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 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 26 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.60% 4.02% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 5.26% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £80,000 £25,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+220.00% -39.02%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
120 133 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 86.33% 76.44% 64.81%
Number of salaries quoted 67 91 114
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

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

SOA Salary Histogram 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 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
County Antrim -2 5 £80,000 +220.00% 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (40.00%) WSO2
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) SMPP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) OSS Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Rapid7
1 2 (40.00%) WSO2
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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