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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 54 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.33% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £51,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
337 207 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 87.08% 73.14% 67.58%
Number of salaries quoted 309 196 208
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (37.50%) OO
6 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) WCF
6 6 (37.50%) LINQ
6 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (37.50%) REST
6 6 (37.50%) ATDD
6 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (37.50%) Microservices
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Software Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Web Programmer
6 3 (18.75%) Software Programmer
6 3 (18.75%) Programmer
6 3 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Web Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) C# Programmer
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Architect
8 1 (6.25%) Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (37.50%) REST
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) WCF
3 6 (37.50%) LINQ
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) OpenCL
5 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (37.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) ATDD
3 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) QNX
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel