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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 27 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.14% 1.39% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.70% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 10
Average salary £82,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
1042 881 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.44% 81.88% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 832 685 587
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 -9 13 £90,000 +71.42% 1
Harlow -2 4 £55,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -7 4 £55,000 -24.13%
Basildon +7 1 £47,500 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 56 (71.79%) Finance
2 34 (43.59%) .NET
3 32 (41.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (38.46%) TOGAF
5 21 (26.92%) webMethods
6 20 (25.64%) Oracle
7 18 (23.08%) Middleware
7 18 (23.08%) TIBCO
7 18 (23.08%) WebSphere
8 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.95%) Degree
10 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.67%) MVC
10 13 (16.67%) C#
10 13 (16.67%) UML
11 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.38%) Java
11 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
11 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (12.82%) JBoss
12 10 (12.82%) IIS
12 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.54%) Banking
13 9 (11.54%) Web Services
13 9 (11.54%) OO
13 9 (11.54%) Software AG

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 10 (12.82%) IIS
2 10 (12.82%) JBoss
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) IPv4
1 4 (5.13%) IPv6
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.85%) ERwin
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
General
1 56 (71.79%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Back Office
3 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Architect
2 28 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (21.79%) Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Integration Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Applications Support
5 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Development Manager
10 4 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Information Architect
11 3 (3.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) .NET
2 18 (23.08%) Middleware
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (11.54%) Web Services
6 6 (7.69%) HTML
6 6 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.41%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) SOAP
8 4 (5.13%) WCF
8 4 (5.13%) LINQ
8 4 (5.13%) jQuery
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.13%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (5.13%) REST
8 4 (5.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) MVC
3 13 (16.67%) UML
3 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 9 (11.54%) OO
6 8 (10.26%) Validation
6 8 (10.26%) Web Analytics
6 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.26%) Analytics
7 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.41%) Scrum
8 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.13%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.67%) C#
3 12 (15.38%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.13%) MCP
3 3 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) webMethods
2 20 (25.64%) Oracle
3 18 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.54%) Software AG
6 7 (8.97%) Google
7 4 (5.13%) VMware
8 2 (2.56%) IBM
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