The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 130 140
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2042 2471 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.33% 2.51% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.82% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1962 2047
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

SOA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOA in the UK

SOA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the UK

SOA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -18 1919 £60,000 - 228
London -5 962 £70,000 - 114
South East -8 299 £50,000 - 23
East of England +8 172 £55,000 -12.00% 26
North West +30 161 £50,000 - 13
City of London +21 150 £75,000 +3.44% 22
Berkshire +11 130 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Yorkshire -45 103 £65,000 +23.80% 14
Manchester +6 99 £47,500 -5.00% 10
South West +9 98 £42,500 -4.49% 8
West Midlands -63 83 £50,000 - 15
Scotland -16 73 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire +19 71 £60,000 -14.28% 8
Hampshire -29 59 £57,500 +27.77% 5
West Yorkshire -54 53 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Glasgow -4 50 £60,000 +26.31% 2
West Sussex +31 48 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Leeds -44 43 £65,000 +23.80% 5
Surrey +6 42 £52,500 - 3
Reading -17 37 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Edinburgh -9 36 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire +22 34 £47,995 +19.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 33 £45,000 -3.22% 7
Cheshire -5 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands -20 33 £37,500 -21.05% 5
South Yorkshire -7 30 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Birmingham +5 29 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Bedfordshire +2 29 £35,000 -44.00%
Westminster +2 28 £85,000 -
Merseyside - 27 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for SOA.

1 2195 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1710 (41.87%) Java
3 1223 (29.95%) Web Services
4 1162 (28.45%) .NET
5 1157 (28.33%) JavaScript
6 1056 (25.86%) SQL
7 1026 (25.12%) C#
8 1004 (24.58%) Oracle
9 968 (23.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 897 (21.96%) Finance
11 894 (21.89%) TDD
12 879 (21.52%) SQL Server
13 876 (21.45%) Scrum
14 872 (21.35%) HTML
15 860 (21.06%) MVC
16 812 (19.88%) XML
17 759 (18.58%) REST
18 708 (17.34%) Microservices
19 706 (17.29%) CSS
20 700 (17.14%) Spring
21 687 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
22 669 (16.38%) Microsoft
23 646 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
24 583 (14.28%) Linux
25 578 (14.15%) Software Engineering
26 577 (14.13%) SOAP
27 569 (13.93%) ASP.NET
28 565 (13.83%) Git (software)
29 561 (13.74%) OO
30 520 (12.73%) RESTful

SOA
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
1 968 (23.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 218 (5.34%) JBoss
3 205 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 203 (4.97%) WebSphere
5 195 (4.77%) Tomcat
6 183 (4.48%) CMS
7 170 (4.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 131 (3.21%) Apache
9 113 (2.77%) SharePoint
10 104 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
10 104 (2.55%) Mule
11 84 (2.06%) IIS
12 77 (1.89%) Confluence
13 73 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
14 68 (1.67%) Mule ESB
15 61 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 58 (1.42%) Apache Spark
17 57 (1.40%) Umbraco
18 49 (1.20%) nginx
19 38 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 57 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.27%) HipChat
6 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.15%) GIMP
8 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.049%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.049%) Simulink
9 2 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.024%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 80 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 52 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
5 26 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
6 20 (0.49%) SAP ERP
7 16 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 15 (0.37%) SAP CRM
9 14 (0.34%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.27%) SAP ECC
11 11 (0.27%) SAP HR
12 10 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
13 9 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
13 9 (0.22%) SAP MDM
14 8 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
14 8 (0.20%) SAP GRC
15 7 (0.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 646 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
2 462 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 313 (7.66%) SaaS
4 123 (3.01%) PaaS
5 121 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
6 84 (2.06%) IaaS
7 80 (1.96%) GitHub
8 77 (1.89%) Office 365
9 56 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 42 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (0.83%) Boomi
12 29 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 27 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
14 22 (0.54%) iPaaS
15 17 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
19 11 (0.27%) Amazon S3
20 10 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 208 (5.09%) HTTP
2 157 (3.84%) Internet
3 84 (2.06%) FTP
4 62 (1.52%) Firewall
5 49 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 48 (1.18%) SSL
7 42 (1.03%) Intranet
8 31 (0.76%) AMQP
9 30 (0.73%) DNS
10 24 (0.59%) Network Security
11 21 (0.51%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.34%) ATM
12 14 (0.34%) VPN
13 13 (0.32%) Extranet
13 13 (0.32%) Unified Communications
14 12 (0.29%) LAN
14 12 (0.29%) Skype
15 11 (0.27%) SAN
16 10 (0.24%) WAN
17 9 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 879 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 491 (12.02%) NoSQL
3 458 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 388 (9.50%) MySQL
5 290 (7.10%) Big Data
5 290 (7.10%) MongoDB
6 221 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 205 (5.02%) Oracle Database
8 165 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 164 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 155 (3.80%) Hadoop
11 114 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 113 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
13 101 (2.47%) Redis
14 88 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 79 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 64 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 59 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
18 58 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
19 57 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 565 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 400 (9.79%) Jenkins
3 285 (6.98%) Maven
4 242 (5.93%) Selenium
5 233 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 210 (5.14%) Subversion
7 202 (4.95%) JIRA
8 164 (4.02%) Visual Studio
9 159 (3.89%) JUnit
10 152 (3.72%) TeamCity
11 135 (3.31%) Ant
12 96 (2.35%) Cucumber
13 88 (2.15%) NUnit
14 85 (2.08%) Eclipse
15 77 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
16 70 (1.71%) Hudson
17 68 (1.67%) SoapUI
18 67 (1.64%) Gradle
19 65 (1.59%) IntelliJ
20 58 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 897 (21.96%) Finance
2 458 (11.21%) Retail
3 274 (6.71%) Banking
4 137 (3.35%) Marketing
5 118 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 86 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 74 (1.81%) Advertising
8 58 (1.42%) Games
9 50 (1.22%) Back Office
10 48 (1.18%) Front Office
11 42 (1.03%) Military
12 41 (1.00%) Local Government
13 35 (0.86%) Legal
13 35 (0.86%) Publishing
14 27 (0.66%) Electronics
15 23 (0.56%) Law
16 22 (0.54%) Online Betting
17 21 (0.51%) Billing
18 17 (0.42%) Investment Banking
19 15 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1695 (41.50%) Developer
2 1234 (30.22%) Architect
3 608 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 526 (12.88%) Solutions Architect
5 471 (11.53%) Senior Developer
6 415 (10.16%) .NET Developer
7 371 (9.08%) C# Developer
8 234 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 216 (5.29%) Software Engineer
10 215 (5.26%) Consultant
11 200 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 194 (4.75%) Technical Architect
13 186 (4.55%) Lead Developer
14 175 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
15 143 (3.50%) Integration Architect
16 137 (3.35%) Senior Architect
17 123 (3.01%) Analyst
18 119 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
19 117 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
20 100 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1223 (29.95%) Web Services
2 1162 (28.45%) .NET
3 872 (21.35%) HTML
4 812 (19.88%) XML
5 759 (18.58%) REST
6 706 (17.29%) CSS
7 700 (17.14%) Spring
8 577 (14.13%) SOAP
9 569 (13.93%) ASP.NET
10 520 (12.73%) RESTful
11 490 (12.00%) AngularJS
12 489 (11.97%) Middleware
13 408 (9.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 400 (9.79%) jQuery
15 368 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 362 (8.86%) Hibernate
17 353 (8.64%) JMS
18 349 (8.55%) .NET Framework
19 348 (8.52%) HTML5
20 339 (8.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 418 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
2 292 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 287 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 228 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
5 174 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 169 (4.14%) User Experience
7 165 (4.04%) Management Information System
8 138 (3.38%) Mobile App
9 135 (3.31%) Fintech
10 91 (2.23%) iPad
11 84 (2.06%) Client/Server
12 69 (1.69%) Blog
13 63 (1.54%) Data Structures
14 49 (1.20%) Data Centre
15 44 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 39 (0.95%) DataPower
17 32 (0.78%) Algorithms
18 31 (0.76%) Derivative
19 29 (0.71%) Clustering
19 29 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 583 (14.28%) Linux
2 326 (7.98%) Unix
3 286 (7.00%) Windows
4 76 (1.86%) Android
5 67 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 64 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 54 (1.32%) Solaris
8 51 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.37%) AIX
12 14 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.098%) CentOS
16 3 (0.073%) HPUX
16 3 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.049%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.049%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.049%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2195 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 894 (21.89%) TDD
3 876 (21.45%) Scrum
4 860 (21.06%) MVC
5 708 (17.34%) Microservices
6 687 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
7 578 (14.15%) Software Engineering
8 561 (13.74%) OO
9 509 (12.46%) DevOps
10 488 (11.95%) SDLC
11 486 (11.90%) Test Automation
12 475 (11.63%) Open Source
13 467 (11.43%) TOGAF
14 464 (11.36%) E-Commerce
15 392 (9.60%) UML
16 373 (9.13%) Enterprise Architecture
17 343 (8.40%) Mentoring
18 336 (8.23%) BDD
19 328 (8.03%) Unit Testing
20 299 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1710 (41.87%) Java
2 1157 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 1056 (25.86%) SQL
4 1026 (25.12%) C#
5 349 (8.55%) Python
6 176 (4.31%) T-SQL
7 173 (4.24%) PL/SQL
8 137 (3.35%) C++
8 137 (3.35%) PHP
9 117 (2.86%) C
10 108 (2.64%) Ruby
11 86 (2.11%) Scala
12 81 (1.98%) Go
13 74 (1.81%) TypeScript
14 71 (1.74%) XPath
15 67 (1.64%) Groovy
16 62 (1.52%) VB.NET
17 61 (1.49%) Perl
18 52 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 51 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 476 (11.66%) Degree
2 181 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 91 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 34 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.73%) ISEB
6 18 (0.44%) CISSP
6 18 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.32%) CITP
10 10 (0.24%) AWS Certification
11 9 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.20%) PMP
12 8 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.15%) CISA
14 6 (0.15%) GCED
14 6 (0.15%) GPEN
14 6 (0.15%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (7.27%) QA
2 56 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 52 (1.27%) SLA
4 47 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.69%) COBIT
6 15 (0.37%) GDPR
7 12 (0.29%) PMO
8 11 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.20%) HL7
9 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.12%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.098%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.098%) ISO27005
12 4 (0.098%) MiFID
12 4 (0.098%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.049%) GCP
14 1 (0.024%) BS25999
14 1 (0.024%) GAAP
System Software
1 239 (5.85%) Docker
2 27 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.32%) Varnish
3 13 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
3 13 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.073%) iptables
8 3 (0.073%) vCloud
9 2 (0.049%) Gluster
9 2 (0.049%) KVM
9 2 (0.049%) NFS
9 2 (0.049%) Samba
9 2 (0.049%) Xen
10 1 (0.024%) Firmware
10 1 (0.024%) HDFS
10 1 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 152 (3.72%) Puppet
2 93 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (1.59%) Ansible
4 59 (1.44%) Kubernetes
5 51 (1.25%) Kibana
6 33 (0.81%) MOM
7 26 (0.64%) Terraform
8 25 (0.61%) Salt
9 21 (0.51%) CloudHub
10 19 (0.47%) Grafana
11 15 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 14 (0.34%) StatsD
13 9 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
14 8 (0.20%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.17%) CA Wily
15 7 (0.17%) logstash
16 6 (0.15%) Mesos
16 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.15%) Packer
17 5 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1004 (24.58%) Oracle
2 669 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 310 (7.59%) IBM
4 168 (4.11%) SAP
5 142 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 112 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 109 (2.67%) Google
8 103 (2.52%) MuleSoft
9 96 (2.35%) Sitecore
10 80 (1.96%) Cognizant
11 77 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 73 (1.79%) VMware
13 69 (1.69%) Informatica
14 68 (1.67%) webMethods
15 66 (1.62%) Xamarin
16 57 (1.40%) Pega
17 49 (1.20%) Atlassian
18 41 (1.00%) Rackspace
18 41 (1.00%) Solace
19 37 (0.91%) Sybase
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
KPRS
Salary: From £44,000 to £57,000 per annum £44k - £57k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum £70-80k+ bonus bens car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £88000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 15% bonuses + excellent bene
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + 10% Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago