The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 60 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 44 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.44% 2.71% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 3.65% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 6
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +74.77%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1042 903 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.41% 74.26% 71.29%
Number of salaries quoted 818 750 492
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,215
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £51,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
SOA
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -9 15 £45,000 +33.33%
Tunbridge Wells -17 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Sittingbourne - 9 £45,000 - 1
Chatham - 3 £71,500 - 1
Folkestone - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 68 (81.93%) SQL Server
2 66 (79.52%) C#
2 66 (79.52%) .NET
3 54 (65.06%) Microsoft
4 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (51.81%) MVC
6 29 (34.94%) HTML
6 29 (34.94%) SQL
6 29 (34.94%) CSS
7 28 (33.73%) jQuery
8 27 (32.53%) TDD
8 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
9 25 (30.12%) OO
9 25 (30.12%) Workflow
10 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (28.92%) VB.NET
11 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
11 23 (27.71%) Web Services
12 20 (24.10%) UML
12 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
12 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (24.10%) Degree
12 20 (24.10%) REST
13 18 (21.69%) Scrum
14 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
15 16 (19.28%) SOAP
15 16 (19.28%) Finance
15 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
16 15 (18.07%) MVVM
16 15 (18.07%) MCPD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (14.46%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.64%) FileNet
3 3 (3.61%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) PPP
2 2 (2.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (81.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.64%) OLAP
5 7 (8.43%) BODI
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.25%) ReSharper
2 11 (13.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 31 (37.35%) .NET Developer
3 25 (30.12%) Architect
4 17 (20.48%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (18.07%) Software Developer
6 14 (16.87%) Agile .NET Developer
7 11 (13.25%) Programmer
8 10 (12.05%) Technical Architect
9 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
10 8 (9.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (8.43%) .NET Programmer
12 6 (7.23%) Analyst Programmer
12 6 (7.23%) Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst Programmer
13 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (6.02%) .NET Software Engineer
13 5 (6.02%) Senior Programmer
14 4 (4.82%) Technical Solutions Architect
15 2 (2.41%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (79.52%) .NET
2 29 (34.94%) CSS
2 29 (34.94%) HTML
3 28 (33.73%) jQuery
4 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
5 23 (27.71%) Web Services
6 20 (24.10%) REST
7 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
8 16 (19.28%) SOAP
8 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
9 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (15.66%) XML
10 12 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.05%) XSLT
11 10 (12.05%) WCF
12 9 (10.84%) WF
12 9 (10.84%) EJB
13 8 (9.64%) XML Schema
13 8 (9.64%) JAXB
13 8 (9.64%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
2 8 (9.64%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
2 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
3 9 (10.84%) Solaris
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) MVC
3 27 (32.53%) TDD
4 25 (30.12%) Workflow
4 25 (30.12%) OO
5 20 (24.10%) UML
5 20 (24.10%) Software Engineering
6 18 (21.69%) Scrum
7 15 (18.07%) OOP
7 15 (18.07%) MVVM
8 11 (13.25%) Project Planning
9 10 (12.05%) Network Design
9 10 (12.05%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.05%) ETL
10 8 (9.64%) B2B
10 8 (9.64%) Process Management
10 8 (9.64%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) Use Case
10 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 66 (79.52%) C#
2 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 24 (28.92%) VB.NET
4 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.46%) Java
6 11 (13.25%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (24.10%) Degree
3 15 (18.07%) MCP
3 15 (18.07%) MCTS
3 15 (18.07%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) HL7
2 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 54 (65.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Sun
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) Metastorm
3 8 (9.64%) Open Text
3 8 (9.64%) IBM
3 8 (9.64%) Pega
4 7 (8.43%) Business Objects
4 7 (8.43%) Cognos
4 7 (8.43%) Informatica
5 3 (3.61%) webMethods
5 3 (3.61%) Software AG
6 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.20%) Telerik
Sittingbourne, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago