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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 73 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.59% 1.67% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 2.21% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 48
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,400 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
1636 1445 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.39% 75.30% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1080 1799
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 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Welwyn Garden City +3 17 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Hitchin - 15 - -
St Albans - 13 £60,000 - 1
Watford -6 8 £52,500 +28.04% 1
Stevenage +6 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 110 (56.70%) .NET
2 105 (54.12%) Java
3 85 (43.81%) C#
4 80 (41.24%) JavaScript
4 80 (41.24%) Oracle
5 78 (40.21%) Microsoft
6 76 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (36.60%) ASP.NET
8 70 (36.08%) MVC
9 67 (34.54%) CSS
10 59 (30.41%) XML
11 51 (26.29%) SQL Server
12 50 (25.77%) HTML
12 50 (25.77%) MS Excel
13 46 (23.71%) SQL
13 46 (23.71%) Finance
14 45 (23.20%) jQuery
15 43 (22.16%) Web Services
16 42 (21.65%) TDD
17 40 (20.62%) Oracle Database
18 39 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (19.07%) J2EE
20 36 (18.56%) Middleware
20 36 (18.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 35 (18.04%) JBoss
22 34 (17.53%) Retail
22 34 (17.53%) Oracle Database 11g
22 34 (17.53%) WCF
23 33 (17.01%) PL/SQL
24 32 (16.49%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (18.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 35 (18.04%) JBoss
3 31 (15.98%) SharePoint
4 24 (12.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 22 (11.34%) AquaLogic
5 22 (11.34%) Tuxedo
6 20 (10.31%) WebSphere
7 13 (6.70%) WebLogic
8 11 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (4.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (3.09%) Tomcat
10 6 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (2.58%) Node.js
11 5 (2.58%) OpenStack
11 5 (2.58%) Confluence
12 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
12 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (1.55%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (25.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (6.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.61%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.58%) Google Apps
4 5 (2.58%) SaaS
4 5 (2.58%) PaaS
4 5 (2.58%) IaaS
4 5 (2.58%) Terremark
4 5 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.03%) ElastiCache
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) ATM
2 5 (2.58%) Firewall
3 4 (2.06%) SAN
3 4 (2.06%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 40 (20.62%) Oracle Database
3 34 (17.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (15.98%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (11.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (11.34%) Crystal Reports
8 20 (10.31%) Relational Database
9 14 (7.22%) Couchbase
10 13 (6.70%) RDBMS
11 9 (4.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (3.09%) EDRMS
13 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (1.55%) Essbase
15 2 (1.03%) DB2
16 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (15.98%) Oracle Forms
2 28 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.43%) Selenium
2 28 (14.43%) NUnit
3 27 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (10.31%) Visual Studio
4 20 (10.31%) TeamCity
5 15 (7.73%) Jenkins
5 15 (7.73%) Subversion
5 15 (7.73%) JUnit
6 12 (6.19%) JIRA
7 11 (5.67%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.67%) CruiseControl
7 11 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (5.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (4.12%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.09%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.58%) Fiddler
11 4 (2.06%) Ant
12 3 (1.55%) Maven
General
1 46 (23.71%) Finance
2 34 (17.53%) Retail
3 19 (9.79%) Back Office
4 6 (3.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (45.88%) Developer
2 53 (27.32%) Senior Developer
3 52 (26.80%) Architect
4 44 (22.68%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (19.07%) .NET Developer
6 36 (18.56%) Analyst
7 32 (16.49%) C# Developer
8 28 (14.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 27 (13.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (11.34%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 22 (11.34%) Senior C# Developer
10 22 (11.34%) Analyst Developer
10 22 (11.34%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (7.73%) Software Engineer
12 13 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (6.19%) Web Developer
13 12 (6.19%) Consultant
13 12 (6.19%) C# Web Developer
13 12 (6.19%) .NET Web Developer
14 11 (5.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (56.70%) .NET
2 71 (36.60%) ASP.NET
3 67 (34.54%) CSS
4 59 (30.41%) XML
5 50 (25.77%) HTML
6 45 (23.20%) jQuery
7 43 (22.16%) Web Services
8 39 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (19.07%) J2EE
10 36 (18.56%) Middleware
11 34 (17.53%) WCF
12 29 (14.95%) CSS3
12 29 (14.95%) HTML5
13 28 (14.43%) Oracle Fusion
13 28 (14.43%) Spring
14 27 (13.92%) Ajax
15 26 (13.40%) Hibernate
16 23 (11.86%) Struts
16 23 (11.86%) JSF
17 22 (11.34%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (13.40%) N-Tier
2 20 (10.31%) Data Integration
3 14 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.22%) Open Source
4 6 (3.09%) EFT
4 6 (3.09%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.58%) CMDB
5 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.55%) W3C
8 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.03%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.37%) Windows
2 15 (7.73%) UNIX
3 6 (3.09%) Linux
4 4 (2.06%) Android
4 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.08%) MVC
3 42 (21.65%) TDD
4 32 (16.49%) UML
4 32 (16.49%) Scrum
5 31 (15.98%) Web Development
6 27 (13.92%) Mentoring
7 26 (13.40%) Software Engineering
8 25 (12.89%) BPEL
8 25 (12.89%) Low Latency
9 24 (12.37%) Multithreading
9 24 (12.37%) E-Commerce
10 20 (10.31%) OOD
11 15 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.19%) Project Management
12 12 (6.19%) MVVM
13 11 (5.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (5.67%) Use Case
13 11 (5.67%) Migration
14 10 (5.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.12%) Java
2 85 (43.81%) C#
3 80 (41.24%) JavaScript
4 46 (23.71%) SQL
5 33 (17.01%) PL/SQL
6 25 (12.89%) COBOL
7 22 (11.34%) VB6
7 22 (11.34%) Delphi
7 22 (11.34%) VB
8 20 (10.31%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.09%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.06%) C++
11 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.55%) Ruby
12 3 (1.55%) PHP
13 2 (1.03%) Python
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (14.43%) Degree
2 24 (12.37%) SC Cleared
2 24 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) OCP
3 12 (6.19%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.03%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) Puppet
2 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 80 (41.24%) Oracle
2 78 (40.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.89%) Micro Focus
4 22 (11.34%) BEA
5 15 (7.73%) IBM
6 9 (4.64%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.09%) EMC
7 6 (3.09%) Open Text
7 6 (3.09%) Informatica
7 6 (3.09%) Talend
8 5 (2.58%) Splunk
8 5 (2.58%) Rackspace
8 5 (2.58%) Google
9 4 (2.06%) Reuters
9 4 (2.06%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.55%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.03%) Fiorano
11 2 (1.03%) Software AG
11 2 (1.03%) webMethods
11 2 (1.03%) HP
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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