The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 11 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin - 17.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 30.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 94.23% 56.10% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 1
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle