The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 33 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.05% 13.73% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 16.67% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 27
Average salary £49,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Suffolk

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
192 252 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 77.73% 82.35% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 160 235 288
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (66.67%) Web Services
4 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (46.67%) N-Tier
7 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (43.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (33.33%) REST
9 9 (30.00%) XML
9 9 (30.00%) MVC
9 9 (30.00%) Degree
9 9 (30.00%) jQuery
10 8 (26.67%) Java
10 8 (26.67%) UML
10 8 (26.67%) TDD
10 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 7 (23.33%) MS Project
11 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
11 7 (23.33%) CSS
11 7 (23.33%) MCP
11 7 (23.33%) MCSD
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Project
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) NCover
2 3 (10.00%) FxCop
2 3 (10.00%) NUnit
2 3 (10.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Architect
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.00%) DBA
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (10.00%) Lead Technical Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
7 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Head of Development
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) Web Services
3 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) .NET Framework
5 10 (33.33%) REST
6 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 9 (30.00%) XML
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) WCF
9 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (16.67%) Ajax
10 5 (16.67%) WSH
11 4 (13.33%) SOAP
11 4 (13.33%) Java EE
12 3 (10.00%) OSGi
12 3 (10.00%) Apache Camel
13 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) N-Tier
2 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (10.00%) DataPower
7 1 (3.33%) PMI
7 1 (3.33%) Replication
7 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) UML
4 6 (20.00%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) User Stories
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Groovy
5 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) MCP
2 7 (23.33%) MCSD
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) MCPD
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
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