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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 28 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 1.46% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.82% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 11
Average salary £75,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,361 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £60,500 £57,500
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
816 880 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 71.02% 80.15% 70.81%
Number of salaries quoted 636 711 662
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Brentwood +10 11 £80,000 +97.53% 5
Chelmsford - 4 £75,000 -
Colchester -6 2 £53,750 +61.11% 2
Basildon - 2 £62,500 - 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (34.21%) webMethods
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) MVVM
5 11 (28.95%) Middleware
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
7 9 (23.68%) TIBCO
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) Banking
9 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
9 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) C#
9 7 (18.42%) Java
9 7 (18.42%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) SOAP
10 6 (15.79%) UML
10 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 5 (13.16%) Degree
11 5 (13.16%) Workflow
11 5 (13.16%) Analytics
11 5 (13.16%) Software AG
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Mule
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.89%) ERwin
2 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Development Manager
3 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Integration Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Software Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Information Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) webMethods Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) Middleware
3 8 (21.05%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Remoting
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.63%) HTML5
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.63%) Underscore.js
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.63%) Ajax
9 1 (2.63%) WCF
9 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) MVVM
2 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
3 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) UML
4 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Workflow
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) C++
3 3 (7.89%) C
3 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) XQuery
4 2 (5.26%) XPath
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) webMethods
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) TIBCO
3 5 (13.16%) Software AG
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 6 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 23 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 23 days ago