Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 117 94
Rank change year-on-year -53 -23 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 167 296 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.65% 2.55% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.85% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 157 269 461
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.00%

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 9128 10396 15326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.10% 89.42% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8240 9472 13280
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £94,325 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the City of London

SOA
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 - -
SOA
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (52.69%) Java
3 73 (43.71%) Microservices
4 71 (42.51%) JavaScript
5 65 (38.92%) TDD
6 64 (38.32%) REST
7 52 (31.14%) Web Services
8 51 (30.54%) HTML
9 44 (26.35%) OO
10 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
10 43 (25.75%) Finance
11 42 (25.15%) BDD
12 41 (24.55%) Node.js
12 41 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (24.55%) SQL
13 40 (23.95%) CSS
14 39 (23.35%) .NET
15 37 (22.16%) C#
15 37 (22.16%) Spring
16 36 (21.56%) Linux
17 35 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (20.96%) Docker
18 31 (18.56%) AngularJS
19 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (17.96%) RESTful
19 30 (17.96%) Relational Database
19 30 (17.96%) Software Engineering
20 28 (16.77%) MVC
20 28 (16.77%) SOAP
20 28 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery

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 15 (8.98%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.78%) Apache
3 12 (7.19%) nginx
4 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.79%) JBoss
6 7 (4.19%) MQSeries
7 6 (3.59%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.59%) GemFire
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.80%) Confluence
9 3 (1.80%) Drupal
9 3 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.20%) Apache Geronimo
10 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.20%) CMS
10 2 (1.20%) Mule
10 2 (1.20%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.80%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.55%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.18%) SaaS
4 12 (7.19%) Office 365
5 6 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.80%) GitHub
7 3 (1.80%) IaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) npm
8 2 (1.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.60%) Slack
9 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.77%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.96%) Relational Database
3 25 (14.97%) MongoDB
4 24 (14.37%) NoSQL
5 23 (13.77%) MySQL
6 14 (8.38%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (4.19%) Redis
10 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.80%) Big Data
11 3 (1.80%) DocumentDB
11 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.80%) Power BI
11 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.80%) SQLite
12 2 (1.20%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.20%) InfluxDB
12 2 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (10.18%) JIRA
2 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.19%) Maven
4 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.19%) JUnit
6 6 (3.59%) Mocha
6 6 (3.59%) Sinon.JS
6 6 (3.59%) Subversion
6 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.99%) Hamcrest
7 5 (2.99%) jMock
8 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.80%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.20%) Grunt
9 2 (1.20%) RSpec
9 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 14 (8.38%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Online Betting
4 9 (5.39%) Front Office
5 5 (2.99%) Law
5 5 (2.99%) Marketing
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.80%) Advertising
7 3 (1.80%) Legal
8 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (44.91%) Developer
2 38 (22.75%) Architect
3 33 (19.76%) Senior Developer
4 30 (17.96%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.78%) .NET Developer
6 17 (10.18%) Software Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.78%) C# Developer
9 12 (7.19%) Lead Developer
10 11 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (6.59%) Java Architect
10 11 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (6.59%) Software Manager
11 9 (5.39%) Java Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) E-Commerce Manager
12 8 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (4.19%) .NET Architect
13 7 (4.19%) J2EE Architect
13 7 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (38.32%) REST
2 52 (31.14%) Web Services
3 51 (30.54%) HTML
4 41 (24.55%) Node.js
5 40 (23.95%) CSS
6 39 (23.35%) .NET
7 37 (22.16%) Spring
8 31 (18.56%) AngularJS
9 30 (17.96%) RESTful
10 28 (16.77%) SOAP
11 26 (15.57%) Hibernate
11 26 (15.57%) JSON
12 24 (14.37%) J2EE
13 22 (13.17%) HTML5
14 18 (10.78%) jQuery
14 18 (10.78%) XML
15 17 (10.18%) Java EE
15 17 (10.18%) React
16 16 (9.58%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (7.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) User Experience
2 23 (13.77%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (12.57%) Fintech
4 19 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (11.38%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.99%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.59%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.59%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.99%) HoloLens
7 5 (2.99%) HTC Vive
7 5 (2.99%) Oculus Rift
7 5 (2.99%) Tandem
7 5 (2.99%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.40%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) Linux
2 17 (10.18%) Windows
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (63.47%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.71%) Microservices
3 65 (38.92%) TDD
4 44 (26.35%) OO
5 42 (25.15%) BDD
6 35 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (17.96%) Software Engineering
8 28 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (16.77%) MVC
9 26 (15.57%) E-Commerce
10 20 (11.98%) Scrum
11 19 (11.38%) DevOps
12 17 (10.18%) SOLID
13 16 (9.58%) Mobile Application Development
13 16 (9.58%) SDLC
14 15 (8.98%) Front End Development
15 14 (8.38%) Open Source
15 14 (8.38%) Prototyping
15 14 (8.38%) Software Delivery
16 13 (7.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 88 (52.69%) Java
2 71 (42.51%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.55%) SQL
4 37 (22.16%) C#
5 17 (10.18%) Python
6 14 (8.38%) PHP
7 13 (7.78%) Go
8 7 (4.19%) C
9 6 (3.59%) Groovy
10 4 (2.40%) Clojure
10 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.40%) Ruby
11 3 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.20%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.20%) VBA
13 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) ES6
13 1 (0.60%) Scala
13 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Degree
2 6 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) GCP
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) Ansible
2 5 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.99%) Puppet
3 2 (1.20%) Control-M
3 2 (1.20%) Grafana
3 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.60%) Terraform
4 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (8.38%) Atlassian
2 11 (6.59%) IBM
3 9 (5.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.99%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle
5 4 (2.40%) VMware
6 3 (1.80%) Citrix
6 3 (1.80%) EMC
6 3 (1.80%) Informatica
6 3 (1.80%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.80%) Siebel
6 3 (1.80%) Workday
7 1 (0.60%) Apigee
7 1 (0.60%) Callidus
7 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.60%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.60%) hybris
7 1 (0.60%) Mashery
7 1 (0.60%) Solace
7 1 (0.60%) WSO2