The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 23 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.21% 10.34% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 12.06% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 3
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
SOA
Kent

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 199 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 70.53% 85.78% 82.09%
Number of salaries quoted 63 124 53
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SOA
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

SOA Salary Trend in Maidstone

SOA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) SaaS
3 6 (60.00%) OOD
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) Line Management
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) UML
8 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) ERP
8 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (10.00%) Retail
8 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) PaaS
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft