Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 173 130
Rank change year-on-year -8 -43 +49
Permanent jobs citing SOA 529 534 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.78% 1.83% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.06% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 440 481 817
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -6.36%
10th Percentile £37,125 £37,500 £34,050
90th Percentile £77,625 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +0.84%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,533 25,941 32,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.09% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21,930 21,449 27,535
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,875 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Hampshire +17 170 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Thames Valley -63 142 £55,000 - 27
Surrey +50 126 £52,500 - 3
Berkshire -61 93 £55,000 - 20
West Sussex -33 43 £52,500 - 13
Buckinghamshire +10 28 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Oxfordshire -21 21 £69,500 +120.63% 5
East Sussex -27 19 £52,500 -34.38% 2
Kent +28 17 £55,000 - 1
Sussex +1 11 £80,000 -
Isle of Wight - 7 £32,500 - 1
Middlesex +12 2 £67,500 -3.57%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 248 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (39.32%) .NET
3 205 (38.75%) Java
4 179 (33.84%) Web Services
5 169 (31.95%) C#
6 158 (29.87%) SQL
7 146 (27.60%) JavaScript
8 145 (27.41%) Oracle
9 127 (24.01%) SQL Server
9 127 (24.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 125 (23.63%) OO
11 121 (22.87%) MVC
12 116 (21.93%) Microservices
13 115 (21.74%) TDD
14 111 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
15 109 (20.60%) REST
16 108 (20.42%) Microsoft
17 107 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
18 102 (19.28%) HTML
19 101 (19.09%) Linux
20 95 (17.96%) DevOps
21 91 (17.20%) XML
22 89 (16.82%) Scrum
22 89 (16.82%) Git (software)
23 86 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
24 83 (15.69%) Spring
25 82 (15.50%) Software Engineering
25 82 (15.50%) Degree
26 78 (14.74%) .NET Framework
27 76 (14.37%) Finance

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
1 127 (24.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 40 (7.56%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.16%) Apache
5 19 (3.59%) Apache Solr
5 19 (3.59%) WebLogic
6 18 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (3.40%) IIS
7 17 (3.21%) CMS
7 17 (3.21%) Confluence
8 14 (2.65%) JBoss
9 12 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.89%) NServiceBus
10 10 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (1.70%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.70%) Jupyter
11 9 (1.70%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.95%) nginx
13 4 (0.76%) Liferay
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.70%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.76%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 111 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (7.56%) SaaS
4 34 (6.43%) PaaS
5 27 (5.10%) IaaS
6 19 (3.59%) Serverless
7 10 (1.89%) Slack
8 9 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.13%) Azure Functions
9 6 (1.13%) npm
10 5 (0.95%) Zapier
11 4 (0.76%) NuGet
12 3 (0.57%) GitHub
13 2 (0.38%) Boomi
13 2 (0.38%) Force.com
13 2 (0.38%) Yarn
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.19%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.84%) Software-Defined Networking
2 10 (1.89%) Internet
3 8 (1.51%) HTTP
4 7 (1.32%) DAB
5 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.76%) Network Security
6 4 (0.76%) WAN
7 3 (0.57%) DHCP
7 3 (0.57%) DNS
7 3 (0.57%) FTP
7 3 (0.57%) NAS
7 3 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.57%) SAN
7 3 (0.57%) VoIP
8 2 (0.38%) Firewall
8 2 (0.38%) LAN
9 1 (0.19%) CTI
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) MVNO
9 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.91%) NoSQL
3 52 (9.83%) Oracle Database
4 49 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.56%) MongoDB
6 36 (6.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (5.86%) MySQL
8 30 (5.67%) Big Data
8 30 (5.67%) Hadoop
9 29 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (4.54%) RDBMS
10 24 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (4.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (2.84%) Oracle Exadata
14 15 (2.84%) SAP HANA
15 14 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 89 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (9.83%) Maven
4 48 (9.07%) JIRA
5 42 (7.94%) Jenkins
6 26 (4.91%) Visual Studio
7 22 (4.16%) Eclipse
8 21 (3.97%) Subversion
9 15 (2.84%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (2.65%) JUnit
10 14 (2.65%) NetBeans
10 14 (2.65%) Selenium
11 13 (2.46%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.46%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (2.08%) IntelliJ
13 11 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (1.51%) Ant
14 8 (1.51%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (14.37%) Finance
2 26 (4.91%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.40%) Marketing
5 15 (2.84%) Billing
6 13 (2.46%) Retail
7 11 (2.08%) Publishing
8 9 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.76%) Legal
9 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (45.18%) Developer
2 160 (30.25%) Architect
3 104 (19.66%) Java Developer
4 75 (14.18%) Senior Developer
5 51 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
6 43 (8.13%) .NET Developer
7 42 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (6.99%) C# Developer
9 32 (6.05%) Lead Developer
10 29 (5.48%) Applications Architect
11 28 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (4.35%) SQL Developer
13 22 (4.16%) Technical Leader
14 21 (3.97%) Software Developer
15 20 (3.78%) AWS Developer
15 20 (3.78%) Software Engineer
16 18 (3.40%) Oracle Developer
16 18 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
17 17 (3.21%) Analyst
17 17 (3.21%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (39.32%) .NET
2 179 (33.84%) Web Services
3 109 (20.60%) REST
4 102 (19.28%) HTML
5 91 (17.20%) XML
6 83 (15.69%) Spring
7 78 (14.74%) .NET Framework
8 73 (13.80%) XSLT
9 71 (13.42%) AngularJS
9 71 (13.42%) Middleware
10 70 (13.23%) CSS
11 65 (12.29%) SOAP
12 64 (12.10%) WCF
13 53 (10.02%) J2EE
14 52 (9.83%) ASP.NET
15 40 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (6.99%) Hibernate
17 36 (6.81%) JMS
18 35 (6.62%) JSON
18 35 (6.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.83%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.99%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.91%) Data Centre
6 25 (4.73%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.21%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.46%) User Experience
9 11 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.89%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.51%) W3C
12 6 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.57%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.57%) Clustering
15 2 (0.38%) Fintech
15 2 (0.38%) PMI
15 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.38%) Robotics
15 2 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.09%) Linux
2 29 (5.48%) Unix
3 25 (4.73%) Windows
4 19 (3.59%) Android
5 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (23.63%) OO
3 121 (22.87%) MVC
4 116 (21.93%) Microservices
5 115 (21.74%) TDD
6 107 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (17.96%) DevOps
8 89 (16.82%) Scrum
9 82 (15.50%) Software Engineering
10 71 (13.42%) Migration
11 65 (12.29%) SDLC
12 64 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (11.53%) TOGAF
14 59 (11.15%) Multithreading
15 56 (10.59%) Enterprise Architecture
16 55 (10.40%) Mentoring
17 54 (10.21%) BDD
18 53 (10.02%) OOD
19 51 (9.64%) E-Commerce
20 50 (9.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (38.75%) Java
2 169 (31.95%) C#
3 158 (29.87%) SQL
4 146 (27.60%) JavaScript
5 71 (13.42%) C++
6 64 (12.10%) T-SQL
7 63 (11.91%) Python
8 39 (7.37%) PL/SQL
9 35 (6.62%) Java 8
10 32 (6.05%) C
11 15 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.46%) PHP
13 10 (1.89%) XQuery
14 9 (1.70%) XPath
15 7 (1.32%) R
15 7 (1.32%) VB
16 6 (1.13%) Ruby
16 6 (1.13%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.95%) Go
17 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (15.50%) Degree
2 19 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (0.95%) MBA
8 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.57%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.57%) MCITP
9 3 (0.57%) MCSA
9 3 (0.57%) MCSE
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.57%) RHCE
9 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.38%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) CRISC
10 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.78%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.32%) DICOM
3 7 (1.32%) GDPR
4 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.95%) GCP
5 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.57%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.38%) PMO
8 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (10.59%) Docker
2 15 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.13%) LXC
5 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.57%) vCloud
6 3 (0.57%) vSphere
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (5.86%) Ansible
3 28 (5.29%) Puppet
4 21 (3.97%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.89%) logstash
6 9 (1.70%) Kibana
7 4 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (27.41%) Oracle
2 108 (20.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.67%) SAP
4 19 (3.59%) Xamarin
5 16 (3.02%) MuleSoft
6 14 (2.65%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.46%) IBM
7 13 (2.46%) TIBCO
8 12 (2.27%) Google
9 11 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.70%) VMware
11 8 (1.51%) webMethods
12 7 (1.32%) Dynatrace
13 6 (1.13%) Apple
13 6 (1.13%) Facebook
14 5 (0.95%) Riverbed
14 5 (0.95%) Splunk
15 4 (0.76%) Capita
15 4 (0.76%) HP
15 4 (0.76%) Red Hat