Period
to 18 August 2018

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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 171 139
Rank change year-on-year -6 -32 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3,100 3,625 4,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.95% 2.18% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.38% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,395 2,787 3,705
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +1.74%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144,917 152,416 169,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.15% 91.50% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116,221 122,232 142,791
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
% change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in England

SOA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SOA in England

SOA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in England

SOA
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
London -18 1,485 £70,000 - 159
South East -1 539 £57,500 +9.52% 57
North of England -17 411 £55,000 +4.76% 64
North West -9 260 £52,500 +5.00% 43
Midlands +22 244 £50,000 -4.76% 36
East of England -51 209 £60,000 +4.35% 32
South West +28 202 £50,000 +5.26% 19
East Midlands +51 127 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Yorkshire -33 121 £55,000 -8.33% 19
West Midlands -6 117 £50,000 -4.76% 26
North East +2 30 £60,000 -13.04% 2
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 England region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1,643 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,336 (43.10%) Java
3 1,155 (37.26%) .NET
4 1,043 (33.65%) Web Services
5 1,017 (32.81%) C#
6 986 (31.81%) Microservices
7 947 (30.55%) SQL
8 855 (27.58%) JavaScript
9 804 (25.94%) Finance
10 758 (24.45%) TDD
11 743 (23.97%) SQL Server
12 725 (23.39%) REST
13 670 (21.61%) Scrum
14 663 (21.39%) MVC
15 662 (21.35%) HTML
16 650 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
17 629 (20.29%) Oracle
18 627 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
19 618 (19.94%) Microsoft
20 606 (19.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 567 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
22 561 (18.10%) Spring
23 552 (17.81%) OO
24 551 (17.77%) CSS
25 540 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
26 521 (16.81%) AngularJS
27 508 (16.39%) DevOps
27 508 (16.39%) Degree
28 490 (15.81%) Software Engineering
29 488 (15.74%) XML

SOA
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
1 606 (19.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 155 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 153 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 136 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 132 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 129 (4.16%) JBoss
7 114 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
8 104 (3.35%) Confluence
9 89 (2.87%) Apache
10 74 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
11 63 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
12 54 (1.74%) NServiceBus
13 50 (1.61%) Apache Spark
14 47 (1.52%) CMS
15 39 (1.26%) IIS
16 23 (0.74%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.68%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.65%) Mule
18 20 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
19 17 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.065%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.065%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.032%) Mingle
7 1 (0.032%) Simulink
7 1 (0.032%) Weka
Business Applications
1 70 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 26 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 21 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.35%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
8 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.23%) Magento
11 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
13 3 (0.097%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 650 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 627 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (4.65%) SaaS
4 138 (4.45%) PaaS
5 101 (3.26%) IaaS
6 86 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 78 (2.52%) Serverless
8 51 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (1.19%) GitHub
10 29 (0.94%) Boomi
11 28 (0.90%) Office 365
12 22 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (0.61%) Force.com
14 17 (0.55%) npm
14 17 (0.55%) Slack
15 16 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 16 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
16 15 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.42%) OpenShift
18 12 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 169 (5.45%) HTTP
2 65 (2.10%) Internet
3 59 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.10%) SSL
5 29 (0.94%) FTP
6 21 (0.68%) DNS
7 20 (0.65%) SAN
8 17 (0.55%) Firewall
8 17 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
9 16 (0.52%) AMQP
9 16 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
10 13 (0.42%) SMPP
10 13 (0.42%) WAN
11 9 (0.29%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.29%) VPN
12 8 (0.26%) Broadband
12 8 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (0.26%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.26%) Network Security
13 7 (0.23%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 743 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 287 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 232 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 229 (7.39%) MongoDB
5 217 (7.00%) Big Data
6 202 (6.52%) MySQL
7 162 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
8 127 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 120 (3.87%) Oracle Database
10 119 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 118 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 101 (3.26%) Hadoop
13 90 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
14 89 (2.87%) RDBMS
15 83 (2.68%) Power BI
16 78 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 61 (1.97%) Redis
18 60 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 59 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
20 52 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 464 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 228 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 225 (7.26%) Maven
4 222 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 217 (7.00%) JIRA
6 106 (3.42%) Subversion
7 100 (3.23%) JUnit
8 92 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 89 (2.87%) Selenium
10 88 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 82 (2.65%) Bitbucket
12 80 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 79 (2.55%) TeamCity
14 78 (2.52%) Visual Studio
15 74 (2.39%) Eclipse
16 72 (2.32%) NUnit
17 52 (1.68%) IntelliJ
18 50 (1.61%) SoapUI
19 45 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
20 38 (1.23%) NetBeans
General
1 804 (25.94%) Finance
2 279 (9.00%) Banking
3 211 (6.81%) Retail
4 118 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 110 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 97 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 84 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 80 (2.58%) Back Office
9 68 (2.19%) Marketing
10 45 (1.45%) Retail Banking
11 44 (1.42%) Law
12 41 (1.32%) Games
13 40 (1.29%) Automotive
14 35 (1.13%) Advertising
14 35 (1.13%) Legal
15 28 (0.90%) Billing
16 26 (0.84%) General Ledger
17 21 (0.68%) Publishing
18 18 (0.58%) Local Government
19 17 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,415 (45.65%) Developer
2 904 (29.16%) Architect
3 482 (15.55%) Java Developer
4 456 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 363 (11.71%) Solutions Architect
6 310 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 300 (9.68%) C# Developer
8 191 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 169 (5.45%) Lead Developer
10 167 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 156 (5.03%) Software Engineer
12 135 (4.35%) Technical Architect
13 133 (4.29%) Software Developer
14 121 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 112 (3.61%) Consultant
16 95 (3.06%) Analyst
17 89 (2.87%) Senior C# Developer
17 89 (2.87%) SQL Developer
18 78 (2.52%) Senior Architect
19 75 (2.42%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,155 (37.26%) .NET
2 1,043 (33.65%) Web Services
3 725 (23.39%) REST
4 662 (21.35%) HTML
5 561 (18.10%) Spring
6 551 (17.77%) CSS
7 521 (16.81%) AngularJS
8 488 (15.74%) XML
9 451 (14.55%) SOAP
10 373 (12.03%) RESTful
11 355 (11.45%) ASP.NET
12 337 (10.87%) React
13 333 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 328 (10.58%) Middleware
15 323 (10.42%) .NET Framework
16 321 (10.35%) jQuery
17 266 (8.58%) Node.js
18 263 (8.48%) JSON
19 255 (8.23%) Entity Framework
20 254 (8.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 380 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
2 342 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 308 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (5.97%) Fintech
5 154 (4.97%) Mobile App
6 146 (4.71%) User Experience
7 145 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
8 125 (4.03%) N-Tier
9 106 (3.42%) Management Information System
10 82 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
11 67 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
12 53 (1.71%) Data Centre
12 53 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
13 38 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 35 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 29 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 29 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (0.90%) DataPower
17 27 (0.87%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 391 (12.61%) Linux
2 212 (6.84%) Windows
3 159 (5.13%) Unix
4 63 (2.03%) Android
5 43 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.74%) Solaris
9 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.32%) AIX
11 7 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.065%) Debian
15 1 (0.032%) CentOS
15 1 (0.032%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.032%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.032%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,643 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 986 (31.81%) Microservices
3 758 (24.45%) TDD
4 670 (21.61%) Scrum
5 663 (21.39%) MVC
6 567 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
7 552 (17.81%) OO
8 540 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
9 508 (16.39%) DevOps
10 490 (15.81%) Software Engineering
11 367 (11.84%) Test Automation
12 338 (10.90%) Mentoring
13 336 (10.84%) Unit Testing
14 333 (10.74%) TOGAF
15 323 (10.42%) SDLC
16 315 (10.16%) BDD
17 312 (10.06%) Open Source
18 293 (9.45%) SOLID
19 274 (8.84%) Enterprise Architecture
20 231 (7.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1,336 (43.10%) Java
2 1,017 (32.81%) C#
3 947 (30.55%) SQL
4 855 (27.58%) JavaScript
5 319 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 244 (7.87%) Python
7 173 (5.58%) C++
8 172 (5.55%) Java 8
9 143 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 131 (4.23%) PHP
11 103 (3.32%) C
12 96 (3.10%) Scala
13 75 (2.42%) Ruby
14 68 (2.19%) Go
15 66 (2.13%) VB.NET
16 62 (2.00%) TypeScript
17 58 (1.87%) PowerShell
18 38 (1.23%) Bash Shell
19 35 (1.13%) Shell Script
20 31 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 508 (16.39%) Degree
2 192 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 67 (2.16%) Master's Degree
5 61 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 44 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
8 22 (0.71%) Postgraduate
9 18 (0.58%) MCPD
10 16 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.39%) CISSP
13 11 (0.35%) AWS Certification
14 10 (0.32%) OCPJP
15 9 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.26%) ISEB
17 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
17 7 (0.23%) MBA
17 7 (0.23%) MCSE
17 7 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (5.55%) QA
2 38 (1.23%) GCP
3 34 (1.10%) GDPR
4 24 (0.77%) SLA
5 20 (0.65%) PMO
6 19 (0.61%) COBIT
6 19 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.19%) DICOM
9 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.097%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.097%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.065%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.032%) HL7
13 1 (0.032%) PSD2
13 1 (0.032%) UCITS
System Software
1 348 (11.23%) Docker
2 44 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.42%) vSphere
7 12 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.35%) vCloud
9 9 (0.29%) iptables
10 7 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.19%) LXC
12 3 (0.097%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.097%) Varnish
13 2 (0.065%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.032%) GridGain
14 1 (0.032%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 123 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 82 (2.65%) Ansible
3 81 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (2.42%) Puppet
5 51 (1.65%) Terraform
6 15 (0.48%) Kibana
7 12 (0.39%) logstash
8 8 (0.26%) Marathon
8 8 (0.26%) Salt
8 8 (0.26%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.23%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 5 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.16%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.16%) Mesos
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 629 (20.29%) Oracle
2 618 (19.94%) Microsoft
3 148 (4.77%) Google
4 144 (4.65%) IBM
5 83 (2.68%) VMware
6 81 (2.61%) SAP
7 71 (2.29%) TIBCO
8 70 (2.26%) MuleSoft
9 68 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (1.81%) Nintex
11 54 (1.74%) Cognizant
12 47 (1.52%) Xamarin
13 40 (1.29%) hybris
14 37 (1.19%) Atlassian
14 37 (1.19%) Splunk
15 33 (1.06%) Red Hat
16 29 (0.94%) Sitecore
16 29 (0.94%) webMethods
17 28 (0.90%) Talend
18 26 (0.84%) BEA