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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 105 133 82
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -51
Permanent jobs citing SOA 76 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.15% 1.42% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.65% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 29
Average salary £40,000 £54,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.60% +28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
3194 3158 2251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.35% 86.14% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2391 1740
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 96 (62.34%) .NET
2 73 (47.40%) SQL Server
2 73 (47.40%) C#
3 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (37.66%) ASP.NET
5 55 (35.71%) MVC
6 51 (33.12%) Java
7 49 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (29.87%) Software Architecture
10 40 (25.97%) HTML
10 40 (25.97%) AngularJS
11 38 (24.68%) Oracle
12 34 (22.08%) OO
13 30 (19.48%) CSS
14 27 (17.53%) XML
15 26 (16.88%) Open Source
16 25 (16.23%) TDD
16 25 (16.23%) Finance
17 24 (15.58%) Web Services
17 24 (15.58%) OOP
18 20 (12.99%) Linux
18 20 (12.99%) Windows
19 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
20 17 (11.04%) SQL
21 15 (9.74%) NUnit
21 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
22 14 (9.09%) NHibernate
22 14 (9.09%) WCF
22 14 (9.09%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.55%) Apache
4 6 (3.90%) Node.js
4 6 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.25%) IIS
6 4 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.95%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.30%) CMS
8 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) InfoPath
2 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) SaaS
2 3 (1.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) LDAP
1 7 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (3.25%) Internet
3 2 (1.30%) SAN
3 2 (1.30%) Intranet
3 2 (1.30%) NAS
4 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (47.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.90%) OLAP
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.30%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.65%) Riak
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) NUnit
2 8 (5.19%) CruiseControl
2 8 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.19%) NCover
2 8 (5.19%) FxCop
3 7 (4.55%) MSTest
3 7 (4.55%) Moq
3 7 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.60%) JUnit
6 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Retail
2 5 (3.25%) Local Government
3 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.95%) Games
4 2 (1.30%) Banking
4 2 (1.30%) Legal
4 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (42.21%) Developer
2 41 (26.62%) Architect
3 35 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 31 (20.13%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.44%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.19%) Consultant
8 8 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Designer
9 7 (4.55%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.60%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.60%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (62.34%) .NET
2 58 (37.66%) ASP.NET
3 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (25.97%) HTML
4 40 (25.97%) AngularJS
5 30 (19.48%) CSS
6 27 (17.53%) XML
7 24 (15.58%) Web Services
8 14 (9.09%) NHibernate
8 14 (9.09%) WCF
9 12 (7.79%) LAMP
9 12 (7.79%) J2EE
10 11 (7.14%) REST
10 11 (7.14%) jQuery
11 10 (6.49%) Ajax
11 10 (6.49%) Java EE
12 9 (5.84%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.19%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.19%) SOAP
13 8 (5.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.84%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.84%) User Experience
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.99%) Windows
1 20 (12.99%) Linux
2 5 (3.25%) Android
2 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.30%) UNIX
3 2 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.71%) MVC
3 46 (29.87%) Software Architecture
4 34 (22.08%) OO
5 26 (16.88%) Open Source
6 25 (16.23%) TDD
7 24 (15.58%) OOP
8 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.09%) UML
9 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 14 (9.09%) Scrum
10 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (8.44%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.44%) SDLC
11 12 (7.79%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.14%) Migration
12 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.49%) Workflow
14 9 (5.84%) Project Management
14 9 (5.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.40%) C#
2 51 (33.12%) Java
3 49 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.04%) SQL
5 13 (8.44%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.14%) PHP
7 9 (5.84%) VB
7 9 (5.84%) VB6
8 8 (5.19%) Python
9 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) COBIT
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (24.68%) Oracle
2 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.19%) Cisco
4 7 (4.55%) Splunk
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) BEA
6 1 (0.65%) Nokia
6 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) F5
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