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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 140 146
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2039 2369 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.29% 2.41% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.71% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1848 2079
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
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 £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -19 1915 £62,500 +4.16% 242
London 0 1019 £70,000 - 101
South East -54 275 £52,500 +5.00% 31
East of England +22 192 £57,500 -4.16% 28
North West +27 149 £50,000 -4.76% 21
City of London +9 136 £75,000 +15.38% 21
Berkshire -18 108 £57,500 - 8
Manchester +3 99 £47,500 -9.52% 16
Yorkshire -67 91 £63,750 +15.90% 23
South West +12 87 £42,500 - 12
Hertfordshire +16 84 £60,000 -4.00% 9
West Midlands -53 76 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Scotland -29 65 £60,000 +11.62% 9
West Sussex +44 60 £50,500 -2.88%
West Yorkshire -62 52 £65,000 +15.04% 17
Hampshire -41 49 £57,500 +35.29% 9
Glasgow -6 48 £60,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +10 46 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Surrey +2 36 £51,500 +3.00% 6
Leeds -54 36 £65,000 +23.80% 13
Peterborough +25 33 £45,344 +6.69% 4
Edinburgh -9 31 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Westminster +4 30 £85,000 -
Reading -17 29 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Worthing -6 28 £52,500 +12.90%
South Yorkshire 0 27 £55,000 +41.02% 3
Bristol -4 27 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Cheshire -11 27 £50,000 -47.36% 5
Bedfordshire +15 25 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Wiltshire +14 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2238 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1743 (42.94%) Java
3 1214 (29.91%) Web Services
4 1181 (29.10%) JavaScript
5 1175 (28.95%) .NET
6 1088 (26.80%) SQL
7 1033 (25.45%) Oracle
8 1022 (25.18%) C#
9 993 (24.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 953 (23.48%) TDD
11 918 (22.62%) Finance
12 879 (21.66%) SQL Server
13 876 (21.58%) Scrum
14 872 (21.48%) MVC
15 868 (21.38%) HTML
16 812 (20.00%) REST
17 792 (19.51%) Microservices
18 777 (19.14%) XML
19 737 (18.16%) Spring
20 712 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
21 702 (17.29%) CSS
22 700 (17.25%) Amazon AWS
23 631 (15.55%) Git (software)
24 621 (15.30%) Microsoft
25 605 (14.91%) SOAP
26 583 (14.36%) OO
27 575 (14.17%) Linux
28 574 (14.14%) Software Engineering
29 571 (14.07%) DevOps
30 558 (13.75%) ASP.NET

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
1 993 (24.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 208 (5.12%) JBoss
3 201 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 184 (4.53%) WebSphere
5 178 (4.39%) WebLogic
6 166 (4.09%) CMS
7 159 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
8 143 (3.52%) Apache
9 111 (2.73%) Confluence
10 94 (2.32%) SharePoint
11 93 (2.29%) Mule
12 75 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
13 73 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
14 66 (1.63%) Apache Spark
15 60 (1.48%) IIS
16 59 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
17 57 (1.40%) Mule ESB
18 48 (1.18%) nginx
19 46 (1.13%) Umbraco
20 41 (1.01%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 63 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.27%) HipChat
4 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.074%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.049%) GIMP
8 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 75 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 32 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 24 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
8 16 (0.39%) NetSuite
9 15 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.32%) Eloqua
10 13 (0.32%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
12 11 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
12 11 (0.27%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
14 8 (0.20%) SAP GRC
15 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
15 7 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
16 6 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 700 (17.25%) Amazon AWS
2 433 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 329 (8.11%) SaaS
4 122 (3.01%) PaaS
5 113 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 103 (2.54%) GitHub
7 89 (2.19%) IaaS
8 68 (1.68%) Office 365
9 48 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 41 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (0.94%) Boomi
12 31 (0.76%) OpenShift
13 27 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
14 23 (0.57%) iPaaS
15 21 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.42%) Taleo
17 15 (0.37%) Amazon S3
17 15 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
18 14 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 228 (5.62%) HTTP
2 152 (3.74%) Internet
3 87 (2.14%) FTP
4 59 (1.45%) Firewall
5 38 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 37 (0.91%) SSL
7 36 (0.89%) Intranet
8 28 (0.69%) DNS
9 26 (0.64%) Network Security
10 25 (0.62%) AMQP
11 22 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 17 (0.42%) SAN
13 15 (0.37%) LAN
13 15 (0.37%) VPN
14 13 (0.32%) Extranet
15 12 (0.30%) Unified Communications
16 10 (0.25%) SMPP
16 10 (0.25%) WAN
17 9 (0.22%) ATM
17 9 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 879 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 510 (12.56%) NoSQL
3 430 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 392 (9.66%) MySQL
5 316 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 278 (6.85%) Big Data
7 208 (5.12%) RDBMS
8 191 (4.71%) Oracle Database
8 191 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
9 186 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 163 (4.02%) Hadoop
11 106 (2.61%) Redis
12 102 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 88 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 82 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
15 77 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 72 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 67 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
18 61 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
19 56 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 631 (15.55%) Git (software)
2 436 (10.74%) Jenkins
3 309 (7.61%) Maven
4 241 (5.94%) JIRA
5 234 (5.76%) Selenium
6 228 (5.62%) Subversion
7 209 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 162 (3.99%) TeamCity
9 154 (3.79%) JUnit
10 140 (3.45%) Visual Studio
11 124 (3.05%) Ant
12 103 (2.54%) NUnit
13 88 (2.17%) Eclipse
14 85 (2.09%) Cucumber
15 75 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
16 73 (1.80%) Hudson
17 69 (1.70%) IntelliJ
18 67 (1.65%) Gradle
19 65 (1.60%) gulp
20 63 (1.55%) SoapUI
General
1 918 (22.62%) Finance
2 417 (10.27%) Retail
3 282 (6.95%) Banking
4 150 (3.70%) Marketing
5 118 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 81 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 62 (1.53%) Front Office
8 56 (1.38%) Advertising
9 54 (1.33%) Back Office
9 54 (1.33%) Games
10 42 (1.03%) Electronics
11 37 (0.91%) Legal
12 36 (0.89%) Military
13 32 (0.79%) Local Government
13 32 (0.79%) Publishing
14 22 (0.54%) Billing
14 22 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 22 (0.54%) Online Betting
15 19 (0.47%) German Language
15 19 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 1736 (42.77%) Developer
2 1179 (29.05%) Architect
3 627 (15.45%) Java Developer
4 510 (12.56%) Solutions Architect
5 505 (12.44%) Senior Developer
6 413 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 376 (9.26%) C# Developer
8 231 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 212 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 205 (5.05%) Lead Developer
11 192 (4.73%) Software Developer
12 187 (4.61%) Consultant
13 186 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
14 183 (4.51%) Technical Architect
15 140 (3.45%) Senior Architect
16 132 (3.25%) Analyst
17 125 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
18 122 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
19 120 (2.96%) Integration Architect
20 111 (2.73%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1214 (29.91%) Web Services
2 1175 (28.95%) .NET
3 868 (21.38%) HTML
4 812 (20.00%) REST
5 777 (19.14%) XML
6 737 (18.16%) Spring
7 702 (17.29%) CSS
8 605 (14.91%) SOAP
9 558 (13.75%) ASP.NET
10 516 (12.71%) AngularJS
11 500 (12.32%) RESTful
12 474 (11.68%) Middleware
13 403 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 388 (9.56%) Hibernate
15 378 (9.31%) JMS
16 373 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 365 (8.99%) jQuery
18 352 (8.67%) HTML5
19 342 (8.43%) Node.js
20 330 (8.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 392 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
2 322 (7.93%) Computer Science
3 275 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 228 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 186 (4.58%) N-Tier
6 167 (4.11%) User Experience
7 153 (3.77%) Fintech
7 153 (3.77%) Management Information System
8 145 (3.57%) Mobile App
9 115 (2.83%) iPad
10 81 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 71 (1.75%) Blog
12 61 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 43 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 40 (0.99%) Fixed Income
14 40 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 34 (0.84%) DataPower
16 32 (0.79%) Mainframe
17 31 (0.76%) Equities
18 29 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 575 (14.17%) Linux
2 322 (7.93%) Unix
3 280 (6.90%) Windows
4 97 (2.39%) Android
5 83 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 72 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 49 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (1.06%) Solaris
9 32 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 22 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.32%) AIX
12 8 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.12%) CentOS
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.099%) HPUX
15 3 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.049%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.049%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2238 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 953 (23.48%) TDD
3 876 (21.58%) Scrum
4 872 (21.48%) MVC
5 792 (19.51%) Microservices
6 712 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
7 583 (14.36%) OO
8 574 (14.14%) Software Engineering
9 571 (14.07%) DevOps
10 514 (12.66%) SDLC
11 489 (12.05%) Test Automation
12 482 (11.87%) Open Source
13 466 (11.48%) E-Commerce
14 437 (10.77%) TOGAF
15 378 (9.31%) UML
16 368 (9.07%) BDD
17 351 (8.65%) Mentoring
18 314 (7.74%) Enterprise Architecture
19 307 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
20 306 (7.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1743 (42.94%) Java
2 1181 (29.10%) JavaScript
3 1088 (26.80%) SQL
4 1022 (25.18%) C#
5 372 (9.16%) Python
6 184 (4.53%) PL/SQL
7 156 (3.84%) T-SQL
8 139 (3.42%) C++
9 136 (3.35%) Ruby
10 135 (3.33%) PHP
11 106 (2.61%) C
12 85 (2.09%) Scala
13 75 (1.85%) XPath
14 74 (1.82%) Go
15 68 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 60 (1.48%) Groovy
17 58 (1.43%) Perl
18 55 (1.36%) Shell Script
19 52 (1.28%) Objective-C
19 52 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 519 (12.79%) Degree
2 178 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 172 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 89 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 33 (0.81%) ISEB
6 31 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 24 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.39%) CISSP
9 16 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.37%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.27%) CITP
13 10 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 8 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (0.20%) PMP
15 6 (0.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (7.64%) QA
2 65 (1.60%) SLA
3 48 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 40 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 23 (0.57%) COBIT
7 20 (0.49%) GDPR
8 15 (0.37%) PMO
9 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.15%) HL7
11 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.12%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.099%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.099%) MiFID
13 4 (0.099%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.049%) GCP
System Software
1 216 (5.32%) Docker
2 24 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.30%) Varnish
5 9 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.12%) iptables
9 3 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.049%) Firmware
10 2 (0.049%) Gluster
10 2 (0.049%) KVM
10 2 (0.049%) vCloud
11 1 (0.025%) HDFS
11 1 (0.025%) NFS
11 1 (0.025%) Samba
11 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.025%) Xen
Systems Management
1 165 (4.07%) Puppet
2 93 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (1.72%) Ansible
4 53 (1.31%) Kibana
5 51 (1.26%) Kubernetes
6 31 (0.76%) MOM
7 28 (0.69%) Salt
8 26 (0.64%) CloudHub
9 22 (0.54%) Terraform
10 18 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 15 (0.37%) Grafana
11 15 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.25%) StatsD
13 9 (0.22%) logstash
14 8 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
15 7 (0.17%) CA Wily
16 6 (0.15%) Nagios
16 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.15%) Packer
17 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1033 (25.45%) Oracle
2 621 (15.30%) Microsoft
3 292 (7.19%) IBM
4 186 (4.58%) SAP
5 146 (3.60%) TIBCO
6 108 (2.66%) Google
7 106 (2.61%) Cognizant
8 102 (2.51%) MuleSoft
9 99 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
10 92 (2.27%) Sitecore
11 74 (1.82%) Xamarin
12 72 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 68 (1.68%) Informatica
14 65 (1.60%) Pega
14 65 (1.60%) VMware
14 65 (1.60%) webMethods
15 61 (1.50%) Atlassian
16 42 (1.03%) BEA
17 40 (0.99%) Solace
18 37 (0.91%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £69000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Candidate Source
Salary: £70,000.00 + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coded People
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 and comprehensive package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + be- 25 days holiday, flex hours
Posted: Yesterday