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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 17 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.34% - 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% - 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 13
Average salary £80,000 - £63,500
UK excluding London average 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
346 398 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.27% 84.86% 76.88%
Number of salaries quoted 303 318 235
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) CRM
1 16 (55.17%) ERP
1 16 (55.17%) SaaS
1 16 (55.17%) PaaS
2 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle
4 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) OO
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (20.69%) B2B
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
8 6 (20.69%) Marketing
8 6 (20.69%) Social Media
9 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (17.24%) CSS3
9 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
9 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
9 5 (17.24%) FMCG
9 5 (17.24%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
1 5 (17.24%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) SaaS
1 16 (55.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Automotive
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Head of Project Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) J2EE
4 5 (17.24%) JMS
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) CSS3
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.45%) LINQ
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Social Media
2 5 (17.24%) FMCG
3 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) HPUX
2 5 (17.24%) Solaris
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) CRM
1 16 (55.17%) ERP
2 13 (44.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) B2B
7 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
10 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase