The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 82 102 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.71% 0.25% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.29% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 15
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -30.40%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SOA
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
696 1017 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.79% 83.09% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 552 885 503
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SOA
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

SOA Salary Trend in Brighton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 18 (85.71%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Web Services
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) XML
5 13 (61.90%) SQL
5 13 (61.90%) API Development
6 12 (57.14%) HTML5
6 12 (57.14%) CSS
6 12 (57.14%) Asset Management
7 10 (47.62%) Scrum
7 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (47.62%) Degree
8 9 (42.86%) .NET
8 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (42.86%) RAD
9 8 (38.10%) COBOL
9 8 (38.10%) Project Management
9 8 (38.10%) Social Media
9 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
9 8 (38.10%) Android
10 7 (33.33%) Release Management
10 7 (33.33%) jQuery
10 7 (33.33%) iRise
10 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (33.33%) Ajax
10 7 (33.33%) XPath
10 7 (33.33%) XML Schema
10 7 (33.33%) MVC
10 7 (33.33%) Subversion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 6 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Easytrieve
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) XML
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) HTML5
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Ajax
6 7 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) Memcached
7 6 (28.57%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) Middleware
8 5 (23.81%) WSDL
9 3 (14.29%) J2EE
9 3 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
10 2 (9.52%) SOAP
10 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Social Media
3 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
5 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.76%) PMI
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Android
1 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) API Development
3 12 (57.14%) Asset Management
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) RAD
6 8 (38.10%) Project Management
7 7 (33.33%) MVC
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) OOD
7 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 7 (33.33%) Release Management
8 6 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) SEO
9 5 (23.81%) Line Management
9 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (23.81%) Web Development
10 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) COBOL
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) XQuery
5 7 (33.33%) XPath
6 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.52%) JCL
8 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) iRise
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Syncsort