The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 69 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.42% 2.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 2.71% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 4
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £40,550
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 638 665 653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 90.24% 91.35% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 529 585 546
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Oxford

SOA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for SOA in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (25.00%) Cognitive Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (25.00%) QMS
7 4 (25.00%) Pega
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) gulp
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) BPM Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 2 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Dojo
6 4 (25.00%) DOM
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) CSS3
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 3 (18.75%) LESS
7 3 (18.75%) Play Framework
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Social Media
4 1 (6.25%) DataPower
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Cognitive Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 4 (25.00%) QMS
3 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Pega
2 4 (25.00%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle