The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.39% 1.28% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 1.81% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 11
Average salary £31,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 166 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.93% 70.94% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 239 159 247
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 £29,000 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
SOA
Gloucestershire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) Web Services
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) webMethods
4 9 (50.00%) SLA
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) Time Management
5 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 7 (38.89%) N-Tier
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) OO
6 7 (38.89%) WPF
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 5 (27.78%) OOP
9 3 (16.67%) WinForms
9 3 (16.67%) V-Model
10 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
10 2 (11.11%) XPath
10 2 (11.11%) WCF
10 2 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (11.11%) XSLT
10 2 (11.11%) CSS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Technical Leader
3 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) WPF
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Time Management
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) webMethods
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft