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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 53 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.85% 2.90% 8.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 3.93% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
509 458 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.54% 73.75% 76.88%
Number of salaries quoted 432 387 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cannock - 4 £40,000 -
Lichfield - 4 £34,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +5 1 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Stafford -7 1 £30,000 -4.00%
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) TDD
3 21 (45.65%) C#
3 21 (45.65%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) .NET
4 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 20 (43.48%) REST
5 19 (41.30%) CSS
6 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 16 (34.78%) Web Services
8 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
10 12 (26.09%) WCF
11 11 (23.91%) jQuery
11 11 (23.91%) XML
11 11 (23.91%) PHP
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
12 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
12 10 (21.74%) Subversion
12 10 (21.74%) Ant
13 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
13 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
13 9 (19.57%) Sass
13 9 (19.57%) LESS
13 9 (19.57%) Phing
13 9 (19.57%) DOM
13 9 (19.57%) XSLT
13 9 (19.57%) Degree
13 9 (19.57%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Drupal
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Photoshop
1 9 (19.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Ant
1 10 (21.74%) Subversion
2 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (19.57%) Phing
3 7 (15.22%) JIRA
4 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Architect
4 10 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Web Architect
6 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (13.04%) PHP Developer
7 6 (13.04%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (10.87%) SOA Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) HTML
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) REST
3 19 (41.30%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) Web Services
5 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.09%) WCF
7 11 (23.91%) XML
7 11 (23.91%) jQuery
8 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
9 9 (19.57%) DOM
9 9 (19.57%) XSLT
9 9 (19.57%) Backbone.js
9 9 (19.57%) Sass
9 9 (19.57%) LESS
10 8 (17.39%) Ajax
11 7 (15.22%) CSS3
11 7 (15.22%) HTML5
11 7 (15.22%) XHTML
12 4 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (28.26%) MVC
5 9 (19.57%) OO
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.22%) SEO
8 6 (13.04%) Document Management
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 4 (8.70%) Service Management
11 3 (6.52%) Release Management
11 3 (6.52%) Web Development
12 2 (4.35%) E-business
12 2 (4.35%) Validation
13 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (2.17%) Scrum
13 1 (2.17%) CRM
13 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
13 1 (2.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) PHP
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCSD
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Adobe
2 7 (15.22%) AccuRev
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Siebel
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) hybris
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