The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 79 69 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Permanent jobs citing SOA 80 82 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.56% 3.25% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 4.27% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 72 55 44
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £93,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1692 1922 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.37% 76.15% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1537 1559
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
St Albans - 25 £60,000 - 3
Rickmansworth +4 15 £60,000 +33.33%
Hemel Hempstead -9 12 £45,000 -35.71%
Welwyn Garden City -13 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Watford -4 3 £56,250 +12.50%
Stevenage +7 2 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 99 (63.87%) XML
2 92 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (58.06%) C#
4 87 (56.13%) JavaScript
4 87 (56.13%) .NET
5 86 (55.48%) Oracle
6 81 (52.26%) Java
6 81 (52.26%) MVC
7 78 (50.32%) CSS
8 77 (49.68%) Microsoft
9 71 (45.81%) HTML
10 69 (44.52%) ASP.NET
11 67 (43.23%) TDD
12 64 (41.29%) MS Excel
13 61 (39.35%) SQL
13 61 (39.35%) jQuery
14 54 (34.84%) Web Services
14 54 (34.84%) Selenium
15 53 (34.19%) Web Development
15 53 (34.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 53 (34.19%) Scrum
16 52 (33.55%) HTML5
17 51 (32.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 51 (32.90%) CSS3
18 50 (32.26%) Mobile Development
18 50 (32.26%) SharePoint
19 48 (30.97%) PL/SQL
20 47 (30.32%) WCF
20 47 (30.32%) Multithreading
21 46 (29.68%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 50 (32.26%) SharePoint
2 34 (21.94%) JBoss
3 26 (16.77%) WebLogic
4 24 (15.48%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (13.55%) WebSphere
6 13 (8.39%) Tuxedo
6 13 (8.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (8.39%) AquaLogic
6 13 (8.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.23%) Confluence
9 4 (2.58%) Node.js
10 3 (1.94%) Apache
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.65%) IIS
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 64 (41.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) MS Office
2 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.58%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 25 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (13.55%) Relational Database
6 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (8.39%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (7.10%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (34.84%) Selenium
2 53 (34.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (25.81%) NUnit
4 36 (23.23%) TeamCity
4 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
5 28 (18.06%) JUnit
6 24 (15.48%) JIRA
7 18 (11.61%) Ant
8 16 (10.32%) Subversion
9 15 (9.68%) Visual Studio
10 14 (9.03%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (7.10%) CruiseControl
12 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
12 10 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (5.16%) Cucumber
14 5 (3.23%) Fiddler
14 5 (3.23%) SpecFlow
15 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
16 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Retail
3 3 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Legal
4 2 (1.29%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (58.71%) Developer
2 56 (36.13%) Senior Developer
3 47 (30.32%) C# Developer
4 37 (23.87%) .NET Developer
4 37 (23.87%) Software Engineer
4 37 (23.87%) Senior C# Developer
5 36 (23.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (22.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 32 (20.65%) Architect
8 29 (18.71%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (16.13%) Analyst
10 19 (12.26%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (12.26%) Java Developer
11 18 (11.61%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (11.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (11.61%) Web Developer
11 18 (11.61%) .NET Software Engineer
11 18 (11.61%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 18 (11.61%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 18 (11.61%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (63.87%) XML
2 87 (56.13%) .NET
3 78 (50.32%) CSS
4 71 (45.81%) HTML
5 69 (44.52%) ASP.NET
6 61 (39.35%) jQuery
7 54 (34.84%) Web Services
8 52 (33.55%) HTML5
9 51 (32.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (32.90%) CSS3
10 47 (30.32%) WCF
11 42 (27.10%) Ajax
12 38 (24.52%) J2EE
13 35 (22.58%) Silverlight
13 35 (22.58%) XSLT
13 35 (22.58%) WebSockets
14 33 (21.29%) Spring
15 31 (20.00%) Hibernate
16 28 (18.06%) AngularJS
17 23 (14.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.45%) Open Source
2 28 (18.06%) N-Tier
3 17 (10.97%) Mathematics
4 15 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.58%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.94%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Windows
2 8 (5.16%) UNIX
2 8 (5.16%) Linux
3 3 (1.94%) Solaris
4 2 (1.29%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (52.26%) MVC
3 67 (43.23%) TDD
4 53 (34.19%) Web Development
4 53 (34.19%) Scrum
5 50 (32.26%) Mobile Development
6 47 (30.32%) Multithreading
7 46 (29.68%) Software Engineering
8 38 (24.52%) OOD
9 37 (23.87%) Low Latency
10 30 (19.35%) Unit Testing
11 24 (15.48%) OOP
12 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.61%) Change Management
14 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (10.32%) UML
16 15 (9.68%) Refactoring
16 15 (9.68%) AOP
17 14 (9.03%) Zachman Framework
17 14 (9.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 90 (58.06%) C#
2 87 (56.13%) JavaScript
3 81 (52.26%) Java
4 61 (39.35%) SQL
5 48 (30.97%) PL/SQL
6 35 (22.58%) Objective-C
7 18 (11.61%) Python
8 16 (10.32%) Ruby
8 16 (10.32%) PHP
8 16 (10.32%) COBOL
9 13 (8.39%) Delphi
9 13 (8.39%) VB
9 13 (8.39%) VB6
10 7 (4.52%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.58%) C++
13 3 (1.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) PhD
3 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.29%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (55.48%) Oracle
2 77 (49.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.32%) Micro Focus
4 15 (9.68%) BEA
5 5 (3.23%) Splunk
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) Sybase
8 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.65%) Epicor
8 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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