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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.07% 1.36% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.85% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £44,625 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.24% -25.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
551 271 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.39% 73.44% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 510 256 308
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Northampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 13 (46.43%) Ajax
3 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 12 (42.86%) jQuery
3 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (42.86%) HTML5
3 12 (42.86%) Backbone.js
3 12 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (42.86%) CSS3
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) OO
3 12 (42.86%) HTTP
4 11 (39.29%) OOD
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) N-Tier
4 11 (39.29%) Blog
4 11 (39.29%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (39.29%) Degree
4 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
4 11 (39.29%) Marketing
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) Use Case

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 11 (39.29%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
1 12 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
1 13 (46.43%) Ajax
2 12 (42.86%) jQuery
2 12 (42.86%) HTML5
2 12 (42.86%) CSS3
2 12 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 12 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) JMS
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) Middleware
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
6 1 (3.57%) XHTML
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) JSP
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) N-Tier
1 11 (39.29%) Blog
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) EPoS
4 1 (3.57%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 12 (42.86%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 11 (39.29%) OOD
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) EAI
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) RUP
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Twitter
3 2 (7.14%) ATG
3 2 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) IBM