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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK
Rank 127 117 143
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2059 2780 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.45% 2.71% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.08% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 2253 1789
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -15 1928 £60,000 +4.34% 234
London -8 997 £67,500 +3.84% 111
South East +37 325 £60,000 +14.28% 40
East of England +26 187 £48,500 -19.16% 22
Berkshire +49 140 £62,500 +2.04% 10
City of London -18 117 £70,000 -5.08% 23
North West -50 108 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Yorkshire -10 105 £47,500 - 13
Manchester -25 97 £52,500 +10.52% 17
West Midlands -52 82 £47,500 -8.65% 8
Hampshire +31 80 £57,500 +27.77% 18
Scotland +2 74 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South West -60 71 £62,000 +31.06% 8
West Yorkshire -20 69 £58,000 +18.97% 8
Hertfordshire +41 62 £60,000 - 3
East Midlands +22 52 £47,500 +9.19% 7
Bedfordshire +27 51 £60,000 -17.24% 6
Edinburgh +13 50 £60,000 - 6
Chiswick +17 42 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Leeds -17 42 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 40 £45,344 +0.76% 6
Luton +11 38 £48,500 -25.38% 6
Surrey +19 34 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Reading +24 33 £54,500 -9.16% 5
Peterborough +19 29 £45,344 -4.53% 1
Oxfordshire +38 27 £37,500 -30.55% 2
Glasgow -4 27 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Sussex -20 23 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Staffordshire +8 22 £60,000 +41.17%
Gloucestershire -8 22 £65,000 +106.34%

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 with a requirement for SOA.

1 2242 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1853 (42.03%) Java
3 1295 (29.37%) .NET
4 1268 (28.76%) Web Services
5 1185 (26.88%) JavaScript
6 1153 (26.15%) C#
7 1132 (25.67%) SQL
8 1091 (24.74%) Oracle
9 1068 (24.22%) HTML
10 1059 (24.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 965 (21.89%) Finance
12 951 (21.57%) XML
13 945 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 917 (20.80%) TDD
15 891 (20.21%) MVC
16 881 (19.98%) Scrum
17 796 (18.05%) CSS
17 796 (18.05%) Microsoft
18 762 (17.28%) OO
19 693 (15.72%) REST
20 667 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
21 640 (14.52%) Linux
22 630 (14.29%) ASP.NET
23 579 (13.13%) Middleware
24 565 (12.81%) Spring
25 562 (12.75%) Software Engineering
25 562 (12.75%) Microservices
26 556 (12.61%) SOAP
27 531 (12.04%) Relational Database
28 524 (11.88%) Degree

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 1059 (24.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 310 (7.03%) WebLogic
3 290 (6.58%) JBoss
4 253 (5.74%) WebSphere
5 201 (4.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 178 (4.04%) Tomcat
7 171 (3.88%) SharePoint
8 144 (3.27%) IIS
9 134 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
10 130 (2.95%) CMS
11 113 (2.56%) Apache
11 113 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
12 81 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
13 64 (1.45%) Mule
14 56 (1.27%) Umbraco
15 52 (1.18%) NServiceBus
16 51 (1.16%) Confluence
17 45 (1.02%) Mule ESB
18 41 (0.93%) Apache Spark
19 35 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 275 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 42 (0.95%) MS Office
3 27 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.25%) Simulink
6 10 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.20%) GIMP
8 5 (0.11%) MS Project
9 4 (0.091%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.045%) Mingle
11 1 (0.023%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 81 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
1 81 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 51 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 49 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 42 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
5 37 (0.84%) SAP ERP
6 29 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
7 28 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
8 27 (0.61%) SAP ECC
9 26 (0.59%) SAP HR
10 22 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
11 21 (0.48%) SAP MDM
12 13 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
12 13 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
12 13 (0.29%) SAP CRM
13 10 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
14 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
16 7 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 511 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 399 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (5.44%) SaaS
4 94 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 91 (2.06%) PaaS
6 75 (1.70%) Office 365
7 67 (1.52%) IaaS
