Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 173 166
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 -31
Permanent jobs citing SOA 451 571 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 1.89% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.09% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 331 494 521
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% +1.94%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,125 £36,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,700 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -

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 24,316 27,271 26,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 90.21% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19,522 22,557 22,064
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +28 164 £62,500 +13.64% 37
Hampshire -31 118 £70,000 +16.67% 9
Berkshire -2 106 £63,750 +15.91% 28
West Sussex +40 70 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Surrey -46 63 £75,000 +36.36% 8
Oxfordshire +57 30 £62,500 -10.07% 5
Buckinghamshire +28 28 £52,500 - 5
East Sussex +5 19 £79,500 +55.12% 2
Kent -2 17 £47,500 -5.00% 7
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 252 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (47.67%) SQL
3 204 (45.23%) Java
4 178 (39.47%) C#
5 174 (38.58%) .NET
6 152 (33.70%) Web Services
7 135 (29.93%) DevOps
8 128 (28.38%) XML
9 119 (26.39%) WCF
10 116 (25.72%) SQL Server
11 108 (23.95%) OO
12 103 (22.84%) SDLC
13 97 (21.51%) JavaScript
14 96 (21.29%) MVC
14 96 (21.29%) REST
15 95 (21.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 88 (19.51%) RESTful
17 87 (19.29%) Microsoft
18 82 (18.18%) Finance
19 79 (17.52%) Degree
19 79 (17.52%) Microservices
20 78 (17.29%) .NET Framework
20 78 (17.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 78 (17.29%) TDD
20 78 (17.29%) Oracle
21 75 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
22 74 (16.41%) Scrum
23 72 (15.96%) Windows
24 70 (15.52%) SOLID
25 68 (15.08%) JSON

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 (17.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 54 (11.97%) BizTalk Server
3 47 (10.42%) IIS
4 31 (6.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 26 (5.76%) Confluence
6 23 (5.10%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.55%) Apache
8 14 (3.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 13 (2.88%) Apache Solr
10 12 (2.66%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (1.33%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.33%) CMS
12 6 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.33%) Moodle
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.33%) Umbraco
12 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.89%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (7.10%) Oracle EBS
1 32 (7.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (3.77%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 95 (21.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (14.41%) PaaS
3 51 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (9.31%) SaaS
5 32 (7.10%) Serverless
6 30 (6.65%) IaaS
7 22 (4.88%) Azure Functions
8 10 (2.22%) BPaaS
9 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Office 365
10 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.11%) ATM
1 5 (1.11%) HTTP
1 5 (1.11%) SSL
2 4 (0.89%) DNS
2 4 (0.89%) Internet
3 2 (0.44%) DWDM
3 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.44%) MPLS
3 2 (0.44%) Network Security
3 2 (0.44%) SDH
3 2 (0.44%) SONET
3 2 (0.44%) Wireless
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (25.72%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 53 (11.75%) Oracle Database
4 31 (6.87%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (6.43%) Oracle ODI
6 27 (5.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 26 (5.76%) Oracle Discoverer
8 23 (5.10%) NoSQL
8 23 (5.10%) Oracle BI EE
9 22 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (3.10%) MySQL
11 13 (2.88%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.77%) Big Data
14 7 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.55%) Redis
15 6 (1.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 68 (15.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 41 (9.09%) JIRA
4 28 (6.21%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.99%) Oracle Forms
5 27 (5.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 24 (5.32%) TeamCity
7 23 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (4.66%) Eclipse
8 21 (4.66%) Maven
9 19 (4.21%) NetBeans
10 18 (3.99%) SoapUI
11 16 (3.55%) Selenium
12 14 (3.10%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.88%) SpecFlow
14 10 (2.22%) Bitbucket
15 9 (2.00%) Toad
16 7 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
17 6 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (18.18%) Finance
2 44 (9.76%) Retail
3 35 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.66%) Publishing
6 10 (2.22%) Advertising
6 10 (2.22%) Games
7 8 (1.77%) Law
8 6 (1.33%) Banking
8 6 (1.33%) Marketing
9 4 (0.89%) Billing
10 3 (0.67%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 201 (44.57%) Developer
2 135 (29.93%) Architect
3 52 (11.53%) Senior Developer
4 50 (11.09%) Java Developer
5 49 (10.86%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 41 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 38 (8.43%) Consultant
9 37 (8.20%) Software Developer
10 31 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 27 (5.99%) Software Engineer
12 26 (5.76%) Applications Architect
13 25 (5.54%) Oracle Developer
14 24 (5.32%) Analyst
14 24 (5.32%) Azure Architect
15 23 (5.10%) Applications Developer
15 23 (5.10%) C# Software Engineer
16 22 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
16 22 (4.88%) BizTalk Consultant
16 22 (4.88%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (38.58%) .NET
2 152 (33.70%) Web Services
3 128 (28.38%) XML
4 119 (26.39%) WCF
5 96 (21.29%) REST
6 88 (19.51%) RESTful
7 78 (17.29%) .NET Framework
8 68 (15.08%) JSON
9 66 (14.63%) XSLT
10 65 (14.41%) HTML
11 45 (9.98%) MSMQ
12 40 (8.87%) AngularJS
12 40 (8.87%) CSS
12 40 (8.87%) Middleware
13 39 (8.65%) Spring
14 37 (8.20%) Node.js
15 36 (7.98%) SOAP
16 33 (7.32%) Entity Framework
17 32 (7.10%) J2EE
18 30 (6.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.19%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.88%) User Experience
6 19 (4.21%) iPad
7 17 (3.77%) Data Centre
8 15 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.33%) Public Cloud
9 14 (3.10%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.66%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.44%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.77%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.55%) FMCG
14 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.33%) VLE
15 5 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.89%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.89%) PKI
17 3 (0.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.96%) Windows
2 64 (14.19%) Linux
3 27 (5.99%) Unix
4 23 (5.10%) Android
5 5 (1.11%) Fedora
5 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (29.93%) DevOps
3 108 (23.95%) OO
4 103 (22.84%) SDLC
5 96 (21.29%) MVC
6 79 (17.52%) Microservices
7 78 (17.29%) TDD
8 75 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
9 74 (16.41%) Scrum
10 70 (15.52%) SOLID
11 68 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (14.41%) E-Commerce
13 56 (12.42%) Software Engineering
14 51 (11.31%) Test Automation
15 44 (9.76%) BDD
16 42 (9.31%) Architectural Design
17 41 (9.09%) Mentoring
18 39 (8.65%) Migration
18 39 (8.65%) Workflow
19 37 (8.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 215 (47.67%) SQL
2 204 (45.23%) Java
3 178 (39.47%) C#
4 97 (21.51%) JavaScript
5 63 (13.97%) C++
6 46 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 32 (7.10%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.32%) T-SQL
9 23 (5.10%) PHP
10 21 (4.66%) Java 8
11 17 (3.77%) Python
12 13 (2.88%) C
13 9 (2.00%) XPath
14 8 (1.77%) Ruby
15 7 (1.55%) XQuery
16 5 (1.11%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.89%) Java 9
18 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 79 (17.52%) Degree
2 20 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.11%) PhD
6 4 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.67%) CEH
8 2 (0.44%) CISM
8 2 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.32%) DICOM
2 23 (5.10%) QA
3 14 (3.10%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 43 (9.53%) Docker
2 21 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.33%) XenApp
5 3 (0.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (7.10%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.33%) vCenter Server
3 10 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.00%) Ansible
5 7 (1.55%) Terraform
6 6 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.11%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.89%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.67%) Puppet
9 3 (0.67%) Salt
9 3 (0.67%) Zipkin
10 2 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.44%) Netcool
10 2 (0.44%) TeMIP
10 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 78 (17.29%) Oracle
3 21 (4.66%) VMware
4 19 (4.21%) Google
5 15 (3.33%) Citrix
5 15 (3.33%) IBM
6 9 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.77%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.11%) Brightcove
8 5 (1.11%) Optimizely
8 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.11%) SAP
8 5 (1.11%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.89%) Ab Initio
9 4 (0.89%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.67%) webMethods
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco
11 2 (0.44%) Cramer
11 2 (0.44%) NetCracker