The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.97% 1.67% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.20% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 12
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SOA
North West

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SOA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Lancashire region.

SOA Salary Trend in Lancashire

SOA
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 8 £42,500 -
Blackburn -3 1 £40,000 - 1
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 29 (87.88%) HTML
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
1 29 (87.88%) CSS
2 28 (84.85%) MVC
3 27 (81.82%) HTML5
4 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (75.76%) Unit Testing
4 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
4 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET
4 25 (75.76%) .NET
4 25 (75.76%) .NET Framework
5 24 (72.73%) jQuery
5 24 (72.73%) WinForms
5 24 (72.73%) SQL
5 24 (72.73%) T-SQL
5 24 (72.73%) C#
5 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 24 (72.73%) Mercurial
5 24 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
5 24 (72.73%) Inversion of Control
5 24 (72.73%) Razor View Engine
5 24 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 24 (72.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) J2EE
8 5 (15.15%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Applications Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) HTML
1 29 (87.88%) CSS
2 27 (81.82%) HTML5
3 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET
3 25 (75.76%) .NET
3 25 (75.76%) .NET Framework
4 24 (72.73%) jQuery
4 24 (72.73%) WinForms
4 24 (72.73%) Razor View Engine
4 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 24 (72.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (18.18%) Web Services
6 5 (15.15%) J2EE
7 3 (9.09%) Spring
7 3 (9.09%) JSON
7 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.09%) Akka
7 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
7 3 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) MVC
2 25 (75.76%) Unit Testing
3 24 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 24 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 24 (72.73%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Zend
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Capita
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