The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 79 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 17 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.42% 1.09% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.49% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 17
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +68.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £60,500 £33,361
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £75,000 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 870 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 79.40% 72.80% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 698 725 742
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SOA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SOA Salary Trend in Essex

SOA
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

SOA Salary Histogram in Essex

SOA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Essex 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
Harlow - 6 £42,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £47,500 -
Brentwood -12 3 £73,750 +22.91%
Basildon -6 1 £27,500 -56.00%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 29 (67.44%) .NET
1 29 (67.44%) MVC
2 28 (65.12%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) ASP.NET
3 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (53.49%) TeamCity
3 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (53.49%) AngularJS
3 23 (53.49%) KnockoutJS
4 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
5 16 (37.21%) TDD
5 16 (37.21%) Scrum
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Back Office
7 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.95%) Java
10 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) Middleware
10 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
10 5 (11.63%) Node.js
11 4 (9.30%) QA
11 4 (9.30%) WCF
11 4 (9.30%) Test Automation

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (11.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) TeamCity
2 4 (9.30%) ERwin
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Lead Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Architect
8 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
10 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
10 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
11 1 (2.33%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) .NET
2 28 (65.12%) ASP.NET
3 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (53.49%) KnockoutJS
3 23 (53.49%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
4 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) WCF
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) jQuery
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.65%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) MVC
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
4 16 (37.21%) TDD
4 16 (37.21%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.65%) Web Development
10 2 (4.65%) SDLC
10 2 (4.65%) DevOps
11 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (2.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) C#
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.33%) VMware
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle