The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.47% 4.71% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 5.96% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 151 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.33% 79.06% 68.83%
Number of salaries quoted 162 137 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SOA
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

SOA Salary Trend in Cheltenham

SOA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 16 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (80.00%) SLA
1 16 (80.00%) webMethods
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
1 16 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) B2B
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) Sass
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) R

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) Sass
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
1 16 (80.00%) webMethods