Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 159 163
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 605 620 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.99% 2.13% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.43% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 546 538 676
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.77% -5.45%
10th Percentile £37,125 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,350
% change year-on-year - +2.83% +1.48%

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 26,913 25,471 33,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.73% 87.69% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22,288 20,961 28,037
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Thames Valley -59 223 £55,000 -4.35% 23
Surrey +53 152 £55,000 +7.32% 20
Berkshire -63 145 £60,000 +4.35% 17
Hampshire -30 131 £62,000 +7.83% 17
Kent +56 48 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Oxfordshire -23 41 £69,500 +85.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 37 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East Sussex -1 30 £50,000 -21.88%
West Sussex -38 16 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Sussex -15 15 £80,000 +23.08%
Middlesex +12 2 £67,500 +42.11% 1
Isle of Wight -5 2 £33,750 +3.85%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 265 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (39.17%) SQL
3 227 (37.52%) C#
3 227 (37.52%) Java
3 227 (37.52%) Web Services
4 202 (33.39%) Oracle
5 200 (33.06%) .NET
6 191 (31.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 179 (29.59%) JavaScript
8 163 (26.94%) SQL Server
9 151 (24.96%) MVC
10 142 (23.47%) REST
11 141 (23.31%) Microservices
12 135 (22.31%) Problem-Solving
13 127 (20.99%) HTML
14 124 (20.50%) Microsoft
14 124 (20.50%) Middleware
15 119 (19.67%) CSS
16 118 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
17 116 (19.17%) ASP.NET
18 113 (18.68%) DevOps
19 111 (18.35%) T-SQL
19 111 (18.35%) Finance
20 109 (18.02%) Linux
20 109 (18.02%) Git (software)
21 106 (17.52%) XML
22 102 (16.86%) Spring
23 101 (16.69%) Degree
23 101 (16.69%) Scrum
24 100 (16.53%) WCF

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
1 191 (31.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 44 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 42 (6.94%) NServiceBus
4 33 (5.45%) WebLogic
5 31 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
6 30 (4.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 29 (4.79%) Apache Solr
8 26 (4.30%) JBoss
9 25 (4.13%) Tomcat
10 22 (3.64%) Confluence
11 15 (2.48%) Apache
12 11 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (1.65%) IIS
13 10 (1.65%) SAS
13 10 (1.65%) SharePoint
14 9 (1.49%) Anypoint
14 9 (1.49%) JCAPS
15 8 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.33%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.32%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.66%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Maximo
5 1 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 118 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.94%) npm
4 37 (6.12%) SaaS
5 32 (5.29%) Yarn
6 22 (3.64%) PaaS
7 15 (2.48%) Serverless
7 15 (2.48%) Slack
8 14 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (2.15%) IaaS
10 10 (1.65%) NuGet
11 5 (0.83%) Force.com
11 5 (0.83%) GitHub
11 5 (0.83%) Zapier
12 4 (0.66%) Boomi
13 3 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.33%) Heroku
14 2 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 2 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.97%) HTTP
2 20 (3.31%) Internet
3 11 (1.82%) FTP
4 8 (1.32%) Network Security
4 8 (1.32%) PuTTY
4 8 (1.32%) SSH
4 8 (1.32%) WAN
5 6 (0.99%) SAN
6 4 (0.66%) Firewall
6 4 (0.66%) LAN
6 4 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.50%) VoIP
8 2 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) AMQP
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) MVNO
9 1 (0.17%) NAS
9 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.07%) NoSQL
3 66 (10.91%) Oracle Database
4 58 (9.59%) Relational Database
5 54 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 54 (8.93%) MySQL
6 48 (7.93%) MongoDB
7 40 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 28 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (4.30%) DB2
10 24 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.64%) Big Data
14 15 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (2.31%) MariaDB
15 14 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 79 (13.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (7.77%) Maven
4 43 (7.11%) Jenkins
5 42 (6.94%) JIRA
6 37 (6.12%) Subversion
7 35 (5.79%) Log4Net
8 32 (5.29%) Babel
8 32 (5.29%) MSBuild
8 32 (5.29%) webpack
9 29 (4.79%) Visual Studio
10 25 (4.13%) Eclipse
11 20 (3.31%) IntelliJ
12 16 (2.64%) Selenium
12 16 (2.64%) TeamCity
13 15 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (2.15%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.98%) Vagrant
16 11 (1.82%) NetBeans
General
1 111 (18.35%) Finance
2 29 (4.79%) Manufacturing
3 20 (3.31%) Publishing
4 19 (3.14%) Billing
5 17 (2.81%) Retail
6 15 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.98%) Marketing
7 12 (1.98%) Military
8 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.99%) Back Office
9 6 (0.99%) Legal
10 5 (0.83%) Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (46.28%) Developer
2 155 (25.62%) Architect
3 94 (15.54%) .NET Developer
3 94 (15.54%) Java Developer
4 91 (15.04%) C# Developer
5 80 (13.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 73 (12.07%) Senior Developer
7 54 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (7.60%) Analyst
9 38 (6.28%) Lead Developer
9 38 (6.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 37 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (4.96%) Designer
14 29 (4.79%) Applications Developer
15 28 (4.63%) SQL Developer
16 26 (4.30%) .NET Applications Developer
17 23 (3.80%) Systems Architect
18 22 (3.64%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (37.52%) Web Services
2 200 (33.06%) .NET
3 142 (23.47%) REST
4 127 (20.99%) HTML
5 124 (20.50%) Middleware
6 119 (19.67%) CSS
7 116 (19.17%) ASP.NET
8 106 (17.52%) XML
9 102 (16.86%) Spring
10 100 (16.53%) WCF
11 95 (15.70%) SOAP
12 91 (15.04%) .NET Framework
13 81 (13.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 80 (13.22%) AngularJS
15 71 (11.74%) J2EE
15 71 (11.74%) JMS
16 60 (9.92%) XSLT
17 55 (9.09%) Entity Framework
18 51 (8.43%) JSON
19 49 (8.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.54%) Enterprise Software
2 91 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.98%) Client/Server
6 15 (2.48%) User Experience
7 14 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.15%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.98%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.82%) Clustering
10 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.16%) W3C
14 6 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.99%) Fintech
15 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.02%) Linux
2 39 (6.45%) Windows
3 37 (6.12%) Unix
4 19 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.49%) Android
6 8 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.83%) zOS
8 4 (0.66%) CentOS
8 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (24.96%) MVC
3 141 (23.31%) Microservices
4 135 (22.31%) Problem-Solving
5 113 (18.68%) DevOps
6 101 (16.69%) Scrum
7 99 (16.36%) TDD
8 92 (15.21%) Software Engineering
9 84 (13.88%) SDLC
10 76 (12.56%) OO
11 75 (12.40%) Mentoring
12 68 (11.24%) Migration
13 55 (9.09%) SOLID
14 54 (8.93%) BDD
15 52 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (8.60%) OWASP
16 49 (8.10%) TOGAF
17 47 (7.77%) Data Modelling
17 47 (7.77%) Test Automation
18 45 (7.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 237 (39.17%) SQL
2 227 (37.52%) C#
2 227 (37.52%) Java
3 179 (29.59%) JavaScript
4 111 (18.35%) T-SQL
5 59 (9.75%) PL/SQL
6 55 (9.09%) Python
7 46 (7.60%) C++
8 35 (5.79%) ES6
9 34 (5.62%) C
10 32 (5.29%) Java 8
11 25 (4.13%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.98%) XPath
13 16 (2.64%) XQuery
14 14 (2.31%) VB
15 13 (2.15%) TypeScript
16 12 (1.98%) Ruby
16 12 (1.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 11 (1.82%) PHP
18 10 (1.65%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (16.69%) Degree
2 23 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.48%) SANS
5 10 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.83%) ISEB
9 5 (0.83%) MCPD
9 5 (0.83%) MCTS
10 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.66%) MBA
10 4 (0.66%) PMP
10 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.33%) CISA
11 2 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.80%) QA
2 11 (1.82%) PMO
3 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.50%) GDPR
4 3 (0.50%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 66 (10.91%) Docker
2 7 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.66%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.66%) HDFS
4 4 (0.66%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) LXC
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (5.12%) Ansible
2 31 (5.12%) Kubernetes
3 30 (4.96%) Puppet
4 8 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.66%) Oozie
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 202 (33.39%) Oracle
2 124 (20.50%) Microsoft
3 45 (7.44%) IBM
4 34 (5.62%) SAP
5 28 (4.63%) MuleSoft
5 28 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (2.81%) TIBCO
7 15 (2.48%) Dynatrace
8 13 (2.15%) Google
9 12 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.98%) Capita
9 12 (1.98%) Splunk
9 12 (1.98%) webMethods
10 11 (1.82%) BEA
11 9 (1.49%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.49%) VMware
12 8 (1.32%) Remedy
13 7 (1.16%) Apple
13 7 (1.16%) Facebook
13 7 (1.16%) Virgin Media