Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -95 +7 +24
Permanent jobs citing SOA 205 434 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.65% 3.45% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.89% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 170 332 392
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 10,966 11,159 13,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.18% 88.80% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,870 9,064 10,554
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -49 125 £62,500 +4.17% 19
Essex +14 28 £67,500 +12.50% 11
Bedfordshire -28 20 £57,500 -4.17% 5
Cambridgeshire -101 20 £45,000 -0.76% 6
Suffolk -1 9 £66,250 +54.07% 1
Norfolk +2 3 £65,000 +31.31% 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 134 (65.37%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (44.88%) .NET
3 91 (44.39%) Web Services
4 88 (42.93%) JavaScript
5 85 (41.46%) C#
5 85 (41.46%) HTML
6 72 (35.12%) Java
7 65 (31.71%) Oracle
7 65 (31.71%) XML
7 65 (31.71%) MVC
7 65 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (31.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 64 (31.22%) SQL
9 61 (29.76%) ASP.NET
10 59 (28.78%) CSS
11 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (25.37%) Finance
12 52 (25.37%) Scrum
12 52 (25.37%) TDD
13 51 (24.88%) Git (software)
13 51 (24.88%) Amazon AWS
14 50 (24.39%) HTML5
15 47 (22.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 45 (21.95%) OO
17 41 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 41 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 41 (20.00%) Jenkins
18 38 (18.54%) RESTful
18 38 (18.54%) Microsoft Azure
19 37 (18.05%) Mentoring

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 65 (31.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (16.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 27 (13.17%) SharePoint
4 18 (8.78%) WebLogic
5 16 (7.80%) NServiceBus
6 14 (6.83%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.39%) Apache
7 9 (4.39%) CMS
7 9 (4.39%) Drupal
8 7 (3.41%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.95%) JBoss
9 4 (1.95%) Mule
10 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.46%) WildFly
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.49%) Confluence
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Exstream
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.88%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (18.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.24%) Office 365
4 19 (9.27%) SaaS
5 7 (3.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.98%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) SSL
2 9 (4.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.22%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.27%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.93%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.44%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.44%) MarkLogic
8 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.95%) MySQL
10 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (1.46%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.98%) Big Data
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (24.88%) Git (software)
2 41 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 28 (13.66%) Selenium
4 19 (9.27%) MSTest
5 18 (8.78%) Jasmine
6 17 (8.29%) NUnit
6 17 (8.29%) Subversion
6 17 (8.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (4.39%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.46%) JIRA
11 3 (1.46%) Maven
11 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.98%) webpack
13 1 (0.49%) GitLab
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (25.37%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Advertising
3 18 (8.78%) Marketing
4 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.34%) Retail
6 10 (4.88%) Banking
7 8 (3.90%) Back Office
8 7 (3.41%) Legal
9 5 (2.44%) Electronics
9 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (60.00%) Developer
2 52 (25.37%) .NET Developer
3 40 (19.51%) Lead Developer
4 39 (19.02%) Senior Developer
5 29 (14.15%) C# Developer
6 26 (12.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 24 (11.71%) Team Leader
8 23 (11.22%) Architect
8 23 (11.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (10.73%) Lead .NET Developer
10 20 (9.76%) Java Developer
11 19 (9.27%) Development Team Leader
12 16 (7.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (7.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (7.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 16 (7.80%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (7.80%) Technical Leader
13 15 (7.32%) Java Team Leader
14 14 (6.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (6.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (44.88%) .NET
2 91 (44.39%) Web Services
3 85 (41.46%) HTML
4 65 (31.71%) XML
5 61 (29.76%) ASP.NET
6 59 (28.78%) CSS
7 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (24.39%) HTML5
9 47 (22.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 38 (18.54%) RESTful
12 37 (18.05%) SOAP
13 35 (17.07%) Spring
14 33 (16.10%) Middleware
15 30 (14.63%) JSON
16 29 (14.15%) jQuery
17 26 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
19 21 (10.24%) J2EE
19 21 (10.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.22%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.83%) Virtual Team
4 12 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.37%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.88%) User Experience
7 8 (3.90%) Fintech
8 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.46%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.98%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.49%) DataPower
12 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.05%) Linux
2 11 (5.37%) Unix
3 9 (4.39%) Android
3 9 (4.39%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.39%) Solaris
3 9 (4.39%) Windows
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (65.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
2 65 (31.71%) MVC
3 52 (25.37%) Scrum
3 52 (25.37%) TDD
4 45 (21.95%) OO
5 37 (18.05%) Mentoring
5 37 (18.05%) Test Automation
6 35 (17.07%) DevOps
7 31 (15.12%) Line Management
8 30 (14.63%) BDD
8 30 (14.63%) Microservices
8 30 (14.63%) SDLC
9 22 (10.73%) Continuous Deployment
10 21 (10.24%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.27%) Mobile Development
11 19 (9.27%) Open Source
11 19 (9.27%) Translating Business Requirements
12 18 (8.78%) Collaborative Working
12 18 (8.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (42.93%) JavaScript
2 85 (41.46%) C#
3 72 (35.12%) Java
4 64 (31.22%) SQL
5 19 (9.27%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.85%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.39%) PHP
8 8 (3.90%) XPath
9 6 (2.93%) C
9 6 (2.93%) VB
10 5 (2.44%) SPARQL
10 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.44%) XQuery
11 4 (1.95%) VB6
12 2 (0.98%) C++
12 2 (0.98%) Python
12 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) Perl
13 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (14.15%) Degree
2 24 (11.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) MCP
4 2 (0.98%) MCSD
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.29%) QA
2 9 (4.39%) SLA
3 6 (2.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) DICOM
4 1 (0.49%) HL7
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) Puppet
2 3 (1.46%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (31.71%) Oracle
2 34 (16.59%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.22%) Xamarin
4 22 (10.73%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (8.78%) Sitecore
6 7 (3.41%) IBM
7 5 (2.44%) SAP
7 5 (2.44%) Talend
8 4 (1.95%) WSO2
9 3 (1.46%) CA
9 3 (1.46%) OpenText
9 3 (1.46%) Tableau
10 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.49%) Google
10 1 (0.49%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.49%) Informatica
10 1 (0.49%) Samsung
10 1 (0.49%) Teradata