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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 65 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.81% - 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% - 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
680 479 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.86% 84.18% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 590 390 515
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (73.53%) Java
1 25 (73.53%) Web Services
1 25 (73.53%) XML
1 25 (73.53%) WebSphere
1 25 (73.53%) Banking
2 24 (70.59%) Eclipse
2 24 (70.59%) JBoss
2 24 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (50.00%) SOAP
4 17 (50.00%) RESTful
4 17 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 16 (47.06%) Ant
5 16 (47.06%) PL/SQL
5 16 (47.06%) Swing
5 16 (47.06%) Java EE
5 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 16 (47.06%) Retail
5 16 (47.06%) Retail Banking
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
8 8 (23.53%) UNIX
9 6 (17.65%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.76%) CSS
11 4 (11.76%) N-Tier

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (73.53%) WebSphere
2 24 (70.59%) JBoss
3 17 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
2 1 (2.94%) Broadband
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Eclipse
2 16 (47.06%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (73.53%) Banking
2 16 (47.06%) Retail
2 16 (47.06%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 24 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Designer
4 7 (20.59%) Lead Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Graduate
5 6 (17.65%) Lead Designer
5 6 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) Web Services
1 25 (73.53%) XML
2 24 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 17 (50.00%) RESTful
3 17 (50.00%) SOAP
4 16 (47.06%) Swing
4 16 (47.06%) Java EE
5 12 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) Middleware
10 1 (2.94%) XHTML
10 1 (2.94%) JSON
10 1 (2.94%) WCF
10 1 (2.94%) WPF
10 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.94%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.88%) EFT
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Physics
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) ILOG
3 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.94%) Pega