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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 15 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.06% 2.15% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 2.20% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
61 91 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 61.62% 97.85% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 86 140
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Gatwick

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) GIS
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) MBA
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle