Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 137 136
Rank change year-on-year -48 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3183 4396 4980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.89% 2.46% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.75% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 3544 4125
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.04% +3.48% -

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 151740 159655 182630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.41% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120747 133850 152095
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -49 1522 £70,000 +7.69% 114
South East -68 528 £57,500 +6.48% 30
North of England +8 463 £52,500 +6.06% 37
East of England -33 259 £60,000 +4.35% 13
Midlands -47 248 £54,000 +8.00% 21
North West +21 222 £50,000 +4.71% 18
Yorkshire -23 199 £60,000 +20.60% 12
West Midlands -66 161 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South West -10 148 £50,000 +1.01% 20
East Midlands +1 87 £52,000 +4.00% 1
North East +29 42 £41,500 +6.55% 7
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1866 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1295 (40.68%) Java
3 1094 (34.37%) .NET
4 1089 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 1001 (31.45%) SQL
6 951 (29.88%) Web Services
7 922 (28.97%) C#
8 865 (27.18%) Microservices
9 809 (25.42%) TDD
10 794 (24.95%) HTML
11 752 (23.63%) SQL Server
12 748 (23.50%) Finance
13 740 (23.25%) REST
14 723 (22.71%) MVC
15 685 (21.52%) Oracle
16 663 (20.83%) CSS
17 644 (20.23%) Scrum
18 618 (19.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 589 (18.50%) OO
20 551 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
21 548 (17.22%) XML
22 547 (17.19%) AngularJS
23 544 (17.09%) Microsoft
24 543 (17.06%) Git (software)
25 532 (16.71%) Spring
26 529 (16.62%) SOAP
27 521 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
28 505 (15.87%) Degree
29 492 (15.46%) DevOps
30 466 (14.64%) 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
1 618 (19.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 198 (6.22%) Tomcat
3 171 (5.37%) Apache
4 148 (4.65%) JBoss
5 135 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 129 (4.05%) WebLogic
7 126 (3.96%) Confluence
8 121 (3.80%) SharePoint
9 103 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
10 89 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 82 (2.58%) CMS
12 68 (2.14%) Apache Spark
13 65 (2.04%) NServiceBus
14 63 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
15 60 (1.89%) IIS
16 42 (1.32%) Documentum
17 36 (1.13%) nginx
18 33 (1.04%) WildFly
19 32 (1.01%) Drupal
20 29 (0.91%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 27 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.13%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.063%) HipChat
7 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
4 30 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 21 (0.66%) NetSuite
6 18 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.35%) Eloqua
9 10 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
9 10 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
10 8 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
11 7 (0.22%) Workday HCM
12 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
12 5 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.13%) Exstream
13 4 (0.13%) Lawson
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 551 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 411 (12.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 288 (9.05%) SaaS
4 102 (3.20%) PaaS
5 82 (2.58%) GitHub
6 60 (1.89%) IaaS
6 60 (1.89%) Office 365
7 54 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 44 (1.38%) Boomi
9 31 (0.97%) Serverless
10 26 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (0.75%) OpenShift
12 22 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 18 (0.57%) npm
14 18 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 14 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (0.44%) Force.com
16 10 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 199 (6.25%) HTTP
2 65 (2.04%) Internet
3 58 (1.82%) SSL
4 44 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.07%) Firewall
6 30 (0.94%) SAN
7 28 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
8 19 (0.60%) FTP
9 17 (0.53%) AMQP
10 15 (0.47%) SMPP
11 10 (0.31%) Intranet
11 10 (0.31%) SMS
12 9 (0.28%) LAN
13 8 (0.25%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (0.25%) WAN
14 7 (0.22%) SMTP
15 6 (0.19%) Extranet
15 6 (0.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 752 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 363 (11.40%) NoSQL
3 250 (7.85%) MySQL
4 231 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 194 (6.09%) MongoDB
6 183 (5.75%) Big Data
7 124 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 120 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 113 (3.55%) Hadoop
10 106 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 102 (3.20%) Redis
12 97 (3.05%) Oracle Database
13 64 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 64 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 63 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 56 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
16 55 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
17 46 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
18 45 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
19 39 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 543 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 346 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 247 (7.76%) JIRA
4 185 (5.81%) Maven
5 184 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 139 (4.37%) Subversion
7 135 (4.24%) Selenium
8 123 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 99 (3.11%) JUnit
10 94 (2.95%) NUnit
11 91 (2.86%) TeamCity
12 66 (2.07%) Bitbucket
13 65 (2.04%) Cucumber
14 51 (1.60%) Mockito
15 50 (1.57%) jMock
16 48 (1.51%) Eclipse
17 47 (1.48%) gulp
18 40 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
19 39 (1.23%) MSTest
20 38 (1.19%) Gradle
General
1 748 (23.50%) Finance
2 276 (8.67%) Retail
3 216 (6.79%) Banking
4 140 (4.40%) Marketing
5 122 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 110 (3.46%) Manufacturing
7 101 (3.17%) Front Office
8 67 (2.10%) Back Office
9 58 (1.82%) Games
10 55 (1.73%) Electronics
11 49 (1.54%) Advertising
12 43 (1.35%) German Language
13 41 (1.29%) Law
14 26 (0.82%) Military
15 24 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 22 (0.69%) Legal
17 19 (0.60%) Online Betting
18 18 (0.57%) Publishing
19 16 (0.50%) Financial Institution
20 14 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1448 (45.49%) Developer
2 871 (27.36%) Architect
3 454 (14.26%) Senior Developer
4 425 (13.35%) .NET Developer
5 400 (12.57%) Java Developer
6 393 (12.35%) Solutions Architect
7 305 (9.58%) C# Developer
8 228 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 160 (5.03%) Software Developer
10 146 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 138 (4.34%) Lead Developer
12 133 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
13 131 (4.12%) Consultant
14 122 (3.83%) Software Engineer
15 105 (3.30%) Technical Architect
16 101 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
16 101 (3.17%) Java Architect
17 100 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 98 (3.08%) Lead Architect
18 98 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (34.37%) .NET
2 951 (29.88%) Web Services
3 794 (24.95%) HTML
4 740 (23.25%) REST
5 663 (20.83%) CSS
6 548 (17.22%) XML
7 547 (17.19%) AngularJS
8 532 (16.71%) Spring
9 529 (16.62%) SOAP
10 466 (14.64%) ASP.NET
11 403 (12.66%) RESTful
12 350 (11.00%) jQuery
13 349 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 340 (10.68%) HTML5
15 326 (10.24%) Middleware
16 305 (9.58%) Node.js
17 281 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 268 (8.42%) JSON
19 258 (8.11%) .NET Framework
20 249 (7.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 345 (10.84%) Enterprise Software
2 329 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 283 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (4.65%) Fintech
4 148 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 148 (4.65%) User Experience
5 137 (4.30%) N-Tier
6 127 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 70 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 60 (1.89%) iPad
9 37 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.13%) W3C
11 35 (1.10%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.01%) Fixed Income
13 31 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 29 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 28 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 28 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
16 26 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 449 (14.11%) Linux
2 234 (7.35%) Windows
3 196 (6.16%) Unix
4 102 (3.20%) Android
5 92 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (0.97%) AIX
9 19 (0.60%) Solaris
10 15 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.22%) CentOS
13 7 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.13%) VMS
17 3 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1866 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (27.18%) Microservices
3 809 (25.42%) TDD
4 723 (22.71%) MVC
5 644 (20.23%) Scrum
6 589 (18.50%) OO
7 521 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
8 492 (15.46%) DevOps
9 451 (14.17%) SDLC
10 449 (14.11%) Software Engineering
11 406 (12.76%) BDD
12 344 (10.81%) Test Automation
13 333 (10.46%) TOGAF
14 319 (10.02%) E-Commerce
15 314 (9.86%) Open Source
16 303 (9.52%) Mentoring
17 288 (9.05%) UML
18 268 (8.42%) SOLID
19 263 (8.26%) Unit Testing
20 236 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1295 (40.68%) Java
2 1089 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 1001 (31.45%) SQL
4 922 (28.97%) C#
5 255 (8.01%) Python
6 143 (4.49%) PHP
7 135 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 125 (3.93%) PL/SQL
9 116 (3.64%) Ruby
10 113 (3.55%) C++
11 93 (2.92%) C
12 89 (2.80%) Shell Script
13 73 (2.29%) Go
14 63 (1.98%) Scala
15 59 (1.85%) VB.NET
16 56 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.54%) TypeScript
18 47 (1.48%) XPath
19 44 (1.38%) VB
20 38 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 505 (15.87%) Degree
2 169 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 149 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 55 (1.73%) Master's Degree
6 34 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.53%) MCP
8 14 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.38%) CCNA
10 11 (0.35%) MCPD
11 10 (0.31%) CISSP
11 10 (0.31%) ISEB
12 9 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.25%) MBA
13 8 (0.25%) MCSD
13 8 (0.25%) MCTS
13 8 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.22%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (8.14%) QA
2 107 (3.36%) SLA
3 41 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 23 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.53%) GCP
6 15 (0.47%) ISO 20022
6 15 (0.47%) ISO 8583
7 14 (0.44%) GDPR
8 12 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.22%) PMO
11 5 (0.16%) COBIT
11 5 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 4 (0.13%) DICOM
12 4 (0.13%) HL7
12 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.031%) SEPA
System Software
1 229 (7.19%) Docker
2 48 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.50%) iptables
4 9 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (0.25%) OpenAM
5 8 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.22%) HDFS
6 7 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.094%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.094%) LXC
9 3 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.094%) Varnish
10 2 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.063%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.031%) Gluster
11 1 (0.031%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.031%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 110 (3.46%) Puppet
2 46 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 36 (1.13%) Ansible
5 26 (0.82%) ZABBIX
6 14 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 13 (0.41%) Kibana
7 13 (0.41%) Terraform
8 11 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
9 9 (0.28%) Grafana
9 9 (0.28%) SCCM
10 8 (0.25%) Nagios
11 7 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.19%) Salt
13 5 (0.16%) Control-M
13 5 (0.16%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.16%) SCOM
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 685 (21.52%) Oracle
2 544 (17.09%) Microsoft
3 147 (4.62%) IBM
3 147 (4.62%) SAP
4 107 (3.36%) TIBCO
5 97 (3.05%) Google
6 87 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 78 (2.45%) VMware
8 71 (2.23%) Pega
9 69 (2.17%) Sitecore
10 63 (1.98%) MuleSoft
11 55 (1.73%) Xamarin
12 52 (1.63%) Atlassian
12 52 (1.63%) webMethods
13 48 (1.51%) EMC
13 48 (1.51%) Red Hat
14 46 (1.45%) Cognizant
15 44 (1.38%) Dell
16 39 (1.23%) hybris
17 35 (1.10%) Remedy