The median annual salary for a SOA Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SOA Consultant
UK
Rank 839 943 889
Rank change year-on-year +104 -54  
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Consultant 10 3 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.003% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.003% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 56
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £55,000

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SOA Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA Consultant in the UK

SOA Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOA Consultant in the UK

SOA Consultant
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Consultant within the UK 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
England +100 10 £65,000 +30.00%
London +85 10 £65,000 +30.00%

SOA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SOA Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) SOA
2 40 (88.89%) Oracle
2 40 (88.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (51.11%) Relational Database
3 23 (51.11%) RDBMS
4 22 (48.89%) Middleware
4 22 (48.89%) SQL
5 21 (46.67%) Java
6 20 (44.44%) WebLogic
7 19 (42.22%) XML
7 19 (42.22%) Finance
8 18 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (40.00%) WebCenter
9 17 (37.78%) Time Management
9 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
9 17 (37.78%) Java EE
9 17 (37.78%) High Availability
9 17 (37.78%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
9 17 (37.78%) Banking
9 17 (37.78%) Retail
9 17 (37.78%) Unix
9 17 (37.78%) Windows
9 17 (37.78%) Linux
9 17 (37.78%) JBoss
9 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
9 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
9 17 (37.78%) DB2
9 17 (37.78%) WebSphere Application Server

SOA Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 40 (88.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 17 (37.78%) JBoss
3 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
3 17 (37.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) SSL
1 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) RDBMS
1 23 (51.11%) Relational Database
2 17 (37.78%) DB2
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Banking
2 17 (37.78%) Retail
2 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
3 14 (31.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Middleware
2 19 (42.22%) XML
3 18 (40.00%) WebCenter
4 17 (37.78%) HTML
4 17 (37.78%) Java EE
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (4.44%) XSLT
7 1 (2.22%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) SAML
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) Spring
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) WSDL
7 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
1 17 (37.78%) Unix
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) SOA
2 18 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 18 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (37.78%) High Availability
3 17 (37.78%) Time Management
4 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Logistics
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
6 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft