The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.75% 2.91% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 3.51% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £39,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.70%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
140 171 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 81.87% 83.01% 72.47%
Number of salaries quoted 122 142 153
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SOA
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SOA Salary Trend in Croydon

SOA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) XACML
1 3 (100.00%) OpenSSO
1 3 (100.00%) ForgeRock
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) ForgeRock