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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 76 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.17% 2.50% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.08% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 40
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1956 2014 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.53% 81.21% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1657 1271
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 - 20 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 10 £58,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 9 £45,000 -30.76%
Stevenage +7 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 - -
Watford -5 1 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 102 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (62.58%) XML
3 90 (58.06%) Oracle
4 89 (57.42%) C#
5 81 (52.26%) .NET
6 78 (50.32%) Java
6 78 (50.32%) JavaScript
7 75 (48.39%) SQL
8 73 (47.10%) HTML
9 72 (46.45%) TDD
9 72 (46.45%) MVC
10 69 (44.52%) Scrum
11 66 (42.58%) Selenium
12 65 (41.94%) CSS
13 62 (40.00%) jQuery
14 61 (39.35%) MS Excel
14 61 (39.35%) Microsoft
15 60 (38.71%) PL/SQL
15 60 (38.71%) Open Source
16 59 (38.06%) HTML5
16 59 (38.06%) Multithreading
16 59 (38.06%) Mobile Development
17 58 (37.42%) Web Development
18 57 (36.77%) ASP.NET
18 57 (36.77%) CSS3
19 53 (34.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 53 (34.19%) Team Foundation Server
20 51 (32.90%) WCF
20 51 (32.90%) SharePoint
21 48 (30.97%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 51 (32.90%) SharePoint
2 33 (21.29%) WebLogic
3 28 (18.06%) JBoss
3 28 (18.06%) WebSphere
4 17 (10.97%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (7.10%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.81%) Node.js
7 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.94%) Apache
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 61 (39.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (13.55%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.81%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Internet
2 4 (2.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.94%) SQL Server
1 34 (21.94%) Oracle Database
2 21 (13.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (12.26%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.10%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (42.58%) Selenium
2 53 (34.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (30.32%) NUnit
4 39 (25.16%) TeamCity
5 34 (21.94%) Git (software)
6 30 (19.35%) JUnit
7 22 (14.19%) Ant
7 22 (14.19%) JIRA
8 12 (7.74%) Subversion
9 11 (7.10%) Jenkins
10 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
10 10 (6.45%) Visual Studio
11 9 (5.81%) SpecFlow
12 6 (3.87%) CruiseControl
13 5 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.29%) Maven
15 2 (1.29%) NuGet
16 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 22 (14.19%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Retail
3 3 (1.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (50.97%) Developer
2 47 (30.32%) Senior Developer
3 44 (28.39%) C# Developer
4 40 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 40 (25.81%) Software Engineer
5 39 (25.16%) Senior C# Developer
5 39 (25.16%) Senior .NET Developer
5 39 (25.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (19.35%) Architect
7 23 (14.84%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (14.19%) Java Developer
9 21 (13.55%) Development Manager
9 21 (13.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (12.90%) C# Web Developer
10 20 (12.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (12.90%) .NET Web Developer
10 20 (12.90%) Web Developer
10 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (12.26%) Senior Web Developer
11 19 (12.26%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (62.58%) XML
2 81 (52.26%) .NET
3 73 (47.10%) HTML
4 65 (41.94%) CSS
5 62 (40.00%) jQuery
6 59 (38.06%) HTML5
7 57 (36.77%) CSS3
7 57 (36.77%) ASP.NET
8 53 (34.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (32.90%) WCF
10 48 (30.97%) Web Services
11 44 (28.39%) Ajax
12 39 (25.16%) WebSockets
13 38 (24.52%) Silverlight
13 38 (24.52%) XSLT
14 36 (23.23%) J2EE
15 31 (20.00%) Spring
16 26 (16.77%) AngularJS
17 25 (16.13%) Hibernate
18 20 (12.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Mathematics
2 13 (8.39%) N-Tier
2 13 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.58%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
7 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) Linux
2 7 (4.52%) UNIX
3 4 (2.58%) Android
3 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.45%) TDD
2 72 (46.45%) MVC
3 69 (44.52%) Scrum
4 60 (38.71%) Open Source
5 59 (38.06%) Multithreading
5 59 (38.06%) Mobile Development
6 58 (37.42%) Web Development
7 45 (29.03%) Software Engineering
8 43 (27.74%) OOD
9 39 (25.16%) Low Latency
10 35 (22.58%) Unit Testing
11 22 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (13.55%) PRINCE
12 21 (13.55%) PRINCE2
12 21 (13.55%) OOP
12 21 (13.55%) RUP
13 17 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.32%) Change Management
14 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.42%) C#
2 78 (50.32%) Java
2 78 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 75 (48.39%) SQL
4 60 (38.71%) PL/SQL
5 38 (24.52%) Objective-C
6 22 (14.19%) Python
7 19 (12.26%) Ruby
8 18 (11.61%) PHP
9 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.58%) C++
11 3 (1.94%) COBOL
11 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 32 (20.65%) Degree
2 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.58%) PhD
4 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.29%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.45%) Puppet
2 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 90 (58.06%) Oracle
2 61 (39.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.94%) Citrix
3 3 (1.94%) Micro Focus
3 3 (1.94%) IBM
4 2 (1.29%) Splunk
4 2 (1.29%) BEA
4 2 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.65%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 per annum + bonsu
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, 26 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago