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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.18% 1.35% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.70% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
424 352 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 75.58% 79.28% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 274 289 273
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 £25,000 £25,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SOA
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SOA Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle