Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 112 103
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.61% 0.65% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.74% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 40
Kent median annual salary £85,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £61,250 £44,125 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £66,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £53,689
% change year-on-year +6.48% +0.58% -6.63%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1135 1483 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.98% 88.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1315 1712
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Kent

SOA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SOA in Kent

SOA
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Kent

SOA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 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
Canterbury - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
SOA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) Microservices
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) EDI
4 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (62.50%) SMTP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) AMQP
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 5 (62.50%) TypeScript
4 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) AMQP
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Lead Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) EDI
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (62.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) WF
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) TypeScript
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft