The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 77 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.32% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.64% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
SOA
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
759 786 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.32% 84.43% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 655 661 417
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

SOA
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Wellingborough - 1 £55,000 -
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (66.67%) RESTful
2 17 (62.96%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) CRM
3 15 (55.56%) ERP
4 14 (51.85%) XML
4 14 (51.85%) Retail
5 13 (48.15%) Open Source
6 12 (44.44%) SaaS
6 12 (44.44%) PaaS
6 12 (44.44%) hybris
6 12 (44.44%) IaaS
6 12 (44.44%) BPMN
6 12 (44.44%) TOGAF
6 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 12 (44.44%) MS Office
6 12 (44.44%) SOAP
6 12 (44.44%) JMS
6 12 (44.44%) ETL
6 12 (44.44%) MS Visio
6 12 (44.44%) EAI
6 12 (44.44%) Data Modelling
6 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 12 (44.44%) RUP
6 12 (44.44%) UML
6 12 (44.44%) ATG
6 12 (44.44%) Middleware
6 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
6 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (44.44%) EPoS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
1 12 (44.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) SaaS
1 12 (44.44%) PaaS
1 12 (44.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
1 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 14 (51.85%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Architect
2 15 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) RESTful
2 14 (51.85%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) SOAP
3 12 (44.44%) JMS
3 12 (44.44%) Middleware
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Java EE
5 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) JSP
7 1 (3.70%) JPA
7 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Open Source
2 12 (44.44%) EPoS
3 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 3 (11.11%) DataPower
3 3 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) CRM
2 15 (55.56%) ERP
3 12 (44.44%) BPMN
3 12 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 12 (44.44%) EAI
3 12 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 12 (44.44%) RUP
3 12 (44.44%) UML
3 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) OOD
4 3 (11.11%) B2B
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) OCP
2 1 (3.70%) OCA
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) hybris
1 12 (44.44%) ATG
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft