The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 49 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 21 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.68% 6.14% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 7.32% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 18
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SOA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
497 533 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 87.19% 83.94% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 449 464 382
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region.

SOA Salary Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SOA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -8 16 £62,500 +38.88%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £40,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 29 (74.36%) Web Services
2 25 (64.10%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) REST
3 23 (58.97%) SOAP
4 22 (56.41%) Web Application Development
5 21 (53.85%) NoSQL
5 21 (53.85%) Unix
6 20 (51.28%) Big Data
6 20 (51.28%) Java EE
7 19 (48.72%) DataPower
8 18 (46.15%) Tomcat
8 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (43.59%) IBM
9 17 (43.59%) Oracle
9 17 (43.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (43.59%) WebLogic
9 17 (43.59%) Oracle Application Server
9 17 (43.59%) WebSphere
10 16 (41.03%) Groovy
10 16 (41.03%) OSGi
10 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
10 16 (41.03%) JBoss
10 16 (41.03%) Apache Camel
11 15 (38.46%) Apache Hive
11 15 (38.46%) Neo4j
11 15 (38.46%) Apache Pig
11 15 (38.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (38.46%) Ajax
11 15 (38.46%) jQuery
11 15 (38.46%) Hadoop

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle Application Server
2 17 (43.59%) WebLogic
2 17 (43.59%) WebSphere
2 17 (43.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (41.03%) JBoss
4 15 (38.46%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 20 (51.28%) Big Data
3 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
4 15 (38.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (38.46%) Apache Hive
4 15 (38.46%) Hadoop
4 15 (38.46%) Neo4j
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Gradle
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Applications Developer
3 16 (41.03%) Applications Support
4 13 (33.33%) Architect
5 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Web Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) Web Services
2 25 (64.10%) REST
3 23 (58.97%) SOAP
4 20 (51.28%) Java EE
5 16 (41.03%) Apache Camel
5 16 (41.03%) OSGi
6 15 (38.46%) Ajax
6 15 (38.46%) jQuery
7 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 7 (17.95%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) J2EE
9 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.69%) Spring
10 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
12 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
12 1 (2.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) DataPower
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Web Application Development
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) TDD
3 11 (28.21%) TOGAF
4 8 (20.51%) UML
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) RUP
5 6 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.13%) BDD
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Functional Programming
8 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Groovy
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Sun Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) iptables
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) IBM
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Sun
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft