Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 190 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 -70 +51
Permanent jobs citing SOA 509 523 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.75% 1.80% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.02% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 387 468 801
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -5.45%
10th Percentile £36,000 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 26,117 25,930 31,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.67% 89.46% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,547 21,384 26,347
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +14 178 £60,000 +6.19% 12
Surrey +49 113 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Thames Valley -42 111 £52,500 -8.70% 19
West Sussex 0 73 £70,000 +38.61% 4
Berkshire -63 62 £57,500 -4.17% 9
Oxfordshire -2 25 £61,250 +16.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 23 £52,500 -4.55% 4
East Sussex -42 21 £52,500 -34.38% 3
Isle of Wight - 8 £32,500 -
Kent +18 7 £25,000 - 3
Sussex - 1 £80,000 -
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 241 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (42.83%) .NET
3 192 (37.72%) Web Services
4 191 (37.52%) Java
5 174 (34.18%) C#
6 164 (32.22%) OO
7 145 (28.49%) SQL
8 141 (27.70%) JavaScript
9 125 (24.56%) Oracle
10 116 (22.79%) TDD
11 112 (22.00%) SQL Server
12 108 (21.22%) XML
13 106 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 104 (20.43%) MVC
15 100 (19.65%) Problem-Solving
16 98 (19.25%) HTML
17 93 (18.27%) REST
18 92 (18.07%) Microsoft
19 91 (17.88%) Microservices
20 89 (17.49%) Degree
21 87 (17.09%) .NET Framework
22 83 (16.31%) Scrum
23 80 (15.72%) C++
24 78 (15.32%) Spring
24 78 (15.32%) DevOps
25 77 (15.13%) Git (software)
25 77 (15.13%) Linux
26 76 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
27 75 (14.73%) Multithreading
28 72 (14.15%) XSLT

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
1 106 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 33 (6.48%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (5.11%) CMS
4 23 (4.52%) IIS
5 21 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (4.13%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.13%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.73%) Apache
6 19 (3.73%) Confluence
7 16 (3.14%) Apache Solr
8 14 (2.75%) JBoss
9 13 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
11 11 (2.16%) Apache Spark
11 11 (2.16%) Jupyter
12 8 (1.57%) NServiceBus
13 6 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.38%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.59%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (8.84%) PaaS
4 38 (7.47%) SaaS
5 33 (6.48%) IaaS
6 19 (3.73%) Serverless
7 12 (2.36%) Azure Functions
8 11 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.18%) Force.com
11 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.59%) GitHub
12 3 (0.59%) Slack
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.20%) Mailgun
13 1 (0.20%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.73%) Software-Defined Networking
2 11 (2.16%) Internet
3 10 (1.96%) DAB
4 6 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.98%) HTTP
5 5 (0.98%) Wireless
6 3 (0.59%) DHCP
6 3 (0.59%) DNS
6 3 (0.59%) NAS
6 3 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.59%) SAN
6 3 (0.59%) VoIP
7 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.20%) CTI
8 1 (0.20%) MVNO
8 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.41%) Relational Database
3 49 (9.63%) Oracle Database
4 39 (7.66%) Big Data
5 37 (7.27%) Hadoop
6 31 (6.09%) NoSQL
7 26 (5.11%) MySQL
8 25 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (4.91%) RDBMS
9 24 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (4.32%) MongoDB
11 20 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (3.73%) Oracle Exadata
12 19 (3.73%) SAP HANA
13 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 77 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (10.41%) Maven
4 47 (9.23%) Jenkins
5 45 (8.84%) JIRA
6 35 (6.88%) Eclipse
7 28 (5.50%) Subversion
8 24 (4.72%) Visual Studio
9 18 (3.54%) JUnit
10 17 (3.34%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (3.14%) NetBeans
12 13 (2.55%) IntelliJ
13 12 (2.36%) Bitbucket
13 12 (2.36%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (2.36%) Selenium
14 11 (2.16%) SpecFlow
14 11 (2.16%) Vagrant
15 10 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (10.41%) Finance
2 25 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.13%) Marketing
5 12 (2.36%) Retail
6 10 (1.96%) Billing
7 9 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.18%) Banking
9 4 (0.79%) Publishing
9 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 241 (47.35%) Developer
2 140 (27.50%) Architect
3 108 (21.22%) Java Developer
4 85 (16.70%) Senior Developer
5 47 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (7.86%) Lead Developer
7 38 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 34 (6.68%) .NET Developer
9 32 (6.29%) Applications Architect
10 31 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (5.50%) C# Developer
12 27 (5.30%) C++ Developer
13 24 (4.72%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.52%) Software Architect
15 22 (4.32%) Technical Leader
16 21 (4.13%) C++ Software Developer
16 21 (4.13%) Enterprise Architect
17 20 (3.93%) Lead Java Developer
18 19 (3.73%) Consultant
18 19 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (42.83%) .NET
2 192 (37.72%) Web Services
3 108 (21.22%) XML
4 98 (19.25%) HTML
5 93 (18.27%) REST
6 87 (17.09%) .NET Framework
7 78 (15.32%) Spring
8 72 (14.15%) XSLT
9 67 (13.16%) WCF
10 63 (12.38%) AngularJS
10 63 (12.38%) J2EE
11 62 (12.18%) SOAP
12 59 (11.59%) CSS
13 58 (11.39%) Middleware
14 43 (8.45%) RESTful
15 36 (7.07%) ASP.NET
16 34 (6.68%) JSON
17 33 (6.48%) JMS
18 31 (6.09%) Java EE
18 31 (6.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.22%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 43 (8.45%) Mobile App
4 40 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.72%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (3.54%) User Experience
9 15 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (2.36%) N-Tier
11 11 (2.16%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.96%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.77%) W3C
14 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.18%) Fintech
15 4 (0.79%) Cloud Native
16 3 (0.59%) Clustering
17 2 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
17 2 (0.39%) Smart Meter
18 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.13%) Linux
2 36 (7.07%) Unix
3 26 (5.11%) Android
4 24 (4.72%) Windows
5 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (32.22%) OO
3 116 (22.79%) TDD
4 104 (20.43%) MVC
5 100 (19.65%) Problem-Solving
6 91 (17.88%) Microservices
7 83 (16.31%) Scrum
8 78 (15.32%) DevOps
9 75 (14.73%) Multithreading
10 68 (13.36%) Software Engineering
11 66 (12.97%) OOD
12 62 (12.18%) SDLC
13 59 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (11.59%) E-Commerce
13 59 (11.59%) Migration
13 59 (11.59%) TOGAF
14 53 (10.41%) BDD
14 53 (10.41%) Mentoring
15 52 (10.22%) Unit Testing
16 45 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 191 (37.52%) Java
2 174 (34.18%) C#
3 145 (28.49%) SQL
4 141 (27.70%) JavaScript
5 80 (15.72%) C++
6 54 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 39 (7.66%) Python
8 33 (6.48%) Java 8
9 30 (5.89%) PL/SQL
10 23 (4.52%) C
11 14 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.57%) PHP
12 8 (1.57%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.57%) XPath
12 8 (1.57%) XQuery
13 4 (0.79%) VB
14 3 (0.59%) Go
14 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 89 (17.49%) Degree
2 23 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.59%) MCITP
8 3 (0.59%) MCSA
8 3 (0.59%) MCSE
8 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.59%) RHCE
8 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.14%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) DICOM
3 6 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.98%) GDPR
5 4 (0.79%) PSD2
6 3 (0.59%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.39%) COBIT
7 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (9.04%) Docker
2 19 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.57%) LXC
5 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.18%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.59%) vCloud
6 3 (0.59%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (5.11%) Ansible
2 23 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.73%) Kubernetes
4 13 (2.55%) Puppet
5 12 (2.36%) logstash
6 11 (2.16%) Kibana
7 9 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (24.56%) Oracle
2 92 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.72%) SAP
4 21 (4.13%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.16%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.96%) Splunk
6 10 (1.96%) VMware
7 6 (1.18%) Apple
7 6 (1.18%) Facebook
7 6 (1.18%) Jitterbit
7 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.18%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.98%) Google
8 5 (0.98%) IBM
8 5 (0.98%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.59%) Cisco
10 3 (0.59%) HP
11 2 (0.39%) EMC