The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 71 74
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 2.98% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.52% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 30
Median salary - £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
847 910 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 87.68% 84.81% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 745 788 877
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Sun
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (31.25%) Hyperion
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.25%) BODI
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.25%) RSpec
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) WATIR
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
5 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
5 1 (6.25%) JPA
5 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) DSDM
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
1 6 (37.50%) Sun
2 5 (31.25%) Hyperion
3 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica