The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 162 153
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 321 393 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.14% 2.00% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.30% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 238 308 315
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12908 17089 17920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.15% 87.13% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10598 14389 14289
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in the South East

SOA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SOA in the South East

SOA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the South East

SOA
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 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
Berkshire +29 137 £57,500 +2.22% 13
Hampshire +18 78 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Surrey +18 38 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Sussex +14 32 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Oxfordshire +25 30 £37,500 -30.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Middlesex +8 2 £47,500 -
Kent +7 2 £60,000 -4.00%
Sussex - 2 £65,000 - 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £32,500 -
East Sussex -14 1 £64,000 +60.00%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 305 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (32.96%) Java
3 225 (31.29%) Web Services
4 222 (30.88%) C#
5 218 (30.32%) .NET
6 213 (29.62%) JavaScript
7 198 (27.54%) HTML
8 184 (25.59%) SQL Server
9 179 (24.90%) MVC
10 175 (24.34%) TDD
11 173 (24.06%) SQL
12 164 (22.81%) Oracle
13 158 (21.97%) CSS
14 153 (21.28%) Software Engineering
15 151 (21.00%) XML
16 146 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 142 (19.75%) Microsoft
18 130 (18.08%) WCF
19 106 (14.74%) ASP.NET
20 105 (14.60%) Security Cleared
21 99 (13.77%) SOAP
22 98 (13.63%) Spring
23 97 (13.49%) Scrum
24 92 (12.80%) Enterprise Software
25 90 (12.52%) jQuery
26 89 (12.38%) Finance
26 89 (12.38%) REST
27 83 (11.54%) OO
28 81 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
29 80 (11.13%) Windows

SOA
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
1 146 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 56 (7.79%) WebLogic
3 44 (6.12%) JBoss
4 36 (5.01%) IIS
4 36 (5.01%) Tomcat
5 35 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (4.59%) CMS
7 25 (3.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (3.34%) NServiceBus
8 24 (3.34%) Oracle Service Bus
9 21 (2.92%) WebSphere
10 18 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (2.50%) SharePoint
11 15 (2.09%) Confluence
12 10 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.39%) GlassFish
13 9 (1.25%) Apache
13 9 (1.25%) Apache Spark
14 8 (1.11%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS Project
2 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.39%) SAP CRM
3 9 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (1.25%) TIBCO iProcess
4 7 (0.97%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 81 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.01%) SaaS
4 29 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (3.06%) PaaS
6 10 (1.39%) IaaS
7 7 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.97%) Boomi
7 7 (0.97%) Office 365
8 6 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.42%) Force.com
11 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.14%) Route 53
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.70%) ATM
2 28 (3.89%) Firewall
2 28 (3.89%) Internet
3 26 (3.62%) HTTP
4 11 (1.53%) AMQP
4 11 (1.53%) FTP
5 10 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.11%) Network Security
7 5 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.56%) DHCP
8 4 (0.56%) DNS
8 4 (0.56%) LAN
8 4 (0.56%) WAN
9 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.42%) IPv4
9 3 (0.42%) Junos
9 3 (0.42%) LDAP
9 3 (0.42%) VPN
10 1 (0.14%) MVNO
10 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (25.59%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.90%) NoSQL
3 53 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 51 (7.09%) MySQL
5 50 (6.95%) Big Data
6 45 (6.26%) Oracle Database
7 36 (5.01%) Redis
8 34 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (3.34%) MongoDB
11 22 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 22 (3.06%) Event Store
12 21 (2.92%) Couchbase
12 21 (2.92%) CouchDB
12 21 (2.92%) Hadoop
12 21 (2.92%) RavenDB
13 19 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.34%) Maven
3 51 (7.09%) Selenium
4 47 (6.54%) JIRA
4 47 (6.54%) Subversion
5 40 (5.56%) Ant
6 39 (5.42%) Visual Studio
7 34 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (4.17%) Bugzilla
8 30 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 30 (4.17%) Trac
9 26 (3.62%) JUnit
10 22 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
11 21 (2.92%) JSUnit
12 19 (2.64%) Jenkins
12 19 (2.64%) QUnit
13 15 (2.09%) Gradle
14 14 (1.95%) Apache Ivy
14 14 (1.95%) NUnit
15 12 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 89 (12.38%) Finance
2 26 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.48%) Military
4 22 (3.06%) Marketing
5 20 (2.78%) Banking
6 16 (2.23%) Retail
7 15 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.95%) Publishing
9 12 (1.67%) Billing
10 6 (0.83%) French Language
10 6 (0.83%) German Language
11 5 (0.70%) Back Office
11 5 (0.70%) Legal
11 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.56%) Advertising
13 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 270 (37.55%) Developer
2 160 (22.25%) Architect
3 97 (13.49%) C# Developer
4 86 (11.96%) Solutions Architect
5 81 (11.27%) .NET Developer
6 73 (10.15%) Senior Developer
7 65 (9.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (8.21%) Java Developer
9 45 (6.26%) Software Engineer
10 41 (5.70%) Agile C# Developer
10 41 (5.70%) Agile Developer
10 41 (5.70%) Software Developer
11 40 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
12 39 (5.42%) SOA Architect
13 36 (5.01%) ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (4.87%) Consultant
14 35 (4.87%) Web Developer
15 32 (4.45%) SQL Developer
16 30 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (31.29%) Web Services
2 218 (30.32%) .NET
3 198 (27.54%) HTML
4 158 (21.97%) CSS
5 151 (21.00%) XML
6 130 (18.08%) WCF
7 106 (14.74%) ASP.NET
8 99 (13.77%) SOAP
9 98 (13.63%) Spring
10 90 (12.52%) jQuery
11 89 (12.38%) REST
12 75 (10.43%) AngularJS
13 74 (10.29%) Middleware
14 66 (9.18%) RESTful
15 61 (8.48%) .NET Framework
16 57 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 56 (7.79%) JSON
18 47 (6.54%) Entity Framework
19 46 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (6.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.80%) Enterprise Software
2 52 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.62%) User Experience
5 25 (3.48%) N-Tier
6 22 (3.06%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.50%) Blog
8 16 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.95%) Internet of Things
10 7 (0.97%) Clustering
10 7 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.83%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.56%) DataPower
12 4 (0.56%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) Robotics
13 3 (0.42%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.42%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.13%) Windows
2 73 (10.15%) Linux
3 65 (9.04%) Unix
4 43 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.11%) Solaris
8 3 (0.42%) Android
8 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (24.90%) MVC
3 175 (24.34%) TDD
4 153 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 97 (13.49%) Scrum
6 83 (11.54%) OO
7 79 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 78 (10.85%) SDLC
9 77 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 76 (10.57%) ITIL
11 75 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (10.01%) UML
13 57 (7.93%) Microservices
14 56 (7.79%) Web Development
15 53 (7.37%) SOLID
16 49 (6.82%) DevOps
17 46 (6.40%) Mentoring
18 45 (6.26%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
19 44 (6.12%) OOP
19 44 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 237 (32.96%) Java
2 222 (30.88%) C#
3 213 (29.62%) JavaScript
4 173 (24.06%) SQL
5 60 (8.34%) Python
6 54 (7.51%) C++
7 48 (6.68%) C
8 44 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.31%) PL/SQL
9 31 (4.31%) TypeScript
10 30 (4.17%) Perl
11 27 (3.76%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.34%) Groovy
13 19 (2.64%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.36%) Ruby
14 17 (2.36%) XPath
15 12 (1.67%) PHP
16 10 (1.39%) Bourne shell
17 8 (1.11%) ABAP
18 7 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 77 (10.71%) Degree
3 71 (9.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.28%) MCAD
6 2 (0.28%) MCITP
6 2 (0.28%) MCSD
6 2 (0.28%) MCSE
6 2 (0.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.14%) CEH
7 1 (0.14%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.14%) GCIA
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCSM
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.36%) QA
2 9 (1.25%) COBIT
2 9 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.83%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (5.70%) Docker
2 7 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.42%) HDFS
4 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.42%) KVM
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.28%) vCloud
5 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (6.12%) Puppet
2 43 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.95%) Ansible
3 14 (1.95%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (1.95%) Salt
4 12 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.11%) TIBCO Hawk
7 7 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
7 7 (0.97%) MOM
7 7 (0.97%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.56%) Kibana
9 3 (0.42%) Ambari
9 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.42%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.42%) OPNET
9 3 (0.42%) QRadar
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 164 (22.81%) Oracle
2 142 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.26%) IBM
4 43 (5.98%) SAP
5 25 (3.48%) Sitecore
6 24 (3.34%) TIBCO
7 22 (3.06%) HP
8 14 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.67%) Jaspersoft
9 12 (1.67%) Sun
10 11 (1.53%) BEA
11 10 (1.39%) Adobe
11 10 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.25%) EMC
12 9 (1.25%) VMware
13 8 (1.11%) Riverbed
13 8 (1.11%) Telerik
14 7 (0.97%) Cisco
14 7 (0.97%) SOASTA, Inc
15 5 (0.70%) TOWER Software
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum GBP 45 - 52K +Many Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension + insurance etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CBS butler
Salary: Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum up to 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Guru Careers
Salary: £45 - 50k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Sussex
American Express
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 22 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Virgin Atlantic
Salary: Competitive plus benefits including 7 flights per year (tax payable)
Posted: 27 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago