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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 77 76 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 80 74 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.45% 2.95% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 3.93% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 48 46
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
1713 1882 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.93% 75.07% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1487 1687
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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 - 21 £60,000 - 3
Rickmansworth +4 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Hemel Hempstead -17 12 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 10 £32,500 -27.77%
Watford -5 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Stevenage +13 2 - -
Hitchin -7 1 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 97 (63.40%) XML
2 91 (59.48%) Java
3 89 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (56.21%) JavaScript
5 84 (54.90%) C#
6 82 (53.59%) .NET
6 82 (53.59%) Oracle
7 77 (50.33%) MVC
8 74 (48.37%) CSS
9 72 (47.06%) Microsoft
10 67 (43.79%) TDD
11 65 (42.48%) ASP.NET
11 65 (42.48%) HTML
12 58 (37.91%) SQL
13 56 (36.60%) MS Excel
14 55 (35.95%) jQuery
15 53 (34.64%) Web Services
16 51 (33.33%) Selenium
17 48 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 48 (31.37%) Web Development
17 48 (31.37%) Scrum
18 46 (30.07%) SharePoint
18 46 (30.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (30.07%) HTML5
18 46 (30.07%) CSS3
18 46 (30.07%) Mobile Development
19 45 (29.41%) J2EE
20 44 (28.76%) SQL Server
20 44 (28.76%) PL/SQL
20 44 (28.76%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (30.07%) SharePoint
2 39 (25.49%) JBoss
3 28 (18.30%) WebLogic
4 23 (15.03%) WebSphere
5 22 (14.38%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (10.46%) AquaLogic
6 16 (10.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (10.46%) Tuxedo
6 16 (10.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (7.19%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.92%) Confluence
9 4 (2.61%) Node.js
10 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.96%) Apache
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.65%) IIS
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (36.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.27%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.61%) Oracle Database
3 26 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 17 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (10.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (10.46%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (8.50%) Couchbase
8 6 (3.92%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (33.33%) Selenium
2 48 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (25.49%) NUnit
4 35 (22.88%) Git (software)
5 34 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 28 (18.30%) JUnit
7 26 (16.99%) JIRA
8 18 (11.76%) Subversion
9 17 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
10 16 (10.46%) Ant
11 12 (7.84%) Jenkins
12 11 (7.19%) Visual Studio
13 10 (6.54%) CruiseControl
13 10 (6.54%) Cucumber
14 9 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (3.92%) Fiddler
15 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
15 6 (3.92%) SpecFlow
16 2 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 39 (25.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 86 (56.21%) Developer
2 56 (36.60%) Senior Developer
3 44 (28.76%) C# Developer
4 36 (23.53%) Software Engineer
5 35 (22.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 34 (22.22%) .NET Developer
7 33 (21.57%) Architect
7 33 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (21.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 28 (18.30%) Analyst
8 28 (18.30%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (11.11%) Java Developer
10 17 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
10 17 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
10 17 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 17 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 16 (10.46%) C# Web Developer
11 16 (10.46%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (63.40%) XML
2 82 (53.59%) .NET
3 74 (48.37%) CSS
4 65 (42.48%) ASP.NET
4 65 (42.48%) HTML
5 55 (35.95%) jQuery
6 53 (34.64%) Web Services
7 46 (30.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (30.07%) HTML5
7 46 (30.07%) CSS3
8 45 (29.41%) J2EE
9 43 (28.10%) WCF
10 42 (27.45%) Ajax
11 37 (24.18%) Spring
12 35 (22.88%) Hibernate
13 33 (21.57%) XSLT
13 33 (21.57%) Silverlight
13 33 (21.57%) WebSockets
14 29 (18.95%) Middleware
15 26 (16.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.88%) Open Source
2 29 (18.95%) N-Tier
3 16 (10.46%) Mathematics
4 13 (8.50%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.96%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.99%) Windows
2 11 (7.19%) Linux
3 10 (6.54%) UNIX
4 3 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (50.33%) MVC
3 67 (43.79%) TDD
4 48 (31.37%) Web Development
4 48 (31.37%) Scrum
5 46 (30.07%) Mobile Development
6 44 (28.76%) Software Engineering
7 43 (28.10%) Multithreading
8 36 (23.53%) OOD
9 35 (22.88%) Low Latency
10 26 (16.99%) Unit Testing
11 22 (14.38%) UML
11 22 (14.38%) OOP
12 18 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 16 (10.46%) BPEL
13 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.46%) Change Management
14 15 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (9.15%) OO
16 13 (8.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.48%) Java
2 86 (56.21%) JavaScript
3 84 (54.90%) C#
4 58 (37.91%) SQL
5 44 (28.76%) PL/SQL
6 33 (21.57%) Objective-C
7 17 (11.11%) COBOL
8 16 (10.46%) VB6
8 16 (10.46%) Delphi
8 16 (10.46%) VB
8 16 (10.46%) Python
9 14 (9.15%) Ruby
9 14 (9.15%) PHP
10 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.92%) C++
11 5 (3.27%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (22.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) PhD
3 2 (1.31%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Puppet
2 3 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (53.59%) Oracle
2 72 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.76%) BEA
4 17 (11.11%) Micro Focus
5 6 (3.92%) Splunk
6 3 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase
7 1 (0.65%) Epicor
7 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter
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