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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 90 88 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 95 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.60% 2.56% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.06% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 26
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,388 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.07%
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
3245 2839 2371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.76% 83.62% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2591 2199 1956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (31.71%) Finance
1 52 (31.71%) Java
2 51 (31.10%) .NET
3 50 (30.49%) Oracle
4 48 (29.27%) XML
5 47 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (25.61%) Retail
7 40 (24.39%) J2EE
8 35 (21.34%) Degree
9 31 (18.90%) LAMP
9 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
10 29 (17.68%) TDD
11 26 (15.85%) SOAP
11 26 (15.85%) BDD
12 25 (15.24%) Enterprise Architecture
13 24 (14.63%) UNIX
13 24 (14.63%) ETL
14 23 (14.02%) HTTP
14 23 (14.02%) OO
15 22 (13.41%) ITIL
15 22 (13.41%) LAN
15 22 (13.41%) PBX
15 22 (13.41%) WAN
15 22 (13.41%) EAI
15 22 (13.41%) CRM
15 22 (13.41%) Asset Management
15 22 (13.41%) Contact Management
15 22 (13.41%) WFM
15 22 (13.41%) CMDB
16 21 (12.80%) Telecoms

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.71%) NServiceBus
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Force.com
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.02%) HTTP
2 22 (13.41%) LAN
2 22 (13.41%) PBX
2 22 (13.41%) WAN
3 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.22%) DNS
3 2 (1.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.49%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.49%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.27%) Riak
5 6 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Redis
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.83%) Ant
2 3 (1.83%) Subversion
2 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) JUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 52 (31.71%) Finance
2 42 (25.61%) Retail
3 21 (12.80%) Telecoms
4 20 (12.20%) Banking
5 5 (3.05%) Games
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (39.02%) Architect
2 49 (29.88%) Solutions Architect
3 38 (23.17%) Developer
4 33 (20.12%) Tester
5 16 (9.76%) Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Web Developer
6 14 (8.54%) Functional Tester
7 11 (6.71%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) Non-Functional Tester
9 9 (5.49%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Performance Tester
11 7 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Lead Web Developer
13 5 (3.05%) UML Business Analyst
13 5 (3.05%) Junior
13 5 (3.05%) Test Manager
13 5 (3.05%) Systems Architect
14 4 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.10%) .NET
2 48 (29.27%) XML
3 40 (24.39%) J2EE
4 31 (18.90%) LAMP
5 26 (15.85%) SOAP
6 16 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 15 (9.15%) CSS
7 15 (9.15%) HTML
7 15 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (7.93%) AngularJS
9 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (6.10%) Web Services
11 6 (3.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (1.83%) Middleware
12 3 (1.83%) JSON
12 3 (1.83%) jQuery
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.83%) RESTful
12 3 (1.83%) Visualforce
13 2 (1.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) CMDB
2 20 (12.20%) N-Tier
3 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.49%) Open Source
6 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) UNIX
2 4 (2.44%) Linux
3 3 (1.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) HPUX
4 2 (1.22%) Android
4 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
3 29 (17.68%) TDD
4 26 (15.85%) BDD
5 25 (15.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (14.63%) ETL
7 23 (14.02%) OO
8 22 (13.41%) CRM
8 22 (13.41%) ITIL
8 22 (13.41%) EAI
8 22 (13.41%) Asset Management
8 22 (13.41%) Contact Management
8 22 (13.41%) WFM
9 20 (12.20%) Software Architecture
9 20 (12.20%) UML
10 19 (11.59%) Stress Testing
11 18 (10.98%) MVC
12 15 (9.15%) Integration Testing
12 15 (9.15%) Manual Testing
12 15 (9.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.71%) Java
2 18 (10.98%) C#
2 18 (10.98%) SQL
3 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.88%) Python
5 6 (3.66%) PHP
6 4 (2.44%) COBOL
7 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.83%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (21.34%) Degree
2 15 (9.15%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) VCP4
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
1 1 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (30.49%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) HP
3 6 (3.66%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.44%) Micro Focus
4 4 (2.44%) BEA
5 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.22%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) Zend
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£50k - £55K
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: circa £35,000 DOE
Posted: 11 days ago