Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 103 104
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOA 159 215 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.37% 2.80% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.08% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 141 184 223
West Yorkshire median annual salary £62,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.73% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -11.11%

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 6155 6987 8465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.55% 91.05% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5168 5991 6785
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -15 89 £65,000 +41.30% 5
Bradford -6 48 £38,000 -52.50%
Halifax +27 10 £50,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £30,000 - 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
SOA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 63 (39.62%) Finance
1 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.70%) C#
3 45 (28.30%) .NET
4 41 (25.79%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (23.90%) SQL Server
6 37 (23.27%) Web Services
6 37 (23.27%) VMware
7 36 (22.64%) Linux
8 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
8 35 (22.01%) Shell Script
9 33 (20.75%) SQL
10 30 (18.87%) Java
11 29 (18.24%) Red Hat
11 29 (18.24%) Retail
12 28 (17.61%) Reverse Proxy
12 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (17.61%) SSL
12 28 (17.61%) MVC
12 28 (17.61%) IT Strategy
13 27 (16.98%) Software Engineering
14 26 (16.35%) Oracle
14 26 (16.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 25 (15.72%) Middleware
16 23 (14.47%) SOAP
16 23 (14.47%) ITIL
16 23 (14.47%) UML
16 23 (14.47%) SDLC
17 22 (13.84%) Release Management

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 26 (16.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (6.92%) IIS
3 9 (5.66%) Confluence
3 9 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.77%) Apache
6 5 (3.14%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.89%) Anypoint
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) Reverse Proxy
1 28 (17.61%) SSL
2 15 (9.43%) HTTP
2 15 (9.43%) SAN
2 15 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.77%) Extranet
3 6 (3.77%) Intranet
4 3 (1.89%) DNS
5 2 (1.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.63%) SMS
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.66%) MySQL
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.77%) Big Data
5 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.77%) OLAP
5 6 (3.77%) OLTP
6 5 (3.14%) Event Store
6 5 (3.14%) Riak
7 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) TeamCity
1 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.92%) NUnit
2 11 (6.92%) Subversion
3 10 (6.29%) JIRA
3 10 (6.29%) MSTest
4 7 (4.40%) Selenium
5 6 (3.77%) ERwin
5 6 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.14%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.63%) Mockito
9 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (39.62%) Finance
2 29 (18.24%) Retail
3 9 (5.66%) Local Government
3 9 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (40.88%) Architect
2 35 (22.01%) Developer
2 35 (22.01%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.32%) Lead Architect
5 18 (11.32%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 16 (10.06%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (10.06%) Software Developer
7 15 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Agile Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Consultant
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Agile Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.30%) .NET
2 37 (23.27%) Web Services
3 25 (15.72%) Middleware
4 23 (14.47%) SOAP
5 21 (13.21%) XML
6 20 (12.58%) REST
7 19 (11.95%) WCF
8 18 (11.32%) RESTful
9 14 (8.81%) MSMQ
9 14 (8.81%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (8.18%) JMS
11 12 (7.55%) WPF
12 11 (6.92%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
13 8 (5.03%) JSP
14 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (4.40%) Servlets
14 7 (4.40%) XSD
14 7 (4.40%) XSLT
15 6 (3.77%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.79%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.06%) Clustering
3 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.66%) User Experience
6 7 (4.40%) AS400
6 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.52%) Fintech
9 3 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.64%) Linux
2 28 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.66%) Windows
4 7 (4.40%) AIX
4 7 (4.40%) Solaris
4 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.14%) Android
5 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.61%) IT Strategy
2 28 (17.61%) MVC
3 27 (16.98%) Software Engineering
4 23 (14.47%) ITIL
4 23 (14.47%) SDLC
4 23 (14.47%) UML
5 22 (13.84%) Release Management
6 21 (13.21%) OO
7 18 (11.32%) Scrum
8 15 (9.43%) Microservices
9 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.81%) TOGAF
10 13 (8.18%) Migration
11 12 (7.55%) Line Management
12 11 (6.92%) Coaching
12 11 (6.92%) DSDM
12 11 (6.92%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 11 (6.92%) Waterfall
13 10 (6.29%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.70%) C#
2 35 (22.01%) Shell Script
3 33 (20.75%) SQL
4 30 (18.87%) Java
5 21 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 19 (11.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.66%) VB
8 6 (3.77%) Python
9 2 (1.26%) C
9 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) ABAP
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (4.40%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.63%) CISM
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) MBCS
3 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) PMP
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.43%) iptables
3 10 (6.29%) Docker
4 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Puppet
2 5 (3.14%) Grafana
2 5 (3.14%) SCCM
2 5 (3.14%) SCDPM
2 5 (3.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (23.27%) VMware
2 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.24%) Red Hat
4 26 (16.35%) Oracle
5 15 (9.43%) Hitachi
6 13 (8.18%) Google
7 11 (6.92%) IBM
8 9 (5.66%) Rackspace
9 6 (3.77%) Splunk
10 5 (3.14%) SAP
11 3 (1.89%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.26%) Apigee
13 1 (0.63%) New Relic
13 1 (0.63%) Perforce