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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% 0.17% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.20% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
400 507 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 89.49% 86.37% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 323 416 299
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 2 £50,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Mule
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) J2EE
6 2 (28.57%) JSP
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) Java EE
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) CSS3

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 5 (71.43%) Mule
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript