Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 99 130
Rank change year-on-year -66 +31 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 224 366 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.84% 3.00% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 3.36% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 178 250 257
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £75,375 £70,000 £93,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,833 10,892 12,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.79% 89.27% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,209 8,752 10,322
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in the East of England

SOA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SOA in the East of England

SOA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in the East of England

SOA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -18 127 £60,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -48 45 £45,000 -0.76% 2
Suffolk +5 22 £75,000 +74.42% 1
Bedfordshire -39 15 £57,500 +11.11% 9
Essex +2 11 £66,250 +17.78% 11
Norfolk +6 4 £75,000 +66.67% 2
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SOA.

1 139 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (44.20%) Oracle
2 99 (44.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 93 (41.52%) Web Services
4 86 (38.39%) JavaScript
5 82 (36.61%) XML
6 79 (35.27%) SQL
7 76 (33.93%) .NET
7 76 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (33.48%) Java
8 75 (33.48%) C#
9 74 (33.04%) Middleware
9 74 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
10 66 (29.46%) HTML
11 62 (27.68%) TDD
12 54 (24.11%) Oracle Service Bus
13 53 (23.66%) Git (software)
14 51 (22.77%) SOAP
15 49 (21.88%) CSS
15 49 (21.88%) Linux
15 49 (21.88%) HTML5
15 49 (21.88%) DevOps
15 49 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (20.98%) RESTful
17 46 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 46 (20.54%) Oracle Database
18 45 (20.09%) Test Automation
19 44 (19.64%) Microservices
20 43 (19.20%) Scrum
21 41 (18.30%) MVC

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 99 (44.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 54 (24.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 32 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 18 (8.04%) Mule
5 15 (6.70%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.25%) NServiceBus
6 14 (6.25%) WebSphere
7 12 (5.36%) Mule ESB
8 9 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (4.02%) Confluence
9 8 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (2.68%) JBoss
10 6 (2.68%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.34%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.89%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.89%) CMS
13 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (4.02%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 74 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.70%) Office 365
4 13 (5.80%) SaaS
5 9 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.57%) Boomi
7 4 (1.79%) Trello
8 3 (1.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.89%) IaaS
10 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.41%) HTTP
2 12 (5.36%) SSL
3 8 (3.57%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.79%) Firewall
5 3 (1.34%) DNS
5 3 (1.34%) Internet
5 3 (1.34%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.34%) VPN
6 2 (0.89%) SAN
7 1 (0.45%) Broadband
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.54%) Oracle Database
2 31 (13.84%) NoSQL
3 26 (11.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 25 (11.16%) SQL Server
5 18 (8.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Power View
7 9 (4.02%) Power BI
7 9 (4.02%) PowerPivot
7 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.23%) MySQL
9 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (23.66%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.04%) Subversion
4 15 (6.70%) JIRA
4 15 (6.70%) MSTest
4 15 (6.70%) NUnit
4 15 (6.70%) Selenium
4 15 (6.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 14 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 13 (5.80%) SoapUI
7 10 (4.46%) Maven
8 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.79%) JUnit
11 4 (1.79%) VersionOne
11 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.34%) EasyMock
12 3 (1.34%) XMLUnit
General
1 37 (16.52%) Finance
2 31 (13.84%) Advertising
3 15 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.36%) Legal
5 8 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.13%) Electronics
6 7 (3.13%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Back Office
8 3 (1.34%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
9 2 (0.89%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (56.25%) Developer
2 51 (22.77%) .NET Developer
3 45 (20.09%) Senior Developer
4 42 (18.75%) Architect
5 34 (15.18%) Senior .NET Developer
6 25 (11.16%) C# Developer
7 21 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 19 (8.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (8.04%) Lead Developer
10 16 (7.14%) Team Leader
11 14 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Software Developer
12 13 (5.80%) Development Team Leader
12 13 (5.80%) Integration Developer
13 12 (5.36%) Consultant
14 11 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (4.91%) Java Team Leader
14 11 (4.91%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (41.52%) Web Services
2 82 (36.61%) XML
3 76 (33.93%) .NET
4 74 (33.04%) Middleware
5 66 (29.46%) HTML
6 51 (22.77%) SOAP
7 49 (21.88%) CSS
7 49 (21.88%) HTML5
8 47 (20.98%) RESTful
9 39 (17.41%) jQuery
10 36 (16.07%) Ajax
10 36 (16.07%) ASP.NET
10 36 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (15.18%) REST
12 30 (13.39%) Spring
13 27 (12.05%) AngularJS
14 26 (11.61%) XSD
15 25 (11.16%) Oracle Fusion
16 24 (10.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.70%) User Experience
4 14 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.68%) DataPower
9 4 (1.79%) Fintech
10 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.34%) Replication
11 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.88%) Linux
2 35 (15.63%) Unix
3 19 (8.48%) Solaris
4 4 (1.79%) Windows
5 2 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (27.68%) TDD
4 49 (21.88%) DevOps
4 49 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (20.09%) Test Automation
6 44 (19.64%) Microservices
7 43 (19.20%) Scrum
8 41 (18.30%) MVC
8 41 (18.30%) OO
9 35 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 29 (12.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 29 (12.95%) Line Management
11 27 (12.05%) SDLC
12 26 (11.61%) Open Source
13 25 (11.16%) ITIL
14 22 (9.82%) Project Management
15 20 (8.93%) Translating Business Requirements
15 20 (8.93%) UML
16 19 (8.48%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 86 (38.39%) JavaScript
2 79 (35.27%) SQL
3 75 (33.48%) C#
3 75 (33.48%) Java
4 23 (10.27%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.57%) XPath
6 7 (3.13%) Python
7 6 (2.68%) Java 8
7 6 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.23%) PHP
9 4 (1.79%) C
9 4 (1.79%) XQuery
10 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.34%) C++
10 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.89%) AWK
11 2 (0.89%) Groovy
11 2 (0.89%) Scala
11 2 (0.89%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (14.29%) Degree
2 20 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.34%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.89%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.45%) CISA
5 1 (0.45%) CISMP
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.25%) QA
2 12 (5.36%) GDPR
3 9 (4.02%) GCP
3 9 (4.02%) SLA
4 5 (2.23%) PMO
5 3 (1.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (5.36%) Docker
2 3 (1.34%) iptables
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (8.48%) Puppet
2 14 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.02%) Terraform
4 6 (2.68%) Ansible
5 4 (1.79%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (44.20%) Oracle
2 40 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.93%) IBM
4 17 (7.59%) Talend
4 17 (7.59%) Xamarin
5 16 (7.14%) WSO2
6 11 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (4.46%) Informatica
8 9 (4.02%) Cognos
8 9 (4.02%) Google
8 9 (4.02%) Hyperion
8 9 (4.02%) Sitecore
8 9 (4.02%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.57%) Dell
9 8 (3.57%) MuleSoft
9 8 (3.57%) SnapLogic
9 8 (3.57%) webMethods
10 7 (3.13%) SAP
11 5 (2.23%) CA
12 4 (1.79%) hybris