The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.00% 2.67% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 3.27% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 18
Average salary £51,500 £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.44% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
177 245 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 78.67% 81.67% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 148 235 359
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) HPUX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) JMS
2 7 (70.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (70.00%) FMCG
2 7 (70.00%) HTML5
2 7 (70.00%) CSS3
2 7 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (70.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
1 7 (70.00%) CSS3
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) HPUX
1 7 (70.00%) Solaris
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CSC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago