Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 79 86
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 34 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.53% 2.60% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.96% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 9
Watford median annual salary £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £51,250 £42,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £75,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.60% +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 861 878 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.50% 87.71% 90.20%
Number of salaries quoted 704 721 801
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +5.43%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 29 (85.29%) Web Services
2 24 (70.59%) Java
3 22 (64.71%) Oracle
3 22 (64.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (61.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (58.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 20 (58.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
5 20 (58.82%) VPN
5 20 (58.82%) DNS
6 19 (55.88%) Migration
6 19 (55.88%) Internet
6 19 (55.88%) Replication
6 19 (55.88%) OpenStack
6 19 (55.88%) IaaS
7 18 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (50.00%) Firewall
8 17 (50.00%) SaaS
8 17 (50.00%) PaaS
9 15 (44.12%) Presales
9 15 (44.12%) VMware
9 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
10 14 (41.18%) Java EE
11 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
11 13 (38.24%) Java SE
11 13 (38.24%) GlassFish
11 13 (38.24%) EJB 3.0
11 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
11 13 (38.24%) PowerShell

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 22 (64.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (55.88%) OpenStack
3 13 (38.24%) GlassFish
3 13 (38.24%) JBoss
3 13 (38.24%) MQSeries
3 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
3 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (55.88%) IaaS
3 17 (50.00%) PaaS
3 17 (50.00%) SaaS
4 13 (38.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) DNS
1 20 (58.82%) Reverse Proxy
1 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
1 20 (58.82%) VPN
2 19 (55.88%) Internet
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) SAN
5 8 (23.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 10 (29.41%) French Language
1 10 (29.41%) German Language
1 10 (29.41%) Swedish Language
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Architect
2 19 (55.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (35.29%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (32.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (26.47%) Developer
6 8 (23.53%) Data Architect
6 8 (23.53%) Data Centre Architect
6 8 (23.53%) Lead Architect
6 8 (23.53%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) Web Services
2 14 (41.18%) Java EE
3 13 (38.24%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (38.24%) EJB
3 13 (38.24%) EJB 3.0
3 13 (38.24%) HornetQ
3 13 (38.24%) Java SE
3 13 (38.24%) JMS
3 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (26.47%) J2EE
4 9 (26.47%) RESTful
4 9 (26.47%) Spring
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) JSP
5 8 (23.53%) SOAP
5 8 (23.53%) WSDL
5 8 (23.53%) XSD
6 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (55.88%) Replication
3 13 (38.24%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 8 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
1 13 (38.24%) Unix
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Migration
2 18 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (44.12%) Presales
4 13 (38.24%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) Line Management
7 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
7 8 (23.53%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (23.53%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) TDD
8 5 (14.71%) OO
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) OOP
9 4 (11.76%) Open Source
10 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.94%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) Bash Shell
2 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
3 11 (32.35%) AWK
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) AWS Certification
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Master's Degree
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
1 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) EMC
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp