The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 77 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 40 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.66% 1.02% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.22% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 6
Average salary £42,750 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.27% +61.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £106,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
SOA
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SOA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SOA Salary Trend in Cambridge

SOA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) Web Services
3 23 (34.85%) .NET
4 21 (31.82%) Scrum
5 20 (30.30%) Java
5 20 (30.30%) Finance
6 19 (28.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (27.27%) SQL
8 17 (25.76%) UML
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
9 15 (22.73%) Multivariate Testing
9 15 (22.73%) SaaS
9 15 (22.73%) Business Transformation
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle
11 12 (18.18%) XML
12 11 (16.67%) SAS
12 11 (16.67%) WCF
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (16.67%) Microservices
12 11 (16.67%) SDLC
13 10 (15.15%) Data Structures
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
13 10 (15.15%) PLM
14 9 (13.64%) XML Schema
14 9 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (13.64%) EAI
14 9 (13.64%) ETL
15 8 (12.12%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (16.67%) SAS
2 9 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) SaaS
2 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) Neo4j
2 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.03%) Front Office
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Military
2 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Architect
3 16 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Business Analyst
4 15 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 15 (22.73%) Developer
5 9 (13.64%) BizTalk Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Finance Business Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Oracle Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) SOA Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Software Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) UML Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) UML Business Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Tester
9 5 (7.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) Web Services
2 23 (34.85%) .NET
3 12 (18.18%) XML
4 11 (16.67%) WCF
5 9 (13.64%) XML Schema
6 5 (7.58%) J2EE
7 4 (6.06%) jQuery
7 4 (6.06%) REST
7 4 (6.06%) SOAP
8 3 (4.55%) Ajax
8 3 (4.55%) Apache Camel
8 3 (4.55%) Java EE
8 3 (4.55%) JSON
8 3 (4.55%) OSGi
8 3 (4.55%) Spring
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.03%) CSS
9 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Structures
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) iPad
4 3 (4.55%) DataPower
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Unix
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Scrum
3 19 (28.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (25.76%) UML
5 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 15 (22.73%) Business Transformation
5 15 (22.73%) Multivariate Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Microservices
6 11 (16.67%) SDLC
7 10 (15.15%) PLM
8 9 (13.64%) EAI
8 9 (13.64%) ETL
9 8 (12.12%) PDM
10 6 (9.09%) Project Management
11 5 (7.58%) Functional Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.58%) TDD
11 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.58%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) C#
3 3 (4.55%) Groovy
3 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) ISEB
3 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Progress
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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