7 37 (30.08%) SQL
8 35 (28.46%) Oracle Database
9 33 (26.83%) XML
10 32 (26.02%) Web Services
11 31 (25.20%) PL/SQL
11 31 (25.20%) ERP
12 30 (24.39%) Data Modelling
12 30 (24.39%) Workflow
13 29 (23.58%) Oracle EBS
13 29 (23.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 29 (23.58%) SOAP
13 29 (23.58%) XSLT
13 29 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (22.76%) TDD
14 28 (22.76%) Unix
15 27 (21.95%) Oracle Reports
15 27 (21.95%) Finance
16 26 (21.14%) Oracle Forms
16 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
16 26 (21.14%) E-Commerce

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 48 (39.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 29 (23.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (11.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (10.57%) Confluence
4 13 (10.57%) WebLogic
5 12 (9.76%) CMS
6 8 (6.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (5.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.25%) Anypoint
10 3 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.63%) IIS
11 2 (1.63%) Smallworld
12 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (21.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (17.89%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (13.82%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (13.82%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.63%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (17.07%) PaaS
3 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (8.94%) SaaS
5 8 (6.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.25%) IaaS
7 3 (2.44%) Heroku
7 3 (2.44%) npm
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) SSL
2 4 (3.25%) DNS
3 3 (2.44%) HTTP
4 2 (1.63%) DWDM
4 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.63%) MPLS
4 2 (1.63%) Network Security
4 2 (1.63%) SDH
4 2 (1.63%) SONET
4 2 (1.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) Oracle Database
2 27 (21.95%) Oracle Reports
3 26 (21.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 26 (21.14%) Oracle ODI
4 20 (16.26%) Oracle Discoverer
5 19 (15.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.44%) MySQL
7 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.44%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.38%) JIRA
4 11 (8.94%) Maven
5 7 (5.69%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.07%) NUnit
6 5 (4.07%) Toad
7 4 (3.25%) Grunt
8 2 (1.63%) Ant
8 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) JProfiler
8 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.63%) Subversion
9 1 (0.81%) Hudson
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 19 (15.45%) Retail
3 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.13%) Manufacturing
5 9 (7.32%) Publishing
6 4 (3.25%) Games
6 4 (3.25%) Law
7 2 (1.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (43.09%) Developer
2 23 (18.70%) Architect
2 23 (18.70%) Senior Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (11.38%) Consultant
4 14 (11.38%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Integration Specialist
7 11 (8.94%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (8.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Applications Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 9 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (6.50%) Integration Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Senior Flex Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.88%) Java Architect
12 6 (4.88%) Java Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.65%) REST
2 40 (32.52%) Middleware
3 33 (26.83%) XML
4 32 (26.02%) Web Services
5 29 (23.58%) SOAP
5 29 (23.58%) XSLT
6 26 (21.14%) Spring
7 25 (20.33%) JSON
7 25 (20.33%) RESTful
8 21 (17.07%) Oracle Fusion
8 21 (17.07%) Spring Boot
9 18 (14.63%) jQuery
10 17 (13.82%) HTML
10 17 (13.82%) React
11 15 (12.20%) CSS
11 15 (12.20%) J2EE
12 14 (11.38%) Node.js
13 11 (8.94%) .NET
13 11 (8.94%) JMS
14 10 (8.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) iPad
2 15 (12.20%) User Experience
3 12 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) PKI
7 3 (2.44%) Blog
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.63%) TM Forum
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.02%) Linux
2 28 (22.76%) Unix
3 5 (4.07%) Fedora
3 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.25%) Android
4 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Windows
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) DevOps
2 42 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.52%) Microservices
3 40 (32.52%) SDLC
4 31 (25.20%) ERP
5 30 (24.39%) Data Modelling
5 30 (24.39%) Workflow
6 28 (22.76%) TDD
7 26 (21.14%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (21.14%) E-Commerce
8 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
9 24 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (19.51%) Personalization
10 22 (17.89%) Project Management
11 18 (14.63%) EAI
11 18 (14.63%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.01%) BDD
13 12 (9.76%) B2C
13 12 (9.76%) MVC
14 10 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 88 (71.54%) Java
2 37 (30.08%) SQL
3 31 (25.20%) PL/SQL
4 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.45%) Java 8
6 9 (7.32%) Python
6 9 (7.32%) XPath
7 8 (6.50%) Ruby
8 7 (5.69%) C#
8 7 (5.69%) XQuery
9 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.25%) Java 9
11 3 (2.44%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.63%) Clojure
12 2 (1.63%) Groovy
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.63%) CISM
3 2 (1.63%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 25 (20.33%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (20.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.63%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.63%) Netcool
2 2 (1.63%) TeMIP
2 2 (1.63%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 48 (39.02%) Oracle
2 18 (14.63%) IBM
3 14 (11.38%) Google
4 8 (6.50%) Sitecore
5 7 (5.69%) SAP
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.07%) VMware
7 4 (3.25%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.44%) hybris
9 2 (1.63%) Ciena
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco
9 2 (1.63%) Cramer
9 2 (1.63%) NetCracker
9 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.81%) webMethods