The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 68 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.14% 1.23% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.52% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £56,238 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.87% +60.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,900 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
SOA
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 593 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.45% 81.23% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 597 494 358
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SOA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SOA Salary Trend in Sheffield

SOA
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

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

SOA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
4 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 10 (45.45%) RESTful
5 9 (40.91%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) SOAP
5 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) Ant
6 8 (36.36%) XML
6 8 (36.36%) JBoss
6 8 (36.36%) Swing
6 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
6 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 8 (36.36%) Retail
6 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (36.36%) Retail Banking
6 8 (36.36%) Java EE
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 10 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
1 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Lombardi
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 8 (36.36%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Graduate
4 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Mid-Level Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
1 10 (45.45%) RESTful
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 8 (36.36%) XML
3 8 (36.36%) Swing
3 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
3 8 (36.36%) Java EE
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) DOM
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) ILOG
1 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
1 2 (9.09%) Pega