The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 137 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2123 2452 2575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.40% 2.41% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.76% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1986 2032
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
SOA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78030 88877 91096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.26% 87.44% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65514 74252 73615
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,503
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SOA
Salary Trend in England

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

SOA Salary Trend in England

SOA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in England

SOA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 976 £67,500 -3.57% 108
South East +64 477 £55,000 - 25
East of England -25 129 £55,000 -12.00% 21
West Midlands -9 128 £49,250 -1.50% 19
Yorkshire +17 125 £49,500 +32.00% 10
South West -28 109 £50,000 - 10
North West -7 97 £47,500 -9.52% 16
East Midlands +30 61 £47,500 +7.95% 14
North East -8 4 £37,900 -2.82% 2
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2221 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1659 (38.73%) Java
3 1337 (31.21%) .NET
4 1174 (27.40%) Oracle
5 1133 (26.45%) C#
6 1122 (26.19%) Web Services
7 1120 (26.14%) SQL
8 1110 (25.91%) Finance
9 1098 (25.63%) JavaScript
10 903 (21.08%) HTML
11 899 (20.99%) Scrum
12 888 (20.73%) SQL Server
13 878 (20.49%) XML
14 868 (20.26%) MVC
15 867 (20.24%) TDD
16 742 (17.32%) REST
17 719 (16.78%) CSS
18 703 (16.41%) ASP.NET
19 685 (15.99%) OO
20 621 (14.50%) Microsoft
21 613 (14.31%) SOAP
22 609 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
23 597 (13.94%) Software Engineering
24 594 (13.87%) Degree
25 520 (12.14%) Middleware
26 493 (11.51%) Spring
27 491 (11.46%) TOGAF
28 490 (11.44%) Git (software)
29 478 (11.16%) Linux
30 475 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 257 (6.00%) JBoss
2 235 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 220 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 215 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 173 (4.04%) Tomcat
6 152 (3.55%) IIS
7 125 (2.92%) SharePoint
8 117 (2.73%) Apache
9 114 (2.66%) Oracle Service Bus
10 113 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
11 90 (2.10%) CMS
12 74 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
13 69 (1.61%) Mule
14 68 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 59 (1.38%) NServiceBus
16 57 (1.33%) Apache Spark
17 56 (1.31%) GlassFish
18 50 (1.17%) Confluence
19 40 (0.93%) WildFly
20 37 (0.86%) Jetty
Applications
1 288 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.03%) MS Office
3 26 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.14%) Gliffy
6 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.093%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.070%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.047%) MS Project
9 2 (0.047%) Simulink
9 2 (0.047%) SPSS
10 1 (0.023%) DOC1
10 1 (0.023%) GIMP
10 1 (0.023%) HipChat
10 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 111 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
2 66 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
5 18 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
7 15 (0.35%) SAP HR
7 15 (0.35%) SAP hybris
7 15 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
8 14 (0.33%) SAP ECC
8 14 (0.33%) SAP MDM
9 13 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 8 (0.19%) Eloqua
11 8 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
12 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 333 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (5.30%) SaaS
4 118 (2.75%) PaaS
5 77 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 75 (1.75%) IaaS
7 59 (1.38%) GitHub
8 43 (1.00%) Force.com
9 32 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.42%) Oracle CX
12 13 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.28%) Heroku
14 10 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.23%) Office 365
15 9 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.50%) Internet
2 103 (2.40%) HTTP
3 90 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 58 (1.35%) SSL
5 57 (1.33%) Intranet
6 54 (1.26%) Firewall
7 42 (0.98%) LDAP
8 40 (0.93%) DNS
9 32 (0.75%) HTTPS
10 28 (0.65%) SAN
11 20 (0.47%) FTP
12 19 (0.44%) ATM
13 16 (0.37%) DHCP
13 16 (0.37%) VPN
14 14 (0.33%) NAS
15 12 (0.28%) LAN
16 10 (0.23%) Extranet
16 10 (0.23%) SNMP
17 9 (0.21%) WAN
17 9 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 888 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 391 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 352 (8.22%) MySQL
4 332 (7.75%) NoSQL
5 266 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 264 (6.16%) Oracle Database
7 166 (3.87%) Big Data
8 163 (3.80%) Hadoop
9 161 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
10 156 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
11 145 (3.38%) RDBMS
12 132 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 125 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 109 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 103 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
16 92 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
17 91 (2.12%) Redis
18 87 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
19 84 (1.96%) DB2
20 83 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 490 (11.44%) Git (software)
2 335 (7.82%) Jenkins
3 231 (5.39%) JIRA
4 225 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 224 (5.23%) Subversion
6 217 (5.07%) Selenium
7 213 (4.97%) Visual Studio
8 181 (4.23%) JUnit
9 141 (3.29%) Cucumber
10 128 (2.99%) Maven
11 100 (2.33%) SoapUI
12 85 (1.98%) TeamCity
13 82 (1.91%) NUnit
14 66 (1.54%) Eclipse
15 62 (1.45%) SpecFlow
16 60 (1.40%) Hudson
17 59 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 58 (1.35%) Ant
19 56 (1.31%) Mockito
20 54 (1.26%) Gradle
General
1 1110 (25.91%) Finance
2 405 (9.45%) Retail
3 316 (7.38%) Banking
4 156 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 119 (2.78%) Marketing
6 83 (1.94%) Games
7 59 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 49 (1.14%) Publishing
9 48 (1.12%) Law
10 46 (1.07%) Advertising
11 44 (1.03%) Back Office
12 36 (0.84%) Legal
13 33 (0.77%) Front Office
14 31 (0.72%) Billing
14 31 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 27 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 25 (0.58%) International Banking
17 22 (0.51%) Local Government
18 20 (0.47%) Investment Banking
18 20 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1647 (38.45%) Developer
2 1363 (31.82%) Architect
3 654 (15.27%) Solutions Architect
4 524 (12.23%) Java Developer
5 485 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 470 (10.97%) C# Developer
7 450 (10.50%) Senior Developer
8 329 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 223 (5.21%) SOA Architect
10 209 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 202 (4.72%) Analyst
12 200 (4.67%) Technical Architect
13 185 (4.32%) Java Architect
14 167 (3.90%) Integration Architect
15 166 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
16 164 (3.83%) Consultant
17 158 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
18 151 (3.52%) Lead Developer
19 150 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 148 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1337 (31.21%) .NET
2 1122 (26.19%) Web Services
3 903 (21.08%) HTML
4 878 (20.49%) XML
5 742 (17.32%) REST
6 719 (16.78%) CSS
7 703 (16.41%) ASP.NET
8 613 (14.31%) SOAP
9 520 (12.14%) Middleware
10 493 (11.51%) Spring
11 475 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 470 (10.97%) WCF
13 448 (10.46%) AngularJS
14 437 (10.20%) jQuery
15 406 (9.48%) RESTful
16 366 (8.54%) .NET Framework
17 356 (8.31%) J2EE
18 351 (8.19%) Java EE
19 346 (8.08%) HTML5
20 304 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 395 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 345 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
4 173 (4.04%) Data Integration
5 160 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 129 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 126 (2.94%) User Experience
8 121 (2.82%) N-Tier
9 101 (2.36%) Mathematics
10 86 (2.01%) Data Centre
11 77 (1.80%) Client/Server
12 75 (1.75%) Data Structures
13 66 (1.54%) Fintech
14 54 (1.26%) Algorithms
15 49 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
16 44 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 43 (1.00%) Blog
18 42 (0.98%) Clustering
19 41 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
19 41 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 478 (11.16%) Linux
2 420 (9.80%) Windows
3 367 (8.57%) Unix
4 101 (2.36%) Android
5 93 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 58 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 28 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.40%) Solaris
11 17 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.23%) CentOS
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
16 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.12%) zOS
18 4 (0.093%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.070%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2221 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 899 (20.99%) Scrum
3 868 (20.26%) MVC
4 867 (20.24%) TDD
5 685 (15.99%) OO
6 609 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
7 597 (13.94%) Software Engineering
8 491 (11.46%) TOGAF
9 468 (10.92%) UML
10 465 (10.85%) SDLC
11 437 (10.20%) Microservices
12 425 (9.92%) E-Commerce
13 379 (8.85%) Mentoring
14 329 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 318 (7.42%) ITIL
16 307 (7.17%) DevOps
17 306 (7.14%) Open Source
18 296 (6.91%) Enterprise Architecture
19 295 (6.89%) CRM
20 292 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1659 (38.73%) Java
2 1133 (26.45%) C#
3 1120 (26.14%) SQL
4 1098 (25.63%) JavaScript
5 285 (6.65%) Python
6 233 (5.44%) PL/SQL
7 206 (4.81%) PHP
8 171 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 154 (3.59%) C++
10 128 (2.99%) Scala
11 123 (2.87%) Ruby
12 114 (2.66%) C
13 107 (2.50%) XPath
14 89 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 77 (1.80%) VB.NET
16 73 (1.70%) Perl
16 73 (1.70%) TypeScript
17 61 (1.42%) Go
18 59 (1.38%) Shell Script
19 52 (1.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 594 (13.87%) Degree
2 179 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 118 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 85 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.12%) ISEB
7 45 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 42 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 35 (0.82%) MCSD
10 25 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
11 23 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 22 (0.51%) OCP
13 19 (0.44%) CISSP
13 19 (0.44%) MCSE
14 18 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 17 (0.40%) PMI Certification
16 14 (0.33%) CISA
16 14 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (7.07%) QA
2 86 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.63%) SLA
4 20 (0.47%) COBIT
5 14 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.28%) DICOM
7 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.21%) SEPA
9 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.16%) SDET
10 4 (0.093%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.093%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.047%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.023%) FISMA
12 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.023%) HL7
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 120 (2.80%) Docker
2 68 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 34 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (0.37%) vCloud
7 15 (0.35%) XenApp
7 15 (0.35%) XenServer
8 14 (0.33%) vSphere
9 13 (0.30%) Varnish
9 13 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (0.21%) iptables
11 9 (0.21%) Xen
12 6 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.12%) KVM
14 3 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.070%) HDFS
14 3 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 110 (2.57%) Puppet
2 57 (1.33%) Ansible
3 46 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.40%) ZABBIX
5 16 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 14 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 13 (0.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 13 (0.30%) yum
9 11 (0.26%) MOM
9 11 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
10 10 (0.23%) Ambari
11 9 (0.21%) Kibana
12 8 (0.19%) Graylog
12 8 (0.19%) Kubernetes
12 8 (0.19%) Salt
13 7 (0.16%) logstash
13 7 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.16%) SCCM
13 7 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1174 (27.40%) Oracle
2 621 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 219 (5.11%) IBM
4 162 (3.78%) SAP
5 133 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
6 98 (2.29%) VMware
7 88 (2.05%) Google
8 86 (2.01%) webMethods
9 82 (1.91%) TIBCO
10 76 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 71 (1.66%) HP
12 51 (1.19%) hybris
13 49 (1.14%) MuleSoft
14 48 (1.12%) Sybase
15 45 (1.05%) Cognizant
15 45 (1.05%) Talend
16 43 (1.00%) Cisco
17 42 (0.98%) Siebel
18 41 (0.96%) Atlassian
18 41 (0.96%) Twitter
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with commission and bene
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for further details.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k 22 days holiday + bank holidays + pension + bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + full benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 30k and 55k + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday