The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 29 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.95% - 10.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% - 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
SOA
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 52 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 84.76% 75.36% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 92
Average salary £57,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM