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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.99% 5.61% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 7.50% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £63,500 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.75% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
69 80 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 68.32% 74.77% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 68 74 40
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree