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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
367 331 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.59% 84.65% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 316 300 260
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) XSD
5 4 (40.00%) XSL
5 4 (40.00%) Struts
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) XHTML
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) WML
5 4 (40.00%) JDBC
5 4 (40.00%) JSP
5 4 (40.00%) Servlets
5 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) JAX-WS
6 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (30.00%) User Experience
6 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Perl Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 4 (40.00%) XSL
4 4 (40.00%) XHTML
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) WML
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) JDBC
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) Servlets
4 4 (40.00%) Struts
4 4 (40.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) W3C
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (30.00%) CMMI
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (30.00%) RAD
2 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft