The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.51% 8.11% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 8.49% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £20,000 £38,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +10.14%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,710 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +1.41%
SOA
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 106 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 85.43% 95.50% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 141 57 116
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SOA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SOA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SOA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 3 £20,000 -75.00%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft