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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.23% 1.35% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 1.69% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
130 118 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 84.97% 79.73% 67.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 93 71
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +6 8 £42,500 +21.42%
SOA
Northern Ireland

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (54.55%) UML
5 6 (54.55%) C++
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) C
6 5 (45.45%) COM+
6 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 5 (45.45%) XSLT
6 5 (45.45%) MCAD
6 5 (45.45%) MCSD
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Rational Rose
6 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (45.45%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Rational Rose
2 5 (45.45%) NUnit
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) MSTest
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) COM+
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) J2SE
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (9.09%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) OO
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) BPMN
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCAD
2 5 (45.45%) MCSD
3 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Northgate
3 2 (18.18%) ESRI
4 1 (9.09%) Talend
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) IBM