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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 73 60 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Permanent jobs citing SOA 37 43 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.21% 3.57% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 4.33% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 37
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
985 993 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.36% 82.54% 69.70%
Number of salaries quoted 867 867 463
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,275 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 17 £55,000 - 1
Maidstone -6 5 £32,500 -18.75%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (70.83%) C#
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
2 29 (60.42%) MVC
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 24 (50.00%) MSMQ
6 23 (47.92%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (39.58%) SQL
7 19 (39.58%) MVVM
8 18 (37.50%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) Degree
9 17 (35.42%) Unit Testing
10 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 15 (31.25%) SaaS
12 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 14 (29.17%) WCF
12 14 (29.17%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (29.17%) NCrunch
13 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
13 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
13 13 (27.08%) Blog
13 13 (27.08%) Redis
13 13 (27.08%) SignalR
14 12 (25.00%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) Redis
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) NCrunch
2 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.33%) Ranorex
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 14 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (27.08%) C# Application Developer
5 13 (27.08%) .NET Applications Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Applications Developer
6 9 (18.75%) SOA Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Programme Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) DBA
9 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
10 1 (2.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
3 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (50.00%) MSMQ
5 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 14 (29.17%) WCF
6 14 (29.17%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (27.08%) SignalR
8 12 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (10.42%) XML
9 5 (10.42%) jQuery
9 5 (10.42%) Dapper ORM
9 5 (10.42%) HTML
10 4 (8.33%) SOAP
11 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.08%) Blog
3 11 (22.92%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (8.33%) Social Media
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.25%) Replication
6 3 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) MVC
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) MVVM
3 17 (35.42%) Unit Testing
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) OO
6 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.42%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
8 5 (10.42%) System Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
8 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) OOD
8 5 (10.42%) ETL
8 5 (10.42%) Data Management
8 5 (10.42%) Contact Management
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) HP
2 5 (10.42%) Cognizant
2 5 (10.42%) Informatica
2 5 (10.42%) Teradata
2 5 (10.42%) Guidewire
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) Red Gate
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