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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 139 143
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1897 2246 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.43% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.73% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1792 2003
Median salary £62,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74167 82321 91471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.01% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60169 69604 75631
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 1003 £70,000 - 102
South East -44 273 £52,500 +5.00% 26
East of England +32 191 £57,500 -4.16% 19
North West +28 151 £50,000 -4.76% 17
South West +27 89 £42,500 - 7
Yorkshire -65 86 £63,750 +15.90% 23
West Midlands -43 79 £55,000 +4.76% 12
East Midlands -22 19 £37,500 -28.57% 8
North East +2 6 £69,000 +72.50% 5
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2135 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1617 (42.19%) Java
3 1168 (30.47%) Web Services
4 1141 (29.77%) JavaScript
5 1132 (29.53%) .NET
6 1023 (26.69%) SQL
7 992 (25.88%) C#
8 962 (25.10%) Oracle
9 924 (24.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 917 (23.92%) TDD
11 841 (21.94%) MVC
12 839 (21.89%) Scrum
13 830 (21.65%) HTML
14 828 (21.60%) Finance
15 825 (21.52%) SQL Server
16 769 (20.06%) REST
17 754 (19.67%) Microservices
18 732 (19.10%) XML
19 685 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
19 685 (17.87%) Amazon AWS
20 669 (17.45%) CSS
21 667 (17.40%) Spring
22 610 (15.91%) Git (software)
23 595 (15.52%) Microsoft
24 559 (14.58%) Software Engineering
25 558 (14.56%) DevOps
26 551 (14.38%) OO
27 547 (14.27%) SOAP
27 547 (14.27%) Linux
28 535 (13.96%) ASP.NET

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
1 924 (24.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 194 (5.06%) JBoss
3 183 (4.77%) Tomcat
4 182 (4.75%) WebSphere
5 178 (4.64%) WebLogic
6 162 (4.23%) CMS
7 149 (3.89%) Oracle Service Bus
8 140 (3.65%) Apache
9 109 (2.84%) Confluence
10 86 (2.24%) Mule
10 86 (2.24%) SharePoint
11 73 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
12 72 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
13 60 (1.57%) IIS
14 58 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 56 (1.46%) Apache Spark
16 49 (1.28%) Mule ESB
17 48 (1.25%) nginx
18 46 (1.20%) Umbraco
19 39 (1.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 62 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.29%) HipChat
4 11 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.078%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.052%) GIMP
8 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 71 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 57 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 26 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 25 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
8 16 (0.42%) NetSuite
9 15 (0.39%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.34%) Eloqua
12 11 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
12 11 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
12 11 (0.29%) SAP CRM
13 8 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
14 7 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
14 7 (0.18%) SAP ECC
14 7 (0.18%) SAP HR
14 7 (0.18%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 685 (17.87%) Amazon AWS
2 410 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 304 (7.93%) SaaS
4 114 (2.97%) PaaS
5 106 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
6 86 (2.24%) GitHub
6 86 (2.24%) IaaS
7 69 (1.80%) Office 365
8 49 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (0.99%) Boomi
11 30 (0.78%) OpenShift
12 27 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
13 20 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.47%) iPaaS
15 16 (0.42%) Taleo
16 15 (0.39%) Amazon S3
17 14 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
17 14 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 221 (5.77%) HTTP
2 145 (3.78%) Internet
3 86 (2.24%) FTP
4 59 (1.54%) Firewall
5 38 (0.99%) SSL
6 37 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 36 (0.94%) Intranet
8 28 (0.73%) DNS
9 26 (0.68%) AMQP
10 22 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 21 (0.55%) Network Security
12 15 (0.39%) VPN
13 14 (0.37%) SAN
14 12 (0.31%) Extranet
15 11 (0.29%) ATM
15 11 (0.29%) LAN
16 10 (0.26%) SMPP
16 10 (0.26%) Unified Communications
17 9 (0.23%) Skype
18 8 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 482 (12.58%) NoSQL
3 385 (10.04%) MySQL
4 370 (9.65%) Relational Database
5 294 (7.67%) MongoDB
6 228 (5.95%) Big Data
7 188 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 184 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
9 173 (4.51%) Oracle Database
10 171 (4.46%) RDBMS
11 143 (3.73%) Hadoop
12 100 (2.61%) Redis
13 89 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
14 86 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 84 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 74 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 70 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 63 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
19 60 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
20 51 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 610 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 429 (11.19%) Jenkins
3 276 (7.20%) Maven
4 234 (6.10%) JIRA
5 230 (6.00%) Selenium
6 205 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 199 (5.19%) Subversion
8 155 (4.04%) TeamCity
9 152 (3.97%) JUnit
10 136 (3.55%) Visual Studio
11 114 (2.97%) Ant
12 97 (2.53%) NUnit
13 83 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 83 (2.17%) Eclipse
14 76 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 69 (1.80%) Hudson
16 68 (1.77%) IntelliJ
17 67 (1.75%) Gradle
18 63 (1.64%) gulp
19 62 (1.62%) SoapUI
General
1 828 (21.60%) Finance
2 419 (10.93%) Retail
3 247 (6.44%) Banking
4 130 (3.39%) Marketing
5 109 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 57 (1.49%) Advertising
7 57 (1.49%) Front Office
8 54 (1.41%) Games
9 50 (1.30%) Back Office
10 41 (1.07%) Electronics
11 37 (0.97%) Military
12 34 (0.89%) Legal
12 34 (0.89%) Local Government
13 32 (0.83%) Publishing
14 22 (0.57%) Online Betting
15 19 (0.50%) Law
16 18 (0.47%) Billing
16 18 (0.47%) German Language
17 15 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1624 (42.37%) Developer
2 1114 (29.06%) Architect
3 560 (14.61%) Java Developer
4 494 (12.89%) Solutions Architect
5 466 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 396 (10.33%) .NET Developer
7 368 (9.60%) C# Developer
8 226 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 207 (5.40%) Software Engineer
10 189 (4.93%) Consultant
11 188 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 170 (4.44%) Lead Developer
13 168 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
14 167 (4.36%) Technical Architect
15 130 (3.39%) Analyst
15 130 (3.39%) Senior Architect
16 119 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
17 118 (3.08%) Integration Architect
18 116 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
19 110 (2.87%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1168 (30.47%) Web Services
2 1132 (29.53%) .NET
3 830 (21.65%) HTML
4 769 (20.06%) REST
5 732 (19.10%) XML
6 669 (17.45%) CSS
7 667 (17.40%) Spring
8 547 (14.27%) SOAP
9 535 (13.96%) ASP.NET
10 491 (12.81%) AngularJS
11 476 (12.42%) RESTful
12 451 (11.77%) Middleware
13 388 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 362 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web API
15 348 (9.08%) jQuery
16 345 (9.00%) JMS
17 344 (8.97%) Hibernate
18 337 (8.79%) Node.js
19 330 (8.61%) HTML5
20 321 (8.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 356 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
2 294 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 247 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 229 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
5 179 (4.67%) N-Tier
6 160 (4.17%) User Experience
7 143 (3.73%) Management Information System
8 140 (3.65%) Mobile App
9 137 (3.57%) Fintech
10 113 (2.95%) iPad
11 77 (2.01%) Client/Server
12 70 (1.83%) Blog
13 61 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 40 (1.04%) Fixed Income
14 40 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 36 (0.94%) Data Centre
15 36 (0.94%) DataPower
16 30 (0.78%) Equities
17 28 (0.73%) Virtual Team
18 27 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 547 (14.27%) Linux
2 306 (7.98%) Unix
3 268 (6.99%) Windows
4 91 (2.37%) Android
5 77 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 69 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 48 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (1.07%) Solaris
9 32 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 21 (0.55%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.34%) AIX
12 8 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.10%) HPUX
15 3 (0.078%) CentOS
15 3 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.052%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2135 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 917 (23.92%) TDD
3 841 (21.94%) MVC
4 839 (21.89%) Scrum
5 754 (19.67%) Microservices
6 685 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
7 559 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 558 (14.56%) DevOps
9 551 (14.38%) OO
10 492 (12.84%) SDLC
11 475 (12.39%) Test Automation
12 461 (12.03%) E-Commerce
13 431 (11.24%) Open Source
14 406 (10.59%) TOGAF
15 352 (9.18%) BDD
16 348 (9.08%) UML
17 313 (8.17%) Mentoring
18 306 (7.98%) Continuous Delivery
19 293 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
20 289 (7.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1617 (42.19%) Java
2 1141 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 1023 (26.69%) SQL
4 992 (25.88%) C#
5 365 (9.52%) Python
6 170 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 156 (4.07%) T-SQL
8 141 (3.68%) C++
9 127 (3.31%) Ruby
10 126 (3.29%) PHP
11 103 (2.69%) C
12 83 (2.17%) Scala
13 78 (2.03%) Go
14 75 (1.96%) XPath
15 60 (1.57%) Groovy
16 59 (1.54%) Perl
17 57 (1.49%) TypeScript
18 53 (1.38%) Shell Script
19 51 (1.33%) VB.NET
20 50 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 479 (12.50%) Degree
2 172 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 85 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 29 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 27 (0.70%) ISEB
7 23 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.42%) CISSP
9 16 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (0.39%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 8 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.18%) PMP
15 6 (0.16%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (7.38%) QA
2 62 (1.62%) SLA
3 45 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 40 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 22 (0.57%) COBIT
7 19 (0.50%) GDPR
8 12 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.29%) PMO
10 8 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.18%) HL7
12 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.13%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.10%) ISO 20022
14 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.10%) MiFID
14 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.052%) GCP
System Software
1 214 (5.58%) Docker
2 21 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.31%) Varnish
5 9 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.10%) iptables
9 3 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.078%) vCloud
10 2 (0.052%) Gluster
10 2 (0.052%) KVM
10 2 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.026%) HDFS
11 1 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 165 (4.30%) Puppet
2 94 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (1.90%) Ansible
4 53 (1.38%) Kibana
5 51 (1.33%) Kubernetes
6 30 (0.78%) MOM
7 28 (0.73%) Salt
8 26 (0.68%) Terraform
9 19 (0.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 15 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 14 (0.37%) CloudHub
12 12 (0.31%) Grafana
13 10 (0.26%) StatsD
14 9 (0.23%) logstash
15 8 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
16 7 (0.18%) CA Wily
17 6 (0.16%) Nagios
17 6 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 6 (0.16%) Packer
18 5 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 962 (25.10%) Oracle
2 595 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 283 (7.38%) IBM
4 174 (4.54%) SAP
5 138 (3.60%) TIBCO
6 111 (2.90%) Google
7 97 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
8 93 (2.43%) Cognizant
9 90 (2.35%) Sitecore
10 88 (2.30%) MuleSoft
11 71 (1.85%) Xamarin
12 68 (1.77%) webMethods
13 65 (1.70%) VMware
14 64 (1.67%) Informatica
15 63 (1.64%) Red Hat
16 59 (1.54%) Atlassian
17 56 (1.46%) Pega
18 42 (1.10%) BEA
19 39 (1.02%) Solace
20 38 (0.99%) hybris
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tarporley, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25182 - £31897.20 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension medical etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago