The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 22 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.97% 6.16% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 6.67% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £80,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% +220.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
94 135 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.26% 92.47% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 76
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft