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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 83 77 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.46% 1.63% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.17% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 26
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
864 831 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.88% 75.27% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 733 712 570
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
West Malling +7 5 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 44 (80.00%) C#
2 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
3 38 (69.09%) .NET
4 32 (58.18%) SQL
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
6 25 (45.45%) Degree
7 24 (43.64%) MVC
8 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
9 22 (40.00%) TDD
9 22 (40.00%) REST
10 20 (36.36%) VB.NET
10 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
11 19 (34.55%) HTML
11 19 (34.55%) XML
11 19 (34.55%) Scrum
12 17 (30.91%) Windows
12 17 (30.91%) WCF
12 17 (30.91%) jQuery
13 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
14 15 (27.27%) CSS
14 15 (27.27%) Finance
14 15 (27.27%) Workflow
14 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
15 14 (25.45%) OO
15 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (18.18%) Network Design
17 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.45%) FileNet
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (5.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) OLAP
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) BODI
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) Fiddler
2 6 (10.91%) ReSharper
3 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 4 (7.27%) FitNesse
3 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.27%) Ranorex
3 4 (7.27%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Programmer
4 11 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
5 10 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (16.36%) Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) Architect
6 9 (16.36%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (14.55%) Test Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Developer Analyst
9 6 (10.91%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
10 4 (7.27%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
10 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) REST
3 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 19 (34.55%) HTML
4 19 (34.55%) XML
5 17 (30.91%) WCF
5 17 (30.91%) jQuery
6 16 (29.09%) AngularJS
7 15 (27.27%) CSS
8 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (18.18%) Ember.js
9 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (16.36%) SOAP
10 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
11 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 8 (14.55%) XSLT
12 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.91%) WinForms
13 5 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) MVC
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.00%) TDD
4 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 15 (27.27%) Workflow
5 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 14 (25.45%) OO
7 10 (18.18%) Network Design
7 10 (18.18%) Kanban
8 9 (16.36%) Use Case
9 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.55%) OOP
10 7 (12.73%) ETL
10 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
11 6 (10.91%) UML
12 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
5 6 (10.91%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) XPath
8 1 (1.82%) VB6
8 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) ISEB
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.27%) MCP
3 4 (7.27%) MCPD
3 4 (7.27%) MCTS
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Remedy
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Open Text
3 3 (5.45%) Metastorm
3 3 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Software AG
3 3 (5.45%) webMethods
3 3 (5.45%) Facebook
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
3 3 (5.45%) Pega
4 2 (3.64%) Informatica
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.82%) Red Gate
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