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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 56 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs citing SOA 33 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.56% 2.26% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 2.87% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 36
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
521 522 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.96% 78.73% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 408 441 308
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +9 12 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Stafford 0 7 £30,000 -
Cannock - 6 £35,000 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (69.77%) .NET
2 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
3 54 (62.79%) ASP.NET
4 48 (55.81%) TDD
5 47 (54.65%) VB.NET
6 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
6 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (51.16%) HTML
7 44 (51.16%) CSS
8 41 (47.67%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (43.02%) SQL
10 36 (41.86%) C#
10 36 (41.86%) N-Tier
11 33 (38.37%) XML
11 33 (38.37%) Unit Testing
11 33 (38.37%) HTML5
11 33 (38.37%) CSS3
12 32 (37.21%) XSLT
13 31 (36.05%) XHTML
13 31 (36.05%) SEO
13 31 (36.05%) Ajax
13 31 (36.05%) JIRA
13 31 (36.05%) AccuRev
14 26 (30.23%) Document Management
15 25 (29.07%) REST
16 23 (26.74%) WCF
17 22 (25.58%) .NET Framework
18 20 (23.26%) OO
19 19 (22.09%) MVC
20 17 (19.77%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.33%) Drupal
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Photoshop
1 11 (12.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.33%) OLTP
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) JIRA
2 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio
3 11 (12.79%) Ant
3 11 (12.79%) Subversion
3 11 (12.79%) Phing
4 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.49%) Moq
6 3 (3.49%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.49%) Selenium
7 2 (2.33%) NUnit
8 1 (1.16%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Automotive
3 2 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (77.91%) Developer
2 47 (54.65%) .NET Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Architect
5 12 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (11.63%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Integration Architect
9 6 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Web Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Web Architect
11 4 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (69.77%) .NET
2 54 (62.79%) ASP.NET
3 44 (51.16%) CSS
3 44 (51.16%) HTML
4 33 (38.37%) XML
4 33 (38.37%) HTML5
4 33 (38.37%) CSS3
5 32 (37.21%) XSLT
6 31 (36.05%) XHTML
6 31 (36.05%) Ajax
7 25 (29.07%) REST
8 23 (26.74%) WCF
9 22 (25.58%) .NET Framework
10 17 (19.77%) jQuery
11 12 (13.95%) Web Services
12 11 (12.79%) DOM
12 11 (12.79%) Backbone.js
12 11 (12.79%) Sass
12 11 (12.79%) LESS
13 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) TDD
2 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (47.67%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (38.37%) Unit Testing
5 31 (36.05%) SEO
6 26 (30.23%) Document Management
7 20 (23.26%) OO
8 19 (22.09%) MVC
9 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (9.30%) Information Management
10 8 (9.30%) ITIL
11 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.14%) Web Development
12 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.98%) OOD
12 6 (6.98%) Service Management
13 3 (3.49%) Refactoring
14 2 (2.33%) Multithreading
14 2 (2.33%) Low Latency
14 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) VB.NET
2 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 37 (43.02%) SQL
4 36 (41.86%) C#
5 15 (17.44%) PHP
6 7 (8.14%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (1.16%) XPath
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) MCSD
2 8 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) AccuRev
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) Adobe
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.16%) Siebel
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) hybris
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