Period
to 25 July 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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 261 288 237
Rank change year-on-year +27 -51 -75
Permanent jobs citing SOA 622 308 833
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.05% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.12% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 370 247 707
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,500 £49,231
25th Percentile £62,125 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,500
England median annual salary £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +19.17% -7.69% +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 42,548 27,542 53,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.97% 93.69% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28,237 22,564 44,076
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 July 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 July 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 +56 116 £85,000 +41.67% 31
West London -6 29 £64,000 +8.94% 3
East London +14 10 £75,000 -6.25% 10
South London -5 5 £75,000 +15.38% 3
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 385 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (55.79%) Microservices
3 251 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 237 (38.10%) C#
5 234 (37.62%) Azure
6 227 (36.50%) Web Services
7 222 (35.69%) React
8 221 (35.53%) .NET
9 211 (33.92%) SQL
10 207 (33.28%) REST
11 203 (32.64%) Java
12 199 (31.99%) DevOps
13 198 (31.83%) Continuous Integration
14 187 (30.06%) AWS
15 185 (29.74%) CSS
16 180 (28.94%) TDD
17 176 (28.30%) Scrum
18 173 (27.81%) Docker
19 170 (27.33%) AngularJS
20 162 (26.05%) Terraform
21 159 (25.56%) Test Automation
22 158 (25.40%) Kubernetes
23 152 (24.44%) Software Engineering
24 145 (23.31%) Social Skills
25 141 (22.67%) .NET Core
25 141 (22.67%) HTML
26 137 (22.03%) SQL Server
26 137 (22.03%) BDD
27 133 (21.38%) OO
28 130 (20.90%) MVC

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 63 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 60 (9.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 46 (7.40%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (5.47%) Confluence
5 18 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.77%) CMS
8 10 (1.61%) Apache
8 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Fuse
9 7 (1.13%) Mule
9 7 (1.13%) Mule ESB
10 5 (0.80%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.80%) JCAPS
11 4 (0.64%) Drupal
11 4 (0.64%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.64%) IIS
12 3 (0.48%) Appian
13 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.29%) InVision
3 4 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.64%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.64%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 234 (37.62%) Azure
2 187 (30.06%) AWS
3 119 (19.13%) Serverless
4 86 (13.83%) PaaS
5 66 (10.61%) GCP
6 63 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 56 (9.00%) SaaS
8 55 (8.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 55 (8.84%) Azure Service Bus
9 52 (8.36%) Azure Key Vault
10 50 (8.04%) GitHub
11 49 (7.88%) Azure App Service
12 48 (7.72%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (7.23%) Azure Storage
14 43 (6.91%) Azure Service Fabric
15 40 (6.43%) Amazon S3
16 30 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
17 27 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
18 26 (4.18%) Amazon Cognito
19 25 (4.02%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.06%) HTTP
2 19 (3.05%) Firewall
3 15 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.25%) Internet
5 10 (1.61%) WebEx
6 9 (1.45%) IPv4
6 9 (1.45%) LAN
6 9 (1.45%) WAN
7 6 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.80%) Broadband
8 5 (0.80%) SMTP
8 5 (0.80%) SSL
9 4 (0.64%) Intranet
9 4 (0.64%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.48%) DNS
10 3 (0.48%) Network Security
11 2 (0.32%) SSH
12 1 (0.16%) VoIP
12 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 102 (16.40%) NoSQL
3 71 (11.41%) MongoDB
4 67 (10.77%) MySQL
5 66 (10.61%) Relational Database
6 63 (10.13%) Big Data
7 43 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (4.34%) Redis
10 26 (4.18%) Amazon Aurora
11 22 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.05%) Oracle Database
13 16 (2.57%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (2.41%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.25%) Amazon Athena
16 12 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (1.77%) Data Lake
17 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 124 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 116 (18.65%) Jenkins
3 89 (14.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (13.83%) JIRA
5 54 (8.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 43 (6.91%) GitLab
6 43 (6.91%) webpack
7 42 (6.75%) TeamCity
8 35 (5.63%) Selenium
9 34 (5.47%) Mocha
10 33 (5.31%) Travis CI
11 32 (5.14%) NUnit
12 31 (4.98%) Visual Studio
13 30 (4.82%) Maven
14 26 (4.18%) Log4Net
14 26 (4.18%) SpecFlow
15 23 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (3.22%) Gradle
16 20 (3.22%) Jasmine
17 19 (3.05%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 145 (23.31%) Social Skills
2 97 (15.59%) Finance
3 69 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.98%) Banking
5 29 (4.66%) Publishing
6 28 (4.50%) Law
7 27 (4.34%) Retail
8 19 (3.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 19 (3.05%) Legal
9 18 (2.89%) Public Sector
10 15 (2.41%) Marketing
11 13 (2.09%) Influencing Skills
12 11 (1.77%) Games
13 9 (1.45%) Back Office
13 9 (1.45%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.13%) Automotive
14 7 (1.13%) Online Betting
14 7 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (0.96%) Advertising
16 5 (0.80%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 295 (47.43%) Developer
2 109 (17.52%) Architect
3 99 (15.92%) Senior Developer
4 89 (14.31%) .NET Developer
5 74 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 62 (9.97%) Software Engineer
7 60 (9.65%) Azure Developer
8 50 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 50 (8.04%) Java Developer
9 43 (6.91%) Senior .NET Developer
9 43 (6.91%) Senior Architect
10 42 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
11 39 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (5.79%) Lead Developer
13 33 (5.31%) Senior C# Developer
14 29 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
15 27 (4.34%) Consultant
15 27 (4.34%) Integration Developer
16 26 (4.18%) Java Engineer
17 25 (4.02%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (36.50%) Web Services
2 222 (35.69%) React
3 221 (35.53%) .NET
4 207 (33.28%) REST
5 185 (29.74%) CSS
6 170 (27.33%) AngularJS
7 141 (22.67%) .NET Core
7 141 (22.67%) HTML
8 114 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 113 (18.17%) Node.js
10 108 (17.36%) RESTful
11 102 (16.40%) jQuery
12 81 (13.02%) XML
13 79 (12.70%) .NET Framework
13 79 (12.70%) SOAP
14 78 (12.54%) JSON
15 76 (12.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 75 (12.06%) Entity Framework
17 67 (10.77%) Vue.js
18 65 (10.45%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.02%) N-Tier
2 40 (6.43%) User Experience
3 34 (5.47%) Virtual Team
4 32 (5.14%) Video\Live Streaming
5 26 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (4.02%) Cloud Native
6 25 (4.02%) New Media
7 24 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.57%) Reinsurance
9 14 (2.25%) PlayStation
10 13 (2.09%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.09%) Legacy Code
10 13 (2.09%) Video on Demand
10 13 (2.09%) Xbox
11 12 (1.93%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.93%) Social Media
12 11 (1.77%) Blog
12 11 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.43%) Linux
2 45 (7.23%) Windows
3 25 (4.02%) Unix
4 19 (3.05%) Mesosphere
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.64%) Tizen
7 4 (0.64%) webOS
8 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 347 (55.79%) Microservices
3 199 (31.99%) DevOps
4 198 (31.83%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (28.94%) TDD
6 176 (28.30%) Scrum
7 159 (25.56%) Test Automation
8 152 (24.44%) Software Engineering
9 137 (22.03%) BDD
10 133 (21.38%) OO
11 130 (20.90%) MVC
12 120 (19.29%) UML
13 109 (17.52%) Mentoring
14 97 (15.59%) SOLID
15 96 (15.43%) Analytics
16 94 (15.11%) Deployment Automation
17 90 (14.47%) Open Source
18 78 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
19 65 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
20 64 (10.29%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 251 (40.35%) JavaScript
2 237 (38.10%) C#
3 211 (33.92%) SQL
4 203 (32.64%) Java
5 109 (17.52%) PowerShell
6 107 (17.20%) Python
7 89 (14.31%) T-SQL
8 56 (9.00%) TypeScript
9 43 (6.91%) Java 8
10 35 (5.63%) Go
11 34 (5.47%) PHP
12 28 (4.50%) Ruby
13 27 (4.34%) Bash Shell
13 27 (4.34%) VB.NET
14 26 (4.18%) PL/SQL
15 24 (3.86%) C++
16 19 (3.05%) Perl
17 13 (2.09%) C
18 10 (1.61%) Scala
19 9 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 85 (13.67%) Degree
2 32 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (0.80%) CISM
6 5 (0.80%) CISSP
6 5 (0.80%) PCI QSA
6 5 (0.80%) SANS
7 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.82%) QA
2 9 (1.45%) Accessibility
2 9 (1.45%) GDPR
3 6 (0.96%) Government Security Classifications
3 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.96%) NCSC
4 5 (0.80%) HL7
4 5 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 5 (0.80%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.80%) NIST
4 5 (0.80%) NIST 800
4 5 (0.80%) PA-DSS
4 5 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.80%) RMADS
4 5 (0.80%) WCAG
5 4 (0.64%) WAI
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 173 (27.81%) Docker
2 13 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 162 (26.05%) Terraform
2 158 (25.40%) Kubernetes
3 83 (13.34%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (7.88%) Ansible
5 41 (6.59%) Puppet
6 28 (4.50%) Consul
7 26 (4.18%) Grafana
7 26 (4.18%) Graphite
7 26 (4.18%) Graylog
7 26 (4.18%) Opsgenie
8 21 (3.38%) Kibana
9 19 (3.05%) Automic
9 19 (3.05%) Prometheus
10 14 (2.25%) logstash
10 14 (2.25%) Nagios
10 14 (2.25%) Sysdig
11 13 (2.09%) Data Guard
11 13 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.65%) Oracle
3 54 (8.68%) Nintex
4 33 (5.31%) IBM
5 26 (4.18%) Splunk
6 23 (3.70%) Google
7 20 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.57%) ServiceNow
9 14 (2.25%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.61%) Alibaba
11 7 (1.13%) CA
11 7 (1.13%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.96%) Databricks
12 6 (0.96%) Samsung
12 6 (0.96%) Sparx
13 4 (0.64%) Adobe
13 4 (0.64%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.64%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.64%) hybris
13 4 (0.64%) Sony