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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.87% 1.56% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.09% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 15
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +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
374 527 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.13% 74.54% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 301 427 455
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) DataPower
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Change Control
5 4 (28.57%) XPath
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) NUnit
1 4 (28.57%) MSTest
2 3 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (21.43%) NSubstitute
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) XSD
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) JMS
4 4 (28.57%) WSDL
4 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) DataPower
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 4 (28.57%) HACMP
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Jython
3 4 (28.57%) Korn
3 4 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCPD
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik