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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 88 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 2.29% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 2.65% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 23
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +0.25%
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
831 945 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.85% 86.62% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 744 824 847
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) WatchGuard
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange

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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) BODI
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) EDI
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JAXB
3 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) VRML
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) OpenSSO
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) WatchGuard
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica