The median annual salary for a SOA Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SOA Architect
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 449 432
Rank change year-on-year +75 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 19 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.025% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.026% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 13
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SOA Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured SOA Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Architect in the South East

SOA Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SOA Architect in the South East

SOA Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 9 £67,500 -
Berkshire +43 7 £71,500 -4.66%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SOA Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring SOA Architect in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (30.77%) Big Data
4 12 (30.77%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) C#
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (23.08%) Open Source
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (23.08%) Apache Spark
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (23.08%) MySQL
6 9 (23.08%) UML
6 9 (23.08%) Python
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (20.51%) SDLC
8 7 (17.95%) Process Management
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (15.38%) BPEL
9 6 (15.38%) IT Strategy
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (12.82%) Docker

SOA Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (25.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (23.08%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Big Data
2 9 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (23.08%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) Kafka
2 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (23.08%) Open Source
3 9 (23.08%) Scrum
3 9 (23.08%) UML
4 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.51%) SDLC
5 7 (17.95%) Process Management
6 6 (15.38%) BPEL
6 6 (15.38%) IT Strategy
7 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
8 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) ERP
9 3 (7.69%) ETL
9 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) IBM