8 55 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (0.79%) GitHub
11 18 (0.41%) Boomi
12 16 (0.36%) Force.com
13 15 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
14 14 (0.32%) OpenShift
15 11 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.23%) iPaaS
17 9 (0.20%) Heroku
17 9 (0.20%) Oracle CX
18 8 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.92%) HTTP
2 142 (3.22%) Internet
3 109 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 94 (2.13%) Firewall
5 93 (2.11%) SSL
6 72 (1.63%) FTP
7 54 (1.22%) ATM
8 37 (0.84%) Intranet
9 28 (0.64%) DNS
9 28 (0.64%) Network Security
10 27 (0.61%) HTTPS
11 23 (0.52%) AMQP
12 17 (0.39%) LDAP
13 15 (0.34%) DHCP
14 14 (0.32%) Junos
14 14 (0.32%) VPN
15 12 (0.27%) LAN
15 12 (0.27%) WAN
16 11 (0.25%) Skype
17 9 (0.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 945 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 531 (12.04%) Relational Database
3 459 (10.41%) NoSQL
4 328 (7.44%) MySQL
5 260 (5.90%) Oracle Database
6 244 (5.53%) Big Data
7 231 (5.24%) MongoDB
8 210 (4.76%) RDBMS
9 177 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
10 163 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 159 (3.61%) Redis
12 152 (3.45%) Hadoop
13 140 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 139 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
15 106 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
16 91 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 87 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
18 82 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
19 76 (1.72%) DB2
20 70 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 516 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 313 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 266 (6.03%) Selenium
4 255 (5.78%) Maven
5 216 (4.90%) Subversion
6 214 (4.85%) Visual Studio
7 210 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 200 (4.54%) JIRA
9 169 (3.83%) JUnit
10 161 (3.65%) TeamCity
11 122 (2.77%) Cucumber
12 107 (2.43%) Ant
13 87 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 85 (1.93%) SoapUI
15 77 (1.75%) NUnit
16 68 (1.54%) Gradle
17 67 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 64 (1.45%) Eclipse
19 57 (1.29%) SpecFlow
20 52 (1.18%) Jasmine
General
1 965 (21.89%) Finance
2 477 (10.82%) Retail
3 269 (6.10%) Banking
4 143 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 126 (2.86%) Advertising
6 116 (2.63%) Marketing
7 86 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.34%) Games
9 54 (1.22%) Back Office
10 48 (1.09%) Publishing
11 38 (0.86%) Local Government
12 37 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 34 (0.77%) Military
14 31 (0.70%) Legal
15 29 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.54%) Front Office
17 23 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 21 (0.48%) Billing
19 20 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
20 19 (0.43%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1775 (40.26%) Developer
2 1313 (29.78%) Architect
3 647 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
4 601 (13.63%) Java Developer
5 512 (11.61%) Senior Developer
6 432 (9.80%) .NET Developer
7 399 (9.05%) C# Developer
8 258 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 241 (5.47%) Consultant
10 205 (4.65%) Technical Architect
11 183 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 181 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 179 (4.06%) Software Engineer
14 169 (3.83%) Lead Developer
15 148 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
16 140 (3.18%) SOA Architect
17 138 (3.13%) Analyst
18 135 (3.06%) Senior C# Developer
19 133 (3.02%) Integration Architect
20 125 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1295 (29.37%) .NET
2 1268 (28.76%) Web Services
3 1068 (24.22%) HTML
4 951 (21.57%) XML
5 796 (18.05%) CSS
6 693 (15.72%) REST
7 630 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 579 (13.13%) Middleware
9 565 (12.81%) Spring
10 556 (12.61%) SOAP
11 518 (11.75%) AngularJS
12 504 (11.43%) HTML5
13 497 (11.27%) jQuery
14 481 (10.91%) RESTful
15 475 (10.77%) WCF
16 433 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 366 (8.30%) .NET Framework
18 359 (8.14%) JSON
19 349 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 337 (7.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 480 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
2 357 (8.10%) Computer Science
3 304 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 170 (3.86%) User Experience
6 156 (3.54%) N-Tier
7 130 (2.95%) Mobile App
8 92 (2.09%) Data Centre
9 79 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 79 (1.79%) Fintech
10 71 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 66 (1.50%) iPad
12 54 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 54 (1.22%) Clustering
13 45 (1.02%) Blog
14 35 (0.79%) DataPower
15 30 (0.68%) Online Games
16 29 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (0.61%) Derivative
18 25 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 640 (14.52%) Linux
2 355 (8.05%) Windows
3 343 (7.78%) Unix
4 90 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 72 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (1.34%) Solaris
7 49 (1.11%) Android
8 42 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 35 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.25%) AIX
12 9 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.16%) zOS
14 5 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.091%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.068%) CentOS
17 2 (0.045%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.045%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2242 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 917 (20.80%) TDD
3 891 (20.21%) MVC
4 881 (19.98%) Scrum
5 762 (17.28%) OO
6 667 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
7 562 (12.75%) Microservices
7 562 (12.75%) Software Engineering
8 475 (10.77%) DevOps
9 463 (10.50%) SDLC
10 449 (10.18%) UML
11 448 (10.16%) E-Commerce
12 447 (10.14%) TOGAF
13 443 (10.05%) Open Source
14 401 (9.10%) Unit Testing
15 395 (8.96%) Mentoring
16 382 (8.66%) Enterprise Architecture
17 294 (6.67%) BDD
18 288 (6.53%) SOLID
19 274 (6.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1853 (42.03%) Java
2 1185 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 1153 (26.15%) C#
4 1132 (25.67%) SQL
5 356 (8.07%) Python
6 208 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 195 (4.42%) PHP
8 168 (3.81%) PL/SQL
9 153 (3.47%) C++
10 141 (3.20%) C
11 130 (2.95%) PowerShell
12 113 (2.56%) Go
13 110 (2.49%) Scala
14 93 (2.11%) Ruby
15 81 (1.84%) TypeScript
16 80 (1.81%) XPath
17 74 (1.68%) VB.NET
18 53 (1.20%) Perl
19 46 (1.04%) Groovy
20 44 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 524 (11.88%) Degree
2 227 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 126 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 70 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (0.82%) ISEB
6 34 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 30 (0.68%) CISSP
8 27 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.59%) CISA
9 26 (0.59%) GCED
9 26 (0.59%) GCFA
9 26 (0.59%) GPEN
9 26 (0.59%) GPPA
9 26 (0.59%) GSNA
9 26 (0.59%) GSSP-JAVA
9 26 (0.59%) GWAPT
10 23 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 18 (0.41%) MCSD
12 16 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (6.10%) QA
2 59 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 59 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 50 (1.13%) SLA
4 26 (0.59%) COBIT
5 18 (0.41%) SDET
6 15 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.18%) HL7
9 6 (0.14%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.045%) FISMA
11 1 (0.023%) GAAP
11 1 (0.023%) GCP
11 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 192 (4.35%) Docker
2 38 (0.86%) Varnish
2 38 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.29%) vCloud
8 11 (0.25%) vSphere
9 9 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.091%) HDFS
11 4 (0.091%) KVM
11 4 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.091%) NFS
11 4 (0.091%) Samba
11 4 (0.091%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.091%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.068%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 147 (3.33%) Puppet
2 74 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.84%) Ansible
4 30 (0.68%) Kibana
5 27 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
6 25 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.50%) Kubernetes
8 21 (0.48%) Terraform
9 18 (0.41%) MOM
9 18 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
10 15 (0.34%) Grafana
11 14 (0.32%) StatsD
12 9 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
12 9 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 9 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (0.18%) Perfmon
13 8 (0.18%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 7 (0.16%) Mesos
14 7 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 1091 (24.74%) Oracle
2 796 (18.05%) Microsoft
3 292 (6.62%) IBM
4 149 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
5 145 (3.29%) SAP
6 123 (2.79%) TIBCO
7 106 (2.40%) Google
8 103 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 94 (2.13%) VMware
10 82 (1.86%) Sitecore
11 61 (1.38%) Informatica
11 61 (1.38%) webMethods
12 49 (1.11%) hybris
13 48 (1.09%) MuleSoft
14 46 (1.04%) Pega
15 45 (1.02%) Talend
16 44 (1.00%) HP
16 44 (1.00%) Solace
17 43 (0.98%) Sybase
17 43 (0.98%) Xamarin
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £55000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (10%) + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Hackathons, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10% Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago