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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 23 34
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 10.38% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.84% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
88 148 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 81.48% 80.87% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 96 65
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft