The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 40 43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 4.45% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.44% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 12
Average salary - £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
430 386 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.83% 81.78% 74.10%
Number of salaries quoted 372 321 301
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
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