The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 28 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.20% 6.41% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 8.20% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 122 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 57.83% 78.21% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 79 90 116
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £64,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SOA
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Stevenage region.

SOA Salary Trend in Stevenage

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) RAD
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVVM
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) RAD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
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