The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hitchin region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 16.67% 4.55% 22.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.53% 5.00% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 70.83% 90.91% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 17
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SOA
Hertfordshire

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

SOA
Salary Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Hitchin region.

SOA Salary Trend in Hitchin

SOA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle