The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.55% 1.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 77.27% 66.88% 68.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 75 67
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
County Antrim

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SOA
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

SOA Salary Trend in Belfast

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
1 13 (92.86%) Visual Studio
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) OO
3 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 10 (71.43%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) UML
6 6 (42.86%) C++
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
6 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
6 6 (42.86%) GIS
6 6 (42.86%) ESRI
6 6 (42.86%) BC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) CTC Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Mule
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) MSTest
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) Rational Rose
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
3 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) COM+
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) J2SE
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) GIS
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OO
1 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) UML
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Use Case
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (42.86%) BC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) MCAD
2 5 (35.71%) MCSD
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) ESRI
4 5 (35.71%) Northgate
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Talend