Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 169 68
Rank change year-on-year -53 -101 +64
Permanent jobs citing SOA 32 93 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 1.44% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.63% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 77 260
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £52,125 £40,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 5,235 5,712 7,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 92.08% 88.60% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,077 4,531 5,350
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 15 January 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 15 January 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 -5 15 £68,750 +19.57% 4
Maidenhead -35 5 £55,000 +3.29%
Newbury +16 4 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Bracknell -18 2 £80,000 +15.94%
Slough -21 2 £60,000 - 1
Wokingham +16 1 - - 2
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Microservices
3 15 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (46.88%) TDD
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle
4 14 (43.75%) Web Services
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (37.50%) SaaS
5 12 (37.50%) Spring
5 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
7 10 (31.25%) BDD
7 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) Maven
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) Degree
8 9 (28.13%) Public Cloud
8 9 (28.13%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (25.00%) Unix
9 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 8 (25.00%) Middleware

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 14 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.50%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (37.50%) SaaS
3 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.63%) PaaS
4 4 (12.50%) Serverless
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (9.38%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (6.25%) GitHub
6 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
1 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (6.25%) ArangoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Maven
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
4 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 4 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 12 (37.50%) Spring
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) Middleware
5 7 (21.88%) J2EE
5 7 (21.88%) Keycloak
5 7 (21.88%) Spring Boot
5 7 (21.88%) Spring Cloud
6 6 (18.75%) Java EE
7 5 (15.63%) REST
7 5 (15.63%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) SOAP
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 3 (9.38%) CSS3
9 3 (9.38%) Dojo
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) jQuery
9 3 (9.38%) JSON
9 3 (9.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Public Cloud
2 6 (18.75%) Fintech
3 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.38%) Robotics
3 3 (9.38%) Tandem
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Microservices
3 15 (46.88%) TDD
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) BDD
6 9 (28.13%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (25.00%) Analytics
7 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
10 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 5 (15.63%) Java 8
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) RHCE
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 5 (15.63%) PSD2
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) logstash
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Google
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 4 (12.50%) Splunk
4 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Casewise
5 1 (3.13%) Sun