Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 253 250
Rank change year-on-year +41 -3 -90
Permanent jobs citing SOA 486 608 839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.34% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.43% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 390 504 715
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £48,931
25th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 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 29,222 42,555 56,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.69% 93.82% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23,291 34,573 46,080
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +5.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +98 182 £85,000 +17.24% 27
West London +32 3 £80,000 +45.45% 7
South London +17 3 £75,000 - 2
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 297 (61.11%) Microservices
2 283 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (43.83%) Web Services
4 212 (43.62%) C#
5 205 (42.18%) JavaScript
6 204 (41.98%) SQL
6 204 (41.98%) Azure
7 193 (39.71%) DevOps
8 191 (39.30%) .NET
9 178 (36.63%) React
10 177 (36.42%) Test Automation
11 171 (35.19%) MVC
12 165 (33.95%) CSS
13 150 (30.86%) jQuery
13 150 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
14 140 (28.81%) Java
15 137 (28.19%) UML
15 137 (28.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 137 (28.19%) .NET Core
16 133 (27.37%) T-SQL
16 133 (27.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 131 (26.95%) OO
17 131 (26.95%) Deployment Automation
17 131 (26.95%) Terraform
18 126 (25.93%) N-Tier
19 123 (25.31%) SQL Server
20 114 (23.46%) Degree
21 110 (22.63%) SOLID
22 109 (22.43%) Finance
23 108 (22.22%) PowerShell

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 93 (19.14%) SharePoint
2 45 (9.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (5.14%) Confluence
5 14 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.85%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (1.03%) Apache
9 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.82%) CMS
9 4 (0.82%) Drupal
9 4 (0.82%) IIS
10 3 (0.62%) Mule
10 3 (0.62%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.41%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.41%) Appian
12 1 (0.21%) Liferay
12 1 (0.21%) nginx
12 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.26%) InVision
3 4 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.82%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.82%) Sketch
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 82 (16.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (2.06%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 204 (41.98%) Azure
2 102 (20.99%) AWS
3 101 (20.78%) PaaS
4 88 (18.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 83 (17.08%) Azure Service Bus
6 79 (16.26%) Azure Key Vault
7 71 (14.61%) Azure App Service
7 71 (14.61%) Azure Storage
8 68 (13.99%) Azure Service Fabric
9 49 (10.08%) Serverless
10 33 (6.79%) Azure Functions
11 27 (5.56%) SaaS
12 24 (4.94%) GCP
13 18 (3.70%) IaaS
14 15 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
17 8 (1.65%) Power Platform
18 6 (1.23%) Power Automate
18 6 (1.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.70%) HTTP
2 10 (2.06%) Firewall
2 10 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.44%) Internet
4 5 (1.03%) Network Security
4 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.82%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) SSH
7 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 61 (12.55%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.17%) Big Data
5 29 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.09%) MySQL
9 11 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.06%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.65%) DTS
12 8 (1.65%) Power BI
12 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.44%) BigQuery
13 7 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 102 (20.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (18.72%) Visual Studio Team System
3 44 (9.05%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.44%) Git (software)
5 32 (6.58%) Maven
6 29 (5.97%) JIRA
7 28 (5.76%) Mocha
8 22 (4.53%) Artifactory
8 22 (4.53%) Gradle
9 16 (3.29%) Visual Studio
10 15 (3.09%) JUnit
11 14 (2.88%) Selenium
12 11 (2.26%) Mockito
13 8 (1.65%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.65%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.44%) Cypress.io
14 7 (1.44%) Travis CI
15 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 5 (1.03%) Spinnaker
17 4 (0.82%) Grunt
General
1 109 (22.43%) Finance
2 35 (7.20%) Banking
3 27 (5.56%) Back Office
4 26 (5.35%) Publishing
5 11 (2.26%) Front Office
5 11 (2.26%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.26%) Retail
6 6 (1.23%) Games
6 6 (1.23%) Law
6 6 (1.23%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.03%) Local Government
7 5 (1.03%) Marketing
8 4 (0.82%) Automotive
8 4 (0.82%) French Language
8 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.62%) Advertising
9 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (48.97%) Developer
2 120 (24.69%) C# Developer
3 114 (23.46%) Senior Developer
4 107 (22.02%) Azure Developer
5 92 (18.93%) .NET Developer
5 92 (18.93%) Architect
6 83 (17.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 79 (16.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 67 (13.79%) SQL Developer
9 57 (11.73%) Senior .NET Developer
10 55 (11.32%) Senior SQL Developer
11 54 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 49 (10.08%) Software Engineer
13 47 (9.67%) Solutions Architect
14 41 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 41 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
15 36 (7.41%) Java Engineer
16 35 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (5.14%) C# Software Engineer
18 23 (4.73%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (43.83%) Web Services
2 191 (39.30%) .NET
3 178 (36.63%) React
4 165 (33.95%) CSS
5 150 (30.86%) jQuery
6 137 (28.19%) .NET Core
6 137 (28.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 133 (27.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 108 (22.22%) Entity Framework
9 107 (22.02%) .NET Framework
10 90 (18.52%) REST
11 80 (16.46%) AngularJS
12 70 (14.40%) HTML
13 57 (11.73%) SOAP
14 55 (11.32%) Node.js
15 46 (9.47%) Vue.js
16 45 (9.26%) RESTful
17 43 (8.85%) XML
18 40 (8.23%) JSON
19 39 (8.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 126 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 94 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.64%) Reinsurance
4 19 (3.91%) User Experience
5 18 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.09%) New Media
7 14 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.47%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.06%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.44%) NHS
13 6 (1.23%) Blog
13 6 (1.23%) PlayStation
13 6 (1.23%) Social Media
14 5 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.82%) FMCG
15 4 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.14%) Linux
2 22 (4.53%) Windows
3 7 (1.44%) Unix
4 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (61.11%) Microservices
2 283 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (39.71%) DevOps
4 177 (36.42%) Test Automation
5 171 (35.19%) MVC
6 150 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
7 137 (28.19%) UML
8 131 (26.95%) Deployment Automation
8 131 (26.95%) OO
9 110 (22.63%) SOLID
10 104 (21.40%) TDD
11 92 (18.93%) Mentoring
12 89 (18.31%) CRM
13 88 (18.11%) Software Engineering
14 85 (17.49%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 70 (14.40%) Migration
15 70 (14.40%) Unit Testing
16 56 (11.52%) Computer Science
17 55 (11.32%) BDD
18 54 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 212 (43.62%) C#
2 205 (42.18%) JavaScript
3 204 (41.98%) SQL
4 140 (28.81%) Java
5 133 (27.37%) T-SQL
6 108 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 42 (8.64%) Python
8 25 (5.14%) Java 8
9 19 (3.91%) Go
10 17 (3.50%) PHP
10 17 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.29%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.88%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.06%) Perl
14 9 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.85%) Ruby
14 9 (1.85%) Scala
15 4 (0.82%) C++
15 4 (0.82%) COBOL
16 3 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 114 (23.46%) Degree
2 25 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (1.23%) CISM
7 6 (1.23%) CISSP
7 6 (1.23%) PCI QSA
7 6 (1.23%) SANS
7 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.03%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.21%) MCSE
12 1 (0.21%) PhD
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.12%) QA
2 8 (1.65%) Government Security Classifications
2 8 (1.65%) NCSC
3 7 (1.44%) GDPR
4 6 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (1.23%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.23%) NIST
4 6 (1.23%) NIST 800
4 6 (1.23%) PA-DSS
4 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.23%) RMADS
5 4 (0.82%) WAI
5 4 (0.82%) WCAG
6 3 (0.62%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) GRC
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 99 (20.37%) Docker
2 19 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 131 (26.95%) Terraform
2 83 (17.08%) Kubernetes
3 74 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.67%) Puppet
5 12 (2.47%) Ansible
6 11 (2.26%) Nessus
7 10 (2.06%) Data Guard
7 10 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.23%) Rancher
8 6 (1.23%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.03%) Consul
9 5 (1.03%) Nagios
9 5 (1.03%) Sysdig
10 3 (0.62%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 91 (18.72%) Nintex
2 74 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 45 (9.26%) Oracle
4 27 (5.56%) IBM
5 15 (3.09%) Google
6 14 (2.88%) VMware
7 10 (2.06%) Sparx
8 8 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.44%) CA
9 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.23%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.03%) Adobe
11 5 (1.03%) Alibaba
11 5 (1.03%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.82%) Pega
12 4 (0.82%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.62%) Samsung
13 3 (0.62%) Solace
14 2 (0.41%) hybris