Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 141 125
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 +22
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3,300 3,870 4,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.05% 2.41% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.66% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,619 3,018 4,089
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,350
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.83% +1.48%
10th Percentile £41,500 £38,750 £37,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 146,365 145,508 169,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.75% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118,366 120,128 142,811
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -43 1,582 £70,000 +3.70% 193
South East -2 603 £55,000 +1.85% 67
North of England -7 422 £55,000 +4.76% 90
Midlands +31 271 £55,000 +10.00% 33
North West -8 256 £55,000 +10.00% 50
East of England -72 222 £60,000 +9.09% 34
South West -6 184 £47,500 +2.70% 23
West Midlands -1 154 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Yorkshire -36 123 £50,000 -13.79% 32
East Midlands +25 115 £57,500 +43.75% 13
North East +17 43 £60,000 +33.33% 8
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1,796 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,352 (40.97%) Java
3 1,117 (33.85%) .NET
4 1,067 (32.33%) C#
5 1,032 (31.27%) Web Services
6 1,029 (31.18%) SQL
7 949 (28.76%) Microservices
8 920 (27.88%) JavaScript
9 898 (27.21%) Finance
10 752 (22.79%) TDD
11 740 (22.42%) SQL Server
12 721 (21.85%) Oracle
13 720 (21.82%) MVC
14 708 (21.45%) REST
15 706 (21.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 696 (21.09%) HTML
17 678 (20.55%) Scrum
18 646 (19.58%) Spring
19 618 (18.73%) Microsoft
20 608 (18.42%) Degree
21 601 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
22 598 (18.12%) Software Engineering
23 590 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
24 576 (17.45%) CSS
25 563 (17.06%) Git (software)
26 561 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
27 556 (16.85%) AngularJS
28 554 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
29 526 (15.94%) XML
30 506 (15.33%) 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
1 706 (21.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 156 (4.73%) WebSphere
3 142 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 136 (4.12%) WebLogic
5 127 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 116 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
6 116 (3.52%) Confluence
7 115 (3.48%) Apache
8 114 (3.45%) JBoss
9 96 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
10 87 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
11 85 (2.58%) NServiceBus
12 70 (2.12%) Apache Spark
13 57 (1.73%) CMS
14 35 (1.06%) IIS
15 33 (1.00%) Apache Solr
16 29 (0.88%) nginx
17 27 (0.82%) Jetty
18 26 (0.79%) Mule
19 24 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.091%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.061%) HipChat
6 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.030%) Mingle
7 1 (0.030%) Weka
Business Applications
1 38 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
7 15 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
9 13 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
9 13 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.33%) NetSuite
10 11 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
13 7 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
14 5 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
15 4 (0.12%) Magento
15 4 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 601 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
2 561 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (4.18%) PaaS
4 133 (4.03%) SaaS
5 112 (3.39%) IaaS
6 72 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 64 (1.94%) npm
8 59 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (1.61%) Serverless
10 42 (1.27%) Office 365
11 36 (1.09%) Boomi
12 32 (0.97%) Yarn
13 29 (0.88%) GitHub
14 25 (0.76%) Slack
15 24 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
15 24 (0.73%) Force.com
16 20 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 16 (0.48%) Trello
18 15 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 13 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 233 (7.06%) HTTP
2 64 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 55 (1.67%) SSL
4 54 (1.64%) Internet
5 38 (1.15%) FTP
6 31 (0.94%) Firewall
7 22 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 21 (0.64%) SMPP
9 20 (0.61%) Network Security
9 20 (0.61%) SAN
9 20 (0.61%) WAN
10 17 (0.52%) LAN
11 16 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (0.39%) VoIP
13 11 (0.33%) AMQP
14 10 (0.30%) WLAN
15 9 (0.27%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.27%) Wireless
16 8 (0.24%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 321 (9.73%) NoSQL
3 253 (7.67%) MongoDB
4 236 (7.15%) Big Data
5 219 (6.64%) MySQL
5 219 (6.64%) Relational Database
6 189 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 150 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 145 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
9 95 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 95 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 92 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
11 90 (2.73%) Hadoop
12 84 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 70 (2.12%) Power BI
14 68 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 67 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 64 (1.94%) Redis
17 62 (1.88%) Data Lake
18 53 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 563 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 241 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 234 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 229 (6.94%) Maven
5 224 (6.79%) JIRA
6 160 (4.85%) Subversion
7 93 (2.82%) TeamCity
8 91 (2.76%) Selenium
9 90 (2.73%) JUnit
10 89 (2.70%) NUnit
11 83 (2.52%) Bitbucket
12 74 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 71 (2.15%) Visual Studio
14 62 (1.88%) webpack
15 61 (1.85%) Eclipse
16 53 (1.61%) Babel
16 53 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
16 53 (1.61%) SoapUI
17 51 (1.55%) IntelliJ
18 50 (1.52%) gulp
General
1 898 (27.21%) Finance
2 315 (9.55%) Banking
3 239 (7.24%) Retail
4 128 (3.88%) Marketing
5 125 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 120 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 117 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 106 (3.21%) Financial Institution
9 69 (2.09%) Back Office
10 62 (1.88%) Advertising
11 57 (1.73%) Legal
12 53 (1.61%) Retail Banking
13 48 (1.45%) Games
14 38 (1.15%) Billing
15 36 (1.09%) Publishing
16 30 (0.91%) Electronics
16 30 (0.91%) Law
17 28 (0.85%) Front Office
18 21 (0.64%) Automotive
18 21 (0.64%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,514 (45.88%) Developer
2 872 (26.42%) Architect
3 468 (14.18%) Java Developer
4 437 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 398 (12.06%) .NET Developer
6 396 (12.00%) C# Developer
7 315 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
8 251 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 183 (5.55%) Software Engineer
10 168 (5.09%) Lead Developer
11 156 (4.73%) Technical Architect
12 146 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
13 120 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
14 117 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
15 114 (3.45%) Consultant
15 114 (3.45%) Software Developer
16 113 (3.42%) Analyst
17 100 (3.03%) SQL Developer
18 88 (2.67%) Java Engineer
19 87 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,117 (33.85%) .NET
2 1,032 (31.27%) Web Services
3 708 (21.45%) REST
4 696 (21.09%) HTML
5 646 (19.58%) Spring
6 576 (17.45%) CSS
7 556 (16.85%) AngularJS
8 526 (15.94%) XML
9 506 (15.33%) ASP.NET
10 497 (15.06%) SOAP
11 425 (12.88%) RESTful
12 419 (12.70%) Middleware
13 385 (11.67%) jQuery
14 343 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 331 (10.03%) Node.js
16 306 (9.27%) .NET Framework
17 292 (8.85%) React
18 289 (8.76%) HTML5
19 271 (8.21%) JSON
20 265 (8.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 423 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 405 (12.27%) Enterprise Software
3 369 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (6.33%) Fintech
5 168 (5.09%) User Experience
6 161 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
7 140 (4.24%) Mobile App
8 119 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 87 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
10 74 (2.24%) N-Tier
11 71 (2.15%) Virtual Team
12 60 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
13 58 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
14 56 (1.70%) Algorithms
15 53 (1.61%) Data Structures
16 52 (1.58%) Data Centre
17 36 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 36 (1.09%) Mainframe
18 34 (1.03%) Public Cloud
19 33 (1.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 467 (14.15%) Linux
2 244 (7.39%) Windows
3 186 (5.64%) Unix
4 80 (2.42%) Android
5 63 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 41 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.85%) Solaris
9 11 (0.33%) AIX
10 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.15%) zOS
13 4 (0.12%) CentOS
14 2 (0.061%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.030%) Debian
15 1 (0.030%) HPUX
15 1 (0.030%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,796 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (28.76%) Microservices
3 752 (22.79%) TDD
4 720 (21.82%) MVC
5 678 (20.55%) Scrum
6 598 (18.12%) Software Engineering
7 590 (17.88%) Problem-Solving
8 554 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
9 503 (15.24%) OO
10 477 (14.45%) DevOps
11 389 (11.79%) Test Automation
12 388 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 375 (11.36%) SDLC
14 324 (9.82%) Unit Testing
15 305 (9.24%) TOGAF
16 296 (8.97%) SOLID
17 295 (8.94%) BDD
18 277 (8.39%) Enterprise Architecture
19 259 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
20 255 (7.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,352 (40.97%) Java
2 1,067 (32.33%) C#
3 1,029 (31.18%) SQL
4 920 (27.88%) JavaScript
5 299 (9.06%) T-SQL
6 248 (7.52%) Python
7 175 (5.30%) C++
8 162 (4.91%) PL/SQL
9 156 (4.73%) Java 8
10 121 (3.67%) Scala
11 119 (3.61%) PHP
12 103 (3.12%) C
13 95 (2.88%) Go
13 95 (2.88%) Ruby
14 74 (2.24%) PowerShell
15 67 (2.03%) TypeScript
16 59 (1.79%) VB.NET
17 54 (1.64%) Bash Shell
18 51 (1.55%) Shell Script
19 45 (1.36%) ES6
Qualifications
1 608 (18.42%) Degree
2 235 (7.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (2.97%) Master's Degree
4 77 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 54 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 50 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 44 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.73%) MCPD
9 15 (0.45%) Postgraduate
9 15 (0.45%) SANS
10 13 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.27%) ISEB
12 9 (0.27%) MCTS
13 8 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.18%) CISSP
15 6 (0.18%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (5.42%) QA
2 46 (1.39%) PMO
3 33 (1.00%) SLA
4 27 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.67%) GCP
6 21 (0.64%) GDPR
7 19 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.27%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 7 (0.21%) COBIT
12 3 (0.091%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.091%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.030%) DICOM
14 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.030%) UCITS
14 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 338 (10.24%) Docker
2 52 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.30%) iptables
6 10 (0.30%) vSphere
7 9 (0.27%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.18%) HDFS
11 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.12%) vCloud
12 3 (0.091%) Varnish
12 3 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.091%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.030%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.030%) GridGain
13 1 (0.030%) LXC
13 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 107 (3.24%) Kubernetes
2 93 (2.82%) Ansible
3 82 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (2.12%) Puppet
5 58 (1.76%) Terraform
6 19 (0.58%) Marathon
7 18 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.45%) Salt
9 12 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.33%) WebInspect
11 8 (0.24%) Kibana
12 7 (0.21%) Mesos
13 6 (0.18%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
14 5 (0.15%) Consul
14 5 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.12%) Oozie
16 3 (0.091%) CloudHub
16 3 (0.091%) HP Data Protector
16 3 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 721 (21.85%) Oracle
2 618 (18.73%) Microsoft
3 176 (5.33%) IBM
4 144 (4.36%) Google
5 102 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
6 95 (2.88%) SAP
7 92 (2.79%) MuleSoft
8 84 (2.55%) TIBCO
9 81 (2.45%) VMware
10 47 (1.42%) Sitecore
11 46 (1.39%) Cognizant
12 45 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 40 (1.21%) webMethods
14 38 (1.15%) Splunk
14 38 (1.15%) Xamarin
15 34 (1.03%) Informatica
16 31 (0.94%) Capita
17 30 (0.91%) BEA
18 29 (0.88%) Apigee
19 27 (0.82%) Talend