The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 29 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 10.40% - 10.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% - 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 21
Average salary £60,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 40 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 88.44% 57.97% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 144 37 156
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

SOA
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

SOA Salary Trend in St Albans

SOA
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in St Albans

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 23 (85.19%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) jQuery
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 19 (70.37%) PL/SQL
4 19 (70.37%) Scrum
4 19 (70.37%) Multithreading
4 19 (70.37%) Low Latency
5 18 (66.67%) HTML
5 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 18 (66.67%) MVC
5 18 (66.67%) Ajax
5 18 (66.67%) Web Development
5 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (66.67%) HTML5
5 18 (66.67%) CSS3
6 15 (55.56%) Oracle
6 15 (55.56%) XML
6 15 (55.56%) XSLT
6 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 15 (55.56%) SharePoint
6 15 (55.56%) OOD
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (55.56%) Objective-C
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (55.56%) TDD
6 15 (55.56%) NUnit
6 15 (55.56%) Selenium

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 15 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) NUnit
1 15 (55.56%) Selenium
1 15 (55.56%) TeamCity
1 15 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 22 (81.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (70.37%) Senior Developer
3 19 (70.37%) Senior .NET Developer
4 18 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 18 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (55.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (37.04%) Web Developer
6 10 (37.04%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (29.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (29.63%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (29.63%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 8 (29.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (29.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (29.63%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
7 8 (29.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (29.63%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
1 22 (81.48%) jQuery
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (66.67%) HTML5
2 18 (66.67%) CSS3
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (66.67%) Ajax
3 15 (55.56%) WCF
3 15 (55.56%) Silverlight
3 15 (55.56%) XML
3 15 (55.56%) XSLT
3 15 (55.56%) WebSockets
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (14.81%) WinForms
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Scrum
1 19 (70.37%) Multithreading
1 19 (70.37%) Low Latency
2 18 (66.67%) MVC
2 18 (66.67%) Web Development
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) OOD
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 19 (70.37%) PL/SQL
5 15 (55.56%) Objective-C
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Reuters
2 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.70%) Epicor