Period
to 21 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 205 181
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 111 388 530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 1.50% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.66% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 92 305 422
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +14.04% +3.64%
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,876 £36,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +4.00%

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 7,562 23,439 26,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.75% 90.83% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,142 18,725 22,101
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOA in the South East.

Salary trend for SOA in the South East

SOA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOA in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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
West Sussex +45 32 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Thames Valley +15 30 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Berkshire +20 21 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Hampshire +69 20 £65,000 -18.75% 3
East Sussex +53 15 £60,000 -19.73% 3
Surrey +65 11 £55,000 -24.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +57 7 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Kent +42 3 £50,000 +13.27% 2
Oxfordshire +25 2 £55,000 -33.33% 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 72 (64.86%) SQL
2 63 (56.76%) C#
2 63 (56.76%) Azure
3 60 (54.05%) DevOps
4 54 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (45.05%) .NET
5 50 (45.05%) Microservices
6 44 (39.64%) PaaS
7 43 (38.74%) HTML
7 43 (38.74%) Java
8 42 (37.84%) Git (software)
9 41 (36.94%) MVC
10 39 (35.14%) IaaS
11 35 (31.53%) Web Services
11 35 (31.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (28.83%) CSS
13 31 (27.93%) .NET Core
14 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
14 30 (27.03%) ASP.NET
15 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
15 28 (25.23%) Redux
15 28 (25.23%) React
16 27 (24.32%) SOLID
16 27 (24.32%) jQuery
17 26 (23.42%) NoSQL
18 25 (22.52%) HTTP
18 25 (22.52%) Entity Framework
18 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (22.52%) .NET Framework
18 25 (22.52%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 24 (21.62%) NServiceBus
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) Mule
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Maximo
2 1 (0.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (56.76%) Azure
2 44 (39.64%) PaaS
3 39 (35.14%) IaaS
4 24 (21.62%) SaaS
5 12 (10.81%) BPaaS
6 9 (8.11%) AWS
7 2 (1.80%) Apigee
7 2 (1.80%) Boomi
7 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.90%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.90%) GitHub
8 1 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) HTTP
2 22 (19.82%) Skype
3 2 (1.80%) ATM
4 1 (0.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.42%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.80%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.90%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 35 (31.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) Mockito
8 1 (0.90%) JIRA
8 1 (0.90%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.90%) Maven
8 1 (0.90%) Postman
8 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.90%) Selenium
8 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 15 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.31%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.70%) Avionics
4 3 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Architect
2 37 (33.33%) Developer
3 26 (23.42%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.42%) Senior Developer
4 22 (19.82%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Azure Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Systems Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (5.41%) Junior
9 6 (5.41%) Programmer
9 6 (5.41%) QA Manager
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Engineering Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Graduate
10 5 (4.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.05%) .NET
2 43 (38.74%) HTML
3 35 (31.53%) Web Services
4 32 (28.83%) CSS
5 31 (27.93%) .NET Core
6 30 (27.03%) ASP.NET
7 28 (25.23%) React
7 28 (25.23%) Redux
8 27 (24.32%) jQuery
9 25 (22.52%) .NET Framework
9 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (22.52%) Entity Framework
9 25 (22.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (21.62%) AngularJS
10 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET Core
10 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (19.82%) JSON
12 12 (10.81%) XSLT
13 9 (8.11%) REST
14 7 (6.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.01%) Cloud Native
4 10 (9.01%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Life Science
5 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Android
3 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.05%) DevOps
2 54 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (45.05%) Microservices
4 41 (36.94%) MVC
5 27 (24.32%) SOLID
6 24 (21.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 22 (19.82%) Computer Science
8 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.61%) Migration
10 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (11.71%) Technology Roadmap
11 11 (9.91%) High Availability
11 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure as Code
11 11 (9.91%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.01%) Security Architecture
13 9 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
14 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) SQL
2 63 (56.76%) C#
3 43 (38.74%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.51%) C++
6 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
7 12 (10.81%) T-SQL
8 10 (9.01%) C
9 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.60%) Bourne shell
10 4 (3.60%) Groovy
10 4 (3.60%) Jython
11 3 (2.70%) Java 8
12 1 (0.90%) SOQL
12 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) GDPR
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Hyper-V
1 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (10.81%) XenApp
2 11 (9.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) vCenter Server
2 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.41%) Puppet
3 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.80%) Ansible
5 1 (0.90%) Grafana
5 1 (0.90%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) VMware
3 11 (9.91%) Oracle
4 10 (9.01%) Citrix
5 4 (3.60%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.60%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.90%) New Relic
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Sparx
8 1 (0.90%) Talend