Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 115 118
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +39
Permanent jobs citing SOA 89 132 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.78% 2.42% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.67% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 81 112 146
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 £46,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.30% -5.64% -10.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,375
West Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -20.00%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4605 4942 6307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.21% 90.73% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4234 5011
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Leeds

SOA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SOA in Leeds

SOA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SOA.

1 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.96%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (34.83%) .NET
4 28 (31.46%) C#
5 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
5 25 (28.09%) Web Services
5 25 (28.09%) Middleware
6 24 (26.97%) Oracle
6 24 (26.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (26.97%) IT Strategy
7 23 (25.84%) Finance
8 22 (24.72%) Retail
9 21 (23.60%) OO
10 20 (22.47%) SQL
11 18 (20.22%) Java
11 18 (20.22%) RESTful
12 16 (17.98%) XML
12 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.85%) TOGAF
14 14 (15.73%) Oracle Fusion
14 14 (15.73%) MSMQ
15 13 (14.61%) UML
15 13 (14.61%) SOAP
15 13 (14.61%) Migration
15 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (14.61%) SDLC
16 12 (13.48%) Line Management
16 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (13.48%) MVC
16 12 (13.48%) JavaScript

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 24 (26.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (11.24%) IIS
3 9 (10.11%) Confluence
4 6 (6.74%) Apache
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) DNS
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
1 1 (1.12%) Network Security
1 1 (1.12%) SMS
1 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.74%) Big Data
4 6 (6.74%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.62%) Event Store
5 5 (5.62%) Riak
6 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.25%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.12%) Redis
8 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) NUnit
1 11 (12.36%) Subversion
1 11 (12.36%) TeamCity
2 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 10 (11.24%) MSTest
3 7 (7.87%) Selenium
4 6 (6.74%) ERwin
4 6 (6.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (5.62%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Retail
3 9 (10.11%) Local Government
3 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (49.44%) Architect
2 16 (17.98%) Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) AWS Architect
6 9 (10.11%) AWS Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Cloud Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Principal Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Web Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Web Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Java Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Software Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) .NET
2 25 (28.09%) Middleware
2 25 (28.09%) Web Services
3 18 (20.22%) RESTful
4 16 (17.98%) XML
5 14 (15.73%) MSMQ
5 14 (15.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (14.61%) SOAP
7 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.11%) WCF
9 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
9 8 (8.99%) JMS
9 8 (8.99%) JSP
10 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (7.87%) Servlets
10 7 (7.87%) XSD
10 7 (7.87%) XSLT
11 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.74%) Entity Framework
11 6 (6.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.96%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.11%) User Experience
5 7 (7.87%) AS400
5 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.25%) Fintech
8 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) AIX
2 7 (7.87%) Solaris
2 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) IT Strategy
3 21 (23.60%) OO
4 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
5 15 (16.85%) TOGAF
6 13 (14.61%) Migration
6 13 (14.61%) SDLC
6 13 (14.61%) UML
7 12 (13.48%) Line Management
7 12 (13.48%) MVC
7 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.36%) DSDM
8 11 (12.36%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 10 (11.24%) BPEL
9 10 (11.24%) Business Process Modelling
9 10 (11.24%) DevOps
9 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.24%) Open Source
9 10 (11.24%) Supplier Management
10 9 (10.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) C#
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 18 (20.22%) Java
4 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.24%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.11%) VB
7 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.74%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) ABAP
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.12%) CISM
3 1 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) MBCS
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PMP
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) GDPR
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) Grafana
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.12%) Nagios
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.36%) Google
3 11 (12.36%) IBM
4 9 (10.11%) Rackspace
4 9 (10.11%) VMware
5 6 (6.74%) Splunk
6 3 (3.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Apigee
7 1 (1.12%) New Relic
7 1 (1.12%) Perforce