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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.53% 3.24% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.87% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 5
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +71.42%
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
573 542 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.48% 83.64% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 522 503 247
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) UML
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
4 10 (55.56%) ETL
4 10 (55.56%) RESTful
4 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 9 (50.00%) SaaS
5 9 (50.00%) PaaS
5 9 (50.00%) hybris
5 9 (50.00%) BPMN
5 9 (50.00%) IaaS
5 9 (50.00%) Retail
5 9 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (50.00%) RUP
5 9 (50.00%) CRM
5 9 (50.00%) ERP
5 9 (50.00%) JMS
5 9 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (50.00%) EAI
5 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (50.00%) EPoS
5 9 (50.00%) Middleware
5 9 (50.00%) ATG
5 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (50.00%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) .NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (50.00%) MS Office
1 9 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
1 9 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
1 9 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Information Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SOAP
1 10 (55.56%) RESTful
2 9 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) JMS
2 9 (50.00%) Middleware
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) Velocity
6 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) UML
3 10 (55.56%) ETL
3 10 (55.56%) Open Source
4 9 (50.00%) BPMN
4 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (50.00%) RUP
4 9 (50.00%) CRM
4 9 (50.00%) ERP
4 9 (50.00%) EAI
4 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) ATG
1 9 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio