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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 68 36 54
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.23% 6.30% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 8.41% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 16
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
567 547 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.23% 74.93% 82.06%
Number of salaries quoted 480 430 458
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 £28,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -8 6 £35,500 -29.00% 5
Lichfield - 1 £40,000 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) C#
3 27 (79.41%) SQL
4 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
5 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 17 (50.00%) XML
7 17 (50.00%) MVC
8 16 (47.06%) Finance
8 16 (47.06%) HTML
8 16 (47.06%) WCF
9 14 (41.18%) CSS
10 13 (38.24%) SOAP
10 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
10 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
10 13 (38.24%) OO
10 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (38.24%) HTML5
10 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
11 12 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (35.29%) ReSharper
11 12 (35.29%) Web Services
12 11 (32.35%) jQuery
12 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
13 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (29.41%) LINQ
13 10 (29.41%) Ajax

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
2 12 (35.29%) ReSharper
3 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Moq
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) NUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Architect
3 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Architect
6 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Tester
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 17 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (50.00%) XML
4 16 (47.06%) HTML
4 16 (47.06%) WCF
5 14 (41.18%) CSS
6 13 (38.24%) SOAP
6 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (38.24%) HTML5
7 12 (35.29%) Web Services
8 11 (32.35%) jQuery
8 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
9 10 (29.41%) LINQ
9 10 (29.41%) Ajax
9 10 (29.41%) ADO.NET
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (8.82%) WPF
12 2 (5.88%) XHTML
12 2 (5.88%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (38.24%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.88%) UML
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
5 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (5.88%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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