The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.19% 1.58% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.72% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 25
Median salary £48,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.56% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +3.00%
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
543 580 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.11% 91.63% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 497 498 430
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +7 7 £48,500 +21.25%
Stoke-on-Trent -15 5 £51,250 +12.63%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
Cannock - 1 £47,500 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 47 (92.16%) C#
3 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (82.35%) ASP.NET
5 29 (56.86%) HTML
5 29 (56.86%) XML
6 27 (52.94%) SQL
7 25 (49.02%) .NET Framework
7 25 (49.02%) WCF
7 25 (49.02%) Entity Framework
8 23 (45.10%) REST
8 23 (45.10%) Visual Studio
9 22 (43.14%) TDD
9 22 (43.14%) HTML5
10 20 (39.22%) MVC
11 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
12 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET
12 18 (35.29%) XSD
12 18 (35.29%) OOP
12 18 (35.29%) OOD
13 17 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (33.33%) Ajax
13 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
14 16 (31.37%) Migration
15 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
15 15 (29.41%) Windows
15 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
15 15 (29.41%) NUnit

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.73%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.92%) Exstream
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
1 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Redis
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Visual Studio
2 17 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (29.41%) NUnit
3 15 (29.41%) ReSharper
4 14 (27.45%) NSubstitute
5 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
6 8 (15.69%) Moq
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium
9 1 (1.96%) Grunt
9 1 (1.96%) gulp
9 1 (1.96%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.96%) Mocha
9 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 25 (49.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (39.22%) C# Developer
4 13 (25.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (21.57%) Senior Developer
6 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (13.73%) HTML Developer
8 7 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (9.80%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 42 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 29 (56.86%) HTML
3 29 (56.86%) XML
4 25 (49.02%) .NET Framework
4 25 (49.02%) Entity Framework
4 25 (49.02%) WCF
5 23 (45.10%) REST
6 22 (43.14%) HTML5
7 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET
7 18 (35.29%) XSD
8 17 (33.33%) Ajax
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (27.45%) LINQ
10 14 (27.45%) Ninject
10 14 (27.45%) WinForms
11 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
12 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 8 (15.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Inversion of Control
1 14 (27.45%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.73%) NHS
2 7 (13.73%) PMI
3 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
4 5 (9.80%) Physics
5 2 (3.92%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) TDD
3 20 (39.22%) MVC
4 18 (35.29%) OOD
4 18 (35.29%) OOP
5 16 (31.37%) Migration
6 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (21.57%) CRM
8 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
9 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) SOLID
11 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.73%) Workflow
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
13 5 (9.80%) Coaching
13 5 (9.80%) Complexity Analysis
13 5 (9.80%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
13 5 (9.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
4 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) XAML
6 7 (13.73%) Java
7 5 (9.80%) Clojure
7 5 (9.80%) Erlang
7 5 (9.80%) F#
7 5 (9.80%) Go
7 5 (9.80%) Haskell
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) DevExpress
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle