Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 127 114
Rank change year-on-year -46 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1529 1937 2488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.03% 2.59% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.86% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1620 2042
London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 68869 67817 79798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.61% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52972 58374 67234
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in London

SOA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SOA in London

SOA
Salary Histogram in London

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

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 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
Central London -55 248 £75,000 +11.11% 24
West London +2 122 £70,000 +7.69% 8
South London -22 20 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East London +3 12 £62,500 -11.03% 7
North London +1 8 £100,000 +95.12%
SOA
England

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 London region with a requirement for SOA.

1 944 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
2 711 (46.50%) Java
3 552 (36.10%) Microservices
4 475 (31.07%) JavaScript
5 472 (30.87%) .NET
6 471 (30.80%) SQL
7 457 (29.89%) TDD
8 367 (24.00%) REST
9 358 (23.41%) Finance
10 355 (23.22%) Web Services
11 339 (22.17%) C#
12 328 (21.45%) HTML
12 328 (21.45%) Scrum
13 327 (21.39%) Amazon AWS
14 314 (20.54%) Oracle
14 314 (20.54%) SQL Server
15 301 (19.69%) Git (software)
16 290 (18.97%) OO
17 285 (18.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 284 (18.57%) Spring
19 268 (17.53%) CSS
20 256 (16.74%) Degree
21 255 (16.68%) MVC
22 251 (16.42%) AngularJS
23 247 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
24 242 (15.83%) Linux
25 241 (15.76%) DevOps
26 237 (15.50%) BDD
27 225 (14.72%) RESTful
28 223 (14.58%) Software Engineering

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
1 285 (18.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 117 (7.65%) Tomcat
3 109 (7.13%) Apache
4 87 (5.69%) WebSphere
5 67 (4.38%) JBoss
6 64 (4.19%) Confluence
7 53 (3.47%) CMS
8 44 (2.88%) WebLogic
9 41 (2.68%) Apache Spark
10 35 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (2.29%) SharePoint
11 33 (2.16%) NServiceBus
12 28 (1.83%) Apache Geronimo
13 25 (1.64%) Jetty
13 25 (1.64%) WildFly
14 17 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (1.11%) Mule
15 16 (1.05%) nginx
16 13 (0.85%) Documentum
16 13 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.24%) NetSuite
3 14 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.72%) Eloqua
5 10 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
6 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.46%) Workday HCM
7 6 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.20%) BigMachines
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.13%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 327 (21.39%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (10.99%) SaaS
4 77 (5.04%) PaaS
5 57 (3.73%) GitHub
6 45 (2.94%) IaaS
7 32 (2.09%) Boomi
8 28 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (1.57%) Office 365
10 19 (1.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 18 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
11 18 (1.18%) OpenShift
11 18 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 18 (1.18%) Serverless
12 14 (0.92%) Force.com
13 11 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.52%) iPaaS
15 8 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.15%) HTTP
2 37 (2.42%) Internet
3 18 (1.18%) Firewall
4 17 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.05%) SMPP
6 13 (0.85%) FTP
7 8 (0.52%) AMQP
8 5 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.26%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.20%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.20%) VoIP
11 2 (0.13%) Broadband
12 1 (0.065%) CTI
12 1 (0.065%) Intranet
12 1 (0.065%) SAN
12 1 (0.065%) Skype
12 1 (0.065%) SMS
12 1 (0.065%) VLAN
12 1 (0.065%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 208 (13.60%) NoSQL
3 155 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 132 (8.63%) MySQL
5 129 (8.44%) MongoDB
6 117 (7.65%) Big Data
7 99 (6.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 77 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
9 72 (4.71%) Hadoop
10 67 (4.38%) RDBMS
11 48 (3.14%) Redis
12 32 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (1.83%) DB2
14 26 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.31%) HBase
17 20 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 301 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 204 (13.34%) Jenkins
3 144 (9.42%) JIRA
4 101 (6.61%) Maven
5 67 (4.38%) JUnit
6 56 (3.66%) Selenium
7 51 (3.34%) jMock
7 51 (3.34%) Subversion
8 41 (2.68%) Bitbucket
9 38 (2.49%) Cucumber
9 38 (2.49%) Mockito
9 38 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 34 (2.22%) Hamcrest
11 32 (2.09%) Visual Studio
12 29 (1.90%) SoapUI
13 26 (1.70%) gulp
14 23 (1.50%) EasyMock
14 23 (1.50%) NUnit
14 23 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 358 (23.41%) Finance
2 133 (8.70%) Retail
3 129 (8.44%) Banking
4 68 (4.45%) Marketing
5 64 (4.19%) Front Office
6 55 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.55%) Games
8 30 (1.96%) Back Office
9 24 (1.57%) Law
10 21 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.24%) Online Betting
12 18 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 16 (1.05%) Advertising
14 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.85%) Legal
15 12 (0.78%) Electronics
16 6 (0.39%) French Language
16 6 (0.39%) German Language
16 6 (0.39%) Publishing
17 5 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 688 (45.00%) Developer
2 426 (27.86%) Architect
3 221 (14.45%) Senior Developer
4 213 (13.93%) Java Developer
5 205 (13.41%) Solutions Architect
6 157 (10.27%) .NET Developer
7 109 (7.13%) C# Developer
8 74 (4.84%) Consultant
9 71 (4.64%) Java Architect
9 71 (4.64%) Software Developer
10 68 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 63 (4.12%) Lead Developer
12 61 (3.99%) Software Engineer
13 60 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 59 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
15 53 (3.47%) Technical Architect
16 50 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
17 49 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
18 48 (3.14%) Technical Leader
19 47 (3.07%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (30.87%) .NET
2 367 (24.00%) REST
3 355 (23.22%) Web Services
4 328 (21.45%) HTML
5 284 (18.57%) Spring
6 268 (17.53%) CSS
7 251 (16.42%) AngularJS
8 225 (14.72%) RESTful
9 197 (12.88%) XML
10 181 (11.84%) Node.js
11 178 (11.64%) SOAP
12 174 (11.38%) J2EE
13 149 (9.74%) Hibernate
14 147 (9.61%) HTML5
15 142 (9.29%) ASP.NET
16 136 (8.89%) React
17 135 (8.83%) .NET Framework
18 123 (8.04%) jQuery
19 117 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 104 (6.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 189 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 182 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 117 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 109 (7.13%) Fintech
5 86 (5.62%) Mobile App
6 74 (4.84%) User Experience
7 69 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
8 40 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 39 (2.55%) N-Tier
10 34 (2.22%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.83%) Algorithms
11 28 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
12 27 (1.77%) Equities
13 26 (1.70%) iPad
14 25 (1.64%) W3C
15 23 (1.50%) Blog
16 21 (1.37%) Data Structures
17 19 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
18 17 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 242 (15.83%) Linux
2 148 (9.68%) Windows
3 86 (5.62%) Unix
4 67 (4.38%) Android
5 63 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 41 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.59%) AIX
9 8 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.26%) VMS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.065%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.065%) HPUX
14 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (36.10%) Microservices
3 457 (29.89%) TDD
4 328 (21.45%) Scrum
5 290 (18.97%) OO
6 255 (16.68%) MVC
7 247 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
8 241 (15.76%) DevOps
9 237 (15.50%) BDD
10 223 (14.58%) Software Engineering
11 185 (12.10%) Open Source
12 180 (11.77%) E-Commerce
13 170 (11.12%) SDLC
14 158 (10.33%) SOLID
14 158 (10.33%) UML
15 138 (9.03%) TOGAF
16 134 (8.76%) Test Automation
17 133 (8.70%) Multithreading
18 121 (7.91%) Pair Programming
19 115 (7.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 711 (46.50%) Java
2 475 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 471 (30.80%) SQL
4 339 (22.17%) C#
5 165 (10.79%) Python
6 72 (4.71%) PHP
7 56 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 51 (3.34%) C++
8 51 (3.34%) Ruby
9 47 (3.07%) Go
10 44 (2.88%) Scala
11 41 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 27 (1.77%) ES6
12 27 (1.77%) Groovy
12 27 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.57%) C
14 22 (1.44%) TypeScript
15 18 (1.18%) XPath
16 14 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 256 (16.74%) Degree
2 91 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.35%) Master's Degree
4 13 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.59%) ISEB
6 7 (0.46%) MBA
7 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.39%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.39%) CISSP
7 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.33%) PhD
8 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.13%) CCSP
10 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.13%) MCP
10 2 (0.13%) MCSD
10 2 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (8.44%) QA
2 18 (1.18%) SLA
3 15 (0.98%) ISO 20022
3 15 (0.98%) ISO 8583
4 13 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.65%) GCP
6 9 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.33%) GDPR
9 4 (0.26%) PMO
10 2 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.065%) SEPA
System Software
1 127 (8.31%) Docker
2 12 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.065%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.065%) LXC
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.065%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 39 (2.55%) Puppet
2 26 (1.70%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.44%) Ansible
4 20 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 12 (0.78%) Terraform
7 7 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.39%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.33%) Control-M
10 4 (0.26%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.20%) Grafana
11 3 (0.20%) Kibana
11 3 (0.20%) logstash
11 3 (0.20%) MOM
12 2 (0.13%) Consul
12 2 (0.13%) Nagios
12 2 (0.13%) Salt
12 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.065%) vRealize
Vendors
1 314 (20.54%) Oracle
2 181 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 84 (5.49%) TIBCO
4 77 (5.04%) SAP
5 72 (4.71%) IBM
6 62 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (3.01%) Atlassian
8 42 (2.75%) Cognizant
8 42 (2.75%) Google
9 39 (2.55%) MuleSoft
10 37 (2.42%) Pega
11 35 (2.29%) webMethods
12 32 (2.09%) Dell
13 28 (1.83%) hybris
14 26 (1.70%) Informatica
14 26 (1.70%) Siebel
14 26 (1.70%) Sybase
15 24 (1.57%) VMware
16 23 (1.50%) Workday
17 21 (1.37%) Xamarin