Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 80 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 25 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.56% 1.35% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.51% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 6
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -26.67%
10th Percentile £51,250 £43,725 £48,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,000 £59,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -7.69%

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 837 929 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.76% 89.59% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 687 793 745
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 20 (80.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Web Services
2 20 (80.00%) XML
3 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) UML
4 17 (68.00%) OO
5 15 (60.00%) SOAP
6 14 (56.00%) OOD
6 14 (56.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (56.00%) Unix
6 14 (56.00%) Wealth Management
6 14 (56.00%) REST
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) Spring
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (20.00%) Microservices
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (16.00%) J2EE

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 4 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) SOA Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Systems Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Unix Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) XML Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 20 (80.00%) Web Services
2 20 (80.00%) XML
3 15 (60.00%) SOAP
4 14 (56.00%) REST
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) Spring
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) Java EE
10 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
10 2 (8.00%) OAuth2
10 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) OO
1 17 (68.00%) UML
2 14 (56.00%) OOD
2 14 (56.00%) Wealth Management
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) IBM