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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 20 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 24 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.64% 2.17% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.91% 2.99% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
161 134 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 91.48% 72.83% 73.95%
Number of salaries quoted 146 126 147
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) HTML
3 22 (81.48%) SQL
4 21 (77.78%) WCF
5 19 (70.37%) T-SQL
5 19 (70.37%) Visual Studio
5 19 (70.37%) XML
5 19 (70.37%) REST
6 18 (66.67%) Entity Framework
6 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (66.67%) NUnit
6 18 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 18 (66.67%) ReSharper
7 17 (62.96%) XSD
7 17 (62.96%) OOP
7 17 (62.96%) ADO.NET
7 17 (62.96%) OOD
7 17 (62.96%) HTML5
8 16 (59.26%) N-Tier
8 16 (59.26%) WinForms
8 16 (59.26%) Windows
8 16 (59.26%) Ajax
8 16 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (59.26%) DevExpress
9 15 (55.56%) Unit Testing
9 15 (55.56%) LINQ
9 15 (55.56%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Visual Studio
2 18 (66.67%) NUnit
2 18 (66.67%) ReSharper
3 16 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (55.56%) NSubstitute
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
6 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.11%) Moq
8 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (81.48%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) WCF
4 19 (70.37%) REST
4 19 (70.37%) XML
5 18 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (66.67%) Entity Framework
6 17 (62.96%) ADO.NET
6 17 (62.96%) HTML5
6 17 (62.96%) XSD
7 16 (59.26%) Ajax
7 16 (59.26%) WinForms
8 15 (55.56%) LINQ
8 15 (55.56%) Ninject
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) N-Tier
2 15 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) OOD
2 17 (62.96%) OOP
3 15 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
3 15 (55.56%) Migration
3 15 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 8 (29.63%) SOLID
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) T-SQL
4 15 (55.56%) XAML
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) DevExpress
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter