Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 195 188
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7 -58
Permanent jobs citing SOA 310 467 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.34% 1.76% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.92% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 254 358 467
South East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +6.19% -1.74%
10th Percentile £45,650 £36,750 £39,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 20,877 24,385 27,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.22% 91.71% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16,806 19,938 22,963
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Thames Valley +104 144 £70,000 +16.67% 18
Berkshire +88 93 £67,500 +3.85% 11
Hampshire -69 57 £65,000 - 10
Surrey -6 42 £73,750 +13.46% 13
West Sussex -45 40 £50,000 -25.93% 4
Oxfordshire +32 39 £90,000 +50.00% 2
East Sussex -8 16 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £75,000 +42.86% 5
Kent -11 7 £44,143 -32.09%
Middlesex 0 2 £80,000 +60.00%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 138 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (41.29%) SQL
3 118 (38.06%) C#
4 114 (36.77%) Java
5 105 (33.87%) .NET
6 93 (30.00%) Web Services
7 83 (26.77%) Microservices
8 70 (22.58%) XML
9 68 (21.94%) Azure
10 66 (21.29%) DevOps
10 66 (21.29%) Windows
11 64 (20.65%) Degree
12 63 (20.32%) REST
13 60 (19.35%) .NET Framework
13 60 (19.35%) Software Engineering
14 58 (18.71%) WCF
15 55 (17.74%) SDLC
16 54 (17.42%) PaaS
16 54 (17.42%) Test Automation
16 54 (17.42%) Scrum
16 54 (17.42%) SQL Server
16 54 (17.42%) JavaScript
17 53 (17.10%) C++
18 52 (16.77%) Computer Science
19 50 (16.13%) E-Commerce
19 50 (16.13%) Microsoft
20 47 (15.16%) PL/SQL
21 46 (14.84%) SOAP
21 46 (14.84%) OO
22 45 (14.52%) MVC

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 36 (11.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (10.97%) Confluence
3 32 (10.32%) IIS
4 30 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 27 (8.71%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (6.45%) JBoss
7 19 (6.13%) WebLogic
8 18 (5.81%) CMS
9 15 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
10 13 (4.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (2.90%) WebSphere
12 8 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.94%) Apache
13 6 (1.94%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.61%) Anypoint
14 5 (1.61%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.65%) Mule
15 2 (0.65%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (8.06%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (5.16%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (3.55%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (1.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 68 (21.94%) Azure
2 54 (17.42%) PaaS
3 39 (12.58%) AWS
4 35 (11.29%) SaaS
5 31 (10.00%) Serverless
6 27 (8.71%) IaaS
7 23 (7.42%) Boomi
8 20 (6.45%) Azure Functions
9 14 (4.52%) GitHub
10 8 (2.58%) GCP
11 6 (1.94%) iPaaS
12 5 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.97%) Heroku
13 3 (0.97%) npm
13 3 (0.97%) NuGet
14 2 (0.65%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.45%) HTTP
2 18 (5.81%) X.509
3 3 (0.97%) AMQP
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.97%) MQTT
4 2 (0.65%) CTI
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
4 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) NAS
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.55%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.42%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (6.77%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.55%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (2.26%) DB2
8 7 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (1.61%) Big Data
10 5 (1.61%) MySQL
11 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 43 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.58%) JIRA
2 39 (12.58%) Subversion
3 37 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (10.65%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.84%) Bitbucket
5 15 (4.84%) SoapUI
6 13 (4.19%) Maven
6 13 (4.19%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.61%) NUnit
11 5 (1.61%) webpack
12 4 (1.29%) Ant
12 4 (1.29%) JProfiler
12 4 (1.29%) MagicDraw
12 4 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (7.10%) Finance
1 22 (7.10%) Marketing
2 17 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.90%) Automotive
5 6 (1.94%) Banking
6 5 (1.61%) Retail
7 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Police
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 141 (45.48%) Developer
2 80 (25.81%) Architect
3 50 (16.13%) C# Developer
4 38 (12.26%) Consultant
5 34 (10.97%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 29 (9.35%) Software Developer
8 28 (9.03%) Software Engineer
9 25 (8.06%) Integration Developer
10 23 (7.42%) .NET Developer
11 21 (6.77%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (6.45%) Azure Consultant
12 20 (6.45%) BizTalk Consultant
12 20 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
13 19 (6.13%) C# Software Engineer
13 19 (6.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 19 (6.13%) Java Developer
13 19 (6.13%) Oracle Developer
14 17 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (5.48%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (33.87%) .NET
2 93 (30.00%) Web Services
3 70 (22.58%) XML
4 63 (20.32%) REST
5 60 (19.35%) .NET Framework
6 58 (18.71%) WCF
7 46 (14.84%) SOAP
8 44 (14.19%) J2EE
8 44 (14.19%) RESTful
9 42 (13.55%) Middleware
10 40 (12.90%) XSLT
11 38 (12.26%) JSON
12 33 (10.65%) AngularJS
13 32 (10.32%) HTML
14 28 (9.03%) Spring
15 25 (8.06%) Node.js
16 24 (7.74%) JMS
17 22 (7.10%) jQuery
18 21 (6.77%) XSD
19 20 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.55%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (12.58%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.48%) Public Cloud
4 17 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.84%) User Experience
6 13 (4.19%) Cloud Native
7 10 (3.23%) iPad
7 10 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.58%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.26%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.94%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.61%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.97%) PKI
12 3 (0.97%) PMI
13 2 (0.65%) Life Science
13 2 (0.65%) Photography
14 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.29%) Windows
2 41 (13.23%) Linux
3 17 (5.48%) Unix
4 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (26.77%) Microservices
3 66 (21.29%) DevOps
4 60 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 55 (17.74%) SDLC
6 54 (17.42%) Scrum
6 54 (17.42%) Test Automation
7 52 (16.77%) Computer Science
8 50 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 46 (14.84%) OO
10 45 (14.52%) MVC
11 44 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (13.55%) SOLID
13 36 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (11.61%) Technical Architecture
14 35 (11.29%) Unit Testing
15 33 (10.65%) MVVM
16 32 (10.32%) TDD
17 31 (10.00%) Line Management
17 31 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 128 (41.29%) SQL
2 118 (38.06%) C#
3 114 (36.77%) Java
4 54 (17.42%) JavaScript
5 53 (17.10%) C++
6 47 (15.16%) PL/SQL
7 22 (7.10%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.48%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.87%) C
9 12 (3.87%) PHP
10 11 (3.55%) Python
11 10 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.23%) Java 8
12 9 (2.90%) Perl
13 5 (1.61%) Korn
13 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.29%) ES6
14 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.97%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (20.65%) Degree
2 32 (10.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.61%) CISM
6 5 (1.61%) CISSP
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.29%) SAFe Agilist
8 3 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.97%) CRISC
8 3 (0.97%) MCSD
8 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.68%) DICOM
2 10 (3.23%) QA
3 9 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (2.26%) JSP 440
4 7 (2.26%) NCSC
5 6 (1.94%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.61%) NIST
6 5 (1.61%) NIST 800
6 5 (1.61%) RMADS
6 5 (1.61%) SLA
7 3 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.32%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (6.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.32%) NFS
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.61%) Ansible
4 4 (1.29%) Puppet
4 4 (1.29%) Salt
4 4 (1.29%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.65%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.32%) Grafana
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.32%) Packer
6 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.61%) Oracle
3 29 (9.35%) MuleSoft
4 28 (9.03%) TIBCO
5 22 (7.10%) Dell
6 20 (6.45%) webMethods
7 18 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (4.84%) Atlassian
9 13 (4.19%) SAP
10 11 (3.55%) HP
11 10 (3.23%) IBM
12 8 (2.58%) Informatica
12 8 (2.58%) Sitecore
13 6 (1.94%) Brightcove
13 6 (1.94%) Optimizely
13 6 (1.94%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.29%) Jitterbit
14 4 (1.29%) Sparx
15 3 (0.97%) hybris
16 2 (0.65%) Cognizant