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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.59% 0.93% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.25% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 14
Average salary £65,000 £71,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +63.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1035 963 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.40% 74.59% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 778 800 693
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £47,500 - 2
Brentwood -7 3 £80,000 +33.33%
Harlow - 2 £45,000 -
Basildon - 1 £27,500 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (60.87%) .NET
1 28 (60.87%) MVC
2 27 (58.70%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
5 21 (45.65%) TeamCity
5 21 (45.65%) KnockoutJS
5 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
6 16 (34.78%) TDD
6 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.74%) Back Office
9 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) HTML
12 6 (13.04%) Java
12 6 (13.04%) Middleware
12 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
12 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.87%) Node.js
13 5 (10.87%) OO
13 5 (10.87%) Web Services
14 4 (8.70%) HTML5
14 4 (8.70%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) ERwin
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Lead Developer
5 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Integration Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (45.65%) KnockoutJS
4 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
5 6 (13.04%) Middleware
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
6 5 (10.87%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) WCF
7 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.52%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (6.52%) CSS3
8 3 (6.52%) LINQ
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) MVC
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Software Engineering
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
4 16 (34.78%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.87%) OO
9 3 (6.52%) UML
9 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.35%) SDLC
10 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.35%) Web Development
11 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
11 1 (2.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
1 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.17%) webMethods
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Software AG
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Rayleigh
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 18 days ago