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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.20% 2.83% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 3.16% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 11
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -29.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £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
310 190 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 93.37% 89.62% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 286 164 175
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (82.14%) HTML
4 22 (78.57%) SQL
5 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
5 19 (67.86%) XML
5 19 (67.86%) WCF
6 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
6 18 (64.29%) Entity Framework
7 17 (60.71%) REST
7 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (60.71%) ReSharper
7 17 (60.71%) NUnit
7 17 (60.71%) XSD
7 17 (60.71%) OOP
7 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
7 17 (60.71%) ADO.NET
7 17 (60.71%) OOD
8 16 (57.14%) HTML5
9 14 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 14 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (50.00%) DevExpress
9 14 (50.00%) LINQ
9 14 (50.00%) Ajax
9 14 (50.00%) WinForms
9 14 (50.00%) XAML

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 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) NUnit
1 17 (60.71%) ReSharper
1 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
2 14 (50.00%) NSubstitute
2 14 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) Moq
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 8 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Engineering Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Manager
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (82.14%) HTML
3 19 (67.86%) WCF
3 19 (67.86%) XML
4 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
4 18 (64.29%) Entity Framework
5 17 (60.71%) ADO.NET
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (60.71%) REST
5 17 (60.71%) XSD
6 16 (57.14%) HTML5
7 14 (50.00%) Ajax
7 14 (50.00%) LINQ
7 14 (50.00%) Ninject
7 14 (50.00%) WinForms
8 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (32.14%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) jQuery
10 4 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 14 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) OOD
2 17 (60.71%) OOP
3 14 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 14 (50.00%) Migration
3 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (39.29%) SOLID
5 9 (32.14%) MVC
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Coaching
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (17.86%) System Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Line Management
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
4 14 (50.00%) XAML
5 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) VB
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter