The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 - 48 31
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 2.04% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.68% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
SOA
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 299 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 82.56% 76.08% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 207 260 127
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SOA
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

SOA Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) COBIT
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) ATDD
4 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
4 4 (44.44%) BDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Web Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Software Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Web Programmer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) LINQ
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) ATDD
2 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) QNX