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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 0.72% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.87% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 30
Average salary £57,500 £45,520 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -8.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £45,102 £36,025
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,520 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
1162 1502 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.66% 83.17% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1164 1090
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) SaaS
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) Microservices
6 6 (27.27%) SAS
6 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) JSON

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) SaaS
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (18.18%) MSBuild
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Solutions Architect
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 4 (18.18%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) Ajax
5 4 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (18.18%) LINQ
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Microservices
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) PLM
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
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