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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.94% 2.97% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.69% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £64,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
531 434 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.65% 80.67% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 484 380 374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,445 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +3 6 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lichfield -2 3 £47,500 +11.11% 2
Stafford - 2 £45,000 - 2
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) XML
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (42.86%) HTML5
7 9 (42.86%) REST
7 9 (42.86%) WCF
7 9 (42.86%) N-Tier
8 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
8 8 (38.10%) Ajax
9 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 7 (33.33%) CSS
9 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) Migration
10 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET
10 6 (28.57%) OOP
10 6 (28.57%) ReSharper
11 5 (23.81%) LINQ
11 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
11 5 (23.81%) NUnit
11 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (23.81%) XSD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
3 6 (28.57%) ReSharper
4 5 (23.81%) NUnit
5 3 (14.29%) NSubstitute
5 3 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 3 (14.29%) Selenium
5 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.52%) Moq
7 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) HTML5
5 9 (42.86%) REST
5 9 (42.86%) WCF
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
7 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET
9 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 5 (23.81%) LINQ
9 5 (23.81%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) XSD
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (19.05%) CSS3
10 4 (19.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 5 (23.81%) Line Management
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) High Availability
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) XAML
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) DevExpress
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago