The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,075 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
SOA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 424 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.92% 81.38% 86.01%
Number of salaries quoted 344 342 351
Median salary £39,000 £36,000 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Feasibility Study

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java