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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 43 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.92% 1.72% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 2.15% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 12
Average salary £61,250 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.12% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £33,361 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,300 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
820 884 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.82% 80.15% 72.18%
Number of salaries quoted 621 694 618
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +10 14 £80,000 +97.53% 3
Colchester +4 11 £55,000 +64.86%
Chelmsford 0 3 £70,000 +75.00%
Basildon +3 2 £62,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £40,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 39 (70.91%) Finance
2 28 (50.91%) webMethods
3 25 (45.45%) .NET
4 17 (30.91%) Middleware
5 16 (29.09%) Oracle
5 16 (29.09%) Java
6 15 (27.27%) TIBCO
6 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
6 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (25.45%) Analytics
7 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
7 14 (25.45%) Software AG
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.82%) IIS
8 12 (21.82%) JBoss
8 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.82%) Degree
8 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (21.82%) MVVM
9 11 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 11 (20.00%) Web Analytics
9 11 (20.00%) Validation
9 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (18.18%) UML
10 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
11 9 (16.36%) Google Analytics

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 12 (21.82%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) Mule
4 2 (3.64%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.45%) ERwin
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (70.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Architect
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Support Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Applications Support
3 12 (21.82%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Development Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Integration Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.64%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) Middleware
3 8 (14.55%) XML
4 6 (10.91%) SOAP
4 6 (10.91%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) REST
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Remoting
7 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) TOGAF
1 14 (25.45%) Analytics
2 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (21.82%) MVVM
3 11 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 11 (20.00%) Validation
3 11 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.18%) UML
4 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (5.45%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) C
5 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) XQuery
6 2 (3.64%) XPath
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) webMethods
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle
3 15 (27.27%) TIBCO
4 14 (25.45%) Software AG
5 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.82%) JBoss
6 9 (16.36%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago