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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 35 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.45% 7.41% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.23% 9.13% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 11
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
379 241 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 80.64% 81.14% 73.39%
Number of salaries quoted 338 184 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 45 (68.18%) Java
2 41 (62.12%) .NET
3 33 (50.00%) Scrum
4 32 (48.48%) J2EE
5 25 (37.88%) C#
5 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (31.82%) PRINCE2
7 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
8 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.27%) jQuery
9 13 (19.70%) MVC
9 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
9 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
9 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
9 13 (19.70%) Degree
9 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
9 13 (19.70%) Entity Framework
10 12 (18.18%) REST
10 12 (18.18%) Big Data
10 12 (18.18%) Web Application Development
10 12 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (18.18%) Java EE
10 12 (18.18%) Ruby
10 12 (18.18%) CSS
10 12 (18.18%) Oracle
10 12 (18.18%) SOAP
10 12 (18.18%) Web Services
10 12 (18.18%) XML
10 12 (18.18%) JavaScript

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
1 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
1 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
1 7 (10.61%) Apache Pig
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) PaaS
1 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
3 12 (18.18%) Big Data
4 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.61%) Apache Hive
5 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
6 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Subversion
1 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.64%) Gradle
2 9 (13.64%) Maven
2 9 (13.64%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.06%) Capybara
3 4 (6.06%) RSpec
3 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.67%) Games
2 7 (10.61%) Electronics
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 14 (21.21%) Software Project Manager
3 14 (21.21%) Software Manager
4 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Tester
9 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Applications Project Manager
10 1 (1.52%) Business Systems Manager
10 1 (1.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 32 (48.48%) J2EE
3 18 (27.27%) jQuery
4 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
4 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.70%) Entity Framework
5 12 (18.18%) REST
5 12 (18.18%) CSS
5 12 (18.18%) SOAP
5 12 (18.18%) Web Services
5 12 (18.18%) XML
5 12 (18.18%) Java EE
5 12 (18.18%) HTML
6 11 (16.67%) Spring
6 11 (16.67%) Kendo UI
7 8 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (10.61%) OSGi
8 7 (10.61%) Apache Camel
8 7 (10.61%) Ajax
8 7 (10.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
1 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.58%) DataPower
6 4 (6.06%) PMI
7 2 (3.03%) Online Games
7 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Scrum
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.70%) MVC
5 12 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 11 (16.67%) CRM
6 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.15%) TDD
7 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
8 9 (13.64%) UML
9 7 (10.61%) Project Management
9 7 (10.61%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.58%) Software Delivery
11 4 (6.06%) SDLC
11 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
12 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.18%) Ruby
4 8 (12.12%) Go
4 8 (12.12%) Python
4 8 (12.12%) C++
5 7 (10.61%) Groovy
6 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.61%) MCPD
5 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP