Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 111 111
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 139 180 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.09% 2.49% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.75% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 122 145 201
West Yorkshire median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +17.86% -6.67%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,075 6,552 8,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.27% 90.75% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,171 5,635 6,622
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in West Yorkshire

SOA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SOA in West Yorkshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in West Yorkshire

SOA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 82 £65,000 +41.30% 11
Bradford -2 37 £37,500 -42.31% 2
Halifax +24 16 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £41,250 - 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
SOA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 69 (49.64%) Finance
2 65 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.25%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (33.09%) C#
5 43 (30.94%) Web Services
6 41 (29.50%) .NET
7 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
8 38 (27.34%) VMware
9 35 (25.18%) Linux
10 34 (24.46%) Shell Script
11 31 (22.30%) MVC
11 31 (22.30%) SQL
12 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
13 29 (20.86%) UML
13 29 (20.86%) ITIL
14 28 (20.14%) Red Hat
14 28 (20.14%) SDLC
15 27 (19.42%) SSL
15 27 (19.42%) Reverse Proxy
15 27 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 26 (18.71%) SOAP
16 26 (18.71%) Middleware
17 25 (17.99%) Retail
18 24 (17.27%) IT Strategy
19 23 (16.55%) WCF
19 23 (16.55%) Release Management
19 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
20 22 (15.83%) Scrum
21 20 (14.39%) Microsoft

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (12.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.32%) Confluence
3 6 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.60%) IIS
5 4 (2.88%) Apache
5 4 (2.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.72%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (5.04%) SaaS
5 6 (4.32%) IaaS
5 6 (4.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.42%) Reverse Proxy
1 27 (19.42%) SSL
2 7 (5.04%) HTTP
2 7 (5.04%) SAN
2 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.32%) Firewall
4 5 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.60%) LAN
4 5 (3.60%) VoIP
4 5 (3.60%) WAN
4 5 (3.60%) WLAN
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) Extranet
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.60%) Big Data
4 5 (3.60%) MySQL
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) Event Store
5 4 (2.88%) Riak
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.19%) Subversion
3 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.04%) JIRA
4 7 (5.04%) NUnit
4 7 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (5.04%) Selenium
5 6 (4.32%) ERwin
5 6 (4.32%) MSTest
5 6 (4.32%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.16%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.16%) Trac
8 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.72%) Mockito
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (49.64%) Finance
2 25 (17.99%) Retail
3 11 (7.91%) Local Government
3 11 (7.91%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Architect
2 40 (28.78%) Developer
3 25 (17.99%) C# Developer
3 25 (17.99%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (17.99%) Software Developer
4 22 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (13.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 19 (13.67%) Agile Developer
6 18 (12.95%) .NET Developer
6 18 (12.95%) C# Software Developer
7 17 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (12.23%) Senior Developer
8 16 (11.51%) Senior Agile Developer
8 16 (11.51%) Senior C# Developer
8 16 (11.51%) Senior Software Developer
9 15 (10.79%) Agile .NET Developer
9 15 (10.79%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (10.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 15 (10.79%) Senior SQL Developer
9 15 (10.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.94%) Web Services
2 41 (29.50%) .NET
3 26 (18.71%) Middleware
3 26 (18.71%) SOAP
4 23 (16.55%) WCF
5 19 (13.67%) REST
6 17 (12.23%) XML
7 16 (11.51%) WPF
8 15 (10.79%) RESTful
9 13 (9.35%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.47%) JMS
11 9 (6.47%) MSMQ
12 8 (5.76%) JSP
13 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.04%) Servlets
13 7 (5.04%) XSD
13 7 (5.04%) XSLT
14 6 (4.32%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.25%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (12.23%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.76%) User Experience
5 7 (5.04%) AS400
5 7 (5.04%) Clustering
5 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.44%) Fintech
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.18%) Linux
2 27 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.76%) Windows
4 7 (5.04%) AIX
4 7 (5.04%) Solaris
4 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.60%) Android
5 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.30%) MVC
3 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
4 29 (20.86%) ITIL
4 29 (20.86%) UML
5 28 (20.14%) SDLC
6 24 (17.27%) IT Strategy
7 23 (16.55%) Release Management
8 22 (15.83%) Scrum
9 19 (13.67%) OO
10 17 (12.23%) Waterfall
11 15 (10.79%) Sequence Diagram
12 14 (10.07%) Migration
12 14 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.07%) TOGAF
13 12 (8.63%) BPEL
13 12 (8.63%) Business Process Modelling
13 12 (8.63%) Open Source
14 11 (7.91%) DevOps
14 11 (7.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.09%) C#
2 34 (24.46%) Shell Script
3 31 (22.30%) SQL
4 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.95%) Java
6 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.60%) VB
8 4 (2.88%) Python
9 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) ISEB
3 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CISM
4 1 (0.72%) CISSP
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.04%) iptables
3 6 (4.32%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) Grafana
1 4 (2.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.16%) SCCM
2 3 (2.16%) SCDPM
2 3 (2.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (27.34%) VMware
2 28 (20.14%) Red Hat
3 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.95%) Oracle
5 15 (10.79%) Google
6 12 (8.63%) IBM
7 11 (7.91%) Rackspace
8 7 (5.04%) Hitachi
9 4 (2.88%) Splunk
10 3 (2.16%) SAP
11 1 (0.72%) Apigee
11 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft