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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 34 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.86% 2.43% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.85% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 13
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
1042 1088 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.56% 85.33% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 779 877 649
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +3 14 £100,000 +11.11%
Harlow +5 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Colchester - 3 £40,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (50.00%) TDD
4 38 (47.50%) Finance
4 38 (47.50%) JUnit
4 38 (47.50%) Web Services
5 37 (46.25%) Java EE
5 37 (46.25%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
5 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
6 34 (42.50%) UML
7 33 (41.25%) Java
8 32 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 32 (40.00%) Spring
8 32 (40.00%) Maven
9 30 (37.50%) TeamCity
9 30 (37.50%) OO
10 29 (36.25%) JBoss
10 29 (36.25%) Swing
10 29 (36.25%) JMS
10 29 (36.25%) GWT
10 29 (36.25%) Google
10 29 (36.25%) Apache Flex
10 29 (36.25%) Loose Coupling
11 24 (30.00%) Software Engineering
12 22 (27.50%) C
13 15 (18.75%) TIBCO
13 15 (18.75%) Middleware
13 15 (18.75%) Oracle
13 15 (18.75%) WebSphere

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (36.25%) JBoss
2 15 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.75%) Neo4j
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) QlikView
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (47.50%) JUnit
2 32 (40.00%) Maven
3 30 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 9 (11.25%) DbUnit
4 9 (11.25%) SoapUI
5 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (47.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 29 (36.25%) Architect
3 23 (28.75%) Java Developer
4 16 (20.00%) Integration Architect
5 11 (13.75%) SOA Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Middleware Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) SQL Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Principal Architect
7 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (8.75%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (8.75%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (8.75%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) Web Services
2 37 (46.25%) Java EE
3 32 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 32 (40.00%) Spring
4 29 (36.25%) Apache Flex
4 29 (36.25%) GWT
4 29 (36.25%) JMS
4 29 (36.25%) Swing
5 15 (18.75%) Middleware
6 12 (15.00%) REST
6 12 (15.00%) SOAP
7 11 (13.75%) .NET
8 10 (12.50%) Ajax
9 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.25%) RESTful
10 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.00%) WCF
11 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.75%) CSS
11 7 (8.75%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.75%) DataPower
3 3 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) PKI
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.00%) TDD
3 37 (46.25%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (42.50%) UML
5 30 (37.50%) OO
6 29 (36.25%) Loose Coupling
7 24 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.25%) SDLC
10 9 (11.25%) MVC
11 8 (10.00%) API Design
11 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.75%) OOD
12 7 (8.75%) TOGAF
12 7 (8.75%) Wealth Management
13 6 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
14 5 (6.25%) Straight-Through Processing
14 5 (6.25%) Workflow
15 4 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) C
3 10 (12.50%) C#
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) Groovy
5 3 (3.75%) Scala
5 3 (3.75%) SQL
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) SC Cleared
1 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) COBIT
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Google
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 15 (18.75%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.25%) webMethods
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