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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.72% 1.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £46,750 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
116 113 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 78.91% 81.88% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 74 100 69
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Preston region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Preston

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft