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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 89 31 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.76% 1.64% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 2.19% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 20 74
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
1847 1416 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.93% 74.80% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1079 1994
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 £61,000 £65,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +11 24 £60,000 - 1
St Albans - 21 £60,000 - 3
Hitchin -8 11 - -
Stevenage +7 8 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Watford - 8 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £45,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 105 (54.97%) Java
2 102 (53.40%) .NET
3 81 (42.41%) C#
4 66 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (34.55%) Oracle
5 65 (34.03%) JavaScript
6 64 (33.51%) Microsoft
7 59 (30.89%) ASP.NET
8 57 (29.84%) MVC
9 52 (27.23%) SQL
9 52 (27.23%) CSS
10 44 (23.04%) MS Excel
11 43 (22.51%) HTML
12 40 (20.94%) XML
13 37 (19.37%) jQuery
13 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
13 37 (19.37%) Finance
14 35 (18.32%) Retail
14 35 (18.32%) TDD
15 34 (17.80%) Oracle Database
15 34 (17.80%) Web Services
15 34 (17.80%) Degree
16 33 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (17.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 33 (17.28%) PL/SQL
17 32 (16.75%) SC Cleared
17 32 (16.75%) Security Cleared
18 31 (16.23%) Oracle Database 11g
19 29 (15.18%) WCF
20 28 (14.66%) J2EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (17.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (14.14%) SharePoint
3 24 (12.57%) JBoss
4 18 (9.42%) WebSphere
5 16 (8.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 14 (7.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 14 (7.33%) AquaLogic
6 14 (7.33%) Tuxedo
7 10 (5.24%) WebLogic
8 8 (4.19%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.62%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.62%) Confluence
9 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.09%) CMS
10 4 (2.09%) MS Exchange
10 4 (2.09%) IIS
10 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (23.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (8.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (5.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.62%) SaaS
3 5 (2.62%) PaaS
3 5 (2.62%) Google Apps
3 5 (2.62%) IaaS
3 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.62%) Terremark
4 3 (1.57%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.52%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) ATM
2 5 (2.62%) Firewall
3 4 (2.09%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.80%) Oracle Database
3 31 (16.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (14.66%) Oracle Reports
5 25 (13.09%) Relational Database
6 21 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (9.42%) RDBMS
9 14 (7.33%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (7.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (4.71%) Couchbase
11 8 (4.19%) EDRMS
12 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.57%) Essbase
14 2 (1.05%) DB2
15 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (14.66%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.47%) Visual Studio
4 19 (9.95%) NUnit
5 18 (9.42%) Selenium
6 15 (7.85%) Subversion
6 15 (7.85%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.76%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.24%) JIRA
8 10 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (5.24%) CruiseControl
8 10 (5.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (4.71%) JUnit
10 8 (4.19%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.66%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.62%) Fiddler
13 4 (2.09%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.57%) Maven
14 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (19.37%) Finance
2 35 (18.32%) Retail
3 21 (10.99%) Back Office
4 6 (3.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (40.84%) Developer
2 54 (28.27%) Architect
3 46 (24.08%) Solutions Architect
4 40 (20.94%) Senior Developer
5 34 (17.80%) .NET Developer
6 31 (16.23%) Analyst
7 25 (13.09%) C# Developer
8 23 (12.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 22 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (8.90%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (7.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 14 (7.33%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (7.33%) Analyst Developer
12 12 (6.28%) Consultant
13 11 (5.76%) Lead Architect
13 11 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (5.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 10 (5.24%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (5.24%) .NET Web Developer
14 10 (5.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (53.40%) .NET
2 59 (30.89%) ASP.NET
3 52 (27.23%) CSS
4 43 (22.51%) HTML
5 40 (20.94%) XML
6 37 (19.37%) jQuery
7 34 (17.80%) Web Services
8 33 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (15.18%) WCF
10 28 (14.66%) Middleware
10 28 (14.66%) J2EE
11 24 (12.57%) Ajax
12 22 (11.52%) HTML5
12 22 (11.52%) CSS3
13 21 (10.99%) Oracle Fusion
13 21 (10.99%) Spring
14 20 (10.47%) Hibernate
15 19 (9.95%) REST
16 16 (8.38%) .NET Framework
16 16 (8.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Data Integration
2 25 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.85%) N-Tier
5 13 (6.81%) Open Source
6 8 (4.19%) Taxonomies
7 6 (3.14%) EFT
8 5 (2.62%) CMDB
8 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.57%) W3C
11 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.05%) User Experience
12 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) Windows
2 20 (10.47%) UNIX
3 6 (3.14%) Linux
4 4 (2.09%) Android
4 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.84%) MVC
3 35 (18.32%) TDD
4 26 (13.61%) Scrum
5 24 (12.57%) UML
5 24 (12.57%) E-Commerce
5 24 (12.57%) Web Development
6 21 (10.99%) Software Engineering
7 20 (10.47%) Low Latency
8 19 (9.95%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.95%) Multithreading
9 17 (8.90%) BPEL
10 15 (7.85%) OOD
11 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.33%) Workflow
12 13 (6.81%) Migration
12 13 (6.81%) Project Management
13 12 (6.28%) Use Case
13 12 (6.28%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (5.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.97%) Java
2 81 (42.41%) C#
3 65 (34.03%) JavaScript
4 52 (27.23%) SQL
5 33 (17.28%) PL/SQL
6 17 (8.90%) COBOL
7 15 (7.85%) Objective-C
8 14 (7.33%) VB6
8 14 (7.33%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.33%) VB
8 14 (7.33%) Delphi
9 4 (2.09%) C++
9 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.80%) Degree
2 32 (16.75%) SC Cleared
2 32 (16.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.90%) OCP
3 17 (8.90%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.05%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) Puppet
2 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 66 (34.55%) Oracle
2 64 (33.51%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.90%) Micro Focus
4 16 (8.38%) IBM
5 14 (7.33%) BEA
6 9 (4.71%) TIBCO
7 8 (4.19%) Open Text
7 8 (4.19%) EMC
8 7 (3.66%) Informatica
8 7 (3.66%) Talend
9 5 (2.62%) Google
9 5 (2.62%) Splunk
9 5 (2.62%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.09%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.09%) Reuters
11 3 (1.57%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.05%) Software AG
12 2 (1.05%) HP
12 2 (1.05%) Fiorano
12 2 (1.05%) webMethods
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Hyphen
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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