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 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 51 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.71% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
387 404 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 92.14% 88.79% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 306 343 288
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £45,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Leicester

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM