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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / England
Rank 134 111 139
Rank change year-on-year -23 +28  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1910 2669 2173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.43% 2.78% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.13% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 2172 1736
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,680 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 70054 85136 85691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.05% 88.56% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58038 71244 70035
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -7 948 £67,500 +0.74% 125
South East +28 329 £54,000 +2.85% 40
East of England +9 168 £55,000 -12.00% 28
North West -13 148 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Yorkshire -10 107 £57,750 +21.57% 10
South West -46 79 £50,990 +7.79% 16
West Midlands -77 74 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands +7 49 £41,500 -1.19% 10
North East -10 1 £46,000 -31.85% 6
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2127 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1680 (41.27%) Java
3 1222 (30.02%) .NET
4 1194 (29.33%) Web Services
5 1161 (28.52%) JavaScript
6 1076 (26.43%) C#
7 1020 (25.06%) SQL
8 966 (23.73%) HTML
9 926 (22.75%) Oracle
10 891 (21.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 880 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 873 (21.44%) Finance
13 860 (21.13%) TDD
14 850 (20.88%) MVC
14 850 (20.88%) XML
15 815 (20.02%) Scrum
16 752 (18.47%) CSS
17 740 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 679 (16.68%) OO
19 677 (16.63%) REST
20 613 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
21 595 (14.62%) ASP.NET
22 569 (13.98%) Microservices
23 567 (13.93%) Linux
24 549 (13.49%) Spring
25 540 (13.26%) Software Engineering
26 528 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
27 518 (12.72%) Git (software)
28 517 (12.70%) SOAP
29 499 (12.26%) Middleware

SOA
Top Related 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
1 891 (21.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 252 (6.19%) WebLogic
3 231 (5.67%) WebSphere
4 217 (5.33%) JBoss
5 178 (4.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 178 (4.37%) Tomcat
6 147 (3.61%) CMS
7 137 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 118 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
9 115 (2.82%) Apache
10 110 (2.70%) IIS
11 109 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
12 64 (1.57%) Mule
13 57 (1.40%) Confluence
13 57 (1.40%) Umbraco
14 52 (1.28%) Mule ESB
15 47 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
16 45 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
17 43 (1.06%) Apache Spark
18 42 (1.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 231 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.86%) MS Office
3 27 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.22%) GIMP
6 9 (0.22%) MS Project
6 9 (0.22%) Simulink
7 7 (0.17%) HipChat
8 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.049%) Mingle
10 1 (0.025%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 65 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
4 33 (0.81%) SAP ERP
5 28 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 26 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
8 22 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
8 22 (0.54%) SAP ECC
8 22 (0.54%) SAP HR
9 17 (0.42%) SAP MDM
10 15 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
11 13 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.32%) SAP CRM
12 10 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
13 7 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
13 7 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 528 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 402 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (5.80%) SaaS
4 103 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 79 (1.94%) PaaS
6 75 (1.84%) Office 365
7 55 (1.35%) IaaS
8 54 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 32 (0.79%) GitHub
11 25 (0.61%) Boomi
12 21 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
13 19 (0.47%) OpenShift
14 17 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (0.39%) Force.com
16 11 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
17 10 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 9 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
19 6 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (4.62%) HTTP
2 140 (3.44%) Internet
3 91 (2.24%) Firewall
4 80 (1.97%) FTP
5 72 (1.77%) SSL
6 71 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 41 (1.01%) ATM
7 41 (1.01%) Intranet
8 27 (0.66%) AMQP
8 27 (0.66%) Network Security
9 22 (0.54%) HTTPS
10 21 (0.52%) DNS
11 17 (0.42%) VPN
12 13 (0.32%) LAN
12 13 (0.32%) WAN
13 12 (0.29%) Junos
13 12 (0.29%) LDAP
13 12 (0.29%) Skype
14 11 (0.27%) Extranet
14 11 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 880 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 476 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 441 (10.83%) NoSQL
4 345 (8.47%) MySQL
5 216 (5.31%) Big Data
6 204 (5.01%) Oracle Database
7 192 (4.72%) MongoDB
8 183 (4.50%) RDBMS
9 170 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
10 146 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 141 (3.46%) Redis
12 139 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 130 (3.19%) Hadoop
14 103 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
15 89 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 88 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
17 85 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 80 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 53 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
20 43 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 518 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 314 (7.71%) Jenkins
3 253 (6.21%) Maven
4 236 (5.80%) Selenium
5 209 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 202 (4.96%) Visual Studio
7 196 (4.81%) Subversion
8 195 (4.79%) JIRA
9 169 (4.15%) JUnit
10 156 (3.83%) TeamCity
11 123 (3.02%) Ant
12 109 (2.68%) Cucumber
13 87 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
14 74 (1.82%) NUnit
15 70 (1.72%) Gradle
15 70 (1.72%) SoapUI
16 69 (1.69%) Eclipse
17 64 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 56 (1.38%) IntelliJ
19 45 (1.11%) Jasmine
General
1 873 (21.44%) Finance
2 432 (10.61%) Retail
3 262 (6.44%) Banking
4 129 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 116 (2.85%) Marketing
6 100 (2.46%) Advertising
7 81 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 60 (1.47%) Games
9 50 (1.23%) Back Office
10 42 (1.03%) Military
11 41 (1.01%) Local Government
12 39 (0.96%) Publishing
13 31 (0.76%) Front Office
13 31 (0.76%) Legal
14 23 (0.56%) Online Betting
15 22 (0.54%) Billing
15 22 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.52%) Investment Banking
17 17 (0.42%) Electronics
17 17 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 1677 (41.19%) Developer
2 1219 (29.94%) Architect
3 584 (14.35%) Solutions Architect
4 549 (13.49%) Java Developer
5 471 (11.57%) Senior Developer
6 408 (10.02%) .NET Developer
7 375 (9.21%) C# Developer
8 234 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 212 (5.21%) Consultant
10 193 (4.74%) Software Engineer
11 187 (4.59%) Technical Architect
12 182 (4.47%) Software Developer
13 160 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 147 (3.61%) Lead Developer
15 133 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 131 (3.22%) Integration Architect
17 123 (3.02%) SOA Architect
18 116 (2.85%) Analyst
19 114 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
19 114 (2.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1222 (30.02%) .NET
2 1194 (29.33%) Web Services
3 966 (23.73%) HTML
4 850 (20.88%) XML
5 752 (18.47%) CSS
6 677 (16.63%) REST
7 595 (14.62%) ASP.NET
8 549 (13.49%) Spring
9 517 (12.70%) SOAP
10 499 (12.26%) Middleware
11 484 (11.89%) AngularJS
12 474 (11.64%) jQuery
13 463 (11.37%) RESTful
14 449 (11.03%) HTML5
15 435 (10.69%) WCF
16 418 (10.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 362 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 350 (8.60%) .NET Framework
19 321 (7.89%) JSON
20 307 (7.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 455 (11.18%) Enterprise Software
2 332 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 275 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 168 (4.13%) N-Tier
6 159 (3.91%) User Experience
7 136 (3.34%) Mobile App
8 91 (2.24%) Fintech
9 76 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 74 (1.82%) Data Centre
11 69 (1.69%) iPad
12 60 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 50 (1.23%) Clustering
14 44 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 44 (1.08%) Blog
15 42 (1.03%) DataPower
16 33 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (0.76%) Online Games
18 29 (0.71%) Derivative
19 24 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 567 (13.93%) Linux
2 310 (7.61%) Unix
3 303 (7.44%) Windows
4 72 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 63 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (1.42%) Solaris
7 53 (1.30%) Android
8 42 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 39 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 31 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.25%) AIX
12 7 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.074%) zOS
16 2 (0.049%) CentOS
16 2 (0.049%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2127 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 860 (21.13%) TDD
3 850 (20.88%) MVC
4 815 (20.02%) Scrum
5 679 (16.68%) OO
6 613 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
7 569 (13.98%) Microservices
8 540 (13.26%) Software Engineering
9 484 (11.89%) DevOps
10 438 (10.76%) SDLC
11 437 (10.73%) E-Commerce
12 434 (10.66%) TOGAF
13 401 (9.85%) UML
14 394 (9.68%) Open Source
15 382 (9.38%) Unit Testing
16 345 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
17 334 (8.20%) Mentoring
18 285 (7.00%) BDD
18 285 (7.00%) SOLID
19 268 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1680 (41.27%) Java
2 1161 (28.52%) JavaScript
3 1076 (26.43%) C#
4 1020 (25.06%) SQL
5 341 (8.38%) Python
6 202 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 182 (4.47%) PHP
8 149 (3.66%) C++
9 125 (3.07%) PL/SQL
10 124 (3.05%) C
11 113 (2.78%) Go
12 108 (2.65%) Scala
13 102 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 78 (1.92%) Ruby
15 75 (1.84%) TypeScript
16 72 (1.77%) VB.NET
17 69 (1.69%) XPath
18 49 (1.20%) Groovy
18 49 (1.20%) Perl
19 35 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 485 (11.91%) Degree
2 195 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 108 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 53 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (0.64%) CISSP
6 25 (0.61%) ISEB
7 24 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 19 (0.47%) CISA
9 19 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.47%) GCED
9 19 (0.47%) GCFA
9 19 (0.47%) GPEN
9 19 (0.47%) GPPA
9 19 (0.47%) GSNA
9 19 (0.47%) GSSP-JAVA
9 19 (0.47%) GWAPT
10 14 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.34%) MCSD
11 12 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (6.41%) QA
2 63 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 55 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 53 (1.30%) SLA
5 25 (0.61%) COBIT
6 16 (0.39%) SDET
7 14 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.32%) PMO
9 9 (0.22%) HL7
10 8 (0.20%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.15%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.098%) GDPR
13 3 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.074%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.049%) FISMA
14 2 (0.049%) GCP
15 1 (0.025%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.025%) GAAP
15 1 (0.025%) Solvency II
System Software
1 188 (4.62%) Docker
2 36 (0.88%) Varnish
3 28 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.25%) vCloud
8 6 (0.15%) vSphere
9 5 (0.12%) KVM
9 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.098%) iptables
11 3 (0.074%) Ceph
11 3 (0.074%) HDFS
11 3 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.074%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.049%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 146 (3.59%) Puppet
2 71 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (1.11%) Kibana
4 34 (0.84%) Ansible
5 27 (0.66%) MOM
6 26 (0.64%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.56%) Terraform
8 18 (0.44%) Grafana
9 16 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
10 15 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (0.37%) StatsD
11 14 (0.34%) Salt
12 12 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
13 10 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
13 10 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 8 (0.20%) Perfmon
15 7 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
16 6 (0.15%) CA Wily
16 6 (0.15%) Mesos
16 6 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 926 (22.75%) Oracle
2 740 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 298 (7.32%) IBM
4 137 (3.37%) SAP
5 133 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
6 122 (3.00%) TIBCO
7 99 (2.43%) Google
8 86 (2.11%) Sitecore
9 85 (2.09%) VMware
10 76 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 62 (1.52%) webMethods
12 61 (1.50%) Informatica
13 53 (1.30%) Cognizant
14 51 (1.25%) Xamarin
15 50 (1.23%) MuleSoft
16 45 (1.11%) Solace
17 44 (1.08%) Pega
18 41 (1.01%) Sybase
19 40 (0.98%) Rackspace
20 37 (0.91%) hybris
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £950000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum £75k + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension and more!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum GPB 45 - 50K +Many Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + pension, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10% Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £67200 - £81600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £67200 - £81600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum Up to £85K (neg) + 15% bonus + excellent ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago