The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.83% 4.66% 19.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 5.88% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 32
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
SOA
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
242 221 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 84.32% 79.21% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 174 174 142
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SOA Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 16 (72.73%) Web Services
1 16 (72.73%) Enterprise Architecture
1 16 (72.73%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) VB
2 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) AccuRev
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) XML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) OLTP
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Web Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Architect
4 5 (22.73%) SOA Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
1 16 (72.73%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) XSLT
3 4 (18.18%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) SEO
4 1 (4.55%) E-business
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
1 5 (22.73%) VB
1 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.55%) VB6
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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