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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 31 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.86% 2.68% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.28% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 14
Average salary £65,000 £44,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.89% -23.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
903 946 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.23% 81.69% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 782 837 662
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -11 17 £56,500 +41.25% 2
West Malling 0 1 £85,000 +65.27%
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
Dover - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £25,000 -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (43.48%) Scrum
4 20 (43.48%) Windows
5 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
5 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
5 19 (41.30%) Hudson
6 17 (36.96%) Web Services
7 15 (32.61%) Java
7 15 (32.61%) MSMQ
7 15 (32.61%) Redis
7 15 (32.61%) SignalR
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (28.26%) Linux
8 13 (28.26%) DevOps
9 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (26.09%) Docker
9 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (26.09%) HAProxy
9 12 (26.09%) IIS
9 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.09%) Puppet
9 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 12 (26.09%) Subversion
9 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 12 (26.09%) CentOS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.87%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) PPP
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) Redis
3 8 (17.39%) Big Data
4 7 (15.22%) MySQL
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Hudson
2 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Subversion
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) Fiddler
4 4 (8.70%) ReSharper
4 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 7 (15.22%) DBA
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) MySQL DBA
3 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Applications Architect
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Chief Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
2 19 (41.30%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) MSMQ
4 15 (32.61%) SignalR
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) SOAP
7 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 7 (15.22%) XML
8 7 (15.22%) XSLT
8 7 (15.22%) REST
9 6 (13.04%) JMS
9 6 (13.04%) XSD
10 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Blog
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.52%) Social Media
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) CentOS
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Scrum
3 13 (28.26%) DevOps
4 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Software Delivery
6 8 (17.39%) MVC
7 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) System Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Coaching
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.52%) Line Management
11 3 (6.52%) MVVM
11 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) OO
11 3 (6.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 2 (4.35%) Content Management
12 2 (4.35%) Service Management
12 2 (4.35%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) C#
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) C++
5 7 (15.22%) VB
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Puppet
1 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (26.09%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) webMethods
3 2 (4.35%) AppSense
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Apigee
4 1 (2.17%) Mashery
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