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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.01% 4.09% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 5.29% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 13
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SOA
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 548 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.35% 77.29% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 484 423 459
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 10 £45,500 -4.21% 4
Lichfield - 1 £40,000 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) C#
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (56.67%) Finance
7 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (46.67%) HTML
9 13 (43.33%) XML
9 13 (43.33%) WCF
10 12 (40.00%) HTML5
10 12 (40.00%) CSS
11 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
11 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
11 11 (36.67%) ReSharper
12 10 (33.33%) LINQ
12 10 (33.33%) Entity Framework
12 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (33.33%) ADO.NET
12 10 (33.33%) SOAP
12 10 (33.33%) Web Services
13 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (26.67%) MVC
15 7 (23.33%) OO
15 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
16 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
16 6 (20.00%) Microsoft

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
1 11 (36.67%) ReSharper
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Tester
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) WCF
5 13 (43.33%) XML
6 12 (40.00%) CSS
6 12 (40.00%) HTML5
7 10 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 10 (33.33%) SOAP
7 10 (33.33%) Web Services
7 10 (33.33%) LINQ
7 10 (33.33%) ADO.NET
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.00%) CSS3
9 4 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.67%) React
11 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Coaching
5 5 (16.67%) Line Management
5 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 5 (16.67%) Web Development
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) C
7 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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