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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 137 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2252 2600 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 2.40% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.75% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 2116 2149
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,150 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.44%

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
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 £30,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -5 2129 £60,000 - 231
London -17 977 £67,500 -3.57% 111
South East +50 490 £53,750 -2.27% 43
City of London -7 169 £67,500 -3.57% 30
Berkshire +39 168 £60,000 +4.34% 11
Yorkshire +21 129 £49,500 +32.00% 9
West Midlands -8 124 £50,000 - 17
East of England -22 122 £60,000 -4.00% 22
South West -31 108 £51,250 +2.50% 6
Hampshire +24 107 £40,000 -25.75% 8
West Yorkshire +20 105 £50,000 +36.98% 8
North West -1 94 £47,500 -9.52% 13
Surrey +14 66 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Leeds +25 64 £46,000 +18.70% 7
East Midlands +39 61 £47,500 +2.70% 9
Scotland -2 53 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Buckinghamshire +49 49 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Maidenhead -10 44 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Oxfordshire +17 43 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Manchester -29 42 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Milton Keynes +44 41 £52,500 - 2
Merseyside +18 39 £47,500 +65.21% 1
Liverpool +5 38 £47,500 +65.21% 1
Bedfordshire +9 36 £60,000 -14.89% 5
Nottinghamshire +23 34 £47,500 -30.90% 5
Bristol +10 34 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Basingstoke +5 34 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Reading +25 32 £58,750 +29.12% 4
Bradford +2 32 £80,000 +128.57%
Staffordshire +16 31 £48,500 +23.56% 3

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2372 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1786 (38.90%) Java
3 1399 (30.47%) .NET
4 1278 (27.84%) Oracle
5 1210 (26.36%) Web Services
5 1210 (26.36%) Finance
6 1205 (26.25%) SQL
7 1194 (26.01%) JavaScript
8 1160 (25.27%) C#
9 1000 (21.78%) HTML
10 963 (20.98%) Scrum
11 922 (20.08%) XML
12 911 (19.84%) SQL Server
13 909 (19.80%) TDD
14 897 (19.54%) MVC
15 812 (17.69%) CSS
16 793 (17.27%) REST
17 743 (16.18%) ASP.NET
18 729 (15.88%) OO
19 701 (15.27%) Degree
20 676 (14.72%) Software Engineering
21 657 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
22 655 (14.27%) Microsoft
23 641 (13.96%) SOAP
24 596 (12.98%) Middleware
25 561 (12.22%) Linux
26 550 (11.98%) TOGAF
27 540 (11.76%) SDLC
28 536 (11.68%) Spring
29 514 (11.20%) jQuery

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
1 298 (6.49%) JBoss
2 260 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 256 (5.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 242 (5.27%) WebSphere
5 197 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 153 (3.33%) IIS
7 145 (3.16%) SharePoint
8 132 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
9 119 (2.59%) Apache
10 115 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
11 103 (2.24%) CMS
12 74 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
13 69 (1.50%) Mule
14 68 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 64 (1.39%) GlassFish
16 59 (1.29%) Apache Spark
17 57 (1.24%) NServiceBus
18 51 (1.11%) Confluence
19 42 (0.91%) WildFly
20 41 (0.89%) Jetty
Applications
1 315 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.05%) MS Office
3 31 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.17%) Gliffy
6 8 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.087%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.044%) DOC1
9 2 (0.044%) MS Project
9 2 (0.044%) Simulink
9 2 (0.044%) SPSS
10 1 (0.022%) GIMP
10 1 (0.022%) HipChat
10 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 112 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 78 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 70 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 51 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 44 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
6 30 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
7 20 (0.44%) SAP ERP
8 17 (0.37%) SAP hybris
9 16 (0.35%) SAP ECC
10 15 (0.33%) SAP HR
11 14 (0.30%) SAP MDM
12 13 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 13 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
12 13 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
12 13 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 12 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
14 10 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
15 9 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
16 8 (0.17%) Eloqua
17 7 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 389 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 238 (5.18%) SaaS
4 149 (3.25%) PaaS
5 104 (2.27%) IaaS
6 78 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 65 (1.42%) GitHub
8 55 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (0.94%) Force.com
10 36 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 32 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.70%) Office 365
12 17 (0.37%) Oracle CX
13 14 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (0.26%) Heroku
15 11 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 11 (0.24%) CloudFront
16 10 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
16 10 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.48%) Internet
2 100 (2.18%) HTTP
3 88 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 66 (1.44%) SSL
5 58 (1.26%) Intranet
6 56 (1.22%) LDAP
7 48 (1.05%) Firewall
8 40 (0.87%) DNS
9 32 (0.70%) SAN
10 30 (0.65%) HTTPS
11 19 (0.41%) ATM
11 19 (0.41%) VPN
12 18 (0.39%) FTP
13 15 (0.33%) NAS
14 14 (0.30%) DHCP
15 12 (0.26%) LAN
16 11 (0.24%) Extranet
16 11 (0.24%) Wireless
17 10 (0.22%) SNMP
17 10 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (19.84%) SQL Server
2 419 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 362 (7.88%) MySQL
4 356 (7.75%) NoSQL
5 304 (6.62%) Oracle Database
6 271 (5.90%) MongoDB
7 191 (4.16%) Big Data
8 173 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
9 172 (3.75%) Hadoop
10 159 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
11 158 (3.44%) RDBMS
12 153 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 131 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 128 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 111 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 95 (2.07%) DB2
17 92 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 91 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
19 90 (1.96%) Redis
20 83 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 511 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 370 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 246 (5.36%) JIRA
3 246 (5.36%) Selenium
4 239 (5.21%) Subversion
5 233 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 225 (4.90%) Visual Studio
7 196 (4.27%) JUnit
8 154 (3.35%) Maven
9 147 (3.20%) Cucumber
10 94 (2.05%) SoapUI
11 93 (2.03%) TeamCity
12 92 (2.00%) NUnit
13 70 (1.52%) Eclipse
14 65 (1.42%) Ant
15 62 (1.35%) Hudson
16 59 (1.29%) Mockito
16 59 (1.29%) SpecFlow
17 57 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
18 56 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1210 (26.36%) Finance
2 444 (9.67%) Retail
3 341 (7.43%) Banking
4 168 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 134 (2.92%) Marketing
6 117 (2.55%) Advertising
7 91 (1.98%) Games
8 74 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.09%) Law
9 50 (1.09%) Publishing
10 47 (1.02%) Back Office
11 41 (0.89%) Legal
12 38 (0.83%) Front Office
13 36 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.70%) Billing
15 29 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 25 (0.54%) International Banking
17 22 (0.48%) Local Government
18 20 (0.44%) Investment Banking
18 20 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1763 (38.40%) Developer
2 1451 (31.61%) Architect
3 705 (15.36%) Solutions Architect
4 560 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 493 (10.74%) .NET Developer
6 481 (10.48%) C# Developer
7 472 (10.28%) Senior Developer
8 335 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 228 (4.97%) SOA Architect
10 218 (4.75%) Technical Architect
11 216 (4.70%) Analyst
12 211 (4.60%) Software Developer
13 189 (4.12%) Java Architect
14 171 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
15 170 (3.70%) Integration Architect
16 168 (3.66%) Lead Developer
17 166 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
17 166 (3.62%) Software Engineer
18 165 (3.59%) Consultant
19 153 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1399 (30.47%) .NET
2 1210 (26.36%) Web Services
3 1000 (21.78%) HTML
4 922 (20.08%) XML
5 812 (17.69%) CSS
6 793 (17.27%) REST
7 743 (16.18%) ASP.NET
8 641 (13.96%) SOAP
9 596 (12.98%) Middleware
10 536 (11.68%) Spring
11 514 (11.20%) jQuery
12 492 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 484 (10.54%) AngularJS
14 471 (10.26%) WCF
15 442 (9.63%) RESTful
16 398 (8.67%) HTML5
17 380 (8.28%) J2EE
18 379 (8.26%) .NET Framework
19 369 (8.04%) Java EE
20 336 (7.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 447 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 422 (9.19%) Computer Science
3 366 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
4 186 (4.05%) Data Integration
5 171 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 149 (3.25%) User Experience
7 147 (3.20%) Mobile App
8 128 (2.79%) N-Tier
9 105 (2.29%) Mathematics
10 97 (2.11%) Client/Server
11 84 (1.83%) Data Structures
12 82 (1.79%) Data Centre
13 72 (1.57%) Virtual Team
14 64 (1.39%) Fintech
15 63 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
16 54 (1.18%) Algorithms
17 53 (1.15%) Visualisation
