Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 192 127
Rank change year-on-year +11 -65 +44
Permanent jobs citing SOA 493 512 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 1.64% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.82% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 365 441 717
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £35,056
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -

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 25,502 28,099 30,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.06% 89.94% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20,844 23,143 24,944
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +25 168 £65,000 +4.84% 7
West Sussex +60 119 £70,000 +38.61% 8
Surrey +24 86 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Thames Valley -58 83 £60,000 +2.23% 14
Berkshire -52 39 £62,750 +4.58% 6
Oxfordshire +7 27 £60,000 +14.29% 3
East Sussex -44 22 £47,500 -40.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 16 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Kent +16 7 £65,000 +30.00% 9
Isle of Wight - 7 £32,500 -
Middlesex -2 1 £50,000 -45.95%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (50.30%) .NET
2 233 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (40.37%) C#
4 196 (39.76%) OO
5 181 (36.71%) Web Services
6 158 (32.05%) Java
7 154 (31.24%) SQL
8 142 (28.80%) JavaScript
8 142 (28.80%) XML
9 124 (25.15%) SQL Server
10 116 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 104 (21.10%) HTML
12 101 (20.49%) TDD
13 97 (19.68%) WCF
14 93 (18.86%) MVC
14 93 (18.86%) Oracle
14 93 (18.86%) Microsoft
14 93 (18.86%) DevOps
15 91 (18.46%) C++
15 91 (18.46%) Degree
15 91 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 86 (17.44%) Multithreading
17 78 (15.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 77 (15.62%) Microservices
19 74 (15.01%) REST
20 73 (14.81%) OOD
21 71 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
22 70 (14.20%) Scrum
22 70 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (13.59%) CSS

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 78 (15.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 48 (9.74%) BizTalk Server
3 46 (9.33%) IIS
4 28 (5.68%) CMS
5 21 (4.26%) Apache
6 19 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.43%) Confluence
7 12 (2.43%) NServiceBus
7 12 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.23%) Apache Spark
8 11 (2.23%) Jupyter
8 11 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.22%) JBoss
11 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 91 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (10.14%) PaaS
4 36 (7.30%) SaaS
5 28 (5.68%) Serverless
6 26 (5.27%) IaaS
7 21 (4.26%) Azure Functions
8 9 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.62%) Force.com
10 5 (1.01%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.81%) Slack
12 3 (0.61%) GitHub
12 3 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.84%) Software-Defined Networking
2 9 (1.83%) DAB
2 9 (1.83%) Internet
3 5 (1.01%) Wireless
4 4 (0.81%) HTTP
4 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.41%) DHCP
5 2 (0.41%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.41%) NAS
5 2 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.41%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 38 (7.71%) Oracle Database
4 36 (7.30%) Big Data
5 31 (6.29%) Hadoop
6 24 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (4.67%) NoSQL
8 21 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (4.06%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (3.45%) MongoDB
13 14 (2.84%) Oracle Exadata
13 14 (2.84%) SAP HANA
14 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (1.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (10.75%) Jenkins
4 49 (9.94%) Eclipse
5 35 (7.10%) Maven
6 34 (6.90%) JIRA
6 34 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 26 (5.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (4.87%) Visual Studio
9 23 (4.67%) NetBeans
10 21 (4.26%) Subversion
11 13 (2.64%) JUnit
12 12 (2.43%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.23%) IntelliJ
13 11 (2.23%) NUnit
14 9 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.83%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.62%) Selenium
16 7 (1.42%) Ant
17 6 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (7.71%) Finance
2 20 (4.06%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.45%) Retail
4 15 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.84%) Marketing
6 12 (2.43%) Banking
7 6 (1.22%) Legal
8 4 (0.81%) Advertising
8 4 (0.81%) Publishing
9 3 (0.61%) Billing
9 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 238 (48.28%) Developer
2 159 (32.25%) Architect
3 86 (17.44%) Senior Developer
4 83 (16.84%) Java Developer
5 55 (11.16%) Software Developer
6 45 (9.13%) .NET Developer
7 41 (8.32%) C# Developer
7 41 (8.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (7.51%) C++ Developer
8 37 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (7.30%) Software Architect
10 33 (6.69%) C++ Software Developer
11 28 (5.68%) Consultant
11 28 (5.68%) Lead Developer
12 26 (5.27%) Applications Architect
13 23 (4.67%) Software Engineer
14 21 (4.26%) Azure Consultant
14 21 (4.26%) BizTalk Consultant
14 21 (4.26%) Principal Consultant
15 20 (4.06%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (50.30%) .NET
2 181 (36.71%) Web Services
3 142 (28.80%) XML
4 116 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 104 (21.10%) HTML
6 97 (19.68%) WCF
7 74 (15.01%) REST
8 67 (13.59%) CSS
9 61 (12.37%) SOAP
10 60 (12.17%) RESTful
11 58 (11.76%) XSLT
12 53 (10.75%) AngularJS
13 52 (10.55%) Spring
14 42 (8.52%) ASP.NET
15 39 (7.91%) J2EE
15 39 (7.91%) jQuery
16 34 (6.90%) Entity Framework
17 33 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (6.69%) Java ME
17 33 (6.69%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.68%) User Experience
5 20 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.25%) N-Tier
6 16 (3.25%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.43%) W3C
8 10 (2.03%) Fintech
9 8 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.81%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.61%) FMCG
11 3 (0.61%) Robotics
11 3 (0.61%) Tandem
12 2 (0.41%) Clustering
12 2 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.94%) Linux
2 41 (8.32%) Windows
3 37 (7.51%) Android
4 27 (5.48%) Unix
5 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.81%) Solaris
6 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (39.76%) OO
3 101 (20.49%) TDD
4 93 (18.86%) DevOps
4 93 (18.86%) MVC
5 86 (17.44%) Multithreading
6 77 (15.62%) Microservices
7 73 (14.81%) OOD
8 71 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (14.20%) Scrum
10 64 (12.98%) SDLC
10 64 (12.98%) SOLID
11 57 (11.56%) Software Engineering
12 52 (10.55%) TOGAF
13 51 (10.34%) Unit Testing
14 47 (9.53%) E-Commerce
14 47 (9.53%) OOA/OOD
15 43 (8.72%) Migration
16 40 (8.11%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 199 (40.37%) C#
2 158 (32.05%) Java
3 154 (31.24%) SQL
4 142 (28.80%) JavaScript
5 91 (18.46%) C++
6 56 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 28 (5.68%) PL/SQL
8 27 (5.48%) Python
9 17 (3.45%) Java 8
10 11 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.03%) C
11 10 (2.03%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.42%) PHP
15 4 (0.81%) XPath
16 3 (0.61%) XAML
16 3 (0.61%) XQuery
17 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 91 (18.46%) Degree
2 24 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.41%) MCITP
6 2 (0.41%) MCSA
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) RHCE
6 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.84%) DICOM
2 13 (2.64%) QA
3 5 (1.01%) PSD2
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.41%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (8.92%) Docker
2 14 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.42%) LXC
5 5 (1.01%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.41%) vCloud
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (3.65%) Ansible
2 15 (3.04%) logstash
3 14 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.64%) Kubernetes
5 12 (2.43%) Puppet
6 11 (2.23%) Kibana
7 9 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Salt
9 1 (0.20%) Terraform
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.20%) vRealize
9 1 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 93 (18.86%) Microsoft
1 93 (18.86%) Oracle
2 18 (3.65%) SAP
3 15 (3.04%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.64%) Splunk
5 12 (2.43%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.62%) Jitterbit
6 8 (1.62%) VMware
7 6 (1.22%) IBM
8 5 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.01%) Google
9 4 (0.81%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.41%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco
11 2 (0.41%) EMC
11 2 (0.41%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) Juniper
11 2 (0.41%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.41%) NetApp