Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 113 163
Rank change year-on-year -68 +50 -36
Permanent jobs citing SOA 528 975 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.71% 2.79% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 3.19% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 459 773 739
South East median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +0.93% -6.96%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,850 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
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 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 26983 30553 37260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.40% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22199 25337 30803
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -136 151 £60,000 +4.35% 14
Hampshire -49 146 £56,500 +32.94% 3
Surrey -10 103 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Berkshire -97 97 £65,000 +8.33% 9
East Sussex +31 62 £80,000 +39.13%
West Sussex +16 57 £50,500 -2.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -64 29 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Oxfordshire -64 25 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Kent +21 9 £85,000 +70.00%
Middlesex +9 1 £92,500 +17.46%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 271 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (45.27%) Java
3 225 (42.61%) SQL
4 198 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 197 (37.31%) .NET
6 181 (34.28%) Web Services
7 172 (32.58%) C#
8 153 (28.98%) HTML
9 150 (28.41%) SQL Server
10 148 (28.03%) Oracle
10 148 (28.03%) SOAP
11 146 (27.65%) REST
12 144 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 128 (24.24%) CSS
14 127 (24.05%) Scrum
14 127 (24.05%) Microservices
15 123 (23.30%) SDLC
16 121 (22.92%) XML
17 113 (21.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 110 (20.83%) MVC
19 97 (18.37%) Degree
20 93 (17.61%) Finance
21 87 (16.48%) Middleware
21 87 (16.48%) ASP.NET
22 82 (15.53%) AngularJS
23 80 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
24 79 (14.96%) QA
24 79 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
25 78 (14.77%) Mentoring
26 77 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 113 (21.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 41 (7.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 31 (5.87%) WebLogic
4 22 (4.17%) Confluence
5 20 (3.79%) JBoss
6 19 (3.60%) CMS
6 19 (3.60%) NServiceBus
7 18 (3.41%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.46%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.70%) Apache
12 9 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.52%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.52%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.76%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.60%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (10.61%) SaaS
4 9 (1.70%) Slack
5 8 (1.52%) PaaS
6 6 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.95%) Boomi
7 5 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.95%) IaaS
7 5 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.95%) Serverless
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) npm
9 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.19%) Google Play
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.79%) Internet
2 18 (3.41%) HTTP
3 11 (2.08%) SSL
4 7 (1.33%) AMQP
4 7 (1.33%) SMTP
5 6 (1.14%) LAN
5 6 (1.14%) WAN
6 5 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.95%) Firewall
7 4 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (0.76%) FTP
7 4 (0.76%) LDAP
7 4 (0.76%) NAS
7 4 (0.76%) SAN
8 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.38%) DNS
9 2 (0.38%) SMS
10 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.45%) NoSQL
3 60 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 36 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 33 (6.25%) Redis
6 32 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 29 (5.49%) Big Data
7 29 (5.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 27 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.92%) Hadoop
10 25 (4.73%) MySQL
10 25 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 25 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (3.22%) Oracle ODI
13 15 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (2.84%) Neo4j
13 15 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (2.65%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 76 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 59 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (8.33%) JIRA
4 42 (7.95%) Maven
5 41 (7.77%) Visual Studio
6 38 (7.20%) Subversion
7 37 (7.01%) NUnit
8 31 (5.87%) Jenkins
9 20 (3.79%) Eclipse
10 17 (3.22%) Moq
11 15 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (2.65%) JDeveloper
13 13 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (1.70%) Hudson
15 8 (1.52%) Bower
15 8 (1.52%) Grunt
15 8 (1.52%) JUnit
16 7 (1.33%) Bitbucket
16 7 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
17 6 (1.14%) NuGet
General
1 93 (17.61%) Finance
2 39 (7.39%) Retail
3 37 (7.01%) Front Office
3 37 (7.01%) German Language
4 34 (6.44%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.03%) Back Office
6 12 (2.27%) Military
7 11 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.95%) Banking
8 5 (0.95%) Billing
8 5 (0.95%) Games
9 4 (0.76%) Electronics
9 4 (0.76%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 226 (42.80%) Developer
2 161 (30.49%) Architect
3 72 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 68 (12.88%) Senior Developer
5 67 (12.69%) .NET Developer
6 59 (11.17%) Java Developer
7 56 (10.61%) C# Developer
8 42 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (5.30%) Oracle Developer
9 28 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 28 (5.30%) SQL Developer
10 26 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (4.55%) Designer
11 24 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (4.36%) SaaS Architect
13 22 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.98%) Analyst
14 21 (3.98%) Cloud Developer
15 20 (3.79%) Agile Developer
15 20 (3.79%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (37.31%) .NET
2 181 (34.28%) Web Services
3 153 (28.98%) HTML
4 148 (28.03%) SOAP
5 146 (27.65%) REST
6 128 (24.24%) CSS
7 121 (22.92%) XML
8 87 (16.48%) ASP.NET
8 87 (16.48%) Middleware
9 82 (15.53%) AngularJS
10 76 (14.39%) Spring
11 65 (12.31%) jQuery
12 56 (10.61%) HTML5
13 55 (10.42%) JSON
14 52 (9.85%) WCF
15 51 (9.66%) RESTful
16 50 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (9.47%) Oracle Fusion
16 50 (9.47%) XSLT
17 45 (8.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (9.66%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 18 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.03%) Fintech
8 15 (2.84%) Wiki
9 10 (1.89%) W3C
10 7 (1.33%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.76%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.76%) User Experience
12 3 (0.57%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.38%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 1 (0.19%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.19%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.47%) Linux
2 49 (9.28%) Unix
3 33 (6.25%) Windows
4 13 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.33%) Android
5 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.33%) CentOS
5 7 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.76%) AIX
8 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (24.05%) Microservices
2 127 (24.05%) Scrum
3 123 (23.30%) SDLC
4 110 (20.83%) MVC
5 79 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (14.77%) Mentoring
7 77 (14.58%) TDD
8 73 (13.83%) DevOps
9 61 (11.55%) OO
10 54 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (10.23%) E-Commerce
11 52 (9.85%) Software Engineering
12 48 (9.09%) BDD
13 44 (8.33%) Use Case
14 43 (8.14%) Migration
15 42 (7.95%) Open Source
16 40 (7.58%) SOLID
16 40 (7.58%) Unit Testing
17 39 (7.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 239 (45.27%) Java
2 225 (42.61%) SQL
3 198 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 172 (32.58%) C#
5 59 (11.17%) Python
6 48 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 43 (8.14%) PL/SQL
8 31 (5.87%) VB.NET
9 26 (4.92%) Ruby
10 18 (3.41%) C
11 17 (3.22%) C++
12 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.08%) Go
13 10 (1.89%) XPath
14 9 (1.70%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.52%) VB
15 8 (1.52%) XQuery
16 7 (1.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 97 (18.37%) Degree
2 38 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.14%) MCPD
5 6 (1.14%) MCTS
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.38%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (14.96%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) GCP
3 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (9.47%) Docker
2 6 (1.14%) HDFS
2 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.38%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.46%) Ansible
3 12 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.27%) Puppet
4 6 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.57%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 148 (28.03%) Oracle
2 144 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.30%) IBM
4 17 (3.22%) SAP
5 11 (2.08%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.70%) MuleSoft
7 8 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.52%) VMware
8 7 (1.33%) BEA
8 7 (1.33%) Talend
9 6 (1.14%) Google
9 6 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.95%) Dell
10 5 (0.95%) F5
10 5 (0.95%) hybris
10 5 (0.95%) OpenText
11 4 (0.76%) HP
11 4 (0.76%) Nuxeo
11 4 (0.76%) WSO2