The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.14% 4.11% 21.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 6.82% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £85,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 64.29% 60.27% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 15
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £88,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SOA
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

SOA Salary Trend in the Home Counties

SOA
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM