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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 27 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.03% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 5
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +46.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,700 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1130 1072 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.96% 75.55% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 914 872 595
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,285 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Brentwood -6 6 £82,750 - 1
Harlow -1 1 £55,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £55,000 -
Basildon - 1 £47,500 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (50.88%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) MVC
3 26 (45.61%) C#
3 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
3 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (43.86%) Finance
5 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (38.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 19 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 17 (29.82%) TOGAF
9 15 (26.32%) Scrum
10 14 (24.56%) TDD
11 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.54%) Back Office
12 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
14 7 (12.28%) OO
15 6 (10.53%) Middleware
15 6 (10.53%) Oracle
15 6 (10.53%) TIBCO
15 6 (10.53%) SQL
15 6 (10.53%) HTML
15 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
15 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
15 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
16 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.77%) Node.js
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.51%) ERwin
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Back Office
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Architect
2 27 (47.37%) Developer
3 18 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Integration Architect
6 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Lead Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Technical Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) .NET
2 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
2 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.53%) Middleware
4 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
5 5 (8.77%) Web Services
6 4 (7.02%) CSS3
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.02%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 4 (7.02%) LINQ
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) WCF
7 2 (3.51%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) MVC
2 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (38.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 17 (29.82%) TOGAF
6 15 (26.32%) Scrum
7 14 (24.56%) TDD
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) OO
10 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.02%) CRM
12 3 (5.26%) UML
12 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.26%) Project Management
13 2 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
14 1 (1.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
14 1 (1.75%) Wealth Management
14 1 (1.75%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) C#
2 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.75%) Software AG
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) webMethods