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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.04% 4.27% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 5.79% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £61,250 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.16% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
80 121 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.63% 73.78% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 95
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 -1 2 £61,250 +104.16%
SOA
Northern Ireland

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SMPP
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) OSS Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2