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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 85 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 91 109 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.53% 2.88% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.36% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 34
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £38,750 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £55,000
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
3168 3248 2297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.98% 85.90% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2488 2596 1837
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leeds

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 72 (41.14%) .NET
2 63 (36.00%) Java
3 61 (34.86%) Oracle
4 59 (33.71%) Finance
5 58 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (31.43%) XML
7 43 (24.57%) J2EE
8 39 (22.29%) Degree
9 38 (21.71%) TDD
10 36 (20.57%) Retail
11 35 (20.00%) MVC
11 35 (20.00%) C#
12 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
13 33 (18.86%) LAMP
14 32 (18.29%) ASP.NET
15 31 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (17.14%) JavaScript
17 29 (16.57%) Software Architecture
18 28 (16.00%) UML
19 27 (15.43%) BDD
20 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
20 26 (14.86%) OO
21 25 (14.29%) HTML
22 24 (13.71%) SQL
23 22 (12.57%) Open Source
24 21 (12.00%) AngularJS
25 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
25 20 (11.43%) CSS
25 20 (11.43%) SOAP
25 20 (11.43%) N-Tier

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (6.29%) NServiceBus
1 11 (6.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (4.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.71%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.14%) HTTP
2 7 (4.00%) LAN
2 7 (4.00%) PBX
2 7 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.29%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.14%) Riak
5 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.43%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) NUnit
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (3.43%) MSTest
2 6 (3.43%) Moq
3 5 (2.86%) NCover
3 5 (2.86%) FxCop
3 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.86%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.71%) Subversion
4 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.71%) Ant
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 59 (33.71%) Finance
2 36 (20.57%) Retail
3 20 (11.43%) Banking
3 20 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (29.14%) Developer
2 48 (27.43%) Architect
3 40 (22.86%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (18.86%) Tester
5 17 (9.71%) Analyst
6 15 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 15 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.00%) Functional Tester
8 11 (6.29%) Lead Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Non-Functional Tester
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Performance Tester
12 6 (3.43%) Junior
12 6 (3.43%) Lead Web Developer
13 5 (2.86%) Lead Software Architect
13 5 (2.86%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (41.14%) .NET
2 55 (31.43%) XML
3 43 (24.57%) J2EE
4 33 (18.86%) LAMP
5 32 (18.29%) ASP.NET
6 31 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (14.29%) HTML
8 21 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 20 (11.43%) CSS
9 20 (11.43%) SOAP
10 16 (9.14%) Web Services
11 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (5.14%) Java EE
13 8 (4.57%) Entity Framework
13 8 (4.57%) .NET Framework
14 7 (4.00%) NHibernate
14 7 (4.00%) jQuery
15 6 (3.43%) Silverlight
15 6 (3.43%) Ninject
15 6 (3.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) Open Source
2 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 17 (9.71%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.00%) CMDB
5 5 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.71%) Linux
2 9 (5.14%) UNIX
3 3 (1.71%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) HPUX
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.71%) TDD
3 35 (20.00%) MVC
4 29 (16.57%) Software Architecture
5 28 (16.00%) UML
6 27 (15.43%) BDD
7 26 (14.86%) OO
7 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 19 (10.86%) Stress Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.00%) Functional Testing
10 14 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 14 (8.00%) DevOps
11 12 (6.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.71%) Scrum
14 9 (5.14%) ETL
15 8 (4.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.00%) Java
2 35 (20.00%) C#
3 30 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.71%) SQL
5 12 (6.86%) PHP
6 9 (5.14%) Python
7 6 (3.43%) COBOL
8 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.71%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (22.29%) Degree
2 15 (8.57%) ISEB
3 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (34.86%) Oracle
2 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.43%) HP
3 6 (3.43%) BEA
3 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
3 6 (3.43%) Micro Focus
4 3 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
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