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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 87 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.90% 2.71% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 3.35% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 27
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -9.09%
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
831 866 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.35% 80.93% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 687 745 552
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Maidstone -7 1 £63,500 +58.75%
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (72.73%) C#
2 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 27 (61.36%) .NET
4 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (54.55%) Degree
6 19 (43.18%) TDD
7 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 18 (40.91%) VB.NET
8 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 17 (38.64%) Scrum
8 17 (38.64%) REST
9 16 (36.36%) MVC
9 16 (36.36%) HTML
9 16 (36.36%) XML
10 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
10 15 (34.09%) Windows
10 15 (34.09%) WCF
10 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
11 14 (31.82%) Finance
12 13 (29.55%) jQuery
12 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (27.27%) CSS
14 11 (25.00%) Workflow
15 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
15 10 (22.73%) Network Design
15 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
15 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
15 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (20.45%) KnockoutJS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.27%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) ReSharper
2 6 (13.64%) Fiddler
3 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 4 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 4 (9.09%) NUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Programmer
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Software Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (15.91%) Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (13.64%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 5 (11.36%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) REST
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) XML
4 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.09%) WCF
4 15 (34.09%) AngularJS
5 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (29.55%) jQuery
6 12 (27.27%) CSS
7 9 (20.45%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (20.45%) Ember.js
7 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (13.64%) XSLT
8 6 (13.64%) WinForms
9 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.09%) SOAP
10 4 (9.09%) RESTful
10 4 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
4 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) TDD
3 17 (38.64%) Scrum
4 16 (36.36%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) Workflow
6 10 (22.73%) Network Design
6 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.45%) Use Case
7 9 (20.45%) Kanban
8 8 (18.18%) Project Planning
8 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) OO
10 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.36%) System Testing
11 5 (11.36%) ETL
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) VB.NET
3 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) TypeScript
5 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) XPath
7 1 (2.27%) VB6
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Remedy
3 3 (6.82%) webMethods
3 3 (6.82%) Software AG
3 3 (6.82%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Facebook
3 3 (6.82%) Twitter
4 2 (4.55%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.55%) Cognizant
4 2 (4.55%) Informatica
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Teradata
5 1 (2.27%) Red Gate
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