Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SOA Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SOA Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1078 973 1090
Rank change year-on-year -105 +117 -94
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 72 224 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.13% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 61 191 191
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SOA Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SOA Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Architect in England

SOA Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SOA Architect in England

SOA Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA Architect in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA Architect in England

SOA Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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 -75 42 £85,000 +13.33% 7
South East +2 20 £80,000 +23.08%
East Midlands +22 4 - -
Midlands +8 4 - - 2
North of England +5 3 £65,000 -5.45% 3
Yorkshire +6 2 £65,000 -7.14%
East of England -7 2 £65,000 -
North West -11 1 - - 3
SOA Architect
UK

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, SOA Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring SOA Architect in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) SOA
2 45 (62.50%) Java
3 29 (40.28%) .NET
4 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (30.56%) OO
5 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 22 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.00%) UML
8 17 (23.61%) Oracle
8 17 (23.61%) TOGAF
8 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (23.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (22.22%) Microservices
9 16 (22.22%) Middleware
9 16 (22.22%) Workflow
10 15 (20.83%) Big Data
11 14 (19.44%) Open Source
11 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 14 (19.44%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
11 14 (19.44%) TDD
12 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (18.06%) Kanban
12 13 (18.06%) HTML
12 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
12 13 (18.06%) SDLC
12 13 (18.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
13 11 (15.28%) BPEL

SOA Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (23.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Geronimo
5 3 (4.17%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) JBoss
5 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) WildFly
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) SaaS
4 3 (4.17%) PaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Boomi
6 1 (1.39%) IaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) Big Data
2 11 (15.28%) Hadoop
3 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
1 13 (18.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (8.33%) Banking
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) Middleware
3 13 (18.06%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) Kafka
4 9 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (12.50%) Web Services
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (9.72%) J2EE
6 7 (9.72%) XML
7 5 (6.94%) JSON
7 5 (6.94%) RESTful
7 5 (6.94%) XSD
7 5 (6.94%) XSLT
8 4 (5.56%) J2SE
9 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.17%) Spring
10 2 (2.78%) REST
11 1 (1.39%) Java EE
11 1 (1.39%) SOAP
11 1 (1.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) DataPower
4 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) SOA
2 22 (30.56%) OO
2 22 (30.56%) Scrum
3 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.00%) UML
5 17 (23.61%) TOGAF
6 16 (22.22%) Microservices
6 16 (22.22%) Workflow
7 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
7 14 (19.44%) OOA/OOD
7 14 (19.44%) Open Source
7 14 (19.44%) TDD
8 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (18.06%) Kanban
8 13 (18.06%) SDLC
8 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
9 11 (15.28%) BPEL
9 11 (15.28%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) C#
2 9 (12.50%) Python
2 9 (12.50%) Ruby
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
3 6 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) webMethods
5 2 (2.78%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.78%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.78%) Teradata
6 1 (1.39%) BroadVision
6 1 (1.39%) Callidus
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.39%) Informatica
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.39%) Retek
6 1 (1.39%) Software AG
6 1 (1.39%) VMware