Period
to 9 May 2021

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 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 208 163
Rank change year-on-year +108 -45 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 143 67 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.88% 0.89% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.94% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 135 51 171
10th Percentile £64,000 £57,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £72,500 £61,875 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +2.47%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile " £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,723 7,094 9,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.20% 94.22% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,207 6,212 8,388
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,953
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in the City of London

SOA
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOA in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SOA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 101 (70.63%) SQL
2 100 (69.93%) Microservices
3 99 (69.23%) .NET
3 99 (69.23%) C#
3 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (68.53%) Web Services
5 95 (66.43%) Terraform
5 95 (66.43%) DevOps
6 94 (65.73%) JavaScript
7 93 (65.03%) MVC
7 93 (65.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 92 (64.34%) React
8 92 (64.34%) Azure
9 90 (62.94%) Test Automation
9 90 (62.94%) CSS
10 89 (62.24%) jQuery
10 89 (62.24%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (61.54%) Entity Framework
12 87 (60.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 87 (60.84%) .NET Core
13 86 (60.14%) SQL Server
13 86 (60.14%) N-Tier
14 85 (59.44%) .NET Framework
15 83 (58.04%) Deployment Automation
16 81 (56.64%) T-SQL
17 79 (55.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 79 (55.24%) SOLID
18 78 (54.55%) Visual Studio Team System
18 78 (54.55%) UML
18 78 (54.55%) OO

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 74 (51.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 72 (50.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 92 (64.34%) Azure
2 77 (53.85%) PaaS
3 72 (50.35%) Azure Service Bus
4 71 (49.65%) Azure Key Vault
5 65 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 65 (45.45%) Azure App Service
5 65 (45.45%) Azure Storage
6 63 (44.06%) Azure Service Fabric
7 16 (11.19%) AWS
8 15 (10.49%) Serverless
9 14 (9.79%) Azure Functions
10 6 (4.20%) GCP
11 4 (2.80%) IaaS
11 4 (2.80%) SaaS
12 3 (2.10%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.70%) Azure Logic Apps
14 1 (0.70%) npm
14 1 (0.70%) NuGet
14 1 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Firewall
1 10 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (60.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.38%) Big Data
3 9 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.10%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 79 (55.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 78 (54.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.40%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.70%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.70%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.70%) Mocha
General
1 50 (34.97%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (18.88%) Social Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Back Office
4 6 (4.20%) Online Betting
5 4 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Finance
7 2 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (62.94%) Developer
2 78 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 75 (52.45%) Azure Developer
4 62 (43.36%) Senior Developer
5 60 (41.96%) Senior C# Developer
6 44 (30.77%) .NET Developer
7 42 (29.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (26.57%) SQL Developer
9 37 (25.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 37 (25.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 37 (25.87%) Senior SQL Developer
10 36 (25.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 22 (15.38%) Big Data Engineer
11 22 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
11 22 (15.38%) Java Engineer
11 22 (15.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 19 (13.29%) Integration Developer
13 14 (9.79%) DevOps Developer
13 14 (9.79%) Digital Developer
13 14 (9.79%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (69.23%) .NET
2 98 (68.53%) Web Services
3 93 (65.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 92 (64.34%) React
5 90 (62.94%) CSS
6 89 (62.24%) jQuery
7 88 (61.54%) Entity Framework
8 87 (60.84%) .NET Core
8 87 (60.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 85 (59.44%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.99%) OAuth
10 10 (6.99%) SAML
11 7 (4.90%) REST
12 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.20%) JSON
13 4 (2.80%) Node.js
13 4 (2.80%) SOAP
14 3 (2.10%) HTML
14 3 (2.10%) XML
15 2 (1.40%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 86 (60.14%) N-Tier
2 37 (25.87%) Reinsurance
3 6 (4.20%) Social Media
4 4 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (69.93%) Microservices
2 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (66.43%) DevOps
4 93 (65.03%) MVC
5 90 (62.94%) Test Automation
6 89 (62.24%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (58.04%) Deployment Automation
8 79 (55.24%) SOLID
9 78 (54.55%) OO
9 78 (54.55%) UML
10 76 (53.15%) CRM
11 74 (51.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 59 (41.26%) Mentoring
13 50 (34.97%) Migration
14 27 (18.88%) Software Engineering
15 23 (16.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (15.38%) Computer Science
16 22 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
17 20 (13.99%) Systems Analysis
18 17 (11.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 101 (70.63%) SQL
2 99 (69.23%) C#
3 94 (65.73%) JavaScript
4 81 (56.64%) T-SQL
5 73 (51.05%) PowerShell
6 23 (16.08%) Java
7 4 (2.80%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 71 (49.65%) Degree
2 20 (13.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.80%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 95 (66.43%) Terraform
2 63 (44.06%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 10 (6.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 74 (51.75%) Nintex
2 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.90%) CA
4 6 (4.20%) Google
4 6 (4.20%) Sparx
5 4 (2.80%) Oracle
6 3 (2.10%) Alibaba
6 3 (2.10%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.10%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) Pega
8 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com