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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.57% 0.94% 15.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.31% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 23
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
141 153 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 81.03% 71.83% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 126 133 107
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (90.91%) Web Services
1 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Architecture
1 10 (90.91%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) SEO
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
2 9 (81.82%) Web Architect
3 5 (45.45%) SOA Architect
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
1 10 (90.91%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) AccuRev