Period
to 24 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 154 193
Rank change year-on-year -35 +39 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 56 42 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.97% 1.02% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.11% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 93
10th Percentile £34,400 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £44,063 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.55% -2.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £60,125 £77,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% -7.69% +8.33%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,441 3,776 6,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.94% 91.90% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,206 3,229 5,645
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,475 £25,737
25th Percentile £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,138 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.25% +4.76% +5.00%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOA in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -34 32 £62,500 +31.58% 5
North Yorkshire +4 15 £67,500 +37.76%
East Yorkshire -7 8 £39,000 -13.33%
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 36 (64.29%) Azure
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) Microservices
4 22 (39.29%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
5 21 (37.50%) .NET
6 19 (33.93%) C#
6 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
7 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
8 16 (28.57%) DevOps
9 14 (25.00%) API Design
9 14 (25.00%) BDD
9 14 (25.00%) REST
9 14 (25.00%) Machine Learning
9 14 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
10 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
10 13 (23.21%) Technical Leadership
11 12 (21.43%) Web Services
12 10 (17.86%) SOAP
12 10 (17.86%) OO
12 10 (17.86%) Selenium
12 10 (17.86%) QA
12 10 (17.86%) Serverless
12 10 (17.86%) SDLC
12 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
12 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
13 9 (16.07%) PaaS
13 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Identification

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.79%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (64.29%) Azure
2 10 (17.86%) Serverless
3 9 (16.07%) PaaS
4 7 (12.50%) Azure Stack
5 5 (8.93%) AWS
5 5 (8.93%) SaaS
6 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.57%) IaaS
8 1 (1.79%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (1.79%) Azure Service Fabric
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.36%) Informix
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.79%) OLTP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Redis
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Selenium
1 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) MSTest
3 1 (1.79%) NUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (14.29%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Billing
2 5 (8.93%) Social Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.79%) Finance
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Applications Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Principal Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) SOA Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Web Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Architecture Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.36%) IT Architect
8 3 (5.36%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) REST
3 12 (21.43%) Web Services
4 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
4 10 (17.86%) SOAP
5 9 (16.07%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) React
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) Kafka
8 3 (5.36%) WCF
9 2 (3.57%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.57%) CSS3
9 2 (3.57%) Middleware
10 1 (1.79%) JMS
10 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) New Media
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Microservices
3 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 16 (28.57%) DevOps
5 14 (25.00%) API Design
5 14 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (25.00%) BDD
5 14 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 14 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 13 (23.21%) Technical Leadership
7 10 (17.86%) OO
7 10 (17.86%) SDLC
8 9 (16.07%) Scrum
8 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Identification
9 8 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
9 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (12.50%) API Integration
10 7 (12.50%) CRM
11 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Java
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 19 (33.93%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.36%) Grafana
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Alteryx
2 4 (7.14%) Cadence
2 4 (7.14%) SnapLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle