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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.16% 1.97% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
721 797 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.35% 87.39% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 624 690 463
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (81.82%) Finance
3 26 (78.79%) XML
3 26 (78.79%) Degree
3 26 (78.79%) Computer Science
4 25 (75.76%) Web Services
5 23 (69.70%) DB2
6 22 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (60.61%) QA
7 20 (60.61%) Scrum
8 19 (57.58%) Mainframe
8 19 (57.58%) HTML
8 19 (57.58%) OO
8 19 (57.58%) RAD
9 18 (54.55%) Java
9 18 (54.55%) OOD
10 13 (39.39%) Project Management
10 13 (39.39%) .NET
10 13 (39.39%) API Development
11 12 (36.36%) SQL
11 12 (36.36%) Velocity
11 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
12 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 10 (30.30%) JSON
13 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
13 10 (30.30%) COBOL
14 9 (27.27%) PMI
14 9 (27.27%) PMI Certification
14 9 (27.27%) Android
14 9 (27.27%) HTML5

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (18.18%) CICS
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) Ant
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) WATIR
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Retail Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Project Manager
1 12 (36.36%) Technical Manager
1 12 (36.36%) Technical Project Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Project Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) CICS Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Web Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) z/OS Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (6.06%) WCF Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SDLC Manager
8 1 (3.03%) SDLC Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) XML
2 25 (75.76%) Web Services
3 19 (57.58%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) Velocity
6 10 (30.30%) JSON
7 9 (27.27%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 5 (15.15%) jQuery
9 5 (15.15%) JSP
9 5 (15.15%) SOAP
10 4 (12.12%) Ajax
10 4 (12.12%) J2EE
10 4 (12.12%) JPA
10 4 (12.12%) REST
10 4 (12.12%) Servlets
10 4 (12.12%) Spring
10 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
10 4 (12.12%) XSD
10 4 (12.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (78.79%) Computer Science
2 19 (57.58%) Mainframe
3 9 (27.27%) PMI
3 9 (27.27%) Social Media
4 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
5 6 (18.18%) VSAM
6 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
7 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
7 4 (12.12%) Replication
8 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Android
1 9 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) zOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (60.61%) Scrum
4 19 (57.58%) OO
4 19 (57.58%) RAD
5 18 (54.55%) OOD
6 13 (39.39%) API Development
6 13 (39.39%) Project Management
7 12 (36.36%) Test Scripting
8 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
10 7 (21.21%) MVC
11 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
12 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (15.15%) Release Management
13 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (12.12%) High Availability
13 4 (12.12%) Information Architecture
13 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
13 4 (12.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) COBOL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) CLIST
5 6 (18.18%) JCL
5 6 (18.18%) REXX
6 5 (15.15%) C#
7 4 (12.12%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.03%) SOQL
8 1 (3.03%) SOSL
8 1 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Rally
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) TSYS
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com