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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.25% 2.11% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 2.42% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +37.40%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
358 372 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.05% 87.32% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 217 309 180
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) CITP
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CITP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle