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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 131 163
Rank change year-on-year -41 +32 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 591 779 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.89% 2.49% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.85% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 510 610 718
South East median annual salary £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.74% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £38,625 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,125 £77,625 £76,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 27,374 27,300 35,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.62% 87.22% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22,627 22,343 30,311
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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
Thames Valley -94 199 £55,000 -8.33% 30
Hampshire -50 145 £62,000 +15.35% 18
Surrey +28 133 £55,000 +4.76% 20
Berkshire -65 121 £60,000 -6.25% 18
East Sussex +25 62 £61,250 -4.30% 2
Oxfordshire -27 41 £52,500 +20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -30 37 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Kent +49 36 £50,000 +2.56% 4
West Sussex -17 18 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Sussex -20 5 £80,000 +23.08%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 274 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (44.50%) SQL
3 241 (40.78%) Web Services
4 230 (38.92%) C#
5 216 (36.55%) Java
5 216 (36.55%) .NET
6 210 (35.53%) JavaScript
7 186 (31.47%) Oracle
8 174 (29.44%) SQL Server
9 163 (27.58%) HTML
10 158 (26.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 155 (26.23%) CSS
12 151 (25.55%) REST
13 146 (24.70%) MVC
14 144 (24.37%) SOAP
15 142 (24.03%) Microsoft
16 135 (22.84%) XML
17 132 (22.34%) ASP.NET
18 127 (21.49%) Microservices
19 120 (20.30%) Middleware
20 115 (19.46%) WCF
21 114 (19.29%) Degree
22 112 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
23 110 (18.61%) Scrum
24 106 (17.94%) Finance
25 102 (17.26%) SDLC
26 99 (16.75%) T-SQL
27 90 (15.23%) DevOps
27 90 (15.23%) Enterprise Software
27 90 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 158 (26.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 49 (8.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 33 (5.58%) NServiceBus
4 31 (5.25%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.40%) WebLogic
6 23 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (3.05%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.05%) JBoss
8 17 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (2.20%) Confluence
10 13 (2.20%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.86%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (1.52%) SAS
13 8 (1.35%) IIS
13 8 (1.35%) JCAPS
13 8 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.34%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 90 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (8.29%) SaaS
4 35 (5.92%) npm
5 28 (4.74%) Yarn
6 14 (2.37%) Serverless
6 14 (2.37%) Slack
7 13 (2.20%) PaaS
8 11 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.68%) Force.com
10 4 (0.68%) GitHub
11 3 (0.51%) Boomi
11 3 (0.51%) IaaS
11 3 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.34%) Heroku
12 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Office 365
13 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.89%) HTTP
2 22 (3.72%) Internet
3 12 (2.03%) SSL
4 8 (1.35%) PuTTY
4 8 (1.35%) SSH
5 7 (1.18%) FTP
5 7 (1.18%) SAN
5 7 (1.18%) SMTP
6 6 (1.02%) AMQP
6 6 (1.02%) LAN
6 6 (1.02%) WAN
7 5 (0.85%) Firewall
7 5 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.68%) Network Security
9 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.34%) DNS
10 2 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.66%) NoSQL
3 62 (10.49%) Relational Database
4 59 (9.98%) Oracle Database
5 35 (5.92%) RDBMS
6 33 (5.58%) MySQL
7 29 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (4.40%) MongoDB
9 23 (3.89%) Big Data
10 22 (3.72%) DB2
10 22 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (3.21%) Hadoop
12 18 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (3.05%) Oracle BI EE
12 18 (3.05%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
14 16 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 89 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 75 (12.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (7.11%) Visual Studio
4 40 (6.77%) Subversion
5 33 (5.58%) JIRA
6 30 (5.08%) Maven
7 28 (4.74%) Babel
7 28 (4.74%) Jenkins
7 28 (4.74%) Log4Net
7 28 (4.74%) MSBuild
7 28 (4.74%) webpack
8 26 (4.40%) Eclipse
9 18 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (2.03%) Bugzilla
11 12 (2.03%) JDeveloper
11 12 (2.03%) Trac
12 11 (1.86%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.69%) NUnit
13 10 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 106 (17.94%) Finance
2 38 (6.43%) Manufacturing
3 29 (4.91%) Retail
4 24 (4.06%) Front Office
4 24 (4.06%) German Language
5 12 (2.03%) Military
6 10 (1.69%) Billing
6 10 (1.69%) Publishing
6 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.52%) Banking
8 7 (1.18%) Back Office
8 7 (1.18%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Games
9 4 (0.68%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (43.15%) Developer
2 179 (30.29%) Architect
3 91 (15.40%) .NET Developer
4 90 (15.23%) C# Developer
5 79 (13.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 65 (11.00%) Java Developer
7 64 (10.83%) Solutions Architect
8 52 (8.80%) Senior Developer
9 44 (7.45%) Analyst
9 44 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (7.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (6.09%) Designer
11 36 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (5.08%) Systems Architect
13 28 (4.74%) Systems Designer
14 26 (4.40%) Lead Developer
15 24 (4.06%) Applications Developer
16 22 (3.72%) SQL Developer
16 22 (3.72%) Technical Architect
17 21 (3.55%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (40.78%) Web Services
2 216 (36.55%) .NET
3 163 (27.58%) HTML
4 155 (26.23%) CSS
5 151 (25.55%) REST
6 144 (24.37%) SOAP
7 135 (22.84%) XML
8 132 (22.34%) ASP.NET
9 120 (20.30%) Middleware
10 115 (19.46%) WCF
11 79 (13.37%) .NET Framework
12 74 (12.52%) jQuery
13 73 (12.35%) Spring
14 70 (11.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 68 (11.51%) AngularJS
16 61 (10.32%) Oracle Fusion
17 59 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (8.80%) JSON
19 51 (8.63%) J2EE
19 51 (8.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 112 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (15.23%) Enterprise Software
3 61 (10.32%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.38%) N-Tier
6 16 (2.71%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.54%) Fintech
8 12 (2.03%) Mainframe
8 12 (2.03%) User Experience
9 11 (1.86%) Clustering
10 10 (1.69%) W3C
11 9 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.02%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.85%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.68%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.51%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.15%) Linux
2 45 (7.61%) Windows
3 37 (6.26%) Unix
4 21 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.85%) Android
6 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.85%) zOS
7 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.51%) CentOS
9 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (24.70%) MVC
3 127 (21.49%) Microservices
4 110 (18.61%) Scrum
5 102 (17.26%) SDLC
6 90 (15.23%) DevOps
7 85 (14.38%) TDD
8 83 (14.04%) Mentoring
9 74 (12.52%) OO
10 68 (11.51%) Software Engineering
11 66 (11.17%) Migration
12 59 (9.98%) SOLID
13 57 (9.64%) UML
14 49 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (7.95%) BDD
16 45 (7.61%) E-Commerce
17 44 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (7.45%) Test Automation
17 44 (7.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 263 (44.50%) SQL
2 230 (38.92%) C#
3 216 (36.55%) Java
4 210 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 99 (16.75%) T-SQL
6 50 (8.46%) PL/SQL
7 36 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 35 (5.92%) Python
9 34 (5.75%) C++
10 29 (4.91%) ES6
11 23 (3.89%) XPath
12 20 (3.38%) C
13 18 (3.05%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.54%) XQuery
15 13 (2.20%) VB
16 12 (2.03%) Go
16 12 (2.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (19.29%) Degree
2 25 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.20%) SANS
6 12 (2.03%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.86%) MCPD
7 11 (1.86%) MCTS
8 8 (1.35%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.85%) ISEB
9 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.68%) PMP
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.34%) PhD
12 1 (0.17%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.17%) GPEN
12 1 (0.17%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.64%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) PMO
3 6 (1.02%) GCP
4 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (8.97%) Docker
2 10 (1.69%) HDFS
3 6 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.68%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.89%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (2.88%) Puppet
4 13 (2.20%) Ansible
5 8 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.68%) Oozie
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) Terraform
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 186 (31.47%) Oracle
2 142 (24.03%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.60%) IBM
4 31 (5.25%) SAP
5 22 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (3.21%) MuleSoft
7 11 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 10 (1.69%) BEA
9 9 (1.52%) Ab Initio
9 9 (1.52%) Splunk
10 8 (1.35%) Capita
10 8 (1.35%) Dynatrace
10 8 (1.35%) Google
10 8 (1.35%) Remedy
10 8 (1.35%) VMware
11 7 (1.18%) hybris
11 7 (1.18%) Virgin Media
12 6 (1.02%) webMethods
13 4 (0.68%) Kofax
13 4 (0.68%) Perforce