The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.62% 3.45% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 4.24% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 4
Median salary £57,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -15.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 495 589 640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.87% 81.24% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 456 560 515
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

SOA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for SOA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 9 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Ruby
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) SaaS
4 6 (40.00%) PaaS
4 6 (40.00%) Node.js
4 6 (40.00%) ArchiMate
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (33.33%) Data Security
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) Data Migration

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
2 6 (40.00%) PaaS
3 5 (33.33%) iPaaS
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 5 (33.33%) GitLab
4 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Moq
6 1 (6.67%) NUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) TestRail
6 1 (6.67%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Technical Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) J2EE
3 5 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) EMV
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) ArchiMate
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) Microservices
2 6 (40.00%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Data Security
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
1 9 (60.00%) Ruby
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin