The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 18 12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford - 4.44% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 97.22% 66.67% 69.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 30
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

SOA
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

SOA Salary Trend in Hertford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) ERP
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) JDBC
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) Workflow
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Android Development
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) Servlets
2 6 (85.71%) XML Schema

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) JDBC
1 7 (100.00%) JSP
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) XML Schema
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) Servlets
3 5 (71.43%) Swing
3 5 (71.43%) JAXB
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) XMLBeans
3 5 (71.43%) Castor
3 5 (71.43%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) ERP
1 7 (100.00%) Workflow
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Android Development
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) JBoss