Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 258 229
Rank change year-on-year -11 -29 -51
Permanent jobs citing SOA 669 218 839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.11% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.18% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 360 171 686
10th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £61,813 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
75th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £109,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% -7.69% -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 48,401 18,455 50,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.53% 93.89% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31,685 15,625 41,438
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £106,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in London

SOA
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOA in London.

Salary trend for SOA in London

SOA
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOA in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SOA in London

SOA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
Central London -63 65 £82,500 +17.86% 23
West London -49 35 £57,500 -37.84% 8
East London -7 15 £75,000 -6.25% 7
South London -21 5 £75,000 +11.11% 1
North London - 1 £62,500 -
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 425 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (55.61%) Microservices
3 265 (39.61%) TDD
4 261 (39.01%) JavaScript
5 245 (36.62%) REST
6 241 (36.02%) Azure
7 234 (34.98%) Continuous Integration
8 224 (33.48%) Java
8 224 (33.48%) React
9 222 (33.18%) DevOps
10 213 (31.84%) SQL
11 212 (31.69%) AWS
12 208 (31.09%) C#
13 205 (30.64%) Web Services
14 196 (29.30%) BDD
15 195 (29.15%) AngularJS
16 186 (27.80%) .NET
17 185 (27.65%) Docker
18 184 (27.50%) Software Engineering
19 173 (25.86%) Scrum
20 172 (25.71%) Kubernetes
21 163 (24.36%) CSS
22 159 (23.77%) Test Automation
23 140 (20.93%) Terraform
23 140 (20.93%) Social Skills
24 139 (20.78%) HTML
25 138 (20.63%) Jenkins
26 134 (20.03%) RESTful
27 133 (19.88%) Serverless
28 128 (19.13%) Full Stack Development

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 66 (9.87%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (4.19%) Confluence
4 19 (2.84%) CMS
4 19 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.54%) Mule
5 17 (2.54%) Mule ESB
6 15 (2.24%) Anypoint
7 13 (1.94%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.05%) Apache
9 7 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (0.75%) IIS
11 5 (0.75%) JCAPS
12 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.30%) JBoss
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) Figma
3 1 (0.15%) InVision
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 241 (36.02%) Azure
2 212 (31.69%) AWS
3 133 (19.88%) Serverless
4 100 (14.95%) GCP
5 74 (11.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 73 (10.91%) PaaS
7 65 (9.72%) AWS Lambda
8 62 (9.27%) GitHub
9 57 (8.52%) Amazon S3
10 51 (7.62%) SaaS
11 37 (5.53%) Azure Service Bus
11 37 (5.53%) iPaaS
12 36 (5.38%) Amazon ECS
13 34 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 33 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (4.48%) Amazon Cognito
15 30 (4.48%) npm
16 27 (4.04%) Amazon Kinesis
16 27 (4.04%) Azure Key Vault
17 26 (3.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.11%) HTTP
2 18 (2.69%) WebEx
3 14 (2.09%) Firewall
3 14 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.49%) Internet
5 9 (1.35%) IPv4
5 9 (1.35%) LAN
5 9 (1.35%) WAN
5 9 (1.35%) WPA
6 8 (1.20%) Broadband
7 5 (0.75%) DNS
7 5 (0.75%) Network Security
7 5 (0.75%) SMTP
7 5 (0.75%) SSL
8 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.45%) VoIP
10 2 (0.30%) SMPP
11 1 (0.15%) FTP
11 1 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (17.49%) NoSQL
2 109 (16.29%) SQL Server
3 88 (13.15%) Relational Database
4 75 (11.21%) MySQL
5 64 (9.57%) Big Data
6 58 (8.67%) MongoDB
7 35 (5.23%) Redis
8 34 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 32 (4.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 30 (4.48%) Amazon Aurora
11 27 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (3.74%) Amazon Athena
13 17 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (2.24%) Data Lake
14 15 (2.24%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.09%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.94%) Blockchain
16 13 (1.94%) Power BI
17 11 (1.64%) Hadoop
18 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 138 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 127 (18.98%) Git (software)
3 90 (13.45%) JIRA
4 66 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (9.12%) TeamCity
6 57 (8.52%) webpack
7 52 (7.77%) Selenium
8 51 (7.62%) GitLab
9 44 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 43 (6.43%) Travis CI
11 35 (5.23%) NUnit
12 34 (5.08%) IBM UrbanCode
13 32 (4.78%) SpecFlow
14 30 (4.48%) Log4Net
14 30 (4.48%) Mocha
15 26 (3.89%) Grunt
15 26 (3.89%) Visual Studio
16 23 (3.44%) Maven
17 21 (3.14%) Jasmine
18 19 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 140 (20.93%) Social Skills
2 94 (14.05%) Finance
3 47 (7.03%) Publishing
4 43 (6.43%) Banking
5 37 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.33%) Law
7 27 (4.04%) Retail
8 22 (3.29%) Public Sector
9 18 (2.69%) Legal
10 16 (2.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (2.24%) Marketing
12 14 (2.09%) Back Office
13 11 (1.64%) Advertising
14 8 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.20%) Wearables
15 7 (1.05%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.90%) Games
16 6 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
17 5 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 309 (46.19%) Developer
2 134 (20.03%) Architect
3 84 (12.56%) Senior Developer
4 82 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 75 (11.21%) Software Engineer
6 62 (9.27%) .NET Developer
7 40 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 36 (5.38%) Lead Developer
9 32 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 28 (4.19%) Senior Architect
11 27 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (3.59%) Azure Engineer
12 24 (3.59%) C# Software Engineer
13 22 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
14 21 (3.14%) Azure Architect
14 21 (3.14%) Azure Software Engineer
14 21 (3.14%) C# Developer
15 20 (2.99%) Integration Architect
16 19 (2.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (36.62%) REST
2 224 (33.48%) React
3 205 (30.64%) Web Services
4 195 (29.15%) AngularJS
5 186 (27.80%) .NET
6 163 (24.36%) CSS
7 139 (20.78%) HTML
8 134 (20.03%) RESTful
9 124 (18.54%) Node.js
10 111 (16.59%) .NET Core
11 100 (14.95%) Spring
12 87 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 78 (11.66%) HTML5
13 78 (11.66%) SOAP
14 76 (11.36%) XML
15 71 (10.61%) CSS3
16 68 (10.16%) JSON
17 67 (10.01%) GraphQL
18 63 (9.42%) Middleware
19 58 (8.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.28%) Enterprise Software
1 42 (6.28%) N-Tier
2 38 (5.68%) User Experience
3 30 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.19%) Video\Live Streaming
5 23 (3.44%) Cloud Native
6 22 (3.29%) Virtual Team
7 21 (3.14%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.99%) PlayStation
9 18 (2.69%) Video on Demand
9 18 (2.69%) Xbox
10 15 (2.24%) Algorithms
10 15 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.24%) NHS
11 14 (2.09%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.79%) Social Media
13 10 (1.49%) New Media
14 9 (1.35%) BBC
15 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.81%) Linux
2 58 (8.67%) Windows
3 34 (5.08%) Mesosphere
4 25 (3.74%) Unix
5 9 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.20%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.60%) Tizen
8 4 (0.60%) webOS
9 1 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (55.61%) Microservices
3 265 (39.61%) TDD
4 234 (34.98%) Continuous Integration
5 222 (33.18%) DevOps
6 196 (29.30%) BDD
7 184 (27.50%) Software Engineering
8 173 (25.86%) Scrum
9 159 (23.77%) Test Automation
10 128 (19.13%) Analytics
10 128 (19.13%) Full Stack Development
11 115 (17.19%) Open Source
12 110 (16.44%) MVC
13 99 (14.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 99 (14.80%) OO
14 97 (14.50%) SOLID
15 96 (14.35%) Mentoring
16 92 (13.75%) Domain-Driven Design
17 81 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
18 76 (11.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 261 (39.01%) JavaScript
2 224 (33.48%) Java
3 213 (31.84%) SQL
4 208 (31.09%) C#
5 110 (16.44%) Python
6 79 (11.81%) PowerShell
7 73 (10.91%) TypeScript
8 47 (7.03%) Java 8
9 45 (6.73%) Go
10 44 (6.58%) T-SQL
11 37 (5.53%) C++
12 30 (4.48%) PHP
13 25 (3.74%) Ruby
14 20 (2.99%) C
14 20 (2.99%) VB.NET
15 18 (2.69%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.69%) PL/SQL
16 14 (2.09%) Scala
17 12 (1.79%) R
18 10 (1.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (5.98%) Degree
2 32 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.78%) QA
2 17 (2.54%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.75%) HL7
5 4 (0.60%) WCAG
6 3 (0.45%) GDPR
7 2 (0.30%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 185 (27.65%) Docker
2 7 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 172 (25.71%) Kubernetes
2 140 (20.93%) Terraform
3 63 (9.42%) Ansible
4 57 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (8.37%) Puppet
6 40 (5.98%) Kibana
7 39 (5.83%) Consul
8 34 (5.08%) Automic
8 34 (5.08%) Prometheus
9 30 (4.48%) Grafana
9 30 (4.48%) Graphite
9 30 (4.48%) Graylog
9 30 (4.48%) Opsgenie
10 26 (3.89%) logstash
11 10 (1.49%) Sysdig
12 9 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.35%) Nagios
12 9 (1.35%) SCCM
13 7 (1.05%) Data Guard
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (9.12%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.62%) Splunk
3 49 (7.32%) Oracle
4 36 (5.38%) Google
5 24 (3.59%) IBM
5 24 (3.59%) MuleSoft
6 19 (2.84%) ServiceNow
7 17 (2.54%) Cognizant
7 17 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.35%) Alibaba
9 8 (1.20%) Databricks
9 8 (1.20%) Nintex
10 6 (0.90%) Cloudera
10 6 (0.90%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.75%) Sparx
12 4 (0.60%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.60%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.60%) New Relic
12 4 (0.60%) Sybase
12 4 (0.60%) Xamarin