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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.14% 1.46% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.98% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
295 253 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 84.29% 73.98% 74.43%
Number of salaries quoted 226 169 193
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Support Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Support Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle