The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.27% 1.75% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.34% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Average salary - £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.70%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
SOA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 470 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.51% 74.60% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 299 364 509
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SOA
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Basingstoke region.

SOA Salary Trend in Basingstoke

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 9 (60.00%) Middleware
2 9 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (60.00%) DataPower
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (33.33%) Jython
5 5 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (33.33%) Remedy
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 5 (33.33%) HACMP
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) IIS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (13.33%) CMS
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
2 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 5 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) NUnit
1 4 (26.67%) MSTest
2 3 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (20.00%) NSubstitute
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) Middleware
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) RESTful
4 5 (33.33%) JMS
4 5 (33.33%) WSDL
4 5 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) XSD
4 5 (33.33%) XSLT
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) LINQ
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) DataPower
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 5 (33.33%) HACMP
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) AIX
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Jython
2 5 (33.33%) Korn
2 5 (33.33%) XPath
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) MCPD
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (13.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik