The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 33 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.54% 0.53% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.70% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 142 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 70.11% 75.13% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 109 126 158
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

SOA
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Farnborough region.

SOA Salary Trend in Farnborough

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Management
2 5 (62.50%) Build Automation
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) WF
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Requirements Management
1 5 (62.50%) Build Automation
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Database Security
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel