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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs citing SOA 45 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.27% 2.57% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 3.26% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 39
Average salary £36,000 £33,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
507 522 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.61% 78.85% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 406 454 307
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 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,050 £59,000
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 1 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 1 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 +1 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Stafford -2 11 £29,000 -3.33%
Cannock - 6 £35,000 - 1
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (74.39%) .NET
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 49 (59.76%) VB.NET
4 46 (56.10%) TDD
4 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
5 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (53.66%) HTML
6 44 (53.66%) CSS
7 42 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (47.56%) SQL
9 37 (45.12%) 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%) JIRA
13 31 (37.80%) Ajax
14 26 (31.71%) Document Management
15 22 (26.83%) .NET Framework
15 22 (26.83%) WCF
16 20 (24.39%) OO
17 19 (23.17%) MVC
17 19 (23.17%) REST
18 16 (19.51%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.44%) Drupal
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Photoshop
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 10 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (74.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.44%) OLTP
5 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) JIRA
2 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.20%) Subversion
3 10 (12.20%) Ant
3 10 (12.20%) Phing
4 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.66%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.66%) Selenium
6 3 (3.66%) Moq
7 2 (2.44%) NUnit
8 1 (1.22%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (82.93%) Developer
2 48 (58.54%) .NET Developer
3 17 (20.73%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.85%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (12.20%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.20%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Architect
9 7 (8.54%) Integration Architect
10 6 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Programmer
11 5 (6.10%) Web Programmer
12 4 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
12 4 (4.88%) PHP Developer
13 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (74.39%) .NET
2 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 44 (53.66%) HTML
3 44 (53.66%) CSS
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
8 22 (26.83%) WCF
9 19 (23.17%) REST
10 16 (19.51%) jQuery
11 10 (12.20%) DOM
11 10 (12.20%) Sass
11 10 (12.20%) LESS
11 10 (12.20%) Backbone.js
12 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (9.76%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) TDD
2 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (40.24%) Unit Testing
5 31 (37.80%) SEO
6 26 (31.71%) Document Management
7 20 (24.39%) OO
8 19 (23.17%) MVC
9 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (9.76%) Information Management
9 8 (9.76%) OOD
10 7 (8.54%) ITIL
10 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.54%) Web Development
11 5 (6.10%) Service Management
12 3 (3.66%) Refactoring
13 2 (2.44%) Financial Analysis
13 2 (2.44%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.44%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) VB.NET
2 46 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 39 (47.56%) SQL
4 37 (45.12%) C#
5 14 (17.07%) PHP
6 7 (8.54%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) VB6
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Java
8 1 (1.22%) XPath
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.54%) MCSD
2 7 (8.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) AccuRev
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.41%) Oracle
4 10 (12.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) hybris
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago