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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 77 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 82 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.37% 2.97% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.66% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 75 58 31
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1988 1887 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.74% 81.16% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1709 1535 1206
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 £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 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 31 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
(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 - 17 £60,000 - 2
Rickmansworth - 10 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -14 7 £45,000 -30.76%
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Watford -18 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 104 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (61.25%) Oracle
3 90 (56.25%) XML
4 87 (54.38%) C#
5 82 (51.25%) .NET
6 75 (46.88%) Java
7 74 (46.25%) SQL
8 73 (45.63%) JavaScript
9 72 (45.00%) MVC
10 71 (44.38%) Scrum
10 71 (44.38%) TDD
11 70 (43.75%) HTML
12 67 (41.88%) Open Source
13 66 (41.25%) Selenium
14 60 (37.50%) PL/SQL
15 59 (36.88%) Multithreading
16 58 (36.25%) CSS
16 58 (36.25%) Microsoft
17 57 (35.63%) MS Excel
17 57 (35.63%) HTML5
17 57 (35.63%) Mobile Development
18 56 (35.00%) ASP.NET
18 56 (35.00%) jQuery
19 55 (34.38%) Web Development
19 55 (34.38%) Web Services
19 55 (34.38%) CSS3
20 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 52 (32.50%) NUnit
22 51 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
23 50 (31.25%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 33 (20.63%) WebLogic
3 26 (16.25%) WebSphere
4 25 (15.63%) JBoss
5 14 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (8.13%) Node.js
7 12 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.25%) Apache
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.63%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.63%) Confluence
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 57 (35.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.13%) OpenShift
3 8 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.13%) PaaS
5 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.25%) DNS
3 2 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 32 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 16 (10.00%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.25%) Big Data
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (41.25%) Selenium
2 52 (32.50%) NUnit
3 51 (31.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (24.38%) TeamCity
5 31 (19.38%) Git (software)
6 29 (18.13%) JUnit
7 20 (12.50%) JIRA
7 20 (12.50%) Ant
8 16 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.50%) Cucumber
10 11 (6.88%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.75%) Subversion
12 5 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (3.13%) Moq
13 3 (1.88%) Maven
14 2 (1.25%) NuGet
14 2 (1.25%) Hudson
15 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
15 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (15.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Retail
3 7 (4.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (46.25%) Developer
2 42 (26.25%) Senior Developer
2 42 (26.25%) .NET Developer
3 41 (25.63%) C# Developer
3 41 (25.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 36 (22.50%) Architect
4 36 (22.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 35 (21.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 34 (21.25%) Software Engineer
7 23 (14.38%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (13.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (13.13%) Development Manager
9 21 (13.13%) Web Developer
9 21 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (13.13%) .NET Web Developer
9 21 (13.13%) C# Web Developer
10 20 (12.50%) Java Developer
11 19 (11.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (11.25%) Senior .NET Web Developer
12 18 (11.25%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (56.25%) XML
2 82 (51.25%) .NET
3 70 (43.75%) HTML
4 58 (36.25%) CSS
5 57 (35.63%) HTML5
6 56 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 56 (35.00%) jQuery
7 55 (34.38%) Web Services
7 55 (34.38%) CSS3
8 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (31.25%) WCF
10 42 (26.25%) Ajax
11 40 (25.00%) WebSockets
12 35 (21.88%) XSLT
13 34 (21.25%) Silverlight
14 33 (20.63%) J2EE
15 30 (18.75%) Spring
16 26 (16.25%) AngularJS
17 24 (15.00%) Hibernate
18 18 (11.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.88%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.25%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.25%) PKI
6 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) SCADA
7 1 (0.63%) W3C
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) UNIX
3 5 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) Solaris
5 2 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.00%) MVC
3 71 (44.38%) TDD
3 71 (44.38%) Scrum
4 67 (41.88%) Open Source
5 59 (36.88%) Multithreading
6 57 (35.63%) Mobile Development
7 55 (34.38%) Web Development
8 42 (26.25%) OOD
9 39 (24.38%) Software Engineering
10 38 (23.75%) Low Latency
11 34 (21.25%) Unit Testing
12 22 (13.75%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (13.13%) PRINCE
13 21 (13.13%) PRINCE2
13 21 (13.13%) RUP
14 19 (11.88%) OOP
15 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.38%) C#
2 75 (46.88%) Java
3 74 (46.25%) SQL
4 73 (45.63%) JavaScript
5 60 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 38 (23.75%) Objective-C
7 20 (12.50%) Python
8 18 (11.25%) Ruby
9 16 (10.00%) PHP
10 3 (1.88%) COBOL
10 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.25%) CBAP
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) SLA
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Puppet
2 2 (1.25%) Ansible
2 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (61.25%) Oracle
2 58 (36.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.38%) IBM
4 4 (2.50%) Citrix
5 3 (1.88%) Micro Focus
5 3 (1.88%) Splunk
6 2 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) webMethods
7 1 (0.63%) BEA
7 1 (0.63%) Sun
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Ventyx
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