The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim 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 - 27 40
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 8.28% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.43% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 115 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 84.00% 79.31% 55.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 87 89
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SOA
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

SOA Salary Trend in County Antrim

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) COM+
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD
2 5 (71.43%) MCSD
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Rational Rose
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Rational Rose
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) COM+
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD
2 5 (71.43%) MCSD
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Northgate
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle