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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.46% 3.81% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 4.53% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 7
Average salary £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
277 287 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 80.76% 84.16% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 185 265 269
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Luton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) FMCG
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) JMS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) HPUX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft