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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.15% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 0.42% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Median salary £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.08% +6.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 508 475 418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.97% 80.78% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 417 405 306
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 20 (66.67%) XML
2 18 (60.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) Web Services
4 15 (50.00%) SOAP
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
6 13 (43.33%) Java EE
6 13 (43.33%) Spring
6 13 (43.33%) REST
6 13 (43.33%) UML
6 13 (43.33%) Unix
6 13 (43.33%) OO
6 13 (43.33%) OOD
6 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (43.33%) Finance
6 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
7 10 (33.33%) IBM
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) Middleware
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
8 9 (30.00%) Ajax
9 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (26.67%) GWT
9 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (26.67%) BPR
9 8 (26.67%) JBoss

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 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (26.67%) JBoss
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) SOA Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) XML Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Java Analyst Developer
7 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Architect
8 3 (10.00%) Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) XML
2 17 (56.67%) Web Services
3 15 (50.00%) SOAP
4 13 (43.33%) Hibernate
4 13 (43.33%) Java EE
4 13 (43.33%) REST
4 13 (43.33%) Spring
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) Ajax
6 9 (30.00%) Middleware
7 8 (26.67%) GWT
8 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 5 (16.67%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) CSS3
9 5 (16.67%) Ember.js
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
9 5 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (16.67%) J2EE
9 5 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) DataPower
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) OO
1 13 (43.33%) OOD
1 13 (43.33%) UML
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) BPR
4 6 (20.00%) Release Management
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (10.00%) Presales
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (10.00%) WSO2
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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