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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 50 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.66% 2.91% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 3.86% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £43,750 £60,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +95.12%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
464 363 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.08% 75.47% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 367 249 578
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 21 (75.00%) C#
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) MVC
2 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) IIS
2 19 (67.86%) WCF
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (64.29%) Web Services
4 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 17 (60.71%) Tomcat
4 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (57.14%) SOAP
5 16 (57.14%) Java
5 16 (57.14%) SQL
5 16 (57.14%) HTTP
6 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
6 15 (53.57%) SSL
6 15 (53.57%) Linux
7 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (39.29%) REST
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (35.71%) CentOS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (67.86%) IIS
2 17 (60.71%) Tomcat
3 10 (35.71%) K2 blackpearl
4 8 (28.57%) Apache
5 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (7.14%) CMS
9 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) HTTP
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
2 15 (53.57%) SSL
3 5 (17.86%) LDAP
3 5 (17.86%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Subversion
2 8 (28.57%) NUnit
2 8 (28.57%) MSTest
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) NSubstitute
3 7 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) WATIR
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Support Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) SOA Architect
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
1 19 (67.86%) WCF
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 18 (64.29%) Web Services
3 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (57.14%) SOAP
5 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 11 (39.29%) REST
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (28.57%) MSMQ
8 8 (28.57%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) LINQ
9 7 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
10 6 (21.43%) Middleware
10 6 (21.43%) XML
11 5 (17.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) DataPower
2 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) HACMP
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) CentOS
5 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) BDD
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Workflow
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) V-Model
8 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 5 (17.86%) Jython
6 5 (17.86%) Korn
6 5 (17.86%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) MCPD
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCAD
2 1 (3.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) ISA Server
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Control-M
2 2 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Telerik
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Remedy