The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.47% 3.54% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 4.21% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 33
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
SOA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
772 1021 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.26% 84.17% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 694 805 721
Average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SOA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SOA Salary Trend in Kent

SOA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Kent

SOA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 5 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Maidstone +13 4 £32,500 -27.77%
West Malling +10 2 £77,500 +76.13%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 43 (86.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) C#
3 33 (66.00%) SQL Server
4 32 (64.00%) MVC
5 31 (62.00%) ASP.NET
6 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (46.00%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (44.00%) MSMQ
10 21 (42.00%) Windows
10 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
12 19 (38.00%) Web Services
13 18 (36.00%) SaaS
14 17 (34.00%) MVVM
15 15 (30.00%) SQL
15 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
16 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (28.00%) .NET Framework
17 13 (26.00%) Degree
17 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
17 13 (26.00%) WCF
17 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (26.00%) NCrunch
17 13 (26.00%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (26.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (26.00%) HTML
17 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
17 13 (26.00%) Scrum
18 12 (24.00%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (66.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) Redis
3 7 (14.00%) MySQL
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) NCrunch
2 7 (14.00%) Hudson
2 7 (14.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.00%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 24 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (46.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (26.00%) C# Application Developer
5 13 (26.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 13 (26.00%) Applications Developer
6 9 (18.00%) SOA Developer
7 7 (14.00%) Administrator
7 7 (14.00%) MySQL DBA
7 7 (14.00%) DBA
8 5 (10.00%) Architect
9 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.00%) Head of Architecture
11 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
11 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
12 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
12 1 (2.00%) Lead Architect
12 1 (2.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (86.00%) .NET
2 31 (62.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (44.00%) MSMQ
5 19 (38.00%) Web Services
6 14 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (26.00%) HTML
7 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (26.00%) WCF
7 13 (26.00%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (26.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (24.00%) SignalR
9 6 (12.00%) jQuery
10 5 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (8.00%) CSS
12 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
13 1 (2.00%) SOAP
13 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (24.00%) Blog
4 11 (22.00%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (14.00%) Replication
5 7 (14.00%) Clustering
6 6 (12.00%) Social Media
7 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.00%) User Experience
9 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) MVC
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 17 (34.00%) MVVM
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 12 (24.00%) OO
7 11 (22.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (12.00%) OOD
10 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.00%) DSDM
10 5 (10.00%) EAI
10 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.00%) Data Management
10 5 (10.00%) DevOps
10 5 (10.00%) Line Management
10 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (24.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.00%) VB
5 7 (14.00%) C++
6 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Sun
3 2 (4.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (4.00%) Informatica
3 2 (4.00%) Teradata
3 2 (4.00%) Guidewire
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