Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 126 122
Rank change year-on-year -54 -4 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3,142 4,147 5,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.91% 2.53% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.83% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,496 3,359 4,319
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 147,670 146,543 176,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120,807 121,658 147,486
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -56 1,480 £70,000 +7.69% 201
South East -36 599 £56,500 -1.74% 68
North of England +6 444 £55,000 +11.11% 58
Midlands -45 266 £55,000 +13.40% 27
North West +9 220 £55,000 +10.00% 31
East of England -98 201 £62,500 +8.70% 35
West Midlands -55 171 £55,000 +13.40% 16
Yorkshire -28 164 £50,000 +1.01% 20
South West -17 134 £47,500 -13.64% 16
East Midlands -1 93 £60,000 +26.32% 11
North East +31 60 £41,500 +20.64% 7
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,792 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,234 (39.27%) Java
3 1,052 (33.48%) .NET
4 1,029 (32.75%) JavaScript
5 1,002 (31.89%) C#
6 994 (31.64%) SQL
7 983 (31.29%) Web Services
8 870 (27.69%) Microservices
9 792 (25.21%) Finance
10 785 (24.98%) HTML
11 757 (24.09%) TDD
12 726 (23.11%) MVC
13 720 (22.92%) SQL Server
14 679 (21.61%) REST
15 668 (21.26%) Scrum
16 658 (20.94%) CSS
17 643 (20.46%) Oracle
18 605 (19.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 579 (18.43%) Software Engineering
20 563 (17.92%) Spring
21 550 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
22 537 (17.09%) XML
23 533 (16.96%) Git (software)
24 527 (16.77%) ASP.NET
24 527 (16.77%) Microsoft
25 526 (16.74%) Degree
26 524 (16.68%) OO
27 518 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
28 517 (16.45%) SOAP
29 501 (15.95%) AngularJS

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
1 605 (19.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 133 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
3 119 (3.79%) Apache
4 118 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 116 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 112 (3.56%) WebSphere
7 103 (3.28%) JBoss
8 98 (3.12%) Oracle Service Bus
9 92 (2.93%) WebLogic
10 86 (2.74%) Confluence
11 81 (2.58%) Apache Spark
11 81 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
12 80 (2.55%) NServiceBus
13 63 (2.01%) CMS
14 48 (1.53%) IIS
15 38 (1.21%) nginx
16 23 (0.73%) Jetty
17 21 (0.67%) Drupal
18 20 (0.64%) OpenStack
19 17 (0.54%) Anypoint
Applications
1 14 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.13%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.13%) HipChat
5 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 27 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
6 14 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
7 13 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.16%) Workday HCM
12 4 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 550 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 462 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (7.51%) SaaS
4 148 (4.71%) PaaS
5 103 (3.28%) IaaS
6 72 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 72 (2.29%) npm
7 55 (1.75%) Serverless
8 51 (1.62%) Office 365
9 44 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (1.37%) GitHub
11 37 (1.18%) Boomi
12 30 (0.95%) Yarn
13 20 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 19 (0.60%) Slack
15 18 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
16 17 (0.54%) OpenShift
17 15 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 9 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 211 (6.72%) HTTP
2 67 (2.13%) SSL
3 58 (1.85%) Internet
4 54 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.08%) Firewall
6 30 (0.95%) FTP
7 25 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
8 21 (0.67%) SAN
9 17 (0.54%) LAN
10 16 (0.51%) WAN
11 15 (0.48%) SMPP
12 14 (0.45%) AMQP
13 13 (0.41%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.38%) Network Security
14 12 (0.38%) Wireless
15 11 (0.35%) SMS
15 11 (0.35%) SMTP
16 10 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (0.29%) VoIP
17 9 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 327 (10.41%) NoSQL
3 220 (7.00%) MySQL
4 219 (6.97%) Relational Database
5 193 (6.14%) Big Data
6 170 (5.41%) MongoDB
7 125 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 118 (3.76%) Oracle Database
9 97 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 93 (2.96%) RDBMS
11 89 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
12 68 (2.16%) Redis
13 66 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
14 63 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 50 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 49 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 48 (1.53%) DB2
18 47 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
19 44 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 533 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 244 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 238 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 190 (6.05%) JIRA
5 162 (5.16%) Maven
6 158 (5.03%) Subversion
7 116 (3.69%) Visual Studio
8 96 (3.06%) Selenium
9 89 (2.83%) JUnit
10 83 (2.64%) NUnit
11 65 (2.07%) Bitbucket
12 61 (1.94%) TeamCity
13 60 (1.91%) Eclipse
14 54 (1.72%) gulp
14 54 (1.72%) MSTest
15 48 (1.53%) Cucumber
16 47 (1.50%) IntelliJ
16 47 (1.50%) webpack
17 45 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
18 44 (1.40%) SoapUI
General
1 792 (25.21%) Finance
2 244 (7.77%) Banking
3 230 (7.32%) Retail
4 160 (5.09%) Marketing
5 115 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 108 (3.44%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.29%) Front Office
8 70 (2.23%) Games
9 67 (2.13%) Back Office
10 58 (1.85%) Advertising
11 50 (1.59%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.56%) Investment Banking
13 40 (1.27%) Legal
14 39 (1.24%) Law
15 38 (1.21%) Electronics
16 29 (0.92%) Publishing
17 25 (0.80%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.76%) German Language
19 22 (0.70%) Billing
20 17 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,431 (45.54%) Developer
2 814 (25.91%) Architect
3 416 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 414 (13.18%) .NET Developer
5 389 (12.38%) Java Developer
6 358 (11.39%) C# Developer
7 325 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
8 240 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 178 (5.67%) Software Engineer
10 141 (4.49%) Consultant
11 136 (4.33%) Lead Developer
12 135 (4.30%) Software Developer
13 133 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
14 126 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
15 123 (3.91%) Technical Architect
16 119 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
16 119 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
17 114 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 96 (3.06%) Java Engineer
19 91 (2.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,052 (33.48%) .NET
2 983 (31.29%) Web Services
3 785 (24.98%) HTML
4 679 (21.61%) REST
5 658 (20.94%) CSS
6 563 (17.92%) Spring
7 537 (17.09%) XML
8 527 (16.77%) ASP.NET
9 517 (16.45%) SOAP
10 501 (15.95%) AngularJS
11 434 (13.81%) RESTful
12 400 (12.73%) jQuery
13 368 (11.71%) Node.js
14 346 (11.01%) Middleware
15 329 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 310 (9.87%) HTML5
17 291 (9.26%) WCF
18 282 (8.98%) JSON
19 276 (8.78%) .NET Framework
20 260 (8.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 365 (11.62%) Enterprise Software
2 361 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 335 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 164 (5.22%) User Experience
5 145 (4.61%) Fintech
6 143 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
7 141 (4.49%) Mobile App
8 106 (3.37%) N-Tier
9 98 (3.12%) Management Information System
10 60 (1.91%) Algorithms
10 60 (1.91%) Virtual Team
11 53 (1.69%) Data Structures
12 46 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 46 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
13 39 (1.24%) W3C
14 35 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.95%) Mainframe
16 27 (0.86%) Public Cloud
17 25 (0.80%) Market Risk
18 23 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 411 (13.08%) Linux
2 251 (7.99%) Windows
3 170 (5.41%) Unix
4 95 (3.02%) Android
5 82 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.89%) AIX
8 15 (0.48%) Solaris
9 13 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.16%) zOS
15 3 (0.095%) CentOS
16 2 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.032%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.032%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,792 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 870 (27.69%) Microservices
3 757 (24.09%) TDD
4 726 (23.11%) MVC
5 668 (21.26%) Scrum
6 579 (18.43%) Software Engineering
7 524 (16.68%) OO
8 518 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
9 453 (14.42%) DevOps
10 394 (12.54%) SDLC
11 343 (10.92%) Test Automation
12 337 (10.73%) BDD
13 325 (10.34%) Mentoring
14 295 (9.39%) TOGAF
15 283 (9.01%) SOLID
16 267 (8.50%) Enterprise Architecture
17 264 (8.40%) Unit Testing
18 260 (8.27%) E-Commerce
19 243 (7.73%) UML
20 238 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,234 (39.27%) Java
2 1,029 (32.75%) JavaScript
3 1,002 (31.89%) C#
4 994 (31.64%) SQL
5 222 (7.07%) Python
6 209 (6.65%) T-SQL
7 140 (4.46%) PHP
7 140 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 138 (4.39%) C++
9 107 (3.41%) Ruby
10 98 (3.12%) C
10 98 (3.12%) Scala
11 93 (2.96%) Go
12 75 (2.39%) Bash Shell
13 72 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 64 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 59 (1.88%) Shell Script
16 58 (1.85%) TypeScript
17 54 (1.72%) ES6
18 52 (1.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 526 (16.74%) Degree
2 158 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 71 (2.26%) Master's Degree
6 43 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.67%) MCPD
8 14 (0.45%) MCTS
9 13 (0.41%) SANS
10 12 (0.38%) MCP
11 11 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.29%) CCNA
12 9 (0.29%) ISEB
12 9 (0.29%) MCSD
13 8 (0.25%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.19%) MBA
15 6 (0.19%) PMP
15 6 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (7.61%) QA
2 56 (1.78%) SLA
3 34 (1.08%) PMO
4 21 (0.67%) GCP
5 17 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.51%) ISO 20022
6 16 (0.51%) ISO 8583
7 14 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.35%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (0.25%) GDPR
12 6 (0.19%) COBIT
13 5 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.064%) DICOM
16 1 (0.032%) HL7
16 1 (0.032%) SEPA
16 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 267 (8.50%) Docker
2 46 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.41%) HDFS
4 12 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.25%) OpenAM
7 6 (0.19%) iptables
8 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.095%) Varnish
11 2 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.064%) LXC
11 2 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.032%) Postfix
12 1 (0.032%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 69 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 58 (1.85%) Puppet
3 51 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (1.56%) Ansible
5 27 (0.86%) Terraform
6 23 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.45%) Kibana
8 13 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.35%) Marathon
10 10 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.25%) Salt
13 7 (0.22%) WebInspect
14 4 (0.13%) Consul
14 4 (0.13%) Control-M
14 4 (0.13%) Dollar Universe
14 4 (0.13%) Nagios
14 4 (0.13%) Oozie
14 4 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 643 (20.46%) Oracle
2 527 (16.77%) Microsoft
3 155 (4.93%) IBM
4 118 (3.76%) Google
5 112 (3.56%) SAP
6 91 (2.90%) TIBCO
7 87 (2.77%) MuleSoft
7 87 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
8 77 (2.45%) VMware
9 65 (2.07%) Sitecore
10 46 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 46 (1.46%) webMethods
11 44 (1.40%) Remedy
12 37 (1.18%) Pega
13 34 (1.08%) Xamarin
14 33 (1.05%) Dell
15 31 (0.99%) Informatica
16 27 (0.86%) Atlassian
16 27 (0.86%) Talend
17 26 (0.83%) Zend