The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 118 141 121
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2766 2512 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.68% 2.24% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.60% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2056 2215
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
90489 96461 102042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.62% 85.98% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75205 77953 82278
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 2591 £60,000 +4.34% 248
London +22 1255 £70,000 +12.00% 111
South East +1 421 £52,500 -8.69% 43
West Midlands +26 236 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Yorkshire +43 187 £50,000 +11.11% 24
East of England -4 166 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Berkshire +22 163 £55,000 -8.33% 10
City of London -21 148 £75,000 +25.00% 23
West Yorkshire +39 132 £52,500 +16.66% 20
South West +3 128 £47,304 +5.12% 8
Scotland +39 116 £45,000 -18.18% 21
North West -7 110 £47,500 +4.39% 19
Leeds +17 107 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Warwickshire +41 101 £57,500 +12.19% 7
Reading +56 95 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Hampshire +34 90 £45,000 -28.00% 10
Warwick +20 83 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Glasgow +39 75 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Manchester +11 75 £50,000 -13.04% 16
Surrey -12 68 £55,000 +15.78% 9
East Midlands +42 64 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Bedfordshire +29 53 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Edinburgh +30 47 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Luton +29 46 £46,000 -29.23% 4
Dorset +28 44 £67,500 +53.40% 1
Staffordshire +17 41 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +40 40 £52,500 -4.54%
Wiltshire +5 40 £40,500 -7.95% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 38 £43,000 -36.29% 3
Birmingham -39 36 £52,500 +16.66% 4

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 2923 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2041 (37.97%) Java
3 1637 (30.45%) .NET
4 1513 (28.14%) Web Services
5 1442 (26.82%) Oracle
6 1415 (26.32%) SQL
7 1384 (25.74%) Finance
8 1338 (24.89%) JavaScript
9 1227 (22.82%) C#
10 1138 (21.17%) XML
11 1137 (21.15%) HTML
12 1097 (20.41%) SQL Server
13 1093 (20.33%) Scrum
14 1060 (19.72%) TDD
15 1014 (18.86%) Degree
16 926 (17.22%) CSS
17 862 (16.03%) ASP.NET
18 812 (15.10%) MVC
19 799 (14.86%) REST
20 795 (14.79%) OO
21 779 (14.49%) Software Engineering
22 750 (13.95%) Microsoft
23 732 (13.62%) Middleware
24 720 (13.39%) Spring
25 672 (12.50%) SDLC
26 645 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
27 628 (11.68%) RESTful
28 625 (11.63%) SOAP
29 613 (11.40%) TOGAF
30 604 (11.24%) Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 387 (7.20%) JBoss
2 363 (6.75%) WebSphere
3 290 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 236 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 230 (4.28%) Node.js
6 182 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 179 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 135 (2.51%) IIS
9 129 (2.40%) Apache
10 117 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
11 116 (2.16%) GlassFish
12 102 (1.90%) CMS
13 97 (1.80%) Mule
14 89 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
15 87 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
16 82 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
17 78 (1.45%) Apache Spark
18 73 (1.36%) WildFly
19 51 (0.95%) Jetty
20 43 (0.80%) MQSeries
Applications
1 353 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 53 (0.99%) MS Office
3 45 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 28 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 21 (0.39%) Gliffy
7 21 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.20%) SPSS
9 3 (0.056%) DOC1
9 3 (0.056%) MS Project
10 2 (0.037%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 128 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 90 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
3 58 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 47 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 43 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
6 28 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 24 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
9 18 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 14 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
11 13 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 13 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 12 (0.22%) Eloqua
12 12 (0.22%) Temenos T24
13 11 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
14 10 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
15 7 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
15 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 387 (7.20%) SaaS
2 328 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 284 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 153 (2.85%) PaaS
5 117 (2.18%) GitHub
6 100 (1.86%) IaaS
7 93 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 70 (1.30%) Force.com
9 30 (0.56%) iPaaS
10 29 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 28 (0.52%) Office 365
12 26 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
15 18 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 15 (0.28%) Heroku
17 12 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 12 (0.22%) Boomi
17 12 (0.22%) Taleo
18 11 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 183 (3.40%) Internet
2 128 (2.38%) HTTP
3 74 (1.38%) SSL
4 66 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 58 (1.08%) LAN
6 51 (0.95%) SAN
7 45 (0.84%) Firewall
8 43 (0.80%) WAN
9 39 (0.73%) Intranet
10 29 (0.54%) LDAP
10 29 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 20 (0.37%) DNS
13 19 (0.35%) WLAN
14 17 (0.32%) Extranet
14 17 (0.32%) S/MIME
15 16 (0.30%) NAS
15 16 (0.30%) VPN
16 15 (0.28%) WebEx
17 14 (0.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1097 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 558 (10.38%) Relational Database
3 446 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 361 (6.72%) MySQL
5 331 (6.16%) MongoDB
6 311 (5.78%) Big Data
7 293 (5.45%) Oracle Database
8 251 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
9 248 (4.61%) Hadoop
10 237 (4.41%) RDBMS
11 222 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
12 191 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 175 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 172 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 147 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
16 123 (2.29%) DB2
16 123 (2.29%) Redis
17 105 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
18 104 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
19 103 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 555 (10.32%) Jenkins
2 533 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 346 (6.44%) Selenium
4 299 (5.56%) JUnit
5 298 (5.54%) Maven
6 259 (4.82%) JIRA
7 253 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 253 (4.71%) Visual Studio
8 250 (4.65%) Subversion
9 195 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 168 (3.13%) Hudson
11 152 (2.83%) NUnit
12 119 (2.21%) Ant
13 105 (1.95%) Eclipse
13 105 (1.95%) RSpec
14 78 (1.45%) JBehave
15 67 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 66 (1.23%) Artifactory
17 62 (1.15%) Jasmine
18 60 (1.12%) jMock
General
1 1384 (25.74%) Finance
2 468 (8.71%) Banking
3 467 (8.69%) Retail
4 242 (4.50%) Marketing
5 208 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 144 (2.68%) Advertising
7 125 (2.33%) Games
8 110 (2.05%) Billing
9 85 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 71 (1.32%) Law
11 70 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 66 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 51 (0.95%) Front Office
14 46 (0.86%) Legal
15 41 (0.76%) Back Office
16 31 (0.58%) Local Government
17 28 (0.52%) Publishing
18 27 (0.50%) Retail Banking
19 22 (0.41%) Online Betting
20 21 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2259 (42.02%) Developer
2 1605 (29.85%) Architect
3 697 (12.97%) Java Developer
4 686 (12.76%) Solutions Architect
5 632 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 624 (11.61%) Senior Developer
7 559 (10.40%) C# Developer
8 451 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 287 (5.34%) Analyst
10 236 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 235 (4.37%) Lead Developer
12 234 (4.35%) Technical Architect
13 233 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
14 228 (4.24%) Software Engineer
15 208 (3.87%) Integration Architect
16 207 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 180 (3.35%) Consultant
18 174 (3.24%) Enterprise Architect
19 169 (3.14%) SOA Architect
20 168 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1637 (30.45%) .NET
2 1513 (28.14%) Web Services
3 1138 (21.17%) XML
4 1137 (21.15%) HTML
5 926 (17.22%) CSS
6 862 (16.03%) ASP.NET
7 799 (14.86%) REST
8 732 (13.62%) Middleware
9 720 (13.39%) Spring
10 628 (11.68%) RESTful
11 625 (11.63%) SOAP
12 591 (10.99%) AngularJS
13 536 (9.97%) J2EE
14 529 (9.84%) jQuery
15 524 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 469 (8.72%) Java EE
17 458 (8.52%) .NET Framework
18 439 (8.17%) Hibernate
18 439 (8.17%) JMS
19 429 (7.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 585 (10.88%) Computer Science
2 513 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 375 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 229 (4.26%) Data Integration
5 228 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 194 (3.61%) Mathematics
7 192 (3.57%) N-Tier
8 177 (3.29%) User Experience
9 153 (2.85%) Mobile App
10 97 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 97 (1.80%) Mainframe
11 94 (1.75%) Data Centre
12 90 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 76 (1.41%) Data Structures
14 63 (1.17%) DataPower
14 63 (1.17%) Fintech
15 59 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
16 56 (1.04%) Derivative
16 56 (1.04%) Visualisation
17 50 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 604 (11.24%) Linux
2 510 (9.49%) Unix
3 433 (8.05%) Windows
4 120 (2.23%) Android
5 98 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.12%) Solaris
7 40 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 36 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.41%) AIX
10 16 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.22%) MVS
12 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.17%) SUSE
14 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2923 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1093 (20.33%) Scrum
3 1060 (19.72%) TDD
4 812 (15.10%) MVC
5 795 (14.79%) OO
6 779 (14.49%) Software Engineering
7 672 (12.50%) SDLC
8 645 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 613 (11.40%) TOGAF
10 580 (10.79%) E-Commerce
11 544 (10.12%) Unit Testing
12 513 (9.54%) UML
13 485 (9.02%) Mentoring
14 460 (8.56%) Open Source
15 432 (8.04%) Waterfall
16 425 (7.91%) Microservices
17 375 (6.98%) BDD
18 372 (6.92%) Enterprise Architecture
19 362 (6.73%) Analytics
19 362 (6.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2041 (37.97%) Java
2 1415 (26.32%) SQL
3 1338 (24.89%) JavaScript
4 1227 (22.82%) C#
5 291 (5.41%) Python
6 285 (5.30%) PHP
7 259 (4.82%) T-SQL
8 248 (4.61%) C++
9 214 (3.98%) PL/SQL
10 207 (3.85%) Ruby
11 203 (3.78%) C
12 151 (2.81%) Scala
13 145 (2.70%) XPath
14 104 (1.93%) VB.NET
15 103 (1.92%) Groovy
16 82 (1.53%) Perl
16 82 (1.53%) PowerShell
17 80 (1.49%) VB
18 67 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 56 (1.04%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1014 (18.86%) Degree
2 219 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 132 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 89 (1.66%) ISEB
5 87 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 49 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 45 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 43 (0.80%) MCSD
10 36 (0.67%) MCP
11 23 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 21 (0.39%) MBA
13 20 (0.37%) MCTS
14 19 (0.35%) BC Cleared
15 18 (0.33%) CISSP
15 18 (0.33%) CITP
16 17 (0.32%) MCPD
17 15 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
18 14 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (6.01%) QA
2 74 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 47 (0.87%) COBIT
4 44 (0.82%) SLA
5 28 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.074%) COSO
8 4 (0.074%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.074%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.056%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.056%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.056%) SEPA
10 2 (0.037%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.037%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.037%) SDET
11 1 (0.019%) HL7
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 151 (2.81%) Docker
2 64 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.60%) Varnish
5 31 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 24 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (0.32%) iptables
8 15 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.26%) KVM
10 10 (0.19%) PowerHA
10 10 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.17%) HDFS
11 9 (0.17%) vCloud
12 7 (0.13%) XenServer
13 6 (0.11%) XenApp
14 5 (0.093%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.093%) Xen
14 5 (0.093%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 123 (2.29%) Puppet
2 46 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (0.67%) Ansible
4 24 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 22 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (0.32%) yum
7 15 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 13 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 12 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.22%) Jitterbit
10 11 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
11 10 (0.19%) CA Wily
12 9 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
12 9 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.15%) Ambari
13 8 (0.15%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.15%) Kubernetes
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1442 (26.82%) Oracle
2 750 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 349 (6.49%) IBM
4 201 (3.74%) TIBCO
5 180 (3.35%) SAP
6 173 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
7 129 (2.40%) Informatica
8 110 (2.05%) webMethods
9 83 (1.54%) Google
9 83 (1.54%) VMware
10 82 (1.53%) MuleSoft
11 79 (1.47%) HP
12 77 (1.43%) Facebook
13 74 (1.38%) Twitter
14 61 (1.13%) BEA
15 56 (1.04%) Sybase
16 55 (1.02%) Red Hat
17 50 (0.93%) Cognizant
17 50 (0.93%) Siebel
18 47 (0.87%) Cisco
Cheadle, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance , pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £62k - £77k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Cash, Car, Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens, training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Highly Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago