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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.60% 1.44% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.98% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
299 202 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.52% 72.92% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 265 172 138
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £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 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 1 September 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (60.00%) Coaching
4 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 5 (50.00%) Release Management
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) MCSD
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) EDI
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSD
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee