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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.43% 3.75% 12.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.79% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 38
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
294 188 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.00% 78.33% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 250 164 222
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 34 (73.91%) C#
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) Scrum
3 24 (52.17%) Ruby
4 22 (47.83%) Games
5 19 (41.30%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (41.30%) C++
5 19 (41.30%) Python
5 19 (41.30%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (41.30%) Go
6 15 (32.61%) .NET
7 13 (28.26%) Online Games
8 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
9 11 (23.91%) jQuery
9 11 (23.91%) HTML
9 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.74%) J2EE
10 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
10 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 10 (21.74%) Degree
10 10 (21.74%) Mathematics
10 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 10 (21.74%) MVC
10 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (21.74%) Entity Framework

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.04%) Gradle
2 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Maven
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) RSpec
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Capybara
General
1 22 (47.83%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Junior
9 1 (2.17%) Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (2.17%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (32.61%) .NET
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) jQuery
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 10 (21.74%) Kendo UI
4 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 10 (21.74%) Entity Framework
4 10 (21.74%) J2EE
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.22%) SOAP
5 7 (15.22%) Web Services
5 7 (15.22%) XML
5 7 (15.22%) REST
6 6 (13.04%) Java EE
6 6 (13.04%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) OSGi
7 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Online Games
2 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 10 (21.74%) Mathematics
2 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 9 (19.57%) Mobile App
3 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) DataPower
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Scrum
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 10 (21.74%) MVC
4 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.22%) TDD
6 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.35%) CRM
9 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.17%) DevOps
10 1 (2.17%) SDLC
10 1 (2.17%) Service Management
10 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) C#
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 24 (52.17%) Ruby
3 19 (41.30%) Python
3 19 (41.30%) Go
3 19 (41.30%) C++
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) iptables
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) IBM