The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 135 75 151
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +76
Permanent jobs citing SOA 42 113 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.15% 3.01% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 3.66% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 21
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3170 3091 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.92% 82.21% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2576 2118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SOA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

SOA Salary Trend in the East Midlands

SOA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

SOA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Nottinghamshire -46 20 £53,458 +30.84%
Northamptonshire -8 14 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Derbyshire -14 4 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Leicestershire +5 3 £42,500 -15.00%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Java
3 31 (40.26%) .NET
4 27 (35.06%) Web Services
5 26 (33.77%) C#
6 25 (32.47%) SQL
6 25 (32.47%) SOAP
7 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
8 21 (27.27%) XML
9 20 (25.97%) Degree
10 18 (23.38%) Open Source
10 18 (23.38%) Windows
10 18 (23.38%) Oracle
10 18 (23.38%) T-SQL
11 16 (20.78%) MVC
11 16 (20.78%) Relational Database
12 15 (19.48%) Middleware
12 15 (19.48%) UML
13 14 (18.18%) ETL
14 13 (16.88%) UNIX
14 13 (16.88%) CRM
14 13 (16.88%) ERP
14 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.88%) TDD
15 12 (15.58%) Information Security
15 12 (15.58%) Retail
15 12 (15.58%) TOGAF
15 12 (15.58%) RESTful
15 12 (15.58%) Linux
15 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Office
2 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) SaaS
2 10 (12.99%) PaaS
2 10 (12.99%) IaaS
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.09%) Internet
3 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 5 (6.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (6.49%) LAN
3 5 (6.49%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.49%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.60%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.30%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.30%) DB2
8 1 (1.30%) OLAP
8 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
1 5 (6.49%) Selenium
2 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.90%) JUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.60%) JDeveloper
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
1 12 (15.58%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Architect
3 15 (19.48%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (11.69%) Security Specialist
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.09%) AWS Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Information Security Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Information Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) Web Services
3 25 (32.47%) SOAP
4 21 (27.27%) XML
5 15 (19.48%) Middleware
6 12 (15.58%) JMS
6 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
6 12 (15.58%) RESTful
7 11 (14.29%) WCF
7 11 (14.29%) REST
8 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.79%) XSLT
10 5 (6.49%) CSS
10 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.49%) HTML
10 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.19%) CSS3
11 4 (5.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) EPoS
2 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) GIS
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) PKI
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) DataPower
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) UNIX
3 12 (15.58%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Open Source
3 16 (20.78%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) UML
5 14 (18.18%) ETL
6 13 (16.88%) CRM
6 13 (16.88%) ERP
6 13 (16.88%) TDD
7 12 (15.58%) Information Security
7 12 (15.58%) TOGAF
7 12 (15.58%) EAI
7 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.99%) RUP
8 10 (12.99%) BPMN
8 10 (12.99%) SDLC
9 9 (11.69%) OO
10 8 (10.39%) MVVM
11 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) C#
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 18 (23.38%) T-SQL
5 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.60%) XQuery
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) CISM
2 5 (6.49%) CISSP
3 2 (2.60%) CCA
4 1 (1.30%) OCP
4 1 (1.30%) OCA
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) ATG
2 10 (12.99%) hybris
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (5.19%) Informatica
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
4 4 (5.19%) ESRI
4 4 (5.19%) Twitter
5 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Intel
6 1 (1.30%) BEA
6 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Pega