The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 14 20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 10.28% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 13.25% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £65,000 £61,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 83 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 91.38% 77.57% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 141 75 54
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SOA
Salary Trend in Preston

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

SOA Salary Trend in Preston

SOA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL