The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 80 100
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.83% 2.43% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.69% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 10
Median salary £32,500 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.41% -21.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.84%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1107 1340 1243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.49% 90.30% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1026 1019
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Cambridge

SOA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA in Cambridge.

Salary trend for SOA in Cambridge

SOA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SOA.

1 25 (86.21%) MVC
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 17 (58.62%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 15 (51.72%) Java
5 15 (51.72%) jQuery
5 15 (51.72%) HTML5
6 14 (48.28%) Release Management
7 13 (44.83%) Web Services
8 12 (41.38%) RESTful
9 11 (37.93%) REST
9 11 (37.93%) CSS
10 10 (34.48%) SOAP
10 10 (34.48%) PHP
10 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
10 10 (34.48%) J2EE
10 10 (34.48%) XML
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
10 10 (34.48%) Spring
10 10 (34.48%) Spring MVC
10 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
10 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (31.03%) Product Management
11 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
11 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (31.03%) Scrum
11 9 (31.03%) Project Management
11 9 (31.03%) Spring Security

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (31.03%) JBoss
1 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
1 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
2 8 (27.59%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.90%) webpack
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 5 (17.24%) AWS Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.79%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Programmer
7 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) HTML5
2 15 (51.72%) jQuery
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
4 12 (41.38%) RESTful
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) REST
6 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
6 10 (34.48%) J2EE
6 10 (34.48%) SOAP
6 10 (34.48%) Spring
6 10 (34.48%) Spring MVC
6 10 (34.48%) XML
7 9 (31.03%) JSP
7 9 (31.03%) Spring Security
7 9 (31.03%) XSD
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
8 8 (27.59%) iBATIS
8 8 (27.59%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Release Management
4 9 (31.03%) Product Management
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
5 8 (27.59%) Software Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) UML
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
7 5 (17.24%) Microservices
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) Presales
7 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) PHP
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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