The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.49% 0.50% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 0.70% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 6
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
SOA
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
615 573 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 80.71% 72.17% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 515 435 453
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SOA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SOA Salary Trend in the North East

SOA
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in the North East

SOA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 13 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear -6 3 £37,500 +8.69% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 21 (77.78%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Java EE
2 18 (66.67%) Degree
3 17 (62.96%) Spring
3 17 (62.96%) UML
4 16 (59.26%) Swing
5 15 (55.56%) OO
5 15 (55.56%) C#
5 15 (55.56%) C++
6 14 (51.85%) .NET
6 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 14 (51.85%) JavaFX
6 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
6 14 (51.85%) .NET Framework
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) HTML
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) Use Case
10 3 (11.11%) User Stories
11 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
11 2 (7.41%) BDD
11 2 (7.41%) SDLC
11 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
11 2 (7.41%) jQuery
11 2 (7.41%) TDD
11 2 (7.41%) Data Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) AquaLogic
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
2 1 (3.70%) gulp
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) WATIR
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Lead Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Java EE
2 17 (62.96%) Spring
3 16 (59.26%) Swing
4 14 (51.85%) JavaFX
4 14 (51.85%) .NET
4 14 (51.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) D3.js
7 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) Express
7 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) UML
2 15 (55.56%) OO
3 14 (51.85%) Software Delivery
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Use Case
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago