The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 41 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 11.68% 3.50% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.28% 4.00% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 15
Median salary £47,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 325 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.16% 87.60% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 241 262 325
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SOA
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SOA Salary Trend in Luton

SOA
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Luton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Kanban
3 21 (31.82%) .NET
3 21 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 17 (25.76%) Windows
5 16 (24.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (21.21%) CRM
7 13 (19.70%) OO
7 13 (19.70%) Change Management
7 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
8 12 (18.18%) BPMN
8 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 12 (18.18%) Retail
9 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
10 10 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (13.64%) Scrum
12 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.12%) C#
12 8 (12.12%) Java
12 8 (12.12%) SQL
12 8 (12.12%) Software Architecture
12 8 (12.12%) IT Governance
12 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
12 8 (12.12%) Multithreading

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.55%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Exstream
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) ERwin
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.18%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Architect
2 17 (25.76%) Integration Architect
3 11 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 11 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 11 (16.67%) Platform Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) SOA Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Information Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Software Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Designer
10 3 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Consultant
11 2 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) Middleware
3 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 3 (4.55%) JSON
4 3 (4.55%) RESTful
4 3 (4.55%) SOAP
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.03%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Kanban
3 21 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.21%) CRM
5 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
5 13 (19.70%) Change Management
5 13 (19.70%) OO
6 12 (18.18%) BPMN
7 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
9 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.64%) Scrum
10 8 (12.12%) IT Governance
10 8 (12.12%) Software Architecture
10 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) C#
1 8 (12.12%) Java
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) HND
2 3 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.55%) BEA
3 3 (4.55%) HP
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat