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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.13% 0.71% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.90% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 12
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
467 443 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 88.11% 79.11% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 434 389 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Marketing
3 7 (46.67%) ATG
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (46.67%) Retail
3 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) UML
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) RUP
3 7 (46.67%) CRM
3 7 (46.67%) ERP
3 7 (46.67%) JMS
3 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
3 7 (46.67%) EAI
3 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (46.67%) EPoS
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) BPMN
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) SaaS
3 7 (46.67%) PaaS
3 7 (46.67%) hybris
3 7 (46.67%) IaaS
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (46.67%) MS Office
1 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
1 7 (46.67%) PaaS
1 7 (46.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (53.33%) Marketing
2 7 (46.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
1 7 (46.67%) XML
1 7 (46.67%) JMS
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
1 7 (46.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) EPoS
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (40.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 7 (46.67%) ETL
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (46.67%) BPMN
2 7 (46.67%) UML
2 7 (46.67%) RUP
2 7 (46.67%) CRM
2 7 (46.67%) ERP
2 7 (46.67%) EAI
2 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) ATG
1 7 (46.67%) hybris
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft