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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 85 59 28
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Permanent jobs citing SOA 23 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 3.89% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.58% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 36
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
920 939 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.56% 85.05% 70.21%
Number of salaries quoted 819 803 438
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,500 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 14 £55,000 -
West Malling 0 1 £77,500 +42.20%
Maidstone -11 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (79.17%) .NET
2 33 (68.75%) C#
3 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (62.50%) MVC
4 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
6 27 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (50.00%) MSMQ
8 21 (43.75%) Windows
9 19 (39.58%) MVVM
10 18 (37.50%) Unit Testing
11 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
12 16 (33.33%) SaaS
12 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 14 (29.17%) Degree
13 14 (29.17%) WCF
13 14 (29.17%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (29.17%) NCrunch
13 14 (29.17%) Web Services
13 14 (29.17%) SQL
13 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
14 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
14 13 (27.08%) Scrum
14 13 (27.08%) Redis
14 13 (27.08%) SignalR
14 13 (27.08%) Blog

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) Redis
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) NCrunch
2 4 (8.33%) Hudson
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.17%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 21 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 14 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Applications Developer
5 13 (27.08%) C# Application Developer
5 13 (27.08%) .NET Applications Developer
6 9 (18.75%) SOA Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Programme Manager
8 4 (8.33%) Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) DBA
8 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.33%) MySQL DBA
9 2 (4.17%) Head of Architecture
10 1 (2.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) 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
6 14 (29.17%) Web Services
7 13 (27.08%) SignalR
8 8 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (10.42%) jQuery
9 5 (10.42%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (4.17%) CSS
10 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (27.08%) Blog
2 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.92%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (10.42%) Social Media
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
5 4 (8.33%) Replication
5 4 (8.33%) Clustering
6 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) MVC
3 19 (39.58%) MVVM
4 18 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 10 (20.83%) OO
8 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.42%) DevOps
10 5 (10.42%) Business Transformation
10 5 (10.42%) People Management
10 5 (10.42%) DSDM
10 5 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (10.42%) EAI
10 5 (10.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.42%) VB
6 4 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Guidewire
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Teradata
2 5 (10.42%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) Cognizant
2 5 (10.42%) Informatica
3 2 (4.17%) Sun
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