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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 128 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2501 2455 2980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 2.30% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.66% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2040 2209
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £76,360
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
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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 2337 £60,000 +4.34% 266
London -2 1127 £70,000 +12.00% 129
South East +28 446 £50,000 -9.09% 44
West Midlands +17 200 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire +36 174 £52,500 +8.38% 16
Berkshire +25 160 £55,000 -4.34% 9
City of London -48 143 £72,500 +20.83% 30
West Yorkshire +37 131 £55,000 +17.33% 12
East of England -26 126 £60,000 +1.69% 14
Leeds +28 109 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Scotland +26 109 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Hampshire +69 108 £45,000 -12.19% 15
Warwickshire +34 87 £57,500 +21.05%
North West -27 85 £50,000 +6.38% 20
Reading +56 84 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South West -7 81 £46,500 +9.41% 19
Glasgow +26 70 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Warwick +14 70 £60,000 +26.31%
Surrey +9 69 £52,500 +10.52% 5
East Midlands +38 66 £47,500 -11.14% 4
Manchester -21 63 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Bedfordshire +31 46 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Edinburgh +27 44 £50,000 -14.16% 3
Luton +23 41 £47,500 -40.62%
Buckinghamshire +31 37 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Wimbledon - 35 - -
Birmingham -41 33 £51,250 +13.88% 8
Nottingham +13 32 £40,000 -4.01%
Staffordshire +9 32 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 32 £40,000 -4.01%

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2838 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2002 (38.07%) Java
3 1656 (31.49%) .NET
4 1460 (27.76%) Web Services
5 1389 (26.41%) Oracle
6 1361 (25.88%) SQL
7 1353 (25.73%) Finance
8 1328 (25.25%) JavaScript
9 1225 (23.29%) C#
10 1144 (21.75%) HTML
11 1109 (21.09%) Scrum
12 1106 (21.03%) XML
13 1051 (19.98%) SQL Server
14 1031 (19.60%) TDD
15 987 (18.77%) Degree
16 918 (17.46%) CSS
17 887 (16.87%) ASP.NET
18 842 (16.01%) MVC
19 820 (15.59%) Software Engineering
20 814 (15.48%) OO
21 812 (15.44%) REST
22 755 (14.36%) Microsoft
23 683 (12.99%) Spring
24 670 (12.74%) Middleware
25 655 (12.45%) SDLC
26 640 (12.17%) SOAP
27 639 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
28 632 (12.02%) TOGAF
29 607 (11.54%) RESTful
30 593 (11.28%) Linux

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
1 383 (7.28%) JBoss
2 365 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 289 (5.50%) Tomcat
4 225 (4.28%) WebLogic
5 224 (4.26%) Node.js
6 165 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 164 (3.12%) SharePoint
8 132 (2.51%) GlassFish
9 129 (2.45%) IIS
10 122 (2.32%) Apache
11 109 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
12 94 (1.79%) Mule
13 92 (1.75%) Apache Spark
13 92 (1.75%) CMS
14 89 (1.69%) WildFly
15 85 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
16 73 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
17 64 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
18 55 (1.05%) Jetty
19 42 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 361 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.05%) MS Office
3 44 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 21 (0.40%) Gliffy
6 21 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.11%) SPSS
8 4 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.057%) DOC1
10 2 (0.038%) MS Project
11 1 (0.019%) CATIA
11 1 (0.019%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 98 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
2 83 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
3 58 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 41 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
5 35 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 22 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
9 18 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 15 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
11 14 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
12 13 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 12 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 11 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
15 10 (0.19%) Eloqua
16 9 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
16 9 (0.17%) Temenos T24
17 8 (0.15%) SAP Retail
18 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
18 7 (0.13%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 372 (7.07%) SaaS
2 334 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 284 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 165 (3.14%) PaaS
5 118 (2.24%) GitHub
6 97 (1.84%) IaaS
7 93 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 69 (1.31%) Force.com
9 38 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 36 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (0.55%) iPaaS
13 28 (0.53%) Office 365
14 18 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 18 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
15 15 (0.29%) Heroku
16 14 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
18 10 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
18 10 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (3.19%) Internet
2 132 (2.51%) HTTP
3 69 (1.31%) SSL
4 55 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 54 (1.03%) SAN
6 48 (0.91%) LAN
7 47 (0.89%) Intranet
8 46 (0.87%) Firewall
9 39 (0.74%) LDAP
10 35 (0.67%) WAN
11 28 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (0.44%) HTTPS
13 21 (0.40%) DNS
14 20 (0.38%) VPN
15 19 (0.36%) NAS
16 18 (0.34%) WLAN
17 17 (0.32%) ATM
18 15 (0.29%) Extranet
19 13 (0.25%) WebEx
19 13 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (19.98%) SQL Server
2 527 (10.02%) Relational Database
3 446 (8.48%) NoSQL
4 381 (7.24%) MySQL
5 327 (6.22%) MongoDB
6 298 (5.67%) Big Data
7 249 (4.73%) Oracle Database
8 235 (4.47%) Hadoop
9 231 (4.39%) RDBMS
10 227 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
11 222 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
12 177 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 177 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 163 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 136 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 115 (2.19%) DB2
16 108 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 103 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 99 (1.88%) Redis
19 89 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 543 (10.33%) Jenkins
2 542 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 340 (6.47%) Selenium
4 290 (5.51%) JUnit
5 272 (5.17%) JIRA
6 270 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 266 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 257 (4.89%) Subversion
9 246 (4.68%) Maven
10 196 (3.73%) Cucumber
11 179 (3.40%) Hudson
12 133 (2.53%) NUnit
13 105 (2.00%) Ant
13 105 (2.00%) Eclipse
14 103 (1.96%) RSpec
15 94 (1.79%) JBehave
16 63 (1.20%) Artifactory
17 59 (1.12%) gulp
18 56 (1.06%) SoapUI
19 51 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1353 (25.73%) Finance
2 491 (9.34%) Retail
3 485 (9.22%) Banking
4 240 (4.56%) Marketing
5 215 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 145 (2.76%) Advertising
7 113 (2.15%) Games
8 104 (1.98%) Billing
9 71 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 67 (1.27%) Law
11 65 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 61 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 51 (0.97%) Front Office
14 50 (0.95%) Legal
15 37 (0.70%) Back Office
16 32 (0.61%) Local Government
17 27 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 25 (0.48%) Publishing
19 21 (0.40%) Electronics
19 21 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2228 (42.37%) Developer
2 1574 (29.93%) Architect
3 698 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
4 669 (12.72%) Java Developer
5 639 (12.15%) .NET Developer
6 600 (11.41%) Senior Developer
7 571 (10.86%) C# Developer
8 450 (8.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 264 (5.02%) Analyst
10 240 (4.56%) Lead Developer
11 234 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
12 231 (4.39%) Software Engineer
13 221 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
14 210 (3.99%) Technical Architect
15 207 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 199 (3.78%) Integration Architect
17 189 (3.59%) Software Developer
18 172 (3.27%) Java Architect
19 166 (3.16%) SOA Architect
20 165 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1656 (31.49%) .NET
2 1460 (27.76%) Web Services
3 1144 (21.75%) HTML
4 1106 (21.03%) XML
5 918 (17.46%) CSS
6 887 (16.87%) ASP.NET
7 812 (15.44%) REST
8 683 (12.99%) Spring
9 670 (12.74%) Middleware
10 640 (12.17%) SOAP
11 607 (11.54%) RESTful
12 550 (10.46%) AngularJS
13 549 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 535 (10.17%) jQuery
15 510 (9.70%) J2EE
16 480 (9.13%) Java EE
17 448 (8.52%) .NET Framework
17 448 (8.52%) WCF
18 444 (8.44%) JMS
19 443 (8.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 547 (10.40%) Computer Science
2 501 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 385 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 218 (4.15%) Data Integration
4 218 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 206 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 186 (3.54%) User Experience
7 175 (3.33%) N-Tier
8 167 (3.18%) Mobile App
9 104 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 95 (1.81%) Data Centre
10 95 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 71 (1.35%) Mainframe
12 69 (1.31%) Data Structures
13 61 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 61 (1.16%) Visualisation
14 58 (1.10%) Fintech
15 56 (1.06%) Derivative
15 56 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
16 54 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 593 (11.28%) Linux
2 503 (9.56%) Unix
3 430 (8.18%) Windows
4 127 (2.41%) Android
5 114 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 37 (0.70%) Solaris
7 34 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 26 (0.49%) AIX
10 16 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.095%) MVS
15 5 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.076%) zOS
17 3 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.057%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2838 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1109 (21.09%) Scrum
3 1031 (19.60%) TDD
4 842 (16.01%) MVC
5 820 (15.59%) Software Engineering
6 814 (15.48%) OO
7 655 (12.45%) SDLC
8 639 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
9 632 (12.02%) TOGAF
10 579 (11.01%) E-Commerce
11 523 (9.94%) UML
12 522 (9.93%) Unit Testing
13 486 (9.24%) Mentoring
14 454 (8.63%) Open Source
15 412 (7.83%) Microservices
16 391 (7.43%) Waterfall
17 381 (7.24%) DevOps
18 374 (7.11%) ITIL
19 370 (7.04%) BDD
20 368 (7.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2002 (38.07%) Java
2 1361 (25.88%) SQL
3 1328 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 1225 (23.29%) C#
5 291 (5.53%) Python
6 266 (5.06%) PHP
7 253 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 250 (4.75%) C++
9 212 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 210 (3.99%) Ruby
11 188 (3.57%) C
12 158 (3.00%) Scala
13 147 (2.80%) XPath
14 117 (2.22%) VB.NET
15 96 (1.83%) Groovy
16 83 (1.58%) PowerShell
17 81 (1.54%) Perl
18 72 (1.37%) VB
19 68 (1.29%) Shell Script
20 58 (1.10%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 987 (18.77%) Degree
2 204 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 120 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 95 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (1.60%) ISEB
6 69 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 52 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 48 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 42 (0.80%) MCSD
10 31 (0.59%) MCP
11 24 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 20 (0.38%) MCTS
13 19 (0.36%) MBA
14 17 (0.32%) MCPD
15 16 (0.30%) BC Cleared
16 15 (0.29%) PMI Certification
17 14 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.25%) PhD
19 12 (0.23%) Sun Certification
20 11 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 357 (6.79%) QA
2 75 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 54 (1.03%) COBIT
4 32 (0.61%) SLA
5 25 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.076%) COSO
8 4 (0.076%) DICOM
8 4 (0.076%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.076%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.076%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.057%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.057%) SEPA
10 2 (0.038%) HL7
10 2 (0.038%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.038%) SDET
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.019%) ISO15022
System Software
1 153 (2.91%) Docker
2 73 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 23 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.44%) Varnish
6 20 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (0.29%) iptables
8 14 (0.27%) KVM
9 10 (0.19%) PowerHA
9 10 (0.19%) vCloud
9 10 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.19%) XenServer
10 8 (0.15%) HDFS
10 8 (0.15%) Xen
10 8 (0.15%) XenApp
11 7 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.095%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 129 (2.45%) Puppet
2 43 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.65%) Ansible
4 21 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.34%) yum
6 17 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.27%) Mesos
9 11 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
9 11 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 10 (0.19%) Jitterbit
10 10 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.15%) Ambari
11 8 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.15%) Kibana
11 8 (0.15%) Salt
12 7 (0.13%) CloudHub
12 7 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1389 (26.41%) Oracle
2 755 (14.36%) Microsoft
3 363 (6.90%) IBM
4 188 (3.57%) SAP
5 183 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 170 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 120 (2.28%) webMethods
8 115 (2.19%) Informatica
9 93 (1.77%) VMware
10 87 (1.65%) Twitter
11 85 (1.62%) HP
12 83 (1.58%) Google
13 81 (1.54%) Facebook
14 77 (1.46%) MuleSoft
15 65 (1.24%) Cognizant
16 56 (1.06%) BEA
17 53 (1.01%) Sybase
18 50 (0.95%) hybris
19 47 (0.89%) Cisco
19 47 (0.89%) Siebel
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Recognition!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Keynetix
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £100000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, share options
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, medical, shares
Posted: 22 hours ago
UK
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago