Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 150 93
Rank change year-on-year -55 -57 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 127 238 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.98% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.18% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 67 189 321
East of England median annual salary £77,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £35,750 £41,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £78,000 £78,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 8,922 10,901 11,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.20% 90.74% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6,669 8,839 9,708
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Bedfordshire +17 56 £87,500 +29.63% 4
Hertfordshire -51 43 £54,000 -13.60% 7
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £45,000 - 2
Suffolk 0 12 £81,250 -1.52% 1
Norfolk +14 2 £47,861 -26.37% 2
Essex -16 2 - - 2
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 74 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.52%) Java
3 49 (38.58%) E-Commerce
4 43 (33.86%) Web Services
5 40 (31.50%) .NET
6 39 (30.71%) C#
6 39 (30.71%) XML
7 32 (25.20%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (25.20%) hybris
8 30 (23.62%) SOAP
8 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
9 29 (22.83%) SQL
9 29 (22.83%) RESTful
10 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (22.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (22.05%) Oracle
10 28 (22.05%) Microservices
11 26 (20.47%) TDD
12 25 (19.69%) HTML
12 25 (19.69%) Linux
13 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
14 23 (18.11%) PHP
14 23 (18.11%) JSON
15 21 (16.54%) Python
16 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
16 20 (15.75%) VPN
16 20 (15.75%) DNS
16 20 (15.75%) Migration
16 20 (15.75%) MVC
16 20 (15.75%) Internet

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 28 (22.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (14.96%) OpenStack
3 16 (12.60%) WebLogic
4 14 (11.02%) JBoss
4 14 (11.02%) WebSphere
5 13 (10.24%) GlassFish
5 13 (10.24%) MQSeries
6 10 (7.87%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (4.72%) Confluence
8 2 (1.57%) CMS
8 2 (1.57%) Mule
9 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.20%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (14.96%) IaaS
4 17 (13.39%) PaaS
4 17 (13.39%) SaaS
5 13 (10.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) DNS
1 20 (15.75%) Internet
1 20 (15.75%) Reverse Proxy
1 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
1 20 (15.75%) VPN
2 17 (13.39%) Firewall
3 13 (10.24%) SAN
4 8 (6.30%) SSL
5 6 (4.72%) Broadband
5 6 (4.72%) HTTP
6 2 (1.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.51%) MySQL
5 4 (3.15%) Big Data
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) Kalido
7 1 (0.79%) QlikView
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.30%) JIRA
4 7 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.51%) JUnit
4 7 (5.51%) Selenium
5 6 (4.72%) Appium
5 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.72%) LoadRunner
5 6 (4.72%) Maven
5 6 (4.72%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) Grunt
6 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 15 (11.81%) Back Office
2 10 (7.87%) French Language
2 10 (7.87%) German Language
2 10 (7.87%) Swedish Language
3 7 (5.51%) Finance
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (51.18%) Architect
2 40 (31.50%) Developer
3 31 (24.41%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (11.81%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (10.24%) Digital Architect
7 12 (9.45%) Lead Architect
7 12 (9.45%) Senior Architect
8 11 (8.66%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (8.66%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.87%) Data Architect
9 10 (7.87%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 9 (7.09%) Software Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Data Centre Architect
11 8 (6.30%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (5.51%) .NET Developer
13 6 (4.72%) Java Developer
13 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
14 5 (3.94%) Digital Solutions Architect
15 4 (3.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.86%) Web Services
2 40 (31.50%) .NET
3 39 (30.71%) XML
4 30 (23.62%) SOAP
5 29 (22.83%) RESTful
6 25 (19.69%) HTML
7 23 (18.11%) JSON
8 18 (14.17%) Node.js
9 14 (11.02%) EJB
9 14 (11.02%) Java EE
9 14 (11.02%) JMS
9 14 (11.02%) Spring
10 13 (10.24%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (10.24%) EJB 3.0
10 13 (10.24%) HornetQ
10 13 (10.24%) Java SE
10 13 (10.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
11 12 (9.45%) HTML5
11 12 (9.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (14.96%) Replication
3 16 (12.60%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.15%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.36%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.79%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Linux
2 19 (14.96%) Windows
3 14 (11.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.58%) E-Commerce
3 28 (22.05%) Microservices
4 26 (20.47%) TDD
5 20 (15.75%) Migration
5 20 (15.75%) MVC
6 19 (14.96%) Line Management
7 18 (14.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (13.39%) API Design
8 17 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (13.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (13.39%) IT Strategy
8 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
9 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.60%) Portfolio Management
9 16 (12.60%) Service Delivery
10 15 (11.81%) API Development
10 15 (11.81%) Presales
10 15 (11.81%) Scrum
11 13 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.52%) Java
2 39 (30.71%) C#
3 30 (23.62%) JavaScript
4 29 (22.83%) SQL
5 23 (18.11%) PHP
6 21 (16.54%) Python
7 19 (14.96%) Bash Shell
7 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
8 13 (10.24%) PL/SQL
8 13 (10.24%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.66%) AWK
10 10 (7.87%) C
10 10 (7.87%) C++
10 10 (7.87%) VB
11 4 (3.15%) Java 8
11 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) Delphi
12 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (10.24%) AWS Certification
2 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.51%) Master's Degree
2 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) MCSE
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.36%) CISSP
6 2 (1.57%) CISA
6 2 (1.57%) CISMP
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) Hyper-V
1 11 (8.66%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (10.24%) Puppet
2 6 (4.72%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.79%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 32 (25.20%) hybris
2 28 (22.05%) Oracle
3 24 (18.90%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.81%) VMware
5 11 (8.66%) IBM
6 7 (5.51%) Atlassian
7 6 (4.72%) HP
8 5 (3.94%) BT
8 5 (3.94%) SAP
9 4 (3.15%) EMC
9 4 (3.15%) NetApp
10 2 (1.57%) Zend
11 1 (0.79%) Adobe
11 1 (0.79%) Informatica
11 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.79%) Tableau
11 1 (0.79%) Talend
11 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.79%) webMethods
11 1 (0.79%) WSO2