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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 107 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 2.30% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.96% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 25
Average salary £45,520 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1486 1251 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.29% 77.80% 75.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1081 1266
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) PHP
3 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) HTML
3 21 (58.33%) CSS
4 19 (52.78%) MySQL
5 17 (47.22%) .NET
6 16 (44.44%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) HTML5
6 16 (44.44%) CSS3
7 14 (38.89%) C#
8 13 (36.11%) REST
9 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 12 (33.33%) ExpressJS
9 12 (33.33%) Node.js
9 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 12 (33.33%) Symfony
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) Scrum
11 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
12 9 (25.00%) Oracle
13 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
14 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
14 7 (19.44%) OO
15 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 6 (16.67%) SQL
15 6 (16.67%) Laravel
15 6 (16.67%) Zend

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (33.33%) Node.js
2 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) MySQL
2 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) QALoad
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) HTML
1 21 (58.33%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) jQuery
3 16 (44.44%) HTML5
3 16 (44.44%) CSS3
4 13 (36.11%) REST
5 12 (33.33%) Symfony
5 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 12 (33.33%) ExpressJS
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) Laravel
8 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (11.11%) Ajax
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
9 2 (5.56%) Middleware
9 2 (5.56%) J2EE
10 1 (2.78%) SOAP
10 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Scrum
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 7 (19.44%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) OOP
4 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) UML
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) PHP
3 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (38.89%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Zend
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
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