Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 183 140
Rank change year-on-year -3 -43 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2,905 3,282 4,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.89% 1.99% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.18% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 2,552 3,454
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,642 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% +5.98% +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 139,911 150,882 162,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,197 119,876 136,722
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +2 1,442 £70,000 - 165
South East +5 507 £57,500 +4.55% 58
North of England -20 372 £55,000 +4.76% 79
Midlands +32 248 £47,500 -13.64% 57
North West -6 219 £53,750 +7.50% 40
South West +22 189 £50,000 +5.26% 30
East of England -67 141 £65,000 +8.33% 14
West Midlands +21 133 £55,000 - 39
Yorkshire -39 124 £55,000 -8.33% 32
East Midlands +24 115 £45,000 -10.00% 18
North East -19 29 £60,000 +20.00% 7
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,586 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,253 (43.13%) Java
3 1,113 (38.31%) .NET
4 1,026 (35.32%) Web Services
4 1,026 (35.32%) Microservices
5 991 (34.11%) C#
6 885 (30.46%) SQL
7 861 (29.64%) JavaScript
8 773 (26.61%) TDD
9 715 (24.61%) SQL Server
10 698 (24.03%) Finance
11 697 (23.99%) REST
12 687 (23.65%) Amazon AWS
13 675 (23.24%) HTML
14 658 (22.65%) Scrum
15 620 (21.34%) MVC
16 612 (21.07%) Microsoft Azure
17 600 (20.65%) OO
18 551 (18.97%) Microsoft
19 535 (18.42%) CSS
20 530 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
21 518 (17.83%) Spring
22 493 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
23 489 (16.83%) DevOps
24 487 (16.76%) Oracle
25 464 (15.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
26 455 (15.66%) Software Engineering
27 452 (15.56%) Degree
28 450 (15.49%) AngularJS
29 403 (13.87%) 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
1 464 (15.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 139 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 123 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 114 (3.92%) JBoss
5 112 (3.86%) WebLogic
6 100 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
7 95 (3.27%) Confluence
8 81 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
9 72 (2.48%) Tomcat
10 62 (2.13%) CMS
11 58 (2.00%) Apache
12 46 (1.58%) Apache Spark
13 41 (1.41%) NServiceBus
14 40 (1.38%) IIS
15 37 (1.27%) OpenStack
16 34 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
17 25 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
18 21 (0.72%) MQSeries
19 20 (0.69%) Apache Solr
20 18 (0.62%) EPiServer
Applications
1 24 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.034%) Mingle
7 1 (0.034%) Simulink
7 1 (0.034%) Weka
Business Applications
1 98 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
3 20 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 16 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.24%) Magento
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.14%) Changepoint
10 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.10%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.10%) SAP MDG
12 2 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.069%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 687 (23.65%) Amazon AWS
2 612 (21.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (6.78%) SaaS
4 191 (6.57%) PaaS
5 141 (4.85%) IaaS
6 94 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 93 (3.20%) Serverless
8 43 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.10%) GitHub
10 25 (0.86%) OpenShift
11 20 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.59%) Azure Functions
14 16 (0.55%) BPaaS
14 16 (0.55%) Office 365
15 15 (0.52%) Force.com
16 13 (0.45%) Boomi
16 13 (0.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 11 (0.38%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.17%) HTTP
2 70 (2.41%) Internet
2 70 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.41%) DNS
4 36 (1.24%) SAN
5 30 (1.03%) SSL
6 27 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
7 26 (0.90%) VPN
8 24 (0.83%) Firewall
9 19 (0.65%) FTP
9 19 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
10 14 (0.48%) AMQP
11 11 (0.38%) WebEx
12 10 (0.34%) Broadband
12 10 (0.34%) DAB
12 10 (0.34%) SMPP
13 9 (0.31%) Intranet
14 8 (0.28%) DHCP
15 7 (0.24%) SMS
16 6 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 715 (24.61%) SQL Server
2 237 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 223 (7.68%) Relational Database
4 222 (7.64%) Big Data
5 206 (7.09%) MySQL
6 163 (5.61%) MongoDB
7 145 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
8 115 (3.96%) Hadoop
9 99 (3.41%) RDBMS
10 98 (3.37%) Oracle Database
11 89 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 86 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 85 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 84 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
15 78 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 73 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
17 53 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
18 50 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 46 (1.58%) Redis
20 45 (1.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 402 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 220 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 206 (7.09%) Maven
4 187 (6.44%) JIRA
5 186 (6.40%) Jenkins
6 110 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 97 (3.34%) JUnit
8 96 (3.30%) Visual Studio
9 88 (3.03%) Subversion
10 84 (2.89%) Selenium
11 83 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
12 76 (2.62%) Eclipse
13 70 (2.41%) Bitbucket
14 68 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 66 (2.27%) NUnit
16 54 (1.86%) SoapUI
17 52 (1.79%) TeamCity
18 41 (1.41%) Cucumber
18 41 (1.41%) IntelliJ
19 35 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 698 (24.03%) Finance
2 265 (9.12%) Banking
3 191 (6.57%) Retail
4 110 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 89 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 83 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 81 (2.79%) Marketing
8 80 (2.75%) Back Office
9 59 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 42 (1.45%) Law
11 40 (1.38%) Retail Banking
12 37 (1.27%) Automotive
13 34 (1.17%) Games
14 24 (0.83%) Front Office
15 23 (0.79%) Legal
16 20 (0.69%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.59%) Electronics
18 14 (0.48%) Local Government
18 14 (0.48%) Publishing
19 13 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,313 (45.20%) Developer
2 892 (30.71%) Architect
3 465 (16.01%) Java Developer
4 454 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 361 (12.43%) Solutions Architect
6 262 (9.02%) .NET Developer
7 243 (8.36%) C# Developer
8 181 (6.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 180 (6.20%) Lead Developer
10 173 (5.96%) Software Engineer
11 164 (5.65%) Software Developer
12 146 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 135 (4.65%) Technical Architect
14 110 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 93 (3.20%) Senior Architect
16 88 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
16 88 (3.03%) Consultant
17 81 (2.79%) Enterprise Architect
18 77 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
19 75 (2.58%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,113 (38.31%) .NET
2 1,026 (35.32%) Web Services
3 697 (23.99%) REST
4 675 (23.24%) HTML
5 535 (18.42%) CSS
6 518 (17.83%) Spring
7 450 (15.49%) AngularJS
8 403 (13.87%) XML
9 375 (12.91%) SOAP
10 366 (12.60%) RESTful
11 344 (11.84%) React
12 335 (11.53%) .NET Framework
13 328 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 324 (11.15%) ASP.NET
15 295 (10.15%) Node.js
16 283 (9.74%) jQuery
17 265 (9.12%) HTML5
18 254 (8.74%) Entity Framework
19 229 (7.88%) Middleware
20 226 (7.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 301 (10.36%) Enterprise Software
2 269 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 263 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 163 (5.61%) N-Tier
5 157 (5.40%) Mobile App
6 151 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
7 129 (4.44%) Fintech
8 128 (4.41%) User Experience
9 88 (3.03%) Management Information System
10 78 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
11 65 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
12 53 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
13 50 (1.72%) Data Centre
14 41 (1.41%) Client/Server
15 37 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
16 32 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (1.07%) Algorithms
17 31 (1.07%) Hedge funds
18 26 (0.90%) Public Cloud
18 26 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 280 (9.64%) Linux
2 198 (6.82%) Windows
3 116 (3.99%) Unix
4 68 (2.34%) Android
5 39 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.14%) AIX
11 3 (0.10%) CentOS
11 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.069%) Solaris
13 1 (0.034%) Debian
13 1 (0.034%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,586 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,026 (35.32%) Microservices
3 773 (26.61%) TDD
4 658 (22.65%) Scrum
5 620 (21.34%) MVC
6 600 (20.65%) OO
7 530 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
8 493 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
9 489 (16.83%) DevOps
10 455 (15.66%) Software Engineering
11 346 (11.91%) Test Automation
12 329 (11.33%) TOGAF
13 318 (10.95%) BDD
14 299 (10.29%) SDLC
15 297 (10.22%) SOLID
16 279 (9.60%) Unit Testing
17 266 (9.16%) Mentoring
18 264 (9.09%) Open Source
19 259 (8.92%) Waterfall
20 251 (8.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,253 (43.13%) Java
2 991 (34.11%) C#
3 885 (30.46%) SQL
4 861 (29.64%) JavaScript
5 308 (10.60%) T-SQL
6 236 (8.12%) Python
7 160 (5.51%) C++
8 153 (5.27%) Java 8
9 124 (4.27%) PHP
10 109 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 93 (3.20%) Scala
12 92 (3.17%) C
13 68 (2.34%) Ruby
14 63 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 61 (2.10%) TypeScript
16 59 (2.03%) Go
17 57 (1.96%) VB.NET
18 48 (1.65%) Bash Shell
19 34 (1.17%) Shell Script
20 25 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 452 (15.56%) Degree
2 150 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 39 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
7 27 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 23 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 20 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.48%) MCPD
10 14 (0.48%) Postgraduate
11 12 (0.41%) CISSP
12 11 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.38%) OCPJP
13 10 (0.34%) MCSE
14 9 (0.31%) ISEB
14 9 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.28%) ISACA
15 8 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.27%) QA
2 46 (1.58%) GDPR
3 20 (0.69%) COBIT
4 19 (0.65%) SLA
5 15 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.28%) DICOM
6 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.28%) PMO
7 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.21%) PSD2
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.069%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.069%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.034%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.034%) HL7
11 1 (0.034%) UCITS
System Software
1 324 (11.15%) Docker
2 32 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 29 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.38%) vCloud
8 9 (0.31%) LXC
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.21%) vSphere
11 5 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.10%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.069%) KVM
13 2 (0.069%) NFS
13 2 (0.069%) QEMU
13 2 (0.069%) Samba
14 1 (0.034%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.034%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 97 (3.34%) Kubernetes
2 50 (1.72%) Puppet
3 49 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (1.65%) Ansible
5 21 (0.72%) Terraform
6 18 (0.62%) Kibana
7 14 (0.48%) logstash
8 11 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.34%) HP ALM
10 8 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.069%) Salt
15 2 (0.069%) ZABBIX
16 1 (0.034%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 1 (0.034%) SCCM
Vendors
1 551 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 487 (16.76%) Oracle
3 138 (4.75%) Google
4 110 (3.79%) IBM
5 75 (2.58%) Nintex
6 71 (2.44%) SAP
7 69 (2.38%) VMware
8 68 (2.34%) MuleSoft
9 42 (1.45%) Atlassian
10 40 (1.38%) TIBCO
11 39 (1.34%) Xamarin
12 36 (1.24%) hybris
12 36 (1.24%) Sitecore
13 32 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (1.00%) Cognizant
15 28 (0.96%) Zend
16 21 (0.72%) Splunk
17 20 (0.69%) HP
18 19 (0.65%) Rackspace
18 19 (0.65%) Talend