The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.81% 3.88% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 4.76% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
West Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 84 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 76.19% 81.55% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 108
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SOA
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

SOA Salary Trend in Gatwick

SOA
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Gatwick

SOA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 5 (71.43%) ERP
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Release Management
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Mule
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (14.29%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Release Management
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Cognizant