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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 25 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.93% 1.15% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.48% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 7
Average salary £65,000 £61,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% +22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
1069 1016 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.68% 77.68% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 850 805 587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -11 9 £90,000 +71.42% 4
Harlow 0 3 £55,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -7 2 £55,000 -24.13%
Basildon +8 1 £47,500 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 28 (47.46%) .NET
3 24 (40.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (33.90%) MVC
4 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.90%) TOGAF
5 19 (32.20%) C#
5 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
5 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.34%) TeamCity
6 12 (20.34%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
7 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
7 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
8 9 (15.25%) Oracle
8 9 (15.25%) Web Services
8 9 (15.25%) OO
9 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.56%) TIBCO
9 8 (13.56%) Middleware
9 8 (13.56%) Banking
9 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
10 7 (11.86%) UML
10 7 (11.86%) Back Office
11 6 (10.17%) HTML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) IPv4
1 4 (6.78%) IPv6
1 4 (6.78%) SAN
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.08%) ERwin
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Back Office
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Architect
2 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
5 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Technical Architect
5 8 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Integration Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Information Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) .NET
2 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
2 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (20.34%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
4 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.25%) Web Services
6 8 (13.56%) Middleware
7 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework
7 6 (10.17%) HTML
8 5 (8.47%) CSS
9 4 (6.78%) SOAP
9 4 (6.78%) WCF
9 4 (6.78%) LINQ
9 4 (6.78%) jQuery
9 4 (6.78%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (6.78%) REST
9 4 (6.78%) CSS3
9 4 (6.78%) HTML5
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) iSeries
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (33.90%) MVC
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) TOGAF
3 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.64%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) OO
6 7 (11.86%) UML
7 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Refactoring
8 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.78%) DevOps
9 4 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) C#
2 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 8 (13.56%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.78%) webMethods
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Software AG
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