Period
to 18 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 184 132
Rank change year-on-year -29 -52 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2,305 3,118 4,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.65% 1.91% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.08% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,805 2,474 3,376
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,200 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +4.35%

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 128,367 149,739 150,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.74% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 102,316 122,603 125,032
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -43 1,065 £70,000 - 159
South East -17 456 £62,500 +10.62% 58
Midlands +40 291 £47,500 -13.64% 49
North of England -39 281 £55,000 - 73
West Midlands +66 222 £47,500 -13.64% 37
North West +1 161 £55,000 - 41
South West +7 120 £45,000 -5.26% 25
Yorkshire -6 100 £55,000 +10.00% 25
East of England -43 88 £70,000 +12.00% 21
East Midlands -2 69 £43,750 -27.08% 12
North East -19 20 £60,000 +44.58% 7
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 1,308 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
2 879 (38.13%) .NET
3 877 (38.05%) C#
4 771 (33.45%) Java
5 762 (33.06%) SQL
6 756 (32.80%) Microservices
7 751 (32.58%) Web Services
8 740 (32.10%) JavaScript
9 605 (26.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 595 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 564 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
12 562 (24.38%) TDD
13 525 (22.78%) Finance
14 522 (22.65%) HTML
15 470 (20.39%) MVC
16 459 (19.91%) Microsoft
17 452 (19.61%) OO
18 449 (19.48%) REST
19 432 (18.74%) Scrum
20 420 (18.22%) DevOps
21 416 (18.05%) CSS
22 391 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
23 384 (16.66%) Degree
24 383 (16.62%) Software Engineering
24 383 (16.62%) AngularJS
25 370 (16.05%) RESTful
26 345 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
27 338 (14.66%) Test Automation
28 330 (14.32%) Git (software)
29 320 (13.88%) .NET Framework

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
1 283 (12.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 104 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
3 90 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 89 (3.86%) Confluence
5 80 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 76 (3.30%) IIS
7 66 (2.86%) CMS
8 64 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 60 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 48 (2.08%) JBoss
11 29 (1.26%) Apache
12 28 (1.21%) NServiceBus
13 25 (1.08%) Apache Spark
13 25 (1.08%) OpenStack
14 24 (1.04%) Tomcat
15 23 (1.00%) MS Exchange
15 23 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
16 21 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
16 21 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 36 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.087%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.087%) ArchiCAD
6 2 (0.087%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.087%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.087%) Revit
6 2 (0.087%) SPSS
7 1 (0.043%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 70 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.39%) SAP GRC
5 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.22%) Changepoint
8 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.087%) Odoo
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.043%) Infor CloudSuite
11 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.043%) Magento
11 1 (0.043%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 605 (26.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 564 (24.47%) Amazon AWS
3 205 (8.89%) SaaS
4 174 (7.55%) PaaS
5 129 (5.60%) IaaS
6 119 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 80 (3.47%) Serverless
8 39 (1.69%) Office 365
9 33 (1.43%) GitHub
10 28 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.04%) Azure Functions
11 24 (1.04%) Boomi
12 23 (1.00%) OpenShift
13 20 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (0.82%) Apigee
15 16 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 16 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.65%) Force.com
17 12 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.82%) HTTP
2 56 (2.43%) Internet
3 34 (1.48%) SAN
4 32 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.34%) DNS
6 23 (1.00%) Intranet
6 23 (1.00%) WebEx
7 22 (0.95%) Firewall
8 19 (0.82%) Extranet
9 17 (0.74%) VPN
10 16 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
10 16 (0.69%) SSL
11 9 (0.39%) WAN
12 7 (0.30%) AMQP
12 7 (0.30%) FTP
12 7 (0.30%) Multicast
13 5 (0.22%) Wireless
14 4 (0.17%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.17%) Network Security
14 4 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 207 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 178 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 147 (6.38%) MySQL
5 142 (6.16%) Big Data
6 111 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 90 (3.90%) Oracle Database
8 81 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 80 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 72 (3.12%) Hadoop
12 71 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
13 69 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 63 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 52 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
17 49 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
18 48 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
19 40 (1.74%) Redis
20 39 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 330 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 181 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 170 (7.38%) JIRA
4 153 (6.64%) Visual Studio
5 149 (6.46%) Jenkins
6 115 (4.99%) Maven
7 107 (4.64%) TeamCity
8 102 (4.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 93 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
10 80 (3.47%) Selenium
11 66 (2.86%) NUnit
12 65 (2.82%) Subversion
13 53 (2.30%) Bitbucket
13 53 (2.30%) JUnit
14 50 (2.17%) Eclipse
15 48 (2.08%) SoapUI
16 40 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 39 (1.69%) Cucumber
18 33 (1.43%) gulp
19 30 (1.30%) Gradle
General
1 525 (22.78%) Finance
2 216 (9.37%) Banking
3 161 (6.98%) Retail
4 70 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 70 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 62 (2.69%) Marketing
6 46 (2.00%) Front Office
7 39 (1.69%) Back Office
8 32 (1.39%) Advertising
9 29 (1.26%) Law
10 24 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 22 (0.95%) Local Government
12 20 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.87%) Legal
13 16 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.56%) Automotive
15 12 (0.52%) Electronics
16 10 (0.43%) Games
16 10 (0.43%) Publishing
17 9 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,002 (43.47%) Developer
2 752 (32.62%) Architect
3 295 (12.80%) Solutions Architect
4 288 (12.49%) Senior Developer
5 279 (12.10%) .NET Developer
6 251 (10.89%) Java Developer
7 235 (10.20%) C# Developer
8 168 (7.29%) Software Developer
9 155 (6.72%) Software Engineer
10 150 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 123 (5.34%) Lead Developer
12 120 (5.21%) Technical Architect
13 105 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 93 (4.03%) Consultant
15 86 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
16 79 (3.43%) Azure Architect
17 70 (3.04%) Java Engineer
18 68 (2.95%) Senior .NET Developer
19 67 (2.91%) Lead Architect
20 65 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 879 (38.13%) .NET
2 751 (32.58%) Web Services
3 522 (22.65%) HTML
4 449 (19.48%) REST
5 416 (18.05%) CSS
6 383 (16.62%) AngularJS
7 370 (16.05%) RESTful
8 320 (13.88%) .NET Framework
9 317 (13.75%) ASP.NET
10 309 (13.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 291 (12.62%) Spring
12 290 (12.58%) XML
13 262 (11.37%) WCF
14 254 (11.02%) SOAP
15 252 (10.93%) React
16 225 (9.76%) HTML5
17 215 (9.33%) Node.js
18 202 (8.76%) Entity Framework
19 187 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 179 (7.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 194 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
2 177 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
3 158 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (4.73%) N-Tier
5 106 (4.60%) User Experience
6 90 (3.90%) Fintech
7 80 (3.47%) Mobile App
8 75 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 51 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 49 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 39 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.43%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
14 28 (1.21%) Algorithms
15 27 (1.17%) IVR
16 26 (1.13%) Replication
17 22 (0.95%) Public Cloud
18 19 (0.82%) Reinsurance
19 18 (0.78%) Data Centre
20 17 (0.74%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 192 (8.33%) Windows
2 176 (7.64%) Linux
3 87 (3.77%) Android
4 75 (3.25%) Unix
5 48 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.17%) Solaris
8 2 (0.087%) CentOS
8 2 (0.087%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.087%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,308 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (32.80%) Microservices
3 562 (24.38%) TDD
4 470 (20.39%) MVC
5 452 (19.61%) OO
6 432 (18.74%) Scrum
7 420 (18.22%) DevOps
8 391 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
9 383 (16.62%) Software Engineering
10 345 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
11 338 (14.66%) Test Automation
12 238 (10.33%) SDLC
13 232 (10.07%) TOGAF
14 220 (9.54%) SOLID
15 196 (8.50%) BDD
16 191 (8.29%) Waterfall
17 190 (8.24%) E-Commerce
18 189 (8.20%) Computer Science
19 187 (8.11%) Mentoring
20 156 (6.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 877 (38.05%) C#
2 771 (33.45%) Java
3 762 (33.06%) SQL
4 740 (32.10%) JavaScript
5 214 (9.28%) T-SQL
6 183 (7.94%) Python
7 144 (6.25%) C++
8 88 (3.82%) C
9 85 (3.69%) PowerShell
10 71 (3.08%) PL/SQL
11 70 (3.04%) Go
12 67 (2.91%) Ruby
13 62 (2.69%) Scala
14 57 (2.47%) PHP
15 56 (2.43%) Java 8
16 40 (1.74%) TypeScript
17 35 (1.52%) Bash Shell
18 30 (1.30%) Perl
19 25 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 24 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 384 (16.66%) Degree
2 115 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.26%) TOGAF Certification
4 40 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 29 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.48%) MCPD
9 10 (0.43%) PhD
10 9 (0.39%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.39%) CISSP
11 8 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.35%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.26%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (0.17%) ISACA
14 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.64%) QA
2 59 (2.56%) GDPR
3 20 (0.87%) DICOM
4 16 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.69%) SLA
5 10 (0.43%) PMO
6 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.22%) PSD2
8 4 (0.17%) COBIT
8 4 (0.17%) MiFID
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.087%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.087%) HL7
10 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 233 (10.11%) Docker
2 32 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.39%) XenApp
8 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.13%) LXC
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
11 2 (0.087%) KVM
11 2 (0.087%) QEMU
11 2 (0.087%) Samba
12 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.043%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 89 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 38 (1.65%) Puppet
3 35 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (1.43%) Ansible
5 19 (0.82%) Terraform
6 15 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.39%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.35%) Nagios
8 8 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.26%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.26%) logstash
9 6 (0.26%) Salt
10 5 (0.22%) CloudHub
10 5 (0.22%) Kibana
10 5 (0.22%) SCCM
10 5 (0.22%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 459 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 301 (13.06%) Oracle
3 139 (6.03%) Google
4 80 (3.47%) IBM
5 79 (3.43%) MuleSoft
6 63 (2.73%) SAP
7 45 (1.95%) VMware
8 43 (1.87%) Sitecore
9 42 (1.82%) hybris
10 40 (1.74%) Nintex
11 35 (1.52%) Xamarin
12 30 (1.30%) TIBCO
13 27 (1.17%) webMethods
14 26 (1.13%) EMC
14 26 (1.13%) NetApp
15 25 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.00%) Atlassian
16 23 (1.00%) Dell
17 21 (0.91%) Cognizant
18 19 (0.82%) Rackspace