The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.43% 0.24% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.29% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Average salary £52,500 £39,361 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.38% -1.59%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
SOA
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
529 690 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.79% 82.44% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 420 577 532
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SOA
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Leicestershire

SOA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript