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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 68 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.24% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
547 520 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.67% 83.47% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 472 452 270
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Open Source
2 11 (68.75%) RESTful
3 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (62.50%) IaaS
3 10 (62.50%) SaaS
3 10 (62.50%) PaaS
3 10 (62.50%) hybris
3 10 (62.50%) Retail
3 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 10 (62.50%) BPMN
3 10 (62.50%) MS Office
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) UML
3 10 (62.50%) RUP
3 10 (62.50%) CRM
3 10 (62.50%) ERP
3 10 (62.50%) JMS
3 10 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 10 (62.50%) EAI
3 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 10 (62.50%) ATG
3 10 (62.50%) ETL
3 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 10 (62.50%) EPoS
3 10 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
1 10 (62.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) SaaS
1 10 (62.50%) PaaS
1 10 (62.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) RESTful
2 10 (62.50%) SOAP
2 10 (62.50%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) JMS
2 10 (62.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Velocity
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Open Source
2 10 (62.50%) EPoS
3 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
3 3 (18.75%) Blog
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 10 (62.50%) ETL
2 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (62.50%) UML
2 10 (62.50%) RUP
2 10 (62.50%) CRM
2 10 (62.50%) ERP
2 10 (62.50%) EAI
2 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 10 (62.50%) BPMN
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) ATG
1 10 (62.50%) hybris
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft