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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.56% 4.87% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 6.29% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 22
Average salary £35,000 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.88% -2.27%
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
322 175 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.52% 77.43% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 275 152 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 40 (75.47%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) C#
3 33 (62.26%) Scrum
4 23 (43.40%) Ruby
5 22 (41.51%) .NET
6 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (39.62%) Games
7 18 (33.96%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (33.96%) C++
7 18 (33.96%) Python
7 18 (33.96%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (33.96%) Go
8 16 (30.19%) J2EE
9 13 (24.53%) jQuery
10 12 (22.64%) Online Games
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
10 12 (22.64%) HTML
10 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
11 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (20.75%) N-Tier
11 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
11 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
11 11 (20.75%) Degree
11 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
11 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.75%) MVC
11 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
11 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.77%) JBoss
1 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.21%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.21%) Gradle
2 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
2 7 (13.21%) Subversion
2 7 (13.21%) Maven
2 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) RSpec
3 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.43%) Selenium
3 5 (9.43%) Capybara
General
1 21 (39.62%) Games
2 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
3 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Software Manager
4 8 (15.09%) Software Project Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Tester
6 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.89%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (1.89%) QA Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Junior
7 1 (1.89%) Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Integration Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (30.19%) J2EE
4 13 (24.53%) jQuery
5 12 (22.64%) CSS
5 12 (22.64%) HTML
6 11 (20.75%) Kendo UI
6 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
6 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
6 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
7 8 (15.09%) REST
7 8 (15.09%) SOAP
7 8 (15.09%) Web Services
7 8 (15.09%) XML
8 7 (13.21%) Spring
8 7 (13.21%) Java EE
9 3 (5.66%) OSGi
9 3 (5.66%) Apache Camel
10 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Online Games
2 11 (20.75%) N-Tier
2 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
2 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.66%) DataPower
6 2 (3.77%) PMI
7 1 (1.89%) DTV
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Scrum
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
4 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
7 6 (11.32%) CRM
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Software Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) SDLC
11 1 (1.89%) DevOps
11 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) C#
3 23 (43.40%) Ruby
4 18 (33.96%) Python
4 18 (33.96%) Go
4 18 (33.96%) C++
5 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) iptables
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) SAP