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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.55% 0.22% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 0.27% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 3
Average salary £34,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
607 376 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 81.59% 83.37% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 502 315 460
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) Web Services
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) JBoss
2 16 (59.26%) Eclipse
2 16 (59.26%) Hibernate
2 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 16 (59.26%) WebSphere
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) RESTful
5 8 (29.63%) Retail Banking
5 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) Ant
5 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
5 8 (29.63%) Swing
5 8 (29.63%) SOAP
5 8 (29.63%) UNIX
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) Java EE
5 8 (29.63%) Retail
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) Middleware
7 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
7 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (11.11%) Law
10 2 (7.41%) Legal

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) WebSphere
2 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Eclipse
2 8 (29.63%) Ant
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 8 (29.63%) Retail Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Designer
4 7 (25.93%) Lead Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Lead Designer
5 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) Hibernate
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) RESTful
5 8 (29.63%) Java EE
5 8 (29.63%) Swing
5 8 (29.63%) SOAP
6 5 (18.52%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) XSLT
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
8 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.70%) jQuery
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) EFT
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) JBoss
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Capita
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft