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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.12% 2.95% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 4.15% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
144 217 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 80.45% 71.15% 84.11%
Number of salaries quoted 127 175 118
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat