The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 49
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - - 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SOA
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 405 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.54% 84.91% 85.13%
Number of salaries quoted 291 362 217
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SOA
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Leicester region.

SOA Salary Trend in Leicester

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Struts
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Servlets
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) XSD
4 4 (50.00%) XSL
4 4 (50.00%) WML
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Architect
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) WML
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSD
2 4 (50.00%) XSL
2 4 (50.00%) XHTML
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) W3C
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
3 3 (37.50%) RAD
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (37.50%) CMMI
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft