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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK
Rank 122 120 143
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2162 2612 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.61% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.97% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 2145 1851
Median salary £60,000 £56,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.72% +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,875 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
73988 87832 90309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.69% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60898 73039 74561
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £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

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -6 1997 £60,000 +4.34% 213
London -11 971 £65,000 - 104
South East +27 376 £57,500 +15.00% 31
East of England +9 183 £47,000 -21.66% 16
Berkshire +57 141 £62,000 +3.33% 10
West Midlands +21 135 £48,500 -3.00% 11
Yorkshire +11 125 £46,000 -3.15% 13
Hampshire +52 109 £57,500 +7.47% 13
City of London -31 99 £60,625 -6.73% 30
North West -48 88 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Scotland +22 87 £55,000 +22.22% 6
West Yorkshire -3 85 £48,000 -4.00% 9
Manchester -35 71 £55,000 +10.00% 9
South West -37 65 £61,500 +29.47% 15
Hertfordshire +32 63 £60,000 - 2
Edinburgh +27 62 £57,500 +27.77% 5
East Midlands +25 51 £48,000 +14.28% 9
Surrey +9 51 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Leeds -10 51 £46,000 -12.38% 7
Cambridgeshire +24 48 £45,344 -4.53% 2
Fareham +33 47 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Staffordshire +29 38 £46,500 +20.00% 2
Chiswick +10 35 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Birmingham -8 35 £60,000 +10.52% 4
Bedfordshire -11 34 £49,250 -32.06% 6
Peterborough +18 33 £45,344 -4.53%
Luton -1 32 £49,250 -32.06% 5
Oxfordshire +32 26 £37,500 -30.55% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +19 25 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Leatherhead +23 24 £47,500 -20.83%

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2260 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1832 (41.53%) Java
3 1276 (28.93%) .NET
4 1205 (27.32%) Web Services
5 1186 (26.89%) JavaScript
6 1155 (26.18%) SQL
7 1138 (25.80%) C#
8 1101 (24.96%) Oracle
9 1073 (24.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1064 (24.12%) HTML
11 974 (22.08%) Finance
12 954 (21.63%) XML
13 943 (21.38%) SQL Server
14 906 (20.54%) TDD
15 881 (19.97%) MVC
16 868 (19.68%) Scrum
17 796 (18.05%) Microsoft
18 789 (17.89%) CSS
19 788 (17.86%) OO
20 715 (16.21%) REST
21 659 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
22 654 (14.83%) Linux
23 625 (14.17%) ASP.NET
24 593 (13.44%) Middleware
25 557 (12.63%) Microservices
26 553 (12.54%) SOAP
26 553 (12.54%) Software Engineering
27 532 (12.06%) Degree
28 529 (11.99%) Spring
29 524 (11.88%) Relational Database

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 1073 (24.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 323 (7.32%) WebLogic
3 286 (6.48%) JBoss
4 243 (5.51%) WebSphere
5 201 (4.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 184 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 173 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 167 (3.79%) IIS
9 144 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
10 124 (2.81%) Apache
11 119 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
12 116 (2.63%) CMS
13 86 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 78 (1.77%) Mule
15 63 (1.43%) NServiceBus
16 46 (1.04%) Mule ESB
17 40 (0.91%) Confluence
17 40 (0.91%) Umbraco
18 36 (0.82%) Jetty
19 34 (0.77%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 292 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.07%) MS Office
3 30 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.25%) Simulink
6 10 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.20%) GIMP
8 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.11%) MS Project
10 2 (0.045%) Mingle
10 2 (0.045%) SPSS
11 1 (0.023%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 82 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 74 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
4 64 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 45 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
6 36 (0.82%) SAP ERP
7 30 (0.68%) SAP hybris
8 29 (0.66%) SAP ECC
9 28 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
10 27 (0.61%) SAP HR
11 22 (0.50%) SAP MDM
11 22 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
12 15 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
13 12 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
14 11 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
15 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
15 10 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
15 10 (0.23%) SAP CRM
16 9 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
16 9 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 446 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 371 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (4.99%) SaaS
4 88 (2.00%) PaaS
5 87 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.41%) IaaS
7 56 (1.27%) Office 365
8 40 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (0.70%) GitHub
9 31 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.48%) Force.com
11 13 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.29%) Oracle CX
12 11 (0.25%) Heroku
13 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.18%) Boomi
14 7 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 143 (3.24%) HTTP
2 138 (3.13%) Internet
3 123 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 89 (2.02%) SSL
5 85 (1.93%) Firewall
6 55 (1.25%) ATM
7 46 (1.04%) FTP
8 34 (0.77%) Intranet
9 32 (0.73%) DNS
10 28 (0.63%) HTTPS
11 22 (0.50%) LDAP
12 20 (0.45%) AMQP
13 19 (0.43%) Network Security
14 18 (0.41%) DHCP
14 18 (0.41%) Junos
15 12 (0.27%) SMPP
16 11 (0.25%) VPN
17 9 (0.20%) LAN
17 9 (0.20%) WAN
18 7 (0.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 943 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 524 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 457 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 336 (7.62%) MySQL
5 300 (6.80%) Oracle Database
6 248 (5.62%) MongoDB
7 216 (4.90%) Big Data
8 199 (4.51%) RDBMS
9 179 (4.06%) Redis
10 171 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
11 168 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 162 (3.67%) Hadoop
13 141 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
14 139 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 138 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
16 92 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 86 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
18 83 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
19 80 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
20 79 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 518 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 305 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 251 (5.69%) Selenium
4 224 (5.08%) Maven
5 211 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 207 (4.69%) JIRA
7 201 (4.56%) Subversion
8 195 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 153 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 149 (3.38%) JUnit
11 120 (2.72%) Cucumber
12 89 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 82 (1.86%) SoapUI
14 71 (1.61%) NUnit
15 70 (1.59%) Ant
16 62 (1.41%) SpecFlow
17 61 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 53 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
19 51 (1.16%) Eclipse
19 51 (1.16%) Gradle
General
1 974 (22.08%) Finance
2 449 (10.18%) Retail
3 253 (5.74%) Banking
4 144 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 122 (2.77%) Advertising
6 116 (2.63%) Marketing
7 89 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 66 (1.50%) Games
9 60 (1.36%) Back Office
10 54 (1.22%) Publishing
11 41 (0.93%) Law
12 35 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 35 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 33 (0.75%) Local Government
14 29 (0.66%) Legal
15 26 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.52%) Front Office
17 22 (0.50%) International Banking
17 22 (0.50%) Military
17 22 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1733 (39.29%) Developer
2 1312 (29.74%) Architect
3 629 (14.26%) Solutions Architect
4 570 (12.92%) Java Developer
5 499 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 428 (9.70%) .NET Developer
7 388 (8.80%) C# Developer
8 258 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 239 (5.42%) Consultant
10 225 (5.10%) Technical Architect
11 180 (4.08%) Software Developer
12 174 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 167 (3.79%) SOA Architect
14 155 (3.51%) Software Engineer
15 153 (3.47%) Analyst
16 150 (3.40%) Java Architect
17 146 (3.31%) Lead Developer
17 146 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
18 136 (3.08%) Integration Architect
19 134 (3.04%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1276 (28.93%) .NET
2 1205 (27.32%) Web Services
3 1064 (24.12%) HTML
4 954 (21.63%) XML
5 789 (17.89%) CSS
6 715 (16.21%) REST
7 625 (14.17%) ASP.NET
8 593 (13.44%) Middleware
9 553 (12.54%) SOAP
10 529 (11.99%) Spring
11 505 (11.45%) AngularJS
12 496 (11.24%) HTML5
13 488 (11.06%) jQuery
14 472 (10.70%) WCF
15 470 (10.66%) RESTful
16 434 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 347 (7.87%) .NET Framework
18 346 (7.84%) J2EE
19 342 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
20 340 (7.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 450 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 377 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 331 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 173 (3.92%) User Experience
5 165 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 147 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 132 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 126 (2.86%) Data Integration
9 100 (2.27%) Data Centre
10 84 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 79 (1.79%) Mathematics
12 76 (1.72%) Client/Server
13 73 (1.65%) Fintech
14 60 (1.36%) Clustering
15 59 (1.34%) Algorithms
16 58 (1.31%) iPad
17 52 (1.18%) Blog
18 49 (1.11%) Physics
19 41 (0.93%) Visualisation
20 38 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 654 (14.83%) Linux
2 395 (8.95%) Windows
3 373 (8.46%) Unix
4 106 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 71 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (1.29%) Android
7 53 (1.20%) Solaris
8 51 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 36 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.20%) AIX
14 8 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.16%) zOS
16 6 (0.14%) CentOS
16 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.068%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.068%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2260 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 906 (20.54%) TDD
3 881 (19.97%) MVC
4 868 (19.68%) Scrum
5 788 (17.86%) OO
6 659 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
7 557 (12.63%) Microservices
8 553 (12.54%) Software Engineering
9 468 (10.61%) SDLC
10 445 (10.09%) E-Commerce
11 444 (10.07%) DevOps
12 431 (9.77%) UML
13 426 (9.66%) TOGAF
14 419 (9.50%) Open Source
15 414 (9.39%) Mentoring
16 402 (9.11%) Unit Testing
17 366 (8.30%) Enterprise Architecture
18 298 (6.76%) SOLID
19 279 (6.33%) BDD
20 278 (6.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1832 (41.53%) Java
2 1186 (26.89%) JavaScript
3 1155 (26.18%) SQL
4 1138 (25.80%) C#
5 355 (8.05%) Python
6 215 (4.87%) PHP
7 206 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 191 (4.33%) PL/SQL
9 160 (3.63%) C++
10 144 (3.26%) PowerShell
11 141 (3.20%) C
12 108 (2.45%) Scala
13 104 (2.36%) Go
14 94 (2.13%) Ruby
15 79 (1.79%) TypeScript
16 77 (1.75%) XPath
17 69 (1.56%) Perl
18 65 (1.47%) VB.NET
19 56 (1.27%) Shell Script
20 43 (0.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 532 (12.06%) Degree
2 223 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 126 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 83 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (0.88%) ISEB
6 38 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 36 (0.82%) CISSP
8 30 (0.68%) CISA
9 29 (0.66%) GCED
9 29 (0.66%) GCFA
9 29 (0.66%) GPEN
9 29 (0.66%) GPPA
9 29 (0.66%) GSNA
9 29 (0.66%) GSSP-JAVA
9 29 (0.66%) GWAPT
10 28 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 26 (0.59%) MCSD
11 26 (0.59%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (5.89%) QA
2 68 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 58 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 58 (1.31%) SLA
4 21 (0.48%) COBIT
5 20 (0.45%) SDET
6 14 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.18%) HL7
8 4 (0.091%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.068%) SEPA
10 2 (0.045%) FISMA
10 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.023%) DICOM
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 192 (4.35%) Docker
2 55 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.00%) Varnish
4 36 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (0.39%) vCloud
8 16 (0.36%) vSphere
9 13 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.18%) KVM
12 6 (0.14%) HDFS
12 6 (0.14%) iptables
12 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.091%) NFS
13 4 (0.091%) Samba
14 3 (0.068%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 145 (3.29%) Puppet
2 69 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.79%) Ansible
4 28 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 27 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 19 (0.43%) Kibana
8 17 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
9 14 (0.32%) Grafana
10 13 (0.29%) StatsD
10 13 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 11 (0.25%) Terraform
12 10 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
13 9 (0.20%) Mesos
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.18%) Perfmon
14 8 (0.18%) SCOM
14 8 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 7 (0.16%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1101 (24.96%) Oracle
2 796 (18.05%) Microsoft
3 267 (6.05%) IBM
4 155 (3.51%) SAP
5 147 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 111 (2.52%) TIBCO
7 105 (2.38%) VMware
8 102 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 96 (2.18%) Google
10 66 (1.50%) Sitecore
11 62 (1.41%) webMethods
12 53 (1.20%) Talend
13 48 (1.09%) HP
13 48 (1.09%) hybris
14 47 (1.07%) Informatica
15 46 (1.04%) Sybase
16 43 (0.97%) Cisco
17 41 (0.93%) Tableau
18 40 (0.91%) Pega
19 37 (0.84%) MuleSoft
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum
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York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits, training & dev
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £70k to £80k
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Overall package circa £100000
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Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £65k - 70k per year + bonus, package
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
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Nottinghamshire
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London
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