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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 89 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 93 93 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.75% 2.55% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.92% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76 74 30
Average salary £46,875 £52,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2994 3181 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.68% 87.13% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 2510 1630
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 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 (53.07%) .NET
2 66 (36.87%) SQL Server
3 65 (36.31%) Java
4 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (32.96%) C#
6 54 (30.17%) Oracle
7 51 (28.49%) ASP.NET
8 50 (27.93%) XML
9 48 (26.82%) MVC
10 45 (25.14%) Finance
11 44 (24.58%) JavaScript
11 44 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (24.02%) Software Architecture
13 34 (18.99%) HTML
14 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
14 31 (17.32%) TDD
15 28 (15.64%) Open Source
15 28 (15.64%) J2EE
15 28 (15.64%) CSS
16 27 (15.08%) LAMP
17 26 (14.53%) UML
17 26 (14.53%) OO
18 25 (13.97%) SQL
19 23 (12.85%) Web Services
20 20 (11.17%) Linux
21 19 (10.61%) SDLC
22 18 (10.06%) API Design
22 18 (10.06%) Windows
22 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
22 18 (10.06%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.03%) NServiceBus
2 9 (5.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.47%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (3.35%) Apache
6 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.23%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.68%) Force.com
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) LDAP
1 6 (3.35%) HTTP
1 6 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (2.23%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) NAS
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (36.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.03%) Riak
3 9 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.35%) OLAP
6 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (9.50%) NUnit
2 8 (4.47%) CruiseControl
2 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.47%) NCover
2 8 (4.47%) FxCop
2 8 (4.47%) MSTest
2 8 (4.47%) Moq
3 3 (1.68%) Ant
3 3 (1.68%) Subversion
3 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.56%) JUnit
5 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Retail
3 7 (3.91%) Banking
3 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.23%) Local Government
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (32.96%) Architect
2 55 (30.73%) Developer
3 44 (24.58%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (14.53%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Tester
7 13 (7.26%) Web Developer
8 12 (6.70%) Analyst
9 11 (6.15%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.47%) Software Architect
11 8 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Technical Leader
12 7 (3.91%) Designer
12 7 (3.91%) Consultant
12 7 (3.91%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (3.91%) Technical Specialist
13 6 (3.35%) Junior
13 6 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.35%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (53.07%) .NET
2 51 (28.49%) ASP.NET
3 50 (27.93%) XML
4 44 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (18.99%) HTML
6 31 (17.32%) AngularJS
7 28 (15.64%) CSS
7 28 (15.64%) J2EE
8 27 (15.08%) LAMP
9 23 (12.85%) Web Services
10 15 (8.38%) SOAP
11 12 (6.70%) .NET Framework
12 11 (6.15%) Entity Framework
12 11 (6.15%) jQuery
13 10 (5.59%) Java EE
13 10 (5.59%) Ajax
13 10 (5.59%) NHibernate
13 10 (5.59%) WCF
13 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (4.47%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) N-Tier
1 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.03%) User Experience
3 8 (4.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.17%) Linux
2 18 (10.06%) Windows
3 4 (2.23%) Android
3 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.12%) UNIX
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.82%) MVC
3 43 (24.02%) Software Architecture
4 31 (17.32%) TDD
5 28 (15.64%) Open Source
6 26 (14.53%) UML
6 26 (14.53%) OO
7 19 (10.61%) SDLC
8 18 (10.06%) API Design
8 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.50%) OOP
10 15 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.38%) BDD
11 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.70%) Scrum
12 12 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.70%) DevOps
13 11 (6.15%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (6.15%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.31%) Java
2 59 (32.96%) C#
3 44 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.97%) SQL
5 16 (8.94%) PHP
6 15 (8.38%) Python
7 12 (6.70%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.79%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.68%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.12%) COBOL
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Degree
2 7 (3.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 54 (30.17%) Oracle
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.35%) Cisco
3 6 (3.35%) Splunk
4 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.12%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.12%) BEA
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) HP
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