The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 47 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.52% 2.75% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 3.48% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 41
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
507 517 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.32% 78.93% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 406 446 327
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +2 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Stafford -1 10 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Cannock - 4 £37,500 - 1
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 63 (76.83%) .NET
1 63 (76.83%) SQL Server
2 60 (73.17%) ASP.NET
3 52 (63.41%) VB.NET
4 48 (58.54%) JavaScript
5 45 (54.88%) HTML
5 45 (54.88%) CSS
5 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (52.44%) TDD
6 43 (52.44%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (50.00%) SQL
8 39 (47.56%) C#
9 37 (45.12%) N-Tier
10 34 (41.46%) XML
11 33 (40.24%) Unit Testing
11 33 (40.24%) HTML5
11 33 (40.24%) CSS3
12 32 (39.02%) XSLT
13 31 (37.80%) XHTML
13 31 (37.80%) SEO
13 31 (37.80%) AccuRev
13 31 (37.80%) Ajax
13 31 (37.80%) JIRA
14 26 (31.71%) Document Management
15 22 (26.83%) .NET Framework
16 21 (25.61%) WCF
16 21 (25.61%) OO
17 20 (24.39%) MVC
18 19 (23.17%) REST
19 16 (19.51%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.44%) Drupal
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (10.98%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (76.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.44%) OLTP
7 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) JIRA
2 13 (15.85%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.98%) Ant
3 9 (10.98%) Subversion
3 9 (10.98%) Phing
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.88%) Moq
6 4 (4.88%) ReSharper
6 4 (4.88%) Selenium
7 3 (3.66%) NUnit
8 1 (1.22%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Automotive
3 2 (2.44%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (84.15%) Developer
2 49 (59.76%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (12.20%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.20%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Architect
8 7 (8.54%) Integration Architect
9 6 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Programmer
10 5 (6.10%) Web Programmer
11 4 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.66%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (3.66%) PHP Developer
13 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (76.83%) .NET
2 60 (73.17%) ASP.NET
3 45 (54.88%) CSS
3 45 (54.88%) HTML
4 34 (41.46%) XML
5 33 (40.24%) HTML5
5 33 (40.24%) CSS3
6 32 (39.02%) XSLT
7 31 (37.80%) XHTML
7 31 (37.80%) Ajax
8 22 (26.83%) .NET Framework
9 21 (25.61%) WCF
10 19 (23.17%) REST
11 16 (19.51%) jQuery
12 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.98%) Backbone.js
12 9 (10.98%) Sass
12 9 (10.98%) LESS
12 9 (10.98%) DOM
12 9 (10.98%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) TDD
2 43 (52.44%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (40.24%) Unit Testing
4 31 (37.80%) SEO
5 26 (31.71%) Document Management
6 21 (25.61%) OO
7 20 (24.39%) MVC
8 11 (13.41%) OOD
9 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.76%) Information Management
11 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.54%) Web Development
11 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.10%) ITIL
13 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.88%) Web Application Development
14 3 (3.66%) Refactoring
14 3 (3.66%) Service Management
15 2 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) VB.NET
2 48 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 41 (50.00%) SQL
4 39 (47.56%) C#
5 13 (15.85%) PHP
6 7 (8.54%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Java
7 2 (2.44%) VB6
8 1 (1.22%) XPath
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCSD
3 5 (6.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) AccuRev
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) Oracle
4 9 (10.98%) Adobe
5 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits inc bonus
Posted: 22 days ago