Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BPEL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BPEL over the 6 months to 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1037 1107 1152
Rank change year-on-year +70 +45 +3
Permanent jobs citing BPEL 132 145 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.075% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.084% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 104 106 136
UK median annual salary £71,500 £70,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% +43.59% -11.36%
10th Percentile £51,625 £45,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £76,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £69,000 £60,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.58% +35.00% -18.18%

BPEL 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158605 173383 193739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.14% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124950 144611 159317
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BPEL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BPEL over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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
England +37 124 £71,500 +2.14% 1
London +13 67 £85,000 +17.24%
UK excluding London +32 57 £69,000 +13.58% 1
Midlands +43 24 £71,500 +58.89%
West Midlands - 21 £71,500 -
North of England -14 14 £69,000 +31.43% 1
North East - 12 £69,000 -
South West +2 10 £40,000 -13.51%
East of England +4 7 £52,500 -19.23%
East Midlands +24 3 - -
South East +35 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Yorkshire +15 2 £65,000 -3.70%

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing BPEL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BPEL.

1 120 (90.91%) SOA
2 98 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (62.88%) SOAP
4 76 (57.58%) Validation
4 76 (57.58%) REST
5 72 (54.55%) Tomcat
6 71 (53.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 70 (53.03%) Middleware
8 65 (49.24%) Web Services
8 65 (49.24%) Data Management
8 65 (49.24%) TOGAF
9 58 (43.94%) BPMN
9 58 (43.94%) Java
10 55 (41.67%) Oracle
11 53 (40.15%) WebLogic
12 52 (39.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 52 (39.39%) DevOps
13 51 (38.64%) Jenkins
13 51 (38.64%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (38.64%) Spring
13 51 (38.64%) Business Analysis
14 50 (37.88%) Test Automation
14 50 (37.88%) SLA
14 50 (37.88%) Hibernate
15 49 (37.12%) Risk Management
15 49 (37.12%) Quality Management
15 49 (37.12%) EMC
15 49 (37.12%) Documentum
15 49 (37.12%) Pega
15 49 (37.12%) Root Cause Analysis

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 72 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 53 (40.15%) WebLogic
3 52 (39.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 49 (37.12%) Documentum
5 27 (20.45%) Apache
5 27 (20.45%) WebSphere
6 24 (18.18%) CMS
7 23 (17.42%) JBoss
8 22 (16.67%) Apache Geronimo
8 22 (16.67%) WildFly
9 20 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (13.64%) Anypoint
10 18 (13.64%) Mule
10 18 (13.64%) Mule ESB
11 6 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (2.27%) Apache Spark
13 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 44 (33.33%) GitHub
2 18 (13.64%) SaaS
3 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.27%) Firewall
1 3 (2.27%) HTTP
1 3 (2.27%) LAN
1 3 (2.27%) NAS
1 3 (2.27%) SAN
1 3 (2.27%) WAN
2 2 (1.52%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.76%) DSL
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.70%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (18.94%) Big Data
4 16 (12.12%) InterSystems Cache
5 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.27%) Parquet
9 2 (1.52%) DataStage
9 2 (1.52%) DB2
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 49 (37.12%) Selenium
3 45 (34.09%) Maven
4 26 (19.70%) Git (software)
5 18 (13.64%) Subversion
6 2 (1.52%) Ant
6 2 (1.52%) ERwin
6 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.76%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.76%) JBehave
7 1 (0.76%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) jMock
7 1 (0.76%) Mockito
7 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (15.91%) Marketing
2 15 (11.36%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.27%) Electronics
5 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (72.73%) Architect
2 29 (21.97%) Java Architect
3 24 (18.18%) Pega Architect
4 23 (17.42%) Lead Architect
5 21 (15.91%) Senior Architect
6 19 (14.39%) Developer
7 15 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (7.58%) J2EE Architect
8 10 (7.58%) MuleSoft Architect
8 10 (7.58%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 10 (7.58%) SOA Architect
8 10 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 8 (6.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.06%) MuleSoft Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Java Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (4.55%) Software Architect
13 5 (3.79%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (62.88%) SOAP
2 76 (57.58%) REST
3 70 (53.03%) Middleware
4 65 (49.24%) Web Services
5 51 (38.64%) Spring
6 50 (37.88%) Hibernate
7 33 (25.00%) J2EE
8 23 (17.42%) Java EE
9 22 (16.67%) .NET
9 22 (16.67%) J2SE
10 21 (15.91%) JMS
10 21 (15.91%) OAuth
11 20 (15.15%) SAML
12 11 (8.33%) JSON
13 10 (7.58%) XML
14 8 (6.06%) WSDL
14 8 (6.06%) XSD
15 7 (5.30%) WCF
16 3 (2.27%) RESTful
16 3 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (38.64%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.27%) DataPower
4 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.30%) Linux
2 5 (3.79%) Unix
2 5 (3.79%) Windows
3 3 (2.27%) AIX
3 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (90.91%) SOA
2 98 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (57.58%) Validation
4 71 (53.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 65 (49.24%) Data Management
5 65 (49.24%) TOGAF
6 58 (43.94%) BPMN
7 52 (39.39%) DevOps
8 51 (38.64%) Business Analysis
9 50 (37.88%) Test Automation
10 49 (37.12%) Build Automation
10 49 (37.12%) Case Management
10 49 (37.12%) Document Management
10 49 (37.12%) QMS
10 49 (37.12%) Quality Management
10 49 (37.12%) Risk Management
10 49 (37.12%) Root Cause Analysis
11 43 (32.58%) CRM
11 43 (32.58%) Mentoring
11 43 (32.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.94%) Java
2 35 (26.52%) SQL
3 5 (3.79%) C#
4 4 (3.03%) C++
5 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.27%) Scala
5 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.27%) XPath
6 2 (1.52%) Clojure
6 2 (1.52%) F#
6 2 (1.52%) Groovy
6 2 (1.52%) Haskell
6 2 (1.52%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 49 (37.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
3 2 (1.52%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (37.88%) SLA
2 49 (37.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (15.91%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) HDFS
1 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (37.12%) Puppet
2 25 (18.94%) ZABBIX
3 18 (13.64%) CloudHub
4 3 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.27%) Mesos
5 2 (1.52%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.52%) OpenSSO
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (41.67%) Oracle
2 49 (37.12%) EMC
2 49 (37.12%) Pega
3 30 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.64%) Cognizant
4 18 (13.64%) MuleSoft
5 6 (4.55%) IBM
5 6 (4.55%) SAP
6 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.27%) Cisco
6 3 (2.27%) F5
6 3 (2.27%) HP
6 3 (2.27%) Nokia
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.27%) Siebel
6 3 (2.27%) VMware
7 2 (1.52%) ATG
7 2 (1.52%) hybris
7 2 (1.52%) Software AG
8 1 (0.76%) Unisys