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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 76 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.77% 1.92% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 2.54% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 42
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £48,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
1565 1613 1991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.59% 75.69% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1226 1667
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 £32,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +5 20 £32,500 -45.83%
St Albans - 13 £60,000 - 3
Hitchin - 11 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £45,000 -
Watford 0 4 £56,250 +18.42%
Rickmansworth -7 4 £60,000 +18.16%
Stevenage +10 3 £46,250 -22.91% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 106 (58.24%) Java
2 101 (55.49%) .NET
3 94 (51.65%) JavaScript
4 90 (49.45%) C#
5 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (43.41%) MVC
6 79 (43.41%) Oracle
7 77 (42.31%) CSS
8 74 (40.66%) XML
9 72 (39.56%) ASP.NET
9 72 (39.56%) Microsoft
10 60 (32.97%) HTML
11 54 (29.67%) jQuery
12 53 (29.12%) TDD
13 52 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 52 (28.57%) SQL
14 48 (26.37%) MS Excel
15 46 (25.27%) Web Services
15 46 (25.27%) Finance
16 45 (24.73%) J2EE
17 44 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (23.63%) JBoss
19 40 (21.98%) WCF
19 40 (21.98%) Web Development
20 39 (21.43%) Scrum
21 38 (20.88%) Selenium
22 37 (20.33%) Middleware
22 37 (20.33%) HTML5
22 37 (20.33%) CSS3
23 36 (19.78%) Ajax

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 43 (23.63%) JBoss
2 33 (18.13%) SharePoint
3 29 (15.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (13.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (13.19%) WebSphere
5 23 (12.64%) WebLogic
6 22 (12.09%) Tuxedo
6 22 (12.09%) AquaLogic
7 16 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.75%) Node.js
10 5 (2.75%) Confluence
11 4 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.65%) IIS
12 3 (1.65%) CMS
13 2 (1.10%) TeamSite
Applications
1 48 (26.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.10%) ElastiCache
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.55%) Terremark
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) ATM
1 6 (3.30%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) SAN
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 35 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 33 (18.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (15.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (12.09%) Crystal Reports
6 22 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (9.34%) Relational Database
8 14 (7.69%) Couchbase
9 8 (4.40%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.10%) EDRMS
12 2 (1.10%) DB2
13 1 (0.55%) Essbase
13 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (20.88%) Selenium
2 35 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 33 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (18.13%) NUnit
4 26 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
5 25 (13.74%) TeamCity
6 22 (12.09%) JUnit
6 22 (12.09%) Subversion
7 18 (9.89%) JIRA
8 17 (9.34%) Visual Studio
9 15 (8.24%) Jenkins
10 14 (7.69%) CruiseControl
11 13 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (6.04%) Cucumber
13 10 (5.49%) Ant
14 8 (4.40%) SpecFlow
15 7 (3.85%) Eclipse
16 5 (2.75%) Fiddler
17 4 (2.20%) Maven
General
1 46 (25.27%) Finance
2 25 (13.74%) Retail
3 11 (6.04%) Back Office
4 6 (3.30%) Banking
5 4 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (52.75%) Developer
2 59 (32.42%) Senior Developer
3 40 (21.98%) Architect
3 40 (21.98%) C# Developer
4 37 (20.33%) .NET Developer
5 36 (19.78%) Analyst
6 35 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (17.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 29 (15.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (14.84%) Senior C# Developer
10 26 (14.29%) Software Engineer
11 24 (13.19%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (12.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 22 (12.09%) Analyst Developer
13 15 (8.24%) .NET Web Developer
13 15 (8.24%) C# Web Developer
13 15 (8.24%) Web Developer
14 13 (7.14%) Software Developer
14 13 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
14 13 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (55.49%) .NET
2 77 (42.31%) CSS
3 74 (40.66%) XML
4 72 (39.56%) ASP.NET
5 60 (32.97%) HTML
6 54 (29.67%) jQuery
7 46 (25.27%) Web Services
8 45 (24.73%) J2EE
9 44 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (21.98%) WCF
11 37 (20.33%) Middleware
11 37 (20.33%) HTML5
11 37 (20.33%) CSS3
12 36 (19.78%) Ajax
13 33 (18.13%) Spring
14 31 (17.03%) Hibernate
15 26 (14.29%) XSLT
16 25 (13.74%) Silverlight
16 25 (13.74%) WebSockets
17 24 (13.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 20 (10.99%) Open Source
4 13 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.04%) Data Integration
6 8 (4.40%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.30%) EFT
7 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.65%) W3C
10 2 (1.10%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.10%) User Experience
11 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.55%) CMDB
11 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.09%) Windows
2 12 (6.59%) UNIX
3 11 (6.04%) Linux
4 4 (2.20%) Android
4 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (43.41%) MVC
3 53 (29.12%) TDD
4 40 (21.98%) Web Development
5 39 (21.43%) Scrum
6 32 (17.58%) Software Engineering
7 31 (17.03%) Multithreading
7 31 (17.03%) Low Latency
8 30 (16.48%) UML
9 27 (14.84%) OOD
9 27 (14.84%) Mentoring
10 23 (12.64%) BPEL
11 21 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.24%) OOP
13 14 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.14%) OO
14 13 (7.14%) MVVM
15 12 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.59%) E-business
16 11 (6.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.24%) Java
2 94 (51.65%) JavaScript
3 90 (49.45%) C#
4 52 (28.57%) SQL
5 35 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 25 (13.74%) Objective-C
7 22 (12.09%) VB6
7 22 (12.09%) VB
7 22 (12.09%) COBOL
7 22 (12.09%) Delphi
8 8 (4.40%) C++
8 8 (4.40%) PHP
8 8 (4.40%) Python
8 8 (4.40%) Ruby
9 7 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) Degree
2 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.30%) VCP4
3 6 (3.30%) PhD
4 5 (2.75%) OCP
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (43.41%) Oracle
2 72 (39.56%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.64%) BEA
4 22 (12.09%) Micro Focus
5 12 (6.59%) IBM
6 5 (2.75%) Splunk
6 5 (2.75%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.20%) Reuters
7 4 (2.20%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.10%) Talend
8 2 (1.10%) webMethods
8 2 (1.10%) Informatica
8 2 (1.10%) Open Text
8 2 (1.10%) Fiorano
8 2 (1.10%) HP
8 2 (1.10%) EMC
8 2 (1.10%) Software AG
9 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe
9 1 (0.55%) Temenos
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