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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.46% 3.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 3.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £51,000 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
198 202 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.83% 87.45% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 174 139 244
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Chester, Cheshire
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