The median annual salary for a SOA Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SOA Architect
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 865 823
Rank change year-on-year +65 -42  
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 52 85 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.081% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.084% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 122
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

SOA Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SOA Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Architect in the UK

SOA Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOA Architect in the UK

SOA Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA Architect over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA Architect in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +49 52 £75,000 -1.63% 5
London +42 29 £85,000 +9.67% 3
South East +75 19 £70,000 -6.66% 1
City of London +29 10 £85,000 +4.61% 3
Westminster -3 10 £85,000 +9.67%
Hampshire - 9 £67,500 - 1
Berkshire +43 7 £71,500 -4.66%
East of England +32 5 - - 1
Bedfordshire +20 5 - -
Luton +9 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hatfield - 2 - -
West Midlands +28 1 £62,500 -16.66%
Northampton +19 1 - -
Northamptonshire +17 1 - -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -
Dorking - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Bedford - 1 - -

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SOA Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SOA Architect in the job title.

1 117 (100.00%) SOA
2 62 (52.99%) Java
3 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (29.91%) Scrum
4 35 (29.91%) TOGAF
5 34 (29.06%) UML
6 29 (24.79%) Retail
7 27 (23.08%) HTML
8 26 (22.22%) Open Source
8 26 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (21.37%) OO
10 24 (20.51%) Kanban
11 23 (19.66%) Data Modelling
12 22 (18.80%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (18.80%) TDD
12 22 (18.80%) Waterfall
13 21 (17.95%) Data Architecture
13 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
13 21 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (17.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (17.95%) Finance
13 21 (17.95%) ERP
13 21 (17.95%) .NET
13 21 (17.95%) Oracle
14 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
15 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (16.24%) SAP
16 18 (15.38%) SAP ERP
17 17 (14.53%) IT Strategy
18 16 (13.68%) SAP ECC

SOA Architect Skill Set
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 21 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.71%) Mule
5 2 (1.71%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (15.38%) SAP ERP
2 16 (13.68%) SAP ECC
2 16 (13.68%) SAP HR
2 16 (13.68%) SAP Hybris
2 16 (13.68%) SAP MDM
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.85%) Maximo
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.85%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.84%) SaaS
4 5 (4.27%) IaaS
4 5 (4.27%) PaaS
5 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) Big Data
2 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.55%) MySQL
4 9 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.42%) GIS
7 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
1 21 (17.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 29 (24.79%) Retail
2 21 (17.95%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) HTML
2 21 (17.95%) .NET
3 13 (11.11%) Web Services
4 11 (9.40%) XML
5 10 (8.55%) Middleware
6 9 (7.69%) J2EE
7 8 (6.84%) Java EE
8 6 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (5.13%) XSLT
9 5 (4.27%) HTML5
9 5 (4.27%) Kafka
9 5 (4.27%) SOAP
10 4 (3.42%) REST
11 3 (2.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.56%) JPA
11 3 (2.56%) Spring
11 3 (2.56%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.56%) Spring Cloud
12 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.27%) Internet of Things
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.71%) DataPower
5 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.71%) Linux
1 2 (1.71%) Unix
1 2 (1.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (100.00%) SOA
2 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.91%) Scrum
3 35 (29.91%) TOGAF
4 34 (29.06%) UML
5 26 (22.22%) Open Source
6 25 (21.37%) OO
7 24 (20.51%) Kanban
8 23 (19.66%) Data Modelling
9 22 (18.80%) OOA/OOD
9 22 (18.80%) TDD
9 22 (18.80%) Waterfall
10 21 (17.95%) Data Architecture
10 21 (17.95%) ERP
11 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
12 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.53%) IT Strategy
14 15 (12.82%) SDLC
15 13 (11.11%) Workflow
16 12 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) Java
2 14 (11.97%) C#
3 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.69%) Python
4 5 (4.27%) Ruby
5 4 (3.42%) SQL
6 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) MCP
2 1 (0.85%) MCSD
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle
2 19 (16.24%) SAP
3 16 (13.68%) hybris
4 7 (5.98%) TIBCO
4 7 (5.98%) webMethods
5 4 (3.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) CA
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) ESRI
7 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) Pega
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
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