The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.66% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.40% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.84%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
230 215 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 75.41% 73.63% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 168 160 271
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SOA Salary Trend in Middlesex

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ArcObjects
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) ESRI
3 3 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) EJB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) ArcObjects
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) JavaBeans
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft