Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 79 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 25 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.71% 1.46% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.64% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 14
Watford median annual salary £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,750 £45,675
90th Percentile £91,500 £95,000 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% +4.17% -

SOA 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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 822 792 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.15% 88.69% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 637 690 786
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Watford

SOA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SOA in Watford

SOA
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Watford over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SOA in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (92.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 18 (72.00%) VPN
2 18 (72.00%) DNS
2 18 (72.00%) Internet
2 18 (72.00%) Replication
2 18 (72.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (72.00%) OpenStack
2 18 (72.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (68.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (68.00%) IaaS
3 17 (68.00%) Migration
3 17 (68.00%) Java
3 17 (68.00%) Oracle
4 16 (64.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (64.00%) Firewall
5 15 (60.00%) VMware
5 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (60.00%) SaaS
5 15 (60.00%) PaaS
6 14 (56.00%) Presales
7 12 (48.00%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (48.00%) AWS Certification
7 12 (48.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (48.00%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
7 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (48.00%) Puppet

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 18 (72.00%) OpenStack
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (48.00%) GlassFish
3 12 (48.00%) JBoss
3 12 (48.00%) MQSeries
3 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (48.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (68.00%) IaaS
3 15 (60.00%) PaaS
3 15 (60.00%) SaaS
4 12 (48.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) DNS
1 18 (72.00%) Internet
1 18 (72.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (72.00%) VPN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 9 (36.00%) French Language
1 9 (36.00%) German Language
1 9 (36.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Architect
1 18 (72.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (32.00%) Data Architect
3 8 (32.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 7 (28.00%) Lead Architect
4 7 (28.00%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) Web Services
2 12 (48.00%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (48.00%) EJB
2 12 (48.00%) EJB 3.0
2 12 (48.00%) HornetQ
2 12 (48.00%) Java EE
2 12 (48.00%) Java SE
2 12 (48.00%) JMS
2 12 (48.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 5 (20.00%) JSP
3 5 (20.00%) RESTful
3 5 (20.00%) SOAP
3 5 (20.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) WSDL
3 5 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 18 (72.00%) Replication
2 12 (48.00%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (28.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
1 12 (48.00%) Unix
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Migration
2 16 (64.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (56.00%) Presales
4 12 (48.00%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Line Management
5 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 5 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (40.00%) AWK
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) AWS Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Master's Degree
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (44.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp