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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 24 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.92% 5.06% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 6.68% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 24
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
484 434 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.08% 75.74% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 437 355 392
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 £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +3 4 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Stafford -8 2 £37,500 +1.35%
Lichfield - 2 £40,000 - 2
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (95.00%) C#
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 30 (75.00%) SQL
3 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
5 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 23 (57.50%) XML
7 22 (55.00%) HTML
8 21 (52.50%) MVC
8 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (47.50%) .NET Framework
9 19 (47.50%) CSS
10 18 (45.00%) WCF
11 17 (42.50%) Ajax
12 15 (37.50%) HTML5
12 15 (37.50%) VB.NET
13 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
13 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (32.50%) SOAP
14 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
14 13 (32.50%) Finance
15 12 (30.00%) Web Services
15 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (30.00%) NoSQL
15 12 (30.00%) Entity Framework
15 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (30.00%) TDD
15 12 (30.00%) ReSharper

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
1 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (30.00%) ReSharper
3 8 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 7 (17.50%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Moq
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) NUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.50%) Ant
7 1 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Back Office
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Software Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Programmer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) DBA
9 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (57.50%) XML
4 22 (55.00%) HTML
5 19 (47.50%) CSS
5 19 (47.50%) .NET Framework
6 18 (45.00%) WCF
7 17 (42.50%) Ajax
8 15 (37.50%) HTML5
9 13 (32.50%) SOAP
9 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (30.00%) Web Services
10 12 (30.00%) Entity Framework
11 10 (25.00%) LINQ
11 10 (25.00%) jQuery
11 10 (25.00%) ADO.NET
12 9 (22.50%) XHTML
13 8 (20.00%) XSLT
14 7 (17.50%) CSS3
15 5 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) MVC
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) OO
4 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.00%) SEO
6 6 (15.00%) Document Management
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Release Management
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.00%) UML
9 2 (5.00%) OOP
9 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) OOD
10 1 (2.50%) Migration
10 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 30 (75.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
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Lichfield
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
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Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE + GREAT TRAINING
Posted: 20 days ago