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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 96 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.47% 2.66% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 3.27% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 34
Average salary £85,000 £63,200 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.49% +40.44%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
957 794 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.11% 81.10% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 826 714 842
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £58,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 1 May 2016. 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 -16 3 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Middleware
3 13 (43.33%) Sun
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
3 13 (43.33%) Solaris
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) Unix
4 12 (40.00%) Hyperion
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (36.67%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) CSS
6 10 (33.33%) Web Services
6 10 (33.33%) HTML5
6 10 (33.33%) CSS3

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.00%) IIS
1 3 (10.00%) JBoss
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.33%) BODI
6 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) NUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Moq
3 4 (13.33%) MSTest
3 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.00%) Protractor
4 3 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.33%) RSpec
5 1 (3.33%) WATIR
General
1 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) DBA
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Middleware
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) CSS3
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) HTML5
2 10 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) RESTful
4 6 (20.00%) WCF
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (13.33%) Sass
7 3 (10.00%) Ajax
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Solaris
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
4 6 (20.00%) OOD
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (13.33%) SOLID
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (10.00%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 4 (13.33%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) vCloud
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
1 13 (43.33%) Sun
2 12 (40.00%) Hyperion
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica