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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 21 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.17% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.30% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 6
Average salary £52,500 £58,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
796 462 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.15% 73.92% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 736 420 509
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -16 12 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £45,000 -
Corby - 1 £42,000 -
SOA
East Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 22 (53.66%) E-Commerce
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) SQL
4 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 16 (39.02%) CSS
4 16 (39.02%) OO
4 16 (39.02%) Ajax
5 15 (36.59%) HTML
5 15 (36.59%) OOD
5 15 (36.59%) HTTP
5 15 (36.59%) Degree
6 14 (34.15%) N-Tier
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
6 14 (34.15%) Marketing
6 14 (34.15%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (34.15%) Blog
7 13 (31.71%) jQuery
8 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
8 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
8 12 (29.27%) HTML5
8 12 (29.27%) CSS3
8 12 (29.27%) Backbone.js
8 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (21.95%) ERP
9 9 (21.95%) Retail
10 8 (19.51%) .NET
10 8 (19.51%) CRM
10 8 (19.51%) JMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
1 4 (9.76%) PaaS
1 4 (9.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Ant
2 3 (7.32%) JUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
General
1 14 (34.15%) Marketing
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Business Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Architect
6 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) CSS
1 16 (39.02%) Ajax
2 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) jQuery
4 12 (29.27%) HTML5
4 12 (29.27%) CSS3
4 12 (29.27%) Backbone.js
4 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (19.51%) RESTful
5 8 (19.51%) .NET
5 8 (19.51%) JMS
6 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 6 (14.63%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) J2EE
8 4 (9.76%) SOAP
8 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (9.76%) Middleware
8 4 (9.76%) REST
9 3 (7.32%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) N-Tier
1 14 (34.15%) Blog
2 8 (19.51%) Open Source
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) DataPower
4 4 (9.76%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) E-Commerce
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) OO
4 15 (36.59%) OOD
5 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
5 14 (34.15%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.95%) ERP
8 8 (19.51%) EAI
8 8 (19.51%) CRM
9 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.20%) B2B
9 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
9 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
10 4 (9.76%) User Stories
10 4 (9.76%) BPMN
10 4 (9.76%) Use Case
10 4 (9.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) C
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) ATG
3 4 (9.76%) hybris
3 4 (9.76%) Twitter
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss