The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.96% 2.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £34,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 116 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 80.30% 64.44% 64.65%
Number of salaries quoted 97 76 75
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £27,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
UK

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
County Antrim -2 6 £34,500 -10.96%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
3 11 (84.62%) XML
3 11 (84.62%) OO
3 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (46.15%) Silverlight
6 6 (46.15%) GIS
6 6 (46.15%) ESRI
6 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) C++
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) UML
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
6 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (46.15%) BC Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) Open Source

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Mule
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Rational Rose
2 5 (38.46%) NUnit
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Silverlight
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) COM+
4 5 (38.46%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) J2SE
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) JSF
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) GIS
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OO
1 11 (84.62%) Unit Testing
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) UML
4 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) BC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) MCAD
2 5 (38.46%) MCSD
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) ESRI
4 5 (38.46%) Northgate
5 1 (7.69%) Talend
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.69%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (7.69%) IBM