The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 57 61 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.93% 2.68% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.15% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 15
Median salary £52,500 £44,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.31% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £45,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 611 667 873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 94.14% 85.08% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 509 549 738
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in South Yorkshire

SOA
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SOA in South Yorkshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in South Yorkshire

SOA
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster 0 11 £80,000 +113.33%
Sheffield +4 7 £52,500 +19.31%
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (89.13%) Java
3 32 (69.57%) SQL
4 27 (58.70%) XML
5 25 (54.35%) OO
6 24 (52.17%) PL/SQL
7 22 (47.83%) J2EE
7 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 22 (47.83%) Finance
8 18 (39.13%) Scrum
8 18 (39.13%) Oracle
8 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
8 18 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database
9 17 (36.96%) DevOps
9 17 (36.96%) Oracle APEX
10 16 (34.78%) Spring
10 16 (34.78%) Linux
11 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (30.43%) QA
12 14 (30.43%) Web Services
12 14 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (28.26%) JIRA
13 13 (28.26%) Subversion
13 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
13 13 (28.26%) OOD
14 12 (26.09%) Apache
14 12 (26.09%) Ant
14 12 (26.09%) JUnit

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 18 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
3 12 (26.09%) Apache
4 5 (10.87%) JBoss
5 4 (8.70%) Jetty
5 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle Database
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (28.26%) JIRA
2 13 (28.26%) Subversion
3 12 (26.09%) Ant
3 12 (26.09%) Gradle
3 12 (26.09%) JUnit
3 12 (26.09%) Maven
4 8 (17.39%) Mockito
5 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Developer
6 4 (8.70%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Head of Strategy
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) XML
2 22 (47.83%) J2EE
3 16 (34.78%) Spring
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) ActiveMQ
5 12 (26.09%) Apache Camel
5 12 (26.09%) RESTful
6 11 (23.91%) REST
6 11 (23.91%) SOAP
7 8 (17.39%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) Apache CXF
8 4 (8.70%) Java EE
8 4 (8.70%) JAXB
8 4 (8.70%) JAX-WS
8 4 (8.70%) JMS
9 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) OO
3 18 (39.13%) Scrum
3 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 17 (36.96%) DevOps
5 13 (28.26%) OOD
6 10 (21.74%) UML
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.57%) SDLC
8 7 (15.22%) TDD
9 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.87%) CRM
10 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
11 4 (8.70%) BDD
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
12 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.52%) Machine Learning
12 3 (6.52%) OWASP
12 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) Java
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) PL/SQL
4 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
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