The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 50 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.34% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
SOA
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 221 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.41% 85.00% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 178 147 162
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,715 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SOA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SOA Salary Trend in Chester

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Batch
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM