The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 96 83
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 74 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.32% 2.48% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.88% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 65 64
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2256 1967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 88.05% 86.11% 81.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1819 1542
Median salary £48,750 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Hertfordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for SOA in Hertfordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Hertfordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield +23 21 £60,000 -14.89% 2
Watford +9 17 £63,750 +4.08% 1
Stevenage +6 9 £55,000 +15.78%
Hertford -1 6 £65,000 -
Ware - 3 £60,000 - 1
SOA
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 106 (58.24%) Oracle
1 106 (58.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 97 (53.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 94 (51.65%) Middleware
4 89 (48.90%) SQL
5 86 (47.25%) XML
6 84 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (43.41%) WebLogic
8 76 (41.76%) JavaScript
9 75 (41.21%) DevOps
10 74 (40.66%) Web Services
10 74 (40.66%) Linux
11 68 (37.36%) HTML
12 66 (36.26%) SOAP
12 66 (36.26%) Oracle Fusion
13 64 (35.16%) Advertising
14 62 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (34.07%) Oracle Database
15 56 (30.77%) OO
15 56 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
16 55 (30.22%) OOD
16 55 (30.22%) Unix
16 55 (30.22%) MVC
17 54 (29.67%) C#
17 54 (29.67%) .NET
18 53 (29.12%) CSS
18 53 (29.12%) Business Activity Monitoring
19 47 (25.82%) ASP.NET
20 45 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
20 45 (24.73%) KnockoutJS

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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
1 106 (58.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 97 (53.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 79 (43.41%) WebLogic
4 34 (18.68%) SharePoint
5 24 (13.19%) WebSphere
6 12 (6.59%) JBoss
7 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.20%) NServiceBus
9 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (16.48%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (15.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 56 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (18.13%) Office 365
3 13 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.65%) G Suite
4 3 (1.65%) SaaS
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.99%) SSL
2 2 (1.10%) AMQP
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.07%) Oracle Database
2 32 (17.58%) Oracle Database 12c
3 31 (17.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.49%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.95%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.55%) GIS
11 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (19.78%) Git (software)
2 32 (17.58%) Jasmine
2 32 (17.58%) MSTest
2 32 (17.58%) NUnit
2 32 (17.58%) Selenium
2 32 (17.58%) Subversion
3 31 (17.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 21 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 15 (8.24%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 13 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.65%) JUnit
8 3 (1.65%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 64 (35.16%) Advertising
2 20 (10.99%) Finance
3 7 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (56.04%) Developer
2 59 (32.42%) Senior Developer
3 28 (15.38%) DBA
3 28 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
4 27 (14.84%) Oracle Developer
4 27 (14.84%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 27 (14.84%) SOA Developer
5 25 (13.74%) Java Developer
5 25 (13.74%) Lead Developer
6 24 (13.19%) .NET Developer
6 24 (13.19%) Senior .NET Developer
7 23 (12.64%) Analyst
8 20 (10.99%) Systems Analyst
9 18 (9.89%) Architect
10 15 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (8.24%) C# Developer
10 15 (8.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 15 (8.24%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (7.69%) Integration Developer
12 13 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.65%) Middleware
2 86 (47.25%) XML
3 74 (40.66%) Web Services
4 68 (37.36%) HTML
5 66 (36.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 66 (36.26%) SOAP
6 54 (29.67%) .NET
7 53 (29.12%) CSS
8 47 (25.82%) ASP.NET
9 45 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (24.73%) HTML5
9 45 (24.73%) KnockoutJS
10 44 (24.18%) AngularJS
10 44 (24.18%) jQuery
11 42 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (22.53%) CSS3
13 33 (18.13%) REST
13 33 (18.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (17.03%) WSDL
14 31 (17.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.63%) Computer Science
2 34 (18.68%) User Experience
3 26 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.30%) DataPower
5 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.65%) Fintech
6 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.66%) Linux
2 55 (30.22%) Unix
3 35 (19.23%) Solaris
4 9 (4.95%) Windows
5 6 (3.30%) AIX
6 3 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 75 (41.21%) DevOps
3 62 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (30.77%) OO
5 55 (30.22%) MVC
5 55 (30.22%) OOD
6 53 (29.12%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 41 (22.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 36 (19.78%) ITIL
9 34 (18.68%) Automated Testing
9 34 (18.68%) SOLID
10 32 (17.58%) Translating Business Requirements
11 31 (17.03%) BPEL
11 31 (17.03%) Open Source
11 31 (17.03%) Refactoring
12 30 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (14.84%) TDD
14 26 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
15 25 (13.74%) Mobile Development
16 20 (10.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (48.90%) SQL
2 76 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 54 (29.67%) C#
4 44 (24.18%) Java
5 23 (12.64%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.99%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.20%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.10%) C++
9 2 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (24.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Docker
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (11.54%) Puppet
2 10 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 106 (58.24%) Oracle
2 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.13%) Xamarin
4 25 (13.74%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (13.74%) Sitecore
5 18 (9.89%) IBM
6 3 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.65%) Google
6 3 (1.65%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.65%) WSO2
7 2 (1.10%) Sybase
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) ESRI
8 1 (0.55%) VMware
Ware, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £70,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago