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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 120 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2347 2799 2699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.62% 2.64% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.02% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 2242 2151
Median salary £60,000 £55,750 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.62% -2.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.93% +1.00%

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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
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 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -10 2157 £60,000 +4.80% 223
London -9 976 £65,000 - 127
South East +16 426 £57,500 +14.42% 32
East of England -8 193 £49,500 -20.80% 19
West Midlands +35 184 £48,500 +2.10% 11
Berkshire +49 151 £64,000 +6.66% 8
Yorkshire -1 137 £49,500 +10.00% 9
City of London -11 137 £70,000 +12.00% 25
Scotland +24 103 £51,250 +13.88% 13
Hampshire +6 97 £57,500 +6.72% 12
West Yorkshire -17 89 £46,000 -8.00% 7
South West -31 84 £55,000 +7.31% 4
North West -39 81 £50,000 - 13
East Midlands +17 69 £48,000 -1.53% 6
Surrey +11 69 £54,500 +21.11% 3
Edinburgh +45 61 £57,500 +27.77% 8
Staffordshire +34 55 £46,500 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +3 54 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Leeds -16 52 £46,000 -19.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +45 51 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Fareham +41 49 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 49 £45,344 +0.76% 3
Manchester -27 44 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Bedfordshire -23 42 £60,000 -17.24% 5
Luton -7 38 £60,000 -17.24% 4
Birmingham -9 38 £57,500 +5.92% 2
Milton Keynes +44 37 £57,500 +15.86%
Glasgow +2 36 £45,000 - 5
Bristol +12 35 £49,500 +15.11% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +14 30 £46,500 +3.33% 2

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2304 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1819 (39.96%) Java
3 1366 (30.01%) .NET
4 1233 (27.09%) JavaScript
5 1217 (26.74%) C#
6 1205 (26.47%) Web Services
7 1198 (26.32%) SQL
8 1196 (26.27%) Oracle
9 1178 (25.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1092 (23.99%) Finance
11 1090 (23.95%) HTML
12 978 (21.49%) SQL Server
13 970 (21.31%) XML
14 944 (20.74%) MVC
15 913 (20.06%) TDD
16 887 (19.49%) Scrum
17 842 (18.50%) CSS
18 836 (18.37%) OO
19 782 (17.18%) Microsoft
20 750 (16.48%) REST
21 697 (15.31%) ASP.NET
22 686 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
23 650 (14.28%) Linux
24 634 (13.93%) Middleware
25 606 (13.31%) Degree
26 586 (12.87%) Software Engineering
27 585 (12.85%) SOAP
28 556 (12.21%) AngularJS
29 543 (11.93%) Spring
30 538 (11.82%) Git (software)

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 1178 (25.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 327 (7.18%) WebLogic
3 292 (6.41%) JBoss
4 252 (5.54%) WebSphere
5 204 (4.48%) Oracle Service Bus
6 186 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 173 (3.80%) IIS
7 173 (3.80%) Tomcat
8 129 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
9 125 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
10 119 (2.61%) Apache
11 100 (2.20%) CMS
12 91 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 71 (1.56%) NServiceBus
14 69 (1.52%) Mule
15 46 (1.01%) Confluence
16 42 (0.92%) Apache Solr
17 33 (0.72%) Jetty
18 31 (0.68%) Mule ESB
19 29 (0.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 316 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.16%) MS Office
3 32 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.22%) Simulink
6 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.13%) GIMP
8 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.11%) MS Project
8 5 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.044%) Mingle
9 2 (0.044%) SPSS
10 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 100 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
3 79 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 73 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 46 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
6 34 (0.75%) SAP ERP
7 28 (0.62%) SAP hybris
8 27 (0.59%) SAP ECC
9 26 (0.57%) SAP HR
10 22 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
10 22 (0.48%) TIBCO iProcess
11 21 (0.46%) SAP MDM
12 11 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
12 11 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
13 10 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
14 9 (0.20%) Eloqua
14 9 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
14 9 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 430 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (4.64%) SaaS
4 102 (2.24%) PaaS
5 75 (1.65%) IaaS
6 65 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 59 (1.30%) Office 365
8 49 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (0.79%) GitHub
10 27 (0.59%) Force.com
11 24 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.42%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.40%) Oracle CX
14 16 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.22%) Heroku
15 10 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 123 (2.70%) HTTP
2 121 (2.66%) Internet
3 119 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 89 (1.96%) SSL
5 86 (1.89%) Firewall
6 50 (1.10%) ATM
7 42 (0.92%) DNS
8 39 (0.86%) Intranet
9 36 (0.79%) FTP
10 35 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 34 (0.75%) LDAP
12 19 (0.42%) DHCP
13 17 (0.37%) Junos
14 15 (0.33%) Network Security
15 12 (0.26%) AMQP
16 11 (0.24%) VPN
17 9 (0.20%) DMZ
17 9 (0.20%) SMPP
18 8 (0.18%) LAN
18 8 (0.18%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 978 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 507 (11.14%) Relational Database
3 414 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 345 (7.58%) MySQL
5 326 (7.16%) Oracle Database
6 279 (6.13%) MongoDB
7 203 (4.46%) Big Data
8 189 (4.15%) RDBMS
9 182 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 177 (3.89%) Hadoop
11 167 (3.67%) Redis
12 149 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
13 147 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 146 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 133 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 90 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 87 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 87 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 84 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
19 83 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 538 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 305 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 250 (5.49%) Selenium
4 235 (5.16%) Subversion
5 230 (5.05%) JIRA
6 211 (4.64%) Visual Studio
7 205 (4.50%) Maven
8 203 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 147 (3.23%) TeamCity
10 143 (3.14%) JUnit
11 116 (2.55%) Cucumber
12 88 (1.93%) NUnit
13 76 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 73 (1.60%) SoapUI
15 66 (1.45%) SpecFlow
16 63 (1.38%) MSTest
17 61 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 57 (1.25%) Gradle
19 56 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
20 55 (1.21%) Ant
General
1 1092 (23.99%) Finance
2 398 (8.74%) Retail
3 272 (5.98%) Banking
4 144 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 119 (2.61%) Advertising
6 109 (2.39%) Marketing
7 83 (1.82%) Games
8 73 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 63 (1.38%) Publishing
10 51 (1.12%) Back Office
11 45 (0.99%) Law
12 40 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 35 (0.77%) Legal
14 34 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.55%) International Banking
17 23 (0.51%) Local Government
18 22 (0.48%) Billing
18 22 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
19 20 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1749 (38.42%) Developer
2 1403 (30.82%) Architect
3 665 (14.61%) Solutions Architect
4 566 (12.43%) Java Developer
5 517 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 461 (10.13%) .NET Developer
7 412 (9.05%) C# Developer
8 281 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 271 (5.95%) Technical Architect
10 217 (4.77%) Consultant
11 212 (4.66%) SOA Architect
12 196 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 184 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
14 179 (3.93%) Java Architect
15 162 (3.56%) Software Engineer
16 160 (3.51%) Analyst
17 152 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
18 148 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
19 146 (3.21%) Integration Architect
20 142 (3.12%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1366 (30.01%) .NET
2 1205 (26.47%) Web Services
3 1090 (23.95%) HTML
4 970 (21.31%) XML
5 842 (18.50%) CSS
6 750 (16.48%) REST
7 697 (15.31%) ASP.NET
8 634 (13.93%) Middleware
9 585 (12.85%) SOAP
10 556 (12.21%) AngularJS
11 543 (11.93%) Spring
12 523 (11.49%) jQuery
13 515 (11.31%) WCF
14 488 (10.72%) HTML5
15 476 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 414 (9.09%) RESTful
17 373 (8.19%) .NET Framework
18 371 (8.15%) J2EE
19 355 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
20 342 (7.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 430 (9.45%) Computer Science
2 428 (9.40%) Enterprise Software
3 366 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 167 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 160 (3.51%) User Experience
6 159 (3.49%) Data Integration
7 153 (3.36%) N-Tier
8 124 (2.72%) Mobile App
9 108 (2.37%) Data Centre
10 87 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 83 (1.82%) Mathematics
12 75 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 74 (1.63%) Fintech
14 66 (1.45%) Clustering
15 60 (1.32%) Blog
16 56 (1.23%) Algorithms
17 50 (1.10%) Physics
18 47 (1.03%) Virtual Team
19 44 (0.97%) iPad
20 39 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 650 (14.28%) Linux
2 455 (10.00%) Windows
3 394 (8.66%) Unix
4 97 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 77 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (1.49%) Android
7 49 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 47 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (0.90%) Solaris
10 27 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 20 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.24%) CentOS
16 9 (0.20%) AIX
17 8 (0.18%) Windows 10
18 7 (0.15%) zOS
19 6 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
20 5 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2304 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 944 (20.74%) MVC
3 913 (20.06%) TDD
4 887 (19.49%) Scrum
5 836 (18.37%) OO
6 686 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 586 (12.87%) Software Engineering
8 530 (11.64%) Microservices
9 476 (10.46%) SDLC
10 457 (10.04%) TOGAF
11 452 (9.93%) UML
12 439 (9.64%) Mentoring
13 431 (9.47%) DevOps
14 418 (9.18%) E-Commerce
15 416 (9.14%) Open Source
16 386 (8.48%) Unit Testing
17 345 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
18 320 (7.03%) BDD
19 318 (6.99%) ITIL
20 297 (6.52%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1819 (39.96%) Java
2 1233 (27.09%) JavaScript
3 1217 (26.74%) C#
4 1198 (26.32%) SQL
5 334 (7.34%) Python
6 236 (5.18%) PHP
7 227 (4.99%) PL/SQL
8 201 (4.42%) T-SQL
9 153 (3.36%) C++
10 141 (3.10%) PowerShell
11 122 (2.68%) C
12 116 (2.55%) Scala
13 100 (2.20%) Go
14 99 (2.17%) Ruby
15 90 (1.98%) TypeScript
16 82 (1.80%) XPath
17 75 (1.65%) VB.NET
18 73 (1.60%) Perl
19 62 (1.36%) Shell Script
20 53 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 606 (13.31%) Degree
2 230 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 140 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 95 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 40 (0.88%) ISEB
7 38 (0.83%) MCSD
8 36 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 34 (0.75%) CISSP
10 27 (0.59%) CISA
10 27 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 26 (0.57%) GCED
11 26 (0.57%) GCFA
11 26 (0.57%) GPEN
11 26 (0.57%) GPPA
11 26 (0.57%) GSNA
11 26 (0.57%) GSSP-JAVA
11 26 (0.57%) GWAPT
11 26 (0.57%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (5.91%) QA
2 76 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 63 (1.38%) SLA
4 46 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.42%) COBIT
6 18 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.31%) SDET
8 9 (0.20%) SEPA
9 8 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.13%) DICOM
11 4 (0.088%) HL7
11 4 (0.088%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.044%) FISMA
12 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 173 (3.80%) Docker
2 66 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 42 (0.92%) Varnish
5 27 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (0.42%) vCloud
8 18 (0.40%) vSphere
9 15 (0.33%) Terminal Services
9 15 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 15 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.18%) iptables
10 8 (0.18%) KVM
11 7 (0.15%) XenApp
12 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.13%) HDFS
12 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.088%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 140 (3.08%) Puppet
2 56 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (0.97%) Ansible
4 29 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
5 27 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.40%) Kibana
7 17 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
8 15 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 15 (0.33%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.29%) Ambari
9 13 (0.29%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 11 (0.24%) MOM
12 10 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
12 10 (0.22%) SCOM
13 9 (0.20%) Mesos
13 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.18%) Grafana
14 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1196 (26.27%) Oracle
2 782 (17.18%) Microsoft
3 246 (5.40%) IBM
4 157 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 156 (3.43%) SAP
6 103 (2.26%) VMware
7 102 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 98 (2.15%) TIBCO
9 91 (2.00%) Google
10 66 (1.45%) webMethods
11 57 (1.25%) HP
12 56 (1.23%) Talend
13 51 (1.12%) Sitecore
14 50 (1.10%) Sybase
15 49 (1.08%) hybris
16 48 (1.05%) Cisco
17 46 (1.01%) Atlassian
18 42 (0.92%) Tableau
19 40 (0.88%) Informatica
20 39 (0.86%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Michael Page International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Michael Page International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 18 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + pension, holiday, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working & Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75 000 - £88 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52575 - £82800 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday