The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 68 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.22% 0.24% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.32% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 12
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £70,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
SOA
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 314 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.54% 74.23% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 600 286 413
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SOA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

SOA Salary Trend in Northampton

SOA
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Northampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 15 (55.56%) Marketing
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 13 (48.15%) OO
3 13 (48.15%) N-Tier
3 13 (48.15%) OOD
3 13 (48.15%) Business Analysis
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Blog
4 8 (29.63%) Ajax
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) HTTP
5 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) CSS3
5 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
5 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.81%) EAI
7 4 (14.81%) ERP
7 4 (14.81%) JMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 15 (55.56%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Business Analyst
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Front-End Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
1 8 (29.63%) Ajax
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
2 7 (25.93%) HTML5
2 7 (25.93%) CSS3
2 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
2 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) JMS
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XHTML
6 1 (3.70%) JSP
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) N-Tier
1 13 (48.15%) Blog
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 13 (48.15%) OO
2 13 (48.15%) OOD
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Business Analysis
2 13 (48.15%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
4 4 (14.81%) EAI
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) RUP
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) BPMN
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) ATG
2 3 (11.11%) hybris
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM