The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 113 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 -36  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 135 160 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.62% 2.54% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.81% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 115 142 306
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4596 5702 9233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.29% 90.61% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 5205 7905
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SOA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SOA in the City of London

SOA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 156 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (50.38%) Java
3 108 (40.60%) Web Services
4 103 (38.72%) Microservices
5 102 (38.35%) JavaScript
6 100 (37.59%) .NET
7 85 (31.95%) SQL
8 79 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
9 78 (29.32%) TDD
10 76 (28.57%) NoSQL
11 73 (27.44%) C#
12 69 (25.94%) Scrum
13 66 (24.81%) HTML
14 62 (23.31%) REST
15 60 (22.56%) CSS
16 58 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
17 53 (19.92%) RESTful
18 52 (19.55%) Enterprise Software
19 50 (18.80%) Test Automation
19 50 (18.80%) SQL Server
20 49 (18.42%) OO
20 49 (18.42%) Finance
21 47 (17.67%) AngularJS
22 46 (17.29%) SaaS
22 46 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (16.92%) Python
24 44 (16.54%) XML
25 43 (16.17%) UML
25 43 (16.17%) Waterfall
26 40 (15.04%) Jenkins

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 21 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 21 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 17 (6.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (4.51%) CMS
4 10 (3.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.88%) Alfresco
5 5 (1.88%) Confluence
5 5 (1.88%) JBoss
5 5 (1.88%) Mule
5 5 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.13%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) Jetty
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) RMDS
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 79 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (17.29%) SaaS
4 32 (12.03%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (9.02%) PaaS
6 22 (8.27%) IaaS
7 19 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (4.51%) Office 365
9 5 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.13%) Force.com
11 2 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.75%) Boomi
11 2 (0.75%) GitHub
11 2 (0.75%) Heroku
11 2 (0.75%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.27%) HTTP
2 12 (4.51%) Internet
3 11 (4.14%) AMQP
3 11 (4.14%) DNS
4 10 (3.76%) FTP
5 2 (0.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) IPsec
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) SMPP
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 50 (18.80%) SQL Server
3 27 (10.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 26 (9.77%) Relational Database
5 25 (9.40%) MongoDB
5 25 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (6.39%) CouchDB
8 16 (6.02%) MySQL
9 12 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 12 (4.51%) Redis
10 9 (3.38%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.88%) Big Data
13 5 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (15.04%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 25 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (9.02%) Git (software)
5 22 (8.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (7.89%) Maven
7 18 (6.77%) JIRA
8 15 (5.64%) JUnit
9 14 (5.26%) Subversion
10 13 (4.89%) Ant
11 10 (3.76%) Hamcrest
11 10 (3.76%) jMock
12 9 (3.38%) Selenium
13 8 (3.01%) FitNesse
14 7 (2.63%) NUnit
14 7 (2.63%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.26%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.88%) Artifactory
16 5 (1.88%) TestNG
17 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (18.42%) Finance
2 12 (4.51%) Banking
3 9 (3.38%) Front Office
4 5 (1.88%) Law
4 5 (1.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.13%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (41.73%) Developer
2 109 (40.98%) Architect
3 57 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 45 (16.92%) Solutions Architect
5 41 (15.41%) Java Developer
6 39 (14.66%) Senior Developer
7 27 (10.15%) .NET Developer
8 25 (9.40%) Lead Developer
9 22 (8.27%) SOA Architect
9 22 (8.27%) UML Architect
10 21 (7.89%) C# Developer
11 19 (7.14%) Senior Architect
11 19 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 18 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (5.26%) Applications Architect
15 12 (4.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 12 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
16 10 (3.76%) Cloud Developer
16 10 (3.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (40.60%) Web Services
2 100 (37.59%) .NET
3 66 (24.81%) HTML
4 62 (23.31%) REST
5 60 (22.56%) CSS
6 53 (19.92%) RESTful
7 47 (17.67%) AngularJS
8 44 (16.54%) XML
9 34 (12.78%) JMS
10 33 (12.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (12.03%) WCF
12 31 (11.65%) ASP.NET
13 30 (11.28%) jQuery
14 28 (10.53%) WPF
15 23 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (8.27%) Spring
17 21 (7.89%) SOAP
18 17 (6.39%) .NET Framework
18 17 (6.39%) Hibernate
19 16 (6.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.55%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (11.65%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.02%) Mobile App
5 22 (8.27%) N-Tier
6 21 (7.89%) Client/Server
7 19 (7.14%) PlayStation
7 19 (7.14%) Streaming Video
7 19 (7.14%) Xbox
8 18 (6.77%) Fintech
9 12 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (3.76%) Public Cloud
11 9 (3.38%) User Experience
12 5 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.50%) IVR
14 3 (1.13%) Linked Data
15 2 (0.75%) Blog
15 2 (0.75%) Clustering
15 2 (0.75%) Derivative
15 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.53%) Linux
2 32 (12.03%) Windows
3 23 (8.65%) Android
3 23 (8.65%) Apple iOS
4 19 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (38.72%) Microservices
3 78 (29.32%) TDD
4 69 (25.94%) Scrum
5 50 (18.80%) Test Automation
6 49 (18.42%) OO
7 46 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (16.17%) UML
8 43 (16.17%) Waterfall
9 39 (14.66%) Open Source
10 37 (13.91%) MVC
11 36 (13.53%) Kanban
12 35 (13.16%) TOGAF
13 34 (12.78%) SOLID
14 30 (11.28%) DevOps
15 29 (10.90%) BDD
15 29 (10.90%) Software Architecture
16 28 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (9.77%) Workflow
18 22 (8.27%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 134 (50.38%) Java
2 102 (38.35%) JavaScript
3 85 (31.95%) SQL
4 73 (27.44%) C#
5 45 (16.92%) Python
6 23 (8.65%) Objective-C
7 22 (8.27%) T-SQL
7 22 (8.27%) VBA
8 20 (7.52%) Go
9 12 (4.51%) Ruby
10 8 (3.01%) PHP
11 5 (1.88%) C
12 4 (1.50%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.50%) Scala
12 4 (1.50%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.13%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.13%) C++
14 2 (0.75%) Clojure
14 2 (0.75%) SOQL
14 2 (0.75%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.66%) Degree
2 27 (10.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.88%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.75%) OCP
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.38%) NIST 800
System Software
1 29 (10.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (4.89%) MOM
2 11 (4.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.39%) Oracle
3 14 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 12 (4.51%) IBM
5 10 (3.76%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.38%) Solace
7 6 (2.26%) Sybase
8 4 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.50%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.13%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.13%) webMethods
10 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.75%) Dell
10 2 (0.75%) Google
10 2 (0.75%) Informatica
10 2 (0.75%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.75%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.75%) New Relic
10 2 (0.75%) SAP
10 2 (0.75%) Teradata
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 and strong benefits (car, bonus, more)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
GTA
Salary: competitive package
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £75,000 - 100,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000
Posted: 2 days ago