The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 141 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2310 2533 2873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.36% 2.29% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.63% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2136 2164
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86119 96327 99378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.81% 87.21% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71888 78728 80195
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA
Salary Trend

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

SOA Salary Trend in the UK

SOA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 within the UK.

SOA Salary Histogram in the UK

SOA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -4 2143 £60,000 - 229
London -26 973 £70,000 +7.69% 118
South East +69 544 £50,000 -9.09% 38
City of London -18 175 £65,000 +4.00% 25
Berkshire +34 166 £57,500 - 8
Yorkshire +22 155 £56,000 +24.44% 13
Hampshire +78 136 £40,000 -20.39% 16
West Yorkshire +23 130 £57,500 +27.77% 10
West Midlands +1 120 £52,500 +10.52% 7
East of England -30 106 £60,000 - 14
Scotland +21 99 £55,000 +6.79% 8
Leeds +27 93 £52,500 +16.66% 6
South West -29 82 £52,500 +16.66% 14
Surrey +50 81 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North West -20 75 £55,000 +15.78% 18
Oxfordshire +26 62 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Reading +37 58 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Glasgow -4 56 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East Midlands +16 53 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Warwickshire +14 53 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Manchester -25 50 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Buckinghamshire +39 47 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Warwick 0 47 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Basingstoke +18 46 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Bradford +34 41 £80,000 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh +31 40 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Birmingham -17 38 £52,500 +3.96% 3
West Sussex +6 34 £52,000 -5.45% 3
Wallingford - 34 £33,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +30 33 £52,500 +22.09% 1

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for SOA.

