The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 88 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% 1.58% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.83% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 12
Median salary £56,250 £65,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £47,500 £60,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £78,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
832 1095 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.73% 86.42% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 657 817 862
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +12 3 £55,000 -30.15% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 28 (93.33%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) API Design
4 14 (46.67%) Wealth Management
4 14 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (30.00%) User Experience
7 8 (26.67%) WCF
7 8 (26.67%) Straight-Through Processing
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) MVC
8 7 (23.33%) Workflow
8 7 (23.33%) Ajax
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) OOD
8 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
8 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
8 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (23.33%) Web Development
8 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (23.33%) Virtual Team

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (93.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Architect
2 13 (43.33%) Principal Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# Web Developer
5 7 (23.33%) HTML Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (6.67%) SOA Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
1 8 (26.67%) WCF
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (23.33%) Ajax
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (23.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) SDLC
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) API Design
3 14 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 14 (46.67%) Wealth Management
4 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 8 (26.67%) Straight-Through Processing
5 7 (23.33%) OOD
5 7 (23.33%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) Workflow
6 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.00%) UML
7 3 (10.00%) Use Case
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) Process Management
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) MKS
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO