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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.74% 4.62% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 5.11% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 11
Median salary £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +3.00%
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
275 176 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.82% 90.26% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 263 153 159
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (70.83%) HTML
5 16 (66.67%) SQL
6 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
6 15 (62.50%) XML
6 15 (62.50%) XSD
6 15 (62.50%) OOP
6 15 (62.50%) ADO.NET
6 15 (62.50%) OOD
7 14 (58.33%) .NET Framework
7 14 (58.33%) WCF
7 14 (58.33%) Entity Framework
8 13 (54.17%) Migration
9 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 12 (50.00%) ReSharper
9 12 (50.00%) NUnit
9 12 (50.00%) REST
9 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (45.83%) NSubstitute
10 11 (45.83%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (45.83%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (45.83%) HTML5
10 11 (45.83%) Ninject
10 11 (45.83%) WinForms
10 11 (45.83%) LINQ
10 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
10 11 (45.83%) Ajax

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) NUnit
1 12 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (45.83%) NSubstitute
2 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Moq
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Engineering Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) HTML
4 15 (62.50%) ADO.NET
4 15 (62.50%) XML
4 15 (62.50%) XSD
5 14 (58.33%) .NET Framework
5 14 (58.33%) Entity Framework
5 14 (58.33%) WCF
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (50.00%) REST
7 11 (45.83%) Ajax
7 11 (45.83%) HTML5
7 11 (45.83%) LINQ
7 11 (45.83%) Ninject
7 11 (45.83%) WinForms
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.83%) RESTful
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Inversion of Control
1 11 (45.83%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) OOD
2 15 (62.50%) OOP
3 13 (54.17%) Migration
4 11 (45.83%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
5 10 (41.67%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) SOLID
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.83%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) Coaching
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (20.83%) SDLC
9 5 (20.83%) System Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Line Management
11 2 (8.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 11 (45.83%) XAML
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Clojure
6 2 (8.33%) Erlang
6 2 (8.33%) F#
6 2 (8.33%) Go
6 2 (8.33%) Haskell
6 2 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft