The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.98% 3.70% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 4.24% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 9
Median salary £67,500 £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.10% -32.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £73,000
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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 305 448 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 86.16% 87.16% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 264 402 408
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

SOA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for SOA in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) EJB
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) JMS
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) EPoS
3 1 (11.11%) Code Coverage
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (11.11%) Apache Solr
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Neo4j
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Applications Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) EJB
1 3 (33.33%) JMS
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Avro
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) Lucene
3 1 (11.11%) Memcached
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Code Coverage
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) JDA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) RedPrairie
1 1 (11.11%) SAP