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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 65 69 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.82% 2.01% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.47% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 13
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.84%  

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 541 647 823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.25% 81.08% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 613 633
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

SOA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Southampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 12 (60.00%) J2EE
2 12 (60.00%) Web Development
3 11 (55.00%) JSON
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) OSGi
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) Big Data
8 5 (25.00%) Angular 2
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) C++
9 4 (20.00%) Ruby
9 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
9 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (15.00%) SaaS
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.00%) Scrum
11 2 (10.00%) Windows
11 2 (10.00%) JIRA
11 2 (10.00%) QA

SOA
Top Related 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.00%) Jetty
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) TestRail
3 1 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) J2EE
2 11 (55.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) OSGi
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) Java EE
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EMV
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
1 12 (60.00%) Web Development
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) API Development
5 1 (5.00%) ArchiMate
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.00%) MCSM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin