The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 41 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.09% 5.13% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 6.15% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 8
Median salary £72,500 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+107.14% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +0.25%
SOA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 358 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 85.37% 83.45% 81.97%
Number of salaries quoted 265 308 170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SOA
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

SOA Salary Trend in Ipswich

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for SOA.

1 17 (70.83%) Web Services
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) REST
3 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) SOAP
4 10 (41.67%) TOGAF
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) DataPower
6 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (33.33%) iptables
7 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
7 7 (29.17%) UML
7 7 (29.17%) Java EE
8 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (25.00%) Big Data
9 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (20.83%) RUP
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) IBM
9 5 (20.83%) OO
10 4 (16.67%) JBoss
10 4 (16.67%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) J2EE
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Web Services
2 13 (54.17%) REST
3 12 (50.00%) SOAP
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) Java EE
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
7 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) OSGi
7 3 (12.50%) Regular Expression
7 3 (12.50%) XSD
7 3 (12.50%) XSLT
8 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) DataPower
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
5 5 (20.83%) OO
5 5 (20.83%) RUP
5 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.50%) API Design
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Groovy
3 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) iptables
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Apigee
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Mashery
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
3 1 (4.17%) WSO2