The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 70 109
Rank change year-on-year +9 +39  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 45 74 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.61% 3.78% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 4.29% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 62 36
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,650 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1040 1725 2109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.53% 88.19% 86.86%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1389 1389
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SOA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SOA in Reading

SOA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOA.

1 50 (73.53%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) Web Services
3 27 (39.71%) Oracle
3 27 (39.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (38.24%) Spring
4 26 (38.24%) Maven
5 24 (35.29%) Linux
6 23 (33.82%) XML
7 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
8 19 (27.94%) Python
8 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
9 18 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
10 16 (23.53%) NoSQL
10 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (23.53%) IBM
11 15 (22.06%) HTTP
11 15 (22.06%) Ant
11 15 (22.06%) Perl
11 15 (22.06%) MySQL
11 15 (22.06%) Unix
11 15 (22.06%) Puppet
11 15 (22.06%) REST
11 15 (22.06%) Open Source
11 15 (22.06%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (20.59%) Apache Ivy
12 14 (20.59%) Dependency Management
12 14 (20.59%) Ansible

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 27 (39.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (17.65%) JBoss
2 12 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.88%) nginx
5 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.18%) SaaS
3 5 (7.35%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.88%) PaaS
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) Force.com
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.47%) Route 53
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) HTTP
2 11 (16.18%) FTP
2 11 (16.18%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) IPv4
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) Extranet
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 15 (22.06%) MySQL
4 11 (16.18%) Big Data
5 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.41%) Redis
8 3 (4.41%) Riak
9 2 (2.94%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Maven
2 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.06%) Ant
4 14 (20.59%) Apache Ivy
4 14 (20.59%) Gradle
4 14 (20.59%) Subversion
5 12 (17.65%) JIRA
6 11 (16.18%) Eclipse
6 11 (16.18%) IntelliJ
6 11 (16.18%) NetBeans
7 8 (11.76%) JUnit
8 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.88%) TestDirector
10 3 (4.41%) Bugzilla
10 3 (4.41%) Selenium
10 3 (4.41%) Trac
11 1 (1.47%) FishEye
11 1 (1.47%) Hudson
11 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.24%) Banking
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) Release Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Technical Support
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Technical Support
4 11 (16.18%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (13.24%) Designer
6 9 (13.24%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (11.76%) Technical Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) Web Services
2 26 (38.24%) Spring
3 23 (33.82%) XML
4 15 (22.06%) REST
5 12 (17.65%) Java EE
5 12 (17.65%) SOAP
6 11 (16.18%) Java SE
6 11 (16.18%) JMS
7 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
7 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (11.76%) jQuery
9 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.29%) HTML
10 6 (8.82%) Middleware
11 5 (7.35%) .NET
11 5 (7.35%) Dojo
11 5 (7.35%) DOM
11 5 (7.35%) JSON
12 4 (5.88%) CSS
13 3 (4.41%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Blog
6 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (22.06%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Open Source
2 14 (20.59%) Dependency Management
2 14 (20.59%) Project Management
3 13 (19.12%) Process Improvement
4 12 (17.65%) Build Automation
4 12 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
4 12 (17.65%) Prototyping
4 12 (17.65%) Rapid Prototyping
4 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) DevOps
5 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.76%) Coaching
7 8 (11.76%) Data Security
7 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) Python
3 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 15 (22.06%) Perl
5 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.24%) SQL
7 3 (4.41%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) MCITP
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) HDFS
2 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.41%) KVM
2 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.41%) vCloud
2 3 (4.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (4.41%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (22.06%) Puppet
2 14 (20.59%) Ansible
2 14 (20.59%) Salt
3 4 (5.88%) Kibana
4 3 (4.41%) Ambari
4 3 (4.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.47%) Graylog
5 1 (1.47%) logstash
5 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 16 (23.53%) IBM
3 12 (17.65%) Jaspersoft
4 11 (16.18%) BEA
4 11 (16.18%) TIBCO
5 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.82%) VMware
8 5 (7.35%) Pega
8 5 (7.35%) webMethods
9 4 (5.88%) HP
10 3 (4.41%) Cisco
10 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (4.41%) SAP
10 3 (4.41%) Siebel
10 3 (4.41%) Veritas
11 1 (1.47%) Apigee
11 1 (1.47%) ATG
11 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
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