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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 97 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 73 110 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.23% 3.02% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.49% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 85 32
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £59,550
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2848 3149 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.01% 86.34% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2544 1735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 87 (51.79%) .NET
2 64 (38.10%) Java
3 63 (37.50%) Oracle
4 57 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (32.74%) Finance
6 51 (30.36%) XML
7 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 47 (27.98%) C#
9 40 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 39 (23.21%) MVC
11 37 (22.02%) Software Architecture
12 36 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (20.83%) TDD
14 33 (19.64%) J2EE
15 32 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 32 (19.05%) Degree
16 29 (17.26%) LAMP
17 27 (16.07%) Retail
18 24 (14.29%) SQL
18 24 (14.29%) HTML
18 24 (14.29%) UML
19 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
19 23 (13.69%) Open Source
20 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 20 (11.90%) OO
22 19 (11.31%) CSS
22 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
22 19 (11.31%) BDD
23 18 (10.71%) N-Tier
23 18 (10.71%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (6.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.17%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.79%) Apache
8 2 (1.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.79%) LDAP
2 3 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.19%) DNS
3 2 (1.19%) Intranet
3 2 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) PBX
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.95%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.36%) Riak
4 8 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.79%) OLAP
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.19%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) NUnit
2 8 (4.76%) Moq
2 8 (4.76%) NCover
2 8 (4.76%) FxCop
2 8 (4.76%) MSTest
2 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.76%) CruiseControl
3 6 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.79%) Subversion
4 3 (1.79%) Ant
4 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) JUnit
6 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (32.74%) Finance
2 27 (16.07%) Retail
3 16 (9.52%) Banking
3 16 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Local Government
4 2 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (29.17%) Developer
2 48 (28.57%) Architect
3 39 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (16.67%) Tester
5 19 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.12%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.74%) Analyst
8 12 (7.14%) Lead Developer
9 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Functional Tester
9 11 (6.55%) Technical Leader
10 10 (5.95%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
11 8 (4.76%) Software Architect
12 7 (4.17%) Performance Tester
12 7 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
13 6 (3.57%) Lead Web Developer
13 6 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (3.57%) Junior
14 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (51.79%) .NET
2 51 (30.36%) XML
3 40 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 36 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (19.64%) J2EE
6 29 (17.26%) LAMP
7 24 (14.29%) HTML
8 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 19 (11.31%) CSS
10 18 (10.71%) Web Services
11 15 (8.93%) SOAP
12 12 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 11 (6.55%) Entity Framework
14 10 (5.95%) Java EE
14 10 (5.95%) NHibernate
15 9 (5.36%) jQuery
16 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (4.76%) Ninject
16 8 (4.76%) WCF
16 8 (4.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Open Source
2 18 (10.71%) N-Tier
3 17 (10.12%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.33%) Linux
2 7 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (1.79%) UNIX
4 2 (1.19%) HPUX
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.21%) MVC
3 37 (22.02%) Software Architecture
4 35 (20.83%) TDD
5 24 (14.29%) UML
6 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.90%) OO
8 19 (11.31%) BDD
9 17 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.93%) Stress Testing
11 14 (8.33%) DevOps
11 14 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 12 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.55%) Manual Testing
13 11 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.55%) Functional Testing
14 10 (5.95%) OOP
14 10 (5.95%) Project Management
14 10 (5.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.10%) Java
2 47 (27.98%) C#
3 32 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.29%) SQL
5 13 (7.74%) PHP
6 12 (7.14%) Python
7 8 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.57%) COBOL
9 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (19.05%) Degree
2 12 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 63 (37.50%) Oracle
2 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 6 (3.57%) BEA
3 6 (3.57%) HP
3 6 (3.57%) Micro Focus
4 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.79%) Cisco
4 3 (1.79%) Splunk
5 2 (1.19%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
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