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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.60% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04%  
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 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 496 410 464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 89.37% 84.19% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 394 352 333
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 26 (74.29%) Web Services
3 23 (65.71%) XML
3 23 (65.71%) SQL
4 19 (54.29%) Unix
4 19 (54.29%) Shell Script
5 15 (42.86%) SOAP
5 15 (42.86%) OO
5 15 (42.86%) UML
5 15 (42.86%) OOD
5 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 15 (42.86%) HTML
5 15 (42.86%) REST
6 14 (40.00%) Wealth Management
7 13 (37.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (37.14%) Java EE
7 13 (37.14%) Oracle
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
9 9 (25.71%) Spring
10 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
10 8 (22.86%) J2EE
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
12 6 (17.14%) WebSphere

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 13 (37.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.29%) JBoss
4 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
4 4 (11.43%) MQSeries
4 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (11.43%) IaaS
3 3 (8.57%) G Suite
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
1 4 (11.43%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Moq
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) SOA Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) Unix Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) XML Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (25.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (20.00%) Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Lead Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) CRM Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) SOA Architect
9 2 (5.71%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) Web Services
2 23 (65.71%) XML
3 15 (42.86%) HTML
3 15 (42.86%) REST
3 15 (42.86%) SOAP
4 13 (37.14%) Java EE
5 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
5 9 (25.71%) Spring
6 8 (22.86%) J2EE
7 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (11.43%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (11.43%) EJB
8 4 (11.43%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (11.43%) HornetQ
8 4 (11.43%) Java SE
8 4 (11.43%) JMS
8 4 (11.43%) Middleware
9 3 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (5.71%) Ajax
11 1 (2.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Unix
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) OO
1 15 (42.86%) OOD
1 15 (42.86%) UML
2 14 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Release Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Test Management
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) Shell Script
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.43%) AWK
6 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) AWS Certification
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.57%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) MuleSoft
3 3 (8.57%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.57%) WSO2
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