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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 76 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 32 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.25% 2.46% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.00% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 37
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
922 1067 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.40% 81.95% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 730 770 698
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram 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 30 September 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 +4 6 £55,000 -
Colchester - 4 £65,000 -
Basildon - 1 £65,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) CRM
6 4 (25.00%) Siebel
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) MKS
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) iSeries
6 4 (25.00%) Logistics
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (25.00%) Eloqua
6 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 4 (25.00%) BigMachines
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle CX
6 4 (25.00%) Presales

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) BigMachines
1 4 (25.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Platform Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) MEAP
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iSeries
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Order to Cash
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) MKS
2 4 (25.00%) Siebel