18 50 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
19 46 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 44 (0.96%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 561 (12.22%) Linux
2 459 (10.00%) Windows
3 444 (9.67%) Unix
4 111 (2.42%) Android
5 102 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.24%) Windows Server
8 27 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 26 (0.57%) Solaris
9 26 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.26%) AIX
13 12 (0.26%) CentOS
14 11 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2372 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 963 (20.98%) Scrum
3 909 (19.80%) TDD
4 897 (19.54%) MVC
5 729 (15.88%) OO
6 676 (14.72%) Software Engineering
7 657 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
8 550 (11.98%) TOGAF
9 540 (11.76%) SDLC
10 503 (10.96%) UML
11 484 (10.54%) Microservices
12 443 (9.65%) E-Commerce
13 391 (8.52%) Mentoring
14 363 (7.91%) DevOps
15 359 (7.82%) Unit Testing
16 347 (7.56%) BDD
17 345 (7.51%) ITIL
18 342 (7.45%) Open Source
19 331 (7.21%) Enterprise Architecture
20 316 (6.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1786 (38.90%) Java
2 1205 (26.25%) SQL
3 1194 (26.01%) JavaScript
4 1160 (25.27%) C#
5 301 (6.56%) Python
6 271 (5.90%) PL/SQL
7 215 (4.68%) PHP
8 186 (4.05%) C++
9 179 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 134 (2.92%) Ruby
11 128 (2.79%) Scala
12 118 (2.57%) C
13 108 (2.35%) XPath
14 104 (2.27%) PowerShell
15 86 (1.87%) Perl
16 82 (1.79%) VB.NET
17 78 (1.70%) Shell Script
18 73 (1.59%) TypeScript
19 65 (1.42%) Go
20 59 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 701 (15.27%) Degree
2 203 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 125 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 88 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 51 (1.11%) ISEB
7 48 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 46 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 38 (0.83%) MCSD
10 25 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 22 (0.48%) OCP
12 21 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 19 (0.41%) CISSP
14 17 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.37%) MCSE
15 15 (0.33%) PMI Certification
16 14 (0.30%) CISA
17 12 (0.26%) CCNA
17 12 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (7.25%) QA
2 85 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 35 (0.76%) SLA
4 24 (0.52%) COBIT
5 16 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.26%) DICOM
6 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.20%) SEPA
8 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.11%) SDET
9 4 (0.087%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.087%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.044%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 7816
11 1 (0.022%) HL7
11 1 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 154 (3.35%) Docker
2 75 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 33 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.33%) vCloud
6 15 (0.33%) XenApp
6 15 (0.33%) XenServer
7 13 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.26%) Varnish
8 12 (0.26%) vSphere
9 11 (0.24%) KVM
9 11 (0.24%) Xen
10 10 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (0.20%) iptables
12 7 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.11%) HDFS
13 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 125 (2.72%) Puppet
2 60 (1.31%) Ansible
3 48 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 23 (0.50%) Mesos
6 17 (0.37%) ZABBIX
7 15 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 14 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 13 (0.28%) yum
10 12 (0.26%) Ambari
11 11 (0.24%) Kibana
11 11 (0.24%) MOM
11 11 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.17%) Graylog
13 8 (0.17%) Salt
13 8 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
14 7 (0.15%) logstash
14 7 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1278 (27.84%) Oracle
2 655 (14.27%) Microsoft
3 240 (5.23%) IBM
4 166 (3.62%) SAP
5 148 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
6 104 (2.27%) VMware
7 91 (1.98%) Google
8 88 (1.92%) webMethods
9 79 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 76 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 73 (1.59%) HP
12 54 (1.18%) hybris
13 52 (1.13%) Sybase
14 51 (1.11%) Cognizant
15 50 (1.09%) MuleSoft
16 45 (0.98%) Siebel
16 45 (0.98%) Talend
17 44 (0.96%) Cisco
17 44 (0.96%) Twitter
18 41 (0.89%) Atlassian
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000-75,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum 25 days holiday, company bonus, trav
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £100000 - £800000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum in an incredible office with your own team
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £52575 - £98120 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus,pension, health etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago