The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 91 111 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs citing SOA 90 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.58% 2.25% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.60% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 81 62 29
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3125 3196 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.54% 86.82% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2456 2494 1654
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SOA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SOA Salary Trend in Leeds

SOA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 95 (52.78%) .NET
2 70 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 66 (36.67%) C#
3 66 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (34.44%) Java
5 54 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 51 (28.33%) MVC
7 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (25.56%) Oracle
9 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 45 (25.00%) Software Architecture
10 39 (21.67%) XML
11 38 (21.11%) Finance
12 36 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 35 (19.44%) HTML
14 32 (17.78%) OO
15 28 (15.56%) CSS
15 28 (15.56%) Open Source
15 28 (15.56%) TDD
16 26 (14.44%) UML
17 24 (13.33%) Web Services
18 21 (11.67%) J2EE
18 21 (11.67%) SQL
19 20 (11.11%) OOP
19 20 (11.11%) Linux
19 20 (11.11%) Windows
19 20 (11.11%) LAMP
20 19 (10.56%) SDLC
21 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
22 16 (8.89%) NUnit

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.89%) Apache
3 7 (3.89%) NServiceBus
3 7 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.78%) IIS
4 5 (2.78%) Node.js
5 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.11%) CMS
6 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.44%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) SaaS
2 3 (1.67%) PaaS
2 3 (1.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) LDAP
1 7 (3.89%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.11%) HTTP
3 2 (1.11%) SAN
3 2 (1.11%) Intranet
3 2 (1.11%) NAS
4 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.89%) Riak
4 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.33%) OLAP
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.11%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (8.89%) NUnit
2 8 (4.44%) CruiseControl
2 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.44%) NCover
2 8 (4.44%) FxCop
2 8 (4.44%) MSTest
2 8 (4.44%) Moq
3 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.67%) Subversion
5 3 (1.67%) Ant
5 3 (1.67%) JUnit
5 3 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (21.11%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (2.78%) Local Government
4 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.22%) Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (35.56%) Developer
2 52 (28.89%) Architect
3 39 (21.67%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (17.78%) .NET Developer
5 15 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.22%) Web Developer
7 12 (6.67%) Analyst
8 11 (6.11%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) Tester
9 8 (4.44%) Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) Software Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.44%) Designer
10 7 (3.89%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.89%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (52.78%) .NET
2 54 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (21.67%) XML
5 36 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 35 (19.44%) HTML
7 28 (15.56%) CSS
8 24 (13.33%) Web Services
9 21 (11.67%) J2EE
10 20 (11.11%) LAMP
11 11 (6.11%) SOAP
11 11 (6.11%) jQuery
11 11 (6.11%) NHibernate
11 11 (6.11%) WCF
12 10 (5.56%) Ajax
12 10 (5.56%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.56%) Java EE
13 9 (5.00%) Entity Framework
14 8 (4.44%) Ninject
14 8 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.11%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.00%) User Experience
3 7 (3.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.11%) Windows
1 20 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (2.78%) Android
2 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.11%) UNIX
3 2 (1.11%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.33%) MVC
3 45 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 32 (17.78%) OO
5 28 (15.56%) TDD
5 28 (15.56%) Open Source
6 26 (14.44%) UML
7 20 (11.11%) OOP
8 19 (10.56%) SDLC
9 15 (8.33%) API Design
9 15 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.78%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.22%) Scrum
11 13 (7.22%) DevOps
12 12 (6.67%) BDD
12 12 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 10 (5.56%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (36.67%) C#
2 62 (34.44%) Java
3 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.67%) SQL
5 14 (7.78%) Python
6 13 (7.22%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.22%) PHP
7 6 (3.33%) VB
7 6 (3.33%) VB6
8 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.67%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (25.56%) Oracle
2 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.44%) Cisco
4 7 (3.89%) Splunk
5 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.11%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.11%) VMware
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.11%) HP
6 2 (1.11%) BEA
7 1 (0.56%) Nokia
7 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) F5
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