Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 116 134
Rank change year-on-year -66 +18 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 180 333 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 2.85% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.17% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 115 253 219
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £41,450
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,500 £84,000
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 10,076 10,520 11,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.82% 90.07% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,439 8,530 9,797
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -57 74 £60,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -21 38 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire -10 37 £87,500 +45.83% 4
Suffolk +17 24 £79,000 +83.72%
Essex -4 4 £65,000 +6.12% 4
Norfolk +13 3 £75,000 +15.38%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 105 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (38.33%) Java
2 69 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (36.11%) Web Services
4 63 (35.00%) .NET
5 62 (34.44%) C#
6 57 (31.67%) Oracle
6 57 (31.67%) XML
6 57 (31.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 53 (29.44%) JavaScript
8 43 (23.89%) SQL
9 42 (23.33%) TDD
9 42 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 40 (22.22%) Microservices
10 40 (22.22%) SOAP
11 39 (21.67%) Microsoft
12 38 (21.11%) Middleware
13 35 (19.44%) RESTful
14 34 (18.89%) REST
14 34 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (18.33%) HTML
15 33 (18.33%) Linux
16 31 (17.22%) E-Commerce
17 29 (16.11%) MVC
18 28 (15.56%) Node.js
18 28 (15.56%) Git (software)
19 27 (15.00%) JSON
19 27 (15.00%) Ajax
20 26 (14.44%) DevOps
21 25 (13.89%) Test Automation

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 57 (31.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (13.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 24 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 17 (9.44%) OpenStack
4 17 (9.44%) WebSphere
5 15 (8.33%) JBoss
6 12 (6.67%) Confluence
7 10 (5.56%) GlassFish
7 10 (5.56%) MQSeries
8 9 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.89%) Mule
11 5 (2.78%) Mule ESB
12 4 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
12 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.11%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.67%) SAP MDG
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 69 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.44%) SaaS
4 16 (8.89%) IaaS
5 13 (7.22%) PaaS
6 10 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.44%) Office 365
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.33%) HTTP
2 18 (10.00%) DNS
2 18 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 18 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (10.00%) VPN
3 17 (9.44%) Internet
4 16 (8.89%) Firewall
5 10 (5.56%) SAN
6 5 (2.78%) Broadband
7 4 (2.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 20 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 17 (9.44%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
6 9 (5.00%) Power BI
6 9 (5.00%) PowerPivot
6 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.33%) MySQL
9 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.22%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.67%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.56%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.33%) JIRA
4 13 (7.22%) SoapUI
5 12 (6.67%) Selenium
5 12 (6.67%) Subversion
6 11 (6.11%) Maven
7 9 (5.00%) JUnit
8 8 (4.44%) MSTest
8 8 (4.44%) NUnit
8 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (3.89%) Jasmine
9 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.78%) Appium
10 5 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.78%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.67%) EasyMock
General
1 20 (11.11%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Advertising
2 15 (8.33%) Back Office
3 7 (3.89%) French Language
3 7 (3.89%) German Language
3 7 (3.89%) Swedish Language
4 6 (3.33%) Legal
5 5 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.11%) Electronics
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (43.89%) Developer
2 66 (36.67%) Architect
3 29 (16.11%) Senior Developer
4 23 (12.78%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 16 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (7.22%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (7.22%) Lead Architect
10 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (6.11%) Digital Architect
10 11 (6.11%) Report Developer
11 10 (5.56%) C# Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 9 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Security Architect
13 8 (4.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.44%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (36.11%) Web Services
2 63 (35.00%) .NET
3 57 (31.67%) XML
4 40 (22.22%) SOAP
5 38 (21.11%) Middleware
6 35 (19.44%) RESTful
7 34 (18.89%) REST
8 33 (18.33%) HTML
9 28 (15.56%) Node.js
10 27 (15.00%) Ajax
10 27 (15.00%) JSON
11 24 (13.33%) HTML5
11 24 (13.33%) jQuery
12 23 (12.78%) AngularJS
12 23 (12.78%) CSS
13 21 (11.67%) Spring
14 18 (10.00%) Java EE
15 13 (7.22%) React
16 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
16 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (9.44%) Replication
4 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (4.44%) User Experience
8 7 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.78%) DataPower
9 5 (2.78%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.67%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.33%) Linux
2 24 (13.33%) Unix
3 15 (8.33%) Windows
4 8 (4.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) TDD
3 40 (22.22%) Microservices
4 34 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (17.22%) E-Commerce
6 29 (16.11%) MVC
7 26 (14.44%) DevOps
8 25 (13.89%) OO
8 25 (13.89%) Test Automation
9 22 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (8.89%) Migration
12 16 (8.89%) UML
13 15 (8.33%) API Development
13 15 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (8.33%) Scrum
13 15 (8.33%) TOGAF
14 14 (7.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.33%) Java
2 62 (34.44%) C#
3 53 (29.44%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.89%) SQL
5 20 (11.11%) PHP
5 20 (11.11%) Python
6 16 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 15 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.00%) C
10 8 (4.44%) AWK
10 8 (4.44%) C++
11 7 (3.89%) Java 8
11 7 (3.89%) VB
12 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Delphi
13 1 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (9.44%) Degree
2 11 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.78%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.22%) CISSP
6 4 (2.22%) MCSE
6 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.67%) CISA
7 3 (1.67%) CISMP
7 3 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) GDPR
2 6 (3.33%) QA
3 5 (2.78%) PMO
4 4 (2.22%) COBIT
4 4 (2.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) Docker
2 8 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.67%) iptables
4 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) Puppet
2 13 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.78%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (31.67%) Oracle
2 39 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.78%) hybris
3 14 (7.78%) IBM
4 12 (6.67%) VMware
5 10 (5.56%) Talend
6 9 (5.00%) Cognos
6 9 (5.00%) Hyperion
6 9 (5.00%) Informatica
7 8 (4.44%) Xamarin
8 6 (3.33%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.78%) BT
9 5 (2.78%) HP
9 5 (2.78%) SAP
10 4 (2.22%) Capita
10 4 (2.22%) EMC
10 4 (2.22%) NetApp
10 4 (2.22%) WSO2
11 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.67%) Sitecore