1 2762 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1954 (37.98%) Java
3 1705 (33.14%) .NET
4 1419 (27.58%) Web Services
5 1389 (27.00%) Finance
6 1370 (26.63%) JavaScript
7 1367 (26.57%) Oracle
8 1339 (26.03%) SQL
9 1281 (24.90%) C#
10 1148 (22.31%) HTML
11 1066 (20.72%) XML
12 1064 (20.68%) Scrum
13 1063 (20.66%) SQL Server
14 1000 (19.44%) TDD
15 940 (18.27%) CSS
16 939 (18.25%) Degree
17 938 (18.23%) MVC
18 908 (17.65%) ASP.NET
19 843 (16.38%) REST
20 837 (16.27%) OO
21 790 (15.35%) Software Engineering
22 735 (14.29%) Microsoft
23 677 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
24 666 (12.94%) SOAP
25 665 (12.93%) TOGAF
26 652 (12.67%) Spring
27 631 (12.26%) SDLC
28 616 (11.97%) Middleware
29 615 (11.95%) Linux
30 584 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 342 (6.65%) JBoss
2 315 (6.12%) WebSphere
3 265 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 230 (4.47%) WebLogic
5 167 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 162 (3.15%) SharePoint
7 139 (2.70%) IIS
8 126 (2.45%) Apache
9 107 (2.08%) CMS
10 102 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
10 102 (1.98%) GlassFish
11 95 (1.85%) Apache Spark
12 80 (1.55%) Mule
13 77 (1.50%) WildFly
14 73 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
15 71 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 67 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
17 62 (1.21%) Jetty
18 55 (1.07%) Confluence
19 40 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 349 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.21%) MS Office
3 40 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 21 (0.41%) Gliffy
6 21 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.078%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.058%) DOC1
9 2 (0.039%) MS Project
10 1 (0.019%) CATIA
10 1 (0.019%) GIMP
10 1 (0.019%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 95 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
2 75 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 60 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 41 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
5 37 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 33 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
7 21 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 20 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
10 12 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
12 8 (0.16%) Eloqua
12 8 (0.16%) SAP Retail
13 7 (0.14%) Exstream
13 7 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.14%) SAP ERP
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
14 6 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 369 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 325 (6.32%) SaaS
3 308 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 175 (3.40%) PaaS
5 118 (2.29%) IaaS
6 107 (2.08%) GitHub
7 85 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (1.13%) Force.com
9 45 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (0.72%) Office 365
11 36 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 26 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (0.37%) iPaaS
15 18 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 15 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.27%) CloudFront
18 13 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
19 12 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
19 12 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 140 (2.72%) Internet
2 132 (2.57%) HTTP
3 66 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.15%) Intranet
5 55 (1.07%) SSL
6 49 (0.95%) LDAP
7 43 (0.84%) Firewall
8 40 (0.78%) SAN
9 25 (0.49%) DNS
10 23 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 23 (0.45%) LAN
11 22 (0.43%) VPN
12 21 (0.41%) WAN
13 19 (0.37%) NAS
14 18 (0.35%) ATM
15 14 (0.27%) Extranet
16 11 (0.21%) Wireless
17 10 (0.19%) IPv4
17 10 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1063 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 502 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 418 (8.12%) MySQL
4 391 (7.60%) NoSQL
5 308 (5.99%) MongoDB
6 251 (4.88%) Big Data
7 234 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 215 (4.18%) Hadoop
9 208 (4.04%) RDBMS
10 201 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
11 189 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
12 164 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 162 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 154 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 127 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 108 (2.10%) DB2
17 100 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
18 97 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 87 (1.69%) Redis
20 75 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 572 (11.12%) Git (software)
2 495 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 291 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 289 (5.62%) Subversion
5 286 (5.56%) Selenium
6 278 (5.40%) JIRA
7 260 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 259 (5.03%) JUnit
9 211 (4.10%) Maven
10 182 (3.54%) Cucumber
11 124 (2.41%) Hudson
12 118 (2.29%) NUnit
13 113 (2.20%) Eclipse
14 107 (2.08%) Ant
15 83 (1.61%) JBehave
16 78 (1.52%) RSpec
17 69 (1.34%) Mockito
18 63 (1.22%) SoapUI
19 61 (1.19%) Artifactory
19 61 (1.19%) Gradle
General
1 1389 (27.00%) Finance
2 494 (9.60%) Retail
3 483 (9.39%) Banking
4 213 (4.14%) Marketing
5 196 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 158 (3.07%) Advertising
7 112 (2.18%) Games
8 68 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.24%) Billing
10 54 (1.05%) Front Office
11 50 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 49 (0.95%) Back Office
13 48 (0.93%) Law
14 46 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 43 (0.84%) Legal
16 39 (0.76%) Publishing
17 26 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 23 (0.45%) Electronics
19 21 (0.41%) International Banking
19 21 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2115 (41.11%) Developer
2 1604 (31.18%) Architect
3 760 (14.77%) Solutions Architect
4 647 (12.58%) Java Developer
5 631 (12.26%) .NET Developer
6 571 (11.10%) C# Developer
7 559 (10.86%) Senior Developer
8 418 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 224 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 222 (4.31%) Software Developer
11 215 (4.18%) Technical Architect
12 214 (4.16%) Analyst
13 212 (4.12%) Software Engineer
14 208 (4.04%) Lead Developer
15 198 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 196 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
17 195 (3.79%) SOA Architect
18 187 (3.63%) Integration Architect
19 177 (3.44%) Java Architect
20 170 (3.30%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1705 (33.14%) .NET
2 1419 (27.58%) Web Services
3 1148 (22.31%) HTML
4 1066 (20.72%) XML
5 940 (18.27%) CSS
6 908 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 843 (16.38%) REST
8 666 (12.94%) SOAP
9 652 (12.67%) Spring
10 616 (11.97%) Middleware
11 584 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 556 (10.81%) jQuery
13 538 (10.46%) RESTful
14 533 (10.36%) AngularJS
15 506 (9.83%) WCF
16 478 (9.29%) .NET Framework
17 472 (9.17%) J2EE
18 455 (8.84%) Java EE
19 442 (8.59%) HTML5
20 393 (7.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 551 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 521 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 392 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 198 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 197 (3.83%) Data Integration
6 179 (3.48%) N-Tier
7 163 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 159 (3.09%) Mathematics
8 159 (3.09%) User Experience
9 108 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 90 (1.75%) Virtual Team
11 87 (1.69%) Data Centre
12 79 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 75 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 60 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 59 (1.15%) Fintech
15 59 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
16 51 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
17 50 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 49 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 615 (11.95%) Linux
2 505 (9.82%) Unix
3 466 (9.06%) Windows
4 117 (2.27%) Android
5 113 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 32 (0.62%) Solaris
9 31 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.43%) AIX
12 20 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.16%) CentOS
16 7 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 5 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
19 3 (0.058%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2762 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1064 (20.68%) Scrum
3 1000 (19.44%) TDD
4 938 (18.23%) MVC
5 837 (16.27%) OO
6 790 (15.35%) Software Engineering
7 677 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 665 (12.93%) TOGAF
9 631 (12.26%) SDLC
10 559 (10.86%) UML
11 533 (10.36%) E-Commerce
12 470 (9.14%) Unit Testing
13 465 (9.04%) Microservices
14 456 (8.86%) Mentoring
15 438 (8.51%) Open Source
16 405 (7.87%) DevOps
17 399 (7.76%) BDD
18 395 (7.68%) ITIL
19 365 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
19 365 (7.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1954 (37.98%) Java
2 1370 (26.63%) JavaScript
3 1339 (26.03%) SQL
4 1281 (24.90%) C#
5 300 (5.83%) Python
6 259 (5.03%) C++
7 251 (4.88%) PHP
8 246 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 241 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 194 (3.77%) Ruby
11 167 (3.25%) Scala
12 157 (3.05%) C
13 128 (2.49%) XPath
14 118 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 96 (1.87%) Perl
16 88 (1.71%) PowerShell
17 84 (1.63%) Shell Script
18 62 (1.21%) Bash Shell
19 61 (1.19%) Groovy
20 58 (1.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 939 (18.25%) Degree
2 192 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 119 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 105 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (1.40%) ISEB
6 61 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 55 (1.07%) MCSD
8 52 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 50 (0.97%) DV Cleared
10 30 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 22 (0.43%) MCTS
11 22 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
12 19 (0.37%) MCP
12 19 (0.37%) MCPD
12 19 (0.37%) OCP
13 16 (0.31%) PhD
14 14 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.23%) CISSP
15 12 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (6.80%) QA
2 74 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 48 (0.93%) COBIT
4 24 (0.47%) SLA
5 18 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.23%) DICOM
8 8 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.14%) SEPA
10 4 (0.078%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.058%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.039%) HL7
12 2 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.019%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 150 (2.92%) Docker
2 73 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (0.29%) XenServer
8 13 (0.25%) KVM
8 13 (0.25%) vCloud
8 13 (0.25%) XenApp
8 13 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.23%) Xen
10 10 (0.19%) PowerHA
10 10 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.17%) Varnish
12 8 (0.16%) HDFS
12 8 (0.16%) iptables
13 5 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.058%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 127 (2.47%) Puppet
2 56 (1.09%) Ansible
3 37 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.39%) Mesos
6 19 (0.37%) yum
7 15 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.27%) Ambari
9 13 (0.25%) MOM
10 12 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.23%) Kibana
11 10 (0.19%) Jitterbit
11 10 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
13 8 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.16%) Salt
14 7 (0.14%) logstash
14 7 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1367 (26.57%) Oracle
2 735 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 329 (6.39%) IBM
4 183 (3.56%) SAP
5 155 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
6 136 (2.64%) TIBCO
7 112 (2.18%) webMethods
8 99 (1.92%) VMware
9 86 (1.67%) Google
10 81 (1.57%) Twitter
11 79 (1.54%) MuleSoft
12 78 (1.52%) Informatica
13 75 (1.46%) HP
14 63 (1.22%) Cognizant
15 62 (1.21%) Facebook
16 60 (1.17%) Red Hat
17 56 (1.09%) Sybase
18 48 (0.93%) hybris
19 45 (0.87%) BEA
20 42 (0.82%) Cisco
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Car Allowance and Other Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hamlin Knight